We can be uncertain about marriage or things can be blurry, but here are marriage quotes to explain what it really is.
They knew it. Time, distance, nothing could separate them because they knew it was right. It was real.
I dreamed of a wedding of elaborate elegance, a church filled with family and friends. I asked him what kind of wedding he wished for. He said one that would make me his wife.
There’s a difference between a wedding and a marriage. Make sure you want a husband and a life together, not just a diamond and a party.
Love always binds two hearts in perfect unity.
Build a friendship before marrying someone. Marry your best friend.
And they lived happily ever after.
Together is a wonderful place to be.
Marriage is when you find both love and friendship in the same person.
Happily ever after is not a fairy tale. It’s a choice.
Marriage is a contract that doesn’t come with a yearly renewal policy. Once signed its lifelong.
Marriage [mar-riage] noun – An endless sleepover with your favorite weirdo.
Marriage is a bed of roses… thorns and all.
Like good wine, marriage gets better with age – once you learn to keep a cork in it.
Each time I look at the ring sparkling on my finger, as I’ve done countless times over these 20 years, I again feel how lucky I am.
A great marriage is not when the perfect couple comes together. It is when an imperfect couple learns to enjoy their differences.
Marriage does not guarantee you will be together forever, it’s only paper. It takes love, respect, trust, understanding, friendship, and faith in your relationship to make it last.
Marriage is meant to keep people together, not just when things are good, but particularly when they are not. That’s why we take marriage vows, not wishes.
A husband and wife may disagree on many things but they must absolutely agree on this: to never, ever give up.
No relationship is all sunshine, but two people can share one umbrella and survive the storm together.
Marriage is not easy. It takes compromise, sacrifice, and revealing yourself to another person. However, if you are willing to work and submit to the process, it promises a great reward.
More marriages might survive if the partners realized that sometimes the better comes after the worse.
“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
“It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages.” – Friedrich Nietzsche
A marriage is like a house. When a light bulb goes off you don’t go to find a new house, you fix the light bulb.
A strong marriage requires two people who choose to love each other even on those days when they struggle to like each other.
The wedding is the planting, but the marriage is the season.
Love doesn’t mean you will always agree, see eye to eye, or never have an argument. It means despite the bad days you still can’t see yourself without that person.
A woman worries about the future until she gets a husband. A man never worries about the future until he gets a wife.
Love doesn’t make the world go round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile.
One day you will meet someone who doesn’t judge your past as they are only focused on building a future with you.
Marriage is the eternal unity of two souls who had met long before being born into this temporary world.
May you never steal, lie or cheat, but if you must steal, then steal away my sorrows. And if you must lie, then lie with me all the nights of my life. And if you must cheat, then please cheat death because I couldn’t live a day without you.
Married couples who love each other tell each other a thousand things without talking.
That thing, that moment, when you kiss someone and everything around you becomes hazy and the only thing in focus is you and this person. And you realize that that person is the only person that you’re supposed to kiss for the rest of your life. – Never been kissed
Nobody is perfect until you fall in love with them.
Even the existence of love has the power to silence our troubles.
Love is a look back in which ‘engagement’ is the romantic chapter that gives you a glimpse of the beautiful journey that lies ahead.
A wife of noble character is her husband’s crown. – Proverbs 12:4
Yes, I do depend on a man. My husband and I are a team. He depends on me and I depend on him. We support each other. That’s how marriage is supposed to work.
At your absolute best, you still won’t be good enough for the wrong person. At your worst, you’ll still be worth it to the right person.
Husband and wife relationships are like the relationship between Tom and Jerry. Though they are teasing and fighting, but can’t live without each other.
To love is nothing. To be loved is something. But to be loved by the person you love is everything.
It’s amazing how one day someone walks into your life, and you cannot remember how you ever lived without them.
2. Love messages to your partner
A few sweet words to lighten up your partner’s mood.
“You are always, and always have been, my dream.” – Nicholas Sparks
“How about coffee, drinks, dinner, a movie for as long as we both shall live.” – You’ve Got Mail
Because I could watch you for a single minute and find a thousand things that I love about you.
I didn’t want to fall in love, not at all but at some point, you smiled and holy shit, I blew it.
If I could give you any gift. I’d give you love and laughter, a peaceful heart, a special dream, and joy forever after.
I want to wake up at 2 AM, roll over, see your face, and know that I’m right where I’m supposed to be.
“It’s like, at that moment the whole universe existed just to bring us together.” – Serendipity
“I like myself better when I’m with you.” – Tuesdays with Morrie
“Walking with your hands in mine and mine in yours, that’s exactly where I want to be always.” – Fawn Weaver
“When all my dreams come true, the one I want to be next to me, it’s you.” – One Tree Hill
Everyone says you only fall in love once, but that’s not true, because every time I see you, I fall in love all over again.
Come closer, until I no longer know where I end and you begin.
I don’t need the whole world to love me, I just need one person. You know this person well, it’s you.
My favorite place is inside your hug.
Hold my hand and I’ll go anywhere with you.
Eyes were made to see, ears were made to hear, mouths were made to speak, hearts were made to love, and I was made to love you.
“We ate well and cheaply and drank well and cheaply and slept well and warm and loved each other.” – Ernest Hemingway
I vow to still grab your butt even when you’re old and wrinkly.
By your side and in your arms – this is the best way to spend my life forever.
“I spent my days waiting for you, searching the crowds for your face. I stopped breathing the moment you recognized me, as you captured my soul with your gaze.” – Christy A. Martine
In a world full of deceit and lies, I feel lucky when I see the love in your eyes.
Better than I was, more than I am. All of this happened by taking your hand.
Every day I spend with you, becomes the new best day of my life.
You’re my favorite place to go to when my mind searches for peace.
When someone else’s happiness is your happiness, that is love.
To my frog prince: I love you so greatly that I would have married you even if I had to kiss the frog version of you first.
One day, I caught myself smiling without reason, then I realized I was thinking of you.
“Morning without you is a dwindled dawn.” – Emily Dickinson
“If I know what love is, it is because of you.” – Herman Hesse
The day I married you I forgot the color blue. For my life was a flush with hues and shades to plush with a rich palette. The tint of my life was set. You made my life a rainbow. Why I love you, now you know.
My husband is my best friend, my greatest support, my biggest comfort, my strongest motivation, my truest smile, my deepest love, my favorite, my forever. He has me. Entirely.
My husband has made me laugh. Wiped my tears. Hugged me tight. Watched me succeed. Seen me fail. Kept me strong. My husband is a promise that I will have a friend forever.
“I have a best friend as a husband, and he is my number one supporter. He’s a family man, and he’s always giving back to God. That is what makes him a beautiful man. We’re not perfect by any means, but that makes us beautiful as well. We’re not afraid to say we’re not perfect. We have our disagreements, but that comes along with marriage.” – Tamera Mowry
You’re the best spider-slaying, dishwashing, garbage-tossing husband there is!
I vow to always love you, even during the football season!
You are the best thing I never planned.
Together is a beautiful place to be.
I am here and I am looking at her. And she is so beautiful. I can see it.
Every cell in my body is telling me that you are my happily ever after.
3. Marriage quotes from famous people
We all get inspirations from the people we admire. Here are some of the famous quotes about marriage from famous people. You might have listen one of these.
“Happy is the man who finds a true friend, and far happier is he who finds that true friend in his wife.” – Franz Schubert
“A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person.” – Mignon McLaughlin
“Only choose in marriage a man whom you would choose as a friend if he were a woman.” – Joseph Joubert
“In marriage do thou be wise: prefer the person before money, virtue before beauty, the mind before the body; then thou hast a wife, a friend, a companion, a second self.” – William Penn
“Love is a friendship set to music.” – Joseph Campbell
“Marriage is sharing life with your best friend. Enjoying the journey along the way and arriving at every destination… together.” – Fawn Weaver
“There is nothing nobler or more admirable than when two people see eye-to-eye keep the house as man and wife, confounding their enemies and delighting their friends.” – Homer
“Happy marriages begin when we marry the ones we love and they blossom when we love the ones we marry.” – Tom Mullen
“A happy marriage is a long conversation which always seems too short.” – Andre Maurois
“Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies.” – Aristotle
“A happy marriage is the union of two good forgivers.” – Ruth Bell Graham
“The great marriages are partnerships. It can’t be a great marriage without being a partnership.” – Helen Mirren
“In terms of my marriage, you know, falling in love with my husband was by far the best thing that’s ever happened to me.” – Caroline Kennedy
“Motto for the bride and groom: We are a work in progress with a lifetime contract.” – Phyllis Koss
“It’s a known fact that lobsters fall in love and mate for life. You can actually see old lobster couples, walking around their tank, holding claws.” – Phoebe Buffay
“The goal in marriage is not to think alike, but to think together.” – Robert C. Dodds
“Gravity cannot be held responsible for people falling in love.” – Albert Einstein
“Now join hands and with your hands your hearts.” – William Shakespeare
“The secret of a happy marriage remains a secret.” – Henry Youngman
“My most brilliant achievement was my ability to be able to persuade my wife to marry me.” – Winston Churchill
“What counts in making a happy marriage is not so much how compatible you are but how you deal with incompatibility.” – Leo Tolstoy
“When I look in his eyes, I don’t see perfection. I don’t see a love story that someone would watch on a big screen and dream about. Neither I see someone who will fight for me and protect me and love me in spite of all the ways I’m still a wreck. I see home.” – Melanie Shankle
“Marriage is a thousand little things. It’s giving up your right to be right in the heart of an argument. It is forgiving another when they let you down. And it’s loving someone enough to step down so they can shine. It’s friendship. It’s being a cheerleader and trusted confidant. It’s a place of forgiveness that welcomes one home, and arms they can run to in the midst of a storm. It’s grace.” – Darlene Schacht
“Chains do not hold a marriage together. It is threaded, hundreds of tiny threads, which sew people together through the years.” – Simone Signoret
“Marry your equal. My husband is my teammate. I don’t want no weak players on my team, nor does he.” – Michelle Obama
“Brethren, let’s treat our wives with dignity and with respect. They’re our eternal companions. Sisters, honor your husbands. They need to hear a good word. A friendly smile. They need a warm expression of true love.” – Thomas S. Monson
“Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination full of hope.” – Maya Angelou
“Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength while loving someone deeply gives you courage.” – Lao Tzu
“A happy marriage is about three things: memories of togetherness, the forgiveness of mistakes, and a promise to never give up on each other.” – Surabhi Surendra
“Marriage is the golden ring in a chain whose beginning is a glance and whose ending is eternity.” – Khalil Gibran
“The greatest marriages are built on teamwork, mutual respect, a healthy dose of admiration, and a never-ending portion of love and grace.” – Fawn Weaver
“Marriage is a risk; I think it’s a great and glorious risk, as long as you embark on the adventure in the same spirit.” – Cate Blanchett
“The more time you invest in a marriage, the more valuable it becomes.” – Amy Grant
“The highest happiness on earth is the happiness of marriage.” – William Lyon Phelps
“Make it a goal to create a marriage that feels like the safest place on earth.” – Greg Smalley
“A good husband makes a good wife.” – John Florio
“The truest mark of your success in life will be the quality of your marriage.” – Gordon B. Hinckley
“The minute I heard my first love story I started looking for you, not knowing how blind that was. Lovers don’t finally meet somewhere. They’re in each other all along.” – Rumi
“But marriage goes in waves. You’ve got to be patient. People bail and give up on their marriages way too early. They just don’t put the work and effort into it. You’ve got to suck up your ego a lot of times because that can be a big downfall.” – Anna Benson
“A marriage doesn’t have to be perfect, but you can be perfect for each other.” – Jessica Simpson
“Do what you did at the beginning of a relationship and there won’t be an end.” – Anthony Robbins
“Courtship is romantic. Marriage is an act of will,” said Pippa, taking a sip of water. “I mean, I adore Herb. But the marriage functions because we will it to. If you leave love to hold everything together, you can forget it.” – Rebecca Miller
“It’s not gonna be easy. Its gonna be really hard. We’re gonna have to work at this every day. But I want to do that because I want you. I want all of you. Forever. You and me, every day.” – The Notebook
“Marriage, ultimately, is the practice of becoming passionate friends.” – Harville Hendrix
“You don’t love someone for their looks, or their clothes, or their fancy car, but because they sing a song only you can hear.” – Oscar Wilde
“There is no such cozy combination as man and wife.” – Menander
“You know you’re in love when you don’t want to fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams.” – Dr. Seuss
“Because of great love, someone becomes brave.” – Lao Tzu
“I fell in love with her when we were together, then fell deeper in love with her in the years we were apart.” – Nicholas Sparks, Dear John
“Partnership, not dependence, is the real romance in marriage.” – Muriel Fox
“Marriage flourishes when the couple works together as a team: when both husband and wife decide that winning together is more important than keeping score. Good marriages don’t just happen. They are a product of hard work.” – Michelle Obama
“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
“To be fully seen by somebody, then, and be loved anyhow – this is a human offering that can border on miraculous.” – Elizabeth Gilbert
“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
“Sometimes you meet a person and you just click – you’re comfortable with them, like you’ve known them your whole life, and you don’t have to pretend to be anyone or anything.” – Alexandra Adornetto
“It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife.” ― Jane Austen, Pride, and Prejudice
“It’s probably not just by chance that I’m alone. It would be very hard for a man to live with me unless he’s terribly strong. And if he’s stronger than I, I’m the one who can’t live with him. … I’m neither smart nor stupid, but I don’t think I’m a run-of-the-mill person. I’ve been in business without being a businesswoman, I’ve loved without being a woman made only for love. The two men I’ve loved, I think, will remember me, on earth or in heaven, because men always remember a woman who caused them concern and uneasiness. I’ve done my best, in regard to people and to life, without precepts, but with a taste for justice.” ― Coco Chanel
“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
“Love is not a weakness. It is strong. Only the sacrament of marriage can contain it.” – Boris Pasternak
“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
“A good marriage is the union of two good forgivers.” – Ruth Bell Graham
“Marriage is like watching the color of leaves in the fall; ever-changing and more stunningly beautiful with each passing day.” – Fawn Weaver
“A great marriage isn’t something that just happens; it’s something that must be created.” – Fawn Weaver
“There is no more lovely, friendly, and charming relationship, communion, or company than a good marriage.” – Martin Luther
“Marriage is good for those who are afraid to sleep alone at night.” – St. Jerome
“Marriage is like a cage; one sees the birds outside desperate to get in, and those inside equally desperate to get out.” – Michel de Montaigne
“Marrying an old bachelor is like buying second-hand furniture.” – H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
‘”All married couples should learn the art of battle as they should learn the art of making love. Good battle is objective and honest – never vicious or cruel. Good battle is healthy and constructive, and brings to a marriage the principles of equal partnership.” – Ann Landers
“Bring a wife home to your house when you are of the right age, not far short of 30 years, nor much above; this is the right time for marriage.” – Hesiod
“Marriages, like careers, need constant nurturing… the secret of having it all is loving it all.” – Joyce Brothers
“Marrying a man is like buying something you’ve been admiring for a long time in a shop window. You may love it when you get it home, but it doesn’t always go with everything else in the house.” – Jean Kerr
“If love means never having to say you’re sorry, then marriage means always having to say everything twice” – Estelle Getty
“I enjoy being single, but I loved being married.” – Stephanie Mills
“Marriages are made in heaven and consummated on Earth.” – John Lyly
“Marriage – a book of which the first chapter is written in poetry and the remaining chapters in prose.” – Beverley Nichols
“Men marry women with the hope they will never change. Women marry men with the hope they will change. Invariably they are both disappointed.”- Albert Einstein
“To be fully seen by somebody, then, and be loved anyhow–this is a human offering that can border on miraculous.”
– Elizabeth Gilbert, Committed: A Skeptic Makes Peace with Marriage
There is no such thing as a perfect marriage because it is made of imperfect people. God is the only one that is perfect and having Him in the middle of your marriage guarantees perfection in all the imperfect circumstances.
“It is the duty of every thoughtful Indian not to marry. In case he is helpless in regard to marriage, he should abstain from sexual intercourse with his wife.” – Mahatma Gandhi
“As to marriage or celibacy, let a man take which course he will, he will be sure to repent.” – Socrates
4. Marriage tips
When things get rough and when things seem to be unbearable, a little tip can boost our spirits up so we can move forward.
Your wife won’t start an argument with you if you’re cleaning.
How to stay together no matter what?
1. Stay together.
2. No matter what.
Always remember: You’re in this together.
A successful marriage isn’t the union of two perfect people. It’s the two imperfect people who have learned the value of forgiveness and grace.
Don’t ask, “What’s in it for me?”
Know when to stop pushing.
Before starting an argument, consider if it’s really worth it.
Always assume a positive intention behind your spouse’s words.
Be the change you want to see in your man.
We are called to be examples not nags.
I can’t but we can.
Make room for mistakes so you can prone and improve each other.
God won’t ask you to do something hard for your marriage and not help you do it. God is on your side. He wants you to win.
If you’re wrong and you shut, you’re wise. If you’re right and you shut up, you’re married.
Before you got married, both of your eyes were wide open in love. Now since you are married, you need to close one eye to stay married.
Fight the problem. Not each other.
A husband and wife may distance on many things, but they must absolutely agree on this: never ever give up.
Success in marriage is the sum of small efforts, focused on showing love and appreciation, repeated every day.
To keep your marriage brimming, with love in the loving cup, whenever you’re wrong, admit it. Whenever you’re right shut up.
The secret to a happy marriage is if you can be at peace with someone within four walls, if you are content because the one you love is near to you, either upstairs or downstairs, or in the same room. And you feel that warmth that you don’t find very often, then that is what love is all about.
Don’t marry someone you can live with, marry the person who you cannot live without.
A happy marriage is a selfless journey on which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.
True love stands by each other’s side on good days and stands closer on bad days.
A marriage is like home maintenance. When the smoke detector starts beeping, you fix it. You don’t buy a new house.
Never give up on something you can’t go a day without thinking about.
“The best thing to hold onto in life is each other.” – Audrey Hepburn
Make your marriage your own. Don’t look at other marriages and wish you had something else. Work to shape your marriage so that it is satisfying for both of you.
Maintain the romance in your marriage before, during, and after the wedding. Especially after the wedding.
“Your marriage vows are most important in those moments when they are most difficult to keep.” – Dave Willis
He loved her, of course, but better than that, he chose her, day after day. Choice: That was the thing.
Saying “I do” is required not only at your wedding but every day of your marriage.
It doesn’t matter who the boss of the house is, as long as we end the day with a romantic kiss.
Don’t ever stop dating your wife and don’t ever stop flirting with your husband.
“Let the wife make the husband glad to come home, and let him make her sorry to see him leave.” – Martin Luther
“I have learned that only two things are necessary to keep one’s wife happy. First, let her think she’s having her own way. And second, let her have it.” – Lyndon B. Johnson
“A good husband is never the first to go to sleep at night or the last to awake in the morning.” – Honore de Balzac
“Love is moral even without legal marriage, but marriage is immoral without love.” – Ellen Key
“When a marriage works, nothing on earth can take its place.” -Helen Gahagan
Choose to love each other, even in those moments when you struggle to like each other. Love is a commitment, not a feeling.
Always answer the phone when your husband/wife is calling. When possible, try to keep your phone off when you’re together with your spouse.
Sometimes when a woman says, “What?”, it’s not because she didn’t hear you. She’s just giving you a chance to change what you said.
In every argument, remember that there won’t be a “winner” and a “loser.”
Your marriage should make people want to get married.
Daily cleaning of the brain keeps your marriage alive.
I appreciate the differences between you and your spouse.
Find ways to stay connected even you’re apart.
Model the kind of marriage that will make your sons want to grow up to be good husbands, and your daughters want to grow up to be good wives.
Surprise her. A single rose, a loving text message, a picnic at the lake, a late-night drive. It doesn’t have to cost money. Just catch her off guard.
Success in marriage is the sum of small efforts, focused on showing love and appreciation, repeated every day.
Put some vitamin F, “Flirting and Fun” back into your marriage.
Never stop dating.
Increase your husband’s desire to spend quality time with you by competing with all his interests.
Never keep secrets from each other. Secrecy is the enemy of intimacy.
Realize that a strong marriage rarely has two strong people at the same time.
When your partner comes to you during a difficult time, even though it may be hard to hear the feedback, thank them.
Being committed to marriage means more than staying faithful… it also means seeing your marriage as a priority.
Catch him doing something good.
Renewing your marriage isn’t about fixing what’s wrong, it’s about making new things right.
Make laughter the soundtrack of your marriage.
No marriage is perfect. We only have two people who gave up their pride and ego to make it work.
Your relationship doesn’t need to make sense to anyone except for you and your partner. It’s a relationship, not a community project.
Give your best to each other, not your leftovers after you’ve given your best to everyone else.
The couples that are meant to be are the ones who go through everything that is meant to tear them apart and come out even stronger.
She doesn’t want perfect. She wants a man who can match her love, loyalty, passion, hustle, integrity, and values.
Never talk badly about your spouse to other people or vent about them online. Protect your spouse at all times and in all places.
Summary quotes about marriage
There are many, many amazing marriage quotes for Instagram out there. From funny, cool, for couples and so on.
Yet, keep in mind: A quote is just a start..
But, do not become that person that collects quotes over memories. Live the journey!
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