Yet More Sayings And Quotes On Marriage


Yet More Sayings And Quotes On Marriage

Here is yet another collection of sayings and quotes on marriage from various authors, celebrities, famous persons, and other sources compiled by for you to read and enjoy.

“The concept of two people living together for 25 years without a serious dispute suggests a lack of spirit only to be admired in sheep.”
– A. P. Herbert

“Banks have a new image. Now you have ‘a friend,’ your friendly banker. If the banks are so friendly, how come they chain down the pens?”
– Alan King

“If you want to read about love and marriage, you’ve got to buy two separate books.”
– Alan King

“Marriage is nature‘s way of keeping us from fighting with strangers.”
– Alan King

“You do live longer with bran, but you spend the last fifteen years on the toilet.”
– Alan King

“We only regard those unions as real examples of love and real marriages in which a fixed and unalterable decision has been taken. If men or women contemplate an escape, they do not collect all their powers for the task. In none of the serious and important tasks of life do we arrange such a “getaway.” We cannot love and be limited.”
– Alfred Adler

“Bride: A woman with a fine prospect of happiness behind her.”
– Ambrose Bierce

“Love: A temporary insanity curable by marriage.”
– Ambrose Bierce

“Marriage, n: the state or condition of a community consisting of a master, a mistress, and two slaves, making in all, two.”
– Ambrose Bierce

“Love at first sight is easy to understand; it’s when two people have been looking at each other for a lifetime that it becomes a miracle.”
– Amy Bloom

“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

“If ever two were one, then surely we. If ever man were loved by wife, then thee.”
– Anne Bradstreet

“A long marriage is two people trying to dance a duet and two solos at the same time.”
– Anne Taylor Fleming In Town And Country

“Most people who meet my wife quickly conclude that she is remarkable. They are right about this. She is smart, funny and thoroughly charming. Often, after hearing her speak at some function or working with her on a project, people will approach me and say something to the effect of, you know, I think the world of you, Barack, but your wife, wow!”
– Barack Obama

“My wife has been my closest friend, my closest advisor. And … she’s not somebody who looks to the limelight, or even is wild about me being in politics. And that’s a good reality check on me. When I go home, she wants me to be a good father and a good husband. And everything else is secondary to that.”
– Barack Obama

“Marriage is not a noun; it’s a verb. It isn’t something you get. It’s something you do. It’s the way you love your partner every day.”
– Barbara De Angelis

“The real act of marriage takes place in the heart, not in the ballroom or church or synagogue. It’s a choice you make – not just on your wedding day, but over and over again — and that choice is reflected in the way you treat your husband or wife.”
– Barbara De Angelis

“Why does a woman work ten years to change a man’s habits and then complain that he’s not the man she married?”
– Barbra Streisand

“It destroys one’s nerves to be amiable every day to the same human being.”
– Benjamin Disraeli

“No man is regular in his attendance at the House of Commons until he is married.”
– Benjamin Disraeli

“Where there’s marriage without love, there will be love without marriage.”
– Benjamin Franklin

“Marriage is for woman the commonest mode of livelihood, and the total amount of undesired sex endured by women is probably greater in marriage than in prostitution.”
– Bertrand Russel

“I’d marry again if I found a man who had fifteen million dollars, would sign over half to me, and guarantee that he’d be dead within a year.”
– Bette Davis

“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

“Marriage – a book of which the first chapter is written in poetry and the remaining chapters in prose.”
– Beverley Nichols

“For two people in a marriage to live together day after day is unquestionably the one miracle the Vatican has overlooked.”
– Bill Cosby

“Marriage is a wonderful invention: then again, so is a bicycle repair kit.”
– Billy Connolly

“An ideal wife is any woman who has an ideal husband.”
– Booth Tarkington

“The big difference between sex for money and sex for free is that sex for money usually costs a lot less.”
– Brendan Behan

“Many people marry for the wrong reasons, among them 1) to overcome loneliness, 2) to escape an unhappy parental home, 3) because they think that everyone is expected to marry, 4) because only “losers” who can’t find someone to marry stay single, 5) out of a need to parent, or be parented by another person, 6) because they got pregnant, 7) because “we fell in love,” … and on goes the list.”
– Bruce Fisher And Robert Alberti

“Marriage is a feast where the grace is sometimes better than the dinner.”
– Charles Caleb Colton

“When a man marries a woman, they become one–the trouble starts when they try to decide which one.”
– Croft M. Pentz

“More marriages might survive if the partners realized that sometimes the better comes after the worse.”
– Doug Larson

“Never get married in college; it’s hard to get a start if a prospective employer finds you’ve already made one mistake.”
– Elbert Hubbard

“On rare occasions one does hear of a miraculous case of a married couple falling in love after marriage, but on close examination it will be found that it is a mere adjustment to the inevitable.”
– Emma Goldman

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