The Ultimate List of 200+ Love Quotes to Inspire You

Find the Perfect Words to Say “I Do Still” Whether you’re professing your love for an anniversary, planning a vow renewal proposal, designing invitations, or writing your vows for your […]

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Find the Perfect Words to Say “I Do Still”

Whether you’re professing your love for an anniversary, planning a vow renewal proposal, designing invitations, or writing your vows for your vow renewal, these quotes are sure to inspire you.

There’s nothing quite like reading through lists of sweet, funny, sappy, or just plain romantic love quotes to help find the perfect words to convey what your love for your spouse means to you. The words of a great poet, playwright, scriptwriter, or songwriter can often deliver just the right words to help you express yourself more clearly and eloquently. Great love quotes enable us to put our feelings into words when our own words fail us. To inspire you as you craft your vow renewal, we’ve put together the ultimate collection of love quotes from the pros—from Plato and Edgar Allen Poe to Jerry Seinfeld and Nicholas Sparks to Shakespeare and Gandhi. Whether you’re looking for the perfect romantic love quote to include in your vows, to set the tone for on your vow renewal invitations, or you need help expressing yourself to your spouse on your anniversary or as your propose again, let these famous love phrases help you convey the depth of your love.

Best Love Quotes

The best love quotes are those that express your feelings for your spouse in a single sentence. We’ve selected the very best love quotes to help you spice up your vow renewal invitations, express your vow renewal wishes, or include in your vows.

  1. “A simple ‘I love you’ means more than money.” – Frank Sinatra, “Tell Her You Love Her” lyrics
  2. “How odd I can have all this inside me and to you it’s just words.” – David Foster Wallace
  3. “I love you. I’ve loved you since the first moment I saw you. I guess maybe I’ve even loved you before I saw you.” – A Place in the Sun
  4. “I would rather share one lifetime with you than face all the ages of this world alone.” – J.K.K. Tolken, The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
  5. “If I know what love is, it is because of you.” – Herman Hesse, Narcissus and Goldmund
  6. “If one day the moon calls you by your name don’t be surprised, because every night I tell her about you.” – Shahrazad al-Khalij
  7. “If you were in an accident, I wouldn’t stop for red lights.” – The West Wing
  8. “It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages.” – Friedrich Nietzsche
  9. “It was love at first sight, at last sight, at ever and ever sight.” –Vladimir Nabokov
  10. “Love has nothing to do with what you are expecting to get—only with what you are expecting to give—which is everything.” – Katharine Hepburn, Me: Stories of My Life
  11. “Love is a friendship set to music.” – Joseph Campbell
  12. “Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies.” – Aristotle
  13. “Love is when he gives you a piece of your soul that you never knew was missing.” – Torquato Tasso
  14. “Sitting next to you is like taking a sip of eternity. The sun, the stars, the sky never tasted so good.” –Christy Ann Martine
  15. “Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the eye.” – H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
  16. “The best thing to hold onto in life is each other.” – Audrey Hepburn
  17. “The real lover is the man who can thrill you by kissing your forehead or smiling into your eyes or just staring into space.” – Marilyn Monroe

Romantic Love Quotes

If a romance-filled vow renewal is what you have planned, we have just what you need with this list of romantic love quotes. Here you’ll find over twenty romantic ways to express your feelings to your spouse as you write your vows or plan your vow renewal proposal.

  1. “A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person.” — Mignon McLaughlin
  2. “Because of you, I can feel myself slowly, but surely, becoming the me I have always dreamed of being.” — Tyler Knott Gregson
  3. “Chains do not hold a marriage together. It is threads, hundreds of tiny threads, which sew people together through the years.” — Simone Signoret
  4. “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
  5. “For the two of us, home isn’t a place. It is a person. And we are finally home.” — Stephanie Perkins
  6. “Happiness is only real when shared.” –Jon Krakauer, Into the Wild
  7. “I have found the one whom my soul loves.” — Unknown
  8. “I swear I couldn’t love you more than I do right now, and yet I know I will tomorrow.” — Leo Christopher
  9. “I was made and meant to look for you and wait for you and become yours forever.” — Robert Browning
  10. “I will spend an eternity loving you, caring for you, respecting you, showing you every day that I hold you as high as the stars.” — Steve Maraboli
  11. “If you find me not within you, you will never find me. For I have been with you, from the beginning of me.” — Rumi
  12. “Loving is not just looking at each other, it’s looking in the same direction.” — Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
  13. “The minute I heard my first love story I started looking for you, not knowing how blind that was. Lovers don’t finally meet somewhere. They’re in each other all along.” — Rumi
  14. “To have you in my life is wondrous. Yet all good things, allegedly, come to an end, piffle, says I, for you, undoubtedly, will forever be my lover and best friend.” — John Walter Bratton
  15. “You are my today and all of my tomorrows.” — Leo Christopher
  16. “You never lose by loving. You always lose by holding back.” — Barbara De Angelis
  17. “You. You are my good days.” — F.D. Soul
  18. “An anniversary is a time to celebrate the joys of today, the memories of yesterday, and the hopes of tomorrow.” — Unknown
  19. “I love you much most beautiful darling more than anyone on the earth and I like you better than everything in the sky.” — E.E. Cummings
  20. “I love you without knowing how, or when, or from where. I love you straightforwardly, without complexities or pride; so I love you because I know no other way.” — Pablo Neruda
  21. “If I had a flower for every time thought of you…I could walk through my garden forever.” — Alfred, Lord Tennyson
  22. “If I know what love is, it is because of you.” — Herman Hesse
  23. “So, I love you because the entire universe conspired to help me find you.” — Paulo Coelho
  24. “When you meet the one who changes the way your heart beats, dance with them to that rhythm for as long as the song lasts.” — Kirk Diedrich
  25. “Where there is love there is life.” — Mahatma Gandhi

Inspirational/Beautiful Love Quotes

You need an inspirational love quote when you’re looking for a quote that will motivate, inspire, or even help heal. These beautiful love quotes show how powerful love is and will give you and your spouse all the feels. As you sit down to write your vows or vow renewal ceremony, these beautiful and inspirational love quotes will be the perfect addition and help you express your love for one another.

  1. “Absence is to love what wind is to fire; it extinguishes the small, it enkindles the great.” – Roger de Rabutin
  2. “All, everything that I understand, I understand only because I love.” – Leo Tolstoy, War and Peace
  3. “Because through love, we feel the intensity of our connection to everything and everyone. And at the core we are all the same. We’re all one.” – Loving Annabelle
  4. “But the heart’s not like a box that gets filled up. It expands in size the more you love.” – Her
  5. “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
  6. “Give in to love, or live in fear.” – Rent
  7. “I can’t do everything but I’d do anything for you
    I can’t do anything except be in love with you.”
    – Dire Straits, “Romeo and Juliet” lyrics
  8. “I may not always love you,
    But long as there are stars above you,
    You’ll have no need to doubt it,
    I’ll make you so sure about it.”
    – Beach Boys, “God Only Knows” lyrics
  9. “If I never see you again I will always carry you
    inside
    outside
    on my fingertips
    and at brain edges
    and in centers
    centers
    of what I am of
    what remains.”
    – Charles Bukowski, Living on Luck
  10. “If you find me not within you, you will never find me. For I have been with you, from the beginning of me.” – Rumi
  11. “In all the world, there is no heart for me like yours. In all the world, there is no love for you like mine.” –Maya Angelou
  12. “Lonely days of uncertainty, they disappear when you’re near me, when you’re around my life’s worthwhile, and now I long to see you smile.” – Big Star, “My Life is Right” lyrics
  13. “Love is the condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.” – Robert A. Heinlein, Stranger in a Strange Land
  14. “Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into a friend.” – Martin Luther King, Jr.
  15. “My love she speaks like silence,
    Without ideals or violence,
    She doesn’t have to say she’s faithful,
    Yet she’s true, like ice, like fire.
    People carry roses
    Make promises by the hours,
    My love she laughs like the flowers,
    Valentines can’t buy her.”
    – Bob Dylan, “Love Minus Zero/No Limit” lyrics
  16. “Some love stories aren’t epic novels. Some are short stories, but that doesn’t make them any less filled with love.” – Sex and the City
  17. “To find someone who will love you for no reason, and to shower that person with reasons, that is the ultimate happiness.” – Robert Brault
  18. “We come to love not by finding a perfect person, but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly.” – Sam Keen
  19. “One day, in your search for happiness, you discover a partner by your side, and you realize that your happiness has come to help you search.”– Robert Brault
  20. “There is no remedy for love, but to love more.” – Thoreau
  21. “There’s only one thing that cuts through all our realities and that’s love—the bridge between all our differences.” – The L Word
  22. “We accept the love we think we deserve.” – Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower
  23. “We loved with a love that was more than love.” – Edgar Allen Poe, “Annabel Lee”
  24. “A happy marriage is a long conversation which always seems too short.” – Andre Marois
  25. “I find the best way to love someone is not to change them, but instead, help them reveal the greatest version of themselves.” – Dr. Steve Maraboli
  26. “Marriage is the golden ring in a chain whose beginning is a glance and whose ending is Eternity.” – Kahlil Gibran
  27. “The highest happiness on earth is marriage.” – William Lyon Phelps
  28. “When you trip over love, it is easy to get up. But when you fall in love, it is impossible to stand again.” – Albert Einstein

Sweet/Cute Love Quotes

Sometimes a romantic love quote is too much, yet a funny love quote isn’t quite what you’re looking for; perhaps a sweet or cute love quote is just what you need. Our collection of cute and sweet love quotes will help you bring a smile to their face without being uncharacteristically sappy as you profess your love.

  1. “A friend is someone who knows all about you and still loves you.” – Elbert Hubbard
  2. “At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet.” – Plato
  3. “Deep within us — no matter who we are — there lives a feeling of wanting to be lovable, of wanting to be the kind of person that others like to be with. And the greatest thing we can do is to let people know that they are loved and capable of loving.” – Fred Rogers
  4. “For small creatures such as we, the vastness is bearable only through love.” – Carl Sagan
  5. “Happiness is anyone and anything at all that’s loved by you.” – You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown
  6. “Laughter is holier than piety, freedom is sweeter than fame, and in the end it’s love and love alone that really matters.” – Tom Robbins
  7. “Love is an irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.” – Robert Frost
  8. “Maybe you don’t need the whole world to love you, you know. Maybe you just need one person.” – The Muppets
  9. “Nobody has ever measured, not even poets, how much the heart can hold.” – Zelda Fitzgerald
  10. “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
  11. “She had blue skin,
    And so did he.
    He kept it hid
    And so did she.
    They searched for blue
    Their whole life through,
    Then passed right by-
    And never knew.”
    – Shel Silverstein, “Masks”
  12. “So excuse me forgetting
    But these things, I do
    You see, I’ve forgotten
    If they’re green or they’re blue.
    Anyway, the thing is, what I really mean
    Yours are the sweetest eyes I’ve ever seen.”
    – Elton John, “Your Song”
  13. “That’s why they call them crushes. If they were easy, they’d call them something else.” – Sixteen Candles
  14. “The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched—they must be felt with the heart.” – Helen Keller
  15. “The greatest thing you’ll ever learn is just to love and be loved in return.” – Nat King Cole, “Nature Boy” lyrics
  16. “True love stories never have endings.” – Richard Bach
  17. “Two people in love, alone, isolated from the world, that’s beautiful.” – Milan Kundera
  18. “When you’re a kid, you assume your parents are soulmates. My kids are gonna be right about that.” – The Office
  19. “You know you’re in love when you can’t fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams.” – Dr. Seuss
  20. “You’re my one in five billion.” – The X-Files

Short Love Quotes

You need short yet romantic love quote inspiration when you’re known for being a person of few words. For some, brevity is key to success in sharing the depth of their love. These short love quotes prove that just a few short words can indeed express everything you want to say. These short love quotes are perfect for adding to your vow renewal invitations and programs, inspiring your vows, and even setting the stage for your vow renewal proposal.

  1. “I like you very much. Just as you are.” – Bridget Jones’s Diary
  2. “I love you and I like you.” – Parks and Recreation
  3. “I’m in lesbians with you.” – Scott Pilgrim vs. the World
  4. “Love loves to love love.” – James Joyce
  5. “Love me—that’s all I ask of you.” – Phantom of the Opera
  6. “Nothing compares to you.” – Prince, “Nothing Compares 2 U” lyrics
  7. “To me you are perfect.” – Love Actually
  8. “True love is inexhaustible. The more you give, the more you have.” – Antoine De Saint-Exupery
  9. “Who, being loved, is poor?” – Oscar Wilde
  10. “You make me want to be a better man.” – As Good As It Gets
  11. “You see, until I met you, I had only experienced desire. Love, never.” – Vicomte de Valmont
  12. “I won’t ever find the words you are my everything always, and even that is not enough” – Atticus
  13. “You want the moon? Just say the word, and I’ll throw a lasso around it and pull it down.” – George Bailey, It’s a Wonderful Life
  14. “I could make you happy, make your dreams come true. Nothing that I wouldn’t do.” – Adele, Make You Feel My Love
  15. “You are, and always have been, my dream.” – Nicholas Sparks, The Notebook
  16. “You complete me.” – Tom Cruise Jerry Maguire
  17. “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.” – Billy Crystal When Harry Met Sally
  18. “You’re my end and my beginning. Even when I lose I’m winning.” – John Legend, All of Me

Funny Love Quotes

If your style is more funny than gushy when it comes to love, this list of funny love quotes and funny love phrases might be just the inspiration you need. Using humor can be a sweet, tender way to share your emotions without being over the top. When it’s your style, it can also be the perfect way to bring a smile to your spouse’s face, even in the most intimate of moments. These funny love quotes will work wonderfully as you craft your vows, vow renewal toasts, invitations, or even a speech.

  1. “A wedding anniversary is the celebration of love, trust, partnership, tolerance, and tenacity. The order varies for any given year.” — Paul Sweeney
  2. “A wedding band is the smallest handcuff ever made, I’m glad I chose my cellmate wisely.” — Unknown
  3. “All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn’t hurt.” – Charles M. Schulz
  4. “Falling in love is not at all the most stupid thing that people do, but gravitation cannot be held responsible for it.” – Albert Einstein
  5. “I just happened to be nowhere near your neighborhood.” – Singles
  6. “I love being married. It’s so great to find one special person you want to annoy for the rest of your life.” — Rita Rudner
  7. “I’m afraid once your heart is involved, it all comes out in moron.” – Gilmore Girls
  8. “Love is a snowmobile racing across the tundra and then suddenly it flips over, pinning you underneath. At night, the ice weasels come.” – Matt Groening, The Big Book of Hell
  9. “Love is a two-way street constantly under construction.” – Carroll Bryant
  10. “Love is something sent from heaven to worry the hell out of you.” – Dolly Parton
  11. “Marriage is like a game of chess except the board is flowing water, the pieces are made of smoke and no move you make will have any effect on the outcome.” – Jerry Seinfeld
  12. “Our wedding was many years ago. The celebration continues to this day.” — Gene Perret
  13. “Real love amounts to withholding the truth, even when you’re offered the perfect opportunity to hurt someone’s feelings.” – David Sedaris
  14. “You are the butter to my bread, and the breath to my life.” — Julia Child
  15. “God proved two things when he brought us together: his genius and his sense of humor.” — Unknown
  16. “I love you more than coffee, but please don’t make me prove it.” — Elizabeth Evans
  17. “If two people love each other, nothing is impossible. Except deciding where to eat.” — Unknown
  18. “If you are lucky enough to find a weirdo, never let them go.” — Unknown
  19. “Marriage is like a deck of cards: At the start, all you need is two hearts and a diamond, but after a while, you just wish you had a club and a spade!” — Unknown
  20. “Marriage is not just spiritual communion, it is also remembering to take out the trash.” — Joyce Brothers
  21. “Some people ask the secret of our long marriage. We take time to go to a restaurant two times a week. A little candlelight, dinner, soft music, and dancing…she goes Tuesdays, I go Fridays.” — Henry Youngman
  22. “To keep your marriage brimming with love in the loving cup, whenever you’re wrong—admit it, whenever you’re right—shut up.” — Ogden Nash

Famous Love Quotes

Looking to movies, music, and famous people sometimes provides just the inspiration you need. If the love of your life swooned at Jerry Maguire saying, “You complete me,” or Julia Roberts uttering those unforgettable words, “I’m also just a girl, standing in front of a boy, asking him to love her,” a famous love quote might be just the way to go as you write your vows. These famous love quotes make it easy to make a big impression with just one quote. After all, they’ve become timeless for a reason!

  1. “All you need is love.” – The Beatles, “All You Need Is Love” lyrics
  2. “And don’t forget—I’m also just a girl, standing in front of a boy, asking him to love her.” – Notting Hill
  3. “Love means never having to say you’re sorry.” – Love Story
  4. “Nobody puts Baby in a corner.” – Dirty Dancing
  5. “Of all the gin joints in all the towns in all the world, she walks into mine.” – Casablanca
  6. “Pleasure of love lasts but a moment. Pain of love lasts a lifetime.” – Bette Davis
  7. “‘Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.” – Alfred Lord Tennyson, “In Memoriam A.H.H”
  8. “What do you want? You want the moon? Just say the word and I’ll throw a lasso around it and pull it down.” – It’s a Wonderful Life
  9. “Where there is love there is life.” – Mahatma Gandhi
  10. “You complete me.’ ” – Jerry Maguire
  11. “You had me at ‘hello.’ ” – Jerry Maguire

Country Love Quotes

There’s nothing quite like a country love song when it comes to talking about love. These romantic and sentimental country love quotes will help you bring a little country style to your vow renewal sentiments. Whether you’re looking for a love quote to match up perfectly with your vow renewal’s country theme or simply share a love of country music, these quotes about love are sure to inspire.

  1. “Be a best friend, tell the truth
    And overuse ‘I love you.'”
    – Lee Brice, “Love Like Crazy” lyrics
  2. “Better than I was/more than I am/And all this happened/By taking your hand.” — “It’s Your Love” by Tim McGraw
  3. “From here on after
    Let’s stay the way we are right now
    And share all the love and laughter
    That a lifetime will allow.”
    – George Strait, “I Cross My Heart” lyrics
  4. “Holding you I held everything.” – Garth Brooks, “The Dance” lyrics
  5. “Life with you makes perfect sense
    You’re my best friend.”
    – Tim McGraw, “My Best Friend” lyrics
  6. “The way we work together is what sets our love apart
    So closely that you can’t tell where I end and where you start.”
    – Clint Black, “Something That We Do” lyrics
  7. “There ain’t a cowboy hat in Dallas if I ain’t in love with you.” – The Charlie Daniels Band, “Cowboy Hat in Dallas” lyrics
  8. “They didn’t have you where I come from
    Never knew the best was yet to come
    Life began when I saw your face
    And I hear your laugh like a serenade.”
    – Dixie Chicks, “Lullaby” lyrics
  9. “This much I know is true
    That God blessed the broken road
    That led me straight to you.”
    – Rascal Flatts, “Bless the Broken Road” lyrics
  10. “Through weakness and strength
    Happiness and sorrow
    For better, for worse
    I will love you with every beat of my heart.”
    – Shania Twain, “From This Moment On” lyrics
  11. “What’s meant to be will always find a way.” – Trisha Yearwood, “She’s in Love with the Boy” lyrics

Popular Music Love Quotes

Sometimes music speaks to the heart like any other medium. These popular music love quotes are perfect for using in your vow renewal invitations, programs, vows, and ceremony. In fact, you might even want to pair up your quote with your first dance song at your vow renewal reception!

  1. “If you’re lost, you can look and you will find me/Time after time.” — “Time After Time” by Cyndi Lauper
  2. “All that you are is all that I’ll ever need.” — “Tenerife Sea” by Ed Sheeran
  3. “And all along I believed I would find you/Time has brought your heart to me/I have loved you for a thousand years/I’ll love you for a thousand more.” — “A Thousand Years” by Christina Perri
  4. “Forever can never be long enough for me/To feel like I’ve had long enough with you.” — “Marry Me” by Train
  5. “How sweet it is to be loved by you.” — “How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You)” by Marvin Gaye
  6. “I could make you happy, make your dreams come true/Nothing that I wouldn’t do/Go to the ends of the Earth for you/To make you feel my love.” — “Make You Feel My Love” by Bob Dylan
  7. “I’m not looking for another as I wander in my time/Walk me to the corner, our steps will always rhyme/You know my love goes with you, your love stays with me/It’s just the way life changes, like the shoreline of the sea.” — “Hey, That’s No Way to Say Goodbye” by Leonard Cohen

Disney Love Quotes

Whether you’re planning a trip to Disney to celebrate renewing your vows or simply share a love of Disney, you’re sure to find love phrases from the movies here are just wonderful. Disney love quotes, just like their movies, are sweet, simple, and filled with nostalgia. You can use these Disney love quotes and phrases for just about anything in your vow renewal.

  1. “All at once everything looks different, now that I see you.” – Tangled
  2. “I have just met you and I love you.” Dug, Up
  3. “I’d rather die tomorrow than live a hundred years without knowing you.” – John Smith, Pocahontas
  4. “It’s enough for this restless wanderer just to be with you.” – The Lion King
  5. “It’s there, I know it is, because when I look at you, I can feel it. And I look at you, and I’m home.” – Finding Nemo
  6. “Love is a song that never ends.” – Bambi
  7. “Love is an open door.” – Anna and Hans, Frozen
  8. “One song, my heart keeps singing, of one love only for you.” – Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
  9. “Some people are worth melting for.” – Frozen
  10. “Tell me, princess, now when did you last let your heart decide?” – Aladdin
  11. “When somebody loved me
    Everything was beautiful.” – Toy Story 2
  12. “You are my greatest adventure.” – The Incredibles
  13. “You mean more to me than anyone in this whole world.” – Peter Pan
  14. “You were my new dream” – Flynn Rider, Tangled

Shakespeare Love Quotes

William Shakespeare had a way of expressing love unlike any other. If you want to impress your spouse, using one of these Shakespeare love quotes in your vows or vow renewal proposal may be just the way to go. These are some of the most poetic sentiments ever expressed.

  1. “Doubt thou the stars are fire, Doubt that the sun doth move, Doubt truth to be a liar, But never doubt I love.” – Hamlet
  2. “Hear my soul speak. Of the very instant that I saw you, Did my heart fly at your service” – The Tempest
  3. “Hear my soul speak. Of the very instant that I saw you, Did my heart fly at your service.” The Tempest
  4. “I do love nothing in the world so well as you.” – Much Ado About Nothing
  5. “I would not wish any companion in the world but you.” –William Shakespeare, The Tempest
  6. “Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none.” – All’s Well That Ends Well
  7. “Love comforteth like sunshine after rain.” – “Venus and Adonis”
  8. “Love is a smoke and is made with the fume of sighs.” – Romeo and Juliet
  9. “Love is not love which alters when it alteration finds, or bends with the remover to remove: O no! it is an ever-fixed mark, that looks on tempests and is never shaken.” – “Sonnet 116”
  10. “Love looks not with the eyes but with the mind.” – A Midsummer Night’s Dream
  11. “Now join your hands, and with your hands your hearts.” – King Henry V
  12. “The sight of lovers feedeth those in love.” – As You Like It
  13. “What is light, if Sylvia be not seen? What is joy if Sylvia be not by?” The Two Gentlemen of Verona
  14. “Who ever loved that loved not at first sight?” – As You Like It

Love Quotes from Literature

William Shakespeare isn’t the only writer who had a way of expressing love in a way that is sure to inspire. These love quotes from literature cross generations and have a way of helping even the most word-challenged find just the right way to express the depth of their feelings. As you sit down to write your vows, these love quotes from literature will help you say just the perfect thing to your spouse on your special day.

  1. “Do I love you? My god, if your love were a grain of sand, mine would be a universe of beaches.” —The Princess Bride by William Goldman
  2. “Whatever our souls are made of his and mine are the same.” — Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë
  3. “My heart is, and always will be, yours.” — Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen
  4. ”I’m in love with you, and I’m not in the business of denying myself the simple pleasure of saying true things.” —The Fault in Our Stars by John Green
  5. “If equal affection cannot be, let the more loving one be me.” — The More Loving One by W.H. Auden
  6. “Those that truly love, have roots that grow towards each other underground. And when all the pretty blossoms have fallen from their branches, they find that they are one tree and not two.” — Captain Corelli’s Mandolin by Louis de Bernières
  7. “And I’d choose you; in a hundred lifetimes, in a hundred worlds, in any version of reality, I’d find you and I’d choose you.” — The Chaos of Stars by Kiersten White
  8. “If you live to be a hundred, I want to live to be a hundred minus one day so I never have to live without you.” — Winnie the Pooh by A. A. Milne
  9. “We loved with a love that was more than love.” — Annabel Lee by Edgar Allan Poe
  10. “I am who I am because of you. You are every reason, every hope, and every dream I’ve ever had.” —The Notebook by Nicholas Sparks
  11. “Yours is the light by which my spirit’s born: you are my sun, my moon, and all my stars.” — You Are My Sun, My Moon, and All My Stars by E.E. Cummings

Bible Love Quotes

If you’re planning a religious vow renewal, these Bible love quotes might be just the inspiration you need. Take your belief that the Bible is the ultimate guidebook for love, and start with one of these Bible love quotes as you write your vows or craft your vow renewal ceremony.

  1. “Above all, love each other deeply, because love covers over a multitude of sins.” – 1 Peter 4:8
  2. “Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love.” – Ephesians 4:2
  3. “Be devoted to one another in love. Honor one another above yourselves.” – Romans 12:10
  4. “But Ruth said, ‘Do not urge me to leave you or turn back from following you; for where you go, I will go, and where you lodge, I will lodge. Your people shall be my people, and your God, my God.'” – Ruth 1:16
  5. “Don’t just pretend to love others. Really love them. Hate what is wrong. Hold tightly to what is good. Love each other with genuine affection, and take delight in honoring each other.” – Romans 12:9-15, New Living Translation
  6. “Love suffers long and is kind; love does not envy; love does not parade itself, is not puffed up; does not behave rudely, does not seek its own, is not provoked, thinks no evil; does not rejoice in iniquity, but rejoices in the truth; bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things.” – 1 Corinthians 13:4-7
  7. “Most of all, let love guide your life, for then the whole church will stay together in perfect harmony.” – Colossians 3:14
  8. “The flowers have already appeared in the land; The time has arrived for pruning the vines, And the voice of the turtledove has been heard in our land. The fig tree has ripened its figs, And the vines in blossom have given forth their fragrance. Arise, my darling, my beautiful one, And come along!'” – Song of Solomon 2:12
  9. “There is no fear in love, but perfect love drives out fear, because fear involves punishment. The one who fears has not been perfected in love.” – 1 John 4:18
  10. “We love because He first loved us.” – 1 John 4:19

World Religions Love Quotes

We’ve undoubtedly all heard the old saying, “love makes the world go round,” and these quotes show it does indeed. Every religion in the world has something to say about love. Those sayings can be the perfect inspiration for your vow renewal ceremony and vows. These world religions love quotes come from different faith leaders around the world and through the millennia. You may find that these love quotes are perfect for showing that love is a common language to all. Including several in your vow renewal ceremony or vows is a wonderful way to connect with diverse guests and show your love knows no bounds.

  1. “A husband and wife are one soul, separated only through their descent to this world. When they are married, they are reunited again.” The Zohar, 191a
  2. “A man should eat and drink less than his means, clothes himself according to his means, and honor his wife and children beyond his means.” Talmud, Chullin 84b
  3. “Let him kiss me with the kisses of his mouth, for your love is better than wine.” King Solomon, Song of Songs 1:2
  4. “Love and compassion are the true religions to me. But to develop this, we do not need to believe in any religion” Dalai Lama
  5. “Love is a gift of one’s inner most soul to another so both can be whole.” Buddha
  6. “Love is the absence of judgement” Dalai Lama
  7. “Radiate boundless love towards the entire world—above, below, and across—unhindered, without ill will, without enmity.” Buddha
  8. “The way is not in the sky. The way is in the heart.” Buddha

Love Quotes for Him

Finding the perfect way to express your feelings to him can be challenging, even for those who have been married for decades. Here we’ve put together a collection of love quotes and phrases that are perfect for telling him just how you feel as you sit down to write your vows.

  1. “For it was not into my ear you whispered, but into my heart. It was not my lips you kissed, but my soul.” — Judy Garland
  2. “I got lost in him, and it was the kind of lost that was exactly like being found.” –Claire LeZebnik
  3. “In all the world, there is no heart for me like yours. In all the world, there is no love for you like mine.” — Maya Angelou
  4. “In case you ever foolishly forget: I am never not thinking of you.” — Virginia Woolf
  5. “Real love stories never have endings.” — Richard Bach
  6. “Whatever our souls are made of his and mine are the same.” — Emily Brontë
  7. “Your voice is my favorite sound.” — Unknown
  8. “Because of you, I laugh a little harder, cry a little less, and smile a lot more.” — Unknown
  9. “Every love story is beautiful, but ours is my favorite.” — Unknown
  10. “I saw that you were perfect, and so I loved you. Then I saw that you were not perfect and I loved you even more.” — Angelita Lim

Love Quotes for Her

You love her, there’s no question about it, but how to tell her in a way that is just perfect for your vow renewal can be more challenging than it seems. Here we’ve selected short, sweet love quotes to tell her how you feel.

  1. “Grow old with me, the best is yet to be.” — Robert Browning
  2. “I want you for always…days, years, eternities.” — Franz Schubert
  3. “I’m much more me when I’m with you.” — Unknown
  4. “When I saw you I fell in love, and you smiled because you knew.” — Arrigo Boito
  5. “I love her, and that’s the beginning and end of everything.” — F. Scott Fitzgerald
  6. “The best thing to hold onto in life is each other.” — Audrey Hepburn
  7. “When I follow my heart, it leads me to you.” — Unknown
  8. ”In a sea of people, my eyes will always search for you.” — Unknown

Put This Ultimate List of Love Quotes to Work

Whether you’re professing your love for an anniversary, planning a vow renewal proposal, designing invitations, or writing your own vows for your vow renewal, these quotes are sure to inspire you. These 200+ love quotes and love phrases have been selected to inspire you to put together the right words to convey how you feel about your spouse and marriage. If you need a little more inspiration on writing unforgettable vows or crafting the perfect vow renewal ceremony, explore our vow renewal advice and tips for writing your own vows or ceremony.

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