The neat thing about middle age birthday toasts is that
they poke fun at the onset of aches,
pains and latent maturity. Here are some toasts and sayings that can
help you add some fun to your toasts for those celebrating their 40th
birthday, 50th birthday or beyond.
and birthdays go
And with each passing year, we grow.
The place for growth should be the mind
Too bad it's more likely on one's behind.
Age is a high price to pay for maturity.
-- Tom Stoppard
When I was young, I was told, "You'll see when you are 50."
Now that I'm 50, I can't see a thing.
-- Erik Satie
The secret of staying young is to live honestly, eat slowly and lie
about your age.
-- Lucille Ball
A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never
remembers her age.
-- Robert Frost
Age is strictly a case of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it
-- Jack Benny
Of all the things I've lost, the one I miss the most is my mind.
-- Mark Twain
The best way to remember your wife's birthday is to forget it once.
-- H.V. Prochnow
To me, old age is always 15 years older than I am.
-- Bernard Baruch.
middle age birthday toasts:
The old believe everything;
The middle-aged suspect everything;
The young know everything.
-- Oscar Wilde
Few women admit their age.
Few men act theirs.
If you were to take all the experience and judgment of men over 50 out
of the world
Then there wouldn't be enough left to run it.
-- Henry Ford
Middle age is when you've met so many people
that every new person you meet reminds you of someone else.
-- Ogden Nash
You've heard of the three ages of man:
youth, age and "you are looking wonderful."
-- Francis Cardinal Spellman
The really rightening thing about middle age is that you know you'll
grow out of it.
-- Doris Day
Just remember...once you're over the hill,
you begin to pick up speed.
At middle age, the soul should be opening up like a rose.
Not closing like a cabbage.
-- John Andrew Holmes
Middle age is when you still believe you'll feel better in the morning.
-- Bob Hope.
If you want to look young and thin, then hang around old fat people.
-- Jim Eason
Be kind to your kids. They'll be choosing your nursing home.
-- Bumper sticker
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