40th Birthday Quotes - Page 2

Be wise with speed; a fool at forty is a fool indeed.

– Edward Young

At 40, I realize that I was built for comfort, not speed.

– Unknown

Life begins at forty.
– W B Pitkin

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

Forty is the old age of youth; fifty is the youth of old age.
– French Proverb

To think, when one is no longer young, when one is not yet old, that one is no longer young, that one is not yet old, that is perhaps something.
– Samuel Beckett

Women deserve to have more than twelve years between the ages of twenty eight and forty.
– James Thurber

If life really begins on your 40th birthday, it’s because that’s when women finally get it… the guts to take back their lives.
– Laura Randolph

When I passed forty I dropped pretense, ’cause men like women who got some sense.
– Maya Angelou

There are three hundred and sixty-four days when you might get un-birthday presents.
– Lewis Carroll

The lovely thing about being forty is that you can appreciate twenty-five-year-old men.
– Colleen McCullough

This wine is forty years old. It certainly doesn’t show its age.
– Cicero

Forty is the old age of youth; fifty is the youth of old age.
– French Proverb

Be wise with speed; a fool at forty is a fool indeed.
– Edward Young

Every man over forty is a scoundrel.
– George Bernard Shaw

Life begins on your 40th birthday. But so do fallen arches, rheumatism, faulty eyesight, and the tendency to tell a story to the same person, three or four times.
– Helen Rowland

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

At the age of twenty, we don’t care what the world thinks of us; at thirty, we worry about what it is thinking of us; at forty, we discover that it wasn’t thinking of us at all.
– Anonymous

At twenty years of age, the will reigns; at thirty, the wit; and at forty, the judgment.
– Benjamin Franklin

If life really begins on your 40th birthday, it’s because that’s when women finally get it… the guts to take back their lives.
– Laura Randolph