21 of the Best Christian Marriage Quotes

21 of the Best Christian Marriage Quotes2 min read

I’ve selected 21 of some of the best quotes that apply to Christian marriages. In some instances, the original quote is applicable to relationships in general. But there is no better or more important human relationship than between a husband and wife. This is the relationship on which cultures rise or fall. My hope is that you’ll find just the right words here to encourage you in your marriage, or to help someone else strengthen their marriage. Some of these are perfect quotes for a wedding card, anniversary, love note or plaque.

  1. No act of kindness, however small, is ever wasted. — Aesop
  2. Listen with the intent to understand, not the intent to reply. — Stephen Covey
  3. The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother. — Theodore Hesburgh
  4. Love is not something you feel. It is something you do. — David Wilkerson
  5. Marriage is our last, best chance to grow up. — Joseph Barth
  6. A good marriage is the union of two good forgivers. — Ruth Bell Graham
  7. Marriage is about putting away selfishness and taking on the concept of teamwork. — Jim George
  8. Don’t just pretend to love others. Really love them. Hate what is wrong. Hold tightly to what is good. — Romans 12:9 (New Living Translation)
  9. If you are going to prove anything, don’t let anybody know it. — Dale Carnegie
  10. Remember you can only be influential if you accept influence. — John Gottman
  11. No one needs a smile as much as someone who doesn’t have one left to give. — Anonymous
  12. Be quick to praise and reluctant to find fault. — Anonymous
  13. Admit when you’re wrong. Be quiet when you’re right. — Anonymous
  14. Not he who has much is rich, but he who gives much. — Erich Fromm
  15. When dealing with people, you’re not dealing with creatures of logic, but creatures of emotion. — Dale Carnegie
  16. Let the wife make the husband glad to come home, and let him make her sorry to see him leave. — Martin Luther
  17. Constant kindness can accomplish much. As the sun makes ice melt, kindness causes misunderstanding, mistrust, and hostility to evaporate. — Albert Schweitzer
  18. More marriages might survive if the partners realized that sometimes the better comes after the worse. — Doug Larson
  19. A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person. — Mignon McLaughlin
  20. Happily ever after is not a fairy tale. It’s a choice. — Fawn Weaver
  21. To find someone who will love you for no reason, and to shower that person with reasons, that is the ultimate happiness. — Robert Brault

Do you have a favorite Christian marriage quote that’s not listed here? Please share it in the comments below.

Jon Beaty

I'm a counselor, writer and believer in the power of God to help you thrive in your marriage and family. I live with my family, a small herd of Boer goats, and thousands of honeybees near Portland, Oregon.

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