Marriage Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Marriage

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Children are supposed to help hold a marriage together. They do this in a number of ways. For instance, they demand so much attention that a husband and wife, concentrating on their children, fail to notice each other's faults.
~By Richard Armour ~


In 1977 we played America and Europe three times, and Japan - my marriage suffered as a result. My then wife took the kids to Canada to be near her parents.
~By Phil Collins ~


I think the main reason my marriages failed is that I always loved too well but never wisely.
~By Ava Gardner ~


For the life of me, I don't understand what honest motive there is in putting this in front of this body to philosophically debate marriage on a constitutional amendment that is not going to happen, and which is enormously divisive in all of our communities.
~By Dianne Feinstein ~


I went through a long period of time in that marriage when I didn't believe anything was my fault. I had to face what my part was, and only because of that difficult work was I able to trust a man again.
~By Connie Sellecca ~


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 ~


To seduce a woman famous for strict morals, religious fervor and the happiness of her marriage: what could possibly be more prestigious?
~By Christopher Hampton ~


I like marriage. The idea.
~By Toni Morrison ~


Friendship is the marriage of the soul, and this marriage is liable to divorce.
~By Voltaire ~


Marriage always demands the greatest understanding of the art of insincerity possible between two human beings.
~By Vicki Baum ~


I am a Colorado native, and, no, I did not vote for the anti-gay amendment or the same-sex marriage ban, and I am not a member of a militia.
~By Connie Willis ~


I am not against hasty marriages where a mutual flame is fanned by an adequate income.
~By Wilkie Collins ~


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.
~By Barbara Cartland ~


If there is such a thing as a good marriage, it is because it resembles friendship rather than love.
~By Michel de Montaigne ~


Marriage must incessantly contend with a monster that devours everything: familiarity.
~By Honore de Balzac ~


The secret of a good marriage is forgiving your partner for marrying you in the first place.
~By Sacha Guitry ~


I invented the psychological histories and the relationship between Jack and Susan Stanton. I didn't know anything about the Clintons. I don't know more about the Clintons' marriage than you do.
~By Joe Klein ~


Marriage: love, honor, and negotiate.
~By Joe Moore ~


Marriage is really tough because you have to deal with feelings... and lawyers.
~By Richard Pryor ~


Before marriage, a girl has to make love to a man to hold him. After marriage, she has to hold him to make love to him.
~By Marilyn Monroe ~


In interviews I gave early on in my career, I was quoted as saying it was possible to have it all: a dynamic job, marriage, and children. In some respects, I was a social adolescent.
~By Jessica Savitch ~


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


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


Marriage is give and take. You'd better give it to her or she'll take it anyway.
~By Joey Adams ~


Every society in the history of man has upheld the institution of marriage as a bond between a man and a woman. Why? Because society is based on one thing: that society is based on the future of the society. And that's what? Children. Monogamous relationships.
~By Rick Santorum ~


Marriage is one long conversation, chequered by disputes.
~By Robert Louis Stevenson ~


I am the most well-adjusted human being I know. I started out this investigation as a very happy man with a great career. I've got the life people dream about: I am rich, I am famous, I've got a fabulous marriage to an absolutely, spell-bindingly brilliant woman.
~By James Ellroy ~


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


The ideal mother, like the ideal marriage, is a fiction.
~By Milton R. Sapirstein ~


I'm the only man in the world with a marriage licence made out to whom it may concern.
~By Mickey Rooney ~


Marriage is popular because it combines the maximum of temptation with the maximum of opportunity.
~By George Bernard Shaw ~


I believe I went through a divorce. My relationship with Ellen is no less significant as a marriage than my relationship to Coley.
~By Anne Heche ~


I believe in the institution of marriage, and I intend to keep trying till I get it right.
~By Richard Pryor ~


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 ~


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 ~


It was a perfect marriage. She didn't want to and he couldn't.
~By Spike Milligan ~


If you cannot work on the marriage or the women is a moron, staying married and cheating makes the most sense because divorce is disruptive to the family life and your bank account.
~By Al Goldstein ~


I refused David Letterman's proposal of marriage for obvious reasons, but thanks for asking.
~By Teri Garr ~


I have a terrific marriage, but unlike a lot of relationships where they ebb and flow, no matter what happens you fall deeper and deeper in love every day. It's kind of the best thing that can happen to you. It's thrilling.
~By Hugh Jackman ~


My own early crusade for same-sex marriage, for example, is now mainstream gay politics. It wasn't when I started.
~By Andrew Sullivan ~


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


Before marriage, a man declares that he would lay down his life to serve you; after marriage, he won't even lay down his newspaper to talk to you.
~By Helen Rowland ~


I very much feel that marriage is a sacrament and that sacrament should extend... to that legal entity of a union between what traditionally in our Western values has been defined as between a man and a woman.
~By Bill Frist ~


Marriage is a feast where the grace is sometimes better than the dinner.
~By Charles Caleb Colton ~


They say marriage will change you but it didn't change me. Being in love changed me.
~By R. Kelly ~


Marriage has a unique place because it speaks of an absolute faithfulness, a covenant between radically different persons, male and female; and so it echoes the absolute covenant of God with his chosen, a covenant between radically different partners.
~By Rowan D. Williams ~


Marriage is a great institution.
~By Elizabeth Taylor ~


Marriage is miserable unless you find the right person that is your soulmate and that takes a lot of looking.
~By Marvin Gaye ~


Getting married, for me, was the best thing I ever did. I was suddenly beset with an immense sense of release, that we have something more important than our separate selves, and that is the marriage. There's immense happiness that can come from working towards that.
~By Nick Cave ~


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 ~


Between them, my parents had 10 marriages.
~By Lorna Luft ~


I adore the theater and I am a painter. I think the two are made for a marriage of love. I will give all my soul to prove this once more.
~By Marc Chagall ~


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


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


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 ~


I know all about cheating. I've had six very successful marriages.
~By Bobby Heenan ~


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


There was absolutely no strain in marriage. Marc and I understand that this is a business. We have no problem separating our personal life with our personal life. And we have a very strong relationship.
~By Rita Mero ~


She worded it a bit strongly, but I do find myself more and more struck by the differences between the sexes. To put it another way: All marriages are mixed marriages.
~By Anne Tyler ~


I mean, for all of his faults and the troubles in his marriage, Bill Clinton is still married to a girl he met in the library 25 years ago at school. Can we say that about many of our other leaders today in America, including on the right wing?
~By Paul Begala ~


Friendships, like marriages, are dependent on avoiding the unforgivable.
~By John D. MacDonald ~


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


I don't see any reason for marriage when there is divorce.
~By Catherine Deneuve ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


I prepare myself for rehearsals like I would for marriage.
~By Maria Callas ~


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


I have never been given to envy - save for the envy I feel toward those people who have the ability to make a marriage work and endure happily.
~By Paul Getty ~


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 ~


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


I deal with unhappy marriages a lot. I've never been married, I'm single.
~By Paula Danziger ~


To me marriage is for five or ten years.
~By Cher ~


There is no loneliness like that of a failed marriage.
~By Alexander Theroux ~


I've always been clear, I support the traditional definition of marriage.
~By Stephen Harper ~


I'm also interested in the modern suggestion that you can have a combination of love and sex in a marriage - which no previous society has ever believed.
~By Alain de Botton ~


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 ~


A man's friendships are, like his will, invalidated by marriage - but they are also no less invalidated by the marriage of his friends.
~By Samuel Butler ~


A good businessman never makes a contract unless he's sure he can carry it through, yet every fool on earth is perfectly willing to sign a marriage contract without considering whether he can live up to it or not.
~By Dalton Trumbo ~


I feel very deeply about the need to respect and tolerate people of different social - or sexual orientation. But at the same time, I believe marriage should be preserved as an institution for one man and one woman.
~By Mitt Romney ~


It's nice to know you have support. Last night I got a marriage proposal. I just laughed.
~By Carrie Underwood ~


There was no religious ceremony connected with marriage among us, while on the other hand the relation between man and woman was regarded as in itself mysterious and holy.
~By Charles Eastman ~


Love, the quest; marriage, the conquest; divorce, the inquest.
~By Helen Rowland ~


Only with our government are you given a certificate at birth, a license at marriage, and a bill at death.
~By Jennifer Dunn ~


When I think of a merry, happy, free young girl - and look at the ailing, aching state a young wife generally is doomed to - which you can't deny is the penalty of marriage.
~By Queen Victoria ~


Marriage: a ceremony in which rings are put on the finger of the lady and through the nose of the gentleman.
~By Herbert Spencer ~


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 ~


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 ~


The Amateur Marriage grew out of the reflection that of all the opportunities to show differences in character, surely an unhappy marriage must be the richest.
~By Anne Tyler ~


Marriage has historically been in the domain of the States to regulate.
~By Corrine Brown ~


The Southern slave would obey God in respect to marriage, and also to the reading and studying of His word. But this, as we have seen, is forbidden him.
~By Gerrit Smith ~


Marriage may be the closest thing to Heaven or Hell any of us will know on this earth.
~By Edwin Louis Cole ~


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 ~


A bride at her second marriage does not wear a veil. She wants to see what she is getting.
~By Helen Rowland ~


The whole Haley-Nathan marriage deal was a pretty good twist huh? I hope we got all of you with it. That particular story line even suprised me when I read it, it's a good one and it'll provide for some good stories to come.
~By James Lafferty ~


There were many women around. We all had a relationship with each other that was very strong. And all of our minds kind of hooked up. We rejected the society. We rejected marriage because we didn't like what our parents had.
~By Lynette Fromme ~


We sleep in separate rooms, we have dinner apart, we take separate vacations - we're doing everything we can to keep our marriage together.
~By Rodney Dangerfield ~


I found it an interesting portrait of a marriage in exploring notions of how one partner supports the other, whilst not jeopardizing the greater good - which is the family.
~By Rachel Griffiths ~


Let a man do what he will by a single woman, the world is encouragingly apt to think Marriage a sufficient amends.
~By Samuel Richardson ~


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

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