130+ Emotional Quotes On The Husband-Wife Relationship

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The relationship between a husband and wife is one with mutual love, care, respect, and responsibility, but of course, there will be fights and misunderstandings too. We’ve compiled some emotional quotes on husband-wife relationship that will help you cope with challenges in your marriage.

Things change with time, and problems can arise when the couple stops nurturing and protecting their love for each other. Despite the challenges, misunderstandings, and arguments, it is important to be emotionally supportive of each other. Are you facing emotional challenges and dealing with emotional outbursts and feel your relationship is derailed? If yes, keep scrolling as we share some thought-provoking quotes to help you better understand your emotions.

131 Emotional Quotes On The Husband-Wife Relationship

We brought you some of the best quotes on the husband and wife relationship that will give you an insight into the relationship and what you need to do to revive it.

  1. “We loved with a love that was more than love.” – Edgar Allan Poe
  1. “You know you’re in love when you can’t fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams.” – Dr. Seuss
  1. “You and I, it’s as though we have been taught to kiss in heaven and sent down to earth together, to see if we know what we were taught.” – Boris Pasternak
  1. “A good marriage is the union of two good forgivers.” –  Ruth Bell Graham
  1. “Happy marriages begin when we marry the ones we love, and they blossom when we love the ones we marry.” – Tom Mullen
  1. “Each divorce is the death of a small civilization.” –  Pat Conroy
  1. “Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.” –  Thomas Edison
  1. “Marriage, ultimately, is the practice of becoming passionate friends.” –  Harville Hendrix
  1. To get divorced because love has died is like selling your car because it’s run out of gas.” –  Diane Sollee
  1. “Ultimately the bond of all companionship, whether in marriage or in friendship, is the conversation.” –  Oscar Wilde
  1. “They say it takes a village to raise a child. That may be the case, but the truth is that it takes a lot of solid, stable marriages to create a village.” –  Diane Sollee
  1. “I am convinced that if we as a society work diligently in every other area of life and neglect the family, it would be analogous to straightening deck chairs on the Titanic.” –  Stephen Covey
  1. “When asked his secret of love, being married fifty-four years to the same person, he said, “Ruth and I are happily incompatible.” – Billy Graham
  1. “When we got married, I told my wife, “If you leave me, I’m going with you.” And she never did.”  — James Fineous McBride
  1. “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.” -Stephen Gaines
  1. “The pain of parting is nothing to the joy of meeting again.” – Charles Dickens
  1. “It feels good to think about you when I’m warm in bed. I feel as if you’re curled up there beside me, fast asleep. And I think how great it would be if it were true.” – Haruki Murakami
  1. “But I must admit, I miss you quite terribly. The world is too quiet without you nearby.” – Lemony Snicket
  1. “Love doesn’t make the world go round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile.” – Franklin P. Jones
  1. “We come to love not by finding a perfect person, but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly.” – Sam Keen
  1. “I love you, but you don’t know what you’re talking about.” – Moonrise Kingdom
  1. “Look, you want to know what marriage is really like? Fine. You wake up, she’s there. When you come back from work, she’s there. You fall asleep, she’s there. You eat dinner, she’s there. You know? I mean, I know that sounds like a bad thing, but it’s not.” – Everybody Loves Raymond
  1. A happy marriage doesn’t mean you have a perfect spouse or a perfect marriage. It simply means you’ve chosen to look beyond the imperfections in both.” -Fawn Weaver
  1. “Success in marriage does not come merely through finding the right mate, but through being the right mate.” -Barnett R. Brickner
  1. “You meet thousands of people and none of them really touch you. And then you meet one person and your life is changed forever.” – Love & Other Drugs
  1. “I think we dream so we don’t have to be apart for so long. If we’re in each other’s dreams, we can be together all the time.” – A.A. Milne
  1. “That’s how you know you love someone, I guess, when you can’t experience anything without wishing the other person were there to see it, too.” – Kaui Hart Hemmings
  1. “We were together even when we were apart.” – Shannon A. Thompson
  1. “I will return. I will find you. Love you. Marry you. And live without shame.” – Atonement
  1. “Affection is when you see someone’s strengths; love is when you accept someone’s flaws.” – One Day
  1. “My great hope is to laugh as much as I cry; to get my work done and try to love somebody and the courage to accept the love in return.” – Maya Angelou
  1. “Marriage is a mosaic you build with your spouse. Millions of tiny moments that create your love story.” -Jennifer Smith
  1. “Happiness in marriage is a moment by moment choice. It’s a decision to love, forgive, grow and grow old together.” -Fawn Weaver
  1. “Don’t ever confuse a great marriage with a perfect one. A great marriage is attained through daily effort, love and investment of time. A perfect marriage doesn’t exist because it involves the union of two imperfect people.” -Fawn Weaver
  1. “The greatest marriages are built on teamwork. Mutual respect, a healthy dose of admiration, and a never-ending portion of love and grace.” -Fawn Weaver
  1. “People stay married because they want to, not because the doors are locked.” -Paul Newman
  1. “Marriage, ultimately, is the practice of becoming passionate friends.” -Harville Hendrix
  1. “The hottest love has the coldest end.” –  Socrates
  1. “One never realizes how different a husband and wife can be until they begin to pack for a trip.” – Erma Bombeck
  1. “Me and my wife are happy. At least when we are not together.” – Jarod Kintz
  1. “Let husband and wife never speak to one another in loud tones, unless the house is on fire.” –  David O. McKay
  1. “Being a husband is for me as big a priority as being a father.” –  Roger Federer
  1. “Never above you. Never below you. Always beside you.” – Walter Winchell
  1. “I really take pride in the relationship that I have with my husband.” – Julie Benz
  1. “It takes an entire life to say goodbye.”- Anonymous
  1. “Sometimes you need to forget what you want in order to understand what you deserve.” – Anonymous
  1. “People who quickly move out of your way are those who you never stick by your side.” – Anonymous
  1. “Assumptions make a relationship hollow.” Anonymous
  1. “Two people can never be friends once they break up. If they stay as friends, it means there is love. Or else, there is nothing between them.”- Anonymous
  1. “A real partner is the one who walks into your life when everyone has stepped out.”- Anonymous
  1. “Your kind effort can clear all the misunderstanding and mistrust.” – Anonymous
  1. “Never take me for granted. Unlike other women, I can straightly walk away from your life.”- Anonymous
  1. “There are many people who are gonna hurt you. So chose those the one who is worth the pain.” – Anonymous
  1. “Saying goodbye to your partner is like jumping off the edge. Once you have jumped, you have no choice to stop yourself.”- Anonymous
  1. “I hope you would have known what I was going through.”- Anonymous
  1. “It’s not easy to keep waiting for something that you are never going to get.”- Anonymous
  1. “The husband-wife relationship is just like the sand in hand. The more tightly you hold the sand, the more you will lose it. Keep the hand open; the sand will remain where it is.” – Anonymous
  1. “Not all days are good days. You have to go through bad days and sorrows in order to value the real happiness.”- Anonymous
  1. “The best way to get into a long-lasting relationship is to have zero expectation. It is the place to give, not a place to take.”- Anonymous
  1. “Love fades in a relationship when you start changing your partner as you like.”- Anonymous
  1. “You need more mentors than critics in your relationship.”- Anonymous
  1. “If ever I have to live my life without you, your memories will keep me going.”- Anonymous
  1. “Your attitude either damages or strengthens your relationship.”- Anonymous
  1. “A broken relationship is like a broken mirror. If you try to mend it, you will end up hurting yourself.”- Anonymous
  1. “A married life dies down when both the partners stop sharing their feelings with each other.”- Anonymous
  1. “Sometimes distance tells us who is worth keeping in our life.”- Anonymous
  1. “I wish I could have told you how much I love you. But now I feel it’s too late.”- Anonymous
  1. “I hate myself coz I’m still in love with you.”- Anonymous
  1. “Now there is a new person in your life. I wish that the person could be me.”- Anonymous
  1. “I hope one day you will realize and regret why you let it end.”- Anonymous
  1. “I used to love you more than anything, but now I find no reason to continue those feelings.”- Anonymous
  1. “I will keep waiting for you until the day you realize how true was my feelings for you.”- Anonymous
  1. “Once you lose someone, there’s no one to replace them.” – Anonymous
  1. “It hurts being so close to you, yet so far.”- Anonymous
  1. “Relationship ends when you stop doing the cute little things.”- Anonymous
  1. “Our greatest joy and our greatest pain come in our relationships with others.” – Stephen R. Covey
  1. “Some people are going to leave, but that’s not the end of your story. That’s the end of their part in your story.” – Faraaz Kazi
  1. “It’s amazing how someone can break your heart, and you can still love them with all the little pieces.” – Ella Harper
  1. “There is one pain, I often feel, which you will never know. It’s caused by the absence of you.” – Ashleigh Brilliant
  1. “Love never dies a natural death. It dies because we don’t know how to replenish its source. It dies of blindness and errors and betrayals. It dies of illness and wounds; it dies of weariness, of withering, of tarnishing.” – Anaïs Nin
  1. “The walls we build around us to keep sadness out also keep out the joy.” – Jim Rohn
  1. “Tears come from the heart and not from the brain.” – Leonardo da Vinci
  1. “It hurts to leave a light on for nobody.” – Graham Foust
  1. “It will never rain roses: when we want to have more roses, we must plant more roses.” – George Eliot
  1. “For all sad words of tongue and pen, the saddest are these, ‘It might have been.” – John Greenleaf Whittier
  1. “For you see, each day I love you more. Today more than yesterday and less than tomorrow.”—Rosemonde Gerard
  1. “I love you, not only for what you are, but for what I am when I am with you. I love you, not only for what you have made of yourself, but for what you are making of me.” —Roy Croft
  1. “Walking with your hands in mine and mine in yours, that’s exactly where I want to be always.”—Fawn Weaver
  1. “If you live to be a hundred, I want to live to be a hundred minus one day, so I never have to live without you.”—A. A. Milne
  1. “By my soul, I can neither eat, drink, nor sleep; nor, what’s still worse, love any woman in the world but her.”—Samuel Richardson
  1. “You and I, it’s as though we have been taught to kiss in heaven and sent down to earth together, to see if we know what we were taught.”—Boris Pasternak
  1. “What greater thing is there for two human souls, than to feel that they are joined for life — to strengthen each other in all labor, to rest on each other in all sorrow, to minister to each other in all pain, to be with each other in silent unspeakable memories at the moment of the last parting?”—George Eliot
  1. “Chains do not hold a marriage together. It is threads, hundreds of tiny threads which sew people together through the years.”—Simone Signoret
  1. “You will never age for me, nor fade, nor die.”—Shakespeare
  1. “Sexiness wears thin after a while, and beauty fades. But to be married to a man who makes you laugh every day, now that’s a real treat.”—JoAnne Woodward
  1. “For it was not into my ear you whispered, but into my heart. It was not my lips you kissed, but my soul.”—Judy Garland
  1. “I vow to fiercely love you in all your forms, now and forever. I promise to never forget that this is a once in a lifetime love.”—The Vow
  1. “I’m feeling alive, and with every breath that I take, I feel like I’ve won. You’re my key to survival.”—Secondhand Serenade
  1. “To die by your side is such a heavenly way to die.”—The Smiths
  1. “I know she’s not perfect, but she tries so hard for me. And I thank God that she isn’t ’cause how boring would that be.”—Brad Paisley
  1. “But there is not enough time. And there is no, no song I could sing. And there is no combination of words I could say. But I will still tell you one thing. We’re better together.” —Jack Johnson
  1. “I hope you don’t mind, I hope you don’t mind that I put into words. How wonderful life is, now you’re in the world.”—Elton John
  1. “To find someone who will love you for no reason, and to shower that person with reasons, that is the ultimate happiness.”—Robert Brault
  1. “I’ll never let you down. No matter what you do. If you just walk with me. And let me walk with you.”—Neil Young
  1. “A marriage is not a noun; it’s a verb. It isn’t something you get. It’s the way you love your partner everyday.” – Barbara De Angelis
  1. “Marriage is the highest state of friendship. If happy, it lessens our cares by dividing them, at the same time that it doubles our pleasures by mutual participation.” – Samuel Richardson
  1. “Love is our true destiny. We do not find meaning of life by ourselves alone—we find it with another.” – Thomas Merton
  1. “The real act of marriage takes place in the heart, not in the ballroom or church or synagogue. It’s a choice you make – not just on your wedding day, but over and over again – and that choice is reflected in the way you treat your husband or wife.” – Barbara De Angelis
  1. “There’s a big difference between falling in love with someone and falling in love with someone and getting married. Usually, after you get married, you fall in love with the person even more.” – Dave Grohl
  1. “If you live to be a hundred, I want to live to be a hundred minus one day so I never have to live without you.” – A. A. Milne
  1. “I’m selfish, impatient and a little insecure. I make mistakes, I am out of control and at times hard to handle. But if you can’t handle me at my worst, then you sure as hell don’t deserve me at my best.”– Marilyn Monroe
  1. “A great marriage is not when the ‘perfect couple’ comes together. It is when an imperfect couple learns to enjoy their differences.”– Dave Meurer
  1. “There is no more lovely, friendly, and charming relationship, communion or company than a good marriage.”– Martin Luther
  1. “The older I get, the less time I want to spend with the part of the human race that didn’t marry me.” -Robert Brault
  1. “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.” -Fawn Weaver
  1. “Once we figured out that we could not change each other, we became free to celebrate ourselves as we are.” -H. Dean Rutherford
  1. “A long-lasting marriage is built by two people who believe in -and live by- the solemn promise they made.” -Darlene Schacht
  1. Marriage is a commitment– a decision to do, all through life, that which will express your love for one’s spouse.” -Herman H. Kieval
  1. “The doors of happiness remain locked. When they are unlocked, they swing open quickly and widely but close right behind them. They must be reopened throughout each day and there is but one key that fits that lock: Gratitude.” -Fawn Weaver
  1. “Marriage is like watching the color of leaves in the fall; ever changing and more stunningly beautiful with each passing day.” -Fawn Weaver
  1. “There are few things more frightening to a man than giving away his heart. And there are few things more comforting to a man than to know the woman he gave his heart to, will protect it with her life.” -Fawn Weaver
  1. “Enjoy the little things in life… For one day you’ll look back and realize they were the big things.” -Robert Brault
  1. “When you compromise your beliefs for the sake of gain, that is a lack of integrity. When you compromise your beliefs for the sake of greater understanding with your spouse, that’s called wisdom.” -Fawn Weaver
  1. ”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
  1. “Happy is the man who finds a true friend, and far happier is he who finds that true friend in his wife.” -Franz Schubert
  1. “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
  1. ”When my husband holds me in his arms it makes me feel -even if just for those moments- that all else is well in the world.” -Fawn Weaver
  1. “One advantage of marriage is that, when you fall out of love with him or he falls out of love with you, it keeps you together until you fall in again.” -Judith Viorst
  1. ”Your gift to me is uninsurable. No appraiser can put a value on it… It’s like fruit of the month or a lifetime subscription – a perpetual-motion happiness machine. It starts off fresh and brand new every day, shining up my whole world…” -Ronald Reagan
  1. “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
  1. “One of the most beautiful things in the world is a woman’s heart. It is fragile yet strong. Delicate yet resilient. When a woman gives you her heart, she gives you her most prized possession. If you love, nurture, cherish and protect it, she’ll give you the world.” – Fawn Weaver

Frequently Asked Questions

1. What romantic things can I say to my husband?

Expressing your emotions and feelings to your husband is the best way to make him feel loved. Saying romantic things now and then can keep the spark in your relationship alive. “Thank you for being mine,” “You complete me as a person,” “I smile every time I think of you,” and “you bring out the best in me” are a few romantic things you can say to your husband and sweep him off his feet.

2. What does a husband need from his wife?

Trust, love, fidelity, loyalty, and respect are some important things that a man or a woman would want from their partner. These attributes bring a couple closer and strengthen the foundations of their union.

3. How can I win my husband’s heart?

Winning a man isn’t difficult, provided you understand him and his expectations clearly. So spend quality time with your husband and have an open and honest conversation. Ask him about his expectations and share your expectations from him for balance. Listen to him carefully and respond calmly. Take an interest in his likes and dislikes and participate in his hobbies. Be a friend, guide, and philosopher to him, and be by his side in every high and low of life.

The relationship between a husband and a wife is divine. There will be ups and downs in every relationship. But one should learn from their mistakes and move on. We hope these quotes about the husband and wife relationship inspire you to invest more into your relationship.

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Akshay is an associate editor and former journalist with over three years of experience. A post graduate in Mass Communication and Journalism, he has strong professional and academic background in the field of content writing and editing. He is also a Certified Relationship Workshop Facilitator for Life Coaches. Akshay interned and worked with various newspapers and the Public Relations Department... more