You would've seen Facebook status updates saying:
'I would like to wish my mother a happy birthday.'
My response is: 'ok, so wish her a happy birthday!' (I don't post a comment saying that, I have more important things going on in my life).
Saying how you would like to do something isn't actually doing it.
Instead of saying how much you would like to do something, actually do it!
"I would like to wish my mother a happy birthday. Happy birthday, Mum."