Birthday Party Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old birthday party quotes, birthday party sayings, and birthday party proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


Birthday parties make me nervous as hell. They're one of those things where you're forced to be happy. And even if you're totally depressed, you're got to pretend you're glad you were born, regardless of the fact that getting older means you're closer to dying.     

A.M. Homes

I used to anticipate my childhood birthday parties as if each were an annual coronation. Like most kids, I loved sitting at the head of the table with a crown on my head.      

Letty Cottin Pogrebin

It's odd the things that people remember. Parents will arrange a birthday party, certain it will stick in your mind forever. You'll have a nice time, then two years later you'll be like, 'There was a pony there? Really? And a clown with one leg?     

David Sedaris

I get uncomfortable when people give me presents and watch me open them. I don't have birthday parties, because the idea of a group of people singing and looking at me while I'm blowing out candles gives me hives.     

Brit Marling

I didn't really like my birthday as a kid. My mother used to say, 'Sometimes we'd have a birthday party and you would just wander off.' But she said it was just my way in the world. It wasn't anything that I was truly interested in.     

Kim Basinger

When your daughter asks you to be a fairy for her 5th birthday party... you better be a damned fairy.      

Tony Hawk

I never really wanted to be a star. I didn't like entering a room with all eyes on me. I still don't really like the attention of a birthday party.      

Joni Mitchell

Celebrate your day of birth as special day. Make a specific birthday wishes and write it down. You will be amazed about the power of pen and inner strength to accomplish the wishes. This will be a special gift for yourself on each birthday.     

Lailah Gifty Akita

I used to be good with kids, but as I get older, I'm grumpy and terrible with them. As for doing a gig at a 6-year old's birthday party, you couldn't pay me enough.     

Johnny Vegas

I was quite a shy child. I would get terribly nervous and throw up before my birthday party. And then I would be fine. I feel the same now. I get nervous, then it's fine.     

Matthew Macfayden

Even when I was a kid, I had a good thing with kids. To this day, if I go to a birthday party with one of my kids, I swear to you, I am so much happier hanging out with my kids and their friends than talking to the grown-ups.     

Shawn Levy

Today, I attended a friend's birthday party dressed as a ninja. I soon discovered that ninjas are very misunderstood.     

Wayne Gerard Trotman

I suffered a lot when there was, like, a birthday party and I was not invited. Not because I was ugly or stupid; I was not invited because the parents would say to the kids, 'Don't invite him, because he's poor and he comes from the south of Italy, and he can't give you nothing.     

Riccardo Tisci

I heard last year at [insert name]'s birthday party they had to set up mirrors to make it look like a crowd.     

Jim Cornette