Readings Library

Below you will find links to some of the most popular wedding readings.

We’re constantly adding to this list to offer the widest selection on the market today.

To make things easy, we’ve added a reference code to each reading, so you can easily find your reading when creating your wedding words.

Can’t find your reading in the list? No problem, simply choose to add your own wedding words text when creating your personalised wedding gift.

Wedding Readings by Authors



Anonymous- A Walled Garden

Anonymous- On Your Wedding Day

Douglas Adams-
 From So Long and Thanks for All the Fish

WH Auden- Foxtrot From a Play

Pam Ayres-
 Yes I’ll Marry You



Richard Bach-
 A Soul Mate Is

Elizabeth Barrett Browning- Extract from Sonnets from the Portuguese

Louis de Bernieres- Captain Corelli’s Mandolin

Bible- 1 Corinthians 13;1

Bible- Song of Solomon 2.10-13; 8.6,7

Anne Bradstreet- To My Dear and Loving Husband

Robert Bridges- My Delight and Thy Delight

Emily Bronte- Love and Friendship

Robert Burns- O my luve is like a red, red, rose

Lord Byron- She Walks in Beauty



Hartley Coleridge- Friendship



John Donne-
 Extract from the Anniversary

John Donne- Only our Love

Pamela Dugdale- Our Great Adventure



Albert Einstein- Love and relativity

George Eliot- To Be One With Each Other



Robert Fulgham- All I Ever Really Needed to Know 
I Learned in Kindergarten



Kahlil Gibran-
 On Marriage

Kahlil Gabran- The Prophet 

John Green-
 The Fault in our Stars



Seamus Heaney- Scaffolding

Ernest Hemmingway- A Farewell to Arms

John Hogben- Truth and Beauty

Victor Hugo- You can give without loving (Les Miserables)



Denise Jones- Marriage is for life, not just the Wedding Day



Edward Lear- The Owl & The Pussycat

Liz Lochhead-



Sam McBratney- Guess How Much I Love You

Thomas Moore- Believe Me, If All Those Endearing Young Charms

William Morris-
 Love is Enough

CJ Munn- Be my Homer, I wanna be your Marge.



John Boyle O’Reilly- A White Rose



Boris Pasternak- Doctor Zhivago

William Penn- Never Marry but for Love

Phillip Pullman- The Amber Spyglass



Steven Reiser- To my Bride

Rainer Maria Rilke- You, Only You, Exist

Mary F Robinson- Two Lovers

Christina Rossetti- A Sonnet of Sonnets

Christina Rossetti- A Birthday

Dante Gabriel Rossetti- True Woman – Her Love

Rumi- Untitled

Maulana Jalalu’ddin Rumi- The Minute I Heard My First Love Story



Sir Walter Scott- Love Rules the Court

William Shakespeare- Shall I Compare Thee to a Summers Day?

William Shakespeare- If Thou Must Love Me

William Shakespeare- Sonnet 116

William Shakespeare- Romeo and Juliet

William Shakespeare- Romeo and Juliet Act 1.v

William Shakespeare- Romeo and Juliet Act 2.ii

Percy Bysshe Shelley- Love’s Philosophy

Sir Philip Sidney- The Bargain

Edmund Spenser- One Day I Wrote Her Name upon the Strand

Kuan Tao-Sheng- Married Love

Robert Louis Stevenson- Wedding Prayer



Sara Teasdale- I Would Live in your Love



Jane Wells- Marriage Advice

Nick Williams- Becalmed Bedazzled Bewitched Besotted



WB Yeates- The Cloths of Heaven

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