23 Best Happy 40th Birthday Quotes and Sayings

For many people, turning 40 years old is a big time for them in their life. With more than two decades as an adult, many experiences have came and gone as well as new ones expected to rise about. To share in this special period of their life, check out these amazing Happy 40th Birthday quotes and sayings you can add into a card or note.

“A cool thing on your 21st birthday is getting carded at a bar. But it’s about a hundred times more fun when it happens on your 40th.”

“At middle age the soul should be opening up like a rose, not closing up like a cabbage.”

“Birthdays are good for you. Statistics show that the people who have the most live the longest.”

“By your 40s, you don’t want to be with the cool people; you want to be with your people.”

“Forty is the old age of youth; fifty is the youth of old age.”

“Having to blow out 40 candles on your birthday this year? I guess then we’ll know whether you truly are a windbag.”

“If you’re 40 and slowing down isn’t an option, you might want to think twice about making U-turns.”

“Just something to think about: The Roman Numerals for forty (40) are XL.”

“Let’s raise a toast to your 40th. Here’s to prune juice!”

“Life begins at forty.”

“One of the many things nobody ever tells you about middle age is that its such a nice change from being young.”

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

“The key to being a young 40 is having friends much older than you are.”

“The lovely think about being forty is that you can appreciate twenty give year old men.”

“To me, old age is always fifteen years old than I am.”

“Turning 40? You’re never too old to be immature.”

“Warning: 40 is the age when you can have obvious panty lines even with no panties.”

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

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

“When you’re 40, don’t worry about being over the hill. At least you’re not still climbing it.”

“When you’re 40, you can still do all the things you used to do – just not as fast.”

“When you’re 40, you have so much to look forward to – like a little peace and quiet when all the kids move out.”

“You’re not 40, you’re eighteen with 22 years experience.”

In this video, one lady goes over what it is like turning 40 years old. This gives a first hand perspective to the emotional and mental transition that one goes through during this time.

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