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Bridal Shower Quotes About Love and Marriage

Looking for the best bridal shower quotes to help you write the perfect card for the bride to be?

A wedding is a special time in a couple’s lives, but it also a special time for their family and friends, most of whom will be attending the bridal shower!

Some of these friends may be the reason the couple met.

They may have watched their love blossom from a casual flirtation to a committed romance.

They may also be the people tasked with throwing the most epic bridal shower of all time.

That can be a lot of decision making: what type of games should we play, should we have a theme, and what should the cake say?

All of the attendees will be excited to see the bride (and eat the cake), and have probably struggled with finding the words to wish her well.

Below you’ll find a few bridal shower quotes that should help with inscribing the card and offering some advice.

There are even a few bridal shower quotes about the origins of bridal showers in case you were wondering what prompted the idea for this kind of party!

We also have a selection of funny bridesmaid quotes to celebrate sisterhood.

Be sure to also read that.

Bridal shower quotes about love

1. “To love and be loved is to feel the sun from both sides.” – David Viscott

2. “Love is the condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.” – Robert Heinlein

3. “It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages.” – Friedrich Nietzsche

4. “The best thing to hold onto in life is each other.” – Audrey Hepburn

5. “Love is when reality is better than your dreams.” – Becky Graham

6. “Love is not just looking at each other, it’s looking in the same direction.” – Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

7. “It was just enough to sit there without words.” – Louise Erdrich

8. “True love is not a hide and seek game: in true love, both lovers seek each other.” – Michael Bassey Johnson

9. “Love is blind — marriage is the eye-opener.” – Pauline Thomason

10. “When love and skill work together, expect a masterpiece.” – John Ruskin

11. “The capacity to love is tied to being able to be awake, to being able to move out of yourself and be with someone else in a manner that is not about your desire to possess them, but to be with them, to be in union and communion.” – Bell Hooks

12. “The only way love can last a lifetime is if it’s unconditional. The truth is this: love is not determined by the one being loved but rather by the one choosing to love.” – Stephen Kendrick, The Love Dare

13. “Do you want me to tell you something really subversive? Love is everything it’s cracked up to be. That’s why people are so cynical about it. It really is worth fighting for, being brave for, risking everything for. And the trouble is, if you don’t risk anything, you risk even more.” – Erica Jong

Bridal shower quotes about marriage

14. “You don’t marry someone you can live with, you marry the person who you cannot live without.” – Aleatha Romig

15. “A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person.” – Mignon McLaughlin

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16. “Marriage is not a competition. Marriage is the completion of two souls.” – Abhijit Naskar

17. “Marriage is a lot like a roller coaster. You have extreme highs and you can have some pretty extreme lows, but the ride is worth it.” – Teresa Collins

18. “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.” – Nora Ephron

19. “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

20. “Marriage is…sharing life with your best friend, enjoying the journey along the way and arriving at every destination…together.” – Fawn Weaver

21. “We’re all a little weird, and life’s a little weird. And when we find someone whose weirdness is compatible with ours, we join up with them and fall in mutual weirdness and call it love.” – Dr. Seuss

22. “A great marriage is not when the ‘perfect couple’ comes together. It is when an imperfect couple learns to enjoy their differences.” – Dave Meurer

23. “To keep your marriage brimming, with love in the wedding cup, whenever you’re wrong, admit it; whenever you’re right, shut up.” – Ogden Nash

24. “Marry someone who is fun to be with. Then throughout your marriage, say ‘yes’ to each other.” – Silvana Clark

25. “Marriages are like fingerprints; each one is different and each one is beautiful.” – Maggie Reyes

26. “Thing about marriage I’ve learned over the years? Just make your partner happy.” – Eden Butler

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Bridal shower quotes on life advice

27. “You don’t love someone for their looks, or their clothes or for their fancy car, but because they sing a song only you can hear.” – Oscar Wilde

28. “Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength while loving someone deeply gives you courage.” – Lao Tzu

29. “The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched – they must be felt with the heart.” – Helen Keller

30. “A hug and a kiss go a long way.” – Sheilah Rechtshaffer

31. “Always kiss each other goodnight because you never know what tomorrow may bring.” – Joyce Smith Speares

32. “Ultimately the bond of all companionship, whether in marriage or in friendship, is conversation.” – Oscar Wilde

33. “Do everything you can to support your partner’s well-being, and respect your partner as you would your best friend.” – John Gerson

34. “When you give each other everything, it becomes an even trade. Each wins all.” – Lois McMaster Bujold

35. “A wedding is a party, not a performance. If at the end of the day, you are married to the one you love, then everything went perfectly.” – David Tutera

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Quotes about bridal showers

36. “Imagine you are living in a day when your old man is in charge and arranged marriages are the status quo. You, of course, fall in love with a forbidden pauper biker dude. Dad’s not having it, so he threatens to withhold your dowry. No serving platters for you! And no matching sets of towels either!” – Liz Susong

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37. “As the story goes, when this happened to a young Dutch woman (minus the biker detail), according to wedding historian Susan Waggoner, “her friends marched on the house, each bringing a pot, a pan, a bowl, a blanket, and other items needed for housekeeping,” in order to help make up for the missing dowry. And her dad conceded because her aunts were loud and bossy…or something like that. Feminism, y’all.” – Liz Susong

38. “It was during the 1890s that bridal showers really started transforming into the tradition we know today. Why? The ladies started showing up in their hoop skirts with gifts in hand. Then, on one fateful day, some lady had the brilliant idea of putting all of the gifts in a parasol and opening it over the bride-to-be’s head so the presents would “shower” over her.” – Kelly Hamilton

39. “Personally, we think that sounds like a horrible idea (ouch?), but when the story hit the pages of a fashion magazine, women all over thought it sounded great and started doing it on a regular basis. Hence, the “bridal shower” was born.” – Kelly Hamilton

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Short bridal shower quotes

40. “Cake to Kisses, Miss to Mrs.” – Unknown

41. “I can’t Keep Calm. I’m Getting Married.” – Unknown

42. “The Bride Is Always Right!” – Unknown

43. “Marriage Has A Nice Ring To It.” – Unknown

44. “He Asked. She Said Yes.” – Unknown

45. “It’s Not Too Late to Skip Town.” – Unknown

46. “Wedding Diet Starts Tomorrow.” – Unknown

47. “Eat, Drink, & Be Married.” – Unknown

48. “Mrs. Loading….” – Unknown

49. “Let’s Pop The Top. She’s Tying the Knot” – Unknown

50. “Muggle To Mrs.” – Unknown

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Bridal shower quotes about what love, marriage, and relationships bring to our lives

51. “True love stories never have endings.” — Robert Bach

52. “We love because it is the only true adventure.” — Nikki Giovanni

53. “Hearts are not had as a gift but hearts are earned …” — W. B. Yeats

54. “Gravitation is not responsible for people falling in love.” — Albert Einstein

55. “Love doesn’t make the world go round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile.” — Franklin P. Jones

56. “One of the best things about love is just recognizing a man’s steps when he climbs the stairs.” — Colette

57. “In the arithmetic of love, one plus one equals everything, and two minus one equals nothing.” — Mignon McLaughlin

58. “I love being married, it’s so great to find that one special person you want to annoy for the rest of your life.” — Rita Rudner

59. “Marriage is not a noun; it’s a verb. It isn’t something you get. It’s something you do. It’s the way you love your partner every day.” — Barbara De Angelis

60. “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

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More Bridal Shower Quotes and Sayings

61. “Love does not consist of gazing at each other, but in looking outward together in the same direction.” Antoine De Saint Exupery

62. “The giving of love is an education in itself” Eleanor Roosevelt

63. “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

64. “Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies.” – Aristotle

65. “And in the end, the love you take is equal to the love you make.” The Beatles

66. “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

67. “You know you’re in love when you can’t fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams.” – Dr. Seuss

68. “The highest happiness on earth is the happiness of marriage.” – William Lyon Phelps

69. “Happiness and confidence are the prettiest things you can wear on your wedding day.” Taylor Swift

70. “Happiness, laughter, and joy is announced when friends, family, and lovers are around.” – Amy Davis

Bridal Shower Quotes For Your Best Friend

71. “A loving woman finds heaven or hell on the day she is made a bride.” ― Lena Lathrop

72. “You are the most beautiful bride there ever could be. Don’t let anyone else tell you otherwise.” ― Selena Gomez

73. “Dreams are a beautiful bride that holds our hands to enter a world more glorious than this one.” ― Subhan Zein

74. “The secret of a happy marriage remains a secret.” ― Henny Youngman

75. “A happy marriage is a long conversation which always seems too short.” ― André Maurios

76. “The best thing in life to hold onto is each other.” ― Audrey Hepburn

77. “Every bride is beautiful. It’s like newborn babies or puppies. They can’t help it.” ― Emme Rollins

78. “A wedding dress is both intimate and personal for a woman – it must reflect the personality and style of the bride.” ― Caroline Herrara

79. “Nothing shines out more than a bride in her most natural state.” ― Masaba Gupta

80. “Happy is the bride that the sun shines on.” ― Robert Herrick

Did you enjoy these bridal shower quotes?

I hope these bridal shower quotes were able to help you write the perfect card for the bride to be in your life.

Now that the bridal shower is over, it’s even closer to the big day!

The next party to plan will be the bachelorette party, and while that one doesn’t typically have cake, it’s still a lot of fun!

Try and help your friend remember that all of this is ultimately about the love between her and the groom.

They will spend a lifetime building memories and sharing new experiences.

In the end, that’s all any of the people who love them, whether they made it to the bridal shower or not,  wish for them

Which of these bridal shower quotes and sayings is your favorite?

Do you have any other quotes to add?

Let us know in the comment section below.

Danielle Dahl, Lead Contributor
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