20 Love Quotes That Will Make Your Vows Everything They Can Be

Writing your own vows is hard. How do you find just the right words to express exactly the feelings you have for your partner? If you’re experiencing writer’s block, it doesn’t mean that you don’t feel ALL the feelings… you need some help in the creativity department. So, Loverlies, here are twenty perfect love quotes that you can include in your vows, ceremony, or a day-of love note for your beau. Or, if you want to find the right words from within, simply use these perfectly put passages as a source of inspiration for your own poetic musings.

Vows Everything They Can Be
1. “You know you’re in love when you can’t fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams.”
Dr. Seuss

2. “There is never a time or place for true love. It happens accidentally, in a heartbeat, in a single flashing, throbbing moment.”
Sarah Dessen, “The Truth About Forever”

3. “Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.”
Lao Tzu

4.”Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.”
Robert A. Heinlein, Stranger in a Strange Land

5. “I am weird, you are weird. Everyone in this world is weird. One day two people come together in mutual weirdness and fall in love.”
Dr. Seuss

6. “If I had a flower for every time I thought of you…I could walk through my garden forever.”
Alfred Tennyson

7. “Once upon a time there was a boy who loved a girl, and her laughter was a question he wanted to spend his whole life answering.”
Nicole Krauss, “The History of Love”

8. “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, “The Alchemist”

9. “I heard what you said. I’m not the silly romantic you think. I don’t want the heavens or the shooting stars. I don’t want gemstones or gold. I have those things already. I want…a steady hand. A kind soul. I want to fall asleep, and wake, knowing my heart is safe. I want to love, and be loved.”
Shana Abe

10.”Every heart sings a song, incomplete, until another heart whispers back. Those who wish to sing always find a song. At the touch of a lover, everyone becomes a poet.”
Plato

11. “It takes courage to love, but pain through love is the purifying fire which those who love generously know. We all know people who are so much afraid of pain that they shut themselves up like clams in a shell and, giving out nothing, receive nothing and therefore shrink until life is a mere living death.”
Eleanor Roosevelt

12. “When I say it’s you I like, I’m talking about that part of you that knows that life is far more than anything you can ever see or hear or touch. That deep part of you that allows you to stand for those things without which humankind cannot survive. Love that conquers hate, peace that rises triumphant over war, and justice that proves more powerful than greed.”
Fred Rogers

13. “In your light I learn how to love. In your beauty, how to make poems. You dance inside my chest where no-one sees you, but sometimes I do, and that sight becomes this art.”
Rumi

14. “Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination full of hope.”
Maya Angelou

15. “Yours is the light by which my spirit’s born: you are my sun, my moon, and all my stars.””
E.E. Cummings

16. “Love is the will to extend one’s self for the purpose of nurturing one’s own or another’s spiritual growth… Love is as love does. Love is an act of will ― namely, both an intention and an action. Will also implies choice. We do not have to love. We choose to love.”
M. Scott Peck

17. “I know what it is to live entirely for and with what I love best on earth. I hold myself supremely blest ― blest beyond what language can express; because I am my husband’s life as fully as he is mine.”
Charlotte Brontë, “Jane Eyre”

18. “The best use of life is love. The best expression of love is time. The best time to love is now.”
Rick Warren

19. “True love comes quietly, without banners or flashing lights. If you hear bells, get your ears checked.”
Erich Segal

20. “He who is in love is wise and is becoming wiser, sees newly every time he looks at the object beloved, drawing from it with his eyes and his mind those virtues which it possesses.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

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