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95 husband quotes to help your spouse feel loved and appreciated

Updated: Jul 3

95 husband quotes to help your spouse feel loved and appreciated

In every relationship, words carry a profound impact. They can evoke a myriad of emotions and build bridges that span the chasms of misunderstanding. Particularly in a marriage, well-chosen words should never be underestimated.

If you're a husband, and you're looking to remind your wife how much she means to you, you've come to the right place.

This blog post is brimming with 95 heartfelt, humorous, and poignant quotes, crafted to remind your spouse how cherished he or she is. These quotes, from renowned authors, personalities, and even unknown sources, shed light on the beautiful journey of marriage and love.

Read on, let your heart be touched, and allow these words to inspire you in expressing your feelings to your beloved partner.

"The best thing a man can do for his children is to love their mother." - Theodore Hesburgh

"The first duty of love is to listen." - Paul Tillich

"To love is nothing. To be loved is something. But to love and be loved, that’s everything." - T. Tolis

"There is no such thing as a perfect man or a perfect marriage. But the one I have is perfect for me." - Fawn Weaver

"Happy is the man who finds a true friend, and far happier is he who finds that true friend in his wife." - Franz Schubert

"In a happy marriage it is the wife who provides the climate, the husband the landscape." - Gerald Brenan



"Marriage is the most natural state of man, and... the state in which you will find solid happiness." - Benjamin Franklin

"Being a good husband is like being a good stand-up comic: you need ten years before you can even call yourself a beginner." - Jerry Seinfeld

"In my house I'm the boss, my wife is just the decision maker." - Woody Allen

"The secret to a happy marriage is if you can be at peace with someone within four walls, if you are content because the one you love is near to you, either upstairs or downstairs, or in the same room, and you feel that warmth that you don't find very often, then that is what love is all about." - Bruce Forsyth

"What I love most about my home is who I share it with." - Tad Carpenter

"I love being my husband's wife." - Julianna Margulies

"My husband has made me laugh. Wiped my tears. Hugged me tight. Watched me succeed. Seen me fail. Kept me strong. My husband is a promise that I will have a friend forever." - Unknown

"I have a best friend as a husband, and he is my number one supporter. He's a family man, and he's always giving back to God. That is what makes him a beautiful man." - Tamera Mowry

"There is no more lovely, friendly and charming relationship, communion or company than a good marriage." - Martin Luther

"The love of husband and wife is the force that welds society together." - St. John Chrysostom

"Many marriages would be better if the husband and the wife clearly understood that they are on the same side." - Zig Ziglar

"My husband and I always have fun together in everything we do. Some people call that immature, but we call it having a good time." - Paula Deen

"A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person." - Mignon McLaughlin

"A good husband makes a good wife." - John Florio

"My husband is my best friend, my greatest support, my biggest comfort, my strongest motivation, my truest smile, my deepest love, my favorite, my forever. He has me. Entirely." - Unknown

"The real act of marriage takes place in the heart, not in the ballroom or church or synagogue. It's a choice you make–not just on your wedding day, but over and over again–and that choice is reflected in the way you treat your husband or wife." - Barbara De Angelis



"A man's worth is measured by how he parents his children. What he gives them, what he keeps away from them, the lessons he teaches and the lessons he allows them to learn on their own." - Lisa Rogers

"Chains do not hold a marriage together. It is threads, hundreds of tiny threads which sew people together through the years." - Simone Signoret

"My most brilliant achievement was my ability to be able to persuade my wife to marry me." - Winston Churchill

"You know you're in love when you can't fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams." - Dr. Seuss

"My husband is a great leader even if he isn’t leading the way I want him to." - Terri Guillemets

"No man succeeds without a good woman behind him. Wife or mother, if it is both, he is twice blessed indeed." - Godfrey Winn

"It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"You are my today and all of my tomorrows." - Leo Christopher

"In terms of my marriage, you know, falling in love with my husband was by far the best thing that's ever happened to me." - Caroline Kennedy

"Every day I spend with you, becomes the new best day of my life." - Unknown

"There is no such cozy combination as man and wife." - Menander

"When I am with you, the only place I want to be is closer." - Unknown

"You are my paradise and I would happily get stranded on you for a lifetime." - Unknown



"A good marriage would be between a blind wife and a deaf husband." - Michel de Montaigne

"Love doesn't just sit there, like a stone, it has to be made, like bread; remade all the time, made new." - Ursula K. Le Guin

"Marriage, ultimately, is the practice of becoming passionate friends." - Harville Hendrix

"I cannot promise to solve all your problems but I can only make sure that I will never let you face them alone." - Unknown

"When you realize you want to spend the rest of your life with somebody, you want the rest of your life to start as soon as possible." - Nora Ephron

"You make me want to be a better man." - Melvin Udall

"The husband who decides to surprise his wife is often very much surprised himself." - Voltaire

"A good marriage is one which allows for change and growth in the individuals and in the way they express their love." - Pearl S. Buck

"I love my husband. I believe in him, and I am proud of his accomplishments." - Pat Nixon

"Marriage is our last, best chance to grow up." - Joseph Barth

"The success of marriage comes not in finding the “right” person, but in the ability of both partners to adjust to the real person they inevitably realize they married." - John Fischer

"In my opinion, the best thing you can do is find someone who loves you for exactly what you are." - Diablo Cody

"Love never gives up, never loses faith, is always hopeful, and endures through every circumstance." - 1 Corinthians 13:7

"Love doesn't make the world go round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile." - Franklin P. Jones

"When a wife has a good husband, it is easily seen on her face." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"Being a good husband and father makes me a better man." - Brad Pitt

"I love you not only for what you are, but for what I am when I am with you." - Elizabeth Barrett Browning

"Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her." - Ephesians 5:25

"I still fall for you every day." - Unknown

"The best proof of love is trust." - Joyce Brothers

"My husband's biggest flaws are that he works too hard and that he's too nice. I'm not kidding. I really wish he would curse more and slack off. He makes the rest of us look bad." - Al Roker

"Marriage is a commitment- a decision to do, all through life, that which will express your love for one’s spouse." - Herman H. Kieval


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"Marriage is a risk; I think it’s a great and glorious risk, as long as you embark on the adventure in the same spirit." - Cate Blanchett

"You are the source of my joy, the center of my world and the whole of my heart." - Unknown

"The love between husband and wife should be, like the friendship of hands and eyes, when the hand hurts, the eye cries, and when the eye cries the hand wipes away the tears." - Anonymous

"The greatest happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved; loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves." - Victor Hugo

"Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength while loving someone deeply gives you courage." - Lao Tzu

"My husband is my best friend, my greatest support, my biggest comfort, my strongest motivation, my truest smile, my deepest love, my favorite, my forever. He has me. Entirely." - Unknown

"The best and most beautiful things in this world cannot be seen or even heard, but must be felt with the heart." - Helen Keller

"I still fall in love with you every day!" - Unknown

"I swear I couldn't love you more than I do right now, and yet I know I will tomorrow." - Leo Christopher

"Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind, And therefore is winged Cupid painted blind." - William Shakespeare

"I love you for all that you are, all that you have been and all you're yet to be." - Unknown

"In you, I've found the love of my life and my closest, truest friend." - Unknown

"Your love shines in my heart as the sun that shines upon the earth." - Eleanor Di Guillo


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"To be fully seen by somebody, then, and be loved anyhow - this is a human offering that can border on miraculous." - Elizabeth Gilbert

"You have no idea how good it feels to wake up every morning knowing you are mine and I am yours." - Unknown

"You are the poem I never knew how to write and this life is the story I have always wanted to tell." - Tyler Knott Gregson

"I am catastrophically in love with you." - Cassandra Clare

"Loving you was one of the best decisions of my life." - Unknown

"I wish I could turn back the clock. I'd find you sooner and love you longer." - Unknown

"A dream you dream alone is only a dream. A dream you dream together is reality." - Yoko Ono

"You are my sun, my moon, and all my stars." - E.E. Cummings

"To love is to burn, to be on fire." - Jane Austen

"Every love story is beautiful but ours is my favorite." - Unknown

"Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same." - Emily Bronte

"We loved with a love that was more than love." - Edgar Allan Poe

"You are the finest, loveliest, tenderest, and most beautiful person I have ever known—and even that is an understatement." - F. Scott Fitzgerald

"I would rather share one lifetime with you than face all the ages of this world alone." - J.R.R. Tolkien

"You have bewitched me body and soul, and I love, I love, I LOVE YOU." - Jane Austen

"I saw that you were perfect, and so I loved you. Then I saw that you were not perfect and I loved you even more." - Angelita Lim

"You should be kissed and often, and by someone who knows how." - Margaret Mitchell

"I fell in love the way you fall asleep: slowly, and then all at once." - John Green

"You are my heart, my life, my one and only thought." - Arthur Conan Doyle

"Grow old with me. The best is yet to come." - Robert Browning

"Your love is all I need to feel complete." - Unknown

"You don't love someone because they're perfect, you love them in spite of the fact that they're not." - Jodi Picoult

"I love you more than I have ever found a way to say to you." - Ben Folds

"I have found the paradox, that if you love until it hurts, there can be no more hurt, only more love." - Mother Teresa

"To love and be loved is to feel the sun from both sides." - David Viscott

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