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100 Happy Birthday Wishes, Quotes and Captions for Friends


So it’s time to celebrate your friend’s birthday and you don’t know what to say. To help you out we gathered a list of the best friend birthday wishes and quotes. And if you are looking for friend birthday captions for Instagram, we have you covered.

Our Favorite Happy Birthday Wishes for Friends

  • I hear today is your birthday. Another year older is another year wiser my dear friend.
  • I hope you know how much joy your presence brings. Happy birthday my dear friend.
  • Thank you for always being a friend I can count on. Happy birthday!
  • Wishing my bestie the absolute best on their b-day!
  • Cheers to another trip around the sun! Keep on shining and have an amazing birthday.
  • You’re the brightest star in the galaxy! Happy birthday!
Cupcakes with funny belated birthday wishes for friends
  • Wishing my favorite partner in crime a very scandalous birthday!
  • Happy birthday to my best friend in the whole wide world.
  • Cheers to your own personal new year — let’s make it one for the books!
  • Your birthday is fresh remembrance of the strength of our friendship. Happy Birthday.
  • Happy Birthday to my gorgeous friend. You’re the best! Cheers to a brilliant day.
  • Cheers to more fun, more memories, and more cake! Happy birthday!
  • I can’t think of a better gift than your friendship — happy birthday!
  • Happy Birthday to such a fabulous friend! Wishing you many blessings for the year ahead.
  • I’m so happy our paths crossed in this life. Wishing you a very happy birthday, my friend!
Decorations wtih short birthday wishes for turning 15
  • Don’t worry, I already know my present is your favorite. Have a fabulous birthday!
  • Congrats on getting another candle on the cake, bud!
  • You make our world a better and brighter place — happy birthday love!
  • Enjoy your special day to the fullest, bestie!
  • No ifs, ands or buts about it: You really are the best friend anyone could have. Happy birthday!
  • A great day to celebrate a great friend! Happy birthday, and cheers to many more.

If you like these, you might also want to check out our other lists of Brother Birthday Wishes, Birthday Party Captions, Thank You for the Birthday Wishes, Birthday Cake Captions, Birthday Cake Quotes, Boyfriend Birthday Captions and Birthday Wishes.

Best Friend Birthday Captions

  • It’s midnight, which means it’s your birthday!
  • Telling everyone in sight that it’s your birthday!
  • Would it really be your birthday if you didn’t take a selfie?
  • I have a craving for cake…It must be your birthday week.
  • Lovin’ your birthday glow.
  • Announcement: Today is your birthday!
  • Getting your birthday glam on!
  • It’s your birthday and I’ll eat cake if I want to.
  • I always make bad decisions on your birthday.
Party iwth best friend birthday captions
  • Not wasting a single second of your birthday today.
  • Today is a whole new chapter! Happy birthday to you.
  • Birthday candles aren’t the only things getting lit this weekend.
  • Work hard. Play hard. Eat cake. That’s now your life and birthday motto.
  • Feeling cute, might celebrate your birthday later.
Hands with glasses and funny party captions
  • Birthday wishes and butterfly kisses.
  • Calories don’t count today because it’s your birthday!
  • Everyday is worth celebrating, but especially today because it’s your birthday.
  • Found your birthday crown.
People at sunset with turning 16 birthday wishes for friends
  • Harder, better, faster, stronger.
  • Life is a journey and you’re enjoying every mile of it.
  • It’s your birthday and that’s the tea.
  • Sunshine and birthday wishes on my mind.
  • Who knew another could look this good? Aging looks good on you.
  • It feels like I’ve only aged 1 year since your last birthday.
  • Today was amazing. I think the fact that it was your birthday made it 99% better.
  • Gonna party like it’s your birthday…’cause it is.
  • Here’s to another year where you can grace everyone with your presence.
  • Starting your birthday celebrations early this year!
  • If I appear to be in a great mood today, don’t be alarmed. It’s your birthday!
  • I can’t stop smiling. It’s your birthday.
  • Today’s the best day of the year: your birthday!
  • If you’re reading this, it’s your birthday.
Party with funny friend birthday captions
  • There’s a sort of birthday magic in the air.
  • Happy birthday to the funniest person I know — you.
  • You’re kind of a big deal today. Happy birthday to you.
  • You can’t help being cute, You’re the birthday girl.
  • Today you’re just a whole year more incredibler.
  • Surround yourself with people who are more excited for your birthday than you are.
Hikers on road with short birthday wishes for friends
  • Blow up the balloons and bring out the cake. Today is your big day!
  • Let your birthday shenanigans begin!
  • Life’s too short to not eat cake.
  • Why so many candles for such a small cake? I guess you’re getting old.
  • It’s your birthday; you can wine if you want to.
Cupcakes with birthday cake captions
  • Thanks for letting me bother you all these years.
  • Some things really do get better with age… Happy birthday!
  • It’s proven by science that the more birthdays you celebrate, the longer you live.
  • Today’s the day you can wear this birthday crown!
  • Nothing can stop you this year.
  • Your birthday is tomorrow…just in case anyone was wondering.
  • It’s your favorite holiday…your birthday!
  • If you see this, you should know it’s your birthday.
  • Did someone say it’s your birthday?!
Party with friend birthday Instagram captions
  • I have no shopping budget today, it’s your birthday!
  • Today is the most important day of your life. And you’re going to celebrate it accordingly. Happy birthday to you.
  • Life’s too short to not celebrate every chance you get! Happy Birthday to you!
  • Ready to celebrate your birthday milestone.
  • Birthday vibes all around.
  • Pop the bubbly, it’s your birthday!
  • This is the year your dreams will come true.
Pink cake with birthday cake greetings
  • Life’s too short to not celebrate every chance you get. Happy birthday to you!
  • Making your years count instead of counting the years.
  • Peace, love and birthday fun!
  • I think this will be your favorite age yet!
  • Move over coffee, today is a day for champagne.
  • Today is your birthday, and you’re riding high.
Sunset with friend birthday captions
  • It’s your and you’ve never looked better. Here’s to you!
  • Can’t believe it’s your birthday. Here’s to another year of amazing memories.
  • Today, you’re going to party like it’s your birthday. Oh wait, it is!
  • Where’s your obligatory birthday selfie!
  • Best. Age. Ever.
  • Eating cake like it’s your job today.
  • Your birthday week starts…now!
  • Keep calm…it’s your birthday!
  • A little birthday party for you!
  • Good news: Today is your birthday!
Sparklers with short happy birthday captions for friends
  • Birthdays are never overrated.
  • Is that a gray hair? Happy birthday to you.
  • Taking the day off. It’s your birthday.
  • Getting your birthday glow on.
  • Turn your birthday into a lifestyle.
  • Warning: It’s your birthday today!
  • Your birthday, your rules.
Shots with party captions
  • Born to shine, especially today.
  • Today is all about you!
  • Cheers to you!
  • Zooming into your birthday week!
  • Hugs, kisses and birthday wishes.
  • Cheers to another lap around the sun!
  • Making memories with this crew…
  • Your birthday should be a holiday.

Short Friend Birthday Quotes for Instagram

“For all the advances in medicine, there is still no cure for the common birthday.” — John Glenn

“The older you get the better you get, unless you are a banana.” — Betty White

“The best birthdays of all are those that haven’t arrived yet.” — Robert Orben

“All the world is a birthday cake, so take a piece, but not too much.” — George Harrison

Person walking on beach with happy 38th birthday quotes by Rapunzel

“Aging seems to be the only available way to live a long life.” — Kitty Collins

“Age is something that doesn’t matter, unless you are a cheese.” — Billie Burke

“You know you are getting old when the candles cost more than the cake.” — Bob Hope

“Youth is a gift of nature but age is a work of art.” — Stanislaw Lec

“Truly great friends are hard to find, difficult to leave, and impossible to forget.” — G. Randolf

“I would rather walk with a friend in the dark, than alone in the light.” — Helen Keller

Sunset over clouds with Valentine's Quotes for girlfriend by Schulz

“Friendship is the only cement that will ever hold the world together.” — Woodrow T. Wilson

“My best friend is the one who brings out the best in me.” — Henry Ford

“True friends are like diamonds — bright, beautiful, valuable, and always in style.” — Nicole Richie

“True friends are always together in spirit.” — L.M. Montgomery

“Best friends are life’s truth tellers.” ― T.J. Condon

“Growing old is mandatory; growing up is optional.” — Chili Davis

“Always remember that you are absolutely unique. Just like everyone else.” — Margaret Mead

“I intend to live forever. So far, so good.” — Steven Wright

Ocean and sunset with happy 36th birthday quotes by Kesha

“From our birthday, until we die, is but the winking of an eye.” — William Butler Yeats

“You are only young once, but you can stay immature indefinitely.” — Ogden Nash

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

“Don’t just count your years, make your years count.” — George Meredith

“Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears.”  —  John Lennon

“Birthdays are a great time to stop and appreciate gravity. Sure, it makes things sag as you get older, but it also keeps your cake from flying all over the room so you don’t have to chase it.” — Greg Tamblyn

“Inside every older person is a younger person – wondering what the hell happened.” — Cora Harvey Armstrong

“You’re getting old when the only thing you want for your birthday is not to be reminded of it.” — Felix Severn

“Why is a birthday cake the only food you can blow on and spit on and everybody rushes to get a piece?” — Bobby Kelton

Birthday cake with quotes for 40th birthday cake by Morykwas

“The old believe everything, the middle—aged suspect everything, the young know everything.” — Oscar Wilde

“Birthdays are good for you. Statistics show that the people who have the most live the longest.” — Larry Lorenzoni

“Today is the oldest you have been, and the youngest you will ever be. Make the most of it!” — Nicky Gumbel

“The essence of true friendship is to make allowance for another’s little lapses.” — David Storey

Two drinks from above with short funny friendship quotes by Marlene Dietrich

“A friend is someone who knows all about you and still loves you.” ― Elbert Hubbard

“There is nothing better than a friend, unless it is a friend with chocolate.“ — Linda Grayson

“‘Tis the privilege of friendship to talk nonsense, and to have her nonsense respected.” — Charles Lamb

So that is our list of Happy Birthday Friend Quotes and Wishes and Happy Birthday Captions for Friends. Hopefully you found the perfect one for you.

Now go share your birthday photo!

Woman holding up a clear chunk of ice on the beach

About the Author

Laynni Locke

I am Laynni Locke, a Canadian writer, reader and traveller with a passion for sharing life’s moments on social media. Keeping friends and family in the loop of our lives though photos and videos has become an essential activity for most.

And it doesn’t matter if you are travelling, celebrating a special occasion or just appreciating day-to-day life, when you take that perfect photo you are going to need the perfect caption or quote before you share it. Which is why we started Routinely Shares, providing comprehensive lists of quotes and captions to cover every occasion, adventure or loved one.

With extensive experience as a travel writer, social media specialist and grant writer, I have made it my mission to curate the best and easiest to use lists for your next post.

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