150+ Best Birthday Wishes for Brother

A huge collection of the best birthday wishes for brothers, including funny birthday wishes, short messages, and birthday quotes for brothers.

Whether you want something heart-touching or funny, or you want something specifically for your older or younger brother (or even brother-in-law), you'll find an extensive range of sentiments on this page that you can use to wish your brother all the best for his birthday.

The collection including long messages you could write in a card, short ones you could post on facebook, and "happy birthday brother" images that you could choose to send him!

How do you say happy birthday to your brother? Jump to section:

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Last updated: February 22, 2019


Funny Birthday Wishes for Brother

If your relationship with your brother is based on teasing and jokes, then these next funny birthday wishes for brothers might be just the right tone to wish your brother all the best on his birthday and to give him a laugh too!

Happy birthday bro! May your day be more beautiful than a unicorn farting rainbows!

Happy birthday brother! They say that the older you get, the smarter you become. But as we keep on doing the same stupid things we did as kids, I guess we are the exception to that rule.

Happy birthday to a brother who is smart, funny, witty, charming... and reminds me a lot of myself!

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Being related to me is really the only gift you need. Just saying. Happy birthday!

Happy birthday brother! Although I'm really not sure why we're celebrating you when it was mom who did all the hard work.

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!

You're finally 21! Now you can legally do all those things that you've been doing since you were 16! Happy birthday!

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!

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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. You're welcome. Happy birthday!

The funny thing about you is that even though you age, your maturity level always stay the same! Happy birthday brother!

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You asked for it... here is "nothing". You're welcome! Happy birthday.

Wishing a happy birthday to my favorite brother of all time - I know you're my only brother, but still. You're the best I could ask for all year round.

Forget age. If you can still manage to blow out your birthday candles, everything is dandy! Happy Birthday!


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Short Happy Birthday Wishes for Brother

In this section you'll find a large range of short and simple birthday wishes for brothers, perfect for writing in a greeting card message or posting to his facebook page.

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.

Happy birthday to the best brother in the world! Have a fantastic day!

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!

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Happy birthday bro! Congratulations on another trip around the sun!

No matter what happens in life, never give up on chasing your dreams! You've got this bro! Happy Birthday!

Happy birthday! My childhood would have been so boring without you to share it with. Thanks for all the awesome adventures we've been on, and I can't wait for the many more fun times to come... starting with celebrating your birthday!

Happy birthday bro! I feel blessed to have a brother and buddy rolled into one. May your special day be loaded with happiness and love.

On your birthday I wish you lots of joy, fun, happiness, love, and all that stuff that doesn't cost a thing... Have a good one!

Happy birthday to my brilliant brother - today we celebrate you! I hope you have a great day and that the coming year is the best yet!

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

I hope you have a spectacular birthday bro, you deserve it!

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

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

Many happy returns on your birthday! Have a great day.

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Happy birthday to my best buddy and brother! I hope you have a good one.

Wishing you all the best on your birthday! I hope you have a wonderful day.

Happy birthday bro! I hope all your birthday wishes come true!

Happy Birthday! I can't wait to see all the adventures we're going to have together this year!

Have a great birthday and enjoy the celebrations, you deserve it!


Is your brother far away from you? Send birthday wishes from a distance to your brother with this sweet birthday message.

Although we're far apart you're never far from my thoughts. Sending you birthday wishes across the miles! I hope you have a great day!


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Heart-touching Birthday Wishes for Brother

Feeling sentimental and want to thank your brother for being there for you throughout your life? These heart-touching birthday wishes will help you find the words to express just how much your brother means to you.

Happy birthday to you! It's the day to celebrate how amazing you are and to let you know that I'm so grateful to have you as my brother and buddy. I hope you have a great day!

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!

You truly are an inspiration and role model to me. Thanks for being an amazing brother and friend. I hope you have a brilliant 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!

Live your life to the full, every bit of it. Don't let fear keep you from doing things you've been longing to do. I'm here to cheer you on! Happy birthday, and may all your dreams come true!

You're a little piece of my childhood that will always be with me. I'm so glad I have someone like you in my life. May we share and make many more memories together, starting with your birthday!

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If only everyone had an amazing brother like you! The world would be a much better place. Happy birthday!

You are one of the nicest and most genuine people I know. I'm glad that we're not just brothers, but that we're also best of friends! Happy birthday!

I'm so thankful to have a brother like you to share life's ups and downs with. Thanks for always being there for me and making each day so much fun! I hope you have a very happy birthday!

I hope this next year is smooth sailing. You deserve a break! Best of wishes to you as you celebrate your birthday, and here's to a bright future.

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Happy birthday to my awesome brother! The world is a better place with you in it.

Happy birthday dear brother! May you live all the days of your life, each second, each minute, and every day, to the fullest. And may you be showered with blessings and good fortune your whole life through.

Even though we don't see each other every day, I want you to know that I'll always be there for you...just like you've always been there for me. Happy birthday!


These heart-touching quotes are a great starting place for writing sentimental birthday wishes for your brother.

Brothers are like streetlights along the road, they don't make distance any shorter but they light up the path and make the walk worthwhile.
~ Unknown

I can't promise to solve all your problems, but I can promise you won't have to face them alone.
~ Unknown

To the outside world we all grow old. But not to brothers and sisters. We know each other as we always were. We know each other's hearts. We share private family jokes. We remember family feuds and secrets, family griefs and joys. We live outside the touch of time.
~ Clara Ortega

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Don't just count your years, make your years count.
~ George Meredith


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Birthday Quotes for Brother

A collection of birthday quotes for brothers, expressing the joy, laughter, and mischief brothers can bring to our lives! Including inspirational brother quotes, funny birthday quotes for brothers, sweet poems, and religious quotes about brothers too.

Most people consider a sibling to be their first friend, and these beautiful quotes about brothers highlight how special and precious these sibling relationships are.

The greatest gift our parents ever gave us was each other.
~ Unknown

Because I have a brother, I'll always have a friend.
~ Unknown

A brother is a friend given by nature.
~ Jean Baptiste Legouve

Not always eye to eye, but always heart to heart.
~ Unknown

There's no buddy like a brother.
~ Unknown

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Because brothers don't let each other wander in the dark alone.
~ Jolene Perry

Never hold resentments for the person who tells you what you need to hear; count them among your truest, most caring, and valuable friends.
~ Mike Norton

Help your brother's boat across, and your own will reach the shore.
~ Hindu Proverb

You and I are brothers. Always remember that if you fall, I will pick you up... after I finish laughing!
~ Unknown

I smile because you're my brother, and I laugh because there is nothing you can do about it.
~ Unknown

My brother is worth a thousand of your friends.
~ Cersei Lannister (Game Of Thrones)

Brothers make the best friends.
~ Unknown

Brothers are what best friends can never be.
~ Unknown


These quotes reflect on the role of brothers throughout our childhood.

A brother shares childhood memories and grown-up dreams.
~ Unknown

Brothers don't necessarily have to say anything to each other - they can sit in a room and be together and just be completely comfortable with each other.
~ Leonardo DiCaprio

My father used to play with my brother and me in the yard. Mother would come out and say, "You're tearing up the grass." "We're not raising grass," Dad would reply. "We're raising boys."
~ Harmon Kellebrew

When I look at each of my brothers, I see two things. First, I see the next place I want to leave a rosy welt. Second, I see a good man who will always be there, no matter how hard life gets for me or him. Then, I get out of the way because I realize he's coming at me with a wet dish towel.
~ Dan Pearce

The highlight of my childhood was making my brother laugh so hard that food came out his nose.
~ Garrison Keillor

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We didn't even realize we were making memories, we just knew we were having fun.
~ Winnie the Pooh

They say that not matter how old you become, when you are with your siblings, you revert back to childhood.
~ Karen White

Your siblings are the only people in the world who know what it's like to have been brought up the way you were.
~ Betsy Cohen

It was nice growing up with someone like you - someone to lean on, someone to count on... someone to tell on!
~ Unknown


These next quotes try to define "what is a brother" and the role a brother plays in family life.

Brother: a person who is there when you need him; someone who picks you up when you fall; a person who sticks up for you when no one else will; a brother is always a friend.
~ Unknown

Brothers get dirty, play catch, defend & protect, laugh, imagine, build forts, tell secrets, invent, ride bicycles, sell lemonade, catch bugs, build Lego, wrestle, have sleepovers, misbehave, play cars, day dream, climb trees, hold hands, count the stars, fight, build sandcastles; together.
~ Unknown

Siblings (n.) a combination of a best friend and a pain in the neck. They might be the most annoying people around you but you still love them endlessly.
~ Unknown

I'm the oldest, I make the rules. I'm in the middle, I'm the reason we have rules. I'm the youngest the rules don't apply to me.
~ Unknown

What strange creatures brothers are!
~ Jane Austen

He is my most beloved friend and my bitterest rival, my confidant and my betrayer, my sustainer and my dependent, and scariest of all, my equal.
~ Gregg Levoy

Some people don't believe in super-heroes. But they haven't met my brother.
~ Unknown


These next quotes are more sentimental, and talk about the connection and love we feel for our brothers.

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Like branches on a tree... we may grow in different directions, but our roots remain as one.
~ Unknown

Love between brothers is messy, loud, rough, sweet, fierce, fun, unique, forever.
~ Unknown

A brother is a gift to the heart, a friend to the spirit.
~ Unknown

Brothers aren't simply close; brothers are knit together.
~ Robert Rivers

There is no love like the love for a brother. There is no love like the love from a brother.
~ Astrid Alauda

Half the time when brothers wrestle, it's just an excuse to hug each other.
~ James Patterson

Once a brother, always a brother, no matter the distance, no matter the difference and no matter the issue.
~ Byron Pulsifer

My brother may not be always by my side, but he's always in my heart.
~ Unknown


Use these short poems and verses to wish your brother a cute happy birthday in a greeting card message.

You really are a superstar,
the world's best ever bro,
Cool, good-looking, clever too...
it runs in the family, you know!
~ Unknown

Of all the toys I have to play,
I'd choose my brothers any day.
~ Unknown

A brother...
Sees you at your best, sees you at your worst.
Sees you come last, sees you come first.
Sees your lows, sees your highs.
But through all of this, he always stands by.
~ Unknown

All for one and one for all,
My brother and my friend,
What fun we have,
The time we share,
Brothers 'til the end.
~ Unknown


These next quotes about brothers are religious in nature, and celebrate the role of brothers in our lives.

A friend loves at all times, and a brother is born for a time of adversity.
~ Proverbs 17:17

I sought my soul, but my soul I could not see. I sought my God, but my God eluded me. I sought my brother and I found all three.
~ Unknown

Look how good and how pleasant it is when brothers live together in unity!
~ Psalm 133:1


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Birthday Wishes for Younger Brother

It's typical to have a love-hate relationship with your younger brother, but I'm sure at heart you do care a lot about him! These next birthday wishes for brothers are perfect for saying happy birthday to your little brother and are a mix of sentimental and funny wishes.

In life "you have to appreciate the little things", so on this day I appreciate you my little bro, even though you're usually so annoying! Hope you have a great birthday!

Happy birthday little brother! Please don't tell anyone how old you are this year because then you'll give away my age too!

It's your birthday today, and I'm once again reminded how old I'm getting. Oh well - enjoy your day!

You may not be getting any younger, but at least you're still younger than me. Happy birthday little bro!

I know that I've been a role model to you for your entire life, so on your birthday I just want to say, "You're welcome!" Happy Birthday little brother!

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Wait! You're how old!? Excuse me, I need to go see a therapist. You just reminded me how old I am! Happy birthday little bro!

I used to have a sweet, cute, little brother. Now I have you. I'm still trying to figure out what went wrong. Happy Birthday!

I just want you to know that I'm looking out for you today and always will, little brother. Happy birthday!

I really think the universe has so many great things in store for you little bro! Have a great birthday and a great year ahead!

Sometimes you drive me crazy, but I promise I do love you! Happy birthday my cute little bro. Life just wouldn't be the same without you!

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Sometimes the littlest things take up the most room in your heart.
~ Winnie the Pooh

As soon as I saw you, I knew a grand adventure was about to happen.
~ Winnie the Pooh

Happy birthday to my little brother! Mom said it would happen one day and she was right - you're hardly annoying at all anymore!

Hope you have a blast on your birthday little bro!


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Birthday wishes for Elder Brother

Birthday wishes for your elder brother so you can wish him all the best on his birthday, and remind him that he'll always be older than you are! But don't worry, there are some sentimental, nice birthday wishes for big brothers too!

As your younger sibling, it's only right for me to remind you on your birthday that you're still older than me. Ha!

When I reach your age I'll still be younger than you, you dinosaur! Happy birthday!

I've learned so much from you over the years, like how to get away with staying out late, how to not make mom and dad mad. I can't wait to see what you teach me this year! Happy Birthday.

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

We thought we would put the right amount of candles on your cake this year, but we quickly ran out of space! Happy Birthday to my older brother!

Damn you're so old your first pet must have been a dinosaur! Happy birthday older bro!

Happy Birthday brother! Thanks for doing everything wrong first.

They say, "If you don't do wild things while you're young, you'll have nothing to smile about when you're old." Somehow I don't think that will be a problem for you! Happy birthday to my wild big brother!

Thank you for being my protector all these years. One day I hope I can return the favor. Happy Birthday big bro!

To my super brother! You might not wear a cape, but you are a hero to me! Thanks for always looking out for me and making our childhood so much fun! Happy birthday!

May you feel much joy and excitement on your birthday! I know I do, knowing that you will always be older than me! Happy birthday from your little sister!

My dear brother, thank you for being a brilliant mentor and friend rolled into one! I hope you have an amazing birthday filled with joy and delight!

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It's the day when I remind you that I'm younger than you and I always will be! Happy Birthday!

Happy Birthday to my wild and crazy big brother. Thanks for keeping mom and dad so busy dealing with your antics when we were kids so that I was never punished!


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Birthday Wishes for Brother From Sister

These birthday wishes for brother from sister try to capture the special relationship between brothers and sisters. Perfect for putting in a greeting card message when you can't quite express in your own words how much your brother means to you.

Happy Birthday to the brother who is always there for me come rain or shine. I honestly don't know what I'd do without you! Hope you have a great birthday today, you deserve the best!

There are some things in life that get better with age. And you, my brother, are one of them! Have a great birthday!

Happy birthday dear brother. Thanks for always believing in me and cheering me on in life! I hope you have a brilliant day and an awesome year!

The only thing better than having you as my brother is my children having you as their uncle. Happy birthday!

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I can't promise to solve all your problems, but I can promise you won't have to face them alone. Happy birthday bro!

Hang on, just how did you grow up so fast? I still remember playing in the park, sharing ice creams, all our little fights, and all the fun we had growing up together! They were such special days. I hope you have an amazing birthday today, and that you grab every opportunity life brings you to shine! Happy birthday!

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

Happy Birthday to the sweetest person I know! Have an awesome day and may it be full of many blessings!


These next are funny birthday wishes for brother from sisters.

Amazing, awesome, smart, funny - wait, who are we talking about? Oh sorry, that was me. But you're pretty cool too, bro. Have a very great birthday!

My dear brother, science says that women live longer than men. Since you'll have less birthdays than me, I hope each one of them is extra special. You're welcome. Happy birthday!

Happy birthday bro! I'm just here for some cake.

Just like a fine wine, we get better with age. Okay, technically, we just feel better about our age when we drink lots of wine, so that's why I bought you some for your birthday! Happy birthday, brother!

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My brother has an awesome sister. True story.


And here are some beautiful quotes about brothers and sisters.

Brother and sister, together as friends, ready to face whatever life sends. Joy and laughter or tears and strife, holding hands tightly as we dance through life.
~ Suzie Huitt

After a girl is grown, her little brothers - now her protectors - seem like big brothers.
~ Terri Guillemets

There can be no companion better than a brother and there can be no friend better than a sister.
~ Unknown

What brothers say to tease their sisters has nothing to do with what they really think of them.
~ Esther Friesner

Brothers and Sisters.
Peas in a pod,
Bumps on a log,
Bugs in a rug,
Birds of a feather,
Partners-in-crime,
Friends forever.
~ Unknown

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Brother and sister, together as friends, ready to face whatever life sends.
~ Robert Brault


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Birthday Wishes for Brother-in-law

A mix of heart-felt and funny birthday wishes for brother-in-laws, so you can wish your brother-by-another-mother all the best for his birthday!

Happy birthday to my brother-in-law and best buddy! I hope you have a great day!

Wishing you a year full of success and happiness. Happy birthday!

Happy birthday to a great friend and brother-in-law! I hope you have a wonderful day!

Happy birthday to the best brother-in-law! The family gatherings are a lot more fun since you joined the family!

Happy birthday brother-in-law, I hope this next year is even better than the last!

To my brother-in-law, I wish all the best for your birthday.

Happy birthday to my brother-from-another-mother. Hope it's a great one!

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Happy birthday! Time to eat, drink, and be merry!

Happy birthday to the best uncle and brother-in-law a family could ask for!

I know our family is a bit weird, but we are happy you are a part of it. Happy birthday brother-in-law!


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Belated Birthday Wishes for Brother

Uh-oh, did you miss your brother's birthday? Make amends with one of these belated birthday wishes for brothers. Remember, it's better late than never!

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I know you received so many birthday wishes yesterday, but who's here with you today? That's right! Me. Happy birthday bro!

I thought I would leave you a while to come to terms with your age before sending your birthday card this year. You're welcome. Happy Belated Birthday!

I may have forgotten your birthday, but at least I remembered that I forgot!

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!

I didn't really forget your special day, I just figured you deserved more than one. Happy Belated Birthday!

You know what they say about birthday wishes - better late than never! Happy birthday bro!

Happy Birthday! (Leave it to me to say the right thing at the wrong time.) I hope you had a good one!

Oh crap! I missed your birthday! I wish I had a great excuse like I was busy saving the world or something, but unfortunately not. Sorry for being a terrible sibling! I hope it was a good one!

I didn't really forget your birthday. I just wanted to help you prolong the celebrations! Happy belated birthday!

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More Birthday Wishes for Brother

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