Give that Facebook birthday greeting a bit of flair — or add some bonus charm to a greeting card — by including a few words of wit or wisdom found in these quotes!
Here, we’ve picked 10 of our favorites that you can share with that special someone who, while happy to be celebrating birthdays, might be a little less than thrilled about the aging part of the equation.
That’s a good spin
“I am not old, but mellow, like good wine.”
Simple: We’re art.
“Youth is the gift of nature, but age is a work of art.”
One benefit of getting older
In youth, we learn; in age, we understand.
“The older I grow, the more I distrust the familiar doctrine that age brings wisdom.”
The more you get, the more you want
Getting old is a fascinating thing. The older you get, the older you want to get.
Reading between the lines?
“When people tell you how young you look, they are telling you how old you are.”
Aging gets expensive
You know you’re getting old when the candles cost more than the cake.
Age is just a number
“Age merely shows what children we remain.”
Because it all comes full circle
“Someday, you will be old enough to start reading fairy tales again.”
10. Lincoln’s truth
Finally, we have Abraham Lincoln to thank for these wise words. And he was called Honest Abe, so you know it has to be true.
In the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years.