There’s only about 20 birthdays you should be allowed to celebrate. And the others? You’re wasting cake and paper….When you’re 20, you get a birthday. Any time you enter a new set of tens: 20, 30, 40, 50, you get a birthday. 21, you get an awesome birthday. And then, THAT’S IT. A birthday every ten years. “I’m 26!” Great, go to work. Who gives a s***?—Patton Oswalt on when you should get a birthday
To humble us: Things other people accomplished when they were your age.
“Oh, look honey: it’s my Citizen Kane year.”
(My wife rolls her eyes.)
To give us hope: late bloomers.
I’d like the middle path, please…and some cake!