Wednesday, March 28, 2007

sugar quoted

Our birthdays are feathers in the broad wing of time.
- Jean Paul Richter

There are three hundred and sixty-four days when you might get un-birthday presents... and only one for birthday presents, you know.
- Lewis Carroll

Old age: A great sense of calm and freedom. When the passions have relaxed their hold, you may have escaped, not from one master but from many.
- Plato

No wise man ever wished to be younger.
- Jonathan Swift

One of the signs of passing youth is the birth of a sense of fellowship with other human beings as we take our place among them.
- Virginia Wolfe

When I was younger, I could remember anything, whether it happened or not.
- Mark Twain

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

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

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

If we could be twice young and twice old we could correct all our mistakes.
- Euripides

Call this an unfair generalization if you must, but old people are no good at everything.
- Moe, from the Simpsons

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Got an instant knockout with what Swift and Grier have said, but honestly they all sounded sweet! Now all I have to do is wait, until the product of waiting dawns upon me, and then I shall wait again for another year. Phew!


ianne said...

(croak) happy birthday jordie, (croak) happy birthday jordie (croak) happy birthday, (croak croak) happy birthday (croak) happy birthday to you (croak croak)

*kanta na xa ha


jordan said...

thanks marianne.
climb mount fuji for me! :)

richard said...

wow1 nice collections.. :-)

jordan said...

yeah. I really had a hard time Googling them in the net. :)

*wink wink.

Dean said...

Hey, hey, belated happy birthday!

jordan said...

Thanks sir Dean! Don't worry, you're still on time...

So "belated" is not yet the word. :)