Quotes And Sayings About Wedding Anniversaries

Love is a sweet tyranny, because the lover endureth his torments willingly. ~Proverb

True love stories never have endings. ~Richard Bach

Love is not the dying moan of a distant violin – it’s the triumphant twang of a bedspring. ~S.J. Perelman

A happy marriage is a long conversation that always seems too short. ~Andre Maurois

Love one another and you will be happy. It’s as simple and as difficult as that. ~Michael Leunig

A man reserves his true and deepest love not for the species of woman in whose company he finds himself electrified and enkindled, but for that one in whose company he may feel tenderly drowsy. ~George Jean Nathan

Strike an average between what a woman thinks of her husband a month before she marries him and what she thinks of him a year afterward, and you will have the truth about him. ~H.L. Mencken, A Book of Burlesques, 1916

A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person. ~Mignon McLaughlin

Love is one long sweet dream, and marriage is the alarm clock. ~Author Unknown

Without love, what are we worth? Eighty-nine cents! Eighty-nine cents worth of chemicals walking around lonely. ~M*A*S*H, Hawkeye

Nobody has ever measured, even poets, how much a heart can hold. ~Zelda Fitzgerald

Are we not like two volumes of one book? ~Marceline Desbordes-Valmore

Spouse: someone who’ll stand by you through all the trouble you wouldn’t have had if you’d stayed single. ~Author Unknown

Oh, the comfort, the inexpressible comfort of feeling safe with a person, having neither to weigh thoughts nor measure words, but pouring them all out, just as they are, chaff and grain together, certain that a faithful hand will take and sift them, keep what is worth keeping, and with a breath of kindness blow the rest away. ~Dinah Craik

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

Love is not singular except in syllable. ~Marvin Taylor

So swiftly have the years sped by
Since our hearts were young and gay,
That it is hard to realize,
Even though our hair is gray,
That it was fifty years ago
When we took that sacred vow
To cherish and love each other;
And we have from then till now!
~Gertrude Buckingham, “Our Golden Wedding,” 1953
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Love is the thing that enables a woman to sing while she mops up the floor after her husband has walked across it in his barn boots. ~Hoosier Farmer

Remember, if you smoke after sex you’re doing it too fast. ~Woody Allen

Our wedding was many years ago. The celebration continues to this day. ~Gene Perret

A wedding anniversary is the celebration of love, trust, partnership, tolerance and tenacity. The order varies for any given year. ~Paul Sweeney

No matter how much cats fight, there always seem to be plenty of kittens. ~Abraham Lincoln

Never go to bed mad. Stay up and fight. ~Phyllis Diller, Phyllis Diller’s Housekeeping Hints, 1966

The highest happiness on earth is marriage. ~William Lyon Phelps

If love is blind, why is lingerie so popular? ~Source Unknown

Happiness and pain and sorrow
Were our portions through the years
That we two have lived together;
But love helped to dry all tears.
And my heart gives me this message,
Knowing all that I know now,
If the clock could be turned backward,
I’d still take that holy vow!
~Gertrude Buckingham, “Our Golden Wedding,” 1953

Sex on television can’t hurt you unless you fall off. ~Author Unknown

Love does not consist of gazing at each other, but in looking together in the same direction. ~Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Trip over love, you can get up. Fall in love and you fall forever. ~Author Unknown

Infatuation is when you think he’s as sexy as Robert Redford, as smart as Henry Kissinger, as noble as Ralph Nader, as funny as Woody Allen, and as athletic as Jimmy Conners. Love is when you realize that he’s as sexy as Woody Allen, as smart as Jimmy Connors, as funny as Ralph Nader, as athletic as Henry Kissinger and nothing like Robert Redford – but you’ll take him anyway. ~Judith Viorst, Redbook, 1975

Marriage, n: The state or condition of a community consisting of a master, a mistress, and two slaves, making in all, two. ~Ambrose Bierce

If two stand shoulder to shoulder against the gods,
Happy together, the gods themselves are helpless
Against them while they stand so.
~Maxwell Anderson

An anniversary is a time to celebrate the joys of today, the memories of yesterday, and the hopes of tomorrow. ~Author Unknown

Love is a symbol of eternity. It wipes out all sense of time, destroying all memory of a beginning and all fear of an end. ~Author Unknown

Let us be grateful to people who make us happy, they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom. ~Marcel Proust

The difficulty with marriage is that we fall in love with a personality, but must live with a character. ~Peter Devries

I prefer, where love’s concerned, nonspecific anniversaries
that can be celebrated every day.
~Wisława Szymborska (1923–2012), “Possibilities,” 1997, translated from the Polish by Clare Cavanagh and Stanisław Barańczak

We’re all a little weird. And life is a little weird. And when we find someone whose weirdness is compatible with ours, we join up with them and fall into mutually satisfying weirdness – and call it love – true love. ~Robert Fulghum, True Love

It’s so great to find that one special person you want to annoy for the rest of your life. ~Rita Rudner