“I have enjoyed greatly the blooming that comes when you finish the life of emotions and of personal relations; and suddenly find yourself at the age fifty – that a whole new life has opened up for you. It is as if a fresh sap of ideas and thought is rising in you.”
 -Agatha Christie

“At midlife, the name of the game is change.” -Marianne Williamson

“You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.”
-C. S. Lewis

“Somewhere between 35 and 45 if we let ourselves, most of us will have a full-out authenticity crisis.” -Gail Sheehy (Passages)

“Forty is the old age of youth. Fifty is the youth of old age.” -Victor Hugo

“The 50′s are everything you’ve been meaning to be.” -Maya Angelou

“Wisdom is one of the few things in human life that does not diminish with age.” -Ram Das

”Halleluiah, I’m sixty now, and even a little more, and some days I feel I have wings.” -Mary Oliver

“What Turning Forty Means to Me. I  need to take my pants off as soon as I get home. I didn’t used to do that but now I do.” -Tina Fey (Bossypants)

“Look at me; wandering late bloomer; floundering old fart, discovering in my forties what my students  knew in their teens.” -Frank McCourt (Teacher Man)