Happy Birthday Proverbs


Looking for happy birthday proverbs? Well we have your top 5 proverbs about turning another year older. Proverbs are my favourite type of quotes. They are full of wisdom past down from generation to generation. So take a read and hopefully one of these will be the birthday wishes you are looking for. That which is written in red is the thoughts of about that particular quote.


The older the fiddler, the sweeter the tune.
English Proverb

This is probably one of the best known birthday proverb. It is quite enlightening and should be reminded to us all when we are complaining of yet another birthday.

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

See no matter what age you are there will always be another age you will be coming upon that will put you in another bracket. As this quote states, you may feel old when youíre forty but as soon as you make your way to fifty, and surround yourself with people in that category, you will become young again.

Make hay while the sun shines.

You will want to do all the things that is on your bucket list while you can. Donít waste your days doing things that do not interest you. Spend your days achieving your goals and loving your family!

Men grow old, pearls grow yellow, there is no cure for it.
Chinese Proverb

There is no cure for growing old, we all know that but is growing old that bad? We all live our lives, hopefully the way we want to, gain wisdom and grow old until one day we are finished. I donít think I would want to live forever. Forever is a long time.

We grow too soon old and too late smart.
Pennsylvania Dutch Proverb

This quote states how essential it is to make every day count. If you donít, you may wake up one day wondering where youíre life went and why you donít seem to any more mature than when you were 10 or 20 years younger. Growing old should mean gaining wisdom. Otherwise it will seem like a wasted life.

There are so many proverbs around waiting to share the wisdom of our cultures and ancestors. These above proverbs talk about the aging process and you life. So keep in mind that when someone is celebrating a birthday, they should be reminded that getting old is a good thing, especially if you are taking wisdom of what you have learnít along for the ride.





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