quote by Dorothy Parker

Time may be a great healer, but it's a lousy beautician.

— Dorothy Parker

Most Powerful 50th Birthday quotations

Because time itself is like a spiral, something special happens on your birthday each year: The same energy that God invested in you at birth is present once again.

Maybe it's true that life begins at fifty.

But everything else starts to wear out, fall out, or spread out.

When you are younger you get blamed for crimes you never committed and when you're older you begin to get credit for virtues you never possessed. It evens itself out.

There was a star danced, and under that was I born.

When I was younger, I could remember anything, whether it had happened or not;

but my faculties are decaying now and soon I shall be so I cannot remember any but the things that never happened. It is sad to go to pieces like this but we all have to do it.

And currently, there are four to five new works in the pipeline for upcoming celebrations such as the Sydney 2000 Olympics, Australian Federation, my 50th Birthday, and Sydney Dance Company's 25th Anniversary.

At 50, don't let aging get you down. It's too hard to get back up. Happy 50th birthday.

I've been very competitive by nature from a young age, whether it was eating a bowl of pasta faster than somebody else, or always wanting to be the first one in line.

The advantage of being eighty years old is that one has many people to love.

Some turn to vinegar, but the best improve with age.

The spirit should never grow old.

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

My faculties are decaying now and soon I shall be so I cannot remember any but the things that never happened.

How to celebrate the 50th birthday: Go on your knees and thank God (Jesus Christ) for the life of T.B. Joshua. Pray for the Church of God for a strong bond of love. Pray for your nation and the whole world. As you rededicate yourself to the acts of giving for the rest of your life, God bless you. Happy Birthday!

50 years: here's a time when you have to separate yourself from what other people expect of you, and do what you love. Because if you find yourself 50 years old and you aren't doing what you love, then what's the point?

She was a handsome woman of forty-five and would remain so for many years.

Many massacres have happened when people yell "surprise"! Pearl Harbor.

The Tet Offensive. My uncle's 50th birthday party. I was there, man! How many more people gotta die?

At 50, you need to laugh about your age.

If you don't, everybody else will do it for you. Happy birthday, old chum!

Remember how excited you were when you turned five years old.

Today, you should be 10 times that excited. Happy 50th birthday!

Over the years Woodstock got glorified and romanticised and became the event that symbolised Utopia. It's the last page of our collective memory of the age of innocence. Then things turned ugly and would never be the same again.

I have enjoyed greatly the second blooming.

.. suddenly you find - at the age of 50, say - that a whole new life has opened before you.

It's sad, actually, because my anxiety keeps me from enjoying things as much as I should at this age.

You must become an old man in good time if you wish to be an old man long.

[Lat., Mature fieri senem, si diu velis esses senex.]

Now, they're saying I groped a male staffer.

Yes, I did. Not only did I grope him, I tickled him until he couldn't breathe and four guys jumped on top of me. It was my 50th birthday.

One starts to get young at the age of sixty and then it is too late.

At 50, a man can be an ass without being an optimist but not an optimist without being an ass

At 50, if you are on a diet on your birthday, you can't eat a piece of your birthday cake. So grab two, a piece in each hand and, lo and behold, you will be on a balanced diet! Happy birthday, old chum!

Of late I appear To have reached that stage When people who look old Who are only my age.

The age in which we live, this non-stop distraction, is making it more impossible for the young generation to ever have the curiosity or discipline... because you need to be alone to find out anything.

I celebrated [my 50th birthday] by throwing a big bowl on the pottery wheel, then going for a water ski at the lake on our property in the Catskills, and that night, skinny-dipping under the stars. Just being free and joyful. And that's how I [felt] about turning 50.

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

Everybody looks like clones and the only people you notice are my age.

I don't notice anybody unless they look great, and every now and again they do, and they are usually 70.

As it's your 50th birthday The very best of cheers to you Truthfully, I'm just being selfish Coz now I am so cheerful, too Happy, Cheerful Birthday

I'm like a backward berry, Unripened on the vine, For all my friends are fifty, And I'm only forty-nine.