The 40 most romantic quotes about marriage

Many wise and beautiful things have been said about marriage over the years. Enjoy these romantic quotes about marriage that are truly marriage-positive. Quotes about marriage are great for anniversaries, wedding toasts, or ever-day surprises. Try copying one on a nice piece of paper and leaving it in your spouse’s car!

“Marriage: Love is the reason. Lifelong friendship is the gift. Kindness is the cause. Til’ death do us part is the length.” -Fawn Weaver

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

“To find someone who will love you for no reason, and to shower that person with reasons, that is the ultimate happiness.” -Robert Brault

“A great spouse loves you exactly as you are. An extraordinary spouse helps you grow; inspires you to be, do and give your very best.” -Fawn Weaver

“Love doesn’t make the world go round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile.” -Unknown quotes about marriage

“Where there is love, there is life.” -Mahatma Gandhi

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

“Marriage is a commitment- a decision to do, all through life, that which will express your love for one’s spouse.” -Herman H. Kieval

“A fool in love makes no sense to me. I only think you are a fool if you do not love.” -Unknown quotes about marriage

“In the arithmetic of love, one plus one equals everything and two minus one equals nothing.” -Mignon McLaughlin

“Love is a partnership of two unique people who bring out the very best in each other, and who know that even though they are wonderful as individuals, they are even better together.” -Barbara Cage

“You meet thousands of people and none of them really touch you, and then you meet one person and your life is changed forever.” – Jamie Randall (from the movie, Love and Other Drugs)

“Love is always bestowed as a gift -freely, willingly, and without expectation. We don’t love to be loved, we love to love.” -Leo Buscagalia

“Keep the fire lit in your marriage and your life will be filled with warmth.” -Fawn Weaver

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“You don’t marry one person; you marry three: the person you think they are, the person they are, and the person they are going to become as a result of being married to you.” -Richard Needham

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“One day, in your search for happiness, you discover a partner by your side, and you realize that your happiness has come to help you search.” -Robert Brault

“Love is the master key that opens the gates of happiness.” -Oliver Wendell Holmes

“A happy marriage doesn’t mean you have a perfect spouse or a perfect marriage. It simply means you’ve chosen to look beyond the imperfections in both.” -Fawn Weaver

“There are a hundred paths through the world that are easier than loving. But who wants easier?” -Mary Oliver

“In the opinion of the world, marriage ends all, as it does in a comedy. The truth is precisely the opposite: it begins all.” -Anne S Swetchine

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

“A marriage is not a noun; it’s a verb. It isn’t something you get. It’s the way you love your partner everyday.” -Barbara De Angelis

“Was it love at first sight? It wasn’t then – but it sure is now.” -Ann Meara (comedian Ben Stiller’s mom), married 58 years

“No one has ever measured (not even poets) how much love the heart can hold.” -Zelda Fitzgerald

“Love is a flower which turns into fruit at marriage.” -Traditional Finnish quotes about marriage

“If it’s important to her, then it’s important to me.” -Greg Provance

”…Your gift to me is uninsurable. No appraiser can put a value on it… It’s like fruit of the month or a lifetime subscription – a perpetual-motion happiness machine. It starts off fresh and brand new every day, shining up my whole world…” -Ronald Reagan – in a letter to his wife Nancy

“Marriage: If you want something to last forever, you treat it differently. You shield it and protect it. You never abuse it. You don’t expose it to the elements. You don’t make it common or ordinary. If it ever becomes tarnished, you lovingly polish it until it gleams like new. It becomes special because you have made it so, and it grows more beautiful and precious as time goes by.” – F. Burton Howard

“Love like there’s no tomorrow, and if tomorrow comes, love again.” -Max Lucado

“Motto for the bride and groom: We are a work in progress with a lifetime contract.” -Phyllis Koss

“What I love most about my home is who I share it with.” -Unknown quotes about marriage

“A happy marriage is a long conversation which always seems too short.” -Andre Maurois

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“A long marriage is two people trying to dance a duet and two solos at the same time.” -Anne Taylor Flemming

“The more you invest in a marriage, the more valuable it becomes.” – Amy Grant

“We waste time looking for the perfect lover, instead of creating the perfect love.” -Tom Robbins

“New love is the brightest and long love is the greatest. But revived love is the tenderest thing known on earth.” -Thomas Hardy

“It’s the little things that keep us together. Those little things will make me love you forever.” -Sonia Schaad

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Wise quotes about marriage will last you a lifetime.

“Love is given to us as a time, but to keep it always, we must make it a place.” -Robert Brault

“Love is patient. Love is kind. Love does not envy. Love does not boast. Love is not proud. Love is not rude. Love is not self-seeking. Love is not easily angered. Love keeps no record of wrongs. Love does not delight in evil. Love rejoices with the truth. Love always protects. Love always trusts. Love always hopes. Love always perseveres. Love never fails.” -1 Corinthians 13: 4-8

“Any home can be a castle when the king and queen are in love.” -Unknown quotes about marriage

“If you want to know where your heart is, look to where your mind goes when it wanders.” -Unknown quotes about marriage

“There is no such thing as a perfect man or a perfect marriage. But the one I have is perfect for me.” -Fawn Weaver