Remember to keep the romance alive

After the first rush of excitement that comes with getting engaged, and as you start to plan your big day, what began with falling head over heels in love can start to feel like more of a project management exercise!  We’re writing this with Valentine’s Day just around the corner - so it seems timely to remind everyone that it’s important not to lose sight of what brought you together in the first place.

To help you, and your guests, focus on what really matters we’ve collected up some swoon-worthy quotes to ramp up the romance.  They can also act as inspiration for your vows, speeches, on invitations and stationery wedding signs.

 

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"You make me happier than I ever thought I could be and if you let me, I will spend the rest of my life trying to make you feel the same way." Chandler proposing to Monica on Friends

"You know you're in love when you can't fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams." Dr. Seuss

"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

"What greater thing is there for two human souls, than to feel that they are joined for life—to strengthen each other in all labor, to rest on each other in all sorrow, to minister to each other in silent unspeakable memories at the moment of the last parting?" George Eliot

 "To love is nothing. To be loved is something. But to love and be loved, that’s everything." T. Tolis

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

 "Love is like the wind, you can't see it but you can feel it." Nicholas Sparks,

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 "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

 "For the two of us, home isn't a place. It is a person. And we are finally home." Stephanie Perkins,

 "To find someone who will love you for no reason, and to shower that person with reasons, that is the ultimate happiness." Robert Brault

 "Marriage flourishes when the couple works together as a team: when both husband and wife decide that winning together is more important than keeping score. Good marriages don't just happen. They are a product of hard work." —Michelle Obama

 “If I get married, I want to be very married.”  Audrey Hepburn

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 "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." Roy Croft

 “Two souls with but a single thought, two hearts that beat as one.” John Keats

 “And in the end, the love you take is equal to the love you make.” Paul McCartney

 "Love seems the swiftest but it is the slowest of all growths. No man or woman really knows what perfect love is until they have been married a quarter of a century." Mark Twain

"One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life: That word is love." Sophocles

 "Love is like a friendship caught on fire." Jeremy Taylor


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 "If I had a flower for every time I thought of you ... I could walk through my garden forever." Alfred Tennyson

When we are in love, we open to all that life has to offer with passion, excitement and acceptance." John Lennon


Final word

We hope that one, or more, of these quotations strikes a chord with you and your fiancé.  Keep them in mind as you plan for your big day and if you need any help or advice with the practicalities just give us a call – we’re more than happy to share our experience.    

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