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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

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

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

Many a good hanging prevents a bad marriage
William Shakespeare

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

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

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

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

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

My motto is if you're not happy at home, you're not happy anywhere else, so Jason and our marriage come first.
Angie Harmon

One should believe in marriage as in the immortality of the soul.
Honore De Balzac

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

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

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

Marriage may often be a stormy lake, but celibacy is almost always a muddy horse pond.
Thomas Love Peacock

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

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

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

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

Marriage is a mistake every man should make.
George Jessel

Marriage hath in it less of beauty but more of safety, than the single life; it hath more care, but less danger, it is more merry, and more sad; it is fuller of sorrows, and fuller of joys; it lies under more burdens, but it is supported by all the strengths of love and charity, and those burdens are delightful.
Bishop Jeremy Taylor

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

A woman dictates before marriage in order that she may have an appetite for submission afterwards.
George Eliot

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

There are four stages in a marriage. First there's the affair, then the marriage, then children and finally the fourth stage, without which you cannot know a woman, the divorce.
Norman Mailer

There is a time for all things - except marriage my dear.
Thomas Chatterton

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

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

Marriage is the only adventure open to the cowardly.
Voltaire

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

I'm still waiting for him to ask [on boyfriend Andy Scott-Lee]. We have talked about marriage and it's definitely on the horizon.
Michelle Heaton

A marriage in which no quarrelling at all takes place may well be one that is dead or dying from emotional undernourishment [Dammed if you do quarrel, damned if you don't!]
Flora Davis

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

Don't marry the person you think you can live with; marry only the individual you think you can't live without. [Advice to those preparing for marriage]
James C Dobson

Before marriage, a man will lay down his life for you; after marriage he won't even lay down his newspaper.
Helen Rowland

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

When David [Arquette] and I got engaged we started therapy together. I'd heard that the first year of marriage is the hardest, so we decided to work through all that stuff early.
Courtney Cox

Dad had said he thought marriage and the legal recognition of relationships was a matter for individual states to decide. He made it clear that he personally did not support the Federal Marriage Amendment.
Mary Cheney

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

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

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

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

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 a great institution.
Elizabeth Taylor

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

The more you invest in a marriage, the more valuable it becomes.
Amy Grant

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

If variety is the spice of life, marriage is the big can of leftover Spam.
Johnny Carson

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

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



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