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Explore 565 Birthday Quotes by authors including Dr. Seuss, Oprah Winfrey, and Voltaire at BrainyQuote.

With my girlfriends birthday being just a few days away, I’ve put together this list of the 21 best birthday quotes. One of these is guaranteed to make that person you care about smile on their special day!

Happy Birthday Inspirational Quotes


On this day dance like no one’s watching, sing like no one’s listening, love like you’ll never get hurt, and live like it’s heaven on Earth! Wishing you a Happy Birthday and many happy returns of the day.


As you grow up, make sure you have more dreams than memories, more opportunities than chances, more hard work than luck and more friends than acquaintances. May you have the very best in life. Happy Birthday!


May you have all the joy your heart can hold, all the smiles a day can bring, all the blessings a life can unfold, may you get the world’s best in everything. Wishing you a Happy Birthday!


Let me tell you that with every passing year, you’re becoming the most smart, wise, good looking, stunning and accomplished person that I have ever known! May you continue to put out the very best in your life. Happy Birthday!


Turn the challenges you face in to opportunities, consider the weaknesses you have as a motivation to improve, and polish your strengths in to your uniqueness. I wish you a very Happy Birthday. May you always make your own way, as you walk through this journey, called life.


Make us all proud by doing things that truly spreads the purpose of your life to the people around you. On your Birthday, we’re here to tell you that we will always support you in everything you do. Happy Birthday!


With age, may every Birthday of yours also increase your self confidence, beauty, intelligence, insight and wisdom. Have a great Birthday!


Great accomplishments require great people. We know you have many more accomplishments to covet and achieve! Wishing you all the very best. Happy Birthday.


With every Birthday may you have 5 new friends, 3 more pounds of wisdom, 2 more tons of hope and a few more handfuls of magic dust to touch the lives of everyone around you. Wishing you a very Happy Birthday!


You are like an angel because you’ve touched the life of every person you’ve met. You deserve the best and the most special of Birthdays so that you can touch the lives of a thousand more people. Happy Birthday!


Every Birthday, decide to live whole-heartedly as if it was your last Birthday ever. Every Birthday, decide to learn whole-heartedly as if you never knew anything before. Happy Birthday and have a great year ahead.


If you are born with a talent, then it means that God intended you to use it in some way. This Birthday, may you discover many more secret talents in yourself. Happy Birthday!


Do you want to look back in life and think about what a great life you’ve had? Then you better start working towards it right away! Happy Birthday!


So many years ago a bright star was born and people predicted that it would make the whole world shine. That star my dear, is you! Wishing you a very Happy Birthday.


In the journey of your life, may you count your successes with each passing Birthday and may you never have to look back on any regrets of your life. Happy Birthday dear!


Spread your wings and soar high in the skies. Open your eyes and look beyond the ordinary. Elevate your imagination and rise above the mediocre. May your Birthday today be the beginning of wonderful achievements in your life.


Let enthusiasm reach your smile, happiness reach your eyes and resilience reach the temples of your face every time you look at someone. May you pass on your radiance to everyone around you. Wishing you a very Happy Birthday.


Your Birthday is God’s way of reminding you that you have many more big things to achieve and very little time on your hands. Wishing you a great day today and lots of success for the future. Happy Birthday!


The sun shines today, the skies speak today, the trees sway today and the birds chirp today only to wish you a Happy Birthday. May Mother Nature always be by your side and inspire you to accomplish great things.


Forget how long you’ve lived. Look at how much you’ve accomplished until now and how far you’ve got to go. Happy Birthday!


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 M. Schneerson

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famous quotes for birthday wishes

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

A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman’s birthday but never remembers her age.
Robert Frost

A man of 60 has spent 20 years in bed and over three years in eating.
Arnold Bennett

After 30, a body has a mind of its own.
Bette Midler

After all, tomorrow is another day.
Margaret Mitchell

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

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

All my possessions for one moment of time.
Queen Elizabeth

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

At 19, everything is possible and tomorrow looks friendly.
Unknown Author

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

At 20: by one, so many things appear solid, permanent, untenable.
Orson Welles

At age 50, everyone has the face he deserves.
George Orwell

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 Mendel Schneerson

Birth and Death are the two noblest expressions of bravery.
Kahlil Gibran

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

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

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

Every man over 40 is a scoundrel.
George Bernard Shaw

Everything I know I learned after I was 30.
Georges Clemenceau

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

Forty is the old age of youth; 50 is the youth of old age.
French Proverb

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

Growing old is mandatory; growing up is optional.
Chili Davis

How far that little candle throws his beams!
William Shakespeare

I intend to live forever. So far, so good!
Steven Wright

I still have a full deck; I just shuffle slower now.
Unknown Author

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

If we could be twice young and twice old we could correct all our mistakes.

I’m 60 years of age. That’s 16 Celsius.
George Carlin

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

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

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

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

It takes a long time to grow young.
Pablo Picasso

Just remember, once you’re over the hill you begin to pick up speed.
Charles M. Schulz

Life begins at 40.
W. B. Pitkin

Life is a moderately good play with a badly written third act.
Truman Capote

Life would be infinitely happier if we could only be born at the age of 80 and gradually approach 18.
Mark Twain

Live as long as you may. The first 20 years are the longest half of your life.
Robert Southey

Looking 50 is great, if you’re 60.
Joan Rivers

May you live to be a hundred years, with one extra year to repent.
Unknown Author

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

Middle age is having a choice between two temptations and choosing the one that’ll get you home earlier.
Dan Bennett

Middle age is the time when a man is always thinking that in a week or two he will feel as good as ever.
Don Marquis

Middle age is when your age starts to show around your middle.
Bob Hope

No wise man ever wished to be younger.
Jonathan Swift

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

Old age: A great sense of calm and freedom. When the passions have relaxed their hold, you may have escaped, not from one master but from many.

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

One starts to get young at the age of 60 and then it is too late.
Pablo Picasso

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

Some people reach the age of 60 before others.
Lord Hood

Thanks to modern medical advances such as antibiotics, nasal spray, and Diet Coke, it has become routine for people in the civilized world to pass the age of 40, sometimes more than once.
Dave Barry

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

The best way to remember your wife’s birthday is to forget it once.
H. V. Prochnow

The first 40 years of life give us the text: the next 30 supply the commentary.
Arthur Schopenhauer

The first hundred years are the hardest.
Wilson Mizner

The first sign of maturity is the discovery that the volume knob also turns to the left.
Jerry M. Wright

The man who views the world at 50 the same as he did at 20 has wasted 30 years of his life.
Muhammad Ali

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

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

The years between 50 and 70 are the hardest. You are always being asked to do things, and yet you are not decrepit enough to turn them down.
T.S. Eliot

There are 364 days when you might get un-birthday presents… and only one for birthday presents, you know.
Lewis Carroll

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

They say that age is all in your mind. The trick is keeping it from creeping down into your body.
Unknown Author

Thirty-five is when you finally get your head together and your body starts falling apart.
Caryn Leschen

This wine is 40 years old. It certainly doesn’t show its age.

Time and tide wait for no man, but time always stands still for a woman of 30.
Robert Frost

Time may be a great healer, but it’s a lousy beautician.
Unknown Author

To be 70 years young is sometimes far more cheerful and hopeful than to be 40 years old.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

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

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

Very few people do anything creative after the age of 35. The reason is that very few people do anything creative before the age of 35.
Joel Hildebrand

We advance in years somewhat in the manner of an invading army in a barren land; the age that we have reached, as the saying goes, we but hold with an outpost, and still keep open communications with the extreme rear and first beginnings of the march.
Robert Louis Stevenson

We are always the same age inside.
Gertrude Stein

We know we’re getting old when the only thing we want for our birthday is not to be reminded of it.
Unknown Author

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

What most persons consider as virtue, after the age of 40 is simply a loss of energy.

When I was younger, I could remember anything, whether it had happened or not; but my faculties are decaying now and soon I shall be so I cannot remember any but the things that never happened. It is sad to go to pieces like this but we all have to do it.
Mark Twain

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

Women deserve to have more than 12 years between the ages of 28 and 40.
James Thurber

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

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

You’re not 40, you’re 18 with 22 years experience.
Unknown Author

Youth is a disease from which we all recover.
Dorothy Fulheim

Youth is a wonderful thing. What a crime to waste it on children.
George Bernard Shaw

Youth is happy because it has the ability to see beauty. Anyone who keeps the ability to see beauty never grows old.
Franz Kafka

Youth is the gift of nature, but age is the work of art.

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

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famous quotes for birthday wishes

Birthdays are one of life's milestones that can inspire all kinds of contemplation and observation. There are many fun and interesting birthday related quotes from famous writers, artists, politicians and celebrities. Here are some of our favorites.

Words for Birthday Wishes

Here are some great birthday quotes from famous celebrities and notable individuals over the years.

  • "And in the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years." - Abraham Lincoln
  • "Age is whatever you think it is. You are as old as you think you are." - Muhammad Ali
  • "If we could be twice young and twice old we could correct all our mistakes." - Euripides
  • "Age is a case of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it don't matter." - Satchel Paige
  • "The great thing about getting older is that you don't lose all the other ages you've been." - Madeleine L'Engle
  • "May you live as long as you want and never want as long as you live." - Irish Blessing
  • "The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate." - Oprah Winfrey
  • "With mirth and laughter let old wrinkles come." - William Shakespeare
  • "The secret of staying young is to live honestly, eat slowly, and lie about your age." - Lucille Ball
  • "It takes a long time to become young." - Pablo Picasso
  • "Every birthday is a gift. Every day is a gift." - Aretha Franklin
  • "No wise man ever wished to be younger." - Jonathan Swift
  • "May you live to be 100 and may the last voice you hear be mine." - Frank Sinatra
  • "My best wishes may be early but I'm not sticking around. To bake a cake for your birthday while you're out runnin' around. She can help you celebrate may she bring you lots of cheer. Happy Birthday, Merry Christmas and Happy New Year." - Loretta Lynn
  • "You know you're getting old when the candles cost more than the cake." - Bob Hope
  • "A birthday is just another day where you go to work and people give you love. Age is just a state of mind, and you are as old as you think you are. You have to count your blessings and be happy." - Abhishek Bachchan
  • "A birthday is just the first day of another 365-day journey around the sun. Enjoy the trip!" - Unknown
  • "Go, go, go, go go, go, go, shawty. It's your birthday. We gon' party like it's yo birthday." - 50 Cent
  • "Just remember, once you're over the hill you begin to pick up speed." - Charles Schulz
  • "The best birthdays of all are those that haven't arrived yet." - Robert Orben
  • "Live not one's life as though one had a thousand years, but live each day as the last." - Marcus Aurelius
  • "All the world is birthday cake, so take a piece, but not too much." - George Harrison
  • "They say it's your birthday. We're gonna have a good time. I'm glad it's your birthday. Happy birthday to you." - The Beatles
  • "Youth is happy because it has the ability to see beauty. Anyone who keeps the ability to see beauty never grows old." - Franz Kafka
  • "Age is strictly a case of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter." - Jack Benny

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Birthday Quotes

What are the best clever birthday quotes? My favorite are clever birthday quotes that contain a brilliant turn of phrase, which is the way to go with someone who has a high I.Q.

For some inspiration, take a look at the clever birthday quotes right below:

"You cannot protect yourself from sadness without protecting yourself from happiness."

- Jonathan Safran Foer

"Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get." 

- W.P. Kinsella

"Letting go means to come to the realization that some people are a part of your history, but not a part of your destiny." 

- Steve Maraboli

"Try not to become a man of success. Rather become a man of value." 

- Albert Einstein

"It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation." 

- Herman Melville

"Do one thing every day that scares you."

- Eleanor Roosevelt

"This is a wonderful way to celebrate an 80th birthday... I wanted to be 65 again, but they wouldn't let me — Homeland Security."

 - Art Buchwald

"Handmade presents are scary because they reveal that you have too much free time."

 - Doug Coupland

"How old would you be if you didn't know how old you are?"

 - Satchel Paige

"Always forgive your enemies, but never forget their names."

- Robert Kennedy

"The greatest fools are ofttimes more clever than the men who laugh at them."

- George R.R. Martin

"The cleverest of all, in my opinion, is the man who calls himself a fool at least once a month."

- Fyodor Dostoevsky

"Clever gimmicks of mass distraction yield a cheap soulcraft of addicted and self-medicated narcissists."   

- Cornel West

"Patience and tenacity are worth more than twice their weight of cleverness." 

- Thomas Huxley

"When you’re at the end of your rope, tie a knot and hold on."    

- Theodore Roosevelt

"If we only knew how many times our seemingly clever comment cut straight into the heart of the person with whom we have just spoken, it is we who would bleed."

- Guy Finley

"You can tell whether a man is clever by his answers. You can tell whether a man is wise by his questions." 

- Naguib Mahfouz

"I am neither especially clever nor especially gifted. I am only very, very curious."

- Albert Einstein

"Never stay up on the barren heights of cleverness, but come down into the green valleys of silliness."

- Ludwig Wittgenstein

"A clever, ugly man every now and then is successful with the ladies, but a handsome fool is irresistible."

- William Makepeace Thackeray

"Be aware. Be curious. Be clever. Innovation is something to be reckoned with."

- Daniel C. Tomas

"Difficult and meaningful will always bring more satisfaction than easy and meaningless."

- Maxime Lagacé

"It is better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for what you are not."

- André Gide

"Behind every clever man is an even cleverer woman."

- Matshona Dhliwayo

"There is a world of difference between being clever and being right."

- Ian Driscoll

“What I stand for is what I stand on.” 

- Wendell Berry

“There are so many different kinds of stupidity, and cleverness is one of the worst.” 

- Thomas Mann

"Small steps in the right direction can turn out to be the biggest step of your life."

- Anonymous

"It's the people who try to be clever who never are; the people who are clever never think of trying to be."

- Gilbert Parker

"Those who realize their folly are not true fools."

- Zhuangzi

"To be clever enough to get a great deal of money, one must be stupid enough to want it."

- George Bernard Shaw

"It’s better to be a lion for a day than a sheep all your life."

- Elizabeth Kenny

"A clever, imaginative, humorous request can open closed doors and closed minds."

- Percy Ross

"Keep your eyes on the stars and your feet on the ground."

- Theodore Roosevelt

"Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers."

- Calvin Coolridge

"Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving."

- Albert Einstein

"You can't go back and change the beginning, but you can start where you are and change the ending."

- C. S. Lewis

"One day or day one. It's your decision."

- Anonymous

"Those who don't believe in magic will never find it."

- Roald Dahl


Birthday Quotes

When should you use cool birthday quotes in a card? Because some loved ones may love "cool" things on their birthday and may just want to read famously "hip" prose from "hip" thinkers, cool birthday quotes offer the best of both worlds.

For some ideas, check out my favorite cool birthday quotes below:

"Attitude is a choice. Happiness is a choice. Optimism is a choice. Kindness is a choice. Giving is a choice. Respect is a choice. Whatever choice you make makes you. Choose wisely." 

- Roy T. Bennett

"There will be a few times in your life when all your instincts will tell you to do something, something that defies logic, upsets your plans, and may seem crazy to others. When that happens, you do it. Listen to your instincts and ignore everything else. Ignore logic, ignore the odds, ignore the complications, and just go for it." 

- Judith McNaught

"Happiness is not the absence of problems. It's the ability to deal with them." 

- Steve Maraboli

"Instructions for living a life. Pay attention. Be astonished. Tell about it." 

- Mary Oliver

"You've got to get obsessed and stay obsessed." 

- John Irving

"Let's try and avoid death in small doses, reminding oneself that being alive requires an effort far greater than the simple fact of breathing."

- Martha Medeiros

"Your children need your presence more than your presents."

- Jesse Jackson

"Our birthdays are feathers in the broad wing of time."

- Jean Paul

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

- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

"The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but a lack of will."

- Norman Vincent Peale

"There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle."

- Albert Einstein

"Don't go through life, GROW through life."

- Eric Butterworth

 "You will find as you look back upon your life that the moments when you have really lived are the moments when you have done things in the spirit of love."

- Henry Drummond

"The best use of life is to spend it for something that outlasts life."

- William James

"Sometimes I wonder if we live life by reliving life, rather than by living life."

- Ann Landers

"The noble-minded are calm and steady. Little people are forever fussing and fretting."

- Confucius

"Like a welcome summer rain, humor may suddenly cleanse and cool the earth, the air and you."

- Langston Hughes

"Happiness is not a goal. It is a by-product."

- Eleanor Roosevelt

"Happiness, that grand mistress of the ceremonies in the dance of life, impels us through all its mazes and meanderings, but leads none of us by the same route."

- Albert Camus

"Friendship is precious, not only in the shade, but in the sunshine of life."

- Thomas Jefferson

"Learn the rules like a pro, so you can break them like an artist."

- Pablo Picasso

"One life, a little gleam of time between two eternities."

- Thomas Carlyle

"There is no friend like an old friend who has shared our morning days, no greeting like his welcome, no homage like his praise."

- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

"The day a person becomes a cynic is the day he loses his youth."

- Marvin D. Levy

"Govern a family as you would cook a small fish : very gently."

- Chinese Proverbs 

 "Same old slippers, same old rice, same old glimpse of paradise."

- William James Lampton

"Pass the test of being grateful for the small things and big things will be released in your life."

- Joel Osteen

"Forget the failures. Keep the lessons."

- Dalai Lama

"If you are always trying to be normal, you will never know how amazing you can be."

- Maya Angelou 

"The person who says something is impossible should not interrupt the person who is doing it."

- Chinese Proverb

"The great pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do."

- Walter Bagehot

"Our imagination is the only limit to what we can hope to have in the future."

- Charles Kettering 

"Women are like teabags. We don't know our true strength until we are in hot water."

- Eleanor Roosevelt

"Try walking forward while looking over your shoulder and see how far you get. The same goes for life. Look forward."

- Martin Henderson

"I live in that solitude which is painful in youth, but delicious in the years of maturity."

- Albert Einstein

"Sometimes one day changes everything. Sometimes years change nothing."

- Irish Proverb

"Never give up. When your heart becomes tired, just walk with your legs but move on."

- Paulo Coelho

 "Love grants in a moment what toil can hardly achieve in an age."

- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"Confidence is contagious and so is lack of confidence."

- Vince Lombardi

"Earth provides enough to satisfy every man's needs, but not every man's greed."

- Gandhi

"Luck is a dividend of sweat. The more you sweat, the luckier you get."

- Ray Kroc 

"Work hard in silence. Let your success be your noise."

- Frank Ocean

"Remember, if you ever need a helping hand, you'll find one at the end of your arm." 

- Audrey Hepburn

"The difference between greatness and mediocrity is often how an individual views a mistake."

- Nelson Boswell

"Don't compare yourself with anyone else in the world. If you do so, you are insulting yourself."

- Bill Gates 

"Learning is ever in the freshness of its youth, even for the old."

- Eschylus

"I read somewhere that if you pray for rain, don't complain about the mud."

- Hyacinth Mottley 

"The advice of their elders to young men is very apt to be as unread as a list of the hundred best books."

- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

"If I were to begin life again, I should want it as it was. I would only open my eyes a little bit more."

- Jules Renard

 "Life is the sum of all your choices."

- Albert Camus

"Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow."

- Anonymous


Birthday Quotes

When should you use cute birthday quotes in a card? Cute birthday quotes are ideal for birthday gals and guys who would probably like just a hint of whimsy in their birthday messages.

If your loved ones enjoy everything that's cute, take a look at the cute birthday quotes below:

"To me, old age is always fifteen years older than I am."

- Bernard Baruch

"A girl can wait for the right man to come along but in the meantime that still doesn't mean she can't have a wonderful time with all the wrong ones."

- Cher

"It takes a long time to grow young."

- Pablo Picasso

"There are lots of people who can call you by your name but there is only one person who can make it sound so special."

- Kim Jarabelo

"We girls, we're tough, darling. Soft on the outside but, deep down, we're tough."

- Kristen Ashley

"I want to be your favorite hello and your hardest goodbye."

- Unknown

"Don't cry because it's over. Smile because it happened."

- Dr. Seuss

"Just when the caterpillar thought her life was over, she began to fly."

- Barbara Haines Howett

"For every minute you are angry, you lose 60 seconds of happiness."

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

"A girl should be two things: classy and fabulous."

 - Coco Chanel

"Don't try to be what you're not. If you're nervous, be nervous. If you're shy, be shy. It's cute."

- Adriana Lima

"The only rule is don't be boring and dress cute wherever you go. Life is too short to blend in."

 - Paris Hilton

"You’re a beautiful girl, and you can do anything you want in life."

 - Jeanine Pirro

"Cute is when a person’s personality shines through their looks.”

- Natalie Portman

“Life is like music. It must be composed by ear, feeling, and instinct, not by rule.”

- Samuel Butler

“A girl doesn’t need anyone who doesn’t need her.”

- Marilyn Monroe

“Give a girl the correct footwear and she can conquer the world.”

- Bette Midler

“Men who don’t like girls with brains, don’t like girls.”

- Mignon McLaughlin

“Heels and red lipstick will put the fear of God into people.”

- Dita Von Teese

“Some girls are just born with glitter in their veins.”

- Paris Hilton

“A wise girl knows her limits, a smart girl knows that she has none.”

- Marilyn Monroe

“A real girl isn’t perfect and a perfect girl isn’t real.”

- Harry Styles

“Whatever you are, be a good one.”

- Abraham Lincoln

“No one ever told me I was pretty when I was a little girl. All little girls should be told they’re pretty, even if they aren’t.”

- Marilyn Monroe

“Wherever you go, go with all your heart.”

- Confucius

“If life doesn’t offer a game worth playing, then invent a new one.”

- Anthony J. D’angelo

“There is a place you can touch a woman that will drive her crazy. Her heart.”

- Melanie Griffith

“Life is a great big canvas, and you should throw all the paint you can on it.”

- Danny Kaye

“The most important thing is to enjoy your life, to be happy. It’s all that matters.”

- Audrey Hepburn

"If you refuse to accept anything but the best, you very often get It.”

- W. Somerset Maugham


Birthday Quotes

When is the best time to use funny birthday quotes to say "Happy Birthday" to a loved one? Well, always, if the birthday guy or gal has a sense of humor.

In other words, when your loved ones can easily laugh at themselves and won't be offended by any type of joke, use funny birthday quotes to tickle their funny bone. But don't be offensive.

To see what I mean, check out the funny birthday quotes below:

"Behind every great man is a woman rolling her eyes."

- Jim Carrey

"Always remember that you are absolutely unique. Just like everyone else."

- Margaret Mead

"Laugh and the world laughs with you, snore and you sleep alone."

- Anthony Burgess

"Age is strictly a case of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter."

- Jack Benny

"Do not worry about avoiding temptation. As you grow older it will avoid you."

- Joey Adams

"My one regret in life is that I am not someone else."

- Woody Allen

"What I am looking for is a blessing not in disguise."

- Jerome K. Jerome

"Guilt: the gift that keeps on giving."

- Erma Bombeck

"The old believe everything, the middle-aged suspect everything, the young know everything."

- Oscar Wilde

"Just remember, once you're over the hill you begin to pick up speed."

- Arthur Schopenhauer

"Middle age is the awkward period when Father Time starts catching up with Mother Nature."

- Harold Coffin

"Adults are obsolete children."

- Dr. Seuss

"The people who live in a golden age usually go around complaining how yellow everything looks."

- Randall Jarrell

“I was thinking about how people seem to read the Bible a whole lot more as they get older; then it dawned on me – they’re cramming for their final exam.”

- George Carlin

“Whoever said money can’t buy happiness didn’t know where to shop.”

- Gertrude Stein

“Behind every successful man is a woman, behind her is his wife.”

- Groucho Marx

"Thomas Jefferson once said, 'We should never judge a president by his age, only by his works.' And ever since he told me that, I stopped worrying."

- Ronald Reagan

"A man who correctly guesses a woman's age may be smart, but he's not very bright."

- Lucille Ball

"A man knows when he is growing old because he begins to look like his father."

- Gabriel Garcia Marquez

"Here comes 40. I'm feeling my age and I've ordered the Ferrari. I'm going to get the whole mid-life crisis package."

- Keanu Reeves

"A man is a fool if he drinks before he reaches the age of 50, and a fool if he doesn't afterward."

- Frank Lloyd Wright

"Middle age is when you're sitting at home on a Saturday night and the telephone rings and you hope it isn't for you."

- Ogden Nash

"I don't need you to remind me of my age. I have a bladder to do that for me."

- Stephen Fry

"At my age flowers scare me."

- George Burns

"Age is just a number. It's totally irrelevant unless, of course, you happen to be a bottle of wine."

- Joan Collins

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

- Lucille Ball

"A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age."

- Robert Frost

"Old age isn't a battle. Old age is a massacre."

- Philip Roth

"Inflation is when you pay $15 for the $10  haircut you used to get for $5 when you had hair."

- Sam Ewing

"Sex at age 90 is like trying to shoot pool with a rope."

- George Burns

"Retirement at 65 is ridiculous. When I was 65, I still had pimples."

- George Burns

"Everything is funny, as long as it's happening to somebody else."

- Will Rogers

"I have a memory like an elephant. I remember every elephant I've ever met."

- Herb Caen

"I distrust camels, and anyone else who can go a week without a drink."

- Joe E. Lewis

"If at first you don't succeed... so much for skydiving."

- Henny Youngman

"I always wanted to be somebody, but now I realize I should have been more specific."

- Lily Tomlin

"If you live to be 100, you've got it made. Very few people die past that age."

- George Burns

"Middle age is when you've met so many people that every new person you meet reminds you of someone else."

- Ogden Nash

"Age is a very high price to pay for maturity."

- Tom Stoppard

"Middle age is when your old classmates are so grey and wrinkled and bald they don't recognize you."

- Bennett Cerf

"An archaeologist is the best husband a woman can have. The older she gets the more interested he is in her."

- Agatha Christie

"Now is the age of anxiety."

- W. H. Auden

"My notion of a wife at 40 is that a man should be able to change her, like a bank note, for two 20s."

- Warren Beatty

"If you could kick the person in the pants responsible for most of your trouble, you wouldn't sit for a month."

- Theodore Roosevelt

"Always remember that you are absolutely unique. Just like everyone else."

- Margaret Mead

"Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive."

- Elbert Hubbard

"A day without sunshine is like, you know, night."

- Steve Martin

"A successful man is one who makes more money than his wife can spend. A successful woman is one who can find such a man."

- Lana Turner

"Instant gratification takes too long."

- Carrie Fisher

"I can resist everything except temptation."

- Oscar Wilde

"If you're going to do something tonight that you'll be sorry for tomorrow morning, sleep late."

- Henny Youngman

"People who think they know everything are a great annoyance to those of us who do."

- Isaac Asimov

"Middle age went by while I was mourning for my lost youth."

- Mason Cooley

"Litigation takes the place of sex at middle age."

- Gore Vidal

"A woman telling her true age is like a buyer confiding his final price to an Armenian rug dealer."

- Mignon McLaughlin

"Setting a good example for your children takes all the fun out of middle age."

- William Feather

"As we grow older, our bodies get shorter and our anecdotes longer."

- Robert Quillen

"Wisdom doesn't necessarily come with age. Sometimes age just shows up all by itself."

- Tom Wilson

"Soon, I'm going to meet somebody around my own age, and she's going to be smart and beautiful, and I'm going to date her daughter."

- Bob Saget

“The road to success is always under construction.”

- Lily Tomlin

"Forty is the old age of youth. Fifty is the youth of old age."

- Hosea Ballou

"I'm like old wine. They don't bring me out very often, but I'm well preserved."

- Rose Kennedy

“Originality is the fine art of remembering what you hear but forgetting where you heard it.”

- Laurence J. Peter

"The reports of my death have been greatly exaggerated."

- Mark Twain

“A man doesn’t know what he knows until he knows what he doesn’t know.”

- Laurence J. Peter

"We are all born mad. Some remain so."

- Samuel Beckett

"Memories are like mulligatawny soup in a cheap restaurant. It is best not to stir them."

- P. G. Wodehouse

"If you want a guarantee, buy a toaster."

- Clint Eastwood

“If you’re too open-minded; your brains will fall out.”

- Lawrence Ferlinghetti

"There are lots of people who mistake their imagination for their memory."

- Josh Billings

“Life is hard. It’s harder if you’re stupid.”

- John Wayne

“Remember, today is the tomorrow you worried about yesterday.”

- Dale Carnegie

“Life begins at 40 – but so do fallen arches, rheumatism, faulty eyesight, and the tendency to tell a story to the same person, three or four times.”

- Helen Rowland

“The cure for boredom is curiosity. There is no cure for curiosity.”

- Dorothy Parker

“If you think you are too small to make a difference, try sleeping with a mosquito.”

- Dalai Lama

“To err is human. To admit it, superhuman.”

- Doug Larson

“Don’t worry about the world coming to an end today. It is already tomorrow in Australia.”

- Charles M. Schulz

“By the time a man realizes that his father was right, he has a son who thinks he’s wrong.”

- Charles Wadsworth

"One of the disadvantages of wine is that it makes a man mistake words for thoughts."

- Samuel Johnson

"Wine is constant proof that God loves us and loves to see us happy."

- Benjamin Franklin

“People say nothing is impossible, but I do nothing every day.”

- A. A. Milne

“Inside me there’s a thin person struggling to get out, but I can usually sedate him with four or five cupcakes.”

- Bob Thaves

“Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind.”

- Bernard Baruch

“If there is anything the non-conformist hates worse than a conformist, it’s another non-conformist who doesn’t conform to the prevailing standard of nonconformity.”

- Bill Vaughan

“You know you’re getting old when you stoop to tie your shoelaces and wonder what else you could do while you’re down there.”

- George Burns

“If you think nobody cares if you’re alive, try missing a couple of car payments.”

- Earl Wilson

“Happiness is having a large, loving, caring, close-knit family in another city.”

- George Burns

“You’re only as good as your last haircut.”

- Fran Lebowitz

“Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so.”

- Douglas Adams

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