Quotes About Turning Forty

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.
Benjamin Franklin

The first forty years of life give us the text, the next thirty supply the commentary on it.

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

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