Happy Birthday Quotes, Wishes, Videos, and Printables

A collection of sweet happy birthday image quotes and wishes, fun videos, and free birthday printables to share with your friends and family on their birthday.

Last updated: 21 June 2018

Happy Birthday Wishes

A collection of image quotes for wishing someone a very happy birthday. Including birthday cakes, balloons, flowers, fireworks, and more!

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Happy Birthday! I hope you have a wonderful day and that the year ahead is full of fun and adventure.

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

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Happy Birthday!

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Happy Birthday! I hope you have a wonderful day!

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Happy Birthday! Wishing you a beautiful day and many blessings for the year ahead.

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Happy birthday! I hope you have a wonderful day!

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Wishing you a very happy birthday! May all your dreams come true.

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

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Happy Birthday! I hope you have a lovely day.

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I hope you have a spectacular birthday!

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Happy Birthday! Hope you have a good one.

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I thought you might need some help with the candles. Happy 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."

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Happy Birthday Yoga Video

Want to send someone a really great (and free!) birthday gift? Send them a link to this birthday yoga video from "Yoga with Adriene".

I absolutely *love* Adriene's yoga videos, they are so uplifting and positive, and this video is a fun practise for everyone to do on their birthday!


Happy Birthday Orchestra

This video just made me smile so much, what a sweet act from this orchestra to their conductor, he looks very surprised and happy. Enjoy!


*Free* Printable Happy Birthday Certificate

Personalize and print out a birthday certificate with our free certificate generator. With lots of birthday certificate suggestions, you're sure to give the birthday guy a good laugh!

From a nice certificate message that is congratulatory....


...to ones that pokes fun at growing older! There are many ideas on our birthday certificate page.


30 of the Best Happy Birthday Wishes, Quotes, and Funny Sayings for Cards

Here's a small selection of our extensive collection of happy birthday wishes, quotes, funny sayings, and belated birthday greetings. Click here to go to our full collection of 100+ birthday wishes.

These first few are simple and sweet birthday wishes suitable for friends, family, and co-workers.

Happy birthday! Have a great day.

Wishing you a happy birthday!

Have a very special birthday and a wonderful year ahead!

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

Many happy returns on your birthday.

Warmest wishes for a very happy birthday.



These funny birthday messages are about the joys and pitfalls of ageing, and are great for family and friends. Click here to go to our full collection of funny birthday wishes.


Happy birthday! Don't forget to iron that birthday suit.

You're [insert age]? Better take that cake outdoors to light the candles! Have a very happy birthday.

[insert age] is a perfect age. You're old enough to recognize your mistakes but young enough to make some more. Happy birthday!

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

Happy birthday. It took you [insert age] years to look this good!



Here are some middle-age related funny quotes and one-liners that would be great to use in a birthday card or birthday speech. Click here for more middle-aged birthday quotes and sayings.

Middle age: that time when you finally get your head together - then your body starts falling apart.

Night sweats and hot flashes are nature's way of lowering your heating bill so you can save more money for your retirement.

Those aren't grey hairs you see. They're strands of birthday glitter growing out of your head.

A little grey hair is a small price to pay for so much wisdom.

You know you're getting old when the little old grey-haired lady you helped across the street is your wife.

Don't worry, they are not grey hairs, they are wisdom highlights. You just happen to be extremely wise.



On occasions like birthdays the sense of distance can feel greater, so making an effort to wish someone a happy birthday and tell them you're thinking of them can make all the difference. Click here to go to our full collection of birthday wishes from a distance.

Happy birthday all the way from [insert your location]. I hope you have a fabulous day and be sure to eat an extra slice of cake for me!

Happy birthday dear friend! Raising a glass to your continued health and happiness all the way from [insert location]. I hope you have a great day!

Congratulations on your birthday! Sending you our love and good wishes all the way from [insert location].

Many happy returns to you on your birthday! We hope you have a wonderful day full of friends, family, and cake! Sorry we can't be there this year and we hope to catch up next time we're in the neighbourhood.



Oh no! Did you miss their birthday? Here are some happy belated birthday messages to get back into their good books. Click here for more belated birthday wishes.

Happy belated Birthday! I'm so sorry I forgot to write earlier, but how do you expect me to remember your birthday if you never look any older?

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!

Dear [name], HBBD! That stands for Happy Belated Birthday! Love, YTDF (Your Terribly Disorganized Friend)

I'm so sorry I forgot your birthday. The good news is that I also forgot your age. Happy belated Birthday!



Draw on the wisdom of others as you wish someone special a very happy birthday. These quotes are a mix of funny and wise, and work well included in a greeting card message or birthday speech.

"Birthdays are good for you. Statistics show that the people who have the most live the longest."
- Larry Lorenzoni

"Age is strictly a case of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter."
- Jack Benny

"Birthdays are nature's way of telling us to eat more cake"
- Anon

"The tragedy of getting old: So many candles... so little cake"
- Anon

When I have a birthday I take the day off. But when my wife has a birthday, she takes a year or two off"
- Anon

Looking for more funny happy birthday wishes and quotes? Check out the full collection on our birthday wishes and quotes page.



And we have a large collection of birthday wishes for friends too, with top tips on writing birthday messages for your bestie!



Milestone birthdays (30 / 40 / 50 / 60)

Any birthday is special, but some are *extra* special! Use our age-specific happy birthday wishes, quotes, poems, and jokes to wish your friends and family members an extra-special birthday on their big day!

30th Birthday Wishes
30th Birthday Quotes

40th Birthday Sayings
40th Birthday Quotes
Funny 40th Birthday Jokes

50th Birthday Wishes
50th Birthday Quotes
50th Birthday Poems
Funny 50th Birthday Jokes

60th Birthday Wishes
60th Birthday Quotes
60th Birthday Poems
Funny 60th Birthday Jokes


Personalized Milestone Birthday Posters

And if you're looking for age-related birthday gifts, our personalized birthday posters are a fantastic gift to celebrate the person's *extra* special birthday.

I LOVE LOVE LOVE this app - I made a poster for my husband and another for a friend who has a birthday coming up! Thank you for such a useful tool to make VERY thoughtful, personal gifts!" Andrea, Arizona

With a huge choice of color palettes, and lots of ideas for poster-text, you can personalize these posters as much or as little as you wish. Easy to format and download at home, they're a great gift for a milestone birthday.

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