Using quotes and proverbs on anniversary greeting cards or gift cards is the best way to express your feelings and good wishes in an impressive way.
Moreover, you can incorporate these famous quotes and sayings in your speech for wedding anniversary party as well.
You can use the following anniversary quotes to congratulate the couple and inspire them further. Husbands and wives can use the marriage quotes given below to express their love for each other. Funny quotes can be particularly used in speeches to make them light and enjoyable.
Famous Quotes For Wedding Anniversary Celebration
Marriage is not a ritual or an end. It is a long, intricate, intimate dance together and nothing matters more than your own sense of balance and your choice of partner.
- Amy Bloom
There is no more lovely, friendly and charming relationship, communion or company than a good marriage.
There is nothing nobler or more admirable than when two people who see eye to eye keep house as man and wife, confounding their enemies and delighting their friends.
- Homer, Odyssey, 9th century B.C.
Marriage is love personified.
Chains do not hold a marriage together. It is threads, hundreds of tiny threads which sew people together through the years.
A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person.
One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life: that word is love.
Love does not consist of gazing at each other, but in looking together in the same direction.
-Antoine de Saint
The secret of a happy marriage remains a secret.
Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies.
One should believe in marriage as in the immortality of the soul.
- Honore de Balzac
Marriage is not a simple love affair, it’s an ordeal, and the ordeal is the sacrifice of ego to a relationship in which two have become one.
- Joseph Campbell
The highest happiness on earth is marriage.
-William Lyon Phelps
A happy marriage is a long conversation that always seems too short.
The sum which two married people owe to one another defies calculation. It is an infinite debt, which can only be discharged through eternity.
-Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
The secret to having a good marriage is to understand that marriage must be total, it must be permanent, and it must be equal.
Wedding Anniversary Love Quotes for Husband
Our anniversary is a time to look back at the good times and a time to look ahead to live our dreams together.
I wouldn’t change a thing, as happiness you bring. You are my soul mate. A marriage made by fate.
- Catherine Pulsifer
The past is behind us, love is in front and all around us.
It would be impossible to “love” anyone or anything one knew completely. Love is directed towards what lies hidden in its object.
Will you love me in December as you do in May, Will you love me in the good old fashioned way? When my hair has all turned gray, Will you kiss me then and say, That you love me in December as you do in May?
-James J. Walker
Tell me how many beads there are In a silver chain Of evening rain, Unravelled from the tumbling main, And threading the eye of a yellow star: – So many times do I love again.
-Thomas Lovell Beddoes
Love is not a matter of counting the years…But making the years count.
-Michelle St. Amand
Oh the comfort, the inexpressible comfort of feeling safe with a person, having neither to weigh thoughts nor measure words, but pouring them all right out, just as they are.
-Dinah Maria Mulock
I will not love you for the rest of your life, but for the rest of my life.
For it was not into my ear you whispered, but into my heart. It was not my lips you kissed, but my soul.
Wedding Anniversary Love Quotes for Wife
What is there in the vale of life, Half so delightful as a wife; When friendship, love and peace combine, To stamp the marriage-bond divine.
- William Cowper
Take love, multiply it by infinity and take it to the depths of forever.. and you still have only a glimpse of how I feel for you.
- Meet Joe Black
The most precious possession that ever comes to a man in this world is a woman’s heart.
Grow old along with me the best is yet to be.
The hours I spend with you I look upon as sort of a perfumed garden, a dim twilight, and a fountain singing to it. You and you alone make me feel that I am alive. Other men it is said have seen angels, but I have seen thee and thou art enough.
A wife is the joy of a man’s heart.
If I had a flower for every time I thought of you, I could walk in my garden forever.
-Alfred Lord Tennyson
If I know what love is, it is because of you.
Do I love you because you’re beautiful, Or are you beautiful because I love you?
-Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II, Cinderella
I need the starshine of your heavenly eyes, After the day’s great sun.
-Charles Hanson Towne
We have changed over the years, but the sparkle in your eyes is as bright as ever, and my love for you is even stronger.
My debt to you, Belovèd, Is one I cannot pay In any coin of any realm On any reckoning day.
-Jessie B. Rittenhouse
Doubt thou the stars are fire;Doubt that the sun doth move;Doubt truth to be a liar;But never doubt I love.
Funny Wedding Anniversary Quotes
Matrimony is a process by which a grocer acquired an account the florist had.
Here’s to matrimony, the high sea for which no compass has yet been invented!
The reason they’re called the opposite sex is because every time you think you have your wife fooled – it’s just the opposite!
I have learned that only two things are necessary to keep one’s wife happy. First, let her think she’s having her own way. And second, let her have it.
-Lyndon B. Johnson
Try praising your wife, even if it does frighten her at first.
Before marriage, a man declares that he would lay down his life to serve you; after marriage, he won’t even lay down his newspaper to talk to you.
Marriage is the alliance of two people, one of whom never remembers birthdays and the other never forgets them.
Women marry men hoping they will change. Men marry women hoping they will not. So each is inevitably disappointed.
Infatuation is when you think he’s as sexy as Robert Redford, as smart as Henry Kissinger, as noble as Ralph Nader, as funny as Woody Allen, and as athletic as Jimmy Connors. Love is when you realize that he’s as sexy as Woody Allen, as funny as Ralph Nader, as athletic as Henry Kissinger and nothing like Robert Redford – but you’ll take him anyway.
- Judith Viorst
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