110 Romantic Marriage Quotes


Are you about to get married or have you already married your significant other? A happy marriage can be one of the most fulfilling aspects of life. However, it takes a lot of effort, love, and mutual compromise to keep life’s most beautiful bond alive. The true beauty of marriage absolutely deserves to be cherished. This is where our selection of truly romantic marriage quotes comes in handy. Enjoy reading and be sure to also have a look at our cute love quotes straight from the heart.

Marriage is the foundation of a happy family life. It provides stability and security to a couple that loves each other dearly. Even more so, it is the promise of two people to support and encourage each other during the good as well as the bad times in life.

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

As with everything in life, each marriage has its own ups and downs. And while it’s relatively easy to stick together through the good times, working yourself through the challenging times is not. There may be situations in your marriage, during which a lot of work and effort may be required to solve issues you’re confronted with.

Marriage quotes

Enjoy reading this collection of beautiful marriage quotes

In this modern day and age, the grand purpose behind marrying is, unfortunately, almost forgotten. While marriage is a bond of love it also serves the purpose to bring us closer to God and his glory. Marriage is God’s way of illustrating to us his mercy and Christ’s ultimate sacrifice for us. Once God’s purpose in a marriage is fully understood, working through marriage issues is no longer seen as a burden, but as important teaching from God.

110 Romantic Marriage Quotes

Each and every one of us may occasionally need a reminder to continuously keep working on our marriage. This is where inspirational marriage quotes can be quite helpful. These beautiful statements from some of the most renowned authors, philosophers, and poets cherish the importance of marriage.

As an additional bonus, we have not only prepared a selection of marriage quotes but also the couple of heartwarming and funny marriage quotes. Enjoy reading!

Enjoy reading our collection of beautiful marriage quotes


Beautiful marriage quote

“Marriage is a mosaic you build with your spouse. Millions of tiny moments that create your love story.”
Jennifer Smith


Marriage is like a garden

“Marriages, like a garden, take time to grow. But the harvest is rich unto those who patiently and tenderly care for the ground.”
Darlene Schacht


Quote about marriage

“Marriage is a joint quest for the good, the beautiful, and the divine”
James E. Faust


Loving the ones we marry

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


A great marriage

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


“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


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


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


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


“Happy is the man who finds a true friend, and far happier is he who finds that true friend in his wife.”
Franz Schubert


“Marriage makes you vulnerable and strong. It brings out the best and worst in you and then it changes you in ways you could have never expected. For the better.”
Maggie Reyes


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


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


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


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


“At the root of every successful marriage is a strong partnership.”
Carson Daly


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


“Common courtesy plays a big role in happy marriages. People who are permanently married are polite to one another. They don’t want to hurt one another’s feelings, and they don’t try to make the other one feel humiliated. People who are married for life are extremely kind to one another.”
Frank Pittman


“Marriage is the most natural state of man, and the state in which you will find solid happiness.”
Benjamin Franklin


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


“The difference between an ordinary marriage and an extraordinary marriage is in giving just a little extra every day, as often as possible, for as long as we both shall live.”
Fawn Weaver


“A happy man married the girl he loves; a happier man loves the girl he marries.”
Susan Douglas


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


“Marriage succeeds only as lifetime commitment with no escape clauses.”
Dr. James Dobson


“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


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


“The most precious gift that marriage gave me was the constant impact of something very close and intimate, yet all the time unmistakably other, resistant – in a word, real.”
C.S. Lewis


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


“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


“Many marriages would be better if the husband and wife clearly understood that they are on the same side.”
Zig Ziglar


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


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


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


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


“Marriage has the power to set the course of your life as a whole. If your marriage is strong, even if all the circumstances in your life around you are filled with trouble and weakness, it won’t matter. You will be able to move out into the world in strength.”
Timothy Keller


“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


“The more you invest in a marriage, the more valuable it becomes.”
Amy Grant


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


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


“In marriage, each partner is to be an encourager rather than a critic, a forgiver rather than a collector of hurts, an enabler rather than a reformer.”
H. Norman Wright


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


“A happy marriage is a selfless journey in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.”
Yvonne Levy


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


“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 one which allows for change and growth in the individuals and in the way they express their love.”
Pearl S. Buck


“A long marriage is two people trying to dance a duet and two solos at the same time.”
Anne Taylor Flemming


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


“A good marriage is a contest of generosity.”
Diane Sawyer


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


“May this marriage be full of laughter, our every day in paradise.”


“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


“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


“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 at age 50 predicted positive aging at 80. But, surprisingly, low cholesterol levels did not.”
George Valliant


“I have a best friend as a husband, and he is my number one supporter. We have our disagreements, but that comes along with marriage.”
Tamera Mowry


“Marriage, to women as to men, must be a luxury, not a necessity; an incident of life, not all of it.”
Susan B. Anthony


“Marriage is a gift of love you give to your spouse every day, with a never-ending promise that you’ll walk side-by-side.”
Darlene Schacht


“Love is not weakness. It is strong. Only the sacrament of marriage can contain it.”
Boris Pasternak


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


“We had a happy marriage because we were together all the time. We were friends as well as husband and wife. We just had a good time.”
Julia Child


“Marriage is like watching the color of leaves in the fall; ever changing and more stunningly beautiful with each passing day.”
Fawn Weaver


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


“Once we figured out that we could not change each other, we became free to celebrate ourselves as we are.”
H. Dean Rutherford


“A long-lasting marriage is built by two people who believe in – and live by – the solemn promise they made.”
Darlene Schacht


“Happily married people know that keeping score is what unhappily married people do.”
Alisa Bowman


“In marriage, when we honor and celebrate each other, we’re freed up to be the best people we can be.”
Leslie Parrott


“Marriage is our society’s most pro-child institution. If you want kids to do well, then you want marriage to do well.”
David Blankenhorn


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


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


“It was not the days of ease that made our marriage stronger and happier; it was working through the difficult parts.”
Karen Swallow Prior


“Love is an ideal thing, marriage a real thing.”
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe


“A strong marriage rarely has two strong people at the same time. It is a husband and wife who take turns being strong for each other in the moments when the other feels weak.”
Ashley Willis


“There is nothing better than feeling completely content in life regardless of what life throws at you because your marriage is rock solid.”
Carmen Smith


“We come to love not by finding a perfect person, but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly.”
Sam Keen


“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.”
Stephen Gaines


“Gratitude is the fastest road to happiness in marriage.”
Dr. Leslie Parrott


“You don’t marry one person; you marry three: the person you think they are, the person they are, and the person they are going to become as a result of being married to you.”
Richard Needham


“A good marriage is each for the other and two against the world.”
Robert Brault


“Success in marriage does not come merely through finding the right mate, but through being the right mate.”
Barnett R. Brickner


“Marriage is a thousand little things that make up the sum of our vows.”
Darlene Schacht


“Happy marriages are built on dreaming together.”
Dr. Les Parrott


“Marriage. It’s like a cultural hand-rail. It links folks to the past and guides them to the future.”
Diane Frolov


“A good marriage is that in which each appoints the other guardian of his solitude.”
Rainer Maria Rilke


“Committing to staying calm is the first key to committing to staying married.”
Hal Runkel


“Excitement and fire are not qualities inherent to relationships they are what happens when two people make marriage the number one priority.”
Michele Weiner-Davis


“In every marriage, more than a week old, there are grounds for divorce. The trick is to find, and to continue to find, grounds for marriage.”
Robert Anderson


“A happy marriage has in it all the pleasures of friendship, all the enjoyment of sense and reason – and indeed all the sweets of life.”
Joseph Addison


“A good marriage is good for you. That isn’t just a platitude. Mounting research shows that it is the literal truth. When your marriage is healthy, your body and mind are healthier.”
Cliff Isaacson


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


“Any fool can have a trophy wife. It takes a real man to have a trophy marriage.”
Diane Sollee


“It’s true what they say — all the good men are married. But it’s marriage that makes them good.”
Gay Talese


“Being married is like having a color television set. You never want to go back to black and white.”
Danny Perosa


“Marriage is not 50-50; divorce is 50-50. Marriage has to be 100-100. It isn’t dividing everything in half, but giving everything you’ve got! „
Dave Willis


“To be married to a man who makes you laugh every day, ah, now that’s a real treat.”
Joanne Woodward

Funny marriage quotes


“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


“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


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


“After the chills and fever of love, how nice is the 98.6 degrees of marriage.”
Mignon McLaughlin


“I first learned the concept of non-violence in my marriage.”


“The older I get, the less time I want to spend with the part of the human race that didn’t marry me.”
Robert Brault


“In the opinion of the world, marriage ends all, as it does in a comedy. The truth is precisely the opposite: it begins all.”
Anne S Swetchine


“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.”


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


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


“My wife tells me that if I ever decide to leave, she is coming with me.”
Jon Bon Jovi


“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


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


“The longest sentence you can form with two words is: I do.”
H. L. Mencken


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


“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.”
Miles Davis

I hope you enjoyed this collection of romantic marriage quotes. How would your dream marriage look like?

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