Marriage Quotes Quotes

Marriage is the triumph of imagination over intelligence.

Oscar Wilde

Romances paint at full length people's wooings, But only give a bust of marriages: For no one cares for matrimonial cooings. There's nothing wrong in a connubial kiss. Think you, if Laura had been Petrarch's wife, He would have written sonnets all his life?

Lord Byron

Parenthood: That state of being better chaperoned than you were before marriage.

Marcelene Cox

A happy marriage has in it all the pleasures of a friendship, all the enjoyments of sense and reason, and indeed, all the sweets of life.

Joseph Addison 1672

Marriage is like life - it is a field of battle, not a bed of roses.

Robert Louis Stevenson

Marriage is our last, best chance to grow up

Joseph Barth

Marriage is good for those who are afraid to sleep alone at night.

St. Jerome

Marriage is a series of desperate arguments people feel passionately about.

Katharine Hepburn

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

Rita Rudner

Marriage is the one subject on which all women agree and all men disagree

Oscar Wilde

Marriage is nature's way of keeping us from fighting with strangers

Alan King

Marriage is an adventure, like going to war.

G. K. Chesterton

Marriage is three parts love and seven parts forgiveness of sins.

Lao Tzu

Happy marriages begin when we marry the ones we love, and they blossom when we love the ones we marry.

Tom Mullen

More belongs to marriage than four legs in a bed.

Thomas Fuller

I have yet to hear a man ask for advice on how to combine marriage and a career.

Gloria Steinem

Happy marriages begin when we marry the ones we love, and they blossom when we love the ones we marry.

Tom Mullen

Chains do not hold a marriage together. It is threads, hundreds of tiny threads which sew people together through the years. That is what makes a marriage last --more than passion or even sex!

Simone Signoret

Marriage is the triumph of hope over experience.

Samuel Johnson

Marriage is a matter of give and take, but so far I haven't been able to find anybody who'll take what I have to give.

Cass Daley

All tragedies are finished by a death, all comedies by a marriage.

Lord Byron

A good marriage is like a casserole, only those responsible for it really know what goes in it.

Anonymous

Marriage is more than four bare legs in a bed.

Hoshang N. Akhtar

The friendship between a man and a woman which does not lead to marriage or desire for marriage may be a life long experience of the greatest value to themselves and to all their circle of acquaintance and of activity; but for this type of friendship both a rare man and a rare woman are needed. Perhaps it should be added that either the man or the woman thus deeply bound in lifelong friendship who seeks marriage must find a still rarer man or woman to wed, to make such a three cornered comradeship a permanent success.

Anna Garlin Spencer

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