Marriage Quotes

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
Love is an obsessive delusion that is cured by marriage.
Dr. Karl Bowman
Robert oxton bolt - chains do not hold a marriage together. it is...
Marriage should be a duet - - when one sings, the other claps.
Joe Murray
Calvin trillin - marriage is not merely sharing the fettucini, but...
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 a bargain, and somebody has to get the worst of the bargain.
Helen Rowland
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
Marriage is more than four bare legs in a bed.
Hoshang N. Akhta
D. a. battista - it marriage happens as with cages the birds...
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
Marriage resembles a pair of shears, so jointed that they cannot be separated often moving in opposite directions, yet always punishing anyone who comes between them.
Logan Pearsall Smith
Marriage is the alliance of two people, one of whom never remembers birthdays and the other never forgets them.
Ogden Nash
Marriage is our last, best chance to grow up.
B. A. Billingsly
Marriage is a triumph of habit over hate.
Oscar Levant
In Hollywood a marriage is a success if it outlasts milk.
Rita Rudne
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
It is always incomprehensible to a man that a woman should ever refuse an offer of marriage.
Jane Austen
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
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 is the only adventure open to the cowardly.
Voltaire
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
Almost no one is foolish enough to imagine that he automatically deserves great success in any field of activity yet almost everyone believes that he automatically deserves success in marriage.
Sydney Harris
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
A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person.
Mignon McLaughlin
Even holligans marry, though they know that marriage is but for a little while. It is alimony that is forever.
Quentin Crisp
Accident counts for much in companionship, as in marriage.
Henry Adams
Marriage is the wastepaper basket of the emotions.
Leon Botstein
The ritual of marriage is not simply a social event; it is a crossing of threads in the fabric of fate. Many strands bring the couple and their families together and spin their lives into a fabric that is woven on their children.
Portuguese - Jewish Wedding Ceremony
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
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
Let me not to the marriage of true minds Admit impediments: love is not love Which alters when it alteration finds.
William Shakespeare, Sonnet cxvi
It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages.
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
God created sex. Priests created marriage.
Voltaire
Compromise, if not the spice of life, is its solidity. It is what makes nations great and marriages happy.
Phyllis McGinley
Politics doesn? t make strange bedfellows - - Marriage does.
Groucho Marx
Intimacy is what makes a marriage, not a ceremony, not a piece of paper from the state.
Kathleen Norris
The world has suffered more from the ravages of ill - Advised marriages than from virginity.
Ambrose Gwinett Bierce
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