25 Romantic quotes for your wedding

Looking for romantic Wedding Quotes?

In no particular order, and just because we’ve loved them at every wedding we’ve heard them at, here are 25 of the most romantic quotes. We think at least one of them will work for every couple and every kind of wedding.

1. From Faith Hill & Tim McGrow – our only joint love quotation, but it’s a great one!

“Better than I was,

More than I am,

And all of this happened,

By taking your hand.”

2. Joseph Addison was a hardboiled man, expect when it came to a wedding:

“A happy marriage has in it all the pleasures of friendships, all the enjoyment of sense and reason – and indeed all the sweets of life.

3. Robert Quillen keeps it simple:

”A happy marriage is the union of two good forgivers.”

4. Zelda Fitzgerald sums up being in love:

“Nobody has ever measured, not even poets, how much the heart can hold.”

5. Oprah Winfrey weighs in with some sage advice in the form of a love quote:

“Lots of people want to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down.”

6. Sophocles might have been a heavyweight philosopher but he was also a master of romantic quotes:

“One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life: That word is love.”

7. While similar heavyweight, Friedrich Nietzsche, renowned for a bleak outlook on life, offers a wedding quote that suggests he had a softer side:

“When marrying, ask yourself this question: Do you believe that you will be able to converse well with this person into your old age? Everything else in marriage is transitory.”

8. Maya Angelo highlights the power of love to achieve all:

“Love recognises no barriers, it jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination, full of hope.”

9. While Lao Tzu talks about the difference between loving and being loved …

“Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.”

10/11. Albert Einstein had a lot to say about love. Not only:

“Gravitation is not responsible for people falling in love.”

But also:

“When you trip over love, it is easy to get up. But when you fall in love, it is impossible to stand again.”

12. Martin Luther makes it general:

“There is no more lovely, friendly and charming relationship, communion or company than good marriage.”

13. While John Lennon talks about how love helps us enjoy life:

“When we are in love, we open to all that life has to offer with passion, excitement, and acceptance.”

14. Andre Marois keeps it intimate:

“A happy marriage is a long conversation that always seems too short.

15. But Rita Rudner takes a lighter tone:

“I love being married. It’s so great to find that one special person you want to annoy for the rest of your life.”

16. Novelist Antoine de Saint-Exupery shows how love helps improve the world:

“Love does not consist of gazing at each other, but in looking outward together in the same direction.”

17. Bruce Lee brings the fireworks – of course!

“Love is like a friendship caught on fire.”

18. While Ursula K le Guin talks about the work of loving another:

“Love doesn’t just sit there, like a stone, it has to be made, like bread; remade all the time, made new.”

19 F. Scott Fitzgerald responds to his wife Zelda very lovingly:

“You are the finest, loveliest, tenderest and most beautiful person I have ever known and even that is an understatement.”

20. George Eliot looks at the intensity of a loving relationship:

“What greater thing is there for two human souls, than to feel that they are joined for life–to strength each other in all labor, to rest on each other in all sorrow, to minister to each other in silent unspeakable memories at the moment of the last parting?”

21. On the other hand, Joseph Campbell offers a wedding quote for music lovers:

“Love is a friendship set to music.”

22. Pablo Neruda makes it mystical:

“I love you without knowing how, or when, or from where. I love you simply, without problems or pride: I love you in this way because I do not know any other way of loving but this, in which there is no I or you, so intimate that your hand upon my chest is my hand, so intimate then when I fall asleep your eyes close.”

23. And of course, there’s always Shakespeare

From Romeo and Juliet

“My bounty is as boundless as the sea,

My love as deep; the more I give to thee,

The more I have, for both are infinite.”

24. From Hamlet

“Doubt thou the stars are fire;

Doubt that the sun doth move;

Doubt truth to be a liar;

But never doubt I love.”

25. And finally, the perfect wedding quote from As You Like It:

“No sooner met but they looked, no sooner looked but they loved, no sooner loved but they sighed, no sooner sighed but they asked one another the reason, no sooner knew the reason but they sought the remedy; and in these degrees have they made a pair of stairs to marriage.”