For the truly romantic at heart, we've put together a selection of some of the best-loved - and lesser-known - quotes about love and marriage. Use them on your invitations, in thank you notes, on place settings, in the order of service, recite them in your wedding vows and in your wedding speeches - so many options, so many quotes. Prepare to be misty-eyed.

1. Once In A While...

Once in a while,
Right in the middle of an ordinary life,
Love gives us a fairy tale.

2. In A Hundred Lifetimes...

And I'd choose you; in a hundred lifetimes, in a hundred worlds, in any version of reality, I'd find you and I'd choose you."
The Chaos Of Stars

3. Most Beautiful Things...

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

4. Act Of Marriage...

The real act of marriage takes place in the heart, not in the ballroom or church or synagogue. It's a choice you make - not just on your wedding day, but over and over again - and that choice is reflected in the way you treat your husband or wife.
Barbara de Angelis

5. What Counts...

What counts in creating a pleased marriage is not so considerably how compatible you are, but how you deal with incompatibility. George Levinger

6. Makes The Ride Worthwhile...

Love doesn't make the world go round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile.
Franklin P. Jones

7. Set To Music...

Love is a friendship set to music.
E. Joseph Cossman

8. Two Bodies...

Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies.
Aristotle - Greek philosopher

9. Love...

One word frees us
Of all the weight and pain in life,
That word is Love
Socrates Greek philosopher

Bride And Groom Crossing A Creek

Elizabeth McDonnell Photography

10.Learn The Song...

To love a person is to learn the song
That is in their heart,
And to sing it to them
When they have forgotten.

11. Without Knowing How...

I love you without knowing how, or when, or from where. I love you straightforwardly without complexities abide. I love you because I know no other way then this. So close that your hand, on my chest, is my hand. So close that when you close your eyes, I fall asleep.
The movie Patch Adams - 1998

12. My Heart Love Till Now...

Did my heart love till now?
Forswear it sight,
For I ne'er saw true beauty till this night.
Romeo, Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare
Love asks me no questions,
And gives me endless support...
William Shakespeare

13. What Lies Behind Us...

What lies behind us, and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us. 
Ralph Waldo Emerson American philosopher

14.One Possession In Another...

No human relation gives one possession in another - every two souls are absolutely different. In friendship or in love, the two side by side raise hands together to find what one cannot reach alone.
Kahil Gibran

15. Union Of Two...

"A happy marriage is the union of two good forgivers." -Robert Quillen

16. Two Will Become One Flesh...

Husbands ought to love their wives as their own bodies. He who loves his wife loves himself. After all, no one ever hated his own body, but he feeds and cares for it. For this reason a man will leave his father and mother and be united to his wife, and the two will become one flesh.
The Holy Bible, Ephesians 5:25-33

17. A Burning Desire...

Love is a burning desire,
That makes your heart light on fire,
Love is being with you,
Someone saying I love you too,
Love is your tender kiss,
Something you don't want to miss,
Love is you and me,
And that is all I see.

18.My Bestfriend...

My love, you know you are my best friend.
You know that I'd do anything for you
And my love, let nothing come between us.
My love for you is strong and true.
Sarah McLachlan song writer Love is a fruit in season at all times,
and within the reach of every hand.
Mother Teresa Missionary of Charity

19. All The Pleasures Of Friendship...

A happy marriage has in it all the pleasures of friendships, all the enjoyment of sense and reason - and indeed all the sweets of life. Joseph Addison journalist
The most eloquent silence; that of two mouths meeting in a kiss.

20. Wishes...

When you love someone, all your saved-up wishes start coming out.
Elizabeth Bowen Anglo-Irish novelist

21.To Love And Be Loved...

The greatest thing you'll ever learn
Is to love and be loved in return.
from "Unforgettable with Love" by Natalie Cole song writer
Love: a temporary insanity, curable by marriage...
Ambrose Bierce - Journalist
I love thee, I love but thee
With a love that shall not die
Till the sun grows cold
And the stars grow old.
Willam Shakespeare

Boho Groom Style

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22. Tremble Inside...

Your voice makes me tremble inside
And your smile is an invitation
For my imagination to go wild.
Love puts the fun in together,
The sad in apart,
The hope in tomorrow,
The joy in the heart.

23. No Impossibilities...

In dreams and in love there are no impossibilities.
Janos Arany Hungarian poet
Smile at each other, smile at your wife,
smile at your husband, smile at your children,
smile at each other--it doesn't matter who it is--
and that will help you to grow up in greater love
for each other.
Mother Teresa Missionary of Charity

24. Love Is Not Blind...

Love knows no reasons,
love knows no lies.
Love defies all reasons,
love has no eyes.
But love is not blind,
love sees but doesn't mind.

25. To You Is Given...

My heart to you is given:
Oh, do give yours to me;
We'll lock them up together,
And throw away the key.
Frederick Saunders

26. Falling In Love Many Times...

A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person.
Mignon McLaughlin

27. Wedding Cup...

To keep your marriage brimming, with love in the wedding cup, whenever you're wrong, admit it; whenever you're right, shut up.
Ogden Nash - American poet

28. Happiness...

Remember that happiness is a way of travel, not a destination.
Roy Goodman

29. A Single Thought...

Two souls with but a single thought,Two hearts that beat as one.
Friedrich Halm - Austrian writer

30. A Good Marriage...

There is no more lovely, friendly and charming relationship, communion or company than a good marriage.
Martin Luther

31. Room To Grow...

People shop for a bathing suit with more care than they do a husband or wife. The rules are the same. Look for something you'll feel comfortable wearing. Allow for room to grow.
Erma Bombeck - US comic

32. What Is Not Said...

No man is truly married
until he understands
every word his wife is NOT saying.

Intimate Wedding Reception

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33. Do It Once...

When a woman gets married it is like jumping into a hole in the ice in the middle of winter: you do it once and you remember it the rest of your days.
Maxim Gorky

34. Better Than I Was...

Better than I was, More than I am, And all of this happened, By taking your hand
Faith Hill & Tim McGrow It's Your Love

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