Turning 50 Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old turning 50 quotes, turning 50 sayings, and turning 50 proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Nature gives you the face you have at twenty; it is up to you to merit the face you have at fifty. Coco Chanel
Looking fifty is great - if you're sixty. Joan Rivers
The years between fifty and seventy are the hardest. You are always being asked to do things, and yet you are not decrepit enough to turn them down. T S Eliot
Forty is the old age of youth; fifty the youth olf old age. Victor Hugo
Remember how excited you are when you turn 5 years old. You should be 10 times that excited. Happy 50th birthday! unknown
The face you have at age twenty-five is the face God gave you, but the face you have after fifty is the face you earned. Cindy Crawford
50 is the age when you look back and smile at what you have achieved, frown at those missed opportunities, and release a slight chuckle at those moments. unknown
Turning fifty ... is like flying: hours of boredom punctuated by moments of sheer terror. Erica Jong
Fifty is an excellent age... if you're a bottle of wine. unknown
A Man who views the world the same at fifty as he did at twenty has wasted thirty years of his life. Muhammad Ali
By the time we hit 50, we have learned our hardest lessons. We have found out that only a few things are really important. We have learned to take life seriously, but never ourselves. Marie Dressler
Turning 50 gives me more yesterdays than tomorrows. Bill Clinton
After a man is 50, you can fool him by saying he is smart, but you can't fool him by saying he's pretty. E.W. House
Maybe it's true that life begins at fifty. But everything else starts to wear out, fall out, or spread out. Phyllis Diller
At 50, everyone has the face he deserves. George Orwell
Happy 20th anniversary of your 30th Birthday! unknown
Turning 50 means it's only a matter of time before you're regaling your grandkids with the details of your first colonoscopy. Greg Tamblyn
There are plenty of good things about being 50. Just ask any 80 year old. unknown
If you haven't grown up by age 50, you don't have to. unknown
Being fifty takes stamina and endurance that even youth doesn't offer. unknown
The heyday of woman's life is the shady side of fifty! Elizabeth Cady Stanton
And in the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years. Abraham Lincoln
I have enjoyed greatly the second blooming… suddenly you find – at the age of 50, say – that a whole new life has opened before you. Agatha Christie
Now that rock is turning 50, it's become classical in itself. It's interesting to see that development. Bjork
Time is the coin of your life. It is the only coin you have, and only you can determine how it will be spent. Be careful lest you let other people spend it for you. Carl Sandburg
I’m aiming by the time I’m fifty to stop being an adolescent. Charles Caleb Colton
There is a fountain of youth: it is your mind, your talents, the creativity you bring to your life and the lives of the people you love. When you learn to tap this source, you will have truly defeated age. Gary Marcus
At age 50, everyone has the face he deserves. Gennady Uchitel
When I turned 50, I said to myself, well, if this is what it's like turning 50, I can't wait to turn 60 because I still felt very, very mentally and physically good, outside my back surgery. Greg Norman
If you take all of the experience and judgment of men over 50 out of the world and there wouldn’t be enough left to run it. Henry Ford