15 Relationship Commitment Quotes that speak of True Love

Quotes that prove love and commitment in relationships

By Linda F.
15 Relationship Commitment Quotes that speak of True Love

True love is hard to find. Over centuries more than millions of literary works of art have been dedicated to either finding or nurturing this elusive emotion. Some of the most memorable odes, songs, plays, books and movies have been based on love; so known to cause pain and heartache and yet longed for by all.

Many strive for it, some find it. If you’re one of the fortunate ones to have done so, you need to keep working at your love to keep it blooming and never fade away.

On the other hand, if you’re close to reaching out to that special someone, love quotes can help you reach that much closer to your heart’s desire.

What is commitment in Relationships?

A committed relationship is where two people in love get together to form a mutually agreed relationship involving love, truth and honesty. It can be legally committed one such as marriage or a civil union or casual such as long term dating.

Whatever, your current relationship status, love quotes help to either gain the attention of your one true love or maintain the attention the relationship needs to thrive.

Relationship Commitment Quotes for Married Life

Marriage is a relationship not to be trifled with. Once committed into, it is no longer just you, as it brings with it a responsibility of another person’s happiness. More often than not, it involves children and extended families and the breakdown of marriage as an institution brings about the breakdown of the entire social system.

It is very easy to fall into the routine of a normal married life. Life and its stresses will get to you before you even know it. A couple madly in love may digress into a lethargic tepid relationship without either one of the partners noticing it.

One of the secrets of a long lasting and happy marriage is keeping the romance alive. Often it is said that when marriage walks in through the door, love is usually the first thing to fly out the window. Very often that may be the reality for many marriages but it doesn’t fortunately, have to be for yours.

Read on the following marriage quotes to keep your marriage vibrant and full of love.

1. Let the wife make the husband glad to come home, and let him make her sorry to see him leave - Martin Luther King

 

2. A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person – Mignon Mc Laughlin

 

3. You don’t love someone for their looks, or their clothes, or for their fancy car, but because they sing a song only you can hear – Oscar Wilde

 

4. 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

 

5. You don’t marry someone you can live with. You marry the person you can’t live without - Anonymous
 

Relationship Love Commitment Quotes for Him

Whoever said that men cannot be romantic or find it difficult to express their feelings, didn’t know what they were talking about. Some of the best love quotes ever are by men. Many of these famous men are people who one wouldn't easily associate with romance; case in point here being Mahatma Gandhi and Winston Churchill. Men who were both extremely powerful political leaders, instrumental in changing the course of history.

In fact, Mr. Churchill went on to make one of his most famous quotes in reference to his wife which is quoted even today by love-struck husbands. He very famously said,

”My most brilliant achievement was my ability to be able to persuade my wife to marry me”. Need he say anything else of how much he treasured his wife!


“A coward is incapable of exhibiting love; it is the prerogative of the brave’, said Mahatma Gandhi without mincing any words.

Men they say is more averse to expressing their feelings than women. Not true if the following love quotes are anything to go by.

 

6. I swear I couldn't love you more than I do right now, and yet I know I will tomorrow. — Leo Christopher
 
7. No one acts more foolishly than a wise man in love – Anonymous
 
8. If I know what love is, it is because of you. – Herman Hesse

 

9. I don’t wanna close my eyes, I don’t wanna fall asleep, cuz I’d miss you babe and I don’t wanna miss a thing. – Aerosmith

 

10. I think women are foolish to pretend they are equal to men, they are far superior and always have been – William Golding

Relationship Love Commitment Quotes for Her

Ladies, if you didn’t know this before then know now, that Men crave romance more than women. Surprising, but true as per an article in The Reader’s Digest. The author says that over thirty-three percent of men more than the women studied, said that they craved it more than their partners.

Definitely not a number that can be ignored! So if you’ve been guilty of guilty of complacency and thinking your man doesn’t notice it, then it’s time to let that notion fly right out your beautifully draped living room window.

If you have been pushing your romance onto the back burner for whatever reason and have a pet dog who seems to be more contented than your man, then it is time to awaken your romance by surprising the man in your life with the following quotes.  
 

11. I smile like an idiot when I’m talking to you. It doesn’t matter if it’s in person or text or anything else. I just smile because it’s you.

 

12. For once in my life, I don’t have to try to be happy. When I’m with you it just happens.

 

13. If I had a flower for every time I thought of you, I could walk in my garden forever.

 

14. I would wait for a hundred years if it meant you were there at the end of them – The Lake House

 

15. I fell in love with you because of the million things you never knew you were doing.

Summary

Alfred Lord Tennyson very famously in his poem, ‘In Memoriam' in 1849 said, “It is better to have loved and lost than not to have loved at all”. Although written to commemorate the memory of his best friend, Arthur Henry Hallam, sixteen years after his death in 1933, it is quoted widely today in context with romantic relationships.

It puts into perspective how in spite of all the heartache and pain that love may bring; the joy, sorrow, and euphoria that can come along with it is something that everyone has to experience atleast once in their lifetime. 

 

Michael Smith put it beautifully in his most memorable song,

“Love in your heart wasn’t put there to stay.
Love is not love until you give it away”.

Such a beautiful thought and how more beautiful if we could actually hold onto it!

 

There are few things more exquisite to watch in this world than a couple deeply in love. Use some of the above mentioned quotes  every day and watch you and partner grow and become one of those few lucky souls; ringing in year after year of never falling out of love with one another.

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