10 Thought Provoking Quotes About Marriage

10 Thought Provoking Quotes About Marriage

Here are ten quotes about marriage that provide insight into what marriage should be:

“When you give each other everything, it becomes an even trade. Each wins all.”

Lois McMaster Bujold

“In the true married relationship, the independence of husband and wife will be equal, their dependence mutual, and their obligations reciprocal.”

Lucretia Mott

“A good marriage is one which allows for change and growth in the individuals and in the way they express their love. ”

Pearl S. Buck

“I think of how each person in a marriage owes it to the other to find individual happiness, even in a shared life. That this is the only way to grow together, instead of apart.”

Emily Giffin

“There is nothing more admirable than when two people who see eye to eye keep house as man and wife, confounding their enemies and delighting their friends.”

Homer

“To keep your marriage brimming, with love in the wedding cup, whenever you’re wrong, admit it; whenever you’re right, shut up.”

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Ogden Nash

“What greater thing is there for two human souls, than to feel that they are joined for life–to strengthen each other in all labor, to rest on each other in all sorrow, to minister to each other in all pain, to be one with each other in silent unspeakable memories at the moment of the last parting?”

George Eliot

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

Dave Meurer

“You can measure the happiness of a marriage by the number of scars that each partner carries on their tongues, earned from years of biting back angry words.”

Elizabeth Gilbert

“It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages.”

Friedrich Nietzsche