No man or woman really knows what
perfect love is until they have been married a quarter of a century.
"By far the most important form of
attention we can give our loved ones is
True listening is love in action."
M. Scott Peck
"Love is all we have,
the only way that each can help the other."
"Love is composed of a single soul
inhabiting two bodies."
"In love, one and one are one."
~ Jean-Paul Sartre
someone who gives you total freedom to be yourself-and especially to
feel, or not feel. Whatever you happen to be feeling at any moment
is fine with them. That's what real love amounts to − letting a
person be what he really is."
me when I least deserve it, because that's when I really
the person you think you can live with; marry only the individual
you think you can't live without."
~ James C. Dobson
in marriage does not come merely through finding the right mate,
but through being the right mate."
Barnett R. Brickner
"Once the realization is accepted
that even between the closest human beings infinite distances continue,
a wonderful living side by side can grow, if they succeed in loving the
distance between them which makes it possible for each to see the other
whole against the sky."
Rainer Maria Rilke
"To keep your marriage brimming,
With love in the loving cup,
Whenever you're wrong, admit it;
Whenever you're right, shut up."