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|Marriage Quotes 1
|A successful marriage requires falling in love
many times, always with the same person.
The married are those who have taken the terrible risk of intimacy
and, having taken it, know life without intimacy to be impossible.
Love: A temporary insanity curable by marriage.
I think men who have a pierced ear are better prepared for marriage.
They've experienced pain and bought jewelry.
A man in love is not complete until he is married. Then he is
Zsa Zsa Gabor
Some people claim that marriage interferes with romance. There's
no doubt about it. Anytime you have a romance, your wife is
bound to interfere.
To keep your marriage brimming,
With love in the loving cup,
Whenever you're wrong admit it;
Whenever you're right shut up.
What greater thing is there for two human souls, than to feel
that they are joined for life - to strengthen each other in
all labour, to rest on each other in all sorrow, to minister
to each other in all pain, to be one with each other in silent
unspeakable memories at the moment of the last parting?
The most important thing a father can do for his children is
to love their mother.
There is nothing nobler or more admirable than when two people
who see eye to eye keep house as man and wife, confounding their
enemies and delighting their friends.
She's got gaps and I got gaps, and between the two of us, our
gaps meet and we sort of fill each other in.
From 1976 Rocky movie.
What counts in making a happy marriage is not so much how compatible
you are, but how you deal with incompatibility.
Never trust a husband too far, nor a bachelor too near.
If you want to sacrifice the admiration of many men for the
criticism of one, go ahead, get married.
Marriage is the union of two divinities that a third might be
born on earth. It is the union of two souls in a strong love
for the abolishment of separateness. It is that higher unity
which fuses the separate unities within the two spirits. It
is the golden ring in a chain whose beginning is a glance, and
whose ending is Eternity. It is the pure rain that falls from
an unblemished sky to fructify and bless the fields of divine
Words of the Master
Come live with me, and be my love,
And we will some new pleasures prove
Of golden sands, and crystal brooks,
With silken lines, and silver hooks.
Love at first sight is easy to understand; it's when two people
have been looking at each other for a lifetime that it becomes
Where you go I will go, and where you stay I will stay. Your
people will be my people and your God my God. 17 Where you die
I will die, and there I will be buried. May the LORD deal with
me, be it ever so severely, if anything but death separates
you and me.
Ruth 1. 16-17
All married couples should learn the art of battle as they should
learn the art of making love. Good battle is objective and honest--never
vicious or cruel. Good battle is healthy and constructive, and
brings to a marriage the principle of equal partnership.
All weddings are similar, but every marriage is different.
Marriage is our last, best chance to grow up.
My advice to you is to get married. If you find a good wife,
you'll be happy; if not, you'll become a philosopher.
The friendship between a man and a woman which does not lead
to marriage or desire for marriage may be a life long experience
of the greatest value to themselves and to all their circle
of acquaintance and of activity; but for this type of friendship
both a rare man and a rare woman are needed. Perhaps it should
be added that either the man or the woman thus deeply bound
in lifelong friendship who seeks marriage must find a still
rarer man or woman to wed, to make such a three cornered comradeship
a permanent success.
Anna Garlin Spencer
If ever two were one, then surely we.
If ever man were loved by wife, then thee.
When two people are one
in their inmost hearts,
They shatter even the strength of iron or of bronze.
And when two people understand each other
in their inmost hearts,
Their words are sweet and strong,
like the fragrance of orchids.
When Two People Are at One
For two people in a marriage to live together day after day
is unquestionably the one miracle the Vatican has overlooked.
There are two dilemmas that rattle the human skull: How do you
hang on to someone who won't stay? And how do you get rid of
someone who won't go?
The War of the Roses
Marriage is not just spiritual communion, it is also remembering
to take out the trash.
My husband and I have never considered divorce... murder sometimes,
but never divorce.
It is most unwise for people in love to marry.
George Bernard Shaw
One should always be in love. That is the reason one should
A Woman of No Importance.
What is a vow,
but an intention
spoken out before the world
so that the world, in hearing,
might take part
of the willing heart?
In our coming here today
to join and bless
the joy of your becoming wed,
may we enter in
the truth of the words you've said,
Maureen Tolman Flannery
Entering the Vow
It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes
I first learned the concepts of non-violence in my marriage.
Love is blind, but marriage restores its sight.
Georg C. Lichtenberg
What you are as a single person, you will be as a married person,
only to a greater degree. Any negative character trait will
be intensified in a marriage relationship, because you will
feel free to let your guard down -- that person has committed
himself to you and you no longer have to worry about scaring
After all these years, I see that I was mistaken about Eve in
the beginning; it is better to live outside the Garden with
her than inside it without her.
Only two things are necessary to keep one's wife happy. One
is to let her think she is having her own way, the the other,
to let her have it.
Lyndon B. Johnson
Two are better than one, because they have a good return for
If one falls down, his friend can help him up. But pity the
man who falls and has no one to help him up!
Also, if two lie down together, they will keep warm. But how
can one keep warm alone?
Though one may be overpowered, two can defend themselves. A
cord of three strands is not quickly broken.
Love seems the swiftest, but it is the slowest of all growths.
No man or woman really knows what perfect love is until they
have been married a quarter of a century.
I have yet to hear a man ask for advice on how to combine marriage
and a career.
Any one must see at a glance that if men and women marry those
whom they do not love, they must love those whom they do not
Marriage is that relation between man and woman in which the
independence is equal, the dependence mutual, and the obligation
Louis K. Anspacher
Marriage is the triumph of imagination over intelligence.
Second marriage: the triumph of hope over experience.
A good marriage is at least 80 percent good luck in finding
the right person at the right time. The rest is trust.
A good marriage is that in which each appoints the other guardian
of his solitude.
Rainer Maria Rilke
Marriage is the alliance of two people, one of whom never remembers
birthdays and the other who never forgets them.
Now you will feel no rain, for each of you will be shelter for
Now you will feel no cold, for each of you will be warmth for
Now there is no more loneliness, for each of you will be companion
for the other.
Now you are two persons, but there is only one life before you.
Go now to your dwelling place to begin the days of your life
May your days together be good and long upon the earth.
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
Is not marriage an open question, when it is alleged, from the
beginning of the world, that such as are in the institution
wish to get out, and such as are out wish to get in?
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Chains do not hold a marriage together. It is threads, hundreds
of tiny threads which sew people together through the years.
That is what makes a marriage last --more than passion or even
Love is an ideal thing, marriage a real thing; a confusion of
the real with the ideal never goes unpunished.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Happy marriages begin when we marry the ones we love, and they
blossom when we love the ones we marry.
Getting a dog is like getting married. It teaches you to be
less self-centered, to accept sudden, surprising outbursts of
affection, and not to be upset by a few scratches on your car.
Like everything which is not the involuntary result of fleeting
emotion but the creation of time and will, any marriage, happy
or unhappy, is infinitely more interesting than any romance,
W. H. Auden
You and I
Have so much love,
Burns like a fire,
In which we bake a lump of clay
Molded into a figure of you
And a figure of me.
Then we take both of them,
And break them into pieces,
And mix the pieces with water,
And mold again a figure of you,
And a figure of me.
I am in your clay.
You are in my clay.
In life we share a single quilt.
In death we will share a single coffin.
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