Best wishes are mostly offered to people on some joyous occasion like a birthday, anniversary, birth of a baby, or a promotion at work. Whatever the occasion may be, you would like to wish your friend or relative well in some way. Whether you are buying a greeting card, penning down something on your own, or just wishing them verbally, you will still need to personalize it with some meaningful words.
Here are some of the best quotes that are related to congratulating a loved one and wishing them well. You can use these quotes or even take an idea out of any one of them and come up with something of your own.
Quotes for Weddings
Love one another and you will be happy. It's as simple and as difficult as that.
~ Michael Leunig
When you realize you want to spend the rest of your life with somebody, you want the rest of your life to start as soon as possible.
~ Billy Crystal as Harry in When Harry Met Sally
A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person.
~ Mignon McLaughlin
There is no remedy for love, but to love more.
~ Henry David Thoreau
To love abundantly is to live abundantly, and to love forever is to live forever.
~ Henry Drummond
Getting married is the boldest and most idealistic thing that most of us will ever do.
~ Maggie Gallagher
Keep the fire lit in your marriage and your life will be filled with warmth.
~ Fawn Weaver
You were born together, and together you shall be forevermore. You shall be together when the white wings of death scatter your days. Ay, you shall be together even in the silent memory of God. But let there be spaces in your togetherness, and let the winds of the heavens dance between you.
~ Khalil Gibran
Marriage is ever made by destiny.
~ George Chapman
A happy marriage is a new beginning of life, a new starting point for happiness and usefulness.
~ Dean Stanley
To have and to hold from this day forward, for better or worse, for richer for poorer, in sickness and in health, to love and to cherish to death do us part.
~ Book of Common Prayer
May your marriage be filled with a heap of love, a touch of affection and romance, and a spoonful of understanding. Congratulations!
Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies.
A happy marriage is a long conversation which always seems too short.
~ André Maurois
Love is when reality is better than your dreams.
~ Becky Graham
There is no more lovely, friendly and charming relationship communion or company than a good marriage.
~ Martin Luther King Jr.
To keep your marriage brimming, with love in the wedding cup, whenever you're wrong, admit it; whenever you're right, shut up.
~ Ogden Nash
Marriage is a promise, a potential, made in the hearts of two people who love, which takes a lifetime to fulfill.
~ Edmund O'Neill
Quotes for the Future
May the dreams of your past be the reality of your future.
~ Harriet Morgan
Just as man cannot live without dreams, he cannot live without hope. If dreams reflect the past, hope summons the future.
~ Elie Wiesel
If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude. Don't complain.
~ Maya Angelou
Do not seek to bring things to pass in accordance with your wishes, but wish for them as they are, and you will find them.
Destiny has two ways of crushing us - by refusing our wishes and by fulfilling them.
~ Henri-Frédéric Amiel
Always remember that the future comes one day at a time.
~ Dean Acheson
When it comes to the future, there are three kinds of people: those who let it happen, those who make it happen, and those who wonder what happened.
~ John M. Richardson
Fear not for the future, weep not for the past.
~ P.B. Shelley
I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.
~ Thomas Jefferson
Our faith in the present dies out long before our faith in the future.
~ Ruth Benedict
And in today already walks tomorrow.
~ Samuel Taylor Coleridge
The future depends on what you do today.
~ Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
The past gives you an identity and the future holds the promise of salvation, of fulfillment in whatever form. Both are illusions.
~ Eckhart Tolle
Sayings for a New Job
Heartiest congratulations on your new job! May God's guidance and wisdom be with you in all your endeavors.
Don't be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones will tend to take care of themselves.
~ Dale Carnegie
The supreme accomplishment is to blur the line between work and play.
~ Arnold J. Toynbee
The best way to appreciate your job is to imagine yourself without one.
~ Oscar Wilde
Work expands so as to fill the time available for its completion.
~ C. Northcote Parkinson
Wishing you great success. May your new job be all that you have ever wished for and a whole lot more.
By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day.
~ Robert Frost
To kill time, a committee meeting is the perfect weapon.
To find joy in work is to discover the fountain of youth.
~ Pearl S. Buck
I wish that you find great happiness and success with your new job.
Sayings for Birthdays
All the world is birthday cake, so take a piece, but not too much.
~ George Harrison
Whatever with the past has gone, the best is always yet to come.
~ Lucy Larcom
With mirth and laughter let old wrinkles come.
~ William Shakespeare
Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears.
~ John Lennon
Best wishes on your birthday, and throughout the coming year.
May the good Lord shower you with many blessings on your special day.
I want to be an artist to paint pictures just for you. So when each birthday comes around, I can send you quite a few.
Because time itself is like a spiral, something special happens on your birthday each year: The same energy that God invested in you at birth is present once again.
~ Menachem Mendel Schneerson
Wishes for a New Baby
A baby is God's opinion that the world should go on.
~ Carl Sandburg
A new baby is like the beginning of all things - wonder, hope, a dream of possibilities.
~ Eda LeShan
Babies are bits of stardust, blown from the hand of God.
~ Larry Barretto
A baby is an angel whose wings decrease as his legs increase.
Every child begins the world again, to some extent, and loves to stay outdoors, even in wet and cold. It plays house, as well as horse, having an instinct for it...At last we know not what it is to live in the open air, and our lives are domestic in more senses than we think.
~ Henry David Thoreau
A little child enters your life and fills a special place in your heart. A place you never even knew was empty!
Life is filled with lots of things that make it all worthwhile but none is better than the love found in your baby's smile.
A baby is born with a need to be loved.....and never outgrows it.
~ Frank A. Clark
A babe in the house is a well-spring of pleasure, a messenger of peace and love, a resting place for innocence on earth, a link between angels and men.
~ Martin Farquhar Tupper