Birthdays are a time when we get many good wishes from our family and friends. It is the time when we thank God for giving us all the good things that he has bestowed upon us in the past years. People around us offer their best wishes in many heartfelt/funny/creative ways and we also try to make the birthday boy or girl feel special. There are many quotes by famous personalities who have described birthdays in a unique way. So, the next time instead of saying or sending the same old "Many, many happy returns of the day", try some of the following famous birthday quotes.
Birthday Quotes by Famous People
Enjoy reading these famous quotes about birthdays and find the right words to wish your friend.
"And in the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years." - Abraham Lincoln
"Monday's child is fair of face,
Tuesday's child is full of grace,
Wednesday's child is full of woe,
Thursday's child has far to go.
Friday's child is loving and giving,
Saturday's child works hard for a living,
But the child born on the Sabbath Day,
Is fair and wise and good in every way." - Anonymous
"What could be more beautiful than a dear old lady growing wise with age? Every age can be enchanting, provided you live within it". - Brigitte Bardot
"If you survive long enough, you're revered - rather like an old building". - Katherine Hepburn
"Your birthday is a special time to celebrate the gift of 'you' to the world." - Anonymous
"Believing hear, what you deserve to hear:
Your birthday as my own to me is dear...
But yours gives most; for mine did only lend
Me to the world; yours gave to me a friend." - Martial
Beautiful Birthday Quotes for Friends
If you are looking for some birthday quotes for your best friend, the following phrases will prove to be useful.
"Hope your Birthday gently breezes into your life all the choicest of things and all that your heart holds dear Have A Fun-Filled Day." - Anonymous
"Maturity has more to do with what types of experiences you've had, and what you've learned from them, and less to do with how many birthdays you've celebrated." - Anonymous
"Because time itself is like a spiral, something special happens on your birthday each year: The same energy that God invested in you at birth is present once again." - Menachem Mendel Schneerson
"Have you not a moist eye, a dry hand, a yellow cheek, a white beard, a decreasing leg, an increasing belly? Is not your voice broken, your wind short, your chin double, your wit single, and every part about you blasted with antiquity?" - William Shakespeare
Birthday Quotes for Women
Wish a lady happy birthday by using the following unconventional birthday quotes.
"They say that age is all in your mind. The trick is keeping it from creeping down into your body." - Author Unknown
"Once I was looking through the kitchen window at dusk and I saw an old woman looking in. Suddenly the light changed and I realized that the old woman was myself. You see, it all happens on the outside; inside one doesn't change." - Molly Keane
"Thirty five is a very attractive age; London society is full of women who have of their own free choice remained thirty-five for years." - Oscar Wilde
"My mother groaned, my father wept, into the dangerous world I leapt; helpless, naked, piping loud, like a fiend hid in a cloud." - William Blake
"With mirth and laughter let old wrinkles come". - William Shakespeare
Quotes for Birthdays Wishes
A few good birthday phrases that you can use to greet someone on their special day.
"Middle age occurs when you are too young to take up golf and too old to rush up to the net." - Franklin Pierce Adams
"To keep the heart unwrinkled, to be hopeful, kindly, cheerful, reverent that is to triumph over old age". - Thomas B. Aldrich
"Grow old along with me the best is yet to be." - Robert Browning
"All the world is birthday cake, so take a piece, but not too much." - George Harrison
"May you live to be 100 and may the last voice you hear be mine." - Frank Sinatra
These were some of the best famous birthday quotes for friends. You can use these quotes to wish someone Happy Birthday on their Facebook wall as well. Or perhaps, send these birthday wishes for a lady through a text message. Hope these messages bring a smile to the one reading them.