Marriage Quotes

Love is an obsessive delusion that is cured by marriage.
Dr. Karl Bowman
Marriage: a book of which the first chapter is written in poetry and the remaining chapters in prose.
Beverly Nichols

Woody allen - for the first year of marriage i had basically a...
A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person.
Mignon McLaughlin
Irene thomas - it should be a very happy marriage - - - they are...
Marriage is a bargain, and somebody has to get the worst of the bargain.
Helen Rowland

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
When marrying, ask yourself this question Do you believe that you will be able to converse well with this person into your old age Everything else in marriage is transitory.
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
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
Johann wolfgang von goethe - love is an ideal thing, marriage a real thing; a...
Marriage is the alliance of two people, one of whom never remembers birthdays and the other never forgets them.
Ogden Nash
Marriage is an adventure, like going to war.
Gilbert Keith Chesterton
A successful marriage is an edifice that must be rebuilt every day.
Andre Maurois
Marriage is like a bank account. You put it in, you take it out, you lose interest.
Professor Irwin Corey
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
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
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
One advantage of marriage, it seems to me, is that when you fall out of love with him, or he falls out of love with you, it keeps you together until you maybe fall in love again.
Judith Viorst
Never say that marriage has more of joy than pain.
Euripides, Alcestis, 438 B. C.
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
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
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
In marriage, being the right person is as important as finding the right person.
Wilbert Donald Gough
The days just prior to marriage are like a snappy introduction to a tedious book.
Wilson Mizne
Marriage should be a duet - - when one sings, the other claps.
Joe Murray
Friendships, like marriages, are dependent on avoiding the unforgivable.
John D. MacDonald
More marriages might survive if the partners realized that sometimes the better comes after the worse.
Doug Larson
Odd, the years it took to learn one simple fact that the prize just ahead, the next job, publication, love affair, marriage always seemed to hold the key to satisfaction but never, in the longer run, sufficed.
Amanda Cross
What counts in making a happy marriage is not so much how compatible you are, but how you deal with incompatibility.
Leo Tolstoy
Marriage is like a cage one sees the birds outside desperate to get in, and those inside equally desperate to get out.
Michel Eyquem de Montaigne
You know, my Friends, with what a brave Carouse I made a Second Marriage in my house; Divorced old barren Reason from my Bed, And took the Daughter of the Vine to Spouse. For Is and Is - Not though with Rule and Line And Up - And - Down by Logic I define, Of all that one should care to fathom, I Was never deep in anything but - Wine.
From the Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam (Translation by Edward Fitzgerald)
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 love, honor, and negotiate.
Joe Moore
Marriage is the wastepaper basket of the emotions.
Leon Botstein
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
The value of marriage is not that adults produce children but that children produce adults.
Peter De Vries
Marriage: the state or condition of a community consisting of a master, a mistress, and two slaves, making in all, two.
Ambrose Bierce
Marriage is popular because it combines the maximum of temptation with the maximum of opportunity.
George Bernard Shaw
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