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Wedding Day Quotes: 67 Beautiful Wedding Quotes for Every Special Marriage Moment

Searching for your perfect wedding quote? We've rounded up the best of the best, no matter what the occasion is

Bride and groom embrace in front of their friends and families inside a church wedding venue

There’s no shortage of perfect wedding day quotes, whether you’re after something wise, funny or just downright adorable. Wedding quotes can be used at any point throughout your wedding day to add a touch of personality, as well as being full of power, wisdom, humour and love. 

If you’re looking for a way to sprinkle some extra pizzazz into your wedding vows, wedding speech, thank you card, anniversary card or anything else wedding-related, you'll have no trouble finding the perfect wedding quote for you. 

Wedding Day Quotes: 67 Beautiful Wedding Quotes for Every Special Marriage Moment

We’ve rounded up the best marriage quotes for a wedding, from sentimental to funny to philosophical, there’s something for every couple. Whether you want to leave the newlyweds laughing or crying, these wedding quotes will do the trick.

Our roundup also includes sweet quotes about relationships, and perfect quotes for anniversary cards for years to come!

Can’t Wait For My Wedding Day Quotes 

Bride and groom embrace in the sunlight on a bench

If you simply can’t wait for your wedding, quotes are a great way to show how excited you are. Use these on a social media post, or even in a sweet letter to your partner. After all, sometimes quotes can express the feelings we have better than we can, especially when it comes to "can't wait for my wedding day" quotes!

These could even be used for guests who want some "can't wait for your wedding" quotes to write in engagement cards or on social media. 

  • "Hey baby, I think I wanna marry you." - Bruno Mars
  • "I could wait and marry you someday, but I’d much rather marry you today. Someday may never come. Today is already here." - J. Sterling
  • "Some people are worth melting for." - Olaf, Frozen
  • "It's amazing how one day someone walks into your life, and suddenly, you can't remember how you lived without them." - Anurag Prakash Ray
  • "I am so far beyond in love with you, I can barely function. I want to marry you. Like yesterday.." - J.A. Huss
  • "When you realise you want to spend the rest of your life with somebody, you want the rest of your life to start as soon as possible." - When Harry Met Sally
  • "If I had a flower for every time I thought of you... I could walk through my garden forever." - Alfred Tennyson
  • "When I saw you I fell in love, and you smiled because you knew." - Arrigo Boito
  • "Take my hand, take my whole life too. For I can’t help falling in love with you." - Elvis Presley
  • "Engagement marks the end of a whirlwind romance and beginning of an eternal love story." - Rajeev Ranjan

Wedding Vow Quotes

Bride and groom hold hands at the altar in a church and look smiling at their celebrant

Writing your own wedding vows yourself is guaranteed to turn the romance all the way up on your wedding day.

You and your partner know each other better than anyone, so this is the perfect time to reference any inside jokes, pet names or things that are especially meaningful to the two of you. It’s also a great time to pop in a quote, whether that’s something said by a person you both admire, or just a good way to sum up your relationship. 

These wedding vow quotes are perfect to include in your sweet words.

  • "One word frees us all of all the weight and pain of life: that word is love." - Sophocles
  • "One’s not half of two, two are halves of one." - E. E. Cummings
  • "No measure of time with you, would be long enough. But we'll start with forever." - Edward Cullen, Twilight
  • "I love you not only for what you are, but for what I am when I am with you." - Roy Croft
  • "I would rather share one lifetime with you than face all the ages of this world alone." - J. R. R. Tolkien
  • "You are every reason, every hope and every dream I’ve ever had." - Nicholas Sparks
  • "We are all a little weird and life’s a little weird. And when we find someone whose weirdness is compatible with ours, we join up with them and fall in mutual weirdness and call it love." - Dr Seuss
  • "You know you’re in love when you can’t fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams." - Dr Seuss
  • "For it was not into my ear you whispered, but into my heart. It was not my lips you kissed, but my soul." - Judy Garland
  • "If I know what love is, it is because of you." - Hermann Hesse

Wedding Speech Quotes

Groom, bride and father of the bride at a banqueting table while groom stands to give a speech

Ah the wedding speeches, the most loved and most dreaded part of every wedding day. If you’re looking for some top tips on how to write a wedding speech, you can’t go wrong with a wedding speech quote. Here are some of our favourites. 

  • "You don’t love somebody for their looks, or their clothes or for their fancy car; but because they sing a song only you can hear." - Oscar Wilde
  • "A heart that loves is always young." - Greek Proverb
  • "We come to love not by finding a perfect person, but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly." - Up
  • "The greatest thing you’ll ever learn is just to love, and be loved in return." - Moulin Rouge
  • "Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies." - Aristotle
  • "Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are." - Oscar Wilde
  • "Love is like a friendship caught on fire." - Jeremy Taylor
  • "Love doesn’t make the world go round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile." - Franklin P. Jones
  • "Love recognises no barriers, it jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination, full of hope." - Maya Angelou

Wedding Card Quotes

Thank you card with images of bride and groom

Struggling to think of what to write in your wedding card? Summing up all your feelings about your loved ones tying the knot can be tricky - we get it - but that’s what wedding quotes are for! These quotes are packed full of wisdom, love and humour. Who knows, they might be better at expressing your feelings than you can yourself.

  • "Love one another and you will be happy. It’s as simple and as difficult as that." - Michael Leunig
  • "True love stories never have endings." - Richard Bach
  • "Let there be spaces in your togetherness, And let the winds of the heavens dance between you. Love one another but make not a bond of love, let it be rather a moving sea between the shores of your souls." - Kahlil Gibran
  • "Think not because you are now wed, that all your courtship is at an end." - Antonio Hurtado de Mendoza
  • "Love is a friendship set to music." - Joseph Campbell
  • "It is such a happiness when good people get together, and they always do." - Jane Austen
  • "Where there is great love, there are always miracles." - Willa Cather
  • "To love and be loved is to feel the sun from both sides." - David Viscott
  • "Love doesn’t make the world go round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile." - Elizabeth Barrett Browning
  • "The only thing we never get enough of is love; and the only thing we never give enough of is love." - Henry Miller

Wedding Caption Quotes

Two brides kiss while holding sparklers in front of their family and friends

If you’re a big social media user, chances are you’ll want to share the gorgeous images of your wedding day with the virtual world. No doubt you’ve got some picture-perfect snaps from your big day, now you just need the perfect quote to go along with it! If you’re looking for something different than the usual 'what a beautiful wedding' quotes, then we’ve got you covered. 

  • "The highest happiness on earth is the happiness of marriage." - William Lyon Phelps
  • "I swear I couldn't love you more than I do right now, and yet I know I will tomorrow." - Leo Christopher
  • "Two souls with but a single thought; two hearts that beat as one." - Friedrich Halm
  • "We're all a little weird. And life is a little weird. And when we find someone whose weirdness is compatible with ours, we join up with them and fall into mutually satisfying weirdness, and call it love, true love." - Robert Fulghum
  • "What greater thing is there for two human souls, than to feel that they are joined for life" - George Eliot
  • "Once upon a time there was a boy who loved a girl, and her laughter was a question he wanted to spend his whole life answering." - Nicole Krauss
  • "Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same." - Emily Brontë"In all the world, there is no heart for me like yours. In all the world, there is no love for you like mine." - Maya Angelou
  • "You are, and always have been, my dream.” - Nicholas Sparks
  • "Remember tonight, for it is the beginning of always." - Dante Alighieri

Wedding Anniversary Quotes

Bride and groom stand arm-in-arm outside a white town hall

Celebrating the love that you and your partner have for one another doesn’t stop once the wedding day draws to a close. Wedding anniversaries offer a great chance to reflect on the love you have for one another, and there’s no better way to express that than with a thoughtful and well-chosen quote to make your wedding anniversary wishes even sweeter than usual. 

  • "A happy marriage is a long conversation which always seems too short." - Andre Maurois
  • "Chains do not hold a marriage together. It is threads, hundreds of tiny threads which sew people together through the years." - Simone Signoret
  • "A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person." - Mignon McLaughlin
  • "There is no more lovely, friendly, and charming relationship, communion or company than a good marriage." - Martin Luther
  • "The beauty of marriage is not always seen from the very beginning - but rather as love grows and develops over time." - Fawn Weaver
  • "Marriages, like a garden, take time to grow. But the harvest is rich unto those who patiently and tenderly care for the ground." - Darlene Schach
  • "A marriage is not a noun; it's a verb. It isn't something you get. It's the way you love your partner everyday." - Barbara De Angelis
  • "Love doesn't just sit there, like a stone, it has to be made, like bread; remade all the time, made new." - Ursula K. Le Guin
  • "Grow old with me! The best is yet to be." - Robert Browning
  • "I am who I am because of you. You are every reason, every hope, and every dream I’ve ever had." - Nicholas Sparks
  • "Wherever you are is my home, my only home." - Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë

Funny Wedding Quotes

Bride with flower crown and groom in colourful suit lie down laughing and covered in confetti

Yes your wedding day is all about showing your love for your partner to the whole world, but that doesn't mean that you can't have a bit of fun too. These hilarious wedding quotes are sure to get your guests and your partner laughing. Weddings are about spreading joy as well as spreading love.

  • "I love being married. It’s so great to find one special person you want to annoy for the rest of your life." - Rita Rudner
  • "I love you more than coffee, but please don’t make me prove it." - Elizabeth Evans
  • "All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn’t hurt." - Charles Schulz
  • "Love is the same as like, except you feel sexier." - Judith Viorst
  • "I'm not a smart man, but I know what love is." - Forrest Gump
  • "I married for love but the obvious side benefit of having someone around to find my glasses cannot be ignored." - Cameron Esposito
  • "Marriage has no guarantees. If that’s what you’re looking for, go live with a car battery." - Erma Bombeck

If you’re looking for more quotes to use, try our pick of perfect wedding poems and search our weddings readings section.