Marriage Quotes (644)

Quotes and citations about marriage


Marriage, in life, is like a duel in the midst of a battle.

By : Edmond About

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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

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Accident counts for as much in companionship as in marriage.

By : Henry B. Adams

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

By : Joey Adams

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Those Marriages generally abound most with Love and Constancy, that are preceded by a long Courtship.

By : Joseph Addison

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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

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Marriage hasn't been my thing. But gay people, knock yourselves out!

By : Ben Affleck

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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

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Marriage is the death of hope.

By : Woody Allen

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Marriage is not a noun

By : Barbara de Angelis

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Quarrels often arise in marriages when the bridal gifts are excessive.

By : Antisthenes

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Marriage is... OK, it's rooted and grounded on love and attraction.

By : Mary Archer

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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

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Women hope men will change after marriage but they don't

By : Bettina Arndt

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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

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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

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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

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Happiness in marriage is entirely a matter of chance.

By : Jane Austen

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It is always incomprehensible to a man that a woman should ever refuse an offer of marriage.

By : Jane Austen

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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

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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

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One should believe in marriage as in the immortality of the soul.

By : Honore de Balzac

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Marriage must incessantly contend with a monster that devours everything: familiarity.

By : Honore de Balzac

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My marriage had been impulsive. That marriage should have been short-lived instead of the 23 years it spanned.

By : Joseph Barbera

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Have you ever heard of a good marriage growing in front of the cameras?

By : Brigitte Bardot

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I am against marriage, and I don't give a fig for society.

By : Brigitte Bardot

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Sometimes I bust out and do things so permanent. Like tattoos and marriage.

By : Drew Barrymore

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Marriage always demands the greatest understanding of the art of insincerity possible between two human beings.

By : Vicki Baum

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Marriage requires a special talent, like acting. Monogamy requires genius.

By : Warren Beatty

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I don't like being a voyeur, looking into other people's marriages.

By : Paul Begala

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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

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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

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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

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Marriage and the creation of families has been an integral part of our society since its creation

By : Robert Foster Bennett

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To us marriage is first, everything else is second.

By : Julie Benz

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Never again! I can see no reason for marriage - ever at all. I've had it. Three times is enough.

By : Ingrid Bergman

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