What she said…

A collection of great things women have said over the years. For those having a hard time facing down forty, some of these quotes might help. My personal favorite is the last one…

‘Age’ is the acceptance of a term of years. But maturity is the glory of years.
— Martha Graham

I think your whole life shows in your face and you should be proud of that.

— Lauren Bacall

The great thing about getting older is that you don’t lose all the other ages you’ve been.
— Madeleine L’Engle

Good girls go to heaven, bad girls go everywhere.
— Helen Gurley Brown

I know God will not give me anything I can’t handle. I just wish that He didn’t trust me so much.
— Mother Theresa

The more you complain, the longer God lets you live.
— Author Unknown

Some of us are becoming the men we wanted to marry.
–Gloria Steinem

The time to begin most things is ten years ago.
— Mignon McLaughlin

At twenty we worry about what others think of us; at forty we don’t care about what others think of us; at sixty we discover they haven’t been thinking about us at all.
— Author Unknown

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