Top 57 Marriage Quotes That Will Make The Heart Smile

1. “Marriage is not about age; it’s about finding the right person.” ― Sophia Bush

2. “A marriage is a gift. It should be opened up and enjoyed.” ― Greg Evans

3. “Marriage is a huge investment: of time, of energy and of emotion. Protect and keep contributing to your investment.” ― Karen Gordon

4. “A good marriage is where both people feel like they’re getting the better end of the deal.” ― Anne Lamott

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

6. “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

7. “Marriage is getting to have a sleepover with your best friend every night of the week.” ― Christie Cook

8. “You don’t love someone for their looks, or their clothes, or for their fancy car, but because they sing a song only you can hear.” ― Oscar Wilde

9. “In other relationships, people are different entities but in marriage, the couple is considered as one. This is what makes marriage a different kind of bond.” ― Mark McGrann

10. “Marriage is like a phone call in the night: first the ring, and then you wake up.” ― Evelyn Hendrick

11. “I’m selfish, impatient and a little insecure. I make mistakes, I am out of control and at times hard to handle. But if you can’t handle me at my worst, then you sure as hell don’t deserve me at my best.” ― Marilyn Monroe

12. “When you realize you want to spend the rest of your life with somebody, you want the rest of your life to start as soon as possible.” –When Harry Met Sally

13. “To say that one waits a lifetime for his soulmate to come around is a paradox. People eventually get sick of waiting, take a chance on someone, and by the art of commitment become soulmates, which takes a lifetime to perfect.” ― Criss Jami

14. “A happy marriage is a long conversation which always seems too short.” ― Andre Maurois

15. “Ultimately, my greatest achievement is maintaining my career while sustaining a happy marriage and kids.” –Melina Kanakaredes

16. “Keep your eyes wide open before marriage, half shut afterwards.” ― Benjamin Franklin

17. “There is no remedy for love but to love more.” ― Henry David Thoreau

18. “Love is like a beautiful flower which I may not touch, but whose fragrance makes the garden a place of delight just the same.” ― Helen Keller

19. “You know you’re in love when you can’t fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams.” ― Dr. Seuss

20. “There are a hundred paths through the world that are easier than loving. But who wants easier?”– Mary Oliver

21. “What greater thing is there for two human souls, than to feel that they are joined for life–to strength each other in all labor, to rest on each other in all sorrow, to minister to each other in silent unspeakable memories at the moment of the last parting?”– George Eliot

22. “Love is not something you feel. It is something you do.” ― David Wilkerson

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

24. “The older theory was, marry an older man because they’re more mature. But the new theory is men don’t mature. Marry a younger one.”— Rita Rudner

25. “Marriages are like fingerprints; each one is different and each one is beautiful.” ― Maggie Reyes

26. “For you see, each day I love you more. Today more than yesterday and less than tomorrow.” ― Rosemond Gerard

27. “Husband and wife relationships are like the relationship of Tom and Jerry. Though they are teasing and fighting, but can’t live without each other.” ― Unknown

28. “The great secret of successful marriage is to treat all disasters as incidents and none of the incidents as disasters.” ― Sir Harold George Nicolson

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

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

31. “Marriage, at its core, is all about respect for the other person – and respect goes both ways.” ― Dr. Kevin Leman

32. “Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination full of hope.” ― Maya Angelou

33. “Marriage is a commitment- a decision to do, all through life, that which will express your love for one’s spouse.” ― Herman H. Kieval

34. “What is Love? I have met in the streets a very poor young man who was in love. His hat was old, his coat worn, the water passed through his shoes and the stars through his soul.” ― Victor Hugo

35. “Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not; remember that what you now have was once among the things you only hoped for.” ― Epicurus

36. “The great marriages are partnerships. It can’t be a great marriage without being a partnership.” ― Helen Mirren

37. “If I know what love is, it is because of you.” ― Hermann Hasse

38. “Health is the first wealth, the second one is the happy marriage.” ― Unknown

39. “If I had a flower for every time thought of you… I could walk through my garden forever.” ― Alfred Tennyson

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

41. “I know enough to know that no woman should ever marry a man who hated his mother.” ― Martha Gellhorn

42. “There is no such cozy combination as man and wife.” ― Menander

43. “There is never a time or place for true love. It happens accidentally, in a heartbeat, in a single flashing, throbbing moment.” ― Sarah Dessen

44. “If I get married, I want to be very married.” ― Audrey Hepburn

45. “Marriage provides the solace of worked-on friendship and the joy of being known profoundly.” ― Imogen Stubbs

46. “The secret of a happy marriage is finding the right person. You know they’re right if you love to be with them all the time.” ― Julia Child

47. “I love you without knowing how, or when, or from where. I love you simply, without problems or pride: I love you in this way because I do not know any other way of loving but this, in which there is no I or you, so intimate that your hand upon my chest is my hand, so intimate then when I fall asleep your eyes close.” ― Pablo Neruda

48. “Marriage is good for those who are afraid to sleep alone at night.” ― St. Jerome

49. “A happy marriage is the union of two good forgivers.” ― Robert Quillen

50. “Marriage is our last, best chance to grow up.” ― Joseph Barth

51. “A good marriage is one which allows for change and growth in the individuals and in the way they express their love.” ― Pearl S. Buck

52. “Your absence has not taught me to be alone, it merely has shown that when together we cast a single shadow on the wall.” ― Doug Fetherling

53. “Marriage is not a noun; it’s a verb. It isn’t something you get. It’s something you do. It’s the way you love your partner every day.” ― Barbara De Angelis

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

55. “So it’s not gonna be easy. It’s going to be really hard; we’re gonna have to work at this everyday, but I want to do that because I want you. I want all of you, forever, everyday. You and me… everyday.” ― Nicholas Sparks

56. “Marriage, like a submarine, is only safe if you get all the way inside.” ― Frank Pittman

57. “The highest happiness on earth is the happiness of marriage.” ― William Lyon Phelps

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