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Quotations About Birthdays

  1. "New Year's Day is every man's birthday."
    -- Charles Lamb

  2. " Whatever with the past has gone, The best is always yet to come. "
    --Lucy Larcom

  3. "Birth may be a matter of a moment, but it is a unique one."
    -- Frederick Leboyer

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

  5. "Youth comes but once in a lifetime."
    -- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

  6. " You were born an original. Don't die a copy."
    -- John Mason

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

  8. "After all, tomorrow is another day. "
    --Margaret Mitchell

  9. " Real birthdays are not annual affairs. Real birthdays are the days when we have a new birth. "
    -- Ralph Parlette

  10. "Youth has no age."
    -- Pablo Picasso

  11. " 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

  12. "Let us celebrate the occasion with wine and sweet words."
    -- Plautus

  13. " Growing old is like being increasingly penalized for a crime you have not committed."
    -- Anthony Powell

  14. "A birthday is a time to reflect on the year gone by, but to also set your goals for the upcoming year."
    -- Catherine Pulsifer

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

  16. "We are born weak, we need strength; helpless, we need aid; foolish, we need reason. All that we lack at birth, all that we need when we come to man's estate, is the gift of education "
    -- Jean-Jacques Rousseau

  17. " the birthday of my life Is come, my love is come to me."
    -- Christina Georgina Rossetti

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

  19. " 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

  20. " Let us respect gray hairs, especially our own."
    -- J. P. Sears

  21. "The day which we fear as our last is but the birthday of eternity. "
    -- Seneca

  22. " With mirth and laughter let old wrinkles come. "
    -- William Shakespeare

  23. "Have you not a moist eye, a dry hand, a yellow cheek, a white beard, a decreasing leg, an increasing belly? Is not your voice broken, your wind short, your chin double, your wit single, and every part about you blasted with antiquity? "
    -- William Shakespeare

  24. "We don't stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing."
    -- George Bernard Shaw

  25. " Every ten years a man should give himself a good kick in the pants. "
    --Edward Steichen

  26. "We are always the same age inside."
    -- Gertrude Stein

  27. " Birthdays? yes, in a general way; For the most if not for the best of men: You were born (I suppose) on a certain day: So was I: or perhaps in the night: what then?"
    -- James Kenneth Stephen

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

  29. "If you carry your childhood with you, you never become older. "
    -- Abraham Sutzkever

  30. "No wise man ever wished to be younger."
    -- Jonathan Swift

  31. " May you live all the days of your life."
    -- Jonathan Swift

  32. "The butterfly counts not months but moments, and has time enough."
    -- Rabindranath Tagore

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

  34. " Birthdays are good for you. The more you have, the longer you live. "
    -- Unknown

  35. " The most effective way to remember your wife's birthday is to forget it once. "
    --Unknown

  36. "We are all born naked and screaming and if you're lucky that sort of thing won't stop there "
    -- Unknown

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

  38. "You're not getting older, you're getting better."
    -- Unknown

  39. "Maturity has more to do with what types of experiences you've had, and what you've learned from them, and less to do with how many birthdays you've celebrated."
    -- Unknown

  40. "Men are equal; it is not birth but virtue that makes the difference. "
    -- Voltaire

  41. " 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

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

  43. " The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate. "
    -- Oprah Winfrey

  44. "Our birth is but a sleep and a forgetting; The soul that rises with us, our life's star, Hath had elsewhere its setting, And cometh from afar; Not in entire forgetfulness, And not in utter nakedness, But trailing clouds of glory do we come from God, who is our home."
    -- William Wordsworth

  45. " 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

  46. " Last week the candle factory burned down. Everyone just stood around and sang, 'Happy Birthday' "
    --Steven Wright

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

  48. "One-half of life is luck; the other half is discipline - and that's the important half, for without discipline you wouldn't know what to do with luck."
    -- Carl Zuckmeyer

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