Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Famous Birthday Quotes

Famous Birthday Quotes By Abraham Lincoln
Lincoln once said, "And in the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years," according to Like many birthday quotes, it's a witty way to remind people that age isn't measured in numbers.

Robert Frost
This acclaimed American poet had a way with humorous birthday messages. He once said, "A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age," according to

Margaret Fuller
Margaret Fuller offers a concise but meaningful message related to growing older: "Very early, I knew that the only object in life was to grow," as quoted on As this quotation shows, even the shortest quotes often hold a deep wisdom.

Franz Kafka
Franz Kafka said, "Youth is happy because it has the ability to see beauty. Anyone who keeps the ability to see beauty never grows old," as stated on Birthday Those celebrating a birthday should remember that youth is a state of mind, as he points out here.

Lewis Carroll
In Lewis Carroll's classic novel "Through the Looking Glass," Alice talks with Humpty Dumpty about birthdays and "un-birthdays." He says, "There are three hundred and sixty-four days when you might get un-birthday presents ... and only one for birthday presents, you know," as quoted on

Famous Birthday Quotes By  T.S. Elliot
The American poet and literary critic had some words of wisdom of his own: "The years between fifty and seventy are the hardest. You are always being asked to do things, and yet you are not decrepit enough to turn them down," according to

Bob Dylan
In his song "My Back Pages," Bob Dylan croons, "Ah, but I was so much older then, I'm younger than that now." A number of messages can be found in the song, such as learning to take ourselves less seriously as we grow older.

Famous Birthday Quotes Bob Hope
In keeping with that theme, comedian Bob Hope once quipped, "You know you are getting old when the candles cost more than the cake," according to Sometimes a little humor can help people to feel younger better than anything else can.

Jonathan Swift
The Irish satirist Jonathan Swift said, "May you live all the days of your life," says, reminding people to celebrate not just birthdays, but every day. Any day can be an occasion for new insights and personal growth, after all.
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