Marriage quotes from authors, celebrities, and public figures are featured on this page. When you or someone you know have matrimony plans in the works, have a look at these words of wisdom. You might just find some inspirational messages.
Good Marriage Quotes for Happy Couples
Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same.
The secret of a happy marriage is finding the right person. You know they’re right if you love to be with them all of the time.
We love the things we love for what they are.
Each day I love you more today than yesterday and less than tomorrow.
Where there is love, there is life.
Two souls with but a single thought. Two hearts that beat as one.
What a happy and holy fashion it is that those who love one another should rest on the same pillow.
Good Marriage Sayings
There are two basic motivating forces: fear and love. When we are afraid, we pull back from life. When we are in love, we open to all that life has to offer with passion, excitement, and acceptance. We need to learn to love ourselves first, in all our glory and our imperfections. If we cannot love ourselves, we cannot fully open to our ability to love others or our potential to create.
To keep your marriage brimming, with love in the wedding cup, whenever you’re wrong, admit it; whenever you’re right, shut up.
You know you’re in love when you can’t fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams.
(Great marriage quotes can come from a children’s book author.)
Best Marriage Quotes
We can do no great things; only small things with great love.
There is no remedy for love but to love more.
Henry David Thoreau
To get the full value of joy you must have someone to divide it with.
Mark Twain – for more of the top Mark Twain Quotations
To love someone deeply gives you strength. Being loved by someone deeply gives you courage
There is no greater happiness for a man than approaching a door at the end of a day knowing someone on the other side of that door is waiting for the sound of his footsteps.
To love and be loved is to feel the sun from both sides.
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Funny Marriage Quotes
A guy knows he’s in love when he loses interest in his car for a couple of days.
Women hope men will change after marriage, but they don’t; men hope women won’t change, but they do.
When a couple of young people strongly devoted to each other commence to eat onions, it is safe to pronounce them engaged.
James Montgomery Bailey
My wife, Mary, and I have been married for forty-seven years, and not once have we had an argument serious enough to consider divorce; murder, yes, but divorce, never.
A kiss is a rosy dot over the “I” of loving.
Cerano de Bergerac
Marriage has no guarantees. If that’s what you’re looking for, go live with a car battery.
My husband and I have never considered divorce – murder sometimes, but never divorce.
Dr. Joyce Brothers
Marriage is not just spiritual communion; it is also remembering to take out the trash.
Dr. Joyce Brothers
Marriage is not just spiritual communion and passionate embraces; marriage is also three-meals-a-day and remembering to carry out the trash.
Love doesn’t drop on you unexpectedly; you have to give off signals, sort of like an amateur radio operator.
Helen Gurley Brown
Marriage is the only war where you sleep with the enemy.
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Funny Sayings about being married
All tragedies are finished by a death, all comedies by a marriage
I love you no matter what you do, but do you have to do so much of it?
Jean Illsley Clarke
Love is a fire. But whether it is going to warm your hearth or burn down your house, you can never tell.Joan Crawford
My wife and I were happy for twenty years. Then we met.
I haven’t spoken to my wife in years. I didn’t want to interrupt her.
Marriage is like trading in the adoration of many for the sarcasm of one.
Marriage Quotations Funny
If you love ’em in the morning with their eyes full of crust; if you love ’em at night with their hair full of rollers, chances are, you’re in love.
Gravitation can’t be held responsible for people falling in love.
Marriage is a lot like the army, everyone complains, but you’d be surprise at the large number that re-enlist.
Love is a perky elf dancing a merry little jig and then suddenly he turns on you with a miniature machine-gun.
I love being married. It’s so great to find that one special person you want to annoy for the rest of your life.
Marriage Quotes Funny
People who throw kisses are hopelessly lazy.
If nature had arranged that husbands and wives should have children alternatively, there would never be more than three in a family.
Marriage: A legal or religious ceremony by which two persons of the opposite sex solemnly agree to harass and spy on each other for ninety-nine years, or until death do them join.
Love doesn’t make the world go round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile.
Franklin P. Jones
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.
If you want to read about love and marriage, you’ve got to buy two separate books.
He gave her a look that you could have poured on a waffle.
If you can stay in love for more than two years, you’re on something.
Romantic love is a mental illness. But it’s a pleasurable one.
Wedding and Marriage Quotes
When you’re in love, it’s the most glorious two-and-a-half days of your life.
If only one could tell true love from false love as one can tell mushrooms from toadstools.
I wasn’t kissing her, I was whispering in her mouth!
The best way to remember your wife’s birthday is to forget it once.
Marriage is like twirling a baton, turning a handspring or eating with chopsticks; it looks easy until you try it.
Marriage is like pantyhose. It all depends on what you put into it.
Love is sharing your popcorn.
True love comes quietly, without banners or flashing lights. If you hear bells, get your ears checked.
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.
If love is the answer, could you rephrase the questions?
I kissed my first girl and smoked my first cigarette on the same day. I haven’t had time for tobacco since.
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Quotations about Marriage
Marriage is like a workshop where the man works and the woman shops.
Car Manufacturer’s formula for a successful marriage: Stick to one model!
A husband’s last words should always be, “Ok, buy it.”
Where love is the case, the doctor is an ass.
Five words for a successful marriage: “I’m sorry, it’s my fault.”
Marriage lets you annoy one special person for the rest of your life.
If you’re wrong and you shut up, you’re wise. If you’re right and you shut up, you’re married.
To fall in love is awfully simple, but to fall out of love is simply awful.
A kiss without a mustache is like an egg without salt.
Love is a sweet dream and marriage is the alarm clock.
Don’t make love by the garden gate, love is blind but the neighbors ain’t.
Marriage Quotes for Husband
Romance is the icing, but love is the cake.
A good marriage is one where each partner secretly suspects they got the better deal.
The four most important words in any marriage: “I’ll do the dishes.”
Never, under any circumstances, should you argue with a spouse who is currently packing your parachute!
A good marriage is like a casserole – only those responsible for it really know what goes in it.
Love is much nicer to be in than an automobile accident, a tight girdle, a higher tax bracket or a holding pattern over Philadelphia.
Love is the same as like except you feel sexier.
We always hold hands. If I let go, she shops.
We were married for better or worse. I couldn’t have done better, and she couldn’t have done worse.
Marriage Quotes For Wife
What counts in making a happy marriage is not so much how compatible you are but how you deal with incompatibility.
Those who wish to sing always find a song. At the touch of a lover, everyone becomes a poet.
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.
Inspirational Marriage Quotes
Marriage is like watching the color of leaves in the fall; ever changing and more stunningly beautiful with each passing day.
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?
There is no more lovely, friendly, and charming relationship, communion or company than a good marriage.
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
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.
To be fully seen by somebody, then, and be loved anyhow—this is a human offering that can border on miraculous.
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?
I love your feet because they have wandered over the earth and through the wind and water until they brought you to me.
Let there be spaces in your togetherness, And let the winds of the heavens dance between you. Love one another but make not a bond of love: Let it be rather a moving sea between the shores of your souls.
I want all of you, forever, everyday. You and me… everyday.
My most brilliant achievement was my ability to be able to persuade my wife to marry me.
The older you get the more you realize that it isn’t about the material things, or pride or ego. It’s about our hearts and who they beat for.
Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination full of hope.
Marriage is a mosaic you build with your spouse. Millions of tiny moments that create your love story.
A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person.
A happy marriage is a long conversation which always seems too short.
Marriage, ultimately, is the practice of becoming passionate friends.
A good marriage is the union of two good forgivers.
Ruth Bell Graham
A great marriage isn’t something that just happens; it’s something that must be created.
Happy is the man who finds a true friend, and far happier is he who finds that true friend in his wife.
A great marriage is not when the ‘perfect couple comes together. It is when an imperfect couple learns to enjoy their differences.
Inspiring Quotes on Marriage
The highest happiness on earth is marriage.
William Lyon Phelps
Chains do not hold a marriage together. It is threads, hundreds of tiny threads, which sew people together through the years.
Being in a long marriage is a little bit like that nice cup of coffee every morning – I might have it every day, but I still enjoy it.
It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages.
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.
To find someone who will love you for no reason and to shower that person with reasons, that is the ultimate happiness.
The greatest marriages are built on teamwork. A mutual respect, a healthy dose of admiration, and a never-ending portion of love and grace.
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.
Marriages are like fingerprints; each one is different, and each one is beautiful.
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By Mike O’Halloran
Mike is an author and founder of Greeting Card Poet.
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