Quotes on Marriage, Family, and Love

‎Many readers have commented that they like the quotes we share about marriage, family, and love. Some are intended to be inspirational, some motivational, some thought provoking, and a few just plain humorous. Below are several of the quotes we have shared. Enjoy!

‎"Who, being loved, is poor?" ~Oscar Wilde

“Love is just a word until someone special comes along and gives it meaning.” ~Unknown

‎"Grow old with me! The best is yet to be. The last of life, for which the first is made." ~Robert Browning

‎"Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own." ~Robert Heinlein

‎"Couples who love each other tell each other a thousand things without talking." ~Unknown

“To get divorced because love has died, is like selling your car because it’s run out of gas.” ~Diane Sollee

“Never let a problem to be solved become more important than a person to be loved.” ~Barbara Johnson

“For a marriage to have any chance, every day at least a half dozen things should go unsaid.” ~Kirk VanOoteghem

‎"The goal in marriage is not to think alike, but to think together." ~Robert Dodds

"A happy marriage is the union of two good forgivers." ~Ruth Bell Graham

"The grass is always greener... when it's watered!" ~Unknown

"The success of marriage comes not in finding the 'right' person, but in the ability of both partners to adjust to the real person they ineveitably realize they married." ~John Fischer

"Marriage has no guarantees. If that’s what you’re looking for, go live with a car battery." ~Unknown

‎"Home is not where you live but where they understand you." ~Christian Morgenstern

‎"A great marriage is not when the 'perfect couple' come together. It is when an imperfect couple learns to enjoy their differences." ~Dave Meurer

“If you can find a path with no obstacles, it probably doesn't lead anywhere.” ~F. A. Clark

‎"Far too many husbands fail to recognize that what your wife wants and needs most from you is your concern for her soul." ~Dennis Rainey

‎"The art of being wise is knowing what to overlook." ~William James

‎"Keep your eyes wide open before marriage, half shut afterwards." ~Benjamin Franklin

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

“To be trusted is a greater compliment than being loved.” ~George MacDonald

‎"Respect is love in plain clothes." ~Frankie Byrne

"The first duty of love is to listen." ~Paul Tillich

‎"If your commitment to marriage is not unshakable, tough times just might come along and shake it." ~Kirk VanOoteghem

‎"You cannot teach anyone anything. You can only help them find it within themselves." ~Galileo

"Marriages are made in heaven. But, then again, so are thunder, lightning, tornadoes and hail." ~Unknown

‎"Nothing is more noble, nothing more venerable than fidelity." ~Cicero

“Love looks not with eyes, but with the mind.” ~Shakespeare

‎"To love someone is not just a strong feeling - it is a decision, commitment, and promise." ~Kirk VanOoteghem

‎"A marriage is only has strong as what it costs to protect it." ~Cloud & Townsend

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

‎"Affection is responsible for nine-tenths of whatever solid and durable happiness there is in our lives." ~C. S. Lewis

‎"If you made a list of the reasons why any couple got married, and another list of the reasons for their divorce, you’d have a lot of overlapping." ~Mignon McLaughlin

‎"There is no such cozy combination as man and wife." ~Menander

“Never think in terms of 'your problems' or 'my problems'. When you are in a loving relationship, all problems should be considered 'our problems'.” ~Kirk VanOoteghem

‎"Anger cannot rest in the bosom where love reigns." ~Matthew Henry

“A wedding anniversary is the celebration of love, trust, partnership, tolerance and tenacity. The order varies for any given year.” ~Paul Sweeney

“They do not love that do not show their love.” ~Shakespeare

‎"Success in marriage does not come merely through finding the right mate, but through being the right mate." ~Barnett Brickner

"There is not a particle of selfishness in true love." ~Albert Barnes

‎"If you want to be loved, be lovable." ~Ovid

‎"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

‎"Love can only exist where freedom and responsibility are operating." ~Henry Cloud

‎"We have the greatest pre-nuptial agreement in the world. It’s called love." ~Gene Perret

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