ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel
  • »
  • Gender and Relationships»
  • Marriage

Marriage Anniversary Quotes

Updated on January 18, 2015

Getting married is easy. Staying married is more difficult. Staying happily married for a lifetime should rank among the fine arts. - Roberta Flack

Hammock Heaven!

It's not easy getting two people in a hammock - but worth the extra effort!
It's not easy getting two people in a hammock - but worth the extra effort! | Source

Congratulations! If you're reading this then the chances are that you're married and about to celebrate another wedding anniversary.

As you probably already know, marriage isn't easy and you have to work at it. There are no instruction manuals and you have to figure it out for yourselves.

My wife and I are about to celebrate our 31st wedding anniversary so I thought that I should share some tips on how to have a happy marriage.

Staying together is like trying to lie in a hammock - it's much easier by yourself, but well worth the extra effort to make it work with both of you!

I've also found some marriage anniversary quotes from famous people that capture what it means to be married.

And, if you're looking for some unique gift ideas for your anniversary, you might want to take a look at these unique Wedding Anniversary Gifts Ideas


Words to Live By

'And when you get the choice to sit it out or dance. I hope you dance. I hope you dance' - Lee Ann Womack

Celebrating our 31st Wedding Anniversary
Celebrating our 31st Wedding Anniversary | Source

Tips for a Happy Marriage

Here are some tips for a happy marriage. Follow these and you'll have the chance to celebrate many more anniversaries!

  • Never forget the date of your wedding anniversary
  • Celebrate the good times
  • Be prepare to say you're sorry
  • Never go to bed angry
  • Watch romantic movies together
  • Dance together, even if you're not good at it!
  • Go on 'date nights'
  • Make time for romantic getaways whenever you can
  • Communicate, communicate, communicate
  • Take turns being the designated driver
  • Listen to your partner - a problem shared is a problem halved
  • Buy romantic gifts when they're least expected - flowers or chocolates
  • Take turns emptying the dishwasher, doing the laundry and cutting the lawn
  • Be supportive - particularly when the kids play you against each other!
  • Trust your partner
  • Be happy!

For more marriage tips, check out 10 Secrets of a Happy Marriage

No anniversary celebration is complete without Wedding Anniversary Cake
No anniversary celebration is complete without Wedding Anniversary Cake | Source

Marriage Anniversary Quotes

Here are some of my favourite marriage anniversary quotes by famous people. There is some great advice in these simple, yet powerful quotes:

Marriage is like vitamins: we supplement each other’s minimum daily requirements. – Kathy Mohnke

In every marriage more than a week old, there are grounds for divorce. The trick is to find, and continue to find, grounds for marriage. – Robert Anderson

If you made a list of reasons why any couple got married, and another list of reasons for their divorce, you’d have a lot of overlapping. - Mignon McLaughlin

The goal in marriage is not to think alike, but to think together. – Robert Dodds

Nobody will ever win the battle of the sexes. There’s too much fraternizing with the enemy. – Henry Kissinger

A married couple that plays cards together is just a fight that hasn’t started yet. – George Burns

Love is a game that two can play and both win. – Eva Gabor

You can’t put a price tag on love, but you can on all its accessories. – Melanie Clark

A woman can say more in a sigh than a man can say in a sermon. – Arnold Haultain

For more marriage anniversary quotes, check out Wedding Anniversary Quotes and Sayings

Marriage Anniversary Quotes

I hope you've found these Marriage Anniversary Quotes interesting and the marriage tips useful.

If you are interested in other ideas to make your anniversary celebrations a great success, you could try these Free Anniversary e-Cards - they're sure to be a big hit with your spouse.

And, if you're about to celebrate one of the big anniversaries, you might want to consider some of these tried and proven Wedding Anniversary Trips.

Thanks for visiting and Happy Anniversary!



    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    • greatstuff profile image

      Mazlan 5 years ago from Malaysia

      Happy anniversary, Geoff. Do you know that we have stop celebrating our wedding anniversary for awhile already? The frequent going out for dinners and travel, are part of our celebration..that's what I told my wife. Thank God, she agrees!

    • geoffclarke profile image

      geoffclarke 5 years ago from Canada

      Thanks Deb

    • aviannovice profile image

      Deb Hirt 5 years ago from Stillwater, OK

      I am not married, but I read those hubs of the people that I follow. Good thing, too, so happy anniversary.

    • geoffclarke profile image

      geoffclarke 5 years ago from Canada

      It must be magic! Happy Anniversary!

    • putnut profile image

      putnut 5 years ago from Central Illinois or wherever else I am at the moment.

      how did hubpages know mine is coming up?