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Wedding quotes provide various perspectives on one of the biggest celebrations in our culture: weddings. Review this collection below and see if you find something that suits your purpose. The insights on married life make for an interesting read.
Beautiful Wedding Quotes
Better to have loved and lost than to have never loved at all.
Love doesn’t make the world go round; love is what makes the ride worthwhile.
Married couples who love each other tell each other a thousand things without talking.
Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is a success.
Love isn’t blind; it just only sees what matters.
The happy State of Matrimony is, undoubtedly, the surest and most lasting Foundation of Comfort and Love, the Cause of all good Order in the World, and what alone preserves it from the utmost Confusion.
If you would have a good wife, marry one who has been a good daughter.
Marriage is the golden ring in a chain whose beginning is a glance and whose ending is Eternity.
The best thing to hold onto in life is each other.
Best Wedding Quotes
A good marriage is good for you. That isn’t just a platitude. Mounting research shows that it is the literal truth. When your marriage is healthy, your body and mind are healthier.
Love is the master key that opens the gates of happiness.
Oliver Wendall Holmes
Let the wife make the husband glad to come home, and let him make her sorry to see him leave.
There is no more lovely, friendly, and charming relationship, communion, or company than a good marriage.
A happy marriage is a long conversation which always seems too short.
The best friend will probably get the best spouse because a good marriage is based on the talent for friendship.
Good Wedding Quotes
Love is not weakness. It is strong. Only the sacrament of marriage can contain it.
In marriage do thou be wise; prefer the person before money; virtue before beauty; the mind before the body.
I’ve learned … that no one is perfect until you fall in love with them.
A good marriage is a contest of generosity.
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Wedding Quotes for Friends
Love looks not with the eyes but with the mind
Marriage is popular because it combines the maximum of temptation with the maximum of opportunity.
George Bernard Shaw
My true love hath my heart, and I have his.
It is not how much you do but how much Love you put into the doing that matters.
I already love in you your beauty, but I am only beginning to love in you that which is eternal and ever precious – your heart, your soul.
Love is a canvas furnished by Nature and embroidered by imagination.
Love is an ideal thing, marriage a real thing.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Love is just a word until someone comes along and gives it meaning.
A part of you has grown in me. And so you see, it’s you and me together forever and never apart, maybe in distance, but never in heart.
Funny Wedding Quotes
A wedding is a funeral where you smell your own flowers.
Marriage is an adventure, like going to war.
An archaeologist is the best husband a woman can have. The older she gets, the more interested he is in her.
They say marriages are made in heaven, but so are thunder and lightning.
A man’s wife has more power over him than the state has.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Keep your eyes wide open before marriage and half shut afterward.
It’s a funny thing that when a man hasn’t anything on earth to worry about, he goes off and gets married.
Marriage is like a phone call in the night: first, the ring, and then you wake up.
Wedding Quotes for Wife
I have learned that only two things are necessary to keep one’s wife happy. First, let her think she’s having her own way. And second, let her have it.
Lyndon B. Johnson
I never knew what real happiness was until I got married. And by then, it was too late.
The husband who wants a happy marriage should learn to keep his mouth shut and his checkbook open.
There’s a way of transferring funds that is even faster than electronic banking. It’s called marriage.
James Holt McGavran
You know there is a name for people who are always wrong all of the time: HUSBANDS!
I was married by a judge. I should have asked for a jury.
The longest sentence you can form with two words is “I Do.”
Bachelors know more about women than married men; if they didn’t, they’d be married too.
Behind every great man, there is a surprised woman.
Funny Wedding Quotations
When a man opens the car door for his wife, it’s either a new car or a new wife.
When a girl marries, she exchanges the attentions of many men for the inattention of one.
When I finally met Mr. Right, I had no idea that his first name was “Always.”
I think men who have a pierced ear are better prepared for marriage. They’ve experienced pain and bought jewelry.
Why does a woman work ten years to change a man’s habits and then complain that he’s not the man she married?
The smallest handcuffs in the world are wedding rings.
Love is blind. Marriage is an eye-opener.
My husband and I divorced over religious differences. He thought he was God, and I didn’t.
Marriage is where a husband loses his bachelor’s degree, and a wife gains her master’s degree.
When I said “I Do,” I didn’t mean your laundry.
Never laugh at your wife’s choices; you’re one of them.
Marriage is a relationship where one person is always right, and the other is the husband.
I promise not to keep score, even if I am totally winning.
The three rings of marriage are the engagement ring, the wedding ring, and the suffering.
I love being married. It’s so great to find one special person you want to annoy for the rest of your life.
Wedding Quotes for Husbands
One advantage of marriage is that when you fall out of love with him, or he falls out of love with you, it keeps you together until you fall in again.
The man who says his wife can’t take a joke forgets that she took him.
The secret of a happy marriage remains a secret.
Some people ask the secret of our long marriage. We take time to go to a restaurant two times a week. A little candlelight, dinner, soft music, and dancing. She goes Tuesdays; I go Fridays.
The groom always smiles proudly because he’s convinced he’s accomplished something quite wonderful. The bride smiles because she’s been able to convince him of it.
Romantic Wedding Quotes
A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person
In all the world, there is no heart for me like yours. In all the world, there is no love for you like mine.
I would rather share one lifetime with you than face all the ages of this world alone.
J. R. R. Tolkien
I love your feet because they have wandered over the earth and through the wind and water until they brought you to me.
Yours is the light by which my spirit’s born: you are my sun, my moon, and all my stars.
There is no remedy for love but to love more.
Henry David Thoreau
For it was not into my ear, you whispered, but into my heart. It was not my lips you kissed, but my soul.
My most brilliant achievement was my ability to be able to persuade my wife to marry me.
Romantic Movie Quotes
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.
When Harry Met Sally
Do I love you? My god, if your love were a grain of sand, mine would be a universe of beaches.
William Goldman, The Princess Bride
Before we met, I was as lost as a person could be, and yet you saw something in me that somehow gave me direction again.
Nights in Rodanthe
Once upon a time, there was a boy who loved a girl, and her laughter was a question he wanted to spend his whole life answering.
Nicole Krauss, The History of Love
I want all of you, forever, you and me, every day.
I vow to fiercely love you in all your forms, now and forever. I promise to never forget that this is a once-in-a-lifetime love.
You are the answer to every prayer I’ve offered. You are a song, a dream, a whisper, and I don’t know how I could have lived without you for as long as I have.
Nicholas Sparks, The Notebook
Inspiring Quotes on Love and Marriage
The highest happiness on earth is marriage.
William Lyon Phelps
Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength. While loving someone deeply gives you courage.
The older you get, the more you realize that it isn’t about the material things or pride or ego. It’s about our hearts and who they beat for.
The great marriages are partnerships. It can’t be a great marriage without being a partnership.
Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, and penetrates walls to arrive at its destination full of hope.
True love is never blind but rather brings an added light.
The highest happiness on earth is marriage.
William Lyon Phelps
What greater thing is there for two human souls than to feel that they are joined for life–to strengthen each other in all labor, to rest on each other in all sorrow, to minister to each other in silent unspeakable memories at the moment of the last parting?
At the touch of love, everyone becomes a poet.
A great marriage is not when the perfect couple comes together. It is when an imperfect couple learns to enjoy their differences.
Once in a while, right in the middle of an ordinary life, love gives us a fairy tale.
Marriages, like a garden, take time to grow. But the harvest is rich unto those who patiently and tenderly care for the ground.
When we love, we always strive to become better than we are. When we strive to become better than we are, everything around us becomes better too.
Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist
A wedding anniversary is the celebration of love, trust, partnership, tolerance, and tenacity. The order varies for any given year.
The greatest marriages are built on teamwork. A mutual respect, a healthy dose of admiration, and a never-ending portion of love and grace.
Chains do not hold a marriage together. It is threads, hundreds of tiny threads, which sew people together through the years.
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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By Mike O’Halloran
An author and writer, Mike is the editor of Greeting Card Poet.
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