21st Birthday Quotes, Expressions & Sayings

Fun And Fabulous 21st Birthday Quotes
To Give Your Cards That Extra Kick!


A 21st birthday is a milestone event and what better way to kick off the fun than with the addition of a famous birthday quote to the card. In fact, some of these quotes would be great piped on to a cake. The recipient is sure to smile or cause them to ponder the deeper meaning behind the words.


As a person embarks upon their 21st year of life, they are probably about to experience their greatest sense of freedom, hopefully begin a growth in their maturity, and begin to realize that they are about to take on a whole new realm of responsibility.

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To help friends and family usher in their twenty-first year of life in style and have their last hurrah, why not opt for some fun 21st birthday quotes instead of wishing them "many more", or "many happy returns", or some other lame birthday greeting.

If you have decided that you might like to add a quote to a card, cake, text or phone message, I have put together the following list of 21st birthday quotes. These quotes come from various sources and perhaps you have heard some of them in the past. I've included my favorites--not that you care, and hopefully you'll find one that you like too.

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21 is the age of responsibility. Give it a few months and you will be wondering why you were in such a hurry to get here.
--Unknown Author
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When a man is tired of life on his 21st birthday it indicates that he is rather tired of something in himself.
--F. Scott Fitzgerald
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You are only young once, but you can be immature for a lifetime.
--Unknown
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Age is no guarantee of maturity.
--Lawana Blackwell
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When I was a boy of fourteen, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be twenty-one, I was astonished a how much he had learned in seven years.
--Mark Twain
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At 20 years of age the will reigns; at 30 the wit; and at 40 the judgment.
--Ben Franklin
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If your gonna do something you’ll regret on this birthday, my advice is to sleep in.
--Unknown Author

Live out of your imagination, not your history.
--Stephen Covey
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More 21st Birthday Quotes:


At 21, so many things appear solid, permanent, untenable.
--Orson Welles
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Live as long as you may. The first twenty years are the longest half of your life.
--Robert Southey
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Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.
--Gandi
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The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
--Eleanor Roosevelt
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Welcome to the grown-up world of legal age. Experience life at its best with all your own bills, problems and worries. Happy Birthday
--Unknown Author
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We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give.
--Winston Churchill
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You're 21 now, so you can drink. Just think in 14 years you can become president of the United States. Just because you can do something doesn't mean it's a good idea to try.
--Unknown Author
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Of course I know everything. I’m 21.
--Unknown Author
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Even More 21st Birthday Quotes


Whatever with the past has gone, the best is always yet to come.
--Lucy Larcom
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You get married at twenty, you're going to be shocked who you're living with at thirty.
--Peter Blake
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When you're 20 and pretty, then you're rather like Switzerland--beautiful but dull.
--Faye Dunaway
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Youth is happy because it has the ability to see beauty. Anyone who keeps the ability to see beauty never grows old.
--Franz Kafka
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You've got to follow your passion. You've got to figure out what it is you love--who you really are. And have the courage to do that. I believe that the only courage anybody ever needs is the courage to follow your own dreams.
--Oprah Winfrey
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One of the advantages of being young is that you don't let common sense get in the way of doing things everyone else knows are impossible.
--Unknown
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Every great achievement was once considered impossible.
--Unknown
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21 and legal. Proceed with caution.
--Unknown Author
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21st BIRTHDAY QUOTES CONCLUSION

Turning 21 is a time in everyone's life that is looked forward to with anxious anticipation. A 21st birthday is indeed a special time in a young person's life. It is my hope that you discovered just the right quote in order to give that special birthday honoree in your life a fun note that he or she will remember. However, in case you didn't get what you came for or you're just in the mood to read famous birthday quotes, click on over to my Famous Birthday Quotes page and select another age range that you'd like to read. I've got you covered from 21 to 100 with a few specialized pages in between.


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