This anniversary wishes collection focuses on wishing friends and family members the best on their big day. It also includes the right words for your spouse, significant other, partner, or boyfriend/girlfriend.
Help the favorite couples in your life celebrate the wonderful occasion of the day they were married or first started dating.
Whether you’re writing an anniversary card or talking to the pair in person, you won’t be at a loss for words. Love is in the air — now you just need to express it!
Best Happy Anniversary Messages
1.) There’s no one I’d rather whisper sweet nothings to than you! Happy Anniversary.
2.) A marriage made in heaven lasts a lifetime. Kisses and hugs on your marriage milestone!
3.) On your big anniversary, it’s our thrill to wish our best friends all the joy that two hearts can hold.
4.) The best thing to hold onto in life is each other. Warmest wishes on your anniversary!
5.) A successful marriage requires falling in love many times — but always with the same person.
6.) I looked up “Perfect Marriage” on Wikipedia, and there was a photo of you two. Here’s to your special kind of love.
7.) Love is a friendship set to music. And you two seem to love the band! Congrats!
8.) To another year of sharing sunsets and chasing dreams.
For Spouse — Husband and Wife
9.) If marriage has taught me one thing, it’s this: It doesn’t matter where you’re going; it’s whom you have beside you.
10.) My heart has a mind of its own. It can’t stop thinking about you in that black dress.
11.) Together is my favorite place to be.
12.) My thoughts of love and romance are like a boomerang — they keep returning to you!
13.) I still fall for you every day.
14.) My dearest husband, we don’t need much to be happy — really, we just need each other!
15.) Finding the right person can be difficult, but I knew from the first moment it was you.
16.) The best things in life are better with you. Our years of marriage have taught me to treasure every moment.
17.) Love is life’s champagne. Pour me a glass for each year we’ve been married. It’s a celebration!
For Girlfriend and Boyfriend
18.) Time flies when we’re having fun! Happy anniversary!
19.) Our relationship gets better every day — and so do you!
20.) To my partner-in-crime. If I had to serve time, it would pass by a whole lot quicker with you. Love you, your future cellmate.
21.) You bowled me over on our first date at Lucky Lanes, and you still do. I can’t imagine life without you.
22.) To the best person to talk to, share my feelings with, and eat leftovers with. If it was just you, me, and cold pizza, it would still be a thrill!
23.) 110% devoted to you and everything about you!
24.) I’m falling head-over-heels in love with you! Catch me before I break something.
25.) Those three little words have meant a lot more to me since I’ve met you.
26.) Smitten for my one and only? You betcha!
27.) You’ll need to learn CPR because you’re taking my breath away every time I see you.
Anniversary Wishes For Parents
28.) You two make marriage bliss look easy. You deserve the happiest of days. Love you, Mom and Dad, and happy anniversary!
29.) All things grow with love and nothing more so than your beautiful relationship. Love you, Mom and Dad.
30.) To the perfect couple on their 25th Anniversary.
31.) Mom and Dad: You make this whole marriage thing look easy. May you continue to grow in your love for each other. Love from all of your children.
32.) With every passing year, you’re the living embodiment of a great marriage, mother, and father. From your favorite son (or daughter)!
33.) Wishing you all the love and happiness in the world today and every day. Congratulations, Mom and Dad! Love you!
34.) Your love, dedication, and commitment to one another are truly inspiring to all of us kids. Congratulations on your years of marriage.
35.) Wishing you more joy, laughter, and happiness in the years to come. Happy Anniversary!
36.) True love isn’t found; it is built. You showed us this.
37.) To the married couple who deserves the best. I hope you feel special on this momentous occasion!
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Anniversary Wishes For Sister
38.) Sister, now and forever, all the best to one of the happiest couples I know!
39.) I want to pass along my congratulations to a beautiful couple. May the celebration of this day enhance your love and understanding. Love you, Sis!
40.) What a lovely couple you make.
41.) Wishing you more years of love and happiness to my favorite Sister and Brother-in-law. Have a wonderful anniversary!
42.) Happy anniversary wishes to my beautiful sister!
43.) It seems like just yesterday. You were walking down the aisle. Congrats!
44.) I’m so happy for both of you. Congratulations!
45.) Congrats, Sis! Have a wonderful celebration with your perfect match.
46.) Wonderful wishes for “the made for each other” couple! Cheers on your big day, Sis!
47) Happy moments, Great memories, and the best of times to my awesome sister!
48.) To my beautiful sister, may the love you found together years ago continues to grow and grow.
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49.) To my dear brother, the love you share is a precious gift.
50.) It probably goes without saying, but you two were made for each other.
51.) Cheers to the happiest of anniversaries and to the happiest couple I know! Bravo!
52.) May your life together continue to be blessed. Cheers!
53.) Kudos on extending you’re happily ever after. Well done!
54.) The Dynamic Duo gets a chance to celebrate. Have a great wedding anniversary, brother!
55.) Count your anniversaries by blessings shared by two. Congratulations, my brother.
56.) Time and you two go well together, my brother. Congrats!
Anniversary Wishes For Friends
57.) Wishing you a long and wonderful life together on this grand occasion. Kudos!
58.) Your Anniversary Day is one to always treasure. Enjoy!
59.) You’re two of a kind: people I love! Happy Anniversary to the perfect pair!
60.) Sending you our warmest wishes on this glorious occasion.
61.) The three keys to a lasting marriage are respect, communication, and love.
62.) All our love and best wishes. Three cheers!
63.) Love makes the world go round, and in your case, it seems to be spinning at a good clip. Best wishes.
64.) Happy anniversary to the cutest couple we know. Well done!
65.) To the perfect pair yesterday, today, and tomorrow.
66.) Sending our love and best wishes to our favorite couple. Cheers!
67.) Wonderful wishes to a wonderful couple!
68.) May this day make your relationship stronger and lovelier. Wishing you all the best!
69.) Your anniversary began with a promise. May that promise continue to strengthen with each passing year.
70.) Wishing a beautiful pair a beautiful day on a magnificent day!
71.) Today is a special day for two who share a special love!
72.) A wedding anniversary is a celebration of love, trust, and partnership.
Note: In tv shows and movies, couples make an event of their wedding anniversary. You should too. Go the extra yard. Buy flowers. Purchases gifts. Go out to eat and make the day special.
Anniversary Messages for Couples
73.) Weddings are to be remembered and cherished. I wish you continued happiness for my favorite couple.
74.) You two lovebirds have grown closer together yet another year. Congrats and Happy Wedding Anniversary!
75.) Like a fine wine, the years just seem to make the two of you better. Happy Anniversary!
76.) I wish you might wish you may have a sweet romantic day made of moments meant for two, filled with love that feels brand-new.
77.) Wishing you both another year of happy smiles, romantic moments, and memories that make your hearts sing.
78.) Thinking of you both. Wishing you all happiness as you celebrate the joys your marriage has brought.
79.) I couldn’t think of a more fun couple. Have a great day on one of your milestones. Love you!
80.) More love. More joy and more happiness. These things I wish for you on this special day.
81.) Happy Anniversary to two love birds. Cheers!
82.) With love to a special couple whose happiness together warms the hearts of everyone around them. Congratulations.
83.) Love is just a word until someone comes along and gives it meaning. Congratulations!
84.) A successful married life always requires falling in love many times, but always with the same person.
85.) This is a time to celebrate the joys of today, the memories of yesterday, and the hopes of tomorrow.
86.) May today be a day that surrounds you with beauty, warms you with memories, and fills your life with exceptional happiness. Best wishes!
87.) The warmest of warm wishes for an especially happy anniversary. Cheers!
88.) May every year you share find you still more in love with each other.
89.) Marriage is like learning a challenging dance. There will be times of difficulty, but it makes all the difference if you have the right partner.
90.) You two lovebirds found the love you both deserved. Bravo!
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91.) Another year of marriage bliss? No surprise here. You two deserve the happiness you each bring to the union.
92.) Time flies when you have your best friend and the love of your life on your side.
93.) Love begins in a moment, grows over time, and lasts for eternity. Happy Anniversary Wishes!
94.) It doesn’t matter where you go in life or what you do. It’s who you have beside you. Well done.
95.) It takes a second to fall in love but a lifetime to prove its worth.
96.) In life’s adventure, may happiness be your destination. Cheers!
97.) May the freshness of your love always remain. Congrats!
98.) May God give you blessings and love in abundance.
99.) Celebrating X years together. I love you more than ever.
100.) Count your anniversaries not by years alone but by the great memories and happy times you’ve known.
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Great Anniversary Messages
101.) Best Wishes to a beautiful couple! May the freshness of your love remain in your hearts forever.
102.) May your celebration of love turn out as beautiful as the both of you.
103.) Love puts a twinkle in your eye and a smile in your heart. Congratulations on your married years!
104.) Best wishes to you both on this momentous occasion. Congratulations!
105.) God bless our love.
106.) Forever and Always.
107.) I’m still wearing the smile you gave me on our wedding day!
Short Wedding Anniversary Wishes
108.) May you both enjoy hearts full of memories.
109.) Best wishes for a day filled with love.
110.) You two were made for each other. Congratulations!
111.) May your love grow like wildflowers and happy anniversary to an amazing couple!
112.) Best wishes on this wonderful occasion!
113.) A love like yours lasts! Happy Anniversary!
114.) Love you now more than ever.
115.) Many blessings on this amazing day. Congrats!
116.) Here’s to your health and happiness!
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Heartfelt Anniversary Wishes
117.) May God bestow more blessings today on this important milestone anniversary.
118.) Continued health, happiness, and good fortune.
119.) Best wishes on this momentous occasion. Bravo!
120.) Wishing you a lifetime of happiness. Happy Anniversary to my favorite couple.
121.) God only knows where I’d be without you. (Beach Boys)
121) Many blessings on this wonderful day. May God bless you.
123.) You’re my love and my inspiration.
Happy Anniversary Wishes to You Both
124.) A couple of anniversary messages to remember: Always treasure your partner and know the best is yet to come.
125.) May you have many more chapters to this love story.
126.) Lovely anniversary wishes to a lovely couple.
127.) Yours is a love that is built to last. Congratulations!
128.) Enjoy your wonderful journey together!
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Best Anniversary Wishes
129.) Celebrate Your X Anniversary. Many years of happiness together and watching dreams come true.
130.) Make lasting memories. Happy Anniversary Wishes.
131.) All the best to the best couple we know.
132.) Congratulations on twenty-five years of living and loving, of family and friends, of hopes and dreams, of moments and memories. Well done!
133.) The perfect pair proved to be a perfect pairing.
134.) Happy Wedding Anniversary, Love!
135.) Happy Anniversary, Sweetheart.
136.) May your love flourish with each passing year.
137.) Our marriage anniversary means the world to me.
138.) Many blessings to you. Congrats!
139.) Flowers are like a marriage. Cut them, and they’ll languish. Nourish them, and they’ll flourish.
140.) For a Special Couple. May your anniversary be a time to celebrate all the happiness love has brought and all the joy that still lies ahead. Wishing you happiness always.
Quotes for an Anniversary
141.) The good things in life are better with you.
142.) 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.
143.) You are my today and all of my tomorrows.
144.) All that you are is all that I’ll ever need.
145.) 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.
Good Anniversary Quotes
146.) Chains do not hold a marriage together. It is threads, hundreds of tiny threads, which sew people together through the years.
147.) You’re still my everything.
148.) Love grows more tremendously full, swift, and poignant as the years multiply.
149.) Our anniversary reminds us that we are blessed enough to have found our soul mate and that life has become so much sweeter since the day we became husband and wife. Thank you for always being there to support me, to love me, and to complete me.
Tip: These anniversary quotes can be included on a card or set the tone for a social media post.
Funny Anniversary Quotes
150.) By all means, marry; if you get a good wife, you’ll be happy. If you get a bad one, you’ll become a philosopher.
151.) It’s so great to find that one special person you want to annoy for the rest of your life.
Anniversary Quotes for Husband
152.) The secret of a happy marriage remains a secret.
153.) Never go to bed mad. Stay up and fight.
154.) My wife and I were happy for 20 years – then we met.
Love Quotes for Her
155.) Here’s to love, laughter, and happily ever after.
156.) And so the adventure begins.
157.) Together is a beautiful place to be.
158.) Forever is a long time, but I wouldn’t mind spending it by your side.
Anniversary Quotes for Boyfriend
159.) I swear I couldn’t love you more than I do right now, yet I know I will tomorrow.
160.) Meeting you was fate. Becoming your friend was a choice, but falling in love with you I had no control over.
161.) And I’d choose you; in a hundred lifetimes, in a hundred worlds, in any version of reality, I’d find you, and I’d choose you.
Wedding Anniversary Quotes For Wife
162.) You are the finest, loveliest, tenderest, and most beautiful person I have ever known – and even that is an understatement.
F. Scott Fitzgerald
163.) Better than I was, more than I am. And all this happened by taking your hand.
164.) The most wonderful thing I decided to do was to share my life and heart with you.
165.) For it was not into my ear, you whispered but into my heart. It was not my lips you kissed, but my soul.
166.) I love you much, most beautiful darling, more than anyone on the earth, and I like you better than everything in the sky.
167.) You’re still my everything.
168.) In you, I’ve found the love of my life and my closest, truest friend.
Happy Anniversary Quotes for Friends
169.) Love is not about how many days, months, or years you have been together. Love is about how much you love each other every single day.
170.) You know you are in love when you don’t want to fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams.
171.) The couples that are “meant to be” are the ones who go through everything that is meant to tear them apart and come out even stronger than they were before.
172.) Such ever was love’s way: to rise, it stoops.
Robert Browning, “A Death in the Desert”
173.) Love is patient; love is kind. It does not envy; it does not boast; it is not proud.
The Bible, 1 Corinthians 13:4
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First Wedding Anniversary Wishes
Remember when you pen these messages to paper to combine them with an anniversary gift.
174.) I feel as much love for you today as I ever have. Happy first anniversary!
175.) May joy, love, and luck continue to favor this marriage.
176.) They say real love stories never have endings — so you two have a long way to go!
177.) One year down, and the rest of our lives to go!
178.) Here’s to 365 days of bliss!
179.) I’m still crazy for you after one year, and it shows no chance of stopping!
Happy First Anniversary
180.) In our first year of marriage, you taught me so much. I love you more than ever.
181.) Two hearts, one love, and countless memories. It just keeps getting better.
182.) Time flies when you’ve found the one you love. Happy anniversary.
183.) Yours is still my favorite smile!
184.) Together forever begins with one year.
185.) After one amazing year, I’m still head over heels in love with you.
186.) To my rock, my love, and my best friend. I’ll love you forever.
187.) Through thick and through thin, we made it. Happy anniversary.
188.) To the woman who changed my life forever (and for the way better)!
189.) You’re my last thought before I fall asleep and my first thought in the morning.
190.) I promise to love you more this year than I did the year before (and that was a whole lot)!
Happy Anniversary Wishes Around the World
191.) English: Happy Anniversary!
192.) French: Joyeux Anniversaire!
193.) German: Frohes Jubiläum!
194.) Hindi: Shaadee kee saalagirah Mubarak!
195.) Irish: Comóradh sásta!
196.) Italian: Felice anniversario!
197.) Japanese: Kinenbi omedetō!
198.) Norwegian: Gratulerer med dagen!
199.) Polish: Szczęśliwej rocznicy!
200.) Spanish: Feliz Aniversario!
Consider using the words below to create your own wish. Or enhance one of the happy anniversary wishes listed.
Try picking one word from each category and see if you can create a meaningful wish. Maybe one of these wishes will spark an idea for something new. Experiment. Edit. You’ll come upon something you’ll like.
Words associated with “congratulations”
Cheers, best wishes, and greetings. Good going, give a hear-hear, hail, and greetings. Compliments, awesome job, super, and good work. A big hand, applause, commendation, and standing ovation. Kudos, three cheers, hurrahs, and praise. Outstanding, well done, congrats, and bravo!
Words associated with “couple”
Pair, you two, the two of you, duo, the dynamic duo, and twosome. Partners, partnership, spouse, associates, mates, and comrades. Chums, sidekicks, cohorts, accomplices, companions, and playmates. Lovebirds, Romeo and Juliet, combo, and doublet. Combination, team, and two-of-a-kind.
Words associated with “wedding anniversary”
Wedding ceremony, taking your vows and walking down the aisle. Got down on one knee and proposed a festival and celebration. Commemorate, each year, every year, ritual and gala—observance, wingding, and remembrance.
So, for example, you might pull from each category of synonyms and come up with a wish like what follows. “Three cheers for the Dynamic Duo on this anniversary of taking their vows.”
Anniversary Wishes Final Thoughts
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By Mike O’Halloran
Mike is an author, inventor, and founder of Greeting Card Poet.
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