Best Marriage Advice Quotes For Newlyweds

Of course the most popular advice of all is: ‘don’t get married’. On the serious note, the first thing is the couple needs to care deeply about the other person, and willing to put the other’s needs before their own.

Both of them have to make a daily commitment to stick it out, whatever woes they encounter along the way.

best marriage advice quotes for newlywedsAnother important tip for a successful and lasting relationship is they need to engage in regular and honest conversation. And never ever go to sleep on an argument.

Both must know this sacred axiom:’Don’t let the in-laws interfere’.

Whatever it is, let’s find out more about from these best marriage advice quotes for newlyweds, before you tie the nuptial knot.


“Don’t go to bed angry at each other.” – Unknown

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

(Happy Wives Club)

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

(If You Want Breakfast in Bed, Sleep in the Kitchen, p.17)

“A happy marriage is the union of two good forgivers.” – Ruth Bell Graham

(A Quiet Knowing)

“When entering into a marriage one ought to ask oneself: do you believe you are going to enjoy talking with this woman up 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

(Nietzsche: Human, All Too Human: A Book for Free Spirits, Translated by R. J. Hollingdale, sec.7 Woman And Child,406)

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

(To Love And Be Loved)

“The best friend will probably get the best wife, because a good marriage is based on a talent for friendship.” – Friedrich Nietzsche

(Human, All Too Human, Translated by R. J. Hollingdale, sec.7, Woman And Child; 377)

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

(Time-Warp Wife)

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

“One does not fall “in” or “out” of love. One grows in love.– Leo Buscagalia

(Love: What Life Is All About, p.92)

“In the arithmetic of love, one plus one equals everything and two minus one equals nothing.” Mignon McLaughlin

(The Complete Neurotic’s Notebook, 1981)

“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.” – Unknown

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

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

(BBC Ustinov’s Comic Touch)

“The most desired gift of love is not diamonds or roses or chocolate. It is focused attention.” – Rick Warren

(The Purpose Driven Life: What on Earth Am I Here For?)

“Marriage, at best, is but a vow. Which all men either break, or bow.” – Butler.

(The Lady’s Answer to the Knight, line 155)

“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.”  – Unknown

“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

(Marriage Line: Notes of a Student Husband, Volume 368, A Word To Husband; p.79)

“Love is the master key that opens the gates of happiness.” – Oliver Wendell Holmes

(A Mortal Antipathy; p.246)

“Marriage: a community consisting of a master, a mistress, and two slaves, making in all, two.” – Ambrose Bierce

(The Devil’s Dictionary)

”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

(Happy Wives Club)

“In the opinion of the world, marriage ends all ; as it does in a comedy. The truth is precisely the reverse. It begins all. So they say of death, “It is the end of all things.” Yes — just as much as marriage.” – Anne Sophie  Swetchine

(The Writings Of Madame Swetchine, Thoughts, On The World, – On The Affections.- On Different Ages, – On Politics, Chapter II, LXVIII.; p.69)

“Success in marriage is not finding the right wife, but rather finding the right soul-mate.” – Quotationize

“The bonds of matrimony [….] are like any other bonds – they mature slowly.” – Peter De Vries

(Comfort Me With Apples: A Novel)

“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

(Are You the One for Me?, Real Moments; p.158)

“There is no greater happiness for a man than approaching a door at the end of a day knowing someone on the other side of that door is waiting for the sound of his footsteps.” – Ronald Reagan

(Reagan: A Life In Letters; p.61)

“You want to learn from experience, but you want to learn other people’s experience when you can.” – Warren Buffett

(The Tao of Warren Buffett, No:45; p.54)

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Love doesn’t sit there like a stone, it has to be made, like bread; re-made everyday, made new.” – Ursula LeGuin

(The Lathe Of Heaven)

“…A good marriage is that in which each appoints the other guardian of his solitude….” – Rainer Maria Rilke

(, To Emanuel von Bodman Westerwede bei Bremen; August 17, 1901)

“The more we can laugh together, the more we can connect together. The more we can spend time together, the more we can live together.” – Quotationize

“Don’t marry the person you think you can live with; marry only the individual you think you can’t live without.” – James C. Dobson

(Love Must Be Tough, p.92)

“Love is a flower which turns into fruit at marriage.” – Finnish Proverb

(, p.112)

“Keep your eyes wide open before marriage, half shut afterwards.” – Benjamin Franklin

(Poor Richard’s Almanac )

“‎A happy marriage has in it all the pleasures of friendship, all the enjoyment of sense and reason – and indeed all the sweets of life.” – Joseph Addison

(The Spectator, September 29, 1711, No: 261)

“Love is the condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.” – Robert Heinlein

(, XXXIII, Part Four, His Scandalous Career)

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

(Address, Boston; December 30, 1934)

“Marriage isn’t just about holding hands, but holding to the passion of love.” – Quotationize

“Marriage isn’t supposed to make you happy; it is supposed to make you married.” – Frank Pittman

(Grow Up!: How Taking Responsibility Can Make You a Happy Adult; p.195)

Friendship […]is a deep oneness that develops when 2 people, speaking the truth in love to one another, journey together to the same destination.” – Timothy Keller


“Love is like a friendship caught on fire. In the beginning a flame, very pretty, often hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. As love grows older, our hearts mature and our love becomes as coals, deep-burning and unquenchable.” – Bruce Lee


“Marriage, like a submarine, is only safe if you get all the way inside.” – Frank Pittman

(Grow Up!: How Taking Responsibility Can Make You a Happy Adult; p.195)

“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.” – Timothy Keller


“Let there be spaces in your togetherness.” – Kahlil Gibran

(The Prophet, Marriage; p.9)

“In our daily lives, we must see that it is not happiness that makes us grateful, but the gratefulness that makes us happy.” – Unknown

“Marriages are made in heaven and consummated on earth.” – John Lily


“Marriage is one long conversation, chequered by disputes.” – Robert Louis Stevenson

(, ch.XI)

“Love is blind; friendship closes its eyes.” – Unknown

“What a happy and holy fashion it is that those who love one another should rest on the same pillow.” – Nathaniel Hawthorne

(The letters, 1813-1843; p.341)

“A happy marriage is a long conversation which always seems too short.” – Andre Maurois

(Call No Man Happy: : Autobiography, 1941; p.299)

“Marriage always demands the finest arts of insincerity possible between two human beings.” – Vicki Baum

(‘Zwischenfall in Lohwinckel’, translated by Margaret Goldsmith as ‘Results of an Accident’, 1931; p.140)

“The more you invest in a marriage, the more valuable it becomes.” – Unknown

“We waste time looking for the perfect lover, instead of creating the perfect love.” – Tom Robbins

(Still Life With Woodpecker, ch.46, p.122)

“New love is the brightest and long love is the greatest. But revived love is the tenderest thing known on earth.” – Thomas Hardy

(The Hand of Ethelberta, 8.Christopher’s Lodgings-The Grounds About Rookington)

“Courtship to marriage, as a very witty prologue to a very dull play.” – William Congreve

(The Old Bachelor, Act. X)

“Marriage does not unite two people; it entangles them.” – Abraham Miller

(Unmoral Maxims; Marriage And Love; p.21)

“Many brief follies–that is what you call love. And your marriage puts an end to many brief follies, with a single long stupidity.” – Friedrich Nietzsche

(Thus Spoke Zarathustra, First Part, On Child And Marriage)

“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

(Love in the Time of Cholera, ch.4)

“Love stands opposed to death. It is love, not reason, that is stronger than death. Only love, not reason, gives kind thoughts.” – Thomas Mann

(The Magic Mountain,  ch.6)

“Marriage has many pains, but celibacy has no pleasures.” – Samuel Johnson

(The History of Rasselas, Prince of Abissinia, Ch.26)

“Love is life. If you miss love, you miss life.” – Leo Buscalglia

(Speaking Of Love, 1980)

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