40th Birthday Wishes - Funny & Happy Messages & Quotes for their 40th (2024)

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Turning 40 is a major milestone for many people, and some may even dread reaching the BIG 4-0 and have trouble facing it, therefore it can be a good idea to choose your words carefully when it is time to send 40th birthday wishes. But don’t worry, because we have done the heavy lifting for you and came up with this collection of happy 40th birthday wishes to help your loved ones and your friends celebrate this new stage of their lives. This is the perfect time to show them love, support and also to show them a good time. Below is a collection of inspirational, humorous, heartfelt, romantic, funny, touching and sweet 40th birthday messages.

This collection is divided into the following: 1) general 40th birthday wishes, 2) funny 40th birthday wishes, 3) 40th birthday wishes for a friend, 4) 40th birthday wishes for husband, 5) 40th birthday wishes for wife, 6) 40th birthday wishes for sister and 7) 40th birthday wishes for brother. We hop you find the perfect words to send them on their special day.

General 40th Birthday Wishes

Not sure what to write in a 40th birthday card? Looking for something not too specific? We’ve got you covered with these heartfelt 40th birthday wishes which will help to lift the birthday celebrant’s spirits on their big day.

  • Today I celebrate you. I am so blessed to have you in my life. Happy 40th birthday!
  • I am so grateful to know a person as wonderful as you. I wish you all the best on your 40th.
  • Age is just a number to such a beautiful person inside and out. I hope your 40th birthday is as special as you are.
  • Life begins at 40 and the beginning of many more great and amazing things to discover and enjoy. I wish you all the best, happy birthday!
  • You are the coolest, wisest, ageless 40 year old I know. May your birthday remind you how many people love and adore you.
  • Happy birthday to a treasured person who I absolutely adore! I hope your birthday wishes and dreams come true.
  • Your 40th is a great reason to celebrate the wonderful human being that you are. Happy birthday!
  • May your day be filled with lots of fun, surprises, cakes, birthday gifts and warm wishes.You deserve the best things in the world. Happy 40th birthday wishes!
  • Ready set blow! It is your 40th birthday and it is a big deal because you are a big deal. Have a party perfect birthday.
  • Happy 40th birthday to you, may your heart desires, prayers and wishes come true!
  • I wish you a happy, healthy, joyous 40th birthday. Keep on shining the star that you are.
  • You’re turning 40! Let’s celebrate your milestone and celebrate you. Happy birthday!
  • May you have a fantastic, fabulous, festive, and fun filled fortieth birthday!
  • Happy 40th birthday! Fun and joy begins at forty so enjoy and celebrate the wonderful person that you are.
  • May your 40th birthday be a memorable and exciting milestone. Celebrate and have fun, you deserve it.
  • Happy 40th birthday to the kindest, sweetest, and most remarkable person I know. I am glad to be a part of your life.
  • Cheers to you and to all your achievements, goals and adventures on your 40th. Happy birthday and enjoy!
  • Life and joy begins at forty and I hope you start to enjoy the journey. Happy 40th birthday wishes to you!
  • I am so proud of the person you are. I hope your 40th birthday is a blast.
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Funny 40th Birthday Wishes

Make this day full of laughter and cheer by sending one of these hilarious and silly 40th birthday wishes funny enough to make anyone smile. Let them know that life shouldn’t be taken too seriously.

  • I hope being forty is as easy as A,B,C… A- act your age, B -become mature and C- continue being an amazing person inside and out. Happy 40th birthday!
  • They say that 40 is over the hill, and now is the time to coast down the other side. So if life is anything like a roller coaster, the fun is just beginning!
  • Quit stressing about the end of your 30’s and start celebrating your 40’s. It’s not so bad when you look that good, trust me, I know. Happy 40th birthday wishes!
  • May all the dreams that you’ve wished for be fulfilled when you turn 40. It should be a piece of cake considering you’ve had 39 years of practice. Happy 40th birthday!
  • Just be grateful you are not 40 in dog years, can you imagine? Happy 40th birthday!

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  • Enjoy your first 40 years of childhood because in a short period of time you’ll be dealing with all the grown up stuff.
  • Take advantage of the fact that you’re 40, experienced, established and smoking hot. Happy 40th birthday hot stuff!
  • Warning! Still foxy and sexy at forty. Happy 40th birthday!
  • Have a blast, cuz being forty won’t last. I hope that you enjoy being 40 because it only comes once.
  • You’re 40. It is pointless to resist and deny your age but it is important that we celebrate the special and wonderful person that you are. Happy birthday!
  • If you’re 40 and you know it clap your hands. If you’re 40 and you know it clap your hands. If your 40 and you know it and you really wanna show it, if you’re 40 and you know it clap your hands. That’s right, be loud and proud!
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40th Birthday Wishes for a Friend

Lift up your their spirits and celebrate their life with one of these 40th birthday wishes for friends and make their birthday a day to remember.

  • Wishing you a lifetime of immense joy, health and success, my friend. Happy 40th birthday to you!
  • May all your wishes come true and all your dreams be fulfilled, my friend, as you start off on an awesome new journey. Happy 40th birthday!
  • I wish you the happiest of birthdays! Thank you for being such a great friend and confidant. Happy 40th birthday my friend!
  • I hope that being 40 is as exciting as being in your 20’s. Happy birthday to one of my coolest and closest friends!
  • Congratulations on your 40th birthday! You made it and I know that you’ll continue to do many more great things, my friend.

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  • May you welcome your forties and say hello to the new adventures and endless possibilities that life has in store for you. Happy 40th birthday greetings my dear friend!
  • You’re still fabulous and you don’t look anywhere close to your age! Happy 40th birthday friend!
  • All my sincerest wishes to a good friend like you, may your 40th treat you well today, tomorrow and all the years through.
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40th Birthday Wishes for Husband

Reaching 40 may not be as overwhelming for him if your husband has you by his side. Below are some romantic and loving 40th birthday wishes for him, your beloved husband.

  • Happy 40th my wonderful husband! I look forward to many more great years with a great partner.
  • I am married to the best man on earth and I am the luckiest girl on earth. I hope your 40th will be as amazing as you, are my husband.
  • May your 40th birthday be the beginning of many more exciting adventures and unforgettable memories that you and I will share. Happy 40th birthday my husband!
  • Happy 40th birthday my hubby, my one and only eye candy!
  • Thank you for being such an extraordinary husband. May your forties treat you as well as you have treated me. Happy 40th birthday my dear!

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  • Stay as wonderful a father and husband as you are, my love. I couldn’t ask for more because I have you. Happy 40th birthday husband!
  • Because it is your 40th birthday I wanted to give you 40 reasons why I love you so much. But I won’t, I’ll save it for later tonight, if you know what I mean. Happy birthday my love!
  • May this special day remind you of how special of a treasure you are to me my husband. Happy 40th birthday!
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40th Birthday Wishes for Wife

Tell your wife that turning 40 is no biggie. Remind her that you fell in love with her for who she is and who she will be over the next 40 years by choosing the perfect words from this selection of 40th birthday wishes for her, your dear wife.

  • May you continue to shine like the star that you are. You may be 40 but in my book you are number 1. I love you my wife. Happy birthday!
  • You bring out the best in me. Thank you for being my wife. Happy 40th birthday!
  • Happy 40th birthday to my incredibly gorgeous wife! You still give me butterflies and goosebumps each and every day.
  • You may be turning 40 but in my book you look just as good as when I first laid eyes on you, maybe even better. Happy 40th birthday my wife!
  • It’s your birthday, and you are a gift to this world and a treasure to this family. Have a happiest 40th birthday, my bride!

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  • Time for your birthday massage, dinner, shopping and pampering. I hope that your 40th will be as amazing as you are, my wife.
  • Of all the love, beauty and joy that you’ve brought into my life, our future is bound to be filled with even more of all the best things that life has to offer. Happy 40th birthday wishes to my wonderful wife!
  • Have a beautiful 40th birthday to my simply stunning wife!
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40th Birthday Wishes for Sister

Celebrate with your sister and make her feel like a princess and show her how much you care with one of these 40th birthday messages for sisters.

  • I wish you immense happiness, health, inner peace and true success my sister. I love you and happy 40th birthday!
  • Stay young at heart and fabulous in your forties, fifties, sixties and all the ties’ still to come. Happy 40th birthday sister!
  • Enjoy your fortieth and I hope it is going to be so much better than you ever imagined. Happy 40th birthday greetings my lovely sister!
  • May you have a birthday fit for a queen, because a sister so dazzling and amazing deserves it. Happy 40th birthday!
  • May your 40’s be twice as great as your 20’s and may this birthday be the most joyous so far. I am so proud to have a sister like you. Happy birthday!

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  • Today I celebrate you. 40 years of looking out for me, 40 years of listening to me, 40 years of being such a great sister. Thank you for being there.
  • Savor your birthday because it’s time to kick back and relax. You deserve to celebrate and have fun. 40 is only the beginning of greater things to come. Happy 40th birthday my sister!
  • Congratulations on your 40th birthday! 40 years of bringing us so much joy and continued happiness. Happy birthday sister!
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40th Birthday Wishes for Brother

Show your brother love and support on this momentous day of his life with any of these 40th birthday greetings for brothers.

  • Joy, health and success I wish to you, my dear brother, may all your dreams and heart’s desires come true. Happy 40th!
  • Wishing you abundant happiness and joy not only today but all the days of your life my brother. Happy birthday, love you bro.
  • Here’s to 40 amazing years of being my brother. Thank you for giving this family so much joy. Happy 40th birthday wishes!
  • Happy 40th birthday to my sidekick, my hero and my best friend, my brother, who is patient and does everything to make me happy!
  • Congrats and good luck on this new stage in your life! Enjoy the journey and remember that I will always be there for you no matter what. Happy 40th birthday my brother!

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  • I wish you a happier birthday than anyone else has wished you my brother. I love you and hope you enjoy your 40th birthday, it’s going to be great.
  • In forty years there’s so much you have accomplished. You’ve always been there for our family, you’ve been such a great person and you’ve made this family proud. Happy 40th birthday brother!
  • May your 40th birthday be the best yet. I wish you all the happiness and success my dear brother.
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We hope you found this article of happy 40th birthday wishes helpful and useful. Being 40 is no doubt an important turning point of many people’s lives, so why not make our friends, co- workers and our family’s birthday fun and memorable? Surprise them with cool 40th birthday gifts, send them a 40th birthday card, take them to their favorite restaurant and pamper them on this day. Cheers, good luck and enjoy our list of best 40th birthday wishes.

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