What to Write in a 40th Birthday Card

Turning 40 can be considered a major milestone in their life and represents entering a new phase. However, celebrating this special day can make it fun and humorous for the individual and get them to look forward to their next decade. A collection of messages of what to write in a 40th birthday card will help to spur on your creativity to share the most appropriate greeting you want received from the individual.

40 is a great age to do something meaningful with your life. Happy birthday!

40 is not over the hill. It’s not even the top of the hill. It’s actually all uphill from here. If you don’t believe me, try running up an actual hill.

At 40 you get to finally be taken seriously by your coworkers, who will probably not get your jokes anyway.

At your age, you should have a perspective of gratitude. You are only half the age of an 80-year-old.

Be an optimist when people tell you that you’re “middle aged.” At least you are not “end-aged.”

Congratulations on turning 20 with an extra 20 years of experience. Just don’t expect to be paid for the experience.

Don’t be depressed on your 40th birthday. You have had the privilege of getting to live 40 years, but you aren’t in your fifties yet.

Don’t let your 40′s be wasted the same way you wasted your 30′s. Just kidding! Have another great decade of birthdays.

Finally 40! Now your life begins!

Happy 39 and 2 halves!

Happy 40th Birthday! Wishing you a very warm welcome to the middle ages.

Hope you always be so enthusiastic and joyful as you are in your 40th Birthday.

Hope your 40th birthday is as special as you are.

Hopefully you can think of 40 good reasons to be grateful on your birthday this year.

I have the unpleasant job of reminding you that your 30s have lost the battle against time. From now on, the 40s are in command. Happy birthday!

I hope you get some sunglasses for your birthday. You’ll need them when you get your face down that close to so many candles.

I hope you have a wonderful 39th birthday again. I hope it is as good for you as it was last year.

I’m wishing that all of your dreams you were hoping for before you turned 40 will come true before you turn 50. “Better late than never,” right?

I’m wishing you a warm and bright 40th birthday. I don’t think it could be any other way with that many candles on your cake.

I’ll be praying that God continues to guide and shape your life to more that you could imagine on your own. He will bless you in your 40′s and beyond.

It has taken 40 years for you to mature to the point you are now. You have been aged to perfection.

It’s a cruel irony that when you get to be two times the age of a 20-year-old, you only have half the metabolism.

It’s not your 40th birthday we are celebrating — it’s just the second anniversary of your 39th birthday. Happy 40th birthday!

Let me let you in on a little secret most people don’t know. 40 isn’t the year you’ll start to feel old. You’ll start feeling on your 41st birthday. Enjoy your last year of youth.

Look on the bright side — turning 40 is better than turning 50. Happy 40th birthday!

May every unfulfilled dream of yours during the past four decades come true. Happy 40th Birthday!

One thing I can’t stand are ridiculous old jokes on my milestone birthdays. Fortunately, this is your birthday, not mine.

Say good-bye to your 30s. May they rest in peace! Have a wonderful 40th birthday!

The final countdown to your 50s has begun. Happy 40th birthday!

The problem with your age is getting the last candle lit before the first one drips wax all over the cake.

Welcome to a new and exciting chapter in your life. Happy 40th birthday!

When you turn 40, it’s especially important to be grateful for all of your really good friends like me who won’t tell people your real age.

Wishing you an awesome day, With good luck on your way, Stay blessed and happy this day, My dear friend on your birthday today!

You are exactly like wine. The more you yield to maturity, the better you taste. Have a wonderful birthday

You have a decade left until you are half a century old. Here are some other ways to think of your age: 40 years, 480 months, 3087 weeks, 14610 days, or 350650 hours. What are you planning on doing with the next 350650 hours of your life?

You still look like a 25 year old, even at 40. Happy 40th birthday!

You’re making a lot of people jealous today. Think of all the people who are in their 50′s or older when you count your blessings. You have been blessed with 40 great years.

Birthday invitations are thought to date back as far as the 1st century AD. August is considered to be the most popular birthday month, accounting for 9% of the global population. In the United States alone, more than 2 billion birthday cards are sent every year. The most famous rendition of Happy Birthday was song by Marilyn Monroe to President John F Kennedy, titled, “Happy Birthday Mr. President.”

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