Birthday wishes can often sound impersonal and carry very little value to the recipient. We have all received messages like this which is why we’ve put together a few meaningful gestures that are sure to brighten that special person’s day.
No matter the gender, occupation or religious standpoint of the recipient, make sure to send a birthday wish to show your considerate character.
- Generic happy birthday wishes
- Funny happy birthday wishes
- Happy birthday wishes for daughter
- Happy birthday wishes for son
- Happy belated birthday wishes
- Happy birthday wishes for dear friends
- Happy birthday wishes for sisters
- Happy birthday wishes for brothers
- Happy birthday wishes for husband
- Happy birthday wishes for wife
Say happy birthday with these wishes (Generic)
Use these messages for colleagues, acquaintances or non-family members. No awkward love shown, but sure to put a heartfelt smile on the face of the person receiving your thoughtful wish.
- May this special day fill your heart with gladness. May those around you show kindness. I wish you a very happy birthday with many joyful returns.
- On your special day, I wish you a happy birthday. Thank you for being such an awesome person. May today be filled with well-deserved blessings.
- Everyone experiences a few great and memorable days each year. I hope that today is one for you. I wish you a very happy birthday with many happy returns.
- May all your friends and loved ones show you the gratitude you deserve on your birthday. Enjoy your special day.
- We may not always see eye to eye. We may even disagree on many things. All that said, I wish you a very happy birthday and hope that those around you ensure that your special day is one for the memory books.
- Happy birthday to the most caring and generous colleague ever. Thank you for making my days at work bearable. I hope you have an amazing day.
Funny birthday wishes that are guaranteed to make your loved one laugh out loud.
We all have loved ones who think that they are just the funniest humans on earth. These birthday wishes are sure to give them a taste of their own medicine. Show your love by making them laugh.
- Happy birthday to you, happy birthday to you, happy birthday dear ____________, happy birthday to you. That’s right! I just made you sing your own birthday wish to yourself… I hope you have an awesome day!
- Roses are red, violets are blue, this poem will never make sense, kind of like you. Happy birthday mate!
- These birthday occasions are not making you any younger hey? Embrace life’s journey. I hope you have a fantastic day, wrinkles and all!
- 1f 40u c@n 7ead 7h1$, you are no different from anyone else…but at least it’s your birthday. Smile, have a great day!
- Hair loss, vision impairment, wrinkles, deafness and a weak bladder are all signs of great variety of medical conditions. At least birthdays are not medical conditions. Happy birthday Dad!
Wish your beautiful daughter a happy birthday that she will treasure above any gift one can buy.
Daughters are more often than not, temperamental and on occasion, over the top. We love them to bits though and would do anything to ensure they feel loved. A birthday wish that truly shows your affection for them will win their hearts forever.
- On this very day, many years ago, I was given the best gift ever…YOU! Remember on your birthday, that my love for you will never fade. I hope that today will be as special to you, as you are to me. Happy birthday!
- To my one and only daughter. I am so proud to be your dad. Happy birthday sweetheart. I wish that all your dreams come true.
- My darling daughter. Your strength is remarkable. Your laughter is contagious. Stay true to yourself and every birthday will be filled with the kind of happiness you bring to me every day.
- Here’s wishing the happiest of birthdays to my little girl. I know that the love and care you show to those around you will be returned to you tenfold.
- There is no one on earth as lucky as me, because you are my daughter. I hope your day is filled with fun and laughter. Happy birthday sweetie!
- No matter how old you get, you will always be my little girl. I wish nothing but a blessed and rewarding day for you on your birthday.
- Every bit of you is perfect. You are the biggest blessing in my life. Sending you tons of love on your birthday. I pray that you are blessed with many, many more.
Your son is a man now. A man who does manly things. A man who is strong and wise beyond the telling of words.
Our boys do not acknowledge parental love very often. In fact, we know it makes them feel uneasy. Show him the love and care he deserves without the bells and whistles and embrace the, “Okay, thanks Mom” sarcastic manliness you’ll get in return.
- Happy birthday my boy! Age may not be your friend anymore, but I still am. May you be blessed with many more.
- Happy birthday to the best son in the world. I hope today is filled with as much laughter and inspiration as you provide every day.
- To my number one son. You may be the oldest, strongest and ugliest, but I love you with my whole heart. Happy birthday!
- You are Mr. Fix it. You are Mr. Fetch it. Sometimes you are even Mr. I forgot it. Above all else, you are my son. Thank you for everything you do for me. May you have a special birthday where you can be Mr. Myself for a change. Love you lots!
- I am so proud of the man you have become. Happy birthday to the world’s greatest son.
- A true gentleman is hard to find. I have one in my darling son. My heart fills with joy as I wish you the happiest birthday ever.
- When you get to my age, there is not much one looks forward to anymore. You are the reason that I get out of bed every morning. Thank you for being such a caring and helpful son. I hope you have the most special birthday today. I love you and will do, forever.
Belated Happy birthday wishes
We are all human and do not have google calendar built in to our minds.It is easy to forget a loved one’s birthday in between our busy lives, while trying to make ends meet. It is never too late to send a birthday wish.
- Better late than never, right? I hope your birthday was just as awesome as you are. Happy belated birthday my friend.
- I’m still the same as always. Fashionably late! I’m sure you had a wonderful and blessed birthday.
- I bet you couldn’t have guessed that I would forget your birthday. At least I’m the only one wishing you a happy birthday today, albeit a smidge late. I hope you celebrated a fantastic day!
- So typical of me to forget your birthday. That said, I usually forget my own birthday. Happy belated birthday!
- If I can’t remember where I leave my car keys, whether or not I have turned off the oven, or where I parked my car at the store, how can you possibly expect me to remember your birthday? Happy belated birthday my friend. Here’s to forgetting next year again. Love you.
Sometimes friends are closer than family.
Remind your friend how much they mean to you by wishing them a happy birthday from the bottom of your heart.
- Have a wonderful and fulfilling birthday. I hope you get spoiled rotten by all those around you. You deserve that for sure!
- Thank you for sticking by my side through the good and the bad. Words can never repay the kindness you show. Happy birthday bestie.
- You can’t pick your family but you can pick your friends. I’m lucky that I picked you! Happy birthday.
- So many great memories we share and many more to come. Happy birthday my friend. Money can’t buy what you are worth to me.
- Look how far we’ve come. So much has changed but one thing has stuck. On your birthday, I thank you for being such a reliable part of my life. May you have a blessed day.
- You are like family to me. Thank you for being such an amazing friend. Happy birthday. I hope you have many, many more.
Sisters bring out the best and worst in you.
The love shared between sisters is indescribable. No matter how much you fight, disagree or scream at each other, your sister will always be backing you as your number one support. Show her that you are her number one supporter as well.
- Happy birthday to the most awesome sister. I wish you a brilliant day. Stay the same inspiring person you’ve always been.
- Have a fantastic birthday! Keep on being the same role model to those around you as you’ve always been to me.
- Happy birthday, sis. Have a fantastic day filled with joy, love and laughter.
- I hope you have a wonderful birthday. You’ll be in my heart and thoughts on this special day.
- We may not share the same opinions very often but the bond we share can never be broken. Happy birthday to the best sister in the world!
- We compete against each other at most of what life presents us. Today is your day alone. You are an awesome sister. Happy birthday!
Brothers always know best, always! No amount of convincing will change the fact that they know more than you.
The bond of a brother will never be broken. Send him a birthday wish that shows your acknowledgment of is unwavering care for you.
- To the most awesome brother, I wish you an amazing birthday. Age does not define you. It’s just a number. Stay the same inspiring person you’ve always been.
- Have a fantastic birthday! Keep on smiling and thank you for teaching me to always be the best I can be. You are my inspiration!
- Happy birthday, bro. Have a fantastic day filled with joy, love and laughter. May you be blessed forever.
- To the strongest and most trustworthy person in my life. I wish you a very happy birthday, brother. Much love.
- Thank you for always having my back dear brother. You make life easier. I hope that your birthday brings you nothing but happiness. You deserve it!
Your husband is sure to irritate you to high heavens and test your patience daily, but life just wouldn’t be complete without him.
Your husband always tries his best, never reads instructions and has always gone further and faster than his friends. He needs to be reminded every so often that you appreciate him.
- To my awesome, loving husband, I wish you a happy birthday! May your day be filled with blessings, love and happiness.
- Happy birthday, my one and only. Thanks for always being there for me through the good, the bad and the ugly.
- Have a wonderful day, my love. My wishes for you are to always feel loved, needed and appreciated. Happy birthday!
- I hope you have an amazing birthday, sweetheart. Thanks for being the best husband and dad in the world.
- Happy birthday my angel. You are such an inspiration to me and our children.
- My life would mean nothing without you being a part of it. Thank you for being so strong, no matter what comes our way. Happy birthday my awesome man.
- You are my voice of reason and my calm during the storm. Happy birthday hubby. I will love you until forever.
A happy wife is a happy life.
Let your wife know that, although you don’t always show it, you do value everything she does.
- Many years ago, I married the woman of my dreams. Lucky for me, she is still my wife. Happy birthday my beautiful. I hope you have the most amazing day.
- To the love of my life, on your special day. May I be blessed to have you with me forever. Happy birthday, love.
- You are the only wonder of the world. You are my whole world. I could not imagine life without you. Thank you for being the most supportive wife anyone could ever ask for. Happy birthday gorgeous.
- You set the example we all live by. The kids and I are blessed with the most awesome mother and wife. Happy birthday my love!
- You are the rock of my life and the anchor to my ship. Have the happiest of birthdays babe. I love you endlessly.
- To my darling wife. You are not my better half, you’re my better whole. From the bottom of my heart, I wish you an amazing birthday.
- Thank you for being my Wonder Woman. Happy birthday, angel. I hope we can share many more together.