When you’re sending happy birthday best friend wishes, you better come with your “A” stuff. That’s where we can help. Check out these birthday greetings for your BFF and find one that works.
Personalize your message, have fun with it, and deliver it with a smile — either in person or remotely.
Make sure to check out all of the birthday messages, wishes, greetings, and quotes pages on the site. See the links at the bottom of this page.
Happy Birthday Greetings For Friends
These birthday greetings and wishes are great for birthday cards, Facebook, Instagram, and meetings in person.
1.) Zippity doo dah… It’s your lucky day. Actually, I’m the one who is lucky enough to have you in my life. Happy Birthday!
2.) If aging gracefully is an art, you’re a grandmaster’s masterpiece! Have a wonderful day!
3.) Birthday milestones are irrelevant. What matters is the presents! Have a great day!
4.) 50 years old? Don’t look at it that way. You’re 30 years old with 20 years of experience. HBD buddy!
5.) Happy birthday wishes to a wonderful guy (with a horrible jump shot). You have many more years in you to practice (and you’re going to need ’em). Nevertheless, have a swell day, bro!
6.) Thanks for joining me in the “Middle Ages.” Forty never looked so good. (Is your suit as heavy as mine?)
Wishes For A Friend
Don’t forget a birthday present to go along with your wishes.
7.) It’s time to celebrate the Office Bad Boy, the Maestro of Meetings, the Perfecter of Powerpoints, and the Wizard of Wonder. Yes, that’s you! Happy Birthday!
8.) You have the right to remain amazing. Anything you say may be used as evidence of your charm. Do you understand your rights? (Happy Birthday!)
9.) More birthdays make you more magnificent! If that’s possible, you’re already amazing “as is”!
10.) You’re too young for pickleball and too old for TikTok dances. How will you occupy your time? I’m sure you’ll find a way. HBD!
You might also like our Birthday Quotes page.
11.) From good friends and true, From old friends and new, May good luck go with you, And happiness too.
Happy Birthday Song – extra verse
12.) Stay beautiful, Beautiful. Best wishes for the happiest of birthdays.
See 173 Happy Birthday To Me Quotes and Captions.
13.) Impossible is nothing when you have my back… Happy birthday to the best friend a guy could have.
14.) It’s time to hire the marching band, order the balloons, and put on our dancing shoes. Why? They say it’s your birthday. We’re going to have a good time. (with apologies to the Beatles)
Birthday Wishes For My Friend
When you wish “Happy Birthday, My Friend,” choosing the best words is critical. We like the fun approach!
15.) You are absolutely, positively the best thing that ever happened to me. Happy birthday and many more!
16.) There’s a whole lot of wax that went into those candles! You’ve earned every one of them — Happy Birthday!
17.) You must’ve been a beautiful baby because just look at you now!
Happy Birthday, Soul Sister!
18.) Apparently, Ponce de Leon wasn’t the only one to find the “fountain of youth.” You look FABULOUS! Happy Birthday!
19.) Health, Happiness, and Hugs to my much younger friend! I wish we could be there to celebrate with you!
HBD Best Friend Video
20.) Some stars always shine brighter, and you’re one of those! Happy birthday to an incredible lady!
21.) It’s your party, and you can cry if you want to… but I think it would be more fun to eat another cupcake and drink some more wine. HBD!
22.) Over-the-hill? You’re not even close to reaching the peak. Keep moving and enjoy the climb! Happy B-Day!
Happy Birthday Best Friend Image
Funny Birthday Messages
Who doesn’t enjoy a laugh or two on their birthday? These messages will help.
23.) I think we’ve all learned something since your last birthday – like blowing out the candles is a good way to spread germs – so here’s to being lifelong learners. Kudos and happy birthday.
24.) It’s time to make some noise for my best friend, who is celebrating his birthday today! Many more happy returns!
25.) May your birthday be filled with lots of laughs, good friends, and cupcakes — yeah, lots of cupcakes!
26.) 365 days must go really fast when you’re surrounded by folks who think you’re the Bee’s Knees.
27.) You’re surpassingly cool in everything you do, and now it’s time to say “Happy Birthday to You.”
Happy Birthday Best Friend Meme
28.) Counting birthdays is so passé. It’s a good thing since I lost track of yours a long time ago. Have a great birthday, good friend.
29.) We’re not saying you’re old, but when your first birthday wishes were carved on a cave wall, well… Happy birthday, Mr. Young at Heart.
30.) WARNING: Don’t grow up. It’s a trap. You were never one to practice caution. HBD!
31.) I don’t even need a Facebook reminder to remember your big day. Happy birthday!
32.) Birthdays are like golfing. It’s more fun if you don’t keep count. Keep swinging away, dear old friend — HBD!
33.) You’re like chocolate… with you. Everything tastes better! Happy birthday and many more.
34.) I love your birthdays almost as much as I love mine. Let’s both keep having ’em! HBD!
35.) Birthdays get better with each passing year… wow, by now, yours should be incredibly remarkable. Happy B-day!
36.) You’re too big to restrict it to just one day. Happy birthday, month, big shooter!
37.) You don’t show your age. You don’t act your age. It’s a good thing you have birthdays to celebrate. HBD partner!
Best Friend’s Birthday Messages
38.) With more and more candles, you know what they say? You get to make a bigger wish! HBD!
39.) My gift is my song; yeah, this one’s for you. “Happy birthday to you, happy birthday to you.” What? You were expecting Elton John?
40.) One minute, it’s all about working out and Friday nights. The next you’re hoping you can stay up until 10 p.m. Happy birthday, good friend!
41.) Your friendship has meant so much to me through the years. I can’t wait to celebrate your birthday with you. Hope you have a wonderful birthday!
42.) Cheers to my bestie on her birthday! What a blessing you’ve been in my life! Have a very happy birthday!
43.) Here’s to a year of wine, shopping, and amazing adventure! Happy bday!
44.) As the good-looking one of two peas in a pod, let me just say I can’t wait to see what trouble we get into next year.
45.) On your birthday, birthday cake calories are only counted at a one-to-ten ratio. Save me a piece.
46.) A big kid like you may grow old but never outgrow immaturity. Just kidding, you probably will. Happy birthday, young one.
47.) We have a special bond. We’ve known each other for so long that we don’t know which of us is the bad influence. HBD!
48.) You’re the Thelma to my Louise — but let’s opt out of the driving off the cliff scene. Happy 40th!
49.) I tried to make you a cake that you couldn’t refuse. Unfortunately, you were always the one with the baking skills. Store-bought cupcakes aren’t bad! Happy birthday, bestie!
50.) To my dear friend, our childhood seems like just yesterday. But the number of candles on your cake suggests otherwise. I guess we both just age gracefully. HBD to the brightest star in the galaxy!
51.) May the blessings of good health, prosperity, and love be yours on your birthday and every day! To the brightest person I know: Happiest of birthday wishes to you!
52.) To my favorite partner in crime: They say, “When you’re in jail, a good friend will be trying to bail you out. A best friend will be in the cell next to you saying, “That was fun!'” You fall in the best friend category – HBD BFF!
53.) You don’t look a day older than amazing!
54.) You look better every year, my young friend. Have a great celebration!
Special Day of Celebration Funny
55.) Sure, you’re older today than yesterday. But on the bright side, you’re younger today than you will be tomorrow! (It’s these types of keen insights that keep us bonded together!)
56.) On this day 20 years ago, a very special person joined us in this world. And the world hasn’t been the same since. Happy birthday!
57.) HBD to a dime in her prime! (Sounds better than a nickel who is in a pickle!)
58.) Your personal new year begins today. Great, now I’ve got to remember Jan. 1, Chinese New Year, and now yours!
59.) It goes without saying – so I’m writing it down instead – you’re loved today more than ever. Have a great birthday celebration!
60.) Hugs and kisses to my Mrs. on her birthday. You make my world go round!
Best Birthday Wishes
61.) HBD to my closest friend in the whole wide world! Pizza tastes better when I’m eating it with you!
62.) To many more years of good health supported by Peleton training, fruits and vegetables, and loads of birthday cake and ice cream!
63.) Today is like a true queen being coronated. I’m just so happy to be part of your court.
64.) Cheers to the man of the hour – check that, the man of the day! HBD!
65.) They say you should celebrate your birthday like you did your first one: naked and screaming!
66.) Everyone gets to be young once. Hmm… it looks like your turn is over! HBD, young man!
67.) It’s your birthday, or as the local fire department notes, because of the number of birthday candles: Red Alert Day!
68.) Handsome, successful, and kind-hearted… Enough about me; let’s talk about you on the anniversary of your birth.
69.) If you drove Uber for me, you’re absolutely getting five stars and a big tip!
70.) When we’re alone, let me know how old we’re telling others you are. I just need a number.
71.) I hope you continue to smile on festive occasions, like your birthday (while you have all your teeth)!
72.) In dog years, you’d be… wait, get me a calculator. It’s really not worth noting. Happy birthday!
73.) The critics are right: Not all superheroes wear capes. But you’re still looking good!
74.) Like golf, birthdays are considerably more fun if you don’t keep count.
75.) Thanks for making me seem like the “fun one.” Happy birthday, bestie!
Funny Happy Birthday Quotes
Try incorporating a funny birthday quote into your birthday wishes to a best friend.
76.) Middle age is when anything new in the way you feel is most likely a symptom.
Laurence J. Peter
77.) The secret of staying young is to live honestly, eat slowly, and lie about your age.
78.) They tell you that you’ll lose your mind when you grow older. What they don’t tell you is that you won’t miss it very much.
79.) She’ll never admit it, but I believe it is Mama.
Zsa Zsa Gabor, when asked which of the Gabor women was the oldest.
80.) I’m sixty-five, but if there were fifteen months in every year, I’d only be forty-eight.
81.) Old birds are hard to pluck.
82.) You know you are getting older when “Happy Hour” is a nap.
83.) Age and treachery will triumph over youth and skill.
84.) Pushing sixty is exercise enough.
Birthday Sayings Funny
85.) I was going to take you out to lunch today, but you already are.
86.) She’s not pushing fifty; she’s dragging it.
87.) Red meat and gin.
Julia Childs, when asked what she credited her longevity
88.) Middle age is when your narrow waist and broad mind begin to change places.
89.) He’s so old his social security number is two digits.
91.) How old would you be if you didn’t know how old you are?
92.) The best way to remember your wife’s birthday is to forget it once.
E. Joseph Cossman
93.) I’m now old enough to personally identify every object in antique stores.
94.) If you want to know how old a woman is, ask her sister-in-law.
Humorous Quotations on Aging
95.) You know you’re getting old when you stoop to tie your shoelaces and wonder what else you could do while you’re down there.
96.) All would live long, but none would be old.
97.) You know you’re getting old there are certain signs. I walked past a cemetery, and two guys ran after me with shovels.
98.) Middle age is when your age starts to show around your middle.
99.) I’m so old that when I order a three-minute egg they make me pay upfront.
100.) I just celebrated my thirtieth birthday. Ten years late, but I did it.
101.) I turned thirty, and suddenly I was at that point in your life where you want to eat Fruity Pebbles, but you’re concerned about the fiber content.
102.) Old people shouldn’t eat health foods. they need all the preservatives they can get.
103.) One of the chief pleasures of middle age is looking back at the people you didn’t marry.
104.) The hardest years in life are those between ten and seventy.
Helen Hayes (at age 73)
106.) By the time we’ve made it, we’ve had it.
107.) Now that I’m over sixty, I’m veering toward respectability.
105.) Just remember, once you’re over the hill, you begin to pick up speed.
108.) You can’t help getting older, but you don’t have to get old.
109.) Be true to your teeth, and they won’t be false to you.
110.) You do what you can for as long as you can, and when you finally can’t, you do the next best thing. You back up, but you don’t give up.
Inspirational Birthday Quotes
111.) Our age is simply the number of years that the world has been enjoying us.
112.) I suppose everyone has birthdays. You just look better in yours than most!
113.) Aged or vintage? Older or more distinguished? I think the latter on both questions.
114.) On the day that you were born, the world was filled with joy!
115.) Wishing you a birthday as amazing as you are.
116.) There are two great days in a person’s life – the day we are born and the day we discover why.
Heartfelt Birthday Quotations
120.) It takes a long time to become young.
121.) Let us never know what old age is. Let us know the happiness time brings, not count the years.
122.) The way I see it, you should live every day like it’s your birthday.
123.) Our birthdays are feathers in the broad wing of time.
124.) Cherish all your happy moments; they make a fine cushion for old age.
125.) to me – old age is always ten years older than I am.
FAQ Happy Birthday, Best Friend
Here are some frequently asked questions about happy birthday best friend messages.
Trying this for a middle-aged friend, “Thanks for joining me in the “Middle Ages.” Forty never looked so good. (Is your suit as heavy as mine?)”
“He’s so old his social security number is two digits” by Brian Morgan, or “Middle age is when your narrow waist and broad mind begin to change places” by Ben Klitzner.
Lucille Ball said, “The secret of staying young is to live honestly, eat slowly, and lie about your age.”
By Mike O’Halloran
Mike is the founder and editor of Greeting Card Poet.
You’re on the Happy Birthday Best Friend page.
You might like:
Thank You for Your Birthday Wishes