birthday quotes

birthday quotes

birthday quotes

Whenever a man's friends begin to compliment him about looking young, he may be sure that they think he is growing old. – Washington Irving

 

When you turn thirty, a whole new thing happens: you see yourself acting like you parents. –  Blair Sabol

 

When someone asks if you'd like cake or pie, why not say you want cake and pie? -Lisa Loeb

 

When I was younger, I could remember anything, whether it happened or not. – Mark Twain

 

When I was young and it was someone's birthday, I didn't have the money to buy nice presents so I would take my mom's camera and make a movie parody for whoever's birthday it was. When I'd show it them, they'd die laughing. That reaction was a high for me, and I loved that feeling. – David Henrie

 

When I was little, I thought, isn't it nice that everybody celebrates on my birthday? Because it's July 4th. –  Gloria Stuart

 

When I was in elementary school, I used to write letters to myself. I'd write letters and go 'Dear Kristen-at-16-years-old, happy birthday. I hope you're doing something.' – Kristin Kreuk

 

When I was a boy of fourteen, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be twenty-one, I was astonished at how much he had learned in seven years. – Mark Twain

 

When I turned 60, it didn't bother me at all. -Yoko On

 

When I passed forty I dropped pretense, ’cause men like women who got some sense. – Maya Angelou

 

When I have a birthday I take the day off. But when my wife has a birthday, she takes a year or two off. – Anonymous

 

When grace is joined with wrinkles, it is adorable. There is an unspeakable dawn in happy old age. – Victor Hugo

 

When a man is tired of life on his 21st birthday it indicates that he is rather tired of something in himself. – F Scott Fitzgerald

 

Whatever with the past has gone, the best is always yet to come.– Lucy Larcom

 

What most persons consider as virtue, after the age of 40 is simply a loss of energy. –  Voltaire

 

What does every birthday end with? Y! All the world’s a stage, And all the men and women merely players. They have their exits and entrances, And one man in his time plays many parts. – William Shakespeare

 

What could be more beautiful than a dear old lady growing wise with age? Every age can be enchanting, provided you live within it. – Bridgette Bardot

 

We'll take the cake with the red cherry on top. -Navjot Singh Sidhu

 

We turn not older with years, but newer every day. – Emily Dickinson

 

We should all start to live before we get too old. Fear is stupid. So are regrets. – Marilyn Monroe

 

We know we're getting old when the only thing we want for our birthday is not to be reminded of it.  – Author Unknown

 

We invest less in our friendships and expect more of friends than any other relationship. We spend days working out where to book for a romantic dinner, weeks wondering how to celebrate a partner or parent's birthday, and seconds forgetting a friend's important anniversary. – Mariella Frostrup

 

We have to be able to grow up. Our wrinkles are our medals of the passage of life. They are what we have been through and who we want to be. -Lauren Hutton

 

We don't understand life any better at forty than at twenty, but we know it and admit it. – Jules Renard

 

We do not count a man's years until he has nothing else to count. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

We are only young once. That is all society can stand. – Bob Bowen

 

We are always the same age inside. – Gertrude Stein

 

We all have special numbers in our lives, and 4 is that for me. It's the day I was born. My mother's birthday, and a lot of my friends' birthdays, are on the fourth; April 4 is my wedding date. – Beyonce Knowles

 

We advance in years somewhat in the manner of an invading army in a barren land; the age that we have reached, as the saying goes, we but hold with an outpost, and still keep open communications with the extreme rear and first beginnings of the march.  – Robert Louis Stevenson, Virginibus Puerisque II, Virginibus Puerisque, 1881

 

Very early, I knew that the only object in life was to grow. – Margaret Fuller

 

Use your health, even to the point of wearing it out. That is what it is for. Spend all you have before you die; do not outlive yourself.– Bernard Shaw

 

True friendship comes when silence between two people is comfortable. –  David Tyson Gentry

 

Too much of a good thing is wonderful. – – Mae West

 

Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you! – Dr. Seuss

 

To my surprise, my 70s are nicer than my 60s and my 60s than my 50s, and I wouldn't wish my teens and 20s on my enemies. -Lionel Blue

 

To me, old age is always 15 years older than I am. – Bernard Baruch

 

To me, fair friend, you never can be old. For as you were when first your eye I eyed. Such seems your beauty still. – William Shakespeare

 

To me – old age is always ten years older than I am. -John Burroughs

 

To know how to grow old is the master-work of wisdom, and one of the most difficult chapters in the great art of living. – Henri Frederic Amiel

 

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

 

To give somebody your time is the biggest gift you can give. – Franka Potente

 

To get back my youth I would do anything in the world,except take exercise, get up early, or be respectable. – Oscar Wilde

 

To be seventy years young is sometimes far more cheerful and hopeful than to be forty years old. – Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

 

Time may be a great healer, but it's a lousy beautician.  – Author Unknown

 

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

 

Time flies like an arrow. Fruit flies like a banana. – Groucho Marx

 

Time and Tide wait for no man, but time always stands still for a woman of thirty. – Robert Frost

 

Through a dull tract of woe, of dread, The toiling year has pass'd and fled: And, lo! in sad and pensive strain, I sing my birthday date again. – George Crabbe

 

Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared. – Buddha

 

Those whom the gods love grow young. – Oscar Wilde 

 

Those who love deeply never grow old; they may die of old age, but they die young.– A. W. Pinero

 

This wine is forty years old. It certainly doesn’t show its age. – Cicero

 

This is a wonderful way to celebrate an 80th birthday… I wanted to be 65 again, but they wouldn't let me – Homeland Security. -Art Buchwald

 

Thirty—the promise of a decade of loneliness, a thinning list of single men to know, a thinning briefcase of enthusiasm, thinning hair. – F. Scott Fitzgerald

 

Thirty was so strange for me. I've really had to come to terms with the fact that I am now a walking and talking adult. -C. S. Lewis

 

Thirty five is a very attractive age;London society is full of women who have of their own free choice remained thirty-five for years.  –  Oscar Wilde

 

Things to ponder every Birthday:If we could be twice young and twice old we could correct all our mistakes. –  Euripides

 

They're not gray hairs. They're wisdom highlights.  – Author Unknown

 

They tell you that you’ll lose your mind when you grow older. What they don’t tell you is that you won’t miss it very much. – Malcom Cowley

 

They share a birthday and a name, but moods and tempers aren't the same. Although at times they may dispute, their loyalty is absolute.  – Anonymous

 

They say that age is all in your mind. The trick is keeping it from creeping down into your body. – Author Unknown

 

Therefore we do not lose heart. Even though our outward man is perishing, yet the inward man is being renewed day by day.  –  Bible [2 Corinthians 4:16]

 

There was a star dance, and under that was I born. – Shakespeare

 

There must be a day or two in a man's life when he is the precise age for something important. – Franklin Adams

 

There is still no cure for the common birthday. -John Glenn

 

There is no cure for birth and death save to enjoy the interval. – George Santayana

 

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. – Sofia Loren

 

There are years that ask questions and years that answer. – Zora Neale Hurston

 

There are two great days in a person's life – the day we are born and the day we discover why. – William Barclay

 

There are three hundred and sixty-four days when you might get un-birthday presents…, and only one for birthday presents, you know. – Lewis Carroll

 

There are only three ages for women in Hollywood: Babe, District Attorney and Driving Miss Daisy.  –  Goldie Hawn

 

There are 364 days when you might get unbirthday presents…and only one for birthday presents, you know.  –  Lewis Carroll

 

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! – Pablo Picasso

 

The worst part about celebrating another birthday is the shock that you're only as well as you are. – Anne Lamott

 

The worst gift is a fruitcake. There is only one fruitcake in the entire world, and people keep sending it to each other. – Johnny Carson

 

The way I see it, you should live everyday like its your birthday. -Paris Hilton

 

The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why -Mark Twain

 

The turning point was when I hit my 30th birthday. I thought, if really want to write, it's time to start. I picked up the book How to Write a Novel in 90 Days. The author said to just write three pages a day, and I figured, I can do this. I never got past Page 3 of that book. – James Rollins

 

The trouble with our age is that it is all signpost and no destination – Louis Kronenberger

 

The tendency of old age to the body, say the physiologists, is to form bone. It is as rare as it is pleasant to meet with an old man whose opinions are not ossified.  –  J. F. Boyse

 

The seven ages of man: spills, drills, thrills, bills, ills, pills and wills. – Richard John Needham

 

The secret to staying young is to live honestly, eat slowly, and lie about your age. – Lucille Ball

 

The return of my birthday, if I remember it, fills me with thoughts which it seems to be the general care of humanity to escape. – Samuel Johnson

 

The reason I met my husband was because I remembered a friend's birthday. The moral of the story is: Remember people's birthdays. – Julianna Margulies

 

The really frightening thing about middle age is that you know you’ll grow out of it. –  Doris Day

 

The other day a man asked me what I thought was the best time of life. Why,I answered without a thought, now. – David Grayson

 

The only time you really live fully is from thirty to sixty. The young are slaves to dreams; the old servants of regrets. Only the middle-aged have all their five senses in the keeping of their wits. – Hervey Allen

 

The only thing better than singing is more singing. -Ella Fitzgerald

 

The older the fiddler, the sweeter the tune. – English Proverb

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