When all else fails, the inspirational birthday quotes here, together with personal birthday messages (also done for you here), may be what it takes to lift the spirits of a loved one on their birthday.
It's best to choose a saying (with a message) that expresses everything you want to say to someone special. This personal touch will make the birthday girl or boy feel even more incredible on his or her special day.
Picking an inspirational quote is as easy as scrolling down a few inches and choosing the most inspiring quote out of the many, many choices you have right below.
The first step is acceptance.
"Try to be like the turtle - at ease in your own shell."
~ Bill Copeland
Be comfortable in your own skin, even if it shows every line life has given you. Embrace every birthday, starting with this one!
You are your own best friend.
"While one finds company in himself and his pursuits, he cannot feel old, no matter what his years may be."
~ Amos Bronson Alcott
I know I'd like to be best friends with your inner best friend, no matter how old yours gets. Happy birthday!
This is how I want to love.
"Those who love deeply never grow old, They may die of old age, but they die young."
"There's a beauty to wisdom and experience that cannot be faked. It's impossible to be mature without having lived."
~ Amy Grant
Your life is beautiful. Only wisdom and experience can show you this undeniable truth.
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When you choose inspirational birthday quotes, you must look for sayings with a message that not only inspires the birthday boy or girl to make an immediate change, but also has a long-lasting impact on the recipient, so he or she will follow through with the change in the days or weeks ahead.
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Take it from the champ...
"Age is whatever you think it is. You are as old as you think you are."
~ Muhammad Ali
I think you're the youngest person I know! Happy birthday!
Today is the first day of the rest of your successful life.
"Your present circumstances don't determine where you can go; they merely determine where you start."
~ Nido Qubein
You'll be ahead of everyone in no time. Happy birthday!
This proves that acting younger than your shoe size doesn't matter...
"Age shouldn't affect you. It's just like the size of your shoes - they don't determine how you live your life! You're either marvelous or you're boring, regardless of your age."
~ Steven Morrissey
You really shouldn't act older than your shoe size. Playtime is not over...not by a long shot. Happy birthday!