A happy marriage is the union of two good forgivers.— Ruth Graham
Promising Great Marriage quotations
What counts in making a happy marriage is not so much how compatible you are but how you deal with incompatibility.
And let the winds of the heavens dance between you.
Don't marry the person you think you can live with;
marry only the individual you think you can't live without.
The man who says his wife can't take a joke, forgets that she took him.
As for his secret to staying married: "My wife tells me that if I ever decide to leave, she is coming with me."
Love is the great miracle cure. Loving ourselves works miracles in our lives.
When Jesus is truly our Lord, He directs our lives and we gladly obey Him.
Indeed, we bring every part of our lives under His lordship - our home and family, our sexuality and marriage, our job or unemployment, our money and possessions, our ambitions and recreations.
Ultimately the bond of all companionship, whether in marriage or in friendship, is conversation.
Marriage is a great institution, but I'm not ready for an institution.
When I have learned to love God better than my earthly dearest, I shall love my earthly dearest better than I do now.
There is nothing more lovely in life than the union of two people whose love for one another has grown through the years, from the small acorn of passion, into a great rooted tree
Friendship is all about trust and sharing.
Passionate and romantic love is all about sex and emotions. You have to try to combine those, I think. The great marriages, the great couples I know, have both.
The difficulties and hazards of marriage are greatly increased where backgrounds are different
Men should keep their eyes wide open before marriage, and half-shut afterwards.
Love is a vessel that contains both security and adventure, and commitment offers one of the great luxuries of life: time. Marriage is not the end of romance, it is the beginning.
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.
I was married once--in San Francisco.
I haven't seen her for many years. The great earthquake and fire in 1906 destroyed the marriage certificate. There's no legal proof. Which proves that earthquakes aren't all bad.
The great secret of a successful marriage is to treat all disasters as incidents and none of the incidents as disasters.
The truth is you can have a great marriage, but there are still no guarantees.
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.
It is only with the heart that one can see rightly.
To me, the difference between a good marriage and a great marriage is conviction.
Married life teaches one invaluable lesson: to think of things far enough ahead not to say them.
Marriage is the triumph of imagination over intelligence.
Second marriage is the triumph of hope over experience.
We always hold hands. If I let go, she shops.
You can no more keep a martini in the refrigerator than you can keep a kiss there. The proper union of gin and vermouth is a great and sudden glory; it is one of the happiest marriages on earth and one of the shortest-lived.
The world is evolving from imperfection to perfection.
It needs all love and sympathy; great tenderness and watchfulness are required from each one of us.
My husband and I have never considered divorce... murder sometimes, but never divorce.
I think that it is a good time for those who voted for the ban against gay marriage to sit and reflect and anticipate their great shame and the shame in their grandchildren's eyes if they continue that way of support. We've got to have equal rights for everyone.
One way to drive fear out of a relationship is to realize that your partner's values are the same as yours, that what you care about is exactly what they care about. In my opinion, that drives fear out and makes for a great partnership, whether it's a corporate partnership or a marriage.
It is sometimes essential for a husband and a wife to quarrel - they get to know each other better.
I discover that some of the Eastern papers represent me as a great blasphemer, because I said, in my lecture on Marriage, at our last Conference, that Jesus Christ was married at Cana of Galilee, that Mary, Martha, and others were his wives, and that he begat children.
Love me when I least deserve it, because that’s when I really need it.
Keep your eyes wide open before marriage, and halfway closed there after.