Marriage Quotes

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
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

Samuel taylor coleridge - the most happy marriage i can imagine to myself...
Marriage is that relation between man and woman in which the independence is equal, the dependence mutual, and the obligation reciprocal.
Louis K. Anspache
J. r. r. tolkien - nearly all marriages, even happy ones, are...
Even holligans marry, though they know that marriage is but for a little while. It is alimony that is forever.
Quentin Crisp

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
Marriage is a bargain, and somebody has to get the worst of the bargain.
Helen Rowland
Love in marriage should be the accomplishment of a beautiful dream, and not, as it too often is, the end.
Alphonse Ka
Leo tolstoy - what counts in making a happy marriage is not so...
Marriage is not merely sharing the fettucini, but sharing the burden of finding the fettucini restaurant in the first place.
Calvin Trillin
A successful marriage is an edifice that must be rebuilt every day.
Andre Maurois
Compromise, if not the spice of life, is its solidity. It is what makes nations great and marriages happy.
Phyllis McGinley
The world has suffered more from the ravages of ill - Advised marriages than from virginity.
Ambrose Gwinett Bierce
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
It marriage happens as with cages the birds without despair to get in, and those within despair to getting out.
D. A. Battista
Accident counts for much in companionship, as in marriage.
Henry Adams
Remarriage is an excellent test of just how amicable your divorce was.
Margo Kaufman
There are three rings in marriage. The engagement ring... The wedding ring... and the suffering.
Trevor Rook
All marriages are mixed marriages.
Chantal Saperstein
Marriage is a wonderful institution, but who would want to live in an institution.
Henry Louis Mencken
There is no more lovely, friendly, and charming relationship, communion, or company than a good marriage.
David Ben - Gurion
Choose in marriage only a woman whom you would choose as a friend if she were a man.
Joubert
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
Nothing in life is as good as the marriage of true minds between man and woman. As good? It is life itself.
Pearl S. Buck
Marriage is the only adventure open to the cowardly.
Voltaire
Chains do not hold a marriage together. It is threads, hundreds of tiny threads, which sew people together through the years.
Robert Oxton Bolt
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
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
Marriage is our last, best chance to grow up.
B. A. Billingsly
Marriage: a book of which the first chapter is written in poetry and the remaining chapters in prose.
Beverly Nichols
Marriage: a long conversation chequered by disputes.
Robert Louis Stevenson
On marriage Look for a sweet person. Forget rich.
Estee Laude
Politics doesn? t make strange bedfellows - - Marriage does.
Groucho Marx
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
Often the difference between a successful marriage and a mediocre one consists of leaving about three or four things a day unsaid.
Harlan Mille
Marriage is the alliance of two people, one of whom never remembers birthdays and the other never forgets them.
Ogden Nash
There are three rings involved with marriage. The engagement ring, the wedding ring, and the suffering.
Woody Allen
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)