100 Enchanting Quotes about Love for Your Wedding Day
By Raashka Mannie

13 July 2021

"Words are, of course, the most powerful drug used by mankind." ― Rudyard Kipling

Poets, authors, writers, dreamers - and you. We're all looking for some magical way to explain our feelings. Luckily for us all, we've got hundreds and hundreds of years of literature, movies and more inspired by that all-important emotion, love. Whether you're looking for inspiration or a quote or two to include in your vows, speech, thank-you notes or otherwise, we've put together the greatest collection of love quotes you could wish for. From classic poems to post-modern works of art, this list of love quotes is as comprehensive as it gets.

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1/"You are the finest, loveliest, tenderest, and most beautiful person I have ever known - and even that is an understatement." ― F. Scott Fitzgerald

2/ "Because when something happens, she's the person I want to tell. The most basic indicator of love." ― David Levithan

3/ "I love talking to you, even if I have nothing to say." ― Mahmoud Darwis

4/ "From which stars have we fallen to meet each other here?" ― Friedrich Nietzsche

5/ "I will love you more today than I loved you yesterday, and I will love you, even more, tomorrow." ― William Chapman

6/ “Si te caes te levanto, y sino, me acuesto contigo.” ― Julio Cortázar (“If you fall, I’ll pick you up, if not, I will lay down with you.”)

7/ "How beautiful to find a heart that loves you, without asking you for anything, but to be okay." ― Khalil Gibran

8/ "I guess each of us, at some time, finds one person with whom we are compelled toward absolute honesty, one person whose good opinion of us becomes a substitute for the broader opinion of the world." ― Glen Cook

9/ "I have a million things to talk to you about. All I want in this world is you. I want to see you and talk." ― Haruki Murakami

10/ "What a sweet little world it is with you in it." ― Bruce Adler

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11/ "When I talk to you, I am happy. Because you listen, and my words find a home." ― Edmond Jabès

12/ "I tried to imagine what my life would be like without you last night. And I know there was life before you, but goodness, I cannot begin to imagine what life would be like after you." ― Unknown

13/ "It's a privilege to be loved by you." ― Ryan O'Connell

14/ "If I had a flower for every time I thought of you, I could walk through my garden forever." ―Alfred Lord Tennyson

15/ "I carry your heart with me (I carry it in my heart). I am never without it - anywhere I go, you go, my dear; and whatever is done by only me is your doing, my darling." ― E. E. Cummings

16/ "I laugh harder with you. I feel more myself with you. I trust you with me – the real me. When something goes wrong, or right, or I hear a funny joke, or I see something bizarre, you're the first person I want to talk to about it." ― Samantha Young

17/ "You know you love someone when you cannot put into words how they make you feel." ― Margaret Mead

18/ "I wish I could show you when you are lonely or in darkness the astonishing light of your own being." ― Hafiz

19/ "I'm with you. No matter what else you have in your head, I'm with you, and I love you." ― Ernest Hemingway

20/ "The truth is, I didn't know how to describe him to anyone. He was simply himself, and to me, that was perfect." ― Tori Lynn

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21/ "What would I do without you?" / 'You'll never find out.' ― Melissa Marr

22/ "And I'd choose you; in a hundred lifetimes, in a hundred worlds, in any version of reality, I'd find you, and I'd choose you." ― Kiersten White

23/ "How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard." ― A.A. Milne

24/ "You have me. Until every last star in the galaxy dies. You have me." ― Amie Kaufman

25/ "I love you without knowing how, or when, or from where. I love you simply, without problems or pride: I love you in this way because I do not know any other way of loving but this, in which there is no I or you, so intimate that your hand upon my chest is my hand, so intimate that when I fall asleep your eyes close." ― Pablo Neruda

26/ "You're my North Star; when I'm lost, I turn to you." ― Kosovare-Madridista  

27/ “Je vous souhaite d'être follement aimée.” — André Breton (“My wish is that you may be loved to the point of madness.”)

28/ "It doesn't make sense / You seem heavier in my / heart when you're absent." ― Nicholas A. Browne 

29/ "Those are the two things you want to do most when you love somebody: to save them (sometimes from themselves) and to be near them always." ― Francois Lelord

30/ "My heart is stronger now because you're in it." ― Hiromasa Yonebayashi

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31/ "And then my soul saw you, and it kind of went, 'Oh, there you are. I've been looking for you." ― Iain Thomas

32/ "It was the way you laughed, I knew I wanted that in my life." ― R.M. Drake

33/ "It has made me better, loving you." ― Henry James

34/ "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

35/ "I just wanna make you feel alright on your worst days." ― Reyna Biddy

36/ "When we love, we always strive to become better than we are. When we strive to become better than we are, everything around us becomes better too." ― Paulo Coelho

37/ "And I would hide my face in you, and you would hide your face in me, and nobody would ever see us anymore." ― Franz Kafka

38/ "'My life is nothing but room for you,' I said. 'It could never be filled by anyone but you.'" ― Kurt Vonnegut

39/ "You are whatever a moon has always meant and whatever a sun will always sing." ― E.E. Cummings

40/ "My soul and yours are the same; you appear in me, I in you - we hide in each other." ― Rumi

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41/ “En un beso, sabrás todo lo que he callado.” ― Pablo Neruda (“In one kiss, you will know all, which I have silenced.”

42/ "The sun glows inside her chest; the moon echoes from her eyes." ― Michaela Leventis

43/ "Bring your book, and I'll bring mine, and let's take turns to read line by line. A piece of your soul, a piece of my mind, word by word, we'll create a little story, our life." ― Somako

44/ "When someone loves you, the way they talk about you is different. You feel safe and comfortable." ― Jess C. Scott

45/ "You; the radiant Sun. And I; poor Icarus." ― Double You

46/ “Todavía creo, que nuestro mejor diálogo ha sido el de las miradas.” ― Mario Benedetti (“I still think that our best dialogue was between our glances.”)

47/ "Bring me warm rain and dried lavender and you. I want you most of all." ― Emery Allen

48/ "To fall in love with someone's thoughts - the most intimate, splendid romance." ― Sanober Khan

49/ "My darling, you can't see it, can you? How like the moon you are. Both of you so timid in yourselves, hiding pieces from the world. Then, there are those rare moments when you both are full, and it becomes hard to look away. You are beautiful." ― Alexandria Drzewiecki 

50/ "You, with your hands full of Earth and your head full of rainfall. How many hearts do you hold in your own?" ― Shinji Moon

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51/ "You cannot fathom the distance I would travel for you." ― Alexandra Bracken

52/ "Know that in this world there's somebody who will always love you." ― Junot Díaz

53/ "Do not think I am forgetful of you. You would not believe me if you knew how often you are in my heart and mind. I love thinking of you." ― Katherine Mansfield

54/ "They told me that to make her fall in love, I had to make her laugh. But everytime she laughs, I'm the one who falls in love." ― Tommaso Ferraris

55/ "Two souls don't find each other by simple accident." ― Jorge Luis Borges

56/ “خورشید در نگاه تو ، تکرار می شود” ― Qahar Aasi (“The sun repeats itself in your eyes.")

57/ "Love makes you want to be better…But maybe love, real love, also gives you permission to just be the… [person] you are." ― Gillian Flynn

58/ "Oh, you can't describe someone you're in love with!" ― Tennessee Williams

59/ "Darling, thank you for my happy hours with you. You mean more to me than you will ever know." ― Vita Sackville-West

60/ "Every breath you're breathing is a beautiful song." ― Loreen

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61/ "You can build a whole world around the tiniest of touches." ― Carol Rifka Brunt

62/ "She is like a divine being to me, who somehow likes being with me." ― Bruce Adler 

63/ "Love cannot be explained, yet it explains all." ― Elif Shafak

64/ "Mark me like a passage from your favourite book, then open me there again and again." ― Tammy Brewer

65/ "Everything I know, I know because of love." ― Leo Tolstoy

66/ "I seem to have loved you in numberless forms, numberless times, in life after life, in age after age forever." ― Rabindranath Tagore

67/ "If someday the moon calls you by your name, don't be surprised, because every night I tell her about you." ― Shahrazad al-Khalij

68/ "I swear to you there are divine things more beautiful than words can tell." ― Walt Whitman

69/ "I can't hold enough of you in my hands." ― Franz Kafka

70/ "Have you ever met someone for the first time, but in your heart you feel as if you've met them before?" ― Joanne Kenrick 

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71/ "I have felt the magnitude of you. You are the ocean. You leave ripples of yourself with every soul you have encountered. But you never recognize your own vast, incomprehensible beauty." ― Kat de Leeuw

72/ "You are a wonderful manifestation. The whole universe has come together to make your existence possible. There is nothing that is not you." ― Thích Nhất Hạnh

73/ "This is one of the miracles of love: it gives a power of seeing through its own enchantments and yet not being disenchanted." ― C.S. Lewis

74/ "Sometimes home isn't four walls; it's two arms and a heartbeat." ― Unknown

75/ "You are, I think, an evening star, the fairest of all the stars." ― Sappho

76/ "Do you think the universe fights for souls to be together? Some things are too strange and strong to be coincidences." ― Emery Allen

77/ "Day after day, I think of you as soon as I wake up. Someone has put cries of birds on the air like jewels." ― Anne Carson

78/ "Each of us is born with a box of matches inside us, but we can't strike them all by ourselves." ― Laura Esquivel

79/ "Forget the sky, I whisper. You and I are rooted things." ― Loueva Smith

80/ "I long for everything. I long for myself… I long for you." ― Mahmoud Darwish

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81/ "Nothing can touch them, nothing can possibly end at the height of summer and, like those mirages that tremble on the horizon, there hovers a feeling of imaginable eternity - a serene happiness." ― Jean-Baptiste Del Amo

82/ "I have said before that metaphors are dangerous. Love begins with a metaphor. Which is to say, love begins at the point when a woman enters her first word into our poetic memory." ― Milan Kundera

83/ "You know, love doesn't mean 'I never want you to change'. But I don't think it means 'I don't care if you change' either. So I suppose it might mean, 'I believe that you'll always be the person I adore'. A declaration of faith, perhaps." — Sayaka Saeki

84/ "But the paradox of love is perhaps the same as that of art, which Jeanette Winterson so elegantly termed "the paradox of active surrender" - in order for either to transform us, we must let it turn us over and inside-out. That is what Rilke called love's great exacting claim, and in that claim lies its ultimate reward." — Maria Popova

85/ "How invisibly it changes colour in this world, the flower of the human heart." — Ono no Komachi

86/ "There is a fragrance about her that is lovelier to me than meadows of sun-dried hay." — James Oppenheim

87/ "It is good to love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whosoever loves much performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is well done." ― Vincent Van Gogh

88/ "I would like to be the air that inhabits you for a moment only. I would like to be that unnoticed and that necessary." ― Margaret Atwood

89/ "I think you and I have known each other a few lifetimes." ― Marie Howe

90/ "I can remember how I stood waiting for you in the garden - holding all my self in my arms like a basket of flowers. It was that to me anyhow - I thought I was sweet - waiting to hand that basket to you." ― F. Scott Fitzgerald

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91/ "All art, all dancing, all imagining given to love, everything given to love, to love." — Anaïs Nin

92/ "I had love once in the palm of my hand. See the lines there." — John Wieners

93/ "I'm more than thinking about you - I'm living about you." — Vladimir Nabokov

94/ "Love bestows innocence. It has nothing to forgive. The person loved is not the same as the person seen crossing the street or washing her face. Nor exactly the same as the person living his (or her) own life and experience, for he (or she) cannot remain innocent. Who then is the person loved? A mystery, whose identity is confirmed by nobody except the lover." — John Berger

95/ "To love you is to be in love with everything." — Dermot Bolger

96/ "Happiness is holding someone in your arms and knowing you hold the whole world." ― Orhan Pamuk

97/ "When I saw you, I fell in love, and you smiled because you knew." ― Arrigo Boito

98/ "I cannot be known better than you know me." ― Paul Eluard

99/ "There are darknesses in life, and there are lights, and you are one of the lights, the light of all lights." ― Bram Stoker

100/ "Long before I met you, I had waited for you. I had always waited for you." — Tasos Livaditis