With mirth and laughter let old wrinkles come.
Every year on your birthday, you get a chance to start new.
Presents don’t really mean much to me. I don’t want to sound mawkish, but – it was the realization that I have a great many people in my life who really love me, and who I really love.
It is lovely, when I forget all birthdays, including my own, to find that somebody remembers me.
We have to be able to grow up. Our wrinkles are our medals of the passage of life. They are what we have been through and who we want to be.
Our birthdays are feathers in the broad wing of time.
Marriage is the alliance of two people, one of whom never remembers birthdays and the other who never forgets them.
To me – old age is always ten years older than I am.
It was on my fifth birthday that Papa put his hand on my shoulder and said, ‘Remember, my son, if you ever need a helping hand, you’ll find one at the end of your arm.’
A gift consists not in what is done or given, but in the intention of the giver or doer.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
You know you’re getting old when the candles cost more than the cake.
Thirty was so strange for me. I’ve really had to come to terms with the fact that I am now a walking and talking adult.
C. S. Lewis