Wedding Proverbs

By | January 11, 2017

Sayings about Weddings

One of life’s greatest mysteries is how the boy who wasn’t good enough to marry your daughter can be the father of the smartest grandchild in the world. ~ Jewish Proverbs

One should not think about it too much when marrying or taking pills. ~ Dutch Proverb

Marrying is easy, it’s housework that’s hard. ~ Traditional Proverb

If someone says “There is a wedding ceremony in the clouds,” then the women would soon arrive with their ladders. ~ Arabian Proverb

Be sure before you marry of a house wherein to tarry. ~Italian Proverbs

To marry once is a duty, twice a folly, and three times — madness. ~ Dutch Proverbs

When the ass was invited to the wedding feast he said, “They need more wood and water.” ~ Bosnian Proverb

If you don’t want to be deceived, then marry on February 30th. ~ French Proverb

A young man should not marry yet, an old man not at all. ~ Greek Proverb

Marry in haste and repent at leisure. ~ Dutch Proverb

Eat your fish while it is still fresh and marry the girl while she is still young. ~ German Proverbs

It is difficult to repay the gifts you get at a wedding or a funeral. ~ Chinese Proverb

The day you marry, it is either kill or cure. ~ Spanish Proverb

The wife cries before the wedding, the husband after. ~ Luxembourg Proverb

If you want to be criticized, marry. ~ Irish Proverb

Marry for money, my little sonny, a rich man’s joke is always funny. ~ Hebrew Proverb

Those that marry for money sell their liberty. ~ Traditional Proverb

Wipe the nose of your neighbor’s son and let him marry your daughter. ~ Spanish Proverb

There are three things that have to be done quickly: burying the dead, opening the door for a stranger, and fixing your daughter’s wedding. ~ Iranian Proverbs

If you do not travel, you will marry your own sister. ~ Mozambican Proverb

Marry in May, rue for aye. ~ Traditional Proverb

If you marry a young woman, make sure your friends stay outside. ~ Ukrainian Proverb

You’ll repent if you marry, and repent if you don’t. ~ Traditional Proverb

She who wants to marry her stepfather regrets it in bed. ~ Yiddish Proverb

If you want to marry wisely, marry your equal. ~ Spanish Proverb

The most dangerous food is wedding cake. ~ American Proverb

Look at the mother, marry the daughter. ~Hungarian Proverbs

Marry a mountain girl and you marry the whole mountain. ~ Irish Proverbs

Never marry for money. You can borrow it cheaper. ~ Scottish Proverbs

A wedding is like a funeral, but with musicians. ~ Hebrew Proverb

Marry in Lent, and you’ll live to repent. ~ Traditional Proverb

The wedding lasts for two or three days, but the trouble stays longer. ~ Czech Proverb

The pearls of a bride on her wedding day are the tears that will be shed later. ~ Spanish Proverb

Even the thinnest piece of meat will happily marry a piece of bread. ~ Turkish Proverbs

Three rings of marriage are the engagement ring, the wedding ring, and the suffering. ~ Author Unknown

Who dances at the wedding, weeps at the funeral. ~ Yiddish Proverb

Never marry a woman who has bigger feet than you. ~ Mozambican Proverb

Girls marry to please parents, widows to please themselves. ~ Chinese Proverb

Don’t marry without love, but don’t love without reason. ~ American Proverb

Advise no one to go to war or to marry. ~ Spanish Proverb

Gentlemen prefer blonds — but marry brunettes. ~ American Proverbs

He who longs too much for a child will marry a pregnant woman. ~ Bambara Proverb

At her wedding, the bride eats the least. ~ Spanish Proverbs

Quotations about Weddings

Saying about wedding

Our wedding was many years ago. The celebration continues to this day. ~ Gene Perret

Many people spend more time in planning the wedding than they do in planning the marriage. ~ Zig Ziglar

Wedding, what’s a wedding? It’s a prehistoric ritual. True, yes, but a wedding is also life at its most hopeful–full of promise and happiness and love. ~ Jay Mulvaney & Doris Kearns Goodwin

Weddings to me are wondrous because they are so filled with tomorrows. ~ Mary Forsell

Fair weather weddings make fair weather lives. ~ Richard Hovey

Pity all newlyweds. She cooks something nice for him, and he brings her flowers, and they kiss and think: How easy marriage is. ~ Mignon McLaughlin

A wedding dress is both an intimate and personal for a woman – it must reflect the personality and style of the bride. ~ Carolina Herrera

The most difficult years of marriage are those following the wedding. ~ Gary Smalley

Remember, a wedding is a celebration of your union, and there’s no price tag on what your love and your promises mean to your future. Don’t fall into the trap of thinking a bigger wedding means you love each other more. ~ Karen Schwartz

One of the best wedding gifts God gave you was a full-length mirror called your spouse. Had there been a card attached, it would have said, “Here’s to helping you discover what you’re really like!” ~ Gary & Betsy Ricucci

To marry unequally is to suffer equally. ~ Henri Frederic Amiel

It is amazing at how small a price may the wedding ring be placed upon a worthless hand; but, by the beauty of our law, what heaps of gold are indispensable to take it off! ~ Douglas Jerold

A woman seldom asks advice before she has bought her wedding clothes. ~ Joseph Addison

For talk six times with the same single lady, and you may get the wedding dresses ready. ~ Lord Byron

“I am” is reportedly the shortest sentence in the English language. Could it be that “I do” is the longest sentence? ~ Author Unknown

Every bride and groom would do well to remember that in wedding, the we comes before the I. ~ Evan Esar

The fact is that no two weddings are alike. Who’s to say what percent of your budget needs to go to food, wine, or your gown? That’s a matter of your personal taste, finances, and circumstances. ~ Marcy Blum & Laura F. Kaiser

Men marry because they are tired; women, because they are curious; both are disappointed. ~ Oscar Wilde

Single people are precious fodder at weddings. ~ Rebecca Gregson

It isn’t tying himself to one woman that a man dreads when he thinks of marrying; it’s separating himself from all the others. ~ Helen Rowland

A wedding is the last gasp of your childhood family. ~ Karen Schwartz

Three rings of marriage are the engagement ring, the wedding ring, and the suffering. ~ Author Unknown

A wedding is the formality a man has to go through before going to work for a new boss. ~ Evan Esar

I dreamed of a wedding of elaborate elegance, a church filled with flowers and friends. I asked him what kind of wedding he wished for; he said one that would make me his wife. ~ Author Unknown

The funny thing is that although we place so much energy and importance on our wedding day, it isn’t the biggest day of our life. The biggest day of your life is every day thereafter. Because it’s not the pledge to love someone that matters, but the act of fulfilling that pledge that is most important. ~ Laura Wolf

Many a wedding takes place when a man can’t afford to go steady with a girl any longer. ~ Evan Esar

A wedding in haste is worth two at leisure. ~ Gelett Burgess

Wedding rings: the world’s smallest handcuffs. ~ Author Unknown

Saw a wedding in the church. It was strange to see what delight we married people have to see these poor fools decoyed into our condition. ~ Samuel Pepys

Men have a much better time of it than women. For one thing, they marry later; for another thing, they die earlier. ~ H.L. Mencken

Weddings are the biggest relationship killers out there. If you can survive the wedding, they say, the rest is a piece of cake. ~ Noah Hawley

When a girl marries she exchanges the attentions of many men for the inattention of one. ~ Helen Rowland

So heavy is the chain of wedlock that it needs two to carry it, and sometimes three. ~ Alexandre Dumas, fils

The problem with being best man at a wedding is that you never get a chance to prove it. ~ Jason McIntosh

A person’s character is but half formed till after wedlock. ~ Charles Simmons

The surest way to be alone is to get married. ~ Gloria Steinem

I’ve sometimes thought of marrying, and then I’ve thought again. ~ Noel Coward

A wedding anniversary is the celebration of love, trust, partnership, tolerance and tenacity. The order varies for any given year. ~ Paul Sweeney

Never marry a man who hates his mother, because he’ll end up hating you. ~ Jill Bennett

[W]hen 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. ~ Nora Ephron

I chose my wife, as she did her wedding gown, for qualities that would wear well. ~ Oliver Goldsmith

The groom always smiles proudly because he’s convinced he’s accomplished something quite wonderful. The bride smiles because she’s been able to convince him of it. ~ Judith Mcnaught

And when will there be an end of marrying? I suppose, when there is an end of living! ~ Tertullian

Remember that weddings are truly primal rituals and set off chains of chaos in even the most stable of family units. ~ Tess Ayers & Paul Brown

A wedding is not a wedding without the feast — the ceremonial extension of celebration to the community, where the meal laid on is not just a feeding but an elaborate and extravagant bacchanal, accompanied by much drinking and the offering of public toasts. ~ Karl E. Scheibe

If you are afraid of loneliness, don’t marry. ~ Anton Chekhov

An invitation to a wedding invokes more trouble than a summons to a police court. ~ William Feather

Divorce has become so easy nowadays that women have stopped crying at weddings. ~ Evan Esar

Music played at weddings always reminds me of the music played for soldiers before they go into battle. ~ Heinrich Heine

Bride: A woman with a fine prospect of happiness behind her. ~ Ambrose Bierce

He’s the kind of man a woman would have to marry to get rid of. ~ Mae West

Weddings are not over until they are sealed with a kiss. ~ Susan Marg

Don’t marry the person you think you can live with; marry only the individual you think you can’t live without. ~ James C. Dobson

A man marries to have a home, but also because he doesn’t want to be bothered with sex and all that sort of thing. ~ W. Somerset Maugham

Wedding is destiny, and hanging likewise. ~ John Heywood

A wedding is just like a funeral except that you get to smell your own flowers. ~ Grace Hansen

I cried during my wedding, but my wife did not. That’s natural, because I was losing my freedom, and she was gaining a slave. ~ Jarod Kintz

The sight of a wedding always has a disturbing effect on young girls; at such moments a mysterious sense of solidarity with their own sex takes possession of them. ~ Stefan Zweig

Getting married is a lot like getting into a tub of hot water. After you get used to it, it ain’t so hot. ~ Minnie Pearl

By all means marry; if you get a good wife, you’ll be happy; if you get a bad one, you’ll become a philosopher. ~ Socrates

There’s nothing like a Catholic wedding to make you wish life had a fast forward button. ~ Daniel Chopin

Wedding: the point at which a man stops toasting a woman and begins roasting her. ~ Helen Rowland

Weddings remind us that our lives have meaning and that love is the strongest bond, the happiest joy, and the loveliest healing we can ever experience. ~ Daphne Rose Kingma

When you’re in a relationship, you’re always surrounded by a ring of circumstances… joined together by a wedding ring, or in a boxing ring. ~ Bob Seger

If I ever marry, it will be on a sudden impulse — as a man shoots himself. ~ H.L. Mencken

A gloomy guest fits not a wedding feast. ~ Johann Friedrich Von Schiller

Weddings are important because they celebrate life and possibility. ~ Anne Hathaway

Never get married in the morning, because you never know who you’ll meet that night. ~ Paul Hornung

It’s not as great a day for the bride as she thinks. She’s not marrying the best man. ~ Author Unknown

A wedding is the only time a woman will ever have veto over what her best friends wear. ~ Amy Cameron

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