Weddings Quotes

Most popular weddings quotes

A wedding in haste is worth two at leisure.
Never above you. Never below you. Always beside you.
Here's to the happy man: All the world loves a lover.

love

I smile to think how like a lottery
These weddings are.
Look down, you gods, And on this couple drop a blessed crown.
Oh!  How many torments lie in the small circle of a wedding ring.
A wedding is like a funeral except that you get to smell your own flowers.
Music played at weddings always reminds me of the music played for soldiers before they go into battle.

marriage

Weddings are not just weddings, but rather pressure-cooker moments that contain layer upon layer of psychologically fraught material.
— The New York Times
Weddings are meant to be a celebration of love, but all too often this sentiment gets hijacked by the pressures of delivering a "perfect day."
A man looks pretty small at a wedding, George.  All those good women standing shoulder to shoulder, making sure that the knot's tied in a mighty public way.
Weddings are glamorous and usually involve weight loss; marriage is dull and involves weight gain. Every bride and bridegroom is beautiful; every husband and wife is exhausted. At a wedding everything is new. And later, is anything new?
When two people are under the influence of the most violent, most insane, most delusive, and most transient of passions, they are required to swear that they will remain in that excited, abnormal, and exhausting condition continuously until death do them part.

marriage

In some churches — and I don't know how to remedy this, honestly — there is a fierce competition between bridesmaids and brides. These women aren't observing a religious act; they're just showing off. And this weighs on my conscience; as priest, I am permitting this and I haven't found a way to put a stop to it.
May your vows and this marriage be blessed...
May this marriage offer fruit and shade like the date palm.
May this marriage be full of laughter,
your every day a day in paradise.
May this marriage be a sign of compassion,
a seal of happiness here and hereafter.
May this marriage be...an omen as welcome
as the moon in a clear evening sky...
May spirit enter and mingle in this marriage.

marriage