When writing a wedding ceremony, I often search for great quotes about love that are fitting to each particular couple. Often we will blend one or two into the ceremony. Some couples also use romantic quotes on their wedding programs.
Here are some of the favorite famous quotes about love and soulmates collected and used in weddings over the years:
"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
"A soulmate is someone who has locks that fit our keys, and keys to fit our locks. When we feel safe enough to open the locks, our truest selves step out and we can be completely and honestly who we are; we can be loved for who we are and not for who we're pretending to be. Each unveils the best part of the other. No matter what else goes wrong around us, with that one person we're safe in our own paradise."
-- Richard Bach
"We recognize a soulmate by the supreme level of comfort and security we feel with that person. That doesn't mean that there aren't issues that remain to be ironed out. Rather, it means we know intuitively that we can resolve issues with our soul mate without losing his or her love and respect."
-- Linda Brady
"Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same."
-- Emily Brontë
"A soulmate is an ongoing connection with another individual that the soul picks up again in various times and places over lifetimes. We are attracted to another person at a soul level not because that person is our unique complement, but because by being with that individual, we are somehow provided with an impetus to become whole ourselves."
-- Edgar Cayce
"I love you not only for what you are, but for what I am when I am with you. I love you not only for what you have made of yourself, but for what you are making of me. I love you for the part of me that you bring out."
-- Roy Croft
"What greater thing is there for two human souls than to feel that they are joined for life ... to strengthen each other ... to be at one with each other in silent unspeakable memories."
-- George Eliot
"People think a soul mate is your perfect fit, and that's what everyone wants. But a true soulmate is a mirror, the person who shows you everything that is holding you back, the person who brings you to your own attention so you can change your life."
-- Elizabeth Gilbert
"Love is like a friendship caught on fire. In the beginning a flame, very pretty, often hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. As love grows older, our hearts mature and our love becomes as coals, deep-burning and unquenchable."
-- Bruce Lee
"A soulmate is the one person whose love is powerful enough to motivate you to meet your soul, to do the emotional work of self-discovery, of awakening."
-- Kenny Loggins
"A soulmate is someone to whom we feel profoundly connected, as though the communicating and communing that take place between us were not the product of intentional efforts, but rather a divine grace."
-- Thomas Moore
"The minute I heard my first love story I started looking for you, not knowing how blind I was. Lovers don't finally meet somewhere. They're in each other all along."
"You know you're in love when you can't fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams."
-- Dr. Seuss
"He felt now that he was not simply close to her, but that he did not know where he ended and she began."
-- Leo Tolstoy