156 Being Married Quotes To Inspire You

Following is our list of being married quotations and slogans full of insightful wisdom and perspective about one year of being married.

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The Most Famous Being Married Quotes (Best in 2024)

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If I get married, I want to be very married. — Audrey Hepburn

I would be married, but I'd have no wife, I would be married to a single life. — Richard Crashaw

Marriage is that relation between man and woman in which the independence is equal, the dependence mutual, and the obligation reciprocal. — Louis K. Anspacher

Keep your eyes wide open before marriage, and half-shut afterwards. — Benjamin Franklin

I know nothing about sex, because I was always married. — Zsa Zsa Gabor

I believe that marriage is not just a bond but a sacred bond between a man and a woman. — Hillary Clinton

I hold an old-fashioned notion that a happy marriage is the crown of a woman’s life. — Beatrix Potter

Marriage is like retiring as a bachelor and getting a sexual pension. You don't have to work for the sex any more, but you only get 65% as much. — Aristotle

Marriage orients men and women toward the future, asking them not just to commit to each other but to plan, to earn, to save, and to devote themselves to advancing their children's prospects. — Daniel Patrick Moynihan

Marriage is a financial contract; I have enough contracts already. — Linda Fiorentino

Short Being Married Quotes

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  • One should always be in love. That is the reason one should never marry. — Oscar Wilde
  • A man doesn't know what happiness is until he's married. By then it's too late. — Frank Sinatra
  • I would rather be a beggar and single than a queen and married. — Elizabeth I
  • If money were to be found up in the trees, most people would be married to monkeys. — African Proverbs
  • Grown men should not be having sex with prostitutes unless they are married to them. — Jerry Falwell
  • Married sex is like being awake during your own autopsy. It is root canal work without anesthetic. — Al Goldstein
  • Don’t get married to the idea of something having to be one way. — Hannah Bronfman
  • I'll likely be married to the soldier mob for better and for worse to live and to die. — Charles XII of Sweden
  • It's a rare man who can stand being around an intelligent woman, let alone married to her. — Bette Davis
  • I’m happily married. I’ve got more than enough to eat at home. — Rob Ford

Top 10 Being Married Quotes

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When marrying, ask yourself this question: Do you believe that you will be able to converse well with this person into your old age? Everything else in marriage is transitory. — Friedrich Nietzsche

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

If thou dost marry, I'll give thee this plague for thy dowry: be thou as chaste as ice, as pure as snow, thou shalt not escape calumny. — William Shakespeare

If you’re a church person and not a Jesus person, my heart hurts for you. It’s like being engaged and never getting married. It’s miserable. — Matt Chandler

In the marriage union, the independence of the husband and wife will be equal, their dependence mutual, and their obligations reciprocal. — Lucretia Mott

Sexiness wears thin after a while and beauty fades, but to be married to a man who makes you laugh every day, ah, now that's a real treat. — Joanne Woodward

One of life's greatest mysteries is how the boy who wasn't good enough to marry your daughter can be the father of the smartest grandchild in the world. — Yiddish Proverbs

I'd marry again if I found a man who had fifteen million dollars, would sign over half to me, and guarantee that he'd be dead within a year. — Bette Davis

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One should always be in love. That is the reason one should never marry. — Oscar Wilde

This would be a much better world if more married couples were as deeply in love as they are in debt. — Earl Wilson

Being Married Image Quotes

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Being married quote by Oscar Wilde

One should always be in love. That is the reason one should never marry. — Oscar Wilde

Being married quote by Elizabeth I

I would rather be a beggar and single than a queen and married. — Elizabeth I

Being married quote When an actor marries an actress they both fight for the mirror.
When an actor marries an actress they both fight for the mirror.

I Love Being Married Quotes

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I have learned that a woman can be a fighter, a freedom fighter, a political activist, and that she can fall in love, and be loved, she can be married, have children, be a mother... Revolution must mean life also; every aspect of life. — Leila Khaled

As for his secret to staying married: "My wife tells me that if I ever decide to leave, she is coming with me." — Jon Bon Jovi

As a married person myself, I don't know what it's like to be told I can't marry somebody I love, and want to marry, I can't imagine how that must feel. I definitely think we should all have the right to love, and love publicly, the people that we want to love. — Carrie Underwood

I don't remember a drama on TV that had shown a couple could be married but still love each other very much, spend every day as if they were still on their honeymoon, be sensuous, and have fun together. — Aaron Spelling

I wouldn't want to marry anybody who was wicked, but I think I'd like it if he could be wicked and wouldn't. — Lucy Maud Montgomery

I have been married twice, and those were not the happiest times of my life. Part of the problem, quite frankly, is that when you get married, the romance disappears and the children arrive and the love is transferred. It shouldn't be that way, but too often it is transferred to the children. — Hugh Hefner

From what I have observed, when the anesthesia of love wears off, there is always the pain of consequences. You don't have to be stupid to marry the wrong man. — Amy Tan

It's funny because I think it also goes very well with the show. It has this reputation as being this love city where everyone goes to get married, but when you get there, it's very corny and tacky. — Caroline Dhavernas

Guys don't adapt as well as women do to getting their heart broken for the first time. It's tragic. I really wanted to be in love, get married, have kids and buy a wood-paneled station wagon for the family. But it didn't work out, and, boy, it wrecked it! — Jamie Foxx

I can't believe how blessed I am! I'm married to the most wonderful man, Gene Raymond, whom I'm deeply in love with, and, my career is right where I want it to be. I can live like this forever! — Jeanette MacDonald

One Year Of Being Married Quotes

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Luck is one of the most important things in the world and really has a role to play in everything, and in marriage, I've been lucky enough to be married to the same girl for all these years. — Stan Lee

For forty years I have been married to one of the greatest women the world has ever produced. All I could produce - small as it may be - was love and loyalty. — Denis Thatcher

Remember if you 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. — Sir Walter Raleigh

This is why I didn't get married last year," she said to him. "I wouldn't be here to nurse you." She thought about that for a moment. "Of course, one could make the argument that you wouldn't be in this situation if not for me. But we're not going to dwell upon that. — Julia Quinn

Remember, that if thou marry for beauty, thou bindest thyself all thy life for that which, perchance, will never last nor please thee one year; and when thou hast it, it will be to thee of no price at all. — Walter Raleigh

I Hate Being Married Quotes

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I've never been married and I've no more desire to be married now than I ever have. I hate bureaucracy and I am not religious. — Francesca Annis

Oh, hi. I been married thirteen years, and lemme tell you, it's a thrill to be out of the house. I never get out of the house. I stay home all the time. I never do anything fun 'cause I'm a housewife. I hate the word "housewife." I prefer to be called "domestic goddess. — Roseanne Barr

I want to get married but I look at husbands the same way I look at tattoos. I want one, but I can't decide what I want, and I don't want to be stuck with something I'd grow to hate and have surgically removed. — Margaret Cho

Here's what I have to say about being married: someday you will look at him, hating him with every fibre of your being, wishing that he would die the most violent death possible. It will pass. — Lena Dunham

I love being married. It's great. But I hate arguing. I hate fighting. You know what I do now? When we get in an argument, I just take her side against me. It's just easier; it goes quicker. She's like, "What's wrong with you?" And I'm like, "I know! Damn it! Argh!" — Louis C. K.

Well I can understand why men want it to be legal. Obviously they're all hoping they might get to marry me someday. I hate to burst their bubble, but they should just give it up now. Zach Braff doesn't sway that way, you know? — Zach Braff

Happy Being Married Quotes

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Get married, in any case. If you happen to get a good mate, you will be happy; if a bad one, you will become philosophical, which is a fine thing in itself. — Socrates

The fairy tales of how life is ‘supposed to be going’ will f*ck up your life. You don’t have to go to university at 18, get a job at 21, buy a house at 30, get married at 35, and have kids at 36. Everyone is completely different, and your path to happiness will be completely different too. — Steven Bartlett

I want Thy plan, O God, for my life. May I be happy and contented whether in the homeland or on the foreign field; whether married or alone, in happiness or sorrow, health or sickness, prosperity or adversity -- I want Thy plan, O God, for my life. I want it; oh, I want it. — Oswald J. Smith

The poor wish to be rich, the rich wish to be happy, the single wish to be married, and the married wish to be dead. — Ann Landers

The divorce rate would be lower if instead of marrying for better or worse people would marry for good. — Ruby Dee

Nearly all marriages, even happy ones, are mistakes: in the sense that almost certainly (in a more perfect world, or even with a little more care in this very imperfect one) both partners might be found more suitable mates. But the real soul-mate is the one you are actually married to. — J. R. R. Tolkien

If you’re not happy single, your not gonna be happy married. — Nick Vujicic

Being a housewife, makes women sick.It may therefore be that married women say they are happy because they are sick.To be happy in a relationship which imposes so many impediments on her, as traditional marriage does, women must be slightly mentally ill — Jessie Bernard

Dear young people, don't be afraid to marry. A faithful and fruitful marriage will bring you happiness. — Pope Francis

Everyone has the right to be happy and be treated equally and I think not allowing gay marriage just kind of puts us back. I believe you're in love with who you're in love with, and you should be able to marry them. No one should tell someone else how to think or how to feel. — Kim Kardashian

Getting Married Quotes

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Instead of getting married again, I'm going to find a woman I don't like and just give her a house. — Rod Stewart

If I meet my ideal woman, I want to get married straight away. And start making a world of just the two of us. — G-Dragon

Live together a year before getting married. — Moroccan Proverbs

If you want to sacrifice the admiration of many men for the criticism of one, go ahead, get married. — Katharine Hepburn

I don't want to study, I want to get married! — Russian Proverbs

Getting divorced just because you don't love a man is almost as silly as getting married just because you do. — Zsa Zsa Gabor

Here's Williams' roadmap out of poverty: Complete high school; get a job, any kind of a job; get married before having children; and be a law-abiding citizen. Among both black and white Americans so described, the poverty rate is in the single digits. — Walter E. Williams

I've just concluded that for me personally it is important for me to go ahead and affirm that I think same-sex couples should be able to get married. — Barack Obama

It used to be that you came out of school, and you got married - those who were going to get married. But my peers are getting married in their early 30s, so now there's like this extra 10 years of that angst. — Zach Braff

If it is right to be legally married, it is right to be legally divorced ... To be deprived of a Divorce is like being shut up in prison because someone attempted to kill you. It is just as honorable to get out of matrimonial trouble legally, as to be freed from any other wrong. — Mary Edwards Walker

Wedding Marriage Quotes

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I came from a big family. As a matter of fact, I never got to sleep alone until I was married. — Lewis Grizzard

We’re all a little weird. And life is a little weird. And when we find someone whose weirdness is compatible with ours, we join up with them and fall into mutually satisfying weirdness — and call it love — true love. — Robert Fulghum

Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage. — Lao Tzu

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A happy marriage is the union of two good forgivers. — Ruth Graham

Love is just a word until someone comes along and gives it meaning. — Paulo Coelho

Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are dead. The consciousness of loving and being loved brings a warmth and a richness to life that nothing else can bring. — Oscar Wilde

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

What counts in making a happy marriage is not so much how compatible you are but how you deal with incompatibility. — Leo Tolstoy

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Come grow old with me. The best is yet to be. — William Wordsworth

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And let the winds of the heavens dance between you. — Kahlil Gibran

Marrying Someone Quotes

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It is less hurtful to compel a man to marry someone whom he does not love than to follow a religion in which he does not believe. — Roger Williams

What goes around, comes around. — Willie Nelson

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Whenever you want to marry someone, go have lunch with his ex-wife. — Shelley Winters

Do you think it's possible to finally decide that you really, truly love someone but not end up marrying him? — Robin Jones Gunn

Mergers are like marriages. They are the bringing together of two individuals. If you wouldn't marry someone for the 'operational efficiencies' they offer in the running of a household, then why would you combine two companies with unique cultures and identities for that reason? — Simon Sinek

I believe in the institution loyalty and love, to stay with someone in good and hard times. I don't think a piece of paper or anything else can force you to do that. For many people get marry is super important, for me, the important thing is finding someone. — Enrique Iglesias

It doesn't much signify whom one marries, for one is sure to find out the next morning that it was someone else. — Will Rogers

I don't want to be married just to be married. I can't think of anything lonelier than spending the rest of my life with someone I can't talk to, or worse, someone I can't be silent with. — Mary Ann Shaffer

It ought to be illegal for an artist to marry. If the artist must marry let him find someone more interested in art, or his art, or the artist part of him, than in him. After which let them take tea together three times a week. — Ezra Pound

You're talking to someone who has been married to various people for the last 40 years of her life. Dating is not really something familiar. I've never really been a dater. — Stockard Channing

Married Life Quotes

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The touchstone for family life is still the legendary 'and so they were married and lived happily ever after.' It is no wonder that any family falls short of this ideal. — Salvador Minuchin

The days were sunny, the nights were star-studded. Indeed married life was strawberries for breakfast and loving all the time. — Marabel Morgan

Those seeking the life of the spirit should be cheerful and free, and not neglect recreation. Married people must act in conformity with their vocation--but their progress will of necessity be but the pace of a hen. — Teresa of Avila

Everything that is worthwhile in life is scary. Choosing a school, choosing a career, getting married, having kids - all those things are scary. If it is not fearful, it is not worthwhile. — Paul Tournier

I saw my ex-husband in the street. I was sitting on the steps of the new library. Hello, my life, I said. We had once been married for twenty-seven years, so I felt justified. He said, What? What life? No life of mine. — Grace Paley

Love seems the swiftest, but it is the slowest of all growths. No man or woman really knows what perfect love is until they have been married a quarter of a century. — Mark Twain

My life really began when I married my husband. — Nancy Reagan

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 Spencer

Common courtesy plays a big role in happy marriages. People who are permanently married are polite to one another. They don't want to hurt one another's feelings, and they don't try to make the other one feel humiliated. People who are married for life are extremely kind to one another. — Frank Pittman

Married life teaches one invaluable lesson: to think of things far enough ahead not to say them. — Jefferson Machamer

What Is Marriage Quotes

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My lover asks me: “What is the difference between me and the sky?” The difference, my love, Is that when you laugh, I forget about the sky — Nizar Qabbani

A bride at her second marriage does not wear a veil. She wants to see what she is getting. — Helen Rowland

Never be too busy for the people you love. Never allow pursuits or possessions to become bigger priorities than your relationships. Love is what gives meaning to life. — Dave Willis

What gnashing is not a comfort, what gnawing of the worm is not a tickling, what torment is not a marriage bed to this damnation, to be secluded eternally, eternally, eternally from the sight of God? — John Donne

Real giving is when we give to our spouses what's important to them, whether we understand it, like it, agree with it, or not. — Michele Weiner-Davis

That is what marriage really means; helping one another to reach the full status of being persons, responsible and autonomous beings who do not run away from life. — Paul Tournier

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

The Christian church does not ask the U. S. Supreme Court, or any other human court, what marriage is. Marriage is a pre-political institution defined by our Creator - for His glory and for human flourishing. — Albert Mohler

I may not be a smart man, but I know what love is. — Winston Groom

It's what we live for, to be able to make great illusions. The thing about 'Entourage' is everything we do is realistic. We go to the real places, we shoot on location. We get the real people. It's a perfect marriage between fact and fiction. — Adrian Grenier

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More Being Married Quotes

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You know, people say that today. "I am a saved sinner." That is like saying you are a married bachelor. That is like saying you are an honest thief, or a pure harlot. you can't be a saved sinner. You are either saved or you are a sinner. He came. "Thou shalt call his name Jesus. He shall save his people from their sins." — Leonard Ravenhill

Maybe we'll stop training our kids to stop looking at someone and automatically seeing them as Black or White or of this religion or that one etc, and instead, as a human being. Maybe we can stop forcing our ideas like, "I don't want them to marry this person because they are of this religion or this color" on them. — Immortal Technique

I have no way of knowing whether or not you married the wrong person. But I do know that if you treat the wrong person like the right person, you could well end up having married the right person after all. It is far more important to BE the right kind of person than it is to marry the right person. — Zig Ziglar

Nikah is a contract that transfers responsibilities. Therefore know the man you're thinking of marrying, and be sure that he is able to take care of you, more than your dad did. Islam empowers women with honor and dignity. Don't settle for anything less. — Nouman Ali Khan

If your Bible tells you that gay people ought not be married in your church, don't tell them they can't be married at city hall. Marriage is a civil rite as well a civil right, and we can't let religious bigotry close the door to justice to anyone. — Julian Bond

Jesus never said a word about homosexuality. In all of his teachings about multiple things - he never said that gay people should be condemned. I personally think it is very fine for gay people to be married in civil ceremonies. — Jimmy Carter

Nothing-was more degrading than for a woman to have to marry for a home. Love should be the sole reason. Surely those with a brain-to think, eyes to see and a mind-to reason must realise that the capitalist system must cease and a co-operative system prevail in its place. — Vida Goldstein

It's very healthy for a young girl to be deterred from promiscuity by fear of contracting a painful, incurable disease, or cervical cancer, or sterility, or the likelihood of giving birth to a dead, blind or brain-damaged baby (even ten years later when she may be happily married). — Phyllis Schlafly

An unhappy alternative is before you, Elizabeth. From this day you must be a stranger to one of your parents. Your mother will never see you again if you do not marry Mr. Collins, and I will never see you again if you do. — Jane Austen

This may be a dream, but I'll say it anyway: I was supposed to be married last year, and I bought a gown. When I meet Nelson Mandela, I shall put on this gown and have the train of it removed and put aside, and kiss the ground that he walks on and then kiss his feet. — Nina Simone

What is it the Bible teaches us? - raping, cruelty, and murder. What is it the New Testament teaches us? - to believe that the Almighty committed debauchery with a woman engaged to be married, and the belief of this debauchery is called faith. — Thomas Paine

From woman, man is born; within woman, man is conceived; to woman he is engaged and married. Woman becomes his friend; through woman, the future generations come. When his woman dies, he seeks another woman; to woman he is bound. So why call her bad? From her, kings are born. From woman, woman is born; without woman, there would be no one at all. — Guru Nanak

The rule seemed to be that a great woman must either die unwed ... or find a still greater man to marry her. ... The great man, on the other hand, could marry where he liked, not being restricted to great women; indeed, it was often found sweet and commendable in him to choose a woman of no sort of greatness at all. — Dorothy L. Sayers

What good are vitamins? Eat a lobster, eat a pound of caviar - live! If you are in love with a beautiful blonde with an empty face and no brains at all, don't be afraid. Marry her! Live! — Arthur Rubinstein

Does he treat you with respect at all times? That's the first question. The second question is, if he is the exact same person twenty years from now that he is today, would you still want to marry him? And finally, does he inspire to be a better person? You find someone you can answer yes to all three, then you've found a good man. — Colleen Hoover

Then be not coy, but use your time; And while ye may, go marry: For having lost but once your prime, You may for ever tarry. — Robert Herrick

If the right to privacy means anything, it is the right of the individual, married or single, to be free from unwarranted governmental intrusion. — William J. Brennan

Women now have choices. They can be married, not married, have a job, not have a job, be married with children, unmarried with children. Men have the same choice we've always had: work, or prison. — Tim Allen

There's an element of tongue-in-cheek in every one of our songs. Walking off into the sunset, holding hands, and being married forever was not exactly a brand new idea. — Peter Noone

An actress who has the gift of swaying the emotions of an audience, of compelling tribute of tears, or of moving the public to joyous merriment, cannot always be satisfied to set aside her whole career, in the work that she loves, simply because she is married. — Billie Burke

When married, you're a 1 woman man, when single, you're a 1 woman man! Live like she's out there and stop goofin round with girls you have no future with! Don't waste your singleness. Use this season to know God more deeply, serve others, be generous with your time, $$$ & talents. Be satisfied in Him! — Andy Mineo

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