"About the time I turned 50, I experienced the profound biological change that often accompanies women at that age. Also, I put two kids in college and lost both of my parents, so I'm no longer somebody's daughter."
"Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter."Jane Pauley on Mark Twain
"Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young."Jane Pauley on Henry Ford
"Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been."Jane Pauley on Mark Twain
"True terror is to wake up one morning and discover that your high school class is running the country."Jane Pauley on Kurt Vonnegut
"A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age."Jane Pauley on Robert Frost
"Your 40s are a major trough. About the age of 50, feelings of satisfaction begin to rebound and keep rising into your 50s, 60s and 70s, with health being a major factor."
"I came back to work when my children were two months old. At that early age, they seem to have little awareness of anybody but their Raggedy Ann dolls, so it wasn't a matter of them missing me. I was missing them."
"My father was so good-natured and had such a happy disposition. I've always confused him with Jimmy Stewart. So, think Jimmy Stewart. That's my dad."
"I envy people with dreams and passions, but I don't think that way. I still don't have a 'bliss' to follow. For people like me - I suspect that's most people - holding out for a 'dream' or a 'passion' is paralyzing. I just like having work I enjoy that feels meaningful. That's hard enough... but it's enough."
"My parents had an experience of life that is as opposite to mine as you can imagine."