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Happy Birthday Wishes For Friends & Family

Are you looking for something thoughtful, funny, mushy, or kind to write inside a birthday card? Here are some unique birthday wishes for those who are closest to you, your friends and family! Birthday wishes can go a long way in letting a loved one know how much they mean to you. Our collection of birthday quotes, messages, and sayings range from funny to profound, and from lighthearted wishes to serious expressions of love. Browse around and find the perfect birthday wish for whatever you’re trying to say – whether it’s in a text message or sweet poem – strike just the right note!

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Happy Birthday Wishes For Dad

Sending birthday wishes to your father is the perfect way to show him how much meaning he brings to your life. As your father’s birthday draws near and you wish to send him an unforgettable message, browse the wishes below to find inspiration for heartwarming notes to pair with the best gifts for dad.

  • Every birthday you have means another year you made our lives special! Thank you, dad.
  • Dad, thanks for always being the backbone of our family and supporting us through good times and bad. We all love you. Happy birthday!
  • It’s not easy being a father, but you do it with class and style. Happy birthday to the dad who can do it all.
  • I want to wish you the happiest of birthdays pops, I can’t think of anyone who deserves it more!
  • Happy birthday to my wonderful father. May your golf swing improve, your steaks always be perfectly cooked, and your chair always be comfy!
  • I’m really glad I got your genes, dad. You are as great as you ever were and probably getting better! I’m looking forward to aging as well as you!
  • Happy birthday to the hardest working man I know. I’m so proud that you are my dad.
  • I know whatever happens, I can always count on you, dad. Happy birthday to the most reliable guy around!
  • Have you ever noticed that the worse a dad’s jokes are, the better father they are? Well, now at least we know why your dad jokes are so terrible. I hope your birthday is much better than your jokes!
  • Real heroes don’t wear capes, they make bad puns. Thank you for being a real hero dad. Happy birthday!
  • Wear your gray hairs proudly. They are memories of how terrible I was as a child. Thanks for putting up with me all these years.
  • I wish I could be there to wish you happy birthday in person, but just know that you are in my heart and I’m thinking about you on your special day. Happy birthday dad, can’t wait to see you again!
  • If every father in the world had been like you, every child would have been a happy one. Happy birthday, dearest daddy.
  • Thanks for putting up with me through my terrible toddler years, my angst-filled teenage years, and all the dumb things I did in my twenties. I guess the best gift I can give you is to live how you tried to teach me to live. Thank you for all you’ve done for me and all you’ve put up with.
  • This family wouldn’t be what it is today without you dad. You are the best of us!
  • Thank you for everything you have done for me. You are just the best kind of person. The world would be a better place if there were more people like you in it.
  • We can’t choose who our father is, but if I had a choice I would still choose you. Happy birthday to the king of dads!
  • With age comes wisdom, that’s why I’m always bugging you with questions! Happy birthday to the most helpful dad around!
  • Your birthday only comes around once a year but luckily your amazing dad skills are 24/7.
  • You worked so hard make sure I could have a better life. You did so much to make sure that we had everything we needed. Thank you from the bottom of my heart. I hope you have a wonderful birthday dad, you deserve it.

Happy Birthday Wishes For Mom

Every mom deserves to feel appreciated and loved on her birthday. From her boundless patience to her endless support, there are so many things to be grateful to your mom for. Use this special day as an opportunity to shower her with gifts for mom and tell her how much you love her — all packed into one loving happy birthday message!

  • Happy birthday to the woman who helped to make all my dreams and aspirations possible, my darling mom. May your birthday be filled with delight this year.
  • It takes a special and endearing kind of love to sacrifice everything for someone else: a mother’s love. Thank you for sacrificing so much so that I could have a chance at happiness. You are the absolute best, Mom!
  • Happy birthday to the most influential woman in my life, my beloved mom. You were my everything when I was a kid, and you still are. May your special day be just as phenomenal as you are, Mom.
  • 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”.
  • You are the type of woman that people love and admire. You are strong, beautiful, courageous, and wise. You can count me among your many admirers, Mom.
  • Mom, you are limitless. Your grace, care, and love have no end. Thank you for everything, and may your special day be filled with tons of presents, wine, and cake.
  • With you by my side, I know that I am capable of anything. Thank you for always making me feel invincible, Mom. I hope your birthday is as wonderful as you are.
  • I am sending warm wishes and endearing words your way for your birthday. Even though we are apart, you will always be in my thoughts as well as in my heart. Happy birthday Mom!
  • When I was a kid, you nourished my body with food, but as an adult, you nourish my soul with love. Thank you for always feeding me, Mom. Happy birthday!
  • When I was younger, you had to do everything for me, but now it’s my turn to do it all for you. I am so excited that I get to pamper the mess out of you! I plan on lavishing you with affection on your birthday, Mom.
  • Thanks for letting me steal your clothes, your makeup, your car, and your heart. I will eventually give all but the last one back. Well, maybe not the car. Love you, and happy birthday!
  • Happy birthday, mom! May we continue to drive each other crazy for years to come!
  • Mom, thanks for working so hard all these years just to give me a shot at life. I was unappreciative then, but now I appreciate you so much. Happy birthday from your favorite financial burden.
  • Dear mom. You are responsible for the person I am today. So when I mess up, remember that I am just a product of my upbringing. Have a special birthday!
  • It doesn’t matter where I go in life because home will always be where you are. Thanks for always being the kind of person I can run to when times are tough. Happy birthday Mom!
  • When I look in the mirror, I see a reflection of you staring back at me. It makes me so happy, Mom. Thanks for the good genes and the even better positive influences you had on me.
  • Mom, I want you to know that you have influenced my life in so many ways and every way was for the better. I hope you feel half as loved as I do by you on your birthday.
  • Mom, you are many things: a strong woman, a devoted wife, and a loving mom. You do it all, and you do it all well. May your birthday be full of loving moments spent with all the people you love.
  • You taught me to work hard, respect others, and to always love myself. It’s your acceptance that made me the person I am today. Thank you for your compassion and love, Mom.
  • No matter where I go in life, I will always hold you in my heart. I am thinking of you on your big day, and I am sending the warmest wishes and the happiest thoughts your way. Happy birthday!

Happy Birthday Wishes For Daughter

If you are looking for some inspiration for how to tell your daughter just how much she means to you, then look no further. Here are some birthday messages that will hopefully resonate with you for your daughter’s special day

  • Happy birthday to my daughter, who is smart, beautiful, funny, and reminds me a lot of myself.
  • Daughter, there is no obstacle you cannot overcome in life. You are driven and determined, and there is absolutely nothing you cannot do once you set your mind to it. Words cannot express how unbelievably proud I am you.
  • I am nothing short of delighted to have such a funny, sweet, and caring daughter. You enrich my life in too many ways to count, and I hope your birthday is just as special as you are.
  • Our beloved daughter, thank you for bringing a smile to our face every day. We hope that your birthday will bring a smile to yours as well! Happy Birthday!
  • Happy Birthday, sweetheart! Seeing what a remarkable woman you have become almost makes me forget about those horrible teen years.
  • To our little bundle of joy, Happy Birthday! Keep chasing your dreams and spreading happiness. We love you!
  • I regret to inform you, but your childhood has expired. Happy 18th Birthday, daughter!
  • You give us a thousand reasons to smile every day. Happy Birthday to you, our beautiful daughter!
  • Happy Birthday to the girl who brightens my life and warms my heart.
  • Every time that I think that you couldn’t possibly get any better as a daughter, you do. Thanks for always amazing me with your brilliance and love. Happy birthday to my perfect daughter!
  • The year you start lying about your age has finally arrived. Happy Birthday, daughter!
  • Bringing up an amazing daughter like you is one the greatest accomplishments in my life. Happy birthday!
  • Congratulations, you’re an adult at last. (So pack your bags, we’ve rented out your room.)
  • I feel like I blinked and time flew by. It seems like just yesterday you were learning how to walk, and now you are running straight toward all that life can offer. I am so proud of the phenomenal person you have become.
  • Daughters as amazing as you are one-in-a-million. How I lucked out I will never know, but I plan on spending the rest of my life being so grateful that I have you in my life.
  • The day you were born you stole my heart, and you haven’t given it back since. You mean the world to me, and I hope your birthday is filled with joy and love. Happy birthday to my little thief!

Happy Birthday Wishes For Son

It’s important to show your son how much you value his presence in your life, and one of the best ways to do so is with a thoughtful birthday wish. While there are many different ways to convey your feelings, the best birthday messages have one thing in common, they show him just how much he means to you.

  • You make each year brighter and you continue to illuminate our lives with your smile and your kind heart. Happy birthday my son!
  • Happy birthday my precious son! You are loved, today, tomorrow and always.
  • I am grateful every day that you came into my world. Your smiles and laughter are a balm to my heart. You have brought nothing but happiness into my life. Happy birthday, son!
  • If I look back at everything I’ve done in life, you’re easily the best thing I’ve ever created. It’s honestly a miracle that I was able to have a son as delightful and genuine as you.
  • Happy Birthday, son! You were a wonderful child, and you’ve become a wonderful man. Notice I didn’t mention anything about the teen years.
  • I’m sure you’ll hear from lots of people on your birthday, but who’s going to send you the cheesiest pun? I think the answer to that is a parent. (Get it? Apparent.)
  • Happy Birthday, son! You turned out pretty awesome, and I’m totally taking all the credit for that.
  • Being a parent is never an easy task, but loving a son as precious as you are is never difficult. You bring endless wonder and love into my life. Happy birthday my son!
  • Know that whatever you choose to do in life I will forever be proud of you. I am especially proud this year on your birthday that you are becoming a smart, kind, and thoughtful young man.
  • You have such a rare gift in life: you make it so easy to love you. Happy birthday to my mischievous, darling, and absolutely adorable son. May you be healthy and happy on your special day.
  • When you were little, I used to be your hero, but now you’ve become mine. I can’t believe how much you’ve grown in the last few years. You’ve become an intelligent, strong, and brave young man whom I look up to.
  • My son, you are a perfect example of everything that has gone right in my life. May your birthday be filled with an explosion of fun, laughter, and presents.
  • Whenever you are having hard times and feeling down just think of the love of your parents because regardless of your struggles in life we will always have your back.
  • Have a great birthday, my son. You’re the perfect combination of fun and mischief. May you have a happy life!
  • There’s nothing more exciting and satisfying to have seen you grow and turning into such an amazing person. Wishing you a very happy birthday!

Happy Birthday Wishes For Brother

Love between siblings can be loud and messy, but it is also unwavering, so take a moment on their special day to wish your brother a happy birthday. Below are some birthday messages to help inspire you on how to say happy birthday brother.

  • A brother forever and a friend for always. We will share a special bond until the last hour. Happy birthday, brother!
  • Best birthday wishes to my smart, hilarious, goofy, and all-around amazing brother! Love you, bro!
  • Happy Birthday to a brother who was always there to help me up when I fell. Right after he stopped laughing.
  • Brothers like you are hard to find, and harder to get rid of. Happy Birthday, bro!
  • Happy Birthday to my childhood companion and lifelong friend. Happy Birthday, brother!
  • You’re not just my brother. You’re my best friend. Hope your birthday is as amazing as you are.
  • Growing up with you for a brother was never boring, often dangerous, and usually hilarious. Thanks for the adventures – and Happy Birthday!
  • As I’ve gotten older, I’ve come to appreciate how great it was to have a brother growing up. After all, without you, I wouldn’t have had anyone to blame for all the bad stuff I did.
  • Happy Birthday to Mom’s second favorite child.
  • Thank you for being my biggest supporter and mentor in every phase of life. Wishing you a beautiful year ahead, brother. Happy birthday!
  • Someone once said, ‘we hurt people who are close to us.’ Now you know why I troubled you so much all these years. Because I love you, brother. Happy birthday!
  • You and I make the unstoppable team. Our duo wouldn’t have been so funny without you. Enjoy your birthday, dearest brother.
  • Thanks for playing multiple roles in my life. You are a brother, a friend, a guardian, and everything that I could ask for in a sibling. Happy birthday.
  • Thank you for bringing sunshine into our lives years ago. This is the day to celebrate your arrival and cherish the moments you made us proud. Enjoy your birthday little bro.
  • I know I don’t tell you this enough but I am truly grateful for a brother like you. Wishing you lots of love and plenty of blessing on your birthday!

Happy Birthday Wishes For Sister

It can be a challenge to find just the right way to convey how much your sister means to you. So, whether your sister is cool, confident, sassy, annoying, or downright adorable here are some birthday wishes that will hopefully inspire you for her birthday.

  • A birthday kiss for my amazing sis! I’m sure you’ll find fun and adventure on your big day, just as you do every
  • Sister, no one shines as brightly as you do. You do more than stand out in a crowd; you dazzle people with your kindness and generosity. Thanks for always bringing the sparkle into my life.
  • When we were kids, I just wanted to get away from you. Now, I can’t get enough of you! Happy Birthday, sis!
  • Your birthday always reminds me of how lucky I am to have had someone like you to grow up with. Thanks for being you.
  • Happy Birthday to my awesome sister! I’m so glad I get to go through life with you!
  • Happy Birthday to my friend, confidant, and sometime-therapist. In other words, Happy Birthday to my sister!
  • Sister, you are one unique snowflake alright: uniquely annoying, uniquely bossy, and, more importantly, uniquely lovable. I’m glad I have a sister as remarkable as you in my life.
  • Thank you for always being my support system in life. You have always been so supportive and encouraging to me, and I greatly appreciate everything you have done for me over the years.
  • You are a good person, a wonderful friend, and an amazing sister. The world is a better place because you are in it. Happy birthday to my dearest sister who always brings joy and laughter into my life.
  • I know that I am stuck with you for life, but even if I were able to pick another sister, I would still pick you. You are such a wonderful sister, and I am so blessed that we are family.
  • You never doubt that I can do anything, and it’s because you always push me forward that I have become who I am today. Thank you for always being my inspiration as well as my teacher in life.
  • Remember all those times I got us into trouble, and you never ratted me out? That kind of loyalty is one the many reasons I love you, sis. You are the best sister, backup, and partner in crime anyone could ask for.
  • Sis, you’re just like a piece of chocolate: sweet, decadent, addictive, and you totally bring up my mood when I am grumpy! Thank you for always adding sweetness and love to my life.
  • Not many people can deal with my level of crazy, but you always do! I am so lucky to have a sister who loves me despite my flaws. It probably doesn’t hurt that you’re just a bit crazy too (in the best way possible).
  • Happy birthday to someone who has enriched my life in too many ways to count: my amazing sister. I am so glad that I have a sister who always fills my days with moments of cheer.

Happy Birthday Wishes For Best Friend

Your best friend has loved you at your worst, celebrated you at your best, and been there for all the ups and downs and in-betweens. As you plan the perfect birthday parties and personalized gifts, be sure to add happy birthday wishes that include everything you need to say to your best friend on their special day.

  • You’re not one year older, you’re one year better.
  • Wishing you everything that brings joy in life.
  • It may be your birthday, but you are a gift to me.
  • It’s not diamonds that are a girl’s best friend, but it’s your best friends who are diamonds.
  • Life’s too short to spend it with people you don’t love. That’s why I hang out with you so much. Happy birthday!
  • Most of my best memories have you in them. Thank you for being such a great friend and walking beside me on this journey called life.
  • Yes, it’s a special day, because the kindest and beautiful hearted person was born on this special day. Happy birthday, thanks for joining in on life.
  • Today is your birthday. It’s the day we celebrate how ridiculously awesome you are!
  • Happy birthday, best friend! It is amazing the number of years we have known each other. Why have we put up with each other for so long? Do you think it’s because we like each other? Nope, it’s quite simple, we just know too many of each other’s secrets.
  • You are my best friend, my human diary, and my other half. You mean the world to me and I love you.
  • My dear, dear friend, you have always been there for me. You and I redefine what friendship means. Happy Birthday!
  • Best friends must walk a fine line between stopping their friend from making big bad decisions and encouraging them to make small bad decisions that are a lot of fun. And no one does it better than my partner in crime.
  • Here’s to another year of laughing until it hurts, dealing with stupid people, and keeping each other moderately sane. Happy Birthday best friend!
  • May you grow old and rich, so that you can leave me a big inheritance.
  • May your special day be sweet and spicy just like you, bestie!
  • You know everything about me and still decide to be my best friend … you are a deeply disturbed woman, you know that right? Happy Birthday!
  • Actually, I wanted to get you something super special, super terrific, unique and beautiful for your birthday, but I don’t fit into the envelope.
  • Count your blessings, not your wrinkles.
  • Take every birthday with a grain of salt. This works much better if the salt accompanies a large margarita.
  • Here’s to all the inside jokes, all the stupid things we’ve done together, all the memories we’ve shared. May the years to come be filled with many more.

Happy Birthday Wishes For Girlfriend

There are so many ways to express your love and appreciation for your girlfriend on her very special day. One of the ways you can make her day remarkable is to give her a birthday wish and a unique gift that really showcases how much you care. You can’t go wrong with any of these thoughtful happy birthday messages for your girlfriend!

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  • Happy birthday! You are the most special person in my life. No one else can come close to making me feel as good as you do. May your special day bring you happiness and lots of sweet memories!
  • Today is your special day. I just want you to know that everything you’ve given me is so meaningful, and I can’t imagine a life without you. Happy birthday to my sweetheart!
  • Words alone are not enough to express my feelings. I look forward to sharing this next year of your life with you. Wishing you a very very happy birthday dear!
  • Nothing warms up my heart like seeing you happy like you are, today and every day. May the specialness of today flow into the rest of your life. Happy birthday, my love!
  • As we grow older together, As we continue to change with age, There is one thing that will never change…I will always keep falling in love with you.
  • You are my today and all of my tomorrows.
  • Grow old along with me! The best is yet to be.
  • I wish I could turn back the clock. I’d find you sooner and love you longer. Happy birthday!
  • Birthdays may come and go, but a girlfriend like you is one in a million. I’m so glad that I was able to find someone as perfect as you. My love and respect for you will never fade. Happy birthday my love!
  • Love of my life and pain in my rear. It’s difficult to do, but you manage to be both. Happy birthday to the best multitasker in the world: my amazing girlfriend.
  • Thank you for agreeing to share your life with me. May your birthday bring you lots of moments to cherish, and may you be surrounded by people who love you as much as I do. Happy birthday!
  • Happy birthday to the only woman who can make my heart and soul overflow with happiness. I love you so much! May you only have joy and delight on your special day.
  • Wishing the lady of my life a happy birthday. You are such a sweet, caring, and loving girlfriend, and may your birthday be as unforgettable as you are.
  • Love isn’t always dinners by candlelight and long walks on the beach. For all the years of mac-n-cheese and endless laundry, you will have my never-ending love as well as my gratitude. Happy birthday to the woman who keeps it all together.
  • On your birthday I want you to know that my best times in life have been with you and my worst times made all the better by your presence. Thank you for always staying by my side.
  • Happy birthday to the woman who inspires me to be a better person. Thank you for always showering me with love and affection.

Happy Birthday Wishes For Boyfriend

One of the main attributes of a successful celebration for your boyfriend’s birthday is an original and sincere wish, that will make his heart melt. Whether he prefers romantic, cheesy, or simple here are a few happy birthday messages to pair with the perfect gift for your boyfriend that will hopefully help to make his birthday a memorable one.

  • Every moment I’ve spent with you has been nothing short of exceptional. You are such a kind, thoughtful, and oh so handsome boyfriend. Happy birthday to the love of my life.
  • There is nothing better in life than having a boyfriend as outstanding as you. Thank you for always bringing a smile to my face and laughter to my lips. May your birthday be filled with endless bliss.
  • Happy birthday, weirdo! I can’t believe we are still together. But I kind of understand why though. I love you too much to let you go, and I will never let anyone look at you the way I do. Wishing you the best of all.
  • There is no doubt that you are the best boyfriend in the world. Do I doubt your directional abilities, cooking, or laundry skills? Yes, but never your love. Happy birthday to my darling boyfriend!
  • You always spoil me with your love, so this year I want to return the favor. Anything you want for your big day just let me know. I plan on pulling out all the stops and surrounding you with love and affection.
  • I feel so blessed to have you to call my own. You are the best thing that happened to me. I love occasions like these because they make my love for you grow stronger. Happy birthday, babe.
  • Thank you for giving me so many incredible memories in life. Life with you has been full of surprise and laughter, but I firmly believe that the best is yet to come. Here’s to a beautiful future together, and may your birthday be filled with contentment and delight.
  • Life is an incredible journey, and there is no one I’d rather have by my side during it than you. Every moment we’ve had together is as irreplaceable as you are. Happy birthday boyfriend!
  • I married a man who is gentle, thoughtful, and loving. How I managed to entrap you, I’m not sure, but I plan on never letting you escape my clutches! Happy birthday to my eternal prisoner!
  • Birthday greetings to the joy and the love of my life! Wishing you the most amazing and unforgettable special day!
  • Wishing happy birthday to the person who makes my life better every day of the year. Today, you deserve all the love to come back to you. Thank you for being part of my life. Have a sweet day.
  • Even the biggest dictionary doesn’t have sufficient words to describe the kind of love I have for you. My life is much better with you in it since you are the missing piece in my puzzle. Have a brilliant birthday, my prince charming.
  • Today is your day and as you commemorate the day you were born, I wish you all joy and peace that life can bring. My gift to you will be a thousand kisses, and I hope you are ready for it. Happy birthday.
  • I hope you know that I think of you countless times during my day. Even when we are apart, you are always in my thoughts and in my heart. Happy birthday to my truly spectacular boyfriend!
  • Thank you for always encouraging me to believe in myself. I’m glad I get to spend the rest of my life returning the favor because boyfriends as supportive and loving as you are hard to come by.

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