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Famous Birthday Quotes – Words to Live by and Inspire Smiles and Contemplation!

Famous birthday quotes are always a great option when you can’t think of anything to write in a card. Let the pearls of wisdom of those who have gone before you, spill out and bring comfort or a smile to your recipient.

Birthdays come but once a year and yet we seem to stumble over our words and not know what to say. Much has been written and spoken about this famous day, and many well-known personalities have expressed their opinions. Some are humorous and some make you think and ponder. Here are some famous one-liner birthday quotes to consider imparting to your friends or loved ones who are celebrating birthdays:

William Yeats – “From our birthday, until we die, is but the winking of an eye.”

Pablo Picasso – “It takes a long time to become young.”

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

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

Abraham Lincoln – “Everyone desires to live long, but no one would be old.”

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

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

Muhammad Ali – “Age is whatever you think it is. You are as old as you think you are.”

Cicero – “So you see old age is really not so bad. May you come to know the condition!”

Abraham Sutzkever – “If you carry your childhood with you, you never become older.”

If you didn’t find quite what you were looking for, here’s another batch of famous birthday quotes to mull over and see if one of these might be a perfect match for that special person:

Pope John XXIII – “Men are like wine: some turn to vinegar, but the best improve with age.”

Anonymous – “Age is a number and mine is unlisted.”

Oprah Winfrey – “The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate.”

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

Bob Hope – “You know you are getting old when the candles cost more than the cake. You still chase women, but only downhill.”

Katherine Hepburn – “If you survive long enough, you’re revered – rather like an old building.”

Abraham Lincoln – “And in the end, it’s note the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years.”

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

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

George Clemenceau – “Middle Age: When you begin to exchange your emotions for symptoms.”

Irish Blessing – “May you live as long as you want and never want as long as you live.”

So, the next time you need to fill out a birthday card, consider including a fun or inspiring quote.

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Some Famous Birthday Quotes

Birthdays are times when we get so many good wishes and thank God for giving us all the good things that he had given us in the past years. People around us wish in many innovative ways and we also try to do the same to make the Birthday boy or girl feel special. There are many quotes by famous personalities who have described birthdays in their unique ways. So next time instead of saying or sending the same old “Many, many happy returns of the day”, try some of the following birthday quotes.

Birthday Quotes by Famous People
“And in the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years.”- Abraham Lincoln
“Born on Monday,Fair in face; Born on Tuesday,Full of God’s grace; Born on Wednesday, Sour and sad; Born on Thursday, Merry and glad; Born on Friday, Worthily given; Born on Saturday, Work hard for your living;
Born on Sunday, You will never know want.” – Anonymous

What could be more beautiful than a dear old lady growing wise with age? Every age can be enchanting, provided you live within it. – Brigitte Bardot
If you survive long enough, you’re revered – rather like an old building. – Katherine Hepburn
“Your birthday is a special time to celebrate the gift of ‘you’ to the world.” – Anonymous

“Believing hear, what you deserve to hear:
Your birthday as my own to me is dear…
But yours gives most; for mine did only lend
Me to the world; yours gave to me a friend.”- Martial
“Hope your Birthday gently breezes into your life all the choicest of things and all that your heart holds dear Have A Fun- Filled Day.” -Anonymous

“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.” – Anonymous “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

“They say that age is all in your mind. The trick is keeping it from creeping down into your body.” -Author Unknown “Once I was looking through the kitchen window at dusk and I saw an old woman looking in. Suddenly the light changed and I realized that the old woman was myself. you see, it all happens on the outside; inside one doesn’t change.” – Molly Keane

“Middle age occurs when you are too young to take up golf and too old to rush up to the net.” – Franklin Pierce Adams “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

My mother groaned, my father wept, into the dangerous world I leapt; helpless, naked, piping loud, like a fiend hid in a cloud. – William Blake

“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

With mirth and laughter let old wrinkles come. -William Shakespeare To keep the heart unwrinkled, to be hopeful, kindly, cheerful, reverent that is to triumph over old age. -Thomas B. Aldrich

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