22 Inspiring Birthday Quotes that Celebrate Life

A special day for each and everyone of us is the day that we are born. Birthdays are celebrated in almost every part of the world, culture, race and religion. As we age, we tend to be more conscious of the passing of time. We have to look beyond that and see that the essence of birthdays is that we should be trying our utmost to become wiser and better each year. Celebrate and make every year count!

We’ve included a number of inspiring birthday quotes from a variety of sources, including intellectuals, writers, celebrities, and historical figures.

We hope the following quotes about birthdays inspire you, and bring you some joy on the one day of the year when you take time to celebrate yourself.

22 Inspiring Birthday Quotes that Celebrate Life

Birthday Quotes 1

The best way to remember your wife’s birthday is to forget it once.

E. Joseph Cossman

Let us never know what old age is. Let us know the happiness time brings, not count the years.


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

Abhishek Bachchan

Because time itself is like a spiral, something special happens on your birthday each year: The same energy that God invested in you at birth is present once again

Menachem Mendel Schneerson

Birthday Quotes 2

Growing old is mandatory; growing up is optional.

Chili Davis

If you look over the years, the styles have changed – the clothes, the hair, the production, the approach to the songs. The icing to the cake has changed flavors. But if you really look at the cake itself, it’s really the same.

John Oates

God gave us the gift of life; it is up to us to give ourselves the gift of living well.


You are only young once, but you can stay immature indefinitely.

Ogden Nash

You know you’re getting old when the candles cost more than the cake.

Bob Hope

Birthday Quotes 3

Birthdays are good for you. Statistics show that the people who have the most live the longest.

Larry Lorenzoni

All the world is birthday cake, so take a piece, but not too much.

George Harrison

I’m not materialistic. I believe in presents from the heart, like a drawing that a child does.

Victoria Beckham

Birthday Quotes 4

A birthday is a time to reflect on the year gone by, but to also set your goals for the upcoming year.

Catherine Pulsifer

So happy another year has found you, may it be the best year yet.

Julie Hebert

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


Birthday Quotes 5

I have ‘Happy Birthday’ in multiple languages on my iPod – I like to play it at company birthday parties.

Yigal Azrouel

And in the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years.

Abraham Lincoln