Have you chosen to write your own vows, and are you looking for a bit of inspiration to get you going?

Writing your own vows can be incredibly romantic and meaningful, but it can also be hard to know where to start - after all, you probably have to so much you want to say, but just don't quite know how to put it into words.

To give you a bit of a helping hand, here are some quotes on love and marriage that might give you that glimpse of inspiration you need to write the perfect vows.

  1. Love does not consist of gazing at each other, but in looking together in the same direction, Antoine de Saint-Exupery, the French poet.
  2. A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person, Mignon McLaughlin, an American author.
  3. There is no more lovely, friendly and charming relationship, communion or company than a good marriage, Martin Luther, the German monk.
  4. Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same. Emily Bronte, author of Wuthering Heights.
  5. 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, Khalil Gibran, the Lebanese writer.
  6. To love someone deeply gives you strength. Being loved by someone deeply gives you courage, Laozi, ancient Chinese philosopher
  7. You know you're in love when you can't fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams, Dr Suess. 
  8. To love and be loved is to feel the sun from both sides, David Viscott, American author.
  9. You don't love someone for their looks, or their clothes, or for their fancy car, but because they sing a song only you can hear. - Oscar Wilde
  10. 'Till I loved I never lived-Enough. - Emily Dickinson

With those in mind, are you feeling inspired to write your own wondrous wedding vows? 

Don't let nerves get the best of you when penning your own wedding vows - follow these guidelines and avoid writer's block - Tips for writing your own wedding vows

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