September 21, 2016

Marriage Quotes

“The chains of marriage are so heavy that it takes two to bear them, sometimes three.” – Alexandre Dumas, fils (son)
“Marriage, n. The state or condition of a community consisting of a master, a mistress and two slaves, making in all, two.” – Ambrose Bierce
“You share my fate and I share yours. That is what a true marriage is.” – Amish Tripathi
“A happy marriage is a long conversation which always seems too short.” – André Maurois
“A marriage without conflicts is almost as inconceivable as a nation without crises.” – André Maurois
“A successful marriage is an edifice that must be rebuilt every day.” – André Maurois
“When I first started talking about gay marriage, most people in the gay community looked at me as if I was insane or possibly a fascist reactionary.” – Andrew Sullivan
“A man’s love, till it has been chastened and fastened by the feeling of duty which marriage brings with it, is instigated mainly by the difficulty of pursuit.” – Anthony Trollope
“Marriage is overdone. As long as there are people, people are going to find it interesting.” – Augusten Xon Burroughs
“A woman asking “Am I good? Am I satisfied?” is extremely selfish. The less women fuss about themselves, the less they talk to other women, the more they try to please their husbands, the happier the marriage is going to be.” – Barbara Cartland
“Marriage is not essential to the contentment, the dignity, or the happiness of woman.” – Catharine Sedgwick
“For marriage to be a success, every woman and every man should have her and his own bathroom. The end.” – Catherine Zeta-Jones
“Married or unmarried, young or old, poet or worker, you are still a dreamer, and will one time know, and feel, that your life is but a dream.” – Donald Grant Mitchell
“I’ve outlasted many marriages at Random House.” – E. L. Doctorow
“I got married very early, and in no time at all, we had three children. And it seemed to me I had an obligation to support them.” – E. L. Doctorow
“I am so used to seeing the sort of play which deals with one man and two women. They do not leave me with the feeling I have made a full theatrical meal they do not give me the experience of the multiplicity of life.” – E. M. Forster
“Wasn’t marriage, like life, unstimulating and unprofitable and somewhat empty when too well ordered and protected and guarded. Wasn’t it finer, more splendid, more nourishing, when it was, like life itself, a mixture of the sordid and the magnificent; of mud and stars; of earth and flowers; of love and hate and laughter and tears and ugliness and beauty and hurt.” – Edna Ferber
“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
“In marriage there are no manners to keep up, and beneath the wildest accusations no real criticism. Each is familiar with that ancient child in the other who may erupt again. We are not ridiculous to ourselves. We are ageless. That is the luxury of the wedding ring.” – Enid Bagnold
“In a bad marriage, friends are the invisible glue. If we have enough friends, we may go on for years, intending to leave, talking about leaving – instead of actually getting up and leaving.” – Erica Jong
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