What to Say When you Want to Propose Marriage

Marriage Proposal Quotes

So,you are thinking about getting engaged and popping the question – exciting times ahead! Marriage proposals can be challenging with planning to show your love and hopes for the future together. Then there’s what do you say once you’ve planned it.

There’s the classic ‘make me the happiest person in the world, will you marry me’ keeps it simple yet beautiful. But if you want some best proposal lines taken from well known artists or from films to give you some inspiration, look no further: -

1.   "I would rather spend one lifetime with you – than face all the ages of this world without you." - Lord Of The Rings by J.R.R Tolkien 

2.   "Well I found a woman, stronger than anyone I know, She shares my dreams, I hope that someday I'll share her home, I found a love, to carry more than just my secrets, To carry love, to carry children of our own,We are still kids, but we're so in love, Fighting against all odds, I know we'll be alright this time, Darling, just hold my hand, Be my girl, I'll be your man, I see my future in your eyes." - Perfect by Ed Sheeran

3.   "When the rain is blowing in your face and the whole world is on your case, I could offer you a warm embrace to make you feel my love." - Make You Feel My Love by Adele

4.    “I love you not only for what you are but for what I am when I am with you.” ~ Elizabeth Barrett Browning

5.    "When I look at you, I can feel it. I look at you and I'm home." -Dory, Finding Nemo

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

7.    Do you believe in destiny? That even the powers of time can be altered for a single purpose? That the luckiest man who walks on this earth is the one who finds… true love?” ~ Bram Stoker, Dracula

8.    "Most of all, I'm scared o fwalking out of this room and never feeling the rest of my life the way I feel when I'm with you." -Baby, Dirty Dancing

9.    Some people are worth melting for." -Olaf, character from Frozen

10. "Life is not the amount of breaths you take, it's the moments that take your breath away." -Hitch, Hitch

Marriage Proposal Professional's Advice

My advice is to think about whats your style, ie are you the romantic type then uttering words of pure romance is going to sound sincere. If that’s not your style, then it will sound false. So be yourself!  Here my advice when thinking about what to say:-

Sound like you
Talk about about how you are feeling about the person
Describe what they mean to you
Say whats the most thing that they do, that you love
Tell them how your life has changed since you’ve been together
Talk about your future
Finish with those beautiful words ….(will you marry me).....

If you want help planning one of the most amazing events in your life, contact me its what I do within my wedding, proposal and events business – romance is our daily occurrence! regards Amanda-Louise Knight x Independent Wedding & Marriage Proposal Planner South West UK

Written by
Amanda-Louise Knight

Amanda-Louise is the creative director of her UK award winning business, Amanda-Louise Knight Weddings Proposals & Events. She provides advice to modern couples who want unforgettable weddings that set the tone about their celebrations and love.

Amanda-Louise is a current celebrant, and has been involved in the events industry for over 30 years. Her love for logistics, she is wedding and marriage proposal planner in the South West of England. A dog lover herself, she is owner of Somerset Wedding Day Dog Chaperone Service ensuring furry babies are included or cared for by her team.

She is mentor to other celebrants and venue consultant to her corporate business clients dedicating her time to helping them grow their own businesses.

And it all starts with making a date with Amanda-Louise!

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