Marriage Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Marriage

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Marriage is the tomb of love.
~By Giacomo Casanova ~


Most of these alternative arrangements, so-called, arise out of the ruins of marriages, not as an improvement of old fashioned marriage.
~By Christopher Lasch ~


I think that's one of the most difficult things in any marriage - in order to build anything, you must be together. You can't build anything over the telephone.
~By Julie London ~


In those days, man, in the '50s, black people in the South... We didn't recognize contracts that much. And we didn't recognize marriages that much, either.
~By Ike Turner ~


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 ~


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 ~


Here in Hollywood you can actually get a marriage license printed on an Etch-A-Sketch.
~By Dennis Miller ~


I think the institution of marriage is a great idea, but for me it's just an idea.
~By Lara Flynn Boyle ~


The secret of a successful marriage is not to be at home too much.
~By Colin Chapman ~


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


Marriage is an alliance entered into by a man who can't sleep with the window shut, and a woman who can't sleep with the window open.
~By George Bernard Shaw ~


It became plain very soon after our marriage that ours was to be a literary partnership.
~By Mary A. Ward ~


It won't take 40 years for opposition to same-sex marriage to dissipate.
~By Mary Cheney ~


For me working on the marriage and not making the easy choice of cheating was something that I could not do.
~By Al Goldstein ~


Marriage is the death of hope.
~By Woody Allen ~


I'm done with men... I'm going to be alone. I have no luck with relationships. I don't think I'm made for marriage.
~By Halle Berry ~


Another argument, vaguer and even less persuasive, is that gay marriage somehow does harm to heterosexual marriage. I have yet to meet anyone who can explain to me what this means. In what way would allowing same-sex partners to marry diminish the marriages of heterosexual couples?
~By Ted Olson ~


But I believe that there are marriages where you can have your pool table and she can have her scrapbooking room or garden or whatever it is. But when everyone has what they want, it's not funny. There's no conflict.
~By Brad Garrett ~


Sensual pleasures have the fleeting brilliance of a comet; a happy marriage has the tranquillity of a lovely sunset.
~By Ann Landers ~


I'm knocking our pitiful, pathetic lawmakers. And I thank God that President Bush has stated, we need a Constitutional amendment that states that marriage is between a man and a woman.
~By Jimmy Swaggart ~


Marriage, laws, the police, armies and navies are the mark of human incompetence.
~By Dora Russell ~


Marriage is like paying an endless visit in your worst clothes.
~By J. B. Priestley ~


Each marriage has to be judged separately, and we never know what's going on in another person's marriage.
~By Mary Wesley ~


Marriage is a great institution, but I'm not ready for an institution.
~By Mae West ~


The most happy marriage I can picture or imagine to myself would be the union of a deaf man to a blind woman.
~By Samuel Taylor Coleridge ~


The sum and substance of female education in America, as in England, is training women to consider marriage as the sole object in life, and to pretend that they do not think so.
~By Harriet Martineau ~


Marriage must be a relation either of sympathy or of conquest.
~By George Eliot ~


Little children are still the symbol of the eternal marriage between love and duty.
~By George Eliot ~


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


Other than marriage, she doesn't control me and I don't control her.
~By Gavyn Davies ~


We've got gays working there. If they can demonstrate long-term relationships, we make same-sex benefits available just as we do with common-law marriages. Gays are productive people. Some fly airplanes, some work in breweries.
~By Pete Coors ~


In marriage do thou be wise: prefer the person before money, virtue before beauty, the mind before the body; then thou hast a wife, a friend, a companion, a second self.
~By William Penn ~


Marriage is an attempt to solve problems together which you didn't even have when you were on your own.
~By Eddie Cantor ~


For after my marriage I had made various attempts to write fiction. They were clearly failures.
~By Mary A. Ward ~


To live for a principle, for the triumph of some reform by which all mankind are to be lifted up to be wedded to an idea may be, after all, the holiest and happiest of marriages.
~By Elizabeth Cady Stanton ~


I think church and state should remain entirely separate at all costs, and that the decision of religious marriage should be of each faith to debate and decide free of political influence.
~By Adam Rickitt ~


Who of us is mature enough for offspring before the offspring themselves arrive? The value of marriage is not that adults produce children but that children produce adults.
~By Peter De Vries ~


I know one husband and wife who, whatever the official reasons given to the court for the break up of their marriage, were really divorced because the husband believed that nobody ought to read while he was talking and the wife that nobody ought to talk while she was reading.
~By Vera Brittain ~


Marriage is like wine. It is not be properly judged until the second glass.
~By Douglas William Jerrold ~


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 ~


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


And in a marriage you can't TRY and be married. You're married or you're not married... as far as I'm concerned.
~By Ringo Starr ~


It only takes five people in black robes to determine such crucial issues for our country as abortion, pornography, same-sex 'marriage,' and religious liberties.
~By Richard Land ~


They make Spy Kids, they make Scream, they make A Scary Movie. This doesn't do that, so it could be a very bad marriage. I'm trying to keep this potential nightmare quiet because we're just finishing editing.
~By Terry Gilliam ~


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


My own personal, moral, spiritual, religious, etc. beliefs don't oppose same-gender marriage.
~By Ed Case ~


You know, my friends, with what a brave carouse I made a Second Marriage in my house; favored old barren reason from my bed, and took the daughter of the vine to spouse.
~By Omar Khayyam ~


In those days, the late 1970s, one of the leading politicians was a soon-to-be uncle by marriage of Arnold Schwarzenegger, named Ted Kennedy.
~By Michael Kinsley ~


I had a lousy marriage and I drank too much.
~By Pat Travers ~


Marriage is not a noun; it's a verb. It isn't something you get. It's something you do. It's the way you love your partner every day.
~By Barbara de Angelis ~


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 ~


Divorce these days is a religious vow, as if the proper offspring of marriage.
~By Tertullian ~


Marriage is a wonderful thing.
~By Patrick McGoohan ~


I find it disturbing that the media keeps referring to my marriage, since I got divorced in 1979. But the media never wants to let me forget.
~By Bianca Jagger ~


Keep your eyes wide open before marriage, half shut afterwards.
~By Benjamin Franklin ~


In Hollywood a marriage is a success if it outlasts milk.
~By Rita Rudner ~


After 14 years, it better be a real marriage, you know? We do have a great time together. We are really lucky.
~By Kyra Sedgwick ~


Marriage is the mother of the world. It preserves kingdoms, and fills cities and churches, and heaven itself.
~By Jeremy Taylor ~


Only choose in marriage a man whom you would choose as a friend if he were a woman.
~By Joseph Joubert ~


The biggest surprise about our marriage is that Erin was out there.
~By James Denton ~


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 ~


It works much like a marriage, an old marriage. You've got to work on it.
~By Dick Smothers ~


A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person.
~By Mignon McLaughlin ~


Having federal officials, whether judges, bureaucrats, or congressmen, impose a new definition of marriage on the people is an act of social engineering profoundly hostile to liberty.
~By Ron Paul ~


The activists will not stop in trying to impose their extreme views on the rest of us, and they have now plotted out a state-by-state strategy to increase the number of judicial decisions redefining marriage without the voice of the people being heard.
~By Jim Bunning ~


Staying married may have long-term benefits. You can elicit much more sympathy from friends over a bad marriage than you ever can from a good divorce.
~By P. J. O'Rourke ~


Whenever a husband and wife begin to discuss their marriage they are giving evidence at a coroner's inquest.
~By H. L. Mencken ~


There was a time in the marriage when I could no longer look at myself in a mirror, couldn't feel I was a nice person. A bad relationship can do that, can make you doubt everything good you ever felt about yourself.
~By Dionne Warwick ~


The mark of a good marriage is partnership and continuing to feel inspired by your spouse. I had that with Tao. But the end is not necessarily the tragedy. Staying in a relationship that is no longer working is the tragedy. Living unhappily - that's the tragedy.
~By Olivia Wilde ~


Never stay in a bad marriage, and don't hang around with psycho coke fiends.
~By Joe Rogan ~


An affair now and then is good for a marriage. It adds spice, stops it from getting boring... I ought to know.
~By Bette Davis ~


Love before marriage is absolutely necessary.
~By Samuel Richardson ~


Whoever, fleeing marriage and the sorrows that women cause, does not wish to wed comes to a deadly old age.
~By Hesiod ~


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 ~


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


I voted for the Defense of Marriage Act but I do not believe we should institutionalize a form of discrimination against any minority by amending the Constitution.
~By Ben Nighthorse Campbell ~


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 ~


I'll always be sad that my marriage ended.
~By Shania Twain ~


I think that two people who decide to live together in a marriage situation, they have an obligation to make the marriage work for them.
~By Helen Reddy ~


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


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


Traditional marriage between a man and a woman has been a cornerstone of our society for generations. If we are going to change that, it ought to be done by the will of the people.
~By Steve Chabot ~


Their lives have been largely defined by failure and you would think the prospect of marriage, which is supposed to be bountiful and hopeful, it's just really another kind of tangential thing in his life.
~By Thomas Haden Church ~


Second, marriage is an issue that our Founding Fathers wisely left to the states.
~By Judy Biggert ~


President Bush has a record of cutting taxes, has provided a prescription drug benefit for seniors, has upheld the Second Amendment and remains committed to stopping liberal activists judges who are redefining marriage.
~By Bill Shuster ~


Perhaps my problem in marriage-and it is the problem of many women-was to want both intimacy and independence. It is a difficult line to walk, yet both needs are important to a marriage.
~By Hedy Lamarr ~


Whenever the people are for gay marriage or medical marijuana or assisted suicide, suddenly the "will of the people" goes out the window.
~By Bill Maher ~


Yes, the marriage proposal was shot. Michael excluded the dialogue from the final edit.
~By Madeleine Stowe ~


Marriage is the most natural state of man, and... the state in which you will find solid happiness.
~By Benjamin Franklin ~


The possibility of divorce renders both marriage partners stricter in their observance of the duties they owe to each other. Divorces help to improve morals and to increase the population.
~By Denis Diderot ~


Marriage, even the best marriages are tough.
~By Jayne Meadows ~


I can look back at different times in my life when I felt I could not find my way out of whatever it was. I'm not necessarily talking about marriage, but I wanted to pack it in. I wanted to disappear. A lot of that has to do with being in the public eye.
~By Amy Grant ~


My mother and stepfather were married 43 years, so I have watched a long marriage. I feel like I had a very good role model for that. And, you know, it's just a number.
~By Jamie Lee Curtis ~


It is sad that the Republican leadership is not as interested as they say they are in protecting the institution of marriage as they are in waging a campaign to divide and distract the American people from the real issues that need to be addressed.
~By Kendrick Meek ~


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


I think it's something that needs to be said - that there are interracial marriages out there, and the couples live happy lives, and there's nothing wrong with it.
~By Tia Mowry ~


I know that the odds are against a marriage lasting 60 years.
~By Darrell Royal ~


After a few years of marriage a man can look right at a woman without seeing her and a woman can see right through a man without looking at him.
~By Helen Rowland ~


Marriage is socialism among two people.
~By Barbara Ehrenreich ~


Our Nation must defend the sanctity of marriage.
~By George W. Bush ~

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