Marriage Quotes

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For every marriage then is best in tune, When that the wife is May, the husband June.
Rowland Watkyns

Men who have a pierced ear are better prepared for marriage - they have experienced pain and bought jewellery
Rita Rudner

More belongs to marriage than four legs in a bed.
Rainer Maria Rilke

The life-fate of the modern individual depends not only upon the family into which he was born or which he enters by marriage, but increasingly upon the corporation in which he spends the most alert hours of his best years.
C Wright Mills

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

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

Compromise, if not the spice of life, is its solidity. It is what makes nations great and marriages happy
Phyllis McGinley

Marriage resembles a pair of shears, so joined that they cannot be separated; often moving in opposite directions, yet always punishing anyone who comes between them.
Sydney Smith

Marriage hasn't been my thing. But gay people, knock yourselves out!
Ben Affleck

Love, the quest; marriage, the conquest; divorce, the inquest.
Helen Rowland

A cynic should never marry an idealist. For the cynic, marriage represents the welcome end of romantic life, with all its agony and ecstasy. But for the idealist, it is only the beginning.
Julie Burchill

Marriage is a coming together for better or for worse, hopefully enduring, and intimate to the degree of being sacred.
William O Douglas

My first marriage was not happy. I married him because I was impressed that he knew which wines to order and how to leave his visiting card. Ridiculous reasons.
Jean Seberg

Thus Dante's motto over Inferno applies with equal force to marriage: 'Ye who enter here leave all hope behind.'
Emma Goldman

I prepare myself for rehearsals like I would for marriage.
Maria Callas

Many a good hanging prevents a bad marriage
William Shakespeare

Broken marriages, conflicts of loyalty, the problems of everyday life fall away as one faces up to [Jeff] Thomson.
Mike Brearley

Romantic love is an illusion. Most of us discover this truth at the end of a love affair or else when the sweet emotions of love lead us into marriage and then turn down their flames.
Thomas Moore

I once read that in any good marriage, one partner is the gardener and the other is the garden. We take it in turns to be either.
Meryl Streep

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

Marriage is a bribe to make a housekeeper think she's a householder. (The Merchant of Yonkers 1939)
Thornton Wilder

Some people dance through life, not having a steady job or a steady marriage, and this and that.
Nastassja Kinski

Nearly all marriages, even happy ones, are mistakes: in the sense that almost certainly (in a more perfect world, or even with a little more care in this very imperfect one) both partners might be found more suitable mates. But the real soul-mate is the one you are actually married to.
J R R Tolkien

The life-fate of the modern individual depends not only upon the family into which he was born or which he enters by marriage, but increasingly upon the corporation in which he spends the most alert hours of his best years.
C Wright Mills

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

Marriage is our last, best chance to grow up.
Joseph Barth

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

He's the one guy I can credit for making me think about marriage in a whole new light, because every guy I've had in my life has either lied or cheated me financially or business-wise, or taken advantaged of me. [On Jordan - Jane September 2004]
Christina Aguilera

On her marriage breakup with Liam: I can honestly say that life is fantastic now. I'm so happy that all the mess I used to have to deal with is not my mess anymore.
Patsy Kensit

Marriage is like a bank account. You put it in, you take it out, you lose interest.
Irwin Corey

Marriage is a mistake every man should make.
George Jessel

On marriage to Madonna: 'We are not that flash, me or the missus. In fact, we are quite low-maintenance.'
Guy Ritchie

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

Marriage isn't a word...it's a sentence!
King Vidor

I've had lots of offers of marriage and from women wanting to have my kids.
Gareth Gates

Marriage is an adventure, like going to war.
Gilbert Keith Chesterton

Any intelligent woman who reads the marriage contract, and then goes into it, deserves all the consequences.
Isadora Duncan

Marriage takes work, but so does living alone. One of the things you have to work at is to have enough human resources and to plan ahead.
Barbara Feldon

I will not remarry. I'm so grateful for the marriages that I have had. I wouldn't be who I am today if I hadn't had those.
Cheryl Tiegs

On marriage to ex Beverly Hills 90210 star Shannen Doherty: I was never really sober through that whole relationship. I was out of my f***ing soul.
Ashley Hamilton

After three failed marriages, I know what it's like to be replaced.
Terry Bradshaw

In Hollywood a marriage is a success if it outlasts milk.
Rita Rudner

Take care of him. And make him feel important. And if you can do that, you'll have a happy and wonderful marriage. Like two out of every ten couples.
Neil Simon

Most people like to read about intrigue and spies. I hope to provide a metaphor for the average reader's daily life. Most of us live in a slightly conspiratorial relationship with our employer and perhaps with our marriage
John Le Carre

Marriage is a wonderful invention; but, then again, so is a bicycle repair kit.
Billy Connelly

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

The truth is you can have a great marriage, but there are still no guarantees.
Demi Moore

Marriage is not about age; it's about finding the right person.
Sophia Bush

Marriage is really tough because you have to deal with feelings... and lawyers.
Richard Pryor

His designs were strictly honourable, as the phrase is; that is, to rob a lady of her fortune by way of marriage.
Henry Fielding



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