Getting Married Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old getting married quotes, getting married sayings, and getting married proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

There are many things that keep me from getting married. But there will be a time when marriage makes sense to me. Adam Levine
The magic isn't in getting married, it's in staying married. Derek Luke
Getting married and settling down isn't the most important thing in my life. Liam Neeson
Writing is like getting married. One should never commit oneself until one is amazed at one's luck. Iris Murdoch
My advice to you is to get married. If you find a good wife, you'll be happy; if not, you'll become a philosopher. Socrates
Come, let's be a comfortable couple and take care of each other! How glad we shall be, that we have somebody we are fond of always, to talk to and sit with. Charles Dickens
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
Getting married isn't going to make your relationship better. It's just a ceremony. Rob Lowe
When you realize you want to spend the rest of your life with somebody, you want the rest of your life to start as soon as possible. Nora Ephron
I guess walking slow getting married is because it gives you time to maybe change your mind. Virginia Cary Hudson
Getting married is like putting one's hand in a bag containing 99 serpents and one eel. Thomas More
Getting married was a ball. Being married was a nightmare. Kid Rock
When I get married I'm going to make the marriage work. Getting married is forever, no matter what my spouse does. Sarah Mlynowski
Nowadays it's hip not to be married. I'm not interested in being hip. John Lennon
If he's getting married, he's not longer interesting. Sidonie Gabrielle Colette
If I get married, I want to be very married. Audrey Hepburn
Don't marry the person you think you can live with; marry only the individual you think you can't live without. James C. Dobson
Make it your goal to create a marriage that feels like the safest place on earth. Greg Smalley
Getting married is a lot like getting into a tub of hot water. After you get used to it, it ain't so hot. Minnie Pearl
Getting married is easy. Staying married is more difficult. Staying happily married for a lifetime should rank among the fine arts. Roberta Flack
Getting married is very much like going to a restaurant with friends. You order what you want then when you see what the other person has, you wish you had ordered that. Michel de Montaigne
You don't marry one person; you marry three: the person you think they are, the person they are, and the person they are going to become as a result of being married to you. Richard Needham
If you get married, you lose all your benefits. That's insane! We should give people bonuses for getting married, and sending signals and talking about it to the society. Sam Brownback
Instead of getting married again, I'm going to find a woman I don't like and give her a house. Lewis Grizzard
Don't marry a man unless you would be proud to have a son exactly like him. Katie Ray Blair
I think that, on some level, everybody lives vicariously through couples who are getting married. Amy Dickinson
People today expect too much from marriage. Getting married is really like taking on a big new job. Rosamunde Pilcher
Getting divorced just because you don't love a man is almost as silly as getting married just because you do. Zsa Zsa Gabor
Getting married is the boldest and most idealistic thing that most of us will ever do. Maggie Gallagher
I think getting married gave me a focus. It gave me a focus and direction I want to have in my life. And I think having another person that you make such a purposeful bond with has given me the opportunity to see how that can be with all the other aspects of my life. Selma Blair
For me, getting married doesn't mean we should limit ourselves to some pre-defined idea. Rather, it's an opportunity to explore new things in life. Jessica Biel
For many, many people, getting married is one of the most important things they will ever do in the pursuit of happiness. Marianne Williamson
A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person. Mignon McLaughlin
Grow old with me! The best is yet to be. Robert Browning
The surest way to be alone is to get married. Gloria Steinem
Getting married, for me, was the best thing I ever did. I was suddenly beset with an immense sense of release, that we have something more important than our separate selves, and that is the marriage. There's immense happiness that can come from working towards that. Nick Cave
To get the full value of joy you must have someone to divide it with. Mark Twain
Getting married and starting a family has been a lifelong goal and one that I have persevered through different paths up to it! Alanis Morissette
Getting married is like trading in the adoration of many for the sarcasm of one. Mae West
If you're getting married less you're getting less divorces. Rush Limbaugh
Getting married and really digging in with another human being can point out your greatest strengths and your greatest weaknesses. Mat Kearney
Getting married is an incredible act of hopefulness. Ashley Judd
Marriage is not forbidden to us. But instead of getting married at once, it sometimes happens we get married at last. Gigi (Leslie Caron)
Before a man gets married, he's like a tree in the forest. He stands there, independent, an entity unto himself. And then he's chopped down. His branches are cut-off—he's stripped off his bark—and he's thrown into the river with the rest of the logs. Rock Hudson (Pillow Talk)
Don't hurry. Give yourself time. It's better to be single and sad than to be married and miserable. All Hands On Deck
Getting married is special. I only want to do it once. Getting married is like— it's like meeting Elvis. Tanya Tucker
I got married when Christ died. Wasn't he 33 when he died. We both died. James Woods
I think marriage is a custom brought about by women who then proceed to live off men and destroy them, completely enveloping the man in a destructive cocoon or eating their way like a poisonous fungus. Richard Harris
He marries best who puts it off until it is too late. H.L. Mencken
Instead of getting married again, I'm going to find a woman I don't like and just give her the house. Rod Stewart
Marriage: A ceremony in which rings are put on a finger of the lady and through the nose of the gentleman. Herbert Spencer
To keep your marriage brimming / With love in the loving cup, / Whenever you're wrong, admit it / Whenever you're right shut up. Ogden Nash
Marriage may often be a stormy lake, but celibacy is almost always a muddy horse pond. Thomas Love Peacock
Strange to say what delight we married people have to see these poor fools decoyed into our condition. Samuel Pepys
But for marriage 'tis good for nothing but to make friends fall out Thomas Shadwell
It is a woman's business to get married as soon as possible and a man to keep unmarried as long as he can. George Bernard Shaw
Marriage is popular because it combines the maximum of temptation with the maximum of opportunity. George Bernard Shaw
A marriage is a partnership. Responsibilities should be shared. You don't need to go overboard and create a rota or worse still a spreadsheet, but make sure you do your fair share and don't just pick all the jobs that you like. Alastair Williams
A successful marriage is about compromise. Two televisions might help in some circumstances. Alastair Williams
A happy rewarding marriage needs plenty of consideration and thought from both sides if it's to stand the test of time. Alastair Williams
A wedding is a licensed subject to joke upon, but there really is no great joke in the matter after all; — we speak merely of the ceremony and beg it to be distinctly understood that we indulge in no hidden sarcasm upon a married life. Charles Dickens
I think a wedding day / Looks best, as mountains do / some miles away / Or squalid fishing-smacks far out to sea / Seen lily-sailed in the sunshine and blue-haze / Where the delicious lights are all men chase / And no man ever reaches. W.H. Mallock
Every time I hear that march from Lohengrin, / I am glad I'm on the outside looking in, / I have heard a lot of married people talk, / And I know that marriage is a long, long walk. / To some people weddings mean romance, / But I prefer a picnic or a dance. Gus Kahn
Of all life's ceremonies, that of marriage is the most touching and beautiful. This is the long-anticipated climax of girlhood— and boyhood, too—the doorway to true maturity, the farewell to parents as protectors, the acceptance of responsibility. Amy Vanderbilt
The sight of people getting married exhilarates me; I think that they are ding a fine thing, and I admire them for it. Robertson Davies
When I said I would die a bachelor, I did not think I should live till I were married. William Shakespeare
A good marriage, if there be such, rejects the company and conditions of love. It tries to reproduce those of friendship. It is a sweet association in life, full of constancy, trust, and an infinite number of useful and solid services and mutual obligations. Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
Marriage has many pains, but celibacy has no pleasures. Samuel Johnson
What is marriage, but the most sordid of bargains, the most cold and slavish of all the forms of commerce? Thomas Love Peacock
The one charm of marriage is that it makes a life of deception absolutely necessary for both parties. Oscar Wilde
Marriage means tyranny on one side and deceit on the other. Anthony Trollope
Wedded love supplies the want of every other blessing in life; and as no condition can be truly happy without it, so none can be absolutely miserable with it. Charlotte Lennox

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