My future father in law was born and raised in America to Polish immigrants. He grew up speaking Polish at home, but hasn't used it since his youth. For our wedding, I wanted to give him a handkerchief embroidered with something in Polish. I have found the Hail Mary and the Lord's Prayer, but those are a bit long for this project. I'm looking for a short saying or proverb in Polish that would be appropriate for a wedding day. As I don't speak Polish myself, a translation would be greatly appreciated.
Thank you so much for your help!
Personally I wouldn't. Maybe the embroidery is a better idea. Maybe (if it isn't too long) with the Bogurodzica, a prayer and the oldest text in Polish:
Bogurodzica dziewica, Bogiem sławiena Maryja,
U twego syna Gospodzina Matko zwolena, Maryja!
Zyszczy nam, spuści nam.
Or if it is too long, Jan Pawel 2's motto: Totus Tuus.