What to Write in a Birthday Card

What to Write in a Birthday Card

Are you always searching about what to write in a birthday card? Before you sign and send any birthday cards to your family and friends, why not check out these birthday messages and quotes for inspiration.
Giving birthday cards may not seem unique, but it's still in style. Every year, my family and friends shower me with gifts and beautiful birthday cards. The warm birthday wishes and messages expressed in those cards make my heart melt. Birthdays are excellent occasions to express love and affection to people close to our heart. But do we ever ponder upon what exactly to write in the card? Conveying true feelings can be tough for some. So why don't we make it a bit easy for those who sometimes wonder what to write inside a birthday card, with these birthday card quotes, sayings, and poems for family members, close friends, and colleagues.

Sample Cards Index
For Family

Out of all the gift ideas people choose from, birthday cards do make it at the top of the list. These wishes are a doorway to let someone know how much you care for them. Here are some samples of famous quotes and poems that will nudge your gray cells and eliminate all queries.

To my dearest Mom,

Mom, you give me hope when my life is low.
You are true and honest, God's precious gift.
You are my role model, and always you shall be.
Today on your birthday, spend this day with me.
Happy Birthday Mom!

From,
your loving (daughter/son),
(Your Name)
To my loving Dad,

Following your footsteps is what I've always done.
So walk a bit slower, as I don't want to fall down.
You are my role model, and always you shall be.
Today on your birthday, spend this day with me.
Happy Birthday Dad!!

From,
your loving (daughter/son),
(Your Name)

Dearest sister/brother (Name),

Because time itself is like a spiral,
something special happens on your birthday each year.
The same energy that God invested in you
at birth is present once again.
Love,
(Your Name)
To uncle/aunt (Name),

Middle age is having a choice
between two temptations and
choosing the one that'll get you home earlier.

From,
(Your Name)

To husband/wife (Name),

I love my life, because it gave me you.
I love you, because you are my life.
And better yet, you are my wife/husband.
Happy Birthday Sweetheart!

From,
your doting (wife/hubby),
(Your Name)
To grandfather/grandmother (Name),

What children need most
are the essentials that
grandparents provide in abundance.
They give unconditional love, kindness, patience, humor,
comfort, lessons in life.
And, most importantly, cookies.

From,
your loving (granddaughter/grandson),
(Your Name)
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For Friends

The warm wishes from the heart to your close friends can surely bring people together. Perhaps these messages can do the trick for you. Take a look at the following wishes to those friends who've stuck by you through thick and thin.

To my dearest friend, (Name),

Friendship is to people,
what sunshine is to flowers.
Your friendship to me,
means more than sunshine.

From,
(Your Name)
To my dearest friend, (Name),

Happy Birthday to the best friend I ever had.
Let's celebrate this special day of your life
and party like there's no tomorrow.

From,
(Your Name)

To my dearest friend, (Name),

It has been said that real friends
Are very hard to find.
The ones that stay when times are tough
A real friend - the lasting kind.
As I travel through this life,
I know one thing is true.
I will never find a better friend
Than I have found in YOU!
Happy Birthday to a special friend!

From,
(Your Name)
To my dearest friend, (Name),

I just want to say, Happy Birthday!
To you, my dear, dear friend.
You have always been there for me
And our friendship will never end.

From,
(Your Name)

To my dearest friend, (Name),

You've gotta dance like there's nobody watching,
Love like you'll never be hurt,
Sing like there's nobody listening,
And live like it's heaven on earth.

From,
(Your Name)
To my dearest friend, (Name),

I'm so lucky to have
A special friend like you,
May all your birthday hopes
And wishes come true!

From,
(Your Name)
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For Colleagues

You spend a whole lot of time with your colleagues and perhaps have become close. On their birthdays, there may come a time when you want to find the right words to give value to their friendship. And in such cases, we can be of some assistance. Take a look.

To (Name),

If you were expecting a big bonus
and a promotion for your birthday,
you're going to be disappointed because
all you're getting is a big cake and this card.

From,
(Your Name)
To (Name),

On your birthday I wish you much pleasure and joy;
I hope all of your wishes come true.
May each hour and minute be filled with delight,
And your birthday be perfect for you!

From,
(Your Name)

To (Name),

The secret of staying young is to live honestly,
eat slowly, and lie about your age.

From,
(Your Name)
To (Name),

Count your life by smiles, not tears.
Count your age by friends, not years.

From,
(Your Name)

To (Name),

Use your health, even to the point of wearing it out.
That is what it is for.
Spend all you have before you die;
do not outlive yourself.

From,
(Your Name)
To (Name),

Your birthday is a special time
to celebrate the gift of 'you' to the world.

From,
(Your Name)

You can also add some funny birthday messages for them. Surprise your family and friends with personalized cards. Maybe the ideas mentioned above have helped clear the confusions and you can easily come up with your own wishes for the lucky birthday boy/girl.