50th Birthday Quotes -

Happy 50th birthday! I am please to present you a great collection of 50th birthday quotes together with my heartfelt congratulations on this joyous golden celebrations!

Turning Point

50th Birthday mark the completion of half of the life's odyssey, and the beginning of the other half. For many it has been a marvelous journey and much changes have happened in the past half century.

It is amazing what life have brought you so far, and I am sure many more blessings will come in the next half of the century.

Some of you might have had a smooth sail, for others, life might have been tough and been through many hardships. Looking back in life , you can either moan about it or have a good laugh and move on.

Let your life shines everyday!
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My friend used to tell me, "Most people think that being 50 is old, oh...no....50 is really just the beginning. I have less responsibilities, less worries and more freedom...I am starting to live for myself!"

When we are young, we wish that this birthday should never come, but when it does come we realize that it is not so bad, and we appreciate what has come along with age, the wisdom, the maturity, the experience, the knowledge etc. Therefore, many people have noted this important transition and come out with 50th birthday quotes to celebrate this occasion,

”You can finally sell those dreadful diet and exercise books that have sat unopened on the bookshelf for years.”
~Unknown Author

“You can only perceive real beauty in a person as they get older.”
~Unknown Author

“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

“Aging seems to be the only available way to live a long life.”
~Unknown Author

"50 is the age when you look back and smile at what you have achieved, frown at those missed opportunities, and release a slight chuckle at those moments."
~Unknown Author

"Just because a woman is over fifty does not mean she no longer has anything to offer. If anything, we have so much more to offer! We have lived life, we get better with age. I do my best work now in my 60s. Sure, I could retire; but what would I do? Play Bingo? I think no."
~Dawn Wells

"A birthday is just the first day of another 365-day journey around the sun. Enjoy the trip."
~Unknown Author

Young At Heart

It takes 30 years for a young 20 to earn 50. By 50 you have made a lot of self-improvement and perhaps started teaching people about your discovery. It is a great feeling to be 50 and to reach there is an accomplishment itself which should be honored.

It is when you start feeling young when you play hide and go seek with your grand kids . This is the age when you look back on all the good things you have done, although regret those things that you never did, knowing that you are starting a new phrase of life does not stop you from moving forward with joy!

These 50th birthday quotes not only honor the completion of half of your life's journey, but showing us a way to fulfilling life. Hold onto that youthful feeling with these great saying by those who refuse to accept numbers as definition of age.

"Youth is happy because it has the ability to see beauty. Anyone who keeps the ability to see beauty never grows old."
~Franz Kafka

“Age is a matter of feeling, not of years.”
~George William Curtis

"Live as if your were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever."

"Growing old is mandatory; growing up is optional."
~Chili Davis

"There was a star danced, and under that was I born."
~William Shakespeare

"Forty is the old age of youth; fifty is the youth of old age."
~French proverb

“To keep the heart unwrinkled, to be hopeful, kindly, cheerful, reverent that is to triumph over old age.”
~Unknown Author

"No wise man ever wished to be younger."
~Jonathan Swift

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

The years go by....
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Starting Afresh with 50th Birthday Quotes

At 50, your wisdom has become matured and you might have just overcome crisis in life. You have created your own life and your family, you no longer ashamed of your age, you start to love life.

You may want to start something new at 50, it is just a good as any year and it is just the right age to start something great. These 50th birthday quotes assure us that there is never to old to dream,

"You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream."

"The older you get, the bigger the dream you should have."
~Unknown Author

"Dreams keeps you going, its not about achieving it, its about the process of attaining it!"
~Unknown Author

"Whatever with the past has gone, The best is always yet to come."
~Lucy Larcom

"I still find each day too short for all the thoughts I want to think, all the walks I want to take, all the books I want to read, and all the friends I want to see."
~John Burroughs

"The body will undoubtedly begin to remodel itself , but the mind will use the lessons learned in youth and apply them to create peace. 50 is an ending, but more importantly, a beginning."
~Unknown Author

Life is hard to sustain, as hard as it is for a dew to remain on grass...but it is better to live a single day with honor than to live to 120 and die in disgrace.
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Funny 50th Birthday Quotes

While we are finding wisdom in the 50th birthday quotes from those who have seen the great deal of life, why not laughing along with the funny ones? Celebrating your age while treasuring your youth with these funny 50th birthday quotes.

“Looking fifty is great–if you’re sixty.”
~Unknown Author

“There are numerous advantages in being fifty ? just ask any eighty year old!”
~Unknown Author

"You will never have to endure those harrowing visits to the dentist again.”
~Unknown Author

”At age 50, everyone has the face he deserves.”
~George Orwell

"Don’t worry about avoiding temptation. As you grow older, it will avoid you."
~Unknown Author

"I can’t believe you’re 50; 49 maybe, but never 50!"
~Unknown Author

"You know how to tell when you're getting old? When your broad mind changes places with your narrow waist."
~Red Skelton

"After a man is 50, you can fool him by saying he is smart, but you can't fool him by saying he's pretty."
~E.W. House

"I'm not 50, I'm 49.95, plus tax!"
~Unknown Author

"Happy 20th anniversary of your 30th Birthday!"
~Unknown Author

"When I have a birthday I take the day off. But when my wife has a birthday, she takes a year or two off."
~Unknown Author

Make your toast of to kick of your 50th birthday celebration, let the music run and the wine flow, wear a funny hat as you sit back and enjoy the rewards of your endeavor. I hope these wonderful 50th birthday quotes are keeping you motivated for the rest of the year(and many years to come)!

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