A wedding ceremony is a beautiful occasion that celebrates love, commitment, and the beginning of a lifelong journey together. And making your wedding personal is so important! Adding meaningful quotes to your vows, speeches, or wedding invitations can add a touch of emotion and significance to your momentous day.

Whether you seek poetic romance, religious wisdom, or a sprinkle of humor, we’ve compiled a diverse selection of quotes to help you get inspired for your own wedding ceremony.

Featured wedding invitation: The Greatest is Love

The Best Quotes to Use in Your Wedding Ceremony

The list of wedding quotes is endless, but these are our favorites. Let’s start with the most popular quotes for a wedding ceremony. The most classic quotes to use in a wedding are:

“Love is not just something you feel. It is something you do.” – David Wilkerson

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

“Where there is love, there is life.” – Mahatma Gandhi

“In all the world, there is no heart for me like yours. In all the world, there is no love for you like mine.” – Maya Angelou

“Love doesn’t make the world go ’round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile.” – Franklin P. Jones

“To love someone deeply gives you strength. Being loved by someone deeply gives you courage.” – Lao Tzu

“Love is a friendship set to music.” – Joseph Campbell

“I love you without knowing how, or when, or from where. I love you simply, without problems or pride.” – Pablo Neruda

“Love is when the other person’s happiness is more important than your own.” – H. Jackson Brown Jr.

“You know you’re in love when you can’t fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams.” – Dr. Seuss

Romantic Wedding Quotes About Friendship

“Friendship is born at that moment when one person says to another, ‘What! You too? I thought I was the only one.'” – C.S. Lewis

“Friendship is the only cement that will ever hold the world together.” – Woodrow Wilson

“A true friend is someone who knows all about you and still loves you.” – Elbert Hubbard

“A friend is one that knows you as you are, understands where you have been, accepts what you have become, and still, gently allows you to grow.” – William Shakespeare

“Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light.” – Helen Keller

“Friendship marks a life even more deeply than love. Love risks degenerating into obsession; friendship is never anything but sharing.” – Elie Wiesel

Religious Wedding Quotes

“Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud.” – 1 Corinthians 13:4

“For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.” – Matthew 6:21

“Two are better than one, because they have a good return for their labor.” – Ecclesiastes 4:9

“And now these three remain: faith, hope, and love. But the greatest of these is love.” – 1 Corinthians 13:13

“Beloved, let us love one another, for love is from God, and whoever loves has been born of God and knows God.” – 1 John 4:7

“Let love and faithfulness never leave you; bind them around your neck, write them on the tablet of your heart.” – Proverbs 3:3

Funny Quotes to Use in Your Wedding

“Marriage is like a deck of cards. In the beginning, all you need is two hearts and a diamond. By the end, you wish you had a club and a spade.” – Unknown

“A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person.” – Unknown

“Love is sharing your popcorn.” – Charles Schultz

“Marriage is when a man and woman become one. The trouble starts when they try to decide which one.” – Unknown

“Marriage lets you annoy one special person for the rest of your life.” – Unknown

“A happy marriage is the union of two good forgivers.” – Ruth Bell Graham

Wedding Quotes From Poetry and Literature

“Grow old along with me, the best is yet to be.” – Robert Browning

“I have found the one whom my soul loves.” – Song of Solomon 3:4

“Love is the voice under all silences, the hope which has no opposite in fear.” – e.e. cummings

“I carry your heart with me (I carry it in my heart).” – e.e. cummings

“Love is like the wild rose-briar; Friendship like the holly-tree. The holly is dark when the rose-briar blooms, but which will bloom most constantly?” – Emily Bronte

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

“To love is to be vulnerable.” – C.S. Lewis

Wedding Ceremony Quotes That Inspire

“Love is an endless act of forgiveness. Forgiveness is an endless act of love.” – Beyoncé

“Love isn’t something you find. Love is something that finds you.” – Loretta Young

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

“Love is not about how many days, months, or years you