31 Quotes About Trials in Marriage

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The rules of marriage have changed over the years. For many, difficulties will eventually find their way into your life. These quotes about trials in marriage prove that there are many antedates to resolving conflict and divorce.

“A marriage is a like a house. When a light bulb goes out, you do not go and buy a new house, you fix the light bulb.”

“A problem is a chance for you to do your best.”

“A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person.”

“Adversity is a fact of life. It can’t be controlled. What we can control is how we react to it.”

“Don’t let doubt convince you that your marriage is not worth fighting for.”

“Each divorce is the death of a small civilization.”

“Great marriages are contagious, if you want a great marriage, surround yourself with couples who have one.”

“Happiness flows from joy and contentment first–not from our husbands.”

“Happy marriages begin when we marry the ones we love, and they blossom when we love the ones we marry.”

“Hope is important because it can make the present moment less difficult to bear. If we believe that tomorrow will be better, we can bear a hardship today.”

“I ask not for a lighter burden, but for broader shoulders.”

“I do not understand the mystery of grace — only that it meets us where we are and does not leave us where it found us.”

“I’m sorry, Gemma. But we can’t live in the light all of the time. You have to take whatever light you can hold into the dark with you.”

“If you don’t like something change it; if you can’t change it, change the way you think about it.”

“If your life is cloudy and you’re far, far off course, you may have to go on faith for a while, but eventually you’ll learn that every time you trust your internal navigation system, you end up closer to your right life.”

“In marriage it is never about not falling, it is always about getting back up.”

“Marriage is meant to keep people together, not just when things are good, but particularly when they are not. That’s why we take marriage vows, not wishes.”

“Out of difficulties grow miracles.”

“She has the power to build him up or tear him down. Every wife is a king maker. How will you use your power today?”

“Sorrow comes in great waves…but rolls over us, and though it may almost smother us, it leaves us. And we know that if it is strong, we are stronger, inasmuch as it passes and we remain.”

“Success in marriage does not come merely through finding the right mate, but through being the right mate.”

“The difference between stumbling blocks and stepping stones is how you use them.”

“The gem cannot be polished without friction, nor man perfected without trials.”

“Things turn out the best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out.”

“True love doesn’t happen by accident. It’s deliberate, it’s intentional, it’s purposeful and in the end its worth it.”

“We must accept finite disappointment, but we must never lose infinite hope.”

“We must be willing to let go of the life we planned so as to have the life that is waiting for us.”

“Weeping may endure for a night, but joy cometh in the morning.”

“What lies behind you and what lies in front of you, pales in comparison to what lies inside of you.”

“When tensions mount in marriage conflict, spouses don’t regret what they didn’t say. Hold your tongue, until God has a hold of your heart.”

“Where we are most broken, then surrendered, we come out the strongest.”

There are many things you do not know about marriage.