"Have regular hours for work and play; make each day both useful and pleasant, and prove that you understand the worth of time by employing it well. Then youth will be delightful, old age will bring few regrets, and life will become a beautiful success."
~ Louisa May Alcott
And have a happy, happy birthday!
Everything looks brilliant from here!
"The golden age is before us, not behind us."
~ William Shakespeare
Everything ahead glitters like gold. Happy birthday!
There is so much to look forward to!
"For age is opportunity no less than youth itself, though in another dress, And as the evening twilight fades away, the sky is filled with stars, invisible by day."
~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
True, hiding within your birthday is the secret to life: tomorrow! Have a wonderful special day!
When it comes to contentment, experience can be your guide.
"In youth we learn; in age we understand."
~ Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach
Time has a way of teaching us painful, yet necessary happiness lessons. Happy birthday!
Never stop dreaming.
"It is never too late to be what you might have been."
~ George Eliot
It ain't over until it's over. Keep plugging away! Happy birthday!
You can change yourself like a suit.
"At the age of six I wanted to be a cook. At seven I wanted to be Napoleon. And my ambition has been growing steadily ever since."
~ Salvador Dali
Keep reinventing yourself, until you find just the right fit. It's the key to happiness. Have an amazing birthday!
Message Guy Tip #15: How to pick inspirational birthday quotes
If you can't decide on any inspirational birthday quotes, you need to keep something very important in mind.
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Keep in mind that you're trying to find inspirational birthday quotes that have the potential of changing the mind of somebody special (preferably a saying that comes close to the personality of the birthday boy or girl). You don't want the quote to go over their head. ◄ Read less
Kevin, the "Message Guy" who writes the birthday wishes, quotes, poems, toasts and speeches for this site, has been a professional writer, editor and translator for more than 25 years. He decided to create BirthdayMessages.net in 2012 to share his passion for birthday and "unbirthday" quotes on the best day of the year — your birthday.