Birthday Sayings



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Youth is happy because it has the ability to see beauty. Anyone who keeps the ability to see beauty never grows old. Franz Kafka

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At times is it seems that I am living my life backward, and that at the approach of old age my real youth will begin. My soul was born covered with wrinkles - wrinkles that my ancestors and parents most assiduously put there and that I had the greatest trouble removing. Andre Gide

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It is utterly false and cruelly arbitrary to put all the play and learning into childhood, all the work into middle age, and all the regrets into old age. Margaret Mead

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Youth had been a habit of hers for so long that she could not part with it. Rudyard Kipling

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A man over ninety is a great comfort to all his elderly neighbors: he is a picket-guard at the extreme outpost; and the young folks of sixty and seventy feel that the enemy must get by him before he can come near their camp. Oliver Wendell Holmes

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Everything I know I learned after I was thirty. Georges Clemenceau

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The years between fifty and seventy are the hardest. You are always being asked to do things, and yet you are not decrepit enough to turn them down. T. S. Eliot

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From birth to age eighteen, a girl needs good parents. From eighteen to thirty five, she needs good looks. From thirty five to fifty five, she needs a good personality. From fifty five on, she needs good cash. Sophie Tucker

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When you turn thirty, a whole new thing happens: you see yourself acting like your parents. Blair Sabol

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When I was a boy of fourteen, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be twenty-one, I was astonished at how much he had learned in seven years. Mark Twain

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The advantage of being eighty years old is that one has many people to love. Jean Renoir

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