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The best and most comprehensive list of happy and positive marriage quotes:

“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

“Marriages are like fingerprints; each one is different and each one is beautiful.”

-Maggie Reyes

“Being in a long marriage is a little bit like that nice cup of coffee every morning – I might have it every day, but I still enjoy it.”

-Stephen Gaines

“Happily ever after is not a fairy tale. It’s a choice.”

-Fawn Weaver

“The older I get, the less time I want to spend with the part of the human race that didn’t marry me.”

-Robert Brault

“A happy marriage is the union of two good forgivers.”

-Robert Quillen

“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

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

-Robert Brault

“The difference between an ordinary marriage and an extraordinary marriage is in giving just a little ‘extra’ every day, as often as possible, for as long as we both shall live.”

-Fawn Weaver

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

-Sam Keen

“Love doesn’t make the world go round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile.”

-Franklin P. Jones

“Where there is love, there is life.”

-Mahatma Gandhi

“Marriage is a mosaic you build with your spouse. Millions of tiny moments that create your love story.”

-Jennifer Smith

“The greatest marriages are built on teamwork. A mutual respect, a healthy dose of admiration, and a never-ending portion of love and grace.”

-Fawn Weaver

“People stay married because they want to, not because the doors are locked.”

-Paul Newman

“Marriage, ultimately, is the practice of becoming passionate friends.”

-Harville Hendrix

“Once we figured out that we could not change each other, we became free to celebrate ourselves as we are.”

-H. Dean Rutherford (in a letter to his wife on their 59th wedding anniversary)

“Love is the greatest gift when given. It is the highest honor when received.”

-Fawn Weaver

“A long-lasting marriage is built by two people who believe in -and live by- the solemn promise they made.”

-Darlene Schacht

“If you’re not happy with where you are and what you’ve got, you won’t be happy with where you go or what you get. Happiness is a choice for today.”

-Fawn Weaver

“Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success.”

-Henry Ford

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

-Dave Meurer

“A great marriage isn’t something that just happens; it’s something that must be created.”

-Fawn Weaver

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

-Herman H. Kieval

“Show me a man who is smiling from ear-to-ear and living a beautiful life, and I’ll show you a man who is grateful for what he has and utterly in love with his wife.”

-Fawn Weaver

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


“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

“The doors of happiness remain locked. When they are unlocked, they swing open quickly and widely but close right behind them. They must be reopened throughout each day and there is but one key that fits that lock: Gratitude.”

-Fawn Weaver

“The first to apologize is the bravest. The first to forgive is the strongest. The first to forget is the happiest.”


“Marriage is like watching the color of leaves in the fall; ever changing and more stunningly beautiful with each passing day.”

-Fawn Weaver

“And in the end, the love you take is equal to the love you make.”

-John Lennon and Paul McCartney

“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)

“There are few things more frightening to a man than giving away his heart. And there are few things more comforting to a man than to know the woman he gave his heart to, will protect it with her life.”
-Fawn Weaver

“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

“Love is an act of endless forgiveness, a tender look which becomes a habit.”

-Peter Ustinov

“Passionate sex is great. A passionate marriage filled with passionate sex…SO much better.”

-Fawn Weaver

“Enjoy the little things in life… For one day you’ll look back and realize they were the big things.”

-Kurt Vonnegut

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

-Fawn Weaver

“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

“When you compromise your beliefs for the sake of gain, that is a lack of integrity. When you compromise your beliefs for the sake of greater understanding with your spouse, that’s called wisdom.”

-Fawn Weaver

“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

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

-Ogden Nash

“Heart pounding, body sweating, hair soaked… Going for a morning run does that but leaves me a little tired. Staying in the bed with my husband a little longer yields the same result – but is a whole lot more fun.”

-Fawn Weaver

“Love is the master key that opens the gates of happiness.”

-Oliver Wendell Holmes

“Love is an ideal thing, marriage a real thing.”

-Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

?”No one can go back and change how it started but a new future for any marriage can begin the moment one person begins to invest in it.”

-Fawn Weaver

“They say it takes a village to raise a child. That may be the case, but the truth is that it takes a lot of solid, stable marriages to create a village.”

-Diane Sollee

“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

“If you live to be a hundred, I want

To live to be a hundred minus one day,

So I never have to live without you.”

-Winnie the Pooh

“Write a list of ways that you have benefited from being married to your spouse. Then write a
list of your spouse’s positive patterns and qualities. Keep adding to the lists and reread them
frequently. ”

-Rabbi Pliskin

“In marriage, when we honor and celebrate each other, we’re freed up to be the best people we can be.”

-Drs. Les & Leslie Parrott

“Marriage doesn’t make you happy–you make your marriage happy.”

-Drs. Les & Leslie Parrott

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

-Mary Oliver

“A good marriage is each for the other and two against the world.”

-Robert Brault

“To keep the fire burning brightly there’s one easy rule: Keep the two logs together, near enough to keep each other warm and far enough apart – about a finger’s breadth – for breathing room. Good fire, good marriage, same rule.”

-Marnie Reed Crowell

“Marriage is the virtuous exploration of love in its purest form and pleasure in its highest state.”

-Fawn Weaver

“Marriage is getting to have a sleepover with your best friend every night of the week.”

-Christie Cook

“A successful marriage isn’t the union of two perfect people. It’s that of two imperfect people who have learned the value of forgiveness and grace.”

-Darlene Schacht

“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

“Being loved just as you are is the greatest currency on earth. It is immeasurable in value and can never truly be repaid.”

-Fawn Weaver

“Success in marriage does not come merely through finding the right mate, but through being the right mate.”

-Barnett R. Brickner

“The bonds of matrimony are like any other bonds – they mature slowly.”

-Peter De Vries

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

-Simone Signoret

“Happiness in marriage is a moment by moment choice. A decision to love, forgive, grow and grow old together.”

-Fawn Weaver

“Marriage is not a noun; it’s a verb. It isn’t something you get. It’s something you do. Its the way you love your partner every day.”

-Barbara De Angelis

“One of the greatest things in life is finding someone who knows all your mistakes and still thinks you are absolutely amazing.”