Wedding

60 Anniversary Quotes for Her

Last Updated: Jan 30, 2018

There are many ways to tell the woman you love, “Happy Anniversary.” Regardless of how you celebrate another year around the sun together, you’ll want to assure that your anniversary message is heartfelt and will make her smile.

Whether you’re celebrating a wedding anniversary or a dating anniversary, keep in mind that it’s sometimes the smallest gestures that leave the greatest imprints on our hearts. An anniversary is the chance to put everything else aside and commemorate a moment that mattered most to the both of you. Using a quote in your anniversary card to reaffirm your lasting love will remind her just how much she means to you.

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Don’t get stuck as you put your pen to paper. Remember that a thoughtful anniversary message will go a long way. Borrow a few words from experienced writers, famous poets and personalities to help you craft a few of the sweetest anniversary wishes she’ll never forget.

Scroll through our collection of quotes or jump to a specific section that will best complete your message best:

Happy Anniversary Quotes for Her

This special date marked on the calendar will serve as a way to remind your wife or girlfriend the reason why the two of you fell in love in the first place. It not only represents a number of years you’ve been together but also, a day you joined a partnership filed with love, trust, understanding and much more. Use these happy anniversary quotes to complete your message:

  • “If I had a flower for every time I thought of you, I could walk in my garden forever.” -Anonymous
  • “If equal affection cannot be, let the more loving one be me.” -W.H. Auden
  • “I wish there was a word more than ‘love’ 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
  • “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
  • “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
  • “It doesn’t matter whether it is our first, fifth, tenth or fifteenth marriage anniversary. What matters is that I will always love you and you will always love me. Happy anniversary darling.” -Anonymous
  • “On our anniversary, I just want to say thank you for putting up with me all this time, I know you’ve gotten the short end of the stick.” -Anonymous
  • “I just have one thing to say on our anniversary, I love you.” -Anonymous

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First Anniversary Quotes for Her

The first anniversary is always a special one. The past year has been filled with a lot of “firsts” for the two of you and your first anniversary is a great time to look back on them. You’ll want to assure that this milestone celebration becomes a beautiful memory that will last forever. Use quotes that reflect on the moment you met, your first kiss, your first dance and all of the “firsts” that are yet to come.

  • “When we first met, I smiled all the way home that night— took the long way home to let the happiness smother me for just a little bit longer.” -riderek
  • “No matter how much time goes by I’ll never forget the first time you looked at me and how I fell in love.” -Anonymous
  • “Sharing the good times, bearing the hard times, trusting in love to show us the way. Laughing and living, trusting and forgiving, together forever, side by side, day by day.” -Anonymous
  • “Even after 1 year together I still get butterflies when I see you. Happy anniversary.” -Anonymous
  • “Grow old with me. The best is yet to be!” -Robert Browning
  • “The first time I heard my name in your mouth, the ground felt like a language I hadn’t spoken in years. I forgot everything I knew about gravity.” -Rudy Francisco
  • “One year down and forever to go. Happy anniversary.” -Anonymous
  • “WIth that ring, I gave you my heart. I promised from that day forward, you would never walk alone; my heart would be your shelter, and my arms would be your home.” -Anonymous
  • Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.” -Anonymous
  • “First anniversary – the moment when both of us can start showing our true colors and when the gloves can finally come off. Good luck.” -Anonymous

Romantic Anniversary Quotes for Her

No one else knows the kind of love that the two of you share. Romantic anniversary quotes are the perfect way to mark another year together. If she is one to appreciate being swept off her feet, shining a spotlight on your adoration and love for her with a few touching words will surely pull at her heartstrings. Consider using any of the quotes below or taking a look at our list of heartfelt wedding quotes.

  • “You’re my favorite place to go to when my mind searches for peace.” -Anonymous
  • “Here’s to all the places we went. And all the places we’ll go. And here’s to me, whispering again and again and again and again: I love you.” -John Green
  • “You are the finest, loveliest, tenderest, and most beautiful person I have ever known— and even that is an understatement.” -F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • “In case you ever foolishly forget, I am never not thinking of you.” -Virginia Woolf
  • “You are my today and all of my tomorrows.” -Leo Christopher
  • “Because of you I can feel myself slowly but surely becoming the me I have always dreamed of being.” -Tyler Knott Gregson
  • “I vow to help you love life, to always hold you with tenderness and to have the patience that love demands, to speak when words are needed and to share the silence when they are not and to live within the warmth of your heart and always call it home.” -The Vow
  • “And tonight nothing makes sense, except the way you look at me and the way your eyes make me feel.” -r.m. drake
  • “When I saw you first, it took every ounce of me not to kiss you. When I saw you laugh, it took every ounce of me not to fall in love. And when i saw your soul — it took every ounce of me.” -Atticus

Funny Anniversary Quotes for Her

Be sure to make her smile and laugh by adding some funny anniversary quotes to your greeting card, especially if your marriage started off with funny wedding vows. The playful love you share can be expressed with a few words and you’ll be able to find the perfect quote with our selection below.

  • “On our anniversary, I want you to know how much I’ve enjoyed annoying you all this time and how excited I am to keep doing it in the future.” -Anonymous
  • “Well, we made it another year without one of us either ending up dead or in jail. I call that a win. Happy Anniversary.” -Anonymous
  • “A wedding band is the smallest handcuff ever made, I’m glad I chose my cellmate wisely.” -Anonymous
  • “I’ll love you even when you’re old and wrinkly.” -Anonymous
  • “Happy anniversary from someone that you’re probably shocked knew it was our anniversary.” -Anonymous
  • “Cheers to another year of pain and suffering.” -Anonymous
  • “Today we recognize and celebrate one of the greatest achievements of all time— you’re staying married to me for X amount of years. Happiest of anniversaries.” -Anonymous
  • “God proved two things when he brought us together: his genius and his sense of humor.” -Anonymous
  • “Marriage is a three ring circus: an engagement ring, a wedding ring and suffering.” -Anonymous
  • “Marriage is like a dollar bill. You cannot spend half of it when you tear it in two. The value of one half depends upon the other.” -Joe Moore

Anniversary Quotes for Wife

A  wedding anniversary is a milestone that deserves to be celebrated with a handful of love and personalization. Whether it’s your first year, your tenth, your twentieth, thirtieth or your fiftieth, another year with your wife is surely a reason for celebration. These wedding anniversary quotes for your wife serve as the perfect way to reflect on the memories of your life together.

  • “There is no more lovely, friendly and charming relationship, communion or company than a good marriage.” -Martin Luther
  • “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
  • “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
  • “Real love stories never have endings.” -Richard Bach
  • “A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person.” -Mignon McLaughlin
  • “A wedding anniversary is the celebration of love, trust, partnership, tolerance and tenacity. The order varies for any given year.” -Paul Sweeney
  • “All of the words in the world could not even begin to describe how deeply I am in love with you, from the first moment I saw you until the never-ending heartbeat you have given me. You are not only my love, but you are my soul.” -Anonymous
  • “Even though we have been married just for a few years, you can read my mind as if you have known me for a lifetime. Happy anniversary, I love you.” -Anonymous
  • “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.” -Anonymous
  • “I swear I couldn’t love you more than I do right now, and yet I know I will tomorrow.” -Leo Christopher
  • “All that you are is all that I’ll ever need.” -Ed Sheeran
  • “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.”-Kiersten White
  • “The goal in marriage is not to think alike, but to think together.” -Robert C. Dodds

Anniversary Quotes for Girlfriend

Even if you haven’t proposed just quite yet, your dating anniversary is just as special to her as it would be if she had already said “I, Do.” Your words will be a constant reminder of the love that continues to grow between the two of you each and every day.

  • “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
  • “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
  • “Meeting you was fate, becoming your friend was a choice, but falling in love with you I had no control over.” -Anonymous
  • “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
  • “If I know what love is, it’s because of you.” -Herman Hesse
  • “People say, that time waits for no one. But we are an exception because I feel that time has paused ever since the day I kissed you for the first time. Happy anniversary.” -Anonymous
  • “I don’t care about the past or the future as long as you are in my present. Happy anniversary.” -Anonymous
  • “The basis of any relationship is finding someone you can love including their treasures, mistakes and ambitions, but you also want to help them keep their treasures, laugh at their mistakes and reach their ambitions.” -Anonymous
  • “Every expert suggests that the happiest relationships require a fiery passion, but I still say it also means rubbing your back when you’re tired, dancing with you to any song and running to the car in the rain.” -Anonymous
  • “Over the years, we have always been there for one another. You are my best friend, my companion and my partner in crime. I can’t wait to go on so many more adventures with you or just polish off the last of the ice cream watching our favorite movie. I’ll even let you have the last bite because I love you.” -Anonymous

This day only comes around once a year and each year, your love should be honored in an extraordinary way. Use one of these romantic quotes to make this year’s anniversary one to remember. Tailor your anniversary message by adding a funny memory or sweet saying that only the two of you share. A few touching words and personalization are the perfect way to tell her just how much she means to you on this special day. If you’re throwing an anniversary party and sending out anniversary party invitations, consider using any of these quotes on your invite to share your love.

Whether she is the type to appreciate a sentimental reflection or a good laugh, you can find the perfect words with our selection of happy anniversary quotes for her. If you are looking for more guidance take a peek at our guide for what to write in an anniversary card.