Birthday Quotes

We are born weak, we need strength; helpless, we need aid; foolish, we need reason. All that we lack at birth, all that we need when we come to man's estate, is the gift of education.
- Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Death borders upon our birth, and our cradle stands in the grave. Our birth is nothing but our death begun.
- Bishop Hall

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

Even at our birth, death does but stand aside a little. And every day he looks towards us and muses somewhat to himself whether that day or the next he will draw nigh.
- Robert Bolt

Neither fire nor wind, birth nor death can erase our good deeds.
- Buddha

Birth and Death are the two noblest expressions of bravery.
- Kahlil Gibran

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

Because time itself is like a spiral, something special happens on your birthday each year: The same energy that God invested in you at birth is present once again.
- Menachem Mendel Schneerson

We are all born hungry, naked and screaming and then things get worse.
- Unknown

Death and taxes and childbirth! There's never any convenient time for any of them.
- Margaret Mitchell

A birthday is just the first day of another 365-day journey around the sun. Enjoy the trip!
- Unknown

There was a star danced, and under that was I born.
- William Shakespeare

Men are equal; it is not birth but virtue that makes the difference.
- Voltaire

Sooner or later we all discover that the important moments in life are not the advertised ones, not the birthdays, the graduations, the weddings, not the great goals achieved. The real milestones are less prepossessing. They come to the door of memory unannounced, stray dogs that amble in, sniff around a bit and simply never leave. Our lives are measured by these.
- Susan B. Anthony

You were born an original. Don't die a copy.
- John Mason

There is no cure for birth and death save to enjoy the interval.
- George Santayana

Our birthdays are feathers in the broad wing of time.
- Jean Paul Richter

Do not despair, every new born baby is a potential prophet.
- RD Laing

Real birthdays are not annual affairs. Real birthdays are the days when we have a new birth.
- Ralph Parlette

Birth may be a matter of a moment, but it is a unique one.
- Frederick Leboyer

Our birth is but a sleep and a forgetting; The soul that rises with us, our life's star, Hath had elsewhere its setting, And cometh from afar; Not in entire forgetfulness, And not in utter nakedness, But trailing clouds of glory do we come from God, who is our home.
- William Wordsworth

Birthdays are good for you. The more you have, the longer you live.
- Unknown

You're not getting older, you're getting better.
- Unknown

Middle age is when you've met so many people that every new person you meet reminds you of someone else.
- Ogden Nash

You know you are getting old when the candles cost more than the cake.
- Bob Hope

We are always the same age inside.
- Gertrude Stein

Grow old along with me! The best is yet to be.
- Robert Browning

For all the advances in medicine, there is still no cure for the common birthday.
- John Glenn

To me, old age is always fifteen years older than I am.
- Bernard M. Baruch

Forty is the old age of youth; fifty is the youth of old age.
- French proverb