Half a Century Away | Happy 50th Birthday

Turning 50 is truly a monumental milestone in anybody’s life. If someone dear to you is celebrating their 50th year of existence on the planet, we have some absolutely cool messages that you can use to dazzle them.

Browse through our fine collection below and be spoiled for choice to help make that brand new 50-year-old’s birthday a memorable one!

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50 and fabulous!


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50. Happy half century!


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Happy 50th Birthday.

Funny “Happy 50th Birthday” Messages

A laugh on their 50th birthday may actually come as a consolation!

  • Happy 50th birthday! Did you know that at age 50, you are older than a number of countries in the world? Anyway, have a lovely celebration!
  • Wishing you a super duper 50th birthday celebration! At this age, you have undeniably gained the right to join the old fartdom fraternity.
  • By all accounts, at 50, you’re surely heading towards your expiration date. Enjoy your shelf life while you can. Happy 50th!
  • Happy 50th birthday! If aging was an Olympic sport, you’d surely be the recipient of a gold medal.
  • Happy 50th birthday! Even if you haven’t achieved much in life, you can take solace in the fact that at this age, you surely will never die young.
  • Welcome to the age where you begin losing weight mainly because you want to be healthy not because you want to be skinny. Enjoy age 50 to the max!
  • Dear, on your 50th birthday, may your money multiply with every new wrinkle that appears on your face and skin.
  • In honor of your 50th birthday, I bought you an iron to help you iron out the wrinkles fast appearing on your body. You’re welcome!
  • As we gather here to commemorate your 50th birthday and bid a final farewell to the youthful periods of your life, it’s my prayer that your knees wouldn’t creek too much whenever you walk.
  • Congrats on your 50th birthday! You’re approximately halfway to hitting 100! I guess never in your wildest dreams did you think this would someday happen to you! Happy half century!
  • Remember how age 50 seemed so incredibly old to you when you were a teenager? Well, happy 50th birthday, my dear old fart!
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Welcome to the middle ages. Happy Birthday.


50th Birthday Wishes. Boldly going where no man has gone before
50th Birthday Wishes. Boldly going where no man has gone before

Happy 50th birthday for a friend

Help your dear friends to celebrate this milestone birthday with a special message.

  • So now that it’s your 50th birthday, it’s probably time to start taking that bucket list a little more seriously. Hope you have a fantastically special birthday, my friend!
  • Just think, if you were a Galapagos giant tortoise, at 50, you’d just barely be an adult. Slow down and make sure to enjoy that birthday!
  • Hope your 50th is as wonderful and special as you are. I’m so grateful that we’ve been friends for all these years. Hugs to you on your birthday!
  • Hey, good news! When using a hexadecimal numbering system, 50 can be written as 32! Now you just have to explain that to the DMV. Hope you have a great birthday!
  • Whoa, you’re 50! Get ready to be carded again…for that senior discount! Have a fantastic birthday!
  • Don’t worry. You have to be 100 to be considered an antique. Us 50-year-olds have to settle for being just classically vintage. Happy birthday!
  • Congratulations, 50-year-old! You no longer have to worry about all of those terrible things that happen to young people. Hope your birthday is the best!
  • What they never tell you is that it’s all smooth going once you are over the hill. Hope your 50th year is the absolute best!
  • You are my friend but also my family. I’m so happy to be here and to celebrate your 50th year with you.
  • The 40s may be the end of your youth but the 50s are the beginning of your life. Happy birthday, my friend.
  • You’re 50! May your upcoming gold years be the most bold years of them all! Enjoy your special birthday!
  • It’s hard to believe how time has flown. Happy 50th birthday to my dear friend and may you have many, many more.


50th Birthday Quotes by Famous People

When prominent personalities have something about age, we listen – especially when we have just reached that age!

  • I think when the full horror of being fifty hits you, you should stay home and have a good cry. Alan Bleasdale
  • Youth is a disease from which we all recover. Dorothy Fulheim
  • Forty is the age of youth. Fifty is the youth of old age. Victor Hugo
  • You know you are getting old when the candles cost more than the cake. Bob Hope
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Looking fifty is great – if you’re sixty. Joan Rivers


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Middle age is when you still believe you’ll feel better in the morning. Bob Hope


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Youth is a disease from which we all recover. Dorothy Fulheim
  • 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
  • To me, old age is always 15 years older than I am. Bernard Baruch
  • Looking fifty is great – if you’re sixty. Joan Rivers
  • Life is a moderately good play with a badly written third act. Truman Capote
  • Middle age is when you still believe you’ll feel better in the morning. Bob Hope
  • The old believe everything; the middle-aged suspect everything; the young know everything. Oscar Wilde


Happy 50th birthday for her

A woman turning 50 is a woman getting ready for the best years of her life.

  • Your 50th is a perfect time to stop worrying about what other people think and start living your life doing whatever makes you the happiest. Have a fantastic birthday!
  • The best things in life only get better with age. Rare wines, fine cheeses and you! Hope you have the best 50th birthday ever.
  • Aging gracefully doesn’t mean staying home and waiting for something to happen. Now’s the time to throw caution to the wind and really embrace life! Look out 50, you’re gonna take this year by storm!
  • The 20s are for learning. The 30s are for earning. The 40s are for growing. The 50s are about knowing. Enjoy this special birthday and appreciate all you’ve been through to get here.
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Cheers to 50 years.


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50 and still sexy.
  • With age comes wisdom. With wisdom comes the confidence to not sweat the small stuff. I hope you ring in 50 by having a happy and relaxing birthday.
  • They say it takes 50 years to build a stellar reputation and only five minutes to destroy it. Don’t worry, I’ll keep an eye on you at your big birthday blowout.
  • How many birthdays have we been lucky enough to celebrate with each other? I hope your big five zero is particularly sweet, just like you.
  • I’m starting to think that if you haven’t matured by 50, it probably isn’t ever going to happen. That’s great! I love you just the way you are! Happy birthday!
  • They say age before beauty but what happens for people like you who have both? Happy 50th, my friend.
  • You don’t need to lie about your age when you’re proud of every single minute you’ve lived on this planet. Never change and have a great 50th birthday.
  • Hey, good news! 50 is the new black, so you’re right in style. Raise a glass and have a wonderful birthday!


Happy 50th birthday for him

Help the men in your life celebrate this momentous milestone birthday with just the right words.

  • Happy 50th! Now’s that all the pressure is off and you’re settled into your life, it’s finally time to really start having fun!
  • 50 is the perfect age. If you don’t want to do something, just tell the millennials that you’re too old and they’ll actually believe you! Have a great birthday, my friend!
  • At 50, you’re simply not the man you used to be. You’re 100 times better. Hope you have a wonderful birthday celebration!
  • You’ve made it! The kids are doing great and you’re in a truly happy place with your life. You deserve to have a super happy 50th birthday.
  • It took 50 years but you’re finally perfect! Hope you have a fantastic birthday!
  • Everyone knows that men get more distinguished and handsome as they age but what they don’t know is that they get even more sweet and giving. Hope you have the best 50th celebration in the world.
  • You know you’re getting old when they say that you’re 50 years young. So I won’t say that. Have a great birthday!
  • Hey, happy birthday! Thank you for doing all that you do. You have packed a lot to be proud of in each of those fifty years.
  • Your wild past can be attributed to the recklessness of youth. Now that you’re 50, anything you do hereafter can be blamed on the nuttiness of old age. Happy birthday!
  • Here’s a heartfelt birthday wish to my favorite newly minted 50-year-old. Hope you have a very special day!
  • There’s nothing more nifty than turning 50! Of course you have to be at least 50 to know what the word nifty even means. Happy birthday!
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Keep Calm. It’s only 50! Happy Birthday.


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50 shades of fabulous.


Happy 50th Birthday, Sister!

50th birthday wishes to my sister on her special day.

  • Hurray! Your golden jubilee year is here. I can’t believe you are 50 years old today! What’s your secret to looking this astonishing? I’m so blessed to have a sister like you. Happy 50th birthday.
  • There are over 7 billion people in the world. That is a fact. It’s just like the fact that my sister keeps getting more and more beautiful and awesome as she ages. Happy 50th birthday, dear sis.
  • Wow! Five decades on earth is no joke at all. I wish you mark another five decades again in good health and happiness. Happy golden 50 years.
  • Happy 50th birthday to my adorable sister. I wish you all the best that your heart yearned for in the last forty-something years. God bless you.
  • Happy birthday to the world’s most wonderful sister. Though you are 50 today, you don’t look it at all. Keep enjoying your golden youthful look. Stay blessed.
  • Sister, you survived the first 50 years, hopefully you survive the next 50 as well!
  • Today is your special day, sister. Take time to relax and pamper yourself for turning the big 50.
  • Sister, congratulations! You made it to 50. I hope you have the best day and surround yourself with all your loved ones.
  • As we get older the love is still staying strong, sister. It’s time to celebrate you and the long life you have lived so far!
  • You may be turning 50 but you are still young in spirit, sister. Do something today that you have always wanted to do!
  • Sister, I’m so grateful to have you in my life. You have truly inspired me to be the best version of myself. Happy 50th Birthday!
  • You make 50 look good. Time to get out of the house and have the day dedicated to you and your sweet soul, sister!
  • You are my one and only best friend and I can’t wait to help celebrate your special day with you, sister! You deserve it.
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Happy 50th birthday and more to come.
  • Sister, it is your big and special 50th birthday. We can keep that a secret when we go out and celebrate. Let’s have a good time!
  • You have taught me so much in life, sister. Now, it is time to celebrate you for your 50th birthday. I love you!
  • You mean the world to me, sister. Your 50th birthday has finally come around the corner and this calls for some celebrating!
  • Sister, even though we do everything together, turning 50 is something that I might sit out on. Just kidding with you. You and I both are going to have the best time celebrating your big day!
  • I am spreading much love to you on your most special of days, sister! I love you.
  • I cherish the strong bond that you and I have, sister! This day is dedicated to you and all that you have contributed to the world.
  • I value you more than you will ever know. Have an incredible and memory filled birthday, sister!
  • I don’t know what I would do without you, sister. I value you and I hope you have a fabulous birthday!
  • You are my other half, sister. I thank God every day that I have a sister as amazing as you. Have a great birthday!


Happy 50th Birthday, Dad

For fathers turning 50, this can be a time to have fun and be grateful for their family.

  • Happy 50th birthday, Dad! To the world, you may not be perfect, but you’re perfect to me. Enjoy your anniversary to the fullest.
  • Dad, you are our greatest mentor and we know your legacy will live on among your descendants forever. Happy 50th birthday!
  • There’s no father like you in this world, and that is why I am glad I’m your son/daughter. I have the best and most wonderful life ever simply because of you, Dad. Happy 50th birthday!
  • Today’s is a great day because it’s the day my sweet father turns golden 50! Dad, I can’t put into words how grateful and proud I feel whenever someone refers to me as your son/daughter. Happy birthday!
  • Happy 50th birthday to a truly great father and individual. I hope your 50th birthday celebration is the brightest and happiest of all your birthdays so far!
  • Dad, on the great occasion of your 50th birthday, I wish you the best of health, great prosperity and heavenly happiness all the days of your life. Happy 50th birthday to an outstanding father and inspiration.
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Dad, you rock! Rock out for your 50th birthday, dad. You’re not too old to party.
  • Happy 50th birthday, Dad! Keep on soaring higher! I am totally proud of you.
  • My best wishes for you, dearest Dad, on your 50th birthday celebration and the numerous years to come. May your life always know happy and prosperous moments. I love you so much. Happy birthday!
  • Wishing my super sweet father an incredibly wonderful 50th birthday and several more absolutely happy and magical years. Love you bunches!
  • I’m truly blessed to be the recipient of the love and care of an outstandingly amazing father like you. Happy 50th birthday to the world’s most awesome father!
  • In my eyes, you’ll always be my angel and inspiration. I love you so much, Dad. Happy 50th birthday!
  • Dad, congrats on your 50th birthday! Wishing you a beautiful day and life filled to the brim with only the things that matter most in this world: love, peace and true joy.
  • I’m certainly blessed to have God’s most special angel as my dear father in this lifetime. Happy 50th birthday, beloved Dad.

Happy 50th Birthday Greetings for a Colleague

Honor people who work with you as they reach that age milestone.

  • It is a real joy to work with someone as brilliant as you. Happy 50th birthday, dearest colleague!
  • Hearty congratulations to you on turning awesome 50 this day! May this great milestone bless you with the finest things in life. Have a truly joyful and prosperous life, dear friend and colleague.
  • Happy 50th birthday! It makes me incredibly happy to celebrate this great milestone of your life with you. On your Big Day, may you be blessed with happiness than your world has space to contain.
  • For 50 solid years you have been nothing but a remarkable blessing to all those around you and the world at large. I wish you a sunny and delightful 50th birthday celebration.
  • Happy birthday to one of the youngest and most amazing 50 year old in the world. I hope your 50th birthday is crammed with oceans of happiness.
  • Wishing you a wonderful 50th birthday today and an even more incredibly wonderful year. My dear, as far as colleagues and pals go, you’re absolutely amazing!
  • Happy 50th birthday! Hope this milestone celebration of yours is full of wonderfully unforgettable moments.
  • Wishing a truly wonderful individual an absolutely fabulous 50th birthday celebration. May you never stop being the recipient of God’s most precious blessings.
  • Happy 50th birthday! The golden years of your life have just begun! Enjoy to the fullest every moment that comes with this wonderful chapter of your earthly journey!
  • You only get to celebrate being 50 once in a lifetime, so let’s make this amazing day fabulously epic! Happy 50th birthday!
  • I just wanted to be the first colleague of yours to tell you the words “happy 50th birthday”! May every moment of your life as a 50-year-old be full of happiness and good fortune.
  • Today’s an amazing day as it’s your 50th birthday! I’m so glad to share this great blessing of your life with you.
  • It’s a great honor and privilege to know an amazing person like you. As you mark the remarkable occasion of your 50th birthday, may your face always be wreathed in smiles.
  • Dearest, may happiness and mighty mountains of blessings find you on your 50th birthday celebration and every day of your life. Happy birthday!
  • Happy 50th birthday to someone who amazingly gets younger at heart and soul with each new birthday celebration.
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Cheers to 50 years!

Happy 50th Birthday to my Cousin

50th birthday wishes to my cousin on their special day.

  • I miss you and I wish we could be spending your special day together, cousin. It’s time to celebrate yourself and all your accomplishments in life!
  • Cheers too many more years, cousin. I hope you get to spend your day with all your family and friends in celebration of you!
  • Cousin, as time flies, my love for you stays the same. Happy 50th Birthday and more to come!
  • I cherish the bond that we have, cousin. I hope that your dedicated day brings you happiness and relaxation.
  • Cousin, as we get older, I realize more and more how thankful I am to have you in my life. Have a great day!
  • It’s your special day, cousin. Let’s recreate some of our old memories. We have come a long way!
  • Wishing you the happiest of birthday’s this year, cousin. You made it to 50. 50 more years to go?
  • Where did the time go? 50 years old as of today and many more years to come for your happy and healthy soul. Happy Birthday, cousin!
  • I cherish our relationship, cousin. I pray you have the best day celebrating your 50th.
  • Cousin, we need to get together soon and celebrate your birthday. I wish I could be there today!
  • You are special and deserve a special birthday. I pray you have the best day ever, cousin!
  • I’m grateful for the relationship we have, cousin. You are an incredible person and I pray you have an incredible, memory filled, 50th. Love you!
  • Cousin, I pray you enjoy your 50th birthday and here’s to enjoying 50 more!
  • Happy Birthday to my cousin. I pray that God brings you great happiness, prosperity, and joy on your special day.
  • Today is your day, cousin. Best wishes to you and may God bless you with many more years to come.
  • I am truly hoping your big special day is filled with warm wishes and friendly faces. Have a great day, cousin!
  • I’m deeply blessed to have you in my life, cousin. Have an amazing day that is dedicated to you! I love you greatly.


“Happy 50th Birthday” Images

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Not old. Classic. Happy 50th Birthday.


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Cheers to 50 years!


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50 and fabulous.
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Happy 50th Birthday.


Happy Birthday: 50. Sophisticated but still young at heart.
Happy Birthday: 50. Sophisticated but still young at heart.


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