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1. "I consider marriage a very important institution, but it is important when and if two people have found the person with whom they wish to spend the rest of their lives—a question of which no man or woman can be automatically certain. When one is certain that one's choice is final, then marriage is, of course, a desirable state. But this does not mean that any relationship based on less than total certainty is improper. I think the question of an affair or a marriage depends on the knowledge and the position of the two persons involved and should be left up to them. Either is moral, provided only that both parties take the relationship seriously and that it is based on values."
Author: Ayn Rand
2. "The whole institution of marriage itself really has no place in a progressive society."
Author: Doug Stanhope
3. "If you're as detached as that, why does the obsolete institution of marriage survive with you?"Oh, it still has its uses. One couldn't be divorced without it."
Author: Edith Wharton
4. "Marriage...one of the most civilized institutions in the world...But...swimming is one of the most wonderful of sports, and yet there are always some people who cannot swim who insist on going into the water and getting drowned. Many people spoil marriage in a like manner. One should be sure she knows how to be married before rushing into it."
Author: Edna St. Vincent Millay
5. "It may be that same-sex couples will save the institution of marriage."
Author: Elizabeth Gilbert
6. "It is not we as individuals, then, who must bend uncomfortably around the institution of marriage; rather, it is the institution of marriage that has to bend uncomfortably around us."
Author: Elizabeth Gilbert
7. "The marriage institution cannot exist among slaves, and one sixth of the population of democratic America is denied it's privileges by the law of the land. What is to be thought of a nation boasting of its liberty, boasting of it's humanity, boasting of its Christianity, boasting of its love of justice and purity, and yet having within its own borders three millions of persons denied by law the right of marriage?"
Author: Frederick Douglass
8. "The social institution of marriage is first and foremost a covenant relationship in which a man and a woman pledge themselves to each other for a lifetime partnership. In the biblical account of creation, God's expressed"
Author: Gary Chapman
9. "Marriage is built around complementarity of the sexes, and therefore the institution of marriage is a support for stable families and societies."
Author: John Sentamu
10. "Redefining marriage will have huge implications for what is taught in our schools, and for wider society. It will redefine society since the institution of marriage is one of the fundamental building blocks of society. The repercussions of enacting same-sex marriage into law will be immense."
Author: Keith O'Brien
11. "We can practice tolerance while still holding true to cultural values that protect the institution of marriage as a union between only a man and a woman."
Author: Ken Calvert
12. "It is sad that the Republican leadership is not as interested as they say they are in protecting the institution of marriage as they are in waging a campaign to divide and distract the American people from the real issues that need to be addressed."
Author: Kendrick Meek
13. "I love the institution of marriage, and I love my marriage."
Author: Kyle Chandler
14. "I think the institution of marriage is a great idea, but for me it's just an idea."
Author: Lara Flynn Boyle
15. "I believe in the institution of marriage; Other than cinema, it's the only way to be immortalised!"
Author: Randeep Hooda
16. "I thought we had reached an understanding, the institution of marriage and I. Weddings are like the triathalon of female friendship: the Shower, the Bachelorette Party, and the Main Event. It's the Iron Woman and most people never make it through. They fall of their bikes and choke on ocean water."
Author: Sloane Crosley
17. "I was stunned. I pulled the phone away and looked quizzically at the hole-punched speaker. Aside from the blood obligation to be my sister's maid of honor, it had never occured to me that I would get asked to be in anyone's wedding. I thought we had reached an understanding, the institution of marriage and I. Weddings are the like the triathlon of female friendship: the Shower, the Bachelorette Party, and the Main Event. It's the Iron Woman and most people never make it through. They fall off their bikes or choke on ocean water. I figured if I valued my life, I'd stay away from weddings and they'd stay away from me."
Author: Sloane Crosley
18. "The institution of marriage, if you look at it over many centuries, has come and gone."
Author: Theodore Zeldin

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