Quotes and Sayings about Birthday
"On a royal birthday every house must fly a flag, or the owner would be dragged to a police station and be fined twenty-five rubles."
- Mary Antin
(Related: Birthday, Police)
"The American flag is an enduring symbol of liberty, democracy, and justice. It is fitting that the House act to protect it as we approach our nation's birthday, and as our men and women in uniform rally behind it in Iraq's battlefields."
- Joe Barton
(Related: Men, Women, Birthday, Act, American, Democracy, Iraq, Justice, Liberty, Nation, Symbol)
"The main prank that we play with props is for people's birthdays. The special effects people will put a little explosive in the cake so it blows up in their face - that's always fun to play on a guest star, or one of the trainees or someone who's new."
- Catherine Bell
(Related: People, Fun, Guest, Play, Will)
"I used to go down every year for the remembrance of Elvis' birthday. Memphis State College invited me to sit in the auditorium and speak to the people for one of those Elvis days."
- Otis Blackwell
(Related: Birthday, People, College, Remembrance, State)
"I play PC and Xbox games at home, and I just got a PSP as a birthday present."
- Uwe Boll
(Related: Birthday, Home, Games, Play, Present)
"A friend never defends a husband who gets his wife an electric skillet for her birthday."
- Erma Bombeck
(Related: Birthday, Wife, HusbFriend)
"My best kiss was on stage. Kelly Rowland from Destiny's Child gave me a really nice soft kiss on my lips during a performance on my birthday. It was amazing."
- Chris Brown
(Related: Birthday, Kiss, Performance, Destiny)
"I told my father I wanted to play the banjo, and so he saved the money and got ready to give me a banjo for my next birthday, and between that time and my birthday, I lost interest in the banjo and was playing guitar."
- Jackson Browne
(Related: Money, Time, Birthday, Father, Guitar, Interest, Play)
"As far as those kinds of things, I also played at the concert to call for the release of Nelson Mandela when he was a political prisoner in South Africa. We were celebrating his 70th birthday and calling for his release."
- Jackson Browne
"This is a wonderful way to celebrate an 80th birthday... I wanted to be 65 again, but they wouldn't let me - Homeland Security."
- Art Buchwald
(Related: Birthday, Security)
"We didn't have a whole lot of money when I was growing up either. I would always ask for magic books or magic tricks for my birthday or for Christmas and the rest of the year I either had to mow lawns or find part time jobs to help supplement the cost of doing magic."
- Lance Burton
(Related: Birthday, Money, Time, Books, Christmas, Growing up, Help, Jobs, Magic, Rest)
"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
"Almost every one of my various zero numbered birthdays has had a big concert in London and often in Paris."
- Elliott Carter
(Related: London, Paris)
"I wasn't very good about juggling family and my career. I was interested in who was coming to the children's birthday party, what my son was writing. I was thinking about Legos."
- Jill Clayburgh
(Related: Birthday, Family, Son, Career, Children, Party, Thinking, Writing)
"The best way to remember your wife's birthday is to remember it once."
- E. Joseph Cossman
(Related: Birthday, Wife)
"I want to say that probably 24 hours after I told CBS that I was stepping down at my 65th birthday, I was already regretting it. And I regretted it every day since."
- Walter Cronkite
(Related: Birthday, Want)
"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."
- Puff Daddy
(Related: Birthday, Books, Fans)
"With my wife I don't get no respect. I made a toast on her birthday to 'the best woman a man ever had.' The waiter joined me."
- Rodney Dangerfield
(Related: Birthday, Wife, Man, Respect, Woman)
"With a recent birthday, I've been acting now for twenty years."
- Thayer David
(Related: Birthday, Acting, Now, Years)
"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
(Related: Birthday, Evolution, Present, Self)
"You always get a special kick on opening day, no matter how many you go through. You look forward to it like a birthday party when you're a kid. You think something wonderful is going to happen."
- Joe DiMaggio
(Related: Birthday, Party)
"I crashed my boyfriend's birthday when I was 12 years old. He didn't invite me and so I showed up."
- Isla Fisher
(Related: Birthday, Boyfriend, Old, Years)
"A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age."
- Robert Frost
(Related: Age, Birthday, Man, Woman)
"In 1993 my birthday present was a star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame."
- Annette Funicello
(Related: Birthday, Fame, Hollywood, Present)
"I had arranged a birthday party for him and my children, who are all Aquarians. Instead, we got married. I ran out of excuses. It was just us and my children."
- Diane von Furstenberg
(Related: Birthday, Children, Excuses, Party)
"You know, we'd just had a birthday, he was... you know, he still had a future out of him, and all I can is he was just one of the most beautiful people in the world... a very gifted man, and it's a loss to the world, not just for us."
- Robin Gibb
(Related: Birthday, People, Future, Loss, Man, World)
"It is lovely, when I forget all birthdays, including my own, to find that somebody remembers me."
- Ellen Glasgow
"There is still no cure for the common birthday."
- John Glenn
(Related: Birthday, Cure)
"I hate birthdays."
- Zane Grey
"Every year on your birthday, you get a chance to start new."
- Sammy Hagar
(Related: Birthday, Chance)
"All the world is birthday cake, so take a piece, but not too much."
- George Harrison
(Related: Birthday, World)
"Success is like reaching an important birthday and finding you're exactly the same."
- Audrey Hepburn
(Related: Birthday, Success)
"On my birthday, I was in Milan for the collections."
- Eva Herzigova
"The way I see it, you should live everyday like its your birthday."
- Paris Hilton
"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
(Related: Birthday, People, Night, Waiting)
"If we celebrate Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday at a time of presidential inaugurals, this is thanks to Ronald Reagan who created the holiday, and not to the Democratic Congress of the Carter years, which rejected it."
- David Horowitz
(Related: Birthday, Time, Congress, Holiday, Martin, Years)
"Only then, approaching my fortieth birthday, I made philosophy my life's work."
- Karl Jaspers
(Related: Work, Birthday, Life, Philosophy)
"My mother asked me what I wanted for my birthday, so I said I wanted to read poetry with her."
- Guy Johnson
(Related: Poetry, Birthday, Mother)
"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
(Related: Birthday, Thoughts, Care, Humanity)
"New Year's Day is every man's birthday."
- Charles Lamb
(Related: Birthday, Man, New year)
"It was on my fifth birthday that Papa put his hand on my shoulder and said, 'Remember, my son, if you ever need a helping hand, you'll find one at the end of your arm.'"
- Sam Levenson
(Related: Birthday, Son, End)
"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
(Related: Love, Birthday, Time, Flowers, Romantic, Wrong)
"Brilliantly lit from stem to stern, she looked like a sagging birthday cake."
- Walter Lord
"Most of us can remember a time when a birthday - especially if it was one's own - brightened the world as if a second sun has risen."
- Robert Lynd
(Related: Birthday, Time, Sun, World)
"My biggest hero, Gregory Peck, was my birthday present on April 14, 1973. I just sat and stared at him."
- Loretta Lynn
(Related: Birthday, April, Present)
"Let's make a law that gay people can have birthdays, but straight people get more cake - you know, to send the right message to kids."
- Bill Maher
(Related: People, Gay, Kids, Law, Right)
"I wrapped my Christmas presents early this year, but I used the wrong paper. See, the paper I used said 'Happy Birthday' on it. I didn't want to waste it so I just wrote 'Jesus' on it."
- Demetri Martin
(Related: Birthday, Christmas, Want, Waste, Wrong)
"Well, I started conducting kind of by accident. I wanted to give myself a special birthday present for my fortieth birthday, and I was living in San Francisco at the time and I started attending some of the concerts and then simply dropping hints."
- Bobby McFerrin
(Related: Birthday, Time, Accident, Living, Present)
"I'm trying to get the record that I made at my birthday party last year, trying to get that out, and the lawyers are diddling around with it and it probably won't be out until next year. I don't know."
- Marian McPartland
(Related: Birthday, Lawyers, Party, Trying)
"And for the city's birthday, we will host events in every neighborhood of the city, inviting all of our residents to share in the celebration of Boston's great epic - the story of neighbors who support one another where it matters most."
- Thomas Menino
(Related: Birthday, Boston, Events, Neighbors, Support, Will)
"And currently, there are four to five new works in the pipeline for upcoming celebrations such as the Sydney 2000 Olympics, Australian Federation, my 50th Birthday, and Sydney Dance Company's 25th Anniversary."
- Graeme Murphy
(Related: Birthday, Dance, Company)
"Marriage is the alliance of two people, one of whom never remembers birthdays and the other who never forgets them."
- Ogden Nash
(Related: Marriage, People, Alliance)
"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
(Related: Birthday, Dad, Mom, People, Guitar, Song, Songs)
"John Candy knew he was going to die. He told me on his 40th birthday. He said, well, Maureen, I'm on borrowed time."
- Maureen O'Hara
(Related: Time, Birthday)
"Our birthdays are feathers in the broad wing of time."
- Jean Paul
"There weren't any astronauts until I was about 10. Yuri Gagarin went into space right around my 10th birthday."
- John L. Phillips
(Related: Birthday, Right, Space)
"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
(Related: Birthday, Party, Play)
"I'm not going to be caught around here for any fool celebration. To hell with birthdays!"
- Norman Rockwell
(Related: Fool, Hell)
"I've never looked forward to a birthday like I'm looking forward to my new daughter's birthday, because two days after that is when I can apply for reinstatement."
- Pete Rose
(Related: Birthday, Daughter)
"The day which we fear as our last is but the birthday of eternity."
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca
(Related: Birthday, Fear, Eternity)
"I'm most comfortable in my birthday suit."
- Amanda Seyfried
"One I built when I was a kid, and it was a real miniature of Disneyland. I fell in love with the park when I went there with my parents on my 12th birthday."
- Bobby Sherman
(Related: Birthday, Love, Parents)
"Nicole will come up in conversations where it's in a part of the conversation. Or we may be somewhere and I would tell some story about their mother and I. You know, we always honor her birthday."
- O. J. Simpson
(Related: Birthday, Mother, Conversation, Honor, May, Will)
"I grew up doing all that stuff because I was obsessed with the '50s. I had sock hops for birthday parties. So I've always done The Twist and stuff. It was pretty natural and, with my parents doing it all the time, I'd just copy them. Not very pretty."
- Brittany Snow
(Related: Birthday, Time, Parents, Pretty)
"Do not forget birthdays. This is in no way a propaganda for a larger population."
- Gertrude Stein
(Related: Forget, Population, Propaganda)
"When I was little I thought, isn't it nice that everybody celebrates on my birthday? Because it's July 4th."
- Gloria Stuart
(Related: Birthday, Thought, July)
"I love photography. My boyfriend's got a great camera, which I bought for his birthday."
- Sarah Sutton
(Related: Birthday, Love, Boyfriend, Photography)
"I went to a rare live Van Dyke show and met him there. And then he came to a show of mine and we spoke back stage. The third time was at Brian Wilson's birthday party."
- Matthew Sweet
(Related: Birthday, Time, Party)
"The summer of 2002 at the Wilson birthday party I met Van Dyke again and I made plans to have dinner with him."
- Matthew Sweet
(Related: Birthday, Party, Summer)
"I suddenly realized how much I loved her when we attended Alfred Hitchcock's 75th birthday party last August. There was something magical about that night, and it made me see how much she really meant to me."
- Rod Taylor
(Related: Birthday, Night, Party)
"Lucy took care of me on the set, and made sure that none of the crew cussed around me. She also had birthday parties for me and made sure that they were well attended."
- Keith Thibodeaux
(Related: Birthday, Care)
"I had been offered a Hollywood contract before my 18th birthday. It gave me the spark I needed."
- Gene Tierney
(Related: Birthday, Hollywood)
"Mattresses! Beautiful! Let's go buy a couple of mattresses. Give 'em to people for their birthday."
- Lawrence Tierney
(Related: Birthday, People)
"I don't want to be dragging myself on stage, year in year out, until someone else tells me it is time to go. There are certain birthdays that make you revalue your life."
- Tina Turner
(Related: Life, Time, Want)
"I cried on my 18th birthday. I thought 17 was such a nice age. You're young enough to get away with things, but you're old enough, too."
- Liv Tyler
(Related: Birthday, Age, Thought, Old)
"My son had his eighth birthday recently and we had a chance to borrow the film and show it to all of his friends that was at his birthday party and they loved it. I was a little nervous. I said they might not even like it, and say his daddy's movie is wack, but they loved it."
- Blair Underwood
(Related: Birthday, Son, Chance, Film, Friends, Party)
"I used to be good with kids, but as I get older, I'm grumpy and terrible with them. As for doing a gig at a 6-year old's birthday party, you couldn't pay me enough."
- Johnny Vegas
(Related: Birthday, Kids, Old, Party)
"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
(Related: Birthday, Sex, Mind, School)
"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
(Related: Birthday, People, Astrology, Communism, Possibilities)
"I quit high school on my birthday. It was my senior year and I didn't see the point. This was 1962, and I was ready to make music."
- Barry White
(Related: Music, Birthday, School)
"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
(Related: Birthday, Fight)
"I remember when the candle shop burned down. Everyone stood around singing 'Happy Birthday.'"
- Steven Wright
(Related: Birthday, Singing)