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!"

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"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."

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"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." 

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

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

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

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

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Birthday Quotes For Your Office Best Friend

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

"You annoy me less than anyone else."

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"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!"

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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."

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"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*

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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."

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"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."

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"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."

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"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."

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"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."

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"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."

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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."

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"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."

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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."

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

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"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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