Marriage Sayings and Quotes

Life’s always a bit easier with someone else to share the journey’s ups and downs. Marriage is a partnership, and although it may feel like work at times, it comes with great rewards. Celebrate finding your soulmate with the collection of wise and insightful marriage quotes below.

God knew that children grow and mature best in a stable, loving family, and this was one reason He gave marriage to us. Billy Graham
Happiness in marriage is entirely a matter of chance. Jane Austen
From this day you must be a stranger to one of your parents.— Your mother will never see you again if you do not marry Mr. Collins and I will never see you again if you do, Jane Austen
A woman dictates before marriage in order that she may have an appetite for submission afterwards George Eliot
I do not consider, as it is so often stated, that the great object of marriage is to produce children; marriage has higher humanitarian objects. Dr. Elizabeth Blackwell
When a girl marries, she exchanges the attentions of many men for the inattention of one. Helen Rowland
Marriage always demands the greatest understanding of the art of insincerity possible between two human beings. Vicky Baum
Wife and servant are the same. But only differ in the name. Lady Mary Chudlay
No man is in love when he marries. There is something in the formalities of the matrimonial preparation that drive away all the little cupidons. Fanny Burney
A woman, let her be good as she may, has got to put up with the life her husband makes for her. George Eliot
Marriage is the one subject on which woman agree and all me disagree. Oscar Wilde
With the abolition of private property, marriage in its present form must disappear. Oscar Wilde
The proper basis for marriage is mutual understanding. Oscar Wilde
When a woman marries again, it is because she detested her first husband. When a man marries again, it is because he adored his first wife. Women try their luck; men risk theirs. Oscar Wilde
Marriage has no guarantees. If that's what you're looking for, go live with the car battery. Erma Bombeck
I love being married. It's so great to find that one special person you want to annoy for the rest of your life. Rita Rudner
Men marry women with the hope that they will never change. Women marry man with the hope that they will change. Invariably they are both disappointed. Albert Einstein
A good marriage would be between a blind wife and a deaf husband. Michel de Montaigne
There is something more exasperating than a wife who can cook and won't, and that's a wife who can't cook and will. Robert Frost
A good marriage is one which allows for change and growth in the individuals and the way they express their love. Pearl S. Buck
Some people claim that marriage interferes with romance. There's no doubt about it. Anytime you have a romance, your wife is bound to interfere. Groucho Marx
Love: A temporary insanity curable by marriage. Ambrose Bierce
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
Marriage is like putting your hand into a bag of snakes in the hope of pulling out an eel. Leonardo da Vinci
The problem with marriage is that it ends every night after making love, and it must be rebuilt every morning before breakfast. Gabriel García Márquez
A journey is like marriage. The certain way to be wrong is to think you control it. John Steinbeck
I have always considered marriage as the most interesting event of one's life. The foundation of happiness or misery. George Washington
Before marriage, a girl has to make love to a man to hold him. After marriage, she has to hold him to make love to him. Marilyn Monroe
Marriage is like life, it is a field of battle, not a bed of roses. Robert Louis Stevenson
Marriage is like a bank account. You put in it, you take it out. You lose interest. Irwin Corey