40th Birthday Humor – Funny Words For The Happy Occasion


40th Birthday Humor – Funny Words For The Happy Occasion

Want a few tickles and laughs? Check out this collection of jokes, quotes and sayings which bring out some 40th birthday humor.

“The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of the child into old age, which mean never losing your enthusiasm.”
– Aldous Huxley

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

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

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

“To me, old age is always fifteen years older than I am.”
– Bernard M. Baruch

“Just remember, once you’re over the hill you begin to pick up speed.”
– Charles M. Schultz

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

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

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

“At fifteen, my mind was bent on learning. At thirty, I stood firm. At forty, I had no doubts. At fifty, I knew the decrees of Heaven. At sixty, my ear was receptive to truth. At seventy, I could follow my heart’s desires without sin.”
Confucius, Analects II.iv

“Middle age is having a choice between two temptations and choosing the one that’ll get you home earlier.”
– Dan Bennett

“Thanks to modern medical advances such as antibiotics, nasal spray, and Diet Coke, it has become routine for people in the civilized world to pass the age of 40, sometimes more than once.”
– Dave Barry

“Of middle age, the best that can be said is that a middle-aged person has likely learned how to have a little fun in spite of his troubles.”
– Don Marquis

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

“Middle age is when a guy keeps turning off lights for economical rather than romantic reasons.”
– Eli Cass

“Forty, Shmorty. Lordy, I’m Forty!”
– frenchfriar

“Age is a matter of feeling, not of years.”
– George William Curtis

“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

“What most persons consider as virtue, after the age of 40 is simply a loss of energy
– Helen Rowland

“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

“Age is opportunity no less than youth itself.”
– Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

“My mental hands were empty, and I felt I must do something as a counterirritant or antibody to my hysterical alarm at getting married at the age of 43.”
– Ian Fleming

“Age is strictly a case of mind over matter. If you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter.”
– Jack Benny

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

“At middle age the soul should be opening up like a rose, not closing up like a cabbage.”
– John Andrew Holmes

“We don’t understand life any better at forty than at twenty, but we know it and admit it.”
– Jules Renard

“So you’re turning forty? That’s no reason to lose your feathers! Look on the bright side: Birthdays are good for you. Statistics show that people who have the most live the longest!”
– Larry Lorenzoni

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

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

“You know you’re turning forty when light from your birthday cake candles significantly contributes to global warming
– Linda Klemanski

“The secret of staying young is to live honestly, eat slowly, and lie about your age.”
– Lucille Ball

“It is utterly false and cruelly arbitrary to put all the play and learning into childhood, all the work into middle age, and all the regrets into old age.”
– Margaret Mead

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

“To be 70 years young is sometimes far more cheerful and hopeful than to be 40 years old.”
– Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

“35 is a very attractive age. London society is full of women of the very highest birth who have, of their own free choice, remained thirty-five for years.”
Oscar Wilde

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