Wedding Anniversary Quotes

Your milestone wedding anniversary is quickly approaching and you’ve decided to honor the occasion with a fabulous party with your family and friends. Whether you’d like to make your wedding anniversary invitations extra sentimental and sweet, you need inspiration for a toast or you’d like to get creative with your decorations, wedding anniversary quotes are a lovely way to personalize your party. This collection of wedding anniversary quotes will inspire you to find the perfect words for your special day.


Old And Classic Wedding Anniversary Quotes

If you’re celebrating a golden anniversary or prefer a traditional party, older quotes might be right for you. Here are some ideas:

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“When I saw you I fell in love and you smiled because you knew.” – Arrigo Boito

“Love is a smoke and is made with the fume of sighs.” – William Shakespeare 

“I chose my wife as she did her wedding gown, for qualities that would wear well.” – Oliver Goldsmith

“There is only one happiness in life, to love and be loved.” – George Sand

“Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies.” – Aristotle

“Hearts are not had as a gift but hearts are earned….” – William Butler Yeats

“Love seems the swiftest, but it is the slowest of all growths.
No man or woman really knows what perfect love is until they have been married a quarter of a century.” – Mark Twain

“I am my beloved’s, and my beloved’s is mine.” – Song of Solomon 6:3

“Grow old along with me! The best is yet to be, The last of life for which the first was made.” – Robert Browning

“The greatest happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved; loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves.” – Victor Hugo

“My bounty is as deep as the sea,
My love as deep; the more I give to thee,
The more I have, for both are infinite.” – William Shakespeare

“Love is an irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.” – Robert Frost

“A happy marriage is a long conversation that always seems too short. ” – Andre Maurois

“When love and skill work together expect a masterpiece.” – John Ruskin

“There are three things that last: faith, hope and love, and the greatest of these is love.” – I Corinthians 13:13

“Two souls with but a single thought, two hearts that beat as one”. – Friedrich Halm

“We loved with a love that was more than love.” – Edgar Allan Poe



Modern Wedding Anniversary Quotes

Perhaps something slightly more modern will appeal to you. Here are some newer love quotes:

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“The bonds of matrimony are like any other bonds – they mature slowly.” – Peter De Vries

“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

“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

“The best thing to hold onto life is each other.” – Audrey Hepburn

“Love is the condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.” –  Robert Heinlein

“You don’t love someone because they’re perfect, you love them in spite of the fact that they’re not.” – Jodi Picoult

“You know you’re in love when you can’t fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams.”  – Dr. Seuss

“We come to love not by finding a perfect person, but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly.” – Sam Keen, from To Love and Be Loved

“Once in a while right in the middle of an ordinary life, love gives us a fairy tale” – Unknown

“Maybe some women aren’t meant to be tamed. Maybe they need to run free, until they find someone just as wild to run with.” – Sex & the City

“A life lived in love will never be dull.” – Unknown

“The more you invest in a marriage, the more valuable it becomes.” – Amy Grant

“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

“Love is the flower you’ve got to let grow.” – John Lennon


Song Lyric Quotes

Song lyrics are full of beautiful love quotes. If you and your spouse have a song, you can incorporate those lyrics into your anniversary party invitations or decor. Here are some famous love song lyrics to inspire you:

“I wanna spend the rest of my life with you by my side, forever and ever.” – Lonestar, “Amazed”

“When I’m lying wrapped up in your arms, the whole world just fades away. The only thing I hear is the beating of your heart.” – Fath Hill, “Breathe”

“Wise men say only fools rush in…but I can’t help falling in love with you.” – Elvis Presley, “Falling in love with You”

“A love like ours could never die, as long as I have you near me.” – The Beatles, “And I Love Her”

“When I said I do, I meant that I will, ’till the end of all time…” – Clint Black, “When I said I Do”

“If you wonder how long Ill be faithful. I’ll be happy to tell you again. I’m gonna love you forever & ever, forever & ever amen.” – Randy Travis, “Forever and Ever, Amen”

“I said I love you and that’s forever 
And this I promise from the heart 
I could not love you any better 
I love you just the way you are.” – Billy Joel, “Just the Way You Are”

“Oh, thinkin’ about all our younger years
There was only you and me
We were young and wild and free
Now nothin’ can take you away from me
We’ve been down that road before
But that’s over now
You keep me comin’ back for more…” – Bryan Adams, “Heaven”

“You are the love of my life, and I’m so glad you found me…” – Jim Brickman, “Love of my Life”

“And when the evening comes we smile, so much life ahead
We’ll find a place where there’s room to grow
And yes! We’ve just begun…” – The Carpenters, “We’ve Only Just Begun”

“However far away, I will always love you” – The Cure, “Lovesong”

“Don’t you ever doubt this love of mine
You’re the only one for me
You give me hope
You give me reason
You give me something to believe in
Forever faithfully
Your love amazes me” – John Berry, “Your Love Amazes Me”

“Ain’t nothin’ better
We beat the odds together
I’m glad we didn’t listen
Look at what we would be missin’
They said “I bet they’ll never make it”
But just look at us holdin’ on
We’re still together still goin’ strong” – Shania Twain, “You’re Still the One”

“Two strangers learn to fall in love again 
I get the joy of rediscovering you 
Oh girl 
You stand by me 
I’m forever yours 
Faithfully” – Journey, “Faithfully”


Using famous love quotes or song lyrics in your wedding anniversary invitations, toasts or decor is a wonderful way to add a sweet touch to your special day. With the wide selection of beautiful classic love quotes, proverbs, song lyrics and poetry, you’re sure to find something that speaks directly to you and your spouse. Find more inspiration by looking through our complete collection of custom wedding anniversary cards on

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