The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate.
- Oprah Winfrey
The greatest gift that you can give to others is the gift of unconditional love and acceptance.
- Brian Tracy
Every year on your birthday, you get a chance to start new.
- Sammy Hagar
All the world is birthday cake, so take a piece, but not too much.
- George Harrison
A gift consists not in what is done or given, but in the intention of the giver or doer.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca
The way I see it, you should live everyday like its your birthday.
- Paris Hilton
For my birthday I got a humidifier and a de-humidifier... I put them in the same room and let them fight it out.
- Steven Wright
It is lovely, when I forget all birthdays, including my own, to find that somebody remembers me.
- Ellen Glasgow
The greatest gifts you can give your children are the roots of responsibility and the wings of independence.
- Denis Waitley
Let us celebrate the occasion with wine and sweet words.
- Plautus
There are three hundred and sixty-four days when you might get un-birthday presents, and only one for birthday presents, you know.
- Lewis Carroll
We have to be able to grow up. Our wrinkles are our medals of the passage of life. They are what we have been through and who we want to be.
- Lauren Hutton
A friend never defends a husband who gets his wife an electric skillet for her birthday.
- Erma Bombeck
It takes a long time to become young.
- Pablo Picasso
The only thing better than singing is more singing.
- Ella Fitzgerald
The return of my birthday, if I remember it, fills me with thoughts which it seems to be the general care of humanity to escape.
- Samuel Johnson
You take away all the other luxuries in life, and if you can make someone smile and laugh, you have given the most special gift: happiness.
- Brad Garrett
A gift, with a kind countenance, is a double present.
- Thomas Fuller
Like many women my age, I am 28 years old.
- Mary Schmich
There is still no cure for the common birthday.
- John Glenn
Let them eat cake.
- Marie Antoinette
Your children need your presence more than your presents.
- Jesse Jackson
To me - old age is always ten years older than I am.
- Bernard Baruch
If you can give your child only one gift, let it be enthusiasm.
- Bruce Barton
Handmade presents are scary because they reveal that you have too much free time.
- Douglas Coupland
I was forced to live far beyond my years when just a child, now I have reversed the order and I intend to remain young indefinitely.
- Mary Pickford
Love the giver more than the gift.
- Brigham Young
My policy on cake is pro having it and pro eating it.
- Boris Johnson
My biggest hero, Gregory Peck, was my birthday present on April 14, 1973. I just sat and stared at him.
- Loretta Lynn
My mother asked me what I wanted for my birthday, so I said I wanted to read poetry with her.
- Guy Johnson
I had a birthday one night on a farm we were shooting on. I walked into the tent, and there were 150 people waiting for me, all wearing masks of my face.
- Stephen Hopkins
My mom FedExes a red velvet cake she makes from scratch to me every birthday.
- Molly Sims
The day which we fear as our last is but the birthday of eternity.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca
About astrology and palmistry: they are good because they make people vivid and full of possibilities. They are communism at its best. Everybody has a birthday and almost everybody has a palm.
- Kurt Vonnegut
It was my 16th birthday - my mom and dad gave me my Goya classical guitar that day. I sat down, wrote this song, and I just knew that that was the only thing I could ever really do - write songs and sing them to people.
- Stevie Nicks
You know, maybe I was just born in the wrong time, but I love all things romantic. Puffy understands that. For my last birthday, he covered my hotel room floor with rose petals and had flowers and candles all over the room.
- Jennifer Lopez
Having a birthday cake squashed into your face by young kids? Delicious. I always don a Santa suit at Christmas. Remaining childish is a tremendous state of innocence.
- John Lydon
I trained to be a priest - started to. I went to seminary school when I was 11. I wanted to be a priest, but when they told me I could never have sex, not even on my birthday, I changed my mind.
- Johnny Vegas
I left school on my 15th birthday.
- David Bailey
My happiest memory of childhood was my first birthday in reform school. This teacher took an interest in me. In fact, he gave me the first birthday presents I ever got: a box of Cracker Jacks and a can of ABC shoe polish.
- Flip Wilson
I had been offered a Hollywood contract before my 18th birthday. It gave me the spark I needed.
- Gene Tierney
When I was a kid, for my birthday every year, my mother made me pasta bechamel, which is rigatoni with a white cream sauce.
- Giada De Laurentiis
My ace in the hole as a human being used to be my capacity for remembering birthdays. I worked at it. Whenever I made a new friend, I made a point of finding out his or her birthday early on, and I would record it in my Filofax calendar.
- Susan Orlean
It is ironic that the one thing that all religions recognize as separating us from our creator, our very self-consciousness, is also the one thing that divides us from our fellow creatures. It was a bitter birthday present from evolution.
- Annie Dillard
The day before my 16th birthday I got my guitar.
- Stevie Nicks
Citizens, thank you for all your birthday wishes. I am 88 years old today and still lucky to live in the greatest city in the world.
- Ed Koch
The first guitar I ever got was for my 13th birthday.
- Rick Springfield
Interventions are really emotionally exhausting and I would never ever want to have one. In the same way, I would never want to have a surprise birthday party. That would be horrible.
- Margaret Cho
If you are an actress in L.A., on your 40th birthday they should just hand you the keys to the lunatic asylum.
- Romola Garai
I got my first tennis racket on my seventh birthday. And because we had a tennis court in our backyard, I played every day. By ten I was playing competitively.
- Tullian Tchividjian
I have had fans make me the big picture collages of the photo books; I have had fans send me birthday cakes... sing to me on my voicemail. I have had fans flash me. I have had older fans give me their bras and underwear onstage.
- Sean Combs
My second play, The Birthday Party, I wrote in 1958 - or 1957. It was totally destroyed by the critics of the day, who called it an absolute load of rubbish.
- Harold Pinter
Every year on my birthday, I start a new playlist titled after my current age so I can keep track of my favorite songs of the year as a sort of musical diary because I am a teenage girl.
- Chris Hardwick
For the youth, the indignation of most things will just surge as each birthday passes.
- Chris Evans
I play PC and Xbox games at home, and I just got a PSP as a birthday present.
- Uwe Boll
I joined the army on my seventeenth birthday, full of the romance of war after having read a lot of World War I British poetry and having seen a lot of post-World War II films. I thought the romantic presentations of war influenced my joining and my presentation of war to my younger siblings.
- Walter Dean Myers
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