Quotation Explorer - 'Marriages'

Globally, millions of married men and women engage the servicesof sex workers each year. Despite growing health concerns aboutthe increased risk of STDs and HIV AIDS this trade continues toblossom, leading to the premature termination of several lives andthe dissolution of several marriages. - Oche Otorkpa
A strange marriage that had been, though most marriages appear strange to spectators. - Ellen Glasgow
Some marriages are made in heaven,Mine was made in Hong Kong, by the same people who make those little rubber pork chops they sell in the pet department at Kmart. - Tom Robbins
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
They say all marriages are made in heaven, but so are thunder and lightning. - Clint Eastwood
Remember that children, marriages, and flower gardens reflect the kind of care they get. - H. Jackson Brown Jr.
If divorce has increased by one thousand percent, don't blame the women's movement. Blame the obsolete sex roles on which our marriages were based. - Betty Friedan
The main causes for divorceare marriages. - A.J. Beirens
It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages. - Friedrich Nietzsche
In 2015 tattoos are more permanent than marriages - E.Grathwohl
Like accidents, marriages result because those involved happen to arrive at what might be the wrong place, at the same time. - Margaret Yorke
In all marriages there is struggle and ours was no different in that regard. But we always came to the other shore, dusted off, and said, There you are, my love. - Elizabeth Alexander
All marriages are mixed marriages. - Chantal Saperstein
All marriages are happy. It's trying to live together afterwards that causes all the problems. - Shelley Winters
I think mixed women from interracial marriages are beautiful, and for many reasons, all of them good. - Daniel Marques
The only real reason that some relationships and marriages have not yet been ended is because in each case one of the partners has not yet found their ideal partner or someone they love or at least like. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
You know when 1 in 2 marriages ends in divorce, 1 in 42 boys have Autism, and safety complaints from the majority of whistle-blower's are not being upheld, that you are living in a seriously dysfunctional society. - Steven Magee
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
It is not the lack of commitment that destroys marriages, it is the lack of purpose. - Debasish Mridha
I dislike arranged marriages. There are some mistakes for which one should not be able to blame one's poor parents. - Salman Rushdie
Compromise, if not the spice of life, is its solidity. It is what makes nations great and marriages happy - Phyllis McGinley
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!
Holiness is found in how we treat others, not in how we contemplate the cosmos. As our experiences in marriages, families, and friendship teach us, it takes relationships to provide the friction that wears down our rough edges and sanctifies us. - Terryl Givens
Marriages maybe made in heaven, but a lot of the details have to be worked out here on earth. - Gloria Pitzer
Many marriages would have been laid to rest a long time ago, if they were not on a life-support machine called other people’s opinions and/or expectations. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
I've discovered that life doesn't always turn on the obvious things - people dying, marriages, all the stuff that gets carved on the tombstones - but little unrecorded things too. - Eve Chase
Marriages last because the people in them want to be married - Linda Grant
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