Some 21st birthday sayings are funny, like "You're halfway to 42!" and others are more thoughtful, like "Live as long as you may. The first twenty years are the longest half of your life," by Robert Southey. Whether silly or serious, a good 21st birthday wish is always heartfelt. Let's look at some sayings that can be used in cards, on gifts, or as part of a toast for this momentous celebration.
To start off our list of 21st birthday sayings, let's look at some birthday quotes that are on the serious side. After all, turning 21 means entering adulthood, so it can be a philosophical time, a time to consider what the future holds.
If you want something more humorous than heartfelt, we also have some funny quotes about turning 21.
If you're looking for some warm wishes or an amusing message of congratulations to give to a new 21-year-old, try one of these:
Remember, the best sayings on a special birthday are those spoken from the heart. They will be heard the loudest and remembered the longest.
If you're planning to make a toast try these tips on making a speech at a 21st birthday.