46 middle age birthday quotes:
~Franklin P. Adams
Middle age is when you are sitting home on Saturday night and the telephone rings and you hope it isn’t for you.
Middle age is when everything starts to wear out, fall out, or spread out.
Boys will be boys, and so will a lot of middle-aged men.
Middle age is when your age starts to show around your middle.
The really frightening thing about middle age is that you know you’ll grow out of it.
~ Doris Day
Please don’t retouch my wrinkles. It took me so long to earn them.
~ Anna Magnani
At middle age the soul should be opening up like a rose, not closing up like a cabbage.
~ John Andrew Holmes
Middle age is when you still believe you’ll feel better in the morning.
Middle age is when you’ve met so many people that every new person you meet reminds you of someone else.
~ Ogden Nash
Middle age is that period in a man’s life when he’d rather not have a good time than have to get over it.
~Oscar Wilde middle age birthday quote
Middle age is a period of life when one can do as much as ever but would rather not.
You know you’ve reached middle age when your weightlifting consists of merely standing up.
Old fart, young heart.
Middle age is the awkward period when Father Time catches up with Mother Nature.
Middle age is having a choice between two temptations and choosing the one that’ll get you home earlier.
Middle age is the time when a man is always thinking that in a week or two he will feel as good as ever.
~Don Marquis middle age birthday quote
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.
One of the many things nobody ever tells you about middle age is that it’s such a nice change from being young.
~Dorothy Canfield Fisher
Middle Age: When you begin to exchange your emotions for symptoms.
Middle age is when you’re old enough to know better but still young enough to do it.
Middle age is when a guy keeps turning off lights for economical rather than romantic reasons.
Middle Age – Later than you think and sooner than you expect.
Setting a good example for your children takes all the fun out of middle age.
In middle age we are apt to reach the horrifying conclusion that all sorrow, all pain, all passionate regret and loss and bitter disillusionment are self-made.
There are three periods in life: youth, middle age and “how well you look.
Middle age is when work is a lot less fun and fun is a lot more work.
Youth is when you’re allowed to stay up late on New Year’s Eve. Middle age is when you’re forced to.
Middle age is when you choose your cereal for the fiber, not the toy.
Almost all my middle-aged and elderly acquaintances, including me, feel about 25, unless we haven’t had our coffee, in which case we feel 107.
I’m officially middle-aged. I don’t need drugs anymore, thank God. I can get the same effect just by standing up real fast.
Middle-aged women have greater stability, they are more loyal, and their capacity for steady work is greater than that of younger women.
Only the middle-aged have all their five senses in the keeping of their wits.
The youth gets together his materials to build a bridge to the moon, or, perchance, a palace or temple on the earth, and, at length, the middle-aged man concludes to build a woodshed with them.
~Henry David Thoreau
Middle Age is that perplexing time of life when we hear two voices calling us, one saying, “Why not?” and the other, “Why bother?
~ Sidney J. Harris
Middle age is youth without levity, and age without decay.
~ Daniel Defoe
Patience makes a woman beautiful in middle age.
~ Elliot Paul
Perhaps middle age is, or should be, a period of shedding shells; the shell of ambition, the shell of material accumulations and possessions, the shell of the ego.
~ Anne Morrow Lindbergh
Probably the happiest period in life most frequently is in middle age, when the eager passions of youth are cooled, and the infirmities of age not yet begun; as we see that the shadows, which are at morning and evening so large, almost entirely disappear at midday.
~ Thomas Arnold
The middle of life is the testing-ground of character and strength.
Whoever, in middle age, attempts to realize the wishes and hopes of his early youth, invariably deceives himself. Each ten years of a man’s life has its own fortunes, its own hope its own desires.
~Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Middle age is having the choice of two temptations and choosing the one that will get you home earlier.
With mirth and laughter let old wrinkles come.
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