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Considered to be one of the most fulfilling roles of all, having a nephew gives you the pleasure and enjoyment of having a child around without the full time responsibility and pain associated with labor. Nephews are fun to spoil and great to have fun with at the park. To show how much you care, here are some great examples of happy birthday to my nephew quotes that you can attach in your card or gift.

All my best friends are jealous because now I have a new best friend who is more fun to hang out with. Happy birthday to my dearest nephew.

As long as you help me with mowing the lawn, I’ll help you with getting out of being grounded. Happy birthday.

As you grow older, you’ll let go of your mischievous days and innocent ways. But please don’t let go of your cuteness, which gives me nothing but happiness The biggest problem of having a nephew like you is that everyone else in the family becomes too boring to spend time with. Happy birthday.

Before you were born, I was just another ordinary man. But after your birth, I was elevated to the status of being an amazing uncle. Happy birthday.

God created nephews to bring joy to the lives of aunts and uncles. Good job. Happy Birthday with love.

Happy birthday nephew. Let’s party! I won’t tell your parents what we if do if YOU, er… don’t tell your parents what we do. Make it a good one.

Happy birthday, Nephew. In a family like ours that’s full of crazies, you’re my favorite.

I always thought that being called uncle would make me feel old, but now I know how that feeling is worth its weight in gold. Happy birthday.

I have tried but failed, I don’t know what to do. I just can’t stop pampering an adorable nephew like you. Happy birthday.

I will never experience old age in its true sense because my nephew’s company will keep me young forever. Happy birthday.

I wish you as you grow older to look alike your awesome uncle. I promise you that I will always be there to teach you. Happy birthday man.

If everyone in the world had an awesome nephew like you, no one would ever bother having kids of their own. Happy birthday.

Little toy trains, running in rain, bouncing a ball, growing up tall. Through each and every phase, I’m grateful for the best thing that ever happened to me. Happy birthday, Nephew.

My birthday gift for you is the title of best nephew in the world. I hope your party favor will be to give me the title of the best aunt in the world. Happy birthday.

My Facebook looks less like mine and more like yours, because it has fewer pictures of me than you. Happy birthday.ppiness. Happy birthday.

Next time your parents scold you, just say ‘Back off or I’ll call my aunt’. Happy birthday.

No wonder your parents hate me, after all I do everything to spoil you fully. Happy birthday.

Not just an aunt on whom you can depend, I will forever remain your best friend. Happy birthday.

On your birthday, I always think about the day you were born and how you’ve improved all our lives. No wonder we have an annual party.

One of the best things in life that I get to do, is to love, pamper and fuss over my nephew. Happy birthday.

Our relationship is unique – you are the son I get to dote on without being a boring parent and I am the parent you get to lean on without worrying about showing responsibility. Happy birthday.

Really glad you made it to this birthday, nephew. There were a few years of scrapes and sprains when I almost had to bubble wrap you. Be careful and have a fun-filled birthday.

Sometimes nephews are the glue that keeps the family together, bonded by love. Happy birthday with love and gratitude.

You are less like a nephew and more like a son. You have conquered every corner of my heart, you little one. Happy birthday.

You are like my own child without nine torturous months of pregnancy and excruciating labor pains. Happy birthday.

You may be a best bud to your friends and a good son to your parents but you beat all these things with the way you are a terrific nephew to your aunt. Happy birthday.

Here are some great tips on what it is like to be a great aunt to your niece or nephew.

Nobody likes to go to the hospital. Having surgery can be a daunting event. From dealing with pre-op and outpatient care to the pain and discomfort associated after the procedure, letting the individual know that you are there for them and send them best wishes is just one way to put a smile on their face. Here are some great get well wishes after surgery than you can include in a card or as a message with some flowers.

All the best and a speedy recovery. Get well soon.

Get well soon friend. Hope you recover from your illness soon and get back on track like before.

Get well soon my friend so you can go back to bringing brightness and delight to everyone of us.

Get well soon. I pray that you will soon be back to playing and partying, because we miss your great company.

Get well soon. I really hope to see you back in the swing very soon.

Give yourself whatever gifts of time and rest you need to feel better and know that you’re surrounded by caring thoughts and prayers and heartfelt wishes. Rest easy. Get well.

Goodwill wishes for a speedy recovery. Let this illness vanish in a few days and you be back on track with us again.

I am eagerly waiting for your fast recovery so my days will be lively again. Get well soon, I miss you.

I am praying for your complete and quick recovery after your surgery. I am waiting for you to come back home, so that we can mark our moments happily. Get well soon!

I heard from someone that you got sick and I want you to know that I only wish for your quick recovery. Always know that I am every day praying for you.

I hope you will get better soon so you will once again be able to experience all the fun and laughter that life has to offer.

I pray to the Lord to recover you faster than anything from the serious illness and wish you a speedy recovery.

I was sadden when I found out you were ill. That’s why I brought you a bouquet of flowers as a sign of my love and care and a strong hope for your fast recovery as well. Get well soon.

Nothing has been the same since you have become ill. So we hope you will get well soon, because we truly miss you here.

Nothing is more shocking than knowing you being hospitalized. We will pray for you so that you can quickly recover and go back to join us here. Working time feels so long without you telling us jokes.

People here have been missing you a lot. Please recover quickly as we can’t wait to have you around. Get well soon.

Please recover well so you can be back to being strong and sound. Rest well enough so you can walk back to the path of good health.

Sending you well wishes for your fast recovery and an amazing good health ahead.

Wish you a speedy recovery from your suffering and you are healthy again. I pray to God to recover you soon.

Wishing that each day brings your renewed strength, brighter times, and a healthier, happier you. Get well soon.

You might feel sad right now but I want you to know that we are here, continuously praying for you. Get well soon, for we can’t wait to see you.

Your absence is truly disturbing. I cannot wait to see you feeling better again. Get well soon.

Here are some great tips on how to get out of bed after surgery to help anyone suffering from pain following a chest or abdominal surgery.

In modern time, many couples go about planning and hosting their own wedding day. To share the news and invite your friends and family to this special event, here are some great hosting wedding invitation wording ideas that are perfect for the occasion.

[name] and [name] invite you to share our joy and support our love as we are united in the commitment of marriage.

[name] and [name] request the pleasure of your company for a gathering of good food and great friends to celebrate a marriage.

[name] and [name] Together we laugh, we dream, we love and on this day we marry.

[name] and [name] warmly invite you to witness our exchange of vows and join us in celebration.

[name] and [name] with love, we invite you to celebrate our marriage.

Because you have shared in our lives with your friendship and love, we [name] and [name] request the pleasure of your company at our marriage.

Come celebrate, dance and sing, laugh and love, as we join our lives [name] and [name].

Join us, [name] and [name] for a weekend in the mountains and share with us as we celebrate our love.

Please join us for a celebration of love, friendship, laughter, and family as [name] and [name] join their hands in holy matrimony.

Please join us in a beautiful celebration of love and commitment as we [name] and [name] stand together and promise our love to each other.

The honor of your presence is requested at the marriage of [name] to [name].

The pleasure of your company is requested at the marriage of [name] to [name].

Two hearts jointed in love. We request the pleasure of your company as we [name] and [name] exchange vows of marriage and start the beginning of many happy years ahead.

We have fallen in love to the church we must trot, now that its time to tie the knot. [name] and [name] would love to see you at their wedding.

With joyous hearts we invite you to attend the wedding of

You are cordially invited to share in the celebration as [name] and [name] are united in love.

You are invited to a celebration of the beginning of our new life together as [name] and [name] are united as husband and wife.

Your presence would be greatly appreciated at the wedding of [name] and [name].

Here is one couple that took it upon themselves to perform a song together for their guests in celebration of their marriage.

Acknowledging your employees for a job well done is a great way to continually encourage productivity and dedication. These incredible samples of thank you for your hard work and dedication quotes are perfect to share in an individualized message.

“A lot of people failed at what you accomplished, simply because they were busy finding problems while you were busy finding solutions. Well done.”

“A person who feels appreciated will always do more than what is expected.”

“Congratulations for your fabulous victory! You deserve it every bit! Aim for the stars!”

“Doing a good job is not always about impressive innovation. Sometimes it is only about doing something with plain dedication. Well done.”

“Even the smallest of jobs well done will take you one step closer towards the success that you have always dreamed about. Keep it up.”

“Every job is a self-portrait of the person who did it. Autograph your work with excellence.”

“Facing challenges with strength, determination and confidence is what matters, and you have done it.”

“Give the world the best you have, and the best will come to you! I want you to know that I really appreciate your efforts.”

“In the end you are measured not by how much you undertake but by what you finally accomplish.”

“It’s a pleasure to work with someone who knows how to make a friendly and inspiring work environment. I’m glad that a position opened up for you that is a great next step in your career.”

“It’s an honor for our organization….To have someone like you. With your hard work you have taken us to the top.”

“It’s not the hours you put into your work that count, its work you put in the hours.”

“Luck has a funny way of coming into people’s life. It follows hard working people wherever they go and does a no show for all the slackers. Congrats, you deserved to be the lucky one.”

“Many see a job well done but few come forward with a word of appreciation.”

“May the success that has come your way today lead you to a bigger achievement in the years to come.”

“No matter how big a crowd may be, a person like you always stands out! There’s no one who has worked as hard as you have in the last years. Now your efforts effort have paid off. Congrats!”

“Not a single effort of yours will go in vain. You will be rewarded for your pain. Your hard work will bring you a lot of gain.”

“Once you have experienced excellence you will never again be content with mediocrity.”

“Opportunity comes to those who quit Waiting and start Looking. Success comes to those who quit Thinking and start Doing. Congratulations for Looking and Doing.”

“The destiny of hard work is always success. You have done hard work and got succeed. Congratulations on your huge and marvelous success.”

“The secret to success is to treat any job as an opportunity to explore, rather than something that is a boring chore. Congratulations.”

“This is truly above and beyond. Keep it up.”

“Time to rejoice, Time to celebrate, for you have won in the long run with your dedication and hard work. Congrats!”

“We are so fortunate to have an innovator like you on our team.”

“We’ve always taken great pleasure to see your enthusiasm for work you do. Hoping that you will remain with us for many years to come!”

“With this success comes greater opportunities and challenges. Face it with the same zeal as you always have. Congratulations.”

“Within you is the power to rise above any situation or struggle, and transform into the brightest, strongest version of you ever.”

“You are doing a good job here, and I want you to know that your presence and work are acknowledged and they are helping us reach our targets and goals.”

“You are so creative—I always love getting your perspective on things.”

“You have proven yourself to be a very skilled individual who has the capacity to do great things with their life. Continue to make us proud as you face new challenges and adventures.”

“You will never find out your real worth until you give life your best shot. Work hard and give it all you’ve got. You will find more success than you had ever thought. Congratulations.”

“Your achievements speaks itself about your capabilities. Slow and steady makes it to the top! Good job!”

“Your dedication, enthusiasm and insight are really inspiring. I wish you many years of great achievements.”

“Your hard work and effort have paid off! A success well deserved, an occasion worth celebrating! Congratulations!”

“Your work speaks volumes of the kind of man you are – efficient, organized and result-oriented.”

Here are some great tips on how to show appreciation to your employees and designate leadership awards for some of your most esteemed employees.

Whether you just had a baby or were married, showing appreciation to your friends and family that made an effort to attend your event and celebrate with you is an important part of showing your gratitude for their presence. Here are some great examples of thank you for sharing our special day wording ideas that are perfect to use in a card or letter.

[Spouse's name] and I are blessed with such wonderful friends like yourselves. Thank you for your thoughtfulness and presence on our wedding day.

[Spouse's name] and I had a wonderful time celebrating this momentous occasion with loved ones. Thank you for making it out to our wedding and for your lovely gift.

A heartfelt thanks for sharing in our special day. Your thoughtfulness and generosity are greatly appreciated.

From the bottom of our hearts, [Spouse's name] and I just want to thank you for being part of our big day. Your presence and gift are really appreciated.

Our sincerest thanks for joining us in celebrating our wedding.

Our wedding day was so much more memorable because you were there.

Our wedding day wouldn’t have been the same without you there. Thank you for being a part of our big day.

Please accept our sincere thanks for adding to the joyfulness of our special day with your attendance and loving gift.

Please, accept our deep gratitude for joining us in celebrating our new lives together. We hope that you had as much fun as we did at our wedding.

Sending you a warm thanks for helping to make our special day even more special with your presence.

Thank for celebrating our magical day with [Spouse's name] and I. We hope you enjoyed yourselves as much as we did.

Thank you for being a part of our wonderful wedding day.

Thank you for being there on our special day. We appreciate your love and support as we begin our new journey together.

Thank you for celebrating our wedding day with us

Thank you for helping us celebrate our special day. Your presence and generous gift are truly appreciated.

Thank you for joining us as we began our new life together. Your generosity and thoughtfulness were very much appreciated.

Thank you for sharing in our special day and for your wonderful gift.

Thank you so much for helping us make our special day even more special with your presence and generous gift.

Thanks for being an important part of our big day. We will always remember it.

Thanks for taking part in our wedding day. Your love, presence, and thoughtful gift were truly appreciated. It was truly special to have you celebrate with us.

Thanks for your presence at our wedding which helped fill our day with love and happiness.

We are so blessed to have friends like you in our lives. Thank you so much for your friendship and for celebrating our special day with us.

We are so thankful that you were able to join us as we began our new life together. Your generosity and thoughtfulness are truly appreciated.

We hope you enjoyed the celebration as much as we did.

We’re sending you our gratitude for being part of our wedding day.

Words are not enough to express the joy that we had from knowing that you were part of our big day. Thank you for your love and generous gift.

You are a big part of the reason why our wedding day was such a wonderful occasion for us! Thank you for your time and effort that you took to come and celebrate with us.

You presence made our wedding day happier and brighter. Thank you for your support and thoughtful gift.

Your presence and gift made us feel so loved! Thanks a lot my friend.

Your presence at our wedding helped make the day a truly memorable one.

Here is a video of one special day shared by a couple as they were married. As they sat in the presence of their friends and family, this couple exchanged their vows and were brought together in unity.

A launch party is a great way to present your new business or product line to the world. Gathering your supporters, fans, and team together for one cohesive celebration allows you to show gratitude to those that helped you get there while also demonstrating your new services or products to your guests. Here is a look at some great launch party invitation messages that are a perfect part of planning your event.

[organization] invites you to a magical book event. Celebrate the [number] release of [author name] debut novel. Sparkling beverages and snacks will be served. [author name] will read his favorite passages, answer questions, and sign books. Please join the merriment as we launch the career of a new exciting author on [date] and [time]. [location].

Come celebrate the [event] Launch Party [date] and [time]. Free cocktails, hors d’ocuvres petit desserts and live DJ. All funds raised will go towards [organization]. Please dress fabulously. Must present invitation at entrance.

Grand Opening! Please join is for the grand opening of [organization] on [date and time]. Cocktails and light fare will be served.

I am delighted to invite you to the launch of my new business [name] on [date and time] at [location].

Join the [organization] for a celebration honoring the opening of the [event] exhibit Cocktails and hors d’oeuvres will be served in the [venue] [date and time].

The Officers and Directors of [organization] cordially invite you to attend an Open House and Dedication Ceremony for the new [product and location] on [date] at [time].

What’s the buzz all about? You’re invited to find out! Join me to hear all about [organization] new product line on [date] at [time and location].

You are invited to attend a Preview Party at the [venue] of the [event] [date, time]. [location]. Wine and Cheese. Semi-Formal Dress.

You’re invited to celebrate the launch of [organization]. [date and time] at [location]. Coffee and dessert served. Invite your friends.

Here is one great example of a book launch party that was planned for one young author.

Accepting the blood of Jesus Christ and making it to the First Holy Communion is a big step in any young boy/girl’s life. Many children at around the age of 7 or 8 when this time comes. To bring celebration to this event, here is a look at some incredible First Communion invitation wording ideas to bring family and friends together in this moment.

[name] & [name] invite you to attend the First Holy Communion of their son [name]

[name] and [name] have the pleasure of inviting you to the First Communion of their daughter [name]

[name] and [name] joyfully invite you to witness the First Holy Communion of their son on [date and place].

[name] joyfully invite you to be a part of the First Communion.

[name] will receive the Sacrament of Holy Communion on [date] at [location]

[name] would like you to join him and his family to celebrate his First Holy Communion on [time and place]

Join us as we dedicate our child to God at [name] First Holy Communion. Her ceremony will take place at [location] on [date and time]

Let the children come to me Matthew 19:14am

Mr. & Mrs. [name] request your presence at the First Holy Communion of their daughter [name]

Mr. and Mrs. [name] request the honor of your presence to witness before God and friends the Communion of their daughter [name]

Please join us as [name] accepts the bread and the wine of Christ at her First Holy Communion.

The bread of life… The cup of joy… This will be a blessed day

You shared my union with Christ in Holy Baptism Now celebrate with me as I receive my First Holy Communion This celebration of Christian Faith will be held at [time and place]

Here is a look at one girl’s story as she goes on to participate in her First Holy Communion.

Showing your employees some appreciation can go a long way at increasing productivity, building loyalty, and building up your employee retention rate. Here is a look at some good employee appreciation sayings you can use for their annual anniversary, just because they have been going above and beyond the call of duty, or just to randomly show your levels of gratitude for the work they performed for a big project.

“A perfect employee is the one who inspires his boss as much as his boss inspires him. Thanks for being my inspiration.”

“Awards like Employee of the Month are of no value for employees like you perform well every single day of the year. Thank you.”

“Employees like you are the epitome of professionalism. Thank you for bringing your best to work every single day.”

“From friendship to mentorship to leadership, you have given this company a warm kinship in every possible form. Thanks.”

“I am thankful for having employees like you who never shirk responsibility even if it means taking blame when mistakes are made. Thank you.”

“I just wanted to let you know that having you on our team makes all the difference. Thanks for all you do.”

“I know things have been crazy lately, but you are doing a great job. Hang in there, the busy season is almost over.”

“I’ll bet you didn’t think anyone noticed all that you do. That’s why it’s important that I take this moment to say thanks so much.”

“In business, it’s important to find people you can count on. You are one of those reliable employees. Thanks for all your hard work.”

“Interns admire you, your colleagues respect you and your boss trusts you – thank you for being a great role model for everyone around you.”

“It’s been so busy lately, but there is always time to stop and say thanks for your help.”

“It’s great working with you. You are one of the reasons for our success.”

“Just wanted to write a note to say, Thank you for the fantastic job you do every day.”

“My words can never be enough to praise your actions because your work always meets my expectations. Thank you.”

“No job is too big or too small for you. Thanks for always jumping in and helping out.”

“Our sincerest thanks for the contribution you have made to our company.”

“Successful companies are run by successful entrepreneurs who hire successful employees. Thank you for being a key part of this chain.”

“Thank you for realizing that by taking ownership of every project, you have taken ownership of your own success.”

“Thank you for showing all your colleagues that the pursuit of excellence is the best way to climb up the organizational ladder in this company.”

“Thanks for backing up the credentials in your resume with hard work, perseverance and loyalty to the company.”

“Thanks for shouldering responsibility and putting the company’s interests ahead of your own.”

“Thanks for treating the company’s problems as your own. You have what it takes to be a terrific employee and a future leader.”

“The new insight you provided was the greatest victory in the effort.”

“The service you provided exceeded all expectations and guarantees a continuing successful relationship.”

“The walls of our office would be weakened without your presence. Thank you for standing strong.”

“Two thumbs up! Your achievement is the direct result of your dedicated effort towards reaching your goal.”

“We know how busy you have been. Thanks for all your hard work.”

“We sincerely appreciate all your hard work and dedication.”

“You are our company’s perfect catch and an ideal employee whose performance no one else can match. Thank you.”

“You are the employee that every intern dreams of becoming, every colleague thinks of having and every boss wishes he had. Thank you.”

“You are very important to us. Thank you for all your hard work.”

“Your dedication to seeing a project through is second to none.”

“Your desire and willingness fuel our mutual efforts and lead us to success.”

“Your enthusiasm is a personality trait that cannot be learnt and a skill which cannot be taught. Thank you for being the life of the workplace.”

“Your excellence and brilliance have always made for a stunning performance at work. Thanks for bringing so much permanence to our company.”

“Your extra effort, dedication, insights and opinions are all extremely valuable to the successful undertakings of this organization.”

“Your objectivity sets you apart from other leaders, and makes you easy to share ideas with.”

“Your personal commitment to quality is obvious in everything you do.”

Here is a look at a useful employee appreciation video that takes new approaches to recognizing employees throughout the organization.

Finally being done with academics after years of hard work can prove to be a great relief. The most difficult thing to do now is figure out where you will go from here. But first, it is time to celebrate. Here is a look at some great congratulations college graduate messages and quotes that are perfect for your card. Share some of your best inspiring and encouraging words of advice.

“A hearty congratulations on your graduation, and wishing you a very good luck for the new beginning in life. May you reach all your goals.”

“Congratulations Graduate! We know you will go far, and we look forward to seeing what your bright future has in store for you.”

“Congratulations on your more than successful graduation. Now you see how important is to have determination, optimism and patience. Enjoy the fruit of your efforts and hard work.”

“Graduation is not the end, it’s just the beginning of the beautiful life that lies ahead of you. Good Luck. Happy Graduation.”

“Here’s to your impressive student career. Now that you’re graduating, you’re at the beginning of a brand new journey. So here’s to your success and to your brand new life. Congratulations graduate.”

“I congratulate you on your academic achievement. May success always come your way in life. Happy Graduation.”

“I want to congratulate you on this happy date. It’s time for you to celebrate, since today is the day you graduate.”

“I’m so proud that I know someone so smart. Congratulations on your hard work and dedication. Happy graduation.”

“I’m wishing you the best things in life that come to those willing to put in the time and energy that you have. Keep up the good work, and you’ll do great things.”

“No matter how bitter the books of education may be, the fruits are always sweet. Happy graduation. Best of luck.”

“We are proud of you and your accomplishments. We’re confident that you will continue with even more successes. Good luck in your next adventures. Congratulations graduate.”

“We see you doing big things now that you have graduated, mostly because you have already done so many big things.”

“When you do your best and you really try, the results are excellent and you are the living proof of that. Congratulations.”

“You are brilliant, able, and ambitious. You shall always walk the glory road. Happy graduation. I bless you with all that you need to earn many more achievements and feats in life ahead. Congratulations and well done.”

“You deserve to have the things that you have worked hard to attain. Best wishes, graduate.”

“You have proven determination, brains, and willingness to learn. Hopefully employers will see these accomplishments. Congrats on your graduation.”

“You were once a dream. On your graduation, you’re an achiever. I’m so proud of you. Keep up your good work. Congratulations.”

“You’re finally graduating, and we couldn’t be prouder. You no longer have to worry about grades. You no longer have to wait for a diploma. Now is the time to celebrate.”

“Your hard work will pay off in many ways. Good things will come to those who wait until they graduate. You’ve come so far. You’ve worked so hard. Your graduation is a new and open door.”

“Your hard work, dedication and discipline have paid off. You’re finally graduating. It’s time to let loose and unwind before you join the ’9 – 5.’ Congratulations.”

Here is a look at an incredibly useful tips on what to do after you leave college.

Buddhism dates back several thousand years and is based on the teachings of Prince Siddhārtha Gautama. Journeying to find the truths about life, Gautama teachings were made apart of the Buddhist religion. Here is a look at some of the best Buddhist birthday wishes to share with your friends and loved ones.

“A noble person is mindful and thankful For the favors he receives from others.”

“All that we are is the result of what we have thought. The mind is everything. What we think we become.”

“All wrong doing arises because of mind. If mind is transformed can wrong doing remain?”

“Always be mindful of the kindness and not the faults of others.”

“Do not dwell in the past, Do not dream of the future, Concentrate the mind on the present moment.”

“Endurance is one of the most difficult disciplines, But it is to the one who endures that the final victory comes.”

“Even death is not to be feared by one who has lived wisely.”

“Health is the greatest gift, contentment the greatest wealth, faithfulness the best relationship.”

“However many holy words you read, however many you speak, what good will they do you If you do not act on upon them?”

“I never see what has been done; I only see what remains to be done.”

“In the sky, there is no distinction of east and west; people create distinctions out of their own minds and then believe them to be true.”

“It is better to conquer yourself than to win a thousand battles. The the victory is yours. It cannot be taken from you, not by angels or by demons, heaven or hell.”

“It is better too travel than to arrive.”

“Live every act fully, as if it were your last.”

“Nothing is permanent. ”

“Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without.”

“The only real failure in life is not to be true to the best one knows.”

“The tongue like a sharp knife… kills without drawing blood.”

“The way is not in the sky. The way is in the heart.”

“The wise have mastered Body, word and mind. They are the true masters.”

“There are only two mistakes one can make along the road to truth; not going all the way, and not starting.”

“To conquer oneself is a greater task than conquering others.”

“Until he has unconditional and unbiased love for all beings, Man will not find peace.”

“You take away all the other luxuries in life, and if you can make someone smile and laugh, you have given the most special gift: happiness.”

Here is a great video on how to go about celebrating your birthday in the Buddhist tradition.