When someone remembers you on your birthday, whether they text you, post it on social media, or send you a greeting card in the mail, it is always a nice gesture to show your appreciation with a “thank you” response. Here is a look at some great sample thank you messages and notes for birthday wishes to help you thank someone for thinking of you.
#1 I felt like a million bucks when I received your birthday wishes. It was a wonderful surprise and made the day perfect in every way. I appreciate you taking the time to get in touch. You are one of the most important people in my life, and I will always cherish our friendship. Thank you.
#2 Time and tide wait for no man and it seems that suddenly I’m one year older. I’ll leave it for you to decide if I’m wiser, but I certainly know enough to realize that your thoughtful message is the greatest gift that I could have received. Thank you very much.
#3 I cannot believe how time has flown. The number of candles on my cake is creating quite a glow now. The older I get, the more I am appreciative of those who have made an impact on my life and lit up my world. You are one of those dear people. Thank you for remembering my birthday.
#4 I have trouble sometimes remembering my own birthday, so you can imagine my surprise and pleasure at receiving your kind wishes. I feel privileged to have someone as thoughtful and considerate as you as a friend. Thanks so much for thinking of me.
#5 I was delighted when I saw your message, knowing that I was in your thoughts. Celebrating special days only really matters when you feel loved. You have the ability to make me feel exactly that. Thank you for thinking of me on my birthday.
#6 Thank you for sending your kind wishes. Birthdays come and go, but a friendship like ours is eternal. It means so much to know that you’re there for me, not just on special days, but all the time. Thank you for remembering my birthday.
#7 A lot of people are sprinkled with presents on their birthday. I feel like I have been showered with love. Sometimes a beautiful message holds a value that no physical gift ever could. Every word is like a reward, and each thought will be treasured. Your wish is more prized than anything money could buy. Thank you for remembering my birthday.
#8 Thank you for the happy birthday message. Being able to call you a friend is one of the best gifts I have ever received. It’s also the gift that keeps on giving. I genuinely enjoy our friendship, and I hope you know just how much of a delight it is knowing you.
#9 The balloons and cake, the gifts and song, were made all the sweeter by your lovely message. Among all the fun and happy times, I felt on top of the world because you had remembered my special day. Thank you.
#10 A birthday only lasts a day and reading a message only takes a minute. But the sentiment behind your words painted a smile on my face that will last a lifetime. Something as simple as being remembered on such an occasion has made me feel precious, so I hope this note makes you feel the same. Thank you so sincerely for remembering my birthday.
#11 A birthday is supposed to be a special day, but a message like yours makes it momentous. Your words are worth more than you can imagine. Your wishes hold a dear place in my heart. Your thoughts are gifts that my soul will cherish for a long time. Thank you for the birthday wishes.
#12 Thanks for remembering that it was my birthday. It always brings me joy to hear from you, doubly so on a special occasion like this. I don’t think I can put into words how much your friendship means to me, so let me just say that I couldn’t imagine a better friend. Thank you again.
#13 You brought a sparkle of delight to my birthday when I received your message. The kind words you wrote were like the frosting on the cake or the glow of a candle. You truly helped me feel so loved. Thank you for thinking of me on my birthday.
#14 While it may have been my birthday, the day isn’t just about me. It’s a celebration of all my friendships. The way you wished me a happy birthday is exactly why I consider you one of my best friends. Thank you for being an amazing person.
#15 The words you shared on my birthday meant so much because I could tell that they were straight from your heart. I love that you reach out to others to help celebrate the important times in their lives. Thank you for remembering my birthday.
#16 It’s funny how a message can mean so much. Thank you for wishing me a happy birthday. You helped make me feel like the most important person in the world for the day. I am so fortunate to know you, and I will always cherish our friendship.
#17 My day started on a high with your kind wishes. I am grateful for you and the way you sow seeds of happiness wherever you go. I was just so uplifted by your beautiful words. Thank you for remembering my birthday.
#18 Receiving your birthday wishes has made my day. Your message was personal and brought a huge smile to my face. You are one of my favorite people to talk to, and it’s always a delight to hear from you. Thank you.
#19 It made my day that you remembered my birthday, and it meant so much to know you cared. I know that you have a full and busy life, so I appreciate the time you took to send me a beautiful card. Thank you for taking the time to make me feel special.
#20 I just wanted to say how much I appreciate your birthday wishes. You have a knack for knowing just what to say to bring a huge grin to my face. Any day I get to hear from you is a good day. Thanks for making my birthday one to remember.
#21 Your kind wishes were a reason for me to celebrate even more this year. Whether we speak a little or a lot, it is comforting to know that you are always there for me in my life. You are an exceptional person, and I am touched that you remembered my birthday. Thank you.
#22 I appreciate your birthday wish, and I am truly thankful for your touching thoughts. The meaningful message is so memorable, and your wonderful words warmed my heart. I want you to know how grateful I am to have received the gift of remembrance and affection. Thank you for the birthday wishes.
#23 Like pieces of a puzzle, this day would be incomplete without a message like yours. Your wishes made me feel important. I admire the thought and effort. Each word has filled me with delight and happiness, so I would like to share my joy with you. Thank you for the lovely message.
#24 I loved your sweet message. You have a lot going on in your life, so it is to your credit that you even remembered my birthday. I recognize that it is characteristic of your thoughtful and kind nature. Thank you for the birthday wishes.
#25 I have learned not to take anything for granted in this life. This is especially true of people like you who have made a big impact on my life. I appreciated your kind words. Thank you so much for thinking of me on my birthday.
#26 Thank you for the warm birthday wishes. It really helped make the day memorable and enjoyable for me. I always love it when you reach out to me, and this is no exception. Thanks for being a great friend.
#27 I was having a great birthday until I received your message, and then it turned into a wonderful one! Your kind wishes put a smile on my face and a spring in my step. Thanks for being such a true friend.
#28 You definitely know how to make me feel special on my birthday. You are one of the kindest, most thoughtful people I know. Your message was sweeter than any birthday cake I could eat. Thank you for the birthday wishes.
#29 Not only did you remember my birthday, but you took the time to send me your kind birthday wishes. I thank you from the bottom of my heart! You have made me feel extra special with your kind words. Having someone like you in my life is a year-round gift, and I look forward to your next birthday where I can return the love.
#30 It would have been impossible to walk around on my birthday without a smile on my face. You made sure of that! Your awesome birthday wishes really lit up my day. I’m lucky to know someone as great as you. Thank you so much.
#31 I am so impressed that you remembered! Your message was such a wonderful surprise. As another year passes, I reflect on the most important things in my life and your treasured friendship is one of the greatest things I possess. It is a pleasure and an honor to call you my friend.
#32 Thanks for remembering my birthday. Your heartfelt message was the perfect way for me to start the next year of my life. Your constant kindness and support always overwhelm me and make me feel valued.
#33 It would have been an impossible task to walk around on my birthday without a smile on my face. You made sure of that! Your awesome birthday wishes really lit up my day. I’m lucky to know someone as great as you. Thank you so much.
#34 Thanks for remembering my birthday. I know I can always count on you to be up for a random and grand adventure. I don’t know where I would be in life without you, but I do know it would be a lot more boring. I can’t wait to see what our next adventure entails.
#35 The thought that went into your happy birthday message left me speechless. It was so personal and really meant a lot to me. There are few things I enjoy as much as our late-night conversations. I can’t wait for the next one.
#36 Among the lightheartedness of birthday fun, your wishes brought meaning and depth to the day. I am grateful for your words and will treasure both them and you, always. Thank you so much for remembering me on my birthday.
#37 On my birthday, I was spoiled with heart-warming messages and kind words. Thank you for being among the people that sent so much love my way. I was absolutely delighted to receive birthday wishes from you. Your words made my day that much more memorable.
#38 You remembered my birthday! On a day that already was quite magical, you added that extra sparkle. I felt like a kid in a candy store with a pocket full of money. Thank you for your wonderful birthday wishes. They meant the world to me.
#39 I appreciate your friendship. You never forget my birthday, and yet I know that there are many people that you love and care for. You make me feel like a member of your family and a significant part of your life.
#40 Living so far away makes celebrating together impossible, but my heart was drawn close to you again on my birthday. It reminded me that we have had as many smiles as there are miles between us. Your message was a precious gift.
#41 I am sending a huge “thank you” your way. Your birthday wishes made me feel like the most important person in the world. I appreciate you sharing in my excitement with me. With such wonderful people like you in my life, there truly is little else I could ask for.
#42 Our lives have connected in amazing ways throughout the years, and it makes a great story. I am so glad that we have remained such firm friends. Your birthday wishes were a wonderful reminder of all the good times that we have shared.
#43 I was ecstatic to receive your happy birthday message. I feel amazing to know that I have a friend that is as thoughtful as you are. We’ve gone on many crazy adventures since we’ve met that wouldn’t be out of place in a movie. The sooner we can go on another adventure, the better.
#44 Thank you for remembering my birthday! Taking time out of your day to celebrate my birthday is both thoughtful and considerate. The memories we’ve made together over the years are a testament to how much I value your friendship. I can’t wait to continue our crazy adventures soon.
#45 Thank you for wishing me a happy birthday. Looking back at all the laughs we’ve had throughout the years fills me with joy. You are a friend anyone would be lucky to have. I just want to thank you for always being there for me, and I hope we can have some laughs again soon.
#46 What you say always means more to me than you can imagine. The way you wished me a happy birthday is truly one of the best messages I received. I’m so thankful to have someone like you who supports me in my life. I just wanted to let you know how much it meant to me.
#47 With a life a busy as yours, I’m unbelievably thankful that you remembered my birthday. It shows how strong our friendship is. Some friendships eventually just fizzle out, but I know ours is a bond for life. Don’t forget to keep in touch.
#48 Whatever life brings, I am thankful for our close relationship. I appreciate you taking the time to remember me on my special day. I want to reciprocate the kind sentiments you expressed and let you know that my life is richer because of you.
#49 Thank you for the birthday wishes. It’s always a pleasure to hear from someone I respect so much. I always cherish our time together. You are a part of many of my best memories, and I hope we can create some new ones soon.
#50 Receiving heartfelt birthday wishes like yours truly make someone feel special. I am so grateful to have a friend like you. I have always appreciated your unwavering friendship and support. You brightened up an already great day.
Best Quotes for Your Thank You Messages for Birthday Wishes
“You are my sunshine my only sunshine. You make me happy when skies are grey. You’ll never know dear how much I love you. Please don’t take my sunshine away.”
“Each friend represents a world in us, a world possibly not born until they arrive, and it is only by this meeting that a new world is born.”
“Many people will walk in and out of your life, but only true friends will leave footprints in your heart.”
“Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.”
“When you are kind to others, it not only changes you, it changes the world.”
“We rise by lifting others.”
“The root of joy is gratefulness.”
“If we always helped one another, no one would need luck.”
“Rare as is true love, true friendship is rarer.”
Jean de la Fontaine
“The moments of happiness we enjoy take us by surprise. It is not that we seize them, but that they seize us.”
“Friendship is the inexpressible comfort of feeling safe with a person, having neither to weigh thoughts nor measure words.”
“In helping others, we shall help ourselves, for whatever good we give out completes the circle and comes back to us.”
“I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder.”
Gilbert K. Chesterton
“Gratitude is an energetic signature, which when tapped into is the ultimate power source for the creation of what we envision in our minds.”
“Kindness is ever the begetter of kindness.”
“Friendship is the only cement that will ever hold the world together.”
Woodrow T. Wilson
“Every single day I want you to be happy and full of joy, just like you make me happy by just passing through my mind.”
“A grateful heart turns a mundane day into a miracle.”
“Thankfulness creates gratitude which generates contentment that causes peace.”
“With arms outstretched I thank. With heart beating gratefully I love. With body in health I jump for joy. With spirit full I live.”
“Joy is a heart full and a mind purified by gratitude.”
“You can only hold a smile for so long, after that it’s just teeth.”
“Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does.”
“A contented mind is the greatest blessing a man can enjoy in this world.”
“The longer you linger in gratitude, the more you draw your new life to you. For gratitude is the ultimate state of receivership.”
Dr. Joe Dispenza
“Kindness is the essence of greatness and the fundamental characteristic of the noblest men and women I have known.”
Joseph B. Wirthlin
“Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.”
“A good friend is like a four-leaf clover: hard to find and lucky to have.”
“Anything is possible when you have the right people there to support you.”
“Life has no blessing like a prudent friend.”
“Sometimes it takes only one act of kindness and caring to change a person’s life.”
“Prosperity makes friends, adversity tries them.”
“Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life.”
“Gratitude is the memory of the heart.”
Jean Baptiste Massieu
“The best way to pay for a lovely moment is to enjoy it.”
“Seek to do good, and you will find that happiness will run after you.”
James Freeman Clarke
“Friendship is the golden thread that ties the heart of all the world.”
“Love those who appreciate you, and appreciate those who love you.”
“Awards become corroded. Friends gather no dust.”
“It is only with gratitude that life becomes rich.”
“Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared.”
“Life is partly what we make it, and partly what it is made by the friends we choose.”
“Make each new day count by helping someone or just making someone smile.”
“No duty is more urgent than that of returning thanks.”
“Spend your life with people who make you smile, laugh, and feel loved.”
Roy T. Bennett
“Gratitude is a divine emotion: it fills the heart, but not to bursting; it warms it, but not to fever.”
“Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears.”
“Gratitude is when memory is stored in the heart and not in the mind.”
“There are those who give with joy, and that joy is their reward.”
“Gratitude is heaven itself.”
“Let us be grateful to the people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.”
“Gratitude is the fairest blossom which springs from the soul.”
Henry Ward Beecher
“It’s the little things that smooths people’s roads the most.”
“Too much of a good thing can be wonderful!”
“A single rose can be my garden…a single friend, my world.”
“Sometimes me think, ‘What is Friend?’ Then me say, ‘Friend is someone to share the last cookie with.'”
“Kindness is a passport that opens doors and fashions friends. It softens hearts and molds relationships that can last lifetimes.”
Joseph B. Wirthlin
“One’s friends are that part of the human race with which one can be human.”
“Gratitude is an overflow of the pleasure filling your soul.”
“Genuine kindness is no ordinary act, but a gift of rare beauty.”
“A gentle word, a kind look, a good-natured smile can work wonders and accomplish miracles.”
“If life is a cup of tea, gratitude is the honey that makes it sweet.”
“When I count my blessings, I find you in every one.”
Richelle E. Goodrich
“Remember there’s no such thing as a small act of kindness. Every act creates a ripple with no logical end.”
“Love and kindness are never wasted. They always make a difference. They bless the one who receives them, and they bless you, the giver.”
Barbara de Angelis
“A single act of kindness throws out roots in all directions, and the roots spring up and make new trees.”
“It was only a sunny smile, and little it cost in the giving, but like morning light it scattered the night and made the day worth living.”
F. Scott Fitzgerald
“Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.”
“A kind heart is a fountain of gladness, making everything in its vicinity freshen into smiles.”
“If you light a lamp for somebody, it will also brighten your path.”
“To the world you may be just one person, but to one person you may be the world.”
“Friends are those rare people who ask how we are and then wait to hear the answer.”
“Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is a spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace and gratitude.”
“People will forget what you said, people may forget what you did, but they will never forget how you made them feel.”
“Set your heart on doing good. Do it over and over again, and you will be filled with joy.”
Here is a look at some easy and great ways you can say thank you in English.
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