Quotations about Marriage

Quotations about Marriage
  1. "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

  2. "A good marriage is at least 80 percent good luck in finding the right person at the right time. The rest is trust. "
    -- Nanette Newman

  3. "When marrying, one should ask oneself this question: Do you believe that you will be able to converse well with this woman into your old age? "
    -- Friedrich Nietzsche

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  4. "What makes men indifferent to their wives is that they can see them when they please. "
    -- Ovid

  5. "No woman marries for money; they are all clever enough, before marrying a millionaire, to fall in love with him first. "
    -- Cesare Pavese

  6. "Between a man and his wife nothing ought to rule but love. Authority is for children and servants, yet not without sweetness. "
    -- William Penn

  7. "This seemed a dreary and wasted life for a girl with fifteen years of straight A's, but I knew that's what marriage was like, because cook and clean and wash was just what Buddy Willard's mother did from morning till night, and she was the wife of a university professor and had been a private school teacher herself. "
    -- Sylvia Plath

  8. "Woe to the house where the hen crows and the rooster keeps still. "
    -- Spanish Proverb

  9. "Marriage is really tough because you have to deal with feelings ... and lawyers."--
    Richard Pryor

  10. "I guess the only way to stop divorce is to stop marriage. "
    -- Will Rogers

  11. "Before marriage, a man will lie awake all night thinking about something you said; after marriage, he'll fall asleep before you finish saying it. "
    -- Helen Roland

  12. "Always get married early in the morning. That way, if it doesn't work out, you haven't wasted a whole day."--
    Mickey Rooney

  13. "In olden times, sacrifices were made at the altar, a practice which is still very much practiced. "
    -- Helen Rowland

  14. "When a girl marries, she exchanges the attentions of many men for the inattention of one. "
    -- Helen Rowland

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  15. "When you see what some girls marry, you realize how they must hate to work for a living. "
    -- Helen Rowland

  16. "I think men who have a pierced ear are better prepared for marriage. They've experienced pain and bought jewelry. "
    -- Rita Rudner

  17. "In olden times, sacrifices were made at the altar, a practice that still continues."--
    Helen Rowland

  18. " I think men who have a pierced ear are better prepared for marriage. They've experienced pain and bought jewelry."--
    Rita Rudner

  19. "Marriage is for women the commonest mode of livelihood, and the total amount of undesired sex endured by women is probably greater in marriage than in prostitution. "
    -- Bertrand Russell

  20. "To marry is to halve your rights and double your duties. "
    -- Arthur Schopenhauer

  21. "Never marry for money. Ye'll borrow it cheaper. "
    -- Scottish Proverb

  22. "Men are April when they woo, December when they wed. Maids are May when they are maids, but the sky changes when they are wives. "
    -- William Shakespeare

  23. "It is most unwise for people in love to marry. "
    -- George Bernard Shaw

  24. "Marriage is popular because it combines the maximum of temptation with the maximum of opportunity. "
    -- George Bernard Shaw

  25. "Morality consists in suspecting other people of not being legally married. "
    -- George Bernard Shaw

  26. "Marriage resembles a pair of shears, so joined that they cannot be separated; often moving in opposite directions, yet always punishing anyone who comes between them. "
    -- Sydney Smith

  27. "One cardinal rule of marriage should never be forgotten: "Give little, give seldom, and above all, give grudgingly." Otherwise, what could have been a proper marriage could become an orgy of sexual lust. "
    -- Ruth Smythers

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  28. "By all means marry; if you get a good wife, you'll be happy. If you get a bad one, you'll become a philosopher."--

  29. "Marriage: A ceremony in which rings are put on the finger of the lady and through the nose of the gentleman. "
    -- Herbert Spencer

  30. "Some of us are becoming the men we wanted to marry. "
    -- Gloria Steinem

  31. "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

  32. "A journey is like marriage. The certain way to be wrong is to think you control it. "
    -- John Steinbeck

  33. "Love is blind -- marriage is the eye-opener. "
    -- Pauline Thomason

  34. "Loves seems the swiftest, but it is the slowest of all growths. No man or woman really knows what perfect love is until they have been married a quarter of a century. "
    -- Mark Twain

  35. "There isn't a wife in the world who has not taken the exact measure of her husband, weighed him and settled him in her own mind, and knows him as well as if she had ordered him after designs and specifications of her own. "
    -- Charles Dudley Warner

  36. "Marriage is a great institution, but I'm not ready for an institution. "
    -- Mae West

  37. "Long engagements give people the opportunity of finding out each other's character before marriage, which is never advisable. "
    -- Oscar Wilde

  38. "Marriage is the one subject on which all women agree and all men disagree. "
    -- Oscar Wilde

  39. "Men marry because they are tired; women because they are curious. Both are disappointed. "
    -- Oscar Wilde

  40. "When a woman marries again it is because she detested her first husband. When a man marries again, it is because he adored his first wife. Women try their luck; men risk theirs. "
    -- Oscar Wilde

  41. "The secret of a happy marriage remains a secret."--
    Henry Youngman

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