70 Anniversary Quotes To Share With Your Loved Ones

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Happy Anniversary! Whether you've been dating for a few years or married to your best friend and lover for decades, it's time to celebrate the date you made your true love official. No matter what year of marriage you're welcoming, an anniversary is a time to remember what it was like when you were first falling in love and knew those lips you kissed would be the only ones you wanted for the rest of your life.

Each couple has their own special anniversary traditions, and an anniversary gift doesn't have to come with a hefty price tag. Many people agree receiving a heartfelt anniversary card or love note that captures your authentic feelings is all they need from the person they love.

If you're at a loss for words, or if a funny anniversary message is more your style, never fear.

These anniversary quotes can help you say whatever captures your love and marriage best.

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Anniversary Quotes for the Husband

  • "For it was not into my ear you whispered, but into my heart. It was not my lips you kissed, but my soul." — Judy Garland

  • "In all the world, there is no heart for me like yours. In all the world, there is no love for you like mine." — Maya Angelou

  • "There is no mystery — that's the beauty of it. We are entirely explicable to each other, and yet we stay. What a miracle that is." ― Kamila Shamsie

  • ”In case you ever foolishly forget: I am never not thinking of you.” — Virginia Woolf

  • "Whatever our souls are made of, [yours] and mine are the same." — Emily Brontë

  • “I don't call you handsome, sir, though I love you most dearly: far too dearly to flatter you. Don't flatter me” — Charlotte Brontë

  • “Marriage is not just spiritual communion, it is also remembering to take out the trash.” — Joyce Brothers
  • “I saw that you were perfect, and so I loved you. Then I saw that you were not perfect and I loved you even more.” — Angelita Lim

Anniversary Quotes for the Wife

  • "Grow old with me, the best is yet to be." — Robert Browning
  • "I will spend an eternity loving you, caring for you, respecting you, showing you every day that I hold you as high as the stars." ― Steve Maraboli

  • "If I know what love is, it is because of you." — Hermann Hesse

  • "I want you for always … days, years, eternities." — Franz Schubert

  • “I love you the more in that I believe you had liked me for my own sake and for nothing else.” — John Keats

  • “I trust you: That's huge. That's truth. That's real love. Everyone uses 'I love you' so loosely.” — Justin Chatwin

  • “I love you without knowing how, or when, or from where. I love you straightforwardly, without complexities or pride; so I love you because I know no other way” — Pablo Neruda

  • "I'm much more me when I'm with you."

Cute Anniversary Quotes

  • "Real love stories never have endings." — Richard Bach
  • "If you live to be a hundred, I want to live to be a hundred minus one day so I never have to live without you." — A. A. Milne, Winnie the Pooh
  • “The best thing to hold onto in life is each other.” — Audrey Hepburn

  • “Because of you, I laugh a little harder, cry a little less, and smile a lot more.”

  • “I carry your heart with me (I carry it in my heart) I am never without it” — E.E. Cummings

  • “When I follow my heart, it leads me to you.”

  • ”I'm in love with you, and I'm not in the business of denying myself the simple pleasure of saying true things.” — "The Fault in Our Stars"

  • “Forever is a long time, but I wouldn’t mind spending it by your side.” — He Is We, "I Wouldn't Mind"

  • “Every love story is beautiful, but ours is my favorite.”

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Funny Anniversary Quotes

  • "I love being married. It's so great to find one special person you want to annoy for the rest of your life." — Rita Rudner
  • "Love is sharing your popcorn." — Charles Schultz
  • "I love you more than coffee, but please don’t make me prove it." — Elizabeth Evans
  • "Marriage is like vitamins: we supplement each other’s minimum daily requirements." — Kathy Mohnke
  • "I love you no matter what you do, but do you have to do so much of it?" — Jean Illsley Clarke
  • "Marriage has no guarantees. If that's what you're looking for, go live with a car battery." — Erma Bombeck
  • "Marriage is like pantyhose. It all depends on what you put into it." — Phyllis Schlafly
  • "Love is blind but marriage is a real eye-opener." — Pauline Thomason
  • "I love you and it’s getting worse." — Joseph E. Morris
  • "Being a good husband is like being a stand-up comic. You need 10 years before you can call yourself a beginner." — Jerry Seinfeld

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Short and Sweet Anniversary Quotes

  • "If equal affection cannot be, let the more loving one be me." ― W.H. Auden
  • ”In a sea of people, my eyes will always search for you.”
  • ”I love you forever, not maybe. You are my one true love." — Lana Del Rey, "Off To The Races"
  • ”Remember that I love you.” — Kimya Dawson
  • ”Hold my hand and I'll go anywhere with you.”
  • “I love you — I am at rest with you — I have come home.” — Dorothy L. Sayers

  • ”We loved with a love that was more than love.” — Edgar Allan Poe

  • “I love you more than my own skin.” — Frida Kahlo

  • “I just want you to know, that when I picture myself happy, it’s with you.”

  • ”To love at all is to be vulnerable.” — C.S. Lewis

Romantic Anniversary Quotes

  • "I could not tell you if I loved you the first moment I saw you, or if it was the second or third or fourth. But I remember the first moment I looked at you walking toward me and realized that somehow the rest of the world seemed to vanish when I was with you." ― Cassandra Clare

  • "I wish there was a word more than ‘love’ itself to convey what I feel for you." ― Faraaz Kazi

  • "Forever is a measure of time used by people who share an ordinary love. Our extraordinary love is immeasurable ... for us, forever just won’t do." ― Steve Maraboli

  • ”I love you, and I will love you until I die, and if there's a life after that, I'll love you then.” — Cassandra Clare

  • "Meeting you was fate, becoming your friend was a choice, but falling in love with you I had no control over."

  • "The moment that you enter into any kind of human undertaking in relationship, what an act of faith ... See. And love is an act of surrender to another person. Total abandonment. I give myself to you. Take me. Do anything you like with me. See. So, that's quite mad because you see, it's letting things get out of control. All sensible people keep things in control ... So, actually, therefore, the course of wisdom, what is really sensible, is to let go, is to commit oneself, to give oneself up and that's quite mad. So we come to the strange conclusion that in madness lies sanity." — Alan Watts

  • “I swear when our lips touch, I can taste the next sixty years of my life.”

  • “Here's my love, take it. Here's my soul, use it. Here's my heart, don't break it. Here's my hand, hold it and together we will make it forever.”

  • “I love you much most beautiful darling more than anyone on the earth and I like you better than everything in the sky.” ― E.E. Cummings

  • "Words simply cannot tell how much I love you. There aren't enough words in the world to express my feelings for you, so I will just say: I love you."

One Year Anniversary Quotes

  • “If I can see pain in your eyes then share with me your tears. If I can see joy in your eyes then share with me your smile.” ― Santosh Kalwar
  • "I swear I couldn’t love you more than I do right now, and yet I know I will tomorrow." — Leo Christopher
  • “Maybe that's what love is. Having someone who guides you through different experiences, coaxes you to try news things but still makes you feel safe.” ― Wally Lamb, "We Are Water"
  • ”Sometimes you get lucky and find a soul that grooves with yours.”
  • "I love you not only for what you are, but for what I am when I am with you. I love you not only for what you have made of yourself, but for what you are making of me. I love you for the part of me that you bring out." — Roy Croft

Five Year Anniversary Quotes

  • “His calm and gentle tone was like an anchor in a ferocious sea, keeping me from drifting into a current of heartache.” ― K.M. Golland, "Discovering Stella"
  • “The best love is the kind that awakens the soul; that makes us reach for more, that plants the fire in our hearts and brings peace to our minds. That’s what I hope to give you forever.” — Nicholas Sparks
  • “Love isn’t finding a perfect person. It’s seeing an imperfect person perfectly.” — Sam Keen
  • “A happy marriage is a long conversation which always seems too short.” — Andre Marois
  • “You have made me a complete person. You are everything to me. And I cannot think of living life without you. And I love you forever.” — David Gest

Ten Year Anniversary (and up!)

  • “The highest happiness on earth is marriage.” — William Lyon Phelps
  • "Chains do not hold a marriage together. It is threads, hundreds of tiny threads, which sew people together through the years." — Simone Signoret
  • "You are the finest, loveliest, tenderest, and most beautiful person I have ever known and even that is an understatement." — F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • "The minute I heard my first love story I started looking for you, not knowing how blind that was. Lovers don’t finally meet somewhere. They’re in each other all along." — Rumi
  • "As we grow older together, As we continue to change with age, There is one thing that will never change ... I will always keep falling in love with you." — Karen Clodfelder

Your anniversary is a special that yours and yours alone. So no matter how you choose to celebrate this special milestone in your marriage, let your partner know just how much they mean to you. An anniversary card or sweet message shared on social media shows the person you love that they are still the light of your life, as well as your top priority.

A handwritten note, quote posted on Facebook or Instagram, or sweet thought sent in a text on your special day could be the best anniversary gift your husband or wife has yet to receive.

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