160+ Anniversary Quotes From Pop Icons & References That Express Love

Lovers look forward to their next anniversary dates with lots of excitement. An anniversary is a day which marks the day your relationship started. The anniversary could be to mark a couple’s wedding or the day they began dating.

Sometimes, you might be short of words not knowing what to say to your spouse on such a day. It is not a crime not to, many people are in your shoes. Furthermore, not having the words to say doesn’t mean you don’t love your spouse.

There are tons of anniversary quotes which can help you express your love to that special person. It doesn’t matter if it is your first or tenth, there’s something to help you out. So many couples love to remember their anniversaries and would go out of their ways to make their partners happy.

Why celebrate anniversaries?

It is not every year that you feel like celebrating your anniversary. There are several reasons for this. If you are in this position, you are not alone, several people go through the same ordeal yearly.

Despite the fact that you don’t feel like it, there are a couple of reasons why you need to celebrate. In this section, we will take a look at a few of these reasons.

It is a milestone

Divorce is gradually becoming the order of the day in most countries. You see couples that have been married for a few months to a few years seeking divorce. This statistic shouldn’t be strange considering the fact that lots of factors lead to divorce. The fact that you have reached another year in your relationship means you have cause to celebrate. Definitely, things are not always going to be rosy and they may not be right now. That shouldn’t stop you from celebrating with your spouse. Celebrate the milestone.

Another opportunity to connect

It is possible that you have only had casual discussions with your spouse for a long while. The juice is squeezed out already and it seems there’s nothing else to discuss. There’s a possibility you haven’t been romantic with your partner for a while too. Even though life has drained both of you and things have been crazy, your anniversary could be the joker. It could totally turn things around as it allows you time to communicate on a different level.

Time for reflection

One of the things you should do as a couple during anniversaries is spending time to reflect. You might not have the opportunity to do this all year long so why not seize the opportunity. Reflect on the obstacles you have come across on your love journey and how you have been able to overcome them. This will give you renewed hope about the future. It is never a bad idea to look back, as long as it is for reflective purposes.

A chance for a getaway

Don’t you just want to get away from work and your kids sometimes? Aren’t there times when you wished you and your partner were alone with no distractions? Your anniversary will be a great time to enjoy a getaway, especially if it is a milestone year. Just go away for the weekend to a choice location and have some fun with your spouse.

A time to focus on the future

It is enough to take life in retrospect, sometimes you need to look into the future with your spouse. These times will lead you to make new plans with your spouse and create new strategies. Even if you have lost hope in your relationship, you can find new hope for your relationship on your anniversary. These sparks of hope are worth anticipating. By the way, who else would you dream of the future with than with your spouse?

Best anniversary quotes


Through the good times and the bad you two have withstood the true test of time, every year growing with each other and growing closer together. Happy anniversary!

phrodite herself could never have formed such a great love as the bonds that you two share. May you always possess such astonishing love and care. Happy Anniversary!

Even though the years continue to pass, may the love that you share only continue to grow stronger with time. Happy anniversary! No one and nothing in this world is perfect, but the two of you are as close as it gets. Happy anniversary!

The sweetest of anniversaries are a result of getting through the most bitter of all moments of life hand in hand and heart to heart. Happy anniversary!

The echo of your love and the sound of the sea have a few things in common they are both constant and eternal. Happy anniversary!

Your family name too should end with est because it comes after every word I use to describe you as a couple happiest, coolest, hottest and the very best. Happy anniversary!    

Even though another year has passed, the love you share continue to last. Sending all my best wishes that you will continue to be blessed in love and happiness.

you’ve shown that you possess a true love whih is sure to withstand the tests of time and continue to grow with the  passing of the ages. May your love grow ever stronger. Happy anniversary! Roses are red, violets are blue. But I don’t know of anyone else who possesses a love so true. Happy anniversary! Thinking of you as you celebrate the passing of another year together. You’ve truly been an inspiration to others by staying true to each other. Happy anniversary! 

Congratulations on your anniversary! Many best wishes and blessings as you continue to walking life’s paths hand-in-hand and heart-in heart. Happy anniversary! 

Thinking of you on this very special day as you celebrate yet another year together full of love and devotion. May your affections grow ever stronger and your love last ever longer. Happy anniversary!

May you celebrate many more years together, withstanding the tests of time to emerge stronger and happier. Happy anniversary!

May your love and devotion inspire all who surround you, and may you be blessed with all the gifts that life has to offer. Happy anniversary!

Even though the years continue to pass, may the love that you share continue to grow stronger with time. Happy anniversary! Happy anniversary!

Best friends in love that fact that don’t behave like a typical husband-wife makes your marriage perfect. Happy anniversary.

I just wanted to send you my best wishes and congratulate you both on your anniversary! You guys make it look easy.

Sending you many blessings and best wishes. May you continue to live a full and joyous life together for many more years yet to come. Happy anniversary!

As you celebrate another year of love and happiness, remember that you’re also a beacon of light and hope to others. Never let go of the beautiful love that binds you to each other. Happy anniversary!

Anonymous – “Sharing the good times, bearing the hard times, trusting in love to show us the way. Laughing and living, trusting, forgiving, together forever, side by side, day by day.”

Christina White – “My love for you has no depth, its boundaries are ever-expanding. My love and my life with you will be a Never-Ending story.”

Kiersten White – “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.

Hermann Hesse – “If I know what love is, it is because of you.”

Anonymous – “You are the light that washes me in the morning, guides me through the day, and watches over me at night. Thank you for brightening my life.”

Anonymous – “The most wonderful thing have decided to do was to share my life and heart with you.”

Charlotte Bronte – “ I don’t call you hansome, sir, though I love you most dearly far too dearly to flatter you. don’t flatterme.”

Paulo Coelho – “So, I love you because the entire universe conspired to help me find you.”

Tim Ziegelmeier – “Forever is a long time, but I wouldn’t mind spending it by your side.”

Anonymous – “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.”

Franz Schubert – “I want you for always days, years, eternities.”

Becca Fitzpatrick – “ I love you the more in that I believe you had liked me for my on sake and for nothing else.”

Anonymous – “Our anniversary is just a momentary celebration, but our marriage is a timeless one.”

Anonymous – “Better than I was, more than I am. And all this happened by taking your hand.”

Anonymous – “On our anniversay, I want you to know how much I’ve enjoyed annoying you all this time & how excited I am to keep doing so in the future.”

Anonymous – “In you, I’ve found the love of my life and my closest, truest friend.”

Judy Garland – ” for it was not into my ear you whispered,but into my heart. It was not my lips you kssed but my soul.”

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

Anonymous – “Every love story is beautiful but ours is my favorite.”

Steve Maraboli – “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.”

Robert Browning – “Grow old along with me the best is yet to come.”

Anonymous – “My heart is totally filled with things that words alone can’t say. This comes especially for you with all my love today.”

Stephanie Perkins – “For the two of us, home isn’t a place. It is a person. And we are finally home.”

“When I look at you, my dear it doesn’t seem like you’ve aged. To me you’re just as beauitful as the day we became engaged. Happy anniversary,”

F. Scott Fitzgerald – “You are the finest, loveliest, tenderest, and  most beautiful person I have ever known and even that is an understatement.”

Paul Sweeney – “A wedding anniversary is the celebration of love, trust, partnership, tolerance and tenacity. The order varies for many given years.”

Anonymous – “When we get to the end of our lives together, the house we had, the cars we drove, the things we possessed won’t matter. What will matter, is that I had you, and you had me.”

Leo Christopher – “I swear I couldn’t love you more than I do right now, and yet I know I will tomorrow.”

Teresa Conroy – “Meeting you was fate,becoming your friend was a choice, but falling in love with you I had no control over.”

Anonymous – “Better than I was, more than I am. And all this happened by taking your hand.”

Peg Fitzpatrick – “Success in marriage does not come merely through finding the right mate, but through being the right mate.”

Erich Fromm – “Immature love says ‘I love you because I need you’ mature love says ‘I need you because I love you.’”

Kami Garcia – “I never loved you any more than I do, right this second. And I’ll never love you any less than I do, right this second.”

Elizabeth Barett Browning – “I love you not for only what you are, but for what I am when 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.”

Anonymous – “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.”

Anonymous – “Love is not about how many days, month or years we have been together. Love is about how much you love each other every single day.”

Robert Browning – “Grow old with me, the best is yet to be.”

Cassandra Clare – “ I love you, and I will love you until I die, and if there’s a life after that, I’ll love you then.”

Nicholas Sparks – “The best love is the kind that awaken 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.”

Anonymous – “The couples that are meant to be’ are the ones who go through everything that is meant to tear them apart and comes out even stronger than they were before.”

Steve Maraboli – “Forever is a measure of time used by people who share an ordinary love. Our extraordinary love is immearsurable… for us, forever just won’t do.”

Rumi – “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.”

Faraaz Kazi – “I wish there was a word more than ‘love’ itself to convey what I feel for you.”

F. Scott Fitzgerald – “You are the finest, loveliest, tenderest, and most beautiful person I have eve known and even that is an understatement.”

John Legend – “Cause all of me loves all of you, loves your curves and all your edges, all your perfect imperfecions. Give you all to me, I’ll give my all to you. you’re my end and my beginning, even when I lose I’m winning.”

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

Maya Angelou – “In all the world, there is no heart for me like yours. In all the world, there is no love for you like mine.”

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

A.A. Milne – “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.”

Emily Bronte – “Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same.”

Other Anniversary Quotes

Anniversary quotes wrap up

We have shown you how important anniversaries are in this post. So, you can pick from our list of quotes for your loved one on your next anniversary. On the other hand, try being creative and tweak some of them to spark new romance.