141 Birthday Wishes, Texts, and Quotes for Brothers

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You grew up with your brother and shared your childhood with him. Now it’s his birthday. What will you give him? Along with a nice gift, wishing your brother a meaningful (or funny) birthday is very important.

In this article, I’ve written some happy birthday messages for your brother. No matter if you're a sister wanting to wish her hero a happy birthday, or an older brother giving his little bro some tough love, you'll find a wish here for him. Some of them are funny, and some are heartfelt. I’ve also included some some quotes and pictures to send as well.

Happy Birthday, Bro!

1. Though even the sun will one day run out of fuel, my love for you shall last forever. Happy Birthday, dear brother.

2. I thank God each and every day for giving me a brother like you. On your birthday, I want to thank you for being the best brother anyone could ever hope for. Happy Birthday!

3. You are such a great role model for every brother in the world because you are so loving, caring, protective, and supportive. I wish you, the best brother in the universe, a very happy birthday.

4. Brother, don’t think too much about the past or where you are, because I believe you are destined to be great. On your birthday, I hope you reflect and understand that you are at a turning point in your life. Happy Birthday.

5. You are my mentor and supporter in every sphere of life. I am indebted to you beyond repayment and I wish you the very best on this special day.

CC BY 2.0 // Sweet birthday wish for your bro
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6. On this special day, I pray that God blesses you with every good thing, with love, with luck, and with joy. Thank you for always being there for me and giving me your support and strength.

7. I am so lucky to have you as my brother and my best friend. Wishing you love and more love on your birthday!

8. No treasure compares to the love of a brother. Wishing you a wonderful birthday, dear brother.

9. May every day of your life be blessed with rays of hope, joy, love, and sunshine. Happy Birthday, Brother!

10. I know it’s your birthday, but today is special for me too. It was many (or not so many) years ago today that I got a new best friend and a wonderful brother. Happy Birthday!

11. Your birthday is special to me because it gives me the chance to remember the day that someone I love and honor came into the world.

"A brother is a friend given by nature."

— Jean Baptiste Legouve
CC BY 2.0 // A beautiful and thoughtful picture to send to him
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12. My Brother is: B: Brilliant | R: Respectful | O: Outstanding | T: Terrific | H: Honest | E: Entertaining | R: Remarkable. Happy Birthday!

13. Today I found my old memories alive again and enjoyed reminiscing on our childhood. I know that the warmth of those innocent days is still with us and will always remain. Happy Birthday.

14. May God bless you with every joy and happiness. Happy Birthday.

15. You were my hero right from the start, and the truth is that I have always wanted to be like you. Wishing you a happy and joyous birthday.

16. Though there have been some moments between us where it would be hard to say I liked you, brother, you should know that I have always loved you and respect you for what you were, are, and will be.

17. On your birthday, let us promise to never be separated from each other’s heart despite the distance between us. My best wishes for you!

18. Happy Birthday, brother. Okay now that's done. Let’s go party!

19. When I think of you, I can’t help but smile from happiness. On your birthday, my every thought is for happiness and joy in your life. Happy Birthday!

20. Those days and moments of childhood that I shared with you are very dear to my heart. I wish you a great birthday and many more to come.

21. Nothing compares to the love of my dearest brother. Happy Birthday!

22. Do you know what a brother’s best achievement can be? It is to be the good friend of his sister. And you succeeded! You really are my best friend. I love you and wish you a happy birthday!

CC BY 2.0 // Something to send the brother you love
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Funny Things to Say to Him

1. Before you go out today, make sure your pockets are empty. It’s your day to have others treat you! I hope you enjoy your birthday, dear brother.

2. For your birthday, I wish that every mirror in the world would vanish so you wouldn’t know that you are getting older (except for your ever-increasing wisdom, of course.) Happy Birthday!

3. Dear brother, a piece of wisdom for you on your birthday: age is a number and should be unlisted! Happy Birthday!

4. As the true and good-hearted brother that I am, I have remembered your birthday and forgotten your age.

5. Dear brother, though you are no longer young you are still immature! Happy birthday to someone who is always young-at-heart.

6. Don’t regret the grey hairs on your head. Aging is a privilege granted to a select few.

7. Writing this message is a pleasure for me because I’m the very lucky sister that gets to send birthday wishes to a wonderful brother. I hope you have a very special day!

8. Do you know why I hate birthday greetings? Because I always have to tell a bunch of lies. Oh by the way, “Dear brother, you are so sweet. You are the sweetest man I have ever met." Happy Birthday!

9. You are the best man on earth and such a perfect brother. Though I have to say that today I’m glad we’re not in the same place because I know you like to hit me. Happy Birthday to my bully of a brother!

10. Today on your birthday, let the fun begin! We’ll bathe in champagne, eat birthday cakes iced with gold, and eat only the most expensive foods. No harm in wishing for something spectacular for a spectacular brother!

11. Happy birthday, or whatever.

12. Okay, you need to stop getting older because it reminds me of how I’m getting older. So just cut it out! Happy Birthday, bro!

13. I know that I’ve been a role model to you for your entire life, so on your birthday I just want to say, “You’re welcome.” Happy Birthday brother!

14. I’ve learned so much from you over the years, like how to get away with staying out late, how to make mom and dad mad, and how to tell on your siblings. I can’t wait to see what you teach me this year! Happy Birthday.

15. Brother, if you were a bear, I’d want to be a tree. If you were a fish, I’d want to be the sea. If you were a flower, I’d want to be a leaf. But you’re just you, and I’m just me. Happy Birthday!

16. Hey man. So. I just wanted to say, like. You know. Um. Happy Birthday. Yeah. That.

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17. (In lieu of a birthday message I’m just going to buy all your drinks tonight. Happy Birthday!)

18. Remember all those times we fought over who got to ride shotgun? Hahahahaha I’m laughing about them right now. Also, SHOTGUN FOR LIFE no rips! Happy Birthday!

19. Happy Birthday, brother! You’ve successfully stayed alive for another year, and believe me, a lot of us (I’m not going to say who) were wondering if you were really going to make it. But not me. I always believed in you.

20. Even though you’re far away, you will always be close to my heart. No really, I think you’ve emotionally scarred me. Still, happy birthday! And I hope to see you soon.

21. For your birthday, I got you three wishes from a magical genie! Unfortunately, I accidentally ended up using all your wishes. So . . . sorry about that. But it’s the thought that counts, right?

22. Just for today, dear brother, I promise not to share anything embarrassing about you on social media. You’re welcome. Happy Birthday!

CC BY 2.0 // A very sweet image for your bro
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23. Happy Birthday brother! Thanks for doing everything wrong first.

24. Age before beauty, brother. Age before beauty. Happy Birthday!

25. There’s no place I’d rather be than in your shadow. Happy Birthday to the shadow-iest older brother in the world!

26. Being younger than you hasn’t always been easy, but I have to say there’s nothing more satisfying than beating you in literally anything. Happy Birthday!

27. For your birthday (and for a change), I was going to teach you something useful, so I thought of calculus. But then I decided you probably didn’t want a calculus lesson, so I’m NOT going to teach you calculus. Happy Birthday!

28. For your birthday, I’m going to treat you like you’ve always treated me. Just think about that for a second. Happy Birthday!

29. To everyone else you may be my elder brother, but to me you are simply my hero. Never change.

30. Remember all those silly fights we had growing up? Haha I’m laughing about them now but seriously, did you steal my legos that one time. That was NOT COOL. Happy Birthday!

31. Happy birthday to the man who first taught me how to put underpants on my head. I’m looking forward to many more lessons from you in the future.

32. You’ve proven me wrong so many times before, little brother. I will never under-underestimate you again. Happy Birthday!

33. You inspire me to be a better person. Thanks for being a great older brother. Happy Birthday! P.S. Can I borrow money for dinner tonight? I swear I’ll pay you back . . .

34. Thank you for being my older brother and taking some of the pressure off of me. I owe you one, bro. Happy Birthday!

35. You’ve already taught me so much as my older brother. Now I’m learning from you on how (not) to age gracefully. Happy Birthday!

36. You’re one of the most important men in my life. I’m lucky to count you not only as my brother, but as my role model and my friend. Happy Birthday!

37. I can’t help but smile when I think of you and all the hells you put me through as a kid. They weren’t funny to me then, but now I know you only did it because you loved me. Right? Happy Birthday!

38. Even though you’re older than me, you’ve always made me feel special and like I had something to teach you. I can’t wait to see what the future holds for us. Happy Birthday!

39. You are so generous that I know even though today is all about you, you’ll still find a way to give back to everyone else. Happy Birthday to a wonderful little brother.

40. Today I’m old enough to finally appreciate what a fantastic little brother you are.

41. Being an older brother is a huge responsibility, and today I want to let you know that I appreciate everything that you have done for me. Thank you for being there for me. Happy Birthday!

42. You might get all the responsibility for being the older brother, but you have no idea how hard it is to be the favorite of the family. ;) Happy Birthday!

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15 Status Updates to Celebrate Your Brother

1. Many years ago today, a truly incredible person came into the world and I'm privileged to call him my brother. Happy birthday!

2. Feeling grateful for all the silly times I've had with my brother and excited for the ones yet to come.

3. My brother accomplished so much this past year and THEN he went and had a birthday. Let's hope he can keep this up!

4. Happy birthday to you. Happy birthday to you. Happy birthday dear brother! Happy birthday to you.

5. Maybe he's your friend, maybe he's your co-worker, maybe he's your teammate. To me, he is my brother, which means I love him and hate him more than everyone else. Happy birthday!

6. Happy birthday to one of the best people that I know. Each year I'm amazed at who you're becoming (in a good way.)

7. Three things I'm grateful for today: my brother, my brother's birthday party, and cake. Especially cake.

8. It's not just an excuse to party, it's the BEST excuse to party. Happy birthday to my favorite brother.

9. No one else I know can make me laugh as hard, make me as angry, or make me as happy as my big brother. Happy birthday to the one I love the most!

10. A shout out to my brother who's been there for me at every point in my life. He's the reason I am who I am. Happy birthday!

11. Forget whatever else is going on in your lives and take a second to wish THE GREATEST BROTHER EVER a happy birthday! Which reminds me, I need to do that too!

12. Some days are yellow, some days are blue, some days you have a lot of celebrating to do. It's my brother's birthdayyyyyyy!

13. No matter where I go, I know I'll never be too far away from my brother's shadow. Thanks for being wonderful, brother!

14. Everyone! Buy my brother a drink—it's his birthday!

15. You already knew my brother was smart, talented, and good-looking, but did you know that it's his birthday today too! Time to celebrate!

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Wishes for Brother From a Sister

1. Happy birthday to my favorite brother. Love, your favorite sister (right?)

2. You have always been and will always be my older brother. That’s just true. Happy Birthday!

3. I love you like only a little sister can. Happy Birthday, brother!

4. Thank you for being my protector all these years. One day I hope to return the favor. Happy Birthday, brother!

5. You’ve done such a good job of being my older brother and making sure I never went one day without being teased. Happy Birthday!

6. I am your sister. You are my brother. Together, we are unstoppable. Happy Birthday!

7. You made it easy for me to be the favorite child. Happy Birthday, brother!

8. It’s a miracle that we both survived our childhood. Now, let’s take over the world. Happy Birthday!

9. Brother, I honestly don’t know where I’d be without you. Happy Birthday!

10. Happy Birthday, brother. One day I hope I’ll be able to tell you just how much you mean to me.

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11. You are my world.

12. I never had to be scared because I always knew you were there for me. Of course, sometimes I was scared of you, but that’s what older brothers are supposed to do.

13. Oh brother, it’s a wild world out there. I’m glad I have you by my side.

14. Happy Birthday, brother! I’m looking forward to the adventures we’re going to have this year together.

15. I smile every time I think of you and how you used to tease me. Memories of you make being far away a little easier.

16. Other people may know you as a co-worker, a boss, a friend, or a partner. To me, though, you will always be (simply) my little brother.

17. In all the years I’ve known you, you haven’t changed. Somehow that makes the world a little brighter.

18. You brighten my day, always. Thanks for being such a great little brother.

19. Even as we’ve grown up and grown into ourselves, we’ve still stayed close. I’m looking forward to many more years together.

20. I wouldn’t exchange the times we’ve had together for anything in the world. You are the best little brother I could have ever wished for.

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SMS Messages to Send Him

1. :) < That's a smiley face for you for your birthday!

2. I know you're very busy and important but I just wanted to say HAPPY BIRTHDAY.

3. It's a special day that only comes once a year . . . your birthday! Have an awesome day!

4. You are smart, handsome, funny, and generous. I'm lucky to have you for a brother.

5. No amount of emoji can tell you how much I love you.


7. I hope all your (legal) dreams come true today. Happy birthday, bro!

8. You've only gotten more handsome and more wise over the past few years. Soon you'll even be dateable! JK! Happy birthday brother

9. Happy Birthday! Wish I could be there to celebrate with you :)

10. ;) I'm winking because even though you're a year older, I know you're going to be a kid forever. Happy birthday!

11. Feliz Cumpleanos! (that means happy birthday in Spanish.)

12. I know everyone else will be texting you today about your birthday so I thought I'd do something a little different and remind you that you owe me $10 AND say happy birthday.

13. HBB (happy birthday brother!)

14. So a brother walked into a bar and the entire bar shouted, "Happy birthday!" Do you get it?

15. Happy Birthday, bro! Just take a moment to realize that you are the best!

16. Without you, who would disappoint our parents? Happy birthday brother!

17. With great age comes great responsibility. Thankfully, you're still young even though you're a year older. Happy birthday brother!

18. :* That's a kiss for my brother on his birthday.

19. It's my brother's birthday and I can do what I want! Which is wish him a happy birthday!

20. Today is the anniversary of your birth. God help us all.

21. Just wanted to let you know that I'm looking out for you today and every day little brother. Happy birthday!

22. Here's something I don't get to say very often: you inspire me. Happy birthday!

23. Shocked you've made it this far :P Happy birthday brother

24. So glad to have a brother like you. Happy birthday to someone who challenges and inspires me :)

25. It's all downhill from here :P Happy birthday, bro!

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Sweet Quotes About Brothers for His Birthday

  • Because brothers don’t let each other wander in the dark alone. —Jolene Perry
  • When brothers agree, no fortress is so strong as their common life. —Antisthenes
  • After a girl is grown, her little brothers — now her protectors — seem like big brothers. —Terri Guillemets
  • Being his real brother I could feel I live in his shadows, but I never have and I do not now. I live in his glow. —Michael Morpurgo
  • Help your brother’s boat across, and your own will reach the shore. —Hindu Proverb
  • When I look at each of my brothers, I see two things. First, I see the next place I want to leave a rosy welt. Second, I see a good man who will always be there, no matter how hard life gets for me or him. Then, I get out of the way because I realize he’s coming at me with a wet dish towel. —Dan Pearce
  • Nothing can stop me from loving my brother. —Brandy Norwood
  • There’s no other love like the love for a brother. There’s no other love like the love from a brother. —Astrid Alauda
  • To the outside world we all grow old. But not to brothers and sisters. We know each other as we always were. We know each other’s hearts. We share private family jokes. We remember family feuds and secrets, family griefs and joys. We live outside the touch of time. —Clara Ortega
  • I sought my soul, but my soul I could not see. I sought my God, but my God eluded me. I sought my brother and I found all three. —Unknown
  • The highlight of my childhood was making my brother laugh so hard that food came out his nose. —Garrison Keillor
  • I am smiling because you are my brother. I am laughing because there is nothing you can do about it! —Unknown
  • A brother is a friend given by nature. —Jean Baptiste Legouve
  • He is my most beloved friend and my bitterest rival, my confidant and my betrayer, my sustainer and my dependent, and scariest of all, my equal. —Gregg Levoy
  • If you want to do really important things in life and big things in life, you can't do anything by yourself. And your best teams are your friends and your siblings. —Deepak Chopra
  • Like branches on a tree we grow in different directions yet our roots remain as one. Each of our lives will always be a special part of the other. —Anonymous
  • Older siblings... the only people who will pick on you for their own entertainment and beat up anyone else who tries. —Anonymous

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  • A brother is a friend given by nature. —Jean Baptiste Legouve
  • He is my most beloved friend and my bitterest rival, my confidant and my betrayer, my sustainer and my dependent, and scariest of all, my equal. —Gregg Levoy
  • If you want to do really important things in life and big things in life, you can't do anything by yourself. And your best teams are your friends and your siblings. —Deepak Chopra
  • Like branches on a tree we grow in different directions yet our roots remain as one. Each of our lives will always be a special part of the other. —Anonymous
  • Older siblings... the only people who will pick on you for their own entertainment and beat up anyone else who tries. —Anonymous

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shekhargurukar 19 months ago

Very Nice

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pinappu 4 years ago from India Author

Camilia can you suggest us what kind of stuff do you expect ? An example will be much appreciated. You also want a paragraph and not a sentence? Please clarify.

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