97 Quotes About Marriage

  • "Becoming one flesh is a broad concept involving the totality of life. The context of Genesis 2 and the teaching of the rest of the Bible about marriage demand this. At the same time, it is generally recognized that there is no place where this total sharing is more beautifully pictured or fully experienced than in the sexual relationship of the man and his wife."

    - Wayne Mack
    Topics: Marriage


  • "There is, hidden or flaunted, a sword between the sexes till an entire marriage reconciles them."

    C.S. Lewis
    Topics: Marriage


  • "She that hath a wise husband must entice him to an eternal dearness by the veil of modesty and the grave robes of chastity, the ornament of meekness, and the jewels of faith and charity. She must have no painting but blushings; her brightness must be purity, and she must shine roundabout with sweetness and friendship; and she shall be pleasant while she lives, and desired when she dies."

    - Jeremy Taylor
    Topics: Marriage, Modesty, Purity


  • "Marriage has the power to set the course of your life as a whole. If your marriage is strong, even if all the circumstances in your life around you are filled with trouble and weakness, it won't matter. You will be able to move out into the world in strength."

    - Tim Keller
    Topics: love, marriage, strength


  • "Marriage is the mother of the world. It preserves kingdoms, and fills cities and churches, and heaven itself."

    - Jeremy Taylor
    Topics: Marriage


  • "The monstrosity of sexual intercourse outside marriage is that those who indulge in it are trying to isolate one kind of union (the sexual) from all the other kinds of union which were intended to go along with it and make up the total union."

    C.S. Lewis
    Topics: Adultery, Marriage


  • "When I have learnt to love God better than my earthly dearest, I shall love my earthly dearest better than I do now."

    C.S. Lewis
    Topics: Marriage, Love


  • "Jesus' teaching in general [implies] that happy and fulfilling sexual relations in marriage depend on each partner aiming to give satisfaction to the other. If it is the joy of each to make the other happy, a hundred problems will be solved before they happen."

    - John Piper
    Topics: Marriage


  • "It is not marriage that fails; it is people that fail. All that marriage does is to show them up."

    - Harry Emerson Fosdick
    Topics: Marriage


  • "The good wife is none of our dainty dames, who love to appear in a variety of suits every day new; as if a gown, like a stratagem in war, were to be used but once. But our good wife sets up a sail according to the keel of her husband's estate; and, if of high parentage, she doth not so remember what she was by birth, that she forgets what she is by match."

    - Thomas Fuller
    Topics: Marriage


  • "If you would have a good wife, marry one who has been a good daughter."

    - Thomas Fuller
    Topics: Marriage


  • "God has set the type of marriage everywhere throughout the creation. Every creature seeks its perfection in another. The very heavens and earth picture it to us."

    - Martin Luther
    Topics: Marriage, Creation


  • "Marriage has in it less of beauty, but more of safety, than the single life; it hath not more ease, but less danger; it is more merry and more sad; it is fuller of sorrows and fuller of joys; it lies under more burdens, but is supported by all the strengths of love and charity; and those burdens are delightful."

    - Jeremy Taylor
    Topics: Marriage


  • "Many marriages would be better if the husband and the wife clearly understood that they are on the same side."

    - Zig Ziglar
    Topics: Marriage, Humorous


  • "While your character flaws may have created mild problems for other people, they will create major problems for your spouse and your marriage."

    - Tim Keller
    Topics: character, marriage



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