Alice Walker I was the Kate Moss of my day, atypical of what the public wanted, which was Brigitte Bardot. But now, society has bought 55 years of my marketing ' Carmen,' and I'm considered beautiful. Carmen Dell'Orefice I've always been attracted to women who are assertive and have confidence - qualities older women possess. Twiggy I'm not saying it's easy, and it's definitely harder for women.Because there is definitely a double standard about gorgeous older men, and it's different for older women.Mary Steenburgen I've always liked older women.One sad thing about being my age is that there are no older women.I hate to generalize, but in general, both men and women suffer from ageism. They know what they want, and they're not afraid to tell you.Men much less because men gain power as they get older. Men are seen as gaining experience and being distinguished. Gloria Steinem Clearly older women and especially older women who have led an active life or elder women who successfully maneuver through their own family life have so much to teach us about sharing, patience, and wisdom. Taye Diggs If you've got the body and the chutzpah, a pencil skirt is so sexy on older women. Think 1940s, cinched-in jackets - imagine you are Lauren Bacall on a date with Humphrey Bogart and you just absolutely have to wear very high heels.These are all the stereotypical reasons people tend to think older men love to date younger women.
Admit it, when you see an older man who's dating a much younger woman, you assume it's because he must be going through some sort of mid-life crisis.Because there is no hazard of Children, which irregularly produc’d may be attended with much Inconvenience.4.Because thro’ more Experience, they are more prudent and discreet in conducting an Intrigue to prevent Suspicion.I used to amuse my mother's friends even at five or six with witty turns of phrase. Howard Jacobson There's an appetite for vigour in films. Movement is usually attached to younger people and men, and that's just the way it is.I think that it's a bitter pill to swallow, but it's a fact that there aren't going to be masses and masses of roles for older women because there isn't the audience for it.Editor's note: Emmanuel Macron is a favorite to win the French presidential election this Sunday, but he's making headlines for more than his political success.