Inspirational Marriage Wishes

Use Famous Quotes to Celebrate the Wedding

Young couple and their guests with champagne flutes during wedding reception in garden.
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The vows and rings are exchanged and the new couple makes their newlywed walk back up the aisle. If you look carefully at their faces, you may see joy mixed with apprehension. What wedding wishes and wisdom can you offer them? It's too late now to warn them away from the marital institution. It's time for wishing them well. Here are famous quotes on love and marriage you can use to wish them with a new life of togetherness and happiness.

Anne Bradstreet

"If ever two were one, then surely we. If ever man were loved by wife, then thee."

Nathaniel Hawthorne

"What a happy and holy fashion it is that those who love one another should rest on the same pillow."

John Lennon

"To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world."

Martin Luther

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

Rumi

"Lovers don’t finally meet somewhere. They’re in each other all along."

Sam Keen

"You come to love not by finding the perfect person, but by seeing an imperfect person perfectly."

Joseph Campbell

"When you make a sacrifice in marriage, you’re sacrificing not to each other but to unity in a relationship."

Sophocles

"One word frees us of all the weight and pain in life. That word is Love."

George Sand

"There is only one happiness in life, to love and be loved."

Lao Tzu

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

Amy Bloom

"Marriage is not a ritual or an end. It is a long, intricate, intimate dance together and nothing matters more than your own sense of balance and choice of partner."

Mahatma Gandhi

"Where there is love there is life."

Vita Sackville-West

"There is nothing more lovely in life than the union of two people whose love for one another has grown through the years, from the small acorn of passion, into a great rooted tree."

Victor Hugo

"The supreme happiness in life is the conviction that we are loved."

Leo Tolstoy

"What counts in making a happy marriage is not so much how compatible you are, but how you deal with incompatibility."

Mignon McLaughlin

"A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person."

George Eliot

"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?"

Montaigne

"If there is such a thing as a good marriage, it is because it resembles friendship rather than love."

W. H. Auden

"Like everything which is not the involuntary result of fleeting emotion but the creation of time and will, any marriage, happy or unhappy, is infinitely more interesting than any romance, however passionate."