It’s the season for exchanging rings and vows! Weddings, both simple and grand, are coming up at every corner. Since June is the month for wedding bells, here are 12 quotes on the joys of love and finally tying the knot.
“You don’t love because: you love despite; not for the virtues, but despite the faults.”
“A happy marriage is the union of two good forgivers.”
-Ruth Bell Graham
“We’re not perfect by any means, but that makes us beautiful as well. We’re not afraid to say we’re not perfect. We have our disagreements, but that comes along with marriage.”
“Marriage is not a noun; it’s a verb. It isn’t something you get. It’s something you do. It’s the way you love your partner every day.”
–Barbara De Angelis
“A word of encouragement from a spouse can save a marriage.”
–John C. Maxwell
“So it’s not gonna be easy. It’s going to be really hard; we’re gonna have to work at this everyday, but I want to do that because I want you. I want all of you, forever, everyday. You and me… everyday.”
-Nicholas Sparks, The Notebook
“A loving heart is the truest wisdom.”
“Love does not begin and end the way we seem to think it does. Love is a battle, love is a war; love is growing up.”
“Unless you love someone, nothing else makes sense. “
“To love at all is to be vulnerable.”
–C.S. Lewis, The Four Loves
“Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs.”
-1 Corinthians 13:4-5
“In all the world, there is no heart for me like yours. In all the world, there is no love for you like mine.”
Whether you’re getting married, celebrating your 25th anniversary or happy and single, love can be celebrated. What is your favourite love quote? Share them with us below!
Lotie Mercado is an Editorial Assistant at Familywise Asia. She loves literature, art and films.