Marriage Quotes

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Marriages are said to be made in Heaven, which may be why they don't work here on Earth.
Thomas Szasz

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.
Barbara De Angelis

Marriage is a mistake every man should make.
George Jessel

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

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

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

Marriage is the grave or tomb of wit
Margaret Cavendish

Many a good hanging prevents a bad marriage
William Shakespeare

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

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

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

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

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

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

On rare occasions one does hear of a miraculous case of a married couple falling in love after marriage, but on close examination it will be found that it is a mere adjustment to the inevitable.
Emma Goldman

More marriages might survive if the partners realised that sometimes the better comes after the worse.
Doug Larson

When widows exclaim loudly against second marriages, I would always lay a wager than the man, If not the wedding day, is absolutely fixed on.
Henry Fielding

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

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

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

Marriage is the only adventure open to the cowardly.
Voltaire

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

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

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

American couples have gone to such lengths to avoid the interference of in-laws that they have to pay marriage counselors to interfere between them.
Florence King

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

Marriage is like wine. It is not be properly judged until the second glass.
Douglas William Jerrold

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

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

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

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

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

This relationship is going to be built on trust. [On marriage to Donald Trump, that ended just before she would have been guaranteed a healthy percentage of his fortune]
Marla Maples

My future plans - Marriage, a villa and ten kids.
Peta Wilson



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