Birthday quotes

Sometimes, thinking of a way to say happy birthday can be nerve racking as you try to find the right words. These famous birthday quotes will give you the guidance you need to make your birthday message memorable. Birthday quotes are able to give you snippets of philosophical wisdom, allow for reflections on the meaning of life and the importance of what birthdays bring.

From actors, politicians, philosophers and poets, you’ll be able to find what your looking for with plenty of birthday quotes to choose from.

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Don’t just count the years, make your years count – Ernest Meyers

A year from now, you will wish you started today – Karen Lamb

Live life as you were to die tomorrow, learn as if you were to live forever – Mahatma Gandhi

Live for something rather than die for nothing – George patton

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

You are as young as your faith, as old as your doubt, as young as your self-confidence, as old as you fear, as young as your hope, as old as yo
ur despair – Paul H. Duhn

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

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

As long as you live, keep learning how to live – Seneca

Life is about creating and living experiences that are worth sharing – Steve Jobs

Every year on your birthday, you get a chance to start new – Sammy Hagar

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

Every day is a birthday; every moment of it is new to us; we are born again, renewed for fresh work and endeavour – Issac Watts

A man who views the world the same at fifty as he did at twenty has wasted thirty years of his life – Muhammad Ali

Twenty years from now, you will be disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines, sail away from the safe harbor, catch the trade winds in your sails. EXPLORE. DREAM. DISCOVER – Mark Twain

Funny birthday quotes

Middle age is when a guy keeps turning off lights for economical rather than romantic reasons – Eli Cass

After 30, a body has a mind of it’s own – Bette Midler

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

For all the advances in medicine, there is still no cure for the common birthday – Robert Browning

Inflation is when you pay fifteen dollars for the ten dollar haircut you used to get for five dollars when you had hair – Sam Ewing

In childhood, we yearn to be grown ups. In old age, we yearn to be kids. It just seems that all would be wonderful if we didn’t have to celebrate our birthdays in chronological order – Robert Brault

Handmade presents are scary because they reveal that you have too much free time – Douglas Coupland

A diplomat is a man who always remembers her birthday but never remembers her age – Robert Frost

Birthdays are like taxes. Both seem to happen too often and there’s no avoiding either – Blake Flannery

Inside every older person is a younger person wondering what happened – Jennifer Yane

To me, old age is always 15 years older than I am– Bernard Baruch

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

At 20 years of age the will reigns, at 30 the wit, at 40 the judgement – Benjamin Franklin

I wanted to buy a candle holder, but the store didn’t have one. So I got a cake – Mitch Hedberg

The best way to remember your wife’s birthday is to forget it once – E. Joseph Cossman

Beautiful birthday quotes

Beautiful young people are accidents of nature, but beautiful old people are works of art – Eleanor Roosevelt

There are two great days in a person’s life. When we are born and when we discover why – William Barclay

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

I think, at a child’s birth, if a mother could ask a fairy godmother to endow it with the most useful gift, that gift should be curiosity – Eleanor Roosevelt

Life is not measured by the breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away – Hillary Cooper

Love the giver more than the gift – Brigham Young

You can’t help getting older, but you don’t have to get old – George Burns

Our birthdays are feathers in the broad wing of time – Jean Ritcher

Wisdom doesn’t always come with age. Sometimes age just shows up all by itself – Tom Wilson

We have to be able to grow up. Our wrinkles are our medals of the passage of life. They are what we have been through and who we want to be – Lauren Hutton

Your children need your presence more than your presents – Jesse Jackson

I was forced to live far beyond my years when just a child, now I have reversed the order and I intend to remain young indefinitely – Mary pickford

Today you are you, that is truer than true. There is no one alive who is youer than you – Dr. Seuss

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

People give one another things that can’t be gift wrapped – Nadine Gordimer

It is lovely, when I forget all birthdays, including my own, to find that somebody remembers me – Ellen Glasgow

I love you, not for what you are, but for what I am when I am with you – Roy Croft

If you live to be 100, I hope to live to be 100 minus 1 day, so I never have to live without you – Winnie the Pooh

To give somebody your time is the biggest gift you can give – Franka Potente

When you turn thirty, a whole new thing happens. You see yourself acting like your parents – Blair Sabol

It is better to wear out than to rust out – Bishop Richard Cumberland

Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young – Henry Ford

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

It takes a long time to become young – Pablo Picasso

The way I see it, you should live every day like its your birthday – Paris Hilton