Marriage Quotes

Marriage is like a bank account. You put it in, you take it out, you lose interest.
Professor Irwin Corey
Being able to support oneself allows one to choose a marriage out of love and not just economic dependence. It also allows one to risk that marriage.
Gloria Steinem

Groucho marx - politics doesn? t make strange bedfellows - -...
The most happy marriage I can imagine to myself would be the union of a deaf man to a blind woman.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Rita rudne - in hollywood a marriage is a success if it...
For the first year of marriage I had basically a bad attitude. I tended to place my wife underneath a pedestal.
Woody Allen

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
I believe in the institution of marriage and I intend to keep trying until I get it right.
Richard Pryo
Marriage is not merely sharing the fettucini, but sharing the burden of finding the fettucini restaurant in the first place.
Calvin Trillin
Leo tolstoy - what counts in making a happy marriage is not so...
Even holligans marry, though they know that marriage is but for a little while. It is alimony that is forever.
Quentin Crisp
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
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
God created sex. Priests created marriage.
Voltaire
Marriage is the golden ring in a chain, whose beginning is a glance and whose ending is eternity.
Kahlil Gibran
Marriages are made in heaven and consummated on Earth.
John Lyly
It is always incomprehensible to a man that a woman should ever refuse an offer of marriage.
Jane Austen
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
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
Choose in marriage only a woman whom you would choose as a friend if she were a man.
Joubert
Love is an ideal thing, marriage a real thing; a confusion of the real with the ideal never goes unpunished.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Keep thy eyes wide open before marriage, and half - Shut afterwards.
Benjamin Franklin
Accident counts for much in companionship, as in marriage.
Henry Adams
Friendship is the marriage of the soul, and this marriage is liable to divorce.
Mark Twain
Chains do not hold a marriage together. It is threads, hundreds of tiny threads, which sew people together through the years.
Robert Oxton Bolt
It marriage happens as with cages the birds without despair to get in, and those within despair to getting out.
D. A. Battista
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
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
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 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
The great secret of successful marriage is to treat all disasters as incidents and none of the incidents as disasters.
Sir Harold George Nicolson
Compromise, if not the spice of life, is its solidity. It is what makes nations great and marriages happy.
Phyllis McGinley
Marriage always demands the finest arts of insincerity possible between two human beings.
Vicki Baum
Marriage: a book of which the first chapter is written in poetry and the remaining chapters in prose.
Beverly Nichols
Marriage: the state or condition of a community consisting of a master, a mistress, and two slaves, making in all, two.
Ambrose Bierce
All marriages are mixed marriages.
Chantal Saperstein
Marriage means expectations and expectations mean conflict.
Paxton Blai
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
The world has suffered more from the ravages of ill - Advised marriages than from virginity.
Ambrose Gwinett Bierce