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Birthday Messages

Birthday Messages can brighten up a person’s day.

Go beyond the ordinary and make your fun birthday message meaningful. Add some humor and get a laugh — or settle for a smile.

Strike the perfect note with this choice collection, carefully created and curated to offer the best.

I hope you enjoy it.

Best Happy Birthday Messages.

Funny Birthday Messages

1.) Mission accomplished — Well done on getting older.

In banana years, you're banana bread.

2.) In banana years, you’re banana bread! HBD, oh, great one!

No one watches TV while resting their eyes better than you birthday message.

3.) No one watches TV while resting their eyes better than you. Happy birthday!

funny birthday wish - handsome, rich, and entertaining.

4.) Handsome, rich, and entertaining. But enough about me, let’s talk about your big day, and Happy Birthday!

5.) You don’t look a day over AMAZING! Birthday hugs and kisses to you.

Life trying to run us over birthday wish.

6.) I can’t figure out if life is passing us by or trying to run us over. HBD, good friend!

Cake it easy.

7.) It’s your birthday – Cake it easy!

Good Happy Birthday Messages

8.) One year closer to needing a handrail in the shower. Happy Birthday!

9.) You don’t look a day over amazing!

10.) Wishing the happiest of birthdays to this beautiful gal! Looking forward to many more years of book club, fun, and friendship!

11.) I hope everything is going well for you and the year ahead brings you more love and happiness.

12.) You are the reason I smile every day. Happy Birthday!

13.) I hope you have an amazing night tonight. I wish I could be there to give you 21 Kisses, 21 hugs, and 21 birthday songs and show my 21-year-old best friend off to the world!

14.) Happy b-day! Enjoy it.

15.) Happy birthday! Miss you and hope to see you real soon.

16.) I hope this next year is as exciting as the last one!

17.) May you grow so old that you unintentionally scare young children!

18.) Wishing you a fantastic day and another great year ahead!

19.) Welcome to the age when you forget your age.

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HBD Greetings

20.) HBD — your gift of compression socks and velcro shoes is in the mail!

21.) The happiest birthday to you!

22.) I hope you have a wonderful time celebrating your wonderful self!

23.) May your next orbit around the sun be filled with as many good times as the last one.

24.) Lots of love for a great year ahead!

25.) Birthdays: Nature’s way of telling you to eat more cake.

26.) Happy Birthday to absolutely one of my very favorite people!

27.) Age is just a number. In your case, it’s a really, really high one — but, still just a number.

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Short Birthday Sayings

28.) I hope you have an incredible day today. You deserve it!

29.) I hope you celebrated in grand style!

30.) The fact that you are expecting presents is one sign that your memory hasn’t gone yet.

31.) Happy birthday to one of my favorite people on earth. Shine like the gem you are!

32.) Happy birthday, my brother-from-another-mother!

33.) Have a happy day, dear friend!

34.) I hope your special day brings you all that and more!

35.) Have the wonderful day you deserve!

36.) Wishing you a day filled with happiness and a year filled with love!

37.) Have a groovy day!

38.) So glad to have you as a friend, happy birthday!

39.) Wishing you good health and happiness!

40.) A true sign of our friendship is that I remember your birthday but forget your age.

41.) Your kindness and wisdom are inspiring.

42.) Much love, my friend!

43.) “How to make saying Happy Birthday sound more interesting than Good Morning.”

Facebook Messages for HBD

What to do for a birthday Facebook style? For all your Facebook friends, here are some Facebook wishes.

44.) Happy birthday! I hope it’s a good one!

45.) Happy Anniversary of your birth!

46.) I couldn’t have asked for a better little sister/brother/mom/dad/friend!

47.) Happy birthday, Babe!

48.) I hope you have a spectacular day!! Love you!

49.) Have a wonderful day celebrating!

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50.) To a favorite friend, enjoy your special day.

51.) Happy birthday, Beautiful!

52.) Man, time flies! I am so proud of you!

53.) Enjoy this birthday. Soon, the AARP folks will be inundating you with direct mail.

54.) I love and miss you to pieces!

55.) I hope today is all that you wish for it!

56.) As they say, a true friend remembers your birthday but not your age.

57.) Sorry I missed your birthday. (And now you’re even older.)

58.) Happy birthday, my gorgeous girl! I hope your day is full of dreams come true and yummy cake!

59.) You’re an amazing person; I miss you!

60.) Happy birthday — I’m sure you’re killing it!

61.) I hope your year is filled with so much beauty, light, and love.

62.) Have the happiest day today, you beauty!

63.) Happy Happy Birthday to a very cool gal.

64.) I hope you have an awesome day that’s just as awesome as you are! Gonna miss not celebrating it with ya this year!!

65.) Happy birthday to the sister I never had!

66.) One sign you’re getting older – more candles than cake!

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Text Messages

67.) I hope you have the best day!

68.) Celebrate well and Live Better!

69.) Happy Birthday!! Enjoy!

70.) Happy birthday to you, my love!

71.) I hope your day is just as fabulous as you are.

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Fun Birthday Greetings.

Birthday Messages for Those You Love

72.) Happy birthday, lovely! I hope you have an amazing day!

73.) Happiest of birthday wishes to you, sweet girl! Enjoy your day, xoxo!

74.) Have a fab day!

75.) Have a rocking day, girly!

76.) Happy birthday, lovely lady!

77.) Birthday hugs for you, pretty girl

78.) I love you lots and hope your day is extra special!

79.) May all your Birthday Wishes come true!

80.) Best wishes on your birthday.

81.) I hope your day is wonderful & filled with love.

82.) Feliz cumpleaños!

83.) I hope that you’ve had a smashing day!

84.) You’re crushing this whole aging well process!

85.) Happy Day of Birth!

86.) In grape years, you’d be a raisin. Best wishes on your big day!

87.) HAPPY BIRTHDAY YOU BEAUTIFUL HUMAN!! I love and miss you much!

88.) 22 sure looks good on you. 😉

89.) I hope you have a GREAT one!

90.) Looking for ideas for a birthday cake? Check out this list of cakes.

91.) Have an awesome day, and get your celebration tonight!

92.) I hope you have an amazing day and party hard to celebrate. Miss you and your smiling face.

93.) I hope you are having a fabulous day celebrating.

94.) Welcome to the 21 clubs!

95.) You deserve a great birthday!

96.) Enjoy your week of celebrations!

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Birthday Blessings

97.) May your birthday be filled with joy, love, and laughter, and may your heart be overflowing with happiness throughout the coming year. 

98.) I’m grateful to know someone as wonderful as you. Thank you for letting me be part of your special day—happy birthday.

99.) You are a blessing and inspiration to all of us!

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For Good Friends

Looking for the right message for a birthday card? Make it a happy card with a great greeting. Here are some options.

100.) Beautiful as always. Happy Birthday, Dear!

101.) Happy Birthday! Have fun, and be safe tonight!

102.) Congrats on another calendar turn. Enjoy!

103.) Yay! Happy birthday, girly! Let’s get drinks soon!

104.) Cheers to the best friend someone could hope for.

105.) Happy X birthday!! Enjoy the day…I know you will!

106.) Thanks for making life so much fun.

107.) I hope you had a fantastic fun bday!

108.) I hope it was great and all is well with you!

109.) Have a dandy day!

110.) Wishing you the most special day ever!

111.) Keep enjoying every day.

112.) I hope you have a great day and year ahead!

113.) Enjoy yourself!

114.) Cheers, my friend.

Wonderful Birthday Wishes

115.) Best wishes for a year full of adventures.

116.) Wishing you a very happy birthday.

117.) We are so proud of all you have accomplished and the kind, loving, and hard-working young woman you have become. The future is bright, and we are excited to watch it unfold.

118.) On this special day, I raise a toast to you and your birthday.

119.) I hope your big day is epic.

120.) You’re older today than yesterday but younger than tomorrow, happy birthday!

Clever Birthday Wishes

121.) Another year, another reason to party!

122.) May you have maximum fun today and minimum hangover tomorrow!

123.) Just like a fine cheese, you seem to get better with age.

124.) Happy birthday to the only person whose birthday I can remember without a Facebook reminder.

125.) Congrats on getting old!

126.) Count your blessings, not your wrinkles.

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Birthday Insights from Famous Folks

127.) We turn not older with years but newer every day.
Emily Dickinson

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

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

130.) With mirth and laughter, let old wrinkles come.
William Shakespeare

131.) After all, tomorrow is another day.
Margaret Mitchell

132.) 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

Memorable Birthday Messages

133.) Happiest of birthdays to an oldie but goldie.

134.) You can cross “Dying Young” off your bucket list. HBD!

135.) You don’t have birthdays anymore; you level up!

136.) Here’s to another year of making bad decisions!

137.) An entire day devoted to you. You narcissist!

138.) If you were hard liquor, you’d be top shelf!

139.) Every 365 days, I buy you a card. If that’s not friendship, I don’t know what is!

140.) I hear old people like receiving cards. Enjoy!

141.) Happy birthday to Mom and Dad’s third favorite child.

142.) There’s no one else I’d rather bother on a daily basis.

143.) We’ve been friends so long I can’t remember which one of us is the bad influence.

144.) One minute you’re young, and the next, you’re Googling “Best Blenders.” Enjoy your big day!

145.) Congrats on another year on this earth!

146.) Just remember: I’ll always be the younger one.

147.) For the record, you’re not old. You’re vintage!

148.) Here’s your annual reminder to let you know that I’m thrilled you were born!

149.) I heard there would be cake! Oh dear, happy birthday.

150.) You’re only as old as you remember you are. HBD!

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By Mike O’Halloran

Mike, whose birthdays seem to come around all too frequently, is the founder and editor of Greeting Card Poet.

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