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45 Quotes About Love and Marriage

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Whether your wedding is coming up, or you’re celebrating your 40th year together, here are some oh so romantic quotes.

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

Love and marriage, love and marriage, go together like a horse and carriage. This I tell ya, brother, you can’t have one without the other.Frank Sinatra

You are my best friend as well as my lover, and I do not know which side of you I enjoy the most. I treasure each side, just as I have treasured our life together.Nicholas Sparks

A lady’s imagination is very rapid; it jumps from admiration to love, from love to matrimony in a moment.Jane Austen

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

We are told that people stay in love because of chemistry, or because they remain intrigued with each other, because of many kindnesses, because of luck. But part of it has got to be forgiveness and gratefulness.Ellen Goodman

What greater thing is there for two human souls that to feel that they are joined… to strengthen each other… to be at one with each other in silent unspeakable memories.George Eliot

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

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

The problem with marriage is that it ends every night after making love, and it must be rebuilt every morning before breakfast.Gabriel Garcí­a Márquez

You’re the only thing I know like the back of my hand.Unknown

To fall in love is easy, even to remain in it is not difficult; our human loneliness is cause enough. But it is a hard quest worth making to find a comrade through whose steady presence one becomes steadily the person one desires to be.Anna Louise Strong

Love is often the fruit of marriage.Moliere

I love being married. It’s so great to find one special person you want to annoy for the rest of your life.Rita Rudner

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

To keep your marriage brimming, With love in the loving cup, Whenever you’re wrong, admit it; Whenever you’re right, shut up.Ogden Nash

Love, n. A temporary insanity curable by marriage.Ambrose Bierce

Blessed is the influence of one true, loving human soul on another.George Eliot

No relationship is perfect, ever. There are always some ways you have to bend, to compromise, to give something up in order to gain something greater…The love we have for each other is bigger than these small differences. And that’s the key. It’s like a big pie chart, and the love in a relationship has to be the biggest piece. Love can make up for a lot.Sarah Dessen

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

We come to love not by finding a perfect person, but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly.Sam Keen

A man in love is incomplete until he has married. Then he’s finished.Zsa Zsa Gabor

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

Where there’s marriage without love, there will be love without marriage.Benjamin Franklin

Love is not affectionate feeling, but a steady wish for the loved person’s ultimate good as far as it can be obtained.C.S. Lewis

To witness two lovers is a spectacle for the gods.Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

In love the paradox occurs that two beings become one and yet remain two.Erich Fromm

You are the answer to every prayer I’ve offered. You are a song, a dream, a whisper, and I don’t know how I could have lived without you for as long as I have.Nicholas Sparks

When you love someone all your saved up wishes start coming out.Elizabeth Bowen

William Blake It Is Infinite

Love means to commit yourself without guarantee.Anne Campbell

Right now we are here, and nothing can mar our perfection, or steal the joy of this perfect moment.Audrey Niffenegger

If there is such a thing as a good marriage, it is because it resembles friendship rather than love.Michel de Montaigne

It is possible to be in love with you just because of who you are.Maggie Stiefvater

Love is moral even without legal marriage, but marriage is immoral without love.Ellen Key

You know it’s never fifty-fifty in a marriage. It’s always seventy-thirty, or sixty-forty. Someone falls in love first. Someone puts someone else up on a pedestal. Someone works very hard to keep things rolling smoothly; someone else sails along for the ride.Jodi Picoult, Mercy

Getting divorced just because you don’t love a man is almost as silly as getting married just because you do.Zsa Zsa Gabor

Love is needing someone. Love is putting up with someone’s bad qualities because they somehow complete you.Sarah Dessen

Love is an act of endless forgiveness, a tender look which becomes a habit.Peter Ustinov

The highest function of love is that it makes the loved one a unique and irreplaceable being.Tom Robbins

Each moment of a happy lover’s hour is worth an age of dull and common life.Aphra Behn

Being with you never felt wrong. It’s the one thing I did right. You’re the one thing I did right.Becca Fitzpatrick

Sometimes it’s hard to be a woman giving all your love to just one man.Tammy Wynette

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