We’ve sourced some of the most interesting and thought-provoking Anniversary Quotes from Jenkin Lloyd Jones, Boris Pasternak, Anne Morrow Lindbergh, Zbigniew Brzezinski, M. S. Swaminathan. Each of the following quotes is overflowing with creativity, and knowledge.
Introduced to this world in Llandyssul, Cardiganshire, Wales, November 14, 1843, I celebrated my first anniversary by landing at Castle Garden, in New York City.
Love is not weakness. It is strong. Only the sacrament of marriage can contain it.
The punctuation of anniversaries is terrible, like the closing of doors, one after another between you and what you want to hold on to.
Anniversaries are like birthdays: occasions to celebrate and to think ahead, usually among friends with whom one shares not only the past but also the future.
On the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the Bengal Famine, Parliament is likely to pass the National Food Security Bill which will be the world’s largest social protection measure against hunger.
The secret of a happy marriage is finding the right person. You know they’re right if you love to be with them all the time.
On July 18, we will mark the 12th anniversary of the senseless loss of 85 lives in the bombing of the Jewish Cultural Center in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
We are not the same persons this year as last; nor are those we love. It is a happy chance if we, changing, continue to love a changed person.
I want to tell Jamaica, Happy 50th Anniversary.
Next month, I will celebrate my 30th anniversary of marriage with my beautiful bride, Vicki. Our marriage has been a blessing. I have gained even more respect for the institution over the past 3 decades and will defend it against attack.
David Letterman was my guy growing up. My parents recorded the tenth anniversary special for me, and I watched it 40 times.
Presently, the Commission for Commemorating 350 Years of American Jewish History has been brought about to encourage and sponsor a variety of historical activities that advance our understanding of the American Jewish experience as it marks this milestone anniversary.
You don’t want to pretend that 9/11 ended in 2002 with the first anniversary. So how do you frame the post-9/11 world and play a productive role in discussing it?
That there’s no more important decision in life than who you marry.
I am not the kind of girl who keeps track of anniversaries.
So while an incredible amount of progress has been made, on this fifth anniversary, I wanted to come here and tell the people of this city directly: My administration is going to stand with you – and fight alongside you – until the job is done. Until New Orleans is all the way back, all the way.
Yes, it was love at first sight. I feel that after all these years, I have finally found my soul mate.
Last week, the House of Representatives passed a resolution honoring the victims and heroes of September 11th. As we commemorate the anniversary of 9-11, we must also remember that the threat is still very real today.
I had a brief stint as ‘People’s Journalist’ for the West Sussex Gazette; I’d do golden-wedding anniversaries and pet deaths. I was always looking for an angle; it wasn’t great.
Three decades ago, in a top story of the century, Americans placed six flags on the Moon. Today we no longer try for new and bold space achievements; instead, we celebrate the anniversaries of the past.
But on this 50th anniversary of the Little Rock crisis, it is important to remember that this evil did happen in America, and that no engineered redemption can make us innocent again. And we might also remember that it is better to be chastened than innocent.
Part of me believes that Beyonce and Jay-Z were naive when they chose to celebrate their five-year wedding anniversary in Cuba. However, as the daughter of a former political prisoner in Cuba, I would argue that they should have known better than to travel to the island and support its repressive regime.
In the primitive church, it was customary for the Holy Eucharist to be celebrated on the anniversary of the death of a martyr – if possible, on his tomb.
In high school, I was crazy in love, and I would make handmade construction paper valentines every month for our monthly anniversaries. Then I’d go early in the morning and tape one to her car. It sounds sweet, but let’s be honest: it was a little weird. I was probably crossing some lines.
In the spring of 1984, I went to the northwest of France, to Normandy, to prepare an NBC documentary on the 40th anniversary of D-Day.
The Schwarzman Scholars is a program that was designed with Tsinghua University. They asked me to do something in honor of their 100th anniversary.
Perhaps a hundred people assembled one evening, May 15, 1876, at the time when the country was celebrating the hundredth anniversary of its political independence.
I didn’t make my first solo record until 1981 so I don’t have any 60’s or 70’s recordings but I am working on a large boxed set called DUST to be released next year, the 20th anniversary of my first solo record.
This year, as we celebrate the 230th anniversary of America’s independence, please remember the symbols that are sacred to this country. Fly Old Glory high and show your respect and admiration for this great nation and the values we hold dear.
Marriage is the most natural state of man, and… the state in which you will find solid happiness.
Despite what Washington thinks or does on this 15th anniversary, we the people will never forget those who perished and the lessons learned on Sept. 11, 2001.
My husband and I went to Bald Head Island for our four-year anniversary. We spent the night in bed with champagne, tequila and Krispy Kreme doughnuts and watched a boxing match on Showtime.
I bought a Cartier nail bracelet to celebrate the fifth anniversary of my blog. It’s an investment piece, but it’s simple enough to wear every day, and it’s something that will last forever.
I’ve never been one to celebrate anniversaries.
One of the most special moments was when my husband and I renewed our vows for our 10th anniversary. It was super small with just us, our girls, and a couple of the people we wanted to be there the most. It was so meaningful.
I’ve been sober for two-and-a-half years, My children are happy. In August, my wife and I will celebrate our fifteenth wedding anniversary. My band is back together with a sold-out tour.
It definitely wasn’t like, ‘Hey, I’m going to steal that, and nobody’s going to know.’ The original ‘T.R.O.Y.’ came out in 1992, and it was like a 20th anniversary kind of thing. All of those intentions were there for it to be resurrecting a classic for a new generation. I tried to honor it.
The public do get behind me, and I love the crowd. When I’m ever in London, they give me massive support – the Anniversary Games, the cheers; they are always nice to me.
I have for some time urged that a nuclear abolition summit to mark the effective end of the nuclear era be convened in Hiroshima and Nagasaki on the 70th anniversary of the bombings of those cities, with the participation of national leaders and representatives of global civil society.
I dated a lot, but I never really had anyone who was worthy of an anniversary. And most girlfriends never made it to a year, anyway.
In June as many as a dozen species may burst their buds on a single day. No man can heed all of these anniversaries; no man can ignore all of them.
We celebrate Valentine Day, but no one remembers Bhagat Singh birth anniversary.
We had a relationship that lasted 44 years. Herbert and I lived together 10 years before we were married. He always gave me a little heart for whatever anniversary.
Kenzo were celebrating their 30th anniversary, and they did this big, huge show in Paris and invited back all the models who’d walked for them in the 30-year era. How I found myself in the mix, I’ll never know.
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.
Windows 95 had its 20th anniversary last year, so we got our hands on an old system and showed it to teenagers who were not even alive in 1995. The results were pretty great and also makes you feel quite old.
Some people ask the secret of our long marriage. We take time to go to a restaurant two times a week. A little candlelight, dinner, soft music and dancing. She goes Tuesdays, I go Fridays.
There is no more lovely, friendly and charming relationship, communion or company than a good marriage.
Love grows more tremendously full, swift, poignant, as the years multiply.
And this year is going to be the 25th anniversary of the 17-0 team, the only undefeated season.
Significant anniversaries are solemnly commemorated – Japan’s attack on the U.S. naval base at Pearl Harbor, for example.
I would hope the first heartbreak anniversary is the only time you feel it, and then after that, you don’t really even notice.
I’ve been in love with the same woman for forty-one years. If my wife finds out, she’ll kill me.
After 45 years of marriage, when I have an argument with my wife, if we don’t agree, we do what she wants. But, when we agree, we do what I want!
I work every day hard. I put my body through hell. Let me tell you, every year, seven months of the year, I don’t see my family. Year in, year out. I miss my kids. Kid’s birthdays, anniversaries. I’ll never be able to go back and be with my family.
One thing ‘not right’ on the 50th anniversary of the Selma marches is the sad fact that the Edmund Pettus Bridge hasn’t been renamed the John Lewis Bridge.
The key to a happy marriage is myself being absent for long periods of time. My wife Leesa and I will celebrate our tenth wedding anniversary next year, but if my comedy gigs petered out and I was around the house more, we’d 100% be getting divorced.
Both the Obama and Romney campaigns said they pulled all their political ads today in observance of the September 11th anniversary. But politics wasn’t very far offstage. The Obama campaign sees foreign policy as an advantage this year.
It was less in pity than in anger that the world was moved by the photograph of little Alan Kurdi, that dead three-year-old Syrian refugee boy whose name we’re all remembering now on the first anniversary of his drowning, along with his five-year-old brother Galip and their mother Rehanna.
The whole ‘anniversary of punk’ thing really compounded what I thought was wrong. I was so disillusioned. I remember thinking, ‘I don’t want anything to do with this.’
In 1966, I bought my parents a carriage clock for their silver wedding anniversary. It was last wound 30 years later, in December 1996, the month my father died.
If I have learned anything, it is to keep my wife happy by sending her lavish gifts. Other men can learn from my success and send their wives and girlfriends fresh flowers for birthdays, anniversaries, and of course, Valentine’s Day.
Mr. Speaker, I rise today to recognize the Peace Corps as it reached its 45th anniversary on March 1, 2006.
Are there memories left that are safe from the clutches of phony anniversaries?
I love being my husband’s wife.
For our anniversary, my wife and I went to see Godzilla, and then we ate at Barnyard Venice, and it was like, ‘We are crazy! The Kardashians have to keep up with us!’
I love marriage. I think it’s a wonderful institution and it’s the most important decision you make.
And currently, there are four to five new works in the pipeline for upcoming celebrations such as the Sydney 2000 Olympics, Australian Federation, my 50th Birthday, and Sydney Dance Company’s 25th Anniversary.
In 1961, an official U.S. commission oversaw thousands of events to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the American Civil War. All 50 states joined in, but not surprisingly, the biggest events took place in the 11 southern states that made up the defeated Confederacy.
A lot of good love can happen in ten years.
Every year, I am conscious of the anniversary of my 1974 World Trade Center walk.
So I think you have to marry for the right reasons, and marry the right person.
We want to take the energy surrounding the Sandy Hook anniversary that might otherwise be consumed by grief or anger – or this week in San Bernardino by fear – and channel some of that to honor our common humanity and love each other.
More marriages might survive if the partners realized that sometimes the better comes after the worse.
I was always very grateful to ’em and am grateful to ’em now. I went back a couple of years ago and did their 20th anniversary show. But the longer I stayed on Hee Haw, the worse things got for me musically.
The Bible that I will take my oath on reminds me of the 100th anniversary of the end of the war to end all wars. It was a Bible taken into battle by my wife’s grandfather who had probably never ventured beyond three or four counties in North and South Carolina.
Married people from my generation are like an endangered species!
We invest less in our friendships and expect more of friends than any other relationship. We spend days working out where to book for a romantic dinner, weeks wondering how to celebrate a partner or parent’s birthday, and seconds forgetting a friend’s important anniversary.
I wore out the VHS of the ‘Les Mis’ 10th anniversary. Lea Salonga played a big part in my childhood; I was very influenced by her Eponine.
I believe the wedding vows are sacred and precious, and it’s been one of my goals as a writer to portray the kind of marriages I’ve seen modeled in my family – my parents and grandparents, who all celebrated fifty-year anniversaries and well-beyond.
You will reciprocally promise love, loyalty and matrimonial honesty. We only want for you this day that these words constitute the principle of your entire life and that with the help of divine grace you will observe these solemn vows that today, before God, you formulate.
For me, the making of a documentary to mark the 70th anniversary of the Battle of Britain was an intensely personal journey. I was born in February 1940, so I was just six months old as the battle raged overhead.
There is one person who sends me three cards every year. One on New Year’s, one for my birthday and the third that marks the anniversary of my flight into space.
My last trip to New Orleans was for the fifth anniversary of Katrina, and I had the awesome opportunity to bring my family down. We all worked on a house together and met some of the families.
I was invited by President Bush to come to the United States on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the mutual defense treaty.
I don’t necessarily like anniversaries that much.
‘Georgia’ is very personal to me. ‘Anniversary Party’ was great. ‘Anomalisa’ is also another one that, particularly, is in my heart and will be forever. I do think it’s a masterpiece; I really do.
The concept of two people living together for 25 years without a serious dispute suggests a lack of spirit only to be admired in sheep.
One time, I had a guy, when I was performing at Caesar’s Palace, and during the course of the show, I offered him an anniversary gift for him and his wife, and it was her watch wrapped in a little package.
America’s got a Darwin problem – and it matters. According to a 2009 Gallup poll taken on the 200th anniversary of Charles Darwin’s birth, fewer than 40% of Americans are willing to say that they ‘believe in evolution.’
In terms of my marriage, you know, falling in love with my husband was by far the best thing that’s ever happened to me.
My wife and I went on a safari break in Singita, South Africa, for our honeymoon and then we went back for our 10th anniversary, which was amazing.
Actually, the year 2000 is our 25th anniversary of doing Captain & Tennille. I can’t believe it. It’s like, how is this possible?
Never tell a secret to a bride or a groom; wait until they have been married longer.
The day before the anniversary of D-Day, we lost a man who was equaled by few and surpassed by none as a leader in the cause of freedom: Ronald Reagan.