170+ Marriage Quotes to Celebrate Your Love

Marriage is a journey filled with ups and downs, but spending every day with the person you love makes this journey worthwhile. Each day is just another chance to have incredible memories with your spouse. Inspirational marriage quotes can help you celebrate your lifelong commitment to each other and keep the flame of romantic love alive.

Regardless of how you define it, love can often be hard to express or put into words, whether you’re looking for engagement quotes or being in love quotes. Let famous quotes about love capture what’s so special about a deep and meaningful connection.

Marriage Quotes

Because of you, I laugh a little harder, cry a little less, and smile a lot more. – Unknown

To be fully seen by somebody, then, and be loved anyhow-this is a human offering that can border on miraculous. – Elizabeth Gilbert, Committed: A Skeptic Makes Peace with Marriage

Where there is love there is life. – Mahatma Gandhi

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

For the two of us, home isn’t a place. It is a person. And we are finally home. – Stephanie Perkins

People are weird. When we find someone with weirdness that is compatible with ours, we team up and call it love. – Dr. Seuss

If I get married, I want to be very married. – Audrey Hepburn

Marriage is not a noun; it’s a verb. It isn’t something you get. It’s something you do. It’s the way you love your partner every day. – Barbara De Angelis

It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages. – Friedrich Nietzsche

You know you’re in love when you can’t fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams. – Dr. Seuss

Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination full of hope. – Maya Angelou

Forever is a long time, but I wouldn’t mind spending it by your side. – Unknown

I am nothing special, of this I am sure. I am a common man with common thoughts and I’ve led a common life. There are no monuments dedicated to me and my name will soon be forgotten, but I’ve loved another with all my heart and soul, and to me, this has always been enough. – Nicholas Sparks, The Notebook

If I had a flower for every time thought of you… I could walk through my garden forever. – Alfred Tennyson

Wedding is destiny, and hanging likewise. – John Heywood

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For it was not into my ear you whispered, but into my heart. It was not my lips you kissed, but my soul. – Judy Garland

Many people spend more time in planning the wedding than they do in planning the marriage. – Zig Ziglar

Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage. – Lao Tzu

Don’t ever stop dating your wife and don’t ever stop flirting with your husband. – Unknown

Marriage stands the test of times when both you and your spouse work towards making things better. And we are tested the most when we face adversities. If you can sail through the adversities as one, as a team, then you have won half the battle. – Unknown

Marriage, to women as to men, must be a luxury, not a necessity; an incident of life, not all of it. – Susan B. Anthony

We’re all a little weird. And life is a little weird. And when we find someone whose weirdness is compatible with ours, we join up with them and fall into mutually satisfying weirdness-and call it love-true love. – Robert Fulghum, True Love

Love is like a beautiful flower which I may not touch, but whose fragrance makes the garden a place of delight just the same. – Helen Keller

What greater thing is there for two human souls, than to feel that they are joined for life-to strength each other in all labor, to rest on each other in all sorrow, to minister to each other in silent unspeakable memories at the moment of the last parting? – George Eliot

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

I just want you to know, that when I picture myself happy, it’s with you. – Unknown

In case you ever foolishly forget: I am never not thinking of you. – Virginia Woolf

We loved with a love that was more than love. – Edgar Allan Poe

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Every heart sings a song, incomplete, until another heart whispers back. Those who wish to sing always find a song. At the touch of a lover, everyone becomes a poet. – Plato

When you realize you want to spend the rest of your life with somebody, you want the rest of your life to start as soon as possible. – When Harry Met Sally

I’m selfish, impatient and a little insecure. I make mistakes, I am out of control and at times hard to handle. But if you can’t handle me at my worst, then you sure as hell don’t deserve me at my best. – Marilyn Monroe

A great marriage is not when the ‘perfect couple’ comes together. It is when an imperfect couple learns to enjoy their differences. – Dave Meurer

In all the world, there is no heart for me like yours. In all the world, there is no love for you like mine. – Maya Angelou

A perfect marriage is just two imperfect people who refuse to give up on each other. – Unknown

To love is nothing. To be loved is something. But to be loved by the person you love is everything. – Unknown

May this marriage be full of laughter, our every day in paradise. – Rumi

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To get the full value of joy you must have someone to divide it with. – Mark Twain

Love doesn’t just sit there, like a stone, it has to be made, like bread; remade all the time, made new. – Ursula K. Le Guin, The Lathe of Heaven

Let there be spaces in your togetherness, And let the winds of the heavens dance between you. Love one another but make not a bond of love: Let it be rather a moving sea between the shores of your souls. – Kahlil Gibran, The Prophet

What is Love? I have met in the streets a very poor young man who was in love. His hat was old, his coat worn, the water passed through his shoes and the stars through his soul. – Victor Hugo

Romantic Marriage Quotes

When I saw you I fell in love, and you smiled because you knew. – Arrigo Boito

Love grows more tremendously full, swift, poignant, as the years multiply. – Zane Grey

In a sea of people, my eyes will always search for you. – Unknown

Our anniversary is just a momentary celebration, but our marriage is a timeless one. – Unknown

I’m in love with you, and I’m not in the business of denying myself the simple pleasure of saying true things. – John Green

Who, being loved, is poor? – Oscar Wilde

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Marriage, ultimately, is the practice of becoming passionate friends. – Harville Hendrix

A good marriage is the union of two good forgivers. – Ruth Bell Graham

A good marriage is a contest of generosity. – Diane Sawyer

Marriage is like watching the color of leaves in the fall; ever changing and more stunningly beautiful with each passing day. – Fawn Weaver

There is no more lovely, friendly, and charming relationship, communion or company than a good marriage. – Martin Luther

There is no remedy for love but to love more. – Henry David Thoreau

Love at first sight is easy to understand; it’s when two people have been looking at each other for a lifetime that it becomes a miracle. – Sam Levenson

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

A happy marriage is a long conversation which always seems too short. – Andre Marois

One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life: That word is love. – Sophocles

The greatest marriages are built on teamwork. A mutual respect, a healthy dose of admiration, and a never-ending portion of love and grace. – Fawn Weaver

I would find you in any lifetime. – Kanye West

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A great marriage isn’t something that just happens; it’s something that must be created. – Fawn Weaver

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

Happy is the man who finds a true friend, and far happier is he who finds that true friend in his wife. – Franz Schubert

I would rather share one lifetime with you than face all the ages of this world alone. – J. R. R. Tolkien

Once upon a time there was a boy who loved a girl, and her laughter was a question he wanted to spend his whole life answering. – Nicole Krauss, The History of Love

The minute I heard my first love story I started looking for you, not knowing how blind that was. Lovers don’t finally meet somewhere. They’re in each other all along. – Rumi

The heart has its reasons which reason knows not. – Blaise Pascal

Nothing takes the taste out of peanut butter quite like unrequited love. – Charles M. Schulz

Trust your heart if the seas catch fire, live by love though the stars walk backward. – E.E. Cummings

This is what we call love. When you are loved, you can do anything in creation. When you are loved, there’s no need at all to understand what’s happening, because everything happens within you. – Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist

I’m much more me when I’m with you. – Unknown

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I saw that you were perfect, and so I loved you. Then I saw that you were not perfect and I loved you even more. – Angelita Lim

It’s so great to find that one special person you want to annoy for the rest of your life. – Rita Rudner

Marriage is not just spiritual communion, it is also remembering to take out the trash. – Joyce Brothers

The best love is the kind that awakens the soul; that makes us reach for more, that plants the fire in our hearts and brings peace to our minds. That’s what I hope to give you forever. – Nicholas Sparks

It’s amazing how one day someone walks into your life, and you cannot remember how you ever lived without them. – Unknown

Inspirational Marriage Quotes

When you trip over love, it is easy to get up. But when you fall in love, it is impossible to stand again. – Albert Einstein

Romance is the glamor which turns the dust of everyday life into a golden haze. – Elinor Glyn

Love has nothing to do with what you are expecting to get-only with what you are expecting to give-which is everything. – Katharine Hepburn, Me: Stories of My Life

When we are in love, we open to all that life has to offer with passion, excitement, and acceptance. – John Lennon

The highest happiness on earth is the happiness of marriage. – William Lyon Phelps

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Only one is a wanderer; two together are always going somewhere. – Vertigo

Grow old along with me; the best is yet to be. – Robert Browning

I love your feet because they have wandered over the earth and through the wind and water until they brought you to me. – Pablo Neruda

I don’t want the heavens or the shooting stars. I don’t want gemstones or gold. I have those things already. I want… a steady hand. A kind soul. – Shana Abe

Never love anyone who treats you like you’re ordinary. – Oscar Wilde

Some people ask the secret of our long marriage. We take time to go to a restaurant two times a week. A little candlelight, dinner, soft music and dancing. She goes Tuesdays, I go Fridays. – Henny Youngman

A wedding band is the smallest handcuff ever made, I’m glad I chose my cellmate wisely. – Unknown

A marriage anniversary is the celebration of love, trust, partnership, tolerance and tenacity. The order varies for any given year. – Unknown

Doubt thou the stars are fire; Doubt that the sun doth move; Doubt truth to be a liar; But never doubt I love. – William Shakespeare

They say a person needs just three things to be truly happy in this world: someone to love, something to do, and something to hope for. – Tom Bodett

I think long-lasting, healthy relationships are more important than the idea of marriage. At the root of every successful marriage is a strong partnership. – Carson Daly

I’ll love you even when you’re old and wrinkly. – Anonymous

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Marriage is the most natural state of man, and the state in which you will find solid happiness. – Benjamin Frank

Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing and rightdoing there is a field. I’ll meet you there. When the soul lies down in that grass the world is too full to talk about. – Rumi

Love does not consist of gazing at each other, but in looking outward together in the same direction. – Antoine de Saint-Exupery, Airman’s Odyssey

The real act of marriage takes place in the heart, not in the ballroom or church or synagogue. It’s a choice you make-not just on your wedding day, but over and over again-and that choice is reflected in the way you treat your husband or wife. – Barbara de Angelis

To love and be loved is to feel the sun from both sides. – David Viscott

We can do no great things; only small things with great love. – Mother Teresa

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Love doesn’t make the world go round; love is what makes the ride worthwhile. – Elizabeth Browning

Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own. – Robert Heinlein

When someone else’s happiness is your happiness, that is love. – Lana Del Ray

A good marriage is like a casserole-only those responsible for it really knows what goes in it. – Unknown

For marriage to be a success, every woman and every man should have her and his own bathroom. The end. – Catherine Zeta-Jones

Hear my soul speak. Of the very instant that I saw you, did my heart fly at your service. – William Shakespeare

Marriages, like a garden, take time to grow. But the harvest is rich unto those who patiently and tenderly care for the ground. – Darlene Schacht

Love those who love you. – Voltaire

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In dreams and in love there are no impossibilities. – Janos Arnay

The bride and groom-May their joys be as bright as the morning, and their sorrows but shadows that fade in the sunlight of love. – Minna Thomas Antrim, A Book of Toasts

I love thee to the depth and breadth and height my soul can reach. – Elizabeth Browning

Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind. – William Shakespeare

The difference between an ordinary marriage and an extraordinary marriage is in giving just a little extra every day, as often as possible, for as long as we both shall live. – Fawn Weaver

The highest happiness on earth is marriage. – William Lyon Phelps

Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same. – Emily Bronte

Come, let’s be a comfortable couple and take care of each other! How glad we shall be, that we have somebody we are fond of always, to talk to and sit with. – Charles Dickens

growing marriage quotes

Think not because you are now wed, that all your courtship’s at an end. – Antonio Hurtado de Mendoza

Happiness is anyone and anything at all, that’s loved by you. – You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown

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

Real love stories never have endings. – Richard Bach

All that you are is all that I’ll ever need. – Ed Sheeran

The best thing to hold onto in life is each other. – Audrey Hepburn

If I know what love is, it is because of you. – Herman Hesse

All, everything that I understand, I understand only because I love. – Leo Tolstoy, War and Peace

What we have once enjoyed we can never lose. All that we love deeply becomes a part of us. – Helen Keller

And think not that you can direct the course of love, for love, if it finds you worthy, directs your course. – Khalil Gibran, The Prophet

Life is a journey, and love is what makes that journey worthwhile. – Unknown

Loved you yesterday, love you still, always have, always will. – Unknown

In you, I’ve found the love of my life and my closest, truest friend. – Unknown

I love you – I am at rest with you – I have come home. – Dorothy L. Sayers

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You are my today and all of my tomorrows. – Lee Christopher

Tell me who admires you and loves you, and I will tell you who you are. – Charles Augustin Sainte-Beuve

Love must be as much a light, as it is a flame. – Henry David Thoreau

I love you not only for what you are, but for what I am when I am with you. I love you not only for what you have made of yourself, but for what you are making of me. – Roy Croft

Love is like a friendship caught on fire. In the beginning a flame, very pretty, often hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. As love grows older, our hearts mature and our love becomes as coals, deep-burning and unquenchable. – Bruce Lee

You are the finest, loveliest, tenderest, and most beautiful person I have ever known and even that is an understatement. – F. Scott Fitzgerald

Love is friendship that has caught fire. It is quiet understanding, mutual confidence, sharing and forgiving. It is loyalty through good and bad times. It settles for less than perfection and makes allowances for human weaknesses. – Ann Landers

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If you live to be a hundred, I want to live to be a hundred minus one day so I never have to live without you. – A. A. Milne

‘Cause all of me loves all of you, loves your curves and all your edges, all your perfect imperfections. Give your all to me, I’ll give my all to you. You’re my end and my beginning, even when I lose I’m winning. – John Legend

You don’t love someone for their looks, or their clothes or for their fancy car, but because they sing a song only you can hear. – Oscar Wilde

In vain I have struggled. It will not do. My feelings will not be repressed. You must allow me to tell you how ardently I admire and love you. – Fitzwilliam Darcy, Pride and Prejudice

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Love me when I least deserve it, because that’s when I really need it. – Swedish proverb

Love is a temporary madness. It erupts like volcanoes and then subsides. And when it subsides, you have a to make a decision. You have to work out whether your roots have so entwined together that it is inconceivable that you should ever part. – Louis de Bernieres, Captain Corelli’s Mandolin

Any man who can drive safely while kissing a pretty girl is simply not giving the kiss the attention it deserves. – Albert Einstein

Chains do not hold a marriage together. It is threads, hundreds of tiny threads, which sew people together through the years. – Simone Signoret

Love insists the loved loves back. – Dante Alighieri

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My most brilliant achievement was my ability to be able to persuade my wife to marry me. – Winston Churchill

There is never a time or place for true love. It happens accidentally, in a heartbeat, in a single flashing, throbbing moment. – Sarah Dessen, The Truth About Forever

If all else perished and he remained, I should still continue to be; and if all else remained, and he were annihilated, the universe would turn to a mighty stranger. – Emily Bronte, Wuthering Heights

Love is a smoke made with the fume of sighs. – William Shakespeare

You don’t love someone because they’re perfect; you love them in spite of the fact that they’re not. – Jodi Picoult

Love is a joint experience between two persons-but the fact that it is a joint experience does not mean that it is a similar experience to the two people involved. – Carson McCullers, Ballad of the Sad Cafe and Other Stories

If you love a flower, don’t pick it up. Because if you pick it up, it dies and it ceases to be what you love. So if you love a flower, let it be. Love is not about possession. It is about appreciation. – Osho

I wish there was a word more than ‘love’ itself to convey what I feel for you. – Faraaz Kazi

Forever is a measure of time used by people who share an ordinary love. Our extraordinary love is immeasurable… for us, forever just won’t do. – Steve Maraboli

The couples that are ‘meant to be’ are the ones who go through everything that is meant to tear them apart and come out even stronger than they were before. – Unknown

I love you, and I will love you until I die, and if there’s a life after that, I’ll love you then. – Cassandra Clare

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Ah me! love cannot be cured by herbs. – Ovid

One is very crazy when in love. – Sigmund Freud

Love is a friendship set to music. – Joseph Campbell

You know you are in love when the two of you can go grocery shopping together. – Woody Harrelson

Love is not about how many days, months, or years you have been together. Love is about how much you love each other every single day. – Unknown

As we grow older together, As we continue to change with age, There is one thing that will never change … I will always keep falling in love with you. – Karen Clodfelder

I never loved you any more than I do, right this second. And I’ll never love you any less than I do, right this second. – Kami Garcia

Immature love says: ‘I love you because I need you.’ Mature love says ‘I need you because I love you.’ – Erich Fromm

Love is of all passions the strongest, for it attacks simultaneously the head, the heart and the senses. – Lao Tzu

Lots of people want to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down. – Oprah Winfrey

Life without love is like a tree without blossoms or fruit. – Khalil Gibran

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Absence diminishes small loves and increases great ones, as the wind blows out the candle and fans the bonfire. – Francois de La Rochefoucauld

A marriage doesn’t have to be perfect, but you can be perfect for each other. – Jessica Simpson

Success in marriage does not come merely through finding the right mate, but through being the right mate. – Barnette R. Brickner

Better than I was, more than I am. And all this happened by taking your hand. – Unknown

Meeting you was fate, becoming your friend was a choice, but falling in love with you I had no control over. – Unknown

I swear when our lips touch, I can taste the next sixty years of my life. – Unknown

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