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39 Quotes About Turning 30 For Announcing Your Next Chapter

You’re “30, flirty, and thriving!”

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Turning 30 is just as exciting as it is a little scary. Sure, you’re worried about leaving your 20s behind, but let’s not forget – you’re also leaving your 20s behind. As much as you loved all the fond memories you made in your 20s, it was a decade of discovery, freedom, and growth. You were finding out who you wanted to be as an adult. You may look back and cringe at some poor decisions, but everything you learned amounted to who you are now, in your third decade of life. Now that you’re in your 30s, it’s all about celebrating that person, and these caption ideas and wise quotes about turning 30 will be perfect for announcing your next chapter on IG.

When you turned 20, you were still figuring out who you wanted to be. You were most likely adulting for the first time and deciding where you wanted to live, who you wanted to love, and what career path you wanted to follow. While, you may still be figuring out some of those things, you’re more sure of yourself than ever. Your 30s are a time to be unapologetically you. Use this decade to travel to the places on your bucket list, spend more time with the friends you love like family, and party every chance you get just the way you like. That could be renting out an Airbnb for the weekend with your best friends or just going out for dinner with your partner in a stunning jumpsuit you bought online. Grab these 30th birthday quotes and turning 30 Instagram captions to pair with a photo of your dirty thirty fun.

Turning 30 this year means you’re also in great company with Selena Gomez, Cardi B, Nick Jonas, and Miley Cyrus. You’re all joining a club that already includes members like Taylor Swift, Rihanna, and Emma Watson. As Jenna Rink in 13 Going on 30 would say, you’re “30, flirty, and thriving,” so put on your party dress, dance the night away, and post your fave memories to the ‘Gram with these turning 30 captions.

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  1. “Talk 30 to me.”
  2. “Everything I know I learned after I was thirty.” — Georges Clemenceau
  3. “I'm turning 30 years old this year ... it's better than 20, I'll tell you that. The lessons I've learned.” — Christina Aguilera
  4. “There's no time to worry about turning 30.” — Aaron Tippin, “Twenty-Nine and Holding”
  5. “I'm turning 30.” — Bo Burnham, “30”
  6. “The body is at its best between the ages of 30 and 35.” — Aristotle
  7. “I just got renewed for Season 30.”
  8. “Who’s ready to start Chapter 30?”
  9. “I wanna be 30. Thirty and flirty and thriving.” — 13 Going on 30
  10. “Yesterday was my 13th birthday and then, and then today I woke up and I'm this, and you, I mean — you're that! You get it?” — 13 Going on 30
  11. “After 30, a body has a mind of its own.” — Bette Midler
  12. “I’m still not old enough to be president.”
  13. “Feeling sturdy now that I’m 30.”
  14. “I’m not really 30. I’m just celebrating the 10th anniversary of turning 20.”
  15. “The only time you really live fully is from 30 to 60.” — Theodore Roosevelt
  16. “I don’t know how to act my age. I’ve never been 30 before.”
  17. “To being 30. I’ve decided it’s going to be totally awesome.” — 13 Going on 30
  18. “Keep calm, it’s only 30.”
  19. “Level 30 unlocked.”
  20. “Thirty was so strange for me. I’ve really had to come to terms with the fact that I am now a walking and talking adult.” — C. S. Lewis
  21. “At 30, you finally start to catch up to those dreams you've been chasing for the last 10 plus years.” — Bonidette Lanz
  22. “Time and tide wait for no man, but time always stands still for a woman of 30.” — Robert Frost
  23. “I'm not a millionaire. I thought I would be by the time I was 30, but I wasn't even close. And then I thought maybe by the time I was 40. But by 40, I had less money than when I was 30.” — Michael Scott, The Office
  24. “30 is the new 20.”
  25. “Dirty 30, workin' on me.” — Drake, “Diplomatic Immunity”
  26. “This is 30.”
  27. “30 is only 12 in Scrabble.”
  28. “I have mixed drinks about turning 30.”
  29. “Wisdom doesn’t necessarily come with age. Sometimes age just shows up all by itself.” – Tom Wilson
  30. “POV: You can’t believe I’m 30 now.”
  31. To my 20s: ‘Thank u, next.’”
  32. “I’m not 30, I’m a 10 – times three.”
  33. “Finally 30! It only took me 10 years to become an adult.”
  34. “I have this thing where I get older but just never wiser.” – Taylor Swift, “Anti-Hero”
  35. “New decade, who dis?”
  36. “Candle count: 30.”
  37. “Birthday mode: the youngest I’ll ever be, and the oldest I’ve ever been #30.”
  38. “It’s my 30th… I’ll wine if I want to.”
  39. “When you’re a teenager, all you want to do is buy beer. But once you hit 30 all you want to do is to get carded.” – Carrie Bradshaw, Sex And The City

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