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30 Wedding Quotes To Help Celebrate Your Big Day


A wedding is only the first day of a marriage, but it’s a day filled with love, laughter, and more than a few happy tears. Whether it’s a grand event complete with doves and a ten-tier cake or an intimate affair with close friends and family, you have every reason to commemorate the day with memorable wedding quotes. Put them in your vows, on your program, or hang a banner as part of your decor.

When picking the perfect wedding quote, think about the relationship you share with your partner and the future you hope to build. Are you hopelessly romantic or more cute and casual? Do you have a favorite author, or do you feel connected to the words of poets, philosophers, or even actors? Go through these 30 wedding quotes to find the perfect way to express your love and hopes for the future.

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Here’s a sampling of 30 well-known wedding quotes to consider for your big day.

1. “Love is the thing that is always having the last word—even when those words are ‘I’m sorry,’ or ‘Forgive me,’ or ‘I love you no matter what.'” — Cleo Wade
2. “How in the hell can you handle love without turning your life upside down? That’s what love does, it changes everything.” — Lauren Bacall
3. “Love doesn’t make the world go round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile.” — Elizabeth Barrett Browning
4. “Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.” — Lao Tzu
5. “If I had a flower for every time I thought of you…I could walk through my garden forever.” — Alfred Lord Tennyson
6. “And I’d choose you; in a hundred lifetimes, in a hundred worlds, in any version of reality, I’d find you and I’d choose you.” — Kiersten White
7. “I would rather share one lifetime with you than face all the ages of this world alone.” — J.R.R Tolkien
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8. “If you live to be 100, I hope to live to be 100 minus one day, so I never have to live without you.” — Ernest H. Shephard
9. “Love is like a friendship caught on fire.” — Jeremy Taylor
10. “The best thing to hold onto in life is each other.” — Audrey Hepburn
11. “The best use of life is love. The best expression of love is time. The best time to love is now.” — Rick Warren
12. “I swear I couldn’t love you more than I do right now, and yet I know I will tomorrow.” — Leo Christopher
13. “There is only one happiness in life: To love and be loved.” — George Sand
14. “The water shines only by the sun. And it is you who are my sun.” — Charles de Leusse
15. “Great love affairs start with champagne.” — Honore de Balzac
16. “A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person.” — Mignon McLaughlin
17. “People are weird. When we find someone with weirdness that is compatible with ours, we team up and call it love.” — Dr. Seuss
18. “The secret of a happy marriage is finding the right person. You know they’re right if you love to be with them all the time.” — Julia Child
19. “Being married is like having somebody permanently in your corner. It feels limitless, not limited.” — Gloria Steinem
20. “We loved with a love that was more than love.” — Edgar Allan Poe

21. “True love stories never have endings.” — Richard Bach
22. “It’s amazing how one day someone walks into your life, and suddenly, you can’t remember how you lived without them.” — Anurag Prakash Ray
23. “A marriage is not a noun; it’s a verb. It isn’t something you get. It’s the way you love your partner everyday.” — Barbara De Angelis
24. “Love is our true destiny. We do not find the meaning of life by ourselves alonewe find it with another.”Thomas Merton
25. “There is no remedy for love but to love more.” — Henry David Thoreau
26. “Where there is love, there is life.” — Mahatma Gandhi
27. “Love recognizes no barrier. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination full of hope.” — Maya Angelou
28. “Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same.” — Emily Bronte
29. “Grow old with me! The best is yet to be.” — Robert Browning
30. “There is never a time or place for true love. It happens accidentally, in a heartbeat, in a single flashing, throbbing moment.” — Sarah Dessen

Whether you’re in the midst of planning your own wedding or daydreaming about a day to come, these wedding quotes speak of love and devotion. Share them with your wedding guests, use them for your wedding photos, or simply soak up their sentiment as you think about the one you love.

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