Long Marriage Quotes

Long Marriage Quotes by Joseph Campbell, Henny Youngman, Khalil Gibran, Robert Breault, Ossie Davis, Friedrich Nietzsche and many others.

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When people get married because they think it’s a long-time love affair, they’ll be divorced very soon, because all love affairs end in disappointment. But marriage is a recognition of a spiritual identity.
Joseph Campbell
Some people ask the secret of our long marriage. We take time to go to a restaurant two times a week. A little candlelight, dinner, soft music and dancing. She goes Tuesdays, I go Fridays.
Henny Youngman
But let there be spaces in your togetherness and let the winds of the heavens dance between you. Love one another but make not a bond of love: let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls.
Khalil Gibran
One thing you learn in a long marriage is how many sneezes to wait before saying, “Bless you.
Robert Breault
Let there be spaces in your togetherness
Khalil Gibran
There is no secret to a long marriage – it’s hard work…It’s serious business, and certainly not for cowards.
Ossie Davis
And let the winds of the heavens dance between you.
Khalil Gibran
It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages.
Friedrich Nietzsche
This is what intimacy does to us over time. That’s what a long marriage can do: It causes us to inherit and trade each other’s stories. (p.237)
Elizabeth Gilbert
My mother and stepfather were married 43 years, so I have watched a long marriage. I feel like I had a very good role model for that. And, you know, it’s just a number.
Jamie Lee Curtis
Many marriages would be better if the husband and the wife clearly understood that they are on the same side.
Zig Ziglar
Marriage is not a ritual or an end. It is a long, intricate, intimate dance together and nothing matters more than your own sense of balance and your choice of partner.
Amy Bloom
There is such pleasure in long-term marriage that I really would hate to be
my age and not have had a long-term marriage. Remember, sustaining a pleasurable,
long-term marriage takes effort, deliberateness and an intention to learn about
one another. In other words, marriage is for grown-ups.
Cokie Roberts
Ive learned this is a very long marriage doing a television show. I like the people that I work with to be people I enjoy, so you want to cast people who are as excited and enthusiastic as you are.
Shonda Rhimes
Marrying a man is like buying something you’ve been admiring for a long time in a shop window. You may love it when you get it home, but it doesn’t always go with everything else in the house.
Jean Kerr
A happy marriage is a long conversation which always seems too short.
Andre Maurois
Why do long marriages occasionally endow their inhabitants with a rare kind of equilibrium otherwise almost unknown in human relations? My guess is that the value of the moment has at last overshadowed the long history of resentments, betrayals, and boredom.
Carolyn Heilbrun
You surely know that in the course of a long marriage it is not unusual for a husband or a wife to develop a crush on someone else.
Elizabeth Strout