These words of encouragement are ways you can show your husband how much you love him. Here are some of our favorite loving phrases and motivational quotes for husbands.
Whether your love language is Words of Affirmation or not, we all enjoy hearing praise and encouragement from time to time. Just like a kiss on the cheek, an unexpected simple gift, or breakfast in bed on a Sunday morning, hearing your loved one say just the right thing can bring absolute joy and pleasure to your heart.
Only it isn’t always easy to come up with the right words to say.
As I’m personally working to strengthen my own happy marriage, I have also been on the hunt for some words of encouragement and sweet love quotes to share with my husband. My best friend. As I’ve found some truly great ideas, I’ve kept a list so I can easily find them again.
So here I am sharing them with you, so that you can make use of them too! They are perfect for writing in a Valentine’s Day card or anniversary card, in an unexpected love note on a random Tuesday, on a Post-It over his bathroom mirror, on a note with his lunch, or for using in a DIY gift to your dear husband.
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Loving Quotes for Husbands
“You are the butter to my bread, and the breath to my life.” — Julia Child
Home is where my husband is.
“Let the wife make the husband glad to come home, and let him make her sorry to see him leave.” – Martin Luther
“In all the world, there is no heart for me like yours. In all the world, there is no love for you like mine.” — Maya Angelou
I choose you. And I’ll choose you over and over and over. Without pause, without doubt, in a heartbeat, I’ll keep choosing you.
“To get the full value of joy you must have someone to divide it with.” — Mark Twain
I’m not spoiled. My husband just loves me.
“A good husband makes a good wife.” – John Florio
There is this guy who stole my heart. He calls me his wife.
“Loved you yesterday, love you still, always have, always will.” – Elaine Davis
“Grow old with me! The best is yet to be.” — Robert Browning
Love is his warm legs to put your cold feet on.
“Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same.” – Emily Brontë
“Love isn’t a state of perfect caring. It is an active noun like struggle. To love someone is to strive to accept that person exactly the way he or she is, right here and now …” — Fred Rogers
“I love being my husband’s wife.” – Julianna Margulies
“Thank you, my love, for always making me feel like the most beautiful woman in the world.”
It’s not what I feel for you. It’s what I don’t feel for anyone but you.
“People are weird. When we find someone with weirdness that is compatible with ours, we team up and call it love.” — Dr. Seuss
Nothing says “home” like the arms of my husband.
“My heart is and always will be yours.” – Jane Austen
“An easy-going husband is the one indispensable comfort of life.” – Ouida
“Love is like a friendship caught on fire. In the beginning a flame, very pretty, often hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. As love grows older, our hearts mature and our love becomes as coals, deep-burning and unquenchable.” — Bruce Lee
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Motivational Quotes for Husbands
“When life puts you in tough situations, don’t say ‘Why me? Say, ‘Try me.'”
“Don’t be pushed by your problems. Be led by your dreams.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
“You just have to keep on doing what you do. It’s the lesson I get from my husband; he just says, Keep going. Start by starting.” – Meryl Streep
“All of the best love stories have one thing in common, you have to go against the odds to get there.”
Our journey isn’t perfect but it’s ours and I’ll stick with you until the end.
“True love is inexhaustible. The more you give, the more you have.” – Antoine De Saint-Exupery
“I love my husband. I believe in him, and I am proud of his accomplishments.” – Pat Nixon
Some people search their whole lives to find what I found in you.
“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
“The couples that are meant to be are the ones who go through everything that is meant to tear them apart. And come out even stronger.”
My husband is my rock. My best friend. My soul mate. And he’s hot as heck.
“You are my love story, and I write you into everything I do, everything I see, everything I touch and everything I dream, you are the words that fill my pages.” – A.R Asher
I am a proud wife of an imperfect husband. He is the only one in this world who can tolerate my madness.
“Just when I think that it is impossible to love you any more than I already do, you prove me wrong.” –Unknown
Romantic Quotes about Love and Marriage
“Marriage, ultimately, is the practice of becoming passionate friends.” — Harville Hendrix
“I have found the one whom my soul loves.” — Song of Solomon
Happy is the man who finds a true friend, and far happier is he who finds that true friend in his wife. — Franz Schubert
“May this marriage be full of laughter, our every day in paradise.” — Rumi
I ask myself every day. How did I get so lucky to marry my best friend in this world?
“If you live to be a hundred, I want to live to be a hundred minus one day so I never have to live without you.” – A.A. Milne
“I would rather feel your breath on the back of my neck than have all the riches in the world.”
“What greater thing is there for two human souls, than to feel that they are joined for life — to strengthen each other in all labor, to rest on each other in all sorrow, to minister to each other in all pain, to be one with each other in silent unspeakable memories at the moment of the last parting?” — George Eliot
“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.” — When Harry Met Sally
You don’t marry someone you can live with. You marry the person who you cannot live without.
“The grass is greener where you water it.” — Neil Barringham
“By all means, marry. If you get a good wife, you will be happy. If you get a bad one, you will be a philosopher.” — Socrates
“I would rather share one lifetime with you than face all the ages of this world alone.” — Arwen, The Fellowship of the Ring
“A happy marriage is a long conversation which always seems too short.” — Andre Maurois
“Marriage is the triumph of imagination over intelligence. Second marriage is the triumph of hope over experience.” — Oscar Wilde
“The most successful marriages, gay or straight, even if they begin in romantic love, often become friendships. It’s the ones that become the friendships that last.” — Andrew Sullivan
“The great marriages are partnerships. It can’t be a great marriage without being a partnership.” — Dame Helen Mirren
“Success in marriage does not come merely through finding the right mate, but through being the right mate.” — Barnett Brickner
“What I love most about my home is who I share it with.” — Tad Carpenter
Loving Quotes to Make Up After an Argument
“A good wife always forgives her husband when she’s wrong.” – Milton Berle
Our journey isn’t perfect but it’s ours.
I know I’m a handful but that’s why you got two hands.
“No relationship is all sunshine, but two can share one umbrella and survive the storm together.”
“It is sometimes essential for a husband and a wife to quarrel — they get to know each other better.” — Goethe
“In every good marriage, it helps to be a little deaf.” — Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg
“I’d rather have bad times with you, than good times with someone else. I’d rather be beside you in a storm, than safe and warm by myself. I’d rather have hard times together, than to have it easy but apart. I’d rather have the one who holds my heart.” — Luther Vandross, I’d Rather