Birthday

" I'm most comfortable in my birthday suit. "
- Amanda Seyfried
" When it comes to birthdays, I think there are two camps. There are people like me, who choose to treat it like any other day, and then there are the 'birthday people.' You know, those people who claim the full month in which they were born as their own. "
- Dan Levy
" 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. "
- Brit Marling
" If I'm about to forget my kid's birthday, I want the phone to scream at me until I do something about it. "
- Sundar Pichai
" In the time of social media, I get lots of wishes. It's overwhelming! What makes the day most special is the love I get from my fans, who try to make the occasion extra special. Almost 50 days before my birthday, they have started making plans. In fact, I have been receiving letters, too. "
- Harshvardhan Rane
" I have heard of 'Green Street'-dedicated birthday parties, a website dedicated only to the clothing. It has no end. If you hashtag #greenstreet or #greenstreethooligans, you cannot go a day without people saying it's their favourite movie. It's frustrating because it's a massive hit, but nobody gives it credit. "
- Lexi Alexander
" When I see the kind of passion Sir Alex shows, it is hard to believe he is about to celebrate his 71st birthday. "
- Edwin van der Sar
" On my fourth or fifth birthday, a guitar was given to me, and I made a new friend. A very loud friend. "
- Eliot Sumner
" I had been offered a Hollywood contract before my 18th birthday. It gave me the spark I needed. "
- Gene Tierney
" I can put my legs behind my head and sing 'Happy Birthday.' Because that's something that me and my friends used to do when we were in gymnastics class as kids, and I can still do it. I was doing it since I was 8 and 9. They used to call me Gumby. Very bendy. "
- Emmy Rossum
" Presents don't really mean much to me. I don't want to sound mawkish, but - it was the realization that I have a great many people in my life who really love me, and who I really love. "
- Gabriel Byrne
" I remember, for my fifth birthday, Chet Baker sat me on the upright piano, and he played just for me for a few minutes. I can still remember the pressure of the air on my chest. It was my first physical contact with sound. "
- Jean-Michel Jarre
" All I watch is the Food Network. I took a cheesemaking class a few weeks ago, and I told my family and friends to only get me kitchen stuff on my birthday. I'm into every kind of cookbook and anything by Anthony Bourdain. I'd love to own a restaurant if I could find the right chef. "
- Jesse McCartney
" All my favorite stars, my family and my friends are here. I'm having the happiest birthday that an 18-year-old girl could ever have. "
- Brandy Norwood
" Citizens, thank you for all your birthday wishes. I am 88 years old today and still lucky to live in the greatest city in the world. "
- Ed Koch
" At 91, every day is a birthday. "
- Charlotte Rae
" By the time of my ninth birthday, I had become a bit of a socialist, as I am said by conservative colleagues to be to this day. I went on within the next few years to volunteer as an envelope stuffer for the American Labor Party, and my political thinking has not shifted measurably since that time. "
- Sherwin B. Nuland
" The Governors Ball is like a big birthday party, and all these stars are like excited kids running around - 'Oooo, look at my pretty new dress!' And what's the best, most fun surprise at a birthday party? When the cake comes out! "
- Sherry Yard
" My family's dog, when I was growing up, was an adopted dog that I got in a shelter for my birthday. I've always felt really strongly about adopting animals and trying to save animals' lives. "
- Gus Kenworthy
" We kind of look at music as something very natural in people's lives. I mean, most of us can relate to music in some sort of shape and form, and if you think about it, most of us remember the first time we kissed someone, what kind of music was playing or the song that was playing on our friend's birthday. "
- Daniel Ek
" The thrill of performing - that's something that hasn't changed for me. That simultaneous joy of creating something and sharing it with an audience - it's the same now as it was then, when it was just my cousins' birthday party. "
- Steve Buscemi
" And for the city's birthday, we will host events in every neighborhood of the city, inviting all of our residents to share in the celebration of Boston's great epic - the story of neighbors who support one another where it matters most. "
- Thomas Menino
" When I was 13, my parents bought me a mini snooker set for my birthday. From the moment I first held a cue in my hands, I was transfixed. "
- Stephen Hendry
" Traditionally Presidents Day was Washington's birthday. It was celebrated as a public holiday on February 22 each year, in peace or in war. "
- Nigel Hamilton
" A 1920s dress I wore on my 21st birthday... literally disintegrated on me. I had the most wild debauched night. And that disintegrated dress sits in my closet - such a great memory. "
- Liz Goldwyn
" I remember for my 18th birthday, I was going to get a tattoo, and I made the mistake of thinking I was a man and telling my father, and he was like, 'Oh yeah? You better tattoo a new address on your arm, because you're not living here!' And that was the end of that discussion. "
- Adam Ferrara
" I was born in Korea and left before my first birthday. "
- Mary H.K. Choi
" In the winter of 2012, as my fiftieth birthday approached, I began to write what turned into my autobiography, a look at my own life through the lens of food. "
- Kate Christensen
" On my 14th birthday, my grandfather and my grandmother gave me the best birthday present ever: a drafting table that I have worked on ever since. "
- Jarrett J. Krosoczka
" I remember, after getting my very first CD player for a birthday, I immediately purchased the soundtrack to the movie 'Grease.' "
- Vincent Rodriguez III