more birthday fun

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

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Let us celebrate the occasion with wine and sweet words.”
~ Titus Maccius Plautus

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“I love everything that’s old: old friends, old times, old manners, old books, old wines.”

~ Oliver Goldsmith

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“Believing hear, what you deserve to hear:
Your birthday as my own to me is dear…
But yours gives most; for mine did only lend
Me to the world; yours gave to me a friend.”
~ Martial

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“If I’d known I was going to live this long, I’d have taken better care of myself.”
~ Ubie Blake

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“Wisdom doesn’t necessarily come with age. Sometimes age just shows up all by itself.”
~ Tom Wilson
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“The old believe everything; the middle-aged suspect everything; the young know everything.”
~ Oscar Wilde
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“Old age is like a plane flying through a storm. Once you are aboard there is nothing you can do about it.”
~ Golda Meir
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“Why is a birthday cake the only food you can blow on and spit on and everybody rushes to get a piece?”
~ Bobby Kelton
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“They tell you that you’ll lose your mind when you grow older. What they don’t tell you is that you won’t miss it very much.”
~ Malcolm Cowley
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“Let us respect gray hairs, especially our own.”
~ J. P. Sears
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“The older I grow the more I distrust the familiar doctrine that age brings wisdom.”
~ Henry L. Mencken
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It’s sad to grow old, but nice to ripen.

— Brigitte Bardot 
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“Age is a number and mine is unlisted.”
~ Unknown
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“Growing old is like being increasingly penalized for a crime you have not committed.”
~ Anthony Powell
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“Age is a high price to pay for maturity.”
~ Tom Stoppard

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“You know you are getting old when the candles cost more than the cake.”
~ Bob Hope
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“Just remember, once you’re over the hill you begin to pick up speed.”
~ Charles Schultz
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“Growing old is mandatory; growing up is optional.”
~ Chili Davis
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“As you get older three things happen. The first is your memory goes, and I can’t remember the other two.”
~ Sir Norman Wisdom
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“Old age is like everything else. To make a success of it, you’ve got to start young.”
~ Fred Astaire

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“The secret to eternal youth is arrested development”.
~ Alice Roosevelt Longworth

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

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

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“Age is something that doesn’t matter, unless you are a cheese.”
~ Billie Burke

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

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“It is better to wear out than to rust out.”
~ Bishop Richard Cumberland

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“You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.”
~ Les Brown

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“A man of sixty has spent twenty years in bed and over three years in eating.”
~ Arnold Bennett


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The older the fiddler, the sweeter the tune. — English Proverb

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“You can only perceive real beauty in a person as they get older.”
~ Anouk Aimee

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“No wise man ever wished to be younger.”
~ Jonathan Swift

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You are only young once, but you can stay immature indefinitely.

— Ogden Nash

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Happiness is good health and a bad memory.

— Ingrid Bergman 

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Grow old along with me! The best is yet to be…

— Robert Browning

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Birth may be a matter of a moment, but it is a unique one.

— Frederick Leboyer

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

— Garson Kanin 

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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 

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

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