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50th Birthday Quotes

Have a friend who just turned 50? The 50th birthday is considered to be a milestone in a person's life. This day comes as a mark of successful completion of the first half of the journey of life and at the same time announces the beginning of the latter half. Other than honoring a person's maturity, the 50th birthday also signifies the amount of experience that he/she has been able to gather through these years.

Here are selective quotes for 50th birthday.

  • "I'm aiming by the time I'm fifty to stop being an adolescent.- By Wendy Cope

  • "By the time we hit fifty, we have learned our hardest lessons. We have found out that only a few things are really important. We have learned to take life seriously, but never ourselves. - Marie Dressler

  • "The man who views the world at fifty the same as he did at twenty has wasted thirty years of his life." By Muhammad Ali

  • "The years between fifty and seventy are the hardest. You are always being asked to do things, and yet you are not decrepit enough to turn them down" By T.S. Eliot

  • "To resist the frigidity of old age, one must combine the body, the mind, and the heart. And to keep these in parallel vigor one must exercise, study, and love." -Bonstettin

  • "I have enjoyed greatly the second blooming... suddenly you find - at the age of 50, say - that a whole new life has opened before you."-Agatha Christie

  • "Age is a matter of feeling, not of years." -George William Curtis

  • "Nature gives you the face you have at twenty, but it's up to you to merit the face you have at fifty." -Coco Chanel

  • "Forty is the old age of youth; fifty is the youth of old age." - Victor Hugov

  • "You can only perceive real beauty in a person as they get older." - Anouk Aimee

  • "To keep the heart unwrinkled, to be hopeful, kindly, cheerful, reverent that is to triumph over old age." -Thomas B. Aldrich

  • "To know how to grow old is the master work of wisdom, and one of the most difficult chapters in the great art of living." -Henri Frederic Amiel

  • "I'm not interested in age. People who tell me their age are silly. You're as old as you feel." -Elizabeth Arden

  • "Aging seems to be the only available way to live a long life." -Daniel Francois Esprit Auber

  • "Hope I never get so old I get religious." - Ingmar Bergman

  • "In youth we run into difficulties, in old age difficulties run into us." -Josh Billings

  • "You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream." -C.S Lewis

  • "Perhaps one has to be very old before one learns to be amused rather than shocked." -Pearl S. Buck

  • "You must become an old man in good time if you wish to be an old man long." -Marcus T. Cicero

  • "The face you have at age twenty-five is the face God gave you, but the face you have after fifty is the face you earned." - Cindy Crawford

  • "You take all the experience and judgment of men over fifty out of the world and there wouldn't be enough left to run it.- Henry Ford

    50 years: here's a time when you have to separate yourself from what other people expect of you, and do what you love. Because if you find yourself 50 years old and you aren't doing what you love, then what's the point?" - Jim Carrey

  • "Nobody expects to trust his body overmuch after the age of fifty." -Edward Hoagland

  • "The heyday of woman's life is the shady side of fifty." -Elizabeth Cady Stanton

  • "Today, on your 50th birthday be aware of how you are spending your 1,440 beautiful moments, and spend them wisely."- Anonymous

  • "From our birthday, until we die, Is but the winking of an eye." - William Butler Yeats

Funny Birthday Quotes

  • Happy 20th anniversary of your 30th Birthday! - Anonymous

  • Looking fifty is great--if you're sixty- Joan Rivers

  • I think when the full horror of being fifty hits you, you should stay home and have a good cry" By Alan BleasdaleAge is something that doesn't matter, unless you are a cheese.-Billie Burke

  • When I have a birthday I take the day off. But when my wife has a birthday, she takes a year or two off."- Anonymous

  • Happy 1/2 way to 100! - Anonymous

  • I'm not 50, I'm 49.95, plus tax! - Anonymous

  • Just like fine wine, you grow better with the years! Happy 50th Birthday! - Anonymous

  • 50? Demand a recount! - Anonymous

  • You’re a classic, you only get better with age! Happy 50th birthday!-Anonymous

  • I'll see a beautiful girl walking up to me and I'll think, Oh, my God, I can't believe my good luck. But then she'll say, "Where's your son?" or "My mother loves you. -James Caan

  • If you cannot do great things at the age of 50, do small things in a great way. -Napoleon Hill

Last Updated On : September 21, 2011