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Below we have collated 21st birthday quotes you can use for your It takes exactly twenty-one years to perfect a twenty-one-year-old like you.

There are many important moments in the life and some of those moments are milestones. Those events could be coming of new age or major accomplishments. 21st birthday is one of the milestone which worth celebrating. Turning 21 is a huge moment in the life in which one will realize that there are so many possibilities. Every choice or decision that you make now, can affect the rest of your life.

Of course, 21st celebration is magical and it only comes once, but opening that doorway does not mean that you will stop having fun! It is a start of more exhilarating adventures and a journey of discovering yourself further.

At the age of 21, the sense of pride, inspiration, confidence, comfort and joy could make all the difference. When you write 21st birthday message, try to keep in mind that turning 21 is a milestone, so your happy birthday greetings should be milestone worthy. You can get some inspiration from following and happy 21st birthday quotes, but you should add something specific or personal touch, too.

Inspirational 21st Birthday Quotes

  • 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
  • I can’t believe that you are twenty-one, the time pass how fast. Don’t forget buddy, the time is always different everywhere. When you are having fun, the time pass faster other moments so you win new memories. Don’t care of your age, always have fun. Happy birthday!!
  • Here is a word of wisdom for your 21st birthday: Great freedom comes with plenty of responsibility. Have fun and live smart.
  • God bless you always, bestow such a good health, so many money and peace on you. For this you should pray to God with pure heart. Have a blessed and unforgettable birthday. Take care of yourself. Happy Birthday..
  • Live as long as you may. The first twenty years are the longest half of your life. Robert Southey
  • 21 is some weird age because the amazing childhood is on one side of the line, also the some worrying adult is on one side of the line. But you had proved how to pass from childhood to adult already. You have already done because everyone call you responsible, loving, clever. you are like a hero on their eyes. Happy birthday hero!! Good luck to such bad enemies.
  • I hope your day is incredible. Spend it with friends and family because they will always be there for you…when you’re turning 21 and when you’re turning 51. Happy birthday to my sister!
  • Today twenty age end and there are new startings on your ahead. The most important part for you is starting. Use the chance very good. Happy Birthday.
  • Now that you’re 21, nobody can tell you want to do, unless of course, you’re married. Melanie White
  • Happy Birthday my dear. I guess that you are some happy and worrying now. I want you to know I understand you. The 21st year is same weird but open to new opportunities. The big responsibility and the amazing love walk with each other. You must to balance these otherwise that effects to your twenty year. Don’t miss opportunities but live your life with very happy. Happy Birthday.
  • May your 21st birthday be even more wonderful than you ever expected. If there’s anyone who deserves a truly special day, it’s someone as special as you.
  • On your 21st birthday, I want to wish you have a wonderful life and the things you wanted. But don’t forget the life happen beautiful as long as you work for it. Do something magnificent works that the people will remember until forever. Imagine the life like a build. In your childhood you brought material of the build. In the your next twenty years you will build infrastructure. Because of this your built will stay until you die but if you built sturdy. Happy Birthday dear, have a very beautiful life.
  • 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
  • What I put here is a sentence of wisdom that everyone knew. The great freedom that you always wanted comes with the great responsibility. The life has two big thing, it is work and fun. Always keep balance. Happy Birthday.
  • Happy Birthday! It’s been an amazing 21 years while watching you grow, learn, and laugh as you chase your dreams with the power to achieve anything.
  • You are legal to do so many things starting today, but don’t forget that big freedom comes big responsibility, and use this with clever. Getting too drinking or drugs is the most big cause of unforgettable shame. Have a wonderful birthday and always keep balance.
  • On the roller coaster of life, your 21st birthday is like being at the top of the first giant hill with your hands in the air and no lap bar. Greg Tamblyn
  • Just wanted to wish you a very special happy 21st birthday. May you find faithful friends, precious memories, and happiness wherever life may lead you.
  • At twenty years of age, the will reigns; at thirty, the wit; and at forty, the judgment. Benjamin Franklin
  • We cannot believe you reached finally 21 years! You became such a handsome/beautiful young woman/man. May you have the best and unforgettable birthday ever hope that you have the best birthday ever. With all my Love, me.
  • From the time I was 16 to really up until turning 21, the roles were really, really few and far between. I had people say that I just wasn’t a good singer. They didn’t know what to do with me; I would never fit in any markets. I almost quit acting altogether. Naya Rivera
  • Believe me, this is the last birthday you’ll ever have with no concerns and responsibilities! Enjoy this unique day as much as you can!
  • Now that you’re 21, it’s time to stop playing video games and start designing them. Melanie White
  • Look how far you’ve come! It feels like yesterday when you were wishing you could be free of school. I’m pretty sure you made most of your school days. Welcome to the real world! Happy birthday to my niece!
  • At twenty-one, so many things appear solid, permanent, untenable. Orson Welles
  • 21 is a terrific age, maybe the best. Too bad you can’t be that old for the rest of your life… Greg Tamblyn
  • It is awe-inspiring isn’t it? How you made it this far and how you have grown to such a strong and stunning person? Well, I am proud to say that I have witnessed your beautiful transformation. I am pretty sure that you will grow further in grace and beauty. Happy twenty-first birthday to you, my sweet daughter!
  • Congratulations! You’re no longer a teenager. Now just wait till you get to be the parent of one. Greg Tamblyn

Sweet 21st Birthday Wishes

  • You’re no longer a teenager, that’s for sure. Welcome to the world of adults, and I hope you like it here. It’s not always as cool as it sounds. There’s a lot of wondering and second guessing before finally succeeding. There’s a lot of tears before finally finding true love. And there’s a lot of trial and error before finding something that truly works. Still, being an adult gives you a happiness like no other. I hope you have the time of your life! Happy 21st birthday my dear friend!
  • Here is my amazing advice which you can’t hear from everyone. The last twenty years passed so fast and- wait for it- the next twenty years, also your whole life will pass same fast. Don’t care troubles, Laugh how much you wanted. End. Thank you so much.
  • For some reason twenty-one-year-old people are not able to blow out their candles as well as twenty year old people. No one knows why this is true, but anyone who has observed it will tell you that the twenty-year-old people are better with their aim for some reason.
  • Hello dear, have a birthday as wonderful as you are. Enjoy the time with your closest friend and your family. Smile everyone because you are very beautiful when you are smiling. Happy Birthday dear, always be happy.
  • Happy 21st birthday to my lovely son! Today is considered as a special day for you, But actually, every day for the past 21 years has been special, because you exist in this world. Enjoy your day as much as everyone enjoys life with you in it.
  • You should turn around yourself for 21 times and you should shout everyone that today is your birthday. You should always keep this moment in your mind and never forget it. Because that action is so hard thing for make one more time. Say goodbye to your amazing childhood and say hello your great adult. Happy Birthday.
  • You are a special person and I’m very happy to see you reaching 21. May your 21st birthday be the start of a special life!
  • I always remember the excitement that I felt mix feeling when turning 21, actually each age felt me same when turn it. Some concern but so much happiness. Anyways 21 is great ages, you lives fun. Happy Birthday.
  • Happy 21st birthday to my sweet daughter! Wishing you the best on your special day. May happiness and sunshine follow you wherever your path in life may lead.
  • Congratulations dear, today is your another high point. Goodbye childhood, say hello to your great future with amazing opportunities. Good luck on your new ride. Happy Birthday have a wonderful day as you want.
  • Time flies when you’re young and having fun. Enjoy your twenties. Before you know it… you’ll be knocking on thirty. Happy 21st birthday to you, buddy!
  • I think, you should not spend the unforgettable day with boring birthday party. Call your the closest friends, go to where you want and enjoy the day until you tired. Happy Birthday!!
  • You’ve been warned. Your life is about to pick up speed and take you on an exhilarating ride. Make sure that your seat-belt is on because it’s going to get crazy. Expect plenty of twists and turns and highs and lows. Hold on tight and don’t let go. Make sure that you also enjoy every second of the journey! Happy 21st birthday to my little brother!
  • Starting today you are 21 and you will be more age. Don’t upset, come to me and I tell you the advantage of 21 ages. First you can enter a club that always you wanted, you can vote to your favorite party or this is more important than others, you can live alone and you can drink how much you want beer, wine or others. Now, there is a amazing future on your ahead. Live smart and have a fun. Happy Birthday, I love you so much.
  • You are now one step into your 20s. This is the time for you to figure out what you want to do in life, But at the same time, it’s the time for you to make mistakes to learn from. Don’t waste this decade. Be young, be wild, and be free, but learn how to be responsible as well. Happy 21st birthday to my sister!
  • No matter how old you are growing up, I will always lookin you with full of love. I will remember our times that we shared. Today your new birthday and I am looking forward our new adventures. Happy Birthday dear little brother.
  • Growing old, doesn’t mean that you should lose your hobbies and fun moments! Chase your dreams and never become too serious. I love you buddy!
  • I thought all day long what to write in this card. I wanted something meaningful, something that would make you understand how special this birthday truly is. However, I was lost for words! Cheers to your 21st birthday!
  • You look as beautiful as ever on this wonderful occasion. I hope your 21st birthday brings you many amazing memories.
  • Happy 21st birthday! Has it really been 21 years already? Time has really flown by. I wish you nothing but the best things in life. You know that I will always be here for you for anything. You will always have a friend in me. I hope that you have a wonderful birthday celebration today. Let the good times roll!
  • Wasn’t it just yesterday that you were at least a year younger? Time does fly fast! It seems like yesterday you were just a clueless kid, And now you’ve entered adulthood. I hope you find the right path in life and may this year top the last. Happy 21st birthday to darling!
  • May your next 21 years will be just as awesome as the first was; just take your time to enjoy everything. Happy birthday darling!
  • On your 21st Birthday we would just like to let you know how proud we are of the amazing person that you’ve become. May you be fruitful in whatever endeavors you pursue. Happy Birthday for a friend!

Turning twenty one is an amazing thing, so why not make it memorable. Here are some birthday messages you can write to that special new 21 years old.

Birthday Wishes for 21st Birthday

birthday wishes 21 year old

Turning twenty-one happens only once. For some people, turning 21 is a huge milestone. It’s the age when you really feel mature and when you realize that you are no longer a teenager. All of the birthdays, turning 21 is the most significant one because it’s a milestone in the life of every college student. 21 is the age of stepping into maturity and when things start to get serious.

Turning 21 deserves to be celebrated with a bang. Welcome someone turning twenty-one with lots of joy and fun. However, a birthday is not complete without birthday quotes and greetings, so make sure you congratulate them on their 21st birthday.

List of 21st Birthday Quotes and Greetings

A birthday is wonderful to spend with family and someone you love, celebrating in style. If someone you know is turning twenty-one then these 21st birthday quotes and greetings will help you deliver the greeting. Below we have collated 21st birthday quotes you can use for your birthday wishes.

1.I cannot believe it has been an entire year since you turned twenty. Time flies when you’re having fun, and it’s going to fly even faster now that you’re twenty-one!

2. May God always bless you and bestow good health and prosperity on you. Have a wonderful and unforgettable 21st birthday.

3. Turning 21 is a big deal. You have survived long enough to prove that you are a responsible, loving, and legal adult. Happy birthday and here is to the next twenty-one years!

4. Congratulations on turning 21, the longest part of your life is now over.
Before you know it, you’ll be 41.
Have a Fabulous 21stBirthday!

5. Happy birthday my dear. The 21st year is chaperoned on the desire to live a bright and adventurous life. Enjoy this new phase to the fullest by leaving the past behind, exploring yourself for the future by tracing the new path of choices, and grabbing the new opportunities.

6. On your 21stbirthday, be safe, but have lots and lots of fun
Do something spectacular that you will remember for years to come.
Have a Great Birthday and an even better year!

7. Here is my advice to you: the last twenty-one years went by so fast. I hope the next twenty-one are just as incredible as the first, just take your time to enjoy everything. Happy birthday, dear!

8. Best wishes for your 21stbirthday
May your closest friends be with you as you celebrate this special day!
May you pass out safely in their laps after your crazy birthday bash!
Happy 21st Birthday and many more to come!

9. Not only 21st, may your life be brighter as each birthday comes and goes! May you have a fabulous birthday and may all your dreams come true.Happy 21st Birthday!

10. It’s your 21stbirthday
in the twenty-first century,
Your night ahead can’t help
but be filled with exciting fun.
Cheers to you on your big day!

11. It takes exactly twenty-one years to perfect a twenty-one-year-old like you.

12. Now that you are twenty-one and of legal drinking age
and as you make your first official poor life choice,
you will be held accountable for having too much fun!
Have an Amazing 21stBirthday!

13. Congratulations on blissfully overcoming two decades of your life. Welcome to the phase of youth & make the best of your life by reinventing yourself. Happy Birthday.

14. Today is the big “21” and as you celebrate your birthday
feel proud of the many things that you have achieved
and let go of any mistakes that you genuinely regret.
Happy 21stBirthday!

15. Today is your big day! You are turning twenty-one, and I hope you have the most fantastic party ever with all your friends and family around to celebrate.

16. Now that you’re twenty-one,
You can have a beer and do a twirl,
Or wine and dine your favorite girl.
Happy 21stBirthday!

17. Happy birthday to the best friend anyone could ever have. May your all wishes and desires and ideas become a reality. Happy 21stBirthday!

18. Twenty-one is the magical age when responsibility starts to taste better than alcohol. Enjoy your new taste for responsibility. Happy 21stBirthday!

19. Sending you best wishes on your 21stbirthday,
May everything go exactly your way today!
Happy Birthday to my friend!

20. Congratulations to you on your birthday. Remember that it is not just another year that we are celebrating, but we are grateful for the gift that God gave to our family and friends 21 years ago.

21. May you feel motivated and empowered
to accomplish many great things this year…
Happy 21stBirthday to a Remarkable Person!

22. I know you are not a child anymore, but I cannot help but think of you on your first birthday. Now, twenty years later you are still just as dear to me. Happy birthday, love.

23. While your 21st birthday only comes once in a lifetime,
Be safe, and make sure you don’t do anything I would do.
Happy 21stBirthday!

24. I wish you all the best things in your life because you are one of the best people. Go for a grand celebration, it’s your 21st

25. Your 21st birthday is a huge milestone in life
May your day bring lots of marvelous surprises.
Happy Birthday and let it be the best day ever!

26. Remember, if you can’t count backward from twenty-one by sevens, you are probably having too good of a time at your 21stbirthday party.  Happy 21st birthday!

27. It’s an extra special day because it’s your 21stbirthday
Hope you’ll have an exceptionally lovely time in every single way. Happy 21st Birthday!

28. Its barrels of fun to turn twenty-one.

29. Wishing you the very best on your 21stbirthday
and may you have many more to come!

30. Can you imagine a perfect reason to celebrate? You are turning twenty-one! This happens once in a lifetime, and we are going to make it a night you never forget.

31. Congratulations! You’re finally a legal adult,
Hope your 21stbirthday is as special as you are.

32. This is your chance to have the perfect night of your life so far. Turning 21 is a big deal, but it will only be the beginning of great things to come. I hope you have a fantastic birthday today.

33. Finally twenty-one and ready for some extra exciting fun,
May the celebration continues until the day is done.
With Love, Happy 21stBirthday!

34. May you keep shining like this always so that I can keep on basking in the warmth of your friendship. Wishing you a very happy 21stbirthday my best buddy.

35. A special birthday greeting just for you
To wish you happiness all day through,
And to hope the coming year is the very nicest of all, my dear.
Lots of Love, Happy 21stBirthday!

36. I can’t think of a single reason someone would be excited to turn twenty-one.  Can you?  Try to have a happy birthday anyway.

37. On your 21stbirthday,
Whatever you do to celebrate,
May your day turn out to be just great!

38. Happy 21stbirthday, dear. May you always be happy, may it be greater than it already is & may your path be wonderful & smooth!

39. I wanted to break my usual tradition
and send you an expensive gift
but you can’t teach an old dog new tricks!
Happy 21stBirthday anyway…

40. As you celebrate your 21st birthday, I know the candles cost more than last time. May you live to an age when the candles will cost more than the cake.

41. Cutie, you are responsible for giving me my breaths and taking them away too. Happy 21stbirthday, have fun.

42. Everyone focuses on telling you to drink responsibly when you turn 21, but I want to warn you of another danger.  Eat responsibly, because your metabolism will be slowing down as you get older.

43. 21stbirthday, may the girlish-self abandon your life by giving you the way to femininity. Keep being this good girl and become what you desire to be in future. Always know that you can count on your parents & we are always here to help whenever you need. Happy Birthday.

44. Hey, you are one of my best friends, but sometimes I feel like punching you in the face. Every time I try to reach your age, you take off. Happy 21stbirthday though, but wait for me next time.

45. The dreams are yours but the wishes are mine. May you have the best birthday of all times. Have a super duper 21st

46. For some reason, twenty-one-year-old people are not able to blow out their candles as well as twenty-year-old people. No one knows why this is true, but anyone who has observed it will tell you that the twenty-year-old people have a better aim for some reason.

47. To complete twenty years is the most meaningful of all birthdays and along with it come many more responsibilities, new dreams, and other loves. Receive my best wishes for a happy 21st

48. I definitely know that you want to live a long life, but aging is the only option. Happy 21st

49. Age increase does not necessarily mean one is growing old. It’s another meaning for ripening and therefore getting better. Congrats for making it to twenty-one. Happy 21stBirthday!

50. It’s magic and a privilege to have you in my life. Looking forward to many more years together with trust, love, and joy. Happy 21stbirthday my sweetheart.

51. For every person wishing they were twenty-one or older, there are at least 5 people wishing they were younger. Congratulations on getting older.

52. Happy birthday and best wishes for more years of life with health, peace, and love! Thank you for being who you are and always be like that.

53. You have been a rare commodity to get, but am proud that I have you. May all your wishes come true as you mark your 21stbirthday!

54. Dreams are yours but the wishes are mine. May you have the best birthday of all times. Have a super duper 21st

55. I just want to thank you for being with me and bringing countless joys in my life all these twenty-one years. I am grateful for our endless conversations, the partying, the countless advice and your shoulder to rely on. Happy 21st

56. You always fill my days with laughter and happiness, and as you turn twenty-one, change the age number, but retain the fun. Happy 21stBirthday!

57. I pray that your 21st birthday makes you experience care and concern from the world. You are so important and wonderful. Happy 21st

58. May God replenish your life with blessings, and no matter what happens, may happiness never leave your path! Today is a special day. It’s your 21st birthday, beloved daughter, and I want to wish you all the best for your life.

59. Your birthday is a sign of wellness and achievement in life. I hope it becomes better and nicer as you grow old. Wishing you all the best as you hit twenty-one. Happy 21stBirthday!

60. Today, on your 21st birthday, I wish you to have the best birthday party. May your coming years be packed-out with good deeds and blessings! Happy 21st birthday!


Birthday is a time for celebration. Make every birthday celebration more exciting by giving your loved ones inspirational birthday quotes and greetings, especially when they turn 21. Turning 21 only happens once, so make the most of it for someone celebrating it by giving them a special 21st birthday quote to inspire and motivate them.

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The 21st birthday quotes mark a milestone year in a person’s life.

It represents the legal age to do so many things, and is celebrated the world over. You can do so many things once you turn 21. It can be a time to go party all that you can and celebrate you stepping into a new era in your life. It is not just an opening to new opportunities, the 21st birthday also comes with new responsibilities and duties.

Whether it is a friend or a loved one close to you who steps into their 21st year on earth, you would want to wish them the best on achieving such a big milestone. Here are some famous 21 birthday quotes, sayings and birthday wishes that could just be the perfect words to wish them!

Happy 21st Birthday

  • Finally 21 and legally able to do everything I’ve been doing since 16.
  • 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
  • 21 is the age of responsibility. Give it a few months and you will be wondering why you were in such a hurry to get here.
  • Live as long as you may. The first twenty years are the longest half of your life.
    Robert Southey



  • The party is on my birthday, June 21 – my 21st on the 21st, which is Midsummer’s Day, the longest day of the year and the longest night for a lot of people who are helping to organize it. My father very kindly suggested having a party, although he’s probably regretting it now.
    Prince William
  • Now that you’re 21, nobody can tell you want to do, unless of course, you’re married.
    Melanie White
  • 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
  • On the roller coaster of life, your 21st birthday is like being at the top of the first giant hill with your hands in the air and no lap bar.
    Greg Tamblyn
  • Just remember, once you’re over the hill you begin to pick up speed.
    Charles M. Schulz
  • At 21 you’re old enough to go to Vegas where you can lose all your money trying to hit on 20.
    Melanie White
  • At twenty years of age, the will reigns; at thirty, the wit; and at forty, the judgment.
    Benjamin Franklin
  • From the time I was 16 to really up until turning 21, the roles were really, really few and far between. I had people say that I just wasn’t a good singer. They didn’t know what to do with me; I would never fit in any markets. I almost quit acting altogether.
    Naya Rivera

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Happy 21st Birthday Wishes and Quotations

  • Nature gives you the face you have at twenty, but it’s up to you to merit the face you have at fifty.
    Coco Chanel
  • Youth is a disease from which we all recover.
    Dorothy Fulheim
  • How swift have flown
    To me thy girlish times,
    A woman grown beneath
    My heedless eyes!
    In vain I rack
    My fancy to believe
    The almanac,
    That speaks thee twenty-one.
    Charles Lamb
  • You are only young once, but you can stay immature indefinitely.
  • Hey, you just turned 21! Call your parents and tell them they can’t make you go to bed!
  • Now that you’re 21, it’s time to stop playing video games and start designing them.
    Melanie White
  • When you’re 20 and pretty, then you’re rather like Switzerland–beautiful but dull.
    Faye Dunaway
  • At 16 you can drive. At 21 you can have a cold one. Do both at the same time and your present might not have a future.
    Greg Tamblyn

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  • It’s your 21st birthday now you can buy me a drink.
  • My advice for a 21-year-old: Don’t drink and vote.
    Melanie White
  • Twenty one is a super important milestone birthday event. It means you have less than 80 years to hit 100.
  • At twenty-one, so many things appear solid, permanent, untenable.
    Orson Welles
  • 21 is a terrific age, maybe the best. Too bad you can’t be that old for the rest of your life
    Greg Tamblyn
  • A Twenty First Birthday!
    A special one, too!
    Because the good wishes
    Are coming to you!
    Good luck, happy future,
    With joys in their prime
    To keep life attractive
    And bright all the time.

21st Birthday Wishes

  • Your 21st birthday is going to be the best one you have ever had. We are going to make this a night you never forget-literally! Happy birthday my friend!
  • When I turned 21, the times were simpler, slower…and boooring! Today, 21 is your ticket to a new and exciting world. It’s time to celebrate! Happy 21st birthday!
  • Turning 21 is a big deal. You have survived long enough to prove to the world you are a responsible, loving, and legal adult. Happy birthday, and here is to the next 21 years!
  • I cannot believe you are now legal! I am so glad I have someone who can supply me with alcohol! Just kidding, but happy birthday!
  • We are in the fast lane to the best 21st celebration ever. I know you are going to have a fabulous time tonight, happy birthday!
  • Bravo, you’re 21 and legal! Time to throw out your collection of fake IDs. Happy 21st birthday!
  • Here is my advice to you: the last 21 years went by so fast. I hope the next 21 are just as incredible as the first, just take your time to enjoy everything. Happy birthday dear!
  • Now that you’re 21, you’ve got plenty of catching up to do in the drinking department. Happy 21st birthday!
  • Let’s get ready to stumble, check that, drink responsibly.


  • I cannot believe you are finally 21 years old! You have grown into such a beautiful/ handsome young man/ woman. I hope that you have the best birthday ever.
  • Congratulations on turning 21. Now you’re old enough to pay for your own drinks.
  • Kiss your 20’s goodbye!
  • Although you’re 21 now, you still can’t wait to blow out your candles, eat your birthday cake and open your gifts. It looks like you already have your priorities straight. Happy 21st birthday!
  • May your 21st birthday be even more wonderful than you ever expected. If there’s anyone who deserves a truly special day, it’s someone as special as you.
  • 21 and legal? Proceed with caution.
  • You’ve just turned 21. Your whole life is ahead of you. Take the road less traveled and stop along the way to enjoy the scenery. Happy 21st 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 21st birthday!
  • You can grow up and be sensible tomorrow. Tonight, we party!
  • Don’t chase anything but drinks and dreams.

Tip:  Use these 21st birthday quotes on birthday cards, Instagram caption, Facebook posts, emails, letters and more.

21st Birthday Quotes

  • 21 is when you finally grant your parents their freedom.
    Melanie White
  • You’re 21 now, so you can drink. Just think in 14 years you can become president of the United States. Just because you can do something doesn’t mean it’s a good idea to try.
  • Congratulations! You’re no longer a teenager. Now just wait till you get to be the parent of one.
    Greg Tamblyn
  • At 21 you can have it all―all the bills, problems and responsibilities of an adult.
  • From now on you have to watch out your every move. You are at the age where you can legally get stoned and lose your money from gambling.
  • One fun thing on your 21st birthday is getting carded. It’s even more fun on your 30th.
    Melanie White
  • There is only one thing left to do on your 21st birthday that you have never done before―vote.
  • The 21st breakthrough is so much more than an age. It’s about great moments, lot of fun, and the impatience to all the wonderful things that are about to come.
  • At 21 years old, lots of new doors open up. Unfortunately the ones that could get you in the most trouble are the most tempting.
  • Age is no guarantee of maturity.
    Lawana Blackwell
  • Long-expected one and twentyLing’ring year at last has flown,Pomp and pleasure, pride and plentyGreat Sir John, are all your own.Samuel Johnson
  • I’m in the pleasant position to announce that you are able to drink and gamble from now on.

Tip: Some of these 21st Birthday Quotes make great photo captions for the birthday boy or girl!

Turning 21 quotes

  • At the age of twenty, we don’t care what the world thinks of us – at thirty, we worry about what it is thinking of us – at forty, we discover that it wasn’t thinking of us at all.
  • Welcome to the grown-up world of legal age. Experience life at its best with all your own bills, problems and worries.
  • Being 21 isn’t all it’s cracked up to be. You have to start buying your own toilet paper.
    Melanie White
  • I sold my first script when I was 21 – this kids’ adventure movie that never got made. I just bought that one back, actually. I’m pretty psyched about it.
    Jason Segel
  • Finally twenty-one. Are we the grownups now?
  • Uh uh uh, turning the car into oncoming traffic…is counterproductive!
    Jim Carrey
  • Don’t be intimidated by my outfit, it’s Forever 21.
    Natasha Leggero
  • I don’t know what all the fuss is about turning 21. By 21 you should realize that birthdays just mean more responsibility. So remember to be more responsible.
  • At 21 years old, I could produce 400 people like that.
    Eddie Perez
  • 21 is that magical age when suddenly all the things your parents taught you, whether you wanted to learn them or not, starts to look like pretty good information.
  • Tonight, all the focus will be on you – it’s just as well because you won’t be able to focus on anything.

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Use one of these special 21st birthday messages to wish a friend or family member a happy 21st! It takes exactly 21 years to perfect a 21-year-old like you .

2019 Best Wishes to Say Happy Birthday to My 21 Year Old Son

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Whether a big birthday surprise or a casual gathering is being organised to celebrate his/her milestone birthday, write something great in your card message. To help you find the right words, we have compiled a few funny, emotional, or motivational ideas. Feel free to amend or combine them to make your message more personal 😉

18th Birthday Messages

1. If you don’t do wild things while you’re young, you’ll have nothing to smile about when you’re old. Happy 18th birthday!
2. Happy 18th birthday. Live life to the fullest & start with today!
3. Happy 18th birthday! Now you’re an adult you can do everything legally you were doing illegally before…
4. Happy adulthood! Whatever the future holds, enjoy the journey…
5. Set the world on fire, dream BIG, and make your life as exciting to live than it is to remember.
6. Wishing you a happy birthday. Keep your sparkle shining bright, because you’re a true rising star. Happy birthday!
7. Remember, just because its legal now, doesn’t mean it’s a good idea… Happy 21st!
8. Be adventurous, try new things and experience everything! Have an awesome journey through your adult life.
9. Can you believe you’re an actual “adult” now? I can’t! Happy birthday!
10. Hope this year will inspire you to start anything you’ve always wanted! Have the best birthday xxx

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21st Birthday Messages

1. 9 Years till you’re thirty, let the countdown begin.
2. Happy 21st birthday! Live for today, laugh ‘till it hurts and celebrate like you’ve never celebrated!
3. I hope you enjoy this birthday because after 21 there’s no other fun birthday numbers to look forward to! Happy Birthday!
4. Congrats on hitting another milestone! First shot’s on me, then another 20 to go! Happy birthday!
5. To the most sexy, funny, and brilliant person I know besides me. Happy 21st birthday!
6. Have fun legally losing money to alcohol and gambling. Happy birthday!
7. Live life to the fullest, laugh until it hurts, and love like there’s no tomorrow. You’ve only got one life – make the most of it!
8. Cheers to you buddy and to an awesome 21 years of great fun, memories, and new challenges ahead!
9. Getting closer and closer to the big 3-0 and when your responsibilities and choices will matter! Enjoy these nice and easy years ahead of you!
10. Happy birthday! If you still don’t feel like an adult yet…. You’re in the same boat as the rest of us.

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30th Birthday Messages

1. Your thirties are no different from your twenties. You just look 10 years older and things aren’t fun anymore…
2. When you turn thirty, a whole new thing happens: you see yourself acting like your parents.
3. Happy 30th! You don’t look at day over 29.
4. 30 is a perfect age. You’re old enough to recognise your mistakes but young enough to make some more. Happy birthday!
5. Happy 30th birthday. Don’t worry, you’re still an 18-year-old… now with 12 years added experience!
6. “Everything I know I learned after I was 30”- Georges Clemenceau
7. “At 30 you finally start to catch up on those dreams you’ve been chasing for the last 10 plus years” – Bonidette Lanz
8. “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.” – Hervey Allen
9. For 30 beautiful years, you have made this world a more pleasant place for all who love you.
10. Congratulations on turning 30! At this age, you can never ever die young. Happy 30th birthday!

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40th Birthday Messages

1. 40, the age you get your head together, but your body starts to fall apart.
2. Happy 40th birthday to a wonderful man/woman who belongs to the generation whose baby pictures were never taken on phones.
3. Spring chicken or not, you’re still the most fabulous of us all! Here’s to having the energy of a kitten, the senses of a shark, and the wisdom of an owl. Happy 40th birthday!
4. While you may not believe it, 40 marks the prime of your life. You are well established in life, most things you can get, and you have learned most of what you need. So relax, 40 is a great age, if not the best one!
5. Turning 40 doesn’t mean you have to act like your age – here’s to another decade of fun, and childlike banter.
6. Here’s to being old enough to know better, young enough to do it, and too old to care whether you should or should not! Happy 40th bday!
7. Only 20 more years until that sweet pension!
8. Your mid-life crisis can officially began… obviously it started a while ago, but now you don’t have to pretend anymore 😉
9. You’re a collection of experiences, a jarful of wonder and strength, an album of happy memories… you are such a pillar in my life, a support I can always rely on. Many thanks for being YOU! Happy 40th bday xxx
10. You are really 40?? You look 10 years younger! You’re way too lucky in life – it’s disgusting!

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50th Birthday Messages

1. 50!? I demand a recount! Happy birthday…
2. 5 decades, 18,250 days, 438,000 hours. Big numbers! I think that deserves an even bigger celebration!
3. You’re proof that 50 is fierce and fabulous!
4. Hope you realise what an amazing life you’ve already created – and are looking forward to more smiles and adventures to come!
5. It’s not the number of candles on your cake…it’s the smiles you bring. And you bring even more than you know.
6. Here’s to 50 years of an incredible you…and an incredible 50 more!
7. Whoever says 50 is the new 30, let’s hang out with them!
8. Let’s see…50 in dog years would make you…famous! For being the oldest dog EVER.
9. Buy the sports car, get the tattoo, take a trip, start your business, go bungee jumping, try paragliding. Let the midlife crisis ADVENTURE begin!
10. Fifty is the new “Who cares?” Relax, enjoy and have fun!

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60th Birthday Messages

1. Let’s crack open a bottle… of prune juice. Happy birthday wrinkly!
2. Keep calm it’s only a number, happy 60th!
3. You’re 60 — time to trade in your jeans for elastic waist pants!
4. The advantage of old age is that you get to spread your love to many others.
5. My birthday wish for you is to continue to love life and never stop dreaming. May beauty & happiness surround you, not only today but always.
6. To someone who is forever young, have a great day!
7. I wish you the best 60th birthday and hope that this important occasion finds you happy and well!
8. Happy 60th birthday! May it be tremendous and overflow with warmth and goodness!
9. Remember it’s never too late to achieve your dreams – now that you have time and money, just make it happen!
10. Remembering you on your 60th birthday because, let’s face it, you probably won’t! Happy birthday!

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70th Birthday Messages

1. Time seems unfair. It has aged most of us, though seems to not want to touch you. Happy 70th birthday!
2. Best birthday wishes to you! Let’s celebrate with happy tears for your fantastic years and the great amount of experience that has been seen through your eyes.
3. Happy 70th birthday, may you continue to inspire us all!
4. Lucky for you, vintage is in! It all depends on how you look at it 😉
5. Keep on being the funny and energetic person you’ve always been. Here’s to many more years!
6. May your birthday be filled with the warm sunshine of love. Happy birthday!
7. You’re not getting older, you’re increasing in value!
8. A birthday is just the first day of another 365-day journey. Enjoy life and embrace the trip!
9. You truly are one of the best gifts that I have ever received. I wouldn’t want any other grandma in the world – you’re the best! Thanks for all the great advice, and for always being there for me. Wishing you the best birthday!
10. Everything your heart desires is what I wish for you. Not only on your birthday, but throughout the whole year too!

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80th Birthday Messages

1. You’re not old, you’re a classic! It’s just a matter of perspective 😉
2. No matter how old you get, you still have the youngest soul of us all! Happy birthday!
3. You’ve learned so much in 80 years – the important thing now is to try remembering it all!
4. Our age is simply the number of years the world has been enjoying us.
5. Remember – don’t feel sad about growing older. Everybody else is going through it!
6. Thinking about getting a tattoo for your 80th birthday? The best bet would be your name and address…
7. With age comes new skills. Now that you’re 80, you can laugh, cough, sneeze and pee all at the same time!
8. Don’t let turning 80 get you down…because it’s too hard to get you back up again!
9. Birthdays are like glazed donuts. Sometimes it’s better not to remember how many you’ve had!
10. Happy 80th birthday! A little tip… age and glasses of wine should never be counted.

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