Popular Wedding Quotes
Grab your Ben & Jerry’s and some tissues… Sappy quotes about love and marriage.
Popular quotes to use in wedding toasts:
“There is nothing more admirable than two people who see eye-to-eye keeping house as man and wife, confounding their enemies, and delighting their friends.”—Homer, poet.
“When you love someone, all your saved-up wishes start coming out.”—Elizabeth Bowen, novelist.
“Love seems the swiftest, but it is the slowest of all growths. No man or woman really knows what perfect love is until they have been married a quarter of a century.”—Mark Twin, writer.
“Love is not affectionate feeling, but a steady wish for the loved person’s ultimate good as far as it can be obtained.”—C.S. Lewis, theologian.
“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, actress.
“Love is an act of faith, and whoever is of little faith, is also of little love.”—Erich Fromm, psychologist.
“A good marriage is one which allows for change and growth in the individuals and in the way they express their love.”—Pearl S. Buck, novelist.
“The most important thing in life is to learn how to give out love, and to let it come in.”—Morrie Schwartz, author.
“We love because it is the only true adventure.”—Nikki Giovanni, poet.
“Your life and my life flow into each other as wave flows into wave, and unless there is peace and joy and freedom for you, there can be no real peace or joy or freedom for me.”—Fredrick Buechner, theologian.
“What counts in making a happy marriage is not so much how compatible you are, but how you deal with incompatibility.” –Leo Tolstoy, writer.
“Life has taught us that love does not consist in gazing at each other but in looking outward together in the same direction.” –Antoine de Saint-Exupery, writer.
“Doubt thou the stars are fire; doubt that the sun doth move; doubt truth to be a liar; but never doubt I love you. I love thee, I love but thee with a love that shall not die. ‘Til the sun grows cold and the stars grow old.” Shakespeare, writer, “Hamlet.”
“You will find as you look back upon your life that the moments when you have truly lived are the moments when you have done things in the spirit of love.”—Henry Drummond, theologian
“Grow old along with me, the best is yet to be.”—Robert Browning, poet
“Love is not breathlessness, it is not excitement, it is not the promulgation of promises of eternal passion. That is just being ‘in love’ which any of us can convince ourselves we are. Love itself is what is left over when being in love has burned away, and this is both an art and a fortunate accident.”– St. Augustine