Time flies by when you’re having a good time. This is especially true when you’re spending your time with the one you love most. Time goes by so fast that you almost forget to pause and celebrate all those beautiful moments you’ve already spent with each other. No matter if the two of you just got together one year ago or if you’ve been happily married for years, it’s always wonderful to celebrate the day you first met, got together, and/or got married. However, it can be quite difficult to put all the deep feelings you have for your significant other to words. You may be sitting right in front of a blank anniversary card, without knowing how to express how much your loved one means to you. For this reason, we’ve prepared a hand-picked selection of the best happy anniversary quotes, images, and messages. This article is a fantastic cheat sheet that will help you to find the right words to tell your soulmate on your anniversary day.
Once a year, there comes this beautiful moment when you and your loved one cherish and rejoice all those unique moments you’ve spent together. It’s that time of the year when you pause to reflect on the wonderful relationship you have and how the two of you courageously go through the ups and downs of life.
“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.”
Your anniversary day is a time to celebrate and to show how much you care about that very special person in your life and how grateful you are that they are part of your life.
Celebrating your anniversary is a fantastic opportunity to spend one of the most beautiful days of the year with the person you love most. With each year you’re together, the relationship will strengthen and the both of you will get to understand each other like no one else will.
The 40 Best Happy Anniversary Quotes, Images and Messages
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In the following, you can find inspiring happy anniversary quotes. After that, a selection of the best happy anniversary messages follows. And at the end of this article, you can find a collection of beautiful happy anniversary images that you can send your loved one.
The following anniversary quotes are inspiring statements that celebrate how you and your significant other are brilliantly sailing through the stormy waters of life. They will help you to express the deep level of gratitude you feel for living with the person you love most. Some of these happy anniversary quotes are quite romantic in nature, while others celebrate the anniversary day in a joyful and humorous manner.
1. Steve Maraboli on eternal love
“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.”
2. Unknown author on never-ending love
“Loved you yesterday, love you still, always have, always will.”
3. James Blunt on fate
“Meeting you was fate, becoming your friend was a choice, but falling in love with you I had no control over.”
4. Cassandra Clare on love at first sight
“I could not tell you if I loved you the first moment I saw you, or if it was the second or third or fourth. But 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.”
5. Robert Browning on growing old together
“Grow old with me, the best is yet to be.”
6. Pablo Neruda on unconditional love
“I love you without knowing how, or when, or from where. I love you simply, without problems or pride: I love you in this way because I do not know any other way of loving but this, in which there is no I or you, so intimate that your hand upon my chest is my hand, so intimate that when I fall asleep your eyes close.”
7. Richard Bach on love stories
“Real love stories never have endings.”
8. Coco J. Ginger on love without beginning and end
“I love you, with no beginning, no end. I love you as you have become an extra necessary organ in my body. I love you as only a girl could love a boy. Without fear. Without expectations. Wanting nothing in return, except that you allow me to keep you here in my heart, that I may always know your strength, your eyes, and your spirit that gave me freedom and let me fly.”
Coco J. Ginger
9. Unknown author on the greatest gift
“You are my best friend, my human diary, and my other half. You mean the world to me and I love you.”
10. Emily Brontë on soulmates
“Whatever our souls are made of, yours and mine are the same.”
11. John Legend on giving all for love
“‘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.”
12. Zane Grey on love that grows
“Love grows more tremendously full, swift, poignant, as the years multiply.”
13. A. A. Milne on ageless love
“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
14. Cassandra Clare on infinite love
“I love you, and I will love you until I die, and if there’s a life after that, I’ll love you then.”
15. Herman Hesse on knowing what love is
“If I know what love is, it is because of you.”
16. Rosemonde Gerard on growing love
“For you see, each day I love you more, today more than yesterday and less than tomorrow.”
17. John Donne on love poetry
“True and false fears let us refrain, let us love nobly, and live, and add again. Years and years unto years, till we attain. To write threescore: this is the second of our reign.”
18. Dr. Seuss on knowing that you’re in love
“You know you’re in love when you can’t fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams.”
19. Judy Garland on whispers to the heart
“For it was not into my ear you whispered, but into my heart. It was not my lips you kissed, but my soul.”
20. Darcy on magic love
“You have bewitched me, body and soul, and I love… I love… I love you. I never wish to be parted from you from this day on.”
21. John Powell on love that reflects
“It is an absolute human certainty that no one can know his own beauty or perceive a sense of his own worth until it has been reflected back to him in the mirror of another loving, caring human being.”
John Joseph Powell
22. Pablo Neruda on loving without a reason
“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.”
23. Maya Angelou on unique love
“In all the world, there is no heart for me like yours. In all the world, there is no love for you like mine.”
24. Nicholas Sparks on the difficulties ahead
“So it’s not gonna be easy. It’s going to be really hard; we’re gonna have to work at this everyday, but I want to do that because I want you. I want all of you, forever, everyday. You and me… everyday.”
25. Leo Christopher on the definition of love
“Ask me to define my love for you and I’ll say it’s captured in every beautiful memory of our past, detailed out in vivid visions of our dreams and future plans, but most of all it’s right now, in the moment where everything I’ve ever wanted in my life is standing right in front of me.”
26. George Moore on rejuvenating love
“The hours I spend with you I look upon as sort of a perfumed garden, a dim twilight, and a fountain singing to it. You and you alone make me feel that I am alive. Other men, it is said, have seen angels, but I have seen thee and thou art enough.”
27. Nicholas Sparks on the beautiful effects of love
“The best love is the kind that awakens 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.”
28. John Green on being in love
“I’m in love with you, and I’m not in the business of denying myself the simple pleasure of saying true things. I’m in love with you, and I know that love is just a shout into the void, and that oblivion is inevitable, and that we’re all doomed and that there will come a day when all our labor has been returned to dust, and I know the sun will swallow the only earth we’ll ever have, and I am in love with you.”
29. Erich Fromm on immature love
“Immature love says: ‘I love you because I need you.’ Mature love says ‘I need you because I love you.'”
30. Kami Garcia on love that is beyond measure
“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.”
31. W.H. Auden on affection
“If equal affection cannot be, let the more loving one be me.”
32. Karen Clodfelder on growing old together
“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.”
33. Leo Tolstoy on understanding love
“All, everything that I understand, I only understand because I love.”
34. Elizabeth Browning on lifelong love
“You were made perfectly to be loved – and surely I have loved you, in the idea of you, my whole life long.”
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
35. Julia Child on happy marriages
“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.”
36. Martin Luther on the best relationship
“There is no more lovely, friendly and charming relationship, communion or company than a good marriage.”
37. Unknown author on the power of love
“I love you and I don’t want to lose you. Because my life has been better since the day I found out.”
38. Unknown author on limitless love
“I fell in love with you because you loved me when I couldn’t love myself.”
39. Steve Maraboli on immeasurable love
“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.”
40. Angelita Lim on love that overcomes everything
“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.”
Let’s continue with a selection of anniversary messages.
Hand in hand
My darling, you are the love of my life. We go through life hand-in-hand together and I know that our love is going to last forever. I wish you a happy anniversary.
When we first met
I can remember the day we first met as if it was yesterday. Back then, I had no idea that this particular day would change my entire life for the better. It was the day I met you that I knew I wanted to spend the rest of my life only with you. I wish you a happy anniversary, my dear darling.
Once every year, there comes this wonderful day when we rejoice and celebrate the wonders of our relationship. We look back at all the wonderful moments we enjoyed together and I simply cannot help but feel indefinitely grateful that you’ve become part of my life. I wish you a happy anniversary, my sweetheart.
You let the sunshine
Happy anniversary, my sweetheart! Every day with you is a precious gift that I hold dear. When I’m with you, the sun is shining everywhere we go. You brighten my life and your words touch my soul. Without you, I would be incomplete. Your love makes me complete, your presence inspires me, and your smile fulfills me. You’re the best that has ever happened to me.
Through the ups and downs of life
You’ve accompanied me through all the good and bad times of life. You’ve always been there for me when I needed you and I’ve always stood by your side through your difficult days. Our hearts are connected for infinity. No matter where you are, my love for you will always be with you. Happy anniversary, my beloved sweetheart.
Thank you, my dear darling for always being at my side. You’re not only the love of my life but also my lover, my companion, and my best friend. I wish you a happy anniversary. May our love never come to an end.
Ever since we’ve met
Since the day I first met you, I knew you were going to be the one. You make my heart rejoice. When you’re with me, I am deeply fulfilled. There’s nothing else I need in life but you. I wish you a happy anniversary.
A life that is worth living
Happy anniversary, my sweetheart. You make my life worth living. You are my key to happiness. You make me complete and every day I spent with you is filled with great joy. You never cease to amaze me and I am indefinitely grateful that our love has grown even bigger with each year.
A better person
My sweetheart, you’ve made me a better person. Thank you for your boundless love, your great patience, and your infinite understanding. You complete me, for without you, I would be nothing. Happy anniversary my darling!
With every year
My darling, with every year that we’ve been together, our love has grown. I couldn’t imagine living my life without your love. Thank you for being that very special person in my life. Happy anniversary!
I wish you a happy anniversary my sweetheart. Thank you for always being there and for always accepting me for who I am. You make me feel secure and you encourage me to pursue my dreams. When I’m with you, I can be who I really am without having to pretend to be someone else. You fulfill me and you make me happy.
Meant to be
Ever since we’ve got together, I knew we were meant to be. You are my life, my guardian angel, my best friend, and the one who always stands up for me. You lift me up when life pushes me down and you make me happy when I’m sad. Thank you for being the most important person in my life. Happy anniversary!
All these years
Happy anniversary, my dear. For all these years we’ve been together, you have been the most wonderful spouse one could ever imagine. With every day, I love you more and more. You are a true treasure and you never cease to amaze me. You give my life meaning and you help me to overcome all the difficulties. Your love gives me courage and your presence makes me happy. Thank you for being a part of my life. I cannot wait to enjoy all the adventures to come with you at my side.
Let’s conclude this article with a collection of beautiful anniversary images.
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