Marriage Quotes

The following are some handpicked love and marriage quotes for weddings, which you may incorporate in your wedding ceremony, your wedding invitations or simply jot down, and give it to that special person in your life.


The more you invest in a marriage, the more valuable it becomes.
~Amy Grant


In marriage, each partner is to be an encourager rather than a critic, a forgiver rather than a collector of hurts, an enabler rather than a reformer.
~H. Norman Wright and Gary J. Oliver


Keep your eyes wide open before marriage, half shut afterwards.
~Benjamin Franklin


A portion of your soul has been entwined with mine. A gentle kind of togetherness, while separate we stand. As two trees deeply rooted in separate plots of ground, while their topmost branches come together, forming a miracle of lace against the heavens.
~Janet Miles


The kind of marriage you make depends upon the kind of person you are. If you are a happy, well-adjusted person, the chances are your marriage will be a happy one. If you have made adjustments so far with more satisfaction than distress, you are likely to make your marriage and family adjustments satisfactorily. If you are discontented and bitter about your lot in life, you will have to change before you can expect to live happily ever after.
~Evelyn Duvall and Reuben Hill


Lovers don’t finally meet somewhere. They’re in each other all along.
~Rumi


The quality of love and the duration of a relationship are in direct proportion to the depth of the commitment by both people to making the relationship successful. Commit yourself wholeheartedly and unconditionally to the most important people in your life.
~Brian Tracy


I love you, for putting your hand into my heart and passing over all the foolish, weak things that you can’t help dimly seeing there, and for drawing out into the light all the beautiful belongings that no one else had looked quite so far enough to find
~Roy Croft


I love you without knowing how, or when, or from where, I love you simply, without problems or pride: I love you in this way because I don’t know any other way of loving but this, in which there is no I or you, so intimate that your hand upon my chest is my hand, so intimate that when I fall asleep it is your eyes that close.

~Pablo Neruda


Love is life. And if you miss love, you miss life.
~Leo Buscaglia


Life without love is like a tree without blossom and fruit.

~Kahlil Gibran


May my heart be your shelter, and my arms be your home

~Marianne Williamson


You come to love not by finding the perfect person, but by seeing an imperfect person perfectly.

~Sam Keen


An act of love that fails is just as much a part of the divine life as a act of love that succeeds, for love is measured by fullness, not by reception

~Harold Loukes


Love is a gift of one’s inner most soul to another so both can be whole

~Tea Rose


To love someone is to see a miracle invisible to others.

~Francois Mauriac


Love received and love given comprise the best form of therapy.

~Gordon William Allport


Love enables you to put your deepest feelings and fears in the palm of you partner’s hand, knowing they will be handled with care.

~Carl S. Avery


Love is not something you feel. It’s something you do.

~David Wilkerson


The only love worthy of a name is unconditional.
~John Powell


Love has nothing to do with what you are expecting to get – only with what you are expecting to give – which is everything.

~Katherine Hepburn


Love is the only thing you get more of by giving it away.

~Tom Wilson


There is no difficulty that enough love will not conquer, no disease that enough love will not heal, no door that enough love will not bridge, no wall that enough love will not throw down, no sin that enough love will not redeem… It makes no difference how deeply seated may be the trouble, how hopeless the outlook, how muddled the tangle, how great the mistake. A sufficient realization of love will dissolve it all. If only you could love enough, you could be the happiest and most powerful being in the world…

~Emmet Fox


Marriage is love personified.

~Phoenix Flame


One should believe in marriage as in the immortality of the soul.

~Honore deBalzac


Married couples who love each other tell each other a thousand things without talking.

~Chinese proverb


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

~Martin Luther


Marriage is the perfection of what love aimed at, ignorant of what it sought.

~Emerson


When you make a sacrifice in marriage, you’re sacrificing not to each other but to unity in a relationship.

~Joseph Campbell