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bullet Age is a high price to pay for maturity. ~ Tom Stoppard
bullet The secret of staying young is to live honestly, eat slowly, and lie about your age. -- Lucille ball
bullet A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age. -- Robert Frost
bullet Age is strictly a case of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter. -- Jack Benny
bullet The Best way to remember your wife's birthday is to forget it once. -- H. V. Prochnow
bullet The older the fiddler, the sweeter the tune. -- English Proverb
bullet To me, old age is always fifteen years older than I am. -- Bernard M. Baruch
bullet Those whom the gods love grow young. -- Oscar Wilde
bullet It takes a long time to grow young. -- Pablo Picasso
bullet I am not young enough to know everything. -- Oscar Wilde

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bullet Birthdays are good for you; the more you have the longer you live!  --  Unknown
bullet You are only young once, but you can stay immature indefinitely. -- Ogden Nash
bullet If you want to be happy, be. -- Henry David Thorreau
bullet Birthdays are good for you. Statistics show that the people who have the most live the longest. -- Reverend Larry Lorenzoni
bullet You've heard of the three ages of man - youth, age, and "you are looking wonderful." -- Francis Cardinal Spellman
bullet In the midst of winter, I finally learned that there was in me an invincible summer. -- Albert Camus
bullet The old believe everything; the middle-aged suspect everything; the young know everything. -- Oscar Wilde
bullet You know you are getting old when the candles cost more than the cake. -- Bob Hope
bullet All my life, I always wanted to be somebody. Now I see that I should have been more specific. -- Jane Wagner
bullet Middle age is when your age starts to show around your middle. -- Bob Hope
bullet The really frightening thing about middle age is that you know you'll grow out of it. -- Doris Day
bullet It is utterly false and cruelly arbitrary to put all the play and learning into childhood, all the work into middle age, and all the regrets into old age. -- Margaret Mead
bullet Youth had been a habit of hers for so long that she could not part with it. -- Rudyard Kipling


Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens. -- Jimi Hendrix


Home is where you keep your "stuff" while you're out getting more "stuff". -- George Carlin
bullet 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
bullet Women deserve to have more than twelve years between the ages of twenty eight and forty. -- James Thurber.
bullet We are always the same age inside. -- Gertrude Stein
bullet At twenty years of age, the will reigns; at thirty, the wit; and at forty, the judgment. -- Benjamin Franklin
bullet Just remember, once you're over the hill you begin to pick up speed. -- Charles Schultz
bullet Please don't retouch my wrinkles. It took me so long to earn them. -- Anna Magnani
bullet Youth has no age. -- Pablo Picasso
bullet Grow old along with me! The best is yet to be.... -- Robert Browning
bullet Happiness is good health and a bad memory. -- Ingrid Bergman
bullet Birth may be a matter of a moment, but it is a unique one. -- Frederick Leboyer
bullet Youth is the gift of nature, but age is the work of art. -- Garson Kanin
bullet Keep true to the dream of thy youth. -- Friedrich Von Schiller
bullet Whatever with the past has gone, the best is always yet to come. -- Lucy Larcom
bullet Time draweth wrinkles in a fair face, but addeth fresh colors to a fast friend. -- John Lyle
bullet Youth comes but once in a lifetime. -- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
bullet There are days of oldness, and then one gets young again. -- Katherine Butler Hathaway
bullet At middle age the soul should be opening up like a rose, not closing up like a cabbage. -- John Andrew Holmes
bullet Middle age is when you still believe you'll feel better in the morning. -- Bob Hope
bullet You take all the experience and judgment of men over fifty out of the world and there wouldn't be enough left to run it. -- Henry Ford
bullet Old age is like a plane flying through a storm. Once you are aboard there is nothing you can do about it.-- Golda Meir
bullet It's sad to grow old, but nice to ripen. -- Brigitte Bardot
bullet Middle age is when you've met so many people that every new person you meet reminds you of someone else. -- Ogden Nash
bullet Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been. -- Mark Twain
bullet If you want to look young and thin, hang around old fat people. -- Jim Eason
bullet The older I grow the more I distrust the familiar doctrine that age brings wisdom. -- Henry L. Mencken
bullet For all the advances in medicine, there is still no cure for the common birthday. -- John Glenn
bullet Those whom the gods love grow young. -- Oscar Wilde
bullet The lovely thing about being forty is that you can appreciate twenty-five-year-old men. -- Colleen McCullough
bullet You will recognize, my boy, the first sign of old age: it is when you go out into the streets of London and realize for the first time how young the policemen look. -- Sir Seymour Hicks
bullet 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
bullet Confidence is the feeling you have before you understand the situation. -- Unknown
bullet Old age isn't so bad when you consider the alternative. -- Maurice Chevalier
bullet Try to keep your soul young and quivering right up to old age. -- George Sand
bullet The manner of giving is worth more than the gift. -- Pierre Cornielle
bullet When I passed forty I dropped pretense, ‘cause men like women who got some sense. -- Maya Angelou
bullet Sooner or later we all discover that the important moments in life are not the advertised ones, not the birthdays, the graduations, the weddings, not the great goals achieved. The real milestones are less prepossessing. They come to the door of memory unannounced, stray dogs that amble in, sniff around a bit and simply never leave. Our lives are measured by these. -- Susan B. Anthony
bullet PLeas'd to look forward, pleas'd to look behind, and count each birthday with a grateful mind. -- Alexander Pope
bullet Very early, I knew that the only object in life was to grow. -- Margaret Fuller
bullet To me, old age is always ten years older than I am. -- John Burroughs
bullet Most of us can remember a time when a birthday, especially if it was one's own, brightened the world as if a second sun has risen. -- Robert Lynd
bullet It is lovely, when I forget all birthdays, including my own, to find that somebody remembers me. -- Ellen Glasgow
bullet Youth is happy because it has the ability to see beauty. Anyone who keeps the ability to see beauty never grows old. -- Franz Kafka
bullet There was a star danced, and under that was I born. -- William Shakespeare
bullet 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


The spiritual eyesight improves as the physical eyesight declines. -- Plato
bullet Lead me not into temptation; I can find it myself. -- Unknown
bullet I am long on ideas, but short on time. I expect to live to be only about a hundred. -- Thomas Alva Edison
bullet Forty is the old age of youth; fifty is the youth of old age. -- French proverb
bullet I love everything that's old: old friends, old times, old manners, old books, old wines. -- Oliver Goldsmith
bullet Age is not measured by years. Nature does not equally distribute energy. Some people are born old and tired while others are going strong at seventy. -- Dorothy Thompson
bullet Of middle age, the best that can be said is that a middle-aged person has likely learned how to have a little fun in spite of his troubles. -- Don Marquis
bullet Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter. -- Mark Twain


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


Men grow old, pearls grow yellow, there is no cure for it. -- Chinese proverb
bullet Blessed is the person who is too busy to worry in the daytime and too sleepy to worry at night. -- Unknown
bullet Time flies like an arrow. Fruit flies like a banana. -- Groucho Marx
bullet Today is the yesterday you worried about tomorrow. -- Unknown
bullet If you survive long enough, you're revered-rather like an old building. -- Katherine Hepburn
bullet Be kind to your kids, they'll be choosing your nursing home. -- Unknown
bullet A diamond cannot be polished without friction, nor a man perfected without trials. -- Chinese Proverb
bullet I still find each day too short for all the thoughts I want to think, all the walks I want to take, all the books I want to read, and all the friends I want to see. -- John Burroughs
bullet Sing a song of Birthdays
Full of fun and cheer
And may you keep on having them
For many a happy year. -- Anonymous

Odd & Interesting Quotes & Sayings


If you know to whom any of these "unknown" quotes should be attributed, or if you believe any to be attributed incorrectly, we would be pleased for you to let us know.
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
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
For he's a jolly good fellow,
For he's a jolly good fellow,
For he's a jolly good fellow,
Which nobody can deny. -- Traditional song
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

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