Marriage Quotes

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  1. Keep your eyes wide open before marriage and half shut afterwards.

  2. A man's friendships are, like his will, invalidated by marriage -- but they are also no less invalidated by the marriage of his friends.
    (Samuel Butler : 1835-1902 : The Way of All F7esh)

  3. 'Tis melancholy, and a fearful sign
    Of human frailty, folly, also crime,
    That love and marriage rarely can combine.
    (Byron : Don Juan)

  4. All tragedies are finish'd by a death.
    All comedies are ended by a marriage.

  5. After marriage, husband and wife become two sides of a coin. They just can't face each other. But still they stay together.
    (Hemant Joshi)

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  6. Love is an ideal thing, marriage a real thing; a confusion of the real with the ideal never goes unpunished.
    (Johann Wolfgang von Goethe : 1749-1832)

  7. If you are afraid of loneliness, don't marry.
    (Anton Chekhov : 1860-1904)

  8. Marriage is like a cage. One sees the birds outside desperate to get in and those inside equally desperate to get out.
    (Montaigne : 1533-1592 : Essays)

  9. Marriage has many pains. But celibacy has no pleasures.
    (Samuel Johnson : Rasselas)

  10. It is a woman's business to get married as soon as possible and a man's to keep unmarried as long as he can.

    Marriage is popular because it combines the maximum of temptation with the maximum of opportunity.
    (Bernard Shaw)

  11. It takes two to make a marriage a success and only one a failure.
    (Herbert Louis Samuel : 1870-1963)

  12. Marry your daughters betimes, lest they marry themselves.

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  13. Advice persons about to marry : Don’t.
    (Punch Magazine)

  14. How few out of the infinite number of those that marry and are given in marriage wed with those they would prefer to all the world. Nay, how far the greater proportion are joined together by mere motives of convenience, accident, recommendation of friends or indeed not infrequently by the very fear of the event, by repugnance and a sort of fatal fascination. Yet the tie is for life, not to be shaken off but with disgrace or death. A man no longer lives to himself, but is a body (as well as mind) chained to another....
    (Hazlitt : Table Talk)

  15. …all marriage is such a lottery -- the happiness is always an exchange -- though it may be a very happy one -- still the poor woman is bodily and morally the husband's slave. That always sticks in my throat. When I think of a merry, happy, free, young girl -- and look at the ailing, aching state a young wife generally is doomed to -- which you can't deny is the penalty of marriage.
    (Queen Victoria : in a letter dated 15 June 1859)

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  16. 10 February 1840 : The last day I slept alone.
    (Queen Victoria : 1819-1901 : entry in her diary as she woke up on her marriage day)

  17. We had invented, between a man and woman,
    a strangely balanced mixture
    of roots and wings
    and wheels of laughter to help us glide along.
    For one short
    shining second
    we had even contrived to fly.
    (Marilyn Noronha : Different Faces)

  18. Marriages may be made in heaven. But they have to be worked out on earth.

  19. Marriage is that relation between man and woman in which

    The independence is equal.
    The dependence is mutual.
    And the obligation is reciprocal.

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  20. Rules for a happy marriage :

    1. Never both be angry at the same time.
    2. Never yell at each other unless the house is on fire.
    3. If one of you has to win an argument, let it be your mate.
    4. If you have to criticize, do it lovingly.
    5. Never bring up mistakes of the past.
    6. Neglect the whole world rather than each other.
    7. Never go to sleep with an argument unsettled.
    8. It takes two to quarrel and the one in the wrong is the one who does the most talking. Less talk less problems.

  21. Marriage : A friendship recognized by the police.
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