21st Birthday Quotes and Wishes

Modified: July 7, 2023, Published: December 15, 2017

In our carefully curated collection, you’ll find quotes and wishes that capture the essence of turning 21—joy, adventure, and the thrill of stepping into adulthood. From encouraging words of wisdom to expressions of celebration and well wishes, these quotes and wishes are designed to commemorate this important chapter in their life.

Whether you’re looking for a lighthearted message, an inspiring quote, or a heartfelt wish, our collection has something for everyone. So, browse through our 21st Birthday Quotes and Wishes and let your loved one know that you’re cheering them on as they embrace the exciting journey ahead!

Cheers to 21! May every moment of your adulthood be filled with joy, success, and the courage to chase your dreams.

Welcome to the exciting world of 21! May you navigate this journey with wisdom, seize every opportunity, and create a life that truly inspires you.

Happy 21st! May your future be as bright as your spirit, and may every day be a celebration of the amazing person you are.

Cheers to legal adulthood! May your 21st birthday mark the beginning of a remarkable chapter filled with love, laughter, and remarkable achievements.

Congratulations on turning 21! Embrace the freedom, savor the moments, and make the most of this incredible milestone in your life.

Happy 21st birthday! May this year be a time of self-discovery, growth, and amazing experiences that shape you into the extraordinary person you are destined to become.

Cheers to 21 years of cherished memories and to many more ahead. May your birthday be the start of a remarkable journey filled with happiness and success.

Happy 21st! May you embrace adulthood with open arms, fearlessly chase your dreams, and never lose sight of the incredible potential within you.

Congratulations on reaching 21! May this year be filled with laughter, love, and adventures that leave an indelible mark on your heart.

Wishing you a 21st birthday filled with boundless joy, exciting opportunities, and the courage to embrace all that life has to offer.

Cheers to turning 21 and embracing the thrill of adulthood! May this year be a turning point that leads you to a future filled with abundance and fulfillment.

Happy 21st! May your journey into adulthood be as remarkable as you are, and may your days be filled with love, happiness, and endless possibilities.

Congratulations on reaching the legal age of 21! May this milestone be the starting point of a life filled with incredible achievements and wonderful memories.


You have been nothing but a joy to all of us, and on your 21st birthday, we wish you all the best.

Think of your day this way, and it is the start of something new, something you can never expect.

If you are tired by this year of your life, what more will you be when you move on with it then?

Live for as long as you can now because the years before your twenty-first are the longest.

You may be on a slump right now, but you have got to cheer up and be a lot happier, my dear.

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I believe in you and everything you do; I know you will be alright even years from now.

Happy 21st birthday. May you finally achieve all the dreams that you have long been aspiring to.

If there is something I want to tell you, I care for you more than you ever know, girl.

This is a milestone in your life, an achievement meaning that you have survived many years.

Right now, things may seem so permanent, but I am telling you that they are not; change them.

Remember that the dreams you have right now can become true if you make the right choices.

This year is one of the most crucial of them, for every decision you make will matter later.

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Your 21st birthday is truly something to be celebrated, a ticket to a brand new world that it is.

Every single year of your life means a chance at a fresh start, so go live your life freely, boy.

Thou shall eat more cake, and that is what this birthday might be all about, you eat.

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Have fun on this truly wonderful day because it is yours and only yours; make the most of it.

You may age in years but the heart that loves never grows old, so find the time to love others.

The day of your birth should be celebrated because it is what has brought you to this earth.

Happy 21st birthday, you are now of age, a legal person already; no more need for fake IDs!

You can now start drinking because you are officially allowed to; happy 21st birthday to you.

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I hope that your 21st birthday gets filled with joy, excitement, and happiness; you deserve it.

Today is a good day to start living the rest of your life, so get on to those new habits you want.

Forget about all the foolishness you once had and start being more mature. You are older now.

Live life so amazing that every year of your life will fulfill you at that moment you get older.

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Your twenty first birthday is a chance, you have got once shot in this life and that is this day.

The truth is it is not the years that you are alive that matters but the years that you have lived.

Growing old is easy but staying young at your heart is not so I am wishing you all the luck.

You are special and I know that because I have been there with you your entire life, my girl.

On your 21st birthday, you get to blow more candles than normal because you are now legal.

No matter how old you get, you will always be my little girl, always and forever, happy bday.

All that I want is to be there for you on this very special day of your life your biggest day ever.

Sometimes, I wish you were a kid again because back then you used to so easy to care for.


You were just a kid back then and now here you are celebrating your 21st birthday this day.

I don’t even know where to begin but I want to tell you that I care for you, enjoy this big day.

The world has given you another year of life and I think you should be real grateful to it, boy.

You should definitely laugh as loud as you can and just be happy with this life you are in, girl.

May I live long enough to watch you succeed in your life, I wish you a happy 21st birthday!

The day you grow up is the day you learn all of your obligations and still smile despite them.

I want to be that person you celebrate this birthday with, one your most important days ever.

Wishing you a fantastic 21st birthday! May your path be adorned with success, joy, and cherished moments that make your heart soar.

Cheers to 21 years of incredible moments and to the exciting future that lies ahead. May your birthday be the gateway to a world of endless possibilities.

Happy 21st! May this birthday be the catalyst for dreams realized, goals achieved, and a lifetime of happiness that knows no bounds.

Happy 21st birthday! Now that you’re legal, remember to balance your cocktails with some good ol’ H2O. Cheers!

Congrats on finally hitting 21! Just remember, with great power comes great responsibility… especially when it comes to deciding what to order at the bar!

Happy 21st! Time to swap those kiddie cups for grown-up glasses and see how well you can handle your favorite drinks. Drink responsibly, my friend!

Turning 21 means you can now legally enjoy all the things that made you cool in high school… like grape juice and chocolate milk. Cheers, big kid!

Congratulations on surviving 21 years without getting a hangover! Brace yourself, because your tolerance for fun is about to increase dramatically.


Let me tell you that no matter what people may think of you I am proud of where you are now.

There is so much more ahead of you, today, as you celebrate your 21st birthday, stay happy.

The things you have achieved are no easy feat and you deserve only the best on your big day.

Stay being happy stay smiling and keeping it real because you are the best person that I know.

Something special will happen to you today, I believe that and I can actually see it coming.

Today, on your 21st birthday, start a new adventure filled with the better things in this life.

Your 21st birthday is but the beginning of your life this marks the start of a new chapter again.

Happy 21st! May your nights be filled with laughter, good company, and just enough questionable decisions to make fantastic stories for the future.

Finally, the age when you can proudly say, “I’m not getting older, I’m just increasing my drinking options!” Cheers to that!

Happy 21st birthday! It’s time to take your party game to a whole new level. Get ready for a night you’ll either never remember or never forget!

Welcome to adulthood, where the only thing you’re carded for is your age and not your ability to handle tequila shots. Bottoms up!

Turning 21 means you can officially stop using those fake IDs that you definitely never used in the first place. Enjoy your newfound legitimacy!

Happy 21st! Remember, the secret to a successful night out is pacing yourself. No need to sprint when you have a whole marathon of celebrations ahead!

Cheers to 21 years of practice for this very moment. Now go out there and show the world how a true professional celebrates their birthday!

Happy 21st! Here’s to finally being able to buy your own drinks legally, and to the demise of your bank account.

Turning 21 is like unlocking a new level in the game of life. May you conquer this level with style, grace, and a well-stocked liquor cabinet!


Appreciate every year that you’ve been allowed to get because it is a blessing from the Lord.

May you give back to other people, pay your blessings forward and be even more blessed girl.

Because you have shown up for the whole year, your birthday is what you call a big reward.

Of course you are legal on your 21st birthday, but be mindful, not every legal thing is good.

There is no point in trying to lie because birthdays cannot be hidden anymore in these days.

Stop counting the years, just count the happiness that you get every time you celebrate today.

The older you get the wiser you can actually become so I guess you must be super wise now.

Happy 21st! May all your hangovers be mild, your drinks always be strong, and your memories of the night forever hazy.

Congrats on reaching the age where you can now legally blame your wild behavior on “adulting.” Embrace the madness and party on!

Happy 21st! May your ID be forever ready, your dance moves forever epic, and your moments of blackout forever legendary.

Cheers to 21 years of practicing how to drink in secret. Now it’s time to let loose and make up for all those lost moments. Party responsibly!

Happy 21st birthday! Remember, it’s not about the quantity of shots you take, but the quality of the stories you create.

Congratulations on turning 21! Now you’re officially old enough to know better but young enough to do it anyway. Enjoy the ride!

Happy 21st! May your ID be checked with a smile, your drinks be strong, and your dance moves be impressively questionable.

Congrats on finally being able to legally order all the fancy, expensive drinks you used to stare at longingly on the menu. Enjoy the upgrade!


This should be a magical 21st birthday for you because you get to have more responsibilities.

I do not think you are growing older at all, more like you are getting a whole lot better, boy.

You are still that young kid at heart no matter how many years pass you by, that is the truth.

You need not lose the innocence you have, you can just go with it and love the life you have.

With your 21st birthday comes a lot of freedom but a lot of duties too, so you be careful now.

The best way to celebrate today is to party over wine and some good old bread, my dear love.

They say celebrating your bday is actually good for you because it increases your satiety, girl.

Turning 21 is like leveling up in the game of life. May your new powers include the ability to hold your liquor and make unforgettable memories.

Happy 21st birthday! Remember, at this age, it’s not just about the candles on your cake, but the sparklers in your drinks!

Cheers to 21 years of practice for this momentous occasion. Time to celebrate like there’s no tomorrow… or at least no early morning.

Happy 21st! May your hangovers be as short-lived as your attention span and your party stories become legendary among your friends.

Congrats on turning 21! From now on, you can officially blame your questionable decisions on “adulting.” Embrace the freedom!

Cheers to the birthday that officially turns you from a beer novice into a connoisseur of fine adult beverages. Drink responsibly… or don’t, it’s your birthday!

Happy 21st! Remember, drinking responsibly means spilling as little of your drink as possible while attempting complicated dance moves.

Turning 21 means you’ve graduated from juice boxes to shot glasses. It’s a big step, but I have faith in your ability to handle it. Bottoms up!


The greatest gift that you can ever receive on this day is the gift of love one that comes within.

Never forget this, I know you are going to be the best 21 year old person in this room this day.

You are a year closer to becoming a full adult on your 21st birthday, congratulations on that.

Turning this age year is truly a big achievement and you deserve a big reward for this day.

There is no one else I would rather be with today than you to celebrate your biggest day ever.

Now that you are legal, I might as well just ask you to supply me with all the alcohol I need.

Go get drunk, buy a gun and live the best of your life because today is your 21st birthday.

Happy 21st birthday! May you celebrate like there’s no tomorrow, party like you’re still 20, and wake up feeling like you’re 102.

Congrats on hitting the magical age of 21! Just remember, now that you’re legal, there’s no excuse for not paying for your own drinks. Cheers!

Cheers to turning 21! Remember, the key to a successful night out is to dance like nobody’s watching and tip like you’re a millionaire.

Happy 21st! May your liver be as strong as your will to party and your tolerance for spicy chicken wings be unbeatable.

Congrats on turning 21 and entering the realm of adulting! Remember, it’s all about balance: work hard, play harder, and hydrate the hardest.

Happy 21st birthday! May your celebrations be wild, your memories be Instagram-worthy, and your credit card statement be a pleasant surprise.

Turning 21 is like unlocking the ultimate cheat code in the game of life. Just remember, with great drinking power comes great responsibility!

Cheers to 21 years of life, liberty, and the pursuit of questionable decisions. May your journey into adulthood be as fun as it is unforgettable.


I brought you too many drinks than you can ever handle because you can drink them all now.

Let us grow happy, be free and be wild because turning 21 does not happen every single day.

Here is a piece of advice: things will go by so fast, so take things slow, do not rush any thing.

A lot of obligations comes with your 21st birthday, so swallow them up, gobble it all up, enjoy.

I cannot believe you are turning 21 so soon when I can see you as the 8 year old kid you were.

I just want you to be happy, to be able to smile every single day of your life, that is the truth.

Let your 21st birthday be something to remember, a day to live your life to the fullest, my dear.


May you be happy enough that you try to share that happiness to other people just as well.

Keep on celebrating this life because that is what it is meant for, to be celebrated and loved.

With your 21st birthday come powers such as voting, drinking, dying, and a whole lot more!

Remember that a lot of people love you and you need to realize that even just for this day.

Let us celebrate your day with a blast, loud music, blaring lights and the best party in town.

The day you have your 21st birthday is the part of your life where time becomes faster, careful.

Gulp all those alcohol down because you are in for a treat tonight, may you enjoy your bday.

When you feel things are going wrong, I will be here, hang on to me, I will help you get there.

May you not do things that you will eventually regret in your life on your 21st birthday, dear.

No wonder you look so amazing because you have a very kind heart, that you really do, love.

I wish you all the best wishes that I can ever give you, may you be happy all the time, sweetie.