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Sending birthday greetings has become a necessary tradition these days. It can be hard to find the perfect birthday wish for the special birthday boy or girl especially, with so many options. Don’t stress out over what to write in a birthday card. Make the next birthday you celebrate a special one and personalize your birthday wishes with a handpicked happy birthday quote. Whether you’re looking for a greeting to make someone roll over laughing or a heart-warming tearjerker, these birthday quotes are a great place to start. A genuine birthday wish will surely make anyone’s day. This year, say “Happy Birthday!” with a few words that no one will forget.
When someone near and dear to your heart turns another year older, you’ll want to do everything you can to make their day extra memorable. Whether you’re throwing a birthday party, a cocktail party or planning a dinner at the honoree’s favorite restaurant, it’s tradition to give the guest of honor a Happy Birthday card. As if picking out a card wasn’t tough enough, on top of that you’ll need to craft a happy birthday message too.
When you sit down with a blank greeting card in front of you, don’t be surprised if you can’t seem to put the pen to paper. Many of us get a case of writers block when we sit down to write a birthday card greeting, especially to the people we love the most. Sure, the birthday honoree knows just how much you love and appreciate him or her but, it doesn’t hurt to remind them on their day.
The following birthday quotes will make for the nicest addition to your birthday cards for family and friends. Jump to any relevant section below:
Another year older and another reason to celebrate! Give your birthday card message a forward looking touch with one of these inspirational birthday quotes.
Birthdays are meant to be full of laughter and cheer. When the guest of honor opens his or her birthday card from you, you’ll know why they can’t stop smiling. Pick out one of these funny happy birthday quotes or mix and match them with your own words to craft the perfect cheers to another year older.
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No matter who your card recipient may be, there is something sweet about adding a cute happy birthday quotes to your messages. If your writing a birthday card message for mom or for your sister, make sure to use one of these sentiments to wish her well.
Tip: Write a happy birthday quote to your little one. That way he or she can read it when they get a little older! Awh!
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Let us never know what old age is. Let us know the happiness time brings, not count the years. – Ausonius
Isn’t that one of the most inspiring Birthday Quotes ever? Doesn’t it also bring back fond memories?
Remember that feeling you got as a kid the day before your birthday; counting down the hours until finally, your big day came. Everyone was nice to you, they gave you presents with hand written greetings, left you thoughtful messages; and if you were lucky, you got to decide where to have your birthday party (lazer tag!). The spotlight was on just you for a full 24 hours, and it was awesome.
Then somewhere along the lines, your birthday became less about fun and more about trying not to cry all over your birthday cake. You feel older (and not necessarily wiser), and can’t help looking back at the things you just can’t do anymore like lazer tag. It sounds depressing because, well, it is.
But it doesn’t have to be. You just need some cheering up.
If you’re sitting there struggling to think of something clever, or you’re looking for some birthday wishes to cheer you up, we’ve got you covered. Whether you’re sending an e-mail, text, signing a birthday card, or leaving a voicemail, this collection is filled with as many ways to say happy birthday as possible.
So without further ado, here are the 30 birthday wishes to help put the ‘awesome’ back into that special day for you or someone you love.
1) “I eat cake because it’s somebody’s birthday somewhere.” – Unknown
What we think: Sometimes you have to go ahead and spoil yourself. Even if that means creating an occasion. So go ahead and endulge.
2) ”The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate” – Oprah Winfrey
What we think: The more you realize how special your life is, the more you can appreciate it and give it meaning.
3) “How old would you be if you didn’t know how old you are?” – Satchel Paige
What we think: You’re only as old as you feel.
4) “To me – old age is always ten years older than I am.” – Bernard Baruch
What we think: Age is nothing but a number.
5) “A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman’s birthday but never remembers her age.” – Robert Frost
What we think: Men of the world, don’t let this rule escape you.
6) “We are always the same age inside” – Gertrude Stein
What we think: We can be as young as we want to be for as long as we want.
7) “Live as if you were to die tomorrow, learn as if you were to live forever.” – Mahatma Gandhi
What we think: Use every birthday as an opportunity to learn and grow.
8) “Our birthdays are feathers in the broad wings of time” – Jean Paul Richter
What we think: Our many birthdays help to create the greater picture that is our lives.
9) “He not busy being born is busy dying.” – Bob Dylan
What we think: Start getting busy.
10) “The secret of staying young is to live honestly, eat slowly, and lie about your age.” – Lucille Ball
What we think: We can agree with the first two.
11) “The best way to remember your wife’s birthday is to forget it once.” – E. Joseph Cossman
What we think: Truer words have never been spoken. Don’t let your significant other down.
12) “My policy on cake is pro having it and pro eating it” – Boris Johnson
What we think: Yay for cake!
13) “When someone asks if you’d like cake or pie, why not say you want cake and pie?” – Lisa Loeb
What we think: Who says you can’t have it all?
14) “You know you’re getting old when you get that one candle on the cake. It’s like, ‘See if you can blow this out’.” – Jerry Seinfeld
What we think: That many candles can become a fire hazard.
15) “Birthdays are nature’s way of telling us to eat more cake.” – Edward Morykwas
What we think: We can’t argue with nature.
16) “Every year on your birthday, you get a chance to start new.” – Sammy Hagar
What we think: What better time than a birthday to do or start something you’ve always wanted to. Treat your birthday as your own personal New Year’s.
17) “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.
What we think: We like to embrace our wrinkles. They give us more character.
18) “Gray hair is God’s graffiti.” – Bill Cosby
What we think: Embrace the beauty of aging gracefully.
19) “The secret of staying young is to live honestly, eat slowly, and lie about your age.” – Lucille Ball
What we think: As much as we embrace our wrinkles, we will probably not tell you our age either.
20) “Youth is happy because it has the ability to see beauty. Anyone who keeps the ability to see beauty never grows old.” – Franz Kafka
What we think: Keep that youthful feeling alive and keep your eyes open to the beauty that surrounds you in this world.
21) “A friend never defends a husband who gets his wife and electric skillet for her birthday.” – Erma Bombeck
What we think: Think very carefully of what kind of message you want to send with any gift, birthday or otherwise.
22) “To give somebody your time is the biggest gift you can give.” – Franka Potente
What we think: Unless the gift is a car. Or a house. Or a boat. But in all seriousness your time is more precious to those who care about you.
23) “You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.” – Les Brown
What we think: Every year is another opportunity to learn a new skill, start a new hobby and grow. Don’t waste it.
24) “There is still no cure for the common birthday.” – John Glenn
What we think: No one’s found the fountain of youth yet? Our science-y friends need to put their minds together on this one.
25) “Wrinkles should merely indicate where the smiles have been.” – Mark Twain
What we think: This one is a beauty. Embrace the beauty of aging. Life is all about perspective.
26) “The best way to remember your wife’s birthday is to forget it once.” – E. Joseph Cossman
What we think: Or write it down. We suggest writing it down.
27) “It is lovely, when I forgot all birthdays, including my own, to find that somebody remembers me.” – Ellen Glasgow
What we think: This is very sweet. We never hold it against anyone who forgets a birthday (because our memories aren’t the greatest either), but it is always nice when someone remembers.
28) “And in the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years.” – Abraham Lincoln
What we think: Make everyday count.
29) “The secret to eternal youth is arrested development.” – Alice Roosevelt Longworth
What we think: You are as young as feel. Don’t let anyone tell you otherwise
30) “The way I see it, you should live everyday like it’s your birthday.” – Paris Hilton
What we think: Not sure if I’d want to grow a year older every day, but the days would be happy and celebratory.
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Congratulations today because it’s your birthday and you are one of the lucky one to witness today and you must be really happy and grateful to heaven for that. Birthday comes once in a year and now it’s your own very special day out of 365, it’s really something to celebrate and be happy for.
This article is in two collections, the short birthday wishes and the long birthday wishes.
#1: Happy birthday to a beautiful and strong soul, yeah you guess right. It’s my birthday. Happy birthday to me!!
#2: Cheers to surviving another year and grateful for being here to celebrate myself. Happy birthday to me!
#3: I am not just a year older but also a year better and happier like never before. Happy birthday to me!
#4: I’ll enjoy the best of today and laugh like never before because it’s my day. Happy birthday to me!
#5: Heaven has been really good to me by adding another year to my age. Happy birthday to me!
#6: My wishes for myself today are more grace, more prosperity, more happiness and more years ahead. Happy birthday to me!
#7: May this day bring unexpected blessing and endless joy to me now and forever more. Happy birthday to me.
#8: It’s another 365 days of existence thanks to the lord of all creature for the grace to be alive. Happy birthday to myself.
#9: What a time to be alive, I’m the most happiest man on earth today. Happy birthday to me.
#10: What else can I be thankful for than being among those that is still enjoying the oxygen of life. happy birthday to me.
#11: I really wish I could scream my voice across the universe to show how happy I am today, happy birthday to me!
#12: I should be given an award for mr/miss awesome because I’m indeed a rare gem. Happy birthday to me!
#13: I know I am a source of blessing to others and I’m happy to celebrate another year. Happy birthday to me.
#14: The cake is here and I’m ready to blow out the candles and also to make some sweet wishes for myself. Wishing myself a wonderful year ahead. Happy birthday to me!
#15: Most people spend their entire life trying to be a great person but I am few of the lucky ones who had always been great from birth. Happy birthday to me.
#16: On this day, the sweetest being on earth was born. Happy birthday to me.
#17: I am officially +1 which indicate a plus to my success. Happy birthday to me!
#18: It’s another new phase of my life, filled with love and all the joy that I have always imagined. Happy birthday to me.
#19: Happy birthday to myself, and promise to keep on loving the life that you are in because it is truly yours.
#20: To the person that I am this very day, it is tremendous growth through the good and tough times. Happy birthday.
#21: To this blessed and beautiful soul, happy birthday and may the Lord litter your paths with blessings.
#22: I am not just a year older but also a year wiser. Happy birthday to me!
#23: May this day bring countless happiness and endless joy and live with peace and serenity to me. Happy birthday to lucky me.
#24: Happy Birthday to someone awesome, humble, beautiful, and funny! Yes, that’s right, it’s my birthday.
#35: Hooray! It’s my birthday once again! Wishing me, myself and I a memorable birthday full of the Lord’s blessings. Happy birthday to me.
#34: Hope this special day and others to come will blossom into lots of dreams come true! Happy birthday to a happy me.
#35: Mon and dad, thanks for a wonderful gift to the world. Happy birthday dear sweet me.
#36: It’s that special day again when I always paint a smile on my face and dare any troubles of life to come because I feel superb and abundantly blessed. A very happy birthday to me.
#37: When I woke up, I realized it must be a special day for some reason. Oh yes, it is the day that I was born! I am so grateful for the gift of life! Happy birthday to me!
#38: Happy birthday to me! Today, I give myself permission to be good to myself. I will make sure to do something I enjoy on my special day! I am worth it!
#39: I survived another year. I am a year older and hopefully a year wiser. I rejoice and celebrate the blessings that God has given me.
#40: What a wonderful and exciting day this is. All of the best people were born on this day! That is why it is no surprise that today is my birthday, as well.
#41: Happy birthday to me! This year, I am a little stronger and a little wiser. God has granted me another year, and I promise myself that I will make the best of it!
#42: Today is the day I have looked forward to all year. This is the day that is all about me! I will have fun and do what I enjoy. Happy birthday to me!
#43: This has been a good year. I have accomplished many of the goals that I set for myself. Well done, me! I am going to treat myself to a special celebration. Happy birthday to me!
#1: Today is the start of a new year for me and a new chapter of my life. What a great time to be alive! I am grateful for the blessings of the past, and I look forward to more blessings in the coming year. Happy birthday to me!
#2: It is my birthday today! I am going to go out for my favorite meal and have a triple chocolate cake with ice cream. There are no calories on my birthday! Woohoo!
#3: Happy birthday to someone who is smart, beautiful, talented, and all around wonderful. Who could that person be? I wonder. That’s right, you guessed it! It’s me! I am going to enjoy my special day today.
#4: It is another birthday. In thinking of this past year, there have been many ups and downs. Yet, I made it through. I look forward to a fresh beginning and starting a new year. Happy birthday to me.
#5: Many people depend on me and make demands upon me. Today, however, is all about me! I am going to give myself special treats and do what I want to do. I deserve it! Happy birthday to me!
#6: This year was a difficult one, with many struggles and hardships. I got through it, though! Yay, me! Today is the start of a brand-new year. I am looking forward to a fresh start. Happy birthday to me!
#7: The birds woke me up with a sweet song, the sun shine radiantly through my windows and the cool breeze gently tap me to wake up to a brand new day filled with joy and laughter, a day specially made for me. Happy birthday to me.
#8: Today marks another awesome year for me and I can only be grateful and happy for this grace heaven has grant me, a new age has been added to my life and I’ve been blessed with blessings beyond my expectations. Happy birthday to me!
#9: Only God is worthy of all my praises and adoration today, he gave me peace in times of troubles, soothes my pain, put a smile on my face during my sad days and also gave me sunshine in my cloudy days. Happy birthday to me!
#10: Dear Self, you have really done so good and so well and you really deserve all the good things that comes your way. You have survive one more year of struggles, laughter and love. Congratulations on passing out in flying colors. Happy birthday to me!
#11: My heart is filled with happiness and my soul is filled with joy because I’m lucky enough to witness today and to see my loved ones around me. Happy birthday to me!
#12: I believe so much in myself, I have what it takes to be a greater person than I was before, I’m a trademark on my own and I have got all it takes to build an empire for myself and I am grateful to heaven for this opportunity. Happy birthday to me!
#13: Dear Self, this birthday serves as a reminder that you have enjoyed the full grace of the lord and that you indeed deserve to be celebrated. You’ve worked through fire and came out without a scratch and you’re indeed a survivor. Happy birthday dear self.
#14: I look around at all of the wonderful friends and family that I have and all of the lovely birthday messages I have received. I have been so blessed. I look forward to another year of my life. Happy birthday to me.
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We all appreciate birthdays. Whether they’re our own, or someone else’s, they offer us an opportunity to focus our attention on the individual and celebrate their achievements, successes and happiness. They also offer a new start – our own personal New Year – for the year ahead.
Birthdays are an important ritual, particularly when many of us can feel undervalued or overlooked in a complex and competitive world. As they come around every year, it can sometimes be hard to express our appreciation in a heartfelt and original way.
That’s why we may want to write a well thought out birthday card. One that is precise and profound, and truly lets the person we are celebrating understand how we feel about them.
However, it’s not always easy to come up with the appropriate message. Saying the right thing, at the right time, is dependent on the personality of our loved one, what they are going through in their life at that time, and our particular relationship with them.
Do we give them some food for thought about aging? Do we offer them some profound life advice? Or do we go for something laid-back and funny?
The following examples will help you find the perfect thing to say, so you can express a message of love, care, and optimism, and help someone celebrate their birthday with pride, passion, and purpose.
So without further ado;
We live in a culture that is so focused on staying young forever, that it instills a certain degree of fear and anxiety about the aging process. What we should be doing instead, is celebrating the wisdom that comes with age. The following quotes can help your loved one see that aging is something to enjoy, not something to worry about!
“Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter.” – Mark Twain
“If you are pining for youth I think it produces a stereotypical old man because you only live in memory, you live in a place that doesn’t exist. Aging is an extraordinary process where you become the person you always should have been.” – David Bowie
“We live in a youth-obsessed culture that is constantly trying to tell us that if we are not young, and we’re not glowing, and we’re not hot, that we don’t matter. I refuse to let a system or a culture or a distorted view of reality tell me that I don’t matter. I know that only by owning who and what you are can you start to step into the fullness of life. Every year should be teaching us all something valuable. Whether you get the lesson is really up to you.” – Oprah Winfrey
“Youth is happy because it has the ability to see beauty. Anyone who keeps the ability to see beauty never grows old. – Franz Kafka
“Those who love deeply never grow old; they may die of old age, but they die young.” – Dorothy Canfield Fisher
“There are six myths about old age: 1. That it’s a disease, a disaster. 2. That we are mindless. 3. That we are sexless. 4. That we are useless. 5. That we are powerless. 6. That we are all alike.” – Maggie Kuhn
“One of the best parts of growing older? You can flirt all you like since you’ve become harmless.” – Liz Smith
“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
“Wrinkles should merely indicate where the smiles have been.” – Mark Twain
Like any annual event, a birthday is an annual milestone that offers us the time and space to reflect on our lives and how far we’ve come. You may want to write a birthday card that offers some life advice to the birthday boy or girl, so they can look back at their life with pride and look forward with a sense of hope and optimism.
“A birth-date is a reminder to celebrate the life as well as to update the life.” – Amit Kalantri
“A friend like you is more priceless than the most beautiful diamond. You are not only strong and wise, but kind and thoughtful as well. Your birthday is the perfect opportunity to show you how much I care, and how grateful I am to have you in my life.” – Anonymous
“The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate.” – Oprah Winfrey
“A birthday is just another day where you go to work and people give you love. Age is just a state of mind, and you are as old as you think you are. You have to count your blessing and be happy.” – Abhishek Bachchan
“Rather than see aging as a reason to contract, we should view it as an opportunity to expand. We should make sure each year of our lives are more interesting than the one before.” – Srinivas Rao
“There are two great days in a person’s life – the day we are born and the day we discover why.” – William Barclay
“May the love in your heart overshadow any sorrows, and may you always know with a deep inner certainty, how loved you truly are.” – Jodi Livon
“Today you have added another candle of knowledge and wisdom to your life. May it give you the power to enlighten the whole world. On your birthday, I wish you joy and happiness.” – Debasish Mridha
“A friend is someone who understands your past, believes in your future, and accepts you just the way you are – even if you are getting older. Thank you for being that friend, and happy birthday.” – Anonymous
Funny Sayings & Well Wishes
Sometimes, the best way to celebrate is to be silly. This can serve two purposes; firstly, it can set the mood for the birthday celebration, and secondly, it can help alleviate some of the anxiety around aging. These funny examples will help you to communicate a message that is light-hearted and carefree, and encourages us not to take things so seriously!
“The secret of staying young is to live honestly, eat slowly, and lie about your age.” – Lucille Ball
“You know you’re old when the candles cost more than the cake.” – Bob Hope
“Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you! – Dr. Seuss
“Happy birthday to one of the few people whose birthday I can remember without a Facebook reminder.” – Anonymous
“Birthdays are a new start, a fresh beginning and a time to pursue new endeavors with new goals. Move forward with confidence and courage. You are a very special person. May today and all of your days be amazing!” – Anonymous
“With mirth and laughter let old wrinkles come.” – William Shakespeare
“I don’t mind getting older; it’s a privilege denied to so many!” – Chris Geiger
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— Benjamin Fishel
You are not only strong and wise, but kind and thoughtful as well. Your birthday is the perfect opportunity to show you much I care and how.