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
Remarriage is an excellent test of just how amicable your divorce was.
Margo Kaufman

Chantal saperstein - all marriages are mixed marriages....
The husband who wants a happy marriage should learn to keep his mouth shut and his checkbook open.
Groucho Marx
Helen rowland - marriage is a bargain, and somebody has to get...
It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages.
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

My wife and I tried to breakfast together, but we had to stop or our marriage would have been wrecked.
Sir Winston Churchill
Choose in marriage only a woman whom you would choose as a friend if she were a man.
Joubert
Marriage is the golden ring in a chain, whose beginning is a glance and whose ending is eternity.
Kahlil Gibran
Alan king - if you want to read about love and marriage, you...
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
The great secret of successful marriage is to treat all disasters as incidents and none of the incidents as disasters.
Sir Harold George Nicolson
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
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
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
On marriage Look for a sweet person. Forget rich.
Estee Laude
Marriage is an adventure, like going to war.
Gilbert Keith Chesterton
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
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
What counts in making a happy marriage is not so much how compatible you are, but how you deal with incompatibility.
Leo Tolstoy
Compromise, if not the spice of life, is its solidity. It is what makes nations great and marriages happy.
Phyllis McGinley
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
A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person.
Mignon McLaughlin
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
Marriage is the wastepaper basket of the emotions.
Leon Botstein
The only charm of marriage is that it makes a life of deception necessary for both parties.
Oscar Wilde
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
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
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
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
A good marriage is one which allows for change and growth in the individuals and in the way they express their love.
Pearl Buck
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
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
It marriage happens as with cages the birds without despair to get in, and those within despair to getting out.
D. A. Battista
Never say that marriage has more of joy than pain.
Euripides, Alcestis, 438 B. C.
Marriage means expectations and expectations mean conflict.
Paxton Blai
Marriage: a book of which the first chapter is written in poetry and the remaining chapters in prose.
Beverly Nichols
Marriage is not merely sharing the fettucini, but sharing the burden of finding the fettucini restaurant in the first place.
Calvin Trillin
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
Marriage is a triumph of habit over hate.
Oscar Levant