Love Quotes for Toasts

Quotes on love to use in toasts, speeches and vows.

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Using a quote to start your wedding toast can be one of the best ways to get started. A quote can give you inspiration, humor or just get the topic started.

Luckily, people throughout time have waxed poetic on the topics of marriage, love, romance and partnership. While many are anonymous, we've collected quotes from luminaries from Mother Theresa to Ralph Waldo Emerson and have included classics as well as more modern sayings. We've gathered some ideal quotes to use for creating memorable wedding toasts. Use these free quotes for making your best impression.
  • Absence makes the heart grow fonder.
  • There is no better exercise for the heart than reaching down and lifting someone up.
  • They say love hides behind every corner, then I must be going round in circles.
  • Those who love deeply never grow old; they may die of old age, but they die young. --Sir Arthur Wing Pinero
  • Those who plant kindness...harvest love.
  • To be in the arms of the one you love is the best feeling in the world!
  • To love and to be loved is the greatest joy on earth.
  • To love and win is the best thing. To love and lose, the next best.
  • --Thoreau
  • To love is to receive a glimpse of heaven. --Karen Sunde
  • True love doesn't have a happy ending; true love doesn't have an ending.
  • True love leads to housework.
  • We can only learn to love by loving.
  • We learn to love not by finding a "perfect" person, but by loving an "imperfect" person perfectly.
  • When someone you love becomes a memory, the memory becomes a treasure.
  • Where there is great love, there are always miracles. --Willa Sibert Cather
  • Which every way I go, I come back to the place you are.
  • Who travels for love finds a thousand miles not longer than one. --Japanese proverb
  • You can't buy love, but you can pay heavily for it.
  • You know it's true love when you can't fall asleep because reality is better than your dreams.
  • We may not have it all together, but together we have it all.
  • I give you the key to my heart, now don't make me change my lock!
  • A kiss is a contraction of the mouth due to an enlargement of the heart.
  • I love you more today than yesterday, yesterday you really got on my nerves!
  • Love is pulling together against all odds.
  • We can do no great things, only small things with great love. --Mother Theresa
  • Approach love and cooking with reckless abandon.
  • May your day be fashioned with joy, sprinkled with dreams, and touched by the miracles of love.
  • Unable are the Loved to die. For Love is Immortality. --Emily Dickinson
  • Love is what you've been through with somebody. --James Thurber
  • When you love someone, all your saved up wishes start coming out. --Elizabeth Bowen
  • You're the cream in my coffee.
  • Love takes two - me and you!
  • Love is a circle, a wondrous chain, to be given and given and given again.
  • The gift of love is given by God so that we may give it again.
  • Love is an act of endless forgiveness, a tender look which becomes a habit. --Peter Ustinov
  • True love is when you put someone on a pedestal, and they fall - but you are there to catch them.
  • Love puts the fun in together, the sad in apart, and the joy in a heart.
  • The art of love is largely the art of persistence. --Albert Ellis
  • I love you not only for what you are, but for what I am when I am with you. --Elizabeth Barrett Browning
  • A baby is born with a need to be loved - and never outgrows it. --Frank A. Clark
  • The ultimate test of a relationship is to disagree but to hold hands.
  • Love is an ocean of emotions entirely surrounded by expenses. --Lord Dewar
  • Take away love and our earth is a tomb. --Robert Browning
  • To the world you might be one person, but to one person you might be the world.
  • Love makes your soul crawl out from its hiding place. --Zora Neale Hurston
  • Love is a game that two can play and both win. --Eva Gabor
  • It's so easy to fall in love but hard to find someone who will catch you.
  • Before I met my husband, I'd never fallen in love. I'd stepped in it a few times. --Rita Rudner
  • Love is being stupid together. --Paul Valery
  • Love is a smoke made with the fume of sighs. --William Shakespeare
  • The heart has its reasons that reason knows nothing of. --Blaise Pascal
  • Romance is dead - it was acquired in a hostile takeover by Hallmark and Disney, homogenized, and sold off piece by piece. --Lisa Simpson, The Simpsons
  • Love is a beautiful duet sung by two hearts in harmony with one another.
  • The sweetest things that your lips shall touch are mine. --Peachez
  • Give all to love;
    Obey thy heart;
    Friends, kindred, days,
    Estate, good-fame,
    Plans, credit and the Muse,-
    Nothing refuse.
    --Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • Whene'er I look into your eyes
    Then all my grief and sorrow flies,
    And when I kiss your mouth, oh then
    I am made well and strong again.
    --Heinrich Heine
  • Marriage is choosing someone again and again to love and to cherish with each new dawn.
  • Life's hard journey can be endured if we travel hand in hand.
  • To keep your marriage brimming,
    with love in the wedding cup,
    whenever you're wrong, admit it;
    whenever you're right, shut up.
    --Ogden Nash
  • There is nothing nobler or more admirable than when two people who see eye to eye keep house as man and wife, confounding their enemies and delighting their friends. --Homer
  • Married couples who love each other tell each other a thousand things without talking. - Chinese Proverb
  • Chance cannot change love, nor time impair, for love is more than a feeling. Love is a decision, a commitment to care forever.
  • Anniversary - a time to celebrate the beauty, the gift, and the blessing of enduring love.
  • Love's promise is fulfilled one day at a time, one year to the next, one joy after another.
  • A celebration of yesterday's dream fulfilled, tomorrow's promise renewed. Happy Anniversary!
  • Side by side - Year by year!
  • There is no greater reward for loving than to grow old enjoying the life that has been created together.
  • The heart that loves is always young.
  • Those who love deeply never grow old.
  • To love is to receive a glimpse of heaven.
  • 25th Anniversary - a celebration of love as bright and enduring as silver.
  • 25 Years - A sterling pair!
  • 50 Years of sharing happy years and tough times make a marriage stronger and more valuable than pure gold.
  • It doesn't matter where you go in life, what you do, or how much you have . . . it's who you have beside you.
  • While the years fly by
    None can deny
    That time only strengthens true love.
  • There is no more lovely, friendly and charming relationship, communion or company than a good marriage.
  • After 10 (substitute any number) years in this sacred institution of marriage, I can safely say: there's no one with whom I would rather be institutionalized!
  • Here's to twenty-five wonderful years! Not a bad start. (Substitute any number)
  • The joining of two hands makes one heart!
  • Of all the joys of a long happy life,
    there's none so precious as the Love between husband and wife.
  • Knowing you'll be in all my tomorrows makes my today so wonderful!
  • We've changed over the years, but the sparkle in your eyes is as bright as ever, and my love for you is even stronger.
  • I have to admit that I fell in love twice. First was with you and second was with the person you became when you were already mine.
  • We may not have it all together, but together we have it all.
  • A wedding anniversary is the celebration of love, trust, partnership, tolerance and tenacity. The order varies for any given year. --Paul Sweeney
  • Marriage is choosing someone again and again to love and to cherish with each new dawn.
  • No man or woman really knows what perfect love is until they have been married a quarter of a century. --Mark Twain.


Written by: Terran Stevens