Birthdays Sayings and Quotes

Birthdays are a time to celebrate, reflect on the year, and make future wishes for the year to come. Celebrate one more turn around the sun with the collection of quotes about birthdays below.

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

Bob Hope

The year you were born marks only your entry into the world. Other years where you prove your worth, they are the ones worth celebrating.     

Jarod Kintz

Our birthdays are feathers in the broad wing of time.     

Jean Paul Richter

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

Mark Twain

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

Unknown Author

A birthday is just another day where you go to work and people give you love. Age is just a state of mind, and you are as old as you think you are. You have to count your blessings and be happy.     

Abhisek Bachchan

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

Sammy Hagar

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

George Merideth

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

Madeleine L'Engle

With mirth and laughter, let old wrinkles come.     

William Shakespeare

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

Growing old is mandatory; growing up is optional.     

Chili Davis

Birthdays are good for you. Statistics show that the people who have the most live the longest.     

Larry Lorenzoni

I count too heavily on birthdays, though I know I shouldn't. Inevitably I begin to assess my life by them, figure out how I'm doing by how many people remember; it's like the old fantasy of attending your own funeral: You get to see who your friends are, get to see who shows up.     

Lorrie Moore

Most of us can remember a time when a birthday, especially if it was one's own, brightened the world as if a second sun has risen.     

Thomas Moore

The way I see it, you should live every day like it's your birthday.     

Paris Hilton

Birthdays are nature's way of telling you to eat more cake.     

Jo Brand

My Birthday! What a different sound that word had in my youthful ear.     

Malcolm Forbes

The best birthdays of all are those that haven't arrived yet.     

Robert Orben

Things to ponder every Birthday: If we could be twice young and twice old we could correct all our mistakes.     


Your birthday is a special time to celebrate the gift of 'you' to the world.     

Unknown Author

Fly free and happy beyond birthdays and across forever, and we'll meet now and then when we wish, in the midst of the one celebration that never can end.     

Richard Bach

Age is just a number. It's totally irrelevant unless, of course, you happen to be a bottle of wine.      

Joan Colling

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

Ralph Parlette

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

Dr. Seuss

There is still no cure for the common birthday.     

John Glenn

It is not how old you are, but how you are old.     

Marie Dressler

A birthday is a time to reflect on the year gone by, but to also set your goals for the upcoming year.     

Catherine Pulsifer

Old age isn't so bad when you consider the alternatives.     


If you lie about your age on your birthday, make sure you choose a comfortable number.     

Unknown Author