97 Quotes About Marriage

  • "Without the will, marriage is a mockery; without emotion, it is a drudgery. You need both."

    - Ravi Zacharias
    Topics: Marriage


  • "The Bible opens and closes with a wedding."

    - Assorted Authors
    Topics: Marriage, The Bible


  • "The Puritan ethic of marriage was first to look not for a partner whom you do love passionately at this moment but rather for one whom you can love steadily as your best friend for life, then to proceed with God's help to do just that."

    - J.I. Packer
    Topics: Marriage


  • "Since the marriage relationship is to reflect the relationship between Jesus Christ and His Church, it is imperative that biblical submission and love be practiced in all of its aspects between husband and wife."

    - John C. Broger
    Topics: Marriage, Submission


  • "God created marriage. No government subcommittee envisioned it. No social organization developed it. Marriage was conceived and born in the mind of God."

    - Max Lucado
    Topics: Marriage


  • "Wherever you find marital failure, you will find a breakdown in real communication. Wherever you find marital success, you will find a good communication system."

    - Wayne Mack
    Topics: Marriage


  • "Marriage is a total commitment and a total sharing of the total person with another person until death."

    - Wayne Mack
    Topics: Marriage, Commitment


  • "When a man and a woman give themselves to each other in an act of marital love, they can know the love of Christ as no one else can know it."

    - J. Vernon McGee
    Topics: Marriage


  • "Well married a person has wings, poorly married shackles."

    - Henry Ward Beecher
    Topics: Marriage


  • "Love without truth is sentimentality; it supports and affirms us but keeps us in denial about our flaws. Truth without love is harshness; it gives us information but in such a way that we cannot really hear it."

    - Tim Keller
    Topics: love, marriage, sentimentality


  • "Marriage [is] two flawed people coming together to create a space of stability, love and consolation, a haven in a heartless world."

    - Tim Keller
    Topics: marriage


  • "The love of a wife to her husband may begin from the supply of her necessities, but afterwards she may love him also for the sweetness of his person; so the soul first loves Christ for salvation but when she is brought to Him and finds what sweetness there is in Him then she loves Him for Himself."

    - Richard Sibbes
    Topics: Marriage, Salvation


  • "Celibacy, like the fly in the heart of an apple, dwells in perpetual sweetness, but sits alone, and is confined and dies in singularity; but marriage, like the useful bee, builds a house, and gathers sweetness from every flower, and labors and unites into societies and republics, and sends out colonies, and feeds the world with delicacies, and keeps order, and exercises many virtues, and promotes the interest of mankind, and is that state of good to which God hath designed the present constitution of the world."

    - Jeremy Taylor
    Topics: Marriage


  • "Try praising your wife, even if it does frighten her at first."

    - Billy Sunday
    Topics: Marriage


  • "Both men and women today see marriage not as a way of creating character and community but as a way to reach personal life goals. They are looking for a marriage partner who will 'fulfill their emotional, sexual, and spiritual desires.' And that creates an extreme idealism that in turn leads to a deep pessimism that you will ever find the right person to marry."

    - Tim Keller
    Topics: fulfillment, love, marriage, relationships



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