Marriage Quotes

The value of marriage is not that adults produce children but that children produce adults.
Peter De Vries
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

Pearl s. buck - nothing in life is as good as the marriage of...
The only charm of marriage is that it makes a life of deception necessary for both parties.
Oscar Wilde
John d. macdonald - friendships, like marriages, are dependent on...
Marriage is our last, best chance to grow up.
B. A. Billingsly

Love is an ideal thing, marriage a real thing a confusion of the real with the ideal never goes unpunished.
Johann von Goethe
A good marriage is one which allows for change and growth in the individuals and in the way they express their love.
Pearl Buck
Marriage love, honor, and negotiate.
Joe Moore
Groucho marx - politics doesn? t make strange bedfellows - -...
Love in marriage should be the accomplishment of a beautiful dream, and not, as it too often is, the end.
Alphonse Ka
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 a bargain, and somebody has to get the worst of the bargain.
Helen Rowland
Marriage is a wonderful institution, but who would want to live in an institution.
Henry Louis Mencken
Little children are still the symbol of the eternal marriage between love and duty.
George Eliot
Keep thy eyes wide open before marriage, and half - Shut afterwards.
Benjamin Franklin
For the first year of marriage I had basically a bad attitude. I tended to place my wife underneath a pedestal.
Woody Allen
The proper basis for marriage is a mutual misunderstanding.
Oscar Wilde
It is a sad fact that 50 percent of marriages in this country end in divorce. But hey, the other half end in death. You could be one of the lucky ones!
Richard Jeni
It marriage happens as with cages the birds without despair to get in, and those within despair to getting out.
D. A. Battista
Marriage is not merely sharing the fettucini, but sharing the burden of finding the fettucini restaurant in the first place.
Calvin Trillin
Like dear St. Francis of Assisi I am wedded to Poverty: but in my case the marriage is not a success.
Oscar Wilde, , in a letter to his friend, Frances Forbes - Robertson, who had invited him to her wedding in London, but Wilde wa
Marriage is the golden ring in a chain, whose beginning is a glance and whose ending is eternity.
Kahlil Gibran
Never say that marriage has more of joy than pain.
Euripides, Alcestis, 438 B. C.
The husband who wants a happy marriage should learn to keep his mouth shut and his checkbook open.
Groucho Marx
Marriage is the wastepaper basket of the emotions.
Leon Botstein
Marriage: the state or condition of a community consisting of a master, a mistress, and two slaves, making in all, two.
Ambrose Bierce
There is no more lovely, friendly, and charming relationship, communion, or company than a good marriage.
David Ben - Gurion
Marriage is not just spiritual communion, it is also remembering to take out the trash.
Dr. Joyce Brothers
More marriages might survive if the partners realized that sometimes the better comes after the worse.
Doug Larson
I believe in the institution of marriage and I intend to keep trying until I get it right.
Richard Pryo
Compromise, if not the spice of life, is its solidity. It is what makes nations great and marriages happy.
Phyllis McGinley
Marriage is based on the theory that when man discovers a brand of beer exactly to his taste he should at once throw up his job and go work in the brewery.
George Jean Nathan
For it is mutual trust, even more than mutual interest that holds human associations together. Our friends seldom profit us but they make us feel safe... Marriage is a scheme to accomplish exactly that same end.
H. L. Mencken
In marriage, being the right person is as important as finding the right person.
Wilbert Donald Gough
The most happy marriage I can imagine to myself would be the union of a deaf man to a blind woman.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
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
What counts in making a happy marriage is not so much how compatible you are, but how you deal with incompatibility.
Leo Tolstoy
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
Accident counts for much in companionship, as in marriage.
Henry Adams