Wedding Advice Sayings and Quotes

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

If I get married, I want to be very married. Audrey Hepburn
Make sure you never, never argue at night. You just lose a good night’s sleep, and you can’t settle anything until morning anyway. Rose Kennedy
My whole working philosophy is that the only stable happiness for mankind is that it shall live married in blessed union to woman kind—intimacy, physical and psychical, between a man and his wife. I wish to add that my state of bliss is by no means perfect. D.H. Lawrence
There is one thing I would break up over, and that is if she caught me with another woman. I won’t stand for that. Steve Martin
A successful marriage is an edifice that must be rebuilt every day. Andre Maurois
The best friend is likely to acquire the best wife, because a good marriage is based on the talent for friendship. Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
A good marriage is that in which each appoints the other the guardian of his solitude, and shows him this confidence, the greatest in his power to bestow. Rainer Maria Rilke
By all means marry. If you get a good wife, you’ll be happy. If you get a bad one, you'll become a philosopher. Socrates
Don’t marry a man to reform him—that’s what reform schools are for. Mae West
The very essence of romance is uncertainty. If I ever marry, I’ll try to forget the fact. Oscar Wilde
Marriage, if one will face the truth, is an evil, but a necessary evil. Menander
Marriages are made in heaven and consummated on earth. John Lyly
Deceive not thyself by overexpecting happiness in the married estate. . . . Remember the nightingales which sing only some months in the spring, but commonly are silent when they have hatched their eggs. Thomas Fuller
A man’s mother is his misfortune, but his wife is his fault. Walter Bagehot
If you want to know about a man you can find out an awful lot by looking at who he married. Kirk Douglas
It’s pretty easy. Just say 'I do’ whenever anyone asks you a question. Richard Curtis
Only two things are necessary to keep one’s wife happy. One is to let her think she is having her own way, and the other, to let her have it. Lyndon Baines Johnson
Twenty years of romance make a woman look like a ruin; but twenty years of marriage make her something like a public building. Oscar Wilde
O God, and the wedding! All her family and her friends / and only a handful of mine all scroungy and bearded / just wait to get at the drinks and food—. Gregory Corso
A woman seldom asks advice before she has bought her wedding clothes. Joseph Addison
Like everything which is not the involuntary result of fleeting emotion but the creation of time and will, any marriage, happy or unhappy, is infinitely more interesting than any romance, however passionate W. H. Auden
It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife Jane Austen
Love and marriage, love and marriage, / Go together like a horse and carriage, / This I tell ya, brother, / Ya can't have one without the other. Sammy Cahn
Marriage is a wonderful invention; but, then again, so is a bicycle repair kit Billy Connolly
Most marriages don't add two people together. They subtract one from the other Ian Fleming
Keep your eyes wide open before marriage, half shut afterwards. Benjamin Franklin
The problem with marriage is that it ends every night after making love, and it must be rebuilt every morning before breakfast. Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Always remember that the most important thing in a good marriage is not happiness, but stability. Gabriel Garcia Marquez
You shall be together when the white wings of death scatter your days. / Ay, you shall be together even in the silent memory of God. / But let there be spaces in your togetherness, / And let the winds of the heavens dance between you. Kahlil Gibran
I am your clay. / You are my clay. / In life we share a single quilt. / In death we will share one coffin. Guan Daosheng (Kuan Tao-sheng)