30 Quotes on Weddings and Marriage

To have and to hold.

Weddings to me are wondrous because they are so filled with tomorrows. -Mary Forsell

For two people in a marriage to live together day after day is unquestionably the one miracle the Vatican has overlooked. -Bill Cosby

It is such a happiness when good people get together – and they always do. -Jane Austen

I love being married. It’s so great to find that one special person you want to annoy for the rest of your life. -Rita Rudner

A great marriage is not when the “perfect couple” comes together. It is when an imperfect couple learns to enjoy their differences. -Dave Meurer

Marriage is a wonderful invention: then again, so is a bicycle repair kit. -Billy Connolly

Some people ask the secret of our long marriage. We take time to go to a restaurant two times a week. A little candlelight, dinner, soft music and dancing. She goes Tuesdays, I go Fridays. -Henny Youngman

The trouble with some women is that they get all excited about nothing – and then marry him. -Cher

No long-term marriage is made easily, and there have been times when I’ve been so angry or so hurt that I thought my love would never recover. And then, in the midst of near despair, something has happened beneath the surface. A bright little flashing fish of hope has flicked silver fins and the water is bright and suddenly I am returned to a state of love again — till next time. -Madeleine L’Engle

Weddings are never about the bride and groom, weddings are public platforms for dysfunctional families. -Lisa Kleypas

To be fully seen by somebody, then, and be loved anyhow – this is a human offering that can border on miraculous. -Elizabeth Gilbert

Marriage has no guarantees. If that’s what you’re looking for, go live with a car battery. -Erma Bombeck

The problem with marriage is that it ends every night after making love, and it must be rebuilt every morning before breakfast. -Gabriel Garcí­a Márquez

Weddings take months to organize, and there are fittings and invitation lists and old aunts being coy about the honeymoon, and having to have somebody’s perfectly hideous cousin for a bridesmaid. And then hundreds of appalling wedding presents. Toast-racks and Japanese vases and pictures that never, in a million years, would you want to hang on the wall. And you spend all your time writing insincere thank-you letters with your fingers crossed, and everybody gets tense and miserable and there’s lots of bursting into tears. The miracle is that anybody ever gets married at all, but I bet most girls have nervous breakdowns on their honeymoons. -Rosamunde Pilcher

A bride at her second marriage does not wear a veil. She wants to see what she is getting. -Helen Rowland 

If I get married, I want to be very married.  -Audrey Hepburn

We are gonna have tons and tons of opportunities to meet gorgeous ladies that get so aroused by the thought of marriage that they’ll throw their inhibitions to the wind. -Vince Vaughn as Jeremy Grey in Wedding Crashers

Longed for him. Got him. Shit. -Margaret Atwood

A man is incomplete until he is married. After that, he is finished. -Zsa Zsa Gabor

By all means marry; if you get a good wife, you’ll become happy; if you get a bad one, you’ll become a philosopher. -Socrates

I used to think a wedding was a simple affair. Boy and girl meet, they fall in love, he buys a ring, she buys a dress, they say I do. I was wrong. That’s getting married. A wedding is an entirely different proposition. -Steve Martin as George Banks in Father of the Bride

Marriage is a fine institution, but I’m not ready for an institution. -Mae West

Why does a woman work ten years to change a man, then complain he’s not the man she married? -Barbra Streisand

Marriage is give and take. You’d better give it to her or she’ll take it anyway. -Joey Adams

I am about to be married, and am of course in all the misery of a man in pursuit of happiness. -Lord Byron 

Sometimes I wonder if men and women really suit each other. Perhaps they should live next door and just visit now and then. -Katharine Hepburn

Some people claim that marriage interferes with romance. There’s no doubt about it. Anytime you have a romance, your wife is bound to interfere. -Groucho Marx

Mawidge is a dweam wiffin a dweam. The dweam of wuv wapped wiffin the gweater dweam of everwasting west. Eternity is our fwiend, wemember that, and wuv wiw fowwow you fowever. -William Goldman in The Princess Bride

Weddings remind us that our lives have meaning and that love is the strongest bond, the happiest joy, and the loveliest healing we can ever experience. -Daphne Rose Kingma

I think men who have a pierced ear are better prepared for marriage. They’ve experienced pain and bought jewelry. -Rita Rudner

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