Quotation Explorer - 'Marriage'

Marriage was not the combination of two entities into one; it was instead the creation of a third entity whose sole purpose was to sooth and inspire the two individuals. - Christian Cantrell
If the ultimate goal is lasting love, women are going to have to become comfortable with sacrifice and capitulation. Because those are the underpinnings of a long-term marriage for both sexes. - Suzanne Venker
Marriage is not 'I', its 'We'. - Amit Kalantri
Samuel Johnson said a second marriage is the triumph of hope over experience, Kirkland said. - Mary Jo Putney
Marriage is like a bank account. You put it in, you take it out, you lose interest. - Professor Irwin Corey
The only charm of marriage is that it makes a life of deception necessary for both parties. - Oscar Wilde
Even holligans marry, though they know that marriage is but for a little while. It is alimony that is forever. - Quentin Crisp
Marriage is a bribe to make a housekeeper think she's a householder. - Thornton Wilder
You know you are alone in marriage when your spouse is ignorant of your daily needs. - Gugu Mona
Success in marriage does not come merely through finding the right mate, but through being the right mate. - Barnett R. Brickner
Chains do not hold a marriage together. It is thread, hundreds of tiny threads which sew people together through the years. - Simone Signoret
Marriage isn't about Winning - It's about Lasting - Mark Gorman
Little things spell LOVE. Beware the spouse or marriage that places a premium on expensive gifts and 'toys. - David R. Wommack
Love is an obsessive delusion that is cured by marriage.
A girlfriend is called a CRUSH of a boy because after marriage that woman is only going to crush to make juice of that man. - Anuj Somany
Women and men have to fight together to change society - and both will benefit... Partnership, not dependence, is the real romance in marriage. - Muriel Fox
If we can prevent just one marriage from disintegrating--or just one child from suffering the loss of a family--our effort will be justified. - James C. Dobson
A large proportion of mankind, like pigeons and partridges, on reaching maturity, having passed through a period of playfulness or promiscuity, establish what they hope and expect will be a permanent and fertile mating relationship. This we call marriage. - C.D. Darlington
Marriage is not a ritual or an end. It is a long, intricate, intimate dance together and nothing matters more than your own sense of balance and your choice of partner. - Amy Bloom
Ultimately the bond of all companionship, whether in marriage or in friendship, is conversation, and conversation must have a common basis, and between two people of widely different culture the only common basis possible is the lowest level. - Oscar Wilde
In Hollywood a marriage is a success if it outlasts milk. - Rita Rudner
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
Marriage is a triumph of habit over hate. - Oscar Levant
My marriage had its ups and downs like anyone's, but when it came down to it, I knew it was solid. I miss that sort of security, and that sort of connection with someone. - John Scalzi
It should be a very happy marriage --- they are both so much in love with him.
After 40 years of marriage, isn’t it amazing when you can look at your partner sound asleep next to you and still believe they have potential. - Kaylin McFarren
If there are trust issues during the dating period, marriage is not going to solve it! #Tip - A.H. Carlisle III
Marriage is the only adventure open to the cowardly. - Voltaire
Marriage is not kick-boxing, it's salsa dancing. - Amit Kalantri
Taking up marriage is a good excuse for taking up cursing."These is my words - Nancey E. Turner
More than any other attribute of Jesus, his humility is the key to a healthy marriage. If two people make it their goal to imitate the humility of Christ, everything else will take care of itself. - Francis Chan
Marriage is mutual faithful friendship. - Lailah Gifty Akita
I oppose same-sex marriage but I would advance equal rights in employment for gay and lesbian people. I appointed a few judges who were gay and I had few people in my cabinet that I found out were gay. I never asked peoples sexual orientation. - Mitt Romney
Your relationship or marriage is dead or dying, if you almost always have to remind your partner to miss you (and/or they almost always have to remind you to miss them). - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
When your eyes beholds mine, I am mesmerized only to be your wife in bad times more than the best ones. Because whatever one say Marriage is all about Compassion - Tanya Sehgal
If every marriage is measured by the tongue of a wife, their will be no husband left in every marriage. - Chinonso G. Nnabuike Sr.
For the first year of marriage I had basically a bad attitude. I tended to place my wife underneath a pedestal - Woody Allen
My health is only just good enough for myself alone, not good enough for marriage, let alone fatherhood. Yet when I read your letter, I feel I could overlook even what cannot possibly be overlooked. - Franz Kafka
Marriage is a shared sacred life. - Lailah Gifty Akita
I have yet to hear a man ask for advice on how to combine marriage and a career. - Gloria Steinem
Every kind of relationship needs encouragement from both parties. Be it marriage, dating, friendship, enmity etc. - Nike Thaddeus
The most happy marriage I can imagine to myself would be the union of a deaf man to a blind woman. - Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Marriage is part of a sort of 50's revival package that's back in vogue along with neckties and naked ambition. - Calvin Trillin
Let me not to the marriage of true minds Admit impediments: love is not love Which alters when it alteration finds. - William Shakespeare
Marriage is a lottery in which men stake their liberty and women their happiness. - Virginie des Rieux
Marriage is a wonderful invention; but then again so is a bicycle repair kit. - Billy Connolly
The days just prior to marriage are like a snappy introduction to a tedious book. - Wilson Mizner
Marriage is the union of two 'I's to form a 'V'. Both 'I's have to tilt equally to make a good 'V'. 'I's standing tall can never make a 'V'. - Ashok Kallarakkal
The web of marriage is made by propinquity, in the day to day living side by side, looking outward in the same direction. It is woven in space and in time of the substance of life itself. - Anne Morrow Lindbergh
On page 607, alluding to the end of my first marriage (and carefully remembering to state that that's none of his business), he very sweetly says that I 'might leave a wife, but not a friend.' Nice try. Neat smear. But he shouldn't be so sure.... - Christopher Hitchens
God created the institution of marriage for mutual happiness and pleasure. - Sunday Adelaja
Marriage is really tough because you have to deal with feelings... and lawyers. - Richard Pryor
Marriage, n.: The state or condition of a community consisting of a master, a mistress and two slaves, making in all, two. - Ambrose Bierce
For marriage is like life in this—that it is a field of battle, and not a bed of roses. - Robert Louis Stevenson
A tattoo is permanent; with a marriage you can more easily change your mind. - Carolyn V. Hamilton
Even though their marriage had been dead for over two years (her words, not mine), this put her in the role of the innocent. She was now a woman scorned. ~Shattered Reality - Brenda Perlin
Marriage should be between a spouse and a spouse, not a gender and a gender. - Hendrik Hertzberg
Their long years together had shown him that it did not so much matter if marriage was a dull duty, as long as it kept the dignity of duty: lapsing from that, it became a mere battle of ugly appetites. - Edith Wharton
Like many others before him, Abbott discovers, once married, that marriage is a battle—clinically, a negotiation—over the possession of the Bad Mood. - Chris Bachelder
A girl can't analyze marriage, and a woman dare not.
Love is an ideal thing, marriage a real thing; a confusion of the real with the ideal never goes unpunished. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
You never can see into someone else's marriage. - Sean Stewart
Ma wrong about one thing. When I was girl, she only talk about love in the marriage. [...] Nobody tell me what make real marriage--respect. - Thrity Umrigar
A good marriage is one which allows for change and growth in the individuals and in the way they express their love. - Pearl S. Buck
All tradgedies are finish'd by death. All comedies are ended by marriage.
Treat marriage like a diamond necklace; if broken, fix it, but do not throw it away. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Guess it's high time we add the 8th vow in marriage promising that we shall spend time with our husband or wife more than with social networking sites! - Manasa Rao Saarloos
Marriage is a great institution, but I'm not ready for an institution yet. - Mae West
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
With passion you want to possess. The conversion of passion into compassion is the whole problem of marriage. - Joseph Campbell
I'll never know the right answer for sex and marriage, sense and mirage. - James Thurber
You have to rise above the squabbling and chaos, and keep believing. You have to always keep your goals in mind. -Hera, goddess of marriage - Rick Riordan
Life felt hideously empty. But she told herself that was only because women are educated to think that marriage will be a sudden panacea to all emptiness, and although she'd fought off such notions, she had no doubt been infected by them. - Marilyn French
I suspect that in every good marriage there are times when love seems to be over. Sometimes these desert lines are simply the only way to the next oasis, which is far more lush and beautiful after the desert crossing than it could possibly have been without it. - Madeleine L'Engle
I'm trap in marriage with gangsta rhyme and my street life. - Kjiva
If you want to read about love and marriage, you have to buy two separate books.
A story that is more interesting than any novel written by Nicolas Spark; a relationship that has more emotions than any movie made by Karan Johar; and a drama that is more exciting than any TV show...this what we have in our 15 years of marriage and 19 years of togetherness (?)... - Sandhya Jane
The most welcome and painful moments of the life is within marriage. - jahangir khosravi shakib
Marriage is like a three-speed gearbox affection, friendship, love. It is not advisable to crash your gears and go right through to love straightaway. You need to ease your way through. The basis of love is respect, and that needs to be learned from affection and friendship. - Peter Ustinov
People are incredibly rude about it sometimes. Like, `What? You`re married?` Strange reaction to have. Proves what people`s ideas about marriage are. `We`re having a baby.` `What?` As if it`s the end of the world. Of course, it`s the start of a brilliant world. - Ewan McGregor
Marriage is a full time job; a good one comes with full benefits. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Marriage is a long conversation, someone once said, and maybe so is a rock band's life. A few minutes later, both were done. - Kim Gordon
I don't think Christians should use birth control. You consummate your marriage as often as you like and if you have babies, you have babies.
Men who have a pierced ear are better prepared for marriage - they've experienced pain and bought jewelry. - Rita Rudner
Marriage can bore you but there is a fortitude that comes from it, too. When you need to lean on it, you are so thankful that you can. - Ellen Tien
the day you are being loved by a possessive women, believe me it's even harder than marriage - A. Bilal
Marriage is a wonderful institution, but who would want to live in an institution? - H.L. Mencken
Marriage should liberate, not incarcerate. Real love shouldn't limit a person's potential, it should expand it. - Seth Adam Smith
Marriage has no guarantees. If that's what you're looking for, go live with a car battery. - Erma Bombeck
Never keep score in marriage; your wife is going to win anyway. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Marriage must fight constantly against a monster which devours everything: routine. - Honoré de Balzac
For a marriage to work a husband must learn these two words: Yes dear. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Sex swims in marriage, while sex sinks in sin of being single. - Anthony Liccione
Spirituality is to Religion, what Love is to Marriage. Spirituality is an emotional state of the mind, just like Love, while Religion on the other hand, is a social construct, quite like Marriage. - Abhijit Naskar
In every marriage more than a week old there are grounds for divorce. The trick is to find and continue to find grounds for marriage. - Robert Anderson
Before marriage, a man declares that he would lay down his life to serve you; after marriage, he won't even lay down his newspaper to talk to you. - Helen Rowland
I think that gay marriage is something that should be between a man and a woman. - Arnold Schwarzenegger
Is there a communication breakdown in your marriage because of the "crowd noise" i.e.. too many people in your life you are taking advice from? Who is in your ear that isn’t a part of the team on and off the field? That’s the noise you drown out. - Shon Hyneman Love And Football How to play on the same team with your spouse
Marriage is more than finding the right person…it is being the right person! - Elizabeth George
Only two things in man’s consciousness defy discussion: faith and one’s marriage. - Psyche Roxas-Mendoza
My wife and I tried to breakfast together, but we had to stop or our marriage would have been wrecked. - Winston S. Churchill
But love does not mean marriage, a baby, forever. Love means you make me happy until you don't. - A. Igoni Barrett
So also in a marriage or in helping a teenager through a difficult identity crisis—there is no quick fix, where you can just move in and make everything right with a positive mental attitude and a bunch of success formulas. - Stephen Covey
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
The language of marriage is often a language of ownership, not a language of partnership. - Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Marriage is one sweet way in which one can taste heaven on earth. Similarly, I can also become hell on earth. - Israelmore Ayivor
It [economics] is the study of how people, companies, and societies allocate scarce resources. Which happens to be the same puzzle you and your spouse are perpetually trying to solve: how to spend your limited time, energy, money and libido in ways that keep you smiling and your marriage thriving. - Paula Szuchman ; Jenny Anderson
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
A successful marriage requires falling in love many times -- always with the same person. - Mignon McLaughlin
A marriage is meant to be a blessing on the world, because it is a context in which two people might become more than what they would have been alone. The entire world is healed by the presence of healed people. - Marianne Williamson
When both you and your spouse actively focus on developing godly character qualities, the foundation of your marriage will be twice as strong. - Elizabeth George
Art is a marriage of the conscious and the unconscious. - Jean Cocteau
Marriage is the triumph of imagination over intelligence. Second marriage is the triumph of hope over experience. - Oscar Wilde
I am always doing what I thought I couldn't do, because I might learn something. Henri Marcel - French Artist in Marriage, A Journey and A Dog. - Brenda H Sedgwick
The best gift you can give to your kids is a happy marriage. - Ricky Shetty
Does marriage have such a revolutionary power that a long-established habit can be overthrown in such a short time? - Yiyun Li
A good marriage is good because one or both of them have learned to overlook the other's faults, to love the other as they are and to not attempt to change them or bring them to repentance. - Debi Pearl
Marriage is the alliance of two people, one of whom never remembers birthdays and the other never forgets them. - Ogden Nash
A marriage is always made up of two people who are prepared to swear that only the other one snores. - Terry Pratchett
Marriage is the perfection of what love aimed at, ignorant of what it sought. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Marriage requires maturity. Marriage requires two people who, for the rest of their lives, are willing to listen, to really listen to each other. And that marriage requires the greatest of all things, compromise. - Coach Taylor
There are many types of marriage relationships and all of them can work, but none is sadder than the one that doesn't represent peace in your heart. - Shannon L. Alder
Dear GIRLS your very own identity is more important than a marriage certificate. - Amit Abraham
To keep your marriage brimming, with love in the wedding cup, whenever you're wrong, admit it; whenever you're right, shut up. - Ogden Nash
Marriage is a partnership; not a sole proprietorship. - Ifeanyi Enoch Onuoha
For me, marriage worked differently. As a single person, I never felt totally free. My commitment to my marriage freed me. No lies, no mind games, no judging each other. For me, marriage is pure joyful companionship. - Shon Mehta
I first learned the concepts of non-violence in my marriage. - Mahatma Gandhi
Marriage is a great institution, but I'm not ready for an institution. - Mae West
The computer is incredibly fast, accurate, and stupid.Man is unbelievably slow, inaccurate, and brilliant.The marriage of the two is a force beyond calculation. - Waseem Latif
Marriage is just a piece of paper if it's not a happy one. - Phil Lester
. . .how he had loved Christine more than he had understood, that sometimes one forgot what it meant, really, to love, the way the tide of a marriage advances and retreats, . . - Kalotay
Marriage is a science which has studied no one! - Arnu
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 Tournier
A successful marriage is an edifice that must be rebuilt every day. - Andre Maurois
There's nothing more devastating in a marriage than when a spouse puts their work, their desires above their partner's heart. - Solange nicole
Love enters us like a vague ailment. Your head spins. Your underarms tingle. Love hurts and love has consequences: marriage, babies, separation, longing, human complications. - Chloe Thurlow
Even though people may be well known, they hold in their hearts the emotions of a simple person for the moments that are the most important of those we know on earth: birth, marriage and death. - Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis
Marriage is not merely sharing the fettucini, but sharing the burden of finding the fettucini restaurant in the first place. - Calvin Trillin
Choose in marriage only a woman whom you would choose as a friend if she were a man.
The land's fruitfulness is the "natural" consequence of covenant faithfulness enacted on both sides, Israel's and God's. A productive land is a gift something like a child to a healthy marriage; in each case, thriving results from and witnesses to long-sustained faithfulness between two partners. - Ellen F. Davis
You did not invent marriage. God did. - Ken Ham
The early months of marriage often are times of critical tumult, - whether that of a shrimp pool or of deeper water, - which afterwards subside into cheerful peace. - George Elliott
By 1975 sexual feeling and marriage will have nothing to do with each other. - John Langdon-Davies
No matter how many losing seasons you might have had in the past with your marriage, the good thing is that all teams get a fresh start once September begins - Shon Hyneman Love And Football How to play on the same team with your spouse
The husband who wants a happy marriage should learn to keep his mouth shut and his checkbook open. - Groucho Marx
Like dear St. Francis of Assisi I am wedded to Poverty: but in my case the marriage is not a success. - Oscar Wilde
To last, a marriage and family must be built on love—love for God, and love for one another. - Elizabeth George
A sense of having been decoyed by some world-old conspiracy into this bondage of body and soul filled her with despair. If marriage was the slow life-long acquittal of a debt contracted in ignorance, then marriage was a crime against human nature. - Edith Wharton
Show your love by giving your spouse incredible admiration and encouragement. - A Love Forever, Creating An Amazing Marriage. - Thomas, Lynne
Marriage is a very good thing, but I think it’s a mistake to make a habit of it. - W. Somerset Maugham
Worship is the marriage of two Spirits - the Spirit of God and the Spirit of man. - Jaachynma N.E. Agu
O curse of marriage, that we can call these delicate creatures ours, and not their appetites. - William Shakespeare
gay marriage... always being an issue for the voting public when it should be an individual‘s private choice. - G.A. Hauser
Any marriage is hard work. But what I always say is, "Keep the fights clean and the sex dirty. - Kevin Bacon
Divorce is just as contagious as Marriage. - M.G. Hardie
Often, the bonds of marriage kill the purpose of the very marriage. - Nilesh Rathod
You meet a new guy, analyze him, not good for marriage, not good for a relationship, not good for fucking, maybe excepting the very drunk mood, so, conclusion: this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship. - Irina Bors
Before marriage, a man declares that he would lay down his life to serve you; after marriage, he won`t even lay down his newspaper to talk to you. - Helen Rowland
Marriage is like a fingerprint. Everyone's is different. - Angela Lam (Turpin)
The problem with marriage is that it ends every night after making love, and it must be rebuilt every morning before breakfast. - Gabriel García Márquez
Let me not to the marriage of true minds Admit impediments: love is not love Which alters when it alteration finds, Or bends with the remover to remove : O, no! it is an ever fixed mark. - William Shakespeare
Marriage is an alliance entered into by a man who can't sleep with the window shut, and a woman who can't sleep with the window open. - George Bernard Shaw
The natural ambition of woman is through marriage to climb up, leaning upon a man; but those days are gone. You shall be great without the help of any man, just as you are. - Swami Vivekananda
In every marriage more than a week old, there are grounds for divorce. The trick is to find and continue to find grounds for marriage. - Robert Anderson
What counts in making a happy marriage is not so much how compatible you are, but how you deal with incompatibility. - Leo Tolstoy
Maybe this is a second doctoral program: advanced learning about life, death, marriage, mothering, family, faith, patience, prayer. My degree will be 'Doctor of Life,' and I will be in good company. So many of us earn our 'Doctor of Life' degrees. - Christina G. Hibbert Psy.D.
Marriage results in two possibilities: sometimes it results in prosperity, sometimes it results in destruction. - Dada Bhagwan
If you both care for each other more than you care for yourself, your marriage will endure all. - Lisa Tawn Bergren
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
Marriage isn't for life any more -- life is too long. Marriage is for love. Love gladly accepts responsibility. Love wants commitment. Marriage should be celebrated as the optimistic and glorious thing that it is. We can't call it a failure if it doesn't last forever. - Jeanette Winterson
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
For a man, the baby completes the marriage. For a woman the baby completes herself. - Patrick Neate
I wonder, among all the tangles of this mortal coil, which one contains tighter knots to undo, and consequently suggests more tugging, and pain, and diversified elements of misery, than the marriage tie. - Edith Wharton
Sometimes it was worth all the disadvantages of marriage just to have that: one friend in an indifferent world. - Erica Jong
Sex outside of marriage is an abuse. - Sunday Adelaja
She was our guardian angel. Lucy saved us from mystery. Without her, our marriage would be ruined. Her disappearance created an open wound that we can't fix but the most devasting reality is probably the fact that her body will never be found. She is a living ghost in Wilmington, North Carolina. - Chloé Danielo
By this marriage, all little jealousies, which now seem great , and all great fears, which now import their dangers would then be nothing. - William Shakespeare
Fighting the Traditional Marriage is provoking God;Beheading Jesus is to lead the church without His rulership or Counsel.Woe to theme who - Paul Gitwaza
It is in the perfect union of two hearts that complete and total marriage consists. - Saint Bernard of Clairvaux
Any good marriage is secret territory, a necessary white space on society’s map. What others don’t know about it is what makes it yours. - Stephen King
A happy marriage is the world's best bargain. - O. A. Battista
That's the thing about marriage. It's a shell game we play with ourselves. We're the suckers and we have to lose, but we play anyway because we lie to ourselves that we can win. - Randy K. Milholland
Divorce is not always a doorway to happiness. The same can be said about marriage. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Inspirations never go in for long engagements; they demand immediate marriage to action. - Brendan Francis Brown
It's never fifty-fifty in a marriage. Someone falls in love first. Someone puts someone else up on a pedestal. Someone works hard to keep things rolling smoothly, someone else sails along for the ride. Someone who would do anything to keep it the way it was in the beginning. - Jodi Picoult
MARRIAGE, n. The state or condition of a community consisting of a master, a mistress and two slaves, making in all, two. - Ambrose Bierce
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
There are three rings involved with marriage. The engagement ring, the wedding ring, and the suffering. - Woody Allen
Marriage is a cooperation between two adults holding God's hands - Farid F. Ibrahim
There is so much more to marriage than who makes the money. Some of the hardest parts don't come with a paycheck. - Michelle M. Pillow
I am always doing what I thought I couldn't do, because I might learn something. Henri Marcel - Marriage a Journey and A Dog - Brenda H Sedgwick
Same-sex marriage has not created problems for religious institutions; religious institutions have created problems for same-sex marriage. - DaShanne Stokes
Marriage to the groom does not means that his heart belongs to the bride. - Dennis E. Adonis
If two people truly have feelings for one another then they don’t have an affair. They get a divorce and they sort out their feelings. You are accountable for the people you hold hostage in a marriage when your mind and heart refuse to fully commit to them. - Shannon L. Alder
Since marriage is for two people, it is difficult to remain in it when one person steps out of it. - Gugu Mona
Marriage is give and take. You'd better give it to her or she'll take it anyway. - Joey Adams
When it comes to taking chances, some people like to play poker or shoot dice; other people prefer to parachute jump, go rhino hunting, or climb ice floes, while still others engage in crime or marriage. But I like to get drunk and drive like a fool. - P. J. O'Rourke
Natural marriage, therefore, is fully understood in the light of its fulfilment in the sacrament of Matrimony: only in contemplating Christ does a person come to know the deepest truth about human relationships. - Pope Francis
Marriage is nothing but a commitment to care and share. - Debasish Mridha
In marriage, each partner is to be an encourager rather than a critic; a forgiver rather than a collector of hurts; an enabler rather than a reformer. - H. Norman Wright
You'll be happy if you'll remember that men don't change much. Women do. Women adapt themselves, and if you think that means they lose their individuality, you're wrong. Show me a happy marriage and I'll show you a clever woman. - Elizabeth Cadell
For me to forgive my ex, he would have to sign a marriage contract with his tears and seal it with his blood. - Natalya Vorobyova
Before marriage, you lose your virginity. After marriage, you get to give it away. Which would you rather experience? - Todd Stocker
The biggest cause of divorse in my opinion is marriage - Paul V. Walters
There is a huge college about how men and women interact with each other after marriage. But people get married without learning. - Dada Bhagwan
By the time you become an expert at marriage, it is too late to start a new one. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Passion stimulates you, love intoxicates you, marriage sobers you, and parenthood tries you. - Matshona Dhliwayo
You don't do so well with marriage. I don't think you've begun to realize all there is for you to love. And I know you better than anyone & here's what I know about you: You have so much love to give! But I feel like you're all the time digging in the tomato bin, saying, "Where are the apples? - Elizabeth Berg
An ideal marriage is a true partnership between two imperfect people, each striving to complement the other, to keep the commandments, and to do the will of the Lord ["Our Sacred Duty to Honor Woman," Ensign, May 1999). - Russel M. Nelson
Marriage is a bargain, and somebody has to get the worst of the bargain. - Helen Rowland
A marriage that isn't built around the Cross will be devoid of grace, mercy, and humility that come when both husband and wife recognize their need for a savior. - John R.W. Stott
You only have one life, make it amazing. - A Love Forever, Creating An Amazing Marriage - Thomas, Lynne
Love is greater than marriage, love is the greater thing while marriage, though noble and honorable, is questionable in its origins. I question the creations of man, I do not question the masterpieces of God. - C. JoyBell C.
Marriage is popular because it combines the maximum of temptation with the maximum of opportunity. - George Bernard Shaw
I oppose same-sex marriage and civil unions but I support domestic partnership between gay and lesbian couples. I have no problem with gay and lesbian couples adopting. I support equal benefits for same-sex couples such as hospital visitation rights - Mitt Romney
Love is an ideal thing, marriage a real thing. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
We all have a childhood dream that when there is love, everything goes like silk, but the reality is that marriage requires a lot of compromise. - Raquel Welch
Marriage is the golden ring in a chain, whose beginning is a glance and whose ending is eternity. - Kahlil Gibran
Keep your eyes wide open before marriage, half shut afterwards. - Benjamin Franklin
Marriage is the ultimate solitude with minimal privacy. - Nelson Rodrigues
Faith is one of only two things in mankind's consciousness that defies discussion. The other is one's marriage. - Psyche Roxas-Mendoza
It is lack of communication that leads to unhappy marriage. - Lailah Gifty Akita
you can't be value free when it comes to marriage - Al Gore
Don’t let anyone sell you on the idea that anything (apart from the Lord Himself) is more important than your marriage. God means for your life and your marriage to be filled with passion and purpose. - Elizabeth George
the fact about marriage is that it's never perfect, there is always struggle but you have to pick who you willing to struggle with - D WordSmith
We simply can’t abandon ship every time we encounter a storm in our marriage. Real love is about weathering the storms of life together. - Seth Adam Smith
Few things are as exhilarating and challenging for a man as winning a woman’s heart.Few things are as efficient in preserving your marriage as doing it every day, for the rest of your life. - Zoran Stojkovski
At our age, surely there are better things to sustain us, to sustain a marriage, than the brief flame of passion?" ..."You are mistaken, Ernest," she said at last. "There is only the passionate spark. Without it, two people living together may be lonelier than if they lived quite alone. - Helen Simonson
Family is not limited by blood or marriage. It's limited to love and bond to one another in one's heart - Joyce Guo
But, in my opinion, if I am not formed for love, it follows that I am not formed for marriage. - Charlotte Brontë
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.
Marriage is not just spiritual communion, it is also remembering to take out the trash. - Dr. Joyce Brothers
God created sex. Priests created marriage. - Voltaire
A great marriage is not when the 'perfect couple' comes together. It is when an imperfect couple learns to enjoy their differences. - Dave Meurer
If a man does not treat you like a princess during courtship, he will not treat you like a queen during marriage. - Matshona Dhliwayo
I realized that marriage is not only about exchanging vows, but it's about two people who equally make a continuous effort to honour their vows. - Gugu Mona
Never say that marriage has more of joy than pain. - Euripides
To a man who was required to marry before he was allowed to have sex with his lover, marriage is a ‘righteous’ form of prostitution. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
I almost thought that marriage was a cure to loneliness, alas! so many are lonely inside marriage. Then I realized it's not marriage that takes the loneliness away, but when both within marriage honour God and the vows made before Him. - Gugu Mona
Marriage is just like business, only a few succeed, many manage & the REST RESIGN. - Auliq-Ice
Staying married may have long-term benefits. You can elicit much more sympathy from friends over a bad marriage than you ever can from a good divorce. - P.J. O'Rourke
A strange marriage that had been, though most marriages appear strange to spectators. - Ellen Glasgow
Any marriage can last forever, as long as both partners remain committed to their vows. - Gugu Mona
Before marriage, a man will lay down his life for you; after marriage he won't even lay down his newspaper. - Helen Rowland
It is always incomprehensible to a man that a woman should ever refuse an offer of marriage. - Jane Austen
Some people claim that marriage interferes with romance. There's no doubt about it. Anytime you have a romance, your wife is bound to interfere. - Groucho Marx
It is he who has broken the bond of marriage - not I. I only break its bondage. - Oscar Wilde
Whatever Jesus lays His hands upon, lives. If He lays is hands upon a marriage, it lives. If He is allowed to lay His hands on the family, it lives. - Howard W. Hunter
When both partners strive for a marriage that honours and pleases God, they can be assured of an everlasting joy and peace. - Gugu Mona
A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person. - Mignon McLaughlin
Papa said that I should never be jealous of another's marriage. Whatever joys I imagine them having are just my imaginings. The reality is far more complicated and vast. - Laura Moncur
Marriage is the best compromise between nature and culture. - Thiruman Archunan
Brought up to respect the conventions, love had to end in marriage. I'm afraid it did. - Bette Davis
Marriage is a wonderful institution, but who wants to live in an institution? - Groucho Marx
Conservatives believe in the ties that bind us. Society is stronger when we make vows to each other and we support each other. I don’t support gay marriage in spite of being a conservative. I support gay marriage because I am a conservative. - David Cameron
There's only one way to have a happy marriage and as soon as I learn what it is I'll get married again. - Clint Eastwood
Love in marriage should be the accomplishment of a beautiful dream, and not, as it too often is, the end.
Every marriage is happy. Its the living together afterward that's the challenge. - Ann Landers
I've yet to be on a campus where most women weren't worrying about some aspect of combining marriage, children, and a career. I've yet to find one where many men were worrying about the same thing. - Gloria Steinem
They throw rice at a new marriage, then give him beans in a divorcement. - Anthony Liccione
Marriage is the connecting of the two: Without passion it's just friendship; without friendship it's just lust. - Donna Lynn Hope
Live each day as if it were the first day of marriage and the last day of vacation. - Unknown Author 47
Wit is the sudden marriage of ideas which before their union were not perceived to have any relation. - Mark Twain
Intimacy is what makes a marriage, not a ceremony, not a piece of paper from the state. - Kathleen Norris
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
Marriage is the commodification of affection, copulation, and, reproduction. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Marriage is a great blessing, but it can be a great lesson - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
The deeper you go in ministry, the more the enemy wants to be an irritant in your marriage. - Kevin Thoman
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
Dude, marriage is the 'get out of loneliness free' card in the Monopoly game of life.
Though I want a kingdom, yet in marriage I may not prove inferior to yourself. - William Shakespeare
Before a marriage, a man will lie awake all night thinking about something you`ve said; after marriage, he`ll fall asleep before you finish saying it. - Helen Rowland
Love, n - A temporary insanity curable by marriage. - Ambrose Bierce
Marriage is a mutual faithful friendship - Lailah Gifty Akita
A long marriage is two people trying to dance a duet and two solos at the same time. - Anne Taylor Fleming
If there is such a thing as a good marriage, it is because it resembles friendship rather than love. - Michel de Montaigne
A good marriage winds up as a meeting of minds, which had better be pretty good to start with.
To see a man’s true colors, tell him you’re saving yourself for marriage. To see a woman’s true colors, tell her you’re poor. - Matshona Dhliwayo
But marriage is more than just two people. Marriages are a combination of two people, their closest family members, and the nearest and dearest of friends that enter that circle of love. - Sandi Gamble
Yvette had never talked about her marriage - she was a smart girl, and she knew you had no right to complain about someone you got all the way to the altar with. You made that choice, even if you were a child when you did it, and the marriage vow was sacred. - Maile Meloy
Every persisting marriage is based on fear', said Peregrine. 'Fear is fundamental, you dig down in human nature and what's at the bottom? Mean spiteful cruel self-regarding fear, whether it makes you to put the foot in it or whether it makes you to cower... - Iris Murdoch
The most sexually active women need marriage the most to validate themselves. Why not do an orgy to see who proposes? - Kent Lamarc
Courtship is driven by hormones; marriage is sustained by humility and self-sacrifice. - Ron Brackin
If marriage is your object,You'd better start loving your subject.
Marriage is a necessary evil - Amit Abraham
Romance is a veiled reality, while marriage is the unveiling of reality! - Dr. Vivencio Ballano
The marriage seemed to flourish on Father’s extended absences. Ragtime - E.L. Doctorow
It may be that same-sex couples will save the institution of marriage. - Elizabeth Gilbert
Marriage is like paying an endless visit in your worst clothes.
The proper basis for marriage is a mutual misunderstanding. - Oscar Wilde
Ain't never seen a ski trip fix a marriage. - Laura Moncur
The truth is, the notion that gay marriage is harmful to marriage, is sort of mind-boggling, because these are people trying to get married. But it seems to me, if you want to defend marriage against something, defend it against divorce. - Cokie Roberts
Just because you say you will do something does not mean that you are also willing to do that thing. Ensuring that both things are true is especially important in the matter of either making or receiving a proposal of marriage. - Clifford Cohen
The Puritan ethic of marriage was first to look not for a partner whom you do love passionately at this moment but rather for one whom you can love steadily as your best friend for life, then to proceed with God’s help to do just that. - J.I. Packer
Marriage and dating are man-made ideologies; if having a lover was a prerequisite to living, we’d all be born in pairs; as couples. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Social conservatives seem to see a bigger threat to marriage from committed gay couples who want in on it than from straight ones who opt out of it. - Margaret Talbot
That didn't surprise me; any man with a grain of sense knows that marriage is the only way, these days, to acquire a full-time maid who works twenty-five hours a day. with no time off and no pay except room and board. - Elizabeth Peters
A sweet wedding cake does not guarantee a sweet marriage. - Matshona Dhliwayo
The value of marriage is not that adults produce children, but that children produce adults. - Peter De Vries
In marriage, everyday you love,and everyday you forgive.It is an ongoing sacrament, love and forgiveness - Bill Moyers
There is nothing spiritual about a marriage that uses guilt, blame, shame or religious manipulations to keep a relationship together. - Shannon L. Alder
Marriage is long enough to have plenty of room for time behind it. - William Faulkner
Marriage is for the mature, not the infantile. The fusion of two different personalities requires emotional balance and control on the part of each person. - Archie Lee
To don't forget and marriage, the happiness is the from 20 up to 30% out of the 100% the other percentage is anger, and very negative sides. So far most people are dead. - Deyth Banger
Marriage is more about work than about divine luck, more about finding someone to love than about finding someone to meet your own laundry list of personal needs. - Mark Gungor
I support gay marriage. I believe they have a right to be as miserable as the rest of us. - Kinky Friedman
A short story is a love affair, a novel is a marriage. A short story is a photograph; a novel is a film. - Lorrie Moore
Marriage. It's like a cultural hand-rail. It links folks to the past and guides them to the future. - Diane Frolov and Andrew Schneider
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
I'm a writer. I'm a Christian. I like sex. But I haven't had it. I believe in waiting until marriage. But that doesn't mean I want my characters to. - Michelle N. Onuorah
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