What to write in a 40th birthday card

  1. So, I was just wondering... how old should we tell everyone you are this year? I don't think anyone would believe that you're turning 35 again for the fifth year in a row. Happy 40th Birthday!
  2. Here's to being older and wiser than you once were, and giving all of the best advice to young'uns who won't listen. Happy 40th Birthday!
  3. To someone who has always been an inspiration to those around them. Seriously, who else could be 40 and still be so fabulous? Happy 40th Birthday!
  4. I imagine you were a force to be reckoned with at 20, and perfect by 30, but who knows with this 40 thing. You're not going to start acting your age are you? Happy 40th Birthday!
  5. At this special turning point in your life remember to take a moment, to reminisce in all of the good memories which you have created and reflect on the many lessons which have made you smarter and wiser than your youth. Happy 40th Birthday!
  6. I see you as a kind, considerate and lovely person. On this special day I wish only good things for you in the future. Don't let a number become an obstacle. Stay true to who you are and this birthday won't be able to put anything in your way. Happy Birthday, to a magnificent 40 year old!
  7. I thought turning 40 would make you wise and dignified. But you don't seem to have any of those traits. That's okay, hold out another ten years, and they are bound to start showing. Happy 40th Birthday!
  8. Worried about turning forty? Why? It's
    -Tasteful, yet
    -Youthful :)
    In fact, could you tone it down a little? You're making the rest of us look old! Lots of love on your 40th Birthday!
  9. Some people are like a fine wine, they only get better with age. Unfortunately, others are like milk. You're definitely a wine kinda [ guy / gal ]! Happy 40th Birthday!
  10. Wow, are you really turning forty? You don't look a day over 39! Happy Birthday!
  11. Being 40 is not as bad as I thought it would be! You're sharper than 30, and fitter than 50. You might as well enjoy it while you can. Happy 40th Birthday!
  12. You're really handling this whole turning 40 thing pretty well. Happy birthday and wishing you all the best!
  13. Look on the bright side of becoming 40 years old, being over-the-hill means that the going will be easier from now on. Happy 40th Birthday!
  14. Not everyone can pull off turning 40 with such eloquence and grace, but you are doing an amazing job. May your disposition continue to be an inspiration to those of us following in your footsteps! Happy 40th Birthday!
  15. Forty is fabulous. You should truly be proud of all you have accomplished. Have a wonderful 40th Birthday!
  16. Happy 40th Birthday! I'm so much happier to hear that you're over the hill instead of under it. Best Wishes!
  17. 40 signals a new burst of eternal youth. Now is a time to enjoy all the things you couldn't afford or didn't have the confidence to take on when you were younger. Wear 40 like a set of wings and soar to new heights. Happy Birthday
  18. Spring chicken or not, you're still the most fabulous [ rooster / hen ] I know! Here's to having the energy of a pup, the senses of a deer, and the wisdom of an owl. Happy 40th Birthday!
  19. Here's to being old enough to know better, young enough to do it, and too old to care whether you should or should not! Happy 40th Birthday!
  20. While you may not believe it, turning 40 marks the prime of your life. You are well established in life, most things you could want are within your reach, and you have learned the folly of youth. Happy 40th Birthday!
  21. If 40 is old, was 20 young? Well, for 40 years old you look amazing. Let's keep a good thing going. It's time to celebrate your fantastically brilliant 40th Birthday!
  22. Are you really 40? Gosh, I hope the next 40 are as much fun! Happy 40th birthday!
  23. Text Guide for Forty Year Olds:
    DWSLG (Darn, we still look good!)
    YETKB (Young enough to know better.)
    OETKB (Old enough to know better.)
    FAPOI (Forty and Proud of It!)
    That should pretty much get us through until 50! Happy 40th Birthday to my tech savvy cohort!
  24. You're younger than springtime! Happy 40th birthday! Now go out there and blossom into the perfect, beautiful, rare specimen, only you can be.
  25. Another year older, smarter, wiser, more mature... Ha-ha-ha, who am I kidding? I can't even say it with a straight face. Happy 40th Birthday!
  26. Its not every day that you turn 40 years old... it only happens once every 2,080 weeks or every 14,600 days. Congratulations on officially being over-the-hill. Happy 40th Birthday!
  27. Well you might not be a spring chicken anymore though here's to you ruling the roost! Happy 40th Birthday!
  28. Just because you're 40 and getting older, it doesn't necessarily mean that you have to act you age. Happy 40th Birthday!
  29. Turning 40 marks a special milestone in your life. You have learned many lessons of youth, and you are now smarter and wiser, while still being young enough to enjoy both your youth and wisdom. Happy 40th Birthday!