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50th Wedding Anniversary Messages and Quotes

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Find ideas for what to tell your partner or family member for their 50th wedding anniversary.

Find ideas for what to tell your partner or family member for their 50th wedding anniversary.

Are you looking for heartfelt sentiments to write in a 50th-year wedding anniversary card for your husband, wife, parents, grandparents, or friends? Sometimes, it can be difficult to think of heartfelt words to write in a card for a celebrating couple.

A 50-year-old marriage deserves a great celebration and comes with lots of best wishes and beautiful memories. Here’s a list of marriage anniversary wishes, messages, and sayings that you can write in a note, greeting card, or text to your loved one on their special day.

Get your golden anniversary card ideas from the list below and then write your own unique and beautiful golden anniversary message to convey your sincere feelings on their special day.

50th Anniversary Messages (for Your Husband or Wife)

  • Staying together for 50 years without thinking about filing for divorce calls for a big celebration tonight. Happy 50th wedding anniversary!
  • I wish you joy, success, and the best of luck on our golden anniversary. You’re my darling husband. Happy 50th wedding anniversary!
  • This 50-year wedding anniversary attests to the fact that we are the most tolerant partners. Happy golden anniversary!
  • The wonderful years we have shared together attest to the fact that you are mine and I’m all yours. Congrats, my sweetheart!
  • I would like to express my sincere thanks for all the wonderful support you have given me, and for staying with me for 50 years without strife. Happy 50th wedding anniversary!
  • I wish you lots of love and happiness today and for many years to come. May our marriage remain perfect, as expected! Congratulations to my lovely wife!
  • Wishing you a happy 50th wedding anniversary. 50 years have gone by, so let’s have lots of kisses and hugs like we've never had before. I love you!
  • This 50th year of our marriage attests to the fact that we are meant for each other. Congratulations, my love!
  • You are the most amazing partner—any [woman/man] would be happy to have you in their life. Congratulations and happy wedding anniversary!
  • Honey, I’ll love and respect you 'til death do us part. Congratulations, my love!
  • Happy 50th wedding anniversary to the most kindhearted and loving partner ever. Thank you for making me smile and feel loved always.
  • Sweetheart, 50 years of marriage have gone by. I look back and it seems like we just met today. I’ll remain faithful to you 'til death do us part.
  • We took our marriage vows 50 years ago. Sweetheart, please let the love in our marriage continue 'til death do us part. Happy anniversary!
  • Looking back on all the sweet memories that we shared together as a couple, I can't count the number of times that you have made me feel great and loved! Congrats!
  • I would like to let you know that you’re the perfect partner for me. I’ll love you 'til death do us part. Congrats!
  • My heart is filled with so much joy and happiness that there are no other emotions in it today. The only thing it contains is a celebration of the golden love you have given me. Congrats to a wonderful marriage partner!
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50th Wedding Anniversary Messages for a Celebrating Couple

  • I wish you and your marriage partner all the very best that life has to offer. Congratulations!
  • What is more important in life than having a partner who is caring, tolerant, and loving? I wish you more blissful years of success in your married life.
  • We admire how you found a love so worthy and thoughtful with whom to live the rest of your life. Congrats.
  • Happy golden anniversary to the #1 couple in the world. I am looking forward to celebrating your next fifty years of marriage with you. Happy anniversary!
  • Congratulations to a wonderful couple on their 50th wedding anniversary. I wish the next fifty years will be filled with so much fun, love, happiness, and laughter.
  • A very happy 50th wedding anniversary to both of you. Keep on looking adorable as you age together. Congratulations!
  • Enjoy all the beautiful memories that come with the celebration of a golden wedding anniversary.
  • I’m super excited to see you celebrating your 50th wedding anniversary. May you continue to have peace as you grow old together—congratulations!
  • It’s a thing of joy to join you in celebrating your golden wedding anniversary. Here’s wishing you more beautiful memories as your love continues to stand the test of time. Congratulations!
  • May the bonds of your marriage continue to grow strong amidst all fears! Congratulations and happy golden anniversary!
  • Here’s wishing you all the very best on your 50th anniversary. I wish you many more years of fun, enjoyment, happiness, and good health. Congratulations!
50th-Year Marriage Anniversary Wishes

50th-Year Marriage Anniversary Wishes

  • I’m sending you lots of love, thoughtful wishes, and happiness during this amazing milestone in your married life. Please accept my heartfelt wishes.
  • It’s pleasure to be part of your 50th anniversary. You are both a welcome addition to the Golden Couple Club. Congratulations!
  • I wish to congratulate both of you on your golden anniversary. May your matrimonial home be filled with lots of love and happiness! Congratulations to the most amazing couple ever!
  • You have been role models, and your marriage has been a shining example to others. On your golden wedding anniversary, I hope you have lots of fun and enjoyment. Happy 50th anniversary!
  • Living together for fifty years often comes with rough patches, but also lots of beautiful memories. May this special day and the years to come be filled with love, joy, and happiness! Happy golden anniversary!
  • I’m really excited to share your golden day with you. Happy 50th wedding anniversary!
  • Both of you made us proud today for being a good example to upcoming couples. Congratulations and happy 50th wedding anniversary!
  • May this special golden anniversary bring you more joy, love, laughter, and success than you could ever imagine.
  • For fifty years, you’ve been living together as a happy duo. We celebrate you today and wish you peace, comfort, and happiness. Happy anniversary!
  • Heartiest congratulations as you celebrate your golden anniversary. I wish you lots of love and happiness in your married life as you grow old together.
  • A 50th wedding anniversary not only means that your marriage is 50 years old but also shows that your love is 50 times stronger than before. Happy 50th wedding anniversary!
  • Today I’m sending this congratulatory greeting card to both of you for staying together for fifty years without dissolving your marriage. Please accept my best wishes.
  • Wishing you the best of luck and a marriage full of love and enjoyment. Happy 50th wedding anniversary!
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Religious 50th Wedding Anniversary Messages

  • As you celebrate your 50th wedding anniversary today, I pray that God grants you the wisdom needed to continue to grow old together. I wish you many more wonderful years of marriage.
  • I’m so excited to celebrate your 50th anniversary with both of you. May God in His infinite mercy continue to bless you and protect your matrimonial home from all evils! Congrats!
  • I congratulate you on the occasion of your golden anniversary. I pray God continue to bless your marriage and guide both of you through the years ahead. Congratulations!
  • Mom and Dad, we say a golden thank you to both of you as we celebrate your golden wedding anniversary. May God grant you good health to enjoy the fruits of your labor! Happy golden anniversary!
  • I know for sure that the next 50 years of your marriage will be more blissful than you could ever imagine. I pray that God grants you long life as you grow old together.

Marriage Quotes

  • “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 happy marriage doesn’t mean you have a perfect spouse or a perfect marriage. It simply means you’ve chosen to look beyond the imperfections in both.” —Fawn Weaver
  • “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
  • “A great marriage is not when the perfect couple comes together. It is when an imperfect couple learns to enjoy their differences.” —Dave Meurer
  • “The difficulty with marriage is that we fall in love with a personality, but must live with a character.” —Peter Devries
  • "Nothing in this world could ever be as wonderful as the love you've given me. Your love makes my days so very bright, just knowing you're my darling wife. Happy anniversary." —Joanna Fuchs

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