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Marriage Quotes

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This day I will marry my friend,
the one I laugh with, live for, dream with, love.
- Anonymous

Related topics: Love Romantic Wedding

Our loved ones -
whether by blood, by marriage, or by choice -
are delicate treasures.
If we hold them too close, they break -
as a butterfly would.
By honoring and enjoying
the freedom of our loved ones,
we gain our own freedom.
Have the courage to trust that
the beautiful butterflies of your life
will return - or not - as life intends.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

For a happy marriage,
love and accept your spouse just the way they are.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Marriage, ultimately, is the practice of
becoming passionate friends.
- Harville Hendrix

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When you make the sacrifice in marriage,
you're sacrificing not to each other
but to unity in a relationship.
- Joseph Campbell

Gift the love of your life with undistracted,
untelevisioned, unhurried attentiveness.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

The fewer secrets you have, the happier you will be.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

 

A dream you dream alone is only a dream.
A dream you dream together becomes reality.
- John Lennon

Don't marry the person you think you can live with;
marry only the individual you think you can't live without.
- James C. Dobson

Every good relationship, especially marriage, is based on respect.
If it's not based on respect,
nothing that appears to be good will last very long.
- Amy Grant

The hardest of all, is learning to be
a well of affection, and not a fountain,
to show them that we love them,
not when we feel like it, but when they do.
- Nan Fairbrother

You are my home - the place to which I always return.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

True love means putting the other person before yourself,
and honoring the relationship above all.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Why does a woman work ten years to change a man's habits
and then complain that he's not the man she married?
- Barbra Streisand

Make sure you never, never argue at night.
You just lose a good night's sleep,
and you can't settle anything until morning anyway.
- Rose Kennedy

Consider being more acceptive of your partner's behaviors.
It is unlikely that they are intentionally aggravating you.
Almost always, they are just doing what they think they should do.
Try setting aside your own rules for how they should behave,
and adopt a live-and-let-live attitude.
Your relationship will become stronger and happier if you do.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Love allows your beloved the freedom to be unlike you.
Attachment asks for conformity to your needs and desires.
Love imposes no demands.
Attachment expresses an overwhelming demand - "Make me feel whole."
Love expands beyond the limits of two people.
Attachment tries to exclude everything but two people.
- Deepak Chopra in The Path to Love

My Loved One
You are my ground and you are my rainbow.
You are my butterfly and you are my ecstasy.
You are the start of my journeys and always my destination.
You are my home - the place to which I always return.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I love being married.
It's so great to find that one special person
you want to annoy for the rest of your life.
- Rita Rudner

There is no substitute for the comfort supplied
by the utterly taken-for-granted relationship.
- Iris Murdoch

A divorce is like an amputation:
you survive it, but there's less of you.
- Margaret Atwood

You can learn how to let go of the past.
Whether you have experienced a break up
with someone you cared for deeply,
whether death has taken a loved one,
whether you have had a feud with a friend or family member,
whether you have lost a job.
Move on and let go.
Life can be joyful and rewarding again.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The formula for achieving a successful relationship is simple:
you should treat all disasters as if they were trivialities
but never treat a triviality as if it were a disaster.
- Quentin Crisp

I used to tell my husband that,
if he could make me "understand" something,
it would be clear to all the other people in the country.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Marriage has no guarantees.
If that's what you're looking for,
go live with a car battery.
- Erma Bombeck

By all means marry.
If you get a good wife, you'll be happy.
If you get a bad one, you'll become a philosopher
and that is a good thing for any man.
- Socrates

Each relationship nurtures a strength or weakness within you.
- Mike Murdock

There are four stages in a marriage.
First there's the affair,
then the marriage,
then children
and finally the fourth stage,
without which you cannot know a woman, the divorce.
- Norman Mailer

When people get married because they think
it's a long-time love affair,
they'll be divorced very soon,
because all love affairs end in disappointment.
But marriage is a recognition of a spiritual identity.
- Joseph Campbell

Every relationship is just so tenuous and precarious.
- Larry David

Marriage is a fine institution -
but I'm not ready for an institution yet.
- Mae West

The four most important words in any marriage...
"I'll do the dishes."
- Anonymous

A man's friendships are, like his will,
invalidated by marriage -
but they are also no less invalidated
by the marriage of his friends.
- Samuel Butler

My husband melted my heart the day he asked me,
"Can I participate in your wonder?"
In whose wonder do you get to participate today?
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Love does not begin and end the way we seem to think it does.
Love is a battle, love is a war; love is a growing up.
- James A. Baldwin

The greatest roadblock to a great relationship
is trying to force a partner to change through bribes or threats.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The secret of a happy marriage remains a secret.
- Henny Youngman

The one who loves the least, controls the relationship.
- Robert Anthony

I think men who have a pierced ear
are better prepared for marriage.
They've experienced pain and bought jewelry.
- Rita Rudner

Being divorced is like being hit by a Mack truck.
If you live through it, you start looking
very carefully to the right and to the left.
- Jean Kerr

Marriage is a sort of friendship recognized by the police.
- Anonymous

As to marriage or celibacy, let a man
take which course he will,
he will be sure to repent.
- Socrates

A Great Relationship is the Dance of Two Great Lives.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Marriage is a wonderful institution,
but who would want to live in an institution?
- H. L. Mencken

Some husbands are living proof that a woman can take a joke.
- Anonymous

The Wedding March always reminds me of the music
played when soldiers go into battle.
- Heinrich Heine

My advice to you is get married:
if you find a good wife you'll be happy;
if not, you'll become a philosopher.
- Socrates

There is more of good nature than of good sense
at the bottom of most marriages.
- Henry David Thoreau

No man is truly married until he understands
every word his wife is NOT saying.
- Anonymous

Marriages don't last. When I meet a guy,
the first question I ask myself is:
is this the man I want my children to spend their weekends with?
- Rita Rudner

In order to be happy with a man,
you must understand him a lot and love him a little.
To be happy with a woman, you must love her a lot
and not try to understand her at all.
- Helen Rowland

A man likes his wife to be
just clever enough to appreciate his cleverness,
and just stupid enough to admire it.
- Israel Zangwill

Bigamy is having one wife too many. Monogamy is the same.
- Oscar Wilde

In olden times sacrifices were made at the altar -
a practice which is still continued.
- Helen Rowland

My wife and I tried two or three times in the last 40 years
to have breakfast together,
but it was so disagreeable we had to stop.
- Winston Churchill

Not everyone is always going to like what you do.
Your job application, your book proposal,
your offer of marriage is going to
get rejected sometimes - perhaps often.
Your boss, your spouse, even the person
behind you in the supermarket checkout line
is occasionally going to think that you are doing it all wrong.
Don't take it personally.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Never argue at the dinner table, for the one who is not hungry
always gets the best of the argument.
- Voltaire

Always remember the three magic words: You're right dear.
- Anonymous

In a relationship, when does the art of compromise become compromising?
- Sarah Jessica Parker

Getting divorced just because you don't love a man
is almost as silly as getting married just because you do.
- Zsa Zsa Gabor

One should never know too precisely
whom one has married
- Friedrich Nietzsche

Husbands should be like Kleenex:
soft, strong, and disposable.
- the movie Clue (1985)

Getting married is a lot like getting into a tub of hot water.
After you get used to it, it ain't so hot.
- Minnie Pearl

Strike an average between what a woman thinks of her husband
a month before she marries him
and what she thinks of him a year afterward,
and you will have the truth about him.
- H. L. Mencken

When two people decide to get a divorce,
it isn't a sign that they "don't understand" one another,
but a sign that they have, at last, begun to.
- Helen Rowland

He early on let her know who is the boss.
He looked her right in the eye and clearly said, "You're the boss."
- Anonymous humor

Never go to bed mad. Stay up and fight.
- Phyllis Diller

I have great hopes that we shall love each other all our lives
as much as if we had never married at all.
- Lord Byron

One should always be in love.
That is the reason one should never marry.
- Oscar Wilde

I was married by a judge.
I should have asked for a jury.
- Groucho Marx

Many a man owes his success to his first wife
and his second wife to his success.
- Jim Backus

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