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100 Birthday Quotes For Men Turning 30

Looking for birthday quotes for men? You’ve come to the right place!

Whether you’re looking for a birthday quote for men that you can post on Instagram, write in a birthday card, or place on a cake – I’ve come up with 100 inspired ideas to suit every need!

Whether you need a quote for birthday wishes an acquaintance, a dear friend, a best friend, good friends, a family member, a boyfriend or a husband, I’ve got you covered. The great thing about these quotes is that they can be adapted for any way you’re celebrating.

From funny to memorable to cheesy to romantic to just making you smile, here are the top birthday quotes for men! These birthday greetings will suit any birthday soiree.

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100 Birthday Quotes For Men

25 Funny Birthday Quotes For Men

These funny birthday quotes for men pair great with a birthday gift whether you’re attending a birthday party or not. These funny birthday wishes poke a little fun at old wrinkles, growing older, and getting wiser. I love funny quotes.

“Age is just a number – unless you’re a bottle of wine!”

Gift it with a bottle of wine!

“May your birthday be filled with more laughter than cake crumbs!”

Perfect if you’re bringing the cake.

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“A birthday wish for more money, because that’s what every man wants!”

This is a great quote if you’re giving him a gift card.

“Happy birthday to a man who is still exceptionally handsome, despite his age!”

Love this as an Instagram caption.

“You may be another year older, but don’t worry – you’re still the same old fool!”

Great for a close friend or a dad pushing 60!

“A birthday wish for more hair on your head and less hair in the drain!”

Too funny!

“It’s your birthday – let’s party like it’s 1929!”

Great if the 20s is your party theme!

“Happy birthday! Let’s celebrate with cake, balloons and a list of things you can no longer do.”

This one is hilarious for any age.

“Hey birthday boy, don’t think of it as getting older, just think of it as becoming a classic.”

Great for a 50th birthday!

“A birthday is one of the few occasions when it’s perfectly acceptable to be a little drunk and disorderly.”

Hilarious for the man in your life who has on occasion hit this bottle a little too hard.

“Just remember, once you’re over the hill you begin to pick up speed.”

Perfect for a 50th birthday.

“The secret of staying young is to live honestly, eat slowly, and lie about your age.”

Love this one.

“Good things take time. Maybe you’ll improve next year. Have your best year yet.”

Sending this to my brother next year.

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“Today is your birthday and it’s time for you to feel special! Just remember not to be too hard on yourself, after all you are only getting older.”

Great for a blank card!

“Happy birthday to the most amazing man I know! May your birthday be filled with fun and laughter – but don’t stay up too late, you’re getting old!”

Love this for a someone who means a lot to you.

“May you live all the days of your life.” – Jonathan Swift


“The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate.” – Oprah Winfrey

A good reminder for anyone.

“Today is the oldest you’ve ever been and the youngest you’ll ever be again! Best wishes.”

Wise words for a wise man.

“Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter.” Mark Twain

Love this one too.

“Men change with age – some turn to wine, some turn to vinegar. We’re not sure about you yet.”

Too funny!

“It’s better to be over the hill than under it.”

True words.

“At least you’re not as old as you’ll be next year. Old age looks good on you.”

Wisdom for anyone.

“Age is just a number – and yours is unlisted!”

Just in case you can’t remember how old they’re turning.

“Time may be a great healer, but it’s a lousy beautician. Wishing you much happiness on your big day!”

For the friend you joke with.

“Age is just a number – but it’s a really big number on your birthday! Have a great day!”

Great to call attention to a big milestone birthday.

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50 Memorable Birthday Quotes For Men

These quotes can be used to spread happy birthday wishes and lots of love to a wonderful man in your life! The best things in life often revolve around time spent together.

“A birthday is just the first day of another 365-day journey around the sun. Enjoy the trip!”

A nice reminder!

“No wise man ever wished to be younger.”

Wise words.

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“Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind.”

A classic quote.

“Pack your bags, you’re over the hill.”

A fun quote if you’re planning a trip for a 50th birthday celebration.

“Happiness starts with age [man’s age].”

Remind him he can choose to be happy at any age.

“Your birthday is a special time to celebrate the gift of ‘you’ to the world.”

Celebrate the important man in your life with this quote.

“Every man has his secret sorrows which the world knows not; and often times we call a man cold when he is only sad.”

Good for someone who has had a hard year and to remind them that you care.

“Without leaps of imagination, or dreaming, we lose the excitement of possibilities. Dreaming, after all is a form of planning.”

Keep him dreaming.

“The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.”

I like this quote as a reminder that there is a lot of life left to live.

“Every birthday is a gift. And you are the present.”

Such a sweet quote.

“Don’t count your years, make your years count.”

A reminder that age doesn’t matter.

“You are never too old to set another goal or dream a new dream.”

Set a new goal with him!

“It’s never too late to be what you might have been.”

The perfect encouragement.

“The most beautiful discovery true friends make is that they can grow separately without growing apart.”

A reminder that your friendship matters.

“Age is whatever you think it is. You are as old as you think you are.”

A nice reminder for someone growing older.

“Let your birthday be a reminder that no matter how much time has gone by, you’re still amazing!”

A great reminder for someone pushing middle age.

“You’re only as old as your knees say you are.”

A funny reminder that our bodies have new aches and pains as we grow older.

“When we remember birthdays, it is a way of affirming the life we share.”

A reminder of all the wonderful years you’ve experienced together.

“Wishing you the biggest slice of happy today.”

Pair this quote with cake or pizza.

“Wishing you birthday smiles and sunshine to light your day, and birthday hugs and kisses to make your celebrations all the more special.”

A classic birthday wish.

“Happy birthday to a guy who makes growing older look so easy!”

This is an easy quote to include anywhere.

“A birthday is a wonderful opportunity to celebrate the gift of ‘you’ in this world.”

Love this one.

“The secret of staying young is to live honestly, eat slowly and lie about your age.”

Too funny.

“The older you get, the more birthday cake you’re allowed to eat!”

An easy choice.

“Happy birthday! May your celebrations be as wild and fun-filled as you are!”

Another simple card filler!

“As long as you have birthday cake, we can celebrate anything!”

So true.

“Wishing you a birthday full of laughter, love and lots of cake!”

Perfect for a blank card.

“Happy birthday to a man who’s growing wiser and more handsome with each passing year.”

For someone you’re romantically involved with.

“May all your birthday wishes come true… except for the ones about growing younger!”

Because that never will!

Happy birthday! May your day be as amazing as you are!”

Perfect for a card.

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“Wishing you a birthday full of adventure and fun surprises.”

An honest wish.

“It’s time to celebrate the birthday of the world’s most amazing man!”

Love this one.

“Happy birthday to one cool dude – have an awesome day!”

An easy message!

“Today is the oldest you’ve ever been and the youngest you’ll ever be again!”


“Growing old is mandatory, growing up is optional.”

So true.

“Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter.”


“You are never too old to set another goal or dream a new dream.”

Remind him he can set new goals at any time.

“It’s better to be over the hill than buried under it.”

That one is true.

“Getting old is like climbing a mountain; you get a little out of breath, but the view is much better!”

Great for an outdoorsman.

“Live every birthday as if it were your last and you will never be disappointed.”

A touch memorable.

“Your birthday should be a national holiday because you are so special.”

Funny one!

“Growing old is like being increasingly penalized for a crime you haven’t committed.”

Tell him something he always knows.

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“Birthdays are like dreams – you can never remember if they’re real or not.”

This is a funny quote for someone who can never seem to remember their age.

“A birthday should be a day of bliss, and you are the one who gets the birthday kiss!”

A good rhyme.

“You don’t get older, you just get wiser – cheers to another year around the sun!”

For someone who is in denial about aging.

“Birthdays come around every year but friends like you only come once in a lifetime.”

Love this reminder of the importance of friendship.

“Pack your bags – you’re going on another trip around the sun!”

For the traveller.

“Happy birthday to one of the few people whose birthday I can remember without a Facebook reminder!”

So true these days.

“Every birthday should be celebrated with cake, balloons and at least one silly hat!”

Pair it with a hat!

“Happy birthday! May your birthday be as amazing as you are!”

Another perfect card filler.

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15 Cheesy Birthday Quotes For Men

These quotes are perfect for middle age or an old man in your life – where the greatest gift you can give is a laugh!

“A birthday is just another day where you go to work and people give you love.”

To the man with a lot of friends.

“Age is just a state of mind, and you are as old as you think you are. You have to count your blessings and be happy.”

For someone who has had a hard year.

“May you live to be 100 and may the last voice you hear be mine.”

Give them a voice recording in a card!

“Roses are red, violets are blue, today is your birthday, so let’s celebrate you!”

It’s easy and it’s cheesy – I love it.

“I’m smiling because it’s your birthday, and I’m so thankful that you are a part of my life!”

A beautiful reminder of friendship.

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

A gentle message for someone who is loved.

“May your birthday be filled with joy, laughter, and lots of birthday cake!”

There’s never enough cake!

“Wishing you a birthday that sparkles like your eyes and shines as bright as the sun.”

For the person who warms your heart.

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“Happy birthday, may all your dreams and wishes come true!”

A simple message for a simple man.

“Birthdays are like boomerangs: the more you give away, the more they come back to you.”

Give him something to think about with this one.

“On this birthday remember that life is short and it’s best to make every moment count!”

The perfect reminder.

“May you have as much joy on your birthday as a monkey has in the jungle.”


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


“May this birthday be filled with lots of happy hours and also your life with lots of happy birthdays, that are yet to come. Happy birthday!”

Love this one!

“Happy birthday! May each year get better and brighter!”

Easy note for any man in your life.

10 Romantic Birthday Quotes For Men

For a husband, boyfriend or romantic partner, these quotes say both happy birthday and I love you.

“On this special day, I just want to stop and say how much I love you.”

Love this one.

“Today is special because it’s your birthday, but every day I spend with you is special.”

A sweet reminder.

“Happy birthday to the man who puts a sparkle in my eye and a smile on my face.”

A love not for someone you love.

“Just wanted to let you know that I’m thinking of you and wishing you all the happiness in the world on your birthday.”

A gentle note for a past lover.

“You make me laugh when I’m down, and put a smile on my face no matter what. Thank you for being such an amazing man, and happy birthday!”

This is perfect for someone you care about deeply.

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“No one else can take your place in my heart. You will always be the love of my life. Happy birthday, handsome!”

To the love of your life.

“My birthday wish for you is that all your dreams come true and all your special wishes too!”

A sweet note.

“Happy birthday to the man who means more to me than anything else in this world.”

For a lover.

“Happy birthday to the most special man in my life! You make my heart smile.”

This is a sweet note for someone you love.

“You are everything I could have asked for and more, so happy birthday to the perfect man!”

A reminder to an important man in your life.

In Summary: Birthday Quotes For Men

When you need a birthday message for a birthday celebration to welcome the coming year, I hope this list has something for you to use!

These quotes can work from a first birthday to a 50th birthday and beyond. Cheers to the men in your life and wishing them a very happy birthday.

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About the Author

Nicole Booz is the founder of GenTwenty and GenThirty. She is an entrepreneur, author of The Kidult Handbook, and most importantly, Mama to two beautiful little boys. She loves reading, organizing her home, and living a simple, less toxic lifestyle. You've seen her in The New York Times, TIME, Insider, Inside Edition, New York Post, NextAdvisor, Forbes, Yahoo, HuffPost, and U.S. News & World Report.