Happy birthday messages are messages, wishes or prayers that we send to our loved ones on their birthdays.
This is because there is no better time to show an individual you care about them than on their birthdays.
Birthdays are special days for the celebrant, male or female, old or young, African or European. This is a day that, worldwide, friends and family gather round the celebrant to show love, affection and share in the celebrant’s happiness.
Happy birthday messages, gifts, food and drinks are regular features of this remarkable day worldwide.
With this evergreen compilation of birthday wishes, Concise News hopes to save you the stress of worrying about what to compose as happy birthday message for your loved ones on their birthdays whenever you need to.
Below is the list of 200 evergreen and sweet happy birthday messages for your library:
General happy birthday messages
1. Some people get wiser with age. Some people get richer with age. But everybody gets older with age. So good luck on the other two, and happy birthday!
2. They say you lose your memory as you grow older. I say forget about the past and live life to the fullest today. Start with cake. Happy birthday.
3. Happy birthday!!! I hope this is the beginning of your greatest, most wonderful year ever!
4. You have to get older, but you don’t have to grow up.
5. Thinking of you on your birthday, and wishing you all the best! I hope it is as fantastic as you are!
6. I hope that you have the greatest birthday ever from the moment you open your eyes in the morning until they close late at night.
7. So many candles for such a small cake? Happy birthday.
8. Wishing you all the great things in life, hope this day will bring you an extra share of all that makes you happiest. Happy birthday.
9. May life’s brightest joys illuminate your path, and may each day’s journey bring you closer to your dreams!
10. I love celebrating with you. Thanks for having a birthday and giving us a reason.
11. Being young is a privilege. Being attractive a genetic gift. Being cool, that is all you. Happy birthday.
12. Today is not the end of another year, but the start of a new one. Happy birthday.
13. I love you like I love cake at a birthday party. Don’t forget to invite me. Happy birthday.
14. Life should be lived with a smile on your face and no one does a better job of putting one on my face than you. Happy birthday!
15. One birthday will not make you old. Even a dozen will not make you old. Maybe you should have stopped counting there though. Happy birthday, again.
16. You will never be as young again as you are today, so have fun. But be careful, because you have never been this old before. Happy birthday.
17. Happy birthday, Your good looks are living proof that Mother Nature sometimes wins the battle with Father Time.
18. Happy birthday! You are only young once so enjoy it to the fullest. Time passes way too fast and you don’t get these years back.
19. Happy moments. Happy thoughts. Happy dreams. Happy feelings. Happy birthday.
20. Blood is thicker than water. Birthday cake is sweeter than either. Happy birthday!
21. Thanks for being someone that I can talk to and share life with. Happy birthday.
Just when the caterpillar thinks that it is all grown up, it becomes a butterfly. Happy birthday, butterfly.
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22. The older I get, the more I realize that I am still a little younger than you! Happy birthday.
23. Work hard. Play hard. Eat lots of cake. That’s a good motto for your birthday and for life.
24. You are my kind of crazy and that is what life is really about! Happy birthday.
Happy birthday messages for fathers
25. I know I never say it enough, but I admire you and, most of all, I love you. Happy birthday, Dad. Thanks for being you.
26. Happy birthday to someone I respect more than anyone and love more than I ever imagined.
27. Even though my hero can’t stop a speeding bullet, fly or climb buildings, his strength and love know no bounds. My hero is you, Dad. Happy birthday!
28. Dad, you can’t tell a joke, even if your life depended on it. But I can depend on you, bad jokes and all. May your birthday be better than your jokes!
29. Every birthday you celebrate reminds me how much I admire and love you, Dad. Happy birthday to the world’s best pop.
30. Dad, may your birthday be filled with great food, great cake, great music and great fun with family and friends. You deserve every moment of joy that comes your way.
31. Happy birthday to the most loving, most caring and most intelligent man I know. I love you, Dad. You make me proud I have your genes.
32. Whatever happens in my life and yours, I know I can depend on you, Dad. Happy birthday to the world’s greatest father and man!
33. It takes an incredible man to be an even more incredible father. You are great in every way, Dad. Happy birthday.
34. You’re the best man I know. Happy birthday to a man who knows what’s important in life.
35. Your gray hair speaks volumes. It says that you were (and still are) the best dad in the world, despite my efforts to drive you crazy. Happy birthday, Dad!
Happy birthday messages for mothers
36. Mom, you are the strength that always helps me to fight against all odds of my life. I love you and happy birthday.
37. I would love for you to look back on this birthday with the fondest of memories, every other day of the year. So let’s make this special day of yours the greatest ever. Happy birthday, Mom!
38. Happy birthday, Mom! You have always been there for me. For that, I love you more than mere words could ever express. Thank you. You are truly the universe’s greatest mom!
39. When it comes to motherhood, you raised the bar, and then some, Mom. Thank you for going beyond the call of motherly duty and loving me with all your heart, even when I was at my most thoughtless. Happy birthday, Mom!
40. You’ve given me so much love and support unconditionally since Day 1. Without you, I’d be lost. Thank you. I love you so much, Mom. Happy birthday.
41. Thank you for the tough love. Thank you for the tender love. Thank you for the unconditional love. Thank you, thank you, thank you. Happy birthday, Mom!
42. Happy birthday to the greatest individual in my life (yep, that’s you, Mom). You are the greatest mother and the greatest woman. May your special day be as great as you are, Mom.
43. Mom, you’re still amazingly beautiful in every way. I’m so glad I take after you. Happy birthday to my gorgeous mother. May your special day be as stunningly beautiful as you are.
44. I know I don’t always express how much I love you, Mom. But I love you so, so, so, so, so, so, so much. Happy birthday, Mom!
45. Mom, it’s a great comfort to me that I know I can count on you, my pillar of strength, to have my back, Mom. That type of support is rare, and I know it. Thanks, I don’t take it for granted. I love you. Happy birthday, Mom!
46. Mom, I love your crazy, hippy ways.You are a rare gem. Happy birthday to my unique mother!
47. Mom, the fact that you can be a tender mother and strong woman at a moment’s notice makes me proud that you’re my mom. What I admire most is that you make it look so simple. Happy birthday to my amazing, beautiful mother.
Happy birthday messages for siblings
48. It’s an honor that the best man in this world is my brother. Happy birthday.
49. No matter how much I grow up, still it seems that we were young yesterday. Love you so much. Happy birthday.
50. Having you as my brother makes me the world’s luckiest person. You’ve always had my back, no matter what. A better brother cannot possibly exist, I’m certain. Happy birthday, bro. You’re the best.
51. Your birthday celebration should be epic. I will make sure it is. You deserve all the very best life has to offer on your special day and every day afterward. Happy birthday, my darling brother.
52. You make me smile and even giggle when I’m down in the dumps. Basically, you make my heart sing with every second of joy you bring into my life. You’re truly the best brother anybody could ever wish for. For you, I wish only joy in all your endeavors. Happy birthday to an amazing brother.
53. Happy birthday, bro. You can turn coal into a diamond, just with your precious personality. You’rte the warmest guy I know. May your special day full of the happiness and adventure you bring everybody else.
54. The most amazing thing about you is that you don’t even realize just how amazing you are as a person, friend and brother. I love you all the more for this amazing quality. Happy birthday to an amazing brother.
55. There’s nobody I’d rather call “family” than you. You are remarkable in every way, especially as my sister. Happy birthday, sis! I love you.
56. Sis, you’re as rare as a diamond. You’re rarely annoying, you’re rarely selfish and, most of all, you’re rarely bossy. I’m so happy I have a sister as rare as you. Happy birthday, sis! You’re wonderful.
57. Happy birthday, sis! When I was a child, I looked up to you. Now that we’re older, I still do, even more so. Thank you for showing me the way.
58. Sis, nobody comes even close to your spectacular aura. You are a shining star…and a shining example for me. Happy birthday, sis!
59. Sis, you stand out in a crowd for your big heart. Thanks for bringing me so much heartfelt love, kindness and wisdom into my life. May you only know these blessings in life. Happy birthday, sis!
60. Hoping your birthday celebration gives you the best of memories. May your special day be the start of a year full of joy, promise and wonder.You deserve every second. Happy birthday to an amazing sister!
61. You’re an incredible sister. You always take the time to show me what matters in life. Thank you for showing me the ropes. I’m incredible grateful to have you as my sister. Happy birthday, sis!
62. Happy birthday, sis! When I look back, when we were children, I only have great memories of doing everything together. I cannot wait to see what memories we will make in the days, weeks, years and decades ahead.
63. Thank you for supporting me through the best of times, the worst of times, well, anytime. You’ve been my support system for what seems like years. Now it’s my turn to be yours, starting today, your special day! Happy birthday!
64. Happy birthday, sis! Here’s to an even brighter future. May everything and everyone you touch turn to gold or, at the very least, a silver lining.
65. Sis, you represent everything that’s good about our world. I’m glad you’re in mine. Happy birthday.
66. You make me proud to be your [sister, brother]. You have all the qualities I admire in a person: true beauty, bravery and brains. Thank you for being the perfect example to follow. I love you.
67. I fully realize that it’s gift to have a sister like you. Happy birthday, my sweet sister.
68. You’re a great human being, an incredible friend and the perfect sister. My life would not be complete with you in it. Happy birthday, sis. May you only know the joy you bring others.
69. Whenever I lose my way, you’re there to get me back on track. You are more than my sister — you’re my commander-in-chief. Happy birthday, sis. You can boss me around anytime.
70. Thank you for lending me your shoulder when I needed it, having my back when I didn’t have a leg to stand on and keeping an eye out for me when I was blinded by fear. Happy birthday to my great, great brother (probably the greatest of them all).
71. My childhood memories would not be anywhere as unforgettable without you in the picture. I can’t wait to make more memories that can withstand whatever life throws at us. Happy birthday, bro!
72. I love you, man. As brothers go, you’re one of the best. May you always know happiness. Happy birthday, bro!
73. Happy birthday, bro! You’re a true hero. You’ve always been there to save me. Thank you for the amazing caring. Now it’s my turn to step up for you. It’s my honor and privilege.
74. Your devotion to family, our family, is exceptional. You’re kind, you’re funny and you’re my BFF. Happy birthday to the best brother in town (heck, in the world).
75. Happy birthday, bro…and thank you! You make my life better, just with your presence. Everything else is just gravy. May you always have this power to make everything better, especially for yourself, in the years ahead.
76. The memories I have are unforgettable for one reason: you. Let’s keep making incredible memories today, on your special day, and, well, forever more. Have an epic birthday, bro!
77. I wish I could say I’m the best man in the world, but I can’t. You are. I’m so glad you’re my brother. Wishing you a the happiest of birthdays.
78. I may not always tell you how I feel, but it’s never been a problem for me. I just wanted to wait until your birthday to tell you: I love you. You’re not only my brother — you’re my best friend and mentor. I’m a lucky person.
79. You are my brother and I only want the best for you, always. Happy birthday, bro! May today be the start of everything great for you.
Happy birthday wishes for daughters
80. You possess everything that’s perfect about this world. I admire your strength and beauty. I’m so incredibly proud of you. Happy birthday, my darling daughter.
81. Sweetie, nobody could ever hope to measure up to you. Happy birthday to my incredibly wonderful daughter!
82. Blessed with a daughter as lovable and caring as you makes me believe in all that’s good about our world. May every moment of your birthday be as wonderful.
83. The second you were born is one of the greatest moments of my life. The other is every moment I spend with a daughter as open, beautiful and wise as you. Happy birthday to my darling girl!
84. My wish list is short. I have only one wish, and it’s for your birthday this year: may you have as much joy and wonder as you brought me, starting with your special day.
85. My little sunshine, you are growing up so fast. I know that’s so uncool of me to write but I wanted you to know that you are an incredible daughter and an amazing human being. Happy birthday, my sweet angel!
86. With you in the world, I only have inspiration, laughter and song in my heart. May you only be surrounded by the love, joy and warmth of family and friends on your special day.
87. My sweet angel, watching you grow up into a remarkable individual makes me believe only the brightest of tomorrows lies ahead for you. May all your birthdays be even more spectacular.
88. The day you came into my life I became your father and you became my daughter. Those two blessings have brought so much joy into my life. May your birthday this year be blessed just so, my darling daughter!
89. With you in my life, I have only known joy in good and, yes, even bad times. This is a gift. May you forever be blessed on your birthday.
90. Happy birthday to my darling daughter who deserves to be celebrated on her special day. May you only have celebration in your heart.
91. Happy birthday to my strong, independent daughter. Remember, night or day, if you ever need an ear to listen or a shoulder to cry, I hope you know I have your back. Sweetie, you’re never too old to depend on me.
92. Every blissful and not-so-blissful moment with you, since the day of your birth, have simply been spectacular. Happy birthday, my little sunshine.
93. Whenever I ‘m down, your sing-song voice and constant smile lights up my life. Happy birthday to my sweet daughter!
94. Sweetheart, happy birthday. You’ve accomplished so much in so short a time. I’m incredibly proud of you, my precious daughter. And here I thought you couldn’t be more perfect and make me any prouder.
95. We’re nothing short of proud of the person you’ve become. Whatever the circumstance, you only see the world with warmth in your heart. May your birthday and the coming year be filled with such heartwarming moments.
96. The depth of your love, compassion and caring inspires me and everybody else who knows and loves you.You touch the lives of everyone you encounter. I’m so fortunate to have such an incredible daughter.
97. Darling child, there’s nothing you cannot overcome in your life, today or tomorrow. Once you set your mind to anything, it gets done. I’m unbelievably proud of you. Happy birthday to an amazing person.
Happy birthday wishes for sons
98. You’ve brought nothing but joy, wonder and peace into my life. May you always bring yourself the same. Happy birthday, son!
99. Happy birthday, son! You fill every moment of every day with love, adventure and happiness. May hope your birthday and lifetime be full of these blessings.
100. In good or bad times, we have each other’s shoulders to lean on and push forward. May we always have each other. Happy birthday, son!
101. Happy birthday, son! Your hugs and kisses give my heart and soul such joy. I’m so thankful I have a son as sweet as you.
102. Happy birthday, son! The day you were born was one of greatest moments of my life. Every moment since has only been greater.
103. Happy birthday, son! I never imagined I could love anyone or anything as much as I do you. You are my north, south, west and east, and everywhere in between.
104. Darling son, may your birthday and lifetime be filled with unimaginable joy and wonder. Happy birthday!
105. This year, son, may your birthday be the beginning of an incredible journey that leads to untold love and wonder.
106. Happy birthday, son! Heed these five words on your birthday and forever afterward: Love, care, dream, create, repeat.
107. Happy birthday, son! It’s truly a miracle that I have a son as loving, kind, wise and honest as you. You make everything shine brighter.
108. Happy birthday, son! As a child, you were precious. As an adult, you’re a wonder. What great things lie ahead for you. May you have the same faith in yourself.
109. Happy birthday, son! It’s a small comfort to know that, whatever life brings you, you will have the wisdom to move forward with love in your heart and joy in your soul.
110. Happy birthday, son! I cannot measure how much love and joy you’ve brought into my life. I just know how much I love and admire you. May you only know this love and pride in your lifetime.
111. I’m so fortunate to call you my son and I’m incredibly honored to be your father. Happy birthday!
112. Happy birthday, son! Whatever path you take in life, I know I will love and admire you for it. I’m already so proud of you. And I love you immensely.
Happy birthday messages for lovers
113. On the winding road that is life, you are the one I want to ride along with. Happy birthday!
114. Life is precious. Every moment is sweet. What matters most in life is you here with me. I love you and wish you the very best, my love.
115. With love, I am wishing you a very special birthday. You deserve all the best!
116. Glad to spend this day with my birthday queen. My warmest wishes and love, my dear!
117. Close your eyes and blow out your candles. Make every wish count. Wish upon the things that matters most. Have a great birthday, sweetheart.
118. You are the reason I smile. You are the reason I laugh. You are the reason I live. So happy to have you here with me. Have a great day.
119. Have a great day! Any day with you in it is awesome. You are amazing in every way, my love.
Happy birthday messages for friends
120. You may be one year older, but age does not define you. Your love, warmth and caring are what make the “you” in you. It also makes you my BFF. Happy birthday to my truest and best friend.
121. Your birthday is a special day, not because it’s the day you were born. It’s because it gives us, your many friends, a special day to thank the universe for bringing you into this world (and our world). May this birthday be as special as you are to us.
122. Happy birthday, my precious friend. For all the years you’ve been my best friend have my favorite. You bring so much joy to so many, especially me. I’m honored to be in this fortunate group. I’m privileged to be your best friend.
123. With you as my friend, life’s a major motion picture with a plot like no other. I cannot wait for the next scene. Happy birthday.
124. Happy birthday. You deserve an epic birthday celebration. That’s the only way to celebrate someone as special as you are to me. You’re my BFF, and my BFF only deserves the best life has to give.
125. You understand me more than anybody else. You treat me like family. You only have nice things to say to me. You always have my back. But those aren’t the things that matter to me. I would be your best friend, even without all the door prizes. Because you are my best friend, and best friends do these things for each other. Happy birthday, BFF.
126. Because you’re the greatest friend in all the world, you deserve the greatest birthday celebration. Happy birthday.
127. We have helped each other through the worst storms and the sunniest days. It’s our friendship that has made all the difference in my life — and still does. Happy birthday, BFF.
128. Happy birthday. Today’s the day you came into the world. This should be a national holiday or, at the very least, a great excuse to play “hooky” and celebrate your special day in style. That’s what best friends do for each other.
129. Happy birthday. The vote was unanimous: you’re the world’s greatest BFF. I should know. The vote was 1-0 and I voted for you.
130. Happy birthday, BFF. I have countless friends but nobody who I can count on like you. Let’s celebrate your birthday, like BFFs should — together, until the wee hours of the morning, until we can’t remember each other’s names.
131. May your birthday be a blowout of epic proportions and kick-start another epic year of your life. Now let’s celebrate, my epic friend.
132. You and your birthday have one thing in common: both are super special to me. Happy birthday, my greatest only best friend.
133. You redefine what it means to be a friend and have reinvented what it means to be a best friend. Happy birthday to an exceptional BFF.
134. My only birthday wish for you, my friend, is a long life full of everything you need and want, because you deserve more than the basics — you deserve all of life’s luxuries, too. Happy birthday, my priceless friend.
135. Birthdays come and go every year, in the blink of an eye (it seems), but true friends like are a rare occurrence. You only find a true best friend once in a lifetime (if you’re lucky). I’m lucky. I have you as my best friend. Happy birthday, my best friend.
136. Wishing a birthday worthy of you, my best, best friend — in other words, the best freaking party ever to hit this town.
137. Happy moments. Happy thoughts. Happy dreams. Happy feelings. Happy birthday.
You may also want to send an evergreen happy birthday song like this one by Stevie Wonder to your loved one on their birthday:
Please note that these birthday messages in this compilation are not originally composed by author.