Do you know someone celebrating their 60th birthday soon? Sending a heartfelt message is one way to make someone’s day and remind them that they are loved and appreciated. But finding the right words to say isn’t always easy. 

Fortunately, I’ve organized more than 150+ of the best 60th birthday messages and quotes for your loved one. Whether your dad, mom, uncle, aunt, spouse or your favorite teacher from high school is turning the big 6-0, you’ll find an appropriate message to use below. 

60th Birthday Messages

birthday cake candles

You can count 60 candles this year.

  • Have a glorious 60th birthday! You deserve all the best things in the world!
  • Wishing you good health and long life. Happy 60th birthday!
  • Congratulations on your 60th birthday. May this day bring you lots of love, hugs and kisses. Happy birthday!
  • Happy 60th birthday! May you be blessed with only the good things in life. Enjoy your day!
  • Turning 60 is a blessing. Hope you get lots more. Happy birthday!
  • There are even greater things in life that await you. Happy 60th birthday! 
  • You’re as beautiful as you were 30 years ago. Stay the way you are. Many people love you. Happy 60th!
  • We are always here to love and support you in everything you want in life. You deserve more great things to happen to you. Happy 60th birthday.

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  • May all your wishes come true and may you have a wonderful day today. Happy birthday! 
  • Wishing you good health, true happiness and courage to do whatever it is your heart desires. Happy birthday. You make 60 look good!
  • The world is blessed to have someone as awesome as you. Keep inspiring others around you. Happy 60th!
  • Sixty is just a number. You are still as stunning and as awesome as you’ve always been. Don’t ever change. We love you the way you are. Happy 60th birthday! Wishing you more success and love in life.
  • There’s no other person in the world who deserves happiness more than you. Hope you spend the day with the people close to your heart. Happy 60th!
  • You made it to 60. Keep going!
  • Keeping going after your dreams. You’ve worked hard enough until you’re 60. You deserve to be happy and content in life. Happy 60th birthday! 
  • At 60, you need to let go of the past, seize the moment and look forward to the future. It’s never too late to find happiness in your life. Happy birthday!
  • Thank you for the wisdom and lessons you’ve shared to us. You are our inspiration. Congratulations on your 60th birthday!
  • May all your wishes come true because you deserve nothing less than the love you’ve shown us. Happy birthday!
  • You’ve inspired a lot of people through the years and we could only wish for you to achieve the happiness you so clearly deserve. Happy 60th birthday! 
  • You’re our guiding light and we can’t imagine life without you. We love you and happy 60th birthday. 
  • All the people who have crossed paths with you know how wonderful you are as a person, always thriving to do good and helping others in life. May you enjoy a day that is nothing short of perfect. Happy 60th birthday!

60th Birthday Quotes

The gift of 60 years of life.

  • “Please don’t retouch my wrinkles. It took so many birthdays to earn them.” – Anna Magnani
  • “After a man passes sixty, his mischief is mainly in his head.” – Washington Irving
  • “Being 60 means remembering the words to every song from the 70s but forgetting why walked into the next room.” – Anonymous 
  • “At 60 years old, your birthday suit requires regular ironing.” – Anonymous 

“You’re turning 60! It’s a well-known fact that the older we get, the more easily we are confused.” – Anonymous 

  • “The way I see it, every year can be a brand new journey. Think about it: You get one chance to be 25, 38, 44, 61 and every age before and between. Why wouldn’t you want to experience all the wonder in each step on your path?” – Oprah Winfrey 
  • “Aging is as natural as a baby’s softness and scent. Aging is human evolution in its pure form.” – Jamie Lee Curtis
  • “Old age is like everything else. To make a success of it, you’ve got to start young.” – Theodore Roosevelt
  • “If I had to live again, I would do exactly the same thing. Of course I have regrets, but if you are 60 years old and you have no regrets, you haven’t lived.” – Christy Moore
  • “You know you’re getting old when the candles cost more than the cake.” – Anonymous
  • “Age may add a few more wrinkles but it will never take the sheen off your personality.” – Anonymous

“People who say age is just a number have never turned 60 years old.” – Anonymous 

  • “Forget how long you’ve lived. Look at how much you’ve accomplishes and how much life lies before you.” – Anonymous
  • “In youth we learn, in age we understand.” – Marie Von Ebnereschenbach
  • “Inside every old person is a younger person wondering what the hell happened.” – Anonymous 
  • “You’re turning a perfect age. Old enough to recognize your mistakes but young enough to make some more.” – Anonymous 
  • “Like a fine wine or a vintage car, your value only increases in years.” – Anonymous 

60th Birthday Slogans 

60 year old

You’ve got a lot of living left to do.

  • Oldie But A Goodie
  • Not Old But Classic
  • You’re Not 60, You’re 20 With 40 Years Of Experience
  • Sixty Is the New Twenty
  • Keep Calm And Stay Classy In 60
  • Sixty And Classy
  • Cheers To Being Sixty And Sassy
  • Sassy Sixty 
  • WARNING: 60 yrs old. Proceed With Caution
  • Keep Calm And Stay Awesome At 60
  • 60 And Sexy
  • Sixty And Proud
  • 60 Is The New Awesome
  • Keep Dazzling At Sixty
  • 60 Is Six Perfect 10s
  • 60 Is Just A Number
  • Keep Breaking Hearts At Sixty
  • You Make Sixty Look Good
  • 60 And Still Rocking
  • Just Turned 60 And Feeling More Alive Than Ever
  • Turning 60 Makes You Look Forward To The Future
  • WARNING: 60 And Cranky
  • I’m Not 60. I’m 59.75 With Tax
  • I am 59 + 1
  • Look At You Turning 30 Twice
  • You’re Sixty And You Know It
  • Just Turned 60. Limited Edition. All Parts Original.
  • Still Looking Fab At Sixty
  • Life Begins At Sixty
  • Looks 20, Feels 22, Acts 18, 
  • 60 Years Of Being A Legend
  • Looking Pretty Sexy At Sixty
  • Stay blessed at sixty

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  • It Took 60 Years To Look This Good
  • I’m 60, Sassy And All Kinds Of Classy
  • Stay Cool Until You’re 60
  • Don’t Lose Your Magic Just Because You Turned Sixty
  • Sixty Is The Golden Age Of Living Life
  • Getting Older But Fistier At 60
  • Forget The Age, Keep Living Like The Kid Inside Of You
  • Tiktok, It’s 60 o’clock!

60th Birthday Captions Perfect for Social Media 

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Sixty is a great time to dance.

  • No other oldie can rock sixty better than you. Happy birthday!
  • Turning sixty is just like turning 30, only better. Happy 60th birthday!
  • You make me want to turn 60. Congratulations on your 60th birthday!
  • You are more than your age. You deserve all the love in the world. Have an awesome 60th birthday!
  • Turning sixty is being too old for a midlife crisis but too young for Velcro shoes. 
  • Sixty years young and looking great is a good reason to celebrate!
  • Stay stunning at sixty! 
  • A classic and a goodie. Congratulations on your 60th!
  • You make us want to turn sixty. Happy birthday!
  • You’re not just aging, you’re becoming amazing. Happy 60th birthday!
  • Sixty years of inspiring people around you. You deserve the best!
  • Be proud that you’re turning sixty! Not many are given the chance to enjoy this stage in their life.

Funny 60th Birthday Quotes

  • “The first 60 years of childhood are always the hardest.” – Anonymous
  • “At 60 years old, your broad mind and narrow waist have traded places.” – Anonymous 
  • “Growing old is a gift. Wetting yourself when you blow the candles, not so much.” – Anonymous 
  • “60. Seen it all, done it all and can’t remember most of it.” – Anonymous 

“It’s wonderful to know you’re aging because it means you’re still on the planet, right?” – Goldie Hawn

  • “I’m pushing 60. That’s enough exercise for me.” – Mark Twain
  • “You don’t stop laughing because you grow old. You grow old because you stop laughing.” – George Bernard Shaw
  • “When I turned 50, I said to myself, well, if this is what it’s like turning 50, I can’t wait to turn 60 because I still felt very, very mentally and physically good, outside my back surgery.” – Greg Norman

60th Birthday Slogans that Express Wisdom


You’ve grown older and wiser.

  • Getting Older But Wiser
  • Turning sixty makes you realize that life isn’t all about the money, but the experience itself. 
  • Turning sixty is not losing youth but a new stage in life of opportunity and growth.
  • The trick is to turn sixty honestly and gracefully. 
  • It’s a privilege to turn sixty. Not everyone is given a chance to do so.
  • Beautiful old people are works of art.
  • Celebrating your 60th birthday is an extraordinary process of becoming the person you always should have been. 
  • Getting old and turning sixty is realizing life is full of surprises. You just need to take them all in. 
  • Aging is not a bad thing. You are given more time to enjoy life and inspire the people around you.
  • Make your time on earth as awesome as you are when you turn sixty.
  •  Living life to the fullest for 60 years.

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  • Cheers to more life lessons, challenges and experiences. Life doesn’t stop at sixty.
  • Turning 60 gives you the green light to let loose and enjoy what life offers you. 
  • When you turn sixty, you realize the importance of choosing the right people who will be there ‘til you age. 
  • Making friends and memories at age 60 is the same as when you’re age 6. 
  • At 60, you’ve seen 80% of what the universe has planned for you. It’s up to you to make the most of the remaining years to discover the rest.
  • When you turn 60, you’ve overcome some of life’s challenges and you’re only building yourself up to success. 
  • Life is a beautiful ride. Keep driving until you’re sixty.

60th Birthday Sayings for Her 

  • Sixty Never Looked This Good
  • Aging looks Good On You
  • Sixty Is Sweeter Than Sixteen
  • Sixty Is Not For The Faint Hearted
  • Birthday Calories Don’t Count When You’re Sixty
  • Too Old To Remember My Mistakes
  • Counting To Sixty Is An Exercise In Itself
  • Sexy, Stunning At Sixty
  • Turning Sixty Is Not For The Weak Souls
  • Counting My Blessing As I Turn Sixty
  • Real Beauty Comes Out As You Turn Sixty
  • Women Reach Their Most Beautiful Self As They Turn 60
  • Keep Riding The Waves Of Life As You Turn Sixty

60th Birthday Sayings for Him

baby boomer

Baby Boomers.

  • 60 Years Of Being Awesome
  • Welcome To The Dirty Old Man Club
  • You Now Have More Reasons To Be Cranky
  • 60 And Cranky But Still A Goodie
  • Gentlemen Who Turn 60 Are Badass Oldies
  • It’s Never Too Late To Be Better Than You Were 60 Years Ago
  • Be The Best Young Man At Sixty
  • Be Thrilled To Be Turning Sixty
  • A True Gentleman Will Never Get Scared Turning Sixty Years Old
  • The Real Adventure Of Life Starts At 60
  • Be The Person You’ve Always Dreamt To Be At 60
  • Keep Making Memories After Turning Sixty
  • The Biggest Blessing In Life Is Staying Young At Heart As You Turn 60

In the US, between 2006 and 2016, the percentage of people age 60 and over increased by 36% from 50.7 million to 68.7 million. We are now seeing a massive increase in the number of Baby Boomers reach this milestone age each year.

Birthdays are special at every age. But for someone turning sixty, it can feel like crossing over threshold in life. While some accept getting old with open arms, others feel the complete opposite and fear the date on the calendar.

I hope that you find our list helpful when preparing your birthday greeting to those who are dear to your heart. 

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