Marriage Quotes

My wife and I tried to breakfast together, but we had to stop or our marriage would have been wrecked.
Sir Winston Churchill
The most happy marriage I can imagine to myself would be the union of a deaf man to a blind woman.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Oscar levant - marriage is a triumph of habit over hate....
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
Mark twain - friendship is the marriage of the soul, and this...
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 always demands the finest arts of insincerity possible between two human beings.
Vicki Baum
Accident counts for much in companionship, as in marriage.
Henry Adams
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
Trevor rook - there are three rings in marriage. the engagement...
Marriage is the golden ring in a chain, whose beginning is a glance and whose ending is eternity.
Kahlil Gibran
Marriage is the wastepaper basket of the emotions.
Leon Botstein
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
Marriages are made in heaven and consummated on Earth.
John Lyly
Marriage is an adventure, like going to war.
Gilbert Keith Chesterton
What counts in making a happy marriage is not so much how compatible you are, but how you deal with incompatibility.
Leo Tolstoy
Love is an ideal thing, marriage a real thing a confusion of the real with the ideal never goes unpunished.
Johann von Goethe
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
On marriage Look for a sweet person. Forget rich.
Estee Laude
A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person.
Mignon McLaughlin
Marriage is not just spiritual communion, it is also remembering to take out the trash.
Dr. Joyce Brothers
It marriage happens as with cages the birds without despair to get in, and those within despair to getting out.
D. A. Battista
Intimacy is what makes a marriage, not a ceremony, not a piece of paper from the state.
Kathleen Norris
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
The days just prior to marriage are like a snappy introduction to a tedious book.
Wilson Mizne
For the first year of marriage I had basically a bad attitude. I tended to place my wife underneath a pedestal.
Woody Allen
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 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
Marriage is the alliance of two people, one of whom never remembers birthdays and the other never forgets them.
Ogden Nash
Success in marriage does not come merely through finding the right mate, but through being the right mate.
Barnett Brickne
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
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
Marriage: a book of which the first chapter is written in poetry and the remaining chapters in prose.
Beverly Nichols
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)
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 should be a very happy marriage - - - They are both so much in love with him.
Irene Thomas
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 a wonderful institution, but who would want to live in an institution.
Henry Louis Mencken
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
Marriage is popular because it combines the maximum of temptation with the maximum of opportunity.
George Bernard Shaw