These engagement quotes are perfect to include on cards, or within an engagement party speech or toast. (By the way, they'll work for both weddings and engagements.)
Including a famous quote or engagement poem can help illustrate a point that you're trying to make and enrich the sentiment you're trying to get across.
Even though some of these quotes are from previous decades or even centuries old, they can all add some interesting flavor to what you're writing or saying. Within the list of engagement quotes you'll find some that are tailored for him, for her, for love, marriage and more.
So go ahead... Add a little bling to your cards, speeches and toasts with one of these priceless gems!
Gravitation cannot be held responsible for people falling in love.
The best and most beautiful things in this world cannot be seen or even heard, but must be felt with the heart.
Whatever you do... love those who love you. Voltaire
The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances; if there is any reaction, both are transformed. Carl Jung
Love means never having to say you are sorry.
Erich Segal, Love Story
Love for the joy of loving, and not for the offerings of someone else's heart. Marlene Dietrich
Trip over love, you can get up. Fall in love and you fall forever.
Here's to the happy man: All the world loves a lover.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
To love and to be loved is to feel the sun from both sides.
The love we give away is the only love we keep. Elbert Hubbart
The first duty of love is to listen. Paul Tillitch
Love cures people, the ones who receive love and the ones who give it, too. Karl A. Menninger
Love conquers all. Virgil
Love is the only sane and satisfactory answer to the problem of human existence. Eric Fromm
If you want to be loved, love and be lovable. Benjamin Franklin
It's love that makes the world go round. W.S. Gilbert
Love like ours can never die! Rudyard Kipling
Cooking is like love. It should be entered into with abandon or not at all. Harriet Van Horne
Love is not blind - it sees more, not less. But because it sees more, it is wiling to see less. Rabbi Julius Gordon
Always remember the distinction between contribution and commitment. Take the matter of bacon and eggs. The chicken makes a contribution. The pig makes a commitment.
John Mack Carter
After all these years, I see that I was mistaken about Eve in the beginning; it is better to live outside the Garden with her than inside it without her.
Adam's Diary by Mark Twain
These are great little quotes to use when you want to keep it short and sweet.
When angry, count to a hundred. Mark Twain
The success of love is in the loving, it is not in the result of loving. Mother Teresa
Forgive one another, as God forgives you. New Testament
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
Say "I love you" to those you love. The eternal silence is long enough to be silent in, and that awaits us all. George Eliot
Straighten your problems out before you go to bed. That way you will wake up smiling. Louis Fromm
A husband should tell his wife everything that he is sure she will find out, and before anyone else does. Thomas Robert Dewar
Never lose a chance of saying a kind word.
William Makepeace Thackeray
The best way to get most husbands to do something is to suggest that perhaps they're too old to do it. Shirley MacLaine
I would like to have engraved inside every wedding band: Be kind to one another. This is the Golden Rule of marriage and the secret of making love last through the years. Randolph Ray
American women expect to find in their husbands a perfection that English women only hope to find in their butlers.
Trust your husband, adore your husband, and get as much as you can in your own name.
For two people in a marriage to live together day after day is unquestionably the one miracle the Vatican has overlooked.
If you want to sacrifice the admiration of many men for the criticism of one, go ahead, get married. Katharine Hepburn
On her husband: He's the funniest, smartest person I know. It doesn't mean he doesn't bug me and I'm sure I bug him sometimes. Sarah Jessica Parker
In my house I'm the boss, my wife is just the decision maker. Woody Allen
Everything is clearer when you're in love. John Lennon
And in the end, the love you take is equal to the love you make. John Lennon / Paul McCartney
A marriage is like a long trip in a tiny rowboat: if one passenger starts to rock the boat, the other has to steady it; otherwise they will go to the bottom together. David Reuben
If you have respect and consideration for one another, you'll make it. Mary Durso
To keep the fire burning brightly there's one easy rule: Keep the two logs together, near enough to keep each other warm and far enough apart - about a finger's breadth- for breathing room. Good fire, good marriage, same rule. Marnie Reed Crowel
When you marry... make sure your lives are different enough so that you have something to tell each other in the evening.
There is no more lovely, friendly, and charming relationship, communion, or company than a good marriage. Martin Luther
What counts in making a happy marriage is not so much how compatible you are, but how you deal with incompatibility. George Levinger
I first learned the concepts of non-violence in my marriage. Mohandas K. Gandhi
Marriage is the triumph of imagination over intelligence.
My advice to you is to get married. If you find a good wife, you'll be happy; if not, you'll become a philosopher. Socrates
When 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
We hope you enjoyed our selection of engagement quotes. They can really add a special something to any card toast or speech, so please give them a try!