39 Quotes About Commitment in Marriage


Knowing the type of person you want to marry will ensure you have a long lasting and successful relationship. Here are some great quotes about commitment in marriage that capture the dedication needed to make it through the years.

“A change is brought about because ordinary people do extraordinary things.”

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

“All too often women believe it is a sign of commitment, an expression of love, to endure unkindness or cruelty, to forgive and forget.”

“At times it seems as if arranging to have no commitment of any kind to anyone would be a special freedom. But in fact the whole idea works in reverse.”

“Commitment is a word invented in our abstract modernity to signify the absence of any real motives in the soul for moral dedication.”

“Every intimacy carries secreted somewhere below its initial lovely surfaces, the ever-coiled makings of complete catastrophe.”

“Falling in love was simple; one had only to yield. Digesting another person, however, and sustaining love, was bloody work, and not a soft job.”

“Freedom is not the absence of commitments, but the ability to choose – and commit myself to – what is best for me.”

“I think when men hear that women want a commitment, they think it means commitment to a romantic relationship, but that’s not it.”

“I want to learn how to speak to anyone at any time and make us both feel a little bit better, lighter, richer, with no commitments of ever meeting again.”

“If you are not too long, I will wait here for you all my life.”

“If you build the guts to do something, anything, then you better save enough to face the consequences.”

“I’ll follow you, even to death—but I won’t live with you any more.”

“In every possible instance Saint Paul begged Christians to restrain themselves to contain their carnal yearnings to live solitary and sexless lives on earth as it is in heaven.”

“In this age, lies were the universal lubricant of the culture. A love of Truth and commitment to it were seldom rewarded and were often punished.”

“Let today be the day that you become committed in being, in doing, in getting, achieving, in experiencing.”

“Love is without a doubt the laziest theory for the meaning of life, but when it actually comes a time to do it we find just enough energy to over-complicate life again.”

“Loved you yesterday. Love you still. Always have. Always will.”

“Now everyone dreams of a love faithful and true, but you and I know what this world can do.”

“One of the few downsides to being awakened is that we no longer require sleep; therefore we also no longer dream.”

“One person with commitment accomplishes more than a thousand with an opinion.”

“Seems to me that there is a fine line between insanity and dedication…I call that line commitment.”

“Set the standard! Stop expecting others to show you love, acceptance, commitment, & respect when you don’t even show that to yourself.”

“Success awaits those who steadfastly commit to any requisite sacrifice.”

“Suffering sucks. Don’t do it. Go home and love your wife. Go home and love yourself. Go home and base your happiness on one thing and one thing only: freedom.”

“The level of success you achieve will be in direct proportion to the depth of your commitment.”

“The minute I heard my first love story I started looking for you, not knowing how blind I was. Lovers don’t finally meet somewhere. They’re in each other all along.”

“The problem that we are facing in the church today is that we have so many Christians who have made a decision to believe in Jesus but not a commitment to follow Him.”

“The relationship between commitment and doubt is by no means an antagonistic one. Commitment is healthiest when it is not without doubt, but in spite of doubt.”

“There’s a difference between interest and commitment. When you’re interested in doing something, you do it only when it’s convenient.”

“To love is to accept a soul entirely, not wishing that the person was otherwise, nor hoping for change, nor clinging to some ideal past.”

“True love is selfless. It is prepared to sacrifice.”

“Unless commitment is made, there are only promises and hopes; but no plans.”

“We cannot be sure of having something to live for unless we are willing to die for it.”

“We have to recognize that there cannot be relationships unless there is commitment, unless there is loyalty, unless there is love, patience, persistence.”

“What a happy and holy fashion it is that those who love one another should rest on the same pillow.”

“What helps you persevere is your resilience and commitment.”

“You always have two choices: your commitment versus your fear.”

“Your behavior reflects your actual purposes.”

One of the most important parts to marriage is having commitment for one another.

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