Sparkling 40th Birthday Quotes: Celebrate Wisdom, Wit, and Wonder

Turning 40 is a big deal, worth celebrating with great  40th birthday quotes.

Whether you want to caption your 40th birthday selfie or find the right words to wish someone else a happy birthday, there are many options.

From short and sweet to funny or inspirational, you’ll find the perfect way to share your feelings in the 40th birthday quotes below.

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40th Birthday Quotes For Your Use

  • Hello four-oh!


  • Aging gracefully. #40


  • I survived turning 40.

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  • Four decades on parade.


  • 40 and smiling ear to ear.


  • Today, I am fabulously 40.


  • All aglow at the big 4-oh.


  • Midlife and marvelous. #40


  • I turned 40 today and I like it.


  • Don’t hate me because I’m 40.


  • Gearing up to own my 5th decade. #40


  • Does this birthday make me look mature? #40

A Few 40th Birthday Quotes

  • Embrace 40.


  • Cheers to 40!


  • Smile, you’re 40!
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  • Be the boss of 40!


  • Make 40 your year.


  • Enjoy 40 in all its glory.


  • May 40 is a magical year.


  • Keep on rocking in your 4-ohs.


  • Enjoy your decade upgrade. #40


  • Celebrate 40 like there’s no tomorrow.


  • Middle age is all the rage! Happy 40th.

Witty Birthday Quotes For Turning 40

  • Show your fifth decade who’s boss.


  • Congratulations on leveling up from your 30s.


  • Gettin’ old is a sight to behold! Happy 40th.


  • Enjoy your 40s while you can still remember them!


  • I’m thrilled to welcome you to the other side of the hill.
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  • How does it feel to join the middle-age club? Happy 40th!


  • Age is just a number, but 40 is a big one! Happy birthday!


  • You’re growing old, but you don’t have to grow up. Happy 40th!


  • Now that you’re 40, how’s the view from the other side of the hill?


  • You always knew you’d turn 40 someday. Today is that day. Make it a good one!


  • The time to make new memories is now, for soon you’ll start forgetting them. Happy 40th.

Positive 40th Birthday Quotes

  • May 40 be your best year yet!


  • Age is just a state of mind. Happy 40th.


  • Way to survive getting older. Happy 4-0!


  • Happy birthday – 40 looks fabulous on you!


  • Have a legendary 40th birthday, my friend.


  • May this new decade be an upgrade. Happy 40th!
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  • Your first three decades were just practice for your roaring 40s.


  • May your 40th year be filled with smooth sailing and nothing but cheer.


  • You’re the best-looking 40-year-old I’ve ever seen! Happy, happy birthday to you from me.


40th Birthday Inspirational Quotes

  • Happy 40th. The best is yet to come.

  • May your 40th birthday wishes all come true.


  • May your 40s be the most delightful of decades.


  • Aging is a privilege. Use it well. Happy 40th birthday.


  • May the joy of your 40th year exceed your wildest dreams.


  • May you have a joyous day today and many more birthdays to celebrate in the future.


  • What an amazing life you have had, with even more awesomeness still to come. Happy 40th!


  • The world has been a brighter place for the last 40 years because you’re in it. Happy birthday!


  • As you celebrate your 40th year, take a moment to reflect on all you hold dear. Happy birthday.


  • Look at all you’ve accomplished in a mere 40 years on earth. I can’t wait to see what you do next.

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Final Thought

Whether for yourself or someone else, there’s a quote for every sentiment—from embracing midlife to finding humor in aging.

Celebrate with grace, joy, and a smile, knowing the best is yet to come.

Cheers to 40 fabulous years and many more ahead!

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