40th Birthday Quotes

Listed below are some of the all time favorite 40th birthday quotes.

At twenty years of age, the will reigns; at thirty, the wit; and at forty, the judgement.
~ Benjamin Franklin

 Forty is the old age of youth; fifty is the youth of old age.
~ Victor Hugo

 And in the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years.
~ Abraham Lincoln

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.

Forty is the old age of youth; fifty is the youth of old age.
~ French Proverb

At the age of twenty, we don’t care what the world thinks of us; at thirty, we worry about what it is thinking of us; at forty, we discover that it wasn’t thinking of us at all.
~ Anonymous

 

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

 Life begins at forty.
~ W B Pitkin

You’re not 40, you’re eighteen with 22 years experience.
~ Unknown

A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman’s birthday but never remembers her age.
~ Robert Frost quotes

Youth would be an ideal state if it came a little later in life.
~  Herbert Asquith

The most effective way to remember your wife’s birthday is to forget it once.
~ Unknown