More concise words on Birthdays:
"The first forty years of our life give the text, the next thirty furnish the commentary upon it, which enables us rightly to understand the true meaning and connection of the text with its moral and its beauties."
"May you live all the days of your life."
"Men are like wine. Some turn to vinegar, but the best improve with age."
"Of late I appear
"To have reached that stage
When people who look old
Who are only my age."