Marriage Quotes

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

After marriage, husband and wife become two sides of a coin; they just can't face each other, but still they stay together.
Hemant Joshi

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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



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