Birthday Wish Phrase for 40th Birthday

The perfect birthday wish phrase for a 40th birthday card is usually short and sweet.  Here are some good old favorites that are always in style.

Happy Birthday
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The first forty years are just practice, now it starts for real.
~ Author Unknown




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




You know you are getting older when your knees buckle and your belt won’t.
~ Author Unknown




To me, old age is fifteen years older than I am.
~ Bernard M. Baruch




40th birthday sayings