• Here, you'll find some great funny birthday phrases and sayings.
• Plus, you'll get the history of birthday cards.
Depending on your state of mind, life has
a tendency to become stressful and overwhelming at times.
In some cases, this
happens even during our birthdays. Sometimes particularly on our birthday.
Obviously this is all turned upside down.
Our birthday is supposed to be a nice day for
it is the one day
a year that's supposed to be all about us. We're not supposed to be stressed out
trying to prepare nice stuff for visitors, etc.
Birthdays are nature’s way of telling us to eat more
~ Funny Birthday Phrase
In fact, birthday or not, the large majority of us have a hard time finding time
to devote for ourselves. And what do you know, sometimes this simple fact might
be one of the root causes of stress and other kinds of emotional and physical
Through a dull tract of woe, of dread,
the toiling year has passed and fled: And, lo! In sad and pensive strain, I sing
my birthday date again.
~ Funny Birthday Phrase ~
From the age of 'elderly' to age of 'old' your hair turns to silver, but
your wisdom to gold.
~ Soren Lauritzen ~ ,
Furthermore a large number of us
live in the past or in the future. Although not one of the funny
birthday phrases, Jean de la Bruyere clearly understood this when he said:
have neither past nor future; they enjoy the present, which very few of us do.
Jean de la Bruyere
Sooo ... if we live most of our life in the past or the future, and we also
cannot bring ourselves to take time for ourselves, what is left if we don't want
to keel over from worry and stress?
Laughter is a form of therapy in itself.
Laughter is the best medicine.
So, right now is
the perfect time to start looking for the best funny birthday phrases and funny
birthday quotations to put in
someone's card. It just might make both you and the recipient laugh, reduce your
stress and thus prolong your lives!
here's what to say to your significant other when you forget his or her
how do you expect me to remember your birthday when you never look any
And here's the very first funny birthday phrase:
The best way to remember your wife's birthday is to
forget it once.
Funny Birthday Phrase
And let's tarry no more; here's the first bunch of
funny birthday quotes,
funny birthday phrases and funny birthday quotations ...
Funny Birthday Phrases & Quotations
Birthdays are like boogers, the more you have the
harder it is to breathe.
~ Funny Birthday Phrase
We're not that different from wine and cheese. As you
age and mature you get a choice: Like wine and cheese you can turn one sided,
sour and smelly ... or .... multi faceted, sweet and aromatic.
What determines the difference?
Your emphasis on love, both for yourself and for others.
~ Soren Lauritzen ~ ,the Personal
birthday I got a humidifier and a de-humidifier ... I put them in the same room
and let them fight it out.
~ Stephen Wright
know what to get my father for his birthday. I gave him a hundred dollars and
said, ‘Buy yourself something that will make your life easier.' So he went out
and bought a present for my mother.
~ Rita Rudner
About the only thing that comes to us without effort
is old age.
~ Funny Birthday Quote ~
If you live to the age of a hundred, you have it made
because very few people die past the age of a hundred.
Inside every older person is a younger person
wondering what happened.
More funny birthday sayings to come! But first, let's take quick a look at
History of Greeting Cards
and Birthday Cards
You can trace the history of greeting cards back to the
ancient Chinese. During this time, the Chinese used them for sending messages of
good will on New Years.
the early Egyptians, too, used to use papyrus
scrolls for conveying greetings to friends and loved ones.
Life is a card game during the first half of which we get birthday cards,
and during the second half get-well cards.
Later in history,
in the early 1400's the exchange of handmade paper greeting cards within
Europe developed. Throughout this time, the Germans would use
woodcuts in order to print their New Year's greetings.
the introduction of the postage stamp in the 1850's and advancements in
technology for printing, greeting cards became more affordable.
As for the
US of A, greeting cards did not emerge into the
industry until 1856. This marked the time when the German immigrant Louis Prang
first started a small lithographic business near
Boston. Throughout the early 1870's, Prang is credited for
perfecting the printing process. Following this, he started publishing deluxe
editions of Christmas cards. These greeting cards instantly gained popularity,
even in England.
first time in the 1950's funny birthday sayings, along with funny birthday
phrases and sayings started to see the pages of Birthday cards all over the
United States. Since then, many of the funny
birthday sayings and phrases have evolved along with the changing times.
Throughout the years, the number of birthday phrases has grown to
become, well, many.
Some of them reference people's silliness as...
week the candle factory burned down. Everyone just stood around and sang, ‘Happy
~ Steven Wright
other funny birthday sayings refer to a person's belief on why more people are
living longer. One such example is...
are living longer than ever before, a phenomenon undoubtedly made necessary by
the 30-year mortgage.
~ Funny Birthday Phrase ~
the other hand, some of the funny birthday phrases reference women and their
age. Actually, you can find a number such as these...
Few women admit their age. Few men act theirs.
~ Funny Birthday Saying ~
diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers
~ Robert Frost
is the alliance of two people, one of whom never remembers birthdays and the
other never forgets them.
should ever be quite accurate about her age. It looks so calculating.
~ Oscar Wilde
Funny Old Birthday Phrases about Growing Old(er)
what, nothing beats the good old funny birthday sayings about a person getting
isn't so bad when you consider the alternatives.
~ Maurice Chevalier
mirth and laughter let old wrinkles come.
~ William Shakespeare
First you forget names, then you forget faces,
then you forget to pull your zipper up, then you forget to pull your zipper
How old I am? In dog
years, I'm dead.
~ Funny Birthday Saying ~
A man of
ninety years old was asked to what he attributed his longevity. I reckon, he
said, with a twinkle in his eye, it's because most nights I went to bed and
slept when I should have stayed up and worried.
~ Dorthea Kent
wake up every morning at nine and grab for the morning paper. Then I look at the
obituary page. If my name is not on it, I get up.
stockbroker urged me to buy a stock that would triple its value every year. I
told him, "At my age I don't even buy green bananas".
~ Claude D. Pepper
I guess I
don't so much mind being old, as I mind being fat and old.
~ Peter Gabriel
Funny Birthday Phrases to Make You Think a Bit
funny birthday phrases just make you think ...
groaned, my father wept, into the dangerous world I leapt; helpless, naked,
piping loud, like a fiend hid in a cloud.
~ William Blake
Birthdays are not annual affairs. Real birthdays are the days when we have a new
~ Ralph Parlette
never defends a husband who gets his wife an electric skillet for her birthday.
~ Erma Bombeck
observe Christ's birthday! How few, his precepts! O! ‘tis easier to keep
holidays than commandments.
~ Benjamin Franklin
is like reaching an important birthday and finding you're exactly the same.
~ Audrey Hepburn
there are those funny birthday phrases and quotes where people talk about the things they would do for their youth back or
the benefits found with growing old...
To get back my youth I would do anything in the
world, except take exercise, get up early, or be respectable.
~ Oscar Wilde
carry your childhood with you, you never become older.
~ Abraham Sutzkever
You can only be young once. But you can always be
~ Dave Barry
that's it, for now. Hope you
enjoyed this collection of funny birthday phrases, quotes and sayings and the
brief history of greeting cards. No, wait, here a final one for you:
with the past has gone, the best is always yet to come.
~ Lucy Lacrom
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