Wednesday, June 27, 2012

7 Humorous Birthday Quotes

June 27 is the birthday of Mildred J. Hill, the teacher who wrote the song, “Happy Birthday to You.”

In honor of her birthday, here are 7 fun birthday quotes:

 “Birthdays are nature’s way of telling us to eat more cake.” Anonymous

“Sign in the florist’s window: “Smoking, or forgetting your wife’s birthday, can be hazardous to your health.” From 14,000 Quips & Quotes by E.C. McKenzie

“Birthdays are good for you. Statistics show that the people who have the most live the longest.” Father Larry Lorenzoni

“A women baked a child’s birthday cake big enough to hold all the candles – and her own small enough not to.” From 14,000 Quips & Quotes by E.C. McKenzie

“A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman’s birthday but never remembers her age.” Robert Frost

“Why is a birthday cake the only food you can blow on and spit on and everybody rushes to get a piece?” Bobby Kelton

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

If you’d like to learn more about the history of the “Happy Birthday” song, then you’ll want to read: