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Inspirational 26th Birthday Quotes

Turning 26 is a big deal!  It’s the age where you’re officially no longer in your mid-20’s.  You’re now closer to 20 than you are to 20, and that can be both exciting and daunting. 

There are so many things to write in a card to wish someone a happy 26th birthday.  You could write about how proud you are of them and what they have achieved so far in life.  You could write about about how excited you are for all the things they are going to do to achieve in the future.  

You could write about how much you love and appreciate them  Whatever you choose to write, make sure it comes from the heart and that it will make the birthday boy or girl feel truly special on their spectacular day.

Whether you’re looking for something funny, sweet, or inspirational, here are some inspirational 26th birthday quotes to send to your dearest friends.

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Happy 26th Birthday Wishes

Birthday wishes are a nice way to show someone that you’re thinking of them on their birthday.  There are a lot of different things that you can write in a happy birthday card, but if you want to write something inspirational, here are some ides you can use.

You could write about how happy you are to know the birthday person and how lucky you are to be able to celeberate their birthday with them.  You could also write about how much joy they bring into your life and how you hope they have a wonderful birthday.

Whatever you choose to write, make sure it comes from the heart and that it will make the birthday person feel loved and appreciated.

  • I wanted to wish you a very happy birthday today.  Thank you for always being my shoulder to cry on, my partner in crime and my number one fan.  I hope you have a lovely day, and I can’t wait to celebrate with you, happy birthday sister.
  • I honestly don’t know what I would do without you.  You have always been a wonderful friend, and today you are the birthday girl, so let’s go crazy and have some fun.
  • I hope you have the most extraordinary birthday today.  You bring so much joy into our lives, we are excited to celebrate you today.  Thank you for all the moments over the last 26 years, love mom and dad!
  • “26 looks good on you.  May all your dreams come true today”.
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  • May your 2th year be filled with lots of good looking guys, all your best girl friends, and lots of good times.  We love you.
  • Wishing you a wonderful year ahead.
  • I hope this year is even better than last year, may god bless you and continue to keep you healthy.
  • To the happiest person alive, let’s eat all the birthday cake and go crazy, okay?

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26th Birthday Quotes

If you’re not quite sure what inspirational things to say to a 26 year old on their 26th birthday, don’t worry, we’ve got you covered.  Here are some of our favorite happy 26th birthday wishes to send someone to help them feel loved on their special day, and inspire them to live their best life!.

  • To my dearest friend, I am so excited to go through life with you.  You have that birthday glow, I know it’s going to be a spectacular birthday,,,,because I planned everything!
  • To my dearest friend, I can’t believe you are turning 26 years old.  Does that mean you’re old now, or worse am I old now?   Lol, just kidding, happy 26th birthday to such a good friend.
  • We have shared a lot of amazing memories over the years, tonight was a huge celebration all about you.  Just know that we all treasure life with you in it.  XOXO
  • Gulp, sending happy 26th birthday wishes  Are you having your quarter life crisis yet???
  • A successful birthday celebration is when someone eats so much cake, they feel sick – you’re welcome lol.  I hope all your wishes came true today.
  • My birthday wish for you is that you have all your birthday gifts are exactly what you had hoped for. 

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Happy 26th Birthday Sayings

There are so many things you could write in an inspirational birthday card for someone turning 26.  You could tell them that they have so much to look forward to and that they are just getting started in life.

You could remind them of al the amazing things they have accomplished so far and tell them to keep up the good work.

No matter what you choose to write, make sure it is heartfelt and comes directly from your heart.

  • You are such an inspiration to me,  I have watched you grow up and become the most amazing person I know.  I am in constant awe of you, may god bless you throughout your wonderful life.
  • Are you having that amazing feeling when you wake up and realize that today is your birthday?  Well it is, and now we get to celebrate you all day long.  I hope you have a lovely day, and I will be right there with you to make that happen!
  • Happy birthday old friend, I’m getting ready to celebrate your birthday tonight.  I can only imagine what kind of party this is going to be, when I look at the previous birthday bash we had, I’m almost afraid lol.  See you later x.
  • On your birthday, I hope you take time to reflect on all your blessings and give thanks for another year of life.
  • 26 is a special year, dear friend.  You’ve made it through a quarter of a century and you’re well on your way to reaching your goals.  No matter what life throws your way, always remember to stay positive and keep moving forward.  You’ve got this!  I have one birthday wish for you today, and that this is the best 26th birthday yet lol.
  • May your 26th birthday, remind you how much you are loved, cherished, and worth celebrating.
  • I hope your 26th birthday is just the beginning of a happy journey that leads you to an even more incredible future.
  • This is the time in your life where you should “Go for it”.  Have some fun, and really get to experience life!

How Do You Say 26th Birthday?

Happy birthday wishes are always better when they come from the heart.  A happy 26th birthday card is the perfect opportunity to share a few words of inspiration, especially if you find it hard to express your feelings in person.  To help you get started, here are some happy 26th birthday wishes that you can use.

  • You have every it takes to make your dreams come true.  You are already living a rich life, my good friend.
  • I know you will achieve great things this year, I can already tell this is going to be a very significant year in your life, happy 26th birthday my love.
  • May your 25th birthday be just the beginning of a happy journey through life. 
  • You deserve everything that comes your way today.
  • On your birthday we celebrate all that makes you one-of-a-kind!  Happy 26th birthday.
  • You are a fantastic friend, with so much to offer.  I am so looking forward to your birthday party, where I get to celebrate with my favorite birthday girl.  I truly hope you have a beautiful night ahead, happy 26th birthday _______.
  • Be fearless in the pursuit of what sets your soul on fire.  You have so much to give to this world.
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Inspirational 26th Birthday Message

In celebration of their birthday, here are inspiring words to use to say happy 26th birthday to someone you know who is turning 26.  If you can’t come up with your own birthday quotes, feel free to use ours.

  • May each moment of this special day be filled with joyous memories that last forever my dear niece.  You mean the world to this family, and we are so delighted to be with you today to celebrate this special day.
  • After the rough start you had in this life, I am so thankful for your good health.  We love you so much dear niece,  Today we celebrate all your accomplishments in life.  
  • Never ever give up on your dreams!  You have so much to offer this world.  Don’t let anyone stand in the way of your dreams,  we love you so much.
  • You are strong, you are capable, YOU can do anything YOU want!
  • We hope this birthday is just the beginning of a happy journey through life.  Have a fantastic birthday today.
  • Today, I wish you all the simple joys that life can bring.  I hope your birthday is just the beginning of a year full of happy days ahead.  May each day  of the coming year be filled with warmth, love, and lots of laughter.  May all your wishes come true, happy 26th birthday to my bestie!
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26 Birthday Quotes

When it comes to wishing someone a happy 26th birthday, the sky’s the limit when it comes to inspiration.  But if you’re stuck on what to write, here are a few ideas for what to write as birthday wishes.

First, consider what the birthday person is most proud of or passionate about.  What are their aspirations and goals?  Write something that will inspire them to reach for the stars and follow their dreams.

You can also share a memory or story about the birthday person that always makes you smile.  And of course, don’t forget to wish them all the best on their special day!  

Whatever happy birthday wishes you write, just be sure it comes from the heart. 

  • Just think about all the amazing things that are yet to come.
  • Blow out the birthday candle, and let’s get this birthday started!
  • Be kind to everyone you meet.
  • Wishing you all the happiness your birthday can hold, dear friend.  Wishing you a fantastic birthday.
  • Sending you lots of birthday love and good vibes for a happy day, dear friend, I love you so much XO.
  • On this blissful birthday, I wish you nothing but the best.  May your dreams and aspirations become a reality.
  • I wish you a happy life forever dear friend.  May you have the best 26th birthday EVER.
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What Do I Say to My 26 Year Old Daughter on Her birthday?

You remember the day like it was yesterday.  And now she’s turning 26 years old, and you are beyond proud of the young woman she is becoming.  On her 26th birthday, you want to let her know how much you love and appreciate her, and how proud you are.

If you’re stuck coming up with words on what to say to your precious daughter on her 26th birthday.  Check out our birthday wishes below.

  • I am so proud of the young woman you are becoming, I hope all your dreams come true, I know  a prosperous life lies ahead for you, because you work so hard at everything you do.  You have been a huge blessing in my life, happy 26th birthday to my favorite and only daughter.
  • I’m so proud of everything you have accomplished.  You make ‘life’ look easy, happy 26th birthday little girl.
  • You have brought so much delight to my life.  I love all the enthusiasm you bring to everything you do.  I hope today, you love all your presents, and have some suitable dancing shoes because we are going to party hard.  May your birthday wish come true, mine came true 26 years ago when you came into my life, I love you baby girl.
  • Since the day you were born, you have made me so proud.  You are such a good friend to everyone, you really are an amazing person, and we love you to the moon and back.  May god bless you and keep an eye on you always.
  • Wishing you all the love in the world my dear girl, let’s cut that delicious cake.
  • On your fabulous day, I wish you nothing but all the fun, and all the happiness in the world.  Let’s make this birthday, your best one yet!
  • Wishing you all the happiness your heart can hold.
  • I thank god every day that you were born, but specially today, I am so grateful to have you as my daughter.
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Happy 26th Birthday

There are lots of special things to write in a birthday card as best wishes to the birthday person.  If you’re looking for inspiration, here are a few inspirational sayings or quotes you can use at birthday events.  

You could write about how the birthday girl or boy is always wonderfully happy,  You can write about what a healthy and wealthy year they had, or how they overcome all the challenges this year.  Whatever you write, it’s important that you make it all about them, and that it makes the birthday girl or boy feel loved and special on their big day.

  • I am so grateful to be able to call you my friend.  Thank you for being such a huge part of my life.
  • Your birthday is a chance for me to let you know how much I appreciate having you in my life.  You mean so much to me, and I hope you have a wonderful birthday surrounded by the people you love the most. 
  • There are so many things I admire about you {Insert name}.  I hope this year coming is your best year yet.
  • Wishing you all the blessings in the world on your wonderful birthday.  Today, I wish you nothing but happiness, joy, good health, and good luck in all that you do.  
  • May your day be filled with all the joy, happiness, and good fortune that you hope for.
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Happy 26th Birthday to My Daughter

There are so many things that can inspire someone at any age.  For a 26 year old daughter, some things that might be inspirational are words of encouragement to pursue their dreams, or to never give up!  Sometimes, simply hearing that someone believes in you can be the most inspirational thing of all.

So whatever happy birthday wishes you send, make sure that they come from the heart and celebrate the unique person your daughter is.  

  • Today,  may your birthday be a joyous celebration of all that you are and all that you have yet to become, happy birthday friend.
  • May your birthday be a reminder of how blessed we are to have you in our lives,  happy 26th birthday, I can’t wait to celebrate with you later.
  • Follow your heart and do what makes you happy, life is too short to focus on things that don’t make you happy.
  • You have fabulous instincts, always trust and believe in yourself.
  • I believe in you, NOW, always and FOREVER!
  • God has given you one life to live, take it and run with it, and create the best life for yourself.
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Inspirational 26th Birthday sayings!

Birthdays are a time to celebrate life and reflect on all that we are thankful for.  As you write your birthday wishes, think about the things that inspire you most about the birthday girl or boy.  Are they always up for a good time, no matter what the situation?  

Do they have an infectious laugh that brightens up even the darkest days?  Whatever it is that makes them special, be sure to include it in your birthday wish.  And don’t forget to add your own personal touch!

A few well-chosen words can go a long way toward making someone feel loved and appreciated on their birthday.  So take a deep breath, say what’s in your heart, and watch as your heartfelt birthday wishes bring joy to someone’s special day.

  • Hi ________, I hope you know you are loved beyond measure.  You are valuable, talented, and special in every way.  Enjoy your beautiful day to the fullest.
  • Happy birthday, my beautiful daughter.  I wish you all the happiness in the world on your special day.  Enjoy it all to the fullest.
  • Happy birthday to the best person I know.  You are a huge inspiration to me, and I love you more than anything in this world.  I am so excited to celebrate this birthday milestone with you.
  • Always take time for yourself, you deserve to be looked after too.
  • Mistakes happen all the time, but that doesn’t mean you’re a failure of any kind!
  • Be kind to everyone you meet, and you receive kindness in return.
  • Be your own person always, don’t let anyone change you!
  • Have fun, and don’t take life too seriously!
  • You cannot rely on anyone else, only yourself.
  • Show up everyday and see what happens.
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Happy 26th Birthday Son!

It’s hard to believe that your son is turning 26 years old, and is a grown man!  It seems like only yesterday, you were taking him home from the hospital!  You’re so proud of everything he’s accomplished, and you want to let him know how proud you are of him.

These inspirational quotes for his 26th birthday will help you tell your son just how proud you are of him

  • No matter how old you are, it’s never too late to achieve your dreams.  You’re never too old to learn new things or make a difference in the world.  Every day is a new opportunity to make progress and move closer to your goals.  So don’t waste any time, get out there and start making your dreams come true.  You have so much to offer this world son.  
  • Happy 26th birthday to my firstborn.  Continue to believe in yourself, and remember that you are capable of great things.  Push through those feelings of self doubt, and look back at everything you have accomplished.
  • Be grateful for everything you have.  It can be easy to focus on all the things we don’t have, but when we take the time to appreciate the good in our lives, we open ourselves up to even more happiness and success.
  • You have achieved so much in your 26 years already!  We are so proud of all that you have become.  Life can be tough, but you approach it with a positive attitude and a strong determination.  You will go on to accomplish so much more.
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Happy 26th Birthday My Love

You can use the following happy 26th birthday quotes and sayings to send to your son or daughter, or to a close friend, you can send them to your boyfriend or girlfriend.

  • Remember that no-one is perfect, everybody has imperfections.  Embrace them, and use them to your advantage.  They are what make you unique and special.
  • Always be kind to others, and always try to see the good in people, even when they may not deserve it.  Rise above the pettiness, and share your positivity with others.
  • I thank god every single day that you came into my life, happy 26th birthday baby girl.
  • Happy 26th birthday to the most special person in the world.  I am so grateful that I get to go through this journey with you by my side, best wishes baby.
  • Don’t ever be afraid to take risks.  The biggest regrets in life usually come from the things we didn’t do, not the things we did.
  • Remember that life is short.  Don’t let anyone or anything hold you back from living your best life.  

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