40 Funny Marriage Quotes That Might Actually Be True
Wise words and wisecracks that capture what it's like to tie the knot.
Love is a funny thing. Finding that special someone to share the rest of your life with is one of the best gifts we could ever ask for, but life is long and sometimes you just need to laugh at yourselves. In-between the romance, the long nights, monotonous days, and bickering over who last did the laundry, there are truly some hilarious moments during a marriage that can be perfectly described with a funny marriage quote. You can probably dig up some funny wedding photos from that special day and maybe have seen a few marriage memes here or there, but these noteworthy people have truly captured the humorous essence of being married. If romance is more your speed, try these marriage quotes that will remind you why you fell in love in the first place.
Where did all the love go?!
“Getting married is like trading the adoration of many for the sarcasm of one.”—Mae West
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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
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
I know they’re around here somewhere…
“I married for love but the obvious side benefit of having someone around to find my glasses cannot be ignored.”—Cameron Esposito
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Ham every which way
“The definition of eternity is two people and a ham.”—Dorothy Parker
I’m sorry, where do I have to live?
“Marriage is a wonderful institution, but who wants to live in an institution?”—Groucho Marx
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
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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
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
Excuse me, this is my space
“One of the keys to a successful marriage is separate bathrooms. When he enters my bathroom sometimes, I’m like, ‘Why are you in here?’ And he’s like, ‘I live here. Can I enjoy my bathroom too?’”—Michelle Obama
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Just take a nap
“Keep your eyes wide open before marriage, half shut afterwards.”—Benjamin Franklin
Can you handle slow or—gasp!—no Wi-Fi?
“Before you marry a person you should first make them use a computer with slow Internet to see who they really are.”—Will Ferrell
“Marriage is the bond between a person who never remembers anniversaries and another who never forgets them.”—Ogden Nash
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Chores are pretty important, too
“Marriage is not just spiritual communion; it is also remembering to take out the trash.”—Joyce Brothers
How many mistakes can you make?
“Never get married in college; it’s hard to get a start if a prospective employer finds you’ve already made one mistake.”—Elbert Hubbard
And dry them, too
“The most important four words for a successful marriage: ‘I’ll do the dishes.’”—Anonymous
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So annoying, it’s endearing
“I love being married. It’s so great to find that one special person you want to annoy for the rest of your life.”—Rita Rudner
Rewind that, please
“The best thing to ever happen to marriage is the pause-live-TV button.” —Rick Reilly
“Husband secretly lowers the thermostat and I secretly turn it back up. We both vehemently deny touching it. Marriage is fun.”—Stephanie Ortiz
Always need someone to talk us out of this decision
“A man’s main job is to protect his woman from her desire to ‘get bangs’ every other month.”—Dax Shepard
A sub-par partnership
“Just found out the wife is writing a book about our honeymoon, called ’50 Shades of Just O.K.’”—Conan O’Brien
All that pent up energy
“When you see a married couple walking down the street, the one that’s a few steps ahead is the one that’s mad.”―Helen Rowland
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“Never ever discount the idea of marriage. Sure, someone might tell you that marriage is just a piece of paper. Well, so is money, and what’s more life-affirming than cold, hard cash?”—Dennis Miller
The laundry fairy
“Husbands and wives are irritating. But without them, who would we blame for misplacing our socks?”—Janet Periat
Pictures or it didn’t happen
“I now pronounce you man and wife. You may now change your Facebook status.”—Anonymous
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A daily dose of love
“Marriage is like vitamins: we supplement each other’s minimum daily requirements.”—Kathy Mohnke
Can chocolate be the answer?
“If love is the answer, could you rephrase the question.”—Lily Tomlin
There’s a difference
“My wife is a psychologist… Not only does she know when I’m being a jerk, but she knows exactly what type of jerk I’m being.”—Lee Judge
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This is important
“Why do married people live longer than single people? I think it’s because married people make a special effort to live longer than their partner—just so they can have the last word.”—Janet Periat
Oh no, not lawyers!
“Marriage is really tough because you have to deal with feelings … and lawyers.”—Richard Pryor
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Dreaming of a new Vitamix
“I’m going to get married again because I’m more mature now, and I need some kitchen stuff.”—Wendy Liebman
I have errands to run
“Always get married in the morning. That way if it doesn’t work out, you haven’t wasted the whole day.”—Mickey Rooney
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But always partners in crime
“Marriage: sometimes soulmates, sometimes cellmates.”—Rory Elder
Short and sweet
“When you’re in love, it’s the most glorious two-and-a-half days of your life.”—Richard Lewis
A true monster
“Some mornings I wake up grouchy. Other mornings I just let him sleep.”—Unknown
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