Marriage is not just spiritual communion, it is also remembering to take out the trash.
Love is not enough. It must be the foundation, the cornerstone-but not the complete structure. It is much too pliable, too yielding.
Love doesn't just sit there, like a stone, it has to be made, like bread; re-made all the time, made new.
People shop for a bathing suit with more care than they do a husband or wife. The rules are the same. Look for something you’ll feel comfortable wearing. Allow for room to grow.
Marrying for love may be a bit risky, but it is so honest that God can't help but smile on it.
By its very nature, hate destroys and tears down; by its very nature, love creates and builds up.
We've got this gift of love, but love is like a precious plant. You can't just accept it and leave it in the cupboard or just think it's going to get on by itself. You've got to keep watering it. You've got to really look after it and nurture it.
Wilderness is not a luxury but a necessity of the human spirit, and as vital to our lives as water and good bread.
Marriage has no guarantees. If that's what you're looking for, go live with a car battery.
I tried marriage. I'm 0 for 3 with the marriage thing. So, being a ballplayer - I believe in numbers. I'm not going 0 for 4. I'm not wearing a golden sombrero.
Is it not by love alone that we succeed in penetrating to the very essence of being?
Married love between man and woman is bigger than oaths guarded by right of nature.
Every year has brought us more love as a husband and wife, you are my heart's delight, and I can't wait to see what this year brings for us.
Women marry men hoping that the man will change. Men marry women hoping the woman will not change. Inevitably, they both end up disappointed.