Funny man Adam Sandler is turning 49 today and this comedian, actor, screenwriter, film producer, musician and entrepreneur has been a screen delight since 1989. His movies are light-hearted, funny, and somewhat wacky but a great watch anytime and with anyone.

Though his movies are of comedy genre yet they have some amazing dialogues that teaches us a thing or two about life and its various aspects.

Here are 15 gems by Adam Sandler on life and much more that you must know:

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On complimenting a lady:

“They should name a gender after you. Looking at you doesn’t do it, staring is the only way that makes sense. And trying not to blink so you don’t miss anything. And all of that and you’re you.” Spanglish (2004)

On knowing your competition:

“It’s hard to soar with the eagles when you’re surrounded by turkeys.” Mr. Deeds (2002)

On love and patience:

“First I asked her what time it is, right? Tomorrow I get to ask her the date, the day after that she’s all over me. That’s how it works, you play it slow.” Shakes The Clown (1991)

On your personal style and swag:

“If I saw myself dressed like that, I’d have to kick my own ass.” Happy Gilmore (1996)

On kids and how to cope with them:

“Having a kid is great… as long as his eyes are closed and he’s not moving or talking.” Big Daddy (1999)

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On music and love for music:

“Please get out of my Van Halen t-shirt before you jinx the band and they break up.” The Wedding Singer (1998)

On responsibilities:

“I can’t run a company… I can’t even run my own life!” Mr. Deeds (2002)

On being honest on a date:

“Sorry I’m not better looking.” 50 First Dates (2004)

On commitment in relationship:

“Dalia, I don’t know how to tell you this. I cannot make sticky with anyone else.” You Don’t Mess With The Zohan (2008)

On introspection and how not to judge self:

“I don’t know. I kinda feel like an idiot sometimes. Although, I am an idiot, so it kinda works out.” Billy Madison (1995)

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On faith and beliefs:

“I don’t like your God. Your God scares me.” Bulletproof (1996)

On accepting feeling as they are:

“I have a love in my life. It makes me stronger than anything you can imagine.” Punck Drunk Love (2002)

On being proud of self:

“Haven’t you heard? Goofy is the new handsome.” Bedtime Stories (2008)

On best kind of friendship:

“You’re my best friend, and I don’t even like you.” Funny People (2009)

And, the crux of life:

“One woman, one zikpah, one life.” You Don’t Mess With The Zohan (2008)

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Happy Birthday, Mr. Sandler. :)