Wedding Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old wedding quotes, wedding sayings, and wedding proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

The happiest days in a movie star's life are her wedding days. Evan Esar
On this our golden wedding day; for, see! she loves me: does she not? So let the world e'en go its way. James Kenneth Stephen
She put her wedding-gown away as tenderly as one might close. With kissing lips and finger-tips. Theodosia Garrison
The wedding fine to see, and the Roses were all for the Bride. So pretty–so pretty was she. Kate Greenaway
In the dreamy dawn of the morning, your wedding hour draws nigh. Miles off, you are rising, dressing, your bridemaidens gay among. In the same old house we played in,- you and I, when we were young. Dinah Maria Mulock Craik
It was a night in which we were going to be forever bonded in the oceans of conjugal bliss; it was a night which was going to be our very first wedding night. Nikhil Parekh
A feast was in a village spread,-- it was a wedding-day, they said. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
O marriage-bells, your clamor tells two weddings in one breath. She marries whom her love compels. Sidney Lanier
The voice that breathed o'er Eden, that earliest wedding day. The primal marriage blessing, it hath not passed away. John Keble
The cadence plays a wedding march, the rhyme to pledge out loud. Kurt Philip Behm
Sink down like silence, or a-sudden streamas wind-blown on the wind as streams a wedding-chime. Sydney Thompson Dobell
There they go marching all in step so gay! Smooth-cheeked and golden, food for shells and guns. Blithely they go as to a wedding day, the mothers' sons. Katharine Tynan
The most beautiful people we have known are those who have known defeat, known suffering, known struggle, known loss, and have found their way out of the depths. These persons have an appreciation, a sensitivity, and an understanding of life that fills them with compassion, gentleness, and a deep loving concern. Beautiful people do not just happen. Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves. Carl Gustav Jung
Any fool can know. The point is to understand. Albert Einstein
Understanding is the first step to acceptance, and only with acceptance can there be recovery. J.K. Rowling
Sometimes all a person wants is an empathetic ear; all he or she needs is to talk it out. Just offering a listening ear and an understanding heart for his or her suffering can be a big comfort. Roy T. Bennett
It is difficult to get a man to understand something when his salary depends on his not understanding it. Upton Sinclair
Be the one who nurtures and builds. Be the one who has an understanding and a forgiving heart one who looks for the best in people. Leave people better than you found them. Marvin J. Ashton
Only the development of compassion and understanding for others can bring us the tranquility and happiness we all seek. Dalai Lama XIV
It is absolutely okay with me if you need to keep some secrets. I've been thinking about this and I decided that a best friend is someone who, when they don't understand, they still understand. Nancy Werlin
In order to move on, you must understand why you felt what you did and why you no longer need to feel it. Mitch Albom
Treat people with understanding when you can, and fake it when you can't until you do understand. Kim Harrison
When good people consider you the bad guy, you develop a heart to help the bad ones. You actually understand them. Criss Jami
Why should things be easy to understand? Thomas Pynchon
She's a woman, you're a dude. You're not supposed to understand her. That's not what she's after.... She doesn't want you to understand her. She knows that's impossible. She just wants you to understand yourself. Everything else is negotiable. Neal Stephenson
I am afraid that our eyes are bigger than our stomachs, and that we have more curiosity than understanding. We grasp at everything, but catch nothing except wind. Michel de Montaigne
All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason. Immanuel Kant
There's nothing more intimate in life than simply being understood. And understanding someone else. Brad Meltzer
Not being understood may be taken as a sign that there is much in one to understand. Alain De Botton