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Mar 6, 2019 This year, say 'Happy Birthday!' with a few words that no one will forget.

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Birthday greetings, quotes and messages come easy for some people. But, for others, knowing what to say or write can be difficult.

We’ve made it easy for you with this collection of wishes, sayings and messages. If you ever been stuck with what to write on a friend’s card or Facebook page, you’ve come to the right place.  Never be at a loss for words.

Best Birthday Wishes — The Poet’s Picks

If you have the time, we encourage you to read all the options on this page and follow the links to more ideas. But, if you’re in a hurry, we’ve identified our Top Ten Birthday Wishes here:

1.) Another year of you is reason enough for us all to celebrate with cake!

2.) Old enough to know better; but young enough to get away with it.

3.) Hope your birthday is just the beginning of a year full of happiness!

4.) Hope the cake is as sweet as you.

5.) May this birthday be just the beginning of a year filled with happy memories and wonderful moments.

6.) Hope your celebration is as magnificent as you!

7.) You’re not really grown up ’til you’ve realized your Mother was always right.

8.) For your birthday, I wanted to get you the thing you need most but how do you gift-wrap a 25-hour day?

9.) Happy Birthday to my favorite person, dearest friend, closest companion, and love of my life!

10.) Well, it’s official: you’re old! But, old never looked so good.

 

Happy Birthday Greetings

A birthday is just the first day of another 365-day journey around the sun. Enjoy the trip.

A happy birthday to a wonderful and terrific marvelous you

A simple celebration, a gathering of friends; here is wishing you great happiness, a joy that never ends.

Age does not matter, you can party as much as you want.

May God continue to shower you with blessings.

Age is all but a number.

Happy birthday my dear friend.

The Best Birthday Wishes for my Bestie!

Because you’re you, I’m celebrating today!

Best day ever: (MM/DD/YY)

Can you hear the skies whispering Happy Birthday in your ears? I can! Wishing you a super fun day!

Short Birthday Greetings

On this day a Queen was born (or King)!

Just here for the cake!

Your inner child is still ageless.

This is the year for all your dreams to come true.

Happy Birthday!  Wishing you all the best for today and in the future.

Through thick and thin, I’m always all in when it comes to you.

Here’s to celebrating you!

It took x number of years for you to become amazing.

Birthdays: Nature’s way of telling us to eat more cake.

Today is a gift of life, today it’s your birthday.

You probably don’t know how to act your age because you’re so new to it.

Instagram Birthday Messages

The more you weigh, the harder it is to kidnap you. Stay safe, eat more cake.

You’re never too old to be young.

You don’t get older, you get better.

Birthdays are great, but too many can kill you. So, have fun now!

To a day as special as you.

May you stay forever young.

You’re so awesome that when you were born they gave your parents a certificate.

You loved life and it loved you right back.

Birthdays are good for you. The more you have, the longer you live.

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Hugs, kisses and many birthday wishes!

Today is awesome ’cause it’s your birthday.

Another year older, another year wiser? The jury is still out.

You’re too young to be this old.

Live your life and forget your age.

As you take the next spin around the sun, I’m glad you’re part of my life. Happy B-day!

You may grow a year old every year, but I hope your spirit remains youthful.

Pop the bubbly and celebrate…this day comes only once a year.

Old enough to know better; young enough to not care.

Friends are always close at heart. I’m so glad we are friends.

Happy Birthday Messages

Wishing you a year of joy and friendship.

No need to count your years,  we all know you’re one year older than last year.

Go ahead and have another birthday if you want to. But don’t expect me to keep up with you.

We’re going to party like its your birthday!

Grow Old Along With Me, The Best Is Yet To Be.

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Happy birthday and many happy returns of the day.

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Birthday Messages for Friends

Great for Facebook Birthdays, texts and cards.

HBD to someone who deserves a truly happy day.

Happy birthday to someone who is forever young.

Sorry, I Can’t Pop Out Of Your Cake!

Surround yourself with the laughter and love of those you hold dear today and everyday.

Wishing you all the best on your special day.

Facebook Birthday Wishes

Combine these Facebook Wishes with a visual of your friend or family member. A Facebook birthday wish can be short or long. Make it personal.

Happy b-day, may this day always be a special one to remember.

May your B-Day bring the best of everything!

Tell us more about the days when rotary phones were in every house old timer. Just kidding, have a great one!

Have a wonderful day and fabulous year.

Here’s to another year full of experiences, joy, happiness, surprises and good luck. Have a smashing day!

Here’s hoping that you have the most wonderful birthday ever.

Here’s to another year of experience.

Check out our messages for occasions like anniversaries, weddings and more.

Happy Birthday Words

Here’s to celebrating you!

May your birthday be as awesome as you are.

Hope you have a birthday that is as cool as you.

Hope your birthday dreams turn into lots of dreams come true!

I hope all your birthday dreams and wishes come true.

Good Friends

While your standard birthday reply that you get better with age like fine wine works, please come up with something new this year.

I hope that for every candle on your cake you get a wonderful surprise.

I Hope These Brighten Your Day, As You Always Brighten Mine.

May this special day bring you joy and happiness.

Dear friends last a lifetime, so keep up your good health because I planning on living a long time!

Instead of saying that I hope you will have many great things in life to come, I’d like to say that I know you have many great things to come in life. Have a great one!

You are an amazing friend who deserves all the best on this day and every day!

Wishing you special moments all day long!

I’ve often wondered about my tough times, “How did I ever get through?” Then I realized it’s all because I had a friend like you. Have a wonderful day and thank you.

Husbands Birthday Greetings

Just like fine wine, you grow better with the years.

All my love husband on your day to celebrate.

Life is a journey so enjoy every mile.

Birthday Wishes for Husband

May this day bring to you all things that make you smile.

May the best of your past be the worst of your future.

Happy birthday husband – you light up my life.

Birthday Messages

May the moments of today become fond memories for tomorrow.

May this year be the best of your life, until the next one.

Hoping that this year will be your best ever – Love Mom.

May your birthday be filled with excitement, joy, and laughter.

May your Birthday be filled with so many laughs that I can hear them through all the distance between us.

Hoping your birthday be filled with sunshine and smiles, laughter, love, and cheer.

May your birthday be so special that you find yourself smiling long after it’s over.

May your special day be filled with memories and flowers, friendship and happy hours.

I hope you have meaningful, fulfilled day!

My biggest Birthday wish for you is that you should stay the way you are. Don’t ever change. Many happy returns of the day!

My heartiest wishes to you on your Birthday. Enjoy your day and the life ahead.

Not just a year older, but a year better.

On your Birthday today, may candles bring you the light of good fortune in your life. Wishing you all the best!

One year older and a whole lot wiser.

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Celebrate

Chance, luck and opportunity will come and go. But I will always be here for you no matter what.

Remember, you’ll be this age for only one year but you’ll be awesome forever.

Smile! It’s your birthday.

For Friends

The best part about your Birthday is that we always end up getting good food and great cake.

The first thing that came to my mind this morning was that today is your Birthday.

There isn’t a sweeter person than you  Here’s to the best day of your year.

Thinking of you and wishing you all the best on your special day.

Today is not just the end of another year, it’s the beginning of a new one.

Whatever your dreams, whether big or small, may this year be the year in which you have them all fulfilled.

Wishing you another wonderful year of happiness and joy.

Wishing you the loveliest of birthdays.

Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery but today is a gift, that’s why it’s called a present. Enjoy your day!

You have another 365 days of your life waiting to give you a roller coaster ride to take you from one destination of happiness to another. Have a great Birthday.

Wishing you birthday memories to hold close to your heart! Have a Beautiful Day.

You were born to party.

Happy Birthday Dad

For dad, father, pops are whatever you call him. Best wishes dad’s birthdays.

You’re older today than yesterday but younger than tomorrow.

Your birthday is truly an event worth celebrating! Enjoy!

Dad, only the best birthday wishes on this day of days! Happy birthday Dad!

Best Wishes Dads Birthday

Your birthday only comes around once a year, so let’s make today a day to remember.

You’re aged to perfection.

Some folks don’t believe in super heroes, but they haven’t met my father.

Always wishing I was more like you – have a grand day!

You mean the world to me. Happy B-Day!

You always encouraged us to chase our dreams, and now you have the chance to chase some of your own.

To the man who taught me how to throw a ball, bait a hook and enjoy life. I love you Dad!

More Birthdays Dads

Dads birthdays are always the best – because you don’t have to shop as you already own everything.

You’re not getting older, just more distinguished.

Enjoy your birthday father.

A happy dad = happy wife and happy kids. Thanks for making our lives so great.

You’re older today than yesterday but younger than tomorrow, Happy b-day!

 

Funny Birthday Card Greetings

Another candle on your cake? Don’t pout. Be glad that you still have the strength to blow the things out.

Celebrate your birthday! Take TWO naps.

Count your blessings, not your wrinkles.

Forget your past, it’s already done. Forget your present too because I forgot.

I used to think that I was good at math, but then I tried counting your candles.

Is it getting hotter in here or is it just all the candles on your cake?

It’s ok to light the candles on your birthday cake now; I’ve already alerted the fire department.

Roses Are Red, Violets Are Blue,  AARP is looking for you.

The nation’s best kept secret, your true age

You’re older, wiser and too mature to be concerned with material things, like presents.

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Sentiment

29 again? Talk about recycling!

A very Happy Birthday to a person who is good-looking, intelligent and someone who reminds of myself!

I hope you have a great one. After all, you are old now!

Funny Birthday Messages

Age is just a value; the higher the age the higher its value.

Another birthday? Before you start feeling old and depressed, just keep this in mind: I have pantyhose older than you!

Another birthday? Why it seems only yesterday that you were a whole year younger.

Another year, another new ache.

At birthday time, it’s good to remember our friends. Actually, it’s good to remember anything

Better to be over the hill than burried under it. Wishing you the happiest of days.

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

Birthdays are nature’s way of telling us to eat more cake and throw a party. Enjoy your day!

Can you blow out all these candles or should I call the fire department?

Can you guess what I want to be when I grow up? As much fun as you!

Congratulations on turning another year older and still looking like a teenager.

For Sister

Don’t do anything embarrassing on your birthday this year. You don’t have as much time to live it down as you used to.

Don’t think of it as getting older, think of it as becoming a classic.

May your birthday be happy Sis – you deserve it!

Don’t worry sister, you’re not getting older you are getting more like mom.

To The World’s Best Mother, Daughter, Sister & Friend.

Happy Birthday Sis – you’re one of a kind and that’s what I love about you.

For your birthday you get another year of me being impolite, annoying and ungrateful towards you.  Wishing you all the best.

Friends may come and go, but birthdays just accumulate.

Check out our BIG COLLECTION of Sister Birthday Greetings

Happy Birthday To You!

Growing old is mandatory, growing up is optional.

Happy Birthday my friend who in dog years would by now be…uh-oh dead! Ha ha. Enjoy your day!

On your very special day, I hope that you don’t die before we eat your cake.

To a man who is really younger than he looks.

And, to a not-so-old oldtimer.

For a person who is smart, good looking and funny and reminds me a lot of myself.

To someone who still looks good. In fact, almost lifelike.

Happy Birthday to you, so what if you live in a zoo!

Scientific studies have almost proven that cake is calorie free on your birthday. So enjoy.

That piece of cake is loaded with fat and calories which could, theoretically, take years off your life. If you don’t want it, can I have it?

You’re one year closer to your death day.

Here’s to the future and many more candles to come.

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Birthday Greetings and Wishes

What’s your secret, a time machine or something?

Happy Birthday. You’ve got a great life, you look wonderful, and your health is good. How could a measly present from me compete with that?

Have fun as much as you can, but not too much, because you are in a vulnerable age.

Here is a short and simple birthday wish. Have a sensational day!

Hoping that you can find all the strength and courage needed… to blow all of the candles out.

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Hoping you dance the night away or at least watch other people dance late into the night, or at least stay awake…

So many candles… so little cake.

Some say the glass is half empty. Others say the glass is half full. It’s your birthday, so just drink what ever is in the glass.

Some words of wisdom for your birthday, “Smile while you still have teeth!”

How do you plan to celebrate the milestone that makes you closer to old age and death? Have a superb Birthday.

I always forget to get the gifts but I’m always there when you cut the cake. Have a great day my friend.

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I can’t believe that you are turning another year older. It seems like just yesterday we were the same age.

I wouldn’t say that you are old; you’ve just been around longer than most of us.

If I’d known that you were going to live this long, I would never have given you that expensive gift last year.

Beautiful birthday thoughts to you from just one of your lifelong admirers.

I’ll always think of you as someone older than me.

I’m not going to make any age related jokes because I genuinely feel bad about how old you are.

Let’s share a birthday hug right now… before you realize that there’s no gift for you.

May you live to be old and toothless.

Money’s tight. Times are hard. Here’s your friggin’ birthday card!

On this birthday I wish that you have a young life by living honestly, eating slowly and learning to lie about your age. Happy Birthday!

Since today is your Birthday, we’ll make sure that we behave. As long as you’ll give us cake. Wishing yo the best birthday ever!

Moms Greetings

Happy birthdays moms! Make your Mom happy on her birthday with one of these selections.

Stop counting the candles and start thinking about your dreams.

Hope your happy Mom on your celebration day.

Happy Birthday Moms

Thanks for inviting us all to come celebrate your birthday!! Hope the cake is good, All the best.

The best way to enjoy your Birthday each year is to keep getting more gifts but never remember your age.

The first mark of aging appears when you start forgetting things. In your case there are no such problems.

The younger you try to look; the older you actually are. (mother birthday greeting for someone with a sense of humor)

More Mother Birthday Messages

There were a lot of famous people born on your birthday. Too bad you aren’t one.

To the nation’s best kept secret; Your true age.

Mom birthday time is here. It’s a celebration!

You’ve earned the right to scream and shout ‘Its my birthday!’

God created you for a special purpose. Happy Birthday! Wishing you awesome years of joy and success ahead.

You’ve survived another year. Although you’re older, it sure doesn’t show. Congratulations.

Happy Birthday Sayings

Two things in the world that come to you without any reason are blood pressure and age. You’d rather prefer the latter than the former!

Two tips on your birthday: 1) Forget the past you can’t change it 2) Forget the present, I didn’t get you one.

Want to know how to keep an old guy in suspense on his birthday? I’ll tell you later.

Wanted to send you something really nice for your birthday but the machine just kept taking my quarters.

We know we’re getting old when the only thing we want for our birthday is not to be reminded of it

When a tree gets a year older, it makes a growth ring by adding another layer of tissue around its girth. Boy, does that sound familiar.

Wishing you a great day, year, century (just joking). HAPPY BIRTHDAY!! Hope you have a great day.

You’re another year older and another year wiser. So I’m sure you can figure out there ain’t no gift for you

You’re having a birthday! Well, I think I speak for everyone in the office when I say Hope this means snacks!

Short Birthday Messages

You are only as old as you act.

Birthday Greetings for You: Have an Awesome Day!

You have reached the age where all compliments will be followed by “for your age.”

You know you’re getting old when you walk up the stairs and call it exercise. Happy Bday!

No one loved birthday celebrations as much as you – so enjoy!

You know you’re grown up when you stop growing tall and start growing wide.

You should really celebrate on your birthday. Take TWO naps today.

You sure don’t look your age… I mean that in a good way.

Hoping all of your birthday dreams come thru – well, all except one, so you have something to shoot for next year.

You think you are old? You’re not old… you were old last year, this year you’re ancient.

You would have loved the gift I didn’t bother getting you.

You’re not getting older. You’re just a little closer to dying!

Wishing you many more candles and a cake big enough to fit them all on.

You’re not old until you can’t read this writing anymore. (written in real small text)

With age comes wisdom. (You’re one of the wisest people I know!)

You age like cheese. Yes, you just keep getting smellier!

You always have such fun birthdays; you should have one every year.

Birthday Quotes for Birthday Cards and Messages

A friend never defends a husband who gets his wife an electric skillet for her birthday.
Emma Bombeck

All the world is a birthday cake, so take a piece, but not too much.
George Harrison

Every year on your birthday you get to start new.
Sammy Hagar

How old would you be if you didn’t know how old you are?
Satchel Paige

I think, at a child’s birth, If a mother could ask a fairy godmother to endow it with the most useful gift, that gift should be curiosity.
Eleanor Roosevelt

It is lovely, when I forget all birthdays, including my own, to find that someone remembers me.
Ellen Glasgow

Let them eat cake.
Marie Antoinette

Let us celebrate the occasion with wine and sweet words.
Plautus

Love the giver more than the gift.
Brigham Young

Our birthdays are the feathers in the broad wing of time.
Jean Paul

Birthday Quotes for Husband

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

Old age isn’t so bad when you consider the alternative.
Maurice Chevalier

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

You know you are getting old when the candles cost more than the cake.
Bob Hope

Whatever with the past has gone, The best is always yet to come.
Lucy Larcom

Years wrinkle the skin, but to give up enthusiasm wrinkles the soul.
Douglas MacArthur

Life is like a hot bath. It feels good while you’re in it, but the longer you stay in, the more wrinkled you get.
Robbert Oustin

It takes a long time to grow young.
Pablo Picasso

The best way to remember your wife’s birthday is to forget it once.
Cossman

Age is a high price to pay for maturity.
Tom Stoppard

Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter.
Mark Twain

More for Hubby

Few women admit their age. Few men act theirs.
Unknown

One of the signs of passing youth is the birth of a sense of fellowship with other human beings as we take our place among them.
Virginia Woolf

Wisdom doesn’t necessarily come with age. Sometimes age just shows up all by itself.
Tom Wilson

Inside every older person is a younger person wondering what happened.
Jennifer Yan

Happy Birthday Quotes

The greatest gift you can give others is the gift of unconditional love and acceptance.
Brian Tracy

The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more in life there is to celebrate.
Oprah Winfrey

The only thing better than singing is more singing.
Ella Fitzgerald

There is still no cure for the common birthday.
John Glenn

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

You know you are getting old when the candles cost more than the cake.
Bob Hope

Birthday Card Belated Messages

Happy belated birthday!

I hope your big day was all that you hoped for.

Wishing you all the best – just a little late.

I hope your birthday was as special as you are.

I’m so lucky to have such a great friend like you… who’d forgive me if I forgot his(/her) birthday.

Sorry I forgot the most important day of the year… your birthday!

I may have forgotten your birthday, but I didn’t forget about you!

2, 4, 6, 8, sorry that this birthday cheer is late!

Birthdays Belated

It feels like you just had a birthday the other day. Oh yeah, sorry I am late.

My best wishes to you, even though are belated.

Even though this message comes to you a little late, the wish it brings for happiness is good on any day date. Happy belated birthday.

Forgetting a Birthday doesn’t mean you forget a person. And remembering a Birthday doesn’t mean you remember the person. Here’s a genuine Belated Happy Birthday wish from me.

I am sorry, I missed your birthday. But all my best to you.

Sorry I forgot your Birthday. I hope you had a grand and special celebration with your loved ones and friends.

Belated Birthday Wishes

You are fun and fabulous. You are fabulous fun. Even if I am a bit late is saying so. Hope it was a fun birthday.

Silly me. I missed your birthday. What was I thinking. Hope it was fun.

I hope all your birthday wishes came true.

Even though I missed your birthday by a mile, I hope you celebrated it with smile.

Hope your Birthday was happy and totally great. Have a wonderful year!

Oh no! I forgot your special day! I’m so sorry dear. But I hope that your birthday was indeed a very special day for you. Belated Happy Birthday to you. I wish you have a fabulous year ahead.

It’s apparent that you have been blessed with many things on your birthday. Unfortunately, a punctual birthday card from me, was not one of those things

That trip around the sun was just faster than I expected and so I am a bit late in saying “Happy Birthday!”

Have a Party

You are not just one more year older but one more year wiser!

I missed wishing you on the big day and I missed out on the celebrations too! Let’s celebrate again and raise a toast to the Birthday of a fantastic individual and a genuine human being.

You live life in the fast lane but I move a little slower. That is why I am a little behind you on celebrating your birthday.

I wanted to be the first one to wish you, but I couldn’t! I deeply regret that! Hope you had one of the best birthdays this year. Belated Happy Birthday to a very special person. May God bless you!

I like to celebrate your birth-month instead of your birthday. It is still your birth-month isn’t it?

Belated Message Birthday

Sorry about being late with your birthday, but at least now you don’t have to wait an entire year before getting birthday cards again

Sorry I forgot your birthday. Can you reschedule it for sometime next week?

My wishes may be late, but are straight from the heart. May this year be filled with sweet and lovely surprises all the way. May everyday be a day worth looking forward to for you. Belated Happy Birthday to you.

I hope you had a day filled with laughter, fun and frolic because a special person like you deserves the best on your birthday!

Don’t think of these birthday wishes as being late, rather, extremely early for your next celebration.

A belated birthday wish that your life will continue to be filled with the happiness you deserve.

I may be the last one to wish you but my wishes are not the least. Belated Happy Birthday! I hope you had a memorable day.

My best wishes to you, even though are belated.

Double kisses and double hugs are your bonus gift to make up for being late to wish you the best.

Happy Belated Birthday. When things get busy, time slips by, but birthdays never wait. So finally when we send our greetings, they may be just a little late. But when it is someone so special that we like a lot, our thoughts are always on time, it is just our greeting that is not.

Whoop it Up

Even though I missed your birthday by a mile, I hope you celebrated it with smile.

Better late than never so HAPPY BIRTHDAY!! Wishing you all the best my friend.

I am sorry I missed your birthday, you have had so many I lost track.

This wish is late so that you can celebrate your birthday longer.

Sorry I forgot your birthday, my memory gets worst year after year. I think you understand what I’m talking about.

Your birthday came and went Here’s the card I should have sent.

I didn’t really forget your special day, I just figured you deserved more than one.

The bad news is that I forgot to wish you a happy birthday on time. The good news is I forgot your age.

Sorry I missed your birthday. I swear that this only happens to me like once a year.

Watch the Minions sing “Happy Birthday”

Funny Wishes (and late)

Happy belated birthday to someone who now has free reign to forget mine.

How do you expect me to remember your birthday, when you never look any older?

Knowing how much fun you can be, I assume that the party is still going and that I am not late for your birthday. Keep on having fun.

A late birthday card is a lot like a bill from the doctor. Both tell you that you are getting older and both are a big surprise.

Fashionably late. Hope it was great.

I hear you’re celebrating a belated birthday,but all the other fools sent them on time!

Don’t hate me because I forgot your birthday. Hate me because I’m beautiful.

I wanted to give you your birthday card late so that you would have enough time to grieve the loss of your youth.

Just because I missed your birthday doesn’t mean that you don’t look like a monkey. Hope you had a barrel of fun.

Wishing you a happy birthday late

I truly regret not eating cake on your birthday so I plan to eat 2 desserts today to make up for it.

Birthday cards are like a group of high school P.E. class students running on a track. There are always some stragglers, and I’m the fat kid who smokes.

I may have forgotten your birthday, but at least I remember that I forgot your birthday.

Time seems to speed up the older you get, so at your age, I figured you wouldn’t even notice the time that went between your birthday and getting your card.

I can be wrong, I can be crazy, but I can’t be too late in wishing you a happy birthday.

My forgetting to give you your birthday card on time is proof that you are growing up way too fast.

I am late wishing you a Happy Birthday because I was worried that you would still be in your birthday suit.

I know you must be bugged because I missed your birthday. But I didn’t really forget it. I just didn’t want to remind you that you are growing old! Belated Happy Birthday anyway. I’m sure you had a blast!

I could have sent you a birthday greeting on your birthday and I could have started Google, but I didn’t. You are happy with Google so why not be happy with me being a little tardy in saying Happy Birthday!

Ran out of time birthday wishes

I cannot describe what you mean to me. You are the most beautiful and the most talented person on earth. Hope that makes you forgive me or else I can still do better. Just kidding, Belated Happy Bday.

Good thing you are getting more patient the older you get. Happy belated birthday

Houston, we have a problem. I spaced out and forgot your birthday. Was it out of this world?

It took me so long to write in your birthday card that I now have the perfect thing to say… Sorry I’m late, and happy belated birthday.

I thought that you wouldn’t celebrate your birthday after you turned 29. I guess I counted wrong and you are 29 this year. Sorry I am late. Happy Birthday.

My dog ate your birthday card, that is why this Happy Birthday wish is a little late.

I would tell you the super-secret reason that I am late wishing you a Happy Birthday, but it is classified information and is available only on A NEED TO KNOW basis.

Where does the time go? Another year passed before I could get your birthday greeting out.

— Mike O’Halloran

Mike is the founder and editor of Greeting Card Poet. And, while he’s had far too many birthdays than he’d like to admit, the celebrations continue to get better with each passing year.

Etcetera

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Birthday wishes: what to write in a birthday card

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200+ Happy Birthday Wishes for Friends & Family

Happy Birthday wishes to wish your friends and family all the best on their special day!

Are you wondering "What is the best message for a birthday card?" Don't panic! Whether your looking for a simple, sweet birthday message, or a funny birthday wish to make them laugh, we hope you are inspired by our large collection of message ideas and wishes for birthdays.

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Last updated: 11 June 2019

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Short & Simple Happy Birthday Wishes

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

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

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

Warmest wishes for a very happy birthday.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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Happy Birthday wishes for Friends

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Birthday Wishes for Sister

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Birthday Wishes for Brother

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Birthday Wishes for Husband

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Birthday Wishes for Wife

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

Many happy returns to my darling wife.

Happy Birthday to the woman I love!

Happy Birthday to my beautiful and loving wife!

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Happy Birthday to my parter-in-wine!

When life gives you birthdays, eat cake!

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

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Birthday Wishes for Daughter

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Happy Birthday Wishes for Son

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Happy Birthday Wishes for Mom

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Birthday Wishes for Dad

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Birthday Wishes for Auntie

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Birthday Wishes for your Boss, Colleague, or Coworker

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

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

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

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

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

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

Tip: Mention something you admire about your coworker

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

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

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

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

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

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


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Funny Birthday Wishes

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


Funny Birthday Messages - About Age

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


Funny birthday one-liners

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

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

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

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

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

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


Middle Age Birthday Wishes

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

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

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

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

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


Funny birthday messages about gray hair

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

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

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

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

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


More Funny Birthday Messages

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

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

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


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Happy Birthday Wishes from a Distance

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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Belated Birthday Wishes

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Happy Birthday Quotes

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

"Aging" Birthday Quotes

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


"Getting Old" Funny Birthday Quotes

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

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

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

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


"Youth in Old Age" Birthday Quotes

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


Middle Age Birthday Quotes

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Religious Birthday Wishes

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


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

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

30th Birthday Wishes
30th Birthday Quotes

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

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

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


Personalized Milestone Birthday Posters

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

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

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Birthday Wishes Image Quotes

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

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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Happy Birthday to you.


Happy Birthday to you!


Happy Birthday just for you.


Happy Birthday.


It's time to shine!


Happy Birthday to you.


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55 Beautiful Birthday Wishes and Sweet Messages

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Birthdays are reasons for celebrations. These are occasions when you not only want to live the day to the fullest but also spread cheer, fun and happiness. It’s your day, and you want to be the best and receive the best. Say happy birthday my love to your lover on his special day with our very special quotes and messages. A set of these birthday wishes to my love are chosen for your lovely partner and you. The love notes for your lover on his/her special day can be the best gift from you. A card with some lovely birthday lines can make his/her day amazing. Send lovely wishes for a boyfriend to tell him that his special day is all that matters to you. Send cards, gifts or flowers with these amazing birthday texts and see her happiness. Send the most romantic birthday SMS for a lover in English. So, let’s start with the birthday wishes for lover:

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Happy Birthday Wishes for Lover:

  1. I love the sparkle in your eyes and the beautiful smile you have when we are together. I want to be by your side to watch you celebrate many more birthdays.

  2. In a garden filled with blooms, you stand out as the most beautiful and most beguiling creation. With you, I feel like I am in heaven all the time. Happy Birthday, my sweetest one.

  3. Tonight, let’s live as if we have no other cares in the world but each other. You deserve a big birthday celebration, and you are going to get it.

  4. Just like the day doesn’t start without the sun, my life doesn’t start without your touch. Thank you for being the best in the world.

  5. I have never met a person as sweet as you in my whole life. Let’s celebrate your sweetness and your Birthday by eating sweet cake and drinking sweet wine! 

  6. Did U hear a light tap on your shoulder this midnight? It wasn’t Santa Claus, it was me wishing you a very Happy Birthday!

  7. I love U so much more today than yesterday, but not even a tenth of what I’ll feel tomorrow. Happy birthday, my love!

  8. The easiest thing I ever did was not falling in love with you. It’s been staying in love with you ever since. Happy birthday! I love U.

  9. Happy birthday to a special person who is bringing so much joy to my heart. I am thankful for every moment we spend together, and I wish our happiness never ends.

  10. May this day be as sunny as your smile, and as beautiful as you are. You shine every day, but on this day you will shine the brightest. Happy Birthday.

  11. I have never met a person who is as sweet as you are. On this day, we celebrate your sweetness by eating a sweet cake and drinking some sweet wine.

  12. U make my life worth living. You bring the smile to my face, and your touch shows me how much you love me and care for me. You are my friend and my lover. Happy Birthday.

  13. May your Birthday go super special and happy as you are, darling!

  14. I hope your life gets filled with happiness and joy, as I feel when I am with you. Happy Birthday to my lover.

  15. With every bday that passes makes you hotter and sexier. Happy B.day my hotties.

  16. May your this birthday becomes wonderful, beautiful and full of love… just like U!!

  17. The day you were born was a lucky day for so many people. You enrich my life so much and I love you more than you might know!

  18. I never really thought I’d meet someone like you. All of your days should be as special as your birthday. I want to do whatever I can to make that happen. Happy Birthday Love.

  19. The heavens opened and sent you down for me. I will always remember the way my heart skipped several bits when I first saw you. Happy Birthday. You still light a fire in me in a way that makes me want to be the best person I can be.

  20. In honor of your special birthday, I have named one star after you. It should remain a secret just between us so that every time you look up to the dark skies and see that one star twinkling; you know I’m watching over U.

  21. I hope your special day will bring you lots of happiness, love and fun. You deserve them a lot. Enjoy!

  22. Have a wonderful birthday. I wish your every day to be filled with lots of love, laughter, happiness and the warmth of sunshine.

  23. May your coming year surprise you with the happiness of smiles, the feeling of love and so on. I hope you will find plenty of sweet memories to cherish forever. Happy birthday.

  24. I know I don’t always show it, but you are the best thing that has ever happened to me. Let’s make your birthday the very special celebration it should be, and I’ll remind you of just how much you mean to me. I love U.

  25. You are my soul mate, my partner, and most trusted friend. I can’t imagine how my life would be without you. On your birthday, I want to remind you of all the reasons why I love U.

  26. Let’s fall in love again tonight in honor of your special birthday, sweetheart.

  27. The entire world loves a lover. Enjoy the world on your birthday as it enjoys you, lover.

  28. If the sun never shined again and the storms never went away. As long as I still have you I can truly say, I am blessed. Happy birthday, baby.

  29. Loving you gets easier each and every day. Now you have aged once more so with love I shall say…Happy Birthday.

  30. Just as the foamy waves crash upon the sandy shore so my heart seeks you more and more. With all my heart I wish you a happy birthday.

Use these birthday wishes for love and your lover will be on cloud nine. The birthday wishes for a lover are the best wishes for your partner. The birthday wishes for loved ones will bring smiles on their face and their special day will be even more special. These are undoubtedly the best birthday wishes. These are some of the lovely birthday messages and wishes for your lover. Send birthday SMS for lover throughout the day and be in his/her thoughts.

Birthday Quotes for Lover

  1. Poets and painters express my feelings best. My poor self can only say: Happy Birthday, and I love U.

  2. This day is the best day of the year because on this day the love of my life was born. Happy Birthday! I love U.

  3. Closing the doors on the world so we can be together is where I find the most joy. Happy Birthday!

  4. One day, when we look back on this day, I think we will realize that it was only the first of many birthdays to come. I hope to celebrate with you now, and I hope to celebrate with you 100 years from now. Happy Birthday to you, my future. Happy Birthday, Sweetheart.

  5. Have you ever thought what life would be like without me? Yeah, I could not see it either. I have been lucky in love thanks to you, my dear. Happy Birthday to the only person I can imagine building a future full of love with.

  6. A kiss here, a kiss there, a thousand kisses for your birthday! Have a lovely day and may everyone see your gorgeous smile!

  7. I may not be physically present to stand by you while you cut your cake, but you’ll be in my thoughts today! Happy Birthday.

  8. May every soul you touch bring comfort and peace. May every friend you hug bring joy and solace. On your special day, my wish for you is to have everything that your heart desires because you are worth it. Happy Birthday I love U.

  9. I’m really blessed to have you in my life, as nothing could be more special than the day when you came into this world. So thank you and a very happy birthday to a very special person.

  10. I wish you happy birthday wishes and I look forward to making your birthday a very special and unforgettable day! Get ready for a special gift on a special day, my boyfriend.

  11. There is no present good enough to show you how much I love you, so for your birthday, I give you my heart.

  12. Happy Birthday to the sweetest and sugary person ever I know, have an awesome day ahead and stay blessed, happy birthday!

  13. U are the reason I smile every day. Our passion will never go away, and or love will shine brightest on this special day. I love U.

  14. Thanks for all the memories you’ve given to me. No matter how old we get, and how many more birthdays we celebrate, I will always be here for you. Happy Birthday.

  15. U are the gift in my life, and on your special day, I give you the gift of my love. Take it with open arms, and embrace my hug.

  16. U are the best thing that has happened in my life, and I wish you have an awesome birthday. You deserve it my love, and I will make sure your dreams come true.

  17. Happy Birthday to my dearest friend and lover. Thank you for bringing happiness into my life. I love you with all my heart, and my feelings for you grow stronger with every day.

  18. I am the luckiest person on Earth because I have the most wonderful person by my side. Thank you for being my rock, Happy Birthday my sweet pie. Happy Birthday to the Love of my life.

  19. It is easy to fall in love with you. And staying in love with you is even easier. I love celebrating birthdays with you, and I am looking forward to celebrate another one next year. Happy Birthday my all.

  20. On your special day, I wish you good luck. I hope this wonderful day will fill up your heart with joy and blessings. Have a fantastic birthday, celebrate the happiness on every day of your life. Happy Birthday!!

  21. May this birthday be filled with lots of happy hours and also your life with many happy birthdays, that are yet to come. Happy birthday.

  22. Let’s light the candles and celebrate this special day of your life. Happy birthday.

  23. U are very special and that’s why you need to float with lots of smiles on your lovely face. Happy birthday.

  24. Happy birthday, sweetheart. You are the most devoted, kindest, strongest and most loving partner anyone could have.

  25. You fill my heart with love every time I look at you. May your birthday be just as full of love.

  26. There is nothing I love more than spending another birthday with you. I hope you have enjoyed your day because it is my ultimate wish for you to be happy. Happy Birthday, sweetheart.

  27. Roses and chocolates are on their way from the one who adores you the most. Happy Birthday, darling.

  28. May God bless you with a successful life, good health and warm wishes on your birthday. I hope these blessings make your day even more special! Enjoy and have a blast!

  29. On your birthday, let me remind you once more that my heart belongs to you. Let my love overflow upon you on your birthday. Happy Birthday.

  30. If I have only one choice to live two days, I would wish you love me one day and the other day I will love you. Happy Birthday, Sweet Heart.

  31. May life bring you everything you are dreaming about. Congratulations on your birthday, and have a blast on this day. Happy Birthday, Dear Love.

  32. I have a special place in my heart reserved for U – and it grows a little larger every day we spend together. Happy Birthday.

  33. I am happy that you choose to share your special day with me. Thank you for everything you have done for me. You are my sweetheart, and I will always love U.

  34. Words are not enough to express my feelings for you. But my hug will help you understand how much I love U. My wish for you is to stay happy and cheerful always. Have the best birthday.

  35. Painters and poets are the best people to express the feelings inside the heart. But, I can only say: Happy Birthday and I love U.

  36. U are the most trusted friend, soul mate, and my partner. I can’t imagine my life without you. On this birthday, I will remind you all the reasons why I love U the most. 

  37. To live my life with you is all I desire, Happy Birthday!

  38. I hope your birthday is as wonderful as you are! Live it like a king!

  39. Birthdays pass quickly, but our love will always remain.

  40. I draw a circle around you: not a heart because a heart can break, but a circle goes on forever. Happy Birthday, sweetheart.

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Birthday Messages for Lover

  1. Count not the candles… see the light they give! Count not the years… but the life you live! Wishing you a wonderful year ahead. Happy birthday!

  2. Birthdays are a time to say we hope you have the greatest day. Laugh, smile and celebrate with friends. May the magical days show no end! Happy birthday!

  3. Happy Birthday to the one without whom my life is incomplete.

  4. I love you, and I do not dare say I tried to hide it, but now it’s your birthday, so I hope you accept my heart as a gift. Happy Birthday my sweetheart.

  5. This year may be full of surprises and your first one comes from me. Happy birthday, love!

  6. Sweet, smart, good-looking, funny. I could go on and on listing the ways that I think that you are great. And you would probably just sit there and let me too. How about if I just say Happy Birthday.

  7. May you have all of the successes and achievement you want in life, I am always with you in all circumstances. Have a wonderful day. Happy Birthday To You.

  8. U are my dream in my sleep; You are my vision in my eye; You are my smile on my lips; You are the beat of my heart; You are an angel in my prayer; You are light of my life; Happy Birthday, my love!

  9. May U be blessed with happiness, success and unlimited joy on this special day.

  10. I always dreamt of a friend who is always being close to my heart.
    This dream comes true when I met yours.

  11. To make your special day more special…
    I wish you a very happy Birthday. I hope you all dreams come true this year.

  12. This Birthday Greeting for my Lover who protects me with his armor. Who loves me a lot? A ton of wishes for my prince from her princess.

  13. On your Birthday, I want to offer a small piece of the world to offer you as your special gift. I love you and A Very Happy Birthday.

  14. U have shown me your heart. I give you mine, today on your birthday and always.

  15. Let’s be kids together today and have cake and ice cream for your birthday, sweetheart.

  16. Darling, it is your (number) birthday today. I am so excited to celebrate with you, and I hope you will be surprised with the plans I have in store. I love you so incredibly much.

  17. There’s a vast space in my heart for all the love you have magically made happen. Have a birthday as bright as the bluest sky! Happy Birthday to the one I love.

  18. It is never too late to grow up and stop being stupid. Maybe your 50th birthday is your chance to do just that. Happy birthday to you my love.

  19. Don’t ever bother spending money on anti-aging creams or face-lifting lotions. At 50, there is no turning back even with a secret potion. Happy birthday.

  20. Now the rest of your life will depend on whether you have fun by being nifty, or you become boring by being thrifty. The choice is yours. Happy 50th birthday.

  21. At fifty you might not be able to make a fresh new start, but that doesn’t stop you from feeling young at heart. Happy B.day love.

  22. May every path you take to be free of obstacles. May every corner bring pleasant surprises. May every door you enter bring good fortune. May this day be the happiest of birthdays for you.

  23. I may not be able to give you the best gifts today, but my thoughts and wishes are with you on this special day.

  24. We are together even when we are apart. You are always on my mind and in my heart. Nothing can come between us. Today and always, you are the light that keeps mine shining. Happy Birthday, sunshine.

  25. With you, my path is straight and steady but never boring. I hope your birthday will be fun, full of love and the sweetest day ever. Happiest of birthdays, dearest.

  26. Happy Birthday my angel. I wish I could write across the sky so that everyone could see it. But instead, I will kiss you and hug you so that you know you are truly loved.

  27. No fat, no cholesterol, and no addictive. This message is all natural except for the honey. But it can never be as sweet as you. Happy birthday, sweetheart.

  28. There is never a day that I will not think of you. I am captivated by your love, and I am thankful you chose me to be by your side. I love you and I hope you have a wonderful birthday.

  29. Loving you is a privilege. But being loved by you is a blessing. Being with you is a wish come true, and I hope all your wishes come true on this special day.

  30. Let’s hold hands and walk down memory lane for your birthday, remembering every step we’ve taken along the way. Happy Birthday Love.

Send romantic messages and wishes for your lover and make his/her birthday full of romance and love. These are the best wishes for someone you love and want to truly express your emotions. A special day deserves such special birthday wishes. Make him smile with funny birthday wishes, and he will love you more than ever! The birthday messages for love have been selected keeping in mind your love and emotions for your partner. A birthday msg for the lover is the most wonderful gesture for his special day. Send happy birthday SMS when he/she least expects it and surprise him/her. Send birthday wishing message for his/her day. Send your love and birthday messages to make her the happiest birthday girl today.

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60 Sweet Birthday Wishes For Girlfriend

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How do you say “Happy Birthday” to someone special? By telling them how much they mean to you, of course. After all, a birthday is the anniversary of someone’s birth, making it the perfect time to reflect on how lucky you are to have that person in your life.

That’s especially true when the birthday girl or boy is a romantic partner. Whether it’s a wife, husband, boyfriend, or girlfriend, you want to make sure your significant other feels loved on his or her name day. To that end, here’s a list of romantic birthday wishes designed to make your beloved’s heart go pitter-patter.

Note: You may need to tweak some of these birthday messages to match your relationship status and/or your partner’s gender. But for the most part, the sentiments are written in the universal language of love.

  • It’s your birthday, but I’m the one who should be celebrating the most. My favorite person in the world was born on this day.
  • I’m so glad you came into the world, and I’m even more glad you came into my world. Happy Birthday, sweetheart.
  • Your smile is cause for celebration. Your love is the most precious gift in the world. Your kisses could light a thousand birthday candles. Happy Birthday to someone who makes life itself feel like a special occasion.
  • One day a year isn’t enough to celebrate someone as special as you.
  • Happy Birthday to a [man/lady] who is the frosting on my cake, the flame on my candles, and the helium in my balloon.
  • There’s a birthday party in my pants, and you’re the guest of honor.
  • I wanted to give you all my love for your birthday, but there’s no box big enough to hold it. Besides, it’s already yours.
  • Happy Birthday to someone who’s twice as sweet as any birthday cake.
  • You make every day feel like my birthday, except I don’t need to blow out any candles because my wish already came true.
  • Were you really born on this day? Or did you just fly down from heaven as the beautiful angel you are?
  • Thank you God, for making such a perfect [man/girl] for me, and then leading me to [her/him].
  • I love you on your birthday, and every day, now and forever.
  • You’re something special, birthday [boy/girl]. I wouldn’t mind growing old with you.
  • I didn’t know what to get you for your birthday. How about my whole heart?
  • I hope you blow out all your candles, because I’m ready to make your wish come true tonight.
  • Your life began on this day. My life began the day I met you. I’m so glad both days happened. Happy Birthday, darling.
  • I know you have enough breath to blow out your candles, because you take mine away every day.
  • Happy Birthday to you,
    Happy Birthday to you,
    Happy Birthday, my dearest,
    I will always love you!
  • Happy Birthday to God’s greatest creation. As far as I’m concerned, you’re perfect in every way.
  • Happy Birthday, baby. Trust me when I say there’s no other [man/woman] I’d rather see in [his/her] birthday suit.
  • You can blow out your candles, but nothing can extinguish the torch I carry for you.
  • Happy Birthday to my best friend, my greatest critic, my fiercest supporter, my accomplice, my soulmate, my love, my everything.
  • I wish I could somehow love you even more on your birthday, but I’m all tapped out. You already have every last bit of my heart.
  • Happy Birthday, my love. I’ll be thinking about you every minute on your birthday. Just like every other day.
  • I like the idea of spending your birthday with you. What are you doing for all the rest of your birthdays?
  • Every year with you just gets better and better. Happy Birthday to someone who thoroughly rocks my world.
  • Even though we’re miles apart, you’re on my mind and in my heart. For your next birthday, I hope to have you in my arms as well.
  • Happy Birthday, my love. I hope you get everything your heart desires, because that’s exactly what you’ve given me.
  • Thanks for being born, sweetie. You make the world a better place, and you make my world complete.
  • Happy Birthday to a [man/woman] who makes me happy every day.
  • I want your birthday kiss to be the best ever. We might have to “practice” a lot to get it right.
  • I’ll say the same thing to you now that I’ll say to you when you turn 100: You are the love of my life.
  • The question isn’t whether you’re the most wonderful [man/woman] ever born (you are). The question is, what did I ever do to deserve you?

Need more wording ideas? If you’re looking for something you can write in your sweetheart’s birthday card, or send in a text, check out this list of short messages. For pure romance, check out these Shakespeare quotes on love.

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