Famous Marriage Quotes

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

One should believe in marriage as in the immortality of the soul. — Honore de Balzac

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

“Never marry but for love; but see that thou lovest what is lovely.” — William Penn

Marriage is like life – it is a field of battle, not a bed of roses. — Robert Louis Stevenson

“There’s only one way to have a happy marriage and as soon as I learn what it is I’ll get married again.” — Clint Eastwood

Let me not to the marriage of true minds admit impediments. Love is not love which alters when it alteration finds, or bends with the remover to remove. — William Shakespeare

“A simple enough pleasure, surely, to have breakfast alone with one’s husband, but how seldom married people in the midst of life achieve it.” — Anne Morrow Lindbergh

Only one marriage I regret. I remember after I got that marriage license I went across from the license bureau to a bar for a drink. The bartender said, “What will you have, sir?” And I said, “A glass of hemlock.” — Ernest Hemingway

“The conception of two people living together for twenty-five years without having a cross word suggests a lack of spirit only to be admired in sheep.” — Alan Patrick Herbert

The most dangerous food is wedding cake. — American Proverb

“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 principle of equal partnership.”– Ann Landers

“Remember, that if thou marry for beauty, thou bindest thyself all thy life for that which perchance will neither last nor please thee one year; and when thou hast it, it will be to thee of no price at all; for the desire dieth when it is attained, and the affection perisheth when it is satisfied.” — Sir Walter Raleigh

“I pay very little regard… to what any young person says on the subject of marriage. If they profess a disinclination for it, I only set it down that they have not yet seen the right person.” — Jane Austen

“In Hollywood a marriage is a success if it outlasts milk.” — Rita Rudner