30 Inspiring Quotes for Special Birthdays

Who doesn't like birthdays? It's a fun time to celebrate someone's life and to let them know how special they are! It's a time to bring family and friends together. We hope these inspiring quotes for birthdays will do just that!

At the beginning of a new year of life, it's natural for someone to think about what new adventures they may embark upon and think of goals they may want to accomplish. It's also an opportunity to contemplate, gratefully, on all God has given us.

Maybe there's someone in your life that has a birthday coming up — or perhaps, it's you! Either way, here are 30 quotes to inspire and encourage somebody on their special birthday:

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Inspiring Quotes for Birthdays

Inspiring Quotes for Birthdays

"And in the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years." – Abraham Lincoln

"Age is a matter of feeling, not of years." – George William Curtis

"Because time itself is like a spiral, something special happens on your birthday each year: The same energy that God invested in you at birth is present once again".- Menachem Schneerson

"In Jesus your days ahead are greater than your days gone by." – Tony Evans

"Today is not the end of another year, but the start of a new one. Happy birthday." – Unknown

You Are Fearfully and Wonderfully Made

You Are Fearfully and Wonderfully Made

"For you created my inmost being;
you knit me together in my mother's womb.
I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made;
your works are wonderful,
I know that full well.
My frame was not hidden from you
when I was made in the secret place,
when I was woven together in the depths of the earth.
Your eyes saw my unformed body;
all the days ordained for me were written in your book
before one of them came to be."
Psalm 139:13-16

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"You Were Deliberately Planned... Lovingly Positioned on this Earth"

"God has plucked you out of eternity, positioned you in time, and given you gifts and talents to serve Him in this generation. Your race is now. This is your time in history. You’ve been handed the baton of faith and entrusted to carry it forward as you run your part in God’s divine relay." – Christine Caine

"You were deliberately planned, specifically gifted, and lovingly positioned on this earth by the master craftsman." – Max Lucado

"To think that God made more stars than we can count... and only one amazing you. Happy Birthday" – Sadie Robertson

"Every good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of the heavenly lights, who does not change like shifting shadows."James 1:17

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"You Were Made on Purpose for a Purpose"

“You? You’re awesome. You were made that way. You were made from love, to be loved, to spread love. Love is always loud.” – Kid President

"There is more to your life than you ever thought. There is more to your story than what you have read." – Max Lucado

"But blessed is the one who trusts in the LORD, whose confidence is in him."Jeremiah 17:7

"We have to be able to grow up. Our wrinkles are our medals of the passage of life. They are what we have been through and who we want to be." – Lauren Hutton

"You were made on purpose for a purpose." –Tony Evans

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"A Crown of Splendor"

"Trust in the LORD with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight."Proverbs 3:5-6

"Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been." –Mark Twain

"You don't get older, you get better."- Shirley Bassey

"Gray hair is a crown of splendor; it is attained in the way of righteousness." Proverbs 16:31

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"Every Day is a Gift"

“Every birthday is a gift. Every day is a gift.” –Aretha Franklin

"Let gratitude be the pillow upon which you kneel to say your nightly prayer. And let faith be the bridge you build to overcome evil and welcome good." ― Maya Angelou

"Do what lasts: get around to everything else." –Bob Goff

“Every year on your birthday, you get a chance to start new.” –Sammy Hagar

“The great thing about getting older is that you don’t lose all the other ages you’ve been.” –Madeleine L'Engle

"Let the morning bring me word of your unfailing love, for I have put my trust in you. Show me the way I should go, for to you I entrust my life." Psalm 143:8

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"Treat Everybody Like It's Their Birthday"

"Let us respect gray hairs, especially our own." – J. P. Sears

“We turn not older with years, but newer every day.” –Emily Dickinson

"And whatever you do, whether in word or deed, do it all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him."  Colossians 3:17

"If we only do what we're familiar with, we might miss what we've been made for." –Bob Goff

"Treat everybody like it's their birthday." –Kid President
 

We hope you enjoyed these 30 birthday quotes and that you found them inspiring.

Happy Birthday!

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This article is part of our larger Inspiring Quotes resource meant to encourage and strengthen your faith. Visit our most popular quotes by well known Christians and theologians to find more inspiration. Remember, the Holy Spirit can work through us when we have faith and share it with others! Please pass along any quotes that touch your heart because you never know light you’ll shine on someone else’s dark day! 

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