50 Most Popular Quotes for Wedding Invitations

Maya Angelou Quote

A good quotation hums in your ears. It resonates widely and has the potential to harmonize with emotion, causing all who hear it to reach for their handkerchiefs. These quotes are great for your wedding day, but they are even better for penning in calligraphy on your invitations. Brides and grooms spend hours scouring their favorite books and songs for readings for their wedding day, but another great place for a beautiful quote is the wedding invitation. It is a keepsake that proclaims your love and commitment, and the quotes should too. Whether the couple is super sentimental or a little cheeky, these quotations promise just the right turn of phrase. Sometimes we look to our favorite poets, singers, and playwrights for wisdom, but the right quotation can come from anywhere. You'll know it's right when it resonates. You may not hear bells, but you'll know when you find the quote with just the right words to encapsulate your love, your relationship, and the anticipation of your wedding day.

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When it Comes to Wedding Invitations, Let These Moving Quotes do the Talking

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Maya Angelou on Hope

Maya Angelou Quote

"Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination full of hope."Maya Angelou

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Helen Keller on Feeling with the Heart

Helen Keller Quote

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

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Classic Nora Ephron

When Harry Met Sally Quote

"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." When Harry Met Sally

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Maya Angelou on Caring

Maya Angelou Quote 2

"If you find it in your heart to care for somebody else, you will have succeeded."Maya Angelou

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Aristotle on Classical Love

Aristotle Quote

"Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies."

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Jane Austen on the Wedding Day

Jane Austen Quote

"But, in spite of these deficiencies, the wishes, the hopes, the confidence, the predictions of the small band of true friends who witnessed the ceremony, were fully answered in the perfect happiness of the union."Jane Austen

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Richard Bach on Love Stories

Richard Bach Quote

"True love stories never have endings."Richard Bach

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The Beatles on Love

The Beatles Quote

"All you need is love.Love is all you need"The Beatles

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Beethoven on Sharing Love

Ludwig van Beethoven Quote

"Ever thine, ever mine, ever ours"
Ludwig van Beethoven

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Anne Bradstreet on Marriage

Anne Bradstreet Quote

"If ever two were one, then surely we.
If ever man were loved by wife, then thee."
Anne Bradstreet

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Charlotte Brontë on Attachment

Charlotte Bronte Quote

"I have for the first time found what I can truly love—​I have found you. You are my sympathy—​my better self—​my good angel; I am bound to you with a strong attachment. I think you good, gifted, lovely: a fervent, a solemn passion is conceived in my heart; it leans to you, draws you to my center and spring of life, wraps my existence about you—​and, kindling in pure, powerful flame, fuses you and me in one."
Charlotte Brontë

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Emily Brontë on Soul Mates

Emily Bronte Quote

"Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same."Emily Brontë

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Robert Browning on Life Together

Robert Browning Quote

"Grow old along with me! The best is yet to be"Robert Browning

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Johnny Cash on Love

Johnny Cash Quote

"The taste of love is sweet,
When hearts like ours meet"Johnny Cash

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Louise Cuddon on Being There

Popular Quotes for Wedding Invitations_Louise Cuddon Quote

"So my darling, my sweetheart, my dear…
When you break a rule, when you act the fool
When you've got the flu, when you're in a stew
When you're last in the queue, don't feel blue
'Cause I'm telling you, I'll be there."Louise Cuddon

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e.e. cummings on the Strength of Love

E. E. Cummings Quote

"love is the voice under all silences, the hope which has no opposite in fear; the strength so strong mere force is feebleness: the truth more first than sun, more last than star" e. e. cummings

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Charles Dickens on Wisdom

Charles Dickens Quote

"A loving heart is the truest wisdom."Charles Dickens

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Antoine de Saint-Exupéry on True Love

Antoine de Saint-Exupery

"Love does not consist of gazing at each other, but in looking outward together in the same direction."Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

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John Donne on Love's Beauty

John Donne Quote

"Come live with me, and be my love,
And we will some new pleasures prove
Of golden sands, and crystal brooks,
With silken lines, and silver hooks."
John Donne

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Sir Arthur Conan Doyle on All-Encompassing Love

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Quote

"You are my heart, my life, my one and only thought."Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

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Henry Drummond on the Spirit of Love

Henry Drummond Quote

"You will find, as you look back upon your life, that the moments when you have truly lived are the moments when you have done things in the spirit of love."Henry Drummond

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Rosemonde Gérard on Love's Expansion

Rosemonde Gérard Quote

"For you see, each day I love you more today, more than yesterday, and less than tomorrow."Rosemonde Gérard

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Felix F. Feist on Simple Love

Felix F. Feist Quote

"I love you in the morning and in the afternoon; I love you in the evening and underneath the moon."
Felix F. Feist

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F. Scott Fitzgerald on Inevitable Love

F. Scott Fitzgerald Quote

"They slipped briskly into an intimacy from which they never recovered."F. Scott Fitzgerald

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Robert Frost on Love

Robert Frost Quote

"We love the things we love for what they are." Robert Frost

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Kahlil Gibran on Selfless Love

Kahlil Gibran Quote

"Love gives naught but itself
and takes naught but from itself.
Love possesses not nor would it be possessed;
for love is sufficient unto love."
Kahlil Gibran

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Hermann Hesse on Learning Love

Hermann Hesse Quote

"If I know what love is, it is because of you."Hermann Hesse

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John Keats on Becoming One

John Keats Quote

"Two souls with but a single thought,Two hearts that beat as one!"John Keats

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Oscar Hammerstein II on Generous Love

Oscar Hammerstein II Quote

"A bell's no bell 'til you ring it, a song's not a song 'til you sing it, Love in your heart wasn't put there to stay, Love isn't love 'til you give it away."
Oscar Hammerstein II

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Audrey Hepburn on Spending Life Together

Audrey Hepburn Quote

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

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Victor Hugo on the Light of Love

Victor Hugo Quote

"To love or have loved, that is enough. Ask nothing further. There is no other pearl to be found in the dark folds of life."Victor Hugo

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Nicole Krauss on Love's Questions

Nicole Krauss Quote

"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

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Ian McEwan on Love's Constancy

Ian McEwan Quote

"I've never had a moment's doubt. I love you. I believe in you completely. You are my dearest one. My reason for life."Ian McEwan

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Thomas Merton on Destiny

Thomas Merton Quote

"Love is our true destiny. We do not find meaning of life by ourselves alone—​we find it with another."
Thomas Merton

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A. A. Milne on Friendship

A. A. Milne Quote

"If you live to be a hundred, I want to live to be a hundred minus one day, so I never have to live without you."A. A. Milne

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Boris Pasternak on Destined Love

Boris Pasternak Quote

"They loved each other because everything around them willed it, the trees and the clouds and the sky over their heads and the earth under their feet. Perhaps their surrounding world, the strangers they met in the street, the wide expanses they saw in their walks, the rooms in which they lived or met, took more delight in their love than they themselves did." Boris Pasternak

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William Lyon Phelps on Marriage

William Lyon Phelps Quote

"The highest happiness on earth is the happiness of marriage."William Lyon Phelps

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Rainer Maria Rilke on Love's Meeting

Rainer Maria Rilke Quote

"Love consists of this: two solitudes that meet, protect and greet each other." Rainer Maria Rilke

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Rainer Maria Rilke on Togetherness

Rainer Maria Rilke Quote

"Understand, I'll slip quietly
Away from the noisy crowd
When I see the pale
Stars rising, blooming over the oaks
I'll pursue solitary pathways
Through the pale twilit meadows,
With only this one dream:
You come too."Rainer Maria Rilke

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Rumi on Emerging Love

Rumi Quote

"The minute I heard my first love story, I started looking for you, not knowing how blind that was. Lovers don't finally meet somewhere. They're in each other all along."

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Shakespeare on Bold Love

William Shakespeare Quote

"Doubt thou the stars are fire;Doubt that the sun doth move;Doubt truth to be a liar;But never doubt I love."William Shakespeare

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Nicholas Sparks on Glorious Love

Nicholas Sparks Quote

"There are no monuments dedicated to me and my name will soon be forgotten. But in one respect I have succeeded as gloriously as anyone who's ever lived: I've loved another with all my heart and soul; and to me, this has always been enough."Nicholas Sparks

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John Steinbeck on Life and Love

John Steinbeck Quote

"If it is right, it happens—the main thing is not to hurry. Nothing good gets away."John Steinbeck

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Leo Tolstoy on Beauty

Leo Tolstoy Quote

"He stepped down, trying not to look long at her, as if she were the sun, yet he saw her, like the sun, even without looking."Leo Tolstoy

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Lao Tzu on Love and Strength

Lao Tzu Quote

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

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David Viscott on the Illumination of Love

David Viscott Quote

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

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Voltaire on Love's Canvas

Voltaire Quote

"Love is a canvas furnished by Nature and embroidered by imagination."

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Alice Walker on Honoring Love

Alice Walker Quote

"I have learned not to worry about love; but to honor its coming with all my heart." Alice Walker

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Oscar Wilde on Emboldening Love

Oscar Wilde Quote

"Love is fed by the imagination, by which we become wiser than we know, better than we feel, nobler than we are: by which we can see life as a whole, by which and by which alone we can understand others in their real and their ideal relation. Only what is fine, and finely conceived can feed love." Oscar Wilde

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Loretta Young on Finding Love

Loretta Young Quote

"Love isn't something you find. Love is something that finds you."Loretta Young

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