Quotation Explorer - 'Couple'

A witty vicar once said that a good marriage is like a pair of scissors with the couple inseparable joined, often moving in opposite directions, yet always destroying anyone who comes between them. The trick is for the blades to learn to work smoothly together, so as not to cut each other. - Mary Jo Putney
If a couple isn’t following God’s guidelines for life or being led by the Holy Spirit, disagreements and misunderstandings skyrocket. - Elizabeth George
A short story is the ultimate close-up magic trick -- a couple of thousand words to take you around the universe or break your heart. - Neil Gaiman
It's a lazy Saturday afternoon, there's a couple lying naked in bed reading Encyclopediea Brittannica to each other, and arguing about whether the Andromeda Galaxy is more 'numinous' than the Ressurection. Do they know how to have a good time, or don't they? - Carl Sagan
If your pain is the same like somebody else, I think that this will be the best couple it will be. - Deyth Banger
More often than not a young couple stays in the same relationship, but they walk in different directions. - Debasish Mridha
Worry a little bit every day and in a lifetime you will lose a couple of years. If something is wrong, fix it if you can. But train yourself not to worry. Worry never fixes anything. - Mary Hemingway
There would definitely be way fewer instances of cheating, if the average couple did not have sex only when the woman feels like it. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
I have a couple of favorite relatives, but because they're so far away I tend to ignore them-even though they have mailboxes, email addresses and telephone numbers. Today, I'll get back in touch. - Eileen & Jerry Spinelli
She was a gypsy, as soon as you unravelled the many layers to her wild spirit she was on her next quest to discover her magic. She was relentless like that, the woman didn't need no body but an open road, a pen and a couple of sunsets. - Nikki Rowe
The phrase *You complete me* is nonsensical. A couple is a *we* not a complete *me.* - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
I believe a Christian muffler shop owner should have the same right to refuse service to a gay couple, as a gay lifeguard has to refuse service to a drowning Christian. - Quentin R. Bufogle
The one surefire way to get me not to hire you is to send me your resume, especially if you've already got a good job. I won't be interested, because in a couple years, you'll be doing the same thing to me that you're doing to your current boss: looking for a better deal. - Bo Schembechler
I just met history for a couple of hours, and then our ways parted. - Michael Bar-Zohar
Every oak tree started out as a couple of nuts who decided to stand their ground. - Unknown
You know who I pray to? Joe Pesci. Two reasons: First of all, I think he's a good actor, okay? To me, that counts. Second, he looks like a guy who can get things done. Joe Pesci doesn't fuck around. In fact, Joe Pesci came through on a couple of things that God was having trouble with. - George Carlin
The relationship between a perfect cup of coffee and a writer is just like the couple who always standby and feel proud of being committed to each other. - Himmilicious
You may have done mistakes, you may have fail couple of times. But isn't the end of your career. Shit happens but LIFE goes on - Ace Biskwit
Our greatest challenge today...is to couple conviction with doubt. By conviction, I mean some pragmatically developed faith, trust, or centeredness; and by doubt I mean openness to the ongoing changeability, mystery, and fallibility of the conviction. - Kirk J. Schneider
Nothing to me is more distasteful than that entire complacency and satisfaction which beam in the countenances of a newly married couple. - Charles Lamb
I'm not sure if there's one right place I'm supposed to be, he said, but I know a couple of wrong places I'd give a second try in a heartbeat. - Brian Andreas
No matter whether you’re a gay or a mixed race couple; when you’re drawn together, ultimately it doesn’t matter what everybody thinks because it’s so honest, true, and sincere. How can that be wrong? - Tegan Quin
I always thought that we would be that couple in the movies but not all movies have a happy ending - Anonymous
Its easier to feel a little more spiritual with a couple of bucks in your pocket. - Craig Ferguson
There is no substitute for the strength that blesses a couple when they work together. - Elizabeth George
A great marriage is not when the 'perfect couple' comes together. It is when an imperfect couple learns to enjoy their differences. - Dave Meurer
Ideas are like rabbits. You get a couple and learn how to handle them, and pretty soon you have a dozen. - John Steinbeck
Her voice had suddenly jumped a couple of social classes to underline her ownership status. - Joe Cawley
It’s been a tough couple of years for condescending nerds. And if bookstores fall, Jon, America will be inundated with a wandering, snarky underclass of unemployable purveyors of useless and arcane esoterica. - John Hodgman
You dance love, and you dance joy, and you dance dreams. And I know if I can make you smile by jumping over a couple of couches or running through a rainstorm, then I'll be very glad to be a song and dance man. - Gene Kelly
[When a religious couple wrote to Sagan about fulfilled prophecies, he wrote back in May 1996:]If ‘fulfilled prophecy’ is your criterion, why do you not believe in materialistic science, which has an unparalleled record of fulfilled prophecy? Consider, for example, eclipses. - Carl Sagan
Geography is just physics slowed down, with a couple of trees stuck in it. - Terry Pratchett
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.
How little of permanent happiness could belong to a couple who were only brought together because their passions were stronger than their virtue. - Jane Austen
In a woman's lifetime, She will kiss a couple of clowns before she gets to the King. - Andrea L'Artiste
The Words 2012, one world is ruin and one new world is build. One twisted pictures, one couple which loved each other... just their relationship dies... And another person just steal somebody's life and then he finds the truth... - Deyth Banger
If necessity is the mother of invention, then surely greed must be the father. Children of this odd couple are named: Laziness, Envy, Greed, Jr., Gluttony, Lust, Anger and Pride. - John R. Dallas Jr.
Couples tend to think that being single is always singular. Singles tend to believe that being a couple is always copulatory. - Raheel Farooq
When we abolish the slavery of half of humanity, together with the whole system of hypocrisy it implies, then the "division" of humanity will reveal its genuine significance and the human couple will find its true form. - Simone de Beauvoir
A dung beetle couple in love constantly proves that you still can be in love living on shit. - Munia Khan
When you really want something, and you couple that with an understanding of your nature, of your spiritual being, and the law that govern you, you will keep going, regardless of what's happened. Nothing will stop you. - Bob Proctor
After torturing our adrenaline by watching a horror movie for a couple of hours the places we are most afraid of are the doors and windows of the room even though they are the only ways for us to escape in case of occurrence such an event. - Sanhita Baruah
They support freedom for themselves and slavery for everyone else, and they use the freedom of the market to disguise this fact. Economic coercion is just a different form of force, which they couple with the fraud of calling it freedom. I was like them, but I will never be like them again. - Robert Peate
I just got into the Beatles a couple of years ago, you know, I like it. - Ziggy Marley
See it was like this when we waltz into this place.A couple of papish cats is doing an Aztec two-stepAnd I says Dad let's cutbut then this dame comes up behind me see and says you and me could really existWow I says Only the next day she has bad teeth and really hates poetry. - Lawrence Ferlinghetti
THE FOND OLD COUPLE WASDISAPPEARING TOGETHER THROUGHSUCCESSIVE AMPUTATIONS. - Jenny Holzer
When I'm in a couple, I feel I'm disappearing, dying - losing my mind. - Stephen Grosz
By holding hands a couple can always say a lot of things they couldn’t have otherwise said in a public place. Among a million people, they can touch and tickle each other at their most intimate places: their hearts. - Love, Life, and Logic
If you think nobody cares if you're alive, try missing a couple of car payments. - Earl Wilson
An arguing couple spiraling into negativity and teetering on the brink of divorce is actually mathematically equivalent to the beginning of a nuclear war. - Hannah Fry
If you think nobody cares if you're alive, try missing a couple of carpayments. - Anonymous
If the only tool in Willem's arsenal was a silent supplication to an absent almighty, then I might as well be sitting next to a raving radical ready to die for the promise of seventy-two virgins and a couple of camels. - Lisa C. Temple
Ten long trips around the sun since I last saw that smile, but only joy and thankfulness that on a tiny world in the vastness, for a couple of moments in the immensity of time, we were one. - Ann Druyan
So many love affairs doesn't survive, because the couple has been very loving to each other but with the time they stop respecting each other. - Amit Kalantri
What is right for one couple is wrong for another. I would say that there are many more important factors to a happy marriage. - Elizabeth Aston
Information age. I guess I'm part of it, even if I can't remember how to use my iPhone from week to week, and have to learn how to send e-mails all over again every couple of years, and can't retain any profound technological knowledge about the computers I sometimes use. - Anne Rice
I don't know where my ideas come from. I will admit, however, that one key ingredient is caffeine. I get a couple cups of coffee into me and weird things just start to happen. - Gary Larson
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