Marriage Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Marriage

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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 ~


Let me be clear. I support the definition of marriage as a union between a man and a woman.
~By Ben Nelson ~


I don't believe in hasty marriages.
~By Anna Held ~


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


Have you ever heard of a good marriage growing in front of the cameras?
~By Brigitte Bardot ~


Most Kikuyu marriages were arranged on the basis of what is described by anthropologists as the bride price.
~By Louis Leakey ~


Marriage is an act of will that signifies and involves a mutual gift, which unites the spouses and binds them to their eventual souls, with whom they make up a sole family - a domestic church.
~By Pope John Paul II ~


Instead, I think over the years we have cut the strength of marriage and relationships by the law and weakened the institution. We have tried to deal with relationships with no-fault divorce, with child custody, with so many other avenues; and it has not helped.
~By Timothy Murphy ~


All marriages are happy. It's trying to live together afterwards that causes all the problems.
~By Shelley Winters ~


Marriage resembles a pair of shears, so joined that they cannot be separated; often moving in opposite directions, yet always punishing anyone who comes between them.
~By Sydney Smith ~


Marriage and the creation of families has been an integral part of our society since its creation; it should not be defined without the kind of involvement by the people which a constitutional process would require.
~By Robert Foster Bennett ~


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


Marriage brings one into fatal connection with custom and tradition, and traditions and customs are like the wind and weather, altogether incalculable.
~By Soren Kierkegaard ~


That is why I fought against abortion and that is why if I were still in the Senate I would be doing everything I could to defend the sanctity of marriage.
~By Jesse Helms ~


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


I do not support a constitutional amendment to prohibit gay marriage.
~By Corrine Brown ~


I believe wholeheartedly in marriage. I don't exclusively mean a marriage with a legal contract, but any relationship that constitutes a marriage because of the quality of their relationship.
~By Helen Reddy ~


Defining marriage is a power that should be left to the states. Moreover, no state should be forced to recognize a marriage that is not within its own laws, Constitution, and legal precedents.
~By John Sununu ~


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 have a wonderful marriage and two great kids.
~By Kelly Preston ~


Marriage, it seems, confines every man to his proper rank.
~By Jean de la Bruyere ~


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 ~


We can't destroy the inequities between men and women until we destroy marriage.
~By Robin Morgan ~


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


We need uniform protection of traditional marriage. You can't have different definitions on something as fundamental as marriage. The Marriage Protection Amendment is the only solution to this problem.
~By Ernest Istook ~


For marriage to be a success, every woman and every man should have her and his own bathroom. The end.
~By Catherine Zeta-Jones ~


There is no reason why marriage should necessarily compel an actress to forego her career.
~By Billie Burke ~


Almost no one is foolish enough to imagine that he automatically deserves great success in any field of activity; yet almost everyone believes that he automatically deserves success in marriage.
~By Sydney J. Harris ~


A liberated woman is one who has sex before marriage and a job after.
~By Gloria Steinem ~


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


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 ~


They say marriages are made in Heaven. But so is thunder and lightning.
~By Clint Eastwood ~


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


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 don't know if I believe in marriage. I believe in family, love and children.
~By Penelope Cruz ~


I don't think he cheated on me. During the marriage, I think he was there.
~By Marla Maples ~


Marriage is a wonderful invention: then again, so is a bicycle repair kit.
~By Billy Connolly ~


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 ~


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


Marriage is the miracle that transforms a kiss from a pleasure into a duty.
~By Helen Rowland ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


Marriage ain't easy, but it's great most of the time.
~By Sean Penn ~


To keep your marriage brimming, With love in the loving cup, Whenever you're wrong, admit it; Whenever you're right, shut up.
~By Ogden Nash ~


The difficulty with marriage is that we fall in love with a personality, but must live with a character.
~By Peter De Vries ~


I don't think there is such a definition of a perfect family, but I do think that our marriages are in crisis. Our families are in crisis. And I think the African-American family is at one of the worst stages it's been at in a very long time in this country. Fatherlessness is rampant.
~By Leah Ward Sears ~


Remember that children, marriages, and flower gardens reflect the kind of care they get.
~By H. Jackson Brown, Jr. ~


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


When the first fossils began to be found in eastern Africa, in the late 1950s, I thought, what a wonderful marriage this was, biology and anthropology. I was around 16 years old when I made this particular choice of academic pursuit.
~By Donald Johanson ~


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 ~


The submission of her body without love or desire is degrading to the woman's finer sensibility, all the marriage certificates on earth to the contrary notwithstanding.
~By Margaret Sanger ~


Marriage has just never interested me.
~By Jacqueline Bisset ~


It is a fact that all women contribute more to marriage than men; for the most part they have to change their place of living, their method of work, a great many women today changing their occupation entirely on marriage; and they must even change their name.
~By Agnes Macphail ~


I don't have this fantasy about marriage anymore. Everyone says it takes hard work. Well, it kind of does - and I'm much more pragmatic about romance than I used to be.
~By Jennifer Garner ~


Daddy was real gentle with kids. That's why I expected so much out of marriage, figuring that all men should be steady and pleasant.
~By Loretta Lynn ~


I am fiscally prudent and socially progressive. I believe in protecting a woman's right to choose. I believe in marriage equality.
~By Andrew Cuomo ~


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


Marriage is the grave or tomb of wit.
~By Margaret Cavendish ~


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


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


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


I think there is a generation gap. I personally look forward to, as our generation becomes the leaders, you are gonna see a change, and I think hopefully gay marriage will be a part of that country.
~By Vanessa Kerry ~


A happy marriage is a long conversation which always seems too short.
~By Andre Maurois ~


In almost every marriage there is a selfish and an unselfish partner. A pattern is set up and soon becomes inflexible, of one person always making the demands and one person always giving way.
~By Iris Murdoch ~


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


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


I don't know nothing about no marriages or nothing. I ain't even never been to a wedding.
~By Mike Epps ~


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 ~


I oppose any attempt to grant homosexual unions the same legal privileges that civil government affords to traditional marriage and family life.
~By Todd Akin ~


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 ~


I'm most proud of the longevity of my marriage, my kids, and my grandchildren. If you don't have that, you really don't have very much.
~By Bob Newhart ~


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 ~


Marriage is a team effort. Both of us share that philosophy.
~By Nick Lachey ~


It was not a healthy marriage for long time. It was never about another man, it was about what my and Dennis's relationship could not sustain.
~By Meg Ryan ~


With children no longer the universally accepted reason for marriage, marriages are going to have to exist on their own merits.
~By Eleanor Holmes Norton ~


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


Marriages are under strain today in terms of economics. There are social cross-currents. We see failed marriages. But it is not under attack by our gay and lesbian citizens.
~By Earl Blumenauer ~


Public-opinion polls show that Americans split about evenly on civil unions. But when the words "gay marriage" are presented, they break 3-to-1 against it.
~By Dick Morris ~


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 ~


There is a time for all things - except marriage, my dear.
~By Thomas Chatterton ~


One should believe in marriage as in the immortality of the soul.
~By Honore de Balzac ~


Marriage, for a woman at least, hampers the two things that made life to me glorious - friendship and learning.
~By Jane Harrison ~


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 ~


Time turns the old days to derision, Our loves into corpses or wives; And marriage and death and division Make barren our lives.
~By Algernon Charles Swinburne ~


But I wanted marriage for myself. I was not calculating about it. I wish I was more calculating.
~By Linda McCartney ~


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 ~


Mr. Speaker, I rise today in support of the definition of a marriage as between one man and one woman.
~By Randy Neugebauer ~


I wasn't looking for another marriage. I had been married before. He is a nice man - a geologist, an Ernest Hemingway type. But Paul and I married because of convention.
~By Linda McCartney ~


College is a place to keep warm between high school and an early marriage.
~By George Gobel ~


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


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 ~


One of the biggest issues that we face is that we have people who have their own particular concerns, whether it's on abortion, birth control, divorce and remarriage, civil rights or social justice.
~By William P. Leahy ~


All I know is it destroyed my family, it destroyed my marriage to Sylvester and I will never get over it.
~By Brigitte Nielsen ~


I don't think that a same-sex marriage is the way God intended it to be.
~By Joel Osteen ~


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


Books and marriage go ill together.
~By Moliere ~

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