Wedding Blessings and Quotations for Newlyweds

Inspirational Words for the New Couple

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"Till death do us part." This section of the wedding vows, or something like it, is the highlight of many wedding ceremonies. As you exchange rings with your beloved, you feel a sense of oneness, a union of souls. For the newlyweds, the journey has just begun. If you want to bless the young couple with a lifetime of happiness, here are some special wedding blessings.

John Lennon: 1940-1980; English singer-songwriter with the Beatles and solo

Love is a promise, love is a souvenir, once given never forgotten, never let it disappear.

Oscar Wilde: 1854-1900, Irish poet and playwright

Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are dead. The consciousness of loving and being loved brings a warmth and richness to life that nothing else can bring.

Antoine de Saint-Exupéry: 1900-1944, French poet, journalist, and aviator

Life has taught us that love does not consist in gazing at each other but in looking outward together in the same direction.

Aristotle: 384 B.C.-322 B.C., Greek philosopher and scientist

Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies.

Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr.: 1809-1894, American physician, writer, and humorist

Love is the master key that opens the gates of happiness.

Helen Keller: 1880-1968, American author, political activist, and lecturer.

The best and most beautiful things in this world cannot be seen or even heard, but must be felt with the heart.

Leo Buscaglia: 1924-1998, American professor, author, and motivational speaker

The life and love we create is the life and love we live.

Mignon McLaughlin: 1913-1983, American journalist and author

Love is the silent saying and saying of a single name.

Andre Maurois: 1885-1967, French author

A successful marriage is an edifice that must be rebuilt every day.

Amy Grant: 1960- present, American singer-songwriter

The more you invest in a marriage, the more valuable it becomes.