Happy 40th Wedding Anniversary Quotes (Ruby Anniversary)

Reaching a 40th wedding anniversary is a huge moment. That many years with the love of your life is truly special.

There aren’t that many people who can say they’ve spent 40 years together.

So when someone you know is celebrating their 40th anniversary (also known as a Ruby anniversary) it deserves to be a big deal. The minimum you should be doing is sending a card or offering your congratulations.

But what do you say to congratulate someone on their 40th anniversary? How do you wish them a happy 40th anniversary?

It isn’t easy finding just the right thing to say that reflects how special and memorable it is.

So if you’re struggling then use the happy 40th wedding anniversary quotes and wishes here to help you find the perfect message that shows just how pleased for the couple you are.

40th Wedding Anniversary Quotes

Congratulations on your 40th anniversary! Sending my love and best wishes for a lovely day

40 years together is such an incredible achievement. You should be so proud. Here’s to many more years!

It’s hard to believe it’s been 40 years! Congratulations on such a wonderful marriage

You are love personified and after 40 years it’s still so obvious to see how much you care for each other. Happy anniversary

Congratulations on 40 years of continuous love that is still as strong as ever! Have a great anniversary

Happy Ruby anniversary. I hope you have a wonderful day and enjoy all the fuss we’re going to make of you!

Your marriage is an example for everyone else – the perfect two people coming together in love. Congratulations and best wishes on your 40th anniversary

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No matter what life has thrown at you you’ve made it through together. After 40 years you are still as strong as you’ve ever been. Congratulations and best wishes on your anniversary

Reaching 40 years of marriage is so impressive. We are all in awe of you as a couple. Congratulations and here’s to many more happy years as man and wife

Congrats on your anniversary! 40 years – wow! You two were absolutely made for each other. Happy Ruby anniversary!

SEE MORE: Wedding Anniversary Quotes to say ‘I Love You’

40th Wedding Anniversary Wishes


Best wishes for your 40th anniversary. I hope it’s a wonderful day and you get to celebrate with all your friends and family

How do you do it!? 40 years of marriage is pretty amazing! Best wishes for a brilliant day, and happy anniversary

Wishing you a day of fantastic memories you can cherish forever. Have a lovely anniversary

To see two people who are just as in love as the day they met even after 40 years is so inspiring. You are a truly astonishing couple and I’m delighted to wish you a happy Ruby anniversary

All my loving wishes for your Ruby anniversary. What a wonderful milestone to reach!

You are the couple that inspires us the most. After 40 years you are as strong as you have always been. It’s truly incredible. Congratulations and my best wishes on your anniversary

Not many couples can say they have been together for 40 years. It proves just how unbreakable are. My best wishes for a great anniversary

Wishing you a great anniversary and hoping you have many more years together!

Sending big hugs for your Ruby anniversary. 40 years and still going strong!

Congratulations to you both on your wonderful marriage. I hope you enjoy a well deserved day of celebration

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For Parents

Congratulations mom and dad. Even after all these years it’s obvious to me how much you care about one another, and that your love will last forever. Have a wonderful anniversary

There is no one else who embodies love and happiness like you do. You are made for each other and I’m so lucky to have you as parents. Happy Ruby anniversary mom and dad

You have been the most amazing example to me and everyone in what makes the perfect couple. Your love has been a constant presence in my life and has kept me secure and inspired. Congratulations mom and dad and 40 special years!

Congratulations to the best mother and father anyone could have. I’m so happy to see you celebrate 40 happy years together. Here’s to many more! Have a special day

I am inspired every day by your love. I only hope I can find someone who I can share my life with like you both have. Congratulations

To my wonderful parents – you have shown me the power of true love and what it can accomplish. I’m delighted to celebrate your Ruby anniversary with you

I will do all I can to find my soulmate like you have. 40 years with the perfect person is a dream for so many and you have been lucky enough to live that dream. Congratulations mom and dad!

For Grandparents

Dear grandma and grandpa, have a wonderful 40th wedding anniversary. Your love is truly inspiring!

To my amazing grandparents, I am so happy you have spent 40 happy years together. I look up to you with admiration and hope one day to find a love as pure as yours

Dear gran and grandpa, congratulations on your anniversary. Sending my love and wishes for lots more years of happiness with one another. Enjoy your day!

Congratulations on your Ruby anniversary. It’s so touching to see how you have such a strong and everlasting love for each other

Congratulations to my dearest grandparents. Your 40th anniversary is such a huge moment and I hope it is everything you imagined. Have a great day

True love can never be stopped. You were destined for each other and after 40 years it’s still so obvious to see. Congratulations and enjoy your anniversary

Big congratulations and wishes on your anniversary! I get to see how happy you are on a regular basis so it’s no surprise to me you’ve made it to 40 years together! I expect we’ll be wishing you a happy anniversary in another 40 years as well!

For Husband

Happy 40th wedding anniversary to my one true love. It doesn’t matter how many years pass, I will always love you. Here’s to many more years where our hind only grows stronger

Marrying you was definitely the smartest choice I have ever made. You have given me joy and happiness I could never have dreamed of, and a life that seemed more like a fairytale than possible. Happy anniversary my wonderful husband


Happy anniversary my darling hubbie. 40 years is a mere drop in the ocean compared to how long I want to spend with you. I love our life and what we’ve accomplished and look forward to so many more great times with you. Happy anniversary


You have given me everything I ever dreamed of – a husband, a family, security and love. I can ask no more of you, and yet you still surprise and excite me every day. I am the luckiest woman in the world. Happy 40th anniversary


We’ve had 40 glorious years as man and wife and through all the exciting times and the occasional downs I have never stopped loving you. And the truth is – I never will. Happy anniversary to the man of my dreams and the love of my life

For Wife

You are my world, and even after 40 years I find myself as madly in love with you as the day we met. Happy anniversary my perfect wife

The 40 years we’ve been together has been a dream for me. Every moment with you makes me realise just how lucky I have been to have a wife as truly amazing as you are. Thank you for ever hung my darling, and happy anniversary

I want to spend another 40 years with you my angel. You make me happier than I thought possible and I am indebted to your love. Happy anniversary

I will never stop feeling so lucky to have found the most incredible woman that you are. I adore you and every single second we are together. Happy 40th anniversary my love

I am grateful for whatever force in this universe that brought us together. Be it chance, fate or something else, I just know that finding you has made me the happiest man alive. Thank you for 40 truly amazing years

Hopefully these wishes and quotes for a 40th anniversary will have helped you with showing a relative or friend how pleased you are for them to reach such a huge milestone.

Big anniversaries like a 40th should be celebrated and congratulated. So use these examples to send them a few words with a card, with a gift or in person to let them know how happy you are for them on their big day.

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