75 of the Best Wedding Card Quotes and Wishes

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Yep, finding the perfect wedding card for the new couple is difficult. But when you bring it home and try to think of some of the best wedding card quotes, it’s then that you realize, writing on a card is even more difficult.

There are so many emotions you’re feeling – happiness for the couple, memories associated with one or both of them, hope for their happy journey together, and so much more. How do you pen all that down in just a sentence or two?

Besides, if you’re close to them, you might want to make it funny but still warm, and emotional but not too mushy. Writing on a card is a dilemma. But don’t worry, we have the best wedding card quotations for you to help you create the perfect card for your loved ones.

Best Wedding Card Quotes

There are so many ways to wish the new couple. Let’s explore some of the most popular ones.

Formal Wishes

If they’re an office colleague, you’d want to keep it formal and simple. Here are some ways in which you can wish them:

“Wishing you a lifetime of love and happiness.”

“Here’s to years full of happiness, joy, and laughter.”

“Warmest wishes on your new journey as your love grows stronger each day.”

“May you get never-ending love and happiness, now and forever.”

“Your wedding day is the beginning of a new chapter of your life. Sending you my heartfelt wishes for the new journey.”

“Thank you for making us a part of your special day. We wish you the best years ahead.”

“Congratulations to you on your special day! Sending warm wishes to both of you with love.”

“May your love grow stronger as you get old together.”

“As you build your new lives together, we send our best regards and love to both of you.”

“Your wedding day is the first day of your new and beautiful lives together. We wish you years and years of happiness and joy.”

Funny Wishes

If you’re close friends with the bride or the groom (or both of them), you might be looking for funny best wedding card quotes. Here are some of them:

“You’re finally getting married. I didn’t think it was possible but here you are. Congratulations!”

“You got married before me, you lucky bastard! Congratulations.”

“Have a happy married life until she finds out what a nincompoop you are.”

“Congratulations and remember my advice for a long married life, just say yes dear at everything.”

“He must be insane to marry you. Congratulations and watch out!”

“By looking at your wedding expenses, I think I’ll just stay single. But good for you. Lots of love.”

“Congratulations for luring the perfect man into your love trap. Hope you have beautiful years ahead.”

“Thanks for the free food and booze. I think I forgot to bring you a gift. Have a happy life ahead.”

“Wishing you all the best for a happily married life, and remember, when fighting, pans hit harder than spoons.”

“You finally made me jealous over something, you lucky sonofagun. Congratulations!”

Casual/short wishes

So you want the best wedding card quotes but you want to keep it short. Here are some quick quotations that will convey your message without taking up too much card space:

“Congratulations”

“Happy wedding day”

“Love both of you, congratulations”

“Lots of hugs and kisses on your special day”

“Wishing you a happy life together”

“Best wishes”

“Wishing you the best”

“Sending warm regards”

“Congratulations and best wishes”

“Hope you have a happy life together”

Wishes for a new family member

When you’re from the family of the bride or groom and want to welcome their spouse into your family, here are some of the best wedding card quotes for them.

“You’re a part of our family now. Hope you have a wonderful time with us.”

“We love both of you. Welcome to our family”

“It’s always wonderful to have another member in the family. We’re happy to have you aboard.”

“You’ve always been a part of our family, only now it’s official.”

“We’re so happy making you a part of our family. Congratulations on your special day.”

“We are delighted to have you in our family. Thanks for welcoming us into your life.”

“Congratulations on your wedding. We love you both and are happy you’re in our family now.”

“We are so happy on adding another member to our family. May you both have joyful and happy lives together ahead.”

“As you begin a new chapter in your life, we’re happy to be a part of it. Welcome to the family.”

“You both are very dear to us and we can’t be happier to have you in our lives. Congratulations on your big day.”

Religious wishes

If you’re religious, it makes sense to write religious best wedding card quotes. Here are some of our top picks from The Bible:

“Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love.” Ephesians 4:2

“Love must be sincere. Hate what is evil; cling to what is good.” Romans 12:9

“Whoever does not love does not know God, because God is love.” 1 John 4:8

“Hatred stirs up conflict, but love covers over all wrongs.” Proverbs 10:12

“Above all, love each other deeply, because love covers over a multitude of sins.” 1 Peter 4:8

“Do everything in love.” 1 Corinthians 16:14

“Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her.” Ephesians 5:25

“I thank my God every time I think of you.” Philippians 1:3

“Owe no one anything, except to love each other, for the one who loves another has fulfilled the law.” Romans 13:8

“Therefore what God has joined together, let no one separate.” Mark 10:9

Wishes for your son

Your son getting married is a joyful occasion. You have so many emotions and yet so little space to pen them in. Here are some heartfelt best wedding card quotes for your boy and his wife:

“Some say you lose a son when he gets married. I say we gain a daughter. We welcome you and your bride to our family.”

“I’m so happy as you tie the knot with the right woman. My blessings are with both of you.”

“Your ma and I are so happy that you’re found the perfect woman to spend the years of your life together. Congratulations, son, we love you.”

“You never fail to make us feel proud of you. We wish you all the happiness on your wedding day and forever.”

“As you get married, I’m sure you both will be a blessing to each other. We couldn’t be happier for both of you.”

“Son, you make me so proud. Take care of your wife just the way I took care of your ma. Have a happy and prosperous life ahead.”

“We have always loved you and we are happy you found another one who could love you just the same. Congratulations to both of you.”

“Thank you, son, for bringing another wonderful and loving member to our family. We send our warmest wishes to both of you.”

“From the day you were born to this day when you’re a man, just know that you’ve always made me proud. Congratulations on your wedding to a wonderful woman.”

“Congratulations to you and your bride on your special day. Just know that our blessings will always be with both of you.”

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Wishes for your daughter

When your little princess gets married, it’s overwhelming as a parent. The little girl you raised from a baby is finally a woman who’s ready to get married. Here are some emotional and best wedding card quotes for her.

“My princess, you’ll always be my number one girl. Sending you the best wishes on your special day.”

“On your wedding day, I send you lots of love. Make a wonderful home for both of you.”

“It’s your wedding day and we both are so proud of you and your husband. Remember, there will be ups and downs in life. Just be patient and you’ll always have happiness.”

“You’ve found the perfect man for you and we both are so proud of you. Congratulations to both of you and have a happy married life ahead.”

“Congratulations on finding your dream man and getting married to him. We are so happy for you. Stay blessed for the years to come.”

“You’ll always be my little princess. And even though you’re grown and have taken a husband, you’ll always be a little girl to me. Lots of love.”

“It’s the time of your wedding, my little one. Make a beautiful home and respect your husband just the way I respected your dad and you’ll always be happy together.”

“I can’t believe you’ve grown up and are getting married. You’ll always be the little girl for me. So happy for both of you. Hugs and kisses.”

“Thank you for bringing a wonderful new member to our family. He’s perfect for you and we are happy for you both. Congratulations.”

“How time flies – from the day I first held you to your wedding day. I am so happy for both of you and hope you have the best lives together.”

Movie wishes

If you’re a movie buff, you might want to look for the best wedding card quotes from popular movies. Here are some options.

“The greatest thing you’ll ever learn is just to love and be loved in return.” – Moulin Rouge

“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” – When Harry Met Sally

“They say when you meet the love of your life, time stops and that’s true. What they don’t tell you is that when it starts again, it moves extra fast to catch up.” – Big Fish

“In my opinion, the best thing you can do is find someone who loves you for exactly what you are.” – Juno

“The best love is the kind that awakens the soul and makes us reach for more that plants a fire in our hearts and brings peace to our minds.” – The Notebook

What Else to Consider

When it comes to giving cards, it’s not just about writing the best wedding card quotes. It’s also customary to give a wedding gift to the new couple. When you join them in the ceremony, you can bring the card and gift and deposit them at the gift table.

While most cards already have thoughtful notes on them, a little personal quotation or note makes the card even more special. It also adds sentimental value to the gift. Make your visit to their wedding more memorable with the right wedding card quotations.


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