Marriage Quotes (644)
Quotes and citations about marriage
It's risky in a marriage for a man to come home too late, but it can sometimes pose an even greater risk if he comes home too early.
By : Marcel Achard
Marriage is give and take. You'd better give it to her or she'll take it anyway.
By : Joey Adams
Those Marriages generally abound most with Love and Constancy, that are preceded by a long Courtship.
By : Joseph Addison
I was sent to a nice Church of England girls' school and at that time, after university, a woman was expected to become a teacher, a nurse or a missionary - prior to marriage.
By : Kate Adie
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
Feminism is dated? Yes, for privileged women like my daughter and all of us here today, but not for most of our sisters in the rest of the world who are still forced into premature marriage, prostitution, forced labor - they have children that they don't want or they cannot feed.
By : Isabel Allende
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
In every marriage more than a week old, there are grounds for divorce. The trick is to find, and continue to find, grounds for marriage.
By : Robert Anderson
The real act of marriage takes place in the heart, not in the ballroom or church or synagogue. It's a choice you make - not just on your wedding day, but over and over again - and that choice is reflected in the way you treat your husband or wife.
By : Barbara de Angelis
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
I liked the premise of this material. I love the marriage relationship. They kind of keep each other honest, and they enjoy each other's sense of humor. Kind of a sexy but boring relationship.
By : Patricia Arquette
Neither of us entered marriage thinking it wouldn't be a strain. Life has strains in it, and he's the person I want to strain with.
By : Patricia Arquette
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, however passionate.
By : W. H. Auden
It is always incomprehensible to a man that a woman should ever refuse an offer of marriage.
By : Jane Austen
I do not believe that defending traditional marriage between one man and one woman excludes anybody or usurps anybody's civil rights and denies anybody their civil rights.
By : Alan Autry
In marriage there are no manners to keep up, and beneath the wildest accusations no real criticism. Each is familiar with that ancient child in the other who may erupt again. We are not ridiculous to ourselves. We are ageless. That is the luxury of the wedding ring.
By : Enid Bagnold
Marriage must incessantly contend with a monster that devours everything: familiarity.
By : Honore de Balzac
My marriage had been impulsive. That marriage should have been short-lived instead of the 23 years it spanned.
By : Joseph Barbera
Sometimes I bust out and do things so permanent. Like tattoos and marriage.
By : Drew Barrymore
Marriage always demands the greatest understanding of the art of insincerity possible between two human beings.
By : Vicki Baum
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
After a while in marriage, it doesn't work anymore. There is something missing, there is something wrong. There are few marriages that stay alive forever. We like something, and after a while, we hate what we used to love.
By : Monica Bellucci
We must have great respect for these people who also suffer and who want to find their own way of correct living. On the other hand, to create a legal form of a kind of homosexual marriage, in reality, does not help these people.
By : Pope Benedict XVI
Marriage and the creation of families has been an integral part of our society since its creation
By : Robert Foster Bennett