Happy Birthday Wishes

Happy Birthday Wishes That Make Dreams Come True

Woman blowing candles of birthday cake.
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Douglas Horton said, "If wishes were fishes, we'd all be throwing nets. If wishes were horses we'd all ride." However, on your birthday, you are entitled to make a wish. It is believed that if you make a silent wish as you blow the candles on your birthday cake, your wish will come true.

The History of Birthday Wishes

The tradition of putting candles on a birthday cake dates back to early Greek civilization. In ancient times, the Greek lit candles on the cake offered to the Moon Goddess, Artemis. They believed that the smoke emanating from the blown candles carried the prayers to heaven, and these prayers were answered. It was also believed that blowing out candles in one breath brought good luck. The tradition of blowing candles continues even today.

The Meaning of Birthday Celebrations

But birthday celebrations have become far too elaborate and laborious. Today, it is no longer just about cakes and candles; it is also about exotic party venues, theme birthdays, and expensive goody bags.

Let us not forget the significance of birthday celebrations. The presence of your loved ones on your birthday makes you feel cherished. You cannot measure their love with the budget of the birthday party. Even a simple birthday celebration or a heartfelt birthday wish should make you feel blessed.

Whether it is your 18th or 60th birthday; whether you have a simple or an elaborate celebration, you are lucky to share this special occasion with your near and dear ones. Birthdays bring families and friends closer and keep you smiling throughout the year.

Birthday Wish Quotes

Convey warm birthday wishes to your dear ones with these happy birthday wishes. A warm hug, a loving birthday wish, and blessings make birthdays memorable.

George Harrison
All the world is birthday cake, so take a piece, but not too much.

Pablo Picasso
Youth has no age.

Tom Stoppard
Age is a high price to pay for maturity.

Franz Kafka
Youth is happy because it has the ability to see beauty. Anyone who keeps the ability to see beauty never grows old.

George Santayana
There is no cure for birth and death, save to enjoy the interval.

William Butler Yeats
From our birthday, until we die,
Is but the winking of an eye.

Tom Wilson
Wisdom doesn't necessarily come with age. Sometimes age just shows up all by itself.

Anthony Powell
Growing old is like being increasingly penalized for a crime you have not committed.

Marie Dressler
It is not how old you are, but how you are old.

Gertrude Stein
We are always the same age inside.

Chinese Proverb
A diamond cannot be polished without friction, nor a man perfected without trials.

Muhammad Ali
Age is whatever you think it is. You are as old as you think you are.

Irish Blessing
May you live as long as you want and never want as long as you live.

Chili Davis
Growing old is mandatory; growing up is optional.

Anna Magnani
Please don't retouch my wrinkles. It took me so long to earn them.

Leo Rosenberg
First, you forget names, then you forget faces, then you forget to pull your zipper up, then you forget to pull your zipper down.

Jack Benny
Age is strictly a case of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter.

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

Frank Lloyd Wright
The longer I live the more beautiful life becomes.

Christina Rossetti
My heart is like a singing bird. Because the birthday of my life is come, my love is come to me.