50 Awesome Birthday Quotes

Updated on May 14, 2018
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Birthdays are a very special occasion in every person's life. Many buy expensive gifts for their loved ones, while some still prefer the classic method of preparing a handmade greeting card or gift. Every gift given is probably incomplete without a good greeting card.

And one way to personalize a greeting card is to write a poem. As writing a poem is not feasible for everyone, one another way to make the card special is to include some of great quotes. These are always a wonderful way to express yourself.

Below is the list of top 50 awesome quotes that you can include in your birthday card or gift. I'm sure you'll find one that suits your requirement from the below list.

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  1. When I have a birthday I take the day off. But when my wife has a birthday, she takes a year or two off. - Anonymous
  2. The best way to remember your wife's birthday is to forget it once. - H. V. Prochnow
  3. Let us celebrate the occasion with wine and sweet words. - Plautus
  4. And in the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years. - Abraham Lincoln
  5. Age is a matter of feeling, not of years. - George William Curtis
  6. Because time itself is like a spiral, something special happens on your birthday each year: The same energy that God invested in you at birth is present once again.- Menachem Schneerson
  7. Looking fifty is great--if you're sixty.- Joan Rivers
  8. Birthdays are nature's way of telling us to eat more cake. - Anonymous
  9. Hope your Birthday gently breezes into your life all the choicest of things and all that your heart holds dear Have A Fun- Filled Day - Anonymous
  10. Age is not important unless you're a cheese.-Helen Hayes
  11. A friend never defends a husband who gets his wife an electric skillet for her birthday. - Erma Bombeck
  12. Life begins at forty.- W. B. Pitkin
  13. May you live to be 100 and may the last voice you hear be mine. - Frank Sinatra


14. At 20 years of age the will reigns; at 30 the wit; at 40 the judgment. - Benjamin Franklin

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

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

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

18. A well-adjusted woman is one who not only knows what she wants for her birthday but even knows what she's going to exchange it for. - Anonymous

19. Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.- Anonymous

20. Birthdays are good for you. Statistics show that the people who have the most live the longest. - Father Larry Lorenzoni

21. A birthday is just the first day of another 365-day journey around the sun. Enjoy the trip. - Anonymous

22. Youth would be an ideal state if it came a little later in life. - Herbert Asquith

23. Men are like wine. Some turn to vinegar, but the best improve with age.- Pope John XXIII

24 You are only as old as you act! - Anonymous

25. People ask me what I'd most appreciate getting for my eighty-seventh birthday. I tell them, a paternity suit. - George Burns

26. Inside every older person is a younger person - wondering what the hell happened. - Cora Harvey Armstrong

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

28. It's so sad to grow old alone. My wife hasn't had a birthday in 4 years. She was born in the year of our Lord-only-knows.- Anonymous

29. Forty is the old age of youth; fifty is the youth of old age. - Victor Hugo

30. I never forget my wife's birthday. It's usually the day after she reminds me about it. - Anonymous


31. Like many women my age, I am 28 years old. – Mary Schmich

32. May you live all the days of your life. - Jonathan Swift

33. An archaeologist is the best husband a woman can have because the older she gets the more interested he becomes.- Agatha Christie

34. We know we're getting old when the only thing we want for our birthday is not to be reminded of it. - Anonymous

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

36. If I’d known I was going to live this long, I’d have taken better care of myself. -Anonymous

37. Our birthdays are feathers in the broad wing of time. - Jean Paul Richter

38. There is still no cure for the common birthday. - John Glenn

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

40. Marriage is the alliance of two people, one of whom never remembers birthdays and the other never forgets them - Ogden Nash

41. On my 60th birthday, my wife gave me a superb birthday present. She let me win an argument. - Anonymous

42. Women deserve to have more than twelve years between the ages of twenty eight and forty. - James Thurber

43. A man of sixty has spent twenty years in bed and over three years in eating. - Arnold Bennett

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

45. As long as there are birthday gifts, I don’t mind celebrating my birthdays every day! - Anonymous

46. Last week the candle factory burned down. Everyone just stood around and sang Happy Birthday. - Stephen Wright

47. Count your life by smiles, not tears. Count your age by friends, not years. -Anonymous

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

49. Grow old along with me! The best is yet to be. - Robert Browning

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

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        Jeremy Rawlings 5 years ago

        Some great quotes are contained in your article.

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        Kannan Reddy 6 years ago from Mumbai

        @Sarah Baker haha....

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        Sarah Baker :) 6 years ago

        Happy Birthday! Or should I say: Happy Anniversary of your escape from the womb!!!