60th Birthday Quotes

The older the fiddler, the sweeter the tune.

– Pope Paul VI

And in the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years.

– Abraham Lincoln

Each ten years of a man’s life has its own fortunes, its own hopes, its own desires.

– Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

The trouble with retirement is that you never get a day off.

– Abe Lemons

Success is like reaching an important birthday and finding you’re exactly the same.

– Elizabeth Staton

Wow! It took me sixty years to look this good!

– Anonymous

The older I grow the more I distrust the familiar doctrine that age brings wisdom.

– Henry L. Mencken

Let us respect gray hairs, especially our own.

– J. P. Sears

Old age is like a plane flying through a storm. Once you are aboard there is nothing you can do about it.

– Golda Meir

If I’d known I was going to live this long, I’d have taken better care of myself.

– Ubie Blake

At 60 you at least have excuses.
– Anonymous

A man of sixty has spent twenty years in bed and over three years in eating.

– Arnold Bennett

Growing old is mandatory; growing up is optional.

– Chili Davis

You know you’re getting old when you get that one candle on the cake. It’s like, ‘See if you can blow this out.’

– Jerry Seinfeld

Don’t celebrate how old you are, celebrate the years you survived.

– Touaxia Vang

I was brought up to respect my elders, so now I don’t have to respect anybody.

– George Burns

Birthdays are good for you. Statistics show that the people who have the most live the longest.

– Larry Lorenzoni

I grabbed a pile of dust, and holding it up, foolishly asked for as many birthdays as the grains of dust, I forgot to ask that they be years of youth.

– Ovid

With mirth and laughter let old wrinkles come.

– William Shakespeare

Please don’t retouch my wrinkles. It took me so many birthdays to earn them.

– Anna Magnani