The Best Birthday Quotes For All The Important People In Your Life

Aka what to post when you can't think of a great greeting on social media.
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When Facebook reminds us that it's somebody's birthday, we usually fall into the trap of going to that person's wall and posting a typical "Happy birthday! [insert cute emoji here]." While that's perfectly thoughtful, it's expected and boring, and frankly, you can do so much better. 

The easiest way to give someone a personalized greeting? Steal a famous birthday quote and add your own message after it! Whether it's for your boyfriend or your mom, these heartfelt lines will make your social media greeting ~*extra.*~

Birthday Quotes For Your Bestie

"Someday, we'll be two sweet, little old ladies. You go first!"

"Don’t let anyone ever make you feel like you don’t deserve what you want." - 10 Things I Hate About You

"A little bit older, a lot more fabulous!"

"Happy birthday! I hope your day is as fun and amazing as I am. Good luck with that..." - happyendingsdoc

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"If you got stung by a jellyfish, I would totally pee on you."

"Best friends are the siblings God forgot to give us."

"Happy birthday to the crazy, amazing chick who knows everything about me and STILL decided to be my best friend."

Birthday Quotes For Your Frenemy (Or A friend Who Drives You Crazy)

"Loving you is like having diarrhea." 

"You're a little cray cray but I still love you."

"I care about you a great deal. You're an acceptable person."

"Age is just a number. In your case, a really high one."

"Thanks for not being just another weirdo on the internet."

Birthday Quotes For Your Office Best Friend

"I remembered your birthday without looking [at] Facebook!"

"You annoy me less than anyone else."

"Happy birthday to a bitch as evil as me. (And just as pretty!)."

Birthday Quotes For Your Boss

"Happy birthday boss! Have fun today! Everything's under control!"

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"It’s nice to work for someone who knows the secret to being a good manager...being a good person." - brandongaille.com

"You may be my boss, but you are also my friend. You are great at both. Happy birthday!"

"Great bosses buy drinks for everyone on their birthday!"

Birthday Quotes For Your Boyfriend

“You are everything I never knew I always wanted.” - Fools Rush In

"Tall, strong, extra sweet, a shot of good looks, and a sprinkle of charm. You're my favorite order."

"Falling in love with you is the only fall I have ever enjoyed. Happy birthday love." - brandongaille.com

"Okay, you win. I'm yours."

"Can I blow your birthday candle? *hint, hint*

Birthday Quotes For Your Husband

"Happy birthday to my partner-in-crime. Let's continue to make more mischief every day throughout our lives."

"Happy birthday, from the woman who can put up with your snoring. Love you."

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"Happy birthday to my hot date for life."

"Someone I love was born today."

"I'm so glad we're going to grow old together and that you'll always have a head start."

Birthday Quotes For Your Grandparents

"Age is merely the number of years the world has been enjoying you."

"Birthdays are good for your health. Studies show that people who have more birthdays live the longest."

Birthday Quotes For Your Mom + Dad

"Mom, I blame you for how awesome I am. It's a burden, really."

"Happy birthday to a mother who is smart, good-looking, and funny. Love, your daughter, who you clearly passed those traits on to."

"Being your least-disappointing child should be present enough."

"Dad, you've always been the coolest, like all those times you said YES when mom said NO."

"Behind every great dad is a great kid. That would be me. Just sayin'."

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Birthday Quotes For Your Sister

"Another year has passed and I'm still younger than you."

"I'd walk through fire for you! Well, not FIRE, because it's dangerous. But a super humid room. But not too humid, because my hair."

"Happy birthday to my amazing sis! You have a way of brightening everyone's world with your warm smile and beautiful soul. Have a wonderful day!"

"You and I are sisters. Always remember that if you fall, I will pick you up—as soon as I finish laughing."

Birthday Quotes For Your Brother

"Happy birthday to a brother who has the best sister in the world!"

"You are my person. If I murdered someone, you would be the one I would call to help me hide the body."

"Happy birthday to mom and dad's second favorite kid."

Birthday Quotes For Your Aunt Or Uncle

"Only an aunt can give hugs like a mother, can keep secrets like a sister, and share love like a friend."

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"You are not old. You are retro."

"You are not getting older, you are increasing in value."

Belated Birthday Greetings For Anyone You Know

"A late birthday card is better than a late period."

"Oh crap I missed your birthday! I wish I had a great excuse like I was teaching life skills to at-risk youth, or rescuing kittens from an abandoned mine, but really I was mostly just distracted by snacks and the internet. So actually I'm just saying sorry for being a terrible friend. Happy birthday, don't hate me."

"I didn't forget your birthday. I just wanted to help prolong the celebration."

"When you think about it, a belated birthday wish is technically a really early wish for next year. So yes, I really sucked this year, but I'm already covered for next year. Just sayin'."

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