Twitter Quotes on Marriage – Page 9

Twitter bird quotes - Pixabay-590019_1280These are Twitter quotes that Marriage Missions sent out to help you to be pro-active in loving each other in your marriage everyday. They are like little “vitamins” to help to strengthen your marriage.

Below you can find more, which can still be used in a variety of ways:

  • A church, ministry, counseling organization, or an individual can use them to share.
  • They can be used as points of discussion in marriage classes, mentoring, counseling, or coaching situations.
  • Couples or individuals can use these quotes to discuss or consider the issues raised, allowing the Holy Spirit, our Wonderful Counselor, to speak further to them.

They make great discussion points for couples who want to use them for conversation starters for a 22 Minute Date. Just make sure, if you use these quotes in a dating situation, you don’t get into heated arguments over them.

The point in sharing these marriage tips is to build marital relationship bridges, not construct walls that can break down communication. You can constructively disagree with these tips and with each other, and still learn more about each other, in the process.

It is our sincere hope that the tips below will help marriages.

As you read them, consider:

  • “Sharing the housework makes it easier to share the love.” (Anonymous) “Do all things without grumbling or disputing.” (Philippians 2:14)
  • “More marriages might survive if the partners realized that sometimes the better comes after the worse.” (Doug Larson)
  • “A great marriage is made up of two people who consistently put their vows before their feelings.” (Ngina Otiende)
  • “CHRIST is the center of our home, a guest at every meal, a silent listener to every conversation.” (Unknown)
  • “Why would a couple that lives and sleeps together every night need dates and rituals? It’s precisely because they live and sleep together” (Bill Doherty).
  • Be careful of your spousal expectations. “One person, no matter how much they love you, cannot meet all of your emotional needs.” (Linda and Charlie Bloom)
  • In your marriage: “Do not neglect what is most important to do that, which SEEMS important, but is less so.” (Gary Chapman)
  • “Don’t compare your love story to those you watch in the movies. They were written by scriptwriters, yours was written by God.” (
  • “Marriages are like fingerprints; each one is different; each one can be beautiful.” (Maggie Reyes) Show love to your spouse in a unique way :)
  • “I never knew how to worship until I knew how to love.” (Henry Ward Beecher) Worship God… show your spouse love that reflects the love of Christ.
  • “If it made sense to get married, it makes sense to stay married and put in the effort and investment.” (Wangari Maina)
  • “People are weird. When we find someone with weirdness that is compatible with ours, we team up and call it love.” (Dr. Seuss)
  • “The greatest favor we can do our children is to give visible example of love and esteem to our spouse…” (Eucharista Ward)


  • “God can restore any marriage not matter how battered or broken. Stop talking to people and get on your knees with GOD.” (Unknown)
  • “The spouse who puts into the marriage only half of what he/she owns will get that much out of it.” (Ronald Reagan)
  • “Find a way to talk daily about what is happening in each other’s life. …Listen to and value your spouse’s intuition.” (Tony Dungy)
  • “Don’t smother each other. No one can grow in the shade.” (Leo Buscaglia) Give each other grace, space and encouragement to grow!
  • “A great marriage begins by becoming a greater follower of Jesus Christ.” (Beth Steffaniak)
  • “Marriage Tip: Instead of telling your spouse you love him [or her], tell why you love him [or her].” (Sheila Wray Gregoire)
  • Keep in mind: “Even good marriages have recurring seasons, and there can be some hard winters.” (Linda and Charlie Bloom)
  • Concerning your marriage: “If the grass looks greener on the other side of the fence, it’s because they take better care of it.“ (Unknown)
  • “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)
  • “Happily Ever After” is built on a lifetime of choices that say, ‘I love you’ rather than choices that say, ‘I love me.’” (Matthew L. Jacobson)
  • “No matter how you started out, God can re-write your story and give you an ending you never thought possible.” (Ngina Otiende)
  • “One of the greatest gifts we can give our partner is our focused attention.” (Linda and Charlie Bloom)
  • “Don’t compare the outside of someone else’s marriage relationship with the inside of yours. Comparison is the thief of joy.” (Unknown)


  • “Strive to give your spouse the very best of yourself; not what’s left over after you have given your best to everyone else.” (Dave Willis)
  • “A great marriage is not when the ‘perfect couple’ comes together. It’s when an imperfect couple learns to enjoy their differences.” (Unknown)
  • “Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love.” (Ephesians 4:2)
  • “May your chief ambition in marriage be to love and forgive your spouse as you are loved and forgiven in Christ.” (
  • “One of the greatest questions you can ask your partner is, ‘How may I best love you?’” (Linda and Charlie Bloom)
  • “When 2 people know, accept and fulfill their varying but complementary responsibilities, oneness in marriage is promoted.” (Wayne Mack)
  • “The cheap thrill you get from putting down your partner isn’t so cheap.” (Linda and Charlie Bloom) “Let no unwholesome word proceed out of your mouth…” (Ephesians 4:29)
  • “Those who compare themselves against themselves are not wise. Find what works for your marriage and ‘work it!’” (Fawn Weaver)
  • “We can never have extraordinary relationships with our spouses when we’re settling for an ordinary relationship with God.” (Justin and Trisha Davis)
  • “Of all the benefits of marriage, the greatest is the possibility of using this relationship to become a more loving person.” (Linda and Charlie Bloom)
  • “When working thru challenges in marriage, be swift to notice growth and improvement and quick to let go of slights and setbacks.” (Ngina Otiende)
  • “Having a great marriage isn’t rocket science. It’s simply a choice.” It’s actually choices you make to show love every day. (Kristine Carlson)
  • “Assumptions are fine, as long as you check them out before acting on them.” (Linda and Charlie Bloom)

In Addition:

  • It takes faith and focus to see your spouse as Jesus sees him or her. Ask God to see your spouse the way He does, and love like He does.
  • “One of the greatest gifts you can give your marriage partner is your own happiness.” (Linda and Charlie Bloom) Work on your own dysfunctions.
  • Sex is the outward expression of how we feel about ourselves, and our relationship. Sometimes we need to start there to work on it.” (Sheila Gregoire)
  • “Getting help when you are unable to work things out isn’t a sign of weakness; it’s a sign of intelligence.” (Linda and Charlie Bloom)
  • “The best time to love with your whole heart is always now, this moment, because no breath beyond the current is promised.” (Fawn Weaver)
  • It takes faith and focus to see your spouse as Jesus sees him or her. (See Hebrews 11:1) May your actions reflect this amazing love!
  • “When you’re in conflict, there’s one factor that can make the difference between damaging your relationship and deepening it… ATTITUDE.” (William James)
  • “One advantage of marriage is that if you fall out love, it keeps you together until you fall back in love again.” (Judith Viorst)
  • “The biggest communication problem we can have is that we do not listen to understand. We listen to reply.” (Stephen R. Covey)
  • “Commitment is not a one-time event; it’s an ongoing process.” (Linda and Charlie Bloom) This is ESPECIALLY true of the marital commitment. Keep building.
  • “A successful marriage demands a divorce: a divorce from self-ism.” (P. Frost)
  • Each and every day of your married life, “Let prayer be the key of the morning, and the bolt at night.” (Unknown)

More Tips:

  • Are you angry at your spouse? “Consider the possibility that your anger is based on a misinterpretation of the facts.” (For Better Or What)
  • “When you complain about your spouse to your friends, remember that their feedback is based upon distorted info.” (Linda and Charlie Bloom)
  • “If you find out what your marriage partner wants and help them get it, you’ll both be happier.” (Linda and Charlie Bloom)
  • “You can keep your love alive if you give it priority in your system of values.” (James Dobson)
  • “The Golden Rule of a successful marriage: Whatever qualities you desire in a mate, develop first in yourself.” (Josh McDowell)
  • “If you’d married someone else you wouldn’t have this problem. You’d have other problem. No relationship is perfect.” (For Better Or What)
  • “There is no greater eloquence than the silence of real listening.” (Linda and Charlie Bloom) “Let the wise listen and add to their learning…” (Proverbs 1:5)
  • In your daily walk within your marriage, it’s not about BEING right that’s as important as DOING what is right.
  • “The more you invest in a marriage, the more valuable it becomes.” (Amy Grant)
  • “Read and study the Bible together and do what it says. We are to be ‘doers of the word, and not merely hearers’ (James 1:22).” (Dr David Clarke)
  • “Creating a marriage is like launching a rocket: once it clears the pull of gravity, it takes much less energy to sustain the flight.” (Linda and Charlie Bloom)
  • “Saying, ‘I Do’ is required not only at your wedding, but every day of your marriage.” (Brela Delahoussaye)
  • “Most couples don’t have hundreds of arguments. They have the same argument hundreds of times.” (Nancy Wasson)

Added Tips:

  • Don’t say anything about your spouse that you wouldn’t say to them. “…He who speaks rashly will come to ruin.” (Proverbs 13:3)
  • “Intimacy is the capacity to be rather weird with someone, and finding that that’s ok with them.” (Alain de Botton)
  • “The marriage state…is the completest image of Heaven and Hell we are capable of receiving in this life.” (Sir Richard Steele)
  • “You have a lifetime to enjoy one another. Don’t waste a day of it.” (Dr. James Dobson)
  • “There’s more to be gained by understanding your partner’s world than trying to get them to understand yours.” (Linda and Charlie Bloom)
  • “Many marriages would be better if the husband and the wife clearly understood that they’re on the same side.” (Zig Ziglar)
  • “True love is spelled G-I-V-E. It’s not based on what you can get, but rooted in what you can give to the other person.” (Josh McDowell)
  • “It’s better to focus what you can do to make things right than on what your spouse [or both of you] did to make things wrong.” (Linda and Charlie Bloom)
  • “At prime moments, God will use marriage to show you how to love the unlovely.” (Dennis Rainey)
  • “Love is everything it’s cracked up to be. It really is worth fighting for, being brave for, risking everything for.” (Erica Jong)
  • “It isn’t conflict that destroys marriages; it’s the cold, smoldering resentment that is bred by withholding.” (Linda and Charlie Bloom)
  • “There will be many crises between the wedding day and the golden anniversary, and the people who make it are heroes.” (Howard Whitman)
  • “If you want real depth in your marriage, you need to learn to talk with each other spiritually. (David Clarke)


  • “You may not be newlyweds, but you can still kiss like you are.” (Darlene Schacht)
  • “Our circumstances will not automatically line up to support our marriage vows. It’s our job to make sure they do.” (Ngina Otiende)
  • “Don’t devote so much energy to the ‘squeaky wheel’ that you shortchange the people (spouse) in your life who matter the most.” (John Maxwell)
  • “Marriage is meant to be more about your surrender than about your satisfaction.” (Scott Means)
  • “Our lives should be more than focusing on our marriage but on focusing our marriage toward what God’s mission is for us as a couple.” (Francis Chan)
  • “Do everything you can to preserve and protect marital love so it endures for the rest of your lives.” (Jennifer Smith)
  • “Actively practice gratitude with your spouse by letting him (or her) know one thing you appreciate about him (or her) each day.” (Cherie Burbach)
  • “The greatest weakness of most humans is their hesitancy to tell others how much they love them while they’re still alive.” (Orlando Battista)
  • “When I have learned to love God better than my earthly dearest, I shall love my earthly dearest better than I do now.” (C. S. Lewis)
  • “True love isn’t found, it’s built. And the way it is built is one day, one kiss, and one conversation at a time.” (Maggie Reyes)
  • “Real love is when you’re completely committed to someone even when they’re being completely unlovable.” (Dave Willis)
  • “Even if we disagree about everything, we can still be kind to each other.” (Mathew L. Jacobson)
  • Dialogue is to the marriage as what blood is to the body. As a result, when the flow of blood stops, the body dies. (Dr. Paul Faulkner)

The Quotes Continue:

  • “The best time to love with your whole heart is always now, this moment, because no breath beyond the current is promised.” (Fawn Weaver)
  • “A great marriage begins by becoming a greater follower of Jesus Christ.” (Beth Steffaniak)
  • “Make it your goal to create a marriage that feels like it is the safest place on earth.” (Gary Smalley)
  • In marriage: “Coming together is a beginning, keeping together is progress, and working together is success.” (Henry Ford)
  • “Knowing that men are motivated by respect, and women are motivated by love, as a result, we must focus on the traits that lift up our other halves.” (Floyd Samon)
  • “A happy marriage doesn’t mean you have a perfect marriage. It simply means you’ve chosen to look beyond the imperfections.” (Fawn Weaver)
  • “Try praising your wife, even if it does frighten her at first.” (Billy Sunday) And the same goes for the husband.
  • “God intends and expects marriage to be a lifetime commitment between a man and woman, based on the principles of BIBLICAL love.” (John Broger)
  • “When 2 people know, accept, and fulfill their varying but complementary responsibilities, oneness in marriage is promoted.” (Wayne Mack)
  • “You can’t genuinely help another person in her marriage journey unless you’ve allowed God to help you in your own.” (Ngina Otiende)
  • “Where you find marital failure, you find a breakdown in communication. And where you find marital success, you find good communication.” (Wayne Mack)
  • “Love is what is left in a marriage relationship when selfishness is taken out.” (Nick Richardson)
  • No matter how you started out, God can re-write your story and give you an ending you never thought possible. (Ngina Otiende) (See Romans 8:28)

Even More Quotes:

  • “Always say, ‘I love you.’ Even, and especially, if you’ve had a bad day.” (Darlene Schacht)
  • “You didn’t learn how to play an instrument well in one night. It will take time to learn how to ‘make music’ with your spouse too.” (J and G Murphy)
  • “When you have children, your marriage is now more important, not less, because other people are counting on you.” (Sheila Gregoire)
  • “You get more out of your marriage if you invest into it. Make a ‘deposit’ each day with kindness, service and encouragement.” (Tip from Focus on the Family, Canada)
  • “Happiness in marriage is a moment by moment choice. It’s a decision to love, forgive, grow, and grow old together.” (Fawn Weaver)
  • “When a man and a woman give themselves to each other in marital love, they know the love of Christ as no one else can know it.” (J. Vernon McGee)
  • “Conflicts are not a sign you’ve married the wrong person. They simply affirm you are human.” (Dr Gary Chapman)
  • In your marriage: “The goal of sex is the big O (and it ain’t orgasm). It’s ONENESS. Loving the whole person, not just the body parts.” (Tim Gardner)
  • “Here is a motto for the bride and groom: We are a work in progress with a lifetime contract.” (Phyllis Koss)
  • “A happy marriage is a selfless journey in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.” (George and Yvonne Levy)
  • “Prayer Prompt: Ask God to teach you about staying calm, even when conversations turn tough.” (Lori Byerly)
  • “Marriage is the garden gate. Along the path there will be flowers and weeds. Cherish the flowers and pull the weeds.” (Unknown)


  • “They say it takes a village to raise a child. That may be, but the truth is that it takes a lot of solid marriages to create a village.” (Diane Sollee)
  • “The first to apologize is the bravest. The first to forgive is the strongest. And the first to forget is the happiest.” (Unknown)
  • “For a marriage to have any chance, every day at least a half dozen things should go unsaid.” (Kirk VanOoteghem)
  • “People say love doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing. That’s why we recommend renewing it daily.” (Sheila Wray Gregoire)
  • “We won’t have an extraordinary relationship with our spouse when we settle for an ordinary relationship with God.” (Justin and Trisha Davis)
  • “The success of marriage comes in the ability of both partners to adjust to the real person they inevitably realize they married.” (John Fischer)
  • “To get divorced because love has died, is like selling your car because it has run out of gas.” (Diane Sollee)
  • “Those who compare themselves against themselves are not wise. Find what works for your marriage and ‘work it!’” (Fawn Weaver)
  • “When working thru challenges in marriage, be swift to notice growth and improvement and be quick to let go of slights and setbacks.” (Ngina Otiende)
  • “Great marriages are contagious. If you want a great marriage, surround yourself with couples who have one.” (Mark and Laquilla Lane)
  • “God’s Word is the perfect guidebook for marriage. Those who live by His Word reap the blessings that obedience brings.” (Darlene Schacht)
  • “Friendship is the jelly in the sandwich of marriage. It holds you together on the days when life pulls the plate out from under you.” (Darlene Schacht)

Here Are Even More Tips:

  • “When you feel uncomfortable with the way your spouse is doing or handling something —try to [mainly] focus on the value of their efforts.” (Les and Leslie Parrott)
  • “Being critical won’t produce better efforts next time. It’ll likely create less satisfying results, if another attempt is made at all.”
  • “Sharing info is a shared responsibility: be sure your spouse is ‘tuned-in’ before making an important announcement or request.” (Tip from Focus on the Family Canada)
  • When you and your spouse are conflicting, S.T.O.P. “See The Other People” who are with you: “and wait until he/she can speak with you one on one [alone].” (Cherie Barboch)
  • “Make every effort to keep the unity of the Spirit through the bond of peace.” (Ephesians 4:3) As best you can, be a peacemaker in your marriage.
  • “Look for opportunities to play, and laugh, even if you look silly in the process.” “Mirth is God’s medicine. Everybody ought to bathe in it.” (First quote = Lori Byerly, and the last quote = Henry Ward Beecher)
  • “What counts in making a happy marriage is not so much how compatible you are, but how you deal with incompatibility.” (Unknown)
  • ”Perhaps it is our imperfections that make us so perfect for one another.” (Jane Austen)
  • “Don’t let the past take away from the present, or steal joy from your years of marriage together.” (Les and Leslie Parrott) WORK to put it behind you.
  • “Engage in activities you both enjoy together, but allow each other to maintain separate interests as well.” (Tony Dungy)
  • “To expect a loving, intimate marriage without relying on the Lord is foolhardy.” (Dr. James Dobson)

Plus, More:

  • “Have breakfast in bed, and agree together not to talk about chores, conflicts, or problems of any sort for those 2 hours.” (Lilo and Gerard Leeds)
  • “Avoid frustration, and seek to understand each other’s heart by praying together, and talking with each other.” (Tony Dungy)
  • Be intentional. Don’t allow technology to grab your attention away from your spouse in ways that are intrusive to your marriage partnership.
  • “Watch what you say to your spouse–even the truth can wound when it’s spoken in the wrong way or at the wrong time.” (Tony Dungy)
  • “Make it your goal to praise your mate for something at least once each day.” (Gary and Norma Smalley)
  • Keep dating each other and “nurture one another, feeding your marriage by focusing only on good things for a little while.” (Les and Leslie Parrott)
  • Good for Marriage E-Notes: ”Our wedding was many years ago. The celebration continues to this day.” (Gene Perret) Be intentional in making sure the celebration continues.
  • “Whatever may be the distinction between men and women, it’s clear that both sexes share one similarity—they’re both fallen.” (Dr. Larry Crabb)
  • “Show the world that you are your partner’s greatest fan” and don’t forget to let your spouse know it too!” (Quote by Tony Dungy)
  • Model what a healthy marital relationship looks like to young couples” and everyone else God brings into your lives together.
  • “There is no more lovely, and friendly, and charming relationship, communion, or company than a good marriage.” (Martin Luther)
  • “Look for opportunities to study the Bible with your spouse and/or in a small group TOGETHER.” (Tony Dungy) And don’t forget to pray for your spouse.

More, More, and More:

  • “Expect that life will bring some difficult times; but don’t let them pull you away from your spouse.” (Tony Dungy)
  • “You cannot truly listen to anyone and do anything else at the same time.” (M. Scott Peck) When your spouse speaks, give your full attention.
  • “Kind words don’t cost much. They never blister the tongue or lips.” (Blaise Pascal) Share kind words with your spouse –don’t be stingy!
  • “Sin has to be crucified. …Pursuing Christ can help couples resolve what might otherwise seem like unresolvable conflicts.” (Jim Daly)
  • Focus on the good: “If you believe in your spouse and encourage their good qualities, they will grow and your love will too.” (Tip from Focus on the Family -Canada)
  • Thank your spouse “for choosing to be with you. Your partner chooses YOU out of the billions of people in this world. Be thankful!” (Marcus Kusi)
  • “Accept others’ input when making decisions, but listen the most to God and to each other.” (Tony Dungy)
  • “The trick in a marriage is to tackle circumstances without attacking those we love. God can help. He knows about love. Even in battle.” (Janelle Alberts)
  • Our marriage should glorify God, which means the way we interact together should make HIM look good. In doing so, it draws others to Him.
  • “An important way to build intimacy is to give frequent praise. The simplest way to make your spouse feel good is to say, ‘Well done!’” (Gary and Norma Smalley)
  • “Use technology to keep you connected (especially to each other), but don’t allow it to pull you apart.” (Tony Dungy)
  • “If you’re not spending time together—one of you is missing the other. There’s no substitute for spending time with your mate.” (T.D. Jakes)

And Even More Tips:

  • “Recognize that differing expectations are inevitable given different upbringings… Expect that you’ll see things differently at times.” (Tony Dungy)
  • “Be intentional about blessing your spouse every week and even daily in the ways that speak to them.” (Kate)
  • “Continue to pray together in the good times —that’s often when couples make foolish mistakes.” (Tony Dungy)
  • “‘What you are at home, is what you are’ … ‘Don’t give away to others what you have not first given away at home.'” (Elizabeth George)
  • “We’re called to speak the truth in love. (Ephesians 4:15) Don’t give in to the temptation to ‘not bring up important (but delicate) issues.” (Woods, Hudson, Dall, and Lackland)
  • Bless your spouse this week: “be on the lookout for small tasks you can do to make your spouse’s day a little brighter.” (Focus on the Family – Canada)
  • “Find ways to bless your spouse every day.” One way to do that is: “Whenever you are with your spouse, be all there.” (Rev. Jay Tenney)
  • GREAT goal: “We’re doing life together, and whatever comes up, we’re going to figure it out because neither of us is going anywhere.” (Hot Holy, and Humorous)
  • “A one flesh marriage consists of a husband and wife each giving 100% rather than 50/50.” (Jolene Engle)
  • Don’t try to resolve major disagreements when either of you is tired. Take a break and work on it when you’re both in a better frame of mind.
  • “Remember that the way you, and your spouse are relating to each other is creating a blueprint for your kids.” (Tony Dungy)
  • “The more you invest in a marriage, the more valuable it becomes.” (Fawn Weaver)

And They Just Keep Coming:

  • We should never neglect to give the grace (unmerited favor) to our spouse that we expect our spouse (and our God) to give to us. (Cindy Wright)
  • “After marrying, your eyes are more open now. By an act of your will, decide to love what you have.” (Anne Ortlund)
  • Unplug sometimes and “concentrate on one another. Resist the urge to check your social media. Just be in the moment with your spouse.” (Les and Leslie Parrott)
  • With your spouse: “when you’re happy, laugh together. When you’re sad, cry together. Whatever you do, do it together!” (Dave Willis)
  • “Consider what gifts, position, and influence God has given you and your spouse as a platform to help other people.” (Tony Dungy)
  • “May there be such a oneness between you in your marriage that when one of you weeps, the other will taste the salt.” (Martin Buxbaurn)
  • “God has wrapped His words around the relationship of marriage to describe His love and relationship with the world.” (Charlie Shedd)
  • “There ‘s power in phrases like, ‘I believe in you,’ ‘You can do this,’ or ‘I love you.’ Your spouse needs to know you believe in them.” (Les and Leslie Parrott)
  • “When tough situations come upon you, “Allow each other to grieve differently, but be open to your spouse’s need to talk.” (Tony Dungy)
  • “In marriage, when we honor and celebrate each other, we’re freed up to be the best people we can be.” (Drs. Les and Leslie Parrot)
  • “Scripture calls us to ‘serve one another in love’ (Galatians 5:13). Service should begin in our marriages.” (Rev. Jay Tenney)
  • “Let’s purpose to listen for hints as to the needs and wants of our spouses —for a small way to communicate our love for them.” (Debi Walter)

In Closing:

  • “Be open to signals from your spouse that you are over-committed. … Keep your priorities straight: put God and family first.” (Tony Dungy)
  • “Conflict isn’t determined by the person who initiates, but by the person who responds. Proverbs 15:1 says, “a gentle answer turns away wrath…” (Rob Flood)

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