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A lady's imagination is very rapid, it jumps from admiration to love from love to matrimony in a moment

By all means marry. If you get a good wife you'll become happy, if you get a bad one you'll become a philosopher.

I was married by a judge. I should have asked for a jury.

Happiness in marriage is entirely a matter of chance.

Some people ask the secret of our long marriage. We take time to go to a restaurant two times a week. A little candlelight dinner soft music and dancing. She goes Tuesdays I go Fridays.

Ultimately the bond of all companionship, whether in marriage or in friendship, is conversation.

It is not a lack of love but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages.

It is a truth universally acknowledged that a single man in possession of a good fortune must be in want of a wife

Marriage is indeed a manoeuvring business.

Long engagements give people the opportunity of finding out each other's character before marriage, which is never advisable.

Single women have a dreadful propensity for being poor. Which is one very strong argument in favor of matrimony.

A journey is like marriage. The certain way to be wrong is to think you control it.

How marriage ruins a man! It is as demoralizing as cigarettes and far more expensive.

A man would prefer to come home to an unmade bed and a happy woman, than to a neatly made bed and an angry woman.

The heart of marriage is memories, and if the two of you happen to have the same ones and can savor your reruns, then your marriage is a gift from the gods.

The chain of wedlock is so heavy that it takes two to carry it - and sometimes three.

Before marriage a girl has to make love to a man to hold him. After marriage she has to hold him to make love to him.

Marilyn Monroe

He that displays too often his wife and his wallet is in danger of having both of them borrowed.

With me nothing goes right. My psychiatrist said my wife and I should have sex every night. Now we'll never see each other!

Human nature is so well disposed towards those who are in interesting situations that a young person who either marries or dies is sure of being kindly spoken of.

A man marries to have a home, but also because he doesn't want to be bothered with sex and all that sort of thing.

Men marry because they are tired, women because they are curious, both are disappointed.

We met Dr. Hall in such deep mourning that either his mother, his wife, or himself must be dead.

Marry me and I'll never look at another horse!

Marriage is neither heaven nor hell it is simply purgatory.

My wife dresses to kill. She cooks the same way.

Marriage is an adventure, like going to war.

Bachelors have consciences, married men have wives.

There is nothing in the world like the devotion of a married woman. It is a thing no married man knows anything about.

Next to being married, a girl likes to be crossed in love a little now and then.

Sometimes I bust out and do things so permanent. Like tattoos and marriage.

The secret of a happy marriage remains a secret.

Marriage is like a game of chess except the board is flowing water the pieces are made of smoke and no move you make will have any effect on the outcome.

It's not beauty, but fine qualities, my girl, that keep a husband.

When I attained a certain advanced intimacy with a man, and I don't just mean sex, I married him.

Marriage is a feast where the grace is sometimes better than the dinner.

There is no subject on which more dangerous nonsense is talked and thought than marriage.

The world has grown suspicious of anything that looks like a happily married life.

Oscar Wilde

It's a funny thing that when a man hasn't anything on earth to worry about he goes off and gets married.

A happy marriage is a long conversation which always seems too short.

Marriage is not a simple love affair, it's an ordeal, and the ordeal is the sacrifice of ego to a relationship in which two have become one.

Joseph Campbell

One should always be in love. That is the reason one should never marry.

Sometimes I think my husband is so amazing that I don't know why he's with me. I don't know whether I'm good enough. But if I make him happy then I'm everything I want to be.

Men are April when they woo, December when they wed. Maids are May when they are maids, but the sky changes when they are wives.

It's tough to stay married. My wife kisses the dog on the lips, yet she won't drink from my glass.

I've sometimes thought of marrying - and then I've thought again.

Marriage is like putting your hand into a bag of snakes in the hope of pulling out an eel.

My being charming, Harriet, is not quite enough to induce me to marry, I must find other people charming - one other person at least.

The proper behavior all through the holiday season is to be drunk. This drunkenness culminates on New Year's Eve, when you get so drunk you kiss the person you're married to.

Marriage is the most natural state of man and... the state in which you will find solid happiness.

The one charm about marriage is that it makes a life of deception absolutely necessary for both parties.

I believe the home and marriage is the foundation of our society and must be protected.

I've been in love with the same woman for forty-one years. If my wife finds out she'll kill me.

The average Hollywood film star's ambition is to be admired by an American, courted by an Italian, married to an Englishman, and have a French boyfriend.

Keep your eyes wide open before marriage, half shut afterwards.

For it is mutual trust, even more than mutual interest, that holds human associations together. Our friends seldom profit us, but they make us feel safe. Marriage is a scheme to accomplish exactly that same end.

Words and pictures are yin and yang. Married, they produce a progeny more interesting than either parent.

Dr. Seuss

Bigamy is having one wife too many. Monogamy is the same.

Let me not to the marriage of true minds admit impediments.

Maids want nothing but husbands and when they have, them they want everything.

Two things I do value a lot, intimacy and the capacity for joy, didn't seem to be on anyone else's list. I felt like the stranger in a strange land and decided I'd better not marry the natives.

Marriage is one long conversation chequered by disputes.

Marriage is a wonderful institution but who wants to live in an institution?

There is nothing so difficult to marry as a large nose.

Why do Jewish divorces cost so much? They're worth it.

I think if I'm 40 and I don't have any kids and I'm not married I would have a baby artificially inseminated. I would feel like Mary - like Jesus is my baby.

Many a good hanging prevents a bad marriage.

He was a dreamer, a thinker, a speculative philosopher...or as his wife would have it an idiot.

I take my wife everywhere but she keeps finding her way back.

A marriage without conflicts is almost as inconceivable as a nation without crises.

Where there's marriage without love, there will be love without marriage.

Why do Jewish men die before their wives? They want to.

Politics doesn't make strange bedfellows - marriage does.

That married couples can live together day after day is a miracle that the Vatican has overlooked.

Marriage is an act of will that signifies and involves a mutual gift which unites the spouses and binds them to their eventual souls with whom they make up a sole family - a domestic church.

I think same sex couples should be able to get married.

Marriage is not a love affair. A love affair is a totally different thing. A marriage is a commitment to that which you are. That person is literally your other half. And you and the other are one. A love affair isn Joseph Campbell

My wife and I tried to breakfast together but we had to stop or our marriage would have been wrecked

I respect the fact that many denominations have different points of view with respect to gay marriage and they can hold that in the sanctity in the place of their religion and not bless them or solemnize them.

As to marriage or celibacy let a man take which course he will he will be sure to repent.

I opposed the Defense of Marriage Act in 1996. It should be repealed and I will vote for its repeal on the Senate floor. I will also oppose any proposal to amend the U.S. Constitution to ban gays and lesbians from marrying.

There is hidden or flaunted a sword between the sexes, till an entire marriage reconciles them.

Take my wife... Please!

Marriage is an alliance entered into by a man who can't sleep with the window shut and a woman who can't sleep with the window open.

When people get married because they think it's a long-time love affair they'll be divorced very soon because all love affairs end in disappointment. But marriage is a recognition of a spiritual identity.

Joseph Campbell

I think there are a whole host of things that are civil rights and then there are other things - such as traditional marriage - that I think express a community's concern and regard for a particular institution.

We live in grief for having left the womb for having left the teat then school then home. In my case it was leaving marriages and the death of my wife.

Never take a wife till thou hast a house (and a fire) to put her in.

I think that gay marriage should be between a man and a woman.

When marrying ask yourself this question: Do you believe that you will be able to converse well with this person into your old age? Everything else in marriage is transitory.

My marriage is on the rocks again yeah my wife just broke up with her boyfriend.

For some of us watching a miniseries that lasts longer than most marriages is not easy.

Marriage must incessantly contend with a monster that devours everything: familiarity.

I did commit to myself that I would not jump back into being the workaholic that I can be before I gave myself an honest opportunity to create the marriage of my dreams and to create the beginning of the family of my dreams and that took a hot second.

If there is such a thing as a good marriage it is because it resembles friendship rather than love.

Divorce is probably of nearly the same date as marriage. I believe however that marriage is some weeks the more ancient.

I tried marriage. I'm 0 for 3 with the marriage thing. So being a ballplayer - I believe in numbers. I'm not going 0 for 4. I'm not wearing a golden sombrero.

I hate failure, and that divorce was a Number One failure in my eyes. It was the worst period of my life. Neither Desi nor I have been the same since, physically or mentally.

Our Nation must defend the sanctity of marriage.

Friendship is the marriage of the soul and this marriage is liable to divorce.

I'm 0 for 3 with marriage - the scoreboard doesn't lie never has. So what we all have is a marriage of the heart. To sully or contaminate or radically disrespect this union with a shameful contract is something that I will leave to the amateurs and the Bible grippers.

What I believe is that marriage is between a man and a woman but what I also believe is that we have an obligation to make sure that gays and lesbians have the rights of citizenship that afford them visitations to hospitals that allow them to be to transfer property between partners to make certain that they're not discriminated on the job.

When you make the sacrifice in marriage you're sacrificing not to each other but to unity in a relationship.

Joseph Campbell

Remember that children marriages and flower gardens reflect the kind of care they get.

The Bible is clear - God's definition of marriage is between a man and a woman.

The real act of marriage takes place in the heart not in the ballroom or church or synagogue. It's a choice you make / not just on your wedding day but over and over again / and that choice is reflected in the way you treat your husband or wife.

Marriage is a very good thing but I think it's a mistake to make a habit out of it.

Little children are still the symbol of the eternal marriage between love and duty.

Whenever a husband and wife begin to discuss their marriage they are giving evidence at a coroner's inquest.

A man's friendships are like his will invalidated by marriage - but they are also no less invalidated by the marriage of his friends.

I don't think marriage is a civil right but I think that being able to transfer property is a civil right.

There is no more lovely friendly and charming relationship communion or company than a good marriage.

Martin Luther

Divorce is probably as painful as death.

Culture what you believe what you value how you live matters. Now as fundamental as these principles are they may become topics of democratic debates from time to time so it is today with the enduring institution of marriage. Marriage is a relationship between a man and a woman.

Mitt Romney

My decision to end my marriage was such a risk to lose ratings and lose my fan base. I had to take that risk for my inner peace and to be happy with myself.

Marriage is the death of hope.

My view is that marriage is a relationship between a man and a woman. That's the position I've had for some time and I don't intend to make any adjustments at this point... Or ever by the way.

I love the concept of togetherness and the entwinement of marriage.

Even in the common affairs of life in love friendship and marriage how little security have we when we trust our happiness in the hands of others!

William Hazlitt

A wise man should marry a virgin of a respectable family even if she is deformed. He should not marry one of a low-class family through beauty. Marriage in a family of equal status is preferable.

I'm so wrapped up in my work that it's often impossible to consider other things in my life. My marriage ended in divorce because of this my relationship with Holly has suffered by this.

Jim Carrey

You can forgive people who do not follow you through a philosophical disquisition, but to find your wife laughing when you had tears in your eyes or staring when you were in a fit of laughter would go some way towards a dissolution of the marriage.

Mr. DeMille's theory of sexual difference was that marriage is an artificial state for women. The want to be taken, ruled, raped. That was his theory.

I don't think that a same-sex marriage is the way God intended it to be.

Friendship is two-sided. It isn't a friend just because someone's doing something nice for you. That's a nice person. There's friendship when you do for each other. It's like marriage - it's two-sided.

Marriage is like life - it is a field of battle not a bed of roses.

Marriage is not a love affair. A love affair is a totally different thing. A marriage is a commitment to that which you are. That person is literally your other half. And you and the other are one. A love affair isn Joseph Campbell

Marriage is distinctly and repeatedly excluded from heaven. Is this because it is thought likely to mar the general felicity?

Let us now set forth one of the fundamental truths about marriage: the wife is in charge.

All tragedies are finished by a death All comedies are ended by a marriage

Well I think in a marriage you have to be honest and ask yourself you know what is my role? What is my responsibility?

She's been married so many times she has rice marks on her face.

Kings speak for once men of learning once and the daughter is given in marriage once. All these things happen once and only once.


Marriage must be a relation either of sympathy or of conquest.

George Eliot

Marriage is a wonderful institution but who would want to live in an institution?

Marriage: A friendship recognized by the police.

Marriage brings one into fatal connection with custom and tradition and traditions and customs are like the wind and weather altogether incalculable.

In Hollywood brides keep the bouquets and throw away the groom.

You can bear your own faults, and why not a fault in your wife?

Benjamin Franklin

Marriage n: the state or condition of a community consisting of a master a mistress and two slaves making in all two.

Never again!! I can see no reason for marriage - ever at all. I've had it. Three times is enough.

I think like any marriage especially when you've had divorced parents like myself, you want to try even harder to make it work.

Marriage a market which has nothing free but the entrance.

Romances paint at full length people's wooings but only give a bust of marriages: but no one cares for matrimonial cooings

The ceremony took six minutes. The marriage lasted about the same amount of time though we didn't get a divorce for almost a year.

A good marriage would be between a blind wife and a deaf husband.

Every marriage is a mystery to me even the one I'm in. So I'm no expert on it.

Love is often the fruit of marriage.

A man finds himself seven years older the day after his marriage.

I didn't want to be one of those women who wake up at 63 years old and realize they've missed the window of opportunity for marriage and children.

In marriage a man becomes slack and selfish and undergoes a fatty degeneration of his moral being.

A successful marriage is an edifice that must be rebuilt every day.

They say marriages are made in Heaven. But so is thunder and lightning.

Marriage means your whole life a whole lifetime together not just a few days or a few weeks or a few years.

Sai Baba

More belongs to marriage than four legs in a bed.

Marriage is popular because it combines the maximum of temptation with the maximum of opportunity.

Staying married may have long-term benefits. You can elicit much more sympathy from friends over a bad marriage than you ever can from a good divorce.

P. J. O'Rourke

Marriage is good enough for the lower classes: they have facilities for desertion that are denied to us.

George Bernard Shaw

Marriage is a reflection of your life in general: how you treat people how you argue how secure you are in your own thoughts. How vehemently do you argue your point of view? With what disdain do you view the other's point of view?

I believe a marriage is between a man and a woman.

It is always incomprehensible to a man that a woman should refuse an offer of marriage

Courtship is to marriage as a very witty prologue to a very dull play.

In terms of the legal matter of creating a contract between two people that's called marriage and allowing them to live together with the protection of law it seems to me is the way we should be moving in this country.

Colin Powell

I'm not for gay marriage but I'm not for discriminating against people.

Promiscuity is like never reading past the first page. Monogamy is like reading the same book over and over.

Mason Cooley

The appropriate age for marriage is around eighteen for girls and thirty-seven for men.

The details surrounding both my marriage and subsequent filing for divorce are private and I had hoped to keep them that way for the sake of my family.

A successful marriage requires falling in love many times always with the same person.

Mignon McLaughlin

Marriage enlarges the scene of our happiness and of our miseries. A marriage of love is pleasant of interest easy and where both meet happy. A happy marriage has in it all the pleasures of friendship all the enjoyments of sense and reason and

Joseph Addison

Love: A temporary insanity curable by marriage.

Ambrose Bierce

We sleep in separate rooms we have dinner apart we take separate vacations - we're doing everything we can to keep our marriage together.

'Mr. Churchill if you were my husband I'd poison your tea!' - And if you were my wife I would drink it!

Marriage is a great institution but I'm not ready for an institution.

There's only one way to have a happy marriage and as soon as I learn what it is I'll get married again.

Clint Eastwood

Marriage is the torment of one the felicity of two the strife and enmity of three.

Marriage is a series of desperate arguments people feel passionately about.

If we must lose wife or husband when we live to our highest right we lose an unhappy marriage as well and we gain ourselves. But if a marriage is born between two already self-discovered what a lovely adventure begins hurricanes and all.

Richard Bach

There is more of good nature than of good sense at the bottom of most marriages.

Henry David Thoreau

Perhaps my problem in marriage-and it is the problem of many women-was to want both intimacy and independence. It is a difficult line to walk yet both needs are important to a marriage.

There were three of us in this marriage so it was a bit crowded.

Marriage is not a noun, it's a verb. It isn't something you get. It's something you do. It's the way you love your partner every day.

Barbara de Angelis

Marriage is like a cage, one sees the birds outside desperate to get in and those inside equally desperate to get out.

Like me the great majority of Americans wish both to preserve the traditional definition of marriage and to oppose bias and intolerance directed towards gays and lesbians.

Gay marriage is going to happen. It must.

Marriage has no guarantees. If that's what you're looking for go live with a car battery.

Not cohabitation but consensus constitutes marriage.

In married life three is company and two none.

Marriage is for women the commonest mode of livelihood, and the total amount of undesired sex endured by women is probably greater in marriage than in prostitution.

Wit is the sudden marriage of ideas which before their union were not perceived to have any relation.

Mark Twain

It does not appear to me that my hand is unworthy your acceptance or that the establishment I can offer would be any other than highly desirable.

One should believe in marriage as in the immortality of the soul.

There may be good but there are no pleasant marriages.

What is marriage is marriage protection or religion is marriage renunciation or abundance is marriage a stepping-stone or an end. What is marriage.

Having federal officials whether judges bureaucrats or congressmen impose a new definition of marriage on the people is an act of social engineering profoundly hostile to liberty.

Brought up to respect the conventions love had to end in marriage. I'm afraid it did.

Woman or more precisely put perhaps marriage is the representative of life with which you are meant to come to terms.

When you make a sacrifice in marriage you're sacrificing not to each other but to unity in a relationship.

Joseph Campbell

And let me make this very clear - unlike President Obama I will not raise taxes on the middle class. As president I will protect the sanctity of life. I will honor the institution of marriage. And I will guarantee America's first liberty: the freedom of religion.

Marriage changes everything.

I feel very deeply about the need to respect and tolerate people of different social - or sexual orientation. But at the same time I believe marriage should be preserved as an institution for one man and one woman.

Mitt Romney

Only choose in marriage a man whom you would choose as a friend if he were a woman.

An affair now and then is good for a marriage. It adds spice stops it from getting boring... I ought to know.

I have not supported same-sex marriage. I have supported civil partnerships and contractual relationships.

Hillary Clinton

Anyone who thinks that the vice-president can take a position independent of the president of his administration, simply has no knowledge of politics or government. You are his choice in a political marriage and he expects your absolute loyalty.

Marriage is a great institution.

I believe marriage is between a man and a woman. I am not in favor of gay marriage. But when you start playing around with constitutions just to prohibit somebody who cares about another person it just seems to me that's not what America's about. Usually our constitutions expand liberties they don't contract them.

Many marriages would be better if the husband and the wife clearly understood that they are on the same side.

Books and marriage go ill together.