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150 Happy Anniversary Messages for a Couple

Here are the best messages and quotes for you to send friends and family on their wedding anniversary to show your support and care, with anniversary milestone messages starting on #41.

1. Congratulations on your wedding anniversary. We look forward to seeing you walk arm in arm for many more years and through many more adventures together.

2. Happy anniversary to a truly inspirational couple. Even when your love for each other has been shaken, it has never faltered. Your love has nurtured your family for years, and its legacy will last for generations to come. Wishing you absolute joy and happiness on this special day and in the years ahead.

3. There’s nothing that can warm a heart so thoroughly as seeing two people, both cared deeply about, so in love. As you celebrate your anniversary, know that I’m celebrating right along with you, and that together the two of you mean so much to me.

4. Happy anniversary to the greatest girlfriend in the world, and her equally awesome husband. I am so glad you two met and got married because now I don’t have to worry about being so perfect. Seriously, it is wonderful to see how happy you make each other, and I hope it continues to grow with each passing year.

5. I am so happy that you both found each other. Life without having you as my friends and my “true happiness” role model would be very boring indeed. Thank you for keeping magic in the world. Happy anniversary and I wish you the greatest joy for all the years to come.

6. I can’t believe it is your first wedding anniversary. Congratulations! It’s time to get out your dancing shoes as I know you will have something wonderful planned. I’m going to break out the piece of your wedding cake I’ve been saving so that I can join in the celebrations!

7. To my friend on his anniversary, I always knew you would be a great husband and dad. You have always been there for me, picked me up when I was down and encouraged me when I lost faith in myself. [Name], we love you. You have so many unique and special qualities, and our friendship is rich beyond measure because of you. Wishing you both love and happiness on this incredibly special milestone.

8. To a wonderful couple and the best friends we could hope for. Your unique and magical connection has filled your home and the lives of everyone who knows you with happiness, joy, and hope. We hope you have a fantastic day on your anniversary and look forward to the next [ten] years.

9. The strength you two display in your marriage has set the bar for the rest of our friends. Congratulations on your years of being together, and may you enjoy a happy anniversary.

10. As a couple, your bond grows stronger with each passing year. As our friends, we love seeing how happy you make each other and being able to share in that happiness. Congratulations on your wedding anniversary. We know you will be having many more.

11. You are the patriarchs of the family and give all of us such a wonderful example of what it means to have a time-proven and tested marriage. Happy anniversary to both of you, and have a special day for yourselves.

12. To our dearest friends, you have had so many wonderful adventures since your wedding [five] years ago. But the most incredible adventure of all is the life you have built together. Congratulations, and please accept all our love and best wishes on your wedding anniversary.

13. You guys are simply amazing. I just love how you always treat each other with so much respect and understanding, even when life has thrown you some very curly challenges. Congratulations on your anniversary. I know you will be celebrating it with style, and you deserve absolutely the best in life.

14. Thank you for being such wonderful friends and a truly inspiring couple. We hope you continue to enjoy the years ahead as you have those since your wedding day, [four] years ago.

15. I hope that this anniversary is just as fun (but more relaxing) than you experienced on your wedding day. Congratulations and happy anniversary to the both of you.

16. When I find my special someone, I want to have a love and marriage as wonderful as yours. I hope this anniversary, like all the ones before, is full of joy and laughter. Thank you for showing me what real love looks like and to never accept anything less.

17. Your special day is burned into my memory as one of the best weddings I have ever been to. It is comforting to see that your marriage is just as strong now as it’s ever been. To the two of you – Happy Anniversary.

18. Clearly, you are the smartest people we know because from the moment you met, you knew that you were meant to be together for life. We hope your wedding anniversary celebrations are as fantastic and wonderful as you.

19. Congratulations on your wedding anniversary and on living the lives you want, with each other. I know there are many more happy days to come.

20. To my best friends and the best couple I know, happy wedding anniversary! When I think that I will never find my soul mate, I look at you both and am reminded that not only is true love possible but having a love like yours is worth waiting for.

21. It has only been a year since we danced at your wedding but look at the life you have created together since then. Your love and commitment to each other shines brighter every day, and it is a joy to see how much you enjoy being together and support each other in everything. Happy Anniversary.

22. As your friend, it would be easy for me to be jealous when you hit the jackpot in life. But I’ve never been happier over the most worthwhile success of your life – your marriage. Go and live it up today and happy anniversary!

23. Seeing a couple that is so in love, that is so right for each other, makes me believe that true love is real and that it’s worth working hard for. On your anniversary, I want to take the time to thank you for being a wonderful example of love and fidelity.

24. You are a couple whose loving track record should inspire newlyweds everywhere. Happy anniversary, and I hope the two of you do something special to celebrate.

25. Happy anniversary to a couple who inspire us all with their love, friendship, kindness, and respect for each other. Celebrate like the beautiful and marvelous humans that you are and like our closest friends deserve.

26. Watching the two of you grow and change as a couple has been inspiring. On your anniversary and always, remember how lucky you are to have each other, and how fortunate I am to have you both in my life.

27. Whenever I think of settling for something less, I think of you and realize that waiting for the right person to come along is worth it. No matter how long it takes, I want to have a marriage and love as strong, loyal, and supportive as yours. Congratulations on your anniversary, and I look forward to your flame continuing to burn bright for years to come.

28. Happy anniversary, and congratulations! Watching the two of you acting as much in love as you did since your wedding shows that you are a match meant to last.

29. Wishing you all the best on your anniversary as you look back on your wedding day. May the excitement, love, and joy you felt on that day echo ever stronger each day the two of you spend together.

30. Happy anniversary to a couple that has taught me so much about the beauty of love and the strength, faithfulness, and bliss that a happy marriage can bring. May the years that are still to come bring you even closer together and even more love.

31. Your marriage isn’t impressive because you’re still together. It is impressive because even now, celebrating your anniversary, you’re still just as in love as you were at the start. Congratulations!

32. Happy anniversary to a powerful team in life and love. It is so inspirational to see a love that gets stronger every day. And it is inspiring to know a couple that supports each other every day, in big ways and small.

33. Happy anniversary to an incredible couple and two people who we are lucky enough to call friends. You have come such a long way in life together, and we know that wherever life takes you from here, you will greet it together with a smile and head off on the journey hand in hand.

34. Congratulations to our favorite couple, who are still in love after all these years and celebrating another anniversary together. We couldn’t be happier for you both and look forward to seeing your marriage continue to go from strength to strength.

35. To our wonderful friends and the most beautiful couple we know. Congratulations on [three] happy years together. We hope you are planning to celebrate as if it is your wedding day all over again.

36. May this anniversary rekindle all of the love and emotion that you experienced on that wonderful day of your marriage. I wish the two of you a very happy anniversary.

37. Your life together is the story of true love. Your journey has taken you from two people who had given up all hope of finding love to a couple who are showing us all how good it can be. As your friends, we are so happy for you and wish you all the best on your wedding anniversary and for the years to come.

38. The sign of a true partnership is not how you deal with the good times, but the bad. And you two are experts at navigating your way through everything life throws at you and coming out stronger in the end. Congratulations on your anniversary and keep sailing the wonderful adventure of life together.

39. I’ve witnessed the good, the bad, and the ugly that comes in daily married life. You’re still together, happy, and continuously in love. You are an example of how to really do life the right way, and I wish both of you a very happy anniversary.

40. Aunt [name] and Uncle [name], you have always been the cool aunt and uncle who snuck me a candy bar when they were banned at home, bought me my first [scooter, skateboard, etc.], and cheered crazily from the sidelines at all my home games. But what I remember most is the incredible love and respect you have for each other. I hope you know how much I love you and wish you every joy on your anniversary.

41. Your first anniversary is extremely important because you’ve had a bit of time to see who you’re really married to. It is wonderful to see you two just as in love as ever, and I wish you both a very happy anniversary.

42. Can you believe [two] years have passed already since we danced the night away at your wedding? With every day that passes, your love and bond seem to grow. We are so lucky to have you in our lives and to be celebrating this joyous occasion with you.

43. Congratulations on your [fifth] wedding anniversary. [Five] years may not seem like long against a whole lifetime, but you have packed a lifetime of love, adventure, and happiness into those years.

44. Your marriage gets stronger with every passing year, and on this, your [10th] wedding anniversary, your love for each other is shining bright like a diamond. We hope your day is full of joy, love, laughter, and some quiet time to celebrate together.

45. Your marriage has been going strong for [25] years now, with no signs of losing steam. You two are an incredible couple, and you both deserve each other. Happy anniversary, and congratulations on making this milestone.

46. Happy [30th] anniversary! Your love and care for one another are inspirational and are so extremely impressive to witness. May you enjoy this day to the fullest.

47. Most marriages never reach their fifth year before couples part ways. Yours is so special, and here you are celebrating your [33rd] anniversary. What an accomplishment and a testament to the depth of your love for one another. Happy anniversary to the both of you.

48. Over the past [40] years of your marriage, your joy in each other’s company has been a constant. When life has led you to some rocky shores, you have been each other’s true north. You are such an inspiration, and we hope to be still celebrating with you when your 80-year anniversary arrives.

49. For the [50] years you’ve been together, your bond has always been visible, and the love you’ve shared is what younger people aspire to reach with their spouses. Congratulations on reaching this milestone in your marriage, and happy anniversary.

50. In your [60] years of marriage, your love has changed the world. You have always had the wisdom, kindness, and passion for the things you believe in, including each other. Thank you for teaching us the importance of fighting for love and a better world. We hope this day and the years ahead continue to be full of all the happiness you so richly deserve.

Best Quotes for Your “Happy Anniversary” Card

“The great marriages are partnerships. It can’t be a great marriage without being a partnership.”
Helen Mirren

“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 as much as love grows in you, so in you beauty grows. For love is the beauty of the soul.”
Saint Augustine

“Marriage provides the solace of worked-on friendship and the joy of being known profoundly.”
Imogen Stubbs

“Marriage is such a beautiful relationship and a gift from God. It’s God’s design, created between a man and a woman.”
Whitney Meade

“God, the best maker of all marriages, Combine your hearts into one.”
William Shakespeare

“This is what we call love. When you are loved, you can do anything in creation. When you are loved, there’s no need at all to understand what’s happening, because everything happens within you.”
Paulo Coelho

“To be fully seen by somebody, then, and be loved anyhow – this is a human offering that can border on miraculous.”
Elizabeth Gilbert

“There is never a time or place for true love. It happens accidentally, in a heartbeat, in a single flashing, throbbing moment.”
Sarah Dessen

“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

“Marriage is getting to have a sleepover with your best friend every night of the week.”
Christie Cook

“The secret of a happy marriage is finding the right person. You know they’re right if you love to be with them all the time.”
Julia Child

“The bride and groom – May their joys be as bright as the morning, and their sorrows but shadows that fade in the sunlight of love.”
Minna Thomas Antrim

“When you realize you want to spend the rest of your life with somebody, you want the rest of your life to start as soon as possible.”
When Harry Met Sally

“Marriage is a commitment – a decision to do, all through life, that which will express your love for one’s spouse.”
Herman H. Kieval

“Marriage is like watching the color of leaves in the fall; ever changing and more stunningly beautiful with each passing day.”
Fawn Weaver

“Love one another, but make not a bond of love: Let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls.”
Kahil Gibran

“When two people become one by way of marriage, it is not only their hearts that are united, but their minds and souls as well.”
Julie Donner Anderson

“A good marriage is one which allows for change and growth in the individuals and in the way they express their love.”
Pearl S. Buck

“Love is a friendship set to music.”
Joseph Campbell

“One should believe in marriage as in the immortality of the soul.”
Honore de Balzac

“The highest happiness on earth is the happiness of marriage.”
William Lyon Phelps

“Nobody has ever measured, even poets, how much a heart can hold.”
Zelda Fitzgerald

“The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.”
Theodore Hesburgh

“Once upon a time, I became yours, and you became mine. And we’ll stay together through the tears and the laughter because that’s what they call happily-ever-after.”
Kathy R. Jeffords

“Two souls with but a single thought, Two hearts that beat as one.”
John Keats

“Marriage is the mother of the world. It preserves kingdoms, and fills cities and churches, and heaven itself.”
Jeremy Taylor

“They say a person needs just three things to be truly happy in this world: someone to love, something to do, and something to hope for.”
Tom Bodett

“Let the wife make the husband glad to come home, and let him make her sorry to see him leave.”
Martin Luther

“I love thee to the depth and breadth and height my soul can reach.”
Elizabeth Barrett Browning

“Marriage is the golden ring in a chain whose beginning is a glance and whose ending is eternity.”
Khalil Gibran

“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

“In dreams and in love there are no impossibilities.”
Janos Arnay

“Love is a force more formidable than any other. It is invisible — ?it cannot be seen or measured, yet it is powerful enough to trasnform you in a moment, and offer you more joy than any material possession could.”
Barbara de Angelis

“A good marriage is a contest of generosity.”
Diane Sawyer

“For you see, each day I love you more. Today more than yesterday and less than tomorrow.”
Rosemond Gerard

“Trust your heart if the seas catch fire, live by love though the stars walk backward.”
e.e. cummings

“You don’t love someone for their looks, or their clothes or for their fancy car, but because they sing a song only you can hear.”
Oscar Wilde

“Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.”
Lao Tzu

“The heart has its reasons which reason knows not.”
Blaise Pascal

“Chains do not hold a marriage together. It is threads, hundreds of tiny threads, which sew people together through the years.”
Simone Signeret

“Only one is a wanderer; two together are always going somewhere.”
Vertigo

“In the arithmetic of love, one plus one equals everything, and two minus one equals nothing.”
Mignon McLaughlin

“A marriage is a gift. It should be opened up and enjoyed.”
Greg Evans

“The real act of marriage takes place in the heart, not in the ballroom or church or synagogue. It’s a choice you make – not just on your wedding day, but over and over again – and that choice is reflected in the way you treat your husband or wife.”
Barbara de Angelis

“Love is just a word until someone comes along and gives it meaning.”
Paul Coelho

“The greatest marriages are built on teamwork. A mutual respect, a healthy dose of admiration, and a never-ending portion of love and grace.”
Fawn Weaver

“A happy marriage is a long conversation which always seems too short.”
Andre Marois

“Hear my soul speak. Of the very instant that I saw you, did my heart fly at your service.”
William Shakespeare

“The goal in marriage is not to think alike, but to think together.”
Robert C. Dodds

“Marriages are like fingerprints; each one is different and each one is beautiful.”
Maggie Reyes

“Romance is the glamor which turns the dust of everyday life into a golden haze.”
Elinor Glyn

“The best thing to hold onto in life is each other.”
Audrey Hepburn

“Sensual pleasures have the fleeting brilliance of a comet; a happy marriage has the tranquillity of a lovely sunset.”
Ann Landers

“One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life: That word is love.”
Sophocles

“The great secret of successful marriage is to treat all disasters as incidents and none of the incidents as disasters.”
Sir Harold George Nicolson

“A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person.”
Mignon McLaughlin

“Gravitation is not responsible for people falling in love.”
Albert Einstein

“True love stories never have endings.”
Richard Bach

“When you trip over love, it is easy to get up. But when you fall in love, it is impossible to stand again.”
Albert Einstein

“Where there is love there is life.”
Mahatma Gandhi

“Marriage is a feast where the grace is sometimes better than the dinner.”
Charles Caleb Colton

“Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination full of hope.”
Maya Angelou

“To get the full value of joy you must have someone to divide it with.”
Mark Twain

“A good marriage is where both people feel like they’re getting the better end of the deal.”
Anne Lamott

“There is no more lovely, friendly and charming relationship, communion or company than a good marriage.”
Martin Luther

“Love is like a friendship caught on fire. In the beginning a flame, very pretty, often hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. As love grows older, our hearts mature and our love becomes as coals, deep-burning and unquenchable.”
Bruce Lee

“The secret to a happy marriage is if you can be at peace with someone within four walls, if you are content because the one you love is near to you, either upstairs or downstairs, or in the same room, and you feel that warmth that you don’t find very often, then that is what love is all about.”
Bruce Forsyth

“The difference between an ordinary marriage and an extraordinary marriage is in giving just a little extra every day, as often as possible, for as long as we both shall live.”
Fawn Weaver

“Marriages, like a garden, take time to grow. But the harvest is rich unto those who patiently and tenderly care for the ground.”
Darlene Schacht

“All, everything that I understand, I understand only because I love.”
Leo Tolstoy

“The best love is the kind that awakens the soul and makes us reach for more, that plants a fire in our hearts and brings peace to our minds.”
Noah Calhoun

“Never forget the three powerful resources you always have available to you: love, prayer, and forgiveness.”
H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

“Life without love is like a tree without blossoms or fruit.”
Khalil Gibran

“You know you’re in love when you can’t fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams.”
Dr. Seuss

“Happy marriages begin when we marry the ones we love and they blossom when we love the ones we marry.”
Tom Mullen

“The more time you invest in a marriage, the more valuable it becomes.”
Amy Grant

“What greater thing is there for two human souls, than to feel that they are joined for life – to strength each other in all labor, to rest on each other in all sorrow, to minister to each other in silent unspeakable memories at the moment of the last parting?”
George Eliot

“Love does not consist of gazing at each other, but in looking outward together in the same direction.”
Antoine de Saint-Exupery

“Love is a gift of one’s inner most soul to another so both can be whole.”
Buddha

“The sweet companionship of eternal marriage is one of the greatest blessings God has granted to His children.”
Joseph B. Wirthlin

“Time is very slow for those who wait. Very fast for those who are scared. Very long for those who lament. Very short for those who celebrate. But for those who love, time is eternal.”
William Shakespeare

“May this marriage be full of laughter, our every day in paradise.”
Rumi

“I would say that the surest measure of a man’s or a woman’s maturity is the harmony, style, joy, and dignity he creates in his marriage, and the pleasure and inspiration he provides for his spouse.”
Dr. Benjamin Spock

“Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.”
Robert Heinlein

“Happiness is anyone and anything at all, that’s loved by you.”
Charles M. Schulz

“Once upon a time there was a boy who loved a girl, and her laughter was a question he wanted to spend his whole life answering.”
Nicole Krauss

“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

“Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are.”
Oscar Wilde

“A happy marriage is the world’s best bargain.”
O.A. Battista

“Every heart sings a song, incomplete, until another heart whispers back. Those who wish to sing always find a song. At the touch of a lover, everyone becomes a poet.”
Plato

“When someone else’s happiness is your happiness, that is love.”
Lana Del Ray

“When we are in love, we open to all that life has to offer with passion, excitement, and acceptance.”
John Lennon

“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.”
Roy Croft

“Love is of all passions the strongest, for it attacks simultaneously the head, the heart and the senses.”
Lao Tzu

“Marriage is not a noun; it’s a verb. It isn’t something you get. It’s something you do. It’s the way you love your partner every day.”
Barbara de Angelis

“You know you are in love when the two of you can go grocery shopping together.”
Woody Harrelson

“A sap run is the sweet goodbye of winter. It is the fruit of the equal marriage of the sun and frost.”
John Burroughs

“Marriage is the highest state of friendship. If happy, it lessens our cares by dividing them, at the same time that it doubles our pleasures by mutual participation.”
Samuel Richardson

“There are few more powerful tools for promoting stability than the institution of marriage.”
Iain Duncan Smith

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