40th Birthday Quotations

40th birthday quotations are the perfect addition to birthday cards, scrapbooks, and photo books. They can also be used as birthday invitation wording for someone having a turning 40 party.  Here are some of the best quotes.


The best years of a woman’s life – the ten years between 39 and 40.
~ Anonymous


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


You’re not over the hill. You’re on top of it.
~ Anonymous


People who behave at forty as they did at twenty must sometimes wonder why their charm is not working.
~ Mason Cooley


Beginning today at 40, may you live all the days of your life.
~ Anonymous


Middle age is when you still believe you’ll feel better in the morning.
~ Bob Hope


Your 40th birthday is a special time to celebrate the gift of ‘you’ to the world.
~ Anonymous


Be wise with speed, a fool at forty is a fool indeed.
~ Edward Young


I’m over the hill, where are you?
~ Anonymous

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Add your favorite birthday quotations to scrapbooks, photo collages, and slideshows for the perfect birthday greeting or gift.  Make someone’s  happy birthday greeting special by sending it to them by email, posting it to Facebook or a personal blog.  Or burn it to a DVD for a treasured gift that will touch their heart.