~ The secret of a happy marriage remains a secret. ~Henny Youngman

~ What a happy and holy fashion it is that those who love one another should rest on the same pillow.

~ A happy marriage is the union of two good forgivers.

~ 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.

~ Marriage, ultimately, is the practice of becoming passionate friends.

~ 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.

~ 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.

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

~ Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success. ~Henry Ford

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

~ The best time to love with your whole heart is always now, in this moment, because no breath beyond the current is promised.

~ My most brilliant achievement was my ability to be able to persuade my wife to marry me. ~Winston Churchill

~ A happy marriage is a long conversation which always seems too short.

~ Marriage: It is a full time job being honest one moment at a time, remembering to love, to honor, to respect. It is a practice, a discipline, worthy of every moment.

~ A journey is like marriage. The certain way to be wrong is to think you control it. ~John Steinbeck

~ If there is such a thing as a good marriage, it is because it resembles friendship rather than love.

~ There is nothing in the world like the devotion of a married woman. It is a thing no married man knows anything about. ~Oscar Wilde

~ Marriage is a great institution. ~Elizabeth Taylor

~ All that a husband or wife really wants is to be pitied a little, praised a little, and appreciated a little.

~ In a happy marriage it is the wife who provides the climate, the husband the landscape.

~ Marriage: Love is the reason. Lifelong friendship is the gift. Kindness is the cause. Til’ death do us part is the length.

~ Happily ever after is not a fairy tale. It's a choice.

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