50th Wedding Anniversary Quotes

Celebrating five decades of marital bliss is truly an astounding achievement. The 50th anniversary - also known as the Golden Anniversary - is a monumental milestone that deserves words of admiration, love, and gratitude.

Here's a collection of "50th anniversary quotes" to inspire and assist you in commemorating this golden day, whether it is your own anniversary, your parents', or that of a dear couple you know.

50th Anniversary Quotes for a Couple

We have lots of 50th Anniversary quotes for couples that you can use for friends or for your Aunt and Uncle.

50 years = 18,250 days = 438,000 hours = 26,280,000 minutes of married bliss

Love you more each day

On your Golden Anniversary, no treasure is more precious than a love grown old with time.

The roots of a family tree begin with the love of two hearts

Your anniversary is a time to look back at the good times and a time to look ahead to live your dreams together

"The secret of a happy marriage remains a secret. But after 50 years, you're obviously doing it right. Happy anniversary!" - Anonymous

"Chains do not hold a marriage together. It is threads, hundreds of tiny threads, which sew people together through the years.” - Simone Signoret. This quote elegantly encapsulates the essence of a fifth decade anniversary celebration.

Mark Twain once said, "A marriage makes two fractional lives a whole. It gives to two questioning natures a reason for living." This describes the beautiful bond shared between husbands and wives.

“50 years of marriage, of living life, of sharing love and tears, of helping each other in every moment of life.” - Anonymous. This is one of those "golden anniversary quotes" that resonates deeply with couples who have journeyed together through life's ups and downs.

Proverb beautifully states that, "a successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person." A reminder to keep the flame of love burning bright even after 50 years.

"Marriage is not about the destination but about the journey. Congratulations on completing 50 beautiful years of your journey together." - Anonymous

"Other couples should learn a thing or two about how to be a couple from you. The most amazing part – you still look like you've just fallen in love with each other. Happy 50th!" - Anonymous

"Love is not about how many days, months, or years you have been together. Love is about how much you love each other every single day. Happy 50th anniversary!" – Anonymous

  • 50 years have passed and your love stays strong through smiles and tears. May today be a very special anniversary as you look back on all the happy memories you have shared.
  • 50 years of loving each other and you two shine more brightly than gold. 
  • Once upon a time, 50 years ago at a dance, a boy met a girl and they took a chance.
  • Two special people, one special day, Happy 50th Wedding Anniversary
  • The first 50 years of marriage are always the hardest
  • You are a golden couple and your love shines through in everything you do and say.
you are my happily ever after quote

Happy Marriage Recipe

Always kiss goodnight

Continue to date each other

Give daily complements

Take a moment every day to say hi

Talk to each other during dinner

Write love letters

Never go to bed angry

Hold Hands

Plan vacations together

Love each other as if today

is your last day

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50th Anniversary Quotes for Parents

When it comes to finding the perfect quote for your parent's 50th Anniversary it is lovely if you can make it personal to them and these work equally as well if you are looking for 50th Anniversary Quotes for your Grandparents too.

  • Dear Mom and Dad thank you for being the best parents a child could wish for, thank you for showing us all what a good marriage is and sharing your love with us. We are lucky to have you both as our parents.
  • Dear Mom and Dad, wishing you the Happiest 50th Wedding Anniversary, your love for each other and for all of us has helped shape our lives and shown us what a great marriage looks like. Here is to lots more years of married bliss.
  • May your 50th Wedding Anniversary bring you all the love and happiness that you both deserve. We are blessed to have you as our parents guiding us and creating our wonderful family.
  • Congratulations Mom and Dad on fifty wonderful years of wedded bliss, may your love always be golden.
  • Happy Anniversary to my favorite couple that have always been Golden in my eyes. 
  • Dear Mom and Dad, your love has guided us and given us the best start in life that we could have wished for. Wishing you both a very Happy 50th Anniversary.
  • "You are the parents every kid wished for, you are the couple that all lovers wish to be, and you are the strong pillar of support every family prays for. Happy 50th anniversary to the most wonderful couple!" - Anonymous

Romantic 50th Anniversary Quotes for your Husband or Wife

You probably can't quite believe that you have been married for 50 years and as it is one of the biggest milestone Anniversaries it can feel like there is a lot of pressure to get it right.

If you feel overwhelmed in what to write in your 50th Anniversary card for your love then we have lots  of quotes to choose from. You can then use the quote as a prompt on what else to write in your card or let it speak for you.

Wishing you both a very Happy 50th Anniversary from all of us.

After 50 Golden years, we still do and will do forever

"You are today and all of my tomorrows" - Leo Christopher

"We were together, I forget the rest" - Walt Whitman

"If I had my life to live over again...

Next time I would find you sooner so that I could love you longer."

"For me there is only you"

"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."

"I loved you then, I love you still, I always have, I always will"

"If I know what love is it is because of you" - Hermann Hesse

"Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage." Lao Tzu

"You are my best friend as well as my lover, and I do not know which side of you I enjoy the most. I treasure each side, just as I have treasured our life together." -Nicholas Sparks

"Our anniversary is not just a celebration of our wedding day. It is the celebration of every day of being married to an amazing man like you. Happy 50th anniversary." - Anonymous

"We've been together for 50 golden years, of parts of which we feared, parts we cheered with laughter and sometimes tears. But we kept ourselves close together. Happy 50th anniversary, my dear." - Anonymous

Romantic poet, Robert Browning beautifully penned, "Grow old along with me, the best is yet to be.” This quote perfectly echoes "anniversary wishes" filled with hope and anticipation for the years to come.

“I believe everything happens for a reason because it led me to you. And you, my love, are the reason I have been happily living for the past fifty years. Happy golden anniversary." - Anonymous

"We have changed over the years, but the sparkle in your eyes is as bright as ever, and my love for you is even stronger." - Anonymous. The essence of these “romantic quotes” is ideal for an anniversary.

“For the two of us, home isn’t a place. It is a person. And we are finally home.” – Stephanie Perkins. This love quote beautifully paints the picture of two hearts entwined in a golden anniversary.

To your wife, you can say: "A love story that's 50 years in the making and still continues to grow. It's ours. Happy anniversary, my love."

"All that you are, all that I owe to you, justifies my love." - Marquis de Lafayette. It's a beautiful way to resonate your feelings.

"Being loved by you for 50 years is a treasure that is more valuable than gold. Happy 50th Anniversary!" - Anonymous

"In all the world, there is no heart for me like yours. In all the world, there is no love for you like mine.” – Maya Angelou. A perfect 50th anniversary sentiment.

“Nobody else could understand the relationship between us. And no one else in this world would understand me the way you do. Happy 50th Anniversary!" - Anonymous

"The love in your heart wasn’t put there to stay - love isn’t love 'til you give it away." - Oscar Hammerstein. Truly an inspiring quote; fifty years of giving love to one another is genuinely a golden feat.

"One half of knowing what you want is knowing what you must give up before you get it." - Sidney Howard. Reflection on sacrifices and dedication makes it a touching "golden anniversary quote."

“There’s no one I would rather sit next to while you scroll through your phone on your 50th anniversary. Love you always, dear!"

“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. A light-hearted yet fitting quote for everyday love.

“Every good relationship, especially marriage, is based on respect. If it’s not based on respect, nothing that appears to be good will last long.” - Amy Grant. Express your appreciation on your golden anniversary with this quote.

"Love is meant to be an adventure. And after 50 years, I’m glad that I got to explore it with you. Happy golden anniversary, my love." - Anonymous

Good Bible Verses for a 50th Anniversary

If you are looking for a 50th Anniversary quote for a Christian couple then the Bible would be a good place for inspiration.

Your Gold Anniversary couple have shown over the last 50 years how they have used God's word to guide their marriage and these Anniversary quotes from the Bible show just that.

  • "And now these three remain: faith, hope and love. But the greatest of these is love." 1 Corinthians 13:13
  • "Let love and faithfulness never leave you; bind them around your neck, write them on the tablet of your heart. Then you will win favor and a good name in the sight of God and man."       Proverbs 3:3-4
  • "He who finds a wife finds what is good and receives favor from the Lord." Proverbs 18:22
  • "Be devoted to one another in love. Honor one another above yourselves." 14 Romans 12:10
  • "Above all, love each other deeply, because love covers over a multitude of sins." 1 Peter 4:8
  • "No one has ever seen God; but if we love one another, God lives in us and his love is made complete in us." 1 John 4:12

As well as using quotes from the Bible you can also use your own words to convey your 50th Anniversary wishes.

  • God bless you on your 50th Wedding Anniversary, you have built your marriage on your faith in God and he has honored your devotion by blessing you with a love that is cherished forever.
  • Congratulations on your beautiful marriage of 50 years, what a blessing it is to have each other on your journey through life.

Golden Anniversary Wishes and Sentiments

  1. "May your golden anniversary be a reflection of the beautiful life you've built together."
  2. "Fifty years of love, laughter, and endless memories. Here's to a lifetime of happiness."
  3. "Wishing you both a day as beautiful as your love story. Happy 50th anniversary!"
  4. "May your love continue to shine as brightly as gold for many more years to come."
  5. "Here's to 50 years of being in love with your best friend. Happy anniversary!"

50th Anniversary One Liners

When it comes to writing a 50th Anniversary speech or adding a quote into an Anniversary card you may just want a few words.

Here are some 50th Anniversary one liners that would be perfect for this.

  1. "Half a century of love, laughter, and endless memories – here's to us."
  2. "In the book of love, we've penned 50 beautiful chapters together."
  3. "Our journey from 'I do' to 'We still do' – a magnificent 50 years."
  4. "To the friends who became family – thank you for being part of our story."
  5. "In 50 years, we've built a legacy of love, surrounded by cherished friendships."
  6. "A golden celebration with golden friends – our hearts are forever grateful."
  7. "We weathered storms, but our love shone through – 50 years of unwavering commitment."
  8. "In the tapestry of life, our 50 years together is the most vibrant thread."
  9. "Love is not just a word; it's a 50-year journey we've traveled."
  10. "Fifty years down, forever to go – the best is yet to come."
  11. "Our 50th anniversary is just the beginning of our next beautiful chapter."
  12. "We've reached the halfway point, but our love story is far from over."

"So here’s to another 50, my love. Let’s keep writing our book, let’s see where our story goes." An endearing sentiment that encapsulates immense love and dedication throughout the years.

Indeed, "50th anniversary quotes" are beautiful catalysts that inspire the celebration of love and the shared life of a couple.

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