I admit that I had never heard of Ian Martin - but his 60 thoughts on turning 60 were very clever.
My favorite two:
"When someone starts a sentence 'I'm not trying to be'... they always are." How very true. Just as true as "Nothing counts except what comes after the but." I think you are a great person but...
"[O]f course God exists. Even if God turns out to be just science in fancy pyjamas." What a great way of stating one's religious beliefs!
I also loved him calling someone a "human coelacanth." What a great turn of phrase!