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If you are fortunate enough to have a good friend or a best friend, then you have something that many people do not: a bond with another person that is truly unique and special. And if it is your friend’s birthday, then you’ll want to find just the right way to say happy birthday friend. Finding the perfect words for someone who has played such an important role in our life can be a challenge, but never fear, this collection of birthday wishes for friend and birthday wishes for best friend will help you do just that. We hope that you and your friend have the best birthday celebration together, and many more!

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  • Birthday wishes for a best friend
  • Funny birthday wishes for best friend

Birthday Wishes for Friend - Happy Birthday Friend

  • I feel so lucky to have you as my friend. Hope your birthday is as special as you are.May all of your dreams come true. Thanks for being such a great friend. Happy birthday!
  • I am looking forward to many more years of friendship and birthdays with you. Have a fantastic birthday!
  • I want to wish you all the love and happiness in the world, all of which you deserve. Happy birthday my friend!
  • I am grateful that you are a part of my life. All the best on your birthday!
  • In good times and bad, I’ll always be by your side. Happy birthday friend!
  • Happy, happy birthday! You deserve all the cakes, love, hugs and happiness today. Enjoy your day my friend!
  • May God shower you with blessings today and always. Happy birthday wishes for my friend!
  • Happy, healthy, exceptional, rocking birthday to you my friend!
  • Every step of the way you were there for me. Through thick and thin I’ll always be there for you. Happy birthday wishes!
  • Thanks for another year of being an awesome friend. Happy birthday dear friend!

Birthday Wishes for Best Friend - Happy Birthday Best Friend

  • I am grateful for your true friendship. Hope you birthday is amazing as you are my best friend!
  • I wish you love, hope and everlasting joy and happiness. Thank you for being my best friend!
  • I am so proud to be your best friend. May you have a happy and healthy birthday!
  • You understand me like nobody else. I have a sibling in you my friend. Happy birthday to my best friend!
  • Thank you always being there to listen. I am so lucky to have you as my best friend. Enjoy your birthday!
  • I am so thankful and happy that we are best friends. Enjoy your birthday and happy birthday wishes for my best friend!

Funny Birthday Wishes for Best Friend

  • Happy birthday to my best friend, the one who laughs at my silly jokes and still stands beside me even when I do dumb and stupid things!
  • Best friend: someone whom you can be yourself with, someone who you can have pointless conversations with, someone who still likes you even when you’re weird, someone who forgets to buy you a birthday gift…that’s why I came up with this. Happy birthday my best friend!
  • Happy birthday to my best friend! We are such a great team: I am smart, good-looking and talented and you are great at being my friend!
  • You may be getting older but at least I still look great! Happy birthday best friend!

We truly hope you have enjoyed these birthday wishes, messages, greetings and quotes for friends and best friends.

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Short & Simple Happy Birthday Wishes

Short and simple Happy Birthday wishes for friends, family, and co-workers. Pop in a card, or send an sms or text, they'll help you express your best wishes to the birthday gal or guy!

Congratulations on your birthday! Wishing you a truly fabulous day.

Wishing you a very special birthday and a wonderful year ahead!

Warmest wishes for a very happy birthday.

I hope your birthday is full of sunshine and rainbows and love and laughter! Sending many good wishes to you on your special day.

Happy Birthday! I hope you have a great day today and the year ahead is full of many blessings.

Wishing you a very happy birthday! May all your dreams come true.

Happy Birthday! I hope you have a wonderful day and that the year ahead is full of fun and adventure.

Happy Birthday! Wishing you a beautiful day and many blessings for the year ahead.

May your birthday be sprinkled with fun and laughter. Have a great day!

Congratulations on your birthday! Sending you our love and good wishes.

Many happy returns to you on your birthday! We hope you have a wonderful day full of friends, family, and cake!

Happy Birthday to my best buddy! I hope you have a good one.


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Happy Birthday wishes for Friends

A birthday is a great time to tell a friend how much they mean to you! Use these simple birthday message examples as a starting point, and personalize further to make your friend feel extra-loved on their birthday.

Happy Birthday! I'm so grateful for your friendship and all the fun times we've had together this year. Here's to many more!

Happy Birthday to such a fabulous friend! Wishing you many blessings for the year ahead.

Happy Birthday to my crazy, fun, fabulous best friend! I love you to the moon and back and am so grateful for your friendship and all the fun times we've shared this year. I hope you have a great day!

Happy Birthday to my best buddy! I hope you have a good one.

Many happy returns on your birthday! I know this past year has had some tough times but I hope that the coming year brings you the good fortune you deserve. You're a great friend and I am so thankful for your presence in my life.

Happy Birthday to my gorgeous friend, you're the best! I hope you have a brilliant day.

Wishing you a wonderful birthday and a fantastic year ahead! Thanks for being such a dear friend.

Wishing you a very happy birthday and all the best for the coming year. Thanks for being such a great friend!

You're such a generous, kind, fabulous person and I'm so lucky to have you as a friend. Wishing you an extra special birthday and best wishes for the year ahead.

Happy Birthday! Love you lots and can't wait to celebrate your birthday with you [tonight/on the weekend etc]. Thanks for being such a great friend!

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Birthday Wishes for Sister

Write your sister a cute, inspirational, or funny birthday message with one of these birthday wishes for sisters.

Happy Birthday to the coolest sister! The day is brighter and more fun when you're around.

Happy Birthday, sister. May today be the start of a wonderful, glorious and joyful year.

There is no better sister that I could dream up. You are my best friend and partner-in-crime. Life would be dull without you. Happy Birthday!

I am so grateful you're my sister, I can't imagine life without you! Thanks for being amazing! Have a great birthday!

There's never a dull moment with you in the house, thanks for all the fun and laughter you bring into our lives! May your birthday be full of joy, and may the year ahead be your best one yet! Happy Birthday!

Sisters fill your soul with bright sunshine and your heart with laughter and joy. Happy Birthday!

You're truly one in a million - so kind, caring, and sweet. To be honest, I am not sure how we are even related! I hope your birthday is as amazing as you are.

Hooray it's your birthday! Probably the only thing that we didn't have to share as kids! Today it's all about you - have fun and enjoy your special day!

Sisters are a lot like toppings on ice cream: you can get by without them, but where's the fun in that? Thanks for sweetening my life with your love. Happy Birthday!

Happy Birthday! Here's to the cutest, smartest, most perfect sister! I think it must run in the family.

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Birthday Wishes for Brother

A collection of funny and heartfelt birthday wishes for brothers to help you write the perfect birthday message or text to your bro.

Happy Birthday to my brother. Here's to another year of laughing at our own jokes and keeping each other sane! Happy Birthday!

Happy Birthday to such a great brother, I hope you have a fun day today!

Happy Birthday to the coolest brother! The day is brighter and more fun when you're around.

Hooray it's your birthday! Probably the only thing that we didn't have to share as kids! Today it's all about you - have fun and enjoy your special day!

No matter how serious life gets, you've got to have that one person you can be completely stupid with. So glad I've got you bro! Have a brilliant birthday!

It's remarkable how long we've put up with each other. Happy Birthday.

You're turning a perfect age. Old enough to recognize your mistakes but young enough to make some more. Happy Birthday!

I hope you have a brilliant birthday brother, and that this next year is full of exciting opportunities! Keep reaching for those stars, I believe in you!

There's never a dull moment with you in the house, thanks for all the fun and laughter you bring into our lives! May your birthday be full of joy, and may the year ahead be your best one yet! Happy Birthday!

Another adventure-filled year awaits you, I hope you enjoy it to the full! Happy Birthday brother!

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Birthday Wishes for Husband

Wish your husband a happy birthday with one of these funny, romantic, and heartfelt birthday wishes for husbands.

Happy Birthday to my partner in crime. Let's make some mischief today and every day!

Happy Birthday to my favorite adventurer. I never would have gone so many places without you. Now hurry up and let's get planning for the next one!

There isn't enough wrapping paper in the world to contain all the love I have for you. Happy Birthday, Sweetheart!

My amazing husband, you've been working so hard. Today, take a seat, grab a beer, and get ready to enjoy some of my amazing cake. Happy Birthday!

Happy Birthday to my husband. You're the best thing in this world. It's true. I can't imagine my life without you. Now, let's get this party started!

Some days you're a my hero. Other days, you're my knight in shining armor. But today you're the king of the cake! Happy Birthday!

Every day, you are my companion, my comforter, and my friend. I am so blessed to have and to hold you as my husband. Happy Birthday!

I believe in you. You have amazing dreams and the ability to make them happen. There's nothing you can't do! You have so many amazing qualities and gifts. And I know you can do whatever you set your mind to. Happy Birthday, let make these wishes come true!

Every part of me loves every bit of you. Happy Birthday, My Love.

To my wonderful husband, I never believed in soulmates until I met you. Happy Birthday!

A Toast to My Husband: You're my best friend, my confidant, the love of my life. I can't wait to celebrate you. Happy Birthday!

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Birthday Wishes for Wife

Let your wife know just how wonderful you think she is and wish her all the best on her birthday with one of these romantic, sweet and inspirational birthday wishes for wife.

Many happy returns to my darling wife.

Happy Birthday to the woman I love!

Happy Birthday to my beautiful and loving wife!

Thank you for everything you do. Let's make the year great together. Happy Birthday!

Happy Birthday to the woman who has stolen my heart, to the light of my life, my darling, my wife!

You are my world and I cannot imagine my life without you. Loving birthday wishes to my adorable wife!

You are my today and all of my tomorrows. Happy Birthday, my love.

Once in a while, right in the middle of ordinary life, love gives us a fairytale. I'm so happy to be part of this fairytale with you! Happy Birthday, my love!

We've celebrated a lot of birthdays together, but after all this time, you're still incredible! Have a wonderful day.

Like fine wine we get better with age... or rather, we feel better about our age with lots of wine! Happy Birthday, darling!

Happy Birthday to my parter-in-wine!

When life gives you birthdays, eat cake!

Some things just get better with age... and you're definitely one of them!

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Birthday Wishes for Daughter

Need a cute message for your little (or not so little) girl? Wish your daughter an extra-special day with these beautiful, inspirational birthday wishes for daughters.

Happy Birthday to our dear, sweet daughter. May your day be full of sunshine, rainbows, laughter, and fun!

Dear daughter, best wishes on your birthday! I hope that your celebration is as sweet as you are.

May this day be as special as you are. Happy Birthday dear daughter!

Happy Birthday to our lovely daughter! The world is a better place with you in it!

May this year bring you plenty of reasons to smile, and endless opportunities to make you happier! My girl, you were born to be a star! Happy Birthday!

To our little bundle of joy, Happy Birthday! Keep chasing your dreams and spreading happiness. We love you!

You are loved for the little girl you were, for the special woman you are and for the precious daughter you will always be. Have a wonderful birthday!

Happy Birthday to the girl who brightens my life and warms my heart.

A daughter is God's way of saying, 'I thought you could use a lifelong friend'. Thank you for being mine. Happy Birthday darling.

Happy Birthday to our dearest daughter! We are so proud you turned into a beautiful and intelligent woman. We hope you have the time of your life on this extra special day of yours!

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Happy Birthday Wishes for Son

Wish your son all the best on his special day with these inspirational and funny birthday wishes for sons.

Happy Birthday to our darling boy. May you have a wonderful and fun-filled birthday.

Happy Birthday dear son. Stay happy, healthy, and blessed on your special day, and every day of the year. We love you!

May your future shine bright and be full of many good times. Happy Birthday!

Happy Birthday to our amazing son, who is growing up to be such an amazing man!

Loving you is my greatest joy, you make it so easy! Happy Birthday dear son.

Happy Birthday to the boy who has taught me more about the world and about myself than anyone else.

Wherever life takes you, I will always be so proud of you. Happy Birthday son!

Always remember you are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, smarter than you think and loved more than you know. Happy Birthday dear son!

My son, I wish you the strength to face challenges with confidence, along with the wisdom to choose your battles carefully. I wish you adventure on your journey and may you always stop to help someone along the way. Listen to your heart and take risks carefully. Remember how much you are loved.

Nothing has been the same since you came into my life, and I want you to know I wouldn't have it any other way. I am so grateful that you have changed my life for the better.

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Happy Birthday Wishes for Mom

A collection of cute, inspirational, and funny birthday wishes and messages for your mom to say an extra special happy birthday to her!

Happy Birthday Mom! Take it easy today. You deserve it!

It's your birthday! I recommend you kick back, relax, and let dad do all the work for once.

To the world you may be one person, but to me you are the whole world. Happy Birthday Mom!

You are my first friend, my best friend, and my forever friend. I can't wait to help you celebrate your birthday!

Even though I'm getting older, I find I need you more than ever. There's nothing like one of your warm hugs. Wishing you a birthday as heartwarming as you!

I knew exactly what you wanted for your birthday this year. Me... out of the house for a day. Happy Birthday, Mom!

It's amazing how good you look for your age, considering all the grief I gave you when I was younger. Happy Birthday, Mom!

Mom, you are the most outstanding woman in my life, and you'll always be my number one. Have a beautiful birthday!

When asked who my favorite real-life superhero is, I always say 'It's my mom.' Have an amazing birthday, Wonder Mom!

It's no secret that you've made your mark in my life. Since my childhood, you've been that big tree whose shade allowed me to grow safe and strong. Happy Birthday, Mom.

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Birthday Wishes for Dad

Celebrate your Dad on his birthday with one of these sweet, funny, or heartfelt wishes for birthdays for dads!

All your life, you've worked towards making our wishes come true. Today, it's your turn to make some wishes. Happy Birthday, Dad!

All my life, I've been lucky to have the best dad. Now, I count myself doubly lucky, since my child gets to have the best granddad. Happy Birthday, Dad, we love you!

Happy Birthday to the man who fought all the monsters under the bed and in the closet. Thank you for always making me feel safe!

Happy Birthday Dad! May all your fish be big, your beers stay cold, and your sports teams have a winning season!

It's not easy being a father, but you do it with class and style. Happy Birthday to the dad who can do it all.

To my dearest Dad: You are my compass. Thanks for always showing me the right path and for guiding me in the right direction. Happy Birthday, I love you.

To the best taxi driver, the most effective spider hunter, the cheapest handyman, and the most generous bank I know. Happy Birthday Dad!

Dad, thank you for teaching me how to be a man, even though I'm your daughter. Happy Birthday!

Hey Dad, I got a present for you. I stole your To-Do list from Mom. All you need to do is rip it up. Just don't tell Mom, okay? Happy Birthday!

Dad, you've always been the coolest. Like all those times you said "yes" when mom said "no." Happy Birthday, Cool Dad!

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Birthday Wishes for Auntie

Write a super sweet or funny birthday message to your auntie on her birthday with one of our birthday wishes for aunts.

Happy Birthday to my dear aunt! I'm wishing you a day that's as lovely as you.

You're always swooping in to save the day! This time, we've managed everything just for you. Happy Birthday Aunty!

Mom and Dad may have given me my brains and looks, but all of my charm and sense of humor come just from you! Happy Birthday to the best aunt!

You've got this "Best Aunt" gig in the bag! I hope this day brings everything you wish for! Happy Birthday Auntie!

To my Aunt, Happy Birthday! On this special day, I hope you remember just how much we all love you!

Moms and dads offer love and support. But aunts... they're the ones who share some of our best adventures! Cheers to the next adventure Auntie!

Happy Birthday to my lovely aunt. Your age is this family's best kept secret... but don't worry, your secret is safe with us!

Dear Aunt, you may be a little bit crazy, but you're my kind of crazy! Happy Birthday!

Happy Birthday to the aunt who gave me everything my parents didn't want me to have! I really appreciate it.

Happy Birthday Auntie! From your favorite niece/nephew! (It's okay, we don't have to tell the others...)

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Birthday Wishes for your Boss, Colleague, or Coworker

You spend the most-part of every day with your co-workers, so it's always a nice gesture to wish them a happy birthday. These simple sentiments are perfect for wishing a co-worker or boss a very happy birthday but keeping it professional too.

Happy Birthday! You're such a great friend and co-worker. I hope you have a lovely day.

Happy Birthday! Thanks for all that you do for our team. We hope you have a great birthday!

Many happy returns on your birthday today from all of us at [insert company name]. We hope you have a wonderful day!

Work just wouldn't be as much fun without your company! Thanks for all the great coffee breaks and sharing the load. Hope you have a great birthday today!

Happy Birthday to my office buddy! Thanks for making work such a great place to be. I hope you have a wonderful day and a brilliant year ahead!

Tip: Mention something you admire about your coworker

Each of us likes to feel appreciated, and a birthday is an opportunity to let your coworker know something you appreciate about them. Keep it real and choose something you genuinely admire. Here are some examples.

Happy Birthday to one of the most productive people around here! Someday you'll have to teach us your secret to getting so much done.

Happy Birthday to one of the most smiley people in the office! Thanks for making our office a brighter place with your sunny attitude.

Dear [name], it's amazing how you keep things running smoothly around here. Thanks for keeping us all organized. Happy Birthday and many happy returns!

Dear [name], Happy Birthday! Thanks for answering all my questions and helping me settle in since I joined the team. I've learned so much from you!

Happy Birthday to someone who radiates calm! One day you'll have to teach us your secret to staying cool under pressure. Thanks for keeping the rest of us sane.


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Funny Birthday Wishes

A collection of funny wishes for birthdays, making light of the joys and pitfalls of aging. Great for greeting card messages or sending as a Happy Birthday sms or text.


Funny Birthday Messages - About Age

Happy Birthday! Don't forget to iron that birthday suit.

You're [insert age]? Better take that cake outdoors to light the candles! Have a very happy birthday.

[insert age] is a perfect age. You're old enough to recognize your mistakes but young enough to make some more. Happy Birthday!

Happy Birthday! I'm so pleased to hear you're over the hill instead of under it.

Happy Birthday. It took you [insert age] years to look this good!

I wouldn't say you're old... you've just been young for longer than most of us. Happy Birthday!

You're not getting older... just more distinguished! Happy Birthday.

By the time you're [insert age] you've learned everything - you only have to remember it! Many happy returns on your birthday.

YOU SUCK!
...at aging. Can you at least try to look older?


Funny birthday one-liners

Don't let aging get you down. It's too hard to get up again!

You are so old, you walked into an antique shop and they sold you.

You know you're getting old when you can't walk past a bathroom without thinking, "I may as well pee while I'm here."

You know you're old when you turn down the lights to be economical instead of romantic.

Q: What goes up and never comes down?
A: Your age!

You know you're getting older when an "all-nighter" means not getting up to pee.


Middle Age Birthday Wishes

Middle age: that time when you finally get your head together - then your body starts falling apart.

Middle age is when your age starts to show around your middle.

Middle age... when "happy hour" is a nap!

Night sweats and hot flashes are nature's way of lowering your heating bill so you can save more money for your retirement.

How do you know you've hit middle-age? In preparation for a big sneeze you cross your legs really hard and hope for the best!


Funny birthday messages about gray hair

Those aren't gray hairs you see. They're strands of birthday glitter growing out of your head.

A little gray hair is a small price to pay for so much wisdom.

You know you're getting old when the little old gray-haired lady you helped across the street is your wife.

Don't worry, they are not gray hairs, they are wisdom highlights. You just happen to be extremely wise.

If gray hair is a sign of wisdom, then you're a genius!


More Funny Birthday Messages

A wise man once said, "Forget about your past, you cannot change it". I'd like to add: "Forget about your present, I didn't get you one".

I spent 3 hours searching the internet for the perfect birthday message for you and then I gave up. Happy Birthday.

I wanted to get you something truly amazing and inspiring for your birthday and then I remembered that you already have me.


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Happy Birthday Wishes from a Distance

On occasions like birthdays the sense of distance can feel greater, so making an effort to wish someone a happy birthday and tell them you're thinking of them can make all the difference.

Happy Birthday all the way from [insert your location]. I hope you have a fabulous day and be sure to eat an extra slice of cake for me!

Happy Birthday! Wishing you a wonderful day today, and looking forward to seeing you in [insert month].

Happy Birthday dear friend! Raising a glass to your continued health and happiness all the way from [insert location]. I hope you have a great day!

Thinking of you on your birthday! We hope you have a great day and wish you all the best for the coming year. We're so excited you're coming to visit in [insert month], and can't wait to see you then!

Congratulations on your birthday! Sending you our love and good wishes all the way from [insert location].

Wishing you a very happy birthday and all the best wishes for an exciting and fun-filled year ahead. With lots of love from [insert location].

Many happy returns to you on your birthday! We hope you have a wonderful day full of friends, family, and cake! Sorry we can't be there this year and we hope to catch up next time we're in the neighborhood.

Wishing you all the best on your birthday! Sorry to miss you on such an wonderful day. We're thinking of you all the way from [insert location] and raising a glass to your good health.

Wishing you many happy returns on your special day! Sending all our love from [insert location]. We miss you!

Wishing you many blessings on your special day. We miss you! We hope you have a wonderful birthday and look forward to seeing you at [insert month, or event eg. Christmas].


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Belated Birthday Wishes

Oh no! Did you miss their birthday? Quick, send them a happy belated birthday message or sms to get back into their good books!

Happy belated Birthday! I'm so sorry I forgot to write earlier, but how do you expect me to remember your birthday if you never look any older?

Now that everyone else's birthday wishes have worn off, here's a great big one from me!

I promise this card isn't late. It is intentionally arriving after your birth-day, because I think you deserve a whole birth-month. Happy Birth-month!

Dear [name], HBBD! That stands for Happy Belated Birthday! Love, YTDF (Your Terribly Disorganized Friend)

I know you think this card is a few days late. It's actually worse than that. This is your card from 2010 that I only just got around to sending. Happy Belated Birthday!

Happy Birthday! Don't think of this as a late birthday card. Consider it a very early one for next year. Here's wishing you a wonderful year ahead!

Sorry I missed your birthday by several days, but happy birthday anyways!

I'm so sorry I forgot your birthday. The good news is that I also forgot your age. Happy belated Birthday!

I'm so sorry I forgot your birthday. The good news is that if you forget mine next year I'll forgive you. Happy Belated Birthday!

I wish I could rewind the clock just to get back to the right time to say happy birthday. Please forgive me! I hope you had a great day.

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Happy Birthday Quotes

Draw on the wisdom of others as you wish someone special a very happy birthday. These birthday quotes are a mix of funny and wise, and work well as greeting card birthday wishes, a birthday sms, or in a birthday speech.

"Aging" Birthday Quotes

"Birthdays are good for you. Statistics show that the people who have the most live the longest."
- Larry Lorenzoni

"Age is strictly a case of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter."
- Jack Benny

"Age is a matter of feeling, not of year."
- George William Curtis

"Old age is like underwear... it creeps up on you"
- Anon

"Birthdays are nature's way of telling us to eat more cake"
- Anon

"Just remember, once you're over the hill you begin to pick up speed"
- Charles Schulz

"It's never too late to be what you want to be. Unless you want to be younger. Then you're screwed"
- Anon

"With mirth and laughter let old wrinkles come."
- William Shakespeare


"Getting Old" Funny Birthday Quotes

"When your friends begin to flatter you on how young you look, it's a sure sign you're getting old"
- Mark Twain

"As men get older, the toys get more expensive"
- Marvin Davis

"Age is not important unless you're a cheese"
- Helen Hayes

"The tragedy of getting old: So many candles... so little cake"
- Anon


"Youth in Old Age" Birthday Quotes

"You are only young once, but you can be immature for a lifetime."
- John Grier

"Growing old is mandatory; growing up is optional."
- Chili Davis

If things get better with age then you're approaching magnificent"
- Anon

When I have a birthday I take the day off. But when my wife has a birthday, she takes a year or two off"
- Anon

"Youth is a gift of nature but age is a work of art."
- Stanislaw Lec

"The secret of staying young is to live honestly, eat slowly, and lie about your age."
- Lucille Ball

Thirty-five is a very attractive age. London society is full of women of the very highest birth who have, of their own free choice, remained thirty-five for years."
- Oscar Wilde

"Old age is always 15 years older than I am."
- Bernard Baruch


Middle Age Birthday Quotes

"One of the many things nobody ever tells you about middle age is that it's such a nice change from being young."
- Dorothy Canfield Fisher

"Middle age is when your age begins to show around your middle."
- Bob Hope

"Middle age is when you're sitting at home on a Saturday night and the telephone rings and you hope it isn't for you."
- Ogden Nash

"Middle age is when a man has got a handle on life and life has put handles on his waist"
- Anon

"Forty is the age of youth. Fifty is the youth of old age"
- Victor Hugo

"The years between fifty and seventy are the hardest. You are always being asked to do things, and yet you are not decrepit enough to turn them down."
- T. S. Eliot

"The only time you really live fully is from thirty to sixty. The young are slaves to dreams; the old servants of regrets. Only the middle-aged have all their five senses in the keeping of their wits."
- Theodore Roosevelt

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Religious Birthday Wishes

If you're looking for Christian religious birthday wishes, take a look at our bible verses for birthdays and birthday prayers.


Milestone Wishes for Birthdays (30 / 40 / 50 / 60)

Any birthday is special, but some are *extra* special! Use our age-specific happy birthday wishes, quotes, poems, and jokes to wish your friends and family members an extra-special birthday on their big day!

30th Birthday Wishes
30th Birthday Quotes

40th Birthday Sayings
40th Birthday Quotes
Funny 40th Birthday Jokes

50th Birthday Wishes
50th Birthday Quotes
50th Birthday Poems
Funny 50th Birthday Jokes

60th Birthday Wishes
60th Birthday Quotes
60th Birthday Poems
Funny 60th Birthday Jokes


Personalized Milestone Birthday Posters

And if you're looking for age-related birthday gifts, our personalized birthday posters are a fantastic gift to celebrate the person's *extra* special birthday.

With a huge choice of color palettes, and lots of ideas for poster-text, you can personalize these posters as much or as little as you wish. Easy to format and download at home, they're a great gift for a milestone birthday.

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Birthday Wishes Image Quotes

Beautiful Happy Birthday images to wish your friends and family a fabulous birthday! Great for sharing on social media or sending to the birthday girl/guy.

Happy Birthday! I hope you have a fabulous day and be sure to eat an extra slice of cake for me!


May your birthday be sprinkled with fun and laughter. Have a great day!


Happy Birthday! I hope you have a great day today and the year ahead is full of many blessings.


Happy Birthday! I hope you have a wonderful day and that the year ahead is full of fun and adventure.


You're not getting older... just more distinguished! Happy Birthday!


Happy Birthday to my best buddy! I hope you have a good one.


Wishing you a very happy birthday! May all your dreams come true.


Congratulations on your birthday! Wishing you a truly fabulous day.


Better "over the hill' than under it. Happy Birthday!


Happy Birthday to you.


Happy Birthday to you!


Happy Birthday just for you.


Happy Birthday.


It's time to shine!


Happy Birthday to you.


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Sending birthday greetings has become a necessary tradition these days. It can be hard to find the perfect birthday wish for the special birthday boy or girl especially, with so many options. Don’t stress out over what to write in a birthday card.  Make the next birthday you celebrate a special one and personalize your birthday wishes with a handpicked happy birthday quote. Whether you’re looking for a greeting to make someone roll over laughing or a heart-warming tearjerker, these birthday quotes are a great place to start. A genuine birthday wish will surely make anyone’s day. This year, say “Happy Birthday!” with a few words that no one will forget.

50 Birthday Quotes for Your Mother, Father, Son and Daughter

When someone near and dear to your heart turns another year older, you’ll want to do everything you can to make their day extra memorable. Whether you’re throwing a birthday party, a cocktail party or planning a dinner at the honoree’s favorite restaurant, it’s tradition to give the guest of honor a Happy Birthday card. As if picking out a card wasn’t tough enough, on top of that you’ll need to craft a happy birthday message too.

When you sit down with a blank greeting card in front of you, don’t be surprised if you can’t seem to put the pen to paper. Many of us get a case of writers block when we sit down to write a birthday card greeting, especially to the people we love the most. Sure, the birthday honoree knows just how much you love and appreciate him or her but, it doesn’t hurt to remind them on their day.

The following birthday quotes will make for the nicest addition to your birthday cards for family and friends. Jump to any relevant section below:

Inspirational Birthday Quotes

Another year older and another reason to celebrate! Give your birthday card message a forward looking touch with one of these inspirational birthday quotes. 

  • “Count your life by smiles, not tears. Count your age by friends, not years. Happy birthday!”
  • “Happy birthday! I hope all your birthday wishes and dreams come true.”
  • “A wish for you on your birthday, whatever you ask may you receive, whatever you seek may you find, whatever you wish may it be fulfilled on your birthday and always. Happy birthday!”
  • “ Another adventure filled year awaits you. Welcome it by celebrating your birthday with pomp and splendor. Wishing you a very happy and fun-filled birthday!”
  • “May the joy that you have spread in the past come back to you on this day. Wishing you a very happy birthday!”
  • “Happy birthday! Your life is just about to pick up speed and blast off into the stratosphere. Wear a seat belt and be sure to enjoy the journey. Happy birthday!”
  • “This birthday, I wish you abundant happiness and love. May all your dreams turn into reality and may lady luck visit your home today. Happy birthday to one of the sweetest people I’ve ever known.”
  • “May you be gifted with life’s biggest joys and never-ending bliss. After all, you yourself are a gift to earth, so you deserve the best. Happy birthday.”
  • “Count not the candles…see the lights they give. Count not the years, but the life you live. Wishing you a wonderful time ahead. Happy birthday.”
  • “Forget the past; look forward to the future, for the best things are yet to come.”
  • “Birthdays are a new start, a fresh beginning and a time to pursue new endeavors with new goals. Move forward with confidence and courage. You are a very special person. May today and all of your days be amazing!”
  • “Your birthday is the first day of another 365-day journey. Be the shining thread in the beautiful tapestry of the world to make this year the best ever. Enjoy the ride.”
  • “Be happy! Today is the day you were brought into this world to be a blessing and inspiration to the people around you! You are a wonderful person! May you be given more birthdays to fulfill all of your dreams!”

Funny Happy Birthday Quotes

Birthdays are meant to be full of laughter and cheer. When the guest of honor opens his or her birthday card from you, you’ll know why they can’t stop smiling. Pick out one of these funny happy birthday quotes or mix and match them with your own words to craft the perfect cheers to another year older. 

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  • “Happy birthday! May your Facebook wall be filled with messages from people you never talk to.”
  • “You’re older today than yesterday but younger than tomorrow, happy birthday!”
  • “Forget about the past, you can’t change it. Forget about the future, you can’t predict it. Forget about the present, I didn’t get you one. Happy birthday!”
  • “Cheers on your birthday. One step closer to adult underpants.”
  • “Happy birthday to one of the few people whose birthday I can remember without a Facebook reminder.”
  • “Happy birthday to someone who is smart, gorgeous, funny and reminds me a lot of myself… from one fabulous chick to another!”
  • “Don’t get all weird about getting older! Our age is merely the number of years the world has been enjoying us!”
  • “As you get older three things happen. The first is your memory goes, and I can’t remember the other two. Happy birthday!”
  • “You are only young once, but you can be immature for a lifetime. Happy birthday!”
  • “On your birthday, I thought of giving you the cutest gift in the world. But then I realized that is not possible, because you yourself are the cutest gift in the world.”
  • “Happy birthday to someone who is forever young!”
  • “It’s birthday time again, and wow! You’re a whole year older now! So clown around and have some fun to make this birthday your best one. Happy birthday!”
  • “Just wanted to be the first one to wish you happy birthday so I can feel superior to your other well-wishers. So, happy birthday!”
  • “Congratulations on being even more experienced. I’m not sure what you learned this year, but every experience transforms us into the people we are today. Happy birthday!”
  • “When the little kids ask how old you are at your party, you should go ahead and tell them. While they’re distracted trying to count that high, you can steal a bite of their cake! Happy birthday!”

Cute Happy Birthday Quotes

No matter who your card recipient may be, there is something sweet about adding a cute happy birthday quotes to your messages. If your writing a birthday card message for mom or for your sister, make sure to use one of these sentiments to wish her well. 

Tip: Write a happy birthday quote to your little one. That way he or she can read it when they get a little older! Awh!

  • “Wishing you a day filled with happiness and a year filled with joy. Happy birthday!”
  • “Sending you smiles for every moment of your special day…Have a wonderful time and a very happy birthday!”
  • “Hope your special day brings you all that your heart desires! Here’s wishing you a day full of pleasant surprises! Happy birthday!”
  • “On your birthday we wish for you that whatever you want most in life it comes to you just the way you imagined it or better. Happy birthday!”
  • “Sending your way a bouquet of happiness…To wish you a very happy birthday!”
  • “Wishing you a beautiful day with good health and happiness forever. Happy birthday!”
  • “It’s a smile from me… To wish you a day that brings the same kind of happiness and joy that you bring to me. Happy birthday!”
  • “On this wonderful day, I wish you the best that life has to offer! Happy birthday!”
  • “I may not be by your side celebrating your special day with you, but I want you to know that I’m thinking of you and wishing you a wonderful birthday.”
  • “I wish for all of your wishes to come true. Happy birthday!”
  • “Many years ago on this day, God decided to send an angel to earth. The angel was meant to touch lives and that happened! Happy birthday my sweet angel!”
  • “Sending you a birthday wish wrapped with all my love. Have a very happy birthday!”
  • “ Happy birthday to you. From good friends and true, from old friends and new, may good luck go with you and happiness too!”
  • “A simple celebration, a gathering of friends; here wishing you great happiness and a joy that never ends.”
  • “It’s always a treat to wish happy birthday to someone so sweet.”
  • “Happy birthday to one of my best friends. Here’s to another year of laughing at our own jokes and keeping each other sane! Love you and happy birthday!”
  • “On this special day, I raise a toast to you and your life. Happy birthday.”
  • “You look younger than ever! Happy birthday!”
  • “Words alone are not enough to express how happy I am you are celebrating another year of your life! My wish for you on your birthday is that you are, and will always be, happy and healthy. Don’t ever change! Happy birthday my dear.”
  • I can’t believe how lucky I am to have found a friend like you. You make every day of my life so special. It’s my goal to make sure your birthday is one of the most special days ever. I can’t wait to celebrate with you!”

Sweet Happy Birthday wishes for friends and family to wish them all the best on their special day. Including short, simple, funny, belated.

Happy Birthday: Quotes, caption, facebook and whatsapp messages

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Birthdays are the special days which a person wants to celebrate with his friends and family. As this day comes just once in a year, the significance of this day automatically increases. It is really important to find the best birthday wish for your loved ones. Many a time, when we think of expressing our feelings while writing a birthday wish, our mind goes blank and we are unable to fetch the most suitable words.

Happy Birthday: Quotes, caption, facebook and whatsapp messages

Don't stress out over what to write in a birthday card. Make the next birthday you celebrate a special one and personalize your birthday wishes with a handpicked happy birthday quote. Whether you're looking for a greeting to make someone roll over laughing or a heart-warming tearjerker, these birthday quotes are a great place to start. A genuine birthday wish will surely make anyone's day. This year, say "Happy Birthday!" with a few words that no one will forget.

The following birthday quotes will make for the nicest addition to your birthday cards for family and friends

Birthdays are a new start; fresh beginnings, a time to start new endeavors with new goals. Move forward with fresh confidence and courage. You are a special person, may you have an amazing today and year. Happy birthday dear friend.

This is my earnest prayer for you dear son. May the love of God be with you all day through with his endless, boundless grace. May he richly bless your life with much happiness and success. Happy birth day dear son. I am proud of you.

My Birthday wish for you is that you continue to love life and never stop dreaming. May beauty and happiness surround you not only on your special day but always. Words alone are not enough to express how happy I am you are celebrating another year of your life. Happy birthday dear.

Because, today is a special day simply sending birthday wishes, wouldn't do. So, I'm sending you a day when all your dreams come true and, a year that means the most to you. Happy birthday to the sweetest niece.

May you achieve success beyond its bounds. May this year God shower you with all his blessings and love. Your birthday is the first day of another 365-day journey. Be the shining thread always and make this year be your best ever. Enjoy your day. Happy birthday friend.

Dear mother. I am thinking about you wherever I go, that is why I want you to know that nobody lifts me up like you do. I love you. Happy Birthday.

Happy birthday, my dearest mother. You taught me how to be courageous and compassionate; you always loved me unconditionally even when my mood was transitional. From all my heart, let me tell you that I love you more than life.

My mom is the sweetest woman in the world, you are beautiful and that's true. I thank God every day for you; I will be nothing without you. Happy Birthday, my dear, I love you.

Sister, you have a big and loving heart. You deserve all the best in this world. I wish you plenty of love, happiness, good health, laughter, joy and wonders. Happy Birthday.

Dear didi, you've managed to turn this black and white world into a fairy tale for me. Thank you for filling my life with bright colours. Your support is always what I need. Happy Birthday.

Without you my life is hollow, you are not only my brother, you're my soul mate. I wish you all the best on this special day. Happy Birthday bhai. Your footsteps are the only footsteps, I want to follow.

Dear aunt, you've managed to become a special person for me. Even my mother and grandma can't substitute you in my heart. Thank you for teaching me so many things in this life. Happy Birthday.

You make me smile every time I call you, you make me cry and sob when we chat because you are my closest friend and I will always be yours. Happy Birthday.

"Nice to meet you" are the words that are never enough for everyone who knows you to express their respect to you. I love you more than these words can reflect my feelings. Just be happy.

Wish you a God health, wealth, and wisdom. I know that one day you will become a super successful person and I am really excited that I am honoured to be your brother. Let all the blessings come into your life. Happy Birthday little Sister.

Every day with you is another gift. My love for you is endless and unconditional. Have the brightest Birthday hubby the great.

Some people are kind, some are handsome, some are sincere, and some are smart. You are all of them in one, hubby. May your dreams come true. Happy 30th Birthday.

It will take a life just to know you who you really are, but it takes just a moment to see how beautiful your heart is. Thank you for these entire years dear husband. I love spending life with you. Happy Birthday.

My love for you is endless, I am so happy to be able to watch how you become older. Happy 1st birthday to my handsome prince.

You can't understand what other people are telling you, but for sure you can feel kind and good vibrations. Happy 1st birthday, baby.

I wish that your birthday is filled with the happiness of smiles, sunshine's warmth, the feeling of love and the joyous sounds of merriment. I hope you have a wonderful day and a fabulous year which is filled with many wonderful surprises and much love. I wish this birthday gives you lasting memories that you will cherish throughout your life. Wishing you a happy 16th birthday my dear niece.

The birds are singing and the sun is shining. Wishing you a day filled with love, good times, loads of presents and a calorie-bomb birthday cake. It's a special day for the special you, a special person who brings lot of happiness to the world. Here's wishing a very happy Birthday to you, my dear friend and also a wonderful person.

Birthdays come around every year, but friends like you only come once in a lifetime. I'm so glad you came into my life. On your birthday, here's wishing you a day filled with good times, love, loads of presents and a yummy birthday cake. I wish that you enjoy the best of everything in life. Happy birthday my dear best friend.

Happy birthday…To a mother who never tires, to a mother whose love never expires.To my mother who is always so caring, to her whose warmth is never-ending;To the mother who lives for her family, to the one who always keeps us happy;Happy birthday to my mother whose hugs are the best and never ending . Wish you a fun filled birthday mummy.

There is nothing that I could write to amount to how much I love and appreciate you, Dad. Here's wishing a very happy birthday to the man who isn't just my father, but my best friend. I don't know what I would do and what I would have been without your support. Happy Birthday to you my daddy strongest.

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