What Are Some Moving Anniversary Speeches?


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Some moving anniversary speeches are, "I thought of closing by wishing you the very best; but then, you already have each other," and "People like you two demonstrate how well it can work." Another anniversary toast is, "We are celebrating how two totally different people became a unit."

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Quotes can be used to make anniversary speeches more moving. Some good love and relationship quotes include, "Never go to bed mad. Stay up and fight," by Phillis Diller and "Love does not consist of gazing at each other, but in looking together in the same direction," by Antoine de Saint-Exupery. For quotes about marriage, Rita Rudner's "It's so great to find that one special person you want to annoy for the rest of your life," and "A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person," by Mignon McLaughlin work well.

An anniversary speech should be brief but meaningful, including an introduction, anecdotes about the couple and a conclusion. Speech givers should include humor and mention family members to keep the crowd involved and entertained with the delivery. Speeches at anniversary parties should conclude with a salutation that toasts the couple and invites all attendants to offer, "Happy Anniversary," or a similar sentiment to the couple.

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