Happy Marriage Sayings and Quotes

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

The secret of a happy marriage is finding the right person. You know they're right if you love to be with them all the time. Julia Child
The secret to a happy marriage is if you can be at peace with someone within four walls, if you are content because the one you love is near to you, either upstairs or downstairs, or in the same room, and you feel that warmth that you don't find very often, then that is what love is all about. Bruce Forsyth
Ultimately, my greatest achievement is maintaining my career while sustaining a happy marriage and kids. Melina Kanakaredes
Happily ever after is not a fairy tale. It's a choice Fawn Weaver
A happy marriage is the union of two good forgivers Robert Quillen
The best time to love with your whole heart is always now, in this moment, because no breath beyond the current is promised. Fawn Weaver
The bonds of matrimony are like any other bonds they mature slowly.Peter De Vries Unknown Author
A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person. Mignon McLaughlin
Two things are owed to truthfulness lasting marriages and short friendships. Robert Brault
Ultimately the bond of all companionship, whether in marriage or in friendship, is conversation. Oscar Wilde
Happy marriages begin when we marry the ones we love, and they blossom when we love the ones we marry. Tom Mullen
The success of marriage comes not in finding the right person, but in the ability of both partners to adjust to the real person they ineveitably realize they married. John Fischer
Common courtesy plays a big role in happy marriages. People who are permanently married are polite to one another. They don't want to hurt one another's feelings, and they don't try to make the other one feel humiliated. People who are married for life are extremely kind to one another. Frank Pittman
Happy marriages are based on a deep friendship. By this I mean a mutual respect for and enjoyment of each other's company John Gottman
Happiness is only real when shared Jon Krakaue
By all means marry; if you get a good wife, you'll become happy; if you get a bad one, you'll become a philosopher. Socrates
The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother. Theodore Hesburgh
To get the full value of joy You must have someone to divide it with. Mark Twain
Commitment is making a choice to give up other choices. Scott Stanley
Marriage is one of the few institutions that allow a man to do as his wife pleases. Milton Berle
A woman might as well propose: her husband will claim she did. Edgar Watson Howe
We are told that people stay in love because of chemistry, or because they remain intrigued with each other, because of many kindnesses, because of luck. But part of it has got to be forgiveness and gratefulness. Ellen Goodman
The secret of a happy marriage remains a secret Henny Youngman
We don't love qualities, we love persons; sometimes by reason of their defects as well as of their qualities. Thomas Mann
all those "and they lived happily ever after" fairy tale endings need to be changed to "and they began the very hard work of making their marriages happy. Linda Miles
That's my prescription for a happy marriage - marry someone who doesn't do anything similar to what you do. Maxine Kumin
A happy marriage is a long conversation which always seems too short.Andr Maurois Unknown Author
The most happy marriage I can imagine to myself would be the union of a deaf man to a blind woman. Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Happiness in marriage is entirely a matter of chance. Jane Auste
In a happy marriage it is the wife who provides the climate, the husband the landscape. Gerald Brenan
A happy marriage is a long conversation that seems all too short. Andre Maurois
Marriages would be as happy if they were made by the Lord Chancellor without the parties having any choice in the matter. Samuel Johnson
Those who marry late are best pleased with their children; and those who marry early, with their partners. Samuel Johnson
If it hadn't been for my wife, I couldn't have stood married life. Don Herold
If there is such a thing as a good marriage, it is because it resembles friendship rather than love. Montaigne
It is a wise couple who continue this expression of their love into marriage and even increase it as the years past. Charlie W. Shedd
Marriage is a lottery, but you can't tear up your ticket if you lose. F.M. Knowles
Marriage is an adventure, like going to war. G.K. Chesterton
I first learned the concepts of non-violence in my marriage. Mahatma Gandhi
Where there's marriage without love, there will be love without marriage. Bathroom Readers' Institute
Almost no one is foolish enough to imagine that he automatically deserves great success in any field of activity; yet almost everyone believes that he automatically deserves success in marriage. Sydney J. Harris
In every marriage more than a week old, there are grounds for divorce. The trick is to find, and continue to find, grounds for marriage. Robert Anderson
Love is moral even without legal marriage, but marriage is immoral without love. Ellen Key
When marrying, ask yourself this question: Do you believe that you will be able to converse well with this person into your old age? Everything else in marriage is transitory. Friedrich Nietzsche
Marriage should be a duet - when one sings, the other claps. Joe Murray
Daddy was real gentle with kids. That's why I expected so much out of marriage, figuring that all men should be steady and pleasant. Loretta Lynn
If you want to read about love and marriage, you've got to buy two separate books. Alan King
Marriage may be the closest thing to Heaven or Hell any of us will know on this earth. Edwin Louis Cole
It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages. Friedrich Nietzsche
A good marriage would be between a blind wife and a deaf husband. Michel de Montaigne
A successful marriage is an edifice that must be rebuilt everyday. Andre Maurois
One advantage of marriage is that, when you fall out of love with him or he falls out of love with you, it keeps you together until you fall in again. Judith Viorst
The key to a great marriage is the quality of the habits you share together. Healthy, positive habits create an extraordinarily happy marriage. Ashley Davis Bush
The truth is that a long marriage is only that--long. It just means that two people have stayed legally bound for a lot of years--maybe joyfully, maybe miserably, or maybe both. Ashley Davis Bush
A happy marriage, however, has a certain effervescence as well as a quality of emotional sanctuary that makes your world a better place. Ashley Davis Bush
Happily coupled people are healthier and live longer. They laugh more. They experience life as sweeter, joy as deeper, and their love spills over to the world. Ashley Davis Bush
As the years go by, successful couples make them the rock-solid foundation of a happy marriage. Ashley Davis Bush
As our marriage and our family grew, my relationship with my wife grew as well. Dr. Steven Craig
Love and the ability to change go hand and hand in making a marriage that nourishes and inspires not only the couple, but all who know them. Dr. Steven Craig
Strong marriages are built on the loving things people in the present, not on the memories of the things they did in the past. Dr. Steven Craig
Focus on continually changing and growing in order to make sure you are someone your spouse would still choose today. Dr. Steven Craig
Successful couples don't escape difficult times; they change and adapt, forging a stronger relationship. Dr. Steven Craig
Every husband must love his wife as himself and every wife must respect her husband. Joanne Cleave
The husband should fulfill his marital duty to his wife, and likewise the wife to her husband. Joanne Cleave
A woman is bound to her husband as long as he lives. Joanne Cleave
Always treat your partner with the utmost respect and love, the exact same way you would want to be treated by him or her. Charla & David Bennett
That unconditional support is needed in a marriage for success and happiness. Joy Hill-Padilla
If you guard your heart and marriage from any one thing, let it be pride. Ryan & Selena Frederick
We believe a vital key to a happy marriage is to keep things simple between each other. Mark & Terri Powers
Never judge your marriage by the standards of someone else's. And pray you never want a divorce at the same time. Heather & Paul Skelton
As husband and wife, to have a happy life together, you must have confidence and respect, you must have substantial agreement in you faith. Billy Graham
The perfect marriage is a uniting of three persons--a man and a woman and God. That is what makes marriage holy. Billy Graham
Married couple should have an understanding of their spouse suffering from inherent sin, imperfection, and human weakness, so as to make allowances for falling short. Just how bad is it? Edward D. Andrews
Chains do not hold a marriage together. It is threads, hundreds of tiny threads which sew people together through the years. Simone Signoret
When wife has a good husband, it is easily seen in her face. Geothe
It is not lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages. Friedrich Nietzsche
What counts in making a happy marriage is not so much how compatible you are, but how you deal with incompatibility. Leo Tolstoy
The goal in marriage is not to think alike, but to think together. Robert C Dodds
There is nothing nobler or more admirable than when two people who see eye to eye, keep house as man and wife, confounding their enemies and delighting their friends. Homer
A great marriage is not when the 'perfect couple' come together. It is when an imperfect couple learns to enjoy their differences. Dave Meur

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