Inspirational birthday quotes can actually change lives. You've probably sent and received one yourself at some point in your life, so you know how powerful an inspirational quote can be.
Sandwiched and personalized by unique birthday wishes for your family and friends (and done for you here), you can actually stir the soul of someone special with one of the inspirational quotes below.
You might say that a truly inspirational quotation is an inspiring gift of love to give your loved ones.
Message Guy Tip #26: How to choose inspirational birthday quotes
A birthday is a perfect time to inspire someone with great pearls of wisdom. Sending a quote that’s meaningful to you and inspiring to the birthday boy or girl is the way to go. Whatever you do, pick one that's memorable — a birthday is, after all, a special day in somebody's life.
Nothing is quite like encouragement from a loved one. Why? Because it means so much more from family and friends.
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Plus, imagine how inspired the birthday boy or girl will feel upon receiving an inspirational message by someone famous, along with a personal birthday wish from you (and written for you).
Choose an option below that best expresses your thoughts. You can't go wrong with inspirational birthday quotes. Everybody likes encouragement, so there isn't a certain type to choose. Select the one that moves you (and I bet it will stir the soul of your loved one, too).
Need some guidance along the way?
Click here to see all the tips I have for selecting the right inspirational birthday messages.
Click here to check out what inspires people most.
So go ahead and inspire the people you love on their special day...with one of the inspirational birthday quotes below. It's so easy! ◄ Read less
This is so true...
"You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream."
~ Les Brown
This just proves you can teach an old dog new dreams. happy birthday to my favorite dreamer.
No matter how old you get, remember this...
"It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light."
~ Aristotle Onassis
If you squint just enough, you can see heaven. Happy birthday!
40 is a wonderful time to start living...
"If life really begins on your 40th birthday, it's because that's when women finally get it...the guts to take back their lives."
~ Laura Randolph
It's time to reach down deep and grab happiness by the horns. Happy birthday!
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Top 10 Inspirational Quotes
You don't cease to exist after 30.
"All that I know I learned after I was thirty."
~ Georges Clemenceau
Now that you're 30, life experience will take you places you never imagined. Happy 30th birthday!
Age has nothing to do with what you do with your life...
"Age is opportunity no less than youth itself."
~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Opportunity can come anytime, so keep your eyes open (don't nap all the time). Happy birthday!
You're the greatest gift in my life.
"The greatest gift that you can give to others is the gift of unconditional love and acceptance."
~ Brian Tracy
Your gift is that you never skimp on your love or acceptance. Happy birthday!
This is what Dylan means by "get a life."
"He not busy being born is busy dying."
~ Bob Dylan
Enjoy every moment of your birthday and life!
Message Guy Pick
The inspirational birthday quote below is one of my top picks because it has a special quality. Read more ►
This is one of my top picks because it is human nature to see what's in our best interests only in the short term. Rarely do we long beyond the here and now to see how things will stack up in the long run. This quote argues that we can achieve any goal if we at least try and give ourselves enough time. This is a healthy message. ◄ Read less
"Someone's sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago."
~ Warren Buffett
When you need more joy in your life, you will have it because you planted the seed today. Happy birthday!
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.