Engagement Sayings For Friends

Love does not consist of gazing at each other, but in looking together in the same direction. ~Antoine de Saint-Exupery

The sum which two married people owe to one another defies calculation. It is an infinite debt, which can only be discharged through eternity. ~Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Never get married in the morning, because you never know who you’ll meet that night. ~Paul Hornung

Ah me! love can not be cured by herbs. ~Ovid

Marriage is an alliance entered into by a man who can’t sleep with the window shut, and a woman who can’t sleep with the window open. ~George Bernard Shaw

Love is a game that two can play and both win. ~Eva Gabor

A happy marriage is a long conversation which always seems too short. ~Andre Maurois

The highest happiness on earth is marriage. ~William Lyon Phelps

Three rings of marriage are the engagement ring, the wedding ring, and the suffering. ~Author Unknown

The arms of love encompass you with your present, your past, your future, the arms of love gather you together. ~Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, Southern Mail, 1929, translated from French by Curtis Cate

Anyone can catch your eye, but it takes someone special to catch your heart. ~Author Unknown

Without love, what are we worth? Eighty-nine cents! Eighty-nine cents worth of chemicals walking around lonely. ~M*A*S*H, Hawkeye

Time is too slow for those who wait, too swift for those who fear, too long for those who grieve, too short for those who rejoice, but for those who love, time is eternity. ~Henry Van Dyke

Chains do not hold a marriage together. It is threads, hundreds of tiny threads which sew people together through the years. ~Simone Signoret

[W]hen you realize you want to spend the rest of your life with somebody, you want the rest of your life to start as soon as possible. ~Nora Ephron, When Harry Met Sally

It’s so great to find that one special person you want to annoy for the rest of your life. ~Rita Rudner

What a happy and holy fashion it is that those who love one another should rest on the same pillow. ~Nathaniel Hawthorne

Love one another and you will be happy. It’s as simple and as difficult as that. ~Michael Leunig

Love seems the swiftest, but it is the slowest of all growths. No man or woman really knows what perfect love is until they have been married a quarter of a century. ~Mark Twain

Let us be grateful to people who make us happy, they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom. ~Marcel Proust

True love stories never have endings. ~Richard Bach

Two souls, one heart. ~French saying used on poesy rings

Newlyweds become oldyweds, and oldyweds are the reasons that families work. ~Author Unknown

All commands from your lips are sweet, I say, and now have you not said the sweetest of all? Marry you…! ~Byron Caldwell Smith, letter to Kate Stephens

Gravitation is not responsible for people falling in love. ~Albert Einstein

Nobody has ever measured, even poets, how much a heart can hold. ~Zelda Fitzgerald

Love would never be a promise of a rose garden unless it is showered with light of faith, water of sincerity and air of passion. ~Author Unknown

Spouse: someone who’ll stand by you through all the trouble you wouldn’t have had if you’d stayed single. ~Author Unknown

Grow old with me! The best is yet to be. ~Robert Browning

All things do go a-courting,
In earth, or sea, or air,
God hath made nothing single
But thee in His world so fair.
~Emily Dickinson

I dreamed of a wedding of elaborate elegance,
A church filled with family and friends.
I asked him what kind of a wedding he wished for,
He said one that would make me his wife.
~Author Unknown

We’re all a little weird. And life is a little weird. And when we find someone whose weirdness is compatible with ours, we join up with them and fall into mutually satisfying weirdness – and call it love – true love. ~Robert Fulghum, True Love

The Oriole weds his mottled mate,
The Lily weds the bee;
Heaven’s marriage ring is round the earth,
Let me bind thee?
~Author Unknown

Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same. ~Emily Brontë

A fellow ought to save a few of the long evenings he spends with his girl till after they’re married. ~Kin Hubbard

He felt now that he was not simply close to her, but that he did not know where he ended and she began. ~Leo Tolstoy

My whole heart for my whole life. ~French saying used on poesy rings

Success in marriage does not come merely through finding the right mate, but through being the right mate. ~Barnett R. Brickner

My heart to you is given:
Oh, do give yours to me;
We’ll lock them up together,
And throw away the key.
~Frederick Saunders

For you see, each day I love you more
Today more than yesterday and less than tomorrow.
~Rosemonde Gerard

A man without a wife is like a vase without flowers. ~African Proverb