Birthday - Quotes & Sayings

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The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate.

Oprah Winfrey

Every birthday is a gift. Every day is a gift.

Aretha Franklin

Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you!

Dr. Seuss

Cherish all your happy moments; they make a fine cushion for old age.

Booth Tarkington

Age is a case of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it don't matter.

Satchel Paige

Cakes are special. Every birthday, every celebration ends with something sweet, a cake, and people remember. It's all about the memories.

Buddy Valastro

The greatest gifts you can give your children are the roots of responsibility and the wings of independence.

Denis Waitley

There is still no cure for the common birthday.

John Glenn

Any time women come together with a collective intention, it's a powerful thing. Whether it's sitting down making a quilt, in a kitchen preparing a meal, in a club reading the same book, or around the table playing cards, or planning a birthday party, when women come together with a collective intention, magic happens.

Phylicia Rashad

Every year on your birthday, you get a chance to start new.

Sammy Hagar

The great thing about getting older is that you don't lose all the other ages you've been.

Madeleine L'Engle

It takes a long time to become young.

Pablo Picasso

The only thing better than singing is more singing.

Ella Fitzgerald

Don't just count your years, make your years count.

George Meredith

Let us celebrate the occasion with wine and sweet words.

Plautus

The day which we fear as our last is but the birthday of eternity.

Lucius Annaeus Seneca

How old would you be if you didn't know how old you are?

Satchel Paige

I wanted to buy a candle holder, but the store didn't have one. So I got a cake.

Mitch Hedberg

I like birthday cake. It's so symbolic. It's a tempting symbol to load with something more complicated than just 'Happy birthday!' because it's this emblem of childhood and a happy day.

Aimee Bender

You know you're getting old when the candles cost more than the cake.

Bob Hope

You don't get older, you get better.

Shirley Bassey

Youth has no age.

Pablo Picasso

The way I see it, you should live everyday like its your birthday.

Paris Hilton

Our birthdays are feathers in the broad wing of time.

Jean Paul

When you wake up every day, it's like a new birthday: it's a new chance to be great again and make great decisions.

Poo Bear

All the world is birthday cake, so take a piece, but not too much.

George Harrison

To me - old age is always ten years older than I am.

Bernard Baruch

Let them eat cake.

Marie Antoinette

If you're going to do a job, do it right. If you're going to throw a birthday party, make it amazing. If you're going to do anything, do it awesome.

Jimmy John Liautaud

A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age.

Robert Frost

Most of us have fond memories of food from our childhood. Whether it was our mom's homemade lasagna or a memorable chocolate birthday cake, food has a way of transporting us back to the past.

Homaro Cantu

My policy on cake is pro having it and pro eating it.

Boris Johnson

I kept a diary right after I was born. Day 1: Tired from the move. Day 2: Everyone thinks I'm an idiot.

Steven Wright

A gift consists not in what is done or given, but in the intention of the giver or doer.

Lucius Annaeus Seneca

I enjoy the celebration of my birthday as much as anyone else does, but I always remember to start my day thanking my mom because she did most of the work the day I came into the world, not to mention all she has done throughout my life that has contributed so much to the woman I am today.

Christy Turlington

We all have special numbers in our lives, and 4 is that for me. It's the day I was born. My mother's birthday, and a lot of my friends' birthdays, are on the fourth; April 4 is my wedding date.

Beyonce Knowles

Motorcycle riding has been a passion of mine since my 20th birthday, and as a proud member of the American Motorcyclist Association and the Harley Owners Group, I can attest that responsible riding has many unique recreational benefits for millions of Americans.

Tim Walberg

I intend to live forever. So far, so good.

Steven Wright

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.

Lauren Hutton

You know you're getting old when you get that one candle on the cake. It's like, 'See if you can blow this out.'

Jerry Seinfeld

I can sing 'Happy Birthday' to you in twelve different places, but one of them is going to make you feel a certain thing, maybe it's a vulnerability, maybe an innocence, maybe another way is sexy and soulful or bluesy whatever it is, but with singers, exploring keys, I think, is important.

Idina Menzel

If you look over the years, the styles have changed - the clothes, the hair, the production, the approach to the songs. The icing to the cake has changed flavors. But if you really look at the cake itself, it's really the same.

John Oates

You always get a special kick on opening day, no matter how many you go through. You look forward to it like a birthday party when you're a kid. You think something wonderful is going to happen.

Joe DiMaggio

I don't really remember, but I'm positive that whenever I cried, my mother gave me something to eat. I'm sure that whenever I had a fight with the little girl next door, or it was raining and I couldn't go out, or I wasn't invited to a birthday party, my mother gave me a piece of candy to make me feel better.

Jean Nidetch

Your children need your presence more than your presents.

Jesse Jackson

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.'

Sam Levenson

It is lovely, when I forget all birthdays, including my own, to find that somebody remembers me.

Ellen Glasgow

The best way to remember your wife's birthday is to forget it once.

E. Joseph Cossman

I'm not big on dark chocolate, but I do have a sweet tooth, so it gets me in trouble. I love warm chocolate chip cookies with ice cream. Then there's this chocolate pie my mom makes for me every year for my birthday. She's been making it since I was younger, and there's nothing like it. It's really so, so good!

Phillip Phillips

I was honoured when they asked me to appear at the president's birthday rally in Madison Square Garden. There was like a hush over the whole place when I came on to sing 'Happy Birthday,' like if I had been wearing a slip, I would have thought it was showing or something. I thought, 'Oh, my gosh, what if no sound comes out!'

Marilyn Monroe