Birthdays are nature’s way of telling us to eat more cake.
A birthday is just the first day of another 365-day journey around the sun. Enjoy the trip.
And in the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years.
—Abraham Lincoln (1809–65) American Head of State
They say that age is all in your mind. The trick is keeping it from creeping down into your body.
At the age of 20, we don’t care what the world thinks of us; at 30, we worry about what it is thinking of us; at 40, we discover that it wasn’t thinking of us at all.
We know we’re getting old when the only thing we want for our birthday is not to be reminded of it.
Very early, I knew that the only object in life was to grow.
—Margaret Fuller (1810–50) American Feminist, Writer, Revolutionary
Last week the candle factory burned down. Everyone just stood around and sang Happy Birthday.
—Steven Wright (b.1955) American Comedian, Actor, Writer
Our birthdays are feathers in the broad wing of time.
—Jean Paul (1763–1825) German Novelist, Humorist
The best way to remember your wife’s birthday is to forget it once.
—E. Joseph Cossman
If we could be twice young and twice old we could correct all our mistakes.
—Euripides (480–406 BCE) Ancient Greek Dramatist
Fly free and happy beyond birthdays and across forever, and we’ll meet now and then when we wish, in the midst of the one celebration that never can end.
—Richard Bach (b.1936) American Novelist, Aviator
Marriage is the alliance of two people, one of whom never remembers birthdays and the other never forgets them.
—Ogden Nash (1902–71) American Writer of Sophisticated Light Verse
For all the advances in medicine, there is still no cure for the common birthday.
From our birthday, until we die, is but the winking of an eye.
—William Butler Yeats (1865–1939) Irish Poet, Dramatist
Forty is the old age of youth; fifty the youth of old age.
—Victor Hugo (1802–85) French Novelist
You are only young once, but you can be immature forever.
Just remember, once you’re over the hill you begin to pick up speed.
—Charles M. Schulz (1922–2000) American Cartoonist, Writer, Artist
Birthdays are good for you. Statistics show that the people who have the most live the longest.
Like many women my age, I am 28 years old.
Life is too short to be small.
—Benjamin Disraeli (1804–81) British Head of State
Life is a moderately good play with a badly written third act.
—Truman Capote (1924–84) American Novelist
Birthday Bring Along A truly wonderful chance to leave aside every care and simply enjoy. Have an Extra—Special Birthday.
Age is a matter of feeling, not of years.
—George William Curtis (1824–92) American Essayist, Public Speaker, Editor, Author
My wife hasn’t had a birthday in 4 years. She was born in the year of our Lord-only-knows.
A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman’s birthday but never remembers her age.
—Robert Frost (1874–1963) American Poet
Few women admit their age. Few men act theirs.
Men are like wine: some turn to vinegar, but the best improve with age.
Youth is such a wonderful thing. What a crime to waste it on children.
—George Bernard Shaw (1856–1950) Irish Playwright
If there’s something that you’re dreaming of then may it all come true, because you deserve it all…happy birthday.