Lily Aldrin (Alyson Hannigan) is a kindergarten teacher and an aspiring artist.  Lily was originall engaged to Marshall before they broke it off for her to try and be an artist in California.  However, she returned to him after her fellowship ended and the two quickly married by the end of season two.

Lily Aldrin Quotes

The no more surprises thing is the best part of being married.

Lily

Lily: Okay but hurry, or I'm gonna start doing number eleven on my own.
Marshall: You can do that by yourself?
Lily: Pilates bitch!

HIMYM Quotes

You are the love of my life. Everything I have and everything I am is yours. Forever.

Barney

Whatever you do in this life, it's not legendary, unless your friends are there to see it.

Barney