40th Birthday Sayings

Use our 40th birthday sayings to wish that forty year old a very Happy Birthday. This day will be a milestone in life for some, for others just another day, and yet others a day that would prefer not to see. Sharing a saying, quote or expression may just brighten that special day.

"Forty is the old age of youth."
Victor Hugo

“Forty is the real awkward age; you are old enough to realize that you would look silly doing things you are still young enough to wish you could do.”
Robert M. Yoder

“Middle age is when your age starts
to show around your middle.”
Bob Hope

“The I just woke up face of your 30's is
the all day long face of your 40's.”
Libby Reid

“Life begins at 40 - 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

“When I passed forty I dropped pretense, 'cause men like women who got some sense.” Maya Angelou “The best years of a woman's life - the ten years between 39 and 40.”
Author Unknown

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

“Forty isn't old, if you're a tree”
Saying

“At 20 years of age the will reigns; at 30 the wit;
at 40 the judgement.”
Benjamin Franklin





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“After all, it isn’t a crime to be forty. A pity maybe, but not a crime.” Jack Benny

“At the age of 20, we don't care what the world thinks of us; at 30, we worry about what it is thinking of us; at 40, we discover that it wasn't thinking of us at all.” Author Unknown

What most persons consider as virtue, after the age of 40 is simply a loss of energy. Voltaire

“Women are most fascinating between the ages of 35 and 40 after they have won a few races and know how to pace themselves. Since few women ever pass 40, maximum fascination can continue indefinitely.” Christian Dior

"I suppose that up to the age of 39, 40 seems old." Helen Lawrenson

"Men's monds, they say, ossify after forty." Adolph S. Oko

"We don't understand life any better at forty than at twenty, but we know it and admit it." Jules Renard

"You're the only one who is passionately interested in your age; other people have their own troubles." Dorothy Parker

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