Be nice and send a thank you message to everyone who bought you a gift on your birthday. Just imagine how much your friends would have.
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It is always fun to celebrate birthdays, as well as to think about the many things that have been said about or that relate to them. Aside from getting wiser, one can delight in good food and good company.
Here are some awesome birthday quotes to liven up your big day, and perhaps even share with family and friends.
Since first reading Dr. Seuss, my favorite birthday quote has been:
1.) “Today you are You; that is truer than true.
There is no one alive who is Youer than You.” – Dr. Seuss
Getting older (and hopefully wiser), we face old age, our senior years. Perhaps Emily Dickinson has the right idea:
2.) “We turn not older with years, but newer every day” – Emily Dickinson
Sam Hagar reinforced this idea saying:
3.) “Every year on your birthday, you get a chance to start new.” – Sam Hagar
Can we live with that idea? Here’s what I always say:
4.) “Wow, thank you Lord for another great chance to make a difference.”
Yes, I am grateful that I’m still alive. But life isn’t forever, so remember:
5.) “Live as if you were to die tomorrow.
Learn as if you were to live forever.” – Mahatma Gandhi
Henry Ford agreed:
6.) “Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at 20 or 80.
Anyone who keeps learning stays young.
The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young”. – Henry Ford
Band leader, Les Brown emphasized:
7.) “You’re never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream” – Les Brown
George Eliot said:
8.) “It is never too late to be what you might have been.” – George Eliot
While I was still in school, I had to read writings by ancient philosophers. I never thought they were relevant to me. As another birthday approaches, I’ve looked at some of those words of wisdom, re-evaluating their relevance.
Perhaps they are things that I’ve learned to live by, to accept – and yes – use as birthday quotes:
9.) “God gave us the gift of life; it is up to us to
give ourselves the gift of living well,” – Voltaire
A great birthday quote by William Shakespeare’s is:
10.) “With mirth and laughter let old wrinkles come.” – William Shakespeare
Mark Twain agreed,
11.) “Wrinkles should merely indicate where the smiles have been.” – Mark Twain
Certainly some good things to remember as we celebrate birthdays! Samuel Ullman said:
12.) “Nobody grows old merely by living a number of years. We grow old by deserting our ideals. Years may wrinkle the skin, but to give up enthusiasm wrinkles the soul.” – Samuel Ullman
At birthday gatherings you also might also want to quote:
13.) “Let us celebrate the occasion with wine and sweet words,” – Plautus
14.) “Man’s main task in life is to give birth to himself,
to become what he potentially is,” – E. Fromm
15.) “Age is opportunity no less than youth itself,” – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
16.) “Happiness is when what you think, what you say,
and what you do are in harmony,” – Mahatma Gandhi
Or you might hear:
17.) “I’m like a fine wine. They don’t bring me out very much
But, I am well preserved,” – Rose Kennedy
18.) “Beautiful young people are accidents of nature,
But beautiful old people are works of art,” – Eleanor Roosevelt
Of course in discussing getting older, other pearls of wisdom are shared:
19.) “The older the fiddler, the sweeter the tune,” – English Proverb
20.) “None are as old as those who have outlived enthusiasm,” – Henry David Thoreau
21.) “It’s not true that people stop pursuing dreams because they grow old,
They grow old because they stop pursuing dreams,” – Gabriel G. Marquez
Another great birthday quote, this one by a comedian is:
22.) “Age is strictly a case of mind over matter.
If you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter,” – Jack Benny
Another by George Burns is,
23.) “You can’t help getting older, but you don’t have to get old.” – George Burns
With laughter, Bob Hope said,
24.) “You know you’re getting old when the candles cost more than the cake.” – Bob Hope
Who would want to fix things?
25.) “If we could be twice young and twice old,
we could correct all our mistakes,” – Euripides
For those with a strong belief in God:
26.) “Our life is a gift from the Creator. Your gift back to the Creator is what you do with your life,” – Billy Mills
Hearts are always mentioned with birthdays:
27.) “Some people, no matter how old they get, never lose their beauty –
They merely move it from their faces into their hearts,” – Martin Buxbaum
28.) “The heart of the giver makes the gift dear and precious,” – Martin Luther
Some U.S. Presidents have made some birthday quotes:
29.) “Be sure you put your feet in the right place,
then stand firm,” – Lincoln
30.) “Whatever you are, be a good one.” – Lincoln
31.) “Let us seek the right answer. Let us not seek to fix the blame for the past.
Let us accept our own responsibility for the future,” – Kennedy
Words of wisdom for aging from Confucius:
32.) “Study the past if you would define the future!”
33.) “It doesn’t matter how slowly you go, so long as you don’t stop.”
34.) “Choose a job you love.You will never have to work a day in your life.”
35.) “The superior man is modest in his speech, but exceeds in his actions.”
As we grow older, may we remember these wise quotes:
35.) “It is not the strongest of the species that survive
But the one most responsive to change,” – Darwin
36.) “It’s the mark of an educated mind to be able to
entertain a thought without accepting it,” – Aristotle
37.) “Life is like riding a bicycle.
To keep your balance you must keep moving,” – Einstein
38.) “Obstacles are those frightful things you see
when you take your eyes off the goal,” – Henry Ford
39.) “Don’t celebrate how old you are,
celebrate the years you survived.” – Touaxia Vang
40.) “Don’t anticipate trouble, or worry about what may never happen,” – Ben Franklin
41.) “Some day you will be old enough to start reading fairy tales again.” – C.S. Lewis
42.) “Count your age by friends, not years, your life by smiles, not tears.” – John Lennon
43.) “All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given us.” – Tolkien
So, as we all age – day by day, and as I pray I get to reach 70 in a couple of years, I often repeat this quote:
44.) “I don’t mind getting older; it’s a privilege denied to so many!” ― Chris Geiger, ‘The Cancer Survivors Club’
45.) “A birthday is the anniversary of your birth. It’s the time most of us reflect over the past year and what we hope for in the coming year.” – Claudia T Hudson
46.) “Today is the oldest you have been, and the youngest you will ever be. Make the most of it!” – Nicky Gumbel
47.) “There are two attitudes you can have when it comes to your birthday:
1. be thankful you have lived another year.
or, 2. complain about being a year older.” – Catherine Pulsifer
48.) “When you were born, you cried and the world rejoiced. Live your life so that when you die, the world cries and you rejoice.” – Cherokee Expression
49.) “Your age isn’t you. Use today to feel your best, celebrate and be your very happiest.” – M. Rivers
50.) “A birth-date is a reminder to celebrate the life as well as to update the life.” – Amit Kalantri
51.) “A birthday is not a day to fear. It is a day to celebrate and look forward to the coming year.” – Byron Pulsifer
52.) “Birthdays are inevitable, beautiful and very particular moments in our lives! Moments that bring precious memories back, celebrate the present times and give hope for the future.” – Bsbr Arish
53.) “Your birthday is my pleasure. You are my sweetest treasure.” – Danny Demeersseman
54.) “We have to be able to grow up. Our wrinkles are our medals of the passage of life. They are what we have been through and who we want to be.” – Lauren Hutton
55.) “Your birthday is the beginning of your own personal new year. Your first birthday was a beginning, and each new birthday is a chance to begin again, to start over, to take a new grip on life.” – Wilfred Peterson
56.) “I enjoy celebrating birthdays. Everyone should have their birthday celebrated.” – Loraine D. Nunley
57.) “May your years be counted not by your age
but by how you spend your days.” – Catherine Pulsifer
58.) “Our birthdays are feathers in the broad wing of time.” – Jean Paul Richter
59.) “Birthdays come but once a year, celebrate and be of good cheer.” Robert Rivers
60.) “Each year as our birthday comes, our thoughts and beliefs may change a bit from year to year. But believe our wish for you is always the same, may you find happiness and blessings all of your days!” – Catherine Pulsifer
Birthdays are special days – not only to celebrate among people we love, but also to remind us of how far we’ve come in life. During this occasion, keep these beautiful quotes handy as a gift to yourself.
Sending a warm happy birthday quote can make your friend, significant Franklin, Dr. Seuss, to make your words feel like just the perfect gift.
Birthdays are special events. They work as small rites of passage that gather people, gifts and birthday cake all on the same day.
Just like in weddings and funerals, at birthdays people feel like they should say something about the event, so clichés are thrown around in an attempt to add originality and gravitas to the moment. These commonplaces people say usually ruin the moment.
The most original way to say “happy birthday” to someone is to create a video. Videos can be shared and watched at any time. A picture is worth a thousand words and it only takes a couple of minutes to prepare a birthday video that uniquely celebrates someone’s life. Magisto birthday video maker offers multiple video designs and templates to wish someone a happy birthday. With Magisto you can have a professional looking birthday video in a matter of minutes. We know it’s very difficult to say something authentic on an anniversary or write something on the spot, but a video with the right message can really touch someone’s heart. Here are some quotes to inspire you.
“Cheers! Champagne is good, gifts are amazing, friends are plenty and you are the best of them all. Can we do this party every day?
“Roses are red, violets are blue, in your birthday may all your most beautiful dreams and ambitions come true!”
“Another year went by and you are just as charming, a bit wiser and a lot more gorgeous. Happy birthday!”
“In this day, don’t forget you never gave up, remember how you faced every battle, and know how proud I am to be your friend. Happy birthday!”
“I just want to tell you today that since you were born your smile makes the world a better place. Happy birthday!”
“There ought to be a time that we can set aside just for you. That time is today! Happy birthday!”
“Happy birthday! Your life is just about to pick up speed and blast off into space. Wear a helmet, your beautiful smile and enjoy the journey. Happy birthday!”
“If life is a journey, today is a station. Don’t leave your train so you reach your destination, but take a look at everyone cheering for you on the platform. Happy birthday!”
“Let´s celebrate this day because today you were born and your existence makes the world a better place. Happy birthday!”
“Like Port wine, you improve with age. You get sweeter and tastier. Cheers!”
“Today remember where you started and where you are, but above all don’t forget where you are going. Happy birthday and bon voyage!”
“Keep smiling. Keep laughing. Keep dancing. Keep your chin up. Cheers!”
“The balance of the last 12 months of your existence is amazing. You gained a lot of assets and now you can look forward to your goals for the next year. Cheers!”
“There you were, darling, fabulous as always, drunk as never. Happy birthday, bubala!”
“May your hair dye and mascara never run out! Happy Birthday, old lady!”
“A toast to the woman who has been thirty-five, fifty times!”
“Happy Birthday, to a wise lady! Someday, you will tell me what it was like to build Stonehenge!”
“You may be getting older, but at least you are not getting any wiser. Happy birthday, darling!”
“You are no longer a young woman. That’s all I got!”
“You are the reason there is a difference between wisdom and age. Happy birthday!
“When you were born, the sun shone…for the very first time! “
“Happy Birthday to the woman who achieved it all! One hundred years of accumulation results in that!”
“Happy birthday to the only woman who both reminds us of the Garden of Eden and who was at the Garden of Eden!”
“Cheers! I will wish you birthday happy. When sober I get and a sentence together can put.”
“When I looked at the date, I realized today is your birthday! When I thought about the date in which you were born, I almost fainted! You don’t look a day over a hundred!”
“On this day of the year, many, many years ago, you came to this world! And it’s been this bad ever since!”
“If this message was worth a thousand words, it would have a thousand words, but all I want to say is happy birthday!”
“Friend, I hope that the number of birthday wishes that will come true for you next year matches your age. One million.”
“Happy birthday to a friend who is unforgettable, mainly because he is the grayest one here!”
“Before there were books, people used to share information around a fire. You should know!”
“You are an amazing woman, and I am so glad you are my girlfriend. Happy birthday!”
“My dearest girlfriend, it means a lot for me to share in your birthday celebration. I am so grateful for your life and the commitment you made to our relationship.”
“I hope you’re feeling gracious on your birthday. It’s better to be around than 6 feet under. Happy birthday to you! “
“Happy birthday, sugar. If I could give you the world I would, but God doesn’t take credit cards.”
“Birthday presents are overrated. I got you hugs & kisses instead. Happy birthday!”
“Happy birthday, baby! Today you have one more wrinkle to hate.“
“On this birthday I want to thank you for being there for me, for having the patience to put up with me and above all for being the beautiful, amazing woman you are.”
“Happy birthday! I am attracted to everything about you, but today I also feel attracted to your birthday cake. I want to taste everything I am attracted to!”
“Happy birthday, honey. You can grow old and old. I will stay here forever at your side.”
“I have a very talented boyfriend. I’m a great fan of your life and I will never miss your birthday party. Cheers!”
“Sweetie, you are too hot to handle. My strong and powerful man, I wish you have a happy long life looking after me!”
“I am so lucky to have a boyfriend who doesn’t care about material things. That’s why I kept your birthday budget low. Happy birthday!”
“You are my shelter, my light, and my life. Now let´s drink and eat your birthday cake, I´m already exhausted from writing such a declaration. Cheers!”
“Dear boyfriend, I wanted to get you something special for your birthday but I already gave you the best gift ever… ME! “
“Here’s to another year of loving you despite your peculiar BO and your dry sense of humor. Have a fantastic birthday!”
“Congratulations on not becoming my ex-boyfriend this year. Wishing you a wonderful birthday!”
“Happy birthday to my favorite boyfriend…Oops! I meant ONE AND ONLY boyfriend.“
“Happy birthday! Every minute with you feels like heaven, every hour feels like paradise, and every day feels like an anniversary!”
“Like you complete me in every way, I hope this birthday cake can complete your birthday. “
“Let’s make this a day you’ll never forget. Happy birthday to my one and only.”
“Age really doesn’t matter when you have so much heart to give and personality to share.”
“Trust me when I say that my love for you is like Ferrari that will never run out of fuel. Have a great birthday. “
“Happy birthday, old man! Keep breathing for another year. Keep drinking for a lifetime.”
“Cheers! Have a great day you old fart!”
“Happy birthday! May you be young and silly forever!”
“I can say “happy birthday” in 5 languages but “friend” only in one, ours.”
“Be grateful every year, be proud every month, be drunk every birthday. Cheers!”
“Today I want to remind you of two things. 1) I love you, 2) I didn’t buy you a present. Happy birthday!”
“Happy birthday! May the years bring you wisdom!”
“Happy birthday! A year older none wiser.”
“I am my gift to you. Unwrap me.”
“Today, you just got a day closer to the grave and a step closer to my heart.”
“Happy birthday! I will send the list of my good wishes to you tomorrow. I’ve been writing them down for six hours and I’m still at the beginning.”
“Billions of human beings were born on each one of the different days of the calendar. But of all the billions born today I only remembered you. Happy birthday!”
“This year is different, this year I got your birthday date right. Where’s my present? Oh, I forgot it at home. Next year I will remember the date and the present. Happy birthday!”
“Happy birthday to all the wonderful people out there, and to you too!”
“I hope this video is worth the 365 day wait. Happy birthday!”
“Your birthday is like meeting distant relatives. There’s a lot to catch up and you are trying to figure out everyone’s names, but it’s all worth it when you get drunk together.”
“Happy birthday! I bought you a vegan birthday cake so your life can have a strange flavor and still be very sweet.”
“You are my sunshine. Turn off the light, because it’s your birthday and I want to play in the dark”
“You said you were going to stop celebrating your birthday until everyone forgot your age, but you are simply unforgettable. Happy birthday!”
“Let’s celebrate your birthday with friends, presents and alcohol but in the inverse order”
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Last Updated: 5th October, 2019
Birthday is a special occasion for every person. Celebrate the special occasion of your loved ones by sending them these beautiful Birthday quotes and cards. We have selected some great and famous Birthday quotes for you, so you can wish your loved ones. The eloquent wording would surely melt their heart.
The more you Praise and Celebrate your life, the more there is in Life to Celebrate.
Do not grow old,
No matter how long you live.
Never cease to stand like curious
children before the
Great mystery into which we were born.
We are always the same age inside
We turn not older with years, but newer every day.
The golden age is before us, not behind us.
"Love the giver more than the gift." - Brigham Young
It is lovely, when I forget all birthdays, including my own, to find that somebody remembers me. - Ellen Glasgow
Let us never know what old age is.
Let us know the happiness time brings,
not count the years
May you receive many gifts,
and may your day be joyous,
and best of all may you be surrounded by family and friends
May all you wish for come true.
Theodore W. Higginsworth
Whatever with the past has gone, the best is always yet to come.
"May you receive many gifts, and may your day be joyous, and best of all may you be surrounded by family and friends. May all you wish for come true."
-Theodore W. Higginsworth
Your birthday is my pleasure. You are my sweetest treasure.
"Our birthdays are feathers in the broad wings of time."Jean Paul Richter
Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter.
God gave us the gift of life; it is up to us to give ourselves the gift of living well.
Our birthdays are feathers in the broad wings of time.-Jean Paul
Every year on your birthday, you get a chance to start new. Sammy Hagar
Growing old is mandatory, but growing up is optional.
"And in the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years"
– Abraham Lincoln
Live as if you were to die tomorrow,
Learn as if you were to live forever. - Mahatma Gandhi
The greatest gift that you can give to others is the gift of unconditional love and acceptance. -Brian Tracy
We advance in years somewhat in the manner of an invading army in a barren land; the age that we have reached, as the saying goes, we but hold with an outpost, and still keep open communications with the extreme rear and first beginnings of the march.
-Robert Louis Stevenson
May you live to be a hundred years
With one extra year to repent.
We know we're getting old when the only thing we want for our birthday is not to be reminded of it.
They're not gray hairs. They're wisdom highlights.
May you live to be a hundred years
With one extra year to repent.
This is my birthday, and a happier one
Was never mine...
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Birthdays would be excellent institutions were it only for the pleasant little inflation they bring.
Mary Wright Sewell
We fear as our last is but the birthday of eternity.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Count your years,
make your years count.
Each ten years of a man’s life has its own fortunes, its own hopes, its own desires
It is lovely, when I forget all birthdays, including my own, to find that somebody remembers me.
I just want to celebrate another day of livin’ I just want to celebrate another day of life.
– Rare Earth
So mayst thou live, dear! many years,
In all the bliss that life endears,...
First you forget names; then you forget faces; then you forget to zip up your fly; and then you forget to unzip your fly.
The first sign of maturity is the discovery that the volume knob also turns to the left.
- Jerry M. Wright
Middle age is the time when a man is always thinking that in a week or two he will feel as good as ever.
- Don Marquis
Don't just count your years, make your years count.
- George Meredith
There will be many loving thoughts hovering around you like Angels today.
[H]e's younger every birthday than he was the year before.
I am long on ideas, but short on time.
I expect to live to be only about a hundred.
"May the Lord keep you in His hand and never close His fist too tight.
May your pockets be heavy, your heart be light,"
- An Irish Blessing
The first fact about the celebration of birthdays is that it is a good way of affirming defiantly, and even flamboyantly, that it is a good thing to be alive.
Life is momentous,—never more so than when the Birthday chimes are ringing their new peals.
If we could be twice young and twice old we could correct all our mistakes.
– By Euripedes
Behind you now is yesterday; let your experience and knowledge pave the way. Here's to you and to your success, we know you will give it your best.
Theodore W. Higginsworth
The old believe everything; the middle aged suspect everything: the young know everything.
There is no cure for birth and death save to enjoy the interval.
How far that little candle throws his beams!
they make a fine cushion for old age.
Men are like wine: some turn to vinegar, but the best improve with age.
Pope John XXIII
I wanted to buy a candle holder, but the store didn’t have one.
So I got a cake.
Cherish all your happy moments; they make a fine cushion for old age.
– Booth Tarkington
With mirth and laughter let old wrinkles come.
- William Shakespeare
We turn not older with years, but newer every day. –Emily Dickinson
Let them eat cake. Marie Antoinette
New Year's Day is every man's birthday. Charles Lamb
Those who bring sunshine to the lives of others can not keep it from themselves. –Sir James Barrie
A friend is, as it were, a second self. –Cicero
Go confidently in the direction of your dreams! –Henry David Thoreau
A true friend is someone who knows all about you and likes you just the same. –Elbert Hubbard
Friendship is the only cement that will ever hold the world together. –Woodrow Wilson
Let us never know what old age is.
Let us know the happiness time brings, not count the years. Ausonius
A sister is a gift to the heart, a friend to the spirit, and a golden thread to the meaning of life. Isadora
I think, at a child's birth, if a mother could ask a fairy godmother to endow it with the most useful gift, that gift should be curiosity. Eleanor Roosevelt
On a royal birthday every house must fly a flag, or the owner would be dragged to a police station and be fined twenty-five rubles. Mary Antin
A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age. Robert Frost
To me - old age is always ten years older than I am. Bernard Baruch
Let us celebrate the occasion with wine and sweet words. - Plautus
Only your real friends will tell you when your face is dirty. - Sicilian Proverb
God gave us the gift of life it is up to us to give ourselves the gift of living well. –Voltaire
The return of my birthday if I remember it fills me with thoughts which it seems to be the general care of humanity to escape. - Samuel Johnsonl
A gift with a kind countenance is a double present. - Thomas Fuller
There are three hundred and sixty-four days when you might get un-birthday presents and only one for birthday presents you know. -Lewis Carroll
Neither fire nor wind birth nor death can erase our good deeds. - Lord Buddha
A gift consists not in what is done or given but in the intention of the giver or doer. -Lucius Annaeus Seneca
A great deal alike forever linked but they're also quite distinct. -Jean Paul Richte
One of the signs of passing youth is the birth of a sense of fellowship with other human beings as we take our place among them. -Virginia Woolf
Thirty-five is a very attractive age London society is full of women who have of their own free choice remained thirty-five for years. -Oscar Wilde
And not in utter nakedness But trailing clouds of glory do we come From God who is our home. -William Wordsworth
One of the signs and signs and symptoms of passing youth might be the birth of a sense of fellowship together with others after we take our place incorporated within this. -Virginia Woolf
Youth is a wonderful thing. What a crime to waste it on children.
- George Bernard Shaw
Aging seems to be the only available way to live a long life.
– By Daniel Francois Esprit Auber
Live as long as you may. The first twenty years are the longest half of your life.
– By Robert Southey
Youth would be an ideal state if it came a little later in life.
– By Herbert Asquith
As you get older, three things happen: The first is your memory goes, and I can't remember the other two.
- Andre Gide
When I was a boy of fourteen, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be twenty-one, I was astonished at how much he had learned in seven years.
- Mark Twain
When I was younger, I could remember anything, whether it happened or not.
– By Mark Twain
The return of my birthday, if I remember it, fills me with thoughts which it seems to be the general care of humanity to escape.
- Samuel Johnson
My Birthday! What a different sound that word had in my youthful ear.
- Thomas Moore
It takes a long time to grow young.
- Pablo Picasso
From our birthday until we die Is but the winking of an eye. -William Butler Yeats
Whatever with the past has gone, the best is always yet to come.
- Lucy Larcom
Let us celebrate the occasion with wine and sweet words.
You make every morning special. Morning without you is a dwindled dawn.
The birthday of my life is come, my love is come to me.
Christina Georgina Rossetti
Love is the beauty of the soul.
Love is being stupid together.
Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are dead.
If you live to be a hundred, I want to live to be a hundred minus one day, so I never have to live without you.
-A. A. Milne
Come live in my heart, and pay no rent.
- Samuel Lover
Each moment of a happy lover's hour is worth an age of dull and common life.
- Aphra Behn
At twenty years of age, the will reigns; at thirty, the wit; and at forty, the judgement.
Forty is the old age of youth; fifty is the youth old age.
- Victor Hugo
Life begins at forty.
At the age of 20, we don't care what the world thinks of us; at 30, we worry about what it is thinking of us; at 40, we discover that it wasn't thinking of us at all.
- Ben Franklin
The first forty years of life give us the text; the next thirty supply the commentary on it.
Be wise with speed; a fool at forty is a fool indeed.
- Edward Young
To a father growing old nothing is dearer than a daughter.
A daughter is a treasure and a cause of sleeplessness.
What the daughter does, the mother did.
Our daughters are the most precious of our treasures, the dearest possessions of our homes and the objects of our most watchful love.
Margaret E. Sangster
The relationship between husband and wife should be one of closest friends. Happy Birthday
B. R. Ambedkar
I do not want a husband who honours me as a queen, if he does not love me as a woman. Happy Birthday
A good husband is never the first to go to sleep or the last to awake in the morning.
— Honore de Balzac
When a man is tired of life on his 21st birthday it indicates that he is rather tired of something in himself.
-F Scott Fitzgerald
The real religion of the world comes from women much more than from men – from mothers most of all, who carry the key of our souls in their bosoms.Happy Birthday Mom
- Oliver Wendell Holmes
Mother – that was the bank where we deposited all our hurts and worries.Happy Birthday Mom
- DeWitt Talmage
I regard no man as poor who has a godly mother. Happy Birthday Mom
- Abraham Lincoln
I remember my mother’s prayers and they have always followed me. They have clung to me all my life. Happy Birthday Mom
- Abraham Lincoln
God could not be everywhere and therefore he made mothers.Happy Birthday Mom
- Jewish Proverb
It is through the idealism of youth that man catches sight of truth, and in that idealism he possesses a wealth which he must never exchange for anything else.
There was a star danced, and under that was I born.
Youth had been a habit of hers for so long that she could not part with it.
It is better to wear out than to rust out.
Bishop Richard Cumberland
The older the fiddler, the sweeter the tune.
I remember when the candle shop burned down. Everyone stood around singing Happy Birthday.
Youth is happy because it has the ability to see beauty. Anyone who keeps the ability to see beauty never grows old.
It takes a long time to grow young.
There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.
Pleas'd look forward, pleas'd to look behind, And count each birthday with a grateful mind.
Whatever with the past has gone,The best is always yet to come.
The manner of giving is worth more than the gift.
A man over nintey is a great comfort to all his elderly neighbors: he is a picket-guard at the extreme outpost; and the young folks of sixty and seventy feel that the enemy must get by him before he can come near their camp.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
The old believe everything; the middle-aged suspect everything; the young know everything.
May you live all the days of your life.
Your net worth to the world is usually determined by what remains after your bad habits are subtracted from your good ones.
You'll find as you grow older that you weren't born such a great while ago after all. The time shortens up.
William Dean Howells
At middle age the soul should be opening up like a rose,
not closing up like a cabbage.
-John Andrew Holmes
Everything I know I learned after I was thirty.
"Thirty five is a very attractive age; London society is full of women who have of their own free choice remained thirty-five for years."
"You take all the experience and judgment of men over fifty out of the world and there wouldn't be enough left to run it."
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You can spend five bucks on a pre-made card that is moderately funny, or you can make your own DIY funny birthday card that is actually hilarious. It’s up to you, but you can guess what we recommend.
Here are 100 hilarious quote ideas for DIY funny birthday cards. If you write it yourself, not only does it give the card that extra-special feel but they might actually think you came up with the quote on your own. We’ll let them think that, no need to spoil it, as you obviously need all the help you can get.
Anyways, I didn’t really tally up these funny birthday card quotes. I have no idea if there are actually a hundred ideas below. You’re welcome to count but all I know is that there are a lot, and they’re all golden. Be inspired!
Also note that these are all pretty clean. Mostly G, a few PG. A few jokes about butts, getting drunk, mild insults, old people body humor, that sort of thing. We like to keep it 90-95% family-friendly and nothing really gross or obscene. It’s all a matter of opinion, of course, but these are generally PG or under.
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Here are some guffaw-inducing birthday card quotes for just about anyone at any season of their life.
I wish you happy birthday with all of my butt. (I’d say heart but my butt is bigger.) [example]
I have two tips for you on your birthday.
1) Forget the past, you can’t change it.
2) Forget the present, I didn’t get you one. [example]
It’s been scientifically proven that those who have more birthdays live longer. [example]
I’d walk through fire for you. Well, not fire, because it’s dangerous. But a super humid room. But not too humid, because my hair. [example]
There were a lot of famous people born on your birthday. Inside: Too bad you’re not one of them.
What’s a birthday card without money inside? Inside: This one. [example]
Four out of five people get money in their birthday cards. Inside: Happy birthday from #5! [example]
Happy Birthday! Here’s to another year of successfully evading my assassins. [example]
I’m just here for the cake. [example]
If you lick the frosting off a cupcake it becomes a muffin, and muffins are healthy. [example]
Birthdays are good for you. The more you have, the longer you live. [example]
Balloons are so weird. “Happy Birthday, here’s a rubber sack of my breath!” [example]
It’s the anniversary of your daring and clever escape from the womb!
I wanted to send you something (sexy, incredible, awesome, amazing, etc) but the postman told me to get out of the mailbox.
It’s your birthday! Let’s party and make questionable decisions. [example]
Knowing someone as awesome as me should be the only present you need. [example]
Happy Birthday to one of the few people I can actually tolerate on a daily basis. [example]
Your birthday is today?!? Inside: False. Today is the anniversary of your birthday.
Today is the oldest you’ve ever been, and the youngest you’ll ever be again. [example]
To Do List: Give birthday card to idiot ☑ [example]
I really hope you like this gift that you specifically told me to buy for you. [example]
While you were reading this card I ate your entire birthday cake. [example]
This is more than a birthday card. Inside: It is also your present.
These funny birthday card quotes require a bit of basic artwork. If you have decent drawing skills, use them to create your own humorous cards!
(Succulents) I hope your birthday doesn’t succ [example]
(Watermelon slice) You’re one in a melon! [example]
(Beer) Happy Beer-thday! [example]
(Cute little pea) Hap-pea birthday! [example]
(Ice cream cone) It’s sherberth day? In-cone-ceivable!
(Cows) Herd it’s your birthday [example]
(Grim Reaper) See you soon! [example]
(Cactus) I hope your birthday is on point!
(Dog) In dog years you would be dead! [example]
(Eggs) I hope your birthday is eggcellent. [example]
(Wine) In wine years you are extra fine. [example]
(Orange) Orange you glad it’s your birthday! [example]
(Cheese) I got you a cheesy card… [example]
(Elephant) Age is irr-elephant. [example]
(Coffee mug) Words cannot espresso how much you mean to me. [example]
(Lemon) Happy birthday to my main squeeze!
(Lettuce) Lettuce celebrate your birthday! [example]
(Carrot) You are old, but I don’t carrot all! [example]
(Cake with boxing gloves) You wanna piece of me?!?! [example]
(Frog) Hoppy birthday! [example]
(Fan) Have a fan-tastic birthday! [example]
(Tea cup) Happy birthday, best-tea! [example]
(Cheese) You’re aged to perfection. [example]
(Popcorn) I hope your birthday is poppin’! [example]
These are the ones you use for anyone who is getting up there in years. For crotchety old grandpa, or for your fun aunt who is nearing retirement. Or for basically just about anyone over twenty-one.
I’m not going to make any age jokes because I genuinely feel bad about how old you are.
Look, I’m not saying you are old… but if you were milk, I’d sniff you first. [example]
I got you this card because it matches your hair. [example]
Happy “30th” birthday!! Inside: Again… [example]
Happy 29th birthday! Inside: From your 110 lbs friend.
Don’t think of it as getting older… think of it as getting closer to qualifying for amazing senior discounts! [example]
In this card, I’m going to share the secret to staying young. Inside: Lie about your age. [example]
You can start lying about your age now. [example]
A very happy birthday to someone who is now taking drugs on their birthday for actual serious medical reasons.
I hope your cake doesn’t give you diarrhea. [example]
You know you’re getting old when the cake is not large enough to hold all the candles.
You know you’re old when the candles start costing more than the cake.
Congratulations on being born a really long time ago. [example]
You’re not old, you’re retro.
In whiskey years, you just got more delicious. [example]
Age is just a number. (In your case, a really big one.) [example]
The older you get, the better you get. Inside: Unless you’re a banana. [example]
At least you won’t be as old as you will be next year. [example]
Congrats on being one year closer to needing a handrail in the shower. [example]
You’re officially too old to drop it like it’s hot. So how about you just sit down like it’s warm. [example]
You are getting kinda old. Inside: It’s ok, I still like you anyways. [example]
With old age comes new skills. Inside: You can now cough, laugh, sneeze, and pee yourself all at the same time! [example]
Your birthday is becoming a serious fire hazard. [example]
Smells like old people. Inside: Oh wait, that’s you… Happy Birthday! [example]
Here are funny birthday card quotes for your drinking buddies and BFFs. Interchange your favorite drink, cocktail, or spirit with almost any of these to perfectly tailor the card to the recipient.
You know what rhymes with with twenty? Jagerbombs. (Or wine, whiskey, beer, etc) [example]
In wine years you are extra fine. [example]
Happy birthday! I was going to bake you a delicious rum cake, but I decided to go with a regular cake. Also, I’m really drunk. [example]
Happy drunk! Let’s get birthday. [example]
Wine is the best cure for birthdays. [example]
At your age, you need glasses. Inside: Wine glasses. [example]
If I had to choose between you and wine, you would be a very close second. [example]
In whiskey years, you just got more delicious. [example]
Happy Birthday! (I was going to drink anyways) [example]
Take every birthday with a grain of salt. Inside: This works much better if the salt accompanies a large margarita.
Related: 21 Margarita Gift Ideas
Ahh, love. The love that only siblings or besties can share. Very “heartwarming” and “sentimental.” Even “truly meaningful.” If you can share such tender intimacies as these with a friend or family member, you have a relationship to treasure.
If you got stung by a jellyfish, I would totally pee on you. [example]
Ok let’s see how this goes. Pretend you are reading something very personal I wrote in this card. After a few moments, laugh like I wrote something hilarious. Maybe tip back your head and laugh, you know, really sell it. Now nod your head as though I wrote something very serious and heartwarming. Hold your hand to your heart and sigh, but don’t overdo it. Now close the card, look at me, and mouth the words, “thank you.”
Happy Birthday, little brother/sister!! You’re hardly annoying at all anymore!! [example]
Because you mean so much to me I got you this piece of paper that’s folded in half. Inside: I even signed it. [example]
Happy birthday to a brother that has the world’s greatest sister! (Or mom/son, dad/daughter, sister/sister, etc) [example]
I’m sorry I got all the good genes. Happy Birthday, Brother! (Or sister) [example]
Outside: [Whatever you want… see any of the above quotes] Inside: Aww dang! All these words fill up the card and there’s no place for me to write something personal about our friendship. I was going to write something about that time we did the thing… Golly that was going to be so cool. Maybe I’ll write about it on the back of this card. Yeah, I’m definitely going to do that. Flip over the card and let’s get the nostalgia started. Back: Are you kidding me? There’s not even any space on the back of this card to write something personal? Sheesh… Hmm. Well, now that I think about it, I probably should have bought a different card with more room to write about just how much you mean to me. [example]
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