Quotes of Marriage - somelinesforyou

“ The conception of two people living together for twenty-five years without having a cross word suggests a lack of spirit only to be admired in sheep. ”

- Alan Patrick Herbert

“ A successful marriage is an edifice that must be rebuilt every day. ”

- Andre Maurois

“ 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

“ A simple enough pleasure, surely, to have breakfast alone with one's husband, but how seldom married people in the midst of life achieve it. ”

- Anne Morrow Lindbergh

“ 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

“ All marriages are mixed marriages. ”

- Chantal Saperstein

“ 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

“ A great marriage is not when the 'perfect couple' comes together. It is when an imperfect couple learns to enjoy their differences. ”

- Dave Meurer

“ Though we marry as adults, we don't marry adults. We marry children who have grown up and still rejoice in being children, especially if we're creative. ”

- Diane Ackerman

“ 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

“ 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

“ 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

“ When a man is ready to marry, he is often not too particular about the lady. ”

- Eucharista Ward

“ Man's best possession is a sympathetic wife. ”

- Euripides

“ Never say that marriage has more of joy than pain. ”

- Euripides

“ One man's folly is another man's wife. ”

- Helen Rowland

“ 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

“ 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

“ I would rather have young people settle on a small income at once, and have to struggle with a few difficulties together, than be involved in a long engagement. ”

- Jane Austen

“ Knowing their feelings as she did, it was a most attractive picture of happiness to her. She always watched them as long as she could, delighted to fancy she understood what they might be talking of, as they walked along in happy independence, or equally delighted to see the Admiral's hearty shake of the hand when he encountered an old friend, and observe their eagerness of conversation when occasionally forming into a little knot of the navy, Mrs Croft looking as intelligent and keen as any of the officers around her. ”

- Jane Austen

“ The only time I ever really suffered in body or mind, the only time that I ever fancied myself unwell, or had any ideas of danger, was the winter that I passed by myself. As long as we could be together, nothing ever ailed me, and I never met with the smallest inconvenience. ”

- Jane Austen

“ When any two young people take it into their heads to marry, they are pretty sure by perseverance to carry their point, be they ever so poor, or ever so imprudent, or ever so little likely to be necessary to each other's ultimate comfort. ”

- Jane Austen

“ 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

“ Intimacy is what makes a marriage, not a ceremony, not a piece of paper from the state. ”

- Kathleen Norris

“ Ain't never seen a ski trip fix a marriage. ”

- Laura Moncur

“ 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

“ If there was strife and contention in the home, very little else in life could compensate for it. ”

- Lawana Blackwell

“ Marriage is a great institution, but I'm not ready for an institution yet. ”

- Mae West

“ Don't waste too much time trying' to be a better man, ' cause you ain't never gonna be one without a good woman. ”

- Mark Roberts

“ Always get married early in the morning. That way, if it doesn't work out, you haven't wasted a whole day. ”

- Mickey Rooney
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