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

Oprah wasn't built in a day.

Lily

You're going to break his... you're going to break whatever it is that pumps that black sludge through his veins

Lily [to Robin about Barney]

HIMYM Quotes

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

Barney

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

Barney