"Thank you for the birthday wishes. You're not late this year."
"I greatly appreciate your birthday wishes. Your friendship has always meant so much to me. "
"A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age. Thank you for not remembering mine."
"Thanks for the birthday present. I am greatly touched."
"Your birthday note reminds me of how loved I am. Thanks!"
"The old believe everything; the middle aged suspect everything: the young know everything. All I know is that I appreciate your birthday greetings."
"Your birthday greeting was very kind. Everybody else forgot."
"Your presents in my life have always been greatly appreciated. Wait, I mean presence. You're an incredible friend for understanding all my little mistakes."
"It would not have been a proper bday without your company. Thanks for being such a faithful and wonderful friend."
"I don't know what would become of me without your dear friendship. Thank you for the great present, but thank you even more for being a stupendous friend."
"You are the best possible gift to me. I am not sure what else I could have possibly asked for."
"Thanks for the warmth and kindness of your message. Your appreciation is the greatest of presents."
"Your present and your company were both intoxicating. Literally. Thanks."
"I am grateful as always for your company and unique personality."
"I attempted to forget all about my birthday, but I am glad that you didn't let me."