Marriage Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Marriage

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A marriage contract to me is as binding as any in business, and I have always believed in sticking to an agreement.
~By Paul Getty ~


Marriage is a good deal like a circus: there is not as much in it as is represented in the advertising.
~By Edgar Watson Howe ~


Marriage is about the most expensive way for the average man to get laundry done.
~By Burt Reynolds ~


The only way marriage can work is if a man respects the woman and she is a thinking woman and he wants to work on the marriage.
~By Al Goldstein ~


It's only fair that stable gay relationships of long standing should have the same rights and responsibilities as married couples. I know the image of gay marriage is to some people horrific and ludicrous.
~By Ian Mckellen ~


I think that gay marriage should be between a man and a woman.
~By Arnold Schwarzenegger ~


I was looking very much for a career. My second marriage to Stan Herman had ended, and I wanted very much to be independent, not take alimony from him, be on my own, do the right thing.
~By Linda Evans ~


There may be good, but there are no pleasant marriages.
~By Rainer Maria Rilke ~


Marriage is sacred and protected and has nothing to do with violating our civil rights.
~By Jack Kingston ~


Good marriages are made in heaven. Or some such place.
~By Robert Bolt ~


More marriages might survive if the partners realized that sometimes the better comes after the worse.
~By Doug Larson ~


My marriage? Up to now everything's okay. But it's a real marriage - imperfect and very difficult. It's all about people evolving somewhat simultaneously through their lives. I think we've emotionally evolved.
~By Jamie Lee Curtis ~


I love marriage. I failed at marriage, but I'd rather go into anything with gusto and fail than go into it half-assed.
~By Kirstie Alley ~


Political promises are much like marriage vows. They are made at the beginning of the relationship between candidate and voter, but are quickly forgotten.
~By Dick Gregory ~


Marriage is not about age; it's about finding the right person.
~By Sophia Bush ~


Above all, we must have great respect for these people who also suffer and who want to find their own way of correct living. On the other hand, to create a legal form of a kind of homosexual marriage, in reality, does not help these people.
~By Joseph Ratzinger ~


For me it's also - the music is equally as important. I mean I think as somebody who writes music, there just has to sort of be the marriage between both.
~By Katey Sagal ~


I was against gay marriage until I realized I didn't have to get one.
~By James Carville ~


It is better to be unhappy in love than unhappy in marriage, but some people manage to be both.
~By Guy de Maupassant ~


Marriage cannot be severed from its cultural, religious and natural roots without weakening the good influence of society.
~By Jack Kingston ~


Marriage is like life - it is a field of battle, not a bed of roses.
~By Robert Louis Stevenson ~


Marriage is a custom brought about by women who then proceed to live off men and destroy them, completely enveloping the man in a destructive cocoon or eating him away like a poisonous fungus on a tree.
~By Richard Harris ~


First love is first love, first marriage is first marriage, disappointment is disappointment.
~By Maximilian Schell ~


Every good relationship, especially marriage, is based on respect. If it's not based on respect, nothing that appears to be good will last very long.
~By Amy Grant ~


It devastates me now that I have been reduced to a Hollywood statistic - another joke marriage.
~By Sophia Bush ~


The president strongly believes that marriage in this country ought to be between a man and a woman. He also believes it is something that ought to be decided by the people. He doesn't believe that judges ought to impose their will on the people.
~By Ken Mehlman ~


Americans, who make more of marrying for love than any other people, also break up more of their marriages, but the figure reflects not so much the failure of love as the determination of people not to live without it.
~By Morton Hunt ~


There were times after my marriage ended where, you know, I really felt like I was at the bottom of a mountain, there was a great big, fog up there, and I'm never going to cross to the other side.
~By Lynn Redgrave ~


Love: A temporary insanity curable by marriage.
~By Ambrose Bierce ~


Marriage is a series of desperate arguments people feel passionately about.
~By Katharine Hepburn ~


What is marriage, is marriage protection or religion, is marriage renunciation or abundance, is marriage a stepping-stone or an end. What is marriage.
~By Gertrude Stein ~


Studies have consistently shown that financial hardship is the biggest obstacle to heterosexual marriage, yet the Republican leadership has done precious little to help address the financial hardship faced by American families.
~By Kendrick Meek ~


One doesn't have to get anywhere in a marriage. It's not a public conveyance.
~By Iris Murdoch ~


Sometimes I bust out and do things so permanent. Like tattoos and marriage.
~By Drew Barrymore ~


No marriage can stand up under the strain of incessant association.
~By Johnny Weissmuller ~


Marriage has no guarantees. If that's what you're looking for, go live with a car battery.
~By Erma Bombeck ~


I'm so wrapped up in my work that it's often impossible to consider other things in my life. My marriage ended in divorce because of this, my relationship with Holly has suffered by this.
~By Jim Carrey ~


We will see a breakdown of the family and family values if we decide to approve same-sex marriage, and if we decide to establish homosexuality as an acceptable alternative lifestyle with all the benefits that go with equating it with the heterosexual lifestyle.
~By Jerry Falwell ~


We must have great respect for these people who also suffer and who want to find their own way of correct living. On the other hand, to create a legal form of a kind of homosexual marriage, in reality, does not help these people.
~By Joseph Ratzinger ~


I figure no matter how old you are, it's always going to be your first marriage and no life experience is going to make you a better judge of who you should marry.
~By Utada Hikaru ~


God invented concubinage, satan marriage.
~By Francis Picabia ~


The one charm about marriage is that it makes a life of deception absolutely necessary for both parties.
~By Oscar Wilde ~


Marriage, if one will face the truth, is an evil, but a necessary evil.
~By Menander ~


Accident counts for as much in companionship as in marriage.
~By Henry B. Adams ~


The first breath of adultery is the freest; after it, constraints aping marriage develop.
~By John Updike ~


Protecting the institution of marriage safeguards, I believe, the American family.
~By John Boehner ~


A wife lasts only for the length of the marriage, but an ex-wife is there for the rest of your life.
~By Jim Samuels ~


Out of control judicial activism threatens traditional marriage in America.
~By Ernest Istook ~


I found marriage somewhat stifling. I don't know that I am the kind of man who ought to be married.
~By Burt Lancaster ~


I firmly believe in marriage. It's a real important decision that takes a lot of dedication and time. If you're thinking about divorce. You shouldn't get married.
~By Seth Green ~


Marriage as an institution developed from rape as a practice. Rape, originally defined as abduction, became marriage by capture. Marriage meant the taking was to extend in time, to be not only use of but possession of, or ownership.
~By Andrea Dworkin ~


I've always been suspicious of TV, I've always found music and video to be an unhappy marriage.
~By Keith Richards ~


In the beginning of the human race there was no genetic load which would cause undesirable traits such as appear in offspring of marriages between relatives today.
~By Walter Lang ~


Our marriage is between us. If we decide to continue being together or not, it's our business.
~By Gwyneth Paltrow ~


When people get married because they think it's a long-time love affair, they'll be divorced very soon, because all love affairs end in disappointment. But marriage is a recognition of a spiritual identity.
~By Joseph Campbell ~


We are no more content to plod along the beaten paths - and so marriage must go the way of God.
~By Amy Levy ~


I guess because the shows were activist in their own way - the marriage of my public activism and my career activism, you know - people understand me very well. They also understand there's a very strong bipartisan part in all of this.
~By Norman Lear ~


One advantage of marriage is that, when you fall out of love with him or he falls out of love with you, it keeps you together until you fall in again.
~By Judith Viorst ~


Politics doesn't make strange bedfellows - marriage does.
~By Groucho Marx ~


I think there are some people in life who are not marriage material and Chris is one of them.
~By Sharon Gless ~


Some people ask the secret of our long marriage. We take time to go to a restaurant two times a week. A little candlelight, dinner, soft music and dancing. She goes Tuesdays, I go Fridays.
~By Henny Youngman ~


A so-called happy marriage corresponds to love as a correct poem to an improvised song.
~By Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel ~


Women today have more of an overview of their lives and how marriage is or is not a part of it.
~By Helen Reddy ~


We want a marriage with our customers, not a relationship.
~By Daniel Drew ~


She got the magazine on a Wednesday morning, and on Thursday announced our marriage was over.
~By David Gest ~


The facts are plain: Religious leaders who preside over marriage ceremonies must and will be guided by what they believe. If they do not wish to celebrate marriages for same-sex couples, that is their right. The Supreme Court says so. And the Charter says so.
~By Paul Martin ~


As to marriage or celibacy, let a man take which course he will, he will be sure to repent.
~By Socrates ~


Many a good hanging prevents a bad marriage.
~By William Shakespeare ~


Love is moral even without legal marriage, but marriage is immoral without love.
~By Ellen Key ~


After marriage, the other man's wife looks more beautiful.
~By Navjot Singh Sidhu ~


I understand why marriages break up over golf. I can't even talk about my own handicap because it's too upsetting.
~By Shia LaBeouf ~


I have a very intense marriage.
~By James Ellroy ~


Thousands of years and many civilizations have defined a marriage as the union between one man and one woman. With few exceptions, those civilizations that did not follow that perished.
~By Randy Neugebauer ~


My second marriage had a lot to do with alcohol.
~By Mercedes McCambridge ~


Where there's marriage without love, there will be love without marriage.
~By Benjamin Franklin ~


A good marriage would be between a blind wife and a deaf husband.
~By Michel de Montaigne ~


Marriage, like death, is a debt we owe to nature.
~By Julia Ward Howe ~


I don't know, one out of every two marriages ends up in divorce so there's a lot of great people out there who people aren't happy with.
~By Mark Ruffalo ~


Marriage is a bribe to make the housekeeper think she's a householder.
~By Thornton Wilder ~


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.
~By Enid Bagnold ~


Marriage is one of the most sacred human institutions. I asked our Senators, as many South Dakotans have done, to protect marriage as a union between a man and a woman.
~By Mike Rounds ~


Woman, or more precisely put, perhaps, marriage, is the representative of life with which you are meant to come to terms.
~By Franz Kafka ~


Now I'm a wife and a mother of two. It's a really different role. I always referred to No Doubt as a marriage, because that's what it's like to be together for so long and go through what we've been through. I can't really have that relationship with them anymore.
~By Gwen Stefani ~


I've given my memoirs far more thought than any of my marriages. You can't divorce a book.
~By Gloria Swanson ~


Marriage was all a woman's idea and for man's acceptance of the pretty yoke, it becomes us to be grateful.
~By Phyllis McGinley ~


Many women cut back what had to be done at home by redefining what the house, the marriage and, sometimes, what the child needs. One woman described a fairly common pattern: I do my half. I do half of his half, and the rest doesn't get done.
~By Arlie Hochschild ~


There is no more lovely, friendly and charming relationship, communion or company than a good marriage.
~By Martin Luther ~


Marriage is distinctly and repeatedly excluded from heaven. Is this because it is thought likely to mar the general felicity?
~By Samuel Butler ~


My marriage to my husband, Bart Conner in 1996 is my proudest personal moment.
~By Nadia Comaneci ~


My parents had a wonderful marriage, but it was a very dependent relationship. My mother was entirely dependent on my father because that's how it was in those days.
~By Erika Slezak ~


Marriage is the highest state of friendship. If happy, it lessens our cares by dividing them, at the same time that it doubles our pleasures by mutual participation.
~By Samuel Richardson ~


And my marriage was perfect when I wasn't famous.
~By Damon Wayans ~


Marriage commissioners who choose not to marry homosexuals are being fired. A Knights of Columbus chapter in British Columbia is in court because it chooses not allow a lesbian group to use its facility for marriage ceremonies. The list goes on.
~By Stockwell Day ~


I never thought I'd spend all my life with Gary. I suppose I was quite cynical about marriage. But with Jude, I knew right from the beginning: there was an electricity I'd never felt before. It was so easy, we talked for hours. It was a relief, really.
~By Sadie Frost ~


France may claim the happiest marriages in the world, but the happiest divorces in the world are "made in America."
~By Helen Rowland ~


Even in the common affairs of life, in love, friendship, and marriage, how little security have we when we trust our happiness in the hands of others!
~By William Hazlitt ~


Marriage is an institution fits in perfect harmony with the laws of nature; whereas systems of slavery and segregation were designed to brutally oppress people and thereby violated the laws of nature.
~By Jack Kingston ~


Never ever discount the idea of marriage. Sure, someone might tell you that marriage is just a piece of paper. Well, so is money, and what's more life-affirming than cold, hard cash?
~By Dennis Miller ~


Divorce is probably of nearly the same date as marriage. I believe, however, that marriage is some weeks the more ancient.
~By Voltaire ~


I think of marriage as a garden. You have to tend to it. Respect it, take care of it, feed it. Make sure everyone is getting the right amount of, um, sunlight.
~By Mark Ruffalo ~

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