Here is a list of 100 amazing 60th birthday messages and quotes to make them happy on their special day. In addition, we have made some custom birthday card images to send their way via email or a Facebook post.
#1 Today you’re celebrating 60 years of laughter, love, and wonderful, beautiful you! Happy birthday!
#2 It’s time to celebrate…someone special is turning 60! Happy birthday. May all of your wishes and most beautiful dreams come true.
#3 Happy 60th birthday to the person who fills the room with laughter, and fills our hearts with warm memories. May your day be as sweet as you!
#4 Happy birthday to you, happy birthday to you! You’re finally turning 60…happy birthday to you! May your day be filled with love and laughter.
#5 Break out the party hats…someone’s turning 60! You’re a wonderful person and I’m so glad to know you. Happy birthday!
#6 Wishing the happiest 60th birthday to the coolest cat in town. May your day be filled you’re your most beautiful dreams coming true.
#7 60 years of laughter, 60 years of good friends, 60 years of beautiful, amazing you. Wishing you a very happy birthday.
#8 Today is a very special day because we’re celebrating a very special soul. You bring so much happiness to those around you. May your day be filled with love and joy. Happy 60th birthday to you!
#9 Happy 60th birthday to a very special person. You do so much for others. Today, may you be filled with all the love and warmth you spread each day.
#10 May all of your wishes and dreams come true on this very special day. You’re a beautiful soul and you deserve all the best life has to offer. Happy 60th birthday!
#11 Happy 60th birthday to a very special person who spreads joy, warmth, and kindness to everyone around. How lucky I am to know someone as beautiful as you.
#12 May your birthday be filled with all the best life has to offer. Happy 60th to a truly wonderful person!
#13 To someone special, on your 60th birthday…May all of your wishes and wildest dreams come true today. You make every day delightful and deserve the very best.
#14 Today and always, may your day be filled with laughter and love. Happy 60th birthday to the person who spreads sunshine in every room.
#15 Happy 60th birthday…the best is yet to come! May your day be filled with good cheer, great friends, and delicious cake.
#16 Pop the champagne. Blow out the candles. Live it up…you deserve it! Happy 60th birthday to the life of the party.
#17 Every once in a while, God puts a special person in our lives. A person who shows us the meaning of friendship, love, and compassion. I’m so blessed to know you. Happy 60th birthday.
#18 Every day, in so many ways, you make those around you feel so special and loved. Today, may you feel all the love you give. Happy 60th birthday.
#19 Wishing a beautiful day to a beautiful soul. Knowing you is such a wonderful gift. Happy 60th birthday!
#20 Live it up! The big day is here and it’s time to celebrate 60 wonderful, amazing years of YOU. Happy birthday.
#21 Happy 60th birthday to a person who has made a huge difference in the lives of so many, including me. I’m so grateful to know you.
#22 Wishing a sweet and beautiful 60th birthday to a generous, kind, and loving soul. May your day be filled with all the very best.
#23 May your 60s be filled with even more love, joy, laughter, and thrills than ever before. Happy birthday!
#24 Happy 60th birthday! You are a true inspiration and a source of light and comfort for so many. May your day be filled with joy.
#25 May your day be filled with beauty today as you turn 60. You’re a wonderful person who has done so much for others, and we are so grateful to know you. Happy birthday!
#26 Wishing you a day filled with love, laughter, joy, and cheer as you celebrate your special birthday. Happy 60th!
#27 Today and every day, you deserve all of the very best that life has to offer. You’re a giving and caring soul, and the world is a better place because you’re in it. Happy 60th birthday.
#28 Happy, happy, happy 60th birthday to the person who laughs the loudest, cares the most and brightens every room.
#29 It’s time to blow out the candles! May all of your wishes come true today and always. Happy 60th birthday to a great friend.
#30 Happy 60th birthday! You’re such a talented, beautiful soul, and your artistic spirit makes the world a beautiful place.
#31 Today as you celebrate your special day, may you find yourself surrounded by all of the love and beauty you give to others. Happy 60th birthday!
#32 Every so often, someone enters our lives and teaches us what love and beauty truly mean. That someone is you. Happy 60th birthday.
#33 Happy 60th birthday to someone truly special. We are so grateful to know you. You mean more to us than words can say.
#34 May your birthday be filled with all of your wildest, most beautiful wishes coming true. You deserve it! Happy 60th birthday.
#35 Happy 60th birthday! May this new decade be filled with big blessings and happy memories.
#36 Today we celebrate the birthday of someone truly special. Happy 60th birthday! May all of your dreams come true.
#37 Happy 60th birthday to a lovely, lovely soul! Sending you wishes for a beautiful day filled with blessings, laughter, and so much joy.
#38 May your birthday be truly blessed as you turn 60! You are such an inspirational soul and I am so thankful that you’re a part of my life.
#39 Wishing a day filled with joy and laughter to a beautiful soul. You deserve the very best life has to offer, today and always. Happy 60th birthday!
#40 Happy 60th birthday! You are special and so very loved. May your day be beautiful and filled with laughter.
The Most Famous Quotes to Include with Your 60th Birthday Message
“Age is not important unless you’re a cheese.”
“Men are like wine. Some turn to vinegar, but the best improve with age.”
“Birthdays are good for you. Statistics show that the people who have the most live the longest.”
“There is a fountain of youth: it is your mind, your talents, the creativity you bring to your life and the lives of the people you love. When you learn to tap this source, you will have truly defeated age.”
“With mirth and laughter let old wrinkles come.”
“Pleas’d to look forward, pleas’d to look behind, and count each birthday with a grateful mind.”
“Youth is a gift of nature but age is a work of art.”
“To me old age is always fifteen years older than I am.”
“At age 20, we worry about what others think of us. At age 40, we don’t care what they think of us. At age 60, we discover they haven’t been thinking of us at all.”
“I love everything that’s old: old friends, old times, old manners, old books, old wines.”
“I was born old and get younger every day. At present I am sixty years young.”
Herbert Beerbohm Tree
“Please don’t retouch my wrinkles. It took me so many birthdays to earn them.”
“Growing old is mandatory; growing up is optional.”
“Let us respect gray hairs, especially our own.”
J. P. Sears
“The spiritual eyesight improves as the physical eyesight declines.”
“Wow! It took me sixty years to look this good!”
“I was brought up to respect my elders, so now I don’t have to respect anybody.”
“Who said you’re sixty? You are just a 20 year old with 40 years of experience.”
“The secret of staying young is to live honestly, eat slowly, and lie about your age.”
“The best birthdays of all are those that haven’t arrived yet.”
“Age is strictly a case of mind over matter. If you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter.”
“You’ve heard of the three ages of man – youth, middle age, and ‘you’re looking wonderful’.”
Francis Cardinal Spellman
“With sixty staring me in the face, I have developed inflammation of the sentence structure and definite hardening of the paragraphs.”
“I am long on ideas, but short on time. I expect to live to be only about a hundred.”
Thomas Alva Edison
“And in the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years.”
“Grow old along with me! The best is yet to be, the last of life, for which the first was made.”
“One of the signs of passing youth is the birth of a sense of fellowship with other human beings as we take our place among them.”
“The older the fiddle, the sweeter the tune.”
“To get back my youth I would do anything in the world, except take exercise, get up early, or be respectable.”
“A diamond cannot be polished without friction, nor a man perfected without trials.”
The Best Bible Verses to Include with Your 60th Birthday Message
Gray hair is a crown of glory; it is gained in a righteous life.
1 Corinthians 2:13
And we impart this in words not taught by human wisdom but taught by the Spirit, interpreting spiritual truths to those who are spiritual.
Have you not known? Have you not heard? The Lord is the everlasting God, the Creator of the ends of the earth. He does not faint or grow weary; his understanding is unsearchable.
1 Kings 3:14
And if you will walk in my ways, keeping my statutes and my commandments, as your father David walked, then I will lengthen your days.
How much better to get wisdom than gold! To get understanding is to be chosen rather than silver.
For the protection of wisdom is like the protection of money, and the advantage of knowledge is that wisdom preserves the life of him who has it.
Doing wrong is like a joke to a fool, but wisdom is pleasure to a man of understanding.
But it is the spirit in man, the breath of the Almighty, that makes him understand.
Even to your old age I am he, and to gray hairs I will carry you. I have made, and I will bear; I will carry and will save.
You shall stand up before the gray head and honor the face of an old man, and you shall fear your God: I am the Lord.
Wisdom is with the aged, and understanding in length of days.
The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom; all those who practice it have a good understanding. His praise endures forever!
You have enlarged the nation and increased their joy; they rejoice before you as people rejoice at the harvest, as warriors rejoice when dividing the plunder.
May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.
With long life I will satisfy him and show him my salvation.
The Lord has done it this very day; let us rejoice today and be glad.
The wisdom of the prudent is to discern his way, but the folly of fools is deceiving.
The glory of young men is their strength, but the splendor of old men is their gray hair.
Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly, teaching and admonishing one another in all wisdom, singing psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, with thankfulness in your hearts to God.
Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect.
Remember the days of old; consider the years of many generations; ask your father, and he will show you, your elders, and they will tell you.
But the wisdom from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, open to reason, full of mercy and good fruits, impartial and sincere.
For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.
1 Timothy 5:17
Let the elders who rule well be considered worthy of double honor, especially those who labor in preaching and teaching.
I remember the days of old; I meditate on all that you have done; I ponder the work of your hands.
Who is wise and understanding among you? By his good conduct let him show his works in the meekness of wisdom.
The fear of the Lord is instruction in wisdom, and humility comes before honor.
And I am sure of this, that he who began a good work in you will bring it to completion at the day of Jesus Christ.
I said, “Let days speak, and many years teach wisdom.”
So teach us to number our days that we may get a heart of wisdom.
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