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When I was little I thought, isn't it nice that everybody celebrates on my birthday? Because it's July 4th.
I get uncomfortable when people give me presents and watch me open them. I don't have birthday parties, because the idea of a group of people singing and looking at me while I'm blowing out candles gives me hives.
A gift, with a kind countenance, is a double present.
If you can give your child only one gift, let it be enthusiasm.
For my birthday my husband learned to cook and is cooking one day a week for me. But he only likes to do fancy dishes. So we end up with weird, obscure things in the refrigerator.
At her birthday, my seven-year-old daughter will say that she wants these big cakes and certain expensive toys as presents, and I can't say no to her. It would just break my heart. But when I was little, for birthdays we just played outside and we were happy if we got any cake.
Handmade presents are scary because they reveal that you have too much free time.
When I was in elementary school, I used to write letters to myself. I'd write letters and go 'Dear Kristen-at-16-years-old, happy birthday. I hope you're doing something.'
I cried on my 18th birthday. I thought 17 was such a nice age. You're young enough to get away with things, but you're old enough, too.
The best way to remember your wife's birthday is to forget it once.
E. Joseph Cossman
My mother asked me what I wanted for my birthday, so I said I wanted to read poetry with her.
To my surprise, my 70s are nicer than my 60s and my 60s than my 50s, and I wouldn't wish my teens and 20s on my enemies.
This is a wonderful way to celebrate an 80th birthday... I wanted to be 65 again, but they wouldn't let me - Homeland Security.
My biggest hero, Gregory Peck, was my birthday present on April 14, 1973. I just sat and stared at him.
I quit high school on my birthday. It was my senior year and I didn't see the point. This was 1962, and I was ready to make music.
In 1993 my birthday present was a star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame.
I'm amazed. When I was 40, I thought I'd never make 50. And at 50 I thought the frosting on the cake would be 60. At 60, I was still going strong and enjoying everything.
The reason I met my husband was because I remembered a friend's birthday. The moral of the story is: Remember people's birthdays.
I have 'Happy Birthday' in multiple languages on my iPod - I like to play it at company birthday parties.
As a child, I always chose a false nose and some face paint and a wig for my birthday.
I am a big popcorn fanatic. I love popcorn. In fact one year for my birthday, my husband bought me one of those big popcorn machines like they have in movie theaters.
I jumped out of an airplane on my 34th birthday because I promised myself I would. I have an interest in confronting my fears.
Like many women my age, I am 28 years old.
Your children need your presence more than your presents.
The worst part about celebrating another birthday is the shock that you're only as well as you are.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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