Birthday Quotes

A birthday is just the first day of another 365-day journey around the sun. Enjoy the trip.
Unknown Author

A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman’s birthday but never remembers her age.
Robert Frost

A man of 60 has spent 20 years in bed and over three years in eating.
Arnold Bennett

After 30, a body has a mind of its own.
Bette Midler

After all, tomorrow is another day.
Margaret Mitchell

Age is a high price to pay for maturity.
Tom Stoppard

Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter.
Mark Twain

All my possessions for one moment of time.
Queen Elizabeth

All the world is birthday cake, so take a piece, but not too much.
George Harrison

At 19, everything is possible and tomorrow looks friendly.
Unknown Author

At 20 years of age, the will reigns; at 30, the wit; and at 40, the judgement.
Benjamin Franklin

At 20: by one, so many things appear solid, permanent, untenable.
Orson Welles

At age 50, everyone has the face he deserves.
George Orwell

Because time itself is like a spiral, something special happens on your birthday each year: the same energy that God invested in you at birth is present once again.
Menachem Mendel Schneerson

Birth and Death are the two noblest expressions of bravery.
Kahlil Gibran

Birthdays are good for you. Statistics show that the people who have the most live the longest.
Larry Lorenzoni

Birthdays are nature’s way of telling us to eat more cake.
Edward Morykwas

Each ten years of a man’s life has its own fortunes, its own hopes, its own desires.
Goethe

Every man over 40 is a scoundrel.
George Bernard Shaw

Everything I know I learned after I was 30.
Georges Clemenceau

First you forget names; then you forget faces; then you forget to zip up your fly; and then you forget to unzip your fly.
Branch Rickey

Forty is the old age of youth; 50 is the youth of old age.
French Proverb

From our birthday, until we die, Is but the winking of an eye.
William Butler Yeats

Growing old is mandatory; growing up is optional.
Chili Davis

How far that little candle throws his beams!
William Shakespeare

I intend to live forever. So far, so good!
Steven Wright

I still have a full deck; I just shuffle slower now.
Unknown Author

If only I may grow: firmer, simpler, quieter, warmer.
Dag Hammarskjold

If we could be twice young and twice old we could correct all our mistakes.
Euripides

I’m 60 years of age. That’s 16 Celsius.
George Carlin

I’m at an age when my back goes out more than I do.
Phyllis Diller

In childhood, we yearn to be grown-ups. In old age, we yearn to be kids. It just seems that all would be wonderful if we didn’t have to celebrate our birthdays in chronological order.
Robert Brault

Inflation is when you pay fifteen dollars for the ten-dollar haircut you used to get for five dollars when you had hair.
Sam Ewing

Inside every older person is a younger person wondering what happened.
Jennifer Yane

It takes a long time to grow young.
Pablo Picasso

Just remember, once you’re over the hill you begin to pick up speed.
Charles M. Schulz

Life begins at 40.
W. B. Pitkin

Life is a moderately good play with a badly written third act.
Truman Capote

Life would be infinitely happier if we could only be born at the age of 80 and gradually approach 18.
Mark Twain

Live as long as you may. The first 20 years are the longest half of your life.
Robert Southey

Looking 50 is great, if you’re 60.
Joan Rivers

May you live to be a hundred years, with one extra year to repent.
Unknown Author

Men are like wine. Some turn to vinegar, but the best improve with age.
C.E.M. Joad

Middle age is having a choice between two temptations and choosing the one that’ll get you home earlier.
Dan Bennett

Middle age is the time when a man is always thinking that in a week or two he will feel as good as ever.
Don Marquis

Middle age is when your age starts to show around your middle.
Bob Hope

No wise man ever wished to be younger.
Jonathan Swift

Old age isn’t so bad when you consider the alternative.
Maurice Chevalier

Old age: A great sense of calm and freedom. When the passions have relaxed their hold, you may have escaped, not from one master but from many.
Plato

One of the signs of passing youth is the birth of a sense of fellowship with other human beings as we take our place among them.
Virginia Woolf

One starts to get young at the age of 60 and then it is too late.
Pablo Picasso

Our birthdays are feathers in the broad wing of time.
Jean Paul Richter

Some people reach the age of 60 before others.
Lord Hood

Thanks to modern medical advances such as antibiotics, nasal spray, and Diet Coke, it has become routine for people in the civilized world to pass the age of 40, sometimes more than once.
Dave Barry

The best birthdays of all are those that haven’t arrived yet.
Robert Orben

The best way to remember your wife’s birthday is to forget it once.
H. V. Prochnow

The first 40 years of life give us the text: the next 30 supply the commentary.
Arthur Schopenhauer

The first hundred years are the hardest.
Wilson Mizner

The first sign of maturity is the discovery that the volume knob also turns to the left.
Jerry M. Wright

The man who views the world at 50 the same as he did at 20 has wasted 30 years of his life.
Muhammad Ali

The old believe everything; the middle-aged suspect everything; the young know everything.
Oscar Wilde

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

The years between 50 and 70 are the hardest. You are always being asked to do things, and yet you are not decrepit enough to turn them down.
T.S. Eliot

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

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

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

Thirty-five is when you finally get your head together and your body starts falling apart.
Caryn Leschen

This wine is 40 years old. It certainly doesn’t show its age.
Cicero

Time and tide wait for no man, but time always stands still for a woman of 30.
Robert Frost

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

To be 70 years young is sometimes far more cheerful and hopeful than to be 40 years old.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

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

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

Very few people do anything creative after the age of 35. The reason is that very few people do anything creative before the age of 35.
Joel Hildebrand

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

We are always the same age inside.
Gertrude Stein

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

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

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

When I was younger, I could remember anything, whether it had happened or not; but my faculties are decaying now and soon I shall be so I cannot remember any but the things that never happened. It is sad to go to pieces like this but we all have to do it.
Mark Twain

Wisdom doesn’t necessarily come with age. Sometimes age just shows up all by itself.
Tom Wilson

Women deserve to have more than 12 years between the ages of 28 and 40.
James Thurber

You are only young once, but you can be immature for a lifetime.
John P. Grier

You know you are getting old when the candles cost more than the cake.
Bob Hope

You’re not 40, you’re 18 with 22 years experience.
Unknown Author

Youth is a disease from which we all recover.
Dorothy Fulheim

Youth is a wonderful thing. What a crime to waste it on children.
George Bernard Shaw

Youth is happy because it has the ability to see beauty. Anyone who keeps the ability to see beauty never grows old.
Franz Kafka

Youth is the gift of nature, but age is the work of art.
Garson

Youth would be an ideal state if it came a little later in life.
Herbert Asquith