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We're good friends. I adore him and have a lot of time for him, but he's really not marriage material. He's out there and not ready to settle down [on T4 presenter Steve Jones]
Sarah Harding

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

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

Marriage is like pi - natural, irrational, and very important.
Lisa Hoffman

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Marriage, it seems, confines every man to his proper rank.
Jean De La Bruyere

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

In marriage do thou be wise; prefer the person before money; virtue before beauty; the mind before the body.
William Penn

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

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

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

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

Yesterday Senator John Kerry changed his mind and now supports the ban on gay marriages. I'm telling you this guy has more positions than Paris Hilton.
David Letterman

Many a good hanging prevents a bad marriage
William Shakespeare

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

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

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

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 our last, best chance to grow up.
Joseph Barth

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

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

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

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

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

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

Marriage is a great institution.
Elizabeth Taylor

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 an institution and that's where a couple finish up.
Les Dawson

Marriage is a mistake every man should make.
George Jessel

[I ask for] privacy space and time to allow us to try to re-build our marriage [on his marriage after revelations of an affair with a secretary]
John Prescott

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

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

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

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

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



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