Wedding Sayings and Quotes

Many great people have written beautiful lines to mark this occasion. Each wedding saying and quote that fills this page tells you their perception of marriage. These sayings and quotes have a very deep meaning and can be used while wishing the wedded couple.
| Friday, April 30, 2010
Weddings....when I think of this word my mind conjures up images of light and grandeur. I see a well lit place full of well dressed people, smiling and sharing the special moment with the couple. I strongly believe marriages are made in heaven and each marriage whether it be a small gathering of family members or one that has a lot of guests requires something special to mark that day. To make this task easier, here are a collection of marriage quotes. Each wedding saying and wedding quote has a special meaning and has been written to mark the ceremony of marriage.

"Honor, riches, marriage-blessing
Long continuance, and increasing,
Hourly joys be still upon you!" - William Shakespeare

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

 "Come live with me and be my love,
And we will some new pleasures prove
Of golden sands and crystal brooks,
With silken lines and silver hooks." - John Donne

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

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

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

"There are three things that last: faith, hope and love, and the greatest of these is love." - I Corinthians 13:13

"Marriage is ever made by destiny." - George Chapman

"Let us celebrate the occasion with wine and sweet words." - Plautus

"Whatever souls are made of, his and mine are the same." - Emily Bronte

"Two human loves make one divine." - Elizabeth Barrett Browning

"I have spread my dreams beneath your feet; Tread softly because you tread on my dreams." - W.B. Yeats

"There is nothing half so sweet in life As love's young dream." - Thomas Moore

"He is blessed in love alone, Who loves for years and loves but one." - Sir A. Hunt

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

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

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

"We come to love not by finding the perfect person, but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly." - Sam Keen

"Hail, wedded love, mysterious law; true source of human happiness." - Milton

"Now join hands, and with your hands your hearts." - William Shakespeare

"Marriage, a book of which the first chapter is written in poetry and the remaining chapters written in prose." - Beverly Nichols

"Marriage is the mother of the world and preserves kingdoms, and fills cities, and churches, and heaven itself." - Dr. Jeremy Taylor

"You were born together, and together you shall be for evermore....but let there be spaces in your togetherness. And let the winds of the heavens dance between you." - Kahlil Gibran

"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." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"Ask the child why it is born; ask the flower why it blossoms; ask the sun why it shines. I love you because I must love you." - George P. Upton

"A happy marriage is a new beginning of life, a new starting point for happiness and usefulness." - Dean Stanley

"Wedded love is founded on esteem." - Elijah Fenton

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

"When you meet someone who can cook and do housework--don't hesitate a minute--marry him." - Anonymous

"When you make a sacrifice in marriage, you're sacrificing not to each other but to unity in a relationship." - Joseph Campbell

 "Happy and thrice happy are those who enjoy an uninterrupted union, and whose love, unbroken by any sour complaints, shall not dissolve until the last day of their existence

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

"We come to love not by finding the perfect person, but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly." - Sam Keen

"To love someone deeply gives you strength. Being loved by someone deeply gives you courage." -Lao Tzu

"Neither a lofty degree of intelligence nor imagination nor both together go to the making of genius. Love, love, love, that is the soul of genius." -Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

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

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

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

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

"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

   
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