Great Marriage Quotes

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“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
“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
“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
“Marriage is our last, best chance to grow up.”
— Joseph Barth
“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
“Marriage is a mosaic you build with your spouse. Millions of tiny moments that create your love story.”
— Jennifer Smith
“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
“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
“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