“A friend is one that knows you as you are, understands where you have been, accepts what you have become, and still, gently allows you to grow.” – William Shakespeare.

However, we are not always sure what to write inside their special card. Maybe because you have so much in store for them within you that it is not possible to summarize all this within a card, or maybe you are busy planning for their 50th birthday. 

You were so burdened with the planning of a great gift that could match the level of your friendship that you forgot to craft the birthday message. 

Don’t worry; we’ve got you covered with twenty-five very beautiful and meaningful birthday messages picked by writers from birthday-wishes.net that can match the level of your true friendship.

1. A true friend always stays by your side when the going gets hard. And you have proven that you are here for the long haul, my friend. And I will always be very grateful for this true friendship. Have a great birthday, my lovely friend!

2. Keep on shining brighter than the candles on your cake. Keep on lighting up every life you touch, every group you join, and every room you enter. Have a bright and shiny birthday, my dearest friend!

3. I really wish God to bless everyone like me by gifting them a very caring, apathetic, and loving friend like you. This would surely make the world a much better place to live in. Happy Birthday, my lovely friend!

4. We’ve been through so many highs and lows together that I can’t even count, but we’ve always come out on top because I’ve always had your trust. I am really proud to call you my friend. Have a wonderful birthday, my dearest confidante!

5. If celebrating your birthday every day had been possible, I would have done so, because our bond is so special that it deserves to be celebrated every day. Happy Birthday, the special one!

6. I never want to know how my life would be without you because you are not just a friend to me; you are a necessity to me. So keep breathing and living. Enjoy your day to the fullest!

7. It has been a great pleasure and honor for me to know a compassionate person like you. Keep on spreading positivity around you and cultivating hope among the people around you. Many happy returns of the day to you, my dear friend!

8. Thank you for being an eternal source of joy and happiness in our lives and for being the needed moral compass for all of us and the anchor during our stormy nights. And I truly hope that your birthday brings you as much happiness and joy as you have brought to our lives!

9. It has been an honor and privilege for me to navigate my life with a moral compass and a strong anchor by my side. Thank you for always being there for me and providing your shoulder to lean on. I wish you a very warm and joyful happy birthday, my dearest confidant!

10 I have always been a great admirer of your personality, sheer will, and commitment. And I really admire the man/woman you have become and am pretty sure that in this way you will make many admirers of you. With time, you will give us many more opportunities to be proud of you. With a lot of admiration, I wish you a very happy birthday, my dear!

11. Today, I really want to thank God for making you my friend because I believe that by making you my friend, God outdid himself and made a significant sacrifice for me. Wishing a celestial birthday to my angel!

12. May God continue to shower his celestial blessings on you and make your life full of heavenly merriment on this very auspicious day of your incarnation on this planet earth!

13. Although birthdays are a time of cake, games, and all that fun, it’s also the time to thank our God for all the blessings he has given us. Happy Birthday, dear friend!

14. Finally, the waiting is over, and the day has come for the cake party. Please make full use of the day and don’t forget the treat you owe us. Enjoy your birthday to the fullest!

15. I’m wishing the happiest birthday to the most amazing person I know. Sorry, today is your birthday, not mine!

16. I do not have many friends; I just have a handful of them, and you are part of that elite cabal. So please, please celebrate your birthday this way so that it makes all of us proud of you!

17. Many, many happy returns of the day to someone who has excellent taste in friends and food. Happy birthday, my dear foodie!

18. Another toast to the years of friendship and fun we had together and another to the decades of upcoming adventures that we are going to live through together. Happy birthday, my adventurous eagle!

19. Thank you for listening to my words patiently and understanding the words that I could not utter. Happy birthday to my personal pillow and the strongest shoulder!

20. Thank you for laughing at my silly jokes and for rescuing me from my dumb mistakes, my guardian angel! Happy Birthday

21. I have to admit that you are still pretty hot at this age, but the candles on your cake are hotter than you. Happy Cake Day!

22. Your gray hairs are not a sign of your age; they are just highlights of your wisdom. You just happened to be a genius in your own right. So keep on celebrating your birthday, dear!

23. I guess this year you will not be able to blow out all your candles on the cake. Should I call the fire department? Kidding! Just enjoy the day to the fullest!

24. They say that we become wiser with age! But after seeing you, I have started doubting their credentials. Happy Birthday, Crazy!

25. I heard that wrinkles are an indicator of a life well lived. Well, now I am pretty sure you are living your life to the fullest. Have a great birthday, Oldie.

No matter what you write to your friend or how you write it, it just has to be from your heart filled with your true feelings, and that is enough to make their special day even more special. 

And do not forget to get your friend a cake, but you can leave behind the gift part because your friendship is the greatest gift to your friend, trust me.