142+ Meaningful 40th Birthday Wishes and Quotes

Are you ready to enjoy best 40th birthday quotes that are full of laughter, love, and joy? Your loved one, friend, or colleague is about to hit that fantastic milestone, the big 4-0! It’s a momentous occasion, and you want to make it unforgettable, right? Let’s find the perfect words to convey your heartfelt wishes or share a hilarious messages to make them smile.

Whether you’re looking for touching messages that make them feel special or funny jokes that get them giggling, fabulous 40th birthday wishes will turn an ordinary celebration into an extraordinary one. Time to make the 40th birthday celebration a memory to cherish forever. So get ready to spread joy, laughter, and all the warm fuzzies that come with hitting the fabulous 4-0 with heartwarming 40th birthday wishes and inspirational quotes.

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Deep 40th Birthday Messages

Happy Birthday to someone who’s Talented, Terrific, Tremendous, and Top-notch! Welcome to your four T’s!

You have been the same awesome person for four decades. Here’s wishing us four more!

You are an amazing individual! I am so happy you were born and your guidance, support, and encouragement mean the world to me. Happy 40th birthday!

40 and Fabulous!

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

Enjoy your decade upgrade. #40

Aging can be fun if you lay back and enjoy it. Clint Eastwood

Congratulations on four decades of sheer awesomeness!

Four decades of awesomeness is no joke! So here’s to forty more years of happiness, prosperity, and health!

Every year of life is a gift, even 40.

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

May today be yet another wonderful chapter in your journey of life! Here’s to another year filled with happiness, success, good health, great friends and lots of love. Have a very very happy birthday!

Cherish all your happy moments; they make a fine cushion for old age. Booth Tarkington

Today is your big day, so make sure it’s filled with everything YOU want to do. If anyone deserves a day all about them, it’s someone as incredible as YOU!

Celebrate 40 like there’s no tomorrow.

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May you live all the days of your life. Johnathan Swift

To my dear friend, every moment with you has been a time filled with fun and love. I wish you always know just how happy you make me and everyone else around you. I love you and have a wonderful day.

Life begins at 40. May you achieve everything you pursue. Happy 40th.

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

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 four-decade mark.

Thanks for always being there when I need something. Thanks especially for just being there even when I didn’t need anything at all. You are one of my best friends and favorite people. Happy 40th birthday to someone very special!

Today, you’re a little more beautiful, smart, witty, and awesome. You happen to be a little older, too.

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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 40th birthday.

Middle age is all the rage! Happy 40th.

FORTY – Flirty, Optimistic, Risky, Teasing and Youthful.

To my best friend and soulmate, you’re the greatest blessing one could have. I wish for our love to continue to grow strong. Happy 40th birthday.

Happiest wishes for your fabulous 40. Now you are experienced enough to know what you want and young enough to achieve it all!

One of the many things nobody ever tells you about middle age is that it’s such a nice change from being young. Dorothy Canfield Fisher

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Special Happy 40th Birthday Wishes

Happy birthday to a special friend. If your next 40 years are half as good as the first, you will have had a pretty amazing life.

You’re a shining star that I’m lucky to have in my life. Happy 40th birthday!

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

For years, we’ve been each other’s go-to person. I hope that never changes. Love you, and wishing you all the best on this incredible day.

May 40 be your best year yet!

Don’t worry, I’ll still tell people you’re 39.

Happy birthday. It took you 40 years to look this good!

Welcome to your four Ts – Terrific, Talented, Thoughtful, and Top-notch!

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

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

Happy birthday, friend! May you celebrate this milestone with many more!

The candles on your cake remind me of the encouraging light you shine on all those around you.

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Happy 40th birthday to a true troublemaker. Don’t you dare get old on me!

Age is just a state of mind. Happy 40th.

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

Happy 40th birthday to someone who’s awesome at any age. It’s an honor to celebrate this milestone with you.

In the story of your life, 40th is the chapter where it all starts to make perfect sense. Happy 40th birthday.

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

Congrats on turning the big 4-oh. You’ve accomplished so much in your life, and to think, you’re just getting started.

Some friends show their love by saying it – and others simply show it. Thank you for being the latter kind of friend. I hope your 40th birthday brings as much joy as you bring to everyone around you.

Your forties are just four you.

Happy birthday! I can’t wait to see what you do with your next 40 years.

Way to survive getting older. Happy 4-0!

Every year, on your birthday, you get a chance to start anew. Sammy Hagar

Cheers to your amazing milestone! Forty is the new awesome. Happy birthday!

40 is the new 20, only twice as better, more confident, and fun!

Aged to perfection.

Happy 40th birthday, sweetie! If we gotta grow old, let’s do it together!

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Inspirational 40th Birthday Quotes

Congratulations on coming this far, may you have even more adventures in the next decade. Have a great birthday!

The formula of happiness and success is just being actually yourself in the most vivid way you possibly can. Meryl Streep

Felicitations on your 40th birthday – a great milestone for a true gentleman!

Happy birthday – 40 looks fabulous on you!

40 never looked so good!

A beautiful soul like yours deserves recognition every day, but for this special day, I wanted to say just how grateful I am to be filled with your love and care.

FORTY – the perfect time to be Flirty, Optimistic, Radiant, Terrific, and Youthful.

Everything you have worked for begins to fall into place when you turn 40.

Hope this day gives you time to unwind and finally relax. It’s about time we all remind you just how cherished and loved you are.

I think at 40 you gain the wisdom to end a friendship that is not healthy or beneficial. So, happy birthday to one of my favorite people!

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Sure, your 30s are over. Good riddance, I say. The 40s are going to be so much better…in every way.

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

Have a legendary 40th birthday, my friend.

Turning 40 is not the end of your story. It’s a fresh start.

Lordy, Lordy, look who’s 40! Hope your big day is positively wonderful.

The great thing about getting older is that you don’t lose all the other ages you’ve been. Madeleine L’Engle

Happy birthday! And remember you’re not 40 …you’re 18 with 22 years of experience.

40 years on this earth and yet you still manage to look hotter than ever! Happy birthday, honey. Keep looking fierce!

You can’t help getting older, but you don’t have to get old. George Burns

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

May this new decade be an upgrade. Happy 40th!

Age is no barrier. It’s a limitation you put on your mind. Jackie Joyner-Kersee

Forever be beautiful, inside and out. Happy 40th birthday.

Good riddance. The 30s are over. 40 is where the real fun begins!

Age is a funny thing. Some people let it affect their lives and others only see it as a new opportunity to live more.

I will always be thankful for your birthday because this is the day that you came into this world. Have the most amazing 40th birthday!

We have been friends for many, many years – through happy times and sad ones – but regardless of how our lives change, one thing will never change – my love for you. Happy 40th birthday!

The significance of this day is a celebration of your life, not the funeral of your youth.

Daughter, you have grown into such an amazing woman. You must have gotten that from me! Thank you for making it so easy to be proud of you. Happy 40th birthday, my angel!

Celebrate your ruby jubilee with lots and lots of glee!

Know that you are the perfect age. Each year is special and precious, for you shall only live it once. Be comfortable with growing older. Louise Hay

No matter how old you get, know that you will always be my baby boy. You may not like it, but sometimes that’s the way the cookie crumbles. Happy birthday to my darling little boy who turns 40 today.

Luck and tie be yours. May happiness come knocking at your door. On a day so special, I send you wishes warm and gentle—happy 40th birthday.

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

Happy 40th Birthday, you are not only a true friend, but an amazing person who I am so lucky to have in my life!

I hope you always head in the direction of success, my son, and whether it be in life or love, I hope that all your dreams and ambitions come true. Happy 40th birthday!

Your first three decades were just practice for your roaring 40s.

Life’s milestones are not supposed to be counted, they’re supposed to be celebrated.

To think, when one is no longer young, when one is not yet old, that one is no longer young, that one is not yet old, that is perhaps something. Samuel Beckett

Dear daughter, you are my remarkable child. Your forties will be just as amazing as you are.

Wrinkles are tally marks of our birthdays. Here’s to another one!

Wishing happy blessed birthday will make your loved one’s celebration extraordinary.

Funny 40th Birthday Wishes

You’re just as good looking as two 20-year-olds.

You look good for 40. Scratch that, you look good, period. Happy birthday!

I hate to call you the F word, but… you’re forty! Happy Birthday!”

I’ll bet you were hoping no one would notice you were turning 40. Well, no such luck! Happy birthday!

Welcome to 40, an age when you’re still young at heart, but other body parts are starting to falter.

Have a great 40th birthday! Too young to die and too old to Rock n Roll!

With age comes wisdom…and wrinkles.

The first 40 years of childhood are always the hardest.

You can tell you’re getting old when authority figures all start to look 12-years-old to you. Stewart Stafford

39 was so last year. Happy birthday!

They say 40 is the new 30. However, it should be noted that they often lie.

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 40th!

Best wishes on your 40th birthday. I’m so proud to have you as a friend… even if you are old.

Don’t think of it as turning 40. We’re here to celebrate the 10th anniversary of your 4th birthday.

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

Best wishes on your 40th 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!

There were a lot of famous people born on your birthday. Too bad you’re not one of them.

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

No one holds a candle to you, especially on your birthday. You already have enough candles on your cake as it is.

You may not be over the hill yet, but you have a great view!

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

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

Congratulations to your 21 years (with 19 years of experience). Happy 40th Birthday!

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

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

Happy 40th, bud! How does it feel to be the world’s oldest kid?

You know you are forty when you stop using Facebook to socialize and start using it to spy on your kids.

I believe you forgot my birthday present last year, so now I’m returning the favor. Happy 40th, my dearest!

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

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

Happy 39th birthday for the second year in a row.

Middle school is for being like everyone else; middle age is for being like yourself. Victoria Moran

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!

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

You’re 14,600 days old, but who’s counting?

You don’t look a day over 29!

You might be prehistoric, but at least you’re not extinct! Happy 40th birthday!

May your makeup conceal your wrinkles, and may your hair dye not fade.

40 is when your body gives your brain a list of things it’s not going to do anymore.

Happy birthday! And thank you so much for turning 40 before me!

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

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

Congratulations on being born a really long time ago.

No matter how hard it is to get out of bed, let 40 be the year you conquer it all.

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