Funny 50th Birthday Quotes

Over the Hill? or Aging Gracefully?



Enjoy this collection of funny 50th birthday quotes.

Find out what famous people are saying about turning 50. Laugh at the "you know you are old when..." jokes.

Be sure to check out our GREAT 50th Birthday Party Ideas to throw that memorable landmark party.

I can remember the dread as I approached my 50th birthday. None of my other landmark birthdays ever affected me.

But somehow, the BIG 50 struck fear in my heart. There was no more denying I was on the last half (if I’m lucky) on this experience called life.

It was a very sobering thought to take stock of what I had accomplished in my life thus far and how much more I wanted to accomplish in my life.

Why not let facing your mortality spur you on to make
the last half of your life the most productive and enjoyable?

"Today I'm fifty—the old halfway point." - New Yorker Cartoon
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About Birthdays

Inside every older person is a younger person wondering what happened.
~ Jennifer Yane

Age is a number and mine is unlisted.
~ Unknown

Age is a high price to pay for maturity.
~ Tom Stoppard

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

You are only young once, but you can be immature for a lifetime.
~ John P. Grier

The best birthdays of all are those that haven’t arrived yet.
~ Robert Orben

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Birthday Games

Birthday Bingo

This is your classic Bingo game pre-filled with Birthday items.

With our Game Card Generator, you get a different Birthday Bingo Card for each player- even if you have 200 players! Call card included.


Birthday Charades and Pictionary

Keep the entire group entertained for hours!

Play in teams or individually in this fun game of Charades or Pictionary with over 100 different cards.


It’s All about the Birthday Star

Have guests fill in this questionnaire about the party star and find out who really knows them the best!


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Celebrate

Birthdays are nature's way of telling us to eat more cake.
~ Unknown

There is no cure for birth and death save to enjoy the interval.
~ George Santayana

Let us celebrate the occasion with wine and sweet words.
~ Titus Maccius Plautus

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Funny Birthday Ecards

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Growing Old Gracefully

Birthdays are good for you. Statistics show that the people who have the most live the longest.
~ Reverend Larry Lorenzoni

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Humorous

As you get older three things happen. The first is your memory goes, and I can't remember the other two.
~ Sir Norman Wisdom

Wisdom doesn't necessarily come with age. Sometimes age just shows up all by itself.
~ Tom Wilson

Let us respect gray hairs, especially our own.
~ J. P. Sears

They say that age is all in your mind. The trick is keeping it from creeping down into your body.
~ Unknown

Age is something that doesn't matter, unless you are a cheese.
~ Billie Burke

It is better to wear out than to rust out.
~ Bishop Richard Cumberland

Growing old is like being increasingly penalized for a crime you have not committed.
~ Anthony Powell

To me, old age is always fifteen years older than I am.
~ Bernard M. Baruch

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

The secret to eternal youth is arrested development.
~ Alice Roosevelt Longworth

Just remember, once you're over the hill you begin to pick up speed.
~ Charles Schultz

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Men

Few women admit their age. Few men act theirs.
~ Unknown

Middle age is the time when a man is always thinking that in a week or two he will feel as good as ever.
~ Don Marquis

A man is getting old when he walks around a puddle instead of through it.
~ R. C. Ferguson

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Middle Age

Over The Hill Gifts

Middle age is when your classmates are so gray and wrinkled and bald they don't recognize you.
~ Bennett Cerf

Middle age is when you still believe you'll feel better in the morning.
~ Bob Hope

Middle age occurs when you are too young to take up golf and too old to rush up to the net.
~ Franklin Pierce Adams

“Middle Age: When you begin to exchange your emotions for symptoms.”
~ Georges Clemenceau

Middle age is when you've met so many people that every new person you meet reminds you of someone else.
~ Ogden Nash

The old believe everything; the middle-aged suspect everything; the young know everything.
~ Oscar Wilde

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Over the Hill Games

Over the Hill Bingo

This Bingo game is pre-filled with all those hysterical reminders of getting older, like trifocals and dentures.


You Might Be Older Than Dirt

You just might be older than dirt if you know the answers to these trivia questions! A must-play for any Over-the-Hill party.

Answer key included.


Over the Hill Decade Decoder

Here's the game that will have even the history buffs scrambling to be the first to finish! Who will know which decade 'Streaking' was a fad, or when the board game 'Monopoly' was introduced?

Great game to play individually; but if you have mixed ages, break them up into teams and let the youngsters learn a little about the decades!

What song is "It's past the expected time" referring to anyway?

Answer key included.


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Proverbs

We grow too soon old and too late smart.
~ Pennsylvania Dutch proverb

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Quotes by Famous People

You know you're getting old when all the names in your black book have M.D. after them.
~ Arnold Palmer

You know you are getting old when the candles cost more than the cake.
~ Bob Hope

Middle age is when you still believe you'll feel better in the morning.
~ Bob Hope

It's sad to grow old, but nice to ripen.
~ Brigitte Bardot

Just remember, once you're over the hill you begin to pick up speed.
~ Charles Schultz

The really frightening thing about middle age is that you know you'll grow out of it.
~ Doris Day

Old age is like everything else. To make a success of it, you've got to start young.
~ Fred Astaire

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

Looking fifty is great--if you're sixty.
~ Joan Rivers

For all the advances in medicine, there is still no cure for the common birthday.
~ John Glenn

The secret of staying young is to live honestly, eat slowly, and lie about your age.
~ Lucille Ball

Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter.
~ Mark Twain

I'm at an age when my back goes out more than I do.
~ Phyllis Diller

A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age.
~ Robert Frost


The years between fifty and seventy are the hardest. You are always being asked to do things, and yet you are not decrepit enough to turn them down.
~ T. S. Eliot

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Remembering Birthdays

"A diplomat is a man
who always remembers a woman's birthday
but never remembers her age."
~ Robert Frost


"But when I do remember your birthday you say I'm rubbing it in!" - Cartoon
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The Day You Were Born
Personalized Gifts

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How about one of these unique personalized gifts with cool trivia on what happened the birthday of the recipient?

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Buy The Day You Were Born History Plaque

Our personalized chronicle is made especially for you and includes your birthstone and birth sign, President & Vice President at the time, headline news, along with the top movies, songs, and sports results. 

Also included are names of celebrities who share your birthday and cost of living comparisons.

The details are graphically created on a handsome walnut wood plaque, and personalized with your full name and birth date, as shown.

Plaque is crafted from top quality walnut wood, with cherry stain finish and high gloss laminate face. Measures 8" x 10". 
 
We carefully researched the specific details and events of this special day to give you an accurate record...enjoy your walk down memory lane!


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Our personalized coffee mug is made especially for you!

We will feature any birth date on front of the mug, followed by any 1-line personalization for all to see.

We'll then custom personalize the back of the mug with the top movies and songs, and will also include the names of popular celebrities who share your special day.

Any name is featured at the bottom, for a personal touch to call your own!


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Women

Few women admit their age. Few men act theirs.
~ Unknown

From birth to age eighteen, a girl needs good parents.
From eighteen to thirty-five, she needs good looks.
From thirty-five to fifty-five, she needs a good personality.
From fifty-five on, she needs good cash.
~ Sophie Tucker

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You Are Old When...

You're Getting Older When... Quote Game

Let the laughter begin as players compete to finish these famous quotes about getting older!

Will players be able to fill in the right word to complete this quote:

"When I was a boy the Dead Sea was only __?"

This very challenging game will have them rolling on the floor laughing as they race to finish first.


You know you are getting old when the candles cost more than the cake.
~ Bob Hope

We know we're getting old when the only thing we want for our birthday is not to be reminded of it.
~ Unknown

You know you're getting old when all the names in your black book have M.D. after them.
~ Arnold Palmer

A man is getting old when he walks around a puddle instead of through it.
~ R. C. Ferguson

The first sign of maturity is the discovery that the volume knob also turns to the left.
~ Jerry M. Wright

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About Birthdays
Birthday Games
Celebrate
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Remembering Birthdays

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