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Quotes About Marriage
•“Men marry women with the hope they will never change. Women marry men with the hope they will change. Invariably they are both disappointed.” 
― Albert Einstein
•“All marriages are happy. It's the living together afterward that causes all the trouble.”
― Raymond Hull 
•“A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person.”
― Mignon McLaughlin 
•“To catch a husband is an art; to hold him is a job.” 
― Simone de Beauvoir
•“It's tough to stay married. My wife kisses the dog on the lips, yet she won't drink from my glass.”
― Rodney Dangerfield 
•“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.”
― Pope John Paul II 
•“By all means marry; if you get a good wife, you’ll become happy; if you get a bad one, you’ll become a philosopher.” 
― Socrates
•“Success in marriage does not come merely through finding the right mate but through being the right mate.” 
― Barnett R. Brickner
•“A great marriage is not when the 'perfect couple' comes together. It is when an imperfect couple learns to enjoy their differences.” 
― Dave Meurer
•“A good marriage is one which allows for change and growth in the individuals and in the way they express their love. ” 
― Pearl S. Buck
•“Marriage is a fine institution, but I'm not ready for an institution.” 
― Mae West
•“To complain that I could only be married once was like complaining that I had only been born once.” 
― G.K. Chesterton
•“There is one thing more exasperating than a wife who can cook and won't, and that's a wife who can't cook and will.” 
― Robert Frost
•“I want to try with someone who loves me enough to try with me. I want to grow old looking at the same face every morning. I want to grow old looking at the same face every night at the dinner table. I want to be one of those old couples you see still holding hands and laughing after fifty years of marriage. That's what I want. I want to be someone's forever.” 
― Rachel Gibson
•“Don't marry the person you think you can live with; marry only the individual you think you can't live without.”
― James C. Dobson 
•“Keep your eyes wide open before marriage, half shut afterwards.” 
― Benjamin Franklin
•“Sometimes I wonder if men and women really suit each other. Perhaps they should live next door and just visit now and then.” 
― Katharine Hepburn
•“A woman is not property, and husbands who think otherwise are living in a dreamworld.” 
― Robert A. Heinlein
•“Sexiness wears thin after awhile and beauty fades, but to be married to a man who makes you laugh every day, ah, now that is a treat.” 
― Joanne Woodward
•“A good marriage would be between a blind wife and a deaf husband.
― Michel de Montaigne
•“What a man wants is a mate and what a woman wants is infinite security,’ and, ‘What a man is is an arrow into the future and a what a woman is is the place the arrow shoots off from.” 
― Sylvia Plath
•“Getting divorced just because you don't love a man is almost as silly as getting married just because you do. ” 
― Zsa Zsa Gabor
•“Let the wife make the husband glad to come home, and let him make her sorry to see him leave.”
― Martin Luther 
•“Bigamy is having one wife too many. Monogamy is the same.” 
― Oscar Wilde
•“Each recognized the fact that real commitment could be proven only through the passage of time.” 
― Nicholas Sparks
•“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.”
― Marilyn Monroe 
•“Men marry because they are tired; women, because they are curious: both are disappointed.” 
― Oscar Wilde
•“When a man steals your wife, there is no better revenge than to let him keep her.”
― Sacha Guitry 
•“An archaeologist is the best husband a woman can have. The older she gets, the more interested he is in her.” 
― Agatha Christie
•“Happy is the man who finds a true friend, and far happier is he who finds that true friend in his wife.”
― Franz Schubert 
“every healthy marriage is composed of walls and windows. The windows are the aspects of your relationship that are open to the world—that is, the necessary gaps through which you interact with family and friends; the walls are the barriers of trust behind which you guard the most intimatesecrets of your marriage.” 
― Elizabeth Gilbert
•“To say that one waits a lifetime for his soulmate to come around is a paradox. People eventually get sick of waiting, take a chance on someone, and by the art of commitment become soulmates, which takes a lifetime to perfect.” 
― Criss Jami
•“There are some who want to get married and others who don't. I have never had an impulse to go to the altar. I am a difficult person to lead.” 
― Greta Garbo
•“I have learned that only two things are necessary to keep one's wife happy. First, let her think she's having her own way. And second, let her have it.”
― Lyndon B. Johnson 
•“Daughter! Get you an honest man for a husband, and keep him honest. No matter whether he is rich, provided he be independent. Regard the honor and moral character of the man more than all other circumstances. Think of no other greatness but that of the soul, no other riches but those of the heart. An honest, sensible, humane man, above all the littleness of vanity and extravagances of imagination, laboring to do good rather than be rich, to be useful rather than make a show, living in modest simplicity clearly within his means and free from debts and obligations, is really the most respectable man in society, makes himself and all about him most happy.” 
― John Adams
•“More marriages might survive if the partners realized that sometimes the better comes after the worse.”
― Doug Larson 
•“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.”
― Judith Viorst 
•“Become the kind of person the kind of person you would like to marry would like to marry.” 
― Douglas Wilson
•“When women hold off from marrying men, we call it independence. When men hold off from marrying women, we call it fear of commitment.” 
― Warren Farrell
•“A girl can wait for the right man to come along but in the meantime that doesn't mean she can't have a wonderful time with all the wrong ones” 
― Cher
•“A husband is what is left of a lover, after the nerve has been extracted.”
― Helen Rowland 
•“How can two people love each other, create children together, cohabitiate, build a life together, and then end up hating each other in the end.” 
― Zane
•“When you make the sacrifice in marriage, you're sacrificing not to each other but to unity in a relationship.”
― Joseph Campbell 
•“You'll be happy if you'll remember that men don't change much. Women do. Women adapt themselves, and if you think that means they lose their individuality, you're wrong. Show me a happy marriage and I'll show you a clever woman.” 
― Elizabeth Cadell
•“All men make mistakes, but married men find out about them sooner.
― Red Skelton 
•“A man in love is incomplete until he has married. Then he's finished.” 
― Zsa Zsa Gabor
•“So we fell asleep holding hands. If married couples got to do this all the time, shit if I could understand how there were ever divorces, or even fights.” 
― John Barnes
•“Why does a woman work ten years to change a man, then complain he's not the man she married?” 
― Barbra Streisand
•“I do not think you can name many great inventions that have been made by married men.” 
― Nikola Tesla
•“Marriage is those two thousand indistinguishable conversations, chatted over two thousand indistuinguishable breakfasts, where intimacy turns like a slow wheel. How do you measure the worth of becoming that familiar to somebody—so utterly well known and so thoroughly ever-present that you become an almost invisible necessity, like air?” 
― Elizabeth Gilbert
•“Marriage has no guarantees. If that's what you're looking for, go live with a car battery.” 
― Erma Bombeck
•“A good husband is never the first to go to sleep at night or the last to awake in the morning.”
― Honore de Balzac 
•“People are meant to go through life two by two. ’Tain’t natural to be lonesome.” 
― Thornton Wilder
•“The best thing a girl can be is a good wife and mother. It is a girl's highest calling. I hope I am ready.” 
― Nancy E. Turner
•“It's never fifty-fifty in a marriage. Someone falls in love first. Someone puts someone else up on a pedestal. Someone works hard to keep things rolling smoothly, someone else sails along for the ride. Someone who would do anything to keep it the way it was in the beginning.” 
― Jodi Picoult
•“When a man opens a car door for his wife, it's either a new car or a new wife.”
― Prince Philip 
•“To keep your marriage brimming, with love in the wedding cup, whenever you're wrong, admit it; whenever you're right, shut up.” 
― Ogden Nash
•“The difficulty with marriage is that we fall in love with a personality, but must live with a character.”
― Peter De Vries
•“When you love someone - when you create a child with him - you don't just suddenly lose that bond. Like any other energy, it can't be destroyed, just channeled into something else.” 
― Jodi Picoult
•“The moment we decide to throw more energy into fighting for our mate than with him, the crack of a fist on the enemy's jaw splits the ears of angels.” 
― Beth Moore
•“The big difference between sex for money and sex for free is that sex for money usually costs a lot less.”
― Brendan Behan 
•“Men are my hobby, if I ever got married I'd have to give it up.” 
― Mae West
•“If you want to sacrifice the admiration of many men for the criticism of one, go ahead, get married.” 
― Katharine Hepburn
•“The trouble with some women is that they get all excited about nothing - and then marry him.” 
― Cher
•“Let men tremble to win the hand of woman, unless they win along with it the utmost passion of her heart!” 
― Nathaniel Hawthorne
“Some marriages are made in heaven, but they all have to be maintained on earth. Mrs Miracle” 
― Debbie Macomber
•“Nice people don't necessarily fall in love with nice people.” 
― Jonathan Franzen
•“My husband and I have never considered divorce... murder sometimes, but never divorce.” 
― Joyce Brothers
•“I have come to the conclusion never again to think of marrying, and for this reason, I can never be satisfied with anyone who would be blockhead enough to have me.” 
― Abraham Lincoln
•“Oh, Lizzy! do anything rather than marry without affection.” 
― Jane Austen
•“A journey is like marriage. The certain way to be wrong is to think you
control it.” 
― John Steinbeck
•“It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife.” 
― Jane Austen
•“There were three of us in this marriage, so it was a bit crowded.”
― Princess Diana 
•“Marriage becomes hard work once you have poured the entirety of your life’s expectations for happiness into the hands of one mere person. Keeping that going is hard work.” 
― Elizabeth Gilbert
•“Over time, any deception destroys intimacy, and without intimacy couples cannot have true and lasting love.” 
― Bonnie Eaker Weil
•“Marrying for love may be a bit risky, but it is so honest that God can't help but smile on it”
― Josh Billings 
•“A good marriage is where both people feel like they're getting the better end of the deal.” 
― Anne Lamott
•“I married the first man I ever kissed. When I tell this to my children, they just about throw up.”
― Barbara Bush 
•“Marriage, in my view, should be a balanced stalemate between equal adversaries.” 
― Elizabeth Peters
•“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.”
― Al Goldstein 
•“An ideal wife is one who remains faithful to you but tries to be just as charming as if she weren't.”
― Sacha Guitry 
•“It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages.” 
― Friedrich Nietzsche
•“I love being married. It's so great to find that one special person you want to annoy for the rest of your life.” 
― Rita Rudner
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