Have a loved one’s birthday around the corner? One great gift is a handwritten card with a birthday message that best suits the person you are giving the card to. Check out our list of 100+ Birthday wishes to find the wish that will make for a nice addition to your cards for family and friends.
Funny Birthday Wishes
Fill a card with one of these lighthearted wishes
1. You’re older today than yesterday but younger than tomorrow, happy birthday!
2. Happy birthday! May your Facebook wall be filled with messages from people you never talk to.
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3. Forget about the past, you can’t change it. Forget about the future, you can’t predict it. And forget about the present, I didn’t get you one. Happy birthday!”
4. Happy birthday to one of the few people whose birthday I can remember without a Facebook reminder.
5. Happy Birthday! You know, you don’t look that old. But then, you don’t look that young, either.
6. As you get older three things happen. The first is that your memory goes. I can’t remember the other two. Happy birthday!
7. You know you’re getting old when the candles cost more than the cake. Happy Birthday!
8. It’s important to have a twinkle in your wrinkle. Happy Birthday!
9. I hope that your birthday is as much fun as you are, but that sets a very high standard.
10. I once heard the secret of staying young: live honestly, eat slowly, and lie about your age. Happy Birthday!
11. Our age is merely the number of years the world has been enjoying us. Happy Birthday!
12. You have got a birthday wish from someone as special as me, what more can you ask for? Happy birthday!
13. Happy Birthday! It looks like you don’t need to be under adult supervision anymore
14. Welcome to Middle age. Enjoy the time where you may still believe that you’ll “feel better in the morning.”
15. You know one perk of getting older? An excuse to not go for sit down picnics! Happy Birthday!
16. I hope that a million birthday wishes come true for you! It will match your age!
17. Happy birthday to someone who is smart, gorgeous, funny and reminds me a lot of myself… Best wishes, from one fabulous person to another!
18. The best way to remember an important birthday is to forget it once.
19. Cheers to a friend who can tell me when bread was only five cents!
20. You’re not 40, you’re 18 with 22 years of experience! Happy Birthday!
21. At 42 just think of it as being your 2nd 21st birthday. Happy Birthday!
22. So far, this is the oldest I’ve remembered you to be. Happy Birthday!
23. It is scientifically proven that people who have more birthdays live longer.
24. Birthdays are good for your health. Studies show those who have more Birthdays live longer.
25. I’m not going to make any age-related jokes because I genuinely feel bad about how old you are.
26. They say that you can count your real friends on the one hand. I’ll bet that you can’t count your birthdays on the other
27. At least you’re not as old as you will be next year! Happy birthday!
28. They say love is all you need…so I didn’t get a birthday present. Happy Birthday!
29. A birthday is just another 365 days around the sun. Enjoy the trip.
30. People are like wine: some turn to vinegar, but the best improve with age.
31. Wishing you lots of cake and ice cream on your birthday.
32. Happy Birthday! You’re special to us every day, so there’s no surprise party for today!
33. Every year, I wish for you to be wiser, only to be disappointed later! Happy Birthday!
34. It looks like we don’t have enough space on the cake to put the right number of candles! Happy Birthday!
35. Happy Birthday! Focus more on the wonderful memories and less on your grey hair!
36. Today is the oldest you have been, and the youngest you will ever be. Be sure to make the most of it!
37. Today, we will let you believe that you are the centre of the universe. Happy birthday!
38. We have been best friends since forever. I’m running out of birthday greetings! Happy Birthday!
39. Age is just a number. If you’re not happy with it, wait a bit, and another one will come along. Happy birthday!
40. Even if you can’t escape growing old, that doesn’t mean you have to act your age! Live it up while you can! Happy birthday!
Inspirational Birthday Wishes
Choose one of these inspirational quotes to add to a heartfelt card!
50. May the joy that you have spread in the past come back to you on this day. Wishing you a very happy birthday!
51. May you be gifted with life’s biggest joys and never-ending bliss. After all, you yourself are a gift to earth, so you deserve the best. Happy birthday.
52. Count your life by smiles, not tears. Count your age by friends, not years. Happy birthday!
53. Happy birthday! I hope all your birthday wishes and dreams come true.
54. A wish for you on your birthday, whatever you ask may you receive, whatever you seek may you find, whatever you wish may it be fulfilled on your birthday and always. Happy birthday!
55. Another adventure filled year awaits you! Wishing you a very happy and fun-filled birthday!
56. Count not the candles…see the lights they give. Count not the years, but the life you live. Wishing you a wonderful time ahead. Happy birthday.
57. You are never too old for chasing your dreams. And you are never too old to celebrate your birthdays! Have a blast!
58. Happy Birthday! Leave your worries behind. Let’s look forward to yet another year of becoming who you want to be and being where you want to be!
59. Seek your motivation from the good things people say about you. Make this day a new starting point for the journey to success! Enjoy your birthday!
60. There are countless people who smile upon hearing your name. You have touched so many hearts with your generosity. On your birthday, I wish you are treated with the same kindness you show towards others. Happy birthday!
61. Forget the past; look forward to the future, for the best things are yet to come.
62. Birthdays are a new start, a fresh beginning and a time to pursue new endeavours with new goals. Move forward with confidence and courage. You are a very special person. May today and all of your days be amazing!
63. Happy birthday! Your life is just about to pick up speed and blast off into the stratosphere. Wear a seat belt and be sure to enjoy the journey. Happy birthday!
64. This birthday, I wish you abundant happiness and love. May all your dreams turn into reality and may lady luck visit your home today. Happy birthday to one of the sweetest people I’ve ever known.
65. Your birthday is the first day of another 365-day journey. Be the shining thread in the beautiful tapestry of the world to make this year the best ever. Enjoy the ride.
66. Be happy! Today is the day you were brought into this world to be a blessing and inspiration to the people around you! You are a wonderful person! May you be given more birthdays to fulfil all of your dreams!
67. Hope your special day is one blessing after another.
68. It’s your birthday, and you’re still just as beautiful, genuine, and kind as the day I met you. Wishing you a Happy Birthday with gratitude.
69. From the drink in your cup to the icing on your cake to the company that surrounds you, may your birthday be the sweet celebration you deserve!
70. I am celebrating your presence in my life today.
71. May your birthday be the day you’ve always dreamed of.
72. Today is a celebration of you.
73. Have a wonderful birthday. I wish you every day to be filled with lots of love, laughter, happiness and the warmth of sunshine.
74. Wishing you a birthday that’s just as wonderful as you are!
75. Every part of me loves every bit of you. Happy Birthday!
76. Wishing you a day that is as special in every way as you are. Happy birthday and many happy returns of the day!
77. Wishing you a great day filled with laughter and happiness. Happy birthday!
78. You are an excellent source of joy! May your special day bring you an extra share of everything that makes you the happiest in the world.
79. Happy birthday! You are an amazing soul and your existence is so special to everyone around you.
80. May the year forward bring significant and positive changes in your life! Wishing you a very happy and fun-filled birthday.
81. Wish you a very happy birthday. May each of your wishes come true. Many many happy returns of the day.
82. You deserve all the smiles in this world. May you have a birthday to remember for the rest of your life!
83. Wishing you a meaningful and refreshing celebration of your special day! Happy Birthday!
84. Happy Birthday! I hope you will spend this special day surrounded by love and hope!
85. Here’s to many more years of happiness, success and joy. I wish you a joyous birthday!
86. Hope your birthday is as special as you are, dear. May all your wishes and a dream come true. Enjoy your birthday and count your blessings.
87. Every day of your existence is a blessing for everyone around you. May your life become full of love, joy, and prosperity! Have a good time! Happy birthday!
88. You radiate so much kindness. Happy birthday!
89. Life is a journey. Let me be your guide all the way. Happy birthday!
90. Happy Birthday! Wishing you buckets of love and uncountable gleeful moments!
91. Cheers to the paths you have crossed and the journeys to come! Happy Birthday!
92. We are grateful to have you here! Have a wonderful day ahead! Happy birthday!
93. It’s the journey that counts, not the destination. Happy birthday!
94. Happy Birthday! May this day brings about cherishing memories for the years to come!
95. Happy birthday and many happy returns of the day.
96. It’s your day; spend it with the people who make you the happiest. Happy Birthday!
97. The world wouldn’t have been so special if you weren’t born in it. So, today is the time to celebrate you and the life you are living
98. I hope you keep shining and make all of your dreams come true.
99. You are a huge inspiration to everyone who knows you! Hope you have an exciting birthday and a great life.
100. Happy Birthday to the person who sacrifices for everyone else. I hope we all can give you a little back of the love you showed us every day.
101. May the coming years add wisdom, warmth, and success to your life. May the smile on your face stay forever like this! Happy Birthday
102. On your big day, I’m sending you all my love and best wishes. Enjoy your birthday.
103. Thanks for making my life beautiful. Happy Birthday!
104. I hope that today is the beginning of another wonderful year for you.
105. Another year has passed, and let me say how much we count on you rather than count the years. I wish you a wonderful birthday.
106. I hope that today is the beginning of another wonderful year for you.
107. Age hasn’t spoiled you a bit! I wish you a wonderful birthday.
108. I am so excited to share your special day with you. Happy Birthday!
109. Don’t count the years. Count the wishes and all the cheers.
110. Some people put a smile on your face every time you wake up in the morning. Thank you for being one of them!