Quotes, sayings & poems

Wedding Poems

Love is

Love is among the virtues what the sun is among the stars: It gives them radiance and beauty.

- Francis of Assisi

Everyone who marries is like

Everyone who marries is like the doge that weds the Adriatic Sea. He doesn't know what's in it: treasure, pearls, monsters, storms.

- Heinrich Heine

There is a big difference between living with someone or living in someone

There is a big difference between living with someone or living in someone. There are people in which one can live without living with them and vice versa. Combining the two is only possible out of the purest love and friendship.

- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Without marriage

Without marriage, man is at home everywhere and nowhere.

- Bogumil Goltz

If one doesn't want to

If one doesn't want to, two can't argue with each other.

- from Spain

Men that claim to be the undisputed man of the house

Men that claim to be the undisputed man of the house also lie on other occasions.

- Mark Twain

Marriage is a duel

Marriage is a duel that begins with rings.

- unknown

A man's desire is for the woman

A man's desire is for the woman, but the woman's desire is rarely other than for the desire of the man.

- Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Marriage is a lottery

Marriage is a lottery in which the man gambles with his freedom and the woman with her luck.

- from France

If the wise is too well

If the wise is too well, he marries.

- from Russia

If you go to war, pray once

If you go to war, pray once. If you go to sea, pray twice. If you go into marriage, pray thrice.

- from Russia

Marriage is a battle for love and death

Marriage is a battle for love and death.

- Honoré de Balzac