101+ Short Birthday Wishes, Quotes, and Messages

Discover a lovely collection of short birthday wishes to make someone’s day extra special. Explore concise and heartfelt messages perfect for sharing your best wishes on their birthday. Whether it’s a friend, family member, or colleague, find the perfect short wish to express your love and joy.

From sweet and simple to witty and charming, these birthday wishes are heartfelt. Celebrate with shortness and warmth by sending short yet meaningful birthday wishes to brighten their celebration. Explore now and spread smiles with short birthday greetings!

Wisdom doesn’t necessarily come with age. Sometimes age just shows up all by itself. ~ Tom Wilson

Boyfriends/girlfriends come and go, so thank goodness we’re stuck together. Hope you have the best day on day one!

I hope you know how much joy your presence brings. Happy birthday my dear friend.

Happy birthday to someone who loves me even though I take forever to reply to texts.

Happy Birthday! I’m so pleased to hear you’re over the hill instead of under it.

Short Birthday Wishes

I’m so grateful you were born on this day [age] years ago. It’s like a holiday for me!

Wishing you a great day of celebration and delight! Happy Birthday!

Happy Birthday! You know, you don’t look that old. But then, you don’t look that young, either.

I am long on ideas, but short on time. I expect to live to be only about a hundred. ~ Thomas Edison

With each trip around the sun, you grow smarter, better-looking, and funnier! May this be the year you catch up to me!

I wanted to send you something awesome for your birthday but nothing is as awesome as the gift of you.

Another year, and still no gray hairs! HBD to you and your fountain of youth (and maybe your colorist)

Happy Birthday. It took you [insert age] years to look this good!

There’s not enough room on the planet for all the birthday presents you deserve.

Hope it’s as awesome as you are, and may all your birthday wishes come true!

Happy birthday to someone smart, gorgeous, funny, and reminds me a lot of myself… from one fabulous chick to another!

you were born and with you endless possibilities, very few ever to be realized. It’s okay. Life was never about what you could do, but what you would do. ~ Richelle E. Goodrich

So glad you were born. Happy birthday and keep up the good work getting older!

Celebrate, laugh, dance, and cheer because your birthday only comes once a year.

I was looking up smoke show in the dictionary today, and your picture was there. HBD to my favorite hot girl.

I wouldn’t call you old… it’s just that you’ve been young for longer than most of us. Happy Birthday!

Happy Birthday to someone who just gets better and better with age.

May this be the least belated of all your belated birthday wishes?

Don’t get all weird about getting older! Our age is merely the number of years the world has been enjoying us!

We don’t stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing. ~ George Bernard Shaw

Happy bidet! In this day and age, a good friend is harder to find than toilet paper!

Although I am far away, you are in my heart today on your very special birthday.

Happy birthday to the only person who will be truly honest with me when my outfit is not working.

You’re not getting older… just more distinguished! Happy Birthday.

A best friend deserves a unique birthday wish, such as one of the following. For lots more options, see this list of birthday wishes for a best friend.

Wishing you another year full of blessings. Have a Happy Birthday!

You are only young once, but you can be immature for a lifetime. Happy birthday!

As you get older three things happen. The first is your memory goes, and I can’t remember the other two. Happy birthday!

Age is a case of mind over matter. If you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter. ~ Mark Twain

Ten out of ten friendship experiences, definitely coming back next year.

Your birthday brings with it a special glow. The glow of so many candles, so hurry and blow them out!

If you want, we can pretend we’re 21 again and I’ll hold your hair back while you puke tonight!

You know you’re getting older when an “all-nighter” means not getting up to pee.

I’m celebrating today. It’s the anniversary of my favorite person being born.

Wishing you a day filled with love and happiness!!

You’re never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ~ Les Brown

Happy birthday to a real-life baddie! May you continue to make everyone around you jealous.

I hope your birthday brings you everything you have ever wished for.

Happy birthday to a charming, smart, and all-around amazing person. Takes one to know one!

Happy Birthday to someone who’s absolutely, positively indispensable to me.

By the time you’re [insert age], you’ve learned everything – you only have to remember it! Many happy returns on your birthday.

Happy Birthday to someone who deserves a truly happy day!

On your birthday, I thought of giving you the cutest gift in the world. But then I realized that is not possible because you yourself are the cutest gift in the world.

A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman’s birthday but never remembers her age. ~ Robert Frost

I can’t wait to celebrate with you today! Name a better birthday duo. I’ll wait.

I hate to have to miss your birthday but know that I am thinking of you from afar.

Happy birthday to someone who is always ready to text me about what’s happening with Harry and Meghan.

Middle age: that time when you finally get your head together – then your body starts falling apart.

If being awesome were a crime, you’d be on the top of the Most Wanted list. Happy Birthday!

May God fill your life with radiance and joy. Happy Birthday!

Happy birthday to someone who is forever young!

A milestone birthday usually means taking the time to consider your life, your goals, and what you have accomplished or not accomplished in your life up to this point. ~ Jenny Mays

Happy Birthday to one of the most awesome people who ever lived.

Happy birthday to my fellow golden girl!

I come with a basketful of heartfelt birthday wishes to enliven your day and share the show I care about. Happy Birthday.

Let’s be honest, one day isn’t enough of a celebration for someone like you. Enjoy your birthday month!

How do you know you’ve hit middle age? When you have to sneeze big, you have to cross your legs really hard and hope for the best!

It’s birthday time again, and wow! You’re a whole year older now! So clown around and have some fun to make this birthday your best one. Happy birthday!

To me – old age is always ten years older than I am. ~ Bernard Baruch

Statistics show that those who have the most birthday live the longest. Too bad we were always terrible at math!

Today marks a fresh beginning for you; new life to explore, exploit, and conquer; may you be lifted to victory. Happy Birthday

They say you get wiser and better with age. Is it true? I wouldn’t know, I’m forever 21.

You are so old, you walked into an antique shop and they sold you.

Here are some short birthday wishes for a boyfriend.

Just wanted to be the first one to wish you a happy birthday so I can feel superior to your other well-wishers. So, happy birthday!

May this year bring you happiness, fulfillment, and love. Happy Birthday!

To know how to grow old is the masterwork of wisdom and one of the most difficult chapters in the great art of living. ~ Henri Frederic Amiel

Cheers to more fun, more memories, and fewer mistakes!

You are made special. I count your blessings and the size of your pursuit, the might of your courage, and the beauty of your new life. Happy Birthday.

Welcome to the best decade of your life: your dirty 30s!

You know you’re getting old when you can’t walk past a bathroom without thinking, I may as well pee while I’m here.

Hope you have an awesome day! The best boyfriend ever deserves the best birthday ever!

May this year be the best of your life, until the next one. Happy birthday!

Congratulations on being even more experienced. I’m not sure what you learned this year, but every experience transforms us into the people we are today. Happy birthday!

Today you are You; that is truer than true. There is no one alive who is Youer than You. ~ Dr. Seuss

Hope you have the best personal new year!

As you add a new year to your life, behind you are your past, setbacks, and mistakes; happy birthday for a new life of success, favors, and greatness.

Happy birthday to someone who never lets me fall asleep in a full face of makeup after a night out.

Happy Birthday to the man I love. You deserve everything life has to offer.

You know you’re getting old when the little old gray-haired lady you helped across the street is your wife.

May God almighty continue to bless and may you see many more. Happy Birthday!

When the little kids ask how old you are at your party, you should go ahead and tell them. While they’re distracted trying to count that high, you can steal a bite of their cake! Happy birthday!

Every year on your birthday, you get a chance to start a new one. ~ Sam Hagar

Happiest birthday to the one person who knows all my secrets!

Happy birthday as you put your past behind you and look forward to a fresh start in life. Wishing you more grace on your birthday.

I know you’re married now, but can we still have a sleepover after your party tonight??

I spent three hours scrolling the internet for your perfect birthday message. Then I gave up. Happy Birthday.

I’m celebrating you today because you mean so much to me.

Today..keep calm and be CRAZY! HAPPY BIRTHDAY!

Wishing you a day filled with happiness and a year filled with joy. Happy birthday!

Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever. ~ Mahatma Gandhi

Another birthday, another year we haven’t spilled each other’s secrets. Let’s make this the best yet!

Happy birthday to the most skilled, intelligent, and charming boss.

Happy birthday to the only person I can hang out with for hours without getting annoyed.

May your birthday be sprinkled with fun and laughter. Have a great day!

Happy Birthday! I can’t wait to give you your “pinch to grow an inch” in private.

Two, four, six, eight. Sorry that this birthday cheer is late! Happy Birthday!

Sending you smiles for every moment of your special day…Have a wonderful time and a very happy birthday!

Age is a high price to pay for maturity. ~ Tom Stoppard

Our friendship is like fine wine—it only gets better with age.

A new year is a fresh turnaround for greatness, may you find fulfillment as you celebrate your new year

Happy birthday to someone who is always willing to test a new recipe with me — and also willing to order pizza when it doesn’t work out.

Better “over the hill” than under it. Happy Birthday!

Happy Birthday to someone who makes every day of my life special.

Will be thinking of you all day long:) Have a wonderful birthday!

Hope your special day brings you all that your heart desires! Here’s wishing you a day full of pleasant surprises! Happy birthday!

Today you have added another candle of knowledge and wisdom to your life. May it give you the power to enlighten the whole world. On your birthday, I wish you joy and happiness. ~ Debasish Mridha

Follow these birthday steps: 1) Eat cake. 2) Have a drink. 3) Eat cake. 4) Repeat until you’ve had a great day!

I offer you bouquets of royal flowers with scents of love and devotion. Happy birthday my love.

Tell your mom I say thanks (for giving birth to you, obvi!)

Click here to go to the full collection of Funny Wishes for Birthdays.

One day isn’t enough to celebrate someone as special as you.

May your birthday be filled with sunshine and smiles, laughter, love, and cheer.

On your birthday we wish for you that whatever you want most in life it comes to you just the way you imagined it or better. Happy birthday!

When you were born, you cried and the world rejoiced. Live your life so that when you die, the world cries and you rejoice. ~ Cherokee Expression

Time to celebrate you! The only person crazy enough to endure me!

I wish you continuous dreaming, planning, and achieving your biggest dreams; may you find fulfillment in your endeavor. Happy Birthday.

Your birthday present is the fact that I DM’d Timothee Chalamet to come to your party tonight.

Happy Birthday to my gorgeous friend. You’re the best! Cheers to a brilliant day.

Happy Birthday, baby. I’ll be thinking about you all day today… just like every other day.

May this day bring to you all things that make you smile.

Sending your way a bouquet of happiness…To wish you a very happy birthday!

With mirth and laughter let old wrinkles come. ~ William Shakespeare

Sure, we’re both getting old, but who’s counting? Wishing you a great birthday!

As you mark a new day, I wish you find reasons to see the beauty of life, love even more, and be thankful and happy at all times.

You’re like the sister/brother I never had…because the one I do have isn’t nearly as great as you.

You’re such a generous, kind, fabulous person and I’m so lucky to have you as a friend. Wishing you an extra special birthday and best wishes for the year ahead.

Your mom will undoubtedly be touched that you even remembered her birthday. Here are some ideas on what to say. For more ideas – a bunch more – see this list of birthday wishes for Mom.

Hoping that your day will be as special as you are.

Wishing you a beautiful day with good health and happiness forever. Happy birthday!

A birthday is like a new year and my wish for you is a great year full of happiness and sunshine! ~ Catherine Pulsifer

Loving you is a piece of cake. Now let’s eat yours!

Your birthday is a moment to spread your love for all. May you too find the grace of fulfillment and wisdom.

I love you even though you once tried to set me up on a date with your weird coworker.

Happy Birthday! We’ve had so many fun times together this year, that I’m too tongue-tied to tell you just how grateful I am for your friendship. Here’s to many more!

Happy Birthday to the best mom a kid could ask for!

May God bless you and give you peace and happiness. Happy Birthday!

It’s a smile from me… To wish you a day that brings the same kind of happiness and joy that you bring to me. Happy birthday!

Wrinkles should merely indicate where the smiles have been. ~ Mark Twain

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