Welcoming the golden age can be pretty special for the one celebrating it. That said, saying ‘happy 50th birthday’ won’t be enough to congratulate them for the special return of the day. However, most people are confused about what to say when someone is having their 50th birthday—and saying happy birthday 50th is the only way that seems right (and easiest) to do.
You may think of writing a birthday card and tag it along with the gift. Believe it or not, birthday card accounts for 58% or card purchases in the United States. And that alone is equal to 2 billion cards purchased annually. With such facts, you will know that birthday cards can be something that will be thought as ‘basic’—simply put, it loses its meaning.
But that doesn’t apply when you know how to deal with your words. Here are some tips you can do to smoothen your way in saying birthday wishes to that 50-year-old person.
- Take an example – Saying 50th birthday wishes can be tricky if you have no reference to take with you. By browsing for 50th birthday quotes online, you can have an imagery about what things you should say to the person celebrating their golden age.
- Don’t just write ‘’happy birthday 50th” – That won’t be enough to impress. Include a heartfelt message with the gift in replace of birthday card. Convey what you feel about the person and what you feel about the return of the day.
- Prepare some funny 50th birthday sayings – After all, birthdays should be a happy celebration and happy 50th birthday funny sayings will help to make the return of the day a happy occasion.
Happy 50th Birthday Messages
**_Happy 50th birthday, to the most amazing person I know! Thank you for always being there with a kind word, a shoulder to lean on, and a voice of comfort in trying times.
**_May your birthday be blessed, and may you feel the love of those around you, and the light of the Lord above you. Happy 50th to a wonderful soul.
**_It’s finally here: THE BIG 50! Today, celebrate 50 years of good memories and great friends. You deserve all the best!
**_Every day is a blessing with a friend as sweet as you. Happy 50th birthday, to the coolest friend around. Thank you for always being there.
**_Happy 50th birthday, to the person who always has a kind word, a bright smile, and a silly joke to make everyone’s day better.
**_Cut the cake, pour the champagne, and let the good times flow…you’re turning 50, and it’s time to party! May your day be filled with fun and laughter!
**_Here’s the end of your 40s and the start of your 50s! May this next decade be even more AWESOME and FUN. It’s time to live it up!
**_Happy 50th birthday, to someone who totally rocks! May your day be filled with the best music, great friends, and amazing times.
**_50 years Fabulous, 50 years Fun, 50 years Fierce! Happy 50th birthday, to a FANTASTIC friend. May your dreams all come true today.
**_You’re 50, and that means it’s time to CELEBRATE! May your dances be never-ending and may your glass always be full.
**_Happy 50th birthday! Here’s to another decade of us laughing at each other’s jokes and offering each other a shoulder to lean on.
**_It’s time to celebrate another year of wonderful, fabulous YOU. Happy 50th birthday, to a truly special person.
**_Happy 50th birthday! May this year be even more wonderful than the last! I’m so grateful to have you in my life.
**_Here’s to a brand new decade…may your 50s be blessed with more love, more laughter, and more fun than ever before.
**_Happy, Happy, Happy 50th! You are the sunshine that fills up the room, and the laughter that we carry in our hearts.
**_Happy 50th birthday! You make every day a gift for those around you, and you deserve the very best this new decade has to offer.
**_Happy 50th birthday, to someone who makes every day a work of art. We’re so blessed to have you in our lives.
**_Happy 50th birthday, to the person who always knows just what to say to make others feel special. Today, may you feel all the love of those around you.
**_Happy 50th birthday! You are a light in the darkness, a friend in an hour of need, and a friend that makes life a million trillion times more fun. May your day be truly blessed.
**_Happy 50th Birthday, to an inspiring and wonderful person. How much you have achieved! I wish you all the best in everything you want to achieve in the coming years. May you have a long and happy future.
**_Happy 50th Birthday, to a remarkable person who is respected and loved. On this milestone birthday, we wish you a remarkable second half!
**_Happy 50th to unique you! You are truly one of a kind, and I’m thrilled to know you! Here’s to you! Health, happiness, and lots of love to you on your birthday!
**_Happy 50th Birthday. What a great day to celebrate you! You always put everybody else first, but today on this milestone birthday we put you first. Here’s to your health, happiness, and peace of mind. May you put yourself at the top of the list, so you can live another 50 strong years!
**_Happy 50th Birthday. You’ve cared for so many, and touched many lives, and now it is time to care for yourself as you enter this new and wonderful stage of life. Wishing you the self-love that comes with being a little older! All the very best.
**_Happy 50th Birthday. What a beautiful milestone to celebrate! Time does seem to fly when you’re having fun, and you are the most fun person we know! Keep enjoying every moment of life. We think you can complete the second half with another 50.
**_Happy 50th Birthday. Your zeal for life is catchy and wonderful. I hope you have a fantastic celebration and a future of continued joy.
**_Happy 50th Birthday, to someone who makes family out of everybody they meet. Thank you for being so reliable and solid. May you and yours be happy today and always.
**_Happy 50th Birthday. You have grown wiser with each passing year. I learn so much from witnessing your life. Thank you for being a wise role-model. Know that you are respected. May the future bring you peaceful happy times!
**_Happy 50th Birthday, to an eccentric and expressive wonder! You are a delight to know. Stay true to who you are! Here’s to another 50 awesome years for you!
**_Happy 50th Birthday. You are in a league of your own. Time has not done anything to wipe away your spark. Keep sparkling forever and always. Here’s to you!
**_Happy 50th Birthday! Put on those dancing shoes, and have a party! This is a milestone to be celebrated. Wishing you all the very best today and always.
**_May your 50th birthday celebration be a day to remember. Go all out! It isn’t every day that you reach such an important milestone. Wishing you all the best for a successful journey ahead.
**_May your 50th birthday be filled with laughter, love, and inspiration. Here’s to the wonderful loving person you are. Happy Birthday.
**_May your 50th birthday bring together all the people dear to you. May your celebration be unforgettable! Wishing you joy, strength and good fortune on the journey ahead.
**_Happy 50th Birthday. I admire your attitude to life. You have wonderful strength of character that is going to keep you growing from strength to strength.
**_Happy 50th Birthday to a wonderful person who is mature, and yet still a kid at heart! What a wonderful way to be. Keep playing, and keep having fun. All the best.
**_Happy 50th Birthday. What a pleasure to know you! I’m happy our paths have crossed as I’ve learned so much from you!
**_Happy 50th Birthday! I hope you are the heart of the party tonight!! What a lovely milestone birthday to celebrate. I’m wishing you all the best, and many happy returns.
**_Happy 50th Birthday. Wow! Look how far you’ve come! I am sure that through the years there have been tears of sorrow and tears of joy. I hope you realize that it’s all made you the remarkable person you are today.
**_Happy 50th Birthday. Today is a great day for a celebration of you! Please leave all your worries for today, and focus on the great things in life instead. I am grateful for you. All the best.
**_Happy 50th Birthday with so much love from me to you. Thank you for always going the extra mile for those you hold dear. It means a lot to me. I hope you will be immensely blessed always.
**_Happy 50th Birthday. Through your highs and lows, you’ve always managed to live in the key of love! May your life continue to be touched by love every day for a long time to come.
**_Happy 50th Birthday! Welcome to the stage of life where you should just be yourself, and live life to the fullest! Life is too short to bother about what people think! Go for it, and have a ball!!
**_Happy 50th Birthday, to a wonderfully wise human angel! Your gentle energy and wisdom are admired. Thank you for being you. May you continue to shine for a long time to come.
**_Happy 50th Birthday. I hope this special day brings wonderful surprises to someone who deserves a treat. Put your feet up, relax, and allow those who love you to remind you how loved you are. All the best of health, wealth, and happiness in the future.
**_Happy 50th Birthday, to a special person. Thank you for touching our lives in such a beautiful way. Your big heart makes such a big difference in our lives. May you be richly blessed today and always.
**_Happy 50th to you! I can’t believe your age!! You are young at heart, and you look so young too! Congratulations on this milestone birthday, and I wish you many, many, many happy returns.
**_Happy 50th Birthday, to a legend in our lives! You have that magic touch that makes everything special. We wish you a celebration of note, and we look forward to many more years with you.
**_It’s time to party until the cows come home…you’re turning 50! Happy birthday. May all of your wishes come true today. You deserve nothing but the very best this decade and always.
**_Happy 50th Birthday. As you walk down memory lane, I hope you have the biggest smiles and heart-warming images in your mind. Life is amazing, isn’t it? I wish you space to reflect, time to enjoy, and family and friends to share the journey ahead with.
**_Happy 50th Birthday. Your smile has brightened so many of my days. The memories we’ve shared come flooding back to me when I think of how long we know each other! Time flies when you’re having fun! Keep enjoying every moment!
**_Happy 50th to a wonderfully colorful person! Everyone is drawn to you because of your lively personality. We all appreciate your special spark. May you remain the natural wonder that you are for many years to come. Happy birthday!
**_But you don’t look a day over 30!!! That’s the way it is with you – always surprising us! All the best to the youngest 50-year-old we know! May you be forever young at heart.
**_Happy 50th! Honoring your journey so far with celebrations of who you are, and of every quirk and flaw that makes you you. Accepting you for all you are! Happy birthday! All the best.
**_May every day of your 50s be as lovely and bright and beautiful as you. You are a true friend and a beautiful soul. I’m so blessed to know you. Happy birthday!
Happy 50th Birthday Wishes for Dad
**_Happy 50th Birthday Dad! May all your fish be big, your beers stay cold, and your sports teams have a winning season!
**_Dad, you’re an oldie but goodie. Happy 50th Birthday, from one of your greatest hits!
**_50 is pretty much prehistoric. But at least you’re not extinct.
**_Happy 50th birthday. Congratulations… from now on you’re officially old!
**_You’ve got half a century of accumulated knowledge and wisdom! That would be awesome… if you could remember any of it.
**_Dad, we’re both getting older, but I will always be your little girl. Happy 50th Birthday!
**_You’re not getting older Dad… just more distinguished! Happy 50th birthday!
**_All your life, you’ve worked towards making our wishes come true. Today, it’s your turn to make some wishes. Happy 50th Birthday, Dad!
Happy 50th Birthday Wishes for Mom
**_Mom, only you can do everything and still look great every day! Know what that makes you? A SUPERMOM. Happy 50th Birthday to a lady who just keeps getting younger!
**_Happy 50th Birthday Mom! Cheers to the next half-century. Throughout your life, you’ve worked towards making our wishes come true, now it’s time to fulfill some of your own wishes!
**_If things get better with age, then you’re approaching magnificent! Congratulations on your 50th Birthday Mom.
**_It’s amazing how good you look for your age, considering all the grief I gave you when I was younger. Happy 50th Birthday, Mom!
**_ Don’t worry Mom, a little gray hair is a small price to pay for so much wisdom! Happy 50th Birthday!
**_Dear Mom, we may be apart right now, but your influence is always with me. No matter where I go or what I do, you will always be in my heart! I am thinking of you on this special day. Happy 50th Birthday!
**_Happy 50th Birthday to my amazing mother, mentor, and friend. May God bless you each year.
Happy 50th Birthday Wishes for Husband
**_Happy 50th birthday to my super-awesome, wonderful, outrageously funny, handsome and charming husband!
**_Strength, feeling, integrity, kindness, and goodness. You check all the boxes and then some. The longer I know you, the more I find to appreciate. To me, there’s no one else on earth more genuine and precious than you. Happy 50th Birthday, my love.
**_My Love, I can’t possibly fit on this card all the reasons I love you. I appreciate so many things about you – your strength, your sense of calm, your character, integrity, and passion, your sense of humor and how fun you are. I could go on and on… Happy 50th Birthday Husband, my love for you knows no bounds.
**_I’m so glad that we’ll grow old together. Especially since you’ll always have the head start. Happy 50th Birthday, Love!
**_Happy 50th Birthday! You’re a caring father, a trusted friend, and most important of all, a wonderful husband. Enjoy your celebration to the fullest!
**_A Toast to My Husband: You’re my best friend, my confidant, the love of my life. I can’t wait to celebrate you. Happy 50th Birthday!
**_Happy 50th Birthday to my husband. You’re the best thing in this world. It’s true. I can’t imagine my life without you. Now, let’s get this party started!
Happy 50th Birthday Wishes for Wife
**_Happy 50th Birthday to my best friend and soul mate. I love you always.
**_You are the sun in my day, the wind in my sky, the waves in my ocean and the beat in my heart. Happy 50th Birthday, darling. Here’s to growing old together.
**_A birthday is incomplete without a toast, and here is mine to you: As a mother, you’re the sweetest; as a woman, you’re the prettiest; as a wife, you’re the best. Here’s to a long, happy, healthy life. Happy 50th Birthday!
**_When life gives you birthdays, eat cake! Happy 50th Birthday!
**_Nothing is hotter than an older woman. Of course, you don’t look the part, but we both know your little secret. Happy 50th Birthday, my beautiful wife!
**_Some things just get better with age… and you’re definitely one of them! Happy 50th birthday!
**_Happy 50th Birthday my dear wife! You’re a little bit older and a lot more fabulous!
**_My love. My life. My lover. My best friend. My laughter. My soul mate. My one and only. Happy 50th Birthday!
You are my world and I cannot imagine my life without you. Loving birthday wishes to my adorable wife!
Happy 50th Birthday Wishes for Friends
**_ Happy birthday to the kindest, most generous person I know. I hope you have a fantastic 50th birthday and that the years ahead are long and full of many blessings to you and your family.
**_Many happy returns to you on your 50th birthday! I hope you have a wonderful day full of friends, family, and cake!
**_You’re such a generous, kind, fabulous person and I’m so lucky to have you as a friend. Wishing you an extra special 50th birthday and best wishes for the year ahead.
**_Don’t worry dear friend, they’re not wrinkles, they’re smile lines, and I hope you have plenty more by the time you’re 60!
**_ Sending you many happy returns on your fiftieth birthday! I hope you have a wonderful day celebrating with family and friends. I’m sorry we can’t be with you, but we will raise our glass to your continued good health and future happiness all the way from [insert location].
**_Happy 50th birthday! I’m so grateful for your friendship and all the fun times we’ve shared over the years. Here’s to many more!
**_Wishing you all the very best on your 50th birthday, and many happy returns for the year ahead. Enjoy the attention on your special day, you deserve it my beautiful friend.
**_Congratulations on your 50th birthday! What a great opportunity to stop and reflect on how much you have achieved so far in life. You are an inspiration to all of us. May your future be bright and full of many blessings!
Funny 50th Birthday Wishes
**_Tom Cruise, Demi Moore, and John Bon Jovi have already turned 50 and now one more superstar has joined the club. Happy 50th birthday!
**_You are halfway to a hundred but that doesn’t guarantee you will live that long. Happy 50th birthday.
**_Now that you’re 50 you’ve probably got more hair where you don’t want it and less hair where you do want it. You can’t fight it but at least you can still let your hair down and have fun on your birthday!
**_Your 40’s are behind you now, so you should have your midlife crisis out of your system. Be proud! You wear it well!
**_Happy birthday and congratulations, you’re halfway to a telegram from the Queen. In the meantime, put your feet up and enjoy the rewards from all the hard work you put in during your 20s, 30s and 40s.
**_Every single birthday of yours is a reminder for me that I’m not the oldest person here! Happy 50th, cheers!
**_I hope you already saved enough money for retirement. It’s time to count them all. Happy 50th birthday!
**_You can’t hide your age to others. Your hair is turning gray, and wrinkles appearing. So, tell the truth, is it your 50th, or you’re lying.
**_Thanks for reminding me that I’m not as old as you. Happy Birthday you old fart!
**_It’s just about gaining few more grey hairs than me, nothing else to be worried about. Happy 50th birthday!
**_Now that you are an old 50-year-old, you only have 10 years before I call you an old 60-year-old.
**_If you can blow up all your birthday balloons, then you will officially earn the right of calling yourself young at fifty. Happy 50th birthday.
**_If you were a dog, you would be 213 years old. So, don’t feel so bad about your age. At least you’re aging like a human. Happy 50th!
**_You’re no longer the oldest person I know in their 40’s. Now you’re the youngest 50-year-old I know.
**_You’re just 35 with 15 bonus years. Wishing you a Happy 50th birthday!
Happy 50th Birthday Quotes
**_Just remember, once you’re over the hill you begin to pick up speed. – Charles Schulz
**_When I have a birthday I take the day off. But when my wife has a birthday, she takes a year or two off.” – Anon.
**_The tragedy of getting old: So many candles… so little cake! – Anon.
**_Middle age is when your age begins to show around your middle. – Bob Hope
**_It’s never too late to be what you want to be. Unless you want to be younger. – Anon.
**_The years between fifty and seventy are the hardest. You are always being asked to do things, and yet you are not decrepit enough to turn them down. – T. S. Eliot
**_When your friends begin to flatter you on how young you look, it’s a sure sign you’re getting old. – Mark Twain
**_Age is strictly a case of mind over matter. If you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter. – Jack Benny
**_The secret of staying young is to live honestly, eat slowly, and lie about your age. – Lucille Ball
50th Birthday Sayings to Put in Cards, Texts, and Other Media
Be it sending the 50th birthday sayings with a card, through some text, or even as extreme as printing a happy 50th birthday images (poster), the first thing to do is to compose the text itself. To begin your journey, you can take some references to help you ‘building the words’. Alternately, you can write it yourself if you have enough knowledge to make it.
**_Congratulations on your 50th birthday! Wishing you many happy returns for the coming years ahead.
**_ Happy 50th Birthday! Wishing you a wonderful day and a fabulous year being fifty.
**_ Wishing you many happy returns on your 50th Birthday!
**_Wishing you a happy 50th birthday and many happy returns to enjoy the finer things in life.
**_Happy Birthday to you! We hope you have a wonderful 50th birthday and that you are truly spoiled on your big day!
**_Congratulations on your 50th birthday! Wishing you many good things for the years ahead, starting with your birthday vacation. Enjoy yourselves on such a well-deserved break!
**_ Your first 50 years on earth have been pretty incredible, so I can’t wait to see what you get up to in the next 50. Happy Birthday!
**_May the next half-century of your life be as wonderful as the first half!
**_Wishing you many happy returns on this milestone birthday! Have a great day!
In fact, 50th birthday sayings are not different with other kinds of birthday wishes. But, keep in mind that writing the wishes to your friend aged 50 will be different than writing the happy 50th birthday sayings to your boss. “Know your audience, set the tone, and start composing your words” – this sentence will be a perfect guidance for you to make the birthday sayings.
Funny Happy 50th Birthday Wishes for Your Loved Ones
Is it your spouse who is celebrating the 50th birthday? Or maybe it’s your dad’s? Whoever celebrating the birthday, you should make the wishes perfect for them. It can be a mellow one, but isn’t it better to have it as a funny one? Well, as said earlier, birthdays should be celebrated happily.
**_ You’re fifty? Better take that cake outdoors to light the candles! Have a very happy birthday.
**_ Don’t let aging get you down. It’s too hard to get up again! Happy 50th birthday!
**_Don’t panic, those aren’t gray hairs you see. They’re strands of birthday glitter growing out of your head! It’s time to celebrate your 50th birthday!
**_Congratulations! You’re 50! Smile… while you still have teeth.
**_You’ve got so much to look forward to in your 50s. In the words of Bob Hope: “I don’t feel old. I don’t feel anything until noon. That’s when it’s time for my nap”.
**_Congratulations, you’ve finally reached the wonder years… wonder where your car is parked? Wonder where you left your phone? Wonder where your glasses are? Wonder what day it is? Happy 50th birthday!
**_It’s OK to light the candles on your birthday cake now; I’ve already alerted the fire department. Happy 50th Birthday!
**_ So, you’re finally 50. Now we can round your age up to 100!
**_You’re 50 and you’ve acquired a lot of common sense… which is lucky, because your sense of sight and hearing aren’t what they used to be!
**_Technically you’re not 50. You’re only $49.95, plus tax!
**_Welcome to middle age: that time when you finally get your head together – then your body starts falling apart. Happy 50th Birthday!
**_ Happy 50th birthday! I’m so pleased to hear you’re over the hill instead of under it.
You should not be a clown to become a humorous person. To make your funny happy birthday 50 wishes, getting some references to help you out is a great move. References will also help you to find your style in terms of making birthday wishes for other person.