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Humor can help make a marriage last, and knowing how to make your partner laugh can go a long way. That’s why funny marriage advice always helps in the hard times. 

Lots of people, including famous authors, actors, and celebrities know not to hold back when it comes to humor in a partnership. 

Marriage life doesn’t always need to be so serious. By finding the humor in everything, from funny marriage advice for newlyweds to sayings about marriage and relationship quotes, you can get through even the worst of times.

If you’re in need of some funny marriage advice, read on for 75 hysterical quotes about marriage. 

1. “If you want your wife to listen to you, then talk to another woman: she will be all ears.” — Sigmund Freud

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2. “By all means, marry. If you get a good wife, you’ll become happy; if you get a bad one, you’ll become a philosopher.” — Socrates

 

3. “One of the keys to a successful marriage is separate bathrooms. When he enters my bathroom sometimes I’m like, ‘Why are you in here?’ And he’s like, ‘I live here. Can I enjoy my bathroom too?’” — Michelle Obama

 

4. “I love being married. It’s so great to find that one special person you want to annoy for the rest of your life.” — Rita Rudner

 

5. “Husband secretly lowers the thermostat and I secretly turn it back up. We both vehemently deny touching it. Marriage is fun.” — Stephanie Ortiz

 

6. “To keep your marriage brimming, with love in the loving cup, whenever you’re wrong, admit it; whenever you’re right, shut up.” — Ogden Nash

 

7. “Remember that creating a successful marriage is like farming: you have to start over again every morning.” — H. Jackson Brown, Jr

 

8. “Some people ask the secret of our long marriage. We take time to go to a restaurant two times a week. A little candlelight, dinner, soft music and dancing. She goes Tuesdays, I go Fridays.” — Henny Youngman

 

9. “The first draft of my vows, which I wrote the day after we got engaged, clocked in at around 70 pages.” —  Leslie Knope (“Parks & Recreation”)

 

10. “Marriage is a wonderful institution, but who wants to live in an institution?” — Groucho Marx

 

11. “You know there is a name for people who are always wrong about everything all the time… Husband!” — Bill Maher

 

12. “Marriage is not just spiritual communion. It is also remembering to take out the trash.” — Dr. Joyce Brothers

 

13. “She’s your lobster. Come on, you guys. It’s a known fact that lobsters fall in love and mate for life. You can actually see old lobster couples, walking around their tank, you know, holding claws.” — Phoebe Buffay (“Friends”)

 

14. “Women marry men hoping they will change. Men marry women hoping they will not. So each is inevitably disappointed.” — Albert Einstein

 

15. “I am a very committed wife. And I should be committed, too — for being married so many times.” — Elizabeth Taylor

 

16. “When you see a married couple walking down the street, the one that’s a few steps ahead is the one that’s mad.” ― Helen Rowland

 

17. “Who won in life? Me. Because I got to marry you.” — Chip Gaines

 

18. “Marriage has no guarantees. If that’s what you’re looking for, go live with a car battery.” — Erma Bombeck

 

19. “When a man opens a car door for his wife, it’s either a new car or a new wife.” — Prince Philip

 

20. “For marriage to be a success, every woman and every man should have her and his own bathroom. The end.” — Catherine Zeta-Jones

 

21. “Before you marry a person you should first make them use a computer with slow internet to see who they really are.” — Will Ferrell

 

22. “It’s tough to stay married. My wife kisses the dog on the lips, yet she won’t drink from my glass.” — Rodney Dangerfield

 

23. “A man’s main job is to protect his woman from her desire to ‘get bangs’ every other month.” — Dax Shepard

 

24. “Being a good husband is like being a stand-up comic. You need ten years before you can call yourself a beginner.” — Jerry Seinfeld

 

25. “Spend a few minutes a day really listening to your spouse. No matter how stupid his problems sound to you.” — Megan Mullally

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26. “Look, you want to know what marriage is really like? Fine. You wake up, she’s there. You come back from work, she’s there. You fall asleep, she’s there. You eat dinner, she’s there. You know? I mean, I know that sounds like a bad thing, but it’s not.” — Ray Barone

 

27. “People say, ‘Jeez, it must be hard to stay married in show business.’ I think it’s hard to stay married anywhere, but if you marry the right person, it might work out.” — Tom Hanks

 

28. “My husband and I have never considered divorce … murder sometimes, but never divorce.” — Dr. Joyce Brothers

 

29. “Make sure you have date night even if it’s once in a blue moon because most of the time you’re just too tired and you’d actually prefer to sleep.” — Chris Hemsworth

 

30. “Love is an ideal thing, marriage a real thing.” — Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

 

31. “I married for love, but the obvious side benefit of having someone around to find my glasses cannot be ignored.” — Cameron Esposito

 

32. “Getting married is like trading the adoration of many for the sarcasm of one.” — Mae West

 

33. “I don’t want to hear about the endless struggles to keep sex exciting or the work it takes to plan a date night. I want to hear that you guys watch every episode of The Bachelorette together in secret shame or that one got the other hooked on Breaking Bad, and if either watches it without the other, they’re dead meat.” ― Mindy Kaling

 

34. “The definition of eternity is two people and a ham.” — Dorothy Parker

 

35. “You go, ‘You make me laugh, you make me smile, you make me feel loved, you make me food.'” — Nikki Glaser recalling Amy Schumer’s wedding vows

 

36. “Sometimes I wonder if men and women really suit each other. Perhaps they should just live next door and visit now and then.” — Katharine Hepburn

 

37. “I’m just a diaper-changing facility hooked up to a life-support system, but my wife, she’s breakfast, lunch, and dinner. She’s a human Denny’s all day long … and it never ends for her. She’s the most beautiful Denny’s you’ve ever seen though, I guarantee it.” — Ryan Reynolds

 

38. “An archeologist is the best husband a woman can have. The older she gets, the more interested he is in her.” — Agatha Christie

 

39. “Because I always say, if you’re married for 50 years, and 10 of them are horrible, you’re doing really good!” — Michelle Obama

 

40. “Marriage is a wonderful invention: then again, so is a bicycle repair kit.” — Billy Connolly

 

41. “We have a couple of rules in our relationship. The first rule is that I make her feel like she’s getting everything. The second rule is that I actually do let her have her way in everything. And, so far, it’s working.” — Justin Timberlake

 

42. “The man who says his wife can’t take a joke, forgets that she took him.” — Oscar Wilde

 

43. “I’d like to publicly thank my husband [Dax Shepard] for changing half the diapers in our house. I hope he changes all of mine one day…” — Kristen Bell

 

44. “Keep your eyes wide open before marriage, half shut afterwards.” — Benjamin Franklin

 

45. “Marriage is an alliance entered into by a man who can’t sleep with the window shut and a woman who can’t sleep with the window open.” — George Bernard Shaw 

 

46. “The best way to get most husbands to do something is to suggest that perhaps they’re too old to do it.” — Ann Bancroft

 

47. “Always get married in the morning. That way if it doesn’t work out, you haven’t wasted the whole day.” — Mickey Rooney

 

48. “A happy marriage is a long conversation which always seems too short.” — Andre Maurois

 

49. “After about 15 years I finally figured out that she’s always right. So surprisingly we just stopped fighting after that.” — Barack Obama

 

50. “Marriage: a bond between a person who never remembers anniversaries and another who never forgets them.” — Ogden Nash

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51. “Marriage is not just spiritual communion and passionate embraces; marriage is also three meals a day and remembering to carry the trash out.” — Dr. Joyce Brothers

 

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52. “My most brilliant achievement was my ability to be able to persuade my wife to marry me.” — Winston Churchill

 

53. “Only married people can understand how you can be miserable and happy at the same time.” — Chris Rock

 

54. “We’re all a little weird. And life is a little weird. And when we find someone whose weirdness is compatible with ours, we join up with them and fall into mutually satisfying weirdness and call it love — true love.” — Robert Fulgham

 

55. “My wife and I have been married for 21 years, and without a doubt, the hardest times we’ve faced were those times when we hated each other.” — Andy Richter

 

56. “Never ever discount the idea of marriage. Sure, someone might tell you that marriage is just a piece of paper. Well, so is money, and what’s more life-affirming than cold, hard cash?” — Dennis Miller

 

57. “My wife didn’t take my name, which isn’t weird, but what’s weird is when people think it’s weird, like we’re on a first-name basis anyway.” — Mark Agee

 

58. “Marriages are made in heaven. But so again, are thunder and lightning.” — Clint Eastwood

 

59. “We just like each other. You start there. … I still can’t believe my wife goes out with me. If we were in high school and I was just funny, I’d never have the courage to talk to her.” — Tom Hanks

 

60. “Husbands and wives are irritating. But without them, who would we blame for misplacing our socks?” – Janet Periat

 

61. “Marriage is like a game of chess, except the board is flowing water, the pieces are made of smoke and no move you make will have any effect on the outcome.” — Jerry Seinfeld

 

62. “Love, gratitude, compassion, because sometimes every man or every woman will drive their partner crazy.” — Goldie Hawn 

 

63. “Marriage is like a graph — it has its ups and downs, and as long as things bounce back up again, you’ve got a good marriage. If it heads straight down, then you’ve got some problems!” — Dame Julie Andrews

 

64. “A man doesn’t know what happiness is until he’s married. By then it’s too late.” — Frank Sinatra

 

65. “Our marriage was the most difficult, grueling, excruciating thing that we have ever taken on in our lives. And you know, we’re just not quitters.” — Will Smith

 

66. “There are only three things women need in life: food, water, and compliments.” — Chris Rock

 

67. “Never get married in college; it’s hard to get a start if a prospective employer finds you’ve already made one mistake.” — Elbert Hubbard

 

68. “Michelle’s like Beyoncé in that song, ‘Let me upgrade ya!’ She upgraded me.” — Barack Obama

 

69. “Marriage is like a tense, unfunny, version of ‘Everybody Loves Raymond.’ Only it doesn’t last 22. It lasts forever.” — Pete (“Knocked Up”)

 

70. “We were married for better or worse. I couldn’t have done better and she couldn’t have done worse.” — Henry Youngman

 

71. “Just found out the wife is writing a book about our honeymoon, called 50 Shades of Just O.K.” — Conan O’Brien

 

72. “F*ck it…that’s really the attitude that keeps a family together. It’s not ‘We love each other.’ It’s just ‘f*ck it, man.'” — Louis C.K.

 

73. “Husbands are like wine, they take a long time to mature.” — Donatella (“Letters to Juliet”)

 

74. “Did you know that the institution of marriage was created when the average person lived to the age of 30?” — Kim (“The Last Kiss”)

 

75. “Look, in my opinion, the best thing you can do is find a person who loves you for exactly what you are. Good mood, bad mood, ugly, pretty, handsome, what have you. The right person is still going to think the sun shines out of your ass.” — Mac MacGuff (“Juno”)

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