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Positive Quotes about Marriage

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This day I will marry my friend,
the one I laugh with, live for, dream with, love.
- Anonymous

Related topics: Love Romantic Wedding

Our loved ones -
whether by blood, by marriage, or by choice -
are delicate treasures.
If we hold them too close, they break -
as a butterfly would.
By honoring and enjoying
the freedom of our loved ones,
we gain our own freedom.
Have the courage to trust that
the beautiful butterflies of your life
will return - or not - as life intends.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When you make the sacrifice in marriage,
you're sacrificing not to each other
but to unity in a relationship.
- Joseph Campbell

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

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For a happy marriage,
love and accept your spouse just the way they are.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You can learn how to let go of the past.
Whether you have experienced a break up
with someone you cared for deeply,
whether death has taken a loved one,
whether you have had a feud with a friend or family member,
whether you have lost a job.
Move on and let go.
Life can be joyful and rewarding again.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The fewer secrets you have, the happier you will be.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

 

You are my home - the place to which I always return.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The hardest of all, is learning to be
a well of affection, and not a fountain,
to show them that we love them,
not when we feel like it, but when they do.
- Nan Fairbrother

Don't marry the person you think you can live with;
marry only the individual you think you can't live without.
- James C. Dobson

Every good relationship, especially marriage, is based on respect.
If it's not based on respect,
nothing that appears to be good will last very long.
- Amy Grant

Gift the love of your life with undistracted,
untelevisioned, unhurried attentiveness.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Make sure you never, never argue at night.
You just lose a good night's sleep,
and you can't settle anything until morning anyway.
- Rose Kennedy

Love allows your beloved the freedom to be unlike you.
Attachment asks for conformity to your needs and desires.
Love imposes no demands.
Attachment expresses an overwhelming demand - "Make me feel whole."
Love expands beyond the limits of two people.
Attachment tries to exclude everything but two people.
- Deepak Chopra in The Path to Love

My Loved One
You are my ground and you are my rainbow.
You are my butterfly and you are my ecstasy.
You are the start of my journeys and always my destination.
You are my home - the place to which I always return.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Consider being more acceptive of your partner's behaviors.
It is unlikely that they are intentionally aggravating you.
Almost always, they are just doing what they think they should do.
Try setting aside your own rules for how they should behave,
and adopt a live-and-let-live attitude.
Your relationship will become stronger and happier if you do.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The formula for achieving a successful relationship is simple:
you should treat all disasters as if they were trivialities
but never treat a triviality as if it were a disaster.
- Quentin Crisp

There is no substitute for the comfort supplied
by the utterly taken-for-granted relationship.
- Iris Murdoch

I used to tell my husband that,
if he could make me "understand" something,
it would be clear to all the other people in the country.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

A divorce is like an amputation:
you survive it, but there's less of you.
- Margaret Atwood

A dream you dream alone is only a dream.
A dream you dream together becomes reality.
- John Lennon

The one who loves the least, controls the relationship.
- Robert Anthony

My husband melted my heart the day he asked me,
"Can I participate in your wonder?"
In whose wonder do you get to participate today?
- Mary Anne Radmacher

As to marriage or celibacy, let a man
take which course he will,
he will be sure to repent.
- Socrates

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

Every relationship is just so tenuous and precarious.
- Larry David

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
and that is a good thing for any man.
- Socrates

Being divorced is like being hit by a Mack truck.
If you live through it, you start looking
very carefully to the right and to the left.
- Jean Kerr

When people get married because they think
it's a long-time love affair,
they'll be divorced very soon,
because all love affairs end in disappointment.
But marriage is a recognition of a spiritual identity.
- Joseph Campbell

Each relationship nurtures a strength or weakness within you.
- Mike Murdock

A Great Relationship is the Dance of Two Great Lives.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Why does a woman work ten years to change a man's habits
and then complain that he's not the man she married?
- Barbra Streisand

Love does not begin and end the way we seem to think it does.
Love is a battle, love is a war; love is a growing up.
- James A. Baldwin

The greatest roadblock to a great relationship
is trying to force a partner to change through bribes or threats.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

In a bad marriage, friends are the invisible glue.
If we have enough friends, we may go on for years,
intending to leave, talking about leaving -
instead of actually getting up and leaving.
- Erica Jong

If you have been divorced, you know it hurts -
especially if your marriage had lasted many years.
Whatever the circumstances of your relationship,
and whatever the nature of its ending,
there is always grief and regret -
perhaps regret over the ending,
or perhaps regret over not ending the relationship sooner -
or perhaps both.
Nonetheless, move past the grief and regret.
No matter how painful, divorce, like all endings,
opens the door to new beginnings.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Marriage, n: the state or condition of a community consisting of a master,
a mistress, and two slaves, making in all,
two.
- Ambrose Bierce

Any intelligent woman who reads the marriage contract,
and then goes into it, deserves all the consequences.
- Isadora Duncan

Marriage is a sort of friendship recognized by the police.
- Anonymous

Marriage is a gamble, let's be honest.
- Yoko Ono

Men who have a pierced ear are better prepared for marriage -
they've experienced pain and bought jewelry.
- Rita Rudner

If you want to read about love and marriage,
you've got to buy two separate books.
- Alan King

The secret of a successful marriage is not to be at home too much.
- Colin Chapman

If there is such a thing as a good marriage,
it is because it resembles friendship rather than love.
- Michel de Montaigne

When a marriage works, nothing on earth can take its place.
- Helen Gahagan

Before marriage, a girl has to make love to a man to hold him.
After marriage, she has to hold him to make love to him.
- Marilyn Monroe

Marriage, like money, is still with us;
and,
like money, progressively devalued.
- Robert Graves

A successful marriage requires falling in love many times,
always with the same person.
- Germaine Greer

Marriage is a mistake every man should make.
- George Jessel

There are four stages in a marriage.
First there's the affair,
then the marriage,
then children
and finally the fourth stage,
without which you cannot know a woman, the divorce.
- Norman Mailer

Marriage is a wonderful institution,
but who wants to live in an institution?
- Groucho Marx

Marriage has no guarantees.
If that's what you're looking for,
go live with a car battery.
- Erma Bombeck

Marriage, for a woman at least, hampers the two things
that made life to me glorious -
friendship and learning.
- Jane Harrison

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

Love in marriage should be the accomplishment of a beautiful dream,
and not, as it too often is, the end.
- Alphonse Karr

Marriage is not about age; it's about finding the right person.
- Sophia Bush

Politics doesn't make strange bedfellows -
marriage does.
- Groucho Marx

Whoever, fleeing marriage and the sorrows that women cause,
does not wish to wed comes to a deadly old age.
- Hesiod

Love: A temporary insanity curable by marriage.
- Ambrose Bierce

Marriage is a fine institution -
but I'm not ready for an institution yet.
- Mae West

Love is moral even without legal marriage,
but marriage is immoral without love.
- Ellen Key

A man's friendships are, like his will,
invalidated by marriage -
but they are also no less invalidated
by the marriage of his friends.
- Samuel Butler

There is a time for all things - except marriage,
my dear.
- Thomas Chatterton

Marriage is a bribe to make the housekeeper think she's a householder.
- Thornton Wilder

Marriage is the alliance of two people,
one of whom never remembers birthdays and the other who never forgets them.
- Ogden Nash

The heart of marriage is memories; and if the two of
you happen to have the same ones and can savor your reruns,
then your marriage is a gift from the gods.
- Bill Cosby

The difficulty with marriage is that we fall in love with a personality,
but must live with a character.
- Peter De Vries

A good marriage would be between a blind wife and a deaf husband.
- Michel de Montaigne

A journey is like marriage.
The certain way to be wrong is to think you control it.
- John Steinbeck

The secret of a happy marriage remains a secret.
- Henny Youngman

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 in again.
- Judith Viorst


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