Revealing inspirational quotes about turning forty will tell you what you may or may not want to hear. Forty is a tome of reflection, to get into motion and start to acquire those things you haven't yet, or to start implementing a strategy to accomplish what you want instead of what everybody else wants you to.
At twenty years of age, the will reigns; at thirty the wit; at forty the judgment.
The first forty years of life give us the text, the next thirty supply the commentary on it. Schopenhauer
When you reach forty you can't do anything every day. Henry "Hank" Aaron
Nobody grows old merely by living a number of years. We grow old by deserting our ideals. Years may wrinkle the skin, but to give up enthusiasm wrinkles the soul. Samuel Ullman
In youth the days are short and the years are long; in old age the years are short and the days long. Nikita Ivanovich Panin
Inflation is when you pay fifteen dollars for the ten-dollar haircut you used to get for five dollars when you had hair. Sam Ewing
The lovely think about being forty is that you can appreciate twenty-five-year-old men. Colleen McCullough
Thanks to modern medical advances such as antibiotics, nasal spray, and Diet Coke, it has become routine for people in the civilized world to pass the age of 40, sometimes more than once. Dave Barry
No wise man ever wished to be younger. Jonathan Swift