10 Quotes to Celebrate Turning 30

30th birthday celebratory cupcake.
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Some like a big splash, others like a quiet affair, but everybody likes their birthday celebrations. The morning of your birthday seems like the best morning of the year. Even if a cloud threatens to explode in the skies, you wake up feeling happy. You quickly go through your birthday greetings that come in the form of text messages, phone calls, and Facebook posts.

Would it not be wonderful to receive flowers or a beautiful birthday cake, with a ‘Happy Birthday’ card in it? You thank everybody who remembered your birthday. You feel a sense of joy when you express gratitude to your loved ones.

Why Do We Enjoy Celebrating Birthdays?

Once a year, you get the chance to be special. Friends, family, and loved ones wish you happiness, good health, and prosperity. They shower you with love, attention, gifts, and goodies. They spend time with you and share your happiness. Now, who wouldn’t want such a treat?

So, do not neglect the birthdays of your loved ones, and certainly, do not neglect your own. Treat a birthday as a special occasion; an opportunity to bless and be blessed. Here are the best wishes for the birthdays of your loved ones. Use birthday wishes and messages to spread love and cheer among your friends and family. Make unique ‘Happy Birthday’ wishes for your dear ones.

The 30th birthday is special. You are now officially a mature and responsible adult who has the necessary wisdom to make important decisions in life. The 30th birthday heralds your adult status with measured indulgence. Here are some wonderful 30th birthday quotes that put matters in the right perspective. Enjoy these 30th birthday quotes and let the shower of good wishes come your way.

Charles Caleb Colton

The excess of our youth are checks written against our age and they are payable with interest thirty years later.

Hervey Allen

The only time you really live fully is from thirty to sixty. The young are slaves to dreams; the old servants of regrets. Only the middle-aged have all their five senses in the keeping of their wits.

Elbert Hubbard

One's 30th birthday and one's 60th are days that press their message home with iron hand. With his 70th milestone past, a man feels that his work is done, and dim voices call to him from across the Unseen. His work is done, and so illy, compared with what he had wished and expected! But the impressions made upon his heart by the day are no deeper than those his 30th birthday inspires. At thirty, youth, with all it palliates and excuses, is gone forever. The time for mere fooling is past; the young avoid you, or else look up to you and tempt you to grow reminiscent. You are a man and must give an account of yourself.


At the age of twenty, we don't care what the world thinks of us; at thirty, we worry about what it is thinking of us; at forty, we discover that it wasn't thinking of us at all.

Lew Wallace

A man thirty years old, I said to myself, should have his field of life all ploughed, and his planting well done; for after that it is summer time.

Georges Clemenceau

Everything I know I learned after I was thirty.

Benjamin Franklin

At twenty years of age, the will reigns; at thirty, the wit; and at forty, the judgement.

Thirty—the promise of a decade of loneliness, a thinning list of single men to know, a thinning briefcase of enthusiasm, thinning hair.

Robert Frost

Time and Tide wait for no man, but time always stands still for a woman of thirty.

Muhammad Ali

The man who views the world at fifty the same as he did at twenty has wasted thirty years of his life.