Is it your loved one's birthday and you want to wish them a happy birthday in a special way? So, you rack your brain for the perfect birthday message. But it's hard to come up with something original.

Don't worry! We've got you covered. In this article, we have gathered original happy birthday messages for friends and all family members. So, you can pick and choose the perfect message to make your loved one feel special on their big day. 

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Inspirational Happy Birthday Wishes and Quotes

When it's your loved one's birthday, you want to find the perfect way to wish them a happy one. You want to find something that will make them smile and feel loved and appreciated.

We've collected some of the best original birthday messages out there, so you can pick the perfect one for your friend or family member. Choose an inspiring quote, a heartfelt wish, or a funny pun - whatever makes them happy!

Here are some examples:

  1. 'Have a good mood and a great birthday! May everything that seemed unrealizable come true, and let the most desired thing happen!'

  2. 'Be happy and loved, successful and talented! On your birthday, I would like to wish you bright and colorful events that will consistently visit you all your life!'

  3. 'Let competitors treat you with respect and slight fear! To always have enough strength for friends and loved ones, I wish you endless opportunities and inexhaustible prosperity!'

  4. 'May relatives always be there, and well-being and prosperity settle forever in your cozy home! I wish that, starting from this day, your house will always be filled with joy, fun, smiles, warmth, affection, love, so that all kinds of troubles and bad weather will never find their way to your home!'

  5. 'It's a beautiful day! Creative inspiration and a steep climb up the career ladder!'


Birthday Messages for a Flower Card

You want to write a heartfelt birthday message for your friend, but you're stuck for words. A simple 'Happy birthday, dear friend!' is always a good option. You could also wish your friend a happy day full of all the things they love.

If you want to get a bit more creative, why not write a message that's inspired by flowers? For example, 'May your birthday be as beautiful as a rose, as exciting as an orchid and as blissful as a lily.'

Whatever you choose to write, make sure it comes from the heart. Your friend will appreciate the effort you put in to find the perfect words.

Happy Birthday Wishes

Birthday Notes for Specific Ages

18th birthday wishes:

  1. 'Cheers to 18 years.'
  2. 'Adultish!'
  3. 'Guess who's a legal adult?'
  4. 'From now on you can have ice cream for dinner anytime you want to.'
  5. '18 Queen.'
  6. 'On this day, a queen/king was born.'
  7. 'We age not in years, but by stories.'

21st birthday wishes:

  1. 'Celebrate your 21st birthday in style!'
  2. 'Have some fun now, you're just 21!'
  3. 'Welcome to the roaring 20s!'
  4. 'Gen-z is growing up!'
  5. 'I-gen is on the way to becoming old-gen!'
  6. 'Finally legal — after all these beers!'
  7. 'It's time for a 21st birthday blitz!'
  8. '21 in the house!'

Happy birthday wishes for 25 years:

  1. '25, sittin' on 25 mill.'
  2. '25, the year to thrive.'
  3. 'Make it pop like pink champagne.'
  4. 'Cheers and beers to my 25 years.'
  5. 'Shine like gold, sparkle like glitter.'
  6. 'Who says we have to grow up?' 
  7. 'I'm not getting old, I'm getting better.'

50th happy birthday wishes:

  1. 'Wishing you a fun-filled fabulous 50th!'
  2. 'Hope your 50th celebration rocks—and kicks off and incredible year!'
  3. 'May the next 50 be even better than the first.'
  4. 'Wishing you life's finest things at 50.'
  5. 'Here's to 50 years of incredible you…and an incredible 50 more!'
  6. 'Hope your 50th is just the beginning of amazing things to come.'

100th birthday wishes:

  1. 'It's great that there is such an opportunity today to gather and congratulate the most important person for us on his 100th birthday. You united and gathered us today at this celebration and you have done the same all your life. And in sorrow and in joy, thanks to you, we were together and helped each other. And this is the best day of the year when we rejoice and congratulate our friend, dad, brother and just a great person.'

  2. 'Every year we congratulate you and give gifts, but this year is special. These are your 100 years, it is very difficult to find words to express our appreciation and gratitude to you. I have never met a better person, friend and family man. You are a great example for us to follow. Thanks for everything.'

  3. 'I am so glad that throughout your 100 years you accompanied me and shared your victories and defeats, and together we shared everything and walked further along our path. These are the best and most valuable years of my life, thank you for everything.'

  4. 'Happy 100th birthday to you, my friend, how good it is that such good people have been with us for so long and passed on their wisdom and humanity to all of us.'
Happy Birthday Quotes for Her

Sweet Happy Birthday Quotes for Her

  1. 'I wanted to get you something super terrific, unique, and beautiful for your Birthday. So here I am! Happy Birthday, love.'

  2. 'Those aren't gray hairs . . . yet. Let's call them strands of birthday glitter growing out of your head. Happy Birthday to you and your 'birthday glitter.'

  3. 'Don't worry about the past. You can't change it. Don't worry about the future. You can't predict it. Try not to worry about the present because I didn't get you one. Love you, Happy Birthday.'

  4. 'Happy Birthday from one of the most spectacular, sensational, wisest people you know. You are one-in-a-million.'

  5. 'I wanted to get you something genuinely inspiring and outstanding for your birthday gift this year. But then I remembered that you already have me! Happy Birthday, love.'
Happy Birthday Quotes for Him

Happy Birthday Quotes for Him

  1. 'All your life you have been conveying that our life is special, but I understand that you and your life are truly special here. You create bright colors and emotions, thank you for everything.'

  2. 'Today we celebrate your birthday. Thank your parents for you. You have become our everything.'

  3. 'You are the person next to whom I never gave up. Your energy fills everyone around. You give us aspiration and hope. You are the best person, happy birthday.'

  4. 'Each of your birthdays deserves to be the best. You won't return it anymore, but the impressions are unforgettable. This day is for you my friend.'

  5. 'Once on this day, a small person was born, and now a mature and reliable friend is standing in front of me. Happy birthday!' 
Birthday Wishes for Best Friend

Funny Happy Birthday Wishes for Best Friend

Your best friend deserves the best birthday wishes and we have exactly what you are looking for! Check out our collection of fun birthday messages that will make you smile from ear to ear.

  1. 'Another adventure-filled year awaits you. Welcome it by celebrating your birthday with all the joy and happiness you always radiate, wishing you a happy and fun-filled birthday!'

  2. 'Birthday gifts are always fun to get. But I hope this year brings you a wealth of opportunities: opportunities to laugh, smile, and be happy. Happy Birthday my dear friend!'

  3. 'There is a reason why you and I have been friends for so long. Without you, my world would be a very dull place. You've always been there for me, no matter what. I am glad to have a friend like you in my life. Happy Birthday to you!'

  4. 'Ever since we first met each other, you've always been there for me. I'm so glad we're still friends, and I bet that one day, we'll be sitting side-by-side in our rocking chairs at the nursing home, laughing at all of our crazy times together.'

  5. 'On your birthday, I'd like to take some time to remind you of how lucky we are to have each other in our lives. Remember the time [insert memory and how it made you feel]. Thank you for all the adventures and wild times we've had together as friends. I look forward to making many more memories with you. Happy Birthday!'
Birthday Notes for Sister

Happy Birthday Notes for Sister

  1. 'Thank you for being such a great sister and understanding me . . . even though I've never really understood you. Happy Birthday!'

  2. 'Don't worry about the past. You can't change it. Don't worry about the future. You can't predict it. Try not to worry about the present because I didn't get you one. Love you, Happy Birthday, sis.'

  3. 'Happy Birthday. Here's to being one more year closer to leaving the house.'

  4. 'Money can't buy you happiness, but it can buy you cake. Basically the same thing, right? Happy Birthday!'

  5. 'You're so kind, caring, and lovable. To be honest, I'm not even sure we're related. Happy Birthday, sis!' 
Birthday Message for Brother

Happy Birthday Messages for Brother

  1. 'You've always supported me through thick and thin. Plus, you've stopped me from making stupid decisions many times. And for that, I thank you. Happy Birthday to the wise one among us!'

  2. 'You're certainly one-of-a-kind. I don't know what I'd do without you, but I know my life would be pretty dull — wishing you the happiest birthday!'

  3. 'We've been through some crazy times together. But we've always come out stronger together! I am so happy to be able to call you my brother. I am wishing you the best birthday!'

  4. 'It's time to celebrate your birthday! I hope you do it with style and class. You've always been there for me, and today I am here for you! Happy Birthday, bro.'

  5. 'If you were never born, who would I blame all the mess on? I probably would have found another excuse! I'm so happy to call you my brother, and I wish you the happiest birthday!'
Birthday Greetings for Mum

Lovely Birthday Greetings for Mum

  1. 'Another year has gone by for you. May your next year be filled with smiles, love, and laughter! Wishing you the Happiest Birthday ever, Mom!'

  2. 'Mom, you're always putting everyone before you. So, on your birthday, let us take care of you and let you relax and enjoy your day. Love you very much and Happy Birthday.'

  3. 'Mom, thanks for always being the backbone of our family. You've always supported everyone through the good times and the bad. We all love you so very much. Happy Birthday!'

  4. 'My whole life, you have always been there for me. There will never be enough words to convey how deeply grateful I am that I have a Mom as wonderful as you, but I can start with 'I love you so much.' Happy Birthday.'

  5. 'For the countless and selfless things that you've done for me, I will be forever grateful. So this birthday, let's think about you! I'm infinitely grateful that you're my Mom. Happy Birthday to you!'
Birthday Wishes for Dad

Happy Birthday Wishes for Dad

  1. 'You've finally reached the age where you're able to eat healthily, exercise, and limit your consumption of alcohol — are you laughing yet? I couldn't think of anything funnier. Happy Birthday. Love you lots.'

  2. 'Real heroes don't always wear capes. They also make really, really terrible jokes. Happy Birthday, Dad.'

  3. 'Dad, your head is brighter than my future. But, just joking, you are not bald yet. Happy Birthday.'

  4. 'Happy Birthday to my favorite Dad!'

  5. 'Happy Birthday, Dad! Thanks for giving me life and these so amazing genes.' 
Birthday Congratulations for Wife

Happy Birthday Congratulations for Wife

  1. 'Your birthday is as sunny and mischievous as you are. You fill the world with light and warmth.'

  2. 'You are a wonderful mother, wife and friend. You create a cozy and warm atmosphere. Thank you for sharing your day with all of us.'

  3. 'Despite the cold winter day, today's holiday warmed and united us all. With your beautiful day.'

  4. 'In no country in the world can you find such a kind and pure soul of a person. This day is all for you, enjoy your day.'

  5. 'You are the only woman who could give me a second life and open my eyes to how beautiful the world can be with your soul mate.'
Birthday Messages for Husband

Sweet Birthday Messages for Husband

  1. 'My protection and support, my hope and dream, thank you my dear for always being near.'

  2. 'Accept the most sincere congratulations, our dear! I wish you good health, long life, and all earthly blessings. May every day please you with good news, may all your wishes come true!'

  3. 'Courage can be good, and you are proof of that. I hope that the result of your affairs will always greatly exceed your expectations.'


Bottom Line 

The next time someone special in your life has a birthday, reach for one of these original messages to make their day a little bit brighter. You'll be glad you did it!

But we all know that the best addition to the birthday present is the bouquet of flowers. To make them happy, buy your loved one a bouquet of roses or an armful of sunflowers.



How can I wish someone a happy birthday on social media?

To do that correctly, you should consider the relationship between you. It's not appropriate to write the letter with bucnh of emojis to your boss, more formal and short birthday letter would be great there. But you can't also wish happy birthday to your mom with a dry, insensitive letter.

How beautifully and briefly to congratulate you on your birthday?

To do that, you can compose a 4-line poem or find it on the internet. But the best option is to write straight from your heart.

What is the best present for a happy birthday?

The best present for this day is the one birthday person wanted to get or the present filled with emotions and love.

What to do on your birthday?

It's only up to you and depends on what you love to do. But still, you can sing karaoke, attend spa or buy something expensive and desired.


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June 16, 2023 — Alexandr Oleynik
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