60 birthday delights (and more to come)

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

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Oscar Wilde
To get back my youth I would do anything in the world, except take exercise, get up early, or be respectable.

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

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

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

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Joan Rivers
Looking fifty is great… if you’re sixty.

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Mark Twain
When I was younger, I could remember anything, whether it happened or not.

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

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John Dryden
What, start at this! when sixty years have spread
Their grey experience o’er thy hoary head?
Is this the all observing age could gain?
Or hast thou known the world so long in vain?

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

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

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

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“Pleas’d look forward, pleas’d to look behind,
And count each birthday with a grateful mind.”
~ Alexander Pope

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

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Gertrude Stein
We are always the same age inside.

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

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Marie Dressler
It is not how old you are, but how you are old.

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Eleanor Roosevelt
Beautiful young people are accidents of nature, But beautiful old people are works of art.

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Albert Camus

In the midst of winter, I finally learned that there was in me an invincible summer.

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

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