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Spouse Quotes and Sayings
Quotes about Spouse

Please enjoy these Spouse Quotes from the wise, the romantic, and the famous of the past and present.

For a happy marriage,
love and accept your spouse just the way they are.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Related topics: Love Family Relationship Romantic Marriage Happiness

Not everyone is always going to like what you do.
Your job application, your book proposal,
your offer of marriage is going to
get rejected sometimes - perhaps often.
Your boss, your spouse, even the person
behind you in the supermarket checkout line
is occasionally going to think that you are doing it all wrong.
Don't take it personally.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When one gets angry, it is always angry AT someone -
perhaps a friend or spouse, perhaps a stranger,
perhaps the nameless "they" - "those people at the bank wronged me,"
perhaps God, or perhaps oneself.
In any case, when one gets angry,
they want to find someone to be "responsible" for what happened.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Love your spouse as they are,
and forgive them everything.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

 

Choose love. Choose to release all resentments.
Forgive everyone. Choose to release all regrets.
Forgive yourself for all decisions that you have ever made
that didn't work out as you hoped.
Forgive yourself for any financial decisions
that didn't meet your expectations.
Release your regrets if you choose
the "wrong" spouse or the "wrong" career.
Today, choose love.
Choose to love yourself.
Choose to love your life.
Choose to love all the friends, family, co-workers,
acquaintances, and others who share your life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Plant and your spouse plants with you;
weed and you weed alone.
- Jean Jacques Rousseau

Don't expect anyone else to support you.
Maybe you'll have a trust fund.
Maybe you'll have a wealthy spouse.
But you never know when either of them might run out.
- Mary Schmich

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An early-rising man is a good spouse but a bad husband.
- Gabriel Garcia Marquez

A happy home is one in which each spouse grants the
possibility that the other may be right,
though neither believes it.
- Don Fraser

Your allegiance is with your spouse;
you cannot break that by showing allegiance to your ex-spouse.
- Connie Sellecca

Pray for your mate.
Ask God to soften your heart and show you ways to be a better spouse.
- Willie Aames

We share responsibility.
It's important to have a good spouse;
that's where I sympathize with single parents.
- Hunter Tylo

The secret to a happy marriage is to tell your spouse everything,
but the essentials.
- Cynthia Nelms

I don't want to sell myself short.
You hurt your spouse, not so much by the infidelity,
but by the negative feelings about yourself that you bring home.
- Michael Zaslow

You can fire your secretary, divorce your spouse,
abandon your children.
But they remain your co-authors forever.
- Ellen Goodman

Have a working spouse, because you won't earn a living from writing -
not at first,
if ever.
My wife worked for years to support us.
- Piers Anthony

It's YOUR time - it's YOUR life -
YOU get to choose how you use it. T
here is no way that your life is "supposed" to be.
Your parents had their vision for your life.
Your boss, your spouse, your church, your friends,
and even the family next door have their ideas
of how you should live your life.
What about YOUR vision for your life?
What do YOU want?
YES, it matters what you want.
YES you can have what you want.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You know, my friends, with what a brave carouse I made
a Second Marriage in my house;
favored old barren reason from my bed,
and took the daughter of the vine to spouse.
- Omar Khayyam

Somewhere out in this audience may even be someone
who will one day follow my footsteps,
and preside over the White House as the president's spouse.
I wish him well!
- Barbara Bush

Beauty, the eternal Spouse of the Wisdom of God and
Angel of his Presence thru' all creation.
- Robert Bridges

More than one-third of Mexicans in the United States own property in Mexico,
nearly 80 percent send money home and 25 percent have a spouse in Mexico.
Assimilation and becoming an American citizen are not
the objective for many of them.
- John Shadegg

And who knows? Somewhere out there in this audience
may even be someone who will one day follow my footsteps,
and preside over the White House as the president's spouse.
I wish him well!
- Barbara Bush

If you are prepared to make a fool of yourself for
them then you usually get that back.
I think that there are points where you become so close to an actor,
you know them so well, almost as well or better than their spouse.
You have to know them, warts and all.
- Adrian Lyne

If you want to write, write it.
That's the first rule.
And send it in, and send it in to someone who can publish it or get it published.
Don't send it to me.
Don't show it to your spouse, or your significant other,
or your parents, or somebody.
They're not going to publish it.
- Robert B. Parker

I would say that the surest measure of a man's or a
woman's maturity is the harmony,
style, joy, and dignity he creates in his marriage,
and the pleasure and inspiration he provides for his spouse.
- Benjamin Spock

Praying can make a difference, and it is up to all of us to try that,
with faith, and see if it will not support these admirable troops,
their spouses, and their families.
- Michael Enzi

Conjugal love, or the friendship of spouses,
can persist even after sexual desires have weakened,
withered, and disappeared.
- Mortimer Adler

Most women outlive their spouses.
Divorce remains at record rates.
It's important for a woman to be able to control her finances.
- Maria Bartiromo

Every man needs slaves like he needs clean air.
To rule is to breathe, is it not? And even the most
disenfranchised get to breathe.
The lowest on the social scale have their spouses or their children.
- Albert Camus

Marriage is an act of will that signifies and involves a mutual gift,
which unites the spouses and binds them to their eventual souls,
with whom they make up a sole family -
a domestic church.
- Pope John Paul II

People tell me they laughed hard enough to wake their spouses,
that they've given away numerous copies to friends,
and that it's the one Trek book they'll give to people
they wouldn't expect to like others.
- John M. Ford

Prayer is a thought, a belief, a feeling,
arising within the mind of the one praying.
- Ernest Holmes

Dear Father in heaven, I'm not a praying man,
but if you're up there and you can hear me ...
show me the way... show me the way.
- It's a Wonderful Life (1946 movie)

Praying without ceasing is not ritualized,
nor are there even words.
It is a constant state of awareness of oneness with God.
- Peace Pilgrim

Praying is important when you wake up
at two o'clock in the morning
feeling sick from eating something dumb the day before.
- Charlie Brown in Charles M. Schulz' cartoon Peanuts

Humanity is never so beautiful as when praying for forgiveness,
or else forgiving another.
- Jean Paul

Conversations with God are very different
from the usual nature of prayer.
Prayers are commonly only in one direction -
the one praying speaks and hopes God is listening.
Prayers also tend to focus on asking
for specific things or outcomes one wants,
rather than seeking to better understand the mind of God.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Play and pray; but on the whole do not pray when you
are playing and do not play when you are praying.
- Charles Williams

I imagine the life of an atheistic praying mantis to be rather torturous.
- Brian Celio

The scent of wine, oh how much more agreeable,
laughing, praying, celestial and delicious it is than that of oil!
- Francois Rabelais

If God listened to the prayers of men,
all men would quickly have perished:
for they are forever praying for evil against one another.
- Epicurus

In jail I was just like everybody else,
I was sitting there praying, feeling caged.
- Dennis Rodman

When did I realize I was God? Well, I was praying and
I suddenly realized I was talking to myself.
- Peter O'Toole

I have been benefited by praying for others;
for by making an errand to God for them I have gotten something for myself.
- Samuel Rutherford

Everytime someone ends a prayer in the Western world they say Amen -
that is the name of an Egyptian god associated with completion.
So we're still praying to their gods.
- Whitley Strieber

No praying, it spoils business.
- Thomas Otway

The Indian race are waiting and praying.
- Chief Joseph

Prayer means that the total you is praying.
Your whole being reaches out to God,
and God reaches down to you.
- E. Stanley Jones

She died praying that she might die.
- Mary Chesnut

Are you living for the things you are praying for?
- Austin Phelps

Praying is like a rocking chair - it'll give you something to do,
but it won't get you anywhere.
- Gypsy Rose Lee

Let a man be but in earnest in praying against a temptation
as the tempter is in pressing it,
and he needs not proceed by a surer measure.
- Robert South

If you talk to God, you are praying.
If God talks to you, you have schizophrenia.
- Thomas Szasz

The whole house came up and I came up with it...
I was just praying to the Lord to take care of me.
- Willie Nelson

I have not placed reading before praying because I
regard it more important,
but because, in order to pray aright,
we must understand what we are praying for.
- Angelina Grimke

It's clearly more important to treat one's fellow man
well than to be always praying and fasting and touching
one's head to a prayer mat.
- Naguib Mahfouz

Why is it that when we talk to God we're said to be praying,
but when God talks to us we're schizophrenic?
- Lily Tomlin

Praying privately in churches, I began to discover
that heaven was my true home and also that it was here and now,
woven into this life.
- Lionel Blue

I spent every day just praying that I didn't look like a big dork on camera.
- Lara Flynn Boyle

When we talk to God, we're praying.
When God talks to us, we're schizophrenic.
- Jane Wagner

The Palestinian Rifle is ready and we will aim it if
they try to prevent us from praying in Jerusalem.
- Yasser Arafat

Never be entirely idle; but either be reading,
or writing, or praying or meditating or endeavoring
something for the public good.
- Thomas a Kempis

The ancient Greek oral poets all had this anxiety about
the deficiencies of their memories and always began
poems by praying to the Muse to help them remember.
- David Antin

When Queer Eye hit, the church told my mom they were praying for me.
She said, God loves him too.
And I support him 100 percent.
- Jai Rodriguez

Even if I had nothing to do with the Canada Council,
I'd be praying for it.
- Karen Kain

I'm praying that was my one little dip in the cancer pool.
I hope never to have to revisit that,
but I learned a lot, I'm cancer free with a bright and hopeful future.
- Julie Gold

If you study the Talmud you please God even more than
you do by praying or fasting.
- Abraham Cahan

I'm sickened by all religions.
Religion has divided people.
I don't think there's any difference between the pope
wearing a large hat and parading around with a smoking
purse and an African painting his face white and praying to a rock.
- Howard Stern

It's been a difficult thing because some great opportunities
have come and I've just been holding my breath and praying...
I'm basically gambling hoping something will come along this season and if not,
I don't know what the future holds.
- Charisma Carpenter

Never was a faithful prayer lost.
Some prayers have a longer voyage than others,
but then they return with their richer lading at last,
so that the praying soul is a gainer by waiting for an answer.
- William Gurnall

Although both sides of my family were religious,
I was never forced to practice the Jewish faith.
I did not really rebel against it, but then,
as today, I disliked organized religion.
I have a strange inhibition about praying with others.
- Georg Solti


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