Saturday, February 28, 2009

Wedding Quotes, Proverbs, Sayings, Sentiments

Been a while since I've added some new quotes, proverb, saying lists so today I wanted to share a few with you.

Today I've got some famous and not so famous wedding quotes, wedding sentiments, sayings and a few wedding related proverbs thrown into the mix.

I've been compiling these for a while now so the list is pretty long ~ I hope there is something you can use....



…and remember, we all stumble, every one of us. That's why it's a comfort to go hand in hand.

…and the greatest of these is love.

... if we love one another, God lives in us and His love is made complete in us.

A bell is no bell 'til you ring it, A song is no song 'til you sing it, And love in your heart

Wasn’t put there to stay -Love isn’t love'Til you give it away.~Oscar Hammerstein

A dress that zips up the back will bring a husband and wife together. ~James H. Boren

A fellow ought to save a few of the long evenings he spends with his girl till after they're married. ~Kin Hubbard

A first-rate marriage is like a first-rate hotel: expensive, but worth it. ~Mignon McLaughlin, The Second Neurotic's Notebook, 1966

A friend is someone who reaches for your hand and touches your heart.

A good marriage is at least 80 percent good luck in finding the right person at the right time. The rest is trust.


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


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

A happy marriage is the union of two good forgivers. ~Ruth Bell Graham


A hundred hearts would be too fewTo carry all my love for you.~Author Unknown

A long marriage is two people trying to dance a duet and two solos at the same time. - Anne Taylor Fleming

A man in love is incomplete until he has married. Then he's finished. ~Zsa Zsa Gabor

A man marries to have a home, but also because he doesn't want to be bothered with sex and all that sort of thing. - W. Somerset Maugham

A man may be a fool and not know it, but not if he is married. ~H.L. Mencken

A man's wife has more power over him than the state has. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson, Journals

A man without a wife is like a vase without flowers. ~African Proverb

A perfect marriage is one in which "I'm sorry" is said just often enough. ~Mignon McLaughlin, The Neurotic's Notebook, 1960

A psychiatrist asks a lot of expensive questions your wife asks for nothing. ~Joey Adams


A single man has not nearly the value he would have in a state of union. He is an incomplete animal. He resembles the odd half of a pair of scissors. ~Benjamin Franklin

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

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


A wedding is just like a funeral except that you get to smell your own flowers. ~Grace Hansen

After all there is something about a wedding-gown prettier than in any other gown in the world. ~Douglas William Jerrold


After the chills and fever of love, how nice is the 98.6º of marriage! ~Mignon McLaughlin, The Neurotic's Notebook, 1960

All you need is love…

All marriages are happy. It's the living together afterward that causes all the trouble. ~Raymond Hull



Almost no one is foolish enough to imagine that he automatically deserves great success in any field of activity; yet almost everyone believes that he automatically deserves success in marriage. ~Sydney J. Harris

As an Old Indian Legend Goes: Anyone who desires a wish to come true catches a butterfly and whispers the wish to it. In gratitude for setting the butterfly free, the wish rises to the heavens and will be granted.

An object in possession seldom retains the same charm that it had in pursuit. ~Pliny the Younger, Letters


And two shall become one…

Any intelligent woman who reads the marriage contract, and then goes into it, deserves all the consequences. ~Isadora Duncan

Anyone who desires a wish to come true catches a butterfly and whispers the wish to it. In gratitude for setting the butterfly free, the wish rises to the heavens and will be granted. - Indian Legend

Anything, everything, little or big becomes an adventure when the right person shares it.

Are we not like two volumes of one book? ~Marceline Desbordes-Valmore

As to marriage or celibacy, let a man take which course he will, he will be sure to repent. ~Socrates

As you share the memories of the past,May you look forward to even greater joysIn the years to come... - Ruby Burns


Bachelor: the only man who has never told his wife a lie. ~Author UnknownBachelors know more about women than married men; if they didn't they'd be married too. ~H.L. Mencken

Before marriage, a girl has to make love to a man to hold him. After marriage, she has to hold him to make love to him. ~Marilyn Monroe


Before marriage, a man declares that he would lay down his life to serve you; after marriage, he won't even lay down his newspaper to talk to you. ~Helen Rowland


Between a man and his wife nothing ought to rule but love. ~William Penn


Bigamy is having one husband or wife too many. Monogamy is the same. ~Oscar Wilde


Bride, n. A woman with a fine prospect behind her. ~Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary, 1911


But rich or poor, quick or slow, May you know nothing but happiness From this day forward.

By all means marry; if you get a good wife, you'll be happy; if you get a bad one, you'll become a philosopher. ~Socrates

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

Come, let's be a comfortable couple and take care of each other! How glad we shall be, that we have somebody we are fond of always, to talk to and sit with. ~Charles Dickens

Do you know what it means to come home at night to a woman who'll give you a little love, a little affection, a little tenderness? It means you're in the wrong house, that's what it means. ~Henny Youngman

Don't marry the person you think you can live with; marry only the individual you think you can't live without. ~James C. Dobson


Don't smother each other. No one can grow in shade. ~Leo Buscaglia

Each person represents a world to us, a world possibly not born until they arrive, and it only by this meeting that a new world is born.

English Law prohibits a man from marrying his mother-in-law. This is our idea of useless legislation. ~Author Unknown

Eventually, it's the silences which make the real conversations between friends.

Faith, hope and love, but the greatest of these is love ...

For each petal on the shamrock this brings a wish your way. Good health, good luck, and happiness for today and every day.

For two people in a marriage to live together day after day is unquestionably the one miracle the Vatican has overlooked. ~Bill Cosby, Love and Marriage

For you see, each day I love you moreToday more than yesterday and less than tomorrow.~Rosemonde Gerard

From this day till forever ...
From now until Forever

God created sex. Priests created marriage. ~Voltaire



Going to the chapel and we're gonna get married!

Go confidently in the direction of your dreams!


(Groom), take (Bride)'s hand and place your hand over hers. Now, remember this moment and cherish it... because this will be the last time you'll ever have the upper hand!"

Grow old with me! The best is yet to be. ~Robert Browning

Happily Every After…

He loves me, he loves me not. He loves me, So we're tying the knot!

Health and a long life to you. Land without rent to you. A child every year to you. And if you can't go to heaven, May you at least die in Ireland.

Here's to a sweetheart, a bottle, and a friend. The first beautiful, the second full, the last ever faithful.

Here's to my bride: she knows everything about me, yet loves me just the same.

Here's to the bride - may she share everything with her husband...and that includes the housework.


Here's to the groom, a man who kept his head even while he lost his heart.


Here's to the groom with bride so fair, And here's to the bride with groom so rare! Here's to marriage: one soul in two bodies.

Here's to health and prosperity, To you and all your posterity. And them that doesn't drink with sincerity, That they may be damned for all eternity!



Here's to matrimony, the high sea for which no compass has yet been invented! ~Heinrich Heine

Here's to the new husband, and here's to the new wife, may they remain lovers, for all of life.



Here’s to the prettiest, here’s to the wittiest, here’s to the truest of all who are true, here’s to the neatest one, here’s to the sweetest one, here’s to them in one – here’s to you!

Home cooking: where many a man thinks his wife is. ~Author Unknown

How beautiful is the day that is touched by love.

How can a woman be expected to be happy with a man who insists on treating her as if she were a perfectly normal human being. ~Oscar Wilde

Husbands are like fires. They go out when unattended. ~Zsa Zsa Gabor


I dreamed of a wedding of elaborate elegance, A church filled with family and friends. I asked him what kind of a wedding he wished for, He said one that would make me his wife.


I guess walking slow getting married is because it gives you time to maybe change your mind. ~Virginia Cary Hudson

I have great hopes that we shall love each other all our lives as much as if we had never married at all. ~Lord Byron


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 love being married. It's so great to find that one special person you want to annoy for the rest of your life. - Rita Rudner


I love thee - I love thee,'Tis all that I can sayIt is my vision in the night, My dreaming in the day.~Thomas Hood

I love thee to the depth and breadth and height my soul can reach. ~Elizabeth Barrett Browning

I never knew what real happiness was until I got married. And by then it was too late. ~Max Kauffman


If our two loves be one, or thou and ILove so alike, that none doe slacken, none can die.~John Donne

If someone believes in you, and you believe your in your dreams, it can happen.

If two stand shoulder to shoulder against the gods,Happy together, the gods themselves are helplessAgainst them while they stand so. - Maxwell Anderson

If you made a list of the reasons why any couple got married, and another list of the reasons for their divorce, you'd have a hell of a lot of overlapping. - Mignon McLaughlin

If your husband and a lawyer were drowning and you had to choose, would you go to lunch or to a movie?

In every marriage more than a week old, there are grounds for divorce. The trick is to find, and continue to find, grounds for marriage. - Robert Anderson


In marriage there are no manners to keep up, and beneath the wildest accusations no real criticism. Each is familiar with that ancient child in the other who may erupt again.... We are not ridiculous to ourselves. We are ageless. That is the luxury of the wedding ring. ~Enid Bagnold, Autobiography, 1969

In the end, what affects your life most deeply are things too simple to talk about.

In the opinion of the world, marriage ends all, as it does in a comedy. The truth is precisely the opposite: it begins all. ~Anne Sophie Swetchine



In a time when nothing is more certain than change, the commitment of two people to one another has become difficult and rare. Yet, by its scarcity, the beauty and value of this exchange have only been enhanced. ~Robert Sexton


It is not marriage that fails; it is people that fail. All that marriage does is to show people up. ~Harry Emerson Fosdick


It isn't tying himself to one woman that a man dreads when he thinks of marrying; it's separating himself from all the others. ~Helen Rowland, Violets and Vinegar



It takes a loose rein to keep a marriage tight. ~John Stevenson



It's easy to understand love at first sight, but how do we explain love after two people have been looking at each other for years?



Join us as we exchange our vows and help us celebrate the beginning of our new life together.



Just Married!


Let all thy joys be as the month of May,And all thy days be as a marriage day.~Francis Quarles


Let your love endure beyond the last sunset.

Like good wine, marriage gets better with age - once you learn to keep a cork in it. ~Gene Perret

Live the life you've imagined ~ Thoreau

Look down you gods, and on this couple drop a blessed crown.


Love: a temporary insanity, curable by marriage. - Ambrose Bierce

Love always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres, ... and now these three remain; Faith, hope and love, but the greatest of these is love ...

Love at First Sight

Love at first sight is easy to understand; it's when two people have been looking at each other for a lifetime that it becomes a miracle. - Amy Bloom

Love endures all things, Believes at things, Hopes all things, Love never fails.
Love Fills a Lifetime!

Love does not consist of gazing at each other, but in looking together in the same direction. ~Antoine de Saint-Exupery



Love endures all things, believes at things, hopes all things, Love never fails.

Love is a flower which turns into fruit at marriage. ~Finnish Proverb


Love is a symbol of eternity. It wipes out all sense of time, destroying all memory of a beginning and all fear of an end. ~Author Unknown

Love is, above all, the gift of oneself. -Jean Anouilh

Love is blind, but marriage restores its sight. ~Samuel Lichtenberg

Love is Friendship set on Fire!

Love is the opening door, Love is what we came here for.

Love is ... To melt and be like a running brook that sings its melody to the night, To know the pain of too much tenderness, To be wounded by your own understanding of love, To wake at dawn with the winged heart and give thanks for another day of loving. - Kahil Gibran

Love makes your soul crawl out from its hiding place. ~Zora Neale Hurston

Love me and the world is mine. ~David Reed

Love one another and you will be happy. It's as simple and as difficult as that. ~Michael Leunig


Love one another, but make not a bond of love Let it be a moving sea between the shores of your souls



Give your hearts ... And stand together, yet not too near together For the pillars of the temple stand apart and the oak tree and the cypress grow not in each other's shadow. - Kahil Gibran

Love puts the fun in together, the sad in apart, and the joy in a heart. ~Author Unknown

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 Twain

Love, the strongest and deepest element in all life, the harbinger of hope, of joy, of ecstasy; love, the defier of laws, of all conventions; love, the freest, the most powerful molder of human destiny; how can such an all-compelling force be synonymous with that poor little State- and church-begotten weed, marriage? ~Emma Goldman, Marriage and Love

Love-matches are made by people who are content, for a month of honey, to condemn themselves to a life of vinegar. ~Countess of Blessington

Many a man in love with a dimple makes the mistake of marrying the whole girl. ~Stephen Leacock, Literary Lapses, 1910

Many are the stars I see, but in my eye no star like thee. ~English saying used on poesy rings

Many marriages are simply working partnerships between businessmen and housekeepers. ~Mignon McLaughlin, The Neurotic's Notebook, 1960


Marriage - n. - A community consisting of a master, a mistress, and two slaves, making in all two. ~Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary, 1911


Marriage is a mistake every man should make. ~George Jessel

Marriage ceremony: an incredible metaphysical sham of watching God and the law being dragged into the affairs of your family. ~O.C. Ogilvie

Marriage halves our griefs, doubles our joys, and quadruples our expenses. ~English Proverb

Marriage is a book of which the first chapter is written in poetry and the remaining chapters in prose. ~Beverley Nichols


Marriage is a great institution, but I'm not ready for an institution. ~Mae West


Marriage is a ghastly public confession of a strictly private intention. ~Ian Hay

Marriage is a meal where the soup is better than the dessert. ~Austin O'Malley


Marriage is an alliance entered into by a man who can't sleep with the window shut, and a woman who can't sleep with the window open. - George Bernard Shaw


Marriage is not a word - it is a sentence.

Marriage is three parts love and seven parts forgiveness of sins. ~Langdon Mitchell

Marriage means commitment. Of course, so does insanity. ~Author Unknown

Marriage must constantly fight against a monster which devours everything: routine. ~Honore de Balzac

Marriage: that I call the will of two to create the one who is more than those who created it. ~Friedrich Nietzsche

Married life teaches one invaluable lesson: to think of things far enough ahead not to say them. ~Jefferson Machamer

Matrimony is a process by which a grocer acquired an account the florist had. ~Francis Rodman
May a flock of blessings light upon thy back. Shakespeare - Romeo and Juliet

May all your hopes and dreams come true, and may the memory of this day become dearer with each passing year. May all your ups and downs come only in the bedroom.

May "for better or worse" be far better than worse.May God be with you and bless you. May I see you grey And combing your grandchildren's hair.


May the best of your yesterdays be the worst of your tomorrows.



May the blessings of light be upon you, Light without and light within. And in all your comings and goings, May you ever have a kindly greeting From them you meet along the road.


May the future hold your happiness, May the future hold your health. May your heart hold your love, and may your arms hold your babies, yet to come. Here’s to your future happiness together!



May the joys of today Be those of tomorrow.



The goblets of life Hold no dregs of sorrow.

May the joys you share today be the beginning of a lifetime of great happiness and fulfillment .



May the light of friendship guide your paths together.



May the laughter of children grace the halls of your home.



May the joy of living for one another trip a smile from your lips, a twinkle from your eye.



May the love you've expressed to each other today always be the first thoughts during any trying times in the future.


May the most you wish for Be the least you get.



May the road rise up to meet you, May the wind be ever at your back, May the sun shine warm upon your face, The rain fall soft upon your fields, And until we meet again, May God hold you in the hollow of his hand. And may you be in Heaven a half hour before the devil knows you're dead.



May the saddest day of your future be no worse

Than the happiest day of your past.


May there always be work for your hands to do.

May your purse always hold a coin or two.

May the sun always shine warm on your windowpane.

May a rainbow be certain to follow each rain.

May the hand of a friend always be near you.

And may God fill your heart with gladness to cheer you.
- Irish Proverb



May there be a generation of children On the children of your children.

May this day you share be filled with love and laughter
May all the days ahead be happy ever after! - Ruby Burns



May thy life be long and happy, Thy cares and sorrows few; And the many friends around thee Prove faithful, fond and true.



May your voyage through life be as happy and as free As the dancing waves on the deep blue sea


May we never forget what is worth remembering or remember what is best forgotten.

May you be friends to each other as only lovers can; and may you love each other as only best friends can.


May you be poor in misfortune, Rich in blessings, Slow to make enemies, And quick to make friends.



May you both live as long as you want, and never want as long as you live.



May you get all your wishes but one, So you always have something to strive for.



May you grow old together on one pillow.



May you have all the happiness and luck that life can hold— And at the end of all your rainbows may you find a pot of gold.



May you have food and raiment, A soft pillow for your head, May you be 100 years in heaven Before the devil know you’re dead.


May you have love, health & wealth; but most importantly, may you have the time to enjoy them all.May you have warm words on a cold evening, A full moon on a dark night, And the road downhill all the way to your door.



May you know nothing but happiness from this day forward.



May you live each day like your last, and live each night like your first.



May you never lie, cheat or drink. But if you must lie, lie with each other. And if you must cheat, cheat death. And if you must drink, drink with us for we all love you and wish you both the love and happiness of which you deserve.



May you see each other through many dark days, and make all the rest a little brighter.


May your glasses be ever full. May the roof over your heads be always strong. And may you be in heaven half an hour before the devil knows you're dead.

May your heart be light and happy, May your smile be big and wide, And may your pockets always have a coin or two inside .



May your heart be warm and happy

With the lilt of loud laughter

Every day in every way

And forever and ever after.


May your hearts be as warm as your hearthstone.



May your joys be as deep as the Ocean, and your troubles as light as its foam.


May your love be added, may it never be subtracted, may your household multiply, and may your hearts never be divided!!



May your love be modern enough to survive the times and old-fashioned enough to last forever!May your refrigerator always be filled with Budweiser, and may all of your ups and down’s be under the covers.


May your thoughts be as glad as the shamrocks.

May your hearts be as light as a song.

May each day bring you bright happy hours,

That stay with you all year long.

May your troubles be less and your blessings be more.

And nothing but happiness come through your door.

Mistress: something between a mister and a mattress. ~Author Unknown

More marriages might survive if the partners realized that sometimes the better comes after the worse. - Doug Larson


Most wives think of their husbands as bumbling braggarts with whom they happen to be in love. ~Jackie Gleason

Mother-in-law: a woman who destroys her son-in-law's peace of mind by giving him a piece of hers.

My heart to you is given:Oh, do give yours to me;We'll lock them up together,And throw away the key.~Frederick Saunders

My love as deep; the more I give to thee,The more I have, both are infinite.~William Shakespeare

My mother said it was simple to keep a man, you must be a maid in the living room, a cook in the kitchen and a whore in the bedroom. I said I'd hire the other two and take care of the bedroom bit. ~Jerry Hall



My whole heart for my whole life. ~French saying used on poesy rings

My wish is that your marriage will be a thing of beauty and a joy forever, always as beautiful as you are today (bride). And may the loveliness of your marriage increase with each year. Here’s to the bride and groom.

Never feel remorse for what you have thought about your wife; she has thought much worse things about you. ~Jean Rostand, Le Mariage, 1927



Never forget what is worth remembering or remember what is best forgotten.

Never get married in the morning, because you never know who you'll meet that night. - Paul Hornung

Never go to bed mad. Stay up and fight. - Phyllis Diller

Never marry for money. Ye'll borrow it cheaper. ~Scottish Proverb


Never strike your wife - even with a flower. ~Hindu Proverb


Newlyweds become oldyweds, and oldyweds are the reasons that families work.

No day ends if it makes a memory.

No matter what troubles or travails may loom ahead of you, do not let yourself be cheated out of the joy of today.

Often the difference between a successful marriage and a mediocre one consists of leaving about three or four things a day unsaid. ~Harlan Miller

Once a woman has forgiven her man, she must not reheat his sins for breakfast. ~Marlene Dietrich


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

One of the good things that come of a true marriage is, that there is one face on which changes come without your seeing them; or rather there is one face which you can still see the same, through all the shadows which years have gathered upon it. ~George MacDonald

One should never know too precisely whom one has married. ~Friedrich Nietzsche


One shouldn't be too inquisitive in lifeEither about God's secrets or one's wife.~Geoffrey Chaucer, The Canterbury Tales

Only choose in marriage a man whom you would choose as a friend if he were a woman. ~Joseph Joubert

Open your mind, open your heart, open your arms, take it all in.


Our everyday life blossoms suddenly into bright possibilities.

Our marriage has always been a 50-50 proposition - with the possible exception of closet space. ~Gene Perret

Our wedding was many years ago. The celebration continues to this day. ~Gene Perret


Pity all newlyweds. She cooks something nice for him, and he brings her flowers, and they kiss and think: How easy marriage is. ~Mignon McLaughlin, The Neurotic's Notebook, 1960

Remember that happiness is a way of travel, not a destination.-Roy Goodman

Remember the love you feel today. Look back on it daily and measure how much it has grown.

Row, row, row your boat Gently down the stream Merrily, merrily, merrily, merrily Life is but a Dream!

Sharing, caring, loving, laughing…today and forever more.

So heavy is the chain of wedlock that it needs two to carry it, and sometimes three. ~Alexandre Dumas

Some marriages break up, and some do not, and in our world you can usually explain the former better than the latter. ~Mignon McLaughlin, The Second Neurotic's Notebook, 1966

Sometimes I wonder if men and women really suit each other. Perhaps they should live next door and just visit now and then. - Katherine Hepburn

Spouse: someone who'll stand by you through all the trouble you wouldn't have had if you'd stayed single. ~Author Unknown

Strange to say what delight we married people have to see these poor fools decoyed into our condition. ~Samuel Pepys

Strike an average between what a woman thinks of her husband a month before she marries him and what she thinks of him a year afterward, and you will have the truth about him. ~H.L. Mencken, A Book of Burlesques, 1916

Success in marriage does not come merely through finding the right mate, but through being the right mate. - Barnett R. Brickner

That quiet mutual gaze of a trusting husband and wife is like the first moment of rest or refuge from a great weariness or a great danger. ~George Eliot

The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt.

The big difference between sex for money and sex for free is that sex for money usually costs a lot less. ~Brendan Behan

The bonds of matrimony are like any other bonds - they mature slowly. ~Peter De Vries

The chief reason why marriage is rarely a success is that it is contracted while the partners are insane. ~Joseph Collins

The difficulty with marriage is that we fall in love with a personality, but must live with a character. ~Peter Devries

The friend given to you by circumstances over which you have no control is God's own gift.

The greatest lesson from the mystics is that the sacred is the ordinary, that is is to be found in one's daily life, in one's neighbors, friends, and family, in one's backyard.

The highest happiness on earth is marriage. ~William Lyon Phelps

The husband who doesn't tell his wife everything probably reasons that what she doesn't know won't hurt him. ~Leo J. Burke

The majority of husbands remind me of an orangutan trying to play the violin. ~Honore de Balzac, The Physiology of Marriage

The miracle of love is that love is given to us to give to one another ...

The marriage state, with or without the affection suitable to it, is the completest image of Heaven and Hell we are capable of receiving in this life. ~Richard Steele, The Spectato

The most dangerous food is wedding cake. ~American Proverb

The path that leads to love is so narrow that two cannot walk on it, unless they become one.

The problem with marriage is that it ends every night after making love, and it must be rebuilt every morning before breakfast. ~Gabriel García Márquez

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

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


There is no substitute for the comfort supplied by the utterly taken-for granted relationship. ~Iris Murdoch

There is no such cozy combination as man and wife.

There is so little difference between husbands you might as well keep the first. ~Adela Rogers St. Johns

Think not because you are now wedThat all your courtship's at an end.~Antonio Hurtado de Mendoza

Though marriage makes man and wife one flesh, it leaves 'em still two fools. ~William Congreve

Though women are angels, yet wedlock's the devil. ~Byron, Hours of Idleness

Throughout the years ahead,May all your sweetest dreams come true,As each future anniversaryBrings more happiness to you. - Ruby Burns


The bonds of matrimony are like any other bonds - they mature slowly. - Peter De VriesThe reason for much matrimony is patrimony. ~Ogden Nash



The man who never in his life

Has washed the dishes with his wife

Or polished up the silver plate -

He still is largely celibate.~Christopher Morley, Washing the Dishes


The path that leads to love is so narrow that two cannot walk on it, unless they become one

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

Think not because you are now wed

That all your courtship's at an end.~Antonio Hurtado de Mendoza


To have and to hold…



To keep your marriage brimming, with love in the wedding cup, whenever you're wrong, admit it; whenever you're right, shut up.

To love and be loved is to feel the sun from both sides. -David Viscott


To love someone deeply gives you strength Being loved by someone deeply gives you courage.

Today I marry my friend The one I laugh with, live for, dream with, love.

Together for a Lifetime of Love!

Trip over love, you can get up. Fall in love and you fall forever. ~Author Unknown

True love stories never have endings. ~Richard Bach


Truly, Madly, Deeply

Two Hearts Beat as One

Two hearts joined in love.

Two Hearts, One Love

Two lives, two hearts, Joined together in friendship, United forever in Love.

Two mothers-in-law. ~Lord John Russell, on being asked what he would consider a proper punishment for bigamy

Two such as you with such a master speed cannot be parted nor be swept away from one another once you are agreed that life is only life forevermore together wing to wing and oar to oar. -Robert Frost

Two souls, one heart. ~French saying used on poesy rings


Two souls with but a single thought, Two hearts that beat as one.

Valentine's Day is when a lot of married men are reminded what a poor shot Cupid really is. ~Author Unknown

Wasn't marriage, like life, unstimulating and unprofitable and somewhat empty when too well ordered and protected and guarded. Wasn't it finer, more splendid, more nourishing, when it was, like life itself, a mixture of the sordid and the magnificent; of mud and stars; of earth and flowers; of love and hate and laughter and tears and ugliness and beauty and hurt. ~Edna Ferber, Show Boat, 1926


Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same. ~Emily Brontë


We are all a little weird and life's a little weird, and when we find someone whose weirdness is compatible with ours, we join up with them and fall in mutual weirdness and call it love.

We have the greatest pre-nuptial agreement in the world. It's called love. ~Gene Perret


Wedding rings: the world's smallest handcuffs. ~Author Unknown


Wedlock is the deep, deep peace of the double bed after the hurly-burly of the chaise lounge. ~Mrs Patrick Campbell

What a happy and holy fashion it is that those who love one another should rest on the same pillow. ~Nathaniel Hawthorne


What counts in making a happy marriage is not so much how compatible you are, but how you deal with incompatibility. ~George Levinger

What God has brought together, let no man put asunder.

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

When a man steals your wife, there is no better revenge than to let him keep her. ~Sacha Guitry, Elles et toi, 1948

When just being together is more important than what you do, you are with a friend.

When the one man loves the one woman and the one woman loves the one man, the very angels desert heaven and come and sit in that house and sing for joy. ~The Brahma Sutras

When two people are under the influence of the most violent, most insane, most delusive, and most transient of passions, they are required to swear that they will remain in that excited, abnormal, and exhausting condition continuously until death do them part. ~G.B. Shaw, Getting Married, 1908

When you are with a friend your heart has come home.

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. ~Nora Ephron


Who, being loved, is poor? ~Oscar Wilde

Who shall explain the extraordinary instinct that tells us, perhaps after a single meeting, that this or that person in some mysterious way matters to us?


Wishing you a happy marriage and hoping that your life together will be rich in joy and love. - Ruby Burns

With the lilt of loud laughter Every day in every way And forever and ever after.

With this ring…


Wives are young men's mistresses; companions for middle age; and old men's nurses. ~Francis Bacon

Women hope men will change after marriage but they don't; men hope women won't change but they do. ~Bettina Arndt, Private Lives, 1986

You can never be happily married to another until you get a divorce from yourself. Successful marriage demands a certain death to self. ~Jerry McCant

3 comments:

  1. This are great wedding quotes... Thanks a lot for sharing this quotes.

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  2. Nice blog, thanks for sharing your collection of Wedding Quotes . Keep sharing!

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  3. I'm so sure the couple will be so touched with the warm wedding wishes family and friends are sending them. They will have a good start to know everyone's giving them support and love! <3 Any of these quotes will serve to them as reminders :)

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