Quotes, sayings & poems

Wedding Blessings

As love without esteem

As love without esteem is capricious and volatile; esteem without love is languid and cold.

- Jonathan Swift

Who is wise in love

Who is wise in love, love most, say least.

- Lord Alfred Tennyson

Love is the only gold.

Love is the only gold.

- Lord Alfred Tennyson

Tis better

Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.

- Lord Alfred Tennyson

I hold it true

I hold it true, whatever befall; I feel it, when I sorrow most; 'Tis better to have loved and lost Than never to have loved at all.

- Lord Alfred Tennyson

All love is sweet

All love is sweet, Given or returned. Common as light is love, And its familiar voice wearies not ever. They who inspire is most are fortunate, As I am now: but those who feel it most Are happier still.

- Percy Bysshe Shelley

Love is free

Love is free; to promise for ever to love the same woman is not less absurd than to promise to believe the same creed; such a vow in both cases excludes us from all inquiry.

- Percy Bysshe Shelley

Love is a state

Love is a state in which a man sees things most decidedly as the are not.

- Friedrich Nietzsche

The spiritualization of sensuality is called love

The spiritualization of sensuality is called love: it is a great triumph over Christianity.

- Friedrich Nietzsche

If any person wish to be idle

If any person wish to be idle, let them fall in love.

- Ovid

To be able to say how much love

To be able to say how much love, is love but little.

- Francesco Petrarch

Love is the joy of the good

Love is the joy of the good, the wonder of the wise, the amazement of the Gods.

- Plato