Couple Commentary: 35 Quotes for an Anniversary Card

Anniversary quotes

From thoughtful wisdom to tongue-in-cheek humor, the perfect quote will add that extra “something” to your anniversary card. We’ve done the clicking and gathering from the far-flung corners of the web to bring you our assorted favorites. Pair one you like with a selection from our anniversary messages and wishes.

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
If I had a flower for every time thought of you… I could walk through my garden forever.
Alfred Tennyson 
"I saw that you were perfect, and so I loved you. Then I saw that you were not perfect, and I loved you even more." Angelita Lim
I saw that you were perfect, and so I loved you. Then I saw that you were not perfect, and I loved you even more.
Angelita Lim
Marriage is the most natural state of man, and… the state in which you will find solid happiness.
Benjamin Franklin
…I remember the first moment I looked at you walking toward me and realized that somehow the rest of the world seemed to vanish when I was with you.
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.
Cassandra Clare
"You know you’re in love when you can’t fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams." Dr. Seuss
You know you’re in love when you can’t fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams.
Dr. Seuss
Whatever our souls are made of, yours and mine are the same.
Emily Brontë
Not only have I seen truth in your eyes, you remind me of time itself for you are my Past, Present, Future, and Forever. I love you. Happy Anniversary.
Emily Winters
Marriage is an alliance entered into by a man who can’t sleep with the window shut, and a woman who can’t sleep with the window open.
George Bernard Shaw
"Happiness is the china shop; love is the bull." H. L. Mencken
Happiness is the china shop; love is the bull.
H. L. Mencken
If I know what love is, it is because of you.
Herman Hesse
May joy and peace surround you, Contentment latch your door, And happiness be with you now, And bless you evermore.
Irish Blessing
Meeting you was fate, becoming your friend was a choice, but falling in love with you I had no control over.
James Blunt
A married couple are well suited when both partners usually feel the need for a quarrel at the same time.
Jean Rostand
Cause all of me loves all of you, loves your curves and all your edges, all your perfect imperfections. Give your all to me, I’ll give my all to you. You’re my end and my beginning, even when I lose, I’m winning.
John Legend
"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
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 
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
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 
There is no more lovely, friendly, and charming relationship, communion, or company than a good marriage.
Martin Luther
"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
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
After about 20 years of marriage, I’m finally starting to scratch the surface of what women want. And I think the answer lies somewhere between conversation and chocolate.
Mel Gibson
After you have kids, the best anniversary gift you can get is free babysitting.
Melanie White
"A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person." Mignon McLaughlin
A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person.
Mignon McLaughlin
To keep your marriage brimming, with love in the loving cup, whenever you’re wrong – admit it, whenever you’re right – shut up.
Ogden Nash
I love you without knowing how, or when, or from where. I love you straightforwardly, without complexities or pride; so I love you because I know no other way.
Pablo Neruda 
A wedding anniversary is the celebration of love, trust, partnership, tolerance and tenacity. The order varies for any given year.
Paul Sweeney
"Real love stories never have endings." Richard Bach
Real love stories never have endings.
Richard Bach 
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 
An anniversary is a time to celebrate the joys of today, the memories of yesterday, and the hopes of tomorrow.
Unknown
Because of you both, the world knows truth and love exist. Keep these beliefs alive, and cherish one another. Happy Anniversary.
Unknown
"God proved two things when he brought us together: his genius and his sense of humor."
God proved two things when he brought us together: his genius and his sense of humor.
Unknown
Heaven give you many, many merry days.
William Shakespeare
Love grows more tremendously full, swift, poignant, as the years multiply.
Zane Grey
"An anniversary is a reminder as to why you love and married this person." Zoe Foster Blake
An anniversary is a reminder as to why you love and married this person.
Zoe Foster Blake