Positive Marriage Quotes

Marriage is a beautiful thing. But it takes more than just two people loving each other to make a marriage work. You also need trust, honesty, and commitment which are all part of the ‘marital glue’. There are good days and bad days, ups and downs, but being there for one another is what makes for a lasting marriage. These positive marriage quotes are here to inspire you to keep on keeping on.

Whether it’s focusing on more of the ups than the downs, reminding you that there is someone who loves and appreciates you, or getting through those tough times together, we hope these quotes will bring a smile to your face and help motivate you to focus on all the good stuff in your marriage.

Marriage is a thousand little things that make up the sum of our vows. – Darlene Schacht

Enjoy every single moment. The good, the bad, the beautiful, the ugly, the inspiring, the not-so-glamorous moments. And thank God through it all. – Meghan Matt

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

Marriages are like fingerprints; each one is different and each one is beautiful. -Maggie Reyes

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

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

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

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

For a marriage to have any chance, every day at least six things should go unsaid. -Unknown

It’s not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages. -Friedrich Nietzsche

If you want an extraordinary marriage, you will have to choose it! -Justin Davis

Happiness [is] only real when shared Jon Krakauer 

To be fully seen by somebody, then, and be loved anyhow – this is a human offering that can border on miraculous.– Elizabeth Gilbert

I don’t want to be married just to be married. I can’t think of anything lonelier than spending the rest of my life with someone I can’t talk to, or worse, someone I can’t be silent with. – Mary Ann Shaffer

A marriage is a gift. It should be opened up and enjoyed. -Greg Evans

A short story is a love affair, a novel is a marriage. A short story is a photograph; a novel is a film. Lorrie Moore

To say that one waits a lifetime for his soulmate to come around is a paradox. People eventually get sick of waiting, take a chance on someone, and by the art of commitment become soulmates, which takes a lifetime to perfect. Criss Jami

People always fall in love with the most perfect aspects of each other’s personalities. Who wouldn’t? Anybody can love the most wonderful parts of another person. But that’s not the clever trick. The really clever trick is this: Can you accept the flaws? Can you look at your partner’s faults honestly and say, ‘I can work around that. I can make something out of it.’? Because the good stuff is always going to be there, and it’s always going to pretty and sparkly, but the crap underneath can ruin you. Elizabeth Gilbert 

One of the nicest things you can say to your spouse, “If I had it to do over again, I’d choose you. Again.” -Unknown

It takes effort, time, energy and commitment to maintain a successful and happy marriage. But, when you know how much it takes, loving becomes effortless.

Marriage is our last, best chance to grow up. -Joseph Barth

The first duty of love is to listen. -Paul Tillich

There is no greater happiness for a man than approaching a door at the end of a day knowing someone on the other side of that door is waiting for the sound of his footsteps. -Ronald Reagan

Marriage does not guarantee you will be together forever, it’s only paper. It takes love, respect, trust, understanding, friendship and faith in your relationship to make it last. -Unknown

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

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

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

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

The best time to love with your whole heart is always now, in this moment, because no breath beyond the current is promised. -Fawn Weaver

Love doesn’t make the world go round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile. -Franklin P. Jones

Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies. -Aristotle

You don’t marry someone you can live with — you marry someone you cannot live without. -Unknown

Every good relationship, especially marriage, is based on respect. If it’s not based on respect, nothing that appears to be good will last very long. -Amy Grant

Romance is thinking about your significant other, when you are supposed to be thinking about something else. -Nicholas Sparks

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

A true love story never ends. -Unknown

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

The best relationships are built on a foundation of love, respect, trust and understanding. If you want your relationship to last forever, it’s essential that you work hard at maintaining these qualities in the long-term. We hope you enjoyed these positive marriage quotes. Check out our quotes archive for more inspirational quotes.

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