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Wedding Quotes

Sharing traditional wedding quotes with your guests is yet another chance to incorporate a heartfelt sentiment or add meaningful expression to your wedding day.

Wedding poems, sayings, quotes and prayers are truly significant when they echo your values, relationship and wedding style.

Choose a traditional wedding quote that particularly speaks to your heart.

Traditional Quotes for Invitations

Having a more traditional wedding? Embellish your Invitations with a beautiful traditional wedding quote that speaks to your style and formality.

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

It is not how much you do, but how much Love you put into the doing that matters.
- Mother Teresa

We come to love not by finding a perfect person, but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly.
- Sam Keen

I love you for all that you are all that you have been and all you’re yet to be.
- Anonymous

Each day I love you more Today More than Yesterday and Less Than Tomorrow.
- Rosemonde Gerarde

Love is not only something you feel. It’s something you do.
- David Wilkerson

The best thing to hold onto in life is each other.
- Audrey Hepburn

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Wedding Quotes: 1000 hearts would be too few to <br>carry all my love for you.

1000 hearts would be too few to
carry all my love for you.
Author Unknown

Jennifer Smith
Founder of UnveiledWife.com
& Author of The Unveiled Wife

Expert Advice

“Choose what will reflect the kind of love you desire to have with your spouse 50 years down the road and consider how everything you share during the ceremony becomes a blessing to those present as well.”

Jennifer’s Favorite Wedding Quote

Though one may be overpowered, two can defend themselves. A cord of three strands is not quickly broken.
- Ecclesiastes 4:12

Traditional Quotes for Programs

From sweet to sentimental—​set your ceremony to rights with a traditional quote for your Wedding Programs. For longer quotes and poems—​opt for Folded Programs.

Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It is not rude, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, aways perseveres. Love never fails ... And now these three remain: faith, hope and love. But the greatest of these is love.
- 1 Corinthians 13: 4-8, 13

What is a vow, but an intention spoken out before the world so that the world, in hearing, might take part in aspirations of the willing heart? In our coming here today to join and bless the joy of your becoming wed, may we enter in the truth of the words you've said, “I do.”
- Maureen Tolman Flannery

Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.
- Robert A. Heinlein

Love one another and you will be happy. It’s as simple and as difficult as that.
- Micael Leunig

Love isn’t blind; it just only sees what matters.
- William Curry

Traditional
Wedding Quotes: You will forever be my always.

You will forever be my always.

Traditional Wedding Quotes: Love doesn't make the world go round’ Love is what makes the ride worthwile.

Love doesn't make the world go round
Love is what makes the ride worthwile.

Traditional Wedding Quotes: Live Laugh Love

Live Laugh Love

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Traditional Wedding Sayings

Best Day Ever! From your wedding stationery to seating directions, paint a pretty picture with a wedding saying that’s as adorable as your flower girl or as sweet as a rose.

And suddenly, all of the love songs were about you.

I love you to the moon and back.

As God decreed, we agreed.

Love builds a happy home.

I still fall for you every day.

I love your heart.

All of me loves all of you.

Head over heels.

True love lasts forever.

The best is yet to come!

Traditional
Wedding Quotes: I love you more than all the stars.

I love you more than all the stars.



Traditional
Wedding Quotes: Rain or shine. I’m yours forever.

Rain or shine. I’m yours forever.

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Traditional Wedding Poems

What is more romantic than a traditional wedding poem that tugs at the heartstrings?! Look to the classics and be inspired!

On this day I will marry my friend, the one I laugh with, life for, dream with, love.
- Unknown

Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.
- Lao Tzu

I love thee to the depth and breadth and height my soul can reach.
- Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Grow old along with me, the best is yet to come.
- Robert Browning

To love and be loved is to feel the sun from both sides.
- David Viscott

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Wedding Quotes: The most precious possession that ever comes to a man in this world is a woman’s heart.- Josiah G. Holland

The most precious possession that ever comes to a man in this world is a woman’s heart.
- Josiah G. Holland

Traditional Wedding Quotes: Love is an irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired. -Robert Frost

Love is an irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.
—​Robert Frost

Traditional Wedding Quotes: My heart is wherever you are

My heart is wherever you are

Traditional Readings for Weddings

Create a beautiful, meaningful ceremony with a traditional reading that matches your style and tone.

Let me not to the marriage of true minds Admit impediments. Love is not love Which alters when it alteration finds, Or bends with the remover to remove: O no; it is an ever-fixed mark, That looks on tempets, and is never shaken; It is te star to ever wandering bark Whose worth's unknown, although his height be taken. Love's not Time’s fool, though rose lips and cheeks within his bending sickle’s compass come; Love alters not with his brief hours and weeks, But bears it out even to the edge of doom. If this be error and upon me proved, I never writ, nor no man ever loved.
- William Shakespeare, Sonnet 116

What is a vow, but an intention spoken out before the world so that the world, in hearing, might take part in aspirations of the willing heart? In our coming here today to join and bless the joy of your becoming wed, may we enter in the truth of the words you’ve said, “I do.”
- Maureen Tolman Flannery

Oh, what a love it was, utterly free, unique, like nothing else on earth! Their thoughts were like other people’s songs.
- Boris Pasternak, Dr. Zhivago

I love you. Okay? Want it louder? I love you. Spell it out, should I? I ell-oh-vee-ee why-oh-you. Want it backward? You love I ...
- William Goldman, The Princess Bride

Traditional
Wedding Quotes: If I could reach up and hold a star for every time you’ve made me smile, the enire evening sky would be in the palm of my hand.

If I could reach up and hold a star for every time you’ve made me smile, the enire evening sky would be in the palm of my hand.

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Traditional Romantic Quotes

Love inspires! Join their hearts to yours—​bless your guests with a romantic love quote—​worthy of your wedding.

In as much as love grows in you, so in you beauty grows. For love is the beauty of the soul.
- Saint Augustine

Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the eye.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

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Wedding Quotes: Once in a while, Right in the middle of an ordinary life, Love gives us a fairy tale.

Once in a while, Right in the middle of an ordinary life, Love gives us a fairy tale.

Traditional Wedding Quotes: We were together. I forget the rest. -Walt Whitman

We were together.
I forget the rest.
—​Walt Whitman

Traditional Wedding Quotes: I exist in two places, here and where you are. Margaret Atwood

I exist in two places, here and where you are.
—​Margaret Atwood

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Traditonal Wedding Wishes

Best wishes are in order! Find the right words to make your toast, speech, or prayer sing with your congratulatory words.

Blessings to the happy couple! May your journey be happy, your commitment deep and your joys increase every day from this day forward.

Wishing you a lifetime of days as beautiful as this one and many more days of blessings and celebrations!

There is no remedy to love but to love more.
- Henry David Thoreau

Traditional
Wedding Quotes: I feel like I can conquer the world with one hand, when you are holding the other.

I feel like I can conquer the world with one hand, when you are holding the other.

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Traditional Quotes from Literature

Beautiful and romantic, a traditional quote from a famous author or classic masterpiece will put a classic spin on your wedding stationery.

How do I love thee? Let me count the ways.
I love thee to the depth and breadth and height
My soul can reach, when feeling out of sight
For the ends of Being and ideal Grace.
I love thee to the level of every day’s
Most quiet need, by sun and candlelight.
I love thee freely, as men strive for Right;
I love thee purely, as they turn from Praise.
I love thee with the passion put to use
In my old griefs, and with my childhood’s faith.
I love thee with a love I seemed to lose
With my lost saints,—​I love thee with the breath,
Smiles, tears, of all my life!—​and, if God choose,
I shall but love thee better after death.
- Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Sonnet from the Portuguese

You were made perfectly to be loved and surely I have loved you, in the idea of you, my whole life long.
- Elizabeth Barrett Browning

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Wedding Quotes: The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart. - Hellen Keller

The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.
- Hellen Keller

He’s more myself than I am. Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same.
- Emily Brontë

What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

If music be the food of love, play on.
- William Shakespeare

Traditional
Wedding Quotes: I love you yesterday, I love you still. I always have... I always will.

I love you yesterday,
I love you still.
I always have...
I always will.

Traditional Wedding Quotes: Love never fails

Love never fails

Traditional Wedding Quotes: Love is the most durable power in the world - Martin Luther King, Jr.

Love is the most durable power in the world
—​Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Traditional Vows

Embrace tradition and the institution of marriage with a meaningful quote that gives power and strength to your vows.

On this day I will marry my friend, the one I laugh with, live for, dream with, love.

I promise to be true to you in good times and in bad, in sickness and in health. I will love you and honor you all the days of my life.

To have and to hold from this day forward, for better, for worse, for richer, for poorer, in sickness and health, until death do us part.

Traditional
Wedding Quotes: I Vow to fiercely love you, in all your forms, now and forever. I promise to never forget that this is a once in a lifetime love.

I Vow to fiercely love you, in all your forms, now and forever. I promise to never forget that this is a once in a lifetime love.

Traditional Wedding Quotes: Without you... tomorrow wouldn't be worth the wait and yesterday wouldn't be worth remembering

Without you... tomorrow wouldn’t be worth the wait and yesterday wouldn’t be worth remembering

Traditional Wedding Quotes: Let’s fall in Love

Let’s fall in Love

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Traditional Love Quotes

From sappy to sentimental everybody loves a good love quote! Be inspired to bring out your inner romantic and get your guests reaching for the tissues.

The best friend will probably get the best spouse, because a good marriage is based on the talent for friendship.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

Love is not weakness. It is strong. Only the sacrament of marriage can contain it.
- Boris Pasternak

I already love in you your beauty, but I am only beginning to love in you that which is eternal and ever precious—​your heart, your soul.
- Leo Tolstoy

Love goes towards Love
- Shakespeare

The sweetest joy, the wildest woe is love.
- Pearl Bailey

Traditional
Wedding Quotes: A perfect relationship isn’t actually perfect, it’s just that both people never give up.

A perfect relationship isn’t actually perfect, it’s just that both people never give up.
- Author Unknown

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Irish Proverbs & Toasts

May Joy and Peace surround you both, contentment latch your door, and happiness be with you now and God Bless you evermore.

May the road rise to meet you. May the wind be always at your back. May the sun shine warm upon your face; The rain fall soft upon your fields. And until we meet again, May God hold you in the palm of his hand.

Wishing you always walls for the wind, A roof for the rain, Tea beside the fire, And the love and laughter of those you hold dear.

Traditional Wedding Quotes: In you, I’ve found the love of my life and my closest, truest friend.

In you, I’ve found the love of my life and my closest, truest friend.

Traditional Wedding Quotes: Something tells me I'm going to love him forever

Something tells me I’m going to love him forever

Traditional Wedding Quotes: I don’t believe in magic. - They young boy said. The old man smiled. You will when you see her. Atticus

“I don’t believe in magic.” They young boy said.
The old man smiled. “You will when you see her.”
—​Atticus