56 Great 40th Birthday Sayings and Quotes:
You know you’re forty when pensions start becoming interesting.
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
~ Robert BenchleyLordy lordy look whos forty.
~ found on a t-shirtSay goodbye to the flirty 30’s and bring on the naughty 40’s.
~ VoltaireWomen deserve to have more than twelve years between the ages of twenty eight and forty.
~James ThurberThe lovely thing about being forty is that you can appreciate twenty-five-year-old men.
Turning 40? Hurry up! Do the K-turn and just tell everyone you’ve change your mind!
Forty’s kind of like New Year’s. It’s an age to think about what you’ve done up till now, and what you ought to do in the future.
~ Eric Berne
You’re not 40, you’re eighteen with 22 years experience.
~40th birthday saying found in a card
When I passed forty I dropped pretense, cause men like women who got some sense.
Every man over forty is a scoundrel.
~George Bernard Shaw
Life begins at forty.
~ W. B. Pitkin
The first forty years of our life give the text, the next thirty furnish the commentary upon it, which enables us rightly to understand the true meaning and connection of the text with its moral and its beauties.
~ Arthur Schopenhauer
At 40 you are approaching the dead centre of middle age. It occurs when you are too young to take up golf and too old to rush to the net.
~ 40th birthday saying by Unknown Author
At 40 you have a lot to be thankful for. Isn’t it nice that wrinkles, greying hair, thinning hair and developing belly doesn’t hurt
It was reported recently that at the age of 20, men say they have sex at least 5 times a week. By the time they reach 40, they’re still telling the same lie.
The first forty years are just practice.
~ 40th birthday saying found in a card
You know you’re forty when you have a party and the neighbors don’t notice.
Forty isn’t fatal.
~ Linda Evans
Forty always sound so important. The Big Four-O. It’s halfwa, or more, through life, but I find it so appealing. I’ve always wanted to be older.
~ Elizabeth Taylor
Be wise with speed;
A fool at forty is a fool indeed.
~ 40th birthday saying by Edward Young
The “I just woke up” face of your 30’s is the “all day long” face of your 40’s.
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.
~ 40th birthday quote by Helen Rowland
The best years of a woman’s life – the ten years between 39 and 40.
~ Unknown Author
Forty isn’t old, if you’re a tree.
~ Unknown Author
When you reach forty you can’t do anything every day.
~ Henry “Hank” Aaron
We don’t understand life any better at forty than at twenty, but we know it and admit it.
Once you hit forty you start adding letters “i’m 39A this year.
40 is just a fancy word for old timer.
40’s just a number. A big number, but still…just a number.
40…Too young for Medicare, too old for men to care…
40-is great –it’s the 19 anniversary of your 21st.
~ 40th birthday saying found on a coffee cup
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
There is so much more than that little space from 14 to 40. And if you cut that off and begin to believe that you are not good past a certain age, then you end up scared and insecure and afraid. That is definitely NOT beautiful.
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
I’m 40 & I feel great. Feel for yourself!
Love your 40’s, because you know what comes next? Your 50’s!
At 40 you’ve got your head together but your body is starting to fall apart.
You’re 40. You know what that means…Time to take up golf.
Your not forty, your 14600 days old.
The best thing about turning forty, everything is downhill from here.
~ Unknown Author
You know you’ve reached 40 when a doctor, not a policeman, tells you to slow down, all you exercise are your prerogatives and it takes you longer to rest than to get tired.
Age seldom arrives smoothly or quickly. It’s your 40th birthday. Did you jerk today.
Forty, the ultimate “F” word.
It took forty years to look this good.
Forty is the new thrifty.
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
Don’t worry – 40’s the new 20, minus the frat boys and hangovers.
After all, it isn’t a crime to be forty. A pity maybe, but not a crime.
~ Jack Benny
I suppose that up to the age of 39, 40 seems old.
~ Helen Lawrenson
Men’s minds, they say, ossify after forty.
~Adolph S. Oko
Men at forty, Learn to close softly
The doors to rooms they will not be coming back to.
From forty to fifty a man must move upward, or the natural falling off in the vigor of life will carry him rapidly downward.
~ Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr
Life would be infinitely happier if we could only be born at the age of eighty and gradually approach eighteen. If it were so, today you’d still be 40 but next year you’d be 39 not 41.
The last 40 years have been great because you are here. Happy Birthday.
40 years of Progress!
When I was young and in my prime, I used to do it all the time Now I am 40 and turning GREY and only do it once a day.
40 years and still hotter than all these candles.
You know you’re forty when policemen start looking like teenagers
Life begins at forty, so does middle age and cataracts! ~Unknown author
Only 87,600 hours until you’re 50.
You know you’re turning forty when light from your birthday cake candles significantly contributes to global warming.
Are you beginning to look like Dad … you could be forty!
~ Tom Rent
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