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100 Happy 60th Birthday Wishes for Family and Friends


Are you looking for the best way to wish someone a happy 60th birthday? Well, we’ve got you covered. We have gathered all the best happy 60th birthday wishes here that are funny, short, for her or him or 60th birthday wishes for a friend.

If you are looking for the best way to help someone celebrate reaching this milestone, check out our list of the best happy 60th birthday quotes because sometimes someone else said it best first.

Turning 60 is worth celebrating and these 60th birthday messages are perfect for a birthday card.

Our Favorite Happy 60th Birthday Wishes

It’s your 60th birthday? Not too late to get up to some mischief!

If you can still blow up all your birthday balloons without passing out, then you earn the right to still feel “young” at 60. Happy 60th birthday.

Your 50’s are behind you now, which means that you’ve probably got your midlife crisis out of your system! You can relax now. Happy Birthday!

You almost have as much grey hair as me! Happy 60th birthday!

They say 60 is the new 50. However, it should be noted that they often lie. Happy Birthday!

Volcanoes with happy 60th birthday wishes

Every birthday of yours is a reminder for me that I’m not the oldest person here! Happy 60th birthday!

I hope you already saved enough money for retirement because it’s time that we spend a good chunk of it today!  Happy 60th birthday!

They say too much of everything is bad, but I beg to differ with that statement since too much of you, my sweet friend, is heavenly. Have a lovely 60th birthday.

You have been the same awesome person for six decades. Here’s wishing you many more!

Happy birthday! I can’t wait to see what you do in the coming year.

Happy 60th birthday to a true troublemaker. Don’t you dare get old on me!

Happy Birthday!! You only look as old as the last selfie you took.”

People taking selfie with cute funny happy birthday wishes

Have a great 60th birthday! Too young to die and too old to Rock n Roll!

I’ll bet you were hoping no one would notice you were turning 60. Well, no such luck! Happy birthday!

Happy 60th birthday to someone who’s awesome at any age.

Don’t think of it as your 60th birthday. Think of it as the 40th anniversary of your 20th birthday.

Happy 60th birthday! Oh, and if you wake up feeling like crap tomorrow, it’s not a hangover – that’s just what it’s like being old.

Welcome to 60, an age when you’re still young at heart, but other body parts are starting to falter.

You know, they say that age is really all in the mind. The key is to prevent it from trickling down into your body. Happy birthday!

Funny 60th Birthday Wishes

Welcome to 60, an age when you’re still young at heart, but other body parts are starting to falter.

The world is a much better place for having had you in it for the last 60 years. Here’s to wishing you many happy returns

Age is but a number that you don’t have to reflect on the outside.

With age comes wisdom…and wrinkles.

Turning 60 is a piece of cake and a few extra candles.

Palm trees with funny 60th birthday wishes

You’re 21,900 days old, but who’s counting?

You’re like a fine wine, you keep getting better with age.

You look good for 60. Scratch that, you look good, period. Happy birthday!

What goes up but never comes down? Your age. Happy 60th birthday!

You might be prehistoric, but at least you’re not extinct! Happy 60th birthday!

Happy birthday! And thank you so much for turning 60 before me!

You’re not old! …oh, no wait, actually you are, sorry about that.

It’s OK to light the 60 candles on your birthday cake now; I’ve already alerted the fire department.

Don’t grow up… It’s a trap! Oh, you did! Happy birthday, in that case!

Middle age… when “happy hour” is a nap! Happy 60th!

You’ve reached that golden age where your train of thought usually leaves the station without you. Happy 60th!

60 isn’t old if you’re a tree. Happy birthday.

Cheers on your birthday. One step closer to adult underpants.

You’re older today than yesterday but younger than tomorrow, happy 60th birthday!

Turning 60 is a piece of cake and a few extra candles.

Just wanted to be the first one to wish you happy birthday so I can feel superior to your other well-wishers. So, happy 60th birthday!

Those aren’t gray hairs you see. They’re strands of birthday glitter growing out of your head.

Frosty morning with funny birthday wishes for her

With 60 years comes wisdom…and wrinkles.

Hope you have a blast on your 60th birthday! Just don’t overdo it – at your age, partying too much can be dangerous.

Happy 60th birthday! And remember: You’re never too old to act like an idiot.

If your candles cost more than your cake, then definitely you are getting older.

Don’t let aging get you down… it’s too hard to get back up again! Happy birthday, 60-year-old!

If you like these, you might also want to check out our other lists of Belated Birthday Wishes, Funny Birthday Wishes, Happy 30th Birthday Wishes and Happy 40th Birthday Wishes.

Happy 60th Birthday Wishes for Friends

If you’re the new face of 60, then it’s going to be an amazing year. Happy Birthday, dear friend!

60 cheers to 60 great years. Now, let the real party begin my friend!

My friend, you have so much to be proud of at 60. Congrats and enjoy!

We’ll be friends ’til we’re old and senile… and then we’ll be new friends!

Friend, I watched you create a great life with a beautiful family. Congratulations on 60 amazing years!

To my best friend, you don’t look a day over fabulous! Happy 60th birthday

Sixty never looked so good as it does on you my friend!

Hikers with happy 60th birthday wishes for friends

Happy 60th, bud! How does it feel to be the world’s oldest kid?

Six decades of being your wonderful self. Happy birthday, buddy!

You’ve now got over half a century of learned knowledge and wisdom! That would be great… if you could remember any of it.

Happy 60th birthday!  I couldn’t decide if you needed a walker or a cane, so I just got you this Amazon gift card instead.

I would make a joke about how you’re getting really old, but I didn’t want to hurt your feelings. Then again, you probably won’t remember any of it since you’re getting so old. Happy 60th bday!

Best wishes on your 60th birthday. I’m so proud to have you as a friend… even if you are old.

Hey, friend! You’re the youngest 60-year-old I know!

60-years-young and at the top of your game. Can’t nobody tell you nothing!

You look incredible for 60! Wishing you the happiest of birthdays, my friend.

60 is only a number when you’re forever young. And you, my friend, have such a youthful spirit.

Friend – Congratulations on your 60th birthday! What a prime opportunity to stop and reflect on how much you have achieved in so little time. You are an inspiration to all of us. May your future be bright and full of wonders.

Happy 60th Birthday to one of my most special friends!

Wishing the happiest of birthdays to the kindest friend I know. I hope you have a fantastic 60th birthday today.

Happy 60th birthday! I’m so grateful for your friendship and all the fun we’ve shared over the years. Here’s to many, many more!

Wishing you the very best on your 60th birthday. Enjoy the attention on your special day, you deserve it my wonderful friend.

The older we get, the brighter our birthday cake becomes. See? It’s all filled with burning candles. Have fun blowing it all! Happy 60th!

Though we couldn’t be with you today, we’re raising our glass and wishing you the happiest of 60th birthdays! I hope you have a wonderful day celebrating with family and friends.

Short Happy Birthday Wishes for 60th

Happy birthday. It took you 60 years to look this good!

Congratulations on six decades of sheer awesomeness!

Sixty is the new awesome. Happy birthday!

Hope your 60th year is your favorite year so far!

Wishing you a fun-filled, fancy sixtieth on this fabulous day!

Sunrise with short happy birthday wishes for 60th

Sincerely wishing you life’s finest things at 60.

Happy 60th birthday, sweetie! If we gotta grow old, let’s do it together!

Forever be beautiful, inside and out. Happy 60th birthday.

60?! YOU?! I demand a recount! Happy birthday!

The first 60 years of childhood are always the hardest.

Now you’re as sexy as two 30-year-olds. Happy 60th birthday!

I’m so proud to have you as a friend… even if you are old.

I hate to remind you of your old age, but… you’re sixty! Happy birthday!

Happy birthday!! You only look as old as the last selfie you took.

If gray hair is a sign of wisdom, then you’re a genius! Here comes the 60th birthday!

Congratulations on being born a really long time ago.

Every year of life is a gift, even 60.

You’re like a fine wine, you keep getting better with age.

Life is a book and your fifties are the chapters when it all starts making sense.

60 is fun, fabulous, and absolutely fantastic. It’s your time in the sun.

Turning 60 Birthday Wishes for Family and Friends

Happy birthday to my beautiful wife, who is way too sexy to be 60 years old.

Best wishes to the most magnificent woman in my life. I hope this message brings that stunning smile to your face.

Congratulations on reaching this incredible journey to 60. Wishing you many good things for the years ahead.

Sending love to my favorite person on her special day. Happy 60th!

Happy 60th birthday to the prettiest and most loving woman I know. Today being your special day, my wish for you is that all your dreams come to pass. Have a happy birthday filled with sweet surprises, my friend.

Couple by ocean with turning 60 birthday wishes for her

Now that you are an old 60-year-old, you now only have 10 years before I call you an old 70-year-old. Happy Birthday!

Happy 60th birthday to the most remarkable and fun woman I know.

No woman is as accomplished, caring, selfless, and warm-hearted as you. On this special day, I hope you feel half of what you send out to the world every day.

Time is precious, so I’ll keep this short: Happy 60th birthday to the coolest woman I know!

It’s yet another beautiful day to celebrate a special woman. I wish you all the best this new year will bring, long life and prosperity. Happy 60th birthday to you

Babe, as you add another year and grow wiser today, I wish you long life, good health and may your joy be full. Happy 60th birthday to you.

On this lovely day, I wish you have a fabulous 60th birthday and I pray that all you wish for come true. Happy birthday!

Happy 60th birthday to my amazing husband! I’m still head over heels for you, and I always will be.

Handsome and youthful as ever. Happy 60th birthday!

I believe you forgot my birthday present last year, so now I’m returning the favor. Happy 60th, my dearest!

Happy 60th birthday! You are officially a Distinguished Gentleman.

You’ve always been a good-looking dude. Now you’re a good-looking older dude. Happy 60th birthday!

Birthdays are good for you. Statistics show that people who have the most live the longest! Happy 60th birthday!

Hikers with turning 60 happy birthday wishes for him

Your first 60 years on earth have been filled with wonder, so I can’t wait to see what you have planned for the next 60. Happy Birthday!

Happy 60th birthday to my husband – the man who makes every day an adventure! I can’t wait to see what the next years bring!

Best wishes on your 60th birthday – a great milestone for a true gentleman!

Wishing you all the best on your 60th birthday! You’re one of the most loving, generous, and kind-hearted people I know and I feel so lucky to be married to you.

Yesterday is gone, tomorrow is not here, so live today and enjoy the year.

Congratulations on being even more experienced. I’m not sure what you learned this year, but every experience transforms us into the people we are today. Happy 60th birthday!

Happy 60th birthday! I’m so grateful to be married to such an amazing man. You make every day special and I can’t wait to celebrate many more birthdays with you.

Let this birthday bring peace to your soul and happiness to your heart.

Happy 60th birthday to the most wonderful husband in the world! I feel so lucky to be married to you and I’m looking forward to many more happy years together.

Happy 60th Birthday Messages and Greetings for Cards

Every year of life is a gift, even 60.

You are definitely sixty if you notice that all your sentences start from ‘When I was younger…’.

Everything you have worked for begins to fall into place when you turn 60.

As Helen Hayes says, age is not important unless you’re a cheese. Here’s a cheesy birthday wish for you, though.

You have accomplished so much these past 5 decades and so many more opportunities as headed your way.

Look forward to all that this next decade has to hold. Happy 60th!

sunrise with happy 60th birthday messages

Take a deep breath and step on through. This is your new chapter.

The older you get, the older I feel. So please stop getting older.

Congratulations on being born a really long time ago.

At least you’re not as old as you will be next year.

You’re not old! …oh, no wait, actually you are, sorry about that.

You are only young once, but you can be immature for a lifetime. Happy 60th birthday!

May the joy that you have spread in the past come back to you on this day. Wishing you a very happy 60th birthday!

Count not the candles…see the lights they give. Count not the years, but the life you live. Wishing you a wonderful time ahead. Happy 60th birthday.

Count your life by smiles, not tears. Count your age by friends, not years. Happy 60th birthday!

Happy Birthday! You know, you don’t look that old. But then, you don’t look that young, either.

Everything you have worked for begins to fall into place when you turn 60.

Sending you a hundred wishes so that you get everything you could hope for this birthday. Happy 60th birthday!

Best wishes on your 60th birthday! I would make fun of you for being old, but I’m afraid you might toss your dentures at me and hit me with your cane!

Congrats on turning the big 6-oh. You’ve accomplished so much in your life, and to think, you’re just getting started.

Happy birthday! And remember you’re not 60 …you’re 28 with 32 years of experience.

Clouds with 60th birthday greetings

Happy birthday. If your next 60 years are half as good as the first, you will have had a pretty amazing life.

This year, I wish for even more time together with the greatest person I know. Happy 60th birthday to you, bestie!

No one would ever guess that you’re 60 years old, and with the right incentive, I won’t tell! Happy birthday.

It’s great to have a friend to grow old with… glad you’re first.

See age as the gift that it is and you will always be grateful on your birthday.

There is still so much life to be lived at the ripe age of 60.

The best years are still ahead of you. So, make the most of today. Happy 60th birthday.

Here’s to maturing like fine wine. Happy 60th birthday!

Your birthday is the first day of another 365-day journey. Be the shining thread in the beautiful tapestry of the world to make this year the best ever. Enjoy the ride.

A birthday is a day to celebrate your achievements, your accomplishments, and your future.

Age is but a number that you don’t have to reflect on the outside.

Look forward to all that this next decade has to hold.

You know, I would be a lot more excited about you turning one year older if I was in your will. Happy birthday!

A wise man once said, ‘Forget about your past, you cannot change it’. I’d like to add, ‘Forget about your present, I didn’t get you one’. Happy 60th!

I would have planned a big 60th birthday party for you, but who would’ve thought that you’d make it this far?

Without you, my life wouldn’t be as complete. Thanks for simply being you, and I wish you nothing but the best as you hit the six-decade mark.

The secret to staying young is make-up… make up an age, then stick with it!

Here’s to 60 years of being the best you…and to many more!

Sunrise with messages for 60th birthday card

If you were a dog, you would be around 253 years old today. So, don’t feel so bad about your age. At least you’re aging like a human, right? Happy 60th!

Happy birthday! You’re halfway to the end of the end!  In the meantime, put your feet up and enjoy the rewards from all the hard work you put in during your 20s, 30s, 40s and 50s. Congrats!

May you wish on every single candle, and may all 60 of them come true for you.

A wish for you on your birthday, whatever you ask may you receive, whatever you seek may you find, whatever you wish may it be fulfilled on your birthday and always. Happy birthday!

Just be grateful you’re not sixty in dog years.

Don’t get all weird about getting older! Our age is merely the number of years the world has been enjoying us!

You have accomplished so much these past 5 decades and so many more opportunities as headed your way.

Time to start crossing things off that bucket list.

Happy 60th Birthday Quotes

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

“Forget the block. When you’re sixty you’ve been around the entire neighborhood a few times.” – Dane Peddigrew

“Age is strictly a case of mind over matter. If you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter.” – Jack Benny

“I was born old and get younger every day. At present, I am 60 years young.” – Herbert Beerbohm Tree

Hiker with happy 60th birthday quotes

“With mirth and laughter let old wrinkles come.” – William Shakespeare

“To me, old age is always 15 years older than I am.” — Bernard Baruch

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

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

“Your age isn’t you. Use today to feel your best, celebrate and be your very happiest.” — M. Rivers

“Please don’t retouch my wrinkles. It took me so long to earn them.” — Anna Magnani

“I still think of myself as I was 25 years ago. Then I look in a mirror and see an old bastard and I realize it’s me.” – Dave Allen

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

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

“We turn not older with years, but newer every day.” – Emily Dickinson

“Getting older is fine. There is nothing you can do to stop it so you might as well stay on the bus.” —John Byrne

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

“You know you’re getting old when you get that one candle on the cake. It’s like, ‘See if you can blow this out.’” — Jerry Seinfeld

“I like birthday cake. It’s so symbolic. It’s a tempting symbol to load with something more complicated than just ‘Happy birthday!’ because it’s this emblem of childhood and a happy day.” — Aimee Bender

“Birthdays are nature’s way of telling us to eat more cake.” — Edward Morykwas

Birthday cake with quotes for 40th birthday cake by Morykwas

“Celebration is life’s frosting: isn’t frosting the very best part of the cake?” – Bethenny Frankel

“If life is a birthday cake let my face be smeared with its icing of cognac and kindness.” – Aberjhani

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

And that’s our list! Hopefully we were able to help you find the best 60th birthday greeting you were looking for.

Now get out there and help them celebrate turning 60!

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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.

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