Quotes, sayings & poems

Wedding Sayings

The worst way to miss out on luck is

The worst way to miss out on luck is not believing that one is experiencing it.

- Arthur Schnitzler

Love consists of

Love does not consist of gazing at each other, but in looking outward together in the same direction

- Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

The greatest happiness of life

The greatest happiness of life
is the conviction that we are loved
– loved for ourselves, or rather,
loved in spite of ourselves.

- Victor Hugo

You haven't lived in vain if…

If you are only able to enrich the love
in the world with a small spark,
then you haven't lived in vain.

- Jack London

Unity in necessary things

Unity in necessary things; liberty in doubtful things; charity in all things. In necessariis unitas, in dubiis liberatas, in omnibus autem caritas.

- unknown

A woman who isn't able to influence her husband

A woman who isn't able to influence her husband is a gosling; a woman who doesn't want to influence him – a saint.

- Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach

Trust is courage

Trust is courage and faithfulness is strength.

- Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach

Marriage bestows

Marriage bestows the individual with limits and thus the whole with security.

- Christian Friedrich Hebbel

Man should only make a woman his wife whom

Man should only make a woman his wife whom he would choose as a friend were she a man.

- Joseph Joubert

The utmost that man can even achieve is

Marrying, starting a family, accepting all children who come, receiving and even leading a little in this world, is, in my opinion, the utmost that man can even achieve.

- Franz Kafka

Nature has created us humans for

Nature has created us humans for living together.

- Michel de Montaigne

Lack of friendship lead to

Not a lack of love, but rather a lack of friendship lead to unhappy marriages.

- Friedrich Nietzsche