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8/19/2009

Marriage Enrichment (Famous Inspirational Quotes)

"Marriage should be honored by all, and the marriage bed kept pure, for God will judge the adulterer and all the sexually immoral." Hebrews 13:3-5


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


"All married couples should learn the art of battle as they should learn the art of making love. Good battle is objective and honest - never vicious or cruel. Good battle is healthy and constructive, and brings to a marriage the principle of equal partnership." Ann Landers


"A great marriage is not when the 'perfect couple' comes together. It is when an imperfect couple learns to enjoy their differences." Dave Meurer


"Never say that marriage has more of joy than pain." Euripides


"That is what marriage really means: helping one another to reach the full status of being persons, responsible and autonomous beings who do not run away from life." Paul Tournier


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


“When marrying, ask yourself this question: Do you believe that you will be able to converse well with this person into your old age? Everything else in marriage is transitory, but most of the time you are together will be devoted to conversation.” Friedrich Nietzsche


“The trouble with many married people is that they are trying to get more out of marriage than there is in it” Elbert Hubbard


“Remember that a successful marriage depends on two things: (1) finding the right person and (2) being the right person”


“Long engagements give people the opportunity of finding out each other's character before which is never advisable.” Oscar Wilde


“The husband who wants a happy marriage should learn to keep his mouth shut and his checkbook open” Groucho Marx


“For a marriage relationship to flourish, there must be intimacy. It takes an enormous amount of courage to say to your spouse,

"This is me. I'm not proud of it -- in fact, I'm a little embarrassed by it -- but this is who I am." Bill Hybels


“Only choose in marriage a woman whom you would choose as a friend if she were a man” Joseph Joubert


“Marriage is that relation between man and woman in which the independence is equal, the dependence mutual, and the obligation reciprocal.” Louis K. Anspacher


“The great secret of a successful marriage is to treat all disasters as incidents and none of the incidents as disasters.” Harold Nicolson


“May God bless you with happiness, togetherness, love and laughter, too ....And everything else that makes this marriage, a happy one for you”


“Marriage is not just spiritual communion and passionate embraces; marriage is also three meals a day, sharing the workload and remembering to carry out the trash” Dr. Joyce Brothers


“The curse which lies upon marriage is that too often the individuals are joined in their weakness rather than in their strength /each asking from the other instead of finding pleasure in giving. It is even more deceptive to dream of gaining through the child a plenitude, a warmth, a value, which one is unable to create for oneself; the child brings joy only to the woman who is capable of disinterestedly desiring the happiness of another, to one who without being wrapped up in self seeks to transcend her own existence.” Simone de Beauvoir


“Marriage is not a simple love affair, it's an ordeal, and the ordeal is the sacrifice of ego to a relationship in which two have become one” Joseph Campbell


“The real act of marriage takes place in the heart, not in the ballroom or church or synagogue. It's a choice you make / not just on your wedding day, but over and over again / and that choice is reflected in the way you treat your husband or wife.” Barbara De Angelis


“A marriage based on full confidence, based on complete and unqualified frankness on both sides; they are not keeping anything back; there's no deception underneath it all. If I might so put it, it's an agreement for the mutual forgiveness of sin.” Henrik Ibsen


“What counts in making a happy marriage is not so much how compatible you are, but how you deal with incompatibility.” Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy


“A happy marriage perhaps represents the ideal of human relationship / a setting in which each partner, while acknowledging the need of the other, feels free to be what he or she by nature is: a relationship in which instinct as well as intellect can find expression; in which giving and taking are equal; in which each accepts the other, and I confronts Thou.” Anthony Storr


“I would say that the surest measure of a man's or a woman's maturity is the harmony, style, joy, and dignity he creates in his marriage, and the pleasure and inspiration he provides for his spouse” Benjamin Spock


“There is no greater excitement than to support an intellectual wife and have her support you. Marriage is a partnership in which each inspires the other, and brings fruition to both of you.”


“In almost every marriage there is a selfish and an unselfish partner. A pattern is set up and soon becomes inflexible, of one person always making the demands and one person always giving way.” Iris Murdoch


“They that Marry for Money cannot have the true Satisfaction of Marriage; the requisite Means being wanting.” William Penn


“Between husband and wife there should be no secrets from one another. I have a very high opinion of the marriage tie. I hold that husband and wife merge in each other. They are one in two or two in one.” Mohandas Gandhi


“The secret to a happy marriage is to tell your spouse everything, but the essentials.” Cynthia Nelms


“In a happy marriage it is the wife who provides the climate, the husband the landscape.” Gerald Brenan
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