50+ Happy 21st Wedding Anniversary Quotes & Wishes

Anniversaries are a major milestone for any relationship. This day marks your enduring love and commitment to each other. Couples celebrate their anniversaries in different ways: traveling, renewing vows, giving gifts, writing sincere messages, and so on. 

If you want to give your partner a heartfelt message on your 21st wedding anniversary, a fantastic example is, “On this day, 21 years ago, I married my soulmate. Thank you for showing me what unconditional love truly means. Happy anniversary!” 

Below are over 50 examples of quotes and wishes perfect to send your partner—either through social media, a card, or a letter—on your 21st anniversary. You can find romantic, humorous, and nostalgic messages to inspire you as you write your own.

21st Wedding Anniversary Quotes and Wishes for Your Partner

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Romantic Messages for Your 21st Wedding Anniversary

Whether it is your 4th, 15th, or 21st, a wedding anniversary is the perfect occasion for getting sentimental and cheesy. These anniversary wishes are an excellent way to show how your love remains strong and unwavering despite—or because of—how long you have been together.

  1. “21 years of love and laughter—and somehow, it’s still not enough. Here’s to many more years with you, my love!”
  2. “Two hearts on one journey, now with 21 years of incredible memories. Happy anniversary!”
  3. “To the love of my life, happy anniversary! 21 years down, forever to go!”
  4. “Cheers to 21 years of love, laughter, and a lifetime of memories. Happy anniversary!”
  5. “On this day, 21 years ago, I married my soulmate. Thank you for showing me what unconditional love truly means. Happy anniversary!”
  6. “After 21 years, I am still completely, utterly, and hopelessly in love with you. Happy Anniversary!”
  7. “(Still) Hopelessly devoted to you. Happy anniversary, sweetheart!”
  8. “You have been my rock for the last 21 years—even more if you count the years we dated! Thank you for staying by my side. Happy anniversary! I love you.”
  9. “They say that true love stands the test of time. Well, we’ve stood together through it all for 21 incredible years. Here’s to many more happy anniversaries! I love you.”
  10. “Our wedding was just the first day of a lifetime of adventure together. After 21 years, I’m still excited to see what each new day brings when I’m with you. Happy anniversary!”
  11. “My heart is just as full from loving you today as it was the day we got married 21 years ago. Here’s to making even more memories together. Happy anniversary!”
  12. “21 years of love, commitment, and partnership. I am so grateful for every moment we’ve shared. Happy anniversary!”
  13. “On a bright spring day 21 years ago, we made a sacred promise to each other and God. I’m so grateful for the life we’ve built, the love we share, and the adventures ahead of us. I love you! Happy anniversary.”
  14. “Even after 21 years of being married, you still give me butterflies. Marrying you continues to be the best thing to happen in my life. Happy anniversary.”
  15. “Thank you for 21 years of love, support, and companionship. You are my everything. Happy anniversary!”
  16. “I’ve known you were special since the day we first met. I’m so glad you’re in my life—not only as my spouse but also as my best friend, soulmate, and ride-or-die. I love you with every fiber and inch of my soul. Happy 21st anniversary!”
  17. “Getting to love you every day is the biggest privilege. Thank you for loving me back and tirelessly showing me that I’m worth being loved the way you do. Cheers to 21 years, mi amor, and here’s to many more.”
  18. “Words cannot express how much you mean to me. You constantly and continuously inspire me to be the best version of myself. Thank you for everything. Happy 21st anniversary.”

Humorous 21st Wedding Anniversary Quotes and Messages

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Good humor and laughter are essential ingredients to a happy relationship. Sending your spouse these funny and witty messages on your 21st anniversary will give them a quick laugh and put a smile on their face. 

  1. “We’ve been married for so long, I forget—are you turning 21, or am I? Happy 21st anniversary, old timer!”
  2. “It’s supposed to be fun turning 21 (years married)! And it is! Happy anniversary.”
  3. “21 years together, and you still make my heart flutter, my soul happy, and my blood pressure high. Happy anniversary, my love.”
  4. “We’ve been married for 21 years, and I still manage to find new reasons to love you (and new reasons to be mildly annoyed) every day. Happy anniversary.”
  5. “Congratulations to us for surviving the 7-year itch, the 14-year crisis, and the 21-year whatever-this-is. Here’s to many more interesting years together! Happy anniversary.”
  6. “We’ve been husband and wife for 21 years, and we still can’t decide where to eat without using a random picker wheel. Happy anniversary, my indecisive sweetheart.”
  7. “People say love is blind. They should also know that after 21 years of marriage, love eventually goes deaf and mute, too. Happy anniversary!”
  8. “Congratulations to us for sticking it out for 21 long years! Let’s keep annoying the hell out of each other for at least 21 more. Happy anniversary!”
  9. “Congratulations on surviving me for 21 years! I’d promise to be less of a menace moving forward, but where’s the fun in that?”
  10. “21 years in, and you still haven’t run away? Your brain should be studied… anyway, happy anniversary, love!”
  11. “Happy 21st anniversary, dear! Here’s to many more years of forgetting our anniversary and then making up for it at the last minute!”
  12. “After all this time, I’m still into you… It’s a mystery that has puzzled scientists for decades! Happy anniversary.”
  13. “21 years into our marriage, and you still haven’t figured out how to load the dishwasher properly. Either I’m a very bad teacher, or you’re doing it on purpose so I stay around… Oh, and happy anniversary.”
  14. “They say couples start to look alike after many years together. Why is it that I’m still way better looking than you, though? Just kidding. Happy 21st anniversary, gorgeous!”
  15. “I know people say marriage is hard work, but keeping you entertained for 21 years has to be my greatest accomplishment. Happy anniversary to my long-term project!”
  16. “Being married is knowing your spouse’s worst fears and traumas while occasionally forgetting things, like their favorite color (and your anniversary). Who else can relate? Happy 21 years to us.”
  17. “If I saw you on one of those dating apps, I’d SuperSwipe the hell out of your profile. Happy 21st anniversary, baby.”
  18. “If there’s anything reality TV has taught us, it’s that 21 years of marriage is a very rare sight. We’re so unique for that, love. Happy anniversary.”

Nostalgic 21st Wedding Anniversary Messages for Your Spouse

older couple on a trip looking out onto the sea

Being married for 21 years is a long time; at this point, you and your partner have gone through a lot of things together. There is no better opportunity than an anniversary message to be nostalgic and look back at the memories you have made.

  1. “Over two decades ago, we went to Santorini for a small destination wedding. Now, we’re back in Santorini, celebrating our 21st wedding anniversary. Time flies when you’re married to your soulmate, huh? Ti amo.”
  2. “Back then, we used to daydream about having our own business. Now, on our 21st anniversary, we’re also celebrating the first year of our labor of love. Life has been amazing with you, my love. Happy anniversary to us!”
  3. “Remember how nervous we were while exchanging vows? My palm was sweating so bad the paper got wet! That day feels just like yesterday… and yet here we are, 21 years later, having the time of our lives. I love you. Happy anniversary!”
  4. “I’m so glad we decided to splurge on a great wedding photography team! Flipping through our album, I’m transported back to that magical day 21 years ago. Happy anniversary, love.”
  5. “21 years ago, I married my best friend and soulmate. We were just kids who had no idea what we were doing, but I know in my heart of hearts that we belonged together. I’m so happy we jumped into this adventure called marriage hand-in-hand. Happy anniversary!”
  6. “I still find myself singing the song we had our first dance to all those years ago. It never fails to warm my heart and remind me of that wonderful night. Cheers to 21 years, sweetheart.”
  7. “When we decided to get married 21 years ago, we were young, in love, and dreaming big for our future. Now, all that’s changed is we’re 21 years older. Happy anniversary, darling. I can’t wait to see what the rest of our lives have in store for us.”
  8. “Do you remember how I rested my head on your shoulder as we had our first dance as newlyweds? 21 years later, I still feel as safe and content in your arms as I did that magical night. Happy anniversary, my love.”
  9. “The growth we’ve both had during the last 21 years—becoming parents, achieving our career dreams, and traveling the world—is astounding. I’m so proud of us. Happy 21st anniversary, sweetheart!”
  10. “It’s been 21 years of being your spouse, but sometimes, when I close my eyes, I’m back to the place where we shared our first kiss or where we got engaged. Happy anniversary to the love of my life.”
  11. “When I look back at the life we’ve had so far, I’d like to think that our younger selves will be so proud of us. Happy 21 years of love and laughter, and here’s to more.”
  12. “The first time I saw you on our wedding day, you took my breath away. Today, you still make my heart skip a beat with your beauty, kindness, and love. Thank you for the privilege of loving you and being loved back. Cheers to 21 years!”
  13. “Thinking back to our wedding day, I remember saying to myself that I was the luckiest person alive. 21 years later, I still feel like the luckiest person on earth to be married to my best friend. Happy anniversary.”
  14. “A lot has changed since we first got married. We’ve moved a few times, made new friends, lost some people along the way… It’s been overwhelming, but I’m glad I can hold your hand as we go through this thing called life. Happy 21 years.”
  15. “During our first anniversaries, I would make you handwritten letters. Now, on our 21st anniversary, I can log into Facebook or Instagram and greet you there. Technology nowadays, am I right?”
  16. “Never in my wildest dreams did I imagine celebrating 21 years of a healthy marriage with the love of my life. You are way better than anything my teenage self could’ve dreamed about. I love you.”
  17. “We were so young when we said, “I do.” Who knew the adventures life had in store for us—new jobs, new cities, little ones running around? I’m so grateful you are by my side. Happy 21st anniversary!”

Final Thoughts

Ultimately, anniversary wishes just have to be sincere and heartfelt. Whether you go for something romantic, humorous, or nostalgic, all that matters is being genuine. Spend some time reflecting before writing from the bottom of your heart.

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