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Quotations for Wedding Engagements
Being in Love
Love one another and you will be happy. It's as simple and as difficult as that. ~Michael Leunig
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.
[W]hen 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, When Harry Met Sally
Love does not consist of gazing at each other, but in looking together in the same direction. ~Antoine de Saint-Exupery
True love stories never have endings. ~Richard Bach
Spouse: someone who'll stand by you through all the trouble you wouldn't have had if you'd stayed single. ~Author Unknown
Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same. ~Emily Brontë
Ah me! love can not be cured by herbs. ~Ovid
Time is too slow for those who wait, too swift for those who fear, too long for those who grieve, too short for those who rejoice, but for those who love, time is eternity. ~Henry Van Dyke
Gravitation is not responsible for people falling in love. ~Albert Einstein
Grow old with me! The best is yet to be. ~Robert Browning
The Oriole weds his mottled mate,
The Lily weds the bee;
Heaven's marriage ring is round the earth,
Let me bind thee?
My whole heart for my whole life. ~French saying used on poesy rings
The highest happiness on earth is marriage. ~William Lyon Phelps
A bell is no bell 'til you ring it,
A song is no song 'til you sing it,
And love in your heart
Wasnít put there to stay -
Love isnít love
'Til you give it away.
~Oscar Hammerstein, Sound of Music, "You Are Sixteen (Reprise)"
All commands from your lips are sweet, I say, and now have you not said the sweetest of all? Marry you...! ~Byron Caldwell Smith, letter to Kate Stephens
We're all a little weird. And life is a little weird. And when we find someone whose weirdness is compatible with ours, we join up with them and fall into mutually satisfying weirdness - and call it love - true love. ~Robert Fulghum, True Love
Two souls, one heart. ~French saying used on poesy rings
Love is a game that two can play and both win. ~Eva Gabor
Anyone can catch your eye, but it takes someone special to catch your heart. ~Author Unknown
Without love, what are we worth? Eighty-nine cents! Eighty-nine cents worth of chemicals walking around lonely. ~M*A*S*H, Hawkeye
He felt now that he was not simply close to her, but that he did not know where he ended and she began. ~Leo Tolstoy
The arms of love encompass you with your present, your past, your future, the arms of love gather you together. ~Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, Southern Mail, 1929, translated from French by Curtis Cate
Love would never be a promise of a rose garden unless it is showered with light of faith, water of sincerity and air of passion. ~Author Unknown
Nobody has ever measured, even poets, how much a heart can hold. ~Zelda Fitzgerald
All things do go a-courting,
In earth, or sea, or air,
God hath made nothing single
But thee in His world so fair.
Let us be grateful to people who make us happy, they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom. ~Marcel Proust
What a happy and holy fashion it is that those who love one another should rest on the same pillow. ~Nathaniel Hawthorne
My heart to you is given:
Oh, do give yours to me;
We'll lock them up together,
And throw away the key.
It's so great to find that one special person you want to annoy for the rest of your life. ~Rita Rudner
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
Newlyweds become oldyweds, and oldyweds are the reasons that families work. ~Author Unknown
Chains do not hold a marriage together. It is threads, hundreds of tiny threads which sew people together through the years. ~Simone Signoret
For you see, each day I love you more
Today more than yesterday and less than tomorrow.
Success in marriage does not come merely through finding the right mate, but through being the right mate. ~Barnett R. Brickner
Never get married in the morning, because you never know who you'll meet that night. ~Paul Hornung
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
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
Three rings of marriage are the engagement ring, the wedding ring, and the suffering. ~Author Unknown
A fellow ought to save a few of the long evenings he spends with his girl till after they're married. ~Kin Hubbard
A man without a wife is like a vase without flowers. ~African Proverb
A happy marriage is a long conversation which always seems too short. ~Andre Maurois
Last modified 2012 Jun 29 Fri 19:32 PDT