Birthday Inspirational Quotes For Those Over 40

Find the Birthday Inspirational Quotes for those over 40 years of age on this page...Birthdays are times when one should stop and take a step back and review their life. How has the journey been so far and where do they want to take it now? It is a time for reflection as well as a time for celebration of life and living.

As we grow older with each birthday, life provides more experience and perspective. But it is up to us to take the initiative to grow up rather than just growing old. It is said-
“Growing old is mandatory; growing up is optional.”
~Anonymous

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Best Thing About Growing Old Quote

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“The best thing about growing older is that it takes such a long time.”
~Walters Kemp

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"Youth is the gift of nature, but age is the work of art."~Garson Kanin

“Just remember, once you’re over the hill, you begin to pick up speed.” ~ Charles Schulz

“You can’t help getting older, but you don’t have to get old.”~ George Burns

“When it comes to staying young, a mind-life beats a face-lift any day.”~ Marty Bucella

“In youth we learn, in old age we understand.”~Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach

“If youth but knew; if old age could!”~Henri Estienne


Old Broom Knows the Corners


Birthday Quote, Inspirational Quote, Ageing, Encouragement


“A new broom sweeps clean, but an old one knows the corners.”
~Anonymous

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“Everyone is the age of their heart.”~Guatemalan saying

“We are always the same age inside.”~Gertrude Stein

“Middle age is a nice change from being young.”~Dorothy Canfield Fisher

“Middle age is when your age starts to show around your middle.”~Bob Hope

“A new broom sweeps clean, but an old one knows the corners.”~Anonymous

“The old forget; the young don’t know.”~Anonymous


Three Signs of Old Age

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“There are three signs of old age. Loss of memory…I forget the other two.”
~Red Skelton

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“You know you are getting old when people tell you how good you look.”~Alan King

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

“First you forget names, then you forget faces, then you forget to pull the zipper up, then you forget to pull the zipper down.”~Leo Rosenberg

“You are young at any age if you’re planning for tomorrow.”~Anonymous

“The best thing about growing older is that it takes such a long time.”~Walters Kemp

"Time has a wonderful way of weeding out the trivial."~Richard Ben Sapir


Move from Passion To Compassion

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“To grow old is to move from passion to compassion.”
~Albert Camus

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“The older I get, the faster I was.”~Charles Barkley

“Old age takes away from us what we have inherited and gives us what we have learned.”~Gerald Brenan

“To grow old is to move from passion to compassion.”~Albert Camus

“I’m now at the age where I’ve got to prove that I’m just as good as I never was.”~Rex Harrison

“Age is opportunity no less than youth itself, though in another dress, And as the evening twilight fades away The sky is filled with stars, invisible by day.”~Henry Wadsworth

“A person is not old until regrets take place of hopes and plans.”~Scott Nearing

“There are numerous advantages in being fifty ? just ask any eighty year old!”~Anonymous

"The first forty years of life give us the text: the next thirty supply the commentary."~Arthur Schopenhauer


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