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Tuesday, April 26, 2011

It's My Birthday!! I'm Taking The Day Off

"You have to speak to be heard, but sometimes you have to be silent to be appreciated."

      It's my birthday!!! I have now been around the Earth 37 times. In honor of my birthday, I am taking the day off. So appreciate my silence, I'll be back ranting and raving tomorrow. Instead, let me share a few of my favorite birthday related or age related quotes. When I knew the person who first said them, I tried to credit the source. I tried to look up a few, but that negated the whole "taking the day off thing" so I stopped.

“The secret of stay­ing young is to live hon­estly, eat slowly, and lie about your age.” ~ Lucille Ball

To me, old age is always 40 years older than I am.

Growing old is mandatory; growing up is optional.

"The age of a woman doesn't mean a thing. The sweetest tunes are played on the oldest fiddles." -- Sigmund Z. Engel

"Age is something that doesn't matter, unless you're a cheese." -- Billie Burke

      "Age is not a particularly interesting subject. Anyone can get old. All you have to do is live long enough." -- Groucho Marx

"Someday you will be old enough to start reading fairytales again." -- C.S. Lewis

“There is a fountain of youth: it is your mind, your talents, the creativity you bring to your life and the lives of people you love. When you learn to tap this source, you will truly have defeated age.” -- Sophia Loren

"A man ninety years old was asked to what he attributed his longevity. I reckon, he said, with a twinkle in his eye, it because most nights I went to bed and slept when I should have sat up and worried". ~ Dorothea Kent

Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been. ~ Mark Twain

An archaeologist is the best husband a woman can have. The older she gets, the more interested he is in her. ~ Agatha Christie

Children are a great comfort in your old age -- and they help you reach it faster, too. --Lionel Kauffman

The best way to get most husbands to do something is to suggest that perhaps they're too old to do it. -- Anne Bancroft

I didn't get old on purpose, it just happened. If you're lucky, it could happen to you. -- Andy Rooney

Inside every older person is a younger person - wondering what the hell happened. -- Cora Harvey Armstrong

Old people are fond of giving good advice; it consoles them for no longer being capable of setting a bad example. -- Francois De La Rochefoucauld

Very few people do anything creative after the age of thirty-five. The reason is that very few people do anything creative before the age of thrity-five. -- Joel Hildebrand
And finally, one of my all-time favorites:
     When I die, I want it to be on my 100th birthday, in my beach house on Maui and I want my husband to be so upset that he has to drop out of college. -- Roz Doyle, Frasier

1 comment:

SUB said...

happy birthday :-)