Marriage Quotes

There are three rings involved with marriage. The engagement ring, the wedding ring, and the suffering.
Woody Allen
It is a lovely thing to have a husband and wife developing together and having the feeling of falling in love again. That is what marriage really means helping one another to reach the full status of being persons, responsible and autonomous beings who do not run away from life.
Paul Tournie

Terry pratchett, the fifth elephant - a marriage is always made up of two people who...
Love is an obsessive delusion that is cured by marriage.
Dr. Karl Bowman
Pearl buck - a good marriage is one which allows for change...
People are always asking couples whose marriage has endured at least a quarter of a century for their secret for success. Actually, it is no secret at all. I am a forgiving woman. Long ago, I forgave my husband for not being Paul Newman.
Erma Bombeck

Even holligans marry, though they know that marriage is but for a little while. It is alimony that is forever.
Quentin Crisp
For the first year of marriage I had basically a bad attitude. I tended to place my wife underneath a pedestal.
Woody Allen
Marriages are made in heaven and consummated on Earth.
John Lyly
Kathleen norris - intimacy is what makes a marriage, not a...
The value of marriage is not that adults produce children but that children produce adults.
Peter De Vries
Being able to support oneself allows one to choose a marriage out of love and not just economic dependence. It also allows one to risk that marriage.
Gloria Steinem
Marriage is more than four bare legs in a bed.
Hoshang N. Akhta
It should be a very happy marriage - - - They are both so much in love with him.
Irene Thomas
If you want to read about love and marriage, you have to buy two separate books.
Alan King
It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages.
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
My wife and I tried to breakfast together, but we had to stop or our marriage would have been wrecked.
Sir Winston Churchill
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.
Sir Thomas More
Often the difference between a successful marriage and a mediocre one consists of leaving about three or four things a day unsaid.
Harlan Mille
Success in marriage does not come merely through finding the right mate, but through being the right mate.
Barnett Brickne
I pay very little regard... to what any young person says on the subject of marriage. If they profess a disinclination for it, I only set it down that they have not yet seen the right person.
Jane Austen, Mansfield Park
I know some good marriages - - Marriages where both people are just trying to get through their days by helping each other, being good to each other.
Erica Jong
Marriage should be a duet - - when one sings, the other claps.
Joe Murray
A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person.
Mignon McLaughlin
What counts in making a happy marriage is not so much how compatible you are, but how you deal with incompatibility.
Leo Tolstoy
Compromise, if not the spice of life, is its solidity. It is what makes nations great and marriages happy.
Phyllis McGinley
Love is an ideal thing, marriage a real thing a confusion of the real with the ideal never goes unpunished.
Johann von Goethe
In marriage, being the right person is as important as finding the right person.
Wilbert Donald Gough
I used to believe that marriage would diminish me, reduce my options. That you had to be someone less to live with someone else when, of course, you have to be someone more.
Candice Bergen
There is no greater excitement than to support an intellectual wife and have her support you. Marriage is a partnership in which each inspires the other, and brings fruition to both of you.
Millicent Carey McIntosh
All married couples should learn the art of battle as they should learn the art of making love. Good battle is objective and honest - Never vicious or cruel. Good battle is healthy and constructive, and brings to a marriage the principle of equal partnership.
Ann Landers
Friendship is the marriage of the soul, and this marriage is liable to divorce.
Mark Twain
Marriage is a wonderful institution, but who would want to live in an institution.
Henry Louis Mencken
Marriage: a book of which the first chapter is written in poetry and the remaining chapters in prose.
Beverly Nichols
Marriage is not just spiritual communion, it is also remembering to take out the trash.
Dr. Joyce Brothers
All marriages are mixed marriages.
Chantal Saperstein
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, Letter to Michael Tolkien, March 1941
That is what marriage really means helping one another to reach the full status of being persons, responsible and autonomous beings who do not run away from life.
Paul Tournie
Marriage is like paying an endless visit in your worst clothes.
J. B. Priestley
Marriage is our last, best chance to grow up.
B. A. Billingsly