When you love someone, you love the person as they are, and not as you'd like them to be.— Leo Tolstoy
Promising Love And Marriage quotations
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.
Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.
A happy marriage is the union of two good forgivers.
Men marry women with the hope they will never change.
Women marry men with the hope they will change. Invariably they are both disappointed.
Love is just a word until someone comes along and gives it meaning.
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
The most precious gift we can offer anyone is our attention.
When mindfulness embraces those we love, they will bloom like flowers.
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
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.
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.
What counts in making a happy marriage is not so much how compatible you are but how you deal with incompatibility.
There is no more lovely, friendly, and charming relationship, communion, or company than a good marriage.
Come grow old with me. The best is yet to be.
And let the winds of the heavens dance between you.
And so, being young and dipt in folly, I fell in love with melancholy.
What can you do to promote world peace? Go home and love your family.
We find rest in those we love, and we provide a resting place in ourselves for those who love us.
Whatever our religion, we know that if we really want to love, we must first learn to forgive before anything else.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Don't marry the person you think you can live with;
marry only the individual you think you can't live without.
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.
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.
The minute I heard my first love story, I started looking for you.
The man who says his wife can't take a joke, forgets that she took him.
Eventually, you will come to understand that love heals everything, and love is all there is.
You can't stay mad at somebody who makes you laugh.
Happy is the man who finds a true friend, and far happier is he who finds that true friend in his wife.
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.
As for his secret to staying married: "My wife tells me that if I ever decide to leave, she is coming with me."
If you loved someone, you loved him, and when you had nothing else to give, you still gave him love.