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The 25 Best Marriage Quotes

Updated on April 22, 2015

Marraige Quotes to Make You Smile

Being married can be a struggle, and some days it feels like you a running on a hamster wheel. There are days when you just need to hold on and ride the waves.

I love reading good quotes when I am feeling overwhelmed they always cheer me up. So here are 25 marriage quotes sure to make you smile.

1. 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

2. 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

3. For two people in a marriage to live together day after day is unquestionably the one miracle the Vatican has overlooked. -Bill Cosby

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

5. A good marriage would be between a blind wife and a deaf husband. -Michel de Montaigne

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

7. It is sometimes essential for a husband and a wife to quarrel - they get to know each other better. -Goethe

8. There is so little difference between husbands you might as well keep the first.- Adela Rogers St. John

9. No matter how happily a woman may be married, it always pleases her to discover that there is a nice man who wishes she were not.- H. L. Mencken

10. Before marriage, a man will lie awake all night thinking about something you said; after marriage, he'll fall asleep before you finish saying it.- Unknown

11. My wife and I have the secret to making a marriage last. Two times a week, we go to a nice restaurant, a little wine, good food..... She goes Tuesdays, I go Fridays. - Henry Youngman

12. In a time when nothing is more certain than change, the commitment of two people to one another has become difficult and rare. Yet, by its scarcity, the beauty and value of this exchange have only been enhanced.- Robert Sexton

13. We have the greatest pre-nuptial agreement in the world. It's called love.- Gene Perret

14. To avoid mistakes and regrets, always consult your wife before engaging in a flirtation.- E.W. Howe

15. Why does a woman work ten years to change a man's habits and then complain that he's not the man she married?- Barbra Streisand

16. The problem with marriage is that it ends every night after making love, and it must be rebuilt every morning before breakfast.- Gabriel Garcia Marquez

17. When a man opens the car door for his wife, it's either a new car or a new wife. -Prince Philip

18. After marriage, husband and wife become two sides of a coin; they just can't face each other, but still they stay together. -Hemant Joshi

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

20. The secret of a happy marriage remains a secret. -Henny Youngman

21. A good wife always forgives her husband when she's wrong. -Rodney Dangerfield

22. My husband and I have never considered divorce... murder sometimes, but never divorce. -Joyce Brothers

23. 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

24. Behind every great man there is a surprised woman. -Maryon Pearson

25. The man who says his wife can't take a joke, forgets that she took him. -Oscar Wilde


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      ashiraf kassim 3 years ago

      some times u can gt farstrated wn it comes to loving some one bt by the moment u decide to be up wth someone at times it means u h acceped all the short comings in ur relationship thus gatt t knw the in ad ours of ur partner therefore basing on the above ts bter t fst knw wch persn u going wth.......for more advice find mi at

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      Joan 4 years ago from Denmark

      Nice :)

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      Emily Nemchick 4 years ago from Phoenix, AZ

      These made me laugh. Great hub!

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      isaac kiyimba 4 years ago

      this is wonderful, am going to print it and have a copy taken to my wife, am sure she will laugh till no sound comes from her. next time we start our usual thing (disagreements and quarrels) we shall remember and fall in love again. thanks.

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      JUDITH OKECH 4 years ago from NAIROBI - KENYA

      Funny but quite encouraging to know that there are people out there who do not consider divorce no matter what.

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      Mandeeadair 5 years ago from California


      Thanks for reading :)!

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      Uche 5 years ago

      Wonderful quotes that make marriage work better.

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      Husband 5 years ago

      Great stuff...quite funny

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      kandice d zennIII 5 years ago

      Well I also believe marriage is many of smilez and husband put nuthen but love in my heart,when something not right he awaits and try to comfort me while asking what's wrong.also agrees with my choices I make,and never question me.i,love my freddie zennIII

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      Heather 5 years ago from PA

      This was wonderful. I will be sharing some of these with my husband. My favorite quote was "We have the greatest pre-nuptial agreement in the world. It's called love."- Gene Perret. Thank you so much for writing this! Voted up!

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      ShepherdLover 5 years ago from Portland, OR

      Such great uplifting quotes, thanks for sharing!

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      viktoriiya 5 years ago from Minnesota

      Great list hun! I enjoyed reading through these

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      naturalsolutions 6 years ago

      This hub really puts me to a wonderful position every line makes me stop and think for a while. Yet the number 23 leaves a great impact to me.lols it is true but really sounds funny.

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      chspublish 6 years ago from Ireland

      Great quotes...I love them. Now I got to apply them...if only. Thanks.

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      lacy0718 6 years ago

      great quotes... #14

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      Mandeeadair 6 years ago from California

      Thank you all for reading these, I posted them because they put a smile on my face as well.

      Great quote Graceomalley. :)

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      Kaye McCulloch 6 years ago from Australia

      Great list, some of these made me laugh.

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      graceomalley 6 years ago

      Great list!

      This is my favorite: "A man and his wife tell each other a thousand things without saying a word."

      -Chinese proverb

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      Jamie 6 years ago

      These are great!! Good list, Mandee!

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      FaithDream 6 years ago from (Midwest) USA

      This is a great list. Some of them made me laugh. Thanks for sharing.

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      Mandeeadair 6 years ago from California


      Thanks for reading, these are my favorites :)!

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      biancapaloma 6 years ago

      Lovely! Thank you

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      Mandeeadair 6 years ago from California

      You are very welcome! Glad they made you smile. Thanks for reading :)!

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      cmaree 6 years ago

      Thanks for sharing these! They put a smile on my face :)