155 Love And Marriage Quotes To Inspire You

Following is our list of love and marriage quotations and slogans full of insightful wisdom and perspective about true love and marriage.

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The Most Famous Love And Marriage Quotes (Best in 2024)

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When you love someone, you love the person as they are, and not as you'd like them to be. — Leo Tolstoy

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

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

Men marry women with the hope they will never change. Women marry men with the hope they will change. Invariably they are both disappointed. — Albert Einstein

The most precious gift we can offer anyone is our attention. When mindfulness embraces those we love, they will bloom like flowers. — Nhat Hanh

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

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

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

There is no more lovely, friendly, and charming relationship, communion, or company than a good marriage. — Martin Luther

Short Love And Marriage Quotes

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  • Come grow old with me. The best is yet to be. — William Wordsworth
  • And let the winds of the heavens dance between you. — Khalil Gibran
  • And so, being young and dipt in folly, I fell in love with melancholy. — Edgar Allan Poe
  • What can you do to promote world peace? Go home and love your family. — Mother Teresa
  • We find rest in those we love, and we provide a resting place in ourselves for those who love us. — Bernard of Clairvaux
  • The minute I heard my first love story, I started looking for you. — Rumi
  • The man who says his wife can't take a joke, forgets that she took him. — Oscar Wilde
  • You can't stay mad at somebody who makes you laugh. — Jay Leno
  • Eventually, you will come to understand that love heals everything, and love is all there is. — Gary Zukav
  • Come out of the circle of time And into the circle of love. — Rumi

Love And Marriage Image Quotes

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Love and marriage quote by William Wordsworth

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

Love and marriage quote by Khalil Gibran

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

Love and marriage quote by Edgar Allan Poe

And so, being young and dipt in folly, I fell in love with melancholy. — Edgar Allan Poe

Love and marriage quote by Rumi

Come out of the circle of time And into the circle of love. — Rumi

Love and marriage quote by Stormie Omartian

One of the greatest gifts you can give your husband is your own wholeness. — Stormie Omartian

Love and marriage quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson

Love, and you shall be loved. — Ralph Waldo Emerson

Love and marriage quote Your mind will always believe everything you tell it. Feed it hope. Feed it trut
Your mind will always believe everything you tell it. Feed it hope. Feed it truth. Feed it with love.

True Love And Marriage Quotes

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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

Happy is the man who finds a true friend, and far happier is he who finds that true friend in his wife. — Franz Schubert

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Love, and you shall be loved. — Ralph Waldo Emerson

Love and marriage quote The secret to living well and longer is: eat half, walk double, laugh triple and
The secret to living well and longer is: eat half, walk double, laugh triple and love without measure.

My true love hath my heart, and I have his — Philip Sidney

I who all the Winter through, Cherished other loves than you And kept hands with hoary policy in marriage-bed and pew; Now I know the false and true, For the earnest sun looks through, And my old love comes to meet me in the dawning and the dew. — Robert Louis Stevenson

Find the person who will love you because of your differences and not in spite of them and you have found a lover for life. — Leo Buscaglia

Love and marriage quote Everyone comes with baggage. Find someone who loves you enough to help you unpac
Everyone comes with baggage. Find someone who loves you enough to help you unpack.

In dreams and in love there are no impossibilities. — Janos Arany

Lovers don't finally meet somewhere. They're in each other all along. — Rumi

The best love is the kind that awakens the soul and makes us reach for more, that plants a fire in our hearts and brings peace to our minds. And that's what you've given me. That's what I'd hoped to give you forever — Nicholas Sparks

The voice within is what I'm married to. All marriage is a metaphor for that marriage. My lover is the place inside me where an honest yes and no come from. That's my true partner. It's always there. And to tell you yes when my integrity says no is to divorce that partner. — Byron Katie

Marriage And Family 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

Your family and your love must be cultivated like a garden. Time, effort, and imagination must be summoned constantly to keep any relationship flourishing and growing. — Jim Rohn

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

Love and marriage quote How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.
How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.

A good marriage does not require a perfect man or a perfect woman. It only requires a man and a woman committed to strive together toward perfection. — Dallin H. Oaks

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

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. — John Stott

Love and marriage quote If I cut you off chances are you handed me the scissors.
If I cut you off chances are you handed me the scissors.

Bad marriages don't cause infidelity; infidelity causes bad marriages. — Frank Pittman

I hate married men. They never make any sacrifices to the arts, but are always thinking of their duties to their wives and families or some rubbish of that sort. — J. M. W. Turner

I am who I am because of the people who influenced me growing up, and many of them were gay. No one has any right to tell anyone what makes a family — Drew Barrymore

I live by my own rules (reviewed, revised, and approved by my wife).. but still my own. — Si Robertson

Weddings And Love Quotes

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You are the finest, loveliest, tenderest, and most beautiful person I have ever known—and even that is an understatement. — F. Scott Fitzgerald

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

Don't marry the person you think you can live with; marry only the individual you think you can't live without. — James Dobson

Love and marriage quote Take a lover who looks at you like maybe you are magic.
Take a lover who looks at you like maybe you are magic.

Once upon a time there was a boy who loved a girl, and her laughter was a question he wanted to spend his whole life answering. — Nicole Krauss

My love is deep; the more I give to thee, the more I have, both are infinite. — William Shakespeare

We are each other's harvest; we are each other's business; we are each other's magnitude and bond. — Gwendolyn Brooks

Love and marriage quote I hope to arrive to my death, late, in love and a little drunk.
I hope to arrive to my death, late, in love and a little drunk.

My attachment to my wedding ring is a powerful symbol of the infinite love that I have for my wife and children. — Gad Saad

And I’d choose you; in a hundred lifetimes, in a hundred worlds, in any version of reality, I’d find you and I’d choose you. — Kiersten White

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Better to have loved and lost than to live with regret. — Big Pun

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All the world is made of faith, and trust, and pixie dust. — James M. Barrie

Wedding Love Quotes

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When I am in the battlefield, I love it more than my wedding night with the most beautiful of women — Khalid ibn al-Walid

Marriage is like a bank account. You put it in, you take it out, you lose interest. — Irwin Corey

If love is blind, why is lingerie so popular? — Dorothy Parker

Love and marriage quote To love a person is to see all of their magic, and to remind them of it when the
To love a person is to see all of their magic, and to remind them of it when they have forgotten.

I give you my hand, I give you my love more precious than money, I give you myself before preaching or law; Will you give me yourself? — Walt Whitman

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I love you for the part of me that you bring out. — Elizabeth Barrett Browning

We never live so intensely as when we love strongly. We never realize ourselves so vividly as when we are in full glow of love for others. — Walter Rauschenbusch

Love and marriage quote The most painful thing is losing yourself in the process of loving someone too m
The most painful thing is losing yourself in the process of loving someone too much, and forgetting that you are special too.

In all the world, there is no heart for me like yours. In all the world, there is no love for you like mine. — Maya Angelou

Two human loves make one divine. — Elizabeth Barrett Browning

He felt now that he was not simply close to her, but that he did not know where he ended and she began. — Leo Tolstoy

Women marry men hoping they will change. Men marry women hoping they will not. — Albert Einstein

Married Love Quotes

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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

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Many a man in love with a dimple makes the mistake of marrying the whole girl. — Stephen Leacock

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A man in love is incomplete until he has married. Then he's finished. — Zsa Zsa Gabor

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Love is so much better when you're not married. — Maria Callas

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

Love and marriage quote Sometimes the strongest people are the ones who love beyond all faults, cry behi
Sometimes the strongest people are the ones who love beyond all faults, cry behind closed doors and fight battles that nobody knows about.

The first time you marry for love, the second for money, and the third for companionship. — Jackie Kennedy

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

The sun will stand as your best man And whistle When you have found the courage To marry forgiveness When you have found the courage to marry Love. — Hafez

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

Religion And Love Quotes

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Men talk of heaven, - there is no heaven but here; Men talk of hell, - there is no hell but here; Men of hereafters talk and future lives, - O love, there is no other life - but here. — Sayings

The whole being of any Christian is faith and love. Faith brings the person to God, love brings the person to people. — Martin Luther

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In every religion there is love, yet love has no religion. — Rumi

Love and marriage quote Love her but leave her wild.
Love her but leave her wild.

My heart has become capable of every form: It is a pasture for gazelles And a monastery for Christian monks, And the pilgrim's Ka'ba, And the tablets of the Torah, And the book of the Koran. I follow the religion of Love: Whatever way love's camel takes, That is my religion, my faith. — Ibn Arabi

If we continue to think and live as if we belong only to different cultures and different religions, with separate missions and goals, we will always be in self-defeating competition with each other. Once we realize we are all members of humanity, we will want to compete in the spirit of love. — Muhammad Ali

Each person is sacred, no matter what his or her culture, religion, handicap, or fragility. Each person is created in God’s image; each one has a heart, a capacity to love and to be loved. — Jean Vanier

Life is the question and life is the answer, and God is the reason and love is the way. — Johnny Cash

To be a Christian means to forgive the inexcusable because God has forgiven the inexcusable in you. — C. S. Lewis

I follow the Way of Love, and where Love's caravan takes its path, there is my religion, my faith. — Ibn Arabi

My heart can be pasture for deer and a convent for monks, a temple for idols and a Kaaba for the pilgrims. It is both the tables of the Torah and the Koran. It professes the religion of Love wherever its caravans are heading. Love is my law. Love is my faith. — Ibn Arabi

Wedding Marriage Quotes

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A man doesn't know what happiness is until he's married. By then it's too late. — Frank Sinatra

Married men live longer than single men. But married men are a lot more willing to die. — Johnny Carson

Ultimately the bond of all companionship, whether in marriage or in friendship, is conversation. — Oscar Wilde

The husband who wants a happy marriage should learn to keep his mouth shut and his checkbook open. — Groucho Marx

I married Miss Right. I just didn't know her first name was Always — Red Skelton

Usually, the fairy tale ends with the girl marrying the prince. But mine started as soon as the marriage was over. — Diane Von Furstenberg

Marriage: that I call the will of two to create the one who is more than those who created it. — Friedrich Nietzsche

The best romance is inside marriage; the finest love stories come after the wedding, not before. — Irving Stone

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

The life you want, the marriage you want, the family you want… Is all going to be fueled by the business you build. — Russell Brunson

Romantic Marriage Quotes

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If I had a flower for every time I thought of you...I could walk through my garden forever. — Alfred Lord Tennyson

Love is like the wind, you can't see it but you can feel it. — Nicholas Sparks

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How bold one gets when one is sure of being loved. — Sigmund Freud

Romance is the glamour which turns the dust of everyday life into a golden haze. — Elinor Glyn

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Being sectioned was the best thing that ever happened to me. — Frank Bruno

Absence is to love as wind is to fire: it extinguishes the little flame, it fans the big. — Umberto Eco

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You are the best thing that's ever been mine. — Taylor Swift

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. — Isabel Allende

You must allow me to tell you how ardently I admire and love you. -Mr. Darcy — Jane Austen

I won't have a traditional marriage; I don't find the value in that anymore. But I am such a hopeless romantic and I really want love and I want a committed relationship, so I am going to reinvent marriage for myself. — Halle Berry

Romance In Marriage Quotes

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But love, I’ve come to understand, is more than three words mumbled before bedtime. Love is sustained by action, a pattern of devotion in the things we do for each other every day. — Nicholas Sparks

When you initiate romance in your marriage relationship, you communicate to your spouse that he or she is desirable to you. — Jimmy Evans

The best thing you can do is find a person who loves you for exactly what you are. — Diablo Cody

But the you who you are tonight is the same you I was in love with yesterday, the same you I’ll be in love with tomorrow. — Gayle Forman

Experts on romance say for a happy marriage there has to be more than a passionate love. For a lasting union, they insist, there must be a genuine liking for each other. Which, in my book, is a good definition for friendship. — Marilyn Monroe

The reason why so few marriages are happy is because young ladies spend their time in making nets, not in making cages. — Jonathan Swift

The main problem in marriage is that, for a man, sex is a hunger-like eating. If the man is hungry and can't get to a fancy French restaurant, he'll go to a hot dog stand. For a woman, what's important is love and romance. — Joan Fontaine

Marriage is a romance in which the hero dies in the first chapter. — Unknown

Love, if it finds you worthy, directs your course. — Khalil Gibran

In the Forest of Forgetting do you remember any romances? All the relationships in those stories are dark and twisted - people fall in love, but they really shouldn't have. There's even a story about a marriage, but it focuses on a woman who marries a bear! — Theodora Goss

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A loving relationship is one in which the loved one is free to be himself -- to laugh with me, but never at me; to cry with me, but never because of me; to love life, to love himself, to love being loved. Such a relationship is based upon freedom and can never grow in a jealous heart — Leo Buscaglia

Whatever our religion, we know that if we really want to love, we must first learn to forgive before anything else. — Mother Teresa

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

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. — Amy Bloom

I love songs about horses, railroads, land, Judgment Day, family, hard times, whiskey, courtship, marriage, adultery, separation, murder, war, prison, rambling, damnation, home, salvation, death, pride, humor, piety, rebellion, patriotism, larceny, determination, tragedy, rowdiness, heartbreak and love. And Mother. And God. — Johnny Cash

When we feel love and kindness toward others, it not only makes others feel loved and cared for, but it helps us also to develop inner happiness and peace. — Dalai Lama

I learned the real meaning of love. Love is absolute loyalty. People fade, looks fade, but loyalty never fades. You can depend so much on certain people, you can set your watch by them. And that's love, even if it doesn't seem very exciting. — Sylvester Stallone

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

If you loved someone, you loved him, and when you had nothing else to give, you still gave him love. — George Orwell

Husbands, love your wives well! Your children are noticing how you treat her. You are teaching your sons how they should treat women, and you are teaching your daughters what they should expect from men. — Dave Willis

It is possible to be in love with you just because of who you are. — Maggie Stiefvater

We tend to forget that happiness doesn't come as a result of getting something we don't have, but rather of recognizing and appreciating what we do have. — Friedrich Koenig

Ugh! How many stories about love, copulation, marriage and death already exist, not one of which tells the truth! How sick I am of well-constructed plots and brilliant writing! — Sadegh Hedayat

Loveless marriages are horrible. But there is one thing worse than an absolutely loveless marriage. A marriage in which there is love, but on one side only; faith, but on one side only; devotion, but on one side only, and in which of the two hearts one is sure to be broken. — Oscar Wilde

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