Many couples like to say a romantic quote during their vows, but others print it on a sign to decorate the venue. Thanks to the internet, you can access countless quotes about love from writers from every avenue. Uncover some of the best romantic quotes and how to incorporate them into your wedding for the perfect thing to say.
6 Romantic Quotes
Not sure what quote you’d like to use on your big day? Don’t worry! Below, we’ve listed six amazing quotes that you can borrow for your wedding if one of them feels right to you:
- “Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are dead.” —Oscar Wilde
- “You know you’re in love when you can’t fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams.” —Dr. Seuss
- “Love doesn’t make the world go round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile.” —Elizabeth Barrett Browning
- “If I know what love is, it’s because of you.” —Herman Hesse
- “It was always you.” —F. Scott Fitzgerald
- “The best thing to hold onto in life is each other.” —Audrey Hepburn
If a single quote doesn’t feel long enough to express your love to your partner, look for a love poem or love sonnet you can read. Robert Frost, William Shakespeare, and Elizabeth Barrett Browning are great poets to look at as you search out the best piece to read.
While you may want a romantic quote for the wedding, that doesn’t mean it has to be mushy-gushy love if that’s not your style! Quotes about love can be silly, religious, direct, inspirational, etc. Some of the best wedding toasts from movies like The Princess Bride or Wedding Crashershave funny things you can say on your day.
Love is powerful, and we all have different things to say about it based on how we experience it. Some of us are hopeless romantics, but others enjoy showing their partner love through humor.
Tying Them Into the Wedding
Now that we’ve covered some romantic quotes, let’s talk about how to incorporate them into your wedding. It should flow naturally and seem like you effortlessly tied it into the big day. You could tie it in by:
- Saying it in your vows
- Quoting it during one of the speeches
- Writing it on a welcome sign
- Adding it to the program or invitations
- Printing it into the guests’ favors
If you want to surprise your partner with the quote, say it during your vows or the reception. However, if you decide on a quote together to show your love’s depths, you can choose how to show it. You could add it to your invitations or a welcome sign to add to the romantic atmosphere.
Places To Find Romantic Quotes
Take a page, or instead, a quote, out of a Nicholas Sparks novel or see what Shakespeare had to say about love. Some countless famous writers and poets have amazing quotes you can reiterate at your wedding when talking about your love story.
Music is another fantastic source of inspiration. Many couples like to quote parts of a song. For example, John Legend’s “All of Me” is a popular option, written for his wife. Other artists and greats songs to check out include:
- “A Thousand Years” —Christina Perry
- “Chasing Cars” —Snow Patrol
- “Love Story” —Taylor Swift
- “Perfect” —Ed Sheeran
You could also quote a religious text, depending on your faith. As you search for a quote, what’s most important is you choose the one that speaks to you—saying it just feels right. It could come from the first movie you two watched together or a song you’ve always loved.
Some of us may struggle to find the perfect quote, but sometimes, reading poetry and listening to love songs sparks inspiration. If this happens, then create your own passage about love to say to your partner. If something inspired you, such as a special song, preface the quote by saying it reminded you of your soon-to-be spouse.
A Final Note
The perfect excerpt about love will vary from person to person, and what matters most is you find what tells your story. Love is a beautiful gift; no one understands your journey like your partner. So only the two of you know what quote perfectly encapsulates it. It’s time to share your love story!