Marriage Quotes

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
Marriage: a book of which the first chapter is written in poetry and the remaining chapters in prose.
Beverly Nichols

Leo tolstoy - what counts in making a happy marriage is not so...
Choose in marriage only a woman whom you would choose as a friend if she were a man.
Joubert
Barnett brickne - success in marriage does not come merely through...
It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages.
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

The husband who wants a happy marriage should learn to keep his mouth shut and his checkbook open.
Groucho Marx
Marriage is the golden ring in a chain, whose beginning is a glance and whose ending is eternity.
Kahlil Gibran
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
Judith viorst - one advantage of marriage, it seems to me, is...
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 popular because it combines the maximum of temptation with the maximum of opportunity.
George Bernard Shaw
Like dear St. Francis of Assisi I am wedded to Poverty: but in my case the marriage is not a success.
Oscar Wilde, , in a letter to his friend, Frances Forbes - Robertson, who had invited him to her wedding in London, but Wilde wa
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
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
All marriages are mixed marriages.
Chantal Saperstein
Marriage is an adventure, like going to war.
Gilbert Keith Chesterton
Marriages are made in heaven and consummated on Earth.
John Lyly
Marriage is a bargain, and somebody has to get the worst of the bargain.
Helen Rowland
It should be a very happy marriage - - - They are both so much in love with him.
Irene Thomas
Love in marriage should be the accomplishment of a beautiful dream, and not, as it too often is, the end.
Alphonse Ka
Marriage is that relation between man and woman in which the independence is equal, the dependence mutual, and the obligation reciprocal.
Louis K. Anspache
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
Politics doesn? t make strange bedfellows - - Marriage does.
Groucho Marx
Love is an ideal thing, marriage a real thing; a confusion of the real with the ideal never goes unpunished.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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
God created sex. Priests created marriage.
Voltaire
Keep thy eyes wide open before marriage, and half - Shut afterwards.
Benjamin Franklin
The only charm of marriage is that it makes a life of deception necessary for both parties.
Oscar Wilde
Often the difference between a successful marriage and a mediocre one consists of leaving about three or four things a day unsaid.
Harlan Mille
Never say that marriage has more of joy than pain.
Euripides, Alcestis, 438 B. C.
Marriage is like a bank account. You put it in, you take it out, you lose interest.
Professor Irwin Corey
A good marriage is one which allows for change and growth in the individuals and in the way they express their love.
Pearl Buck
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
Love is an obsessive delusion that is cured by marriage.
Dr. Karl Bowman
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
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
Little children are still the symbol of the eternal marriage between love and duty.
George Eliot
Marriage love, honor, and negotiate.
Joe Moore
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