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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 exciting read.

Beautiful Wedding Quotes

1.) Better to have loved and lost than to have never loved at all.
St. Augustine

2.) Love doesn’t make the world go round; love is what makes the ride worthwhile.
Elizabeth Browning

3.) Married couples who love each other tell each other a thousand things without talking.
Chinese Proverb

4.) Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is a success.

5.) Love isn’t blind; it just only sees what matters.
William Curry

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6.) 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.
Benjamin Franklin

7.) If you would have a good wife, marry one who has been a good daughter.
Thomas Fuller

8.) Marriage is the golden ring in a chain whose beginning is a glance and whose ending is Eternity.
Kahil Gibran

9.) The best thing to hold onto in life is each other.
Audrey Hepburn

10.) Love is the master key that opens the gates of happiness.
Oliver Wendall Holmes

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11.) Let the wife make the husband glad to come home, and let him make her sorry to see him leave.
Martin Luther

12.) There is no more lovely, friendly, and charming relationship, communion, or company than a good marriage.
Martin Luther

13.) A happy marriage is a long conversation which always seems too short.
Andre Maurois

14.) The best friend will probably get the best spouse because a good marriage is based on the talent for friendship.
Friedrich Nietzsche

15.) My true love hath my heart, and I have his.
Phillip Sydney

16.) It is not how much you do but how much Love you put into the doing that matters.
Mother Teresa

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17.) Love is not weakness. It is strong. Only the sacrament of marriage can contain it.
Boris Pasternak

18.) In marriage, do thou be wise; prefer the person before money; virtue before beauty; the mind before the body.
William Penn

19.) I’ve learned … that no one is perfect until you fall in love with them.
Andy Rooney

20.) A good marriage is a contest of generosity.
Diane Sawyer

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Wedding Quotes for Friends

21.) Love looks not with the eyes but with the mind
William Shakespeare

22.) Marriage is popular because it combines the maximum of temptation with the maximum of opportunity.
George Bernard Shaw

23.) 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.
Leo Tolstoy

24.) Love is a canvas furnished by Nature and embroidered by imagination.

25.) Love is an ideal thing, marriage a real thing.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

26.) Love is just a word until someone comes along and gives it meaning.

27.) 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.

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Funny Wedding Quotes

28.) A wedding is a funeral where you smell your own flowers.
Eddie Cantor

29.) Marriage is an adventure, like going to war.
K. Chesterton

30.) An archaeologist is the best husband a woman can have. The older she gets, the more interested he is in her.
Agatha Christie

31.) They say marriages are made in heaven, but so are thunder and lightning.
Clint Eastwood

32.) A man’s wife has more power over him than the state has.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

33.) Keep your eyes wide open before marriage and half shut afterward.
Benjamin Franklin

34.) It’s a funny thing that when a man hasn’t anything on earth to worry about, he goes off and gets married.
Robert Frost

35.) Marriage is like a phone call in the night: first, the ring, and then you wake up.
Evelyn Hendrickson

Wedding Quotes for Bride

36.) 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

37.) I never knew what real happiness was until I got married. And by then, it was too late.
Max Kauffmann

38.) The husband who wants a happy marriage should learn to keep his mouth shut and his checkbook open.
Groucho Marx

39.) There’s a way of transferring funds that is even faster than electronic banking. It’s called marriage.
James Holt McGavran

40.) You know there is a name for people who are always wrong all of the time: Husbands!
Bill Mayer

41.) For it was not into my ear, you whispered, but into my heart. It was not my lips you kissed, but my soul.
Judy Garland

42.) The longest sentence you can form with two words is “I Do.”
H.L. Mencken

43.) Behind every great man, there is a surprised woman.
Maryon Pearson

Funny Marriage Quotes

44.) When a man opens the car door for his wife, it’s either a new car or a new wife.
Prince Philip

45.) When a girl marries, she exchanges the attentions of many men for the inattention of one.
Helen Rowland

46.) When I finally met Mr. Right, I had no idea that his first name was “Always.”
Rita Rudner

47.) I think men who have a pierced ear are better prepared for marriage. They’ve experienced pain and bought jewelry.
Rita Rudner

48.) Why does a woman work ten years to change a man’s habits and then complain that he’s not the man she married?
Barbra Streisand

49.) The smallest handcuffs in the world are wedding rings.

50.) Love is blind. Marriage is an eye-opener.

51.) My husband and I divorced over religious differences. He thought he was God, and I didn’t.

52.) Marriage is where a husband loses his bachelor’s degree, and a wife gains her master’s degree.

53.) When I said “I Do,” I didn’t mean your laundry.

54.) Never laugh at your wife’s choices; you’re one of them.

55.) Marriage is a relationship where one person is always right, and the other is the husband.

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56.) I promise not to keep score, even if I am totally winning.

57.) The three rings of marriage are the engagement ring, the wedding ring, and the suffering.

58.) I love being married. It’s so great to find one special person you want to annoy for the rest of your life.
Rita Rudner

59.) Bachelors know more about women than married men; if they didn’t, they’d be married too.
H.L. Mencken

60.) Marriage is like a game of chess, except the board is flowing water, the pieces are made of smoke, and no move you make will have any effect on the outcome.
Jerry Seinfeld

Wedding Quotes for Groom

61.) 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.
Judith Viorst

62.) The man who says his wife can’t take a joke forgets that she took him.
Oscar Wilde

63.) The secret of a happy marriage remains a secret.
Henny Youngman

64.) 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.
Henny Youngman

65.) The ideal husband understands every word his wife doesn’t say.
Alfred Hitchcock

66.) Gravitation is not responsible for people falling in love.
Albert Einstein

67.) Being a good husband is like being a stand-up comic. You need ten years before you can call yourself a beginner.
Jerry Seinfeld

68.) 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.
Judith McNaught

Romantic Wedding Quotes

69.) A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person
Mignon McLaughlin

70.) In all the world, there is no heart for me like yours. In all the world, there is no love for you like mine.
Maya Angelou

71.) I would rather share one lifetime with you than face all the ages of this world alone.
J. R. R. Tolkien

72.) I love your feet because they have wandered over the earth and through the wind and water until they brought you to me.
Pablo Neruda

73.) Yours is the light by which my spirit’s born: you are my sun, my moon, and all my stars.
E.E. Cummings

74.) There is no remedy for love but to love more.
Henry David Thoreau

75.) For it was not into my ear, you whispered, but into my heart. It was not my lips you kissed, but my soul.
Judy Garland

76.) My most brilliant achievement was my ability to be able to persuade my wife to marry me.
Winston Churchill

Romantic Movie Quotes

77.) 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

78.) 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

79.) 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

80.) 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

81.) I want all of you, forever, you and me, every day.
The Notebook

82.) 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.
The Vow

83.) 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

Words Of Wisdom

84.) A happy marriage is the union of two good forgivers. 
Robert Quillen

85.) Only married people understand you can be miserable and happy at the same time.
Chris Rock

86.) Why do married people live longer than single people? I think it’s because married people make a special effort to live longer than their partner – just so they can have the last word.
Janet Periat

87.) Before you marry a person, you should first make them use a computer with slow Internet to see who they really are.
Will Ferrell

Inspiring Quotes on Love and Marriage

88.) The highest happiness on earth is marriage.
William Lyon Phelps

89.) Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength. While loving someone deeply gives you courage.
Lao Tzu

90.) 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.
J. Sterling

91.) The great marriages are partnerships. It can’t be a great marriage without being a partnership.
Helen Mirren

92.) Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, and penetrates walls to arrive at its destination full of hope.
Maya Angelou

93.) True love is never blind but rather brings an added light.
Phoebe Cary

94.) The highest happiness on earth is marriage.
William Lyon Phelps

95.) 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?
George Eliot

96.) At the touch of love, everyone becomes a poet.

97.) A great marriage is not when the perfect couple comes together. It is when an imperfect couple learns to enjoy their differences.
Dave Meurer

Inspirational Quotes

98.) Once in a while, right in the middle of an ordinary life, love gives us a fairy tale.

99.) Marriages, like a garden, take time to grow. But the harvest is rich unto those who patiently and tenderly care for the ground.
Darlene Schacht

100.) 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

101.) A wedding anniversary is the celebration of love, trust, partnership, tolerance, and tenacity. The order varies for any given year.
Paul Sweeney

102.) What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Quotes for the Happy Couple

103.) The greatest marriages are built on teamwork. A mutual respect, a healthy dose of admiration, and a never-ending portion of love and grace.
Fawn Weaver

104.) Chains do not hold a marriage together. It is threads, hundreds of tiny threads, which sew people together through the years.
Simone Signoret

105.) For you see, each day, I love you more. Today more than yesterday and less than tomorrow. 
Rosemonde Gerard

106.) I swear I couldn’t love you more than I do right now, and yet I know I will tomorrow.
Leo Christopher

107.) Marriage is a big step… even for a horse.
Wilbur, “Mr. Ed”

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By Mike O’Halloran

An author and writer, Mike is the editor of Greeting Card Poet.


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