The kids should never become more important than the spouse.
— Ted Engstrom
Who of us is mature enough for offspring before the offspring themselves arrive? The value of marriage is not that adults produce children but that children produce adults.
— Peter DeVries
Parents who love each other provide security and self-esteem for their children, which is the greatest bulwark against envy, jealousy, possessiveness and just about all the rest of love’s enemies.
— Dr. Theodore Rubin
Nothing is worse for your marriage than building your marriage on your children.
— Tommy Nelson
Children get much of their sense of security from the way their mother and father treat each other. So building the marriage relationship will have a powerful effect on the entire family culture.
— Stephen Covey