30 Inspiring Quotes About Love and Marriage

 

In need of some inspiration for writing your vows or need help preparing a big toast? We’ve compiled rounded up some of the best wedding-appropriate quotes to bring out the poet in you! Ranging from what it feels like to fall in love to the meaning of marriage, read and write what quote inspires you most!

 

What is Love?

  • “Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.” —Lao Tzu

  • “In the arithmetic of love, one plus one equals everything, and two minus one equals nothing.” —Mignon McLaughlin

  • “When I sleep, I dream of you, and when I wake, I long to hold you in my arms. If anything, our time apart has only made me more certain that I want to spend my nights by your side, and my days with your heart.” —Nights in Rodanthe

  • “Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination full of hope.” —Maya Angelou

  • “Love is life. And if you miss love, you miss life.” —Leo Buscaglia

  • “I love you, not only for what you are, but for what I am when I am with you. I love you, not only for what you have made of yourself, but for what you are making of me.” —Roy Croft

  • “A hundred hearts would be too few to carry all my love for you.” —Unknown Author

  • “To find someone who will love you for no reason, and to shower that person with reasons, that is the ultimate happiness.” —Robert Brault

  • "You know you're in love when you can't fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams.” —Dr. Seuss

  • “You will find, as you look back upon your life, that the moments when you have truly lived are the moments when you have done things in the spirit of love.” —Henry Drummond

  • “Love doesn’t make the world go round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile.” —Franklin P. Jones



Falling in Love:

  • “Once in awhile, right in the middle of an ordinary life, love gives us a fairy tale.” —Unknown Author

  • “When you look for the right person, you always end up with the wrong one. But when you just sit by the corner and wait, he comes along and shares the corner with you.” —Unknown Author

  • “And I knew exactly how old Walt Disney’s Cinderella felt when she found her prince.” —Elizabeth Young

  • “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.” —When Harry Met Sally

  • “I’m feeling alive and with every breath that I take, I feel like I’ve won. You’re my key to survival.” —Secondhand Serenade

  • “For it was not into my ear you whispered, but into my heart. It was not my lips you kissed, but my soul.” —Judy Garland

  • “You know when you have found your prince because you not only have a smile on your face, but in your heart as well.” —Unknown Author

  • “For you see, each day I love you more today more than yesterday and less than tomorrow.” —Rosemonde Gerard

 

The Meaning of Marriage:

  • “A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person.” —Mignon McLaughlin

  • “Being someone’s first love may be great, but to be their last is beyond perfect.” —Unknown Author

  • “You don’t marry the person you can live with … you marry the person you can’t live without.” —Unknown Author

  • “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

  • “You make me happier than I ever thought I could be, and if you let me, I will spend the rest of my life trying to make you feel the same way.” —Friends

  • “The groom always smiles proudly because he’s convinced he’s accomplished something quite wonderful. The bride smiles because she’s been able to convince him of it.” —Judith McNaught

  • “Grief can take care of itself, but to get the full value of joy, you must have somebody to divide it with.” —Mark Twain

  • “Sexiness wears thin after a while, and beauty fades. But to be married to a man who makes you laugh every day, now that’s a real treat.” —JoAnne Woodward

  • “What greater thing is there for two human souls, than to feel that they are joined for life — to strengthen each other in all labor, to rest on each other in all sorrow, to minister to each other in all pain, to be with each other in silent unspeakable memories at the moment of the last parting? —George Eliot

  • “A happy marriage is the union of two good forgivers.” —Robert Quillen

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