105+ Best Marriage Quotes That Will Make The Heart Melt

The choice of spouse is one of the most significant you’ll make in your life and there is nothing like a solid marriage. Inspirational happy marriage quotes will keep your relationship strong by reminding you and your loved one about what it means to stick together.

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Famous Quotes About Marriage

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

Where there is love there is life. – Mahatma Gandhi

I first learned the concept of nonviolence in my marriage. – Mahatma Gandhi

If I know what love is, it is because of you. – Hermann Hasse

To be fully seen by somebody, then, and be loved anyhow–this is a human offering that can border on miraculous. – Elizabeth Gilbert

You come to love not by finding the perfect person, but by seeing an imperfect person perfectly. – Sam Keen

The essence of marriage is companionship, and the woman you face across the coffee urn every morning for ninety-nine years must be both able to appreciate your jokes and to sympathize with your aspirations. – Elbert Hubbard

If I get married, I want to be very married. – Audrey Hepburn

A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person. – Mignon McLoughlin

My husband and I have never considered divorce… murder sometimes, but never divorce. – Joyce Brothers

The best love is the kind that awakens the soul and makes us reach for more, that plants a fire in our hearts and brings peace to our minds. – Noah Calhoun

We’re all a little weird. And life is a little weird. And when we find someone whose weirdness is compatible with ours, we join up with them and fall into mutually satisfying weirdness–and call it love–true love. – Robert Fulghum

The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother. – Theodore Hesburgh

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

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

Chains do not hold a marriage together. It is threads, hundreds of tiny threads which sew people together through the years. – Simone Signoret

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

Every heart sings a song, incomplete, until another heart whispers back. Those who wish to sing always find a song. At the touch of a lover, everyone becomes a poet. – Plato

Happy marriages begin when we marry the ones we love, and they blossom when we love the ones we marry. – Tom Mullen

They slipped briskly into an intimacy from which they never recovered. – F. Scott Fitzgerald

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

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

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. – Ronald Reagan

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. – Kahlil Gibran

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

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

A great marriage is not when the ‘perfect couple’ comes together. It is when an imperfect couple learns to enjoy their differences. – Dave Meurer

There is no more lovely, friendly, and charming relationship, communion or company than a good marriage. – Martin Luther

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

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

When marrying, ask yourself this question: Do you believe that you will be able to converse well with this person into your old age? Everything else in marriage is transitory. – Friedrich Nietzsche

What counts in making a happy marriage is not so much how compatible you are, but how you deal with incompatibility. – Leo Tolstoy

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

A happy marriage is a long conversation which always seems too short. – Andre Marois

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

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

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

A happy marriage is the union of two good forgivers. – Robert Quillen

I am nothing special, of this I am sure. I am a common man with common thoughts and I’ve led a common life. There are no monuments dedicated to me and my name will soon be forgotten, but I’ve loved another with all my heart and soul, and to me, this has always been enough. – Nicholas Sparks

The real act of marriage takes place in the heart, not in the ballroom or church or synagogue. It’s a choice you make–not just on your wedding day, but over and over again–and that choice is reflected in the way you treat your husband or wife. – Barbara de Angelis

The goal in marriage is not to think alike, but to think together. – Robert C. Dodds

Who, being loved, is poor? – Oscar Wilde

The highest happiness on earth is marriage. – William Lyon Phelps

Marriage is our last, best chance to grow up. – Joseph Barth

We loved with a love that was more than love. – Edgar Allan Poe

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 remedy for love but to love more. – Henry David Thoreau

My most brilliant achievement was my ability to be able to persuade my wife to marry me. – Winston Churchill

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. – Homer

Before marriage, a man will lie awake all night thinking about something you said; after marriage, he’ll fall asleep before you finish saying it. – Helen Rowland

A marriage doesn’t have to be perfect, but you can be perfect for each other. – Jessica Simpson

To keep your marriage brimming, With love in the loving cup, Whenever you’re wrong, admit it; Whenever you’re right, shut up. – Ogden Nash

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

As for his secret to staying married: ‘My wife tells me that if I ever decide to leave, she is coming with me.’ – Jon Bon Jovi

I’m a very committed wife. And I should be committed, too — for being married so many times. – Elizabeth Taylor

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

Marriage: a book of which the first chapter is written in poetry and the remaining chapters written in prose. – Beverley Nichols

Ultimately the bond of all companionship, whether in marriage or in friendship, is conversation. – Oscar Wilde

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

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

When I saw you I fell in love, and you smiled because you knew. – Arrigo Boito

Marriages are like fingerprints; each one is different and each one is beautiful. – Maggie Reyes

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

When we got married I told my wife ‘If you leave me, I’m going with you.’ And she never did. – James Fineous McBride

More marriages might survive if the partners realize that sometimes, the better comes after the worse. – Doug Larson

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

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

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

A happy marriage is the world’s best bargain. – O.A. Battista

Marriage is getting to have a sleepover with your best friend every night of the week. – Christie Cook

Love may be blind, but marriage is a real eye-opener.

A marriage is a gift. It should be opened up and enjoyed. – Greg Evans

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

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

Any good marriage is secret territory, a necessary white space on society’s map. What others don’t know about it is what makes it yours. – Stephen King, Bag of Bones

Experts on romance say for a happy marriage there has to be more than a passionate love. For a lasting union, they insist, there must be a genuine liking for each other. Which, in my book, is a good definition for friendship. – Marilyn Monroe

People stay married because they want to, not because the doors are locked. – Paul Newman

Marriage provides the solace of worked-on friendship and the joy of being known profoundly. – Imogen Stubbs

Marriage is not about age; it’s about finding the right person. – Sophia Bush

The highest happiness on earth is the happiness of marriage. – William Lyon Phelps

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

Keep your eyes wide open before marriage, half shut afterwards. – Benjamin Franklin

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

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

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

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

Marriage is good for those who are afraid to sleep alone at night. – St. Jerome

There is no such cozy combination as man and wife. – Menander

I know enough to know that no woman should ever marry a man who hated his mother. – Martha Gellhorn

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

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

The great marriages are partnerships. It can’t be a great marriage without being a partnership. – Helen Mirren

By all means marry; if you get a good wife, you’ll become happy; if you get a bad one, you’ll become a philosopher. – Socrates

Marriage is not just spiritual communion, it is also remembering to take out the trash. – Joyce Brothers

Marriage is a form of discipline involving two people committing to a certain lifestyle and set of boundaries. – David Khalil

Marriage lets you annoy one special person for the rest of your life.

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

An archaeologist is the best husband a woman can have. The older she gets, the more interested he is in her. – Agatha Christie

Marriage, like a submarine, is only safe if you get all the way inside. – Frank Pittman

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. – Bruce Forsyth

Marriage stands the test of times when both you and your spouse work towards making things better. And we are tested the most when we face adversities. If you can sail through the adversities as one, as a team, then you have won half the battle.

A perfect marriage is just two imperfect people who refuse to give up on each other.

May this marriage be full of laughter, our every day in paradise. – Rumi

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

A good marriage is a contest of generosity. – Diane Sawyer