Friday, 4 April 2014

Marriage Quotes...

I've compiled a ginormous list of marriage quotes for you! What's awesome about this list is that they are all positive marriage quotes. No negativity here.

If you're anything like me, I get discouraged when I see so many quotes dissing marriage, and dissing husbands. Marriage is a wonderful union ordained by God. It's worth celebrating! 

So without further ado, here is a list of marriage quotes to encourage and inspire you. I know this is one page that I'll add to often. Enjoy the quotes! Enjoy your marriage!

  1. Marriage is not a noun it’s a verb. It isn’t something you get, it’s something you do. It’s the way you love your partner every day. - Barbara De Angelis
  2. The ultimate purpose of marriage is not to make us happy but to glorify God. - Nancy Leigh DeMoss
  3. God’s Word is the perfect guidebook for marriage, and those who live by His Word will reap the blessings that obedience brings. - Darlene Schacht
  4. My husband is one of my greatest blessings from God. His love is a gift that I open every day. - Darlene Schacht
  5. Somewhere between our laughs, deep talks and little fights... I fell in love with you. - Unknown
  6. Life is better with your best friend, that’s why I married mine. - Unknown
  7. Friendship is the jelly in the sandwich of marriage. It holds you together on the days when life pulls the plate out from under you. - Darlene Schacht
  8. There is no such thing as a perfect man or a perfect marriage. But the one I have is absolutely perfect... for me. – Happy Wives Club
  9. The wedding ring goes on the left ring finger because it is the only finger with a vein that connects with the heart. - Unknown
  10. Let thy fountain be blessed: and rejoice with the wife of thy youth. - Proverbs 5:18
  11. There is no such thing as a perfect man or a perfect marriage. But the one I have is absolutely perfect... for me.- Happy Wives Club
  12. A happy marriage is the union of two good forgivers. - Ruth Graham Bell
  13. Marriage is the garden gate. Along the path there will be flowers and weeds. Cherish the flowers and pull the weeds. - Unknown
  14. The best thing to hold onto in life is each other. - Audrey Hepburn
  15. Every woman needs a man that will ruin her lipstick not her mascara. – Unknown
  16. You may not be newlyweds, but you can still kiss like you are. – Darlene Schacht
  17. Every love story is beautiful, but ours is my favorite. – Unknown
  18. Love is all of the moments--the good and the bad--and knowing that through them all, we’ll still be together. - Darlene Schacht
  19. A marriage without friendship is like a bird without wings. – Darlene Schacht
  20. Love is all of the moments--the good and the bad--and knowing that through them all, we’ll still be together. - Darlene Schacht
  21. When I tell you I love you, I don’t say it out of habit, or to make conversation. I say it to remind you that you’re the best thing that ever happened to me. - Unknown
  22. Marriage is getting to have a sleepover with your best friend every night of the week. - Christie Cook
  23. When you hold my hand I’m reminded that I’m not alone in this world, that somebody loves me, and that I have a best friend. - Darlene Schacht
  24. The first to apologize is the bravest. The first to forgive is the strongest. The first to forget is the happiest. - Unknown
  25. Many marriages would be better if the husband and wife clearly understood that they are on the same side. - Zig Ziglar
  26. My husband has made me laugh. Wiped my tears. Hugged me tight. Watched me succeed. Seen me fail. Kept me strong. My husband is a promise that I will have a friend forever. - Fawn Weaver
  27. Happy is the man who finds a true friend, and far happier is he who finds that true friend is his wife. - Frank Schubert
  28. Husbands make the best kinds of heroes. - Lisa Jacobson
  29. Being in a long marriage is a little bit like that nice cup of coffee every morning. I might have it every day, but I still enjoy it. - Stephen Gaines
  30. Love is what makes two people sit in the middle of a bench, even if there is plenty of room at both ends. - Unknown
  31. Love me when I least deserve it, because that's when I really need it. - Swedish Proverb
  32. No matter how old you both get, never stop holding hands, never stop dancing, and never stop saying, “I love you.” - Darlene Schacht
  33. Love like there’s no tomorrow, and if tomorrow comes, love again. - Max Lucado
  34. Love is not about how much you say, “I love you,” but about how much you can prove that it’s true. - Unknown
  35. Success in marriage is much more than finding the right person. It’s a matter of being the right person. - Unknown
  36. My husband, my treasure, I take thee to be my constant companion and friend. - Darlene Schacht
  37. If I had my life to live over again... next time I would find you sooner so that I could love you longer. – Unknown
  38. A successful marriage isn’t the union of two perfect people. It’s that of two imperfect people who have learned the value of forgiveness and grace. - Darlene Schacht
  39. Let the wife make the husband glad to come home, and let him make her sorry to see him leave. - Martin Luther
  40. If he makes you laugh, kisses your forehead, says he’s sorry, makes an effort, holds your hand, works hard, attempts to understand you... then believe it or not, he’s quite perfect. - Unknown
  41. I feel like I can conquer the world with one hand, when you are holding the other. - Unknown
  42. One of the best feelings in the world is when you’re hugging a person you love really tight and they hug you back even tighter. - Unknown
  43. A relationship is like a house. When a light bulb burns out you do not go and buy a new house, you fix the light bulb. - Unknown
  44. A wise physician said, “The best medicine for humans is love.” Someone asked, “What if it doesn’t work?” He smiled and answered, “Increase the dose.” - Unknown
  45. Love doesn’t make the world go round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile. - Elizabeth Browning
  46. True love is friendship set on fire. - Unknown
  47. Let there be such oneness between you... that when one weeps, the other tastes salt. - M. Buxbaum
  48. Happily married people complement each other regularly. - Alisa Bowman
  49. Relationships blossom when sacrifice takes the place of selfishness. - Darlene Schacht
  50. When a wife has a good husband it is easily seen in her face. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  51. When an old couple was asked, they said, How did we manage to stay together for 65 years? We were born in a time when if something was broken we’d fix it, not throw it away. - Unknown
  52. Don’t compare your beginning to someone else’s middle. - Jon Acuff
  53. A couple that prays together stays together. – Unknown
  54. When I think I can’t possibly love you more than I do, I fall in love with you all over again. - Darlene Schacht
  55. When I have learnt to love God better than my earthly dearest, I shall love my earthly dearest better than I do now. - C.S. Lewis
  56. You’re still the one I run to, the one that I belong to, you’re still the one I want for life. - Shania Twain
  57. Forget about what everyone else says--what everyone does. Glorify God in your marriage. Glorify Him with your life. - Darlene Schacht
  58. Lord I pray that we will walk in a manner worthy of your calling to be man and wife, mom and dad, and children of the most-high God. - Darlene Schacht
  59. The family is one of God’s greatest masterpieces. - Unknown
  60. I can’t promise you that marriage will be easy, but I can say that marriage, the way God intended it to be, is a treasure worth fighting for. - Darlene Schacht
  61. Always say ,“I love you.” Even, and especially, if you’ve had a bad day. - Darlene Schacht
  62. Intimacy starts in the heart, well before the bedroom. - The Soul Doctor
  63. A friend is one to whom one may pour out the contents of one's heart, chaff and grain together, knowing that gentle hands will take and sift it, keep what is worth keeping, and with a breath of kindness, blow the rest away. - George Eliot
  64. The one question that every husband and wife should ask... Am I doing my part to glorify God? - Darlene Schacht 
  65. Marriage is a thousand little things that make up the sum of our vows. - Darlene Schacht
  66. The most important thing that parents can do for their children is to have a Christ-centered marriage. - Darlene Schacht
  67. At the beginning, your love supports your marriage. Later on, your marriage supports your love. - Larry Christiansen
  68. A good marriage is one which allows for change and growth in the individuals and in the way they express their love. - Pearl Buck
  69. Marriage resembles a pair of shears, so joined that they cannot be separated; often moving in opposite directions, yet always punishing anyone who comes between them. - Sydney Smith
  70. Marriage is for life and the effect of it is for all eternity. - Unknown
  71. Love, you know, seeks to make happy rather than to be happy. - Ralph Connor
  72. The first duty of love is to listen. - Paul Tillich
  73. A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person. - Mignon McLaughlin 
  74. Marriage is not about two people looking into each other’s eyes. It’s about them standing side-by-side looking forward together. - Unknown
  75. For this reason a man will leave his father and mother and be united to his wife, and they will become one flesh. Genesis 2:24 
  76. Marriage wasn't designed to make you happy, it was designed to make you better."- Ken Ortize
  77. A woman's heart should be so hidden in God that a man has to seek Him just to find her. - Max Lucado 
  78. A wife of noble character who can find? She is worth far more than rubies. - Proverbs 31:10
  79. So they are no longer two, but one flesh. Therefore what God has joined together, let no one separate. - Matthew 19:6, NIV
  80. Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres. - 1 Cor. 13:4-7, NIV
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