Marriage Quotes

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Marriage is the torment of one, the felicity of two, the strife and enmity of three
Washington Irving

It's a marriage. If I had to choose between my wife and my putter, well, I'd miss her.
Gary Player

Marriage isn't a process of prolonging the life of love, but of mummifying the corpse.
P G Wodehouse

I support gay marriage. I believe they have a right to be as miserable as the rest of us.
Kinky Friedman

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

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

On marriage to Jennifer Aniston: I'm performing naked cartwheels. I'm very excited.
Brad Pitt

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

It is a woman's business to get married as soon as possible, and a man's to keep unmarried as long as he can;
Marriage is popular because it combines the maximum of temptation with the maximum of opportunity
George Bernard Shaw

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.
Pope John Paul II

To keep your marriage brimming, With love in the loving cup, Whenever you're wrong, admit it; Whenever you're right, shut up.
Ogden Nash

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

After a few years of marriage a man can look right at a woman without seeing her and a woman can see right through a man without looking at him.
Helen Rowland

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

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

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

I am very glad you have heard of it, anyway [when asked about his marriage]
Prince Charles

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

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

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

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

There may be good, but there are no pleasant marriages.
Rainer Maria Rilke

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

She's my wife, not my girlfriend. Maybe for her it is better. For me, she's still the same girl, just my wife [on if marriage has changed him!]
Nikolay Davydenko

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

Even though people may be well known, they hold in their hearts the emotions of a simple person for the moments that are the most important of those we know on earth: birth, marriage and death.
Jackie Kennedy

Love and marriage, love and marriage go together like a horse and carriage.
Sammy Cahn

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

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

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

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

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

Bruce [Willis] has been great about everything [on his marriage to Demi Moore]
Ashton Kutcher

By 1975 sexual feeling and marriage will have nothing to do with each other.
John Langdon-davies

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

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

I hate to be a failure. I hate and regret the failure of my marriages. I would gladly give all my millions for just one lasting marital success.
J P Getty

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

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

Love is not weakness. It is strong. Only the sacrament of marriage can contain it.
Boris Pasternak

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

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

The proper union of gin and vermouth is a great and sudden glory; it is one of the happiest marriages on earth, and one of the shortest lived. (Harper's Magazine, 1949)
Bernard De Voto

Marriage is like life in this - that it is a field of battle and not a bed of roses.
Robert Louis Stevenson

Marriage is like paying an endless visit in your worst clothes.
J B Priestley

Marriage was all a woman's idea and for man's acceptance of the pretty yoke, it becomes us to be grateful.
Phyllis McGinley

Marriage is the waste-paper basket of the emotions
Sidney Webb

Both my marriages were failures! Number one departed, and number two stayed
Gustav Mahler

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

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



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