40th Birthday Sayings & Messages

A collection 40th birthday sayings that you can write in a card to wish someone a very happy birthday on this momentous occasion.

Whether you want to tease someone about how old they are or give them a heartfelt congratulations on their birthday, we've got a saying that's right for you.

The 40th birthday sayngs on this page are all quite short, so they should fit into a birthday card. I hope you enjoy them!

40th Birthday Sayings & Messages

Congratulations on your 40th birthday. Wishing you a truly fabulous day.

Many happy returns on your 40th birthday.

Warmest wishes for a very happy 40th birthday.

Happy birthday. 40 never looked so good!

Congratulations on the 24th anniversary of your 16th birthday! Here's to many more.

Here's to maturing like a fine wine. Happy 40th birthday!

Happy birthday! And remember you're not 40, you're 18 with 22 years' experience.

Wishing you a very happy birthday! Life begins at forty.

Lordy, lordy, look who's 40! Wishing you a special day and a very Happy Birthday.

40 is the perfect age. You're old enough to recognize your mistakes but young enough to make some more. Happy birthday!

Hope you have a great birthday. You're not 40. You're 39 plus shipping and handling.

Wishing you a very happy 40th birthday. And remember, in Scrabble, forty is only 11.

Life's milestones are not supposed to be counted, they're supposed to be celebrated. Happy 40th birthday.

Happy 40th birthday! I'm so pleased to hear you're over the hill instead of under it.

Life is a book and your forties are the chapters when it all starts making sense. Wishing you an amazing 40th birthday!

40 is when you finally get your head together but your body has other ideas. Happy birthday!

You're 40 years old? You're 4 perfect 10s! Happy birthday.

Wishing you a very happy 40th birthday. Enjoy your forties - they're just like your twenties, only doubly as good!

Happy birthday. It took you 40 years to look this good!

Middle age is when you start turning off lights for economical rather than romantic reasons. Happy 40th birthday!

And we also have a collection of 40th Birthday Quotes which are perfect for including in a card message or birthday speech.

40th Birthday "Year Born" Poster

If you're looking for a really unique and memorable way to wish someone a happy 40th birthday, then check out our personalized 40th birthday posters . Easy to edit and print out at home, your gift will be the talk of the party!

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Everyone thought this was really cool and asked me how I made it!'' Rachel, Idaho

We've researched all the interesting and funny facts from the year they were born, and our poster maker formats it all beautifully for you. You can personalize the poster with their name, choose your color palette, and add anything else you want about them.

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I hope you enjoyed our 40th Birthday sayings and messages! Looking for more ways to wish someone a happy 40th birthday? Check out our:

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