birthday

A Quote by John Glenn on age, birthday, and retirement

There is still no cure for the common birthday.

John Glenn

Source: Announcing his retirement at age 75, 1996

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A Quote by David B. Haight on birthday, god, knowledge, life, memory, understanding, and wedding

We've had a wonderful, wonderful life together. We've been in many places, we've had the experiences, and now we have the memories. But most of all we have developed the solid knowledge and understanding and background regarding the foundation stones of life, so that we know for a surety that what we are doing [in helping to build the Kingdom of God] is true. Those foundation stones are granite stones; not soft, not limestones. They are granite.

David B. Haight (1906 -)

Source: [On the occasion of their 70th wedding anniversary and his 94th birthday] Church News, September 2, 2000. p. 6, © by Intellectual Reserve, Inc. Used by permission.

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A Quote by Christina Georgina Rossetti on birds, birthday, gold, heart, life, love, and work

A Birthday

My heart is like a singing bird
Whose nest is in a watered shoot;
My heart is like an apple-tree
Whose boughs are bent with thick-set fruit;
My heart is like a rainbow shell
That paddles in a halcyon sea;
My heart is gladder than all these,
Because my love is come to me.
Raise me a dais of silk and down;
Hang it with vair and purple dyes;
Carve it in doves and pomegranates,
And peacocks with a hundred eyes;
Work it in gold and silver grapes,
In leaves and silver fleurs-de-lys;
Because the birthday of my life
Is come, my love is come to me.

Christina Rossetti (1830 - 1894)

Source: A Birthday

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