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For so many people, just remembering their birthday is more than enough. Imagine how they will feel when you send them a special message.

When a person you love celebrates his or her birthday and you are running out of things to say because you have so much you want to tell him or her and you are panicking, these happy birthday wishes will surely help you out.
Here are some awesome quotes you can choose from to tell that person how much you want to greet him or her a happy birthday!

You will get older in life, but you will also get wiser and I think that is more important.

Another year added to your age but your soul still remains the same. Happy birthday to you!

Wonderful birthday to you, may all your wishes and all your dreams finally come true, my dear.

I hope that wherever you may be right now, you have a best birthday all the same, child.

You gave me strength when I was weak so now let me greet you a wonderful day, friend.



I wish I could have told you that you were my best buddy, happy birthday to you, mate!

There are so many reasons to be happy for today but the best one is that it is your birthday.

Best birthday wishes to the most awesome person that I know in this whole wide world, smile!

Keep on showing the world that you can conquer it as you celebrate yet another birthday.

Today is a good day to celebrate one of the most important events of your life, stay safe!

The day to be happy is today as you get to celebrate your birthday once more, be happy!

I hope that there is not one single reason not to celebrate this day given to you by the Lord.

May the Lord guide you and bless you and give you so much more birthdays to come.

The years may pass by but my love for you will stay the same, best wishes for birthday and keep safe.

Stay the same person that you are, the one that is a blessing to all of us, happy birthday to you!

I wish that today will never end and that you will never grow old, but happy birthday still!

You are my best type of crazy and I love you just the same, best birthday wishes to you, firecracker!

You are such a nutcase and that is why I love being with you, spend today wisely, my friend.

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Have a great day and enjoy in your life!

You are one of the people who loves celebrating things, for today, it is your day, celebrate it.

I wish you all the fun that you can get for today, I hope that you get to be a little happier.

Someday, I hope that you will realize that all the things I do are things I do for you, best birthday to my wildest and most wonderful friend of all seasons!

Your dreams will come true, you will have a bright future, and that is my wish for you.

On this birthday of yours, my wish for you is that you continue to brighten our lives, angel.

You are the one who makes us happy even when we are so down, wonderful birthday to you!

I miss you whenever you are not around, I just hope that you know that!

It feels so sad especially now that you are in college but still, happy birthday to you friend!

My twin, you are the best thing that ever happened to me, wonderful birthday to you as well!

I wish I could go there to you to greet you a very best birthday, my dearest friend!

Even when I am no longer around, now that I always wish you the best birthday ever!

I hope you get to spend one of your birthdays as a cool and awesome day for every day!

Some day you will realize that everything that I do is for you, stay happy on your birthday!

I hope you do not spend today like you always do, make something special on your birthday!

Happy birthday to you! I hope the angels up above blesses you with everything that they have now.

There is nothing more I want than to see you enjoying yourself on the day you were born.


I love the way you are and the best gift I can give you on your birthday is reassurance of that.

I have been searching the stores all week long to find you a gift but it is just so hard to do so.

So, what do you want for your birthday? Tell me and I just might make it come to life for you.

There are so many reasons to be happy and I hope you see that on your birthday this year.

Nothing else matters to me but to be able to hear your voice on the day you were born.

My girl, know that I will always be the first and last person to greet you happy birthday!

Every single birthday is a single wish to getting your dreams faster than you are destined to.

There are so many thoughts behind a single birthday cake, you need to realize all of them.

No going back now, you have to give it all that you can and just live a fun life than you have.

Happy birthday! These words do not come out of my mouth easily but you are still my enemy.


Nothing is worst in the world than forgetting your birthday and I am glad that I did not forget.

Just know that wherever I may be, there is not a chance that I would forget your birthday!

My heartfelt birthday wishes for you! I just wish that you realize by now that you are my favorite person forever.

No one will mean to me as much as you mean to me right this moment. Wish you have a best birthday ever.

No words can ever explain what I really want to tell you but wonderful birthday all the same!

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I love the way you say thank you with that bright smile and wonderful eyes, best birthday!

You are at your best face especially when there is a smile on it. Wonderful birthday to you, dear!

If I tell you that I love you, would you believe me and accept this birthday gift that I got you?


Thank you for being the person that you are, no one can ever replace you, happy bday!

I have been thinking of you since this morning because today is your very birthday, my dear.

How I truly wish that I was there right now, beside you, celebrating your birthday this year.

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Happy birthday to you and let me show you just how much I appreciate being with you now.

There are so many things I want to say and not enough time to tell you, wonderful birthday to you!

Yes, I wish I had told you before what I wanted to tell you back then, best birthday to you!

I just hope that you know that you are appreciated even for the little things!

You really are a team player and I just hope you know that, best wishes for your birthday from your team!

Being able to celebrate your birthday with you this year is so much more than I have asked for!

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Thank you for showing me what friendship really means, wish a awesome birthday celebration to you, dear friend!

I wish there is something I can do for you besides the gift and the greetings, wonderful bday!

Sometimes, love is enough to show the person just how much you care, best birthday to you.

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Wonderful birthday to the best person in this world for whom I have done everything for.

I have dedicated all the things I have done for you because you are worth it, happy birthday.

There is nothing wrong with loving someone that you appreciate, happy birthday to you!

Never stop dreaming and hoping that you can achieve them, dear..

Live your life the way you want it and you will be okay, wonderful birthday and have fun!


My wish for you is that you become whatever you want to be. Happy birthday to you, dear.

You are by far the loveliest person I have ever met and I hope you know that, best birthday.

There is no one I know that is as loving and as awesome as you are, have fun on your birthday!

I think you are the best thing that ever happened to me and I love it, wonderful bday to you!

May the Lord up in heaven continue watching you over the years, as you grow a year older.

I hope for the best in everything that you do, know that I am always here for you, all the time.

May this birthday just be as awesome and fantastic as last year or maybe even better than it.

Celebrate your birthday with a smile because that is how they are meant to be celebrated.

Birthdays are supposed to be fun so I hope you will stop sulking around and enjoy yours.

I miss the way you would come up to me and whisper that it is your birthday, my dear.

How I wished back then that you would never grow old but here you are, a teenager.

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Time flies by, now it is your 20th birthday and I can no longer see the resemblance.

Happy birthday for my cousin, we will always be family even when we are already miles apart.

Know that you will always be here in my heart no matter what, wish you a wonderful life full of joy!

Darling you are the best person I have ever met in this world, happy birthday to you!

There is no one who will ever amount to me as much as you did, wish a wonderful birthday to you!

Nothing else matters but the now, keep that in mind and know that you will be okay in the end.

So for today, I will forgive you because it is your birthday and because I cannot resist you.

Happy birthday! Have fun today and go out there and just enjoy your day, my darling.

You are the best kind of person I know that exists, best birthday to you on this day!

When a person you love celebrates his or her birthday and you are the world that you can conquer it as you celebrate yet another birthday.

Wishing Someone a Happy Birthday in German

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You don’t need a lot of words to wish someone a happy birthday. The point is to let the special person know you’re thinking about them on their big day. You can do that with a brief birthday card message, a text, a social media post, or even by speaking to them face-to-face (what a novel idea!).

In fact, the words “happy birthday” are all you really need. But then, that might be a little too brief – not to mention generic. To help you come up with a message that’s meaningful without being verbose, here’s a list of short birthday wishes for all the important people in your life.

Note: If you’re looking for a short message for a birthday cake, we have a separate list for that.

Simple | Funny | Sweet | For Best Friend | For Boyfriend | For Girlfriend | For Mother | For Father | For Brother | For Sister | For Cousin


Here are some short and simple birthday messages that work for just about anyone.

  • Congratulations on another year well lived.
  • Best wishes on your birthday – may you have many, many more.
  • Wishing you the happiest of birthdays.
  • Best wishes for a fantastic person on [his/her] birthday.
  • Happy Birthday! Today is a good day to spend some time with family, and some money on yourself.
  • I hope you treat yourself to something special on your birthday – you deserve it!
  • Happy Birthday to one of my favorite people on the planet.
  • Getting older sucks, but you make it look easy.
  • You make life more fun for everyone you meet. Thanks for being you.
  • You do so much for others, I hope you find time to do something for yourself on your birthday.


Putting a smile on someone’s face is one of the best things you can do for them on their birthday. Here are some short and funny birthday wishes you can use.

  • Your birthday’s here! Another year! Have good cheer! Grab a beer!
  • I hope everyone remembers your birthday, but forgets how old you are.
  • Congratulations on another year on Earth.
  • There’s something in the air today… I think it’s an old fart.
  • I’d tell you to spoil yourself today, but you’re already pretty rotten!
  • Have a great birthday, and remember to never act your age.
  • Older, wiser, AND sexier? You’re doing something right, [girl/boy].
  • You’re going to need a bigger cake for all those candles!
  • Cheer up. Turning a year older is better than the alternative.
  • Remember, you can get away with anything when it’s your birthday.


A few nice words can really make someone’s (birth)day. Here are some short and sweet messages for someone who means a lot to you. For many more sweet birthday wishes, see these “Happy Birthday, Beautiful” messages.

  • If you get even half the birthday presents you deserve, I’ll come save you. Because you’ll be drowning in them.
  • Here’s hoping you have a birthday that’s as special and wonderful as you are.
  • I’m so grateful you were born on this day [age] years ago. It’s like a holiday for me!
  • There’s not enough room on the planet for all the birthday presents you deserve.
  • Happy Birthday to someone who just gets better and better with age.

For Best Friend

A best friend deserves a unique birthday wish, such as one of the following. For lots more options, see this list of birthday wishes for a best friend.

  • I’m celebrating today. It’s the anniversary of my favorite person being born.
  • Happy Birthday to someone who’s absolutely, positively indispensable to me.
  • If being awesome were a crime, you’d be on the top of the Most Wanted list. Happy Birthday!
  • Wishing my BFF an FFB (Effing Fantastic Birthday).
  • Happy Birthday to one of the awesomest people who ever lived.

For Boyfriend

Here are some short birthday wishes for a boyfriend.

  • Hope you have an awesome day! The best boyfriend ever deserves the best birthday ever!
  • Sending you birthday wishes, hugs, and kisses.
  • Happy Birthday to the man I love. You deserve everything life has to offer.
  • Lots of love to my birthday beau.
  • Thanks for being born [age] years ago and growing up to be so damn foxy.

For Girlfriend

Here are some quick messages for a special lady on her birthday.

  • I’m celebrating you today, because you mean so much to me.
  • Happy Birthday! I can’t wait to give you your “pinch to grow an inch” in private.
  • Happy Birthday to someone who makes every day of my life special.
  • One day isn’t enough to celebrate someone as special as you.
  • Happy Birthday, baby. I’ll be thinking about you all day today… just like every other day.

For Mother

Your mom will undoubtedly be touched that you even remembered her birthday. Here are some ideas on what to say. For more ideas – a bunch more – see this list of birthday wishes for Mom.

  • Happy Birthday to the best mom a kid could ask for!
  • Hope you get some time to relax on your birthday – you’ve earned it after years of taking care of me.
  • Happy Birthday to someone who always made my childhood birthdays special.

For Father

Need to come up with a short saying for Dad on his big day? Here are some ideas. For a full list of birthday wishes for Pop, check out this article.

  • Happy Birthday to one hell of a dad.
  • Dad, thanks for being born. I wouldn’t be here without you.
  • Dad, I didn’t always appreciate you when I was growing up, but I sure do now. Have a good one.

For Brother

Here are some short messages for a brother on his birthday. You can find more options in this article.

  • You smell like a monkey, and you look like one too. Happy Birthday, bro!
  • You’re good at this brother thing. I’m so glad you were born [age] years ago.
  • Growing up with you was never boring, but I wouldn’t have it any other way.

For Sister

And here are some short sayings for a birthday sister. For more ideas, see our full list of birthday wishes for Sis.

  • You’re my sister and my friend, and you’re equally amazing at both. Happy Birthday, Sis!
  • I wouldn’t have said this when we were kids, but I’m really glad you were born.
  • My life would be about 99% less awesome without you – thanks and Happy Birthday!

For Cousin

Finally, here are some brief sayings to wish a cousin a happy birthday.

  • Happy Birthday to a cousin who’s been like a [brother/sister] to me.
  • Birthday hugz for my cuz.
  • Hope you get birthday presents by the dozen, my cousin.
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If you're going to speak the language, it's important to learn how to wish someone a happy birthday in German. Before giving birthday greetings, though, you need to know about an important cultural difference, especially among older Germans: Wishing a German a happy birthday before his special day is considered bad luck, so don't do it. And as for gifts and cards you may want to send, make sure to mark on the package that the recipient should open it only on his or her birthday or afterward—but never before.

There are a number of ways to say happy birthday in German, but birthday wishes can vary widely whether they are spoken or written, or even depending on where the recipient resides in Germany.

Spoken Birthday Expressions

The following phrases first show how to say happy birthday in German, followed by the translation in English. Note that the translations are the English equivalents and not literal, word-for-word translations.

  • Herzlichen Glückwunsch zum Geburtstag! > Happy birthday!
  • Alles Gute zum Geburtstag! > Have a good birthday!
  • All das Beste zum Geburtstag! > All the best on your birthday!
  • Viel Glück zum Geburtstag! > Best of luck on your birthday!
  • Ich gratuliere Ihnen zu Ihrem 40/50/60 etc. > Congratulations on your 40/50/60th etc. birthday.
  • Herzlichen Glückwunsch nachträglich. > Happy belated birthday.

Written Birthday Expressions

You can write all of the above-mentioned expressions in a card, but if you want something a little more ausführlicher (detailed), you may want to try some of these expressions.

  • Herzlichen Glückwunsch zum Geburtstag und viel Glück/Erfolg im neuen Lebensjahr! > Happy birthday and much happiness/success in the new year.
  • Ich wünsche dir zu deinem Geburtstag alles Liebe und Gute—verbringe einen wunderschönen Tag im Kreise deiner Lieben. > I wish you all the best on your birthday. May you spend a wonderful day surrounded by those you love.
  • Ich wünsche dir einen herzlichen Glückwunsch zum Geburtstag und alles Liebe und Gute und ganz viel Gesundheit und Spaß. Lass dich schön feiern. > I wish you a happy birthday and all the best and much health and fun. Have a good time celebrating.
  • Herzlichen Glückwunsch und alles Gute zum Geburtstag wünscht dir (your name). > I wish you happy birthday and all the best on this day.
  • Herzlichen Glückwunsch zum (birthday number)sten und alles Gute. > Happy Xth birthday and all the best.

Happy Birthday From All Over Germany

Not every city or town in Germany says happy birthday the same way. You may run into variations in dialect, depending on where you are in the country and where the birthday Junge oder Mädchen, Mann oder Frau (boy or girl, man or woman) lives. The city or region is listed on the left, followed by the German happy birthday greeting and then the English translation.

  • Bayern (Bavaria): Ois Guade zu Deim Geburdstog! > Happy birthday!
  • Berlin: Alles Jute ooch zum Jeburtstach! > All the best on your birthday!
  • Friesland: Lokkiche jierdei! > Happy birthday!
  • Hessen (Hesse): Isch gratelier Dir aach zum Geburtstach! > I congratulate you on your birthday.
  • Köln (Cologne): Alles Juute zum Jeburtstaach! > All the best on your birthday!
  • Norddeutschland (Plattdeutsch -> Low German): Ick wünsch Di alls Gode ton Geburtsdach! > I wish you all the best on your birthday.

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Happy Birthday Wishes – 100 Wonderful Birthday Wishes

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Birthdays come around but once a year. When a special person in your life has a birthday, sometimes it can be hard to know exactly what words will make the big day special. Here are some suggested quotes and words for birthday wishes which can brighten any birthday and that you can write in a card or incorporate in a birthday toast whether the celebrant is a teenager or ninety-five.

Words for Birthday Wishes

Words for birthday wishes can take many forms - they may be serious or funny. You may even wish to say happy birthday in a foreign language. Here are a bunch of great sayings and phrases you can use.

Quotes for Happy Birthdays

  • Age is whatever you think it is. You are as old as you think you are. - Muhammad Ali
  • The secret of staying young is to live honestly, eat slowly, and lie about your age. - Lucille Ball
  • Just remember, once you're over the hill you begin to pick up speed. - Charles Schultz
  • May you live as long as you want and never want as long as you live. - Irish Blessing
  • Age is strictly a case of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter. - Jack Benny
  • A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age. - Robert Frost
  • Robert Brault said, I value the friend who for me finds time on his calendar, but I cherish the friend who for me does not consult his calendar. Your birthday was penciled in as soon as I got this calendar! Happy birthday.
  • According to Emerson, it is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them. Let's be stupid today. Happy birthday.

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Milestone Birthdays

  • You're halfway to 42.
  • Twenty-one is the age of responsibility. Give it a few months and you will be wondering why you are in such a hurry to get here. - Anonymous
  • The first twenty years are the best half of your life. Happy 39th!
  • 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 - Anonymous
  • You're not fifty yet. You're $49.95. Happy Birthday.
  • The man who views the world at fifty the same as he did at twenty has wasted thirty years of his life - Muhammad Ali

Friendly Happy Birthdays

  • On your birthday, today, I wish you a year with loads of fun, excitement and beautiful memories. Happy birthday.
  • Birthdays are nature's way of telling us to eat more cake.
  • A birthday only happens once in a lifetime. Today, I am celebrating the anniversary of your birth.
  • You are a good friend and and even better person. May God bless you with wonderful times ahead. Happy Birthday and thanks for the friendship we share.
  • The friend is the man who knows all about you, and still likes you. I still like you. Happy birthday.
  • I wish for you to have people to love, people in your life who will care about you as much as I do. Happy birthday.
  • You've been my friend for ___ birthdays. I've been yours for ___. I win-so happy birthday.
  • Happy birthday, my friend. I can't imagine celebrating with anyone else.
  • I'm so proud of all you've accomplished, but I'm more proud that you're my friend. Happy birthday.

Romantic Happy Birthdays

  • Falling in love with you was easy. Staying in love with you is easier. Happy birthday. I can't wait until next year.
  • Being in love doesn't make me happy. It's being in love with you, year after year, that does the trick.
  • With each year, I love you even more. Happy birthday, darling.
  • You're not growing older. You're growing better. I love you! Happy birthday.
  • We're one year closer to growing old together. It's just what I've always dreamed.
  • I never thought we'd make it this far, but now I know that we'll keep going forever. Happy birthday, baby.
  • I already gave you my heart ___ years ago-this year all I can give you is a simple wish: Happy Birthday. And I hope you're happier and more in love with me than you were last year.

"Old Age" Happy Birthdays

  • "Over the hill" is a relative term-but here's a sled, just in case. Happy Birthday!
  • Statistics have proven that those who have the most birthdays live the longest. You're statistically guaranteed to have a happy birthday.
  • Growing old is mandatory. Growing up, however, is optional. Happy Birthday, old friend!
  • At this point, you probably want to forget your birthday. Fortunately, I haven't. Happy ____th Birthday!
  • So many birthdays. So few candles. Next year, may your birthday wish be a bigger cake.
  • Let's take a birthday photo. Smile while you've still got the teeth!
  • In spite of the advances in science, we've still found no cure for excessive birthdays. Happy Birthday-hope to see you next year!
  • Old age isn't so bad. After all, consider the alternative. Happy Birthday.

Belated Birthday Wishes

  • Forget your past-it's already done. Forget your present, too; because I forgot. Happy Birthday!
  • Happy birthday. Wait, that was last week? Guess I'm getting old!
  • I hope your birthday was as special as you are.
  • If I couldn't be the first one to wish you, at least I can be the last one to cross your mind this birthday! Happy Belated Birthday. I hope you had an amazing day!

Saying Happy Birthday in Different Languages

  • Veels geluk met jou verjaarsdag! (Afrikaans)
  • Ois guade winsch i dia zum Gbuadsdog! (Austrian)
  • Chestit Rojden Den! (Bulgarian)
  • Sun Yat Fai Lok! (Cantonese)
  • Qu ni sheng er kuai le. (Mandarin)
  • Tillykke med fodselsdagen! (Danish)
  • Palju onne sunnipaevaks! (Estonian)
  • Tavalodet Mobarak! (Farsi)
  • Bonne Fete! (French)
  • Haerzliche Glueckwuensche zum Geburtstag! (German)
  • Hau`oli la hanau! (Hawaiian)
  • Yom Huledet Same'ach! (Hebrew)
  • Boldog szuletesnapot! (Hungarian)
  • Buon Compleanno! (Italian)
  • Quchjaj qoSlIj! (Klingon)
  • Fortuna dies natalis! (Latin)
  • Torson odriin mend hurgee! (Mongolian)
  • Gratulerer med dagen! (Norwegian)
  • Parabens! (Portuguese)
  • Feliz Cumpleanos! (Spanish)
  • Brigo! (Syriac)
  • Chuc Mung Sinh Nhat! (Vietnamese)
  • A Freilekhn Gebortstog! (Yiddish)

Enjoy the annual milestones in the lives of your friends and family.

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