If you want to express your congratulations to friends or family on their anniversary, there are many clever and sincere ways to do it.
We’ve assembled our happy anniversary greetings, which include messages, quotes, and wishes with various sentiments. We’ve got you covered, from funny and heartwarming to unique and memorable.
Please read through all the choices, and check out our exciting stories and facts. Select a message that reflects your and your partner’s personality. Find the right words to express your love.
It will help remind you why you were married first and why you continue to commemorate this special day. And, if you wish someone else congratulations, we have options for that, too.
Top Ten Best Anniversary Greetings
If you’re in a hurry, our expert panel has identified the Top 10 Anniversary Messages here.
1.) Another year, another anniversary, and another reason that I’m still in love with you!
2.) She stole your heart, and now you steal her covers. Marriage is all about compromise. Happy Anniversary, you two!
3.) Everybody wants to be like you two, perfect marriage, perfect life together, and perfect love. Happy Anniversary!
4.) As the years pass, remember all the reasons you fell in love and married, and remember that those reasons keep you together. Congratulations!
5.) Our love grows stronger and more apparent each year, and when I think about you on our anniversary, all the love we share comes rushing in.
6.) Think back to the day you got married; think about all the laughter, the love, the hugs, and the happy tears, and relive that day all over again.
7.) There are a lot of great love stories, but I love ours the best. Happy Anniversary!
8.) Party on for another year, you two!
9.) Your marriage bond is unbreakable; here’s to another year of your incredible bond.
10.) Every anniversary is special, not just you’re 10th, 20th, or 25th; celebrate each year as much as you marked the last!
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Anniversary Greetings To My Husband
11.) Each of your adorable wrinkles is a sign of our years together. Thank you for choosing me and marrying me. Happy Anniversary!
12.) I’ll never get tired of being married and living with you. Cheers to another successful year of married life!
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13.) Honey, when you became a part of my life, it made my life whole. Thank you for coming into my life.
14.) To my one and only hubby on this special day, not everyone can say they married their best friend, but I can.
15.) I tried to think of what it would be like living without you, but I couldn’t imagine it.
16.) Hey, handsome, I love you more than the day we met, and I loved you a lot then. Happy anniversary!
17.) How about a kiss on our anniversary? Make it the same kind you gave me at our wedding.
18.) I would give the sun, the moon, and the stars, to spend one more day with you, my love. Happy Anniversary!
19.) You are the perfect husband. I couldn’t ask for a better friend and partner to live my life with.
20.) The first time we kissed, I remember my feet didn’t touch the ground for days, and when we wed, my feet hadn’t touched the ground since. Thanks for flying with me.
21.) I have given you my heart and soul, my wonderful husband, and every day, I think about what a good decision that was. Happy Anniversary!
22.) Every day we are together, making me think how happy I have been since we were married.
To My Wife
23.) My wife, the words I Love You are the three most important words I have ever said to you, and I mean them more each day. Happy Anniversary!
24.) When I got down on one knee and asked you to marry me, that was the smartest thing I have ever done. Happy Anniversary, My Love!
25.) My warmest thoughts and love to my wife on our anniversary. Without you, I would be nothing.
26.) You took my breath away the first time I saw you. After all these years of celebrating anniversaries, I still have difficulty breathing.
27.) May I have a dance today just like the dance we shared at our wedding all those years ago, but this time I lead.
28.) Together, we’re better. It’s funny how it works out that way, but meeting and marrying you, my wife was meant to be.
29.) Another year, another anniversary, and another chance to say I love you with all my heart. Happy Anniversary, Honey!
30.) For my first and last love, for the woman I spend every day and every night with, I love you more each day!
31.) You are the most incredible wife I could ever ask for and the only one I ever would ask. A toast to our special day, my love!
32.) The longer we are together, the stronger our love becomes. As each anniversary passes, our love becomes more unbreakable.
Happy Anniversary Quotes
33.) I cannot let you burn me up, nor can I resist you. No mere human can stand in a fire and not be consumed
Possession by A.S. Bryant
34.) She was more than human to me. She was a Fairy, a Sylph. I don’t know what she was – anything that no one ever saw and everything everybody ever wanted.
David Copperfield by Charles Dickens
35.) I can’t sleep, I can’t eat, I can’t do anything but think about him. I dream of him; all day, I wait to see him, and when I do see him, my heart turns over, and I think I will faint with desire.
The Other Boleyn Girl by Philippa Gregory
36.) Love is a great beautifier.
Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
37.) We are asleep until we fall in love.
War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
38.) You are my heart, life, and only thought.
The White Company by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
39.) Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same.
Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte
40.) We’ve loved each other for so long. I’ve never been a man and not loved her.
The Essex Serpent by Sarah Perry
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My Love Sayings
41.) It is better to love wisely, no doubt, but to love foolishly is better than not being able to love at all.
Vanity Fair by William Makepeace Thackery
42.) Her love was entire as a child’s and though warm as summer, it was fresh as spring.
Far From The Madding Crowd by Thomas Hardy
43.) I didn’t plan on falling in love with you…but once we met, it was clear that neither of us could control what was happening to us.
The Notebook by Nicholas Sparks
44.) You are sunlight through a window which I stand in, warmed—my darling.
The Miniaturist by Jessie Burton
45.) I have wanted for this opportunity for more than half a century to repeat to you once again my vow of eternal fidelity and everlasting love.
Love In The Time Of Cholera by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
46.) Soul meets soul on lovers’ lips.
Prometheus Unbound by Percy Bysshe Shelley
47.) I think of you only twice a day – when I am alone and with someone else.
I Love You Too by Amit Kalantri
48.) You are so busy being you that you have no idea how utterly unprecedented you are.
The Fault In Our Stars by John Green
49.) Doubt thou the stars are fire; Doubt that the sun doth move; (and) Doubt truth be a liar; But never doubt I love.
Hamlet by William Shakespeare
50.) I finally understood what love meant…love meant that you cared for another person’s happiness more than your own, no matter how painful the choices may be,
Dear John by Nicholas Sparks
Wedding Anniversary Quotes
51.) Every atom of your flesh is as dear to me as my own. In pain and sickness, it would still be loved.
Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
52.) You and I, it’s as though we have been taught to kiss in heaven and sent down to earth together to see if we know what we were taught.
Doctor Zhivago by Boris Pasternak
53.) Love requires sacrifice, but it’s worth it.
Longest Ride by Nicholas Sparks
54.) We would be together and have our books and at night be warm in bed, with the windows open and the stars bright.
55.) She was carrying two coffees and a donut bag, and right then and there, he fell in love.
Animal Magnetism by Jill Shalvis
56.) I don’t have much to offer, but I promise you can have the best of me.
The Best Of Me
57.) She was as much a part of him as his heart and soul.
Demon King’s Desire, J.L. Sheppard
Funny Anniversary Quotes
58.) God proved two things when he brought us together: his genius and his sense of humor.
59.) When someone is murdered, the police investigate the spouse first. That tells you everything you need to know about marriage.
60.) Marrying a man is like buying something you’ve been admiring for a long time in a shop window. You may love it when you get it home, but it doesn’t always go with everything else.
61.) Marriage has no guarantees. If that’s what you are looking for, go and live with a car battery.
62.) An archaeologist is the best husband a woman can have: the older she gets, the more interested he is in her.
63.) I love you more than coffee, but please don’t make me prove it.
64.) The four most important words in any marriage: I’ll do the dishes.
65.) “If two people love each other, nothing is impossible. Except deciding where to eat.
Happy Anniversary Wishes
Here are some anniversary wishes for various audiences.
For Friends and Family
66.) Wishing a beautiful couple a wonderful day to celebrate the love you share.
67.) May the day of your anniversary be filled with adventure, romance, and love with the one you cherish.
68.) To one incredibly fun, amazingly charming, and beautiful inside and out a couple!
69.) A toast to the couple who belongs together for all the right reasons! I wish we could be with you to celebrate!
70.) The happiness you share is a gift from God. Happy anniversary to my favorite couple!
71.) Remember the yesterdays, plan your tomorrows, and celebrate today. God bless the two of you!
72.) So happy to see you two so happy! (See what I did there?) Anyways, congrats on your anniversary.
73.) Marriage can be difficult, no doubt. But you two make it look so darn easy. Tieing the knot was not so hard at all. Congratulations on your wedding anniversary!
74.) Today, we celebrate the best decision either of you has ever made. Good call!
Happy Anniversary, Mom and Dad — Parents
75.) Mom and Dad, I can only hope to find a relationship as excellent as yours throughout the years.
76.) You two taught me to ride a bike, fold a napkin, and how to swim. I suppose it’s only natural that you taught me how to be a great life partner. Congrats!
77.) May your happiness last forever and a day. I’m so thankful that I have you both for my parents. You’ve shown me the way. Congratulations, and may your togetherness continues to sparkle.
78.) May your love for each other continue to grow.
79.) You have sacrificed so much for me. I want to take this opportunity to thank you with all my heart. Happy Anniversary Mom and Dad.
80.) We are incredibly fortunate to have you as our amazing parents. You’ve influenced us in ways, both big and small. And for that, we are very thankful.
Happy Wedding Anniversary Wishes, Sister
81.) I’m so happy for the two of you. You’ve made this whole marriage thing look so easy. I can’t wait to see what the future holds for you. (You know I’ve always wanted to be an aunt…hint, hint).
82.) Wishing you many more wedding anniversaries to come – Congratulations on your first year!
83.) We’re sending you lots of love and cheer from afar for this fantastic milestone. Why ten years is a decade – that’s a long time!
84.) Can you feel the happy thoughts coming from us as we think about your years together? Well, we’re sending them your way — to wait for them.
85.) May God continues to bless your lives, and you continue to grow in your love for each other. Many blessings to my sister and her lovely husband on this milestone.
86.) The good things in life are even better when shared with someone you love. You’ve taught me that (among other things). Congratulations!
87.) Happy anniversary to the two of you on this wondrous occasion. Watching you grow in your love is so inspiring.
88.) An anniversary milestone is a good time to recognize the blessings of the past, future promises, and today’s joys. Unforgettably celebrate your special day!
Happy First Anniversary Wishes
89.) Well, one year has flown by, but it has looked good on you both. I’m so happy for the two of you.
90.) Although I can’t make it to celebrate your big day, I wish you all the best. Congratulations on a successful 365 days, and here’s to many more. Happy 1st Anniversary!
91.) 365 days of hot romance, passionate kisses, and candlelit dinners can only mean one thing: It’s your first anniversary! Congratulations on hitting this milestone, and please don’t stop there.
92.) They say marriage is like putting together a jigsaw puzzle: in the early going, it might be challenging, but it gets progressively easier. Well, you two made it look easy from the get-go. Congrats!
Funny Happy Anniversary Greetings
93.) Cupid’s arrow was a bull’s eye when he connected you two. I couldn’t be happier for both of you.
94.) It is truly remarkable how long you have tolerated each other. Congratulations are in order!
95.) To a match made in heaven, uh, scratch that, to a match made on Tinder. Congrats to my favorite couple!
96.) Arguing with your spouse is like getting arrested: anything you say can and will be used against you. Keep that in mind for the next 50 years!
97.) Today, we celebrate the best decision one of you ever made. I’ll let you guess as to whom I’m thinking of.
98.) Happily married men know when to stop talking and agree. Words of advice so that you’ll be celebrating another anniversary next year.
99.) Congratulations, you two continue to be made for each other like peanut butter and jelly.
100.) “Yes, Dear” are those two magic words that keep more marriages lasting longer than counseling ever did. For what it’s worth, Happy Anniversary!
101.) Well, you’ve stumped the bookies who said it wouldn’t last this long. But I like betting on underdogs! Congratulations to you for staying married and to me for winning my bet.
Heartfelt, Happy Anniversary Messages
102.) You are an inspiration to the sacrament of marriage. We count ourselves lucky to know you. Congrats!
103.) You two make it look easy managing a home and taking care of kids while thriving in your careers. Job well done!
104.) On milestone anniversaries like this, it’s cause for an extra special celebration. Go out on the town, have a blast, and give us a report in the morning (or afternoon)!
105.) We were there when you met, when you were girlfriend and boyfriend, there when you wed, and there for your first wedding anniversary. It only makes sense that we’d be here for your 25th anniversary. Congratulations.
Happy Anniversary Greetings For Friends
106.) Happy Anniversary to a beautiful couple! It seems like just yesterday you were dating.
107.) May your marriage continue to be blessed with love, joy, and hope. Happy anniversary to the best couple.
108.) Hoping that the love you committed to years ago is as strong today as it was then.
109.) Wishing you a lifetime of happiness and a love that burns stronger every day.
110.) Wishing you a day to remember and a lifetime of joy and happiness.
111.) To a special couple: They say that true love is spending one day getting married and the rest of your life feeling glad you did. Warmest wishes from two of your biggest admirers.
112.) To the cutest couple in the world: watching your love blossom with each passing year is lovely.
113.) Another anniversary and you’re still grinning from year to year. Have an incredible day and a great year! You deserve it.
114.) Congratulations on your 27 years of marriage and mayhem! Best wishes from Washington.
115.) Cheers to an incredible love story that has stood the test of time! Happy anniversary to my favorite person.
Happy Anniversary Greetings, Spouse
116.) You are the greatest gift in my life. You’ve brought me love, three amazing children, and joy. Thank you.
117.) Happy anniversary Sweetheart – I’ve never been so in love.
118.) I love you to the moon and back. Check that — to Pluto and back!
119.) I’m so blessed to have you in my life. Thank you for all you do for me and our family.
120.) You’ve taught me how to be patient, to share my feelings, and how to truly love another person. You’re the best!
121.) Yesterday with you was amazing. Today is awesome. And I can hardly wait for tomorrow. Happy anniversary to the one that I love.
122.) Sending all our love to one of our favorite couples on their big day. We miss you!
123.) I can’t wait to celebrate for many, many years to come.
124.) Thank you for being such an incredible partner to share our life together. I love you more than ever!
125.) Our love is like the summer grass — it keeps growing and growing. Thanks for making me the happiest guy in the world when you said, “I Do.”
126.) You are the one that I want. Ooh, ooh, ooh.
127.) Sorry, no refunds. Happy Anniversary!
Final Thoughts on Happy Anniversary Greetings
A night out on the town, a Happy Anniversary card, and some shared gifts are standard fares in the U.S. when a couple enjoys a wedding anniversary together.
Married couples have a chance to celebrate their love and shared life every year. It also allows them to relish all of the memories of their wedding day. An anniversary celebration can be anything from a candlelit dinner to a memorable, once-in-a-lifetime trip.
By Tim Moodie and Mike O’Halloran
Tim Moodie is a Copywriter and Creative Director who has spent many years writing funny greeting cards. Mike O’Halloran is the editor and publisher of GreetingCardPoet.com.
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