Monday, July 27, 2009


Here's a collection of nice quotes on marriage. Read on and ponder.. :-)

What counts in making a happy marriage is not so much how compatible you are but how you deal with incompatibility.

A great marriage is not when the “perfect couple” comes together, but when an imperfect couple learns to enjoy their differences. – Dave Meurer

That quiet mutual gaze if a trusting husband and wife is like the first moment of rest or refuge from a great weariness or a great danger. – George Eliot

Never go to bed mad. Stay up and fight. – Phyllis Diller

A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person. – Mignon McLaughlin

The fulfillment of marriage is that joy in which each lover’s true being is flowering because its growth is being welcomed and unconsciously encouraged by the other in the infinite series of daily decisions which is their life together. – Neville Ward

To keep the fire burning brightly, there’s one easy rule: Keep the two logs together, near enough to keep each other warm and far enough apart – about a finger’s breadth for breathing room. Good fire, good marriage, same rule.

Between a man and his wife, nothing ought to rule but love. – William Penn

When entering into a marriage one ought to ask oneself: do you believe you are going to talking with this woman up into your old age? Everything else in marriage is transitory, but most of the time you are together will be devoted to conversation. – Friedrich Nietzsche

Many marriages would be better if the husband and wife clearly understood that they’re on the same side. – Zig Ziglar

Happy marriages begin when we marry the ones we love, and they blossom when we love the ones we marry. – Tom Mullen

The bonds of matrimony are like any other bonds – they mature slowly. – Peter De Vries

Marriage must constantly fight against a monster which devours everything: routine. – Honore de Balzac

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

Even if marriages are made in heaven, they all have to be maintained on earth.

The Christian is supposed to love his neighbor, and since his wife is his nearest neighbor, she should be his deepest love. – Martin Luther

Only choose in marriage a man whom you would choose as a friend if he were a woman. – Joseph Joubert

The thing that counts most in the pursuit of happiness is choosing the right companion. Remember that successful marriage depends on two things: (1) finding the right person and (2) being the right person.

Don’t marry the person you think you can live with; marry only the individual you can’t live without. – Dr. James C. Dobson

More marriages might have survived if the couple realized that sometimes the better comes after the worse. – Doug Larson

Marriage is not just spiritual communion and passionate embraces; marriage is also three meals a day, sharing the workload and remembering to carry out the trash. – Dr. Joyce Brothers

A good marriage requires determination to be married for good.


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