Every birthday should feel like a milestone; I mean you got through another year full of different experiences and you should be thankful. Your 40th Birthday should not be any different, frankly, you are never too old to party and have a good time. You might be getting older but there is a positive – you are getting wiser.
Get up, call your family and friends to celebrate being on this earth because you only live once anyway. Put on that nice outfit, pick a good cake, and dance to your favourite song. While you are here, we can learn some things about the 40th birthday.
Why is 40th Birthday So Important?
What is the meaning of your 40th birthday? Turning 40 is such a big deal, 40 is considered the middle age. At 40 one is mature having gone through the younger ages learning from experiences, getting through huddles, and accomplishing so much.
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40 is one of the milestone birthdays. Imagine you are on the race track running an 800m (Two laps) race, 40 is the start of the final lap. Turning 40 means it is time to reflect on the far you have come, and start planning for the next chapter. Celebrate getting to 40 as you anticipate the next years.
Below are some famous and funny quotes on being 40:
“Life begins at forty”. – W. B. Pitkin
“At twenty years of age, the will reigns; at thirty, the wit; and at forty, the judgment.” – Benjamin Franklin.
“Life really does begin at forty. Up until then, you are just doing research.” – Carl G. Jun
“Life begins at 40 – but so do fallen arches, rheumatism, faulty eyesight, and the tendency to tell a story to the same person, three or four times.” – Helen Rowland
“At middle age the soul should be opening up like a rose, not closing up like a cabbage.” – John Andrew Holmes
“The first forty years of life give us the text: the next thirty supply the commentary.” – Arthur Schopenhauer
“Middle age is having a choice between two temptations and choosing the one that’ll get you home earlier.” – Dan Bennett
Don’t be scared that you are getting old. Just drink more water, eat healthily, and work out. In today’s world, you can look younger if you take care of yourself. Watch out for the mid-life crisis. Remember age is just a number and you will never revisit 40, so be confident and do not let anyone get you down. Keep in mind “Life begins at 40”.