Thoughts for a Wedding Program

Inevitably, there is a blank page in the traditional wedding program. If you find there is room on the back, add a few famous quotes regarding love and marriage. You may have a few favorites in mind right now. If not, here are some for your consideration.

  • A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person.  Mignon McLaughlin
  • Cannot be parted nor be swept away from one another once you are agreed. That life is only forevermore — together wing to wing and oar to oar.  Robert Frost
  • In our life there is a single color, as on an artist‘s palette, which provides the meaning of life and art. It is the color of love.  Marc Chagall
  • My most brilliant achievement was my ability to be able to persuade my wife to marry me.  Winston Churchill
  • Success in marriage does not come merely through finding the right mate, But through being the right mate. Barnett Brickner
  • The truth is that there is only one terminal dignity — love. And the story of love is not import — what is important is that one is capable of love. It is perhaps the only glimpse we are permitted of eternity.  Helen Hayes
  • There is no surprise more magical than the surprise of being loved: it is God‘s finger on man ‘s shoulder.  Charles Morgan
  • When the wedding march sounds the resolute approach, the clock no longer ticks, It tolls the hour. . . The figures in the aisle are no longer individuals, They symbolize the human race.  Anne Morrow Lindbergh
  • You do not choose your family. They are God’s gift to you, as you are to them.  Archbishop Desmond Tutu
  • You will reciprocally promise love, loyalty and matrimonial honesty. We only want for you this day that these words constitute the principle of your entire life And that with the help of divine grace you will observe these solemn vows today, before God, you formulate.  Pope John Paul II

And for the couple taking that second walk down the aisle, here is one quote that might say it all for you.

  • For I’m not so old, and I’m not so plain, and I’m quite prepared to marry again.  W. S. Gilbert

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