101 Best And Happy 30th Birthday Quotes, Wishes And Messages

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Our list of 30th birthday quotes consists of humorous, memorable, inspirational, and encouraging messages. Share any of these with your loved one on their special day that marks an important milestone in their life.

Turning 30 puts a sense of maturity and responsibility in a person. It is also a time for optimism, energy, and renewed enthusiasm. Sharing a beautiful and wise message can motivate them to make the right choices, learn from their mistakes, and get excited for some more thrill in their life.

So, dive into our list of wishes and quotes and pick the best one for your friend or family member and delight them.

101 30th Birthday Wishes And Quotes

30th birthday holds a special place in one’s life as they accumulate three decades of memories, experience, and wisdom, that they will cherish for a lifetime.

30th Birthday Quotes

Here are the 30th birthday quotes by famous personalities.

1. “At 30 you finally start to catch up on those dreams you’ve been chasing for the last 10 plus years.” — Bonidette Lanz

2. “At 20 years of age, the will reigns; at 30, the wit; and at 40, the judgment.” — Benjamin Franklin

3. “After 30, a body has a mind of its own.” — Bette Midler

4. “Everything I know I learned after I was 30.” — Georges Clemenceau

5. “When you turn 30, a whole new thing happens: you see yourself acting like your parents.” — Blair Sabol

6. “Time and tide wait for no man, but time always stands still for a woman of thirty.”
Robert Frost

7. “Inside every 30 year old is an 18 year old asking what happened?” — Ann Landers

8. “The only time you really live fully is from thirty to sixty. The young are slaves to dreams; the old servants of regrets. Only the middle-aged have all their five senses in the keeping of their wits.” — Hervey Allen

9. “Age is strictly a case of mind over matter. If you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter.” — Jack Benny

10. “The excess of our youth are checks written against our age, and they are payable with interest 30 years later.” — Charles Caleb Colton

11. “Thirty was so strange for me. I’ve had to come to terms with the fact that I’m now a walking and talking adult.” — C.S. Lewis

12. “I’m turning thirty this year. And you know the saying, a woman over thirty is more likely to get hit by a bomb than find a man.” — Fanny Fink

Wishes For 30th Birthday

Choose warm wishes for the 30th birthday of your dearest person.

13. Keep Calm, it’s only your 30th.

14. You have always dreamed big and focused on the future. May your thirties exceed all of your expectations!

15. Congratulations on being three decades old! This is a huge milestone, and it’s time to go out and celebrate in style. Show them what you’ve got! Sending you warm wishes and positive thoughts, always.

Congratulations on being three decades old

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16. I am so impressed with all the hard work you put into your 20s, may your 30s keep presenting you with bigger and better opportunities. Happy 30th Birthday!

17. I hope that your 30s are kind to you and that you achieve everything that you’re looking for! Happy 30th Birthday to a one-of-a-kind friend. Enjoy your day – you deserve it!

18. Your 30s are your progress year. May you march forward with confidence and achieve all the goals you’ve set. Happy 30th Birthday!

19. May you make every decision this year from a place of self-love. Pave your path with happiness. Happy 30th Birthday!

20. The most beautiful thing to come out of your 20s is your ability to hear and listen to your instinct. Let that be your guiding voice this decade. Happy 30th Birthday!

21. Your 30s are a time to work smart, to conserve your time and energy, and spend your days doing what you really love. I hope you find yourself doing exactly that. Happy 30th!

22. I hope your 30s go by slowly and peacefully. May your days be sweet and your years fruitful. Happy 30th Birthday!

23. Your 30s are the perfect time to remove anything from your life that doesn’t make you happy. It’s your time. Happy 30th!

24. Your 20s solidified your independence. I hope your 30s bring you all the right people and situations to share independence with. Happy 30th!

25. May your 30s bring to fruition all the hard work of your 20s. I wish you a decade of many successes. Happy Birthday!

Happy 30th Birthday Messages

These cheerful happy 30th birthday messages will make your loved one’s day.

26. Here’s to maturing like a fine wine. Happy 30th birthday!

27. They say your 20s are the most fun time of your life, but your 30s are the happiest! Happy Birthday!

28. Thirty, flirty, and downright dirty. Happy 30th Birthday!

29. 30 is a perfect age. You’re old enough to recognize your mistakes but young enough to make some more. Happy birthday!

30. Don’t worry, you’re just as awesome at 30 as you were at 29. Happy Birthday!

31. Your 20s were the muse you needed, your 30s are when the masterpiece is born. Happy 30th!

32. Happy 30th birthday. Don’t worry, you’re still an 18 year old… now with 12 years added experience!

33. Congratulations on your 30th venture around the sun! Happy birthday, to my adventurous friend who is totally out of this world.

34. Happy 30th Birthday! Nothing has to change this year unless you want it to! Have a wonderful day!

35. Happy 30th Birthday! I hope you find some time for yourself today to reflect on all that you’ve accomplished, and get excited about all the achievements to come. Have a wonderful day!

36. Happy 30th Birthday, to a person who is timeless in both beauty and character. Have a blast on this special day!

37. You have no idea how much you mean to me. But that won’t stop me from telling you over and over again, Happiest birthday dear!!

Funny 30th Birthday Quotes

Humor always lightens up the mood. So, brighten their 30th birthday with these funny wishes.

38. Happy Birthday! Don’t worry about turning 30. You can say you’re 29 for several more years and people will believe it!

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39. It could be worse, you could be turning 31…

40. Don’t think of it as turning 30. We’re here to celebrate the 10th anniversary of your 20th birthday.

41. I wanted to get you a birthday cake but I couldn’t afford that many candles! Have a good one anyway!

42. In your 20s, you learned a lot, grew as a person, and had tons of fun. Now keep that shit up. Oh, and Happy Birthday!

43. Happy 30th Birthday, only 35 more years of working and you can retire.

44. Welcome to 30! The age when you should know better, but really don’t!

45. You’re 30 years old? You’re 3 perfect 10s! Happy birthday.

46. Welcome to your 30’s: where all your friends have babies, body parts hurt for no reason and being asleep by 9 p.m. is the regular routine, even on weekends.

47. When high schoolers start looking like preschoolers to you… you might be a 30-year-old. Happy Birthday!

48. Aren’t you a little glad to be out of the turbulent 20s? Make way for a superior decade! Happy 30th!

49. Congratulations on being one year closer to a senior citizen’s discount for all your tickets.

50. Happy first anniversary of your 29th birthday.

51. Have fun on your birthday, but don’t get too crazy. Remember that you can’t blame your irresponsible behavior on “being in your 20s” anymore.

52. Welcome to your 30s, where you know slightly more than you did in your 20s. Happy 30th!

53. Enjoy your 30th birthday, if such a thing is possible.

54. The biggest difference between your 20s and 30s is that your body doesn’t bounce back as quickly, so be nice to yourself! Happy 30th Birthday!

55. Don’t let anyone tell you you’re old just because you’re turning 30. I want to be the one to do that.

Birthday Wishes For 30-Year-Old Daughter

Send these beautiful wishes to your beloved 30-year-old daughter on her birthday.

56. Go tell it to the mountains, shout it over the hills, echo it down the valleys, even in the deepest part of the ocean, my honey is 30 years old today!

57. The world has been better for the last 30 years since you’ve been around. Love you our charming daughter!!

58. Until she turns 30, a woman looks younger day by day. After 30, a woman is downright gorgeous! Happy birthday our precious girl!!

59. You give and give and give. On your 30th, take time for yourself. You deserve it, awesome lady!

60. We are so thankful that you came into our lives to brighten up each and every moment. You deserve an amazing day. Happy 30th Birthday our baby girl!

61. Age is only a number for my child. You still look as sweet and as young as ever. Happy 30th Birthday!

62. The 30th year of your life is rich with significant changes. My wish for you is you always keep smiling, pretty woman!

My wish for you is you always keep smiling

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63. The number 30 signifies a circle, meaning absolute completion and infinity. As you mark your 30th birthday today, it also marks the sealing of absolute completion and infinite love in our relationship, beloved daughter. Happy Birthday, the apple of my eye!

64. Darling, I’ve been counting down to this day from your 20th birthday. I’m happy your 30th birthday is finally here. A new and fulfilling phase of your life has just begun, express it to the fullest!

Birthday Wishes For 30-Year-Old Son

Choose a perfect wish for your son on his 30th birthday.

65. May all the stars align for you this decade, my son. I hope you have a wonderful day and an even better year. Happy 30th Birthday!

66. Keep saving for your retirement! You’re getting closer and closer to it each day! Happy 30th birthday son.

67. I think you have really figured out this adult thing. I am so inspired by you, my boy! Happy 30th Birthday!

68. Say goodbye to your 20s, and hello to the adventures and opportunities of your 30s. Wishing my son a very happy birthday!

69. The beautiful chapters of your life are before you, not behind you. I hope you never forget that, our child. Happy 30th birthday.

70. The greatest people that ever lived kick-started the journey of their greatness at 30. This will also be your portion as you celebrate your 30th birthday today. Happy birthday my child!

71. It’s your 30th birthday son! Today it’s time to kick back, have fun, and let us pick up the bill at lunch. We love you!

72. Your birthday is a great time to tell you how much we love and admire you, our handsome boy. You have the biggest heart of anyone we know. Don’t ever change! Happy birthday to you, Son!

30th Birthday Wishes For Friend

Friends have a special place in our hearts. Make your friend feel EXTRA special on their 30th birthday with these heartfelt wishes.

73. Congratulations on turning 30 relatively unscathed. Happy birthday, to a bold and fearless friend who makes life exciting!

74. Turning 30 is a milestone that allows you to feel more confident in your abilities and continue to go after what you want. My wish for you, dear friend, is that your worth is acknowledged and the drive that you have never ceases!

75. Two hearts closely-knit into one – that is what our friendship truly is, which is why I celebrate this special day with you. Enjoy Your Birthday, dearest friend.

76. Here’s to a day of good beer, great music, and best friends. Happy 30th birthday, to a great friend!

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77. Thank you for being a friend for life! Growing up with you has been a blast. Here’s to another 30 years! Happy 30th Birthday!

78. You are my special friend, my unique blend; and, for our friendship, there is no end! Have a Merry 30th!

79. Happy 30th birthday, to a friend who is always close to my heart. Your sense of humor and compassion make every day a thousand times brighter. Have a fantastic day of celebrations!

80. Happy 30th birthday, to the friend who knows all the mechanics of our secret handshake. Stay weird and be wild!!

81. Sending you tons of positive vibes on this special occasion. Happy 30th Birthday my dearest, I hope your 30s are even more exciting than your 20s! Have fun!

82. Happy 30th Birthday! Thank you for all the lunches together and the drinks toasted. Here’s to another fabulous trip around the sun.

30th Birthday Wishes For Sister

Sisters are special! And so are their birthdays. Send your dearest sister these birthday wishes to make them feel exceptional.

83. I hope your day sparkles the way you do dear Sister! 30 never looked so good. Happy Birthday!

84. Hey girl, happy 30th birthday! You just keep getting more amazing.

85. When they handed out brains and beauty, you got a big dose of both. Thank you for being such a great sister. Happiest of Birthdays!

86. Happy Birthday to one beautiful, fun, and youthful 30-year-old Sis!

87. The love and support you give me always astounds me. I can’t thank you enough for being such an extraordinary blessing in my life. Happy 30th birthday, sister!

88. Happy 30th birthday, to a very special soul. The world is infinitely more beautiful because you are in it, my favorite Sister!

89. Beauty and brains wrapped up in one charming package. I don’t know how you do it! Sending heartfelt 30th birthday wishes your way!

90. Thank you for always being the person who has a warm hello and a bright smile for me. Wishing my precious sister, a happy 30th birthday!

91. Thank you for being the person who is always there when someone needs a hug, a ride, or a bit of wise advice. You are such a good soul, Sister. Happy 30th Birthday!

30th Birthday Wishes For Brother

Wish your brothers on their 30th birthday with these messages and let them know they are extraordinary and adorable.

92. There is more to us than sports and beer! We have shared good times and bad, and you continue to support me every day. I appreciate you, brother! Happy 30th!!

93. Happy 30th Birthday buddy! The good news: guys often get better looking as they age. The bad news: there are plenty of exceptions!

94. Happy birthday to the bravest man I know. You have met every challenge that comes your way with grace and dignity. You are an inspiration to me bro!

95. May your 30th birthday mark the beginning of extraordinarily great achievements in your life. Have a great one bro!

96. You may be 30 years old now, but you’re still cool in my book. Happy Birthday, dude!

97. I hope you keep your head in the clouds and feet on the ground all decade long. Dream big and don’t look back! Welcome to the 30s club, Handsome!

98. To the brother who laughs at all of my jokes…even when they’re not that funny. Have an amazing day and a very happy 30th birthday!

To the brother who laughs at all of my jokes

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99. What a great time to tell my favorite guy in the world how much I care. Here’s hoping your 30th is the best birthday ever!

100. We share each other’s t-shirts, finish each other’s sentences, and laugh at our inside jokes—whether or not they’re funny. Happy 30th birthday, big brother!

101. You have just entered into a new phase of your life, dear brother. Don’t be scared to explore what it has in stock for you. Have a great birthday!

The 30th birthday is a major milestone in a person’s life. A person goes through a lot of changes in their 30s. These fun and novel 30th birthday quotes can help you add excitement and spunk to your loved one’s birthday celebration. These birthday wishes can be used as captions on Instagram posts, text messages, or a message on the gift card or the gift box. You can also use these funny quotes when you raise a toast to the birthday girl or boy and leave the crowd in splits.

Infographic: Perfect 30th Birthday Captions To Celebrate Your New Milestone

Another birthday and another year have passed, but the achievement of yet another milestone is what makes a person’s 30th birthday special. Along with a wonderful celebration, gifts, and messages, you will take many pictures to post on your social media platforms. This infographic will provide several interesting and catchy captions and hashtags to post with your party pics.

best captions for our 30th birthday posts [infographic]
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