Marriage Quotes

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C. S. Lewis

You have not chosen one another, but I have chosen you for one another.


Ronald Reagan

There is no greater happiness for a man than approaching a door at the end of a day knowing someone on the other side of that door is waiting for the sound of his footsteps.

C. S. Lewis Quote

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God cannot give us a happiness and peace apart from Himself, because it is not there.  There is no such thing.

From Psalm 23:5-6:  “You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies; you anoint my head with oil; my cup runs over.  Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life; and I will dwell in the house of the Lord forever.”

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You must ask for God’s help.  After each failure, ask forgiveness, pick yourself up, and try again.

From Psalm 111:10:  “The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom; all those who practice it have a good understanding.  His praise endures forever.”

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The process of living seems to consist in coming to realise truths so ancient and simple that, if stated, they sound like barren platitudes.  They cannot sound otherwise to those who have not had the relevant experience.

From Proverbs 13:20:  “Whoever walks with the wise becomes wise, but the companion of fools suffers harm.”

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Friendship is born at that moment when one person says to another:  “What, you too?  I thought I was the only one.”

From Proverbs 18:24:  “Some friends play at friendship but a true friend sticks closer than one’s nearest kin.”

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Getting over a painful experience is much like crossing monkey bars.  You have to let go at some point in order to move forward.

From Proverbs 3:6:  “In all your ways acknowledge Him, and He will make straight your paths.”

C. S. Lewis Quote

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There is but one good; that is God.  Everything else is good when it looks to Him and bad when it turns from Him.

From Psalm 112:7:  “They are not afraid of evil tidings; their hearts are firm, secure in the Lord.”