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50 'I Love You' Quotes To Use In Your Proposal & In Your Wedding Vows

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Getting married or engaged should be some of the best moments of your life. It can feel euphoric that you have found your soulmate and are ready to spend the rest of your life with them, and you've decided you want to propose to them. Love is the most magical feeling in the world and you deserve happiness, so soak it all up!

You have built a very strong foundation and connection with another person and you get to continue improving and growing together. Think of all the memories you get to make together and the wonderful future you are approaching, hand-in-hand. It is comforting and lovely to have a partner and support system that will always be there to support you.

From now on, you automatically have a lifelong plus-one to every event. But really, you have a companion to share your life with. It’s all so incredibly exciting.

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When you and your lover first met, you couldn’t have possibly known that they would become so ingrained in your life. Now, it is difficult for you to imagine what your life was like before they were in it. If you are ever feeling lost or anxious, you can seek comfort in your significant other because they feel like home.

The feeling of love is so intense but indescribable. If you are planning to get married or propose to someone, you will at some point have to try to put your feelings into words during the proposal or vows. Even though you are feeling so much love, you want to shout it from the rooftops, it can be difficult to know what to say other than the classic, "I love you".

What can you say to show them how much you love your future fiance? Take a look at these romantic love quotes that perfectly say "I love you" and that you can use in your proposal (and later your wedding vows) to show them your unconditional love for them.

1. Love is desire.

“Love is an irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired” — Robert Frost

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2. Love is a resting place.

“We find rest in those we love, and we provide a resting place in ourselves for those who love us.” —​ Saint Bernard of Clairvaux

3. Always be by my side.

“I ask you to pass through life at my side—to be my second self, and best earthly companion.“ —​ Charlotte Brontë, Jane Eyre

4. Reality could be better than your dreams.

“You know you’re in love when you don’t want to fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams.” —​ Seuss

5. Strengthen each other.

“What greater thing is there for two human souls that to feel that they are joined… to strengthen each other… to be at one with each other in silent unspeakable memories.” —​ George Eliot

6. Have a strong friendship.

“All love that has not friendship for its base, is like a mansion built upon the sand.” —​ Ella Wheeler Wilcox

7. Be courageous in love.

“Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.” —​ Lao Tzu

8. Enjoy the ride.

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

9. Love in spite of your differences.

“Find the person who will love you because of your differences and not in spite of them and you have found a lover for life.” —​ Leo Buscaglia

10. See an imperfect person perfectly.

“You come to love not by finding the perfect person, but by seeing an imperfect person perfectly.” —​ Sam Keen

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11. You are an angel.

“Other men said they have seen angels, but I have seen thee. And thou art enough.” —​ Moore

12. Grow old with me.

“Grow old along with me, the best is yet to be.” —​ Robert Browning

13. Love is the key to happiness.

“Love is the master key that opens the gates of happiness.” —​ Oliver Wendell Holmes

14. Each day I love you more.

“For you see, each day I love you more – today more than yesterday and less than tomorrow.” —​ Rosemonde Gerard

15. Love will guide you.

“And think not you can direct the course of love, For love, If it finds you worthy, directs your course.” —​ Kahlil Gibran

16. Be my last love.

“The future for me is already a thing of the past. You were my first love and you will be my last” —​ Bob Dylan

17. Your lover was there all along.

“The minute I heard my first love story, I started looking for you, not knowing how blind that was. Lovers don’t finally meet somewhere. They’re in each other all along.” —​ Maulana Jalaluddin Rumi

18. Change the world with your love.

“The moment you have in your heart this extraordinary thing called love and feel the depth, the delight, the ecstasy of it, you will discover that for you the world is transformed.” —​ Jiddu Krishnamurti

19. I love what I am when I'm with you.

“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

20. Love recognizes no barriers.

“Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination full of hope.” —​ Maya Angelou

21. Spend one lifetime together.

“I would rather spend one lifetime with you, than face all the ages of this world alone.” —​ R. R. Tolkien, Lord of The Rings

22. You're the most beautiful person.

“You are the finest, loveliest, tenderest, and most beautiful person I have ever known and even that is an understatement.” —​ Scott Fitzgerald

23. I see my life ahead of me.

"I look at you and see the rest of my life in front of my eyes." — Unknown

24. It's hard to imagine life without them.

"It's amazing how one day someone walks into your life, and suddenly, you can't remember how you lived without them." —​ Anurag Prakash Ray

25. You make goodbyes hard.

"How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard." —​ Winnie the Pooh

26. You're my Nemo.

"I know they say there are a lot of fish in the sea, but you're my Nemo." —​ Unknown

27. You're ready for your life to start.

"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, When Harry Met Sally

28. Hold on to each other.

"The best thing to hold onto in life is each other." —​ Audrey Hepburn

29. You're my ideal companion.

"I would not wish any companion in the world but you." —​ William Shakespeare

30. I'll always find you.

"I would find you in any lifetime." —​ Kanye West

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31. Laugh together.

"Make sure you marry someone who laughs at the same things you do." —​ J.D. Salinger

32. You're the best thing I've held.

“For all the things my hands have held, the best by far is you.” —​ Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness

33. Your kids will see the love

“When you’re a kid, you assume your parents are soulmates. My kids are gonna be right about that.” —​ The Office

34. You are seen.

“To be fully seen by somebody, then, and be loved anyhow ― this is a human offering that can border on miraculous.” —​ Elizabeth Gilbert

35. I feel like I've known you my whole life.

“There are moments, when you’re getting to know someone, when you realize something deep and buried in you is deep and buried in them, too. It feels like meeting a stranger you’ve known your whole life.” —​ Leah Raeder

36. Be silly.

“Anyone can be passionate but it takes real lovers to be silly.” —​ Rose Franken

37. Love the ridiculousness.

“It is a curious thought, but it is only when you see people looking ridiculous that you realize just how much you love them.” —​ Agatha Christie

38. I love you and I like you.

“The things that you have done for me to help me, support me, surprise me, to make me happy, go above and beyond what any person deserves. You’re all I need. I love you and I like you.” —​ Parks & Recreation

39. Create your own love story.

“The love we were promised in fairytales was never something for us to find. It has always been something for us to create.” —​ Tyler Kent White

40. Look outward together.

“Life has taught us that love does not consist of gazing at each other, but in looking outward together in the same direction.” —​ Antoine de Saint-Exupery

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41. I would still miss you.

“I think I’d miss you even if we never met.” —​ The Wedding Date

42. Love is a choice.

“Real love isn’t just a euphoric, spontaneous feeling — it’s a deliberate choice — a plan to love each other for better and worse, for richer and poorer, in sickness and in health.” —​ Seth Adam Smith

43. Hold my hand.

"Hold my hand and we are halfway there, hold my hand and I'll take you there." —​ West Side Story

44. Love has one soul.

"Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies." —​ Aristotle

45. Love is eternal.

"I know by experience that the poets are right: love is eternal." —​ E.M. Forster, A Room With a View

46. Love should awaken the soul.

"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." —​ Nicholas Sparks, The Notebook

47. There was a boy who loved a girl.

"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, The History of Love

48. I'm your destiny.

"Deep in my soul I know that I'm your destiny." —​ Mulan

49. Hear my soul speak.

"Hear my soul speak. Of the very instant that I saw you, did my heart fly at your service." —​ William Shakespeare, The Tempest

50. Your happiness is my happiness.

"When someone else's happiness is your happiness, that is love." —​ Lana Del Ray

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Jaycee Levin is a writer who covers pop culture, astrology, and relationship topics.