We have collected the best Marriage Quotes by famous authors including Ellie Goulding, Juan Antonio Samaranch, Vogue Williams, Andre Maurois, Emily V. Gordon and many others, we hope that among them you will find the right thought.
The only day I remember of my parents’ marriage was the day my dad walked out. As I stood there at five years old, with my older sister and younger brother, I knew that he was gone.
Olympism is the marriage of sport and culture.
My sister is a lesbian and I want her to have that same feeling. A civil partnership is not the same as marriage. She’s in a serious relationship with a girl I am obsessed with. I would love her to marry her girlfriend because I love her so much.
A happy marriage is a long conversation which always seems too short.
As my marriage was slowly dissolving into silent meals and awkward nights of avoiding conversation, I started pondering an unmarried future and wondered if I’d ever be able to hack being single again.
I see marriage as a new beginning in my life.
I want to have the kind of marriage that will last forever. The kind of marriage that will make my kids want to get married.
For someone to say that marriage is only about procreation is a joke. I didn’t marry my husband to have children. I married my husband because I love my husband.
The secret of a happy marriage remains a secret.
Whoever, fleeing marriage and the sorrows that women cause, does not wish to wed comes to a deadly old age.
In my divorce, I stood up and said to my ex-wife, ‘Hey, I messed up. This had nothing to do with you. I didn’t understand what marriage was. I cheated. I was wrong. We couldn’t fix it; it got worse. I stepped away because I didn’t want it to get any worse. You’re the mother of my kids – I don’t want to hate you.’
After 45 years of marriage, when I have an argument with my wife, if we don’t agree, we do what she wants. But, when we agree, we do what I want!
Gay marriage acceptance is happening in the blink of an eye.
We need uniform protection of traditional marriage. You can’t have different definitions on something as fundamental as marriage. The Marriage Protection Amendment is the only solution to this problem.
Gay marriage has jumped out of the closet on to the front page. Everyone from the president of the U.S. to retired four-star general Colin Powell is embracing the issue, now supported by most Americans. Still, a few people, like former First Lady Laura Bush appear to be conflicted.
In marriage, there’s a lot of ignoring each other, which is hard to fake on-screen.
Anything that you do in life, whether it’s work or a relationship or marriage, you get into it with a lot of positivity.
I do believe that God blessed me in life with a wonderful family, a successful career, and a loving marriage, and remain thankful for that blessing.
I think marriage is a beautiful thing. I’m still a supporter of it.
I have a very realistic image of what marriage should be. It takes effort, but it shouldn’t be the hardest thing that you do.
Twitter is the marriage of full-tilt narcissism and full-tilt voyeurism that has finally collided in 140 words.
To my mind, it is better to have regrets about the good aspects of your former marriage because you were able to work past some of your accumulated resentments than to have no regrets because you had to ratchet up the hostility to get out in the first place.
Don’t marry the person you think you can live with; marry only the individual you think you can’t live without.
Marriage is obsolete and a trap.
Men have a much better time of it than women. For one thing, they marry later; for another thing, they die earlier.
Marriage, n: the state or condition of a community consisting of a master, a mistress, and two slaves, making in all, two.
Marriage is a mystery, and part of it is just being kind to each other, not being selfish.
I’m a little skeptical about using the Constitution this way, but I also believe marriage is between a man and a woman and that the courts shouldn’t legislate this matter.
Marriage is like a game of chess except the board is flowing water, the pieces are made of smoke and no move you make will have any effect on the outcome.
In a happy marriage it is the wife who provides the climate, the husband the landscape.
I have a theory: I believe that with the advent of the United States and the lawful definition of marriage, it was defined as between one man and one woman. It was anti-polygamy, in effect saying no man can hoard his women.
Little children are still the symbol of the eternal marriage between love and duty.
As you are not yet married, and as marriage is the fundamental state of life as well as the unity of the commonwealth, make up your mind whether you are called to this state. If you make up your mind to marry, do not marry merely a good wife: marry a good mother to your children.
You never go into a marriage expecting to get divorced. You go into a marriage expecting it’s going to last forever, and you have a lot of ways you dream about the future. You have all these expectations, and then you have to adjust those expectations, and it can be a very unnerving, confusing time.
If you want to read about love and marriage, you’ve got to buy two separate books.
I honestly believe you can never tell if a relationship is going to last. In my own marriage, which is going on 14 years, I don’t think of it as ‘I’m going to be with this person forever.’ Instead, I think of more like, ‘I’ll probably be with this person for the next six weeks. Then I’ll re-evaluate.’
A marriage without conflicts is almost as inconceivable as a nation without crises.
Marriage can be work, it can be difficult, it can be hard, but I think working through those times makes you stronger as a couple and as a unit.
It’s not beauty but fine qualities, my girl, that keep a husband.
Marriages are made in heaven and consummated on Earth.
I’m not for gay marriage, but I’m not for discriminating against people.
You can propose marriage naked or in handcuffs, but no one is going to agree to forsake all others for a man in shorts. You can’t declare war in shorts or deliver a eulogy in shorts.
I feel birth, death, marriage is destined, and these things can’t be manipulated. I have surrendered my life completely. So, whenever it happens, I will accept it.
I’ll always be sad that my marriage ended.
Of course I believe in love despite four divorces. There is nobody who doesn’t believe in love. But marriage – that fits some people but obviously not me.
For years my wedding ring has done its job. It has led me not into temptation. It has reminded my husband numerous times at parties that it’s time to go home. It has been a source of relief to a dinner companion. It has been a status symbol in the maternity ward.
Ultimately, I believe the only secret to a happy marriage is choosing the right person. Life is a series of choices, right?
We are properly ready for marriage when we are strong enough to embrace a life of frustration.
No person connected with me by blood or marriage will be appointed to office.
There is no loneliness like that of a failed marriage.
Marriage is survived just on the basis of ordinary etiquette, day in and day out. Also cooking together helps a lot… I’ve seen all these marriages that failed. Those people are always hollering at each other. That doesn’t work.
In our ecclesiastical region there are priests who don’t baptize the children of single mothers because they weren’t conceived in the sanctity of marriage. These are today’s hypocrites. Those who clericalize the church. Those who separate the people of God from salvation.
Sometimes I bust out and do things so permanent. Like tattoos and marriage.
I never thought I’d spend all my life with Gary. I suppose I was quite cynical about marriage. But with Jude, I knew right from the beginning: there was an electricity I’d never felt before. It was so easy, we talked for hours. It was a relief, really.
Psychology is much bigger than just medicine, or fixing unhealthy things. It’s about education, work, marriage – it’s even about sports. What I want to do is see psychologists working to help people build strengths in all these domains.
On the question of marriage, as in all other respects, Lutheranism is a compromise, a bridge between two logical views of the universe: the Catholic-Christian and the Individualistic Monist. And bridges are made to go over, not to stand upon.
Dancing along with family members and old friends, especially during a marriage, is a memorable experience.
My friends, they get married at 15 years old. I saw them with bruises on their faces. I realized this is the real face of child marriage.
Marriage, if one will face the truth, is an evil, but a necessary evil.
First love is first love, first marriage is first marriage, disappointment is disappointment.
If you want to know how your girl will treat you after marriage, just listen to her talking to her little brother.
I believe that the essence of marriage is choosing someone who loves you for who you are, embraces everything about you, and building a life with that person. Whether that life is with children or without children – it’s honestly immaterial to building a life with someone that you love fully.
It makes no sense to me that my gay friends cannot get married to each other because a certain slice of Christianity doesn’t believe in gay marriage.
Traditional marriage between a man and a woman has been a cornerstone of our society for generations. If we are going to change that, it ought to be done by the will of the people.
I’m not a marriage expert, quite clearly.
We will see a breakdown of the family and family values if we decide to approve same-sex marriage, and if we decide to establish homosexuality as an acceptable alternative lifestyle with all the benefits that go with equating it with the heterosexual lifestyle.
When I get married, it’ll be no secret.
Romantic love is an illusion. Most of us discover this truth at the end of a love affair or else when the sweet emotions of love lead us into marriage and then turn down their flames.
After marriage, the other man’s wife looks more beautiful.
I feel very deeply about the need to respect and tolerate people of different social – or sexual orientation. But at the same time, I believe marriage should be preserved as an institution for one man and one woman.
I have a mental age of about 17. Far too young for marriage.
Rituals, anthropologists will tell us, are about transformation. The rituals we use for marriage, baptism or inaugurating a president are as elaborate as they are because we associate the ritual with a major life passage, the crossing of a critical threshold, or in other words, with transformation.
Marriage destroyed my relationship with two wonderful men.
Protecting the institution of marriage safeguards, I believe, the American family.
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.
I think marriage and athletes is a bad combination.
Wanted’ released right after my marriage and it turned out to be a blockbuster, but I had already made a decision to take a break. I did not time my decision and fortunately or unfortunately, it happened at a time when I delivered one of the biggest films in my career.
I think there is a generation gap. I personally look forward to, as our generation becomes the leaders, you are gonna see a change, and I think hopefully gay marriage will be a part of that country.
Before marriage, many couples are very much like people rushing to catch an airplane; once aboard, they turn into passengers. They just sit there.
My parents are conservative. They really weren’t in support of us dating before marriage.
Divorce is probably of nearly the same date as marriage. I believe, however, that marriage is some weeks the more ancient.
When marrying, ask yourself this question: Do you believe that you will be able to converse well with this person into your old age? Everything else in marriage is transitory.
A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person.
Whenever a husband and wife begin to discuss their marriage they are giving evidence at a coroner’s inquest.
I believe in soul mates, in eternal love. Not eternal marriage.
In marriage, a man becomes slack and selfish, and undergoes a fatty degeneration of his moral being.
If there is such a thing as a good marriage, it is because it resembles friendship rather than love.
I wanted to marry a girl just like my mom.
When I got political that blew our marriage out of the water. I was not the same person and I admit that.
Marriage always demands the greatest understanding of the art of insincerity possible between two human beings.
It devastates me now that I have been reduced to a Hollywood statistic – another joke marriage.
A good marriage is one which allows for change and growth in the individuals and in the way they express their love.
Marriage is not a noun; it’s a verb. It isn’t something you get. It’s something you do. It’s the way you love your partner every day.
If it’s not some daring, dangerous affair, it’s just not interesting, or so it seems. So, here you have two people – a famous American iconic couple – who actually like each other sexually, in marriage. Imagine.
So many people prefer to live in drama because it’s comfortable. It’s like someone staying in a bad marriage or relationship – it’s actually easier to stay because they know what to expect every day, versus leaving and not knowing what to expect.
It’s a lot of work to make a marriage work. Just because you have been married for a while doesn’t mean you can sit back and relax. You still have to be on your toes. A marriage needs constant attention.
All of us, wherever we happen to stand on the marriage equality issue, can agree that all our children deserve the opportunity to live in a loving, caring, committed, and stable home, protected equally under the law.
I love the concept of togetherness and the entwinement of marriage.
Before marriage, I was a very shy person with mood swings. But, now I can balance that and have become a better and stronger person.
Time turns the old days to derision, Our loves into corpses or wives; And marriage and death and division Make barren our lives.
My greatest concern is that Mitt Romney seldom addresses the social issues publicly… I’m referring to the sanctity of human life, the traditional definition of marriage, and religious liberty.
I oppose any attempt to grant homosexual unions the same legal privileges that civil government affords to traditional marriage and family life.
I think one reason for a successful marriage is laughter. I think laughter gets you through the rough moments in a marriage.
Marriage is neither heaven nor hell, it is simply purgatory.
I think the best thing I can do is to be a distraction. A husband lives and breathes his work all day long. If he comes home to more table thumping, how can the poor man ever relax?
Take care of him. And make him feel important. And if you can do that, you’ll have a happy and wonderful marriage. Like two out of every ten couples.
Marriage is a great institution.
Marriage is like paying an endless visit in your worst clothes.
Only choose in marriage a man whom you would choose as a friend if he were a woman.
Marriage is not just spiritual communion, it is also remembering to take out the trash.
My feelings on homosexuality are unequivocal. I have absolutely no problem with it whatsoever. My only reservation is marriage.
Why is marriage the pinnacle for everyone? People get married for the wrong reasons. We need to start looking at different packages, whether it’s living together, or being with six partners, or dedicating your life to taking care of flowers.
Issues over same-sex marriage and LGBT people in the PCUSA are not new: there is a 40-plus year history of arguments and tacit agreements over the issue of sexuality in the denomination, and the first openly gay minister in the PCUSA was ordained in 2011.
Even in the common affairs of life, in love, friendship, and marriage, how little security have we when we trust our happiness in the hands of others!
To be here in America so soon after the Supreme Court ruling on gay marriage and at the birth of the Caitlyn phenomena feels so timely. It feels perfect for my universe to collide with Caitlyn’s, but on a purely personal level, I just think she is utterly fabulous and brave.
When a man steals your wife, there is no better revenge than to let him keep her.
One should always be in love. That is the reason one should never marry.
Traditional marriage is what should be sanctioned.
Whether it be a matter of personal relations within a marriage or political initiatives within a peace process, there is no sure-fire do-it-yourself kit.
Woman, or more precisely put, perhaps, marriage, is the representative of life with which you are meant to come to terms.
Marriage is the grave or tomb of wit.
I’m an activist for gay marriage equality and children’s rights. I’m the face of Share Our Strength.
The most happy marriage I can picture or imagine to myself would be the union of a deaf man to a blind woman.
Marriage is like wine. It is not be properly judged until the second glass.
Gay rights is just a matter of time. Look at the polls. Worrying about gay marriage, let alone gay civil unions or gay employment rights, is a middle-age issue. Young people just can’t see the problem. At worst, gays are going to win this one just by waiting until the opposition dies off.
Marriage, to women as to men, must be a luxury, not a necessity; an incident of life, not all of it.
Marriage is the death of hope.
If women will not accept marriage with subjection, nor men proffer it without, there is, there can be, no alternative. The women who will not be ruled must live without marriage. And during this transition period… single women make comfortable and attractive homes for themselves.
I’ve had an exciting time; I married for love and got a little money along with it.
In a bad marriage, friends are the invisible glue. If we have enough friends, we may go on for years, intending to leave, talking about leaving – instead of actually getting up and leaving.
I’ve never understood why we would want to deny all the joys – and the challenges – of marriage to anyone. Which is why I think any loving, committed couple – gay or straight – should be able to get married.
Oh, how I treasure this freedom. I really do It’s a glorious, wonderful experience. I am off marriage – for life!
A good marriage is different to a happy marriage.
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.
Marriage is really tough because you have to deal with feelings… and lawyers.
I loved being in love, I loved my marriage and being married and all that stuff.
The truth was, there were four partners in our marriage. Stephen and me, motor neurone disease, and physics. If you took out motor neurone disease, you are still left with physics.
When you’re suddenly pregnant and no one is standing by your side, even if you’re in your 30s, it’s a hard conversation. I’m a traditional girl, and I believe in marriage, and I just always thought that’s the way I’d be doing this.
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.
The key to a happy marriage is myself being absent for long periods of time. My wife Leesa and I will celebrate our tenth wedding anniversary next year, but if my comedy gigs petered out and I was around the house more, we’d 100% be getting divorced.
A sense of humor is great – it goes a long, long way in a marriage.
I kind of go back and forth about marriage and kids. I feel like, if it’s an organic way for me and the right time in my life, then, yeah.
I’ve always been clear, I support the traditional definition of marriage.
It is always incomprehensible to a man that a woman should ever refuse an offer of marriage.
I used to party a lot before marriage.
Always remember that the most important thing in a good marriage is not happiness, but stability.
I prepare myself for rehearsals like I would for marriage.
There were three of us in this marriage, so it was a bit crowded.
I think of marriage as a garden. You have to tend to it. Respect it, take care of it, feed it. Make sure everyone is getting the right amount of, um, sunlight.
I do think the secret to a good marriage is separate bathrooms.
Marriage has given me the gift of compassion.
Marriage is not just spiritual communion, it is also remembering to take out the trash.
If you like a man and he likes you, you should get married as fast as you can. Otherwise, you both are going to change your minds. There’s plenty of time for that after marriage.
The hypocrisy and false piety of the deniers aside, the relationships of gays have no effect on heteros. Especially all the heteros who’ve done such a marvelous job of debasing marriage on their own all these many years.
I’ve always had bizarre, negative feelings about anything traditional, like marriage and family. I never thought something like that worked.
Crucial to understanding federalism in modern day America is the concept of mobility, or ‘the ability to vote with your feet.’ If you don’t support the death penalty and citizens packing a pistol – don’t come to Texas. If you don’t like medicinal marijuana and gay marriage, don’t move to California.
Marriage is a very sacred institution and should not be degraded by allowing every other type of relationship to be made equivalent to it.
Marriage is a journey. It’s hills and valleys.
I know one husband and wife who, whatever the official reasons given to the court for the break up of their marriage, were really divorced because the husband believed that nobody ought to read while he was talking and the wife that nobody ought to talk while she was reading.
Marriage is the most natural state of man, and… the state in which you will find solid happiness.
It’s only fair that stable gay relationships of long standing should have the same rights and responsibilities as married couples. I know the image of gay marriage is to some people horrific and ludicrous.
I am a fan of marriage and a fan of being committed to the right person.
Our Nation must defend the sanctity of marriage.
Daddy was real gentle with kids. That’s why I expected so much out of marriage, figuring that all men should be steady and pleasant.
A psychiatrist asks a lot of expensive questions your wife asks for nothing.
To an honest judge, the alleged marriage between religion and science is a shallow, empty, spin-doctored sham.
Same sex marriage, it’s not a big concern to me.
Marriage, for a woman at least, hampers the two things that made life to me glorious – friendship and learning.
It’s hard giving advice to a friend about their marriage. You never know if you’re saying too much or too little.
Marriage has been defined by every legislature that has ever sat in the United States from every State, now 50 States, the same way, but now we have unelected judges altering and changing that fundamental institution.
The whole institution of marriage itself really has no place in a progressive society.
Well married a person has wings, poorly married shackles.
Marriage is a difficult project. When seven years have passed and all your body’s cells have been replaced, you’re meant to experience that seven-year itch.
I guess because the shows were activist in their own way – the marriage of my public activism and my career activism, you know – people understand me very well. They also understand there’s a very strong bipartisan part in all of this.
Marriage must be a relation either of sympathy or of conquest.
The priesthood is a marriage. People often start by falling in love, and they go on for years without realizing that love must change into some other love which is so unlike it that it can hardly be recognized as love at all.
A beautiful woman is the best investment in marriage a man can make. And anybody who advises otherwise is talking sheer nonsense.
Every marriage is a mystery to me, even the one I’m in. So I’m no expert on it.
Marriage is like life – it is a field of battle, not a bed of roses.
What makes ‘The Marriage of Souls’ such a wonderful book is Collins’s intricate reconstruction of the late eighteenth-century world. Simplicity and philosophy are the hallmarks of eighteenth-century art and architecture. The classically pure lines look deceptively simple and unburdened by heavy symbolism or imagery.
Before, back in the ’50s, women didn’t have as many rights as men, so they had to be that stay-at-home wife and take care of the kids all day. But now, with marriage, it’s a partnership. It’s not like this old traditional marriage that it once was.
There comes a crossroads in every marriage where you grow together or grow apart. I outgrew Len. He wanted me to be in that leather jumpsuit for the rest of my life and do nothing else. He constrained me. It got to a point where the marriage died or I did.
I always thought that marriage needs to happen at the right time, for the right reasons, and with the right person.
Marriage, like history, cannot be expressed in words. ou have to savour it, taste it, live it and the true fun is to relive it.
My marriage to my husband, Bart Conner in 1996 is my proudest personal moment.
The irrationality of disgust suggests it is unreliable as a source of moral insight. There may be good arguments against gay marriage, partial-birth abortions and human cloning, but the fact that some people find such acts to be disgusting should carry no weight.
God invented concubinage, satan marriage.
I think it’s something that needs to be said – that there are interracial marriages out there, and the couples live happy lives, and there’s nothing wrong with it.
When I was younger, I wanted to marry early, like at 23. Year by year, I found things I wanted to do, and the thought of marriage disappeared. But I don’t want to marry too late. Around 31?
In Afghan culture, you don’t date – you marry. Even talking to boys before marriage brings great shame to your family.
When women hold off from marrying men, we call it independence. When men hold off from marrying women, we call it fear of commitment.
I’ve got a great life. I’m in love, I have a happy, wonderful, beautiful time with my marriage, and I have a beautiful home. I want to spend time here working and creating.
Odd, the years it took to learn one simple fact: that the prize just ahead, the next job, publication, love affair, marriage always seemed to hold the key to satisfaction but never, in the longer run, sufficed.
The problem with marriage is that it ends every night after making love, and it must be rebuilt every morning before breakfast.
Marriage made more sense when it was indissoluble. It’s the woman trying to cope with the strains of a one-parent family who will suffer most from the relaxation of the divorce laws.
Yes, I am seeking a husband. As soon as the right man asks me, I shall say, ‘It is not good for a woman to live alone.’
Marriage was defined by God a long time ago. Marriage is almost as old as dirt, and it was defined in the garden between Adam and Eve – one man, one woman for life till death do you part. So I would never attempt to try to redefine marriage. And I don’t think anyone else should either.
The first condition of marriage between a man and a woman is that both must belong to each other totally.
Even though people may be well known, they hold in their hearts the emotions of a simple person for the moments that are the most important of those we know on earth: birth, marriage and death.
Marriage is a sacrament, and the decision of what is a sacrament lies with the Church, not with Parliament.
The truth is that I’m more afraid of marriage than of death.
Civil marriage, like all civil rights provided by the government, must be provided equally to all Americans.
No candidate can win a presidential race advocating gay marriage and opposing the military action in Iraq.
Anything outside marriage seems like freedom and excitement.
You will often be in despair. You will sometimes think it’s the worst decision in your life. That’s fine. That’s not a sign your marriage has gone wrong. It’s a sign that it’s normal; it’s on track. And many of the hopes that took you into the marriage will have to die in order for the marriage to continue.
Staying chaste until marriage, a commandment of my faith, was one of the most difficult challenges of my young life. I had a powerful sense that if I did not get a grip on my identity, my ethics, and my religion, I would go off the rails.
Marriage: A word which should be pronounced ‘mirage’.
The possibility of divorce renders both marriage partners stricter in their observance of the duties they owe to each other. Divorces help to improve morals and to increase the population.
I have yet to hear a man ask for advice on how to combine marriage and a career.
Marriage is good for those who are afraid to sleep alone at night.
An affair now and then is good for a marriage. It adds spice, stops it from getting boring… I ought to know.
I figure no matter how old you are, it’s always going to be your first marriage and no life experience is going to make you a better judge of who you should marry.
I won’t have a traditional marriage; I don’t find the value in that anymore. But I am such a hopeless romantic and I really want love and I want a committed relationship, so I am going to reinvent marriage for myself.
It is my conviction that marriage is such a good idea, only God could have thought of it.
A lasting relationship isn’t about marriage. It’s about compatibility and communication. And you both need to want it to work.
Long-term relationships are an everyday choice. It’s harder to be in a marriage than it is to bounce from one relationship to the next.
Getting divorced didn’t sour me on the institution of marriage. I’ll tell you what I’ll never do: I’ll never get divorced again.
Marriage was all a woman’s idea and for man’s acceptance of the pretty yoke, it becomes us to be grateful.
My own personal, moral, spiritual, religious, etc. beliefs don’t oppose same-gender marriage.
It’s nice to know you have support. Last night I got a marriage proposal. I just laughed.
When people get married young, you don’t really understand the true definition of marriage.
That’s one thing I don’t think people consider nowadays. They want to believe in the importance of marriage, boil it down to just a signature on a legal document. But that’s exactly what it is. If not, why not just get married without one?
But marriage goes in waves. You’ve got to be patient. People bail and give up on their marriages way too early. They just don’t put the work and the effort into it. You’ve got to suck up your ego a lot of times, because that can be a big downfall.
Marriage is a bribe to make the housekeeper think she’s a householder.
Sometimes divorce is better than marriage.
Many people spend more time in planning the wedding than they do in planning the marriage.
Nothing in life is as good as the marriage of true minds between man and woman. As good? It is life itself.
I do not think that marriage is one of my talents. I’ve been much happier unmarried than married.
Love in marriage should be the accomplishment of a beautiful dream, and not, as it too often is, the end.
It is a full time job being honest one moment at a time, remembering to love, to honor, to respect. It is a practice, a discipline, worthy of every moment.
I don’t want marriage. You know why? Because I did that. I did it for 32 years.
Even though marriage is doomed, if you turned it into a job you like and really work at it – it can be salvaged.
Marriage, it seems, confines every man to his proper rank.
There is no subject on which more dangerous nonsense is talked and thought than marriage.
I told my wife that I want to take a three-year break. She supported me and said, ‘Please go ahead.’ I am grateful that she supported me. For me, this romance and understanding is very important in our marriage.
Marriage is a mistake every man should make.
I think women are natural caretakers. They take care of everybody. They take care of their husbands and their kids and their dogs, and don’t spend a lot of time just getting back and taking time out.
No man is regular in his attendance at the House of Commons until he is married.
Sooner or later they are going to live in a New York City where gay marriage is not only legal, but it’s common and they don’t even notice.
I suffered from a mild case of postpartum depression after my second child and the physical challenge of maintaining an overnight shift at CBS, a marriage, and two in diapers made the symptoms worse and everyone in the house paid the price.
My parents divorced when I was 3 years old. They had a lounge act in Las Vegas, where I was born. The band broke up and the marriage dissolved, and my mother, my sister and I moved to Southern California. And I didn’t see my dad a lot growing up; he was on the road a lot. I’d see him every couple years.
Marriage is miserable unless you find the right person that is your soulmate and that takes a lot of looking.
Love is not weakness. It is strong. Only the sacrament of marriage can contain it.
It was not a healthy marriage for long time. It was never about another man, it was about what my and Dennis’s relationship could not sustain.
I’m coming out of a long term marriage and I don’t want to jump into anything too serious or too much, too quick.
Being in a successful marriage is no different than being cast in a successful movie. It’s all about who you pick; in that first moment, did you pick the right person? I think you need to pick somebody who’s more interested in being married than in getting married.
Marriage is a series of desperate arguments people feel passionately about.
That is why I fought against abortion and that is why if I were still in the Senate I would be doing everything I could to defend the sanctity of marriage.
I like marriage. The idea.
I don’t know why people say you can’t have a career and a marriage. Farhan and I loved each other so I didn’t see why it wouldn’t work.
American couples have gone to such lengths to avoid the interference of in-laws that they have to pay marriage counselors to interfere between them.
State-sanctioned marriage is a civil contract, period. A contract is not a judgment of moral value. It is a legal agreement between two parties that testifies to a meeting of minds between those consenting entities. It is not a religious act or rite and so has nothing to do with Adam and Eve or Steve or even Harvey.
Marriage is the hardest work you’re ever going to do.
I was against gay marriage until I realized I didn’t have to get one.
Anyone who watched George W. and Karl Rove while the former was governor of Texas will recognize a familiar pattern. Like much of Bush’s social policy – from faith-based social services to railing against gay marriage – women’s issues are one of the bones they’ve decided they can throw to the Christian right.
When a marriage works, nothing on earth can take its place.
When you genuinely feel like that was the right relationship, you’re supposed to give it all you can. That’s what marriage is about.
I have a very intense marriage.
When a marriage founders, this may well be cause for tremendous sadness, but it’s not a failure of spirit or character. People change, their goals and dreams alter, their ideas of themselves grow, or they just meet someone they like better.
The battle going on over gay marriage in America reveals an awful lot. The Bible belt – people hate gay people. Because the Bible tells them? No, the Bible tells them an awful lot of things that they ignore.
I did commit adultery, if adultery is having a relationship in a marriage with another woman. I learned from that.
I think any husband knows when to stand down when it comes to domestic disputes. After 13 years of marriage, I even think I may have it figured out.
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.
After marriage, most women keep aside their aspirations and dreams as their priorities change.
Marriage was probably the worst mistake I ever made in my life.
My father was very big on marriage.
All men make mistakes, but married men find out about them sooner.
I feel that heterosexual marriage is the more excellent way, and it surely is approved holy by the Holy Bible, and it holds so many more possibilities: the possibilities of having children of both the mother and father, the male and the female.
We don’t put gender roles on our marriage and our relationship. If I’m working a lot and Cory’s home, he will put Cree to bed, and if dishes need to be washed, he will wash them. So it’s not like, ‘Oh, I’m going to wait until my wife gets home, and she’s going to be doing all that.’
I am not into marriage. You look at all the marriages breaking down and all the people cheating on their marriages, and you become cynical. Marriage is nothing but a label.
That’s my prescription for a happy marriage – marry someone who doesn’t do anything similar to what you do.
Our marriage is strictly in name only. It has never been consummated.
The romantic person instinctively sees marriage in terms of emotions, but what a couple actually gets up to together over a lifetime has much more in common with the workings of a small business. They must draw up work rosters, clean, chauffeur, cook, fix, throw away, mind, hire, fire, reconcile, and budget.
Marriage brings one into fatal connection with custom and tradition, and traditions and customs are like the wind and weather, altogether incalculable.
Their lives have been largely defined by failure and you would think the prospect of marriage, which is supposed to be bountiful and hopeful, it’s just really another kind of tangential thing in his life.
I would say that the surest measure of a man’s or a woman’s maturity is the harmony, style, joy, and dignity he creates in his marriage, and the pleasure and inspiration he provides for his spouse.
Marriage is something I’d recommend everyone to try, if you find the right person, of course.
Marriage should be a duet – when one sings, the other claps.
Within 18 months of my parents’ marriage in 1900, my mother fell in love with an Englishman who would have described himself as a gentleman but who was, in fact, nothing more than a devious adventurer.
Marriage changes everything. I want full control over my life. When you share your life with somebody else, you can’t have full control. You have to give a lot of control away. You share each other’s lives.
When David Arquette and I got engaged we started therapy together. I’d heard that the first year of marriage is the hardest, so we decided to work through all that stuff early.
I’m certain that most couples expect to find intimacy in marriage, but it somehow eludes them.
Marriage may often be a stormy lake, but celibacy is almost always a muddy horse pond.
The great marriages are partnerships. It can’t be a great marriage without being a partnership.
Nobody, man or woman, has ever wrecked a good marriage.
I grew up in a Hindu household but went to a Roman Catholic school. I grew up with a mother who said, ‘I’ll arrange a marriage for you at 18,’ but she also said that we could achieve anything we put our minds to an encourage us to dream of becoming prime minister or president.
I found marriage somewhat stifling. I don’t know that I am the kind of man who ought to be married.
I voted for the Defense of Marriage Act but I do not believe we should institutionalize a form of discrimination against any minority by amending the Constitution.
If variety is the spice of life, marriage is the big can of leftover Spam.
We are talking about someone who has lived. It must be honored in every respect. The fictional can take any kind of channel – according to the actor’s marriage to the character.
Marriage has changed things. I have my own family now.
Even when I was a kid, I was never interested in any of that marriage or baby stuff.
Our national media refuses to report that even the Supreme Court did not say marriage was a human right in all cases nor did it say that the heterosexual definition violated anyone’s right or that the heterosexual definition of marriage was unconstitutional.
For working mothers, creating a work-life balance is critical, as we must ensure we do not neglect any significant part of our lives – our children, our family’s health, our own health and fitness, our marriage, and, of course, our careers.
When you have a baby, love is automatic, when you get married, love is earned.
I’m now in my late 30s, and I’ve been thinking a lot about marriage and family. To be honest, I’ve decided to push aside thoughts of marriage and personal questions for now.
Marriage is like a cage; one sees the birds outside desperate to get in, and those inside equally desperate to get out.
The writing partnership is a good collaboration for the same reason the marriage works, which is two people who can stand alone choosing to stand together.
It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages.
I don’t think Pierre Trudeau knew how to be a husband. I couldn’t stay in that marriage.
It’s a facet of the gay rights movement that people don’t think about enough. Why suddenly marriage equality? Because it wasn’t until 1981 that the court struck down Louisiana’s ‘head and master rule,’ that the husband was head and master of the house.
Political promises are much like marriage vows. They are made at the beginning of the relationship between candidate and voter, but are quickly forgotten.
I couldn’t think of anything worse than being in an unhappy marriage. It worries me because I’ve seen it destroy people.
I’d love for Samantha to continue acting after our marriage. She has worked hard to achieve her stardom. Unlike me, she had no family empire to back her career in Telugu cinema.
A marriage is no amusement but a solemn act, and generally a sad one.
Marriage! Nothing else demands so much of a man.
Married men live longer than single men. But married men are a lot more willing to die.
I am strongly pro-life, and I am not pro-gay marriage. I believe the issue of marriage must be decided by the states and by the people in the states – not by judges and not even by legislators, but by the people themselves.
Love is an obsessive delusion that is cured by marriage.
A successful marriage is an edifice that must be rebuilt every day.
I’m not that big a fan of marriage as an institution and I don’t know why women need to have children to be seen as complete human beings.
To us marriage is first, everything else is second.
I am a Colorado native, and, no, I did not vote for the anti-gay amendment or the same-sex marriage ban, and I am not a member of a militia.
Almost no one is foolish enough to imagine that he automatically deserves great success in any field of activity; yet almost everyone believes that he automatically deserves success in marriage.
I rise today in support of Bill C-38, the Civil Marriage Act. I rise in support of a Canada in which liberties are safeguarded, rights are protected and the people of this land are treated as equals under the law.
Fear paralyses you – fear of flying, fear of the future, fear of leaving a rubbish marriage, fear of public speaking, or whatever it is.
I am an old fashioned guy. I want to first stand on my two feet and then start thinking about settling down. At the moment no marriage plans.
Marriage is the trickiest and most basic contract that we have.
I’m a heathen when it comes to marriage.
There is nothing wrong with your marriage if you’re dealing with bills and kids and the broken garbage disposal and in-laws and work demands. That’s a normal marriage.
Marriage is distinctly and repeatedly excluded from heaven. Is this because it is thought likely to mar the general felicity?
The moral code of Heaven for both men and women is complete chastity before marriage and full fidelity after marriage.
Neither man nor woman is perfect or complete without the other. Thus, no marriage or family, no ward or stake is likely to reach its full potential until husbands and wives, mothers and fathers, men and women work together in unity of purpose, respecting and relying upon each other’s strengths.
People say, ‘What’s the secret to a marriage?’ There’s no secret – I think you get lucky.
If love means never having to say you’re sorry, then marriage means always having to say everything twice.
Gay marriage is absolutely something that I am in full support of and a big advocate of, and I think it’s an important issue, but there’s a reason that I don’t talk about politics and why I’ll never be in politics. I am not the person to ever do that.
To a shameful extent, the charm of marriage boils down to how unpleasant it is to be alone.
The ever clearer consciousness that love can dispense with marriage, yet marriage cannot dispense with love, is already partially recognized by modern society, by the facility of divorce.
Marriage is a custom brought about by women who then proceed to live off men and destroy them, completely enveloping the man in a destructive cocoon or eating him away like a poisonous fungus on a tree.
A key to keeping your husband is getting him to miss you. That keeps a marriage fresh.
Marriage requires a special talent, like acting. Monogamy requires genius.
My thoughts on gay marriage are that everyone has the right to love and be loved, and that’s the position I take.
Anyone who thinks that the vice-president can take a position independent of the president of his administration simply has no knowledge of politics or government. You are his choice in a political marriage, and he expects your absolute loyalty.
We do not create marriage from scratch. Instead, in the elegant language of the marriage ceremony, we ‘enter into the holy estate of matrimony.’
It was the only ambition I ever had – not to be a dancer or Hollywood movie star, but to be a housewife in a good marriage.
I know that the odds are against a marriage lasting 60 years.
Marriage is one long conversation, chequered by disputes.
The secret of a good marriage is forgiving your partner for marrying you in the first place.
My parents have been married for 42 years. Their marriage has been – from what I can see – a happy one.
Only after I faced the unhappiness of my first marriage did I start on the path of personal growth.
I am an activist and rapper from Afghanistan, and I use rap to speak out and help end child marriage.
I am the most well-adjusted human being I know. I started out this investigation as a very happy man with a great career. I’ve got the life people dream about: I am rich, I am famous, I’ve got a fabulous marriage to an absolutely, spell-bindingly brilliant woman.
And in a marriage you can’t TRY and be married. You’re married or you’re not married… as far as I’m concerned.
I think infidelity is difficult, monogamy is difficult, and marriage is difficult.
Instead of getting married again, I’m going to find a woman I don’t like and give her a house.
I support gay marriage. I believe they have a right to be as miserable as the rest of us.
After a few years of marriage a man can look right at a woman without seeing her and a woman can see right through a man without looking at him.
My parents did not have a perfect marriage. It was pretty good, but it was not perfect. My marriage is not perfect. My wife is, but I happen to be imperfect. However, that does not discount the fact that the definition of marriage must be defended and protected.
Even before marriage I used cook delicious dishes for my wife and mother-in-law on Jamai Sasthi.
Basically my wife was immature. I’d be at home in the bath and she’d come in and sink my boats.
Inspirations never go in for long engagements; they demand immediate marriage to action.
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 principles of equal partnership.
What is marriage, is marriage protection or religion, is marriage renunciation or abundance, is marriage a stepping-stone or an end. What is marriage.
The sum and substance of female education in America, as in England, is training women to consider marriage as the sole object in life, and to pretend that they do not think so.
I was never against marriage per se. Before feminism, I didn’t think you had any choice. In fact, for a long time I always assumed I would get married. I just didn’t see any marriages I wanted to emulate, so I kept putting it off.
Love, the quest; marriage, the conquest; divorce, the inquest.
Defining marriage is a power that should be left to the states. Moreover, no state should be forced to recognize a marriage that is not within its own laws, Constitution, and legal precedents.
Marriage is a dialogue. But in any meaningful relationship, we should be honest, whether it is about having an affair or a fling.
How marriage ruins a man! It is as demoralizing as cigarettes, and far more expensive.
A relationship can only work if you work at it. Marriage is the most difficult thing you will do – you’ve got to really love each other to enjoy the same jokes, the same odours, the same behaviours every day.
We have this rule in our marriage, there’s no such thing as 50/50. Somebody is always putting in more.
What we need are not prohibitory marriage laws, but a reformed society, an educated public opinion which will teach individual duty in these matters.
There is great mystery in a church. For me, there is a great privilege to be confronted with the design of a church because it shelters the most powerful themes of humanity: birth, marriage, death.
I love marriage. I failed at marriage, but I’d rather go into anything with gusto and fail than go into it half-assed.
The two most important words in marriage for me are ‘yes, dear.’
We can’t destroy the inequities between men and women until we destroy marriage.
Marriage is a commitment for life. It is a permanent, lifelong relationship.
Bachelors know more about women than married men; if they didn’t they’d be married too.
We sleep in separate rooms, we have dinner apart, we take separate vacations – we’re doing everything we can to keep our marriage together.
I adore the theater and I am a painter. I think the two are made for a marriage of love. I will give all my soul to prove this once more.
I have married thriteen couples. I’m about to do a marriage next month.
There are four stages in a marriage. First there’s the affair, then the marriage, then children and finally the fourth stage, without which you cannot know a woman, the divorce.
I believe in the institution of marriage, but one can’t fix a time for it. Please don’t predict it for me.
I think marriage is a cultural thing – it’s my opinion that nature doesn’t tell someone to get married.
When I was being sold into marriage, it was hard to see a future for myself.
If the present Mrs. Wogan has a fault – and I must tread carefully here – if she has a fault, this gem in the diadem of womanhood is a hoarder. She never throws anything out. Which may explain the longevity of our marriage.
It’s a good marriage because each of us is what we are, allows the other one to be themselves, and appreciates each other for the right reason. You know, it’s rare that you’ll find two people who don’t try to change the other person and let everyone be what they are.
When my marriage broke up… I had just put on 45 pounds for my ‘Shall We Dance?’ character. I had to eat 10,000 calories a day just to put on weight while training with Tony Dovolani. I basically stayed in bed for a six-month rotation of depression naps. Dance helped me lose the weight.
I’m so in favor of gay marriage that I even married a guy.
Marriage has no guarantees. If that’s what you’re looking for, go live with a car battery.
One of the great tragedies I see is people not putting every effort into the foundation of their marriage. My grandmother told me that it’s one man and one woman for life and that your marriage is worth fighting for.
While I have supported marriage equality since my days as a state senator over a decade ago, I have since conducted an extensive legal analysis that has only emboldened my support as attorney general.
When our kids are asked by their friends about the success of the longevity of our marriage, they simply joke that Tamar and I have spent so little time together that ‘it’s really too early to tell’ if our marriage will, in fact, succeed.
But I wanted marriage for myself. I was not calculating about it. I wish I was more calculating.
Every marriage tends to consist of an aristocrat and a peasant. Of a teacher and a learner.
My grandmother was energetic and fearless – a talented poet and songwriter. She was also interested in chemistry and history and medicine, taking care of the people in her hacienda in Mexico, delivering babies. She could have become anything, but this was the 1930s, and she was forced into an arranged marriage.
Marriage has given me a little family of my own. We hold each other accountable, love each other, and always are there for each other. I feel more balanced now because I know what it’s like to care for others.
I am a big, confident, happy woman who had a loving childhood, a pleasant career, and a wonderful marriage. I feel very lucky.
Sadly, marriage has become a punchline in today’s society. From referring to the wife as ‘the old ball and chain’ to nearly every poorly written sitcom that we watch, the message we’re sending to today’s generation is clear… Marriage = no fun.
Marriage doesn’t guarantee anything, it doesn’t come with perfect settings.
People used to say my son looked like a Mexican Biggie. And when he was first born, memories of Biggie… you know, we didn’t always have the greatest days. For at least half the length of our marriage we were separated, so everyday was definitely not a good day.
Marriage is good enough for the lower classes: they have facilities for desertion that are denied to us.
A marriage ends up being a business deal: no matter how long or short it is, somebody owes somebody money.
If your neighbor has a completely different view on abortion, gay marriage, stem cell research, all of those things, you still are both Americans. Neither one of you is necessarily more patriotic than the other. Neither loves their country any more than the other one does.
I oppose a constitutional amendment against gay marriage.
Experts on romance say for a happy marriage there has to be more than a passionate love. For a lasting union, they insist, there must be a genuine liking for each other. Which, in my book, is a good definition for friendship.
Art is a marriage of the conscious and the unconscious.
I came from a happy family with loving parents, so my associations with marriage and children were all happy, positive things that brought me comfort as a child, which I wanted in my life.
Wit is the sudden marriage of ideas which, before their union, were not perceived to have any relation.
Mama and Daddy King represent the best in manhood and womanhood, the best in a marriage, the kind of people we are trying to become.
Marriage is an institution, and you must be fully committed to it.
Marriage is scary to me, man.
Marriage is a very good thing, but I think it’s a mistake to make a habit out of it.
You know for many elected officials they all started in the same place. You know marriage is between a man and a woman, but they understand that they are moving inevitably, catching up to the American public.
Do I support the idea of gay marriage? No, I don’t.
Marriage is a core institution of societies throughout the world and throughout history. It’s something that has provided permanence and stability for our very social structure.
Marriage: a ceremony in which rings are put on the finger of the lady and through the nose of the gentleman.
Having federal officials, whether judges, bureaucrats, or congressmen, impose a new definition of marriage on the people is an act of social engineering profoundly hostile to liberty.
Most of these alternative arrangements, so-called, arise out of the ruins of marriages, not as an improvement of old fashioned marriage.
I think that gay marriage should be between a man and a woman.
While I am impulsive in many areas of my life, marriage is not one of them.
Here in Hollywood you can actually get a marriage license printed on an Etch-A-Sketch.
If someone talks about union, fidelity, a monogamous relationship, love, blessing; I would say it sounds like marriage to me. And blessing, you see, I think is undermining our sacrament of marriage.
It is better to be unhappy in love than unhappy in marriage, but some people manage to be both.
There is, hidden or flaunted, a sword between the sexes till an entire marriage reconciles them.
A husband is what is left of a lover, after the nerve has been extracted.
If we abandon marriage, we abandon the family.
As to marriage or celibacy, let a man take which course he will, he will be sure to repent.
Never stay in a bad marriage, and don’t hang around with psycho coke fiends.
The cultural expectation should be if there’s infidelity, the marriage is more important than fidelity.
There’s a stigma about reality shows and the people who star in them. Reality shows mean your career will end, your marriage will be cursed, you have to fight and/or throw a drink, or you’re going to end up broke and a has-been when the series ends.
Marriage is like a bank account. You put it in, you take it out, you lose interest.
Marriage is this grand madness, and I think if people knew that, they would perhaps take it more seriously.
Marriage is an alliance entered into by a man who can’t sleep with the window shut, and a woman who can’t sleep with the window open.
When people say ‘marriage’ to me… It’s always a means to an end. Everyone’s so in a rush to define the relationship.
I might be celibate, but I appreciate the wonder of the sacrament of marriage.
The only sense marriage makes is to share property, your children inherit the name and all that… it is all legal reasons to get married and no reason for love.
Marriage must incessantly contend with a monster that devours everything: familiarity.
It became plain very soon after our marriage that ours was to be a literary partnership.
An ideal wife is any woman who has an ideal husband.
Gay marriage is going to happen. It must.
Of all actions of a man’s life, his marriage does least concern other people, yet of all actions of our life tis most meddled with by other people.
May this marriage be full of laughter, our every day in paradise.
Having blown up my own long-term marriage via an extramarital affair, followed by a traumatic divorce, I tend to think of love as less a gently glowing hearth than a set of flaming train tracks you strap yourself onto.
President Bush has a record of cutting taxes, has provided a prescription drug benefit for seniors, has upheld the Second Amendment and remains committed to stopping liberal activists judges who are redefining marriage.
Marriage is… OK, it’s rooted and grounded on love and attraction.
I had 53 years of happy marriage and two daughters. These were the best things that happened in my life.
Always get married in the morning. That way if it doesn’t work out, you haven’t wasted the whole day.
A wife lasts only for the length of the marriage, but an ex-wife is there for the rest of your life.
I have a lot of skepticism about marriage and monogamy.
For it is mutual trust, even more than mutual interest that holds human associations together. Our friends seldom profit us but they make us feel safe. Marriage is a scheme to accomplish exactly that same end.
Never ever discount the idea of marriage. Sure, someone might tell you that marriage is just a piece of paper. Well, so is money, and what’s more life-affirming than cold, hard cash?
Life is too short to exclude experiences. And that includes marriage.
It’s not someone else’s responsibility to honor my marriage. It’s my responsibility.
When people get married because they think it’s a long-time love affair, they’ll be divorced very soon, because all love affairs end in disappointment. But marriage is a recognition of a spiritual identity.
A troubled marriage can be as hazardous to physical health as cigarette smoking.
People try much less hard to make a marriage work than they used to fifty years ago. Divorce is easier.
Bachelors have consciences, married men have wives.
Be it career or marriage, spirituality helps you believe in yourself.
I wasn’t looking for another marriage. I had been married before. He is a nice man – a geologist, an Ernest Hemingway type. But Paul and I married because of convention.
Women today have more of an overview of their lives and how marriage is or is not a part of it.
The truth is many singles deeply desire and pray for marriage.
Friendship brings in a lot of honesty and trust into any relationship, especially a marriage.
French novels generally treat of the relations of women to the world and to lovers, after marriage; consequently there is a great deal in French novels about adultery, about improper relations between the sexes, about many things which the English public would not allow.
My wife is my soul mate. I can’t imagine being without her.
It’s very trying on a marriage when you’re doing a one hour show, week after week after week. You don’t have enough time for people that maybe you should have top priority.
You work on it. You talk about it. You don’t go out looking for greener grass; sometimes you have to water the grass that you have. And that’s what marriage is. Sometimes it can be hard.
I’ve always believed the two best anti-poverty programs are work and marriage.
Marriage is all about knowing the ins and outs and the intimate details, and your wife is supposed to be the person you know best. But my brother and I think alike, know everything about one another, and when we get together, we block everything else out. Nothing exists in our world except for us.
Brought up to respect the conventions, love had to end in marriage. I’m afraid it did.
Ultimately, my greatest achievement is maintaining my career while sustaining a happy marriage and kids.
I’m proud of who I am. I am proud of my husband and our marriage.
Marriage equality – I think that it’s a constitutionally guaranteed right. Let’s end the drug wars. Let’s balance the federal budget, and that means reforming the entitlements – Medicaid, Medicare.
All marriages are happy. It’s the living together afterward that causes all the trouble.
My grandfather used to write one sentence every day in his journal: ‘I love Anne more than ever today.’ I think that was his meditation – keeping him in his marriage, and also his appreciation for it. It was very touching.
Love is moral even without legal marriage, but marriage is immoral without love.
We didn’t know that Mother had gone through a passionate love affair or that Father suffered from severe depression. Mother was preparing to break out of her marriage, Father threatening to take his own life.
Never get married in college; it’s hard to get a start if a prospective employer finds you’ve already made one mistake.
Most kids just follow the cycle. My grandfather didn’t finish high school. My father didn’t, and I didn’t. But you can break the cycle. You can have a successful marriage and be a good father.
Any intelligent woman who reads the marriage contract, and then goes into it, deserves all the consequences.
Children live in the only successful Marxist state ever created: the family. ‘From each according to his ability, to each according to his need’ is the family’s practice as well as its theory. Even with today’s scattershot patterns of marriage and parenting, a family is collectivist to a more than North Korean degree.
There are a lot of Korean films that will show marital strife, but I’m not sure I’ve seen so many that will show it in the interest of showing a real marriage – one that ultimately succeeds.
Like me, the great majority of Americans wish both to preserve the traditional definition of marriage and to oppose bias and intolerance directed towards gays and lesbians.
The fact is, marriage is just a legal piece of paper. I don’t see why the government needs to get involved in what two people do with their lives. It’s none of their business.
I don’t know about marriage as much as I do know that I’d be a great father.
Many a good hanging prevents a bad marriage.
I was gone so much in my first marriage. I love the moments when I engage with my youngest daughter now. It’s not my thing to sit on the ground and play tea party, but I’ll do it because it’s a moment that will stick with me forever.
A liberated woman is one who has sex before marriage and a job after.
I refused David Letterman’s proposal of marriage for obvious reasons, but thanks for asking.
I don’t think marriage is a civil right, but I think that being able to transfer property is a civil right.
You have to want to be married to someone. You have to feel that reciprocated. Marriage for marriage’s sake doesn’t make any sense to me, and I found someone with whom I could put my money where my mouth is, I guess.
Pink Floyd is like a marriage that’s on a permanent trial separation.
Marriage is not about age; it’s about finding the right person.
Marriage is an exercise in torture.
Marriage is a coming together for better or for worse, hopefully enduring, and intimate to the degree of being sacred.
I have to be asked, I guess, but I love the idea of marriage. I think it’s beautiful. I’m such a romantic, and I always have been.
Marriage is popular because it combines the maximum of temptation with the maximum of opportunity.
Good production is like a beautiful marriage. It makes a happy home.
I guess I just feel bad that I’m still going on bad dates when I should really be in a bad marriage by now.
Marriage is nature’s way of keeping us from fighting with strangers.
I’m 0 for 3 with marriage – the scoreboard doesn’t lie, never has. So what we all have is a marriage of the heart. To sully or contaminate or radically disrespect this union with a shameful contract is something that I will leave to the amateurs and the Bible grippers.
I have a wonderful marriage and two great kids.
She got the magazine on a Wednesday morning, and on Thursday announced our marriage was over.
For the life of me, I don’t understand what honest motive there is in putting this in front of this body to philosophically debate marriage on a constitutional amendment that is not going to happen, and which is enormously divisive in all of our communities.
May these vows and this marriage be blessed.
Coming to terms with the fact that my marriage was a failure was devastating and very difficult.
The only reason I got married in 2003 was for my children. I had a therapist who said marriage is really a container for a family, and that made sense to me.
I’m the only man in the world with a marriage licence made out to whom it may concern.
But the key to our marriage is the capacity to give each other a break. And to realize that it’s not how our similarities work together; it’s how our differences work together.
Marriage is absolutely not something I’m scared of, but it isn’t necessarily the be-all and end-all.
‘Marley and Me’ was a book I was proud of and believed in, but I thought it would just have a modest audience because it is such a personal story about my marriage and my family.
Marriage is a wonderful invention: then again, so is a bicycle repair kit.
There is no greater excitement than to support an intellectual wife and have her support you. Marriage is a partnership in which each inspires the other, and brings fruition to both of you.
The government shouldn’t be involved in this because it’s very simple. If you don’t believe in same-sex marriage, then don’t marry somebody of the same sex.
Do not measure your marriage by how much love you feel today: measure it by how much love you’ve offered today.
A man may do worse than make what the world calls a not wholly happy marriage.
My second marriage was to a girl I met in Manchester, kept a long-distance relationship going for two years, then we got married… disaster.
My thinking is lot more different with many actresses in the industry. I don’t understand why people in showbiz put their profession of acting in the back seat after marriage.
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.
I married beneath me, all women do.
Happiness in marriage is entirely a matter of chance.
I’m the person that I always was, but in terms of how I approach my living, I’m not the same person at all. At all. I’ve buried a child, I’ve ended a marriage, and the grandson that I was raising is now grown. My family has totally shifted.
Marriage has made me a lot happier and I’m deeply in love with my wife, and I thank God for her every day.
The best way to get most husbands to do something is to suggest that perhaps they’re too old to do it.
There is no clear place to draw the line once you eliminate the traditional marriage, and it’s the same once you start putting limits on what guns can be used, then it’s just really easy to have laws that make them all illegal.
I have a lot of respect for marriage.
The corporate right fires up the religious right against gay marriage and abortion and uses their votes to push their deregulation and tax cuts for the rich. It’s an old trick. The House of Saud has the same arrangement with the Mullahs in Saudi Arabia.
No persons professing to be Christians should enter the marriage relation until the matter has been carefully and prayerfully considered from an elevated standpoint, to see if God can be glorified by the union.
Regency romances end in marriage; zombie stories end in the zombies being vanquished. ‘Pride and Prejudice and Zombies’ delivers both.
I firmly believe in marriage. It’s a real important decision that takes a lot of dedication and time. If you’re thinking about divorce. You shouldn’t get married.
Marriage, in life, is like a duel in the midst of a battle.
It is the duty of every thoughtful Indian not to marry. In case he is helpless in regard to marriage, he should abstain from sexual intercourse with his wife.
Marriage is a school itself. Also, having children. Becoming a father changed my whole life. It taught me as if by revelation.
A religious approach to marriage is the idea that if we work hard enough at something, we can earn the acceptance, approval, and life we think we deserve because of our obedient performance.
It isn’t tying himself to one woman that a man dreads when he thinks of marrying; it’s separating himself from all the others.
God’s word says for a man and a woman to be together, one man and one woman in the covenant of marriage to be together.
If I get married, I want to be very married.
For marriage to be a success, every woman and every man should have her and his own bathroom. The end.
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.
I should have been out there having a wild time like all the other girls my age, but I wasn’t. I was going home every night to what was, initially, a very happy marriage.
It is my belief that no matter how advanced man may become in science, technology, systems, and knowledge, he can never improve on the foundational precepts of marriage as the bedrock of social development.
If someone wants to marry you outside the temple, whom will you strive to please – God or a mortal? If you insist on a temple marriage, you will be pleasing the Lord and blessing the other party.
I put my career in second place throughout both my marriages and it suffered. I don’t regret it. You make choices. If you want a good marriage, you must pay attention to that. If you want to be independent, go ahead. You can’t have it all.
There was never a point in my life where I gave up. My marriage, as you know, fell apart.
If you made a list of reasons why any couple got married, and another list of the reasons for their divorce, you’d have a hell of a lot of overlapping.
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.
Friendship is the marriage of the soul, and this marriage is liable to divorce.
To me marriage is for five or ten years.
A band is like a marriage – you don’t know why it works, but when it does, everything feels right.
Well I don’t know that I’m okay any more than anyone else is okay, I lead a happy life and a very full one – I have a happy marriage and my kids are all cheerful, and no one is finding fault with me, personally.
For after my marriage I had made various attempts to write fiction. They were clearly failures.
I opposed the Defense of Marriage Act in 1996. It should be repealed and I will vote for its repeal on the Senate floor. I will also oppose any proposal to amend the U.S. Constitution to ban gays and lesbians from marrying.
While I believe in marriage as an institution, I am also petrified of it.
I’ve just concluded – since President Obama endorses the same-sex marriage, advocates homosexual people, and enjoys an attractive countenance – thus if it becomes necessary, I shall travel to Washington, D.C., get down on my knee, and ask his hand.
Marriage has a unique place because it speaks of an absolute faithfulness, a covenant between radically different persons, male and female; and so it echoes the absolute covenant of God with his chosen, a covenant between radically different partners.
My marriage is on the rocks again, yeah, my wife just broke up with her boyfriend.
I felt that, in some ways, my novels lacked heart because of the distance between me and the subject matter. But no one wants to read a book based on good health, a happy upbringing, a long marriage.
The other stuff of marriage can fade a little bit, but as long as you can laugh with your partner, that’s everything because that’s what remains at the end of the day. I think that’s how we pick our friends and that’s how we ultimately pick who we marry.
The value of marriage is not that adults produce children but that children produce adults.
Marriage and the creation of families has been an integral part of our society since its creation; it should not be defined without the kind of involvement by the people which a constitutional process would require.
The only way marriage can work is if a man respects the woman and she is a thinking woman and he wants to work on the marriage.
Marriage is the miracle that transforms a kiss from a pleasure into a duty.
When I talk about the importance of the institution of marriage, I think of the commitment and the significance of standing in front of those closest to you and promising fidelity to your partner ’til death do you part.’
I like being independent. I don’t think that marriage means you’re not independent, but right now I’m very comfortable, and I’m probably the happiest I’ve ever been. I feel solid. I feel safe.
I am against marriage, and I don’t give a fig for society.
We need to look through the lens of disparities whether it’s with health or housing or other issues for the LGBTQ community. It’s beyond just marriage, right? We need to get into that mindset in terms of where are these disparities and how do we address them.
I believe that marriage is an important part of life. So when it happens, I will definitely let the whole world know.
Let us now set forth one of the fundamental truths about marriage: the wife is in charge.
I would like it to be known that I have decided not to marry Group Capt. Peter Townsend. Mindful of the church’s teaching that Christian marriage is indissoluble, and conscious of my duty to the Commonwealth, I have resolved to put these considerations before any others.
Yes, the marriage proposal was shot. Michael excluded the dialogue from the final edit.
Of course I love being in love – but it is marriage that really fulfills me. But not in every case.
The approach of recognizing marriage between two people, without limitations, responds to a problem of eliminating all types of discrimination in society.
What is marriage but prostitution to one man instead of many?
Marriage has made me safer.
Marriage is a blood sport. Marriage is jousting. It’s disembowelment. It’s just terrible, terrible visceral injuries. It’s not for everybody.
I love marriage. I think it’s a wonderful institution and it’s the most important decision you make.
I think like any marriage, especially when you’ve had divorced parents like myself; you want to try even harder to make it work.
I respect the fact that many denominations have different points of view with respect to gay marriage and they can hold that in the sanctity in the place of their religion and not bless them or solemnize them.
The secret to a long marriage in the film industry? Marry someone wonderful, as I did. And always have her come along on location.
I say I never wanna get married. I feel trapped with the idea of marriage. How can you really be with somebody forever? I’d get bored! As I get older, I don’t settle. I’d rather tell somebody ‘This is what I want – take it or leave it.’
Well, my wife and I were married in a toilet – it was a marriage of convenience!
Marriage resembles a pair of shears, so joined that they cannot be separated; often moving in opposite directions, yet always punishing anyone who comes between them.
I’d marry again if I found a man who had fifteen million dollars, would sign over half to me, and guarantee that he’d be dead within a year.
Alzheimer’s disease is never an ‘accident’ in a marriage. It falls under the purview of God’s sovereignty. In the case of someone with Alzheimer’s, this means God’s unconditional and sacrificial love has an opportunity to be even more gloriously displayed in a life together.
Politics doesn’t make strange bedfellows – marriage does.
Marriage is a risk; I think it’s a great and glorious risk, as long as you embark on the adventure in the same spirit.
A significant fraction of evangelical voters appear more likely to ignore the candidates’ specific economic and foreign policy platforms in favor of concerns about gay marriage or abortion.
Nobody ever asks a father how he manages to combine marriage and a career.
What I’ve learned about marriage: You need to have each other’s back; you have to be a kind of team going through life.
It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife.
But I will agree that I think that things happen with people in relationships, that you might have been able to enjoy Morocco, say, if you weren’t getting out of a bad marriage. You know what I mean?
I wanted to be the first girl in my class to get married. From the seventh grade on, I used to write in my yearbook under each senior’s picture, ‘married’ or ‘engaged.’ I had marriage on the brain.
After about 20 years of marriage, I’m finally starting to scratch the surface of what women want. And I think the answer lies somewhere between conversation and chocolate.
When our children obey the Lord and go to the temple to receive their blessings and enter into the marriage covenant, they enter into the same order of the priesthood that God instituted in the very beginning with father Adam.
College is a place to keep warm between high school and an early marriage.
I’ve never thought about marriage or children.
In Hungary, if homosexuals would like to live together, they can do so under the civil code. But what we call marriage is exclusively for one man and one woman. We are a Christian country. That’s a historical fact.
I think marriage is beautiful, but I have mixed feelings about it.
My marriage to Marjorie is the most rewarding thing that ever happened to me. She gave me a life and a relationship that I didn’t know existed.
I have gone from one relationship to a marriage and stepchildren.
The facts are plain: Religious leaders who preside over marriage ceremonies must and will be guided by what they believe. If they do not wish to celebrate marriages for same-sex couples, that is their right. The Supreme Court says so. And the Charter says so.
A man’s love, till it has been chastened and fastened by the feeling of duty which marriage brings with it, is instigated mainly by the difficulty of pursuit.
The old welfare system was hurting people by discouraging work and marriage. Welfare reform, and now this legislation, will build on the understanding that work and strong families are the foundation upon which we build our future.
I married my husband because I loved him, and I don’t feel like there’s anybody missing from our marriage, but when you think about this person that you love, and you think about what a wonderful thing it would be to bring another person like that into this world, I think that’s the hardest part about all of it.
Marriage – a book of which the first chapter is written in poetry and the remaining chapters in prose.
Cross-cultural marriage is difficult, especially when one person has to live in another country. But I thought there was a very good chance of it working because people grow together if they have a common passion.
Since the dawn of time, traditional marriage – the union between one man and one woman – has been the building block of civilization, and at no point in our nation’s history has that foundation been under more severe attack than now.
Whether people choose to have same sex relationships or relationships outside the marriage – whatever happens between two consenting adults should be purely their business, not the state’s or the society’s.
Never feel remorse for what you have thought about your wife; she has thought much worse things about you.
Next month, I will celebrate my 30th anniversary of marriage with my beautiful bride, Vicki. Our marriage has been a blessing. I have gained even more respect for the institution over the past 3 decades and will defend it against attack.
Marriage, in its truest sense, is a partnership of equals, with neither exercising dominion over the other, but, rather, with each encouraging and assisting the other in whatever responsibilities and aspirations he or she might have.
Marriage is anti-romantic – husband and wife are terms like ‘turkey’ and ‘goose.’ Worse, they denote ownership.
The clearest explanation for the failure of any marriage is that the two people are incompatible; that is, that one is male and the other female.
We want our marriage to be a triumph, not a tragedy.
The marriage of computing and connectivity without the shackles of being tethered to a location is one of the biggest disruptive forces of modern times.
I found it an interesting portrait of a marriage in exploring notions of how one partner supports the other, whilst not jeopardizing the greater good – which is the family.
A so-called happy marriage corresponds to love as a correct poem to an improvised song.
I view marriage as a sacred institution. I think two men naturally are predators. Gay relationships are a commercial break, not a whole movie.
In a way, fraud in business is no different from infidelity in marriage or plagiarism in scholarly work. Even people committed to high moral standards succumb.
In the face of love, everyone is equal. Let everyone have the freedom to love and to pursue their happiness. I am Tsai Ing-wen, and I support marriage equality.
I was a Christian. I didn’t want to have sex before marriage, I was a bit uptight and not very self-confident. I was a virgin until I was 26.
My marriage? Up to now everything’s okay. But it’s a real marriage – imperfect and very difficult. It’s all about people evolving somewhat simultaneously through their lives. I think we’ve emotionally evolved.
Divorce these days is a religious vow, as if the proper offspring of marriage.
When I was young, I too enjoyed the charm of the glitzy world of movies. Life changed for me after marriage. My priority and focus was my family.
It’s not always been a happy marriage. I guess I wanted a quick fix.
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.
I think that two people who decide to live together in a marriage situation, they have an obligation to make the marriage work for them.
Marriage is a walk in the park compared to being a single mother or father. I’ll take that walk later.
I have no difficulty with the recognition of civil unions for non-traditional relationships but I believe in law we should protect the traditional definition of marriage.
In marriage, someone has to be a giver and someone a taker. I am a taker who married a giver.
I like getting married, but I don’t like being married.
I’m extremely fascinated by marriage. I want to study marriage. I want to learn about it. I want to know it. I want to figure out whether or not I want to do it. I’m not just going to leap into it, because that’s not good for anybody.
And my marriage was perfect when I wasn’t famous.
No Congress ever has seen fit to amend the Constitution to address any issue related to marriage. No Constitutional Amendment was needed to ban polygamy or bigamy, nor was a Constitutional Amendment needed to set a uniform age of majority to ban child marriages.
I don’t think my wife likes me very much, when I had a heart attack she wrote for an ambulance.
I always remembered that when I saw people get married they got on a rocketship and went to Planet Happiness, Population: Them.
I’ve yet to be on a campus where most women weren’t worrying about some aspect of combining marriage, children, and a career. I’ve yet to find one where many men were worrying about the same thing.
The more time you invest in a marriage, the more valuable it becomes.
Marriage is an institution and that’s where a couple finish up.
It’s tough to stay married. My wife kisses the dog on the lips, yet she won’t drink from my glass.
Marriage is a team effort. Both of us share that philosophy.
Many a man in love with a dimple makes the mistake of marrying the whole girl.
My thoughts are that marriage is between a man and a woman.
I was, in the 1960s, in a marriage. To use the word ‘bad’ would be perhaps the understatement of the year. It was dreadful.
I never had a policy about marriage. I got married very young in life and I always think in all relationships, I’ve always thought that it’s counterproductive to have a theory on that.
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.
I have celebrated Jamai Sasthi before marriage.
A marriage doesn’t have to be perfect, but you can be perfect for each other.
Marriage is the torment of one, the felicity of two, the strife and enmity of three.
Same-sex marriage is not the final nail in the coffin for traditional marriage. It is just another road sign toward the substitution of government for God. Every moral discussion now pits the wisest moral arbiters among us – the Supreme Court, President Obama – against traditional religion.
Books and marriage go ill together.
Marriage is an institution that existed before governments existed. It’s something that reflects nature and reflects God and God’s will for us. And both from the standpoint of faith and reason it makes all the sense in the world. And it’s beneficial for society.
Every good relationship, especially marriage, is based on respect. If it’s not based on respect, nothing that appears to be good will last very long.
A word of encouragement from a teacher to a child can change a life. A word of encouragement from a spouse can save a marriage. A word of encouragement from a leader can inspire a person to reach her potential.
It had not occurred to me that marriage requires the same effort as a career. And unlike a career, marriage requires a joint effort.
Marriage is the highest state of friendship. If happy, it lessens our cares by dividing them, at the same time that it doubles our pleasures by mutual participation.
When a man opens a car door for his wife, it’s either a new car or a new wife.
Perhaps my problem in marriage – and it is the problem of many women – was to want both intimacy and independence. It is a difficult line to walk, yet both needs are important to a marriage.
In my mind, marriage is a spiritual partnership and union in which we willingly give and receive love, create and share intimacy, and open ourselves to be available and accessible to another human being in order to heal, learn and grow.
Mum worked for a London dressmaker before she married. When she was forced to give up work after her marriage, she carried on dressmaking for people at home.
A bride at her second marriage does not wear a veil. She wants to see what she is getting.
All that a husband or wife really wants is to be pitied a little, praised a little, and appreciated a little.
Remember that creating a successful marriage is like farming: you have to start over again every morning.
Riding a bicycle is the summit of human endeavour – an almost neutral environmental effect coupled with the ability to travel substantial distances without disturbing anybody. The bike is the perfect marriage of technology and human energy.
To me, Steve was my Prince Charming. He was my happily ever after, and we got that. We got 14 years of marriage; we had the best, most fantastic, adventurous, wonderful life that you could imagine. And I was very happy with that.
In the hands of the ego, marriage is a prison. It is exclusive. It is a place where people are constantly reminded of their failures and limited by the energies of another person. It is rife with judgment and blame.