Famous Birthday Wishes

Famous Birthday Wishes Collection




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

No wise man ever wished to be younger. – Jonathan Swift

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

We grow too soon old and too late smart. – Pennsylvania Dutch proverb




We are always the same age inside. – Gertrude Stein

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

The first hundred years are the hardest. – Wilson Mizner

You’ve heard of the three ages of man – youth, age, and “you are looking wonderful.” – Francis Cardinal Spellman

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

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

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

Youth is the best time to be rich, and the best time to be poor.

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

To me, fair friend, you never can be old, For as you were when first your eye I eye’d, Such seems your beauty still. – William Shakespeare

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

Time and Tide wait for no man, but time always stands still for a woman of thirty. – Robert Frost

Let us respect gray hairs, especially our own. – J. P. Sears

My birthday!–what a different sound.That word had in my youthful ears; And how each time the day comes round,Less and less white its mark appears. – Thomas Moore

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

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

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

Keep true to the dream of thy youth. – Friedrich Von Schiller

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

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

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

Old age is like everything else. To make a success of it, you’ve got to start young. – Fred Astaire

Last week the candle factory burned down. Everyone just stood around and sang “Happy Birthday.” – Stephen Wright

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

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

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

Nature gives you the face you have at twenty, but it’s up to you to merit the face you have at fifty. – Coco Chanel

Please don’t retouch my wrinkles. It took me so long to earn them. – Anna Magnani

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

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

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

Time flies like an arrow. Fruit flies like a banana. – Groucho Marx

Youth comes but once in a lifetime. – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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

The more things change, the more they remain the same. – Alphonse Karr

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

Few women admit their age. Few men act theirs. – Unkown

It’s sad to grow old, but nice to ripen. – Brigitte Bardot

May you have love that never ends, lots of money and lots of friends. Health be yours, whatever you do and may God send many blessings to you. Irish Blessings quotes

Getting old ain’t for sissies. – Bette Davis

Let us celebrate the occasion with wine and sweet words. – Plautus

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

Nothing is so common-place as to wish to be remarkable. William Shakespeare quotes

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

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

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

The older the fiddler, the sweeter the tune. – English Proverb

I intend to live forever — so far, so good! – Stephen Wright

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

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

Nice to be here? At my age it’s nice to be anywhere. — George Burns

Why is a birthday cake the only food you can blow on and spit on and everybody rushes to get a piece? – Bobby Kelton

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