Birthday Quotes

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Birthdays are a special time that is celebrated with friends and family members. Here is a collection of quotes about birthdays from authors, poets and other notables.

"You know you're getting old when the candles cost more than the cake." - Bob Hope


"Today you are You, that is truer than true. There is no one alive who is Youer than You." - Happy Birthday to You! - Dr. Seuss


"There are three hundred and sixty-four days when you might get un-birthday presents ... And only ONE for birthday presents." - Lewis Carroll


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


"With mirth and laughter let old wrinkles come." - The Merchant of Venice - William Shakespeare


"Fly free and happy beyond birthdays and across forever, and we'll meet now and then when we wish, in the midst of the one celebration that never can end." - There's No Such Place As Far Away - Richard Bach


"How old would you be if you didn’t know how old you are?" - Satchel Paige




"Cakes are special. Every birthday, every celebration ends with something sweet, a cake, and people remember. It's all about the memories." - Buddy Valastro


"A friend never defends a husband who gets his wife an electric skillet for her birthday." - The Grass Is Always Greener over the Septic Tank - Erma Bmbeck


"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


"We turn not older with years, but newer every day." (source) - Emily Dickinson


"Age is strictly a case of mind over matter. If you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter." - Benny Hill


"A birth-date is a reminder to celebrate the life as well as to update the life." - Wealth of Words - Amit Kalantri


"I was brought up to respect my elders, so now I don't have to respect anybody." - George Burns


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


"Every age can be enchanting, provided you live within it" - Brigitte Bardot


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