Wedding Quotations

Throughout the centuries, many things have been said about love and marriage. Why not use a famous quote to tell everyone how much you love each other and how much you’re both looking forward to starting life as one? Include a quote or two in your wedding invitations, thank you note, or wedding favors or wedding speech. Here are a few to get you started.

Ogden Nash:
To keep your marriage brimming,
With love in the wedding cup,
Whenever you’re wrong, admit it;
Whenever you’re right, shut up.

Let us celebrate the occasion with wine and sweet words.

Franz Joseph von Munch-Bellinghausen:
Two souls with but a single thought,
Two hearts that beat as one.

Beverly Nichols:
Marriage — a book of which the first chapter is written in poetry and the remaining chapters written in prose.

Joseph Campbell:
Marriage is not a simple love affair, it’s an ordeal, and the ordeal is the sacrifice of ego to a relationship in which two have become one.

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

Thomas Moore:
Marriage is an Athenic weaving together of families, of two souls with their individual fates and destinies, of time and eternity, everyday life married to the timeless mysteries of the soul.

Douglas Jerrold:
In all of the wedding cake, hope is the sweetest of plums.

Ralph Waldo Emerson:
Marriage is the perfection of what love aimed at, ignorant of what it sought.

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

Rainer Maria Rilke:
A good marriage is that in which each appoints the other guardian of his solitude.

Joseph Barth:
Marriage is our last, best chance to grow up.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe:
The sum which two married people owe to one another defies calculation. It is an infinite debt, which can only be discharged through all eternity.

Honore de Balzac:
One should believe in marriage as in the immortality of the soul.

Phoenix Flame:
Marriage is love personified.

Millicent Carey McIntosh:
Marriage is a partnership in which each inspires the other, and brings fruition to both of you.