Whether it’s for a birthday, wedding, or anniversary, finding the right words to express your love is often challenging.
You want the engraved message on your gift to be short but also meaningful to your spouse.
If you’re asking, “What are some of the best quotes for engraving?” You’ll find a ton of heart-touching love quotes for your husband in this article.
Some examples of short engraving quotes couples use to remind each other of their unbreakable bond include I Love You, Always and Forever, The Future is Ours, and Eternal Love.
If you’re looking for sweet and short words for your husband, I’ve compiled a list of cute love quotes for him that you can use to engrave on a pocket knife, wedding ring, bracelet, or wristwatch.
SHORT ENGRAVING QUOTES FOR HIM
Telling your significant other exactly how you feel can be overwhelming and you may struggle to find what to say during special moments.
Engravings can easily convey emotions that are often too difficult to put into words. Let these romantic love quotes be an inspiration for you:
1. You stole my heart, but I’ll let you keep it.
2. Every love story is beautiful, but ours is my favorite.
3. “You are nothing short of my everything.”— Ralph Block
4. “A hundred hearts would be too few to carry all my love for you.”— Henry Wadsworth
5. “It doesn’t matter where I am. I’m yours.”— Sherry Thomas
6. “My heart is and always will be yours.”— Jane Austen.
7. “Everything I’ve never done, I want to do with you.”— Dinah Mite
8. “My love for you has no depth, its boundaries are ever-expanding.”— Christina White
9. “Your love shines in my heart as the sun that shines upon the earth.”— Eleanor Di Guillo
10. “I promise to love you forever, every single day of forever.”— Stephenie Meyer
SHORT INSPIRATIONAL QUOTES FOR ENGRAVING
Do you want to inspire your husband, brighten his day, and remind him of your endless love for him?
You can make your spouse feel happy, loved, and motivated at the same time if you combine the right words. Use these short love quotes to engrave on any item you want to give to your husband.
11. “The best love is the kind that awakens the soul.”— The Notebook
12. “There is only one happiness in life: To love and be loved.”— George Sand
13. “Life without love is like a tree without blossoms or fruit.”— Khalil Gibran
14. “Love is a better teacher than duty.”— Albert Einstein
15. “Love is like a friendship caught on fire.”— Jeremy Taylor
16. “Where there is love there is life.”— Mahatma Gandhi
17. “The best thing to hold onto in life is each other.”— Audrey Hepburn
18. “To love is nothing. To be loved is something. But to love and be loved, that’s everything.”— T. Tolis
19. “Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.”— Alfred, Lord Tennyson
20. “And in the end, the love you take, is equal to the love you make.”— Sir Paul McCartney
SHORT LOVE QUOTES FOR RING ENGRAVING
When it comes to wedding ring engravings, there are no rules to follow.
What matters is that you choose words that are personal, meaningful, and memorable for your husband. Here are some perfect engraving quotes for wedding bands:
21. I Adore You
22. With All My Heart
23. Love, Honor, Cherish
24. For Better For Worse
25. To Have and To Hold
26. Love of My Life
27. My One and Only
28. Til Death Do Us Part
29. The Best is Yet to Come
30. You Are My Always & Forever
31. My Dream Come True
32. You Are My Rock
SENTIMENTAL SHORT ENGRAVING QUOTES FOR HUSBAND
Don’t know the perfect word to write on a present to melt your husband’s heart and make him fall in love with you all over again?
If you’re stuck trying to find the ideal engraving words for that special man in your life, these heart-touching quotes for your husband will tell him how much you cherish him.
33. “Loved you yesterday, love you still, always have, always will.”– Elaine Davis
34. “You are my heart, my life, my entire existence.”— Julie Kagawa
35. “If I know what love is, it is because of you.”— Herman Hesse
36. “Grow old along with me; the best is yet to be.”— Robert Browning
37. “I love you not only for what you are but for what I am when I am with you.”— Elizabeth Barrett Browning
38. “Loving you never was an option. It was a necessity.”— Truth Devour
39. “For all the things my hands have held, the best by far is you.”― Andrew McMahon
40. “I would rather share one lifetime with you than face all the ages of this world alone.”— J.R.R. Tolkien
41. “I love thee to the depth and breadth and height my soul can reach.”— Elizabeth Barret Browning
42. “I’m never gonna stop falling in love with you.”— Anita Apple
ONE WORD ENGRAVING WORDS FOR HIM
Small gifts usually have limited space where you can add an engraving. If you choose to use a romantic love quote on bracelets, wallets, and lockets, you would have to cut off a lot of words.
These one-word engraving ideas are perfect for tiny gifts with little room for personalization.
3 LETTER ENGRAVING IDEAS FOR HUSBAND
If you have more room on an item to embed your love message as well as showcase your creativity, these 3 letter engraving words would be a perfect addition to your gift.
53. To My Soulmate
54. Je T’aime
55. You Are Mine
56. Never Ending Love
57. I Choose You
58. My Best Friend
59. Joy Without End
60. Love Conquers All
61. With You Always
62. Happily Ever After
63. You Complete Me
64. You Are Precious
65. Love You Always
WATCH ENGRAVING QUOTES FOR HIM
Wristwatches are a must-have accessory for most men which means if you engrave a love quote on your husband’s wooden watch, it would serve as a constant reminder of your love for him.
Not sure what to inscribe on a timepiece? Choose from any of these short engraving quotes to completely melt his heart:
66. Forever Yours
67. Love you till the end of time
68. Our love is timeless
69. Time with you is worth every second
70. I love you more every second
71. My heart ticks for you
72. Time flies when you’re in love
73. You are my missing piece
74. You and Me. Forever
75. Time stops when I’m with you
76. I love every second with you
KNIFE ENGRAVING QUOTES FOR HUSBAND
A lot of men love to carry a pocket knife with them as they go about their day because it serves as both a handy tool and a weapon for protection.
If you’re going to gift your husband with a small knife, use any of the following love quotes as an inscription to let him know that you’re always thinking of him.
77. To me, you are perfect
78. I’m thinking of you
79. I am yours only
80. You rock my world
81. You’re always in my heart
82. Let’s grow old together
83. I will choose you always
84. You are my favorite person
85. The future is ours
86. My heart belongs to you
87. P.S. I love you
COMPASS ENGRAVING QUOTES FOR HIM
A vintage compass is one of the best gifts you can give to someone who constantly travels around the world.
If your husband is an avid traveler or adventurer, make a lasting impression on his mind with these heartfelt compass engraving quotes for him.
88. Love will always find a way
89. You are my happy place
90. May you find your way back to me
91. Nothing can separate us ever
92. You are my world and my everything
93. I’m always with you no matter where you go
94. You are my greatest adventure
95. True love lasts a lifetime
96. I love you to the moon and back
97. I love you every step of the way
If you’re looking to engrave a small gift such as a pocket knife, wristwatch, bracelet, or wedding ring, it’s important to use short engraving quotes that are authentic, meaningful, and heartfelt.
I’ve given you a huge list of inspirational love quotes that can make your partner feel loved and special on any occasion.
You can use them to engrave little presents or even write them on love cards to show your husband how much you love him.
If you want to create more impact on your spouse, you can combine these short engraving quotes with meaningful symbols, cute nicknames, or special dates that are important to both of you.
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