When you love someone, you love the person as they are, and not as you'd like them to be.— Leo Tolstoy
Unexpected Marriage Life 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.
A happy marriage is the union of two good forgivers.
Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.
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.
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.
Years of love have been forgot, In the hatred of a minute.
And let the winds of the heavens dance between you.
And so, being young and dipt in folly, I fell in love with melancholy.
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.
If you want to follow Jesus because He'll fix your marriage, if you want to follow Jesus because He'll give you a better life, that's idolatry. Follow Christ for the sake of Christ; He is worthy!
Love has no awareness of merit or demerit; it has no scale... Love loves; this is its nature.
How bold one gets when one is sure of being loved.
Before marriage, a man declares that he would lay down his life to serve you;
after marriage, he won't even lay down his newspaper to talk to you.
Don't instill, or allow anybody else to instill into the hearts of your girls the idea that marriage is the chief end of life. If you do, don't be surprised if they get engaged to the first empty, useless fool they come across.
Your body is the ground and metaphor of your life, the expression of your existence. It is your Bible, your encyclopedia, your life story. Everything that happens to you is stored and reflected in your body. In the marriage of flesh and spirit divorce is impossible.
The man who says his wife can't take a joke, forgets that she took him.
A man doesn't know what happiness is until he's married. By then it's too late.
Romance is the glamour which turns the dust of everyday life into a golden haze.
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.
My parents were both from Scotland, but had been resident in Lower Canada some time before their marriage, which took place in Montreal; and in that city I spent most of my life.
I feel that we can't educate children who are not healthy, and we can't keep them healthy if they're not educated. There has to be a marriage between health and education. You can't learn if your mind is full of unhealthy images from daily life and confusion about right and wrong.
I hold an old-fashioned notion that a happy marriage is the crown of a woman’s life.
In all the world, there is no heart for me like yours.
In all the world, there is no love for you like mine.
He felt now that he was not simply close to her, but that he did not know where he ended and she began.
It is not birth, marriage, or death, but gastrulation which is truly the most important time in your life.
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.
Love, and you shall be loved.
When you have seen as much of life as I have, you will not underestimate the power of obsessive love.
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.
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
If variety is the spice of life, marriage is the big can of leftover Spam.
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.
I believe in love. I believe in hard times and love winning. I believe marriage is hard. I believe people make mistakes. I believe people can want two things at once. I believe people are selfish and generous at the same time. I believe very few people want to hurt others. I believe that you can be surprised by life. I believe in happy endings.