Great Marriage Quotes!

“To love someone deeply gives you strength. Being loved by someone deeply gives you courage.”

— Chinese Philosopher Lao Tzu


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

— Sam Keen

“My husband and I have never considered divorce… murder sometimes, but never divorce.”

— Joyce Brothers


“Chains do not hold a marriage together. It is threads, hundreds of tiny threads which sew people together through the years.”

— Simone Signoret


“My advice to you is to get married. If you find a good wife, you’ll be happy; if not, you’ll become a philosopher.”

— Socrates


“Sexiness wears thin after a while and beauty fades, but to be married to a man who makes you laugh every day, ah, now that’s a real treat.”

— Joanne Woodward


“It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages.”

— Friedrich Nietzsche

“Love never gives up, never loses faith, is always hopeful, and endures through every circumstance.”

— I Corinthians 13:7


“Before you marry a person, you should first make them use a computer with slow Internet to see who they really are.”

— Will Ferrell


“I didn’t marry you because you were perfect. I didn’t even marry you because I loved you. I married you because you gave me a promise. That promise made up for your faults. And the promise I gave you made up for mine. Two imperfect people got married and it was the promise that made the marriage. And when our children were growing up, it wasn’t a house that protected them; and it wasn’t our love that protected them – it was that promise.”

— Thornton Wilder


““A happy marriage is the union of two good forgivers.”

— Robert Quillen

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“Marriage is our last, best chance to grow up.”

— Joseph Barth


“This relationship is the vessel wherein is nurtured the life force of both individuals, whereby they create the future of the human race in body and thought.”

— L. Ron Hubbard


“A great marriage is not when the ‘perfect couple’ comes together. It is when an imperfect couple learns to enjoy their differences.”

— Dave Meurer


“There is nothing nobler or more admirable than when two people who see eye to eye keep house as man and wife, confounding their enemies and delighting their friends.”

— Homer


“In my house I’m the boss, my wife is just the decision maker.”

— Woody Allen


“You make me happier than I ever thought I could be and if you let me I will spend the rest of my life trying to make you feel the same way.”

— Chandler proposing to Monica on “Friends”


“Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success.”

— Henry Ford


Words of Wisdom From Children

When is it okay to kiss someone:

“When they’re rich.” — Pam, age 7

“The law says you have to be eighteen, so I wouldn’t want to mess with that.” — Curt, age 7

“The rule goes like this: If you kiss someone, then you should marry them and have kids with them. It’s the right thing to do.”

— Howard, age 8


“There is no more lovely, friendly and charming relationship, communion or company than a good marriage.”

— Martin Luther


“Love seems the swiftest but it is the slowest of all growths. No man or woman really knows what perfect love is until they have been married a quarter of a century.”

— Mark Twain


“Many marriages would be better if the husband and the wife clearly understood that they are on the same side.”

— Zig Ziglar


“We always hold hands. If I let go, she shops.”

— Henny Youngman


“There’s a way of transferring funds that is even faster than electronic banking. It’s called marriage.”

— James Holt McGavran


“If I get married, I want to be very married.”

— Audrey Hepburn


“As you get older, you’ve probably noticed that you tend to forget things. You’ll be talking with somebody at a party, and you’ll know that you know this person, but no matter how hard you try, you can’t remember his or her name. This can be very embarrassing, especially if he or she turns out to be your spouse.”

— Dave Barry


“Marriage is a mosaic you build with your spouse. Millions of tiny moments that create your love story.”

— Jennifer Smith

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“Nowadays it’s hip not to be married. I’m not interested in being hip.”

— John Lennon


“A long marriage is two people trying to dance a duet and two solos at the same time.”

— Anne Taylor Fleming


“Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It is not rude, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres. Love never fails.”

— I Corinthians 13: 4-8 (Bible)


“More marriages might survive if the partners realized that sometimes the better comes after the worse.”

— Doug Larson


“One advantage of marriage is that, when you fall out of love with him or he falls out of love with you, it keeps you together until you fall back in love again.”

— Judith Viorst


“Ultimately the bond of all companionship, whether in marriage or in friendship, is conversation.”

— Oscar Wilde


“As for his secret to staying married: ‘My wife tells me that if I ever decide to leave, she is coming with me.'”

— Jon BonJovi


“I got gaps; you got gaps; we fill each other’s gaps.”

— Rocky


“You come to love not by finding the right person, but by seeing an imperfect person perfectly.”

— Sam Keen


“Love is not something you feel. It is something you do.”

— David Wilkerson


“The goal in marriage is not to think alike, but to think together.”

— Robert C Dodds


“When a wife has a good husband it is easily seen in her face.”

— Goethe


“There is no remedy for love but to love more.”

— Thoreau


“What counts in making a happy marriage is not so much how compatible you are, but how you deal with incompatibility.”

— Leo Tolstoy



“The great secret of successful marriage is to treat all disasters as incidents and none of the incidents as disasters.”

— Sir Harold George Nicolson


“A great marriage is not when the ‘perfect couple’ come together. It is when an imperfect couple learns to enjoy their differences.”

— Dave Meure


“Love at first sight is easy to understand; it’s when two people have been looking at each other for a lifetime that it becomes a miracle.”

— Sam Levenson


“Happy marriages begin when we marry the ones we love, and they blossom when we love the ones we marry.”

— Tom Mullen


“The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.”

— Theodore Hesburgh


“A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person.”

— Mignon McLoughlin


“I first learned the concept of non-violence in my marriage.”

— Gandhi


“Now you will feel no rain, for each of you will be shelter for the other.

“Now you will feel no cold, for each of you will be warmth for the other.

“Now there is no more loneliness, for each of you will be companion for the other.

“Now you are two persons, but there is only one life before you.

“Go now to your dwelling place to begin the days of your life together.

“May your days together be good and long upon the earth.”

— Apache Blessing


“No man was ever shot by his wife while doing the dishes.”

— Unknown

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