And let the winds of the heavens dance between you.— Khalil Gibran
Informative Long Marriage quotations
Marriage is not a ritual or an end. It is a long, intricate, intimate dance together and nothing matters more than your own sense of balance and your choice of partner.
(Was he talking about a polar expedition, or marriage?) -Jorge Men Wanted: For hazardous journey. Small wages, bitter cold, long months of complete darkness, constant danger, safe return doubtful. Honour and recognition in case of success.
Love is missing someone whenever you're apart, but somehow feeling warm inside because you're close in heart.
Absence is to love as wind is to fire: it extinguishes the little flame, it fans the big.
Some people ask the secret of our long marriage.
We take time to go to a restaurant two times a week. A little candlelight, dinner, soft music and dancing. She goes Tuesdays, I go Fridays.
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.
It's only fair that stable gay relationships of long standing should have the same rights and responsibilities as married couples. I know the image of gay marriage is to some people horrific and ludicrous.
My husband and I are best of friends first and foremost.
We fight like cats and dogs, but never stay mad for long. I was lucky to find him, he is in every way, my soulmate.
It was not a healthy marriage for long time.
It was never about another man, it was about what my and Dennis's relationship could not sustain.
A long-term marriage has to move beyond chemistry to compatibility, to friendship, to companionship. It is certainly not that passion disappears, but that it is conjoined with other ways of love.
Love is everything it's cracked up to be.
It really is worth fighting for, being brave for, risking everything for.
A happy marriage is a long conversation which always seems too short.
I asked my wife where she wanted to go for our anniversary.
'Somewhere I haven't been in a long time!' she said. So I suggested the kitchen.
It is a risk to love. What if it doesn't work out? Ah, but what if it does.
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.
A happy wedlock is a long falling in love.
Let there be spaces in your togetherness
There is no secret to a long marriage - it's hard work.
..It's serious business, and certainly not for cowards.
Long-term relationships are an everyday choice.
It's harder to be in a marriage than it is to bounce from one relationship to the next.
My wife doesn't care what I do when I'm away, as long as I don't have a good time.
By god, DH Lawrence was right when he said there must be a dumb, dark, dull, bitter belly-tension between a man and a woman, and how else could this be achieved save in the long monotony of marriage?
I think long-lasting, healthy relationships are more important than the idea of marriage. At the root of every successful marriage is a strong partnership.
My parents have a wonderful marriage, for many years.
But I can't commit myself for such a long time.
The long-term accommodation that protects marriage and other such relationships is ... forgetfulness.
To speak frankly, I am not in favour of long engagements.
They give people the opportunity of finding out each other's character before marriage, which I think is never advisable.
I think my mother became the muse because she had everything when she was in Hollywood: she had the marriage, the success, the money, all the films she wanted to do and yet even her, she had a longing and wanted to work with a film that had meaning, something more profound. And I think that was very touching to father.
You are the answer to every prayer I've offered.
You are a song, a dream, a whisper, and I don't know how I could have lived without you for as long as I have.
That farewell kiss which resembles greeting, that last glance of love which becomes the sharpest pang of sorrow.
And she did not miss his presence so much as his voice on the phone.
Even being lied to constantly, though hardly like love, was sustained attention; he must care about her to fabricate so elaborately and over such a long stretch of time. His deceit was a form of tribute to the importance of their marriage.
Staying married may have long-term benefits.
You can elicit much more sympathy from friends over a bad marriage than you ever can from a good divorce.
A marriage is like a long trip in a tiny row boat: if one passenger starts to rock the boat, the other has to steady it, otherwise, they will go to the bottom together.
A marriage, even one that goes awry, generates claims and needs that persist like an afterglow long after the emotional fire is burned out.
It's funny - I read that women look to chiseled-faced guys for one-night stands, and to round-faced guys for marriage. When I'm rounder in the face, I like to say, 'This is my long-term look.' Or 'This is my wife-and-kids look right here.
One thing you learn in a long marriage is how many sneezes to wait before saying, "Bless you.