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Getting Old Just Got Funny

Are you or someone you love turning 50? Our funny 50th birthday quotes might be just the salve you need to take the sting out of that huge milestone.

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There are two ways you can feel about hitting that big 5-0h. You can get depressed, cry, moan and hide under a blanket. Or you can laugh at it. Why not use humor to celebrate and glorify this particular "coming of age" event?

When you're young, 50 is…well…OLD. But for those of us that have passed this milestone some time ago, 50 is really when it all begins—all the fun, the new-found freedoms, the end to a lot of the worrie sof youth.

So whatever your age, kick back and have a laugh on us oldsters with these great and funny 50th birthday quotes. Here's one of my favorites:

At fifty the madwoman in the attic breaks loose, stomps down the stairs, and sets fire to the house. She won't be imprisoned anymore.
—Erica Jong

Here's a funny 50th birthday saying to put on a birthday card:

Happy 20th anniversary of your 30th Birthday!

Here are some other favorite funny 50th birthday quotes:

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Gray hair is God's graffiti.
Bill Cosby

Fifty years old, 212 fights, and I'm still pretty.
Muhammed Ali

After a man is 50, you can fool him by saying he is smart, but you can't fool him by saying he is pretty.
E.W. House

I think when the full horror of being fifty hits you, you should stay home and have a good cry.
Alan Bleasdale

Middle age: Later than you think, and sooner than you expected.
Earl Wilson

Middle age is when your age starts to show around your middle.
Bob Hope

The last birthday that's any good is 23.
Andy Rooney

You know how to tell when you're getting old? When your broad mind changes places with your narrow waist.
Red Skelton

Nature gives you the face you have at twenty; it is up to you to merit the face you have at fifty.
Coco Chanel

I have everything now I had twenty years ago—except now it's all lower.
Gypsy Rose Lee

Looking fifty is great—if you’re sixty.
Joan Rivers

The secret of staying young is to live honestly, eat slowly, and lie about your age.
Lucille Ball

The trouble with class reunions is that old flames have become even older.
Doug Larson

I'll see a beautiful girl walking up to me and I'll think, Oh, my God, I can't believe my good luck. But then she'll say, "Where's your son?" or "My mother loves you."
James Caan

Another belief of mine: that everyone else my age is an adult, whereas I am merely in disguise.
Margaret Atwood

And leave it to Katherine Hepburn to come up with the perfect funny 50th birthday quote:

If you survive long enough, you are revered, rather like an old building.
Katherine Hepburn

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Forty is the old age of youth. Fifty is the youth of old age.
Victor Hugo

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