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Funny 40th Birthday Wishes: 1. Happy 40th birthday. One candle is enough on your cake. If I light them all according to your age, it'll burn up this whole place. 2.

A 40th birthday marks a major milestone. For some, it’s seen as an aspiring journey into the next chapter of life, for others, it’s seen as being a step closer to a mid-life crisis. Regardless of how they see it, it’s important to wish them well, and you can do so by writing them a suitable 40th birthday wishes. Whether its a funny birthday message or and inspirational one, the most important thing above all else is to wish them well as they begin to celebrate their wonderful birthday.

Not sure what to write in your 40th birthday wishes? No problem! Below you will find a range of the best 40th birthday wishes to choose from to ensure you get the right message across.

40th birthday wishes

They say the first 40 years of childhood are always the hardest. Ha-Ha! Happy birthday!

When you turn 40, it’s more important than ever to surround yourself with the right people. Especially those who won’t tell people your actual age. Ha-Ha! Happy 40th birthday!

If you haven’t grown up by now, it probably won’t happen. Ha-Ha! Happy 40th birthday!

If you feel as though you are getting old, just remember that age is only a number. In your case it just happens to be a big number. Ha-Ha! Happy 40th birthday!

Happy 40th birthday! Congratulations on meeting this monumental milestone. Take the day to be grateful for all that you have and all that you have become.

Happy 40th birthday to a beautiful, amazing human being. Let this year bring you the courage and determination to aim toward your goals and make it your best year ever!

I must say that you my friend have come a long way… Think about it… Awkward teen stage… the trying 20’s… the dirty 30’s… Now it’s time for the fabulous 40’s!

Turning 40 isn’t that bad. Think about all the stuff you can say ‘No!’ to, wearing whatever clothes that feel comfortable regardless of the occasion and most importantly, celebrating your birthday in style.

Happy 40th birthday! Here is to looking back on all those years with satisfaction, knowing that the future will be even better.

My 40th birthday wishes to you is that you realise the importance of the simple things in life. Maturity and wisdom can be great assets to have, though are useless if you are unable to balance them out with moments of smiles and laughter. Happy 40th birthday!

The funny thing about age is that the more you tend to think about it, the older you seem to feel. Happy 40th birthday!

Life is like a book and your 40’s are the beginning chapters when it all ties together and starts to make sense. Happy 40th birthday!

You know you’re 40 when you have a party and the neighbours don’t even notice. Ha-Ha! Happy 40th birthday!

You know you’re turning 40 when the pension topic starts to become more interesting…

Turning 40 is a glorious time as you reach the pinnacle of you youth. My 40th birthday wishes for you is that you experience many more joyous years ahead, filled with love, adventure and excitement!

To one of the most humblest people I know, happy birthday! My 40th birthday wishes to you is that you continue on your path to success, enjoying each step you take towards it.

Happy birthday to a beautiful person who is able to balance both work and family with the same dedication and love. Happy 40th birthday, may all of your deepest desires come true.

To one of the most humblest people I know. Happy birthday! May your 40th birthday mark the next chapter of the magical wonder called life.

They say that life begins at 40, though so does aches, pains and constantly repeating the same old stories. Happy 40th birthday!

Wishing you not only a happy 40th birthday, but also a lifetime of immense joy, inner peace and true prosperity.

40 marks an easy stage of life as you begin your second childhood. The only difference is this time you can skip the diaper phase.

Now is the perfect time for you to start following your bliss. Happy 40th birthday!

Here is to tackling your 40’s head on…. Right after your nap! Ha-Ha! Happy 40th birthday!

Damn you make 40 look good! Happy birthday!

Happy 40th birthday! I congratulate you on your successful journey so far, may the next 40 continue to drive you to achieving all that you desire.

Now that you’re 40, take life with a grain of salt… Plus a slice of lemon and a shot of tequila! Happy birthday!

Lifes milestones are not meant to be counted, they are meant to be celebrated! Happy 40th birthday!

Remember… You’re only as old as you remember you are! Happy 40th birthday!

Remember age gets better with wine! Ha-Ha! Happy 40th birthday!

Turning 40 is just like watching a new sunrise enter into your life. As you look out far beyond the horizon, see all the love and happiness that lies ahead. Happy 40th birthday!

Everyone will be polite and say that you look half your age but as you know, i’m a realist. It’s my responsibility to tell you that you are not getting any younger… Ha-Ha! On that note, happy 40th birthday!

Turning 40 is the teenage stage of old age, remember that these are the moments to start to live your life to the fullest. Happy 40th birthday!

I wish you all the best on this new chapter of your like and i hope all of your 40th birthday wishes come true. Happy birthday!

The only good thing about turning 40 is that you can blame many things on having a midlife crisis. Ha-Ha! Happy birthday, may all of your 40th birthday wishes come true!

Just because you have turned 40, doesn’t mean you have to act your age… Happy 40th birthday! My 40th birthday wishes to you is that you never lose your inner child. Happy birthday!

Happy 40th birthday! You are now old enough to dye your hair without having to lie about it. Ha-Ha!

Out of all the people I have met in this world, no one deserves an amazing 40th birthday like you. You always seem to know what to say and that smile on your face is infectious to all that are lucky enough to be in your presence. My 40th birthday wishes to you is that you continue to spread your warmth for many, many more years to come. Happy 40th birthday!

I have to congratulate you on reaching such an accomplishment, as turning 40 symbolises the next chapter in this wonderful journey called life. Take a moment to be thankful for all that you have and all that you have become, because a person like you only comes around once in a lifetime. May you enjoy this day and may all of your 40th birthday wishes come true!

May all of the dreams that you have had over the last 39 years be fulfilled on your 40th birthday!

Milestones in life are not meant to be counted… They are supposed to be celebrated. So here is to celebrating this great milestone! May all of your 40th birthday wishes come true!

I wanted to send you something sweet and amazing on your 40th birthday but unfortunately I couldn’t fit in the card… Ha-Ha! Well that’s enough about me, happy 40th birthday, may all of your dreams and desires come true.

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To encouraging this drastic year for your friend or family member, the following Happy 40th Birthday wishes are provided below to encourage.

Happy 40th Birthday Wishes!

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40th Birthday Quotes Packed With Humor and Wit

Entering the 40th year of life is something very special for everyone. With lots of responsibilities and practical implementation of experiences, life actually begins at this perfect age. So, why not surprise that special someone who is turning 40 by throwing a special birthday party that every guests will remember. Also, do not forget to add some fun element to the party with some funny 40th birthday sayings.
Last Updated: Feb 7, 2018
Famous 40th Birthday Quotes and Sayings
Most people assume that 40th birthday celebration lacks fun and enthusiasm. Take it the other way, and rejoice the beginning of middle age with loads of good food and fun-filled games. Make the person feel special by sending catchy 40th birthday invitations and decorating the party hall with unique ideas. Following are some witty, yet happy 40th birthday sayings for women and men, in general.
At middle age the soul should be opening up like a rose, not closing up like a cabbage. ~ John Andrew Holmes

We don't understand life any better at forty than at twenty, but we know it and admit it. ~ Jules Renard

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

A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age. ~ Robert Frost
Middle age is when you still believe you'll feel better in the morning. ~ Bob Hope

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

A man not old, but mellow, like good wine. ~ Stephen Phillips

At fifteen, my mind was bent on learning.
At thirty, I stood firm.
At forty, I had no doubts.
At fifty, I knew the decrees of Heaven.
At sixty, my ear was receptive to truth.
At seventy, I could follow my heart's desires without sin. ~ Confucius, Analects II.iv
Age is a number and mine is unlisted. ~ Unknown Author

The first forty years of life give us the text: the next thirty supply the commentary. ~ Arthur Schopenhauer

If life really begins on your 40th birthday, it's because that's when women finally get it... the guts to take back their lives. ~ Laura Randolph

When you reach forty you can't do anything every day. ~ Henry "Hank" Aaron

When I passed forty I dropped pretense, 'cause men like women who got some sense. ~ Maya Angelou
Forty is the old age of youth; fifty is the youth of old age. ~ Victor Hugo

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

To me, old age is always fifteen years older than I am. ~ Bernard M. Baruch

35 is a very attractive age. London society is full of women of the very highest birth who have, of their own free choice, remained thirty-five for years. ~ Oscar Wilde
At the age of 20, we don't care what the world thinks of us; at 30, we worry about what it is thinking of us; at 40, we discover that it wasn't thinking of us at all. ~ Unknown Author

Life begins on your 40th birthday. 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 "I just woke up" face of your 30's is the "all day long" face of your 40's. ~ Libby Reid
To laugh, if but for an instant only, has never been granted to man before the fortieth day from his birth, and then it is looked upon as a miracle of precocity. ~ Unknown Author

Age is opportunity no less than youth itself. ~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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

A diamond cannot be polished without friction, nor a man perfected without trials. ~ Chinese
Middle age is having a choice between two temptations and choosing the one that'll get you home earlier. ~ Dan Bennett

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

Just remember, once you're over the hill you begin to pick up speed. ~ Charles Schulz
Sing a song of Birthdays
Full of fun and cheer
And may you keep on having them
For many a happy year. ~ Unknown Author

You've heard of the three ages of man - youth, age, and you are looking wonderful. ~ Francis Cardinal Spellman
This was a compilation of some humorous and funny 40th birthday quotes, with which you can lend a fun-filled atmosphere in the party. Create your own 40th birthday sayings and jot down in birthday cards to make them sound touchy and more meaningful.
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Express your warmest 40th birthday wishes to your loved ones or friends as they celebrate the 4 decade mark of their life. If party is organized, you can ask for a moment and give your best wishes for the celebrant 40th birthday. Or, you can include warm 40th birthday messages on a birthday card or gift tag if you’re gonna give the celebrant a gift. And if you’re still lacking of words on how to greet the celebrant a Happy Birthday, you may refer to our collection of 40th birthday wishes below.

40th Birthday Wishes, Birthday Wishes for 40th Birthday

Happy 40th birthday!
I wish you have fun on your birthday
And that you enjoy being 20 the second time around.

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You’ve come a long way in your life now, celebrating your 40th year of existence.
Take this time to step back and savor in all your accomplishments and blessings in life.
I hope the next decades would be as fruitful as the first four.
Happy birthday!

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Don’t mind how old you are
And just count the accomplishments
You’ve achieved through the years!
Happy 40th Birthday!

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Be grateful that you are where you are now.
Continue to have faith in yourself and power
Through the rest of the coming years ahead.
Happy 40th birthday!

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You definitely don’t look a day over 20!
40 agrees with you and I hope the next 40 will agree as well.
Stay fabulous and may you have
More celebrations of your amazing self to come!
Happy birthday!



Happy 40th Birthday Wishes, Best 40th Birthday Messages

Whether it is your mom, dad, uncle, aunt or someone really special to you, you can make them feel appreciated and loved by uttering these special birthday messages for their 40th big day! You’ll see that they will love the words of love coming from you more than an expensive gift.

I wish that you are very much happy on your special day,
Like the happiness that I feel when I’m with you.
Happy 40th Birthday!

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I am glad that you are my parent that guides me always,
I would like to say thank you,
And a warm 40th happy birthday wishes from me for you!

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Happy 40th birthday mom!
I wish you another year of happiness, success, and love!
Happy Birthday!

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I also pray that you continue to age gracefully,
And I hope that you gain more wisdom along the way.
Happy 40th Birthday

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The 40th is a very special occasion for 1 reason,
The world has been blessed with your inspiring presence for 40 years now.
I wish you continue to light up our world
And that you remain as humble as you are now.
Happy 40th birthday dad!

40th Birthday Messages, 40th birthday card messages

Birthday cards are one of the best ways to convey your greetings to a celebrant. This is especially significant for those who appreciate traditional gifts and forms of greetings. No need to hassle yourself in wondering what to write in a 40th birthday card. Here are some samples that may give you some idea.

This is the time for you to realize
that you are in that phase of your life
Where you are sure of what you want and where you’re going,
But you still have the strength to have fun and do childish things.
Enjoy this limbo in your life.
Happy 40th birthday!

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You are ruining the perception of people about 40-year-olds.
You can’t be 40 and look as amazing as that!
But keep doing what you’re doing
Because it keeps you young and fabulous.
Have a happy birthday!

40th Birthday Card

Even if you’re no longer a kid, don’t ever lose the kid in you.
Stay young at heart even if your age says otherwise.
Happy 40th birthday!

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You completely epitomize the saying “age is just a number”!
Stay fabulous and I hope you have a blessed year ahead.
Happy 40th birthday!

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Happy 40th birthday!
Have big bites in all life’s tasty treats.
More birthdays to rock in the next years!

Funny 40th Birthday Wishes, Funny 40th Birthday Quotes

Although some may not be too happy reaching the age of 40, this shouldn’t stop him to have some good laugh. Add humor to your birthday greetings by using these funny birthday quotes and wishes.

One candle is enough on your cake.
If I light them all according to your age,
it’ll burn up this whole place.
Happy birthday!

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Surprise!!!! I don’t have a gift!
You didn’t expect that, did you?
I wish you a birthday filled with giggles.

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Antiques are always of high value.
Just like you…
Your smiles are priceless compared to diamonds…
Happy birthday!

You’re now forty!
Welcome to the club!
I mean we welcome our new club president.
That’s you!
Happy birthday!

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Enjoy the little treat that we made for you.
But don’t be extremely overjoyed.
They say life begins at 40.
I wish you’ll enjoy the best treats though.
Happy birthday!

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Your birthday I dare not forget
Today is your 40th year on earth
I came by you greet you with this card and cake
And wish you enormous blessings to partake.
Happy birthday!

40th birthday wishes for friends, Happy 40th Birthday Quotes

It’s undeniable!
But remarkable!
It’s your 40th birthday!
More blessings on your way!
Cheers to that!

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On this special day,
I wish you happiness all your days
May you be strong always
Happy 40th birthday!

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Have a joyous blast!
On your 40th birthday bash!
May your days be carved with smiles and laughter.
Happy birthday!

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Happy 40th birthday!
May you enjoy God’s profound blessings every single day.
We celebrate this day with you.
Enjoy it well!

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We’re sending this greeting to you with warmest hugs and wishes.
Happy 40th birthday!
We are so proud of what you have accomplished.
We pray that you will reach higher peaks this season.

Inspirational 40th Birthday Greetings, 40th Birthday Wishes Greetings

It’s never too late to achieve your dreams.
Age is just mind over matter.
Every day is a chance for you to write your life’s book.
May you have the courage to grab the pen and seize the moment.
Happy 40th birthday!

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You are now in your 40s.
Don’t feel bad that time is flying fast.
Be grateful our age isn’t in dog years.
You’ve still have a lot of years to live for!
Happy 40th birthday!

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Usually, 40 is not a grand celebration like the 16th, 18th, 21st, and 50th birthday.
But that doesn’t mean you can’t make it a milestone.
Every year given to you to celebrate is definitely a milestone in your life.
Savor it and may you have more milestones to come.
Happy birthday!

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40 is an age where you are really starting to settle down
And figure things out for yourself.
May you continue to have the clear vision of what you want in life,
And I hope that everything pans out well for you.
Happy 40th birthday!

Happy 40th Birthday Messages for Friend

Congratulations! You finally qualify to do something crazy. Don’t worry everyone will blame it on midlife crisis. Happy 40th birthday!

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As you celebrate your new found status, may your day be full of happiness and without any worries. Have a wonderful 40th birthday!

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Age is just but a number, at age 40 you can still make things happen. You can still dream and turn dreams into reality. Blessed 40th birthday!

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Hey! 40 is the new 20 and honestly you look smashing. Enjoy yourself, walk proud and live to the fullest. Happy birthday dearest!

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At 40 your true beauty glows at its fullest and you have enough experience to know your worth. So work it like you know it girlfriend! Happy 40th birthday!

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Congratulations for living a full 4 decades of amazing experiences! But get ready because the best is yet to come. Have an unforgettable 40th birthday!

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Don’t wait for the perfect time to do what you never did. Don’t hold yourself back from enjoying the things that make you smile: go out, forget everything and just enjoy life to the fullest. Happy 40th birthday!

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You have created memories for forty years; though some may not bring a smile on your face, remember you now have a chance to start this new chapter the way you want. Do something different and have a blast! Happy 40th birthday!

Best 40th Birthday Sayings and Messages

Cherish every memory that warms your heart and appreciate all those that caused you pain because they taught you to become the amazing person you are today. Happiest 40th birthday!

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The greatest advantage of being your age is the wisdom and maturity that comes with it. Enjoy being both cool and reliable! Happy 40th birthday!

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The more you think about your age the older you will feel. The secret is to focus on the possibilities that being 40 opens up to you and enjoy every moment of it. Happy 40th birthday!

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At forty life is not about complaining about the years gone by, rather a magical time when you can trust the perspective you have on life without fear. Enjoy your 40th birthday!

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Finally you don’t have to worry about being accountable for all the Crazy things you desire to do – everything will be blamed on midlife crisis. So loosen up and have a blast! Happy 40th birthday!

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If you did not maximize your thirties and your twenties, then definitely this is the time to make the most of every moment. Rock your forties to the fullest! Happy 40th birthday!

Birthday Messages for 40th Birthday Celebrant

We can’t change the past nor can we correct our past mistakes – but we can definitely control our future. Focus on doing things bigger and better in your forties. Blessed 40th birthday!

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With 4 decades of life experience, you are officially qualified to be called old. But not to worry because now every advice you offer actually counts. Happy 40th birthday!

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What’s your secret? The older you grow, the younger you look! I am tempted to advise that you sell the secret behind looking so awesome at age 40. Happy 40th birthday!

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If we were to count all your blessings then you will realize that they are more than your age. For that reason do not count your age, it is just but a number. Happy 40th birthday!

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Not everyone earns the favour from the heavens to live as old as you have. 40 is a magical year when almost everything is possible. Spread your wings and enjoy yourself. Happy 40th birthday!

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Have an awesome 40th birthday! You still look as mind blowing as I first met you 20 years ago. Lots of love my dear wife!

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Age is just but a number; remember you still look great, you can dance, drink, play your favourite sports, hangout with pals, fall in love and even go for adventures. The only difference is that you are now wiser and smarter that before. Happy 40th birthday!


Being in this rat-race world for about 40 years is no little feat. It’s something not everyone can achieve. Hence, the celebrant deserves a day where she/he can feel grand about themselves.

Your 40th birthday welcomes you into grand middle age—or as some like to think of it, the "sweet spot." This decade doesn't have the casual.

40th Birthday Wishes: Quotes and Messages

funny forty birthday wishes

These hilarious 40th Birthday quotes cover philosophical views, body image and a whole bunch more. It will help turn this milestone into a smilestone :). If you or a loved one is turning 40, these 40th birthday quotes will help them realize that turning 40 is something to celebrate rather than something to be sad or worried about. Send one of these quotes to the special birthday boy/girl and put a smile on their face!

Hope you enjoy!

Women are most fascinating between the ages of 35 and 40 after they have won a few races and know how to pace themselves. Since few women ever pass 40, maximum fascination can continue indefinitely.

Christian Dior

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 “I just woke up” face of your 30’s is the “all day long” face of your 40’s.

Libby Reid

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


The lovely thing about being forty is that you can appreciate twenty-five-year-old men.

Colleen McCullough

If life really begins on your 40th birthday, it’s because that’s when women finally get it… the guts to take back their lives.

Laura Randolph

We don’t understand life any better at forty than at twenty, but we know it and admit it.

Jules Renard

When I passed forty I dropped pretense, ’cause men like women who got some sense.

Maya Angelou

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

One of the many things nobody ever tells you about middle age is that it’s such a nice change from being young.

Dorothy Canfield Fisher

To think, when one is no longer young, when one is not yet old, that one is no longer young, that one is not yet old, that is perhaps something.

Samuel Beckett

If someone in your life is celebrating a big birthday, make sure to check out these inspiring birthday quotes that will put a smile on their face and help them celebrate their special day! If you have a family member or friend celebrating a 60th birthday soon, make sure to check out this collection of 60th birthday quotes that’ll help them celebrate and cope with the big six zero! If it happens to be your mom who’s got her big day coming up, we also have a list of birthday quotes and wishes for Mom that’ll make for a perfect birthday wish or message!.

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