15 Birthday Sayings

We have complied some birthday sayings for your convenience. We hope you will find these phrases and quotes to be of some assistance to you when you are writing a message in someone's card of congratulations. Feel free to take from these or use them as inspiration in writing your own.


  1. Age is only a number, and if you don't feel your age, your number is not worth talking about.

  2. Every birthday should be thought of as not turning yet another year older, but turning another year better.

  3. Every birthday is another chance to show your family and friends that your years passed are worth celebrating.

  4. Every year older adds another year of experience that will benefit you when your older and wiser than everyone else.

  5. Celebrate your birthdays, where would you be if you had no birthdays to celebrate?

  6. You are only the age of which you feel.

  7. To triumph old age, you must first work on within. If you can keep yourself happy, loving and without judgement you can succeed at keeping your age from ruling your life.

  8. Gotta love getting older! If it wasn't for getting wiser, I don't know if it would be all its cracked up to be!

Written by Julie Hebert


  1. The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate.
    Oprah Winfrey
  2. Nobody grows old merely by living a number of years. We grow old by deserting our ideals. Years may wrinkle the skin, but to give up enthusiasm wrinkles the soul.
    Samuel Ullman

  3. The secret of staying young is to live honestly, eat slowly, and lie about your age.
    Lucille Ball

  4. The old believe everything; the middle-aged suspect everything; the young know everything.
    Oscar Wilde

  5. Old age is like everything else. To make a success of it, you've got to start young.
    Fred Astaire

  6. Few women admit their age. Few men act theirs.
    Author Unknown

  7. And in the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
    Abraham Lincoln

When someone is celebrating one more year of their life, and it may be one of those in between years where it is not a significant number if can be hard to know what to write to them. When someone is turning say 50, that makes it a little easier as 50 is a definite need for the use of the word “Wow!”. But that doesn’t mean that there aren’t great phrases for you to find and use to send wishes to them that you congratulation them on their birthday.


For more birthday sayings, take a look at these pages:

Happy Birthday Blessings

Birthday Greetings

Birthday Quotes