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A Few of Our Favorite Wedding Quotes

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Bridal bouquet of ivory-colored roses set on a boat hull after a beach wedding.

Need a great quote for your ceremony program? Some couples use a quotes they’ve heard a family member say in the past, a meaningful snippet from their favorite novel, or a humorous line from a movie or TV show.

Here are a few of our favorite marriage and love-themed quotes – please feel free to incorporate them into a ceremony program, speech or toast, or even use on your wedding website.

A happy marriage has in it all the pleasures of friendship, all the enjoyments of sense and reason, and indeed all the sweets of life.
–from “The Spectator” (1711), Joseph Addison

In my house I’m the boss, my wife is just the decision maker.
–Woody Allen

Grow old along with me! The best is yet to be.
–Robert Browning (1812-1889)

The greatest thing you ever learn is just to love and be loved in return.
–from “Nature Boy” (1947), Nat King Cole

A marriage is a gift. It should be opened up and enjoyed.
–Greg Evans, American Writer (1978 – )

The heart that loves is always young.
–Greek Proverb

There is no more lovely, friendly and charming relationship, communion or company than a good marriage.
–from “Table Talk” (1569), Martin Luther

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

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.
–from “Romeo and Juliet” (1595), William Shakespeare

From this day forward,
You shall not walk alone.
My heart will be your shelter,
And my arms will be your home.
–from “Illuminata” (1994), Marianne Williamson