The Internet offers a very wide range of quotes. Quotes about everything. From friendship to shoes, from health to hair. Quotes from famous people or from ordinary people. Some of them are funny, some of them are just simple and sincere and some of them are philosophical. They can be used on anniversary cards, on computer wallpapers, on books and so on and so forth, whatever place you think it’s appropriate to write a quote on.
Among the sea of quotes, there are wedding phrases. These phrases are meant to highlight certain aspects of marriage, of the union of man and woman, future husband and wife. You might consider some as advice for marriage, but don’t trust all of them, really now!
Here are some examples:
‘A man in love is incomplete until he is married. Then he’s finished’. – Zsa Zsa Gabor
‘Marriage is the only war in which you sleep with the enemy’. – Unknown
‘One should believe in marriage as in the immortality of the soul’. – Honore de Balzac
‘Behind every great man there is a surprised woman’. – Maryon Pearson
‘To love someone deeply gives you strength. Being loved by someone deeply gives you courage’. – Lao Tzu
‘Marriage is the mother of the world and preserves kingdoms, and fills cities, and churches, and heaven itself’. – Dr. Jeremy Taylor
‘Wedded love is founded on esteem’. – Elijah Fenton
‘When you meet someone who can cook and do housework — don’t hesitate a minute — marry him’. – Unknown
‘A good marriage is that in which each appoints the other guardian of his solitude’. – Rainer Maria Rilke
‘Marriage is not a ritual or an end. It is a long, intricate, intimate dance together and nothing matters more than your own sense of balance and your choice of partner’. – Amy Bloom
‘Marriage is never made by destiny’. – George Chapman
‘Hail, wedded love, mysterious law; true source of human happiness’. – Milton
‘When you make a sacrifice in marriage, you’re sacrificing not to each other but to unity in a relationship.’ – Joseph Campbell
‘Come live with me and be my love,/ And we will some new pleasures prove/ Of golden sands and crystal brooks,/ With silken lines and silver hooks’. – John Donne
‘Getting married for sex is like buying a 747 for the free peanuts – Jeff Foxworthy’.
‘Getting married is a lot like getting into a tub of hot water. After you get used to it, it ain’t so hot. – Minnie Pearl’.
‘A wedding is just like a funeral except that you get to smell your own flowers’. – Grace Hansen
What is your opinion regarding these wedding phrases? Do you think they are appropriate to be used during a wedding ceremony? Moreover, would you pick some of them to be written on the wedding invitation cards? Are there phrases that you disagree with? Why would that be?11