Wise words and wisecracks that capture what it’s like to tie the knot.
Where did all the love go?!
“Getting married is like trading the adoration of many for the sarcasm of one.” —Mae West
Just try not to be too sarcastic—or else you’ll need these 8 tips to avoid marriage counseling sooner rather than later.
You’re never right
“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
The wife—er, the customer—is always right. Isn’t that how the saying goes?
It takes a village
“Before I got married I had six theories about raising children; now I have six children and no theories.”—John Wilmot
As these funny marriage quotes will tell you, raising kids can be tough on any marriage. You’ll probably want to know what these couples wish they’d known before having children.
Ham every which way
“The definition of eternity is two people and a ham.”—Dorothy Parker
Life (and marriage!) is so long. Take it from these couples who have been married 50+ years and are doling out advice (with a side of funny marriage quotes).
I’m sorry, where do I have to live?
“Marriage is a wonderful institution, but who wants to live in an institution?” —Groucho Marx
Yikes! This doesn’t sound like an appealing way to live at all. It may be best to check out these 8 marriage myths you can safely ignore.
Being neighbors is cool, too
“Sometimes I wonder if men and women really suit each other. Perhaps they should just live next door and visit now and then.”—Katherine Hepburn
We have to say, we don’t hate the idea of this living arrangement.
You never know what you’re totally in for!
“Many a man in love with a dimple makes the mistake of marrying the whole girl.”—Stephen Leacock
If you believe these funny marriage quotes, you might want to take in these pieces of marriage advice that every couple should read.
Marriage is forever
“An archeologist is the best husband a woman can have. The older she gets, the more interested he is in her.”—Agatha Christie
Who can argue with this logic?
A case study in marriage
“By all means, marry. If you get a good wife, you’ll become happy; if you get a bad one, you’ll become a philosopher.”—Socrates
You might want to check out these pieces of marriage advice from divorced people if you feel like this funny marriage quote applies to you.
Sorry, but your hopes are too high
“Men marry women with the hope they will never change. Women marry men with the hope they will change. Invariably they are both disappointed.”—Albert Einstein
In other words, maybe take a look at these 7 expert-backed tips to get the love you want.