By: Faye Smith

Whether you buy birthday cards, post on their Facebook wall or create multiple Instagram stories of the iconic memories you share, you might want to add fun and unique 21st birthday messages to make your loved one laugh or feel ready for the year ahead.

Have no idea which 21st birthday wishes to send? We’ve collated 21 funny and inspirational 21st birthday quotes for you, so you don’t have to spend another second thinking about what to write. You want to be the first one to wish them a happy 21st birthday, right? Maybe you’re pretty busy and the extra five minutes is just too long to spend on the birthday boy or girl. Whatever your reasons, we’ve got your back. Haven’t we always when it comes to gifting? Make their 21st birthday as unique as them and your relationship with one of these 21st birthday messages:

Funny 21st Birthday Messages

  1. Don’t think of it as your 21st birthday. It’s really the 7th anniversary of your 3rd birthday.
  2. Happy 21st Anniversary of your escape from the womb.
  3. Just because you only turn 21 once doesn’t mean you have to remember it.
  4. Only one more year until you’re feeling 22.
  5. If you’re in the US, you can finally catch up with the rest of the world and PARTAAYYYY!
  6. Now that you’re 21, you officially have the key to life. Officially, but not mentally.
  7. Advice to 21 year olds: Don’t eat that. Don’t sleep with that.
  8. 21?! No sh*t, it’s time to get lit.
  9.  I can’t believe we used to think people our age were grown up and had their sh*t together!
  10.  Welcome to adulthood.
  11. With age, great wisdom comes. Get some soon.
  12. Twenty-one if truth be told is partly young and partly old.
  13.  Once you turn 21, you can legally do all the stuff you were doing at 15.
  14.  21st birthday? Challenge accepted.
  15. Old enough to make the right decisions and young enough to make the wrong ones.
  16. Nothing will ruin your twenties more than thinking you should have your sh*t together already.
  17. No matter what happens, you’ll never be underage again.

Inspirational Birthday Quotes

  1. A birthday is just the first day of another 365-day journey around the sun. Enjoy the trip.
  2. The 21st breakthrough is so much more than an age. It’s about great moments, lots of fun, and the impatience to all the wonderful things that are about to come.
  3. At twenty-one, so many things appear solid, permanent, untenable. – Orson Welles.
  4. Your 20s are your ‘selfish’ years. It’s a decade to immerse yourself in every single thing possible. Be selfish with your time, and all aspects of you. Tinker with shit, travel, explore, love a lot, love a little, and never touch the ground – Kyoto Escamilla.

However they feel about turning 21, we bet after your words of wisdom or funny 21st birthday quote, they’ll feel a little more excited about the year ahead. Want to give them something even more exciting for their 21st birthday? What about a 21st birthday gift to mark the occasion? If you’re looking for last-minute gifts, we’ve got you covered. If you have more time to pick and choose between 21st birthday present ideas, there is tonnes of choice at Find Me a Gift.