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Best 18th Birthday Quotes and Happy 18th Birthday Captions

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Happy 18th Birthday Quotes

Here are some of the best happy 18th birthday quotes. Find your favorite quotes for turning 18 now!

  • “My life is better with every year of living it.” — Rachel Maddow
  • “The older you get the better you get, unless you are a banana.” — Betty White
  • “All the world is a birthday cake, so take a piece, but not too much.” — George Harrison
  • “The best birthdays of all are those that haven’t arrived yet.” — Robert Orben
  • “There is still no cure for the common birthday.” — John Glenn
Cupcakes with 18th birthday quotes by Glenn

“Why is a birthday cake the only food you can blow on and spit on and everybody rushes to get a piece?” — Bobby Kelton

  • “Make it pop like pink champagne.” — Ariana Grande, “Pink Champagne”
  • “Be excellent to each other. And party on, dudes.” — Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure
  • “Turned my birthday into a lifestyle.” — Drake, “Pop Style”
  • “The party don’t start till I walk in.” — Kesha
  • “Go shawty, it’s your birthday.” — 50 Cent
  • “The hardest years in life are those between ten and seventy.” – Helen Hayes
Ocean sunset with happy 70th birthday quotes
  • “Your birthday is the beginning of your own personal new year. Your first birthday was a beginning, and each new birthday is a chance to begin again, to start over, to take a new grip on life.” — Wilfred Peterson
  • “Put candles in a cake, it’s a birthday cake. Put candles in a pie, and somebody’s drunk in the kitchen.” — Jim Gaffigan
  • “A birthday is like a new year and my wish for you, is a great year full of happiness and sunshine!” — Catherine Pulsifer

Funny 18th Birthday Quotes

Here are a few of our favorite funny 18th birthday quotes. You might also like our lists of Funny Birthday Quotes and Funny Short Quotes.

  • “Birthdays are nature’s way of telling us to eat more cake.” — Edward Morykwas
  • “The way I see it, you should live every day like it’s your birthday.” — Paris Hilton
  • “You are only young once, but you can stay immature indefinitely.” — Ogden Nash
Balloons with funny 18th birthday quotes by Nash
  • “Don’t just count your years, make your years count.” — George Meredith
  • “You were born an original. Don’t die a copy.” — John Mason
  • “Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears.”  —  John Lennon
  • “You don’t get older, you get better.” — Shirley Bassey
  • “Inside every 30 year old is an 18 year old asking what happened?” – Ann Landers
Person looking at ocean with funny 30th birthday quotes by Landers
  • “Throw some glitter, make it rain.” — Kesha
  • “I’m ready to paaaaarty.” — Bridesmaids
  • “It’s my birthday. I’ma do what I like. I’ma wear what I like. I’ma party tonight.” — Anne-Marie
  • I intend to live forever. So far, so good.” — Steven Wright
  • Birthdays are good for you. Statistics show that the people who have the most live the longest.” — Larry Lorenzoni

Happy 18th Birthday Captions

Here are some great 18th birthday captions. If you like birthday captions head to our lists of the best captions for 16th17th, 19th20th21st22nd23rd24th25th26th27th28th29th, and 50th birthdays.

  • Eighteen tastes as sweet as my cake.
  • On this day, 18 years ago, a queen was born.
  • The first and only time blowing 18 candles on my birthday.
  • You know you are getting old when the candles cost more than the cake.
  • Old enough to know better, but still young enough to get away with it.
  • Keep calm and eat cake, it is my 18th birthday.
Ribbon with 18th birthday captions
  • Chapter 18, Page 1.
  • Staying 18 until further notice.
  • 18? Who cares. I just want cake.
  • Made it to 18! I know. I’m as surprised as you are.
  • Another year older, but I’ll need some extra time for that ‘wiser’ bit. #18
  • Age 18 but forever the baby of the group.
  • 18 is looking pretty good with this crew by my side.
  • Cheers to good friends, good vibes, and another 18 years.
  • I hope my birthday cake is as yummy as me.
People on beach with funny happy birthday captions
  • Can’t wait to tell our kids one day about how awesome and hot we were at 18.
  • I’m 18 now but age gives no guarantee on maturity.
  • Say hello to the world’s latest 18 year old.
  • I’m just here for the birthday cake.
  • The thing is I love birthday celebrations, but only when they’re mine.
  • Helping this one ring in 18. Cheers to another lap around the sun!

18th Birthday Captions for Instagram

You’ll love these 18th birthday captions for Instagram.

  • Live as if you were to die tomorrow, learn as if you were to live forever.
  • Yay, It’s my birthday once again! Wishing me, myself and I an amazing birthday
  • At 18, everything is possible and tomorrow looks friendly.
  • It’s my 18th birthday, and by God, I shall celebrate and party like tomorrow never exists.
  • On your first day of adulthood, I hope you enjoy the day and night as much as possible. And make sure you leave the tab for someone else.
  • Now that you’re 18, you’re both an adult and a teenager Lucky you.
  • 18 candles to make a wish.
Star stickers with 18th birthday captions for Instagram
  • Achievement unlocked: let’s drink! #18
  • And so begins Chapter 18.
  • On a scale of 1-10, feeling a solid 18.
  • Officially 18, but still mentally about five.
  • Shoutout to my mama who was in labor 18 years ago.
  • Be careful what you wish for… My parents wished for me 18 years ago and look where that ended up.
  • Only 18, but forever the mom of the group.
  • Feeling unstoppable at 18 with this crew by my side.
  • It’s a piece of birthday cake.
Chocolake cake with funny birthday cake captions
  • Turning 18 with the best friends anyone could ask for.
  • Another lap around the sun with the best people I could have ever asked for. Here’s to 18!
  • Woke up a little older… but not wiser.
  • Another year, another candle on the cake. #18
  • It’s my birthday, so I’m celebrating everything.
  • Say hello to my new favorite 18 year old.

Funny 18th Birthday Captions

If you like these funny 18th birthday captions, you might also like our lists of Funny Birthday Captions and Funny Captions.

  • May your 18th birthday be as flawless as you.
  • Life is too short to be lived counting the years, Just enjoy the ride and make awesome memories.
  • My 18th birthday is the start of so many exciting adventures.
  • This is the time when I’m considered to be old enough to think better, but young enough to be pardoned for all my sins.
  • You’ll soon find out that being an adult is much less exciting than being a child, But shhhh don’t tell anyone, That’s our secret.
  • Age is a high price to pay for maturity.
  • 18 – time to make some pour decisions.
  • Well look who just turned 18…
Candle with funny 18th birthday captions
  • Agent of chaos for 18 years.
  • 18 is so fun I think I’ll repeat it again next year.
  • Got so distracted by cake, I forgot it was my own birthday. #SoThisIs18
  • I don’t care how old I’m turning, so long as there’s cake.
  • Grateful to have found my people by age 18.
  • Wouldn’t want to turn 18 with anyone else by my side.
  • Start of Season 18 with the best co-stars I could have ever asked for.
  • Sure everyone remembers you on your birthday. But a true friend remembers you on the days after too.
Cupcakes with funny belated birthday wishes for friends
  • Start from the bottom now I am 18.
  • O.K., you know that what happens at the 18th B-Day, stays at the 18th B-Day.
  • At 18 everything is possible and tomorrow looks friendly.
  • The only things getting LIT today are the candles on my cake!
  • Of course, I don’t know how to act my age. I’ve never been this age before!
  • Can’t believe you’re 18. Here’s to another year of amazing memories.

Cute 18th Birthday Instagram Captions  

Here are some cute 18th birthday Instagram captions. Head to our list of Cute Captions for more.

  • From now on I can have ice cream for dinner whenever I want to.
  • Old enough to know better but still young enough to get away with it.
  • We age not in years, but by stories.
  • Age is merely the number of years the world has been enjoying me.
  • Season 18. Episode 1.
Ribbons with cute 18th birthday Instagram captions
  • Happy 18th Birthday to someone that’s one-in-a-million and the creme of the crop! You are the icing on the cake, That’s right, I sure am.
  • Welcome to the club of adulthood.
  • Cheers and beers to 18 years.
  • 18 years later and I’m still a hot mess.
  • Tell me I’m pretty. It’s my birthday.
Lake and mountains with cute funny Instagram birthday captions
  • Leveling up my adulting game. 18 and having fun.
  • Tripping on my own feet for 18 years. Here’s to many more years of clumsiness.
  • Ringing in 18 with the best crew.
  • Excited for Chapter 18 with this crew on my side.
  • Thankful to be ringing in 18with the best people I know.
  • Don’t wanna be sappy so… let’s just say 18 is already one for the books.
  • Chapter 18. Time to make some memories.
  • Wow. Never been 18 before.
  • You have 18 bottles of beer to drink. I hope you already started.
  • Birthdays are good for me. The more I have, the longer I live. lol.
  • 18 and you’ve never looked better. Here’s to you!

Short Captions for 18th Birthday

Say it quickly with these short captions for 18th birthday. And if you like captions to be short and sweet, you should check out our full list of Short Captions.

  • Cheers to 18 years.
  • 18 years of sass.
  • Happy birthday to me.
  • Hello, 18.
  • Be good to me, 18.
  • So this is 18.
  • Level up. #18
  • Experience level: 18
Pink candle with short captions for 18th birthday
  • My day, my way. #18
  • Lap 18 around the sun…
  • 18: Wild and free.
  • It’s my 18th… I’ll wine if I want to.
  • 18 and legal proceed with caution.
  • Here for cake, and cake only.
  • Hey Siri, count the candles.

Clever Captions for Your 18th Birthday

If you like these clever captions for your 18th birthday, also check out our list of Clever Captions.

  • Happy sweet 18th for me and only me.
  • Today, I’m going to be selfish and focus all my attention on me, Today, I make myself my priority, Happy 18th birthday to me.
  • Happy 18th Birthday from Me to Myself! It’s time to party because I’m superfly, Cheers to a brand new year full of laughter, love and new friendships.
  • Age is just a number, but friends like these are forever. Thank you all for helping me ring in 18.
  • Yes, I become 18.
  • 18 18 18 18 I feel like 18.
  • It’s no time to be 18.
  • 18 looks pretty and good to me.
  • POV: You can’t believe I’m 18 now.
Cupcake with clever captions for your 18th birthday
  • It took 18 years to get this awesome.
  • I’m not getting older. I’m getting better.
  • Life’s too short to not celebrate every chance you get! Happy 18th Birthday to me!
  • I’ll enjoy the best of today and laugh like never before because it’s my 18th Birthday.
  • I wish myself a happy 18th birthday since I am the definition of awesomeness. Self-love!
  • Cheers to the one day of our lives, when we actually celebrate getting old. Happy 18th Birthday to me.
  • I can’t keep calm, it’s my birthday.

Selfie Instagram Captions for 18th Birthday

Head to our longer list of Cute Selfie Captions for more.

  • 18? Bring it on.
  • I think 18 looks good on me.
  • Time to see what 18 is all about.
  • Getting badder with age. #18
  • Another year, another selfie.
Woman taking selfie with selfie Instagram captions for 18th birthday
  • Always been a savage, now I’m 18.
  • Celebrating another level up.
  • 18. Serving cake, and serving looks.
  • Only took 18 years to get this cute.
  • Aging and raging. #18
  • That birthday glow.
  • Born to shine. Especially today.
Person talking selfie
  • Growing and glowing. #18
  • You really gonna scroll without wishing me a happy 18st birthday?
  • Here’s to another 365 days of being fabulous.
  • Birthday mode: the youngest I’ll ever be, and the oldest I’ve ever been. #18

18th Birthday Puns

Here are some great 18th birthday puns.

  • Go ahead, cake my day.
  • Have a grate 18th birthday. Hope that’s not too cheesy.
  • Yeti or not, it’s your 18th birthday.
  • Nothing holds a candle to you.
  • Time to par-tea!
  • You take the cake.
  • Sending you s’more 18th birthday wishes.
Wrapped present with 18th birthday puns
  • Your 18th birthday cake brings all the boys to the yard.
  • Some only dream of birthday cake, and others bake it happen.
  • Happy 18th birthday. You’re one in a melon.
  • Dim-sum body say it’s your 18th birthday?
  • Let’s taco ‘bout your 18th birthday.
  • Oh ship, it’s your 18th!
  • Nothing holds a candle to you.
Candle with 20th birthday puns
  • I got you popcorn for your 18th birthday because you’re poppin.
  • Celebrating your 18th is a piece of cake.
  • So you’re spaghetting older.
  • Here’s to a soup-er 18th birthday!
  • You’re 18 years old, but I do not carrot all.

18th Birthday Wishes

Check out these 18th birthday wishes. You might also like our list of Funny Birthday Wishes.

  • “Happy Birthday! For your special day I made you a cake. BOOM YOU’RE A CAKE! You’re so very welcome.”
  • “Here’s to many more rotations around the sun. May you live to be old and toothless – Jell-O is the caviar of the future! Happy Birthday.”
  • “Everyone gets to be young once. Today it’s official, your turn is over. Happy birthday!”
  • “Older? Definitely. Wiser? …mmm debatable. Happy 18th Birthday!”
  • “Pst, don’t grow up! It’s a trap. Happy birthday!”
Red candles with 18th birthday wishes
  • “Happy 18th! Time to start adulting.”
  • “Since it’s your birthday, I’ll tell you now you’re a real catch. Fishing you a reel-y happy birthday!”
  • “I spent 3 hours searching the internet for the perfect birthday message for you and then I gave up. Happy 18th Birthday.”
  • “Forget about the past you can’t change, the future you can’t predict, and definitely forget about the present because I didn’t get you one. Happy birthday!”

So there you have it! Hopefully, we were able to help you find the best 18th birthday quote or Instagram caption you were looking for.

If you like birthday captions, you might also want to see our lists of the best captions for 19th, 17th, 19th, 20th, 21st, 22nd, 23rd, 24th, 25th, 26th, 27th, 28th, 29th, 30th, 31st, 32nd, 33rd, 34th, 35th, 36th, 37th, 38th, 39th, 40th and 50th birthdays.

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Laynni Locke

Laynni Locke

Laynni has been sharing her travel adventures and day-to-day life on Routinely Nomadic social media for over 15 years and appreciates the importance of finding the perfect quote or caption to showcase those experiences. Putting her extensive writing and education background to good use, Laynni has become passionate about researching and curating comprehensive lists of all the best quotes and captions for every occasion.

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