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Birthday Greeting

A Good Birthday Greeting Is Filled With Words of Wisdom


Birthdays are important milestones, a time to count our joys and forget our sorrows. Enjoy each birthday as a celebration of life. Make your birthday special by reflecting on each birthday greeting on this page.
  • George Eliot
    How unspeakably the lengthening of memories in common endears our old friends!

  • William Shakespeare
    To me, fair friend, you never can be old,
    For as you were when first your eye I eye'd,
    Such seems your beauty still.

  • Edna St. Vincent Millay
    My candle burns at both ends;
    It will not last the night;
    But, ah, my foes, and, oh, my friends-
    It gives a lovely light!

  • Sir Seymour Hicks
    You will recognize, my boy, the first sign of old age: it is when you go out into the streets of London and realize for the first time how young the policemen look.

  • Brigitte Bardot
    What could be more beautiful than a dear old lady growing wise with age? Every age can be enchanting, provided you live within it.

  • Luther Dixon
    Sixteen candles make a lovely light
    But not as bright as your eyes tonight.

  • Jim Bishop
    At nineteen, everything is possible and tomorrow looks friendly.

  • Anna Magnani
    Please don't retouch my wrinkles. It took me so long to earn them.

  • R. C. Ferguson
    A man is getting old when he walks around a puddle instead of through it.

  • Robert Southey
    Live as long as you may, the first twenty years are the longest half of your life.

  • Dorothy Thompson
    Age is not measured by years. Nature does not equally distribute energy. Some people are born old and tired while others are going strong at seventy.

  • Wilson Mizner
    The first hundred years are the hardest.
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