50 Inspirational Quotes for Elderly in Nursing Homes

If you’re looking for inspirational quotes for elderly in nursing homes, you’re in the right place. Serving elders is a great reward. Every human being’s life is getting shorter by the minute and moving towards old age. If every young person starts thinking that one day he will reach this old age, then our elders will not be helpless and forced to stumble around. Do you value and care for your elders? This question is for every person whose parents are old. Here are some motivational and inspirational quotes about seniors, maybe these quotes will give them a new lease of life and make them feel strong and healthy.

Inspirational Quotes For Elderly In Nursing Homes


If wrinkles must be written upon our brows, let them not be written upon the heart. The spirit should not grow old. – James A. Garfield

Mountains cannot be surmounted except by winding paths. – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Be determined to handle any challenge in a way that will make you grow. – Les Brown

Things turn out best for those who make the best of the way things turn out. – Jack Buck


Life’s challenges are not supposed to paralyze you; they’re supposed to help you discover who you are. – Bernice Johnson Reagon

Be nice to your children. After all, they are going to choose your nursing home. – Steven Wright

If I’d known how old I was going to be I’d have taken better care of myself. – Adolph Zukor

A positive attitude may not solve all your problems, but it will annoy enough people to make it worth the effort. – Herm Albright


Certain defects are necessary for the existence of individuality. – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Too many people, when they get old, think they have to live by the calendar. – Senator John Glenn

Age is whatever you think it is. You are as old as you think you are. – Muhammad Ali

By the time you’re eighty years old you’ve learned everything. You only have to remember it. – George Burns


Never underestimate your problem or your ability to deal with it. – Robert H. Schuller

Aging seems to be the only available way to live a long life. – Daniel François Esprit Auber

Aging is not ‘lost youth’ but a new stage of opportunity and strength. – Betty Friedan

What happens to a person is less significant than what happens within him. – Louis L. Mann

To keep the heart unwrinkled, to be hopeful, kindly, cheerful, reverent that is to triumph over old age. – Thomas B. Aldrich

You don’t get to choose how you’re going to die or when. You can only decide how you’re going to live. – Joan Baez

The beginning of anxiety is the end of faith, and the beginning of true faith is the end of anxiety. – George E. Mueller

People are always asking me when I’m going to retire. Why should I? I’ve got it two ways — I’m still making movies, and I’m a senior citizen, so I can see myself at half price. – George F.Burns

A comfortable old age is the reward of a well-spent youth. Instead of its bringing sad and melancholy prospects of decay, it would give us hopes of eternal youth in a better world. – Lydia M. Child

Resolve to be tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving, and tolerant with the weak and the wrong. Sometime in your life you will have been all of these. – Dr. Robert H. Goddard

Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at 20 or 80. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young. – Henry Ford

Short Quotes For Seniors In Nursing Homes


We grow because we struggle, we learn and overcome. – R. C. Allen

When our memories outweigh our dreams, we have grown old. – Bill Clinton

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


About the only thing that comes without effort is old age. – Anonymous

Better a diamond with a flaw than a pebble without one. – Chinese Proverb

Some days there won’t be a song in your heart. Sing anyway. – Emory Austin


Conceal a flaw and the world will imagine the worst. – Marcus Valerius Martialis

Age is a matter of feeling, not of years. – George William Curtis

Strong nations are built on SOLID HOMES not big houses. – Fela Durotoye

Impossible situations can become possible miracles. – Robert H. Schuller

Funny Quotes For Elderly In Nursing Homes


And in the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years. – Abraham Lincoln


Old age is an excellent time for outrage. My goal is to say or do at least one outrageous thing every week. – Maggie Kuhn

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