Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.— Laozi
Interesting Marriage Wisdom quotations
A happy marriage is the union of two good forgivers.
The most precious gift we can offer anyone is our attention.
When mindfulness embraces those we love, they will bloom like flowers.
What can you do to promote world peace? Go home and love your family.
When talking about marriage, Allah says your spouses are garments for you.
A garment may or may not fit perfectly-but either way, it covers imperfections, protects, and beautifies.
Absence is to love as wind is to fire: it extinguishes the little flame, it fans the big.
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.
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.
Marriage is the triumph of imagination over intelligence.
Second marriage is the triumph of hope over experience.
Lovers don't finally meet somewhere. They're in each other all along.
The best way to remember your wife's birthday is to forget it once.
Well, you know, the definition of second marriage is the triumph of hope over experience.
Love seems the swiftest, but it is the slowest of growths
The triumph of hope over experience.
An epigram is the marriage of wit and wisdom; a wisecrack, their divorce.
Conventional wisdom tells us we'll only be happier after a divorce if the marriage itself was a war zone.
I want my husband to lead me and our family.
But in order for him to do that I must be willing to submit to his lead. This does not mean I surrender my opinions or input or wisdom...it means I surrender my grip of control and selfish ways and trust him!
Your most vital necessity in this life is that you shall love your wife completely and implicitly and in an entire nakedness of body and spirit.... this that I tell you is my message as far as I've got any.
I understand the need to serve the community by talking about marriage or halal food. But you should also lead with vision, wisdom and courage.
Liberal hostility to the traditional family helped to undermine centuries of accumulated wisdom and experience about what was best for children and adults. Far from benefiting only men, marriage confers enormous advantages on women and children as well - a fact that has been thrown into sharp relief by its breakdown over the past forty years.
Music is the marriage of the feelings of the living to the wisdom of the dead.
[Marriage is] like signing a 356-page contract without knowing what's in it.
We will come to understand the part a difficult circumstance has played in our lives. Hindsight makes so much clear. The broken marriage, the lost job, the loneliness have all contributed to who we are becoming. The joy of the wisdom we are acquiring is that hindsight comes more quickly. We can, on occasion, begin to accept a difficult situation's contribution to our wholeness while caught in the turmoil.
Wisdom is nothing more than the marriage of intelligence and compassion.
And, as with all good unions, it takes much experience and time to reach its widest potential. Have you introduced your intellect to your compassion yet? Be careful; lately, intellect has taken to eating in front of the TV and compassion has taken in too many cats.
Ruth and I don't have a perfect marriage, but we have a great one.
How can I say two things that seem so contradictory? In a perfect marriage, everything is always the finest and best imaginable; like a Greek statue, the proportions are exact and the finish is unblemished. Who knows any human being lke that? For a marriage couple to expect perfection in each other is unrealistic.
Lots of people have asked me what Gracie and I did to make our marriage work.
It's simple - we don't do anything. I think the trouble with a lot of people is that they work too hard at staying married. They make a business out of it. When you work too hard at a business you get tired; and when you get tired you get grouchy; and when you get grouchy you start fighting; and when you start fighting you're out of business.
The American people intuitively understand this, which is why the majority of Catholics practice birth control and some of those opposed to gay marriage nevertheless are opposed to a Constitutional amendment to ban it. Religious leadership need not accept such wisdom in counseling their flocks, but they should recognize this wisdom in their politics.
Falling in love is the beginning of all wisdom, all sympathy, all compassion, all art, all religion; and in it's larger sense is the one thing in life worth doing.