64 Best Anniversary Quotes for Friends on their Big Day

anniversary quotes for friends

If someone you know is celebrating their anniversary, you probably want to be a good friend and wish them a happy anniversary.

But instead of just a simple “Happy Anniversary” message, why not add a bit more to it. You should send them a heartfelt message to make them feel special on their special day. Whether you send your message via an E-mail, a tweet, a text message, a personal visit, a phone call, or by a Facebook post, I’m sure your friends will truly appreciate it.

64 Anniversary Quotes that you can Use for Your Friend’s Special Day

Don’t know what to write? Then check out the anniversary quotes for friends below to give you an idea. You can either use one of the listed quotes below or just get a bit of inspiration.

1.“Love puts a twinkle in your eyes and brings a smile to your heart. Congratulations on your special day!”- Unknown

2. “Love is like a friendship that is set to music, and you two seem to love the band.”- Unknown

3. “Chains don’t hold the marriage together. It is a thread, hundreds of small threads, which sew people together throughout the years.”- Simone Signoret

4. “Always treasure your partner, and know that the best is yet to come.”- Unknown

5. “Another year of marital bliss? There’s no surprise here. You two deserve the happiness you each bring to the union.”- Unknown

6. “I think that long-lasting, healthy relationships are more important than the main idea of marriage. The root of a successful marriage is by a strong partnership.”- Carson Daly

7. “An anniversary is the celebration of trust, tenacity, partnership, love, and tolerance. The order will vary on any given year.”- Unknown

8. “We are not the same person from before, nor are those that we love. It is a good chance if we change and continue to love someone who has changed.”- W. Somerset Maugham

9. “In life’s adventure, may happiness be your destination. Cheers to that!”- Unknown

10. “The experts on romance say that for a happy marriage there has to be more than a passionate love. For a lasting union, they insist that there must be a genuine liking for each other. Which in my book, is a good definition for friendship.”- Marilyn Monroe

11. “Love can begin at any moment, it grows over time and could last for eternity. Happy Anniversary to you, my friend!”- Unknown

12. “There’s a lot of good love that can happen in ten years. Congratulations!”-Jim Carey

13. “Count your anniversaries not only by years but by great memories and happy times that you shared together that you have known.”- Unknown

14. “Marriage is an alliance that is entered by a man who can’t sleep with the window shut and a woman who cannot sleep when the windows are open.”- George Bernard Shaw

15. “Marriage is one of the most natural states of a man, and also the state where you will find solid happiness.”- Benjamin Franklin

16. “What’s great about anniversaries is that they will remind you about all the things that you have experienced, accomplished, and overcome together as a couple.”- Unknown

17. “There is no other important decision in your life than who you have married. Congratulations on your special day.”- Brad Paisley

18. “Not everyone can be as lucky as both of you. I hope that you have a wonderful celebration that is filled with love and happiness. Happy Anniversary.”- Unknown

19. “A lot or marriages might have survived if their partners have realized that, sometimes, something better will come after the worse. Keep that in mind to have more anniversaries to come.”- Doug Larson

20. “It only takes a second to fall in love, but being in love with one person for a lifetime will prove its worth. So, make it last.”- Unknown

21. “Anniversaries are like birthdays. They are occasions to celebrate and to think ahead, usually among friends with whom one shares not only the past but also the future.”- Zbigniew Brzezinski

22. “Time surely flies when you have your best friend and love of your life by your side.”-Unknown

23. “One should believe in marriage as in the immortality of the soul.”- Honore de Balzac

24. “Love is just a simple word until someone comes along and gives meaning to it. Congratulations!”- Unknown

25. “Marriage is an act of will that will signify and involve a mutual gift, in which unites the spouses and binds them to their eventual souls, and with whom they make up a sole family, a domestic church.”- Pope John Paul II

26. “This is a special time to celebrate your joys of today, your memories of yesterday, and your hopes for tomorrow”- Unknown

27. “Remember that an anniversary is like a form of a reminder as to why you love and married the person.”- Zoe Foster Blake

28. “Marriage is like learning how to do a challenging dance. There would be times of difficulty, but if you have the right partner, it’ll all make a big difference.”- Unknown

29. “Love grows more tremendously poignant, swift, and full as the years pass by.”- Zane Grey

30. “May today be the special day that surrounds you with beauty, warms you with memories and fills your life with very special happiness. Best wishes!”- Unknown

31. “The secret of being in a happy relationship is finding the right person. You’ll know that they’re the one if you love being with them all the time.”- Julia Child

32. “I take pride in wishing you a happy anniversary because you two are the perfect example of a happy, loving couple. Have a good celebration.”- Unknown

33. “It doesn’t matter where you go or what you do in your life. The only thing that will matter is who you have beside you. Best wishes to both of you!”- Unknown

34. “Love is not a weakness, it is strong. And only the sacrament of marriage can contain it.”- Boris Pasternak

35. “A couple that truly lives and understands. May your anniversary be superbly grand.Glad to have you as my friends. Have a blast!”- Unknown

36. “May this special day make your relationship stronger and much lovelier. Wishing you all the best!”- Unknown

37. “The bonds of matrimony are like any other bands out there, they slowly mature in time.”- Peter De Vries

38. “A friend who means the world to me. A friend who is always there. May this anniversary be as lovely as ever, and may you find more things to share. Happy Anniversary!”-Unknown

39. “Your anniversary is a reminder that you are blessed enough to have found your soul mate, and that life has become so much sweeter since the day you became husband and wife. Happy Anniversary!”- Unknown

40. “Once you marry someone, you’ll start to love everything about them. You’ll grow to learn more about them. You’ll never learn everything at once. May you and your partner last forever.”- Chris Daughtry

41. “The sweet innocence of your love is so deep. In this regard, may maturity be never found. Happy Anniversary!”- Unknown

42. “Marriage is like a three-ring circus. An engagement ring, a wedding ring, and suffering… Just kidding, enjoy your special day!”- Unknown

43. “It’s so great to find you’ve found that one special person that you want to annoy for the rest of your life.”- Rita Rudner

44. “Love is not about how many days, months, or years you have been together. Love is all about how much you love each other every single day of your life.”Unknown

45. “You know you are in love when you don’t want to fall asleep because the reality is finally better than your dreams.”- Seuss

46. “You two are an inspiration for those who are very blessed to know you,”- Unknown

47. “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.”- Unknown

48. “The minute you heard your first love story you started looking for that person, not knowing how blind that was. Lovers don’t finally meet somewhere, they’re in each other all along.”- Rumi

49. “Like a very fine wine, the years that have passed seem to make the two of you better. Happy Anniversary!”- Unknown

50. “For as long as I have known you, you have always put the needs of your loved ones first. You didn’t care about your own happiness, because just seeing your friends and family happy makes you happy as well. I’m glad that you have found someone to love and who loves you back. You deserve all the love and happiness. Happy Anniversary!”- Unknown

51. “May your day be filled with bright hopes and warm memories for the future. Happy Anniversary!”- Unknown

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

53. “The special day is back again. The day that you both took your vows. I am happy to see that you both have the same love you had on your wedding day. A very happy anniversary, my friends.”- Unknown

54. “Best wishes go to you, guys, on this special day. I am sure that your love will remain for a long time and I am very happy to see you both together.”- Unknown

55. “Your love for each other continues to inspire me. Like most, it is not perfect but it is real. It’s not trying to impress and it is not forced. I hope that you’ll always love each other and have many more years together.”- Unknown

56. “Being deeply loved by someone who gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.”- Lao Tzu

57. “May the love between you last for a lifetime as you are the perfect pair I have ever seen. May you live a long loving life. Happy Anniversary.”- Unknown

58. “The sun seems to be shining so bright, the birds seem to be chirpier, and the skies seem to be a bit bluer. That is because today is the anniversary of a sweet couple that is unlike any other. Happy Anniversary!”-Unknown

59. “The best way to remain happy forever is by doing things that will please you.”- Unknown

60. “Two souls with one single thought, and two hearts that beat as one.”- Friedrich Halm

61. “I am happy to know two amazing people who have been together for an amazing amount of time.”- Unknown

62. “Here’s to two imperfect pieces that perfectly fit each other. Happy Anniversary!”- Unknown

63. “Marriage is that relation between a man and his wife in which the independence is equal, the dependence mutual and the obligation reciprocal. Happy Anniversary, Friend.”- Unknown

64. “Wishing you a very happy anniversary, may you find love, trust, joy and companionship for all years to come in your marriage.”- Unknown

Final Thoughts

Consider using these quotes in creating your own anniversary quote or message for your friend or you can even enhance the ones we have listed. Whether it’s a friend, close friend, or a friendly neighbor, wish them all the best if you know about their special occasion. This would surely make them happy and feel special.