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Turning forty isn’t so bad. It’s the new thirty!


Forty is the perfect vantage point in life from where you can clearly see all the mistakes you've made and the right decisions you took. Let's this bird's 

eye perspective only get stronger for you. Happy 40th Birthday! 

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. ~ Don Marquis

There are many 40th birthday quotes that wish strength, celebrate the prosperous lifestyle, the wisdom and the fully developed character that come with this 

age. Whether or not you are struggling with, or mastering 40, you will find some of these quotes absolutely inspiring.


Let me let you in on a little secret most people don't know. 40 isn't the year you'll start to feel old. You'll start feeling old on your 41st birthday. 

Enjoy your last year of youth.


If you’re 40 years old and you’ve never had a failure, you’ve been deprived.

At the age of 20, we don’t care what the world thinks of us; at 30, we worry about what it is thinking of us; at 40, we discover that it wasn’t thinking of 

us at all.”

“Life begins at 40 – but so do fallen arches, rheumatism, faulty eyesight, and the tendency to tell a story to the same person, three or four times.”

40 is a great age to do something meaningful with your life. Happy birthday!


Do you know what the best way to beat 40 is? Hang around people who are fatter, lousier and older looking than you! Haha. Wishing you a Happy 40th Birthday.


I’m wishing you a warm and bright 40th birthday. I don’t think it could be any other way with that many candles on your cake.

For those who really believe in enjoying life, age is just a number. May you have a marvelous 40th birthday bash and a lovely year ahead.

"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."


At fifteen, my mind was bent on learning.
At thirty, I stood firm.
At forty, I had no doubts.
At fifty, I knew the decrees of Heaven.
At sixty, my ear was receptive to truth.
At seventy, I could follow my heart's desires without sin. ~ Confucius, Analects II.iv

Middle age is when a guy keeps turning off lights for economical rather than romantic reasons. ~ Eli Cass


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


40 is not over the hill. It’s not even the top of the hill. It’s actually all uphill from here. If you don’t believe me, try running up an actual hill.

Life begins at 40 – but so do fallen arches, rheumatism, faulty eyesight, and the tendency to tell a story to the same person, three or four times. – Helen 



When I passed forty I dropped pretense, ’cause men like women who got some sense.


This wine is forty years old. It certainly doesn’t show its age.


At age 20, we worry about what others think of us. At 40, we don't care what they think of us. At 60, we discover they haven't been thinking of us at all


"You've heard of the three ages of man – youth, age, and "you are looking wonderful."


We don’t understand life any better at forty than at twenty, but we know it and admit it.


Don't let your 40s be wasted the same way you wasted your 30s. Just kidding! Have another great decade of birthdays.

“At 20 years of age the will reigns; at 30 the wit; at 40 the judgement.”

"You can only perceive real beauty in a person as they get older."

At 40, I realize that I was built for comfort, not speed.

Middle age is when a guy keeps turning off lights for economical rather than romantic reasons.

It’s a cruel irony that when you get to be two times the age of a 20-year-old, you only have half the metabolism.

What most persons consider as virtue, after the age of 40 is simply a loss of energy.


40 is when your body gives your brain a list of things its not going to do anymore.


I actually wanted to send something nice, cool and sweet for your 40th birthday, but I did not fit in the envelope!


Here's the secret to look younger: Dress like a teenager with baggy, over-sized clothes, they will hide your baggy, over-sized body.

The “I just woke up” face of your 30’s is the “all day long” face of your 40’s

Hope you always be as excited and happy as you are today…on your 40th birthday.

Happy 40th Birthday! Wishing you a very warm welcome to the middle ages. – See more at:

Just like wine is best enjoyed when it isn’t too old or too young, life too is enjoyed in the same way. What are you waiting for then? Wishing you a Happy 

40th Birthday.


Happy birthday! Celebrate as much as you can stand tonight, but not too much, because you are 40 years old now and have to take care of yourself.


May your 40th birthday be an awesome mix of love, friendship, and happy memories! Wishing you a very Happy Birthday. 

It took 40 years to get as perfect as you are. Congratulations- nice result!

Wishing you an awesome day, With good luck on your way, Stay blessed and happy this day, My dear friend on your birthday today!  


The 40th birthday is just another start of a journey of the earth around the sun. Releax and enjoy the next round!


The I just woke up face of your 30's is the "all day long" face of your 40's.

Life begins at 40! Your life has just begun. You have a lot more new things to do. Happy 40th Birthday!

Age is strictly a case of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter.

So what if you are no more a child at the age of 40! Don’t ever lose the child in you. Wising you a very Happy 40th Birthday!


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