Famous Marriage Quotes

Happiness is not having what you want, but wanting what you have — Rabbi H. Schachtel

Marriage should be a duet — when one sings, the other claps — Joe Murray

At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet — Plato

Whatever our souls are made up, his and mine are the same — Emily Bronte

Love those who love you — Voltaire

Soulmates, two halves of the same soul joining together in lifes journey
— Author Unknown

Spread love everywhere you go: first of all in your own house. Give love to your children, to your wife or husband, to a next door neighbor… Let no one ever come to you without leaving better and happier. Be the living expression of God’s kindness; kindness in your face, kindness in your eyes, kindness in your smile, kindness in your warm greeting — Mother Theresa

Tis better to have loved and lost than to never have loved at all
— Alfred, Lord Tennyson

A good marriage is at least 80 percent good luck in finding the right person at the right time. The rest is trust — Nanette Newman

If I could reach up and hold a star for every time you’ve made me smile, the entire evening sky would be in the palm of my hand — Author Unknown

A husband who can cook is not at all the same thing as a husband who can shop, prepare, and assemble ingredients, and clean up the mess after the great burst of creativity — Mary-Jo Fitzgerald

Hard work is damn near as overrated as monogamy — Huey P. Long

Marrying is all about just obtaining a piece of paper. Divorcing is just obtaining another — Celeste Tan

A marriage so free, so spontaneous, that it would allow of wide excursions of the pair from each other, in common or even in separate objects of work and interest, and yet would hold them all the time in the bond of absolute sympathy, would by its very freedom be all the more poignantly attractive, and by its very scope and breadth all the richer and more vital — would be in a sense indestructible — Edward Carpenter, Love’s Coming of Age

Marriage is wonderful when it lasts forever, and I envy the old couples in When Harry Met Sally who reminisce tearfully about the day they met 50 years before. I no longer believe, however, that a marriage is a failure if it doesn’t last forever. It may be a tragedy, but it is not necessarily a failure. And when a marriage does last forever with love alive, it is a miracle — Peggy O’Mara

Marriage: A community consisting of a master, a mistress, and two slaves, making in all, two — Ambrose Bierce, The Devil’s Dictionary