Quotations: Birthday

At 20, the will reigns; at 30, the wit; and at 40, the judgement.
- Benjamin Franklin, "Poor Richard's Almanac"
If youth only knew; if age only could!
- FTD customer
We are born naked, wet and hungry. Then things get worse!
- FTD customer
Aging is mandatory. Maturity is optional.
- Chris Antonak
You are only young once, but you can stay immature indefinitely.
- Ogden Nash
Never trust anyone over thirty.
- Jerry Rubin, American activist
Age is a number and mine is unlisted.
- Anomymous
Age is a very high price to pay for maturity.
- Tom Stoppard, British playwright
Youth is a disease from which we all recover.
- Dorothy Fulheim, American writer
It's sad to grow old, but nice to ripen.
- Brigitte Bardot
It's not how old you are, it's how hard you work at it.
- Jonah Barrington, British squash star
The older you get, the stronger the wind gets - and it's always in your face.
- Jack Nicholson, American actor
Women over thirty are at their best, but men over thirty are too old to recognize it.
- Jean-Paul Belmondo, French actor
There is still no cure for the common birthday.
- John Glenn, U.S. senator