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.
“Who ever loved that loved not at first sight? “
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quote by William Shakespeare
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