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23 Famous Movie Quotes About Love to Steal for Your Wedding Vows

Let one of your favorite films inspire your ceremony exchange.

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It can seem like a nearly impossible task to put all of your feelings about the person you're marrying into just a few words for your wedding vows. Luckily, screenwriters have done the heavy lifting by writing some of the sweetest things about love. To help you brainstorm your own ceremony exchange, we're spotlighting some of the most romantic movie quotes of all time from films including When Harry Met Sally and Good Will Hunting. Let these famous words inspire your wedding vows. 

 

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Runaway Bride

"I guarantee there'll be tough times. I guarantee that at some point, one or both of us is gonna wanna get out of this thing. But I also guarantee that if I don't ask you to be mine, I'll regret it the rest of my life, because I know, in my heart, you're the only one for me." - Ike Graham

 

The Princess Bride

"This is true love. You think this happens every day?" - Westley

 

Rachel Getting Married

"All that I ever wanted was to just hear music, and when I met you, I heard you. And, Rachel, you're the most beautiful thing I've ever heard. Thank you for marrying me." - Sidney Williams

 

St. Elmo's Fire

"She is the only evidence of God I have seen with the exception of the mysterious force that removes one sock from the dryer every time I do my laundry." - Kirby Keager

 

Sense and Sensibility

"Your friendship has been the most important of my life." - Edward Ferrars

 

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When Harry Met Sally

"I love that you get cold when it's 71 degrees out. I love that it takes you an hour and a half to order a sandwich. I love that you get a little crinkle above your nose when you're looking at me like I'm nuts. I love that after I spend the day with you, I can still smell your perfume on my clothes. And I love that you are the last person I want to talk to before I go to sleep at night. And it's not because I'm lonely, and it's not because it's New Year's Eve. I came here tonight because 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." - Harry Burns

 

Punch-Drunk Love

"I have a love in my life. It makes me stronger than anything you can imagine." - Barry Egan

 

The Lord of the Rings

"I would rather share one lifetime with you than face all the ages of this world alone." – Arwen Undómiel

 

Sleepless in Seattle

"It was a million tiny little things that, when you added them all up, they meant we were supposed to be together, and I knew it. I knew it the very first time I touched her. It was like coming home, only to no home I'd ever known. I was just taking her hand to help her out of a car and I knew. It was like magic." - Sam Baldwin

 

Pretty in Pink

"You told me you couldn't believe in somebody who didn't believe in you. I believed in you. Always believed in you. Just didn't believe in me. I love you. Always." - Blane McDonough

 

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Stardust

"My heart, it feels like my chest can barely contain it. Like it doesn't belong to me anymore. It belongs to you. And if you wanted it, I'd wish for nothing in exchange. No gifts. No goods. No demonstrations of devotion. Nothing but knowing you loved me too. Just your heart, in exchange for mine." - Yvaine

 

Her

"I think anybody who falls in love is a freak. It's a crazy thing to do. It's kind of like a form of socially acceptable insanity." - Amy

 

Meet Joe Black

"Love is passion, obsession, someone you can't live without." - William Parrish

 

Silver Linings Playbook

"The only way you can beat my crazy was by doing something crazy yourself. Thank you. I love you. I knew it the minute I met you. I'm sorry it took so long for me to catch up. I just got stuck." - Pat Solitano

 

Shakespeare in Love

"I love you beyond poetry." - Viola de Lesseps

 

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Good Will Hunting

"People call these things imperfections, but they're not. Ah, that's the good stuff. Then we get to choose who we let into our weird little worlds. You're not perfect sport, and let me save you the suspense. This girl you met? She isn't perfect either. But the question is whether or not you're perfect for each other. That's the whole deal. That's what intimacy is all about." - Sean Maguire

 

Emma

"Maybe it is our imperfections which make us so perfect for one another." - Mr. Knightley

 

The Nightmare Before Christmas

"My dearest friend, if you don't mind, I'd like to join you by your side. Where we can gaze into the stars, and sit together, now and forever. For it is plain as anyone can see, we're simply meant to be." - Jack Skellington

 

Annie Hall

"Love is too weak a word for what I feel. I lurve you, you know, I loave you, I luff you." - Alvy Singer

 

Frances Ha

"It's a party, and you're both talking to other people, and you're laughing and shining, and you look across the room and catch each other's eyes ... because that is your person in this life ... it's this secret world that exists right there in public, unnoticed, that no one else knows about." - Frances Halladay

 

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It's a Wonderful Life

"What is it you want Mary? What do you want? You want the moon? Just say the word and I'll throw a lasso around it and pull it down. Hey, that's a pretty good idea. I'll give you the moon, Mary." - George Bailey 

 

Pride and Prejudice

"You have bewitched me, body and soul, and I love, I love, I love you. I never wish to be parted from you from this day on." - Mr. Darcy

 

Before Sunrise

"I believe if there's any kind of God it wouldn't be in any of us, not you or me but just this little space in between. If there's any kind of magic in this world it must be in the attempt of understanding someone sharing something. I know, it's almost impossible to succeed but who cares really? The answer must be in the attempt." - Céline