Birthday Quotes for my Birthday

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“The way I see it, you should live everyday like its your birthday ”
— Paris Hilton

“I feel thin, sort of stretched, like butter, scraped over too much bread.~~
Bilbo Baggins on the occasion of his 111st Birthday”
— J.R.R. Tolkien (The Fellowship of the Ring)

“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. ”
— Publius Ovidius Naso (Metamorphoses)

“A slice of cake never made anyone fat. You don’t eat the whole cake. You don’t eat a cake every day of your life. You take the cake when it is offered because the cake is delicious. You have a slice of cake and what it reminds you of is someplace that’s safe, uncomplicated, without stress. A cake is a party, a birthday, a wedding. A cake is what is served on the happiest days of your life.”
— Jeanne Ray (Eat Cake)

 

“Sooner or later we all discover that the important moments in life are not the advertised ones, not the birthdays, the graduations, the weddings, not the great goals achieved. The real milestones are less prepossessing. They come to the door of memory unannounced, stray dogs that amble in, sniff around a bit and simply never leave. Our lives are measured by these.”
— Susan B. Anthony

“Take every birthday with a grain of salt. This works better if the salt accompanies a large margarita.”
— Maxine of greeting card fame, on aging

“All I want for my birthday is another birthday.”
— Ian Dury

“”I mean, what is an un-birthday present?”
“A present given when it isn’t your birthday, of course.”
Alice considered a little. “I like birthday presents best,” she said at last.
“You don’t know what you’re talking about!” cried Humpty Dumpty. “How many days are there in a year?”
“Three hundred and sixty-five,” said Alice.
“And how many birthdays have you?”
“One.” ”
— – Lewis Carroll

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