Best 40th Anniversary Wishes and Heartfelt Messages

A 40th wedding anniversary is a major accomplishment. Recognized as the ruby wedding, this occasion inspires ruby-themed gifts and décor; chocolate-dipped strawberries, red velvet cake, and red twinkle lights set the stage for a night of romance.

The only complicated part of the day is deciding what to write in a card or the couple’s guest book. Here, we’ll provide some of the top 40th wedding anniversary quotes to offer from every point of view.

40th Anniversary Wishes

40th Anniversary Wishes for Husband

Here are a few sample messages for a loving husband on your 40th anniversary.

  • To my beloved husband. Our love, like the rare and radiant ruby, has only deepened and sparkled brighter through the years. Here’s to the passion, strength, and enduring warmth of our 40-year journey together. Happy ruby wedding anniversary!
  • Four decades of love, laughter, and unforgettable moments. Here’s to the story that only we could write together.
  • Celebrating 40 years with you is like turning the pages of my favorite love story—each chapter is better than the last.
  • Every wrinkle and gray hair tells the tale of a love that’s unyielding. Here’s to 40 years of us and many more to come. Happy anniversary to my amazing husband!
  • In 40 years, we’ve built a lifetime of memories, and yet, every day with you still feels like a new adventure.
  • For 14,600 days, you’ve been my confidant, partner, and best friend. Cheers to the next chapter of our beautiful journey.
  • From our first glance to this 40th dance, every moment with you has been nothing short of magical.
  • 40 years, countless memories, endless laughter, and one enduring love. Thank you to my amazing husband for being my everything.
  • Every sunrise and sunset for the last 40 years has been brighter and warmer because you’ve been by my side. Happy anniversary to my wonderful husband.
  • With every year that passes, I find new reasons to fall in love with you all over again. Happy 40th anniversary, my love.
  • Two hearts, four decades, countless memories. With each day, I cherish our love story even more.
  • 40 years of changing the tires, fixing the washing machine, and taking out the trash for me. 40 years of dedication to this family we made together. I’d take 40 years with you again in a heartbeat. Happy wedding anniversary my love.
  • The first time we kissed, I got butterflies in my stomach. 40 years later, you’re still giving me those same butterflies. Happy 40th anniversary.

40th Anniversary Wishes for Wife

Looking for a romantic message for your wife’s 40th-anniversary card? Here are some ideas.

  • Like the brilliant glow of a ruby, our love has been a constant. Every day with you is a reminder of the rare and beautiful bond we share. Happy Ruby Anniversary to my beautiful wife!
  • To a love that has stood the test of time: 40 years down, forever to go!
  • Every day for the last 40 years, I’ve counted my blessings—and you’re always at the top of the list. Happy anniversary, darling.
  • Four decades together, and you still make my heart skip a beat. Here’s to the rhythm of our love for 40 more.
  • Time ages us all, but a love like ours is timeless. I love you more every day. Happy 40th anniversary to the woman I love.
  • In a world that’s ever-changing, there’s one constant I can count on—my enduring love for you. Happy 40th!
  • Hand in hand, heart to heart, we’ve journeyed through 40 years. I couldn’t have made the journey without you by my side. Happy anniversary, darling.
  • For 40 years, you’ve been my rock through thick and thin, ups and downs. I wouldn’t trade one day with you. Happy anniversary, my love.
  • Every day for 40 years, you’ve painted my life with the colors of love and happiness. You always know which colors to pick, and you always will. Happy anniversary!
  • Your love has been my guiding light for the past four decades, illuminating the path of joy and togetherness.
  • From the day we said ‘I do’ to this 40th year of ‘I still do’, my love for you has only deepened. The greatest wedding anniversary gift is you.
  • To my wife, my partner, my best friend. I love you more today than any day that came before. 40 years with you isn’t enough. Happy anniversary to my loving wife.
  • I still remember the way you looked as you walked down the aisle on our wedding day. The twinkle in your eyes as you said, “I do.” 40 years and it feels like yesterday. Happy anniversary, darling.

40th Anniversary Wishes for Couples

There’s nothing more wonderful than seeing your friends and loved ones happy in love. Here are a few sample messages for a 40th-anniversary card.

  • Congratulations on 40 years of wonderful togetherness to the most amazing couple! May your love story continue to inspire all those fortunate enough to witness it.
  • Four decades of cherished memories, love, and understanding. What a special milestone. Here’s to many more years of happiness together. Happy 40th anniversary!
  • May the love you’ve shared for the past 40 years be only the beginning. Wishing you many more decades filled with joy, laughter, and countless blessings. Have a wonderful anniversary!
  • Your journey together is a testament to love’s enduring promise. Congratulations on 40 unforgettable years!
  • Through all life’s seasons, you’ve walked together, setting the perfect example of what true love looks like. Happy 40th anniversary day to a gorgeous couple!
  • Four decades together, and your love still shines as bright as the day it began. Here’s to many more cherished moments. Happy anniversary!
  • Celebrating 40 years of the beautiful bond you share. May your love continue to grow and be a beacon for all couples. Congratulations!
  • From the first chapter 40 years ago to the beautiful story you continue to write—may your love story never end. Happy anniversary!
  • In a world where things change in the blink of an eye, 40 years of your unwavering love is truly special. Cheers to your enduring bond!
  • Congratulations on reaching this incredible milestone! Your love, trust, and commitment for the past 40 years is a beautiful story we all cherish.
  • I’m so blessed to have been part of your journey from the beginning. Watching your love flourish and grow over these last 40 years has been a blessing. Wishing you every happiness on your 40th anniversary.

40th Anniversary Wishes for Son

Watching your son find the love he deserves is priceless. Use one of these heartfelt messages to express your best wishes on his special day.

  • To our dear son and his beautiful partner, celebrating 40 years of love, commitment, and happiness. We couldn’t be prouder of the life and love you’ve built together.
  • It feels like just yesterday, we watched you both begin this journey. 40 years later, your love story is still our favorite. Happy 40th marriage anniversary!
  • Your love story has added many chapters of joy to our family’s book. Here’s to 40 years of beautiful memories and countless more to come.
  • In every chapter of life, you’ve made us proud. 40 years of loving commitment is a testament to that. Wishing you endless happiness and love.
  • Your 40-year union is a reflection of the love, patience, and resilience you both share. Congratulations on this remarkable milestone; enjoy your anniversary celebration!
  • To see our son nurture a bond for 40 years fills our hearts with immense pride and joy. May your journey together continue to be blessed.
  • From your first steps to 40 years of shared steps as a couple, we’ve watched with love and pride. Happy Anniversary to a son who’s always been our joy.
  • Every parent dreams of seeing their child in a loving, lasting relationship. You’ve given us that and so much more. Happy 40th Anniversary!
  • The love and dedication you’ve shown over these 40 years are a testament to the wonderful man you’ve become and the partner you chose. Congratulations!
  • Our hearts overflow with happiness as we celebrate 40 years of your beautiful journey. Wishing you many more decades of shared dreams and cherished memories.
  • My darling boy, it’s been the greatest joy of my life, watching you grow up. These 40 years with your partner are a true testament to the loyal, dedicated man you’ve become. Happy anniversary!

40th Anniversary Wishes for Daughter

Watching your daughter grow and find love is a beautiful thing. Knowing that bond has stood the test of 40 years is only sweeter. Here are some heartfelt messages to share with her on her anniversary.

  • To our precious daughter and her wonderful partner, 40 years of love and togetherness is a testament to the bond you’ve nurtured. We couldn’t be happier for you both.
  • It feels like only yesterday we watched you in your wedding dress, filled with dreams and hopes. Today, 40 years later, we celebrate the beautiful journey you’ve undertaken. Happy Anniversary, darling.
  • Your love story, 40 years in the making, has been a source of joy and pride for us. Here’s to many more years of happiness and cherished memories.
  • Through every twist and turn, you’ve held each other close, showing the true meaning of love and commitment. Happy 40th Anniversary to our wonderful daughter and her partner.
  • To see our little girl grow from a young woman in love to 40 years married has been one of our greatest joys. May your journey continue to be filled with love and laughter.
  • From the day you took your first step, you were ready to run. 40 years of love with your partner only prove you ran in the right direction. Happy Anniversary, sweetheart.
  • Your 40-year journey is a shining example of the power of true love. We couldn’t have chosen a better partner for our little girl. We’re so proud of the life and love you’ve built together.
  • To our beloved daughter on her 40th wedding anniversary. We’ve seen your love blossom and grow for four decades. Here’s to four more. Happy anniversary, darling.
  • Four decades of shared dreams, shared troubles and shared love. Your enduring bond is an inspiration to us. Happy 40th Anniversary.
  • The tale of love and commitment you’ve written over these 40 years is something we cherish deeply. Congratulations on this remarkable milestone, dear daughter.

40th Anniversary Wishes for Brother

Siblings share a special bond. On your brother’s 40th wedding anniversary, here are some loving words to share once more.

  • To my brother and his wonderful partner. 40 years of wedded bliss looks good on you. Here’s to many more beautiful years ahead!
  • Celebrating the bond you’ve built and the adventures you’ve shared, brother. Here’s to many more chapters in your beautiful love story. Happy 40th anniversary!”
  • Your 40-year marriage has been a constant reminder that real love exists. May this anniversary mark another year of shared dreams and moments to cherish. Congratulations to you both!”
  • To my favorite bro and his loving partner. You’re such a lovely couple. 40 years is a testament to the unbreakable bond you share. We all love you so much. Happy anniversary!
  • Seeing the love, trust, and partnership you share brings immense joy to my heart. Wishing my dear brother and his wonderful partner a very Happy 40th anniversary. Here’s to many more years of togetherness!
  • From childhood pranks to celebrating four decades of your marital bliss. It’s been an honor to witness your love story. Cheers to 40 years and beyond!
  • Your 40-year journey is a reminder that true love exists in this cynical world. Wishing my dear brother and his partner many more years of happiness to come.
  • Even when we were kids, you always believed your perfect match was out there. I’m so glad you found the love you were waiting for. Happy 40th wedding anniversary to a beautiful couple, and here’s to 40 more.
  • Who would predict when we were kids that you’d be here today celebrating 40 years with your true love? Nobody suits you better and nobody ever could. Congratulations on 40 beautiful years together.
  • Your love spans four decades, and yet standing with you today, I can tell it wasn’t enough. Happy 40th anniversary to my dear brother and his better half!
  • They call love a journey, and I know how much you love to travel. I’m so happy to be celebrating 40 years of the wonderful journey you two have shared together. Your love story remains close to my heart. Congratulations, brother!
  • Through every high and low, you’ve held onto each other with grace and commitment. Happy 40th anniversary to a brother who’s always set the bar high.
  • In these 40 years, you’ve not just built a marriage but a legacy of love, trust, and understanding. Happy Anniversary to my wonderful brother and his partner!

40th Anniversary Wishes for Sister

Whether older or younger, sisters hold a special place in our hearts.

Here are some 40th-anniversary messages to share with the sister you love.

  • Dear sister, just like a ruby’s deep and enduring radiance, your love has shimmered brightly for 40 years. May your bond continue to be as precious and resilient as this beautiful gem. Happy Ruby Anniversary!
  • Four decades of marital bliss, intertwined stories, and adventures together! Your journey in love is an inspiration. Cheers to you, sis!
  • My partner in crime. My forever friend. My sister. Watching your love evolve over 40 years has made my life richer. Happy anniversary!
  • From childhood giggles to high school crushes to these grown-up moments of true love. Witnessing 40 years of your journey has been a treasure. Shine on, sister, and here’s to more memories!
  • Each year you add to this beautiful journey makes our family tapestry richer and more colorful. Congratulations on 40 radiant years, dear sister.
  • In the symphony of life, your love story has been my favorite song. Forty years of harmonious melodies and still going strong. Happy anniversary, sis!
  • Your love spans 40 years of laughter, tears, joy, sorrow, and togetherness. It takes the perfect partner to go through all that and come out better for it on the other side. Happy 40th wedding anniversary sis; you picked a good one.
  • Your four-decade romance has always been the fairy tale I always hoped for. May the magic continue. Wishing you endless joy on your 40th, dear sister.
  • From playing house as kids to celebrating 40 years of real marital bliss, you’ve always been my guiding star. Congratulations on this remarkable milestone, sis.
  • In a galaxy with billions of stars, you found each other. 40 years later, and you’re still shining strong. Happy anniversary to you both!
  • You’ve sailed the marital seas for 40 years, weathering storms and basking on sunny beaches. Here’s to smooth sailing ahead. Happy fortieth wedding anniversary, sis!
  • Four decades, infinite memories, one timeless love story. I raise a toast to my wonderful, witty, wise sister and 40 years of love with her perfect match.
  • Sis, you always do everything with flair. I know you’ll celebrate your 40th wedding anniversary in style too. Congratulations on reaching this sweet anniversary milestone!

40th Anniversary Wishes for Friend

Friendship is one of life’s most special gifts. Knowing your friend has found and sustained love for 40 years means you’ve gained another lifelong friend. Try one of these messages for your pals on their special day.

  • Every decade you add to your love story makes the world believe in fairy tales a little more. Here’s to your inspiring 40-year tale and many more chapters to come. Happy anniversary to the perfect couple!
  • To 40 years of incredible adventures together! May the road ahead be filled with even more love and laughter. I’m so glad to be celebrating this special anniversary of togetherness with you.
  • Love stories like yours only get better with time. Married life never looked so good. Happy 40th anniversary to a couple who knows what it takes to go the distance.
  • Four decades have come and gone, but your love remains timeless. Here’s to celebrating the beautiful moments and the ones still to come. Happy 40th anniversary to two wonderful people.
  • Your 40-year bond proves love can weather any storm. Cheers to a lifetime of cherished memories and many more to come.
  • In a world of fleeting moments, 40 years of your unwavering love is something to be treasured. Happy anniversary, my friends!
  • The love you share is like an anchor, holding you steadfast for 40 years in an ever-changing sea. No matter what the horizon brings, I know you’ll weather it together. Happy anniversary, my dear friends.
  • Time flies when you’re building a life full of love and memories. Here’s to your incredible 40-year journey and the many more years to come. Happy anniversary to a wonderful couple!
  • I always told you I was your one true soulmate. After 40 years of marriage, I’m forced to concede; your partner may have the upper hand. I love you both to the moon, best friend. Happy anniversary to my favorite couple!

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