12 celeb quotes on ageing that’ll empower you so much, you’ll want to stick them to your fridge

Power to you, ladies.
Jodie Foster on ageing

All around us we as women hear the message the ageing is something we should try and fight for as long as we can, as if it’s something we can control and avoid at all cost. However, ageing is a natural part of life and these celebrities know embracing it can actually be empowering.

Kate Winslet

“I’m baffled that anyone might not think women get more beautiful as they get older. Confidence comes with age, and looking beautiful comes from the confidence someone has in themselves,” Kate Winslet told Net-a-Porter.

Heidi Klum

“I don’t think of getting older as looking better or worse, it’s just different. You change, and that’s okay. Life is about change,” Heidi Klum told Self.

Jennifer Aniston

“There is this pressure in Hollywood to be ageless,” Jennifer Aniston told Elle. “I think what I have been witness to, is seeing women trying to stay ageless with what they are doing to themselves. I am grateful to learn from their mistakes, because I am not injecting s–t into my face… I see them and my heart breaks. I think, ‘Oh god if you only know how much older you look.'”

Angelina Jolie

“I feel older, and I feel settled being older. I feel happy that I’ve grown up,” Angelia Jolie told The Cut when talking about menopause. “I don’t want to be young again.”

Sandra Bullock

“I was putting [my son Louis] to bed and told him that even when I’m old and grey and more wrinkly than I am now, I’ll still love him and want to tuck him in. And he asked me why I have wrinkles, and I said, ‘Well, I hope some of them are from laughing so much,'” Sandra Bullock told People magazine.

Cindy Crawford

“I’m actually happier with my body now… because the body I have now is the body I’ve worked for. I have a better relationship with it. From a purely aesthetic point of view, my body was better when I was 22, 23. But I didn’t enjoy it. I was too busy comparing it to everyone else’s,” Cindy Crawford told Popsugar

Cameron Diaz

“Women don’t allow other women to age gracefully. And we don’t give ourselves permission to age gracefully,” Cameron Diaz said during an interview with Oprah on OWN. “We don’t honour the journey and who we are and how much we have to offer. It’s almost as if we have failed if we don’t remain 25 for the rest of our lives. Like we are failures. It is a personal failure. Like, our fault that at 40 years old that I don’t still look like I’m 25. ‘Oh, I’m sorry. I apologise I wasn’t able to defy nature.'”

“I don’t think I’ve ever been happier. It’s like the older I get, the better I get. Gravity and wrinkles are fine with me. They’re a small price to pay for the new wisdom inside my head and my heart. If my breasts fall down to the floor and everything starts to sag, becoming hideous and gross, I won’t worry,” Drew Barrymore told The Women’s Weekly

Celine Dion

“There’s no such thing is ageing, but maturing and knowledge. It’s beautiful, I call that beauty,” Celine Dion told OK! Magazine.

Charlize Theron

“How could I be afraid of something so natural? Ageing is part of our life, we can’t avoid that,” Charlize Theron told Vanity Fair Italy. “A part of me is really grateful for all the things that have happened since I started ageing, now I’m much wiser than 20 years ago. A wrinkle is nothing compared to that.”

Jodie Foster

“I’m not interested in being perfect when I’m older. I’m interested in having a narrative. It’s the narrative that’s really the most beautiful thing about women,” said Jodie Foster.

Naomi Watts

“Ageing gracefully is all about being at peace with the natural progression of life,” Noami told The Sunday Telegraph

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