Birthday Sayings

Birthday Sayings

Are you in a hurry to find a great 40th birthday saying for a card, an email, a tweet, or a post on Facebook?
Scroll on down to the bottom of the page and pick a birthday message from “The Quick List” of sayings.

If you have more time to explore?  Here are some other things you can find on our site:

  • Party supplies and favors for the Big 40 Celebration.  These items will make your party look like “Pinterest picture perfect”.  Now you now the secret in how to put the razzle dazzle in your party’s presentation.  Your friends will wonder how you did it.  Shhh, your secret’s safe with me.

  • Birthday party invitation wording and fantastic invites.

  • A large assortment of Happy 40th Birthday cards. Sometimes the selection for 40th cards is limited. We found a boatload of choices that are easy to choose, personalize and send without having to go to the store.

  • Ideas for creative ways to say Happy Birthday.  Some of the favorites are to create a personalized photo book, slide show, or collage. Most times, it is how you wish someone Happy Birthday that makes their day.  Sometimes it’s a simple card that has been personalized online and sent through the mail.  Sometimes it’s a YouTube video singing Happy Birthday.

  • Themed party supplies  are available in the Birthday Store.  It’s a simple and fast way to stylishly coordinate the invitations with napkins, plates, cups, and decorations.  No thinking here.  Just order it and check it off of your list.

  • Birthday Gifts and classic birthday favorites.  Don’t forget the treats.  Do you need another “Wow” factor to complete the whole party look and feel.  Simply choose one of these treats to add to the table.  Chocolate dipped strawberries & pretzels or cake pops & truffles are excellent additions to your birthday cake.  It’s the unexpected touch that will have others talking about your party planning expertise.

  • Cool Tools – Gadget and items for a DIY-ers(do it yourself-ers) birthday. For handcrafters that like to create, see our first segment on embossing tools.


  The Quick List of 40th Birthday Sayings

The grass is green, the sky is blue.
Happy 40th Birthday to you.


Lordy, lordy, look at who’s 40.


Welcome to a new decade.  40 is the new 30.


Objects in the mirror are not older than they appear.
~ Unknown


Treat yourself like a Queen!


Treat yourself like a King!


RIP 39!


May your 40th birthday thrill you on all levels.


After 40, a body has a mind of its own.


40?  Oh geez! You are halfway to 80.


Happy 40? Or is it happy 39 forever?


The only time when you live fully is between the ages of thirty to sixty.
The young are slaves to their dreams,
The old are servants of regrets.
Only the middle aged have all of their five senses in keeping of their wits.


At forty, you discover you are more and more like your parents
than you ever care to admit.


The best years of a woman’s life – the ten years between 39 and 40.
~ Unknown


Middle age is when you still believe you’ll feel better in the morning.
~ Bob Hope


40th birthday sayings


The older the fiddler, the sweeter the tune.
~ English Proverb

Need to see scan for more birthday sayings you can use for birthday cards, social media greetings and email?  Continue on with the links below.

Birthday Proverbs
Birthday Verses for Cards

Birthday Phrase

Phrases for 40th Birthday

40th Birthday Messages