"Birth, every human birth, is an occasion for local wonder.
In Jesus' birth the wonder is extrapolated across the screen of all
creation and all history as a God-birth. 'The Word became flesh and
dwelt among us' - moved into the neighborhood, so to speak."
"No matter how often I tell people I'm thirty-nine some of
them refuse to believe I'm that old."
21st Birthday Quotes plus 30th, 40th, 50th
"Did you know the birthday cake dates back to the ancient Romans?
Or that the birthday song started off as a school song?"
Madison Matthews, Children's Book About Birthdays
"Cakes are special. Every birthday, every celebration ends
with something sweet, a cake, and people remember.
It's all about the memories."
"When people ask me my age, I tell them it is unlisted just
like my phone number. Perhaps this birthday year it may be a
good idea for you to unlist your number."
"A birthday comes but once a year and we don't want you to shed a tear.
Here's to you on your special day, your a living legend we do say."
Happy Birthday Wishes
"If we kept a journal and each year on our birthday we wrote the
most significant thing that occurred in our life, and what we learned from this,
then we would have a legacy to pass on to our children."
"Whatever with the past has gone, the best is always yet to come."
"Time is a precious commodity. If you have not been enlightened
to this actuality in your youth, you most certainly will in old age."
Adam Jacobs, Wealth, Wisdom, Freedom
"A lot of adults ignore their birthdays and wouldn't know what
to do to celebrate if asked but let's face it; adults enjoy parties
as much as kids do!"
Inga Marlston, 30th Birthday Ideas
"Middle age is when work is a lot less fun and fun is a lot more work."
"Birthdays can cause angst for those in a relationship,
because you just want to get it done right. And it doesn't matter if you
are in a long term relationship or just starting out.
Denise Brienne, 250 Romantic Ideas For Couples
"I love to celebrate my children's birthdays, but I don't really like
planning birthday parties."
Sarah Williams, Cupcakes On A Tuesday
"Pleas'd look forward, pleas'd to look behind, and
count each birthday with a grateful mind."
"There are many gifts that we give through the course of a year,
and some of these are for special people in our lives as well as for
many friends and family. Sometimes, these gifts are really no more
than an acknowledgement of friendship, or those given to
commemorate a special day like a wedding anniversary or a birthday."
Byron Pulsifer, Gift of Love
A special person you are to me, you deserve the best of everything.
So may this birthday and the coming year be one that offers you the
best that life may bring.
Happy Birthday Cuz
"Remember, if you ever need a helping hand,
you'll find one at the end of your arm... As you grow older you
will discover that you have two hands. One for helping yourself,
the other for helping others."
"Too many people get hung up on having quote unquote 'traditional birthdays'.
The truth is there is no such thing as a traditional birthday; whatever
makes a great day for your child is all that matters."
Mr. FundaFun, Birthday Party Tips And Suggestions
"I still have a full deck; I just shuffle slower now."
Funny Quotes about Life
"When a man has a birthday he takes a day off, but when a woman
has a birthday she takes a year off."
"It takes about ten years to get used to how old you are."
Raymond A. Michel
"Youth thinks not of the future
For it's so brash and gay
And that time of life when it is gone
All seems so far away."
Donald King, The Fraud Called Youth
For me a birthday means making someone special, at least for that one day.
Just like we celebrate the New Year,
or any other festival, all the other things are for everyone
or for a particular community but birthdays are the only time
when the Birthday girl or boy can feel special.
"Keep your enthusiasm and forget your birthday is a good formula for youth."
"Why is a birthday cake the only food you can blow on and spit on
and everybody rushes to get a piece?"
"The advantage of being eighty years old is that one has many people to love."
"How do you find out what a person wants for Christmas or a birthday?
Make them think you already bought a gift and ask them to guess what it is.
Their top three guesses are usually three things that they want."
David Fletcher Chase, Manipulate Anyone
"What is a birthday without a cake, at least one candle burning on it,
and a huddle of well-wishers, wearing clownish hats, singing in their ragged,
Mark Buchanan, The Rest of God
"Birthdays are good for you. Statistics show that the people who have
the most live the longest."
"Happy Birthday to my Brother! I like it when people ask if we're related.
That means there's still an element of doubt."
Phil Bolsta, How to Write Humorous Greeting Cards
"Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive
who is you-er than you!"
"The older the fiddler, the sweeter the tune."
What I found in common among their birthday celebrations is that
they carry a particular message to remind later generations of their life's work,
their messages of hope and peace, and the idea of attaining
some kind of betterment or reshaping of the world.
Archana Arora, Are Birthdays Always Happy?
Change The World