Marriage Quotes

Love is no assignment for cowards.


*Being married is like having somebody permanently in your corner.
It feels limitless, not limited.*

Gloria Steinem, upon marrying for the first time at age 66

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

To keep your marriage brimming,
with love in the wedding cup,
whenever you’re wrong, admit it;
whenever you’re right, shut up.

Ogden Nash

*Find the good — and praise it.*

Alex Haley

Let the wife make her husband glad to come home, and let him make her sorry to see him leave.

Martin Luther

Spoil your spouse…..not your children.


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

*Anyone can be passionate, but it takes real lovers to be silly.*

Rose Franken

Married love is like a garden—there’s no shame in saying it takes work to maintain; that’s what distinguishes it from the wilderness.

My own (as far as I remember.)

*A good marriage is a contest of generosity.*

Diane Sawyer

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, documentary filmmaker

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

Mary Oliver

*My Favorites* :)