Words are always a powerful tool. Use them as quotes at weddings and you may create a statement that can evoke emotions and express love for each other. Let everyone feel that love is in the air with great free wedding quotes that you can say on your big day. Wedding quotes can be used during the ceremony when the bride and groom say their own personalized vows; while giving their speech during the reception; can also be used by the best man and maid of honor for their wedding toast; can be used for the wedding invitation; and can be used on gift cards.
Here are some heartwarming wedding quotes broken down into categories to let you choose the most appropriate ones for your wedding.
The Groom’s Words
“If I could reach up and hold a star for every time you’ve made me smile, the entire evening sky would be in the palm of my hand.” – Anonymous
“The most beautiful view is the one I share with you.” – Anonymous
“Sometimes I do wake up in the mornings and feel like I’ve just had the most incredible dream. I’ve just dreamt my life.” – Richard Branson
“To love someone deeply gives you strength. Being loved by someone deeply gives you courage.” – Lao Tzu
These love quotes may be a bit cheesy, but the groom saying it in front of everyone while dedicating these words to the bride will make the bride fall in love with him even more while guests will be overly joy.
The Bride’s Words
“We seek the comfort of another. Someone to share and share the life we choose. Someone to help us through the never ending attempt to understand ourselves. And in the end, someone to comfort us along the way.” – Marlin Finch Lupus
“Loving someone is a leap of faith. You are giving them your heart and trusting them not to break it… No matter what happens I will still never regret making that leap for you.” – Anonymous
“Within you I lose myself, without you I find myself wanting to be lost again.” – Anonymous
“When you realize you want to spend the rest of your life with somebody, you want the rest of your life to start as soon as possible.” – Nora Ephron, When Harry Met Sally
These quotes are also perfect for brides giving their own unique wedding vow or when she is asked to give a speech for the groom. The groom will definitely remember why he fell in love with his bride in the first place.
For the ceremony
“This day I will marry my friend, the one I laugh with, live for, dream with, love.” – Anonymous
“With this ring I thee wed, with my body I thee worship, and with all worldly goods I thee endow.” – Book of Common Prayer
“Grow old with me! The best is yet to be.” – Robert Browning
“Two souls with but a single thought, Two hearts that beat as one.” – Friedrich Halm
These quotes are perfect for personalized vows that both the bride and groom can say to each other.
For the wedding invitation or wedding program:
“There are three things that last: faith, hope, and love, and the greatest of these is love.” – 1 Corinthians 13:13
“Once in a while, right in the middle of an ordinary life, love gives us a fairy tale.” – Anonymous
“Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies.” – Aristotle
“You don’t marry someone you can live with – you marry the person who you cannot live without.” – Anonymous
“Love is like playing the piano. First you must learn to play by the rules, then you must forget the rules and play from your heart.” – Anonymous
These are five of the most common wedding quotes used in wedding invitations and programs to date. You can also choose one of these quotes that is close to your heart.
For the Wedding toast
“Seek a happy marriage with wholeness of heart, but do not expect to reach the Promised Land without going through some wilderness together.” Anonymous
“My Greatest wish for the two of you is that through the years your love for each other will so deepen and grow, that years from now you will look back on this day, your wedding day, as the day you loved each other the least.” – Wedding Toast, to the Bride and Groom
“To keep your marriage brimming, with love in the wedding cup, whenever you’re wrong, admit it; whenever you’re right, shut up.” – Ogden Nash
The best man and the maid of honor can use these quotes to congratulate and utter words of wisdom to the couple while making them laugh.
How to use them
Quotes are commonly used at the beginning or at the end of a speech. However, do not overly use them since you may confuse your audience about what you are trying to convey. If you do this right, you will capture your guests attention while showing how much your partner means to you. So get your pen ready, start writing, be creative, and have fun!