Now its time to write those thank you notes. Use these birthday thank you quotes to spice things up a bit.
Some of these famous saying are about the virtues of gift giving, and some our just about growing older, but all of them will help you show how grateful you are that someone actually came to your party, or bought you a gift.
"Let us be grateful to people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom."
"Youth is a disease from which we all recover."
"A wise lover values not so much the gift of the lover as the love of the giver."
Thomas Ã¡ Kempis
"Inside every older person is a younger person wondering what happened."
"What if you gave someone a gift, and they neglected to thank you for it - would you be likely to give them another? Life is the same way. In order to attract more of the blessings that life has to offer, you must truly appreciate what you already have."
"You can give without loving, but you can never love without giving."
"The heart of the giver makes the gift dear and precious."
"The great art of giving consists in this: the gift should cost very little and yet be greatly coveted, so that it may be the more highly appreciated."
"We know we're getting old when the only thing we want for our birthday is not to be reminded of it."
"Every gift from a friend is a wish for your happiness."
"It isn't the size of the gift that matters, but the size of the heart that gives it."
Eileen Elias Freeman
"Every gift which is given, even though it be small, is in reality great, if it is given with affection"
"It takes a long time to grow young."
"Growing old is mandatory; growing up is optional."
"The old believe everything; the middle aged suspect everything: the young know everything."
"The secret to staying young is to live honestly, eat slowly, and lie about your age."
"Inflation is when you pay fifteen dollars for the ten-dollar haircut you used to get for five dollars when you had hair."
"A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age."
"Wisdom doesn't necessarily come with age. Sometimes age just shows up all by itself."
"You are only young once, but you can stay immature indefinitely."
"Old age is like everything else. To make a success of it, you've got to start young."