21st Birthday Quotes You Won’t Forget: Make Your Message Shine

Your friend is about to turn 21, and you need some great quotes for their birthday.

No problem, we’ve got you covered!

Check out some tips for celebrating your 21st birthday too.

Let’s get started right away!

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How do you plan a memorable 21st birthday?

To celebrate your 21st birthday like any other party, you must plan.

Here are the essential factors to consider to assist you with your preparations:

1. Make a budget first.

When you plan your birthday, this is the most important step.

To do this, decide how much money you want to spend.

Then, make sure all your birthday costs stay within this amount.

Your party plans will be based on this budget.

Even if you don’t have a lot of money, making a budget will help you handle things better.

Step 2: Make a Guest List

Now, let’s make a guest list.

This part is connected to your budget.

If you’re short on cash, keep the guest list small.

Think carefully about who you want to invite.

Be sure to include family and close friends.

Having your best pals there can make your party even more enjoyable.

3. Choose the Right Venue

Picking the perfect venue is important.

Once you’ve sorted out your budget and made a guest list, selecting a suitable venue becomes simpler.

If you can, host your birthday party at home.

This way, you can save money overall.

With the saved cash, you can spruce up a particular room or outdoor area in your home for the birthday bash.

4. Clear the Space
Once you’ve picked your home for the party, it’s time to make it look nice.

Start by getting rid of any mess and moving around the furniture.

This way, you’ll have better seating and plenty of room for everyone to move around.

5. Party Food
Food is super important for any party. Make sure you serve up the best.

If you give your guests really good food, they’ll remember your party until the next one.

When planning the menu, think about when you’ll serve the food.

For example, have some light snacks in the evening, but make sure you’ve got a proper dinner menu too.

10 Best Quotes For A 21st Birthday

Are you getting ready to celebrate your 21st birthday? These quotes are for you!

1. “You have one chance, one life, and what you do with it is up to you.”  Peyton Sawyer

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2. “The way I see it, you should live every day like it’s your birthday.”  Paris Hilton

3. “It takes a long time to grow young.”  Pablo Picasso

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

5. “Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.”  Albert Einstein

6. “And in the end, it`s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years.”  Abraham Lincoln

7. “Our birthdays are feathers in the broad wing of time.”  Jean Paul Richter

8. “Turning 21 is a special day may your future bring all that you wish for.”  Kate Summers

9. “Live as long as you may. The first twenty years are the longest half of your life.”  Robert Southey

10. “Nature gives you the face you have at twenty, but it’s up to you to merit the face you have at fifty.”  Coco Chanel 

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21st Birthday Quotes  On Reaching 21

You learn more as you get older. Some wisdom comes by 21, but there’s still lots to learn. These quotes advise young adults.

11. “One fun thing on your 21st birthday is getting carded. It’s even more fun on your 30th.”  Melanie White

12. “There are three hundred and sixty-four days when you might get un-birthday presents … and only one for birthday presents, you know.”  Lewis Carroll 

13.  “When I was a boy of fourteen, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be twenty-one, I was astonished at how much he had learned in seven years.”  Mark Twain

14. “As you grew, no matter what happened, we encouraged you to look at the sunny side of life. So as you turn 21, we wish you much sunshine and happiness.”  Catherine Pulsifer

15. “At 21, your life is just beginning but cherish each day as the next 21 years will fly by before you realize they are gone.”  Catherine Pulsifer

16. “At 21, my best advice to you are the words of Ralph Waldo Emerson: Live well, learn plenty, laugh often, and love much.” ― Kate Summers

17. “When a man is tired of life on his 21st birthday, it indicates that he is rather tired of something in himself.”  F. Scott Fitzgerald

18. “The party is on my birthday, June 21 – my 21st on the 21st, which is Midsummer’s Day, the longest day of the year and the longest night for a lot of people who are helping to organize it.”  Prince William

19. “At 16 you can drive. At 21 you can have a cold one. Do both at the same time and your present might not have a future.”  Greg Tamblyn

20. “Now that you’re 21, nobody can tell you want to do unless, of course, you’re married.”  Melanie White

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21st Birthday Quotes That Get You Motivated

When you turn 21, it marks the start of significant life changes.

These quotes might inspire you to discover the changes you need in your own life.

21. “Now that you’re 21, it’s time to stop playing video games and start designing them.”  Melanie White

22. “At twenty years of age, the will reign; at thirty, the wit; and at forty, the judgment.”  Benjamin Franklin

23. “By my 21st birthday, I was still straight-edge. I didn`t develop at all emotionally until I started drinking, smoking, and snorting things a while later, and even then it took a few more years before my self-awareness became useful for anything.”  Tony Tulathimutte 

24. “At twenty-one, so many things appear solid, permanent, untenable.”  Orson Welles

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25. “On the roller coaster of life, your 21st birthday is like being at the top of the first giant hill with your hands in the air and no lap bar.”  Greg Tamblyn

26. “My advice for a 21-year-old: Don’t drink and vote.”  Melanie White

27. “21 is a terrific age, maybe the best. Too bad you can’t be that old for the rest of your life.”  Greg Tamblyn

28. “Long-expected one and twenty Ling’ring year, at last, has flown, Pomp and pleasure, pride and plenty Great Sir John, are all your own.’  Samuel Johnson

29. “You may be turning 21, but in my eyes, I can still remember the day you were born. It was an amazing day, and may God continue to bless you over the next 21 years.”  Kate Summers

30. “From the time I was 16 to up until turning 21, the roles were really, really few and far between. I had people say that I just wasn’t a good singer. They didn’t know what to do with me; I would never fit in any market. I almost quit acting altogether.”  Naya Rivera

birthday Quotes For 21 That Cover The Good, Bad, And Humorous

Sometimes you need to laugh, especially on birthdays.

Let these quotes for your 21st birthday make you smile.

31. “At 21 years old, I could produce 400 people like that.”  Eddie Perez

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32. “Don’t be intimidated by my outfit; it’s Forever 21.”  Natasha Leggero

33. “Being 21 isn’t all it’s cracked up to be. You have to start buying your toilet paper.”  Melanie White

34. “My 21st birthday wasn`t a big deal. I just went out with a few friends that night. I think I made it up for until I turned 22.”  Shane Gonzales

35. “I sold my first script when I was 21 – this kids’ adventure movie that never got made. I just bought that one back. I’m pretty psyched about it.”  Jason Segel

36. “Everything felt high-stakes and important, and every decision felt monumental. And yet, here I am 20 years later, and I have no memory of my 21st birthday.”  Emily McDowell

37. “If you look over the years, the styles have changed – the clothes, the hair, the production, the approach to the songs. The icing on the cake has changed flavors. But if you look at the cake itself, it’s the same.”  John Oates

38. “In the USA, at age 18, you can go into a voting booth and cast a vote to help decide who will be empowered to launch a nuclear bomb. However, you still cannot, in most states, walk into a bar and order a shot until you turn 21.”  Ronnie Sellers

39. “I was working at a summer theater when I turned 21. My birthday was on a day off, but we’d been scheduled to perform a few songs at one of the patron’s parties. We were welcome to the food and alcohol which I took full advantage of, being 21.”  Stefanie O’Connell

40. “For my 21st birthday I was in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. It was my first pro season and the first time I had been away from my college in three years. It may not have been a typical 21st birthday, but it was a critical year in my life and my career as I transitioned from student to professional athlete.”  Brian DuMoulin

The Most Memorable Quotes For A 21st Birthday

Are you searching for words to say to someone who’s turning 21? These quotes could be perfect for the occasion.

41. “Twenty-one is the same as teen years, but with legality.”  Unknown

42. “You know you’re getting old when the candles cost more than the cake.”  Bob Hope

43. “At 21, you can have it all―all the bills, problems, and responsibilities of an adult.”  Unknown

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44. “There are two great days in a person’s life – the day we are born and the day we discover why.’   William Barclay

45. “A gift consists not in what is done or given, but in the intention of the giver or doer.”  Lucius Annaeus Seneca

46. “Many congratulations on your 21st! Wishing you success and happiness on your very special birthday!”  Unknown

47. “I think, at a child’s birth, if a mother could ask a fairy godmother to endow it with the most useful gift, that gift should be curiosity.”  Eleanor Roosevelt

48. “Only a few parents are privileged to be blessed with a gifted son like you. Happy 21st birthday to the best son in the whole wide world.”  Unknown 

49. “What will 21 bring? No one knows what the future holds, but there’s something I know; I know this thing. I’ll be right by your side, whatever tomorrow unfolds.”  Unknown

50. “A birthday cake for you I did not make, but my wish for you is not fake. I wish you a 21st year filled with laughter love and tons of good cheer! Happy birthday!”  Unknown

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What’s your favorite quote from these 21st birthday messages?

We hope you liked going through them.

Turning 21 usually comes with high expectations.

We often think of it as a fun night of partying without restrictions.

Different countries have their traditions for celebrating 21st birthdays.

You can find plenty of ideas online to make your day special.

But what matters most is spending the day the way you want, whether it’s a big party or quality time with loved ones.

Every birthday is a chance to celebrate life.

Feel free to use these quotes to wish someone a happy 21st birthday, plan your celebration, or reminisce about when you turned 21.

If you have a favorite quote, share it with us in the comments below!


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