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.

Marriage is one long fit of compromise, deep and wide. Barbara Kingsolver
A happy marriage is a long conversation that always seems too short. Andre Maurois
The great secret of a successful marriage is to treat all disasters as incidents and none of the incidents as disasters. Harold Nicolson
Chains do not hold a marriage together. It is threads, hundreds of tiny threads which sew people together through the years. Simone Signoret
As soon as you say 'I do,' you'll discover that marriage is like a car. Both of you might be sitting in the front seat, but only one of you is driving. And most marriages are more like a motorcycle than a car. Somebody has to sit in the back, and you have to yell just to be heard. Wanda Sykes
Jealousy in romance is like salt in food. A little can enhance the savor, but too much can spoil the pleasure and, under certain circumstances, can be life-threatening. Maya Angelou
Marriage must constantly fight against a monster which devours everything: routine. Honoré de Balzac
In a happy marriage, it is the wife who provides the climate, the husband the landscape. Gerald Brenan
The best of all possible marriages is a seesaw in which first one, then the other partner is dominant. Dr. Joyce Brothers
Marrying a man is like buying something you’ve been admiring for a long time in a shop window. You may love it when you get it home, but it doesn’t always go with everything else in the house. Jean Kerr
Marriage is very difficult. Marriage is like a five-thousand-piece jigsaw puzzle, all sky. Cathy Ladman
In every house of marriage there's room tor an interpreter. Stanley Kunitz
In a successful marriage, there is no such thing as one's way. There is only the way of both, only the bumpy, dusty, difficult, but always mutual path! Phyllis McGinley
Marriage is three parts love and seven parts forgiveness of sins. Langdon Mitchell
A good relationship has a pattern like a dance and is built on some of the same rules. The partners do not need to hold on tightly, because they move confidently in the same pattern. Anne Morrow Lindbergh
No man and woman really know what perfect love is until they have been married a quarter of a century. Mark Twain
At American weddings, the quality of the food is inversely proportional to the social position of the bride and groom. Calvin Trillin
Marriage: A master, a mistress and two slaves, making in all, two. Ambrose Bierce
A man in love is incomplete until he is married. Then he is finished. Zsa Zsa Gabor
One should never know too precisely whom one has married. Friedrich Nietzsche
A good marriage is not 'made in heaven,' but on earth. Love is a fragile commodity which needs to be cultivated and nourished constantly. Billy Graham
The only really sound marriages are those based on mutual respect. Billy Graham
My wife often said that 'a good marriage consists of two good forgivers.' Billy Graham
Gardens don’t grow by themselves; they need to be tended and cultivated and weeded. The same is true of a marriage. Billy Graham
Before you marry, beware; for it is a hard knot to untie. Spanish Proverb
Before you marry, have a house to live in, fields to till, and vines to cut. Spanish Proverb
Before you marry, make sure you know whom you are going to divorce. Yiddish Proverb
Never get married in the morning - you never know who you might meet that night. Paul Hornung
A wedding anniversary is the celebration of love, trust, partnership, tolerance and tenacity. The order varies for any given year. Paul Sweeney
No jealousy their dawn of love overcast, / nor blasted were their wedded days with strife; / each season looked delightful as it past, / to the fond husband and the faithful wife. James Beattie