Watching your parents celebrate their wedding anniversary is a touching moment. The relationship and the love between your parents is the foundation of your family and your childhood, and sets an example for how to love and show affection.
If your parents are celebrating their wedding anniversary then you will want to wish them well with a special message. We have put together the best quotes for you to choose from, or to give you inspiration.
Wishing your parents a happy wedding anniversary with a meaningful or funny quote is a great way to show them how much you care. It can be a beautiful way to express your love and appreciation for them. With these quotes, you can make their special day even more memorable.
Keep reading to find out which funny or meaningful quotes you can use to wish your parents a happy wedding anniversary.
Funny Anniversary Quotes For Parents
If you want to make your parents laugh on their anniversary, try using one of these funny quotes in their card. Laughter is the key to a long and happy marriage after all!
1 – Mum and Dad, there are many great things to come out of your marriage, but we all know that I am the best one! Happy Wedding Anniversary to you both.
2 – Dad always seemed to be questioning Mum’s choices – until he realized he was one! Good job she decided to keep you around. Happy Anniversary to you both.
3 – Mum and Dad, I’m not sure which one of you deserves a medal for being married to each other this long. But I certainly deserve one for putting up with both of you! Happy Wedding Anniversary.
4 – Staying in love for this long is a blessing, but for you two it’s a miracle! Wishing you both a very Happy Anniversary.
5 – Dad always said his marriage was just like a movie – but Mum didn’t know he meant ‘The Great Escape’! Happy Wedding Anniversary.
Celebrity Marriage Quotes For Parents
If you aren’t sure what to say to your parents to wish them a happy wedding anniversary, you could take some inspiration from these celebrities who have experienced married life for themselves.
6 – “For a marriage to be a success, every woman and every man should have their own bathroom” – Catherine Zeta Jones
7 – “I love being married. It’s so great to find that one special person you want to annoy for the rest of your life” – Rita Rudner
8 – “Getting married is like trading the adoration of many for the sarcasm of one” – Mae West
9 – When someone is murdered, the police investigate the spouse first. That tells you everything you need to know about marriage” – Katherine Hepburn
10 – “Before you marry a person, you should first make them use a computer with slow internet to see who they really are” – Will Ferrell
Meaningful Quotes About Marriage For Parents
These anniversary quotes are perfect if you want to explore the meaning of marriage in your anniversary congratulatory message. Let your parents know that you understand the depth and meaning of their relationship.
11 – “A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person” – Mignon McLaughlin
12 – “A great marriage is not when the ‘perfect couple’ comes together. It is when an imperfect couple learns to enjoy their differences” – Dave Meurer
13 – “The great marriages are partnerships. It can’t be a great marriage without a partnership” – Helen Mirren
14 – “Love is not weakness, it is strong. Only the sacrament of marriage can contain it” – Boris Pasternak
15 – “The secret to a happy marriage is if you can be at peace with someone within four walls, if you are content because the one you love is near to you, either upstairs or downstairs, or in the same room, and you feel that warmth that you don’t find very often, then that is what love is all about” – Bruce Forsyth
Marriage Advice Quotes For Parents
Sometimes it is good to include a bit of marriage advice when you congratulate your parents on their anniversary. These quotes are ideal for giving you parents a new perspective on their marriage to ensure it lasts for many more anniversaries.
16 – “It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes for unhappy marriages” – Friedrich Nietzche
17 – “Marriage is not a noun; it’s a verb. It isn’t something you get, it’s something you do. It’s the way you love your partner every day” – Barbara De Angelis
18 – “Let there be spaces in your togetherness, And let the winds of the heavens dance between you. Love one another but make not a bond of love: Let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls. Fill each other’s cup but drink not from one cup.
Give one another of your bread but eat not from the same loaf. Sing and dance together and be joyous, but let each one of you be alone, Even as the strings of a lute are alone though they quiver with the same music.
Give your hearts, but not into each other’s keeping. For only the hand of Life can contain your hearts. And stand together, yet not too near together: For the pillars of the temple stand apart, And the oak tree and the cypress grow not in each other’s shadow” – Khail Gibran
19 – “Experts on romance say for a happy marriage there has to be more than a passionate love. For a lasting union, they insist, there must be a genuine liking for each other. Which, in my book, is a good definition for friendship” – Marylin Monroe
20 – “A good marriage is one which allows for change and growth in the individuals and in the way they express their love” – Pearl S Buck
Heartfelt Anniversary Quotes For Parents
Whilst you may want to be funny or cute in your anniversary message, sometimes you just need to say something heartfelt. These quotes are ideal to send an emotive message to your parents.
21 – “Mom and Dad, I cannot begin to describe how blessed I am to have amazing parents in my life. Seeing true love through you both makes me so happy. I hope you have the best day celebrating your anniversary”.
22 – “You two are a living example of how a couple can be committed to their love and nurture a family‘s growth year after year. Happy wedding anniversary to you both”.
23 – “Because of you both, the world knows that truth and love exist. Keep these beliefs alive and cherish one another. Happy anniversary to my wonderful parents”
24 – “You are the parents that all kids hope to have, you are the couple that all lovers hope to be and you both are the pillars of support that every family wishes it had. Wishing you all the best on your special anniversary”
25 – “Despite all the years, the trying times that you have both been through, yet your marriage remained strong and steadfast. I love you mom and dad. Happy anniversary”
26 – “It seems like I was born under a lucky star, because I have such great parents. You’ve overcome many life difficulties together and despite it your love and respect for each became only stronger. It’s a real wonder and I’m happy to witness it. Happy Wedding Anniversary”
27 – “Today is a very special day for people I love more than life – it’s your wedding anniversary, my beloved parents! You’ve already spent a lot of wonderful years together and now I want to wish you to spend even more years enjoying each other and bringing joy to everyone around”
28 – “Happy Anniversary to the parents that inspire me every day. Best wishes to you two for all the years to come”
29 – “Wishing you both continued love and happiness for many years to come. Happy Anniversary”
30 – “You both inspire me every day to be the best version of myself that I can be and to always treat those I love with respect and kindness. Happy Anniversary to the best people I know”
Short Anniversary Poems For Parents On Their Anniversary
Poetry can be a great way to express your sentiments on your parents’ anniversary. Have a look at these short poems or have a go at making your own!
31 – “Roses are red, violets are blue. I’m lucky to have two parents like you! Happy Anniversary to you both”
32 – “A love like yours is hard to find, a love that lasts forever, what’s mine is yours and yours is mine, you love for worse or for better. Happy Anniversary to my wonderful parents”
33 – “I have the two best parents anyone could wish for you, and you have a loving partnership that will last evermore. Wishing you the best on your anniversary”
34 – “Your love is stronger than the ocean waves, pulling you together until the end of your days. I would be honored to have a love like yours one day. Happy Wedding Anniversary”
35 – “A great love like yours is all you need, a love that stands the test of time, your marriage is an inspiration to me, I’m so glad my parents are mine! Happy Anniversary, i love you both.”
Anniversary Messages For Your Parents
These quotes will bring a tear to your parents eye when you wish them a happy anniversary.
36 – “I couldn’t be more happy for you on your Wedding Anniversary. Thank you for being the best parents that anyone could ask for. Wishing you many more happy anniversaries together”
37 – “You two are the head of our family and you set a brilliant example for us all. I will continue to be inspired by the love that you have for each other and the people around you. Happy Anniversary”
38 – “Thank you for always being there for me, just like you are always there for each other. I hope you have an amazing celebration for your special anniversary”
39 – “It amazes me how much love you both have to give – to each other, to friends and to your family. May you both be blessed with twice as much love as you give to everyone else. Happy Anniversary.”
40 – “I wasn’t there on your wedding day but I’m sure it was an amazing celebration. Your love for each other has continued to grow and blossom, and I wish you all the best on your anniversary”.
41 – “When I was younger I didn’t realize what it took to make a marriage work. Now that I’m older, I understand how much you love each other and how important your union is.
You have stuck together through thick and thin whilst raising a family and I couldn’t be more proud to call you my parents. Happy Anniversary.”
42 – “Being loved by two people who love each other so much is a wonderful feeling. Thank you for being supportive and always being there for me as well as each other. Happy Anniversary”
43 – “Happy Anniversary to my inspirational parents. I hope your love continues to grow and you have many more happy anniversaries to celebrate together”
44 – “Growing up in a loving home gave me the best possible start in life. I am so grateful to have you as my parents, and for the love that you share with each other. Wishing you the best on your wedding anniversary”
45 – “Your wedding anniversary is the perfect time to tell you how much I appreciate you as parents and everything you have done for me over the years. You deserve a future together that is stress free and full of love”.
46 – “Seeing the way you love each other inspires me to be a better person. I hope that I am lucky enough to have a love like yours one day. Happy Anniversary to my special parents”
47 – “On this special day of celebration I want to congratulate the two most important people in my life on their everlasting connection. I have no doubt that you will be celebrating your loving marriage for many years to come. Happy Anniversary”
48 – “Watching my parents love each other, support each other, and work towards common goals makes me so proud. I hope that I can make you as proud of me as I am of you. Wishing you all the best on your anniversary.”
49 – “Wishing my wonderful parents all the best on their wedding anniversary. I hope you continue to love each other and celebrate each other for the rest of your lives.”
50 – “I couldn’t have chosen better parents or a more compatible couple if I had made you myself, but you two did make me! Happy Anniversary, I love you both”
These quotes are perfect for wishing your parents a happy wedding anniversary.
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