Marriage Quotes

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
Even in the common affairs of life, in love, friendship, and marriage, how little security have we when we trust our happiness in the hands of others.
William Hazlitt

Groucho marx - politics doesn? t make strange bedfellows - -...
Marriage is not merely sharing the fettucini, but sharing the burden of finding the fettucini restaurant in the first place.
Calvin Trillin
Benjamin franklin - keep thy eyes wide open before marriage, and half...
It is always incomprehensible to a man that a woman should ever refuse an offer of marriage.
Jane Austen

Remarriage is an excellent test of just how amicable your divorce was.
Margo Kaufman
It marriage happens as with cages the birds without despair to get in, and those within despair to getting out.
D. A. Battista
Intimacy is what makes a marriage, not a ceremony, not a piece of paper from the state.
Kathleen Norris
Barnett brickne - success in marriage does not come merely through...
A marriage is always made up of two people who are prepared to swear that only the other one snores.
Terry Pratchett, The Fifth Elephant
Love is an ideal thing, marriage a real thing; a confusion of the real with the ideal never goes unpunished.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Marriage should be a duet - - when one sings, the other claps.
Joe Murray
Whoever said Marriage is a 5 - 5 proposition laid the foundation for more divorce fees than any other short sentence in our language.
Austin Elliot
Friends need not agree in everything or go always together, or have no comparable other friendships of the same intimacy. On the contrary, in friendship union is more about ideal things: and in that sense it is more ideal and less subject to trouble than marriage is.
George Santayana
Compromise, if not the spice of life, is its solidity. It is what makes nations great and marriages happy.
Phyllis McGinley
Choose in marriage only a woman whom you would choose as a friend if she were a man.
Joubert
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
Marriage is not just spiritual communion, it is also remembering to take out the trash.
Dr. Joyce Brothers
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
More marriages might survive if the partners realized that sometimes the better comes after the worse.
Doug Larson
Friendship is the marriage of the soul, and this marriage is liable to divorce.
Mark Twain
Marriage: a book of which the first chapter is written in poetry and the remaining chapters in prose.
Beverly Nichols
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
Marriage is the only adventure open to the cowardly.
Voltaire
On marriage Look for a sweet person. Forget rich.
Estee Laude
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
All marriages are mixed marriages.
Chantal Saperstein
The value of marriage is not that adults produce children but that children produce adults.
Peter De Vries
A good marriage winds up as a meeting of minds, which had better be pretty good to start with.
Author Unknown
Never say that marriage has more of joy than pain.
Euripides, Alcestis, 438 B. C.
Marriage is like a dollar bill. You cannot spend half of it when you tear it in two. The value of one half depends upon the other.
Joe Moore
Even holligans marry, though they know that marriage is but for a little while. It is alimony that is forever.
Quentin Crisp
Marriage is an adventure, like going to war.
Gilbert Keith Chesterton
The great secret of successful marriage is to treat all disasters as incidents and none of the incidents as disasters.
Sir Harold George Nicolson
Love in marriage should be the accomplishment of a beautiful dream, and not, as it too often is, the end.
Alphonse Ka
Is not marriage an open question, when it is alleged, from the beginning of the world, that such who are in the institution wish to get out and such as are out wish to get in.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
For the first year of marriage I had basically a bad attitude. I tended to place my wife underneath a pedestal.
Woody Allen
Marriage is more than four bare legs in a bed.
Hoshang N. Akhta