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1. "For us the question is, has the marriage to do with well-being or with salvation? Is it a soteriological institution or a welfare institution?Is marriage, this opus contra natura a path to individuation or a way to well-being?"
Author: Adolf Guggenbühl Craig
2. "What is marriage but prostitution to one man instead of many?"
Author: Angela Carter
3. "I have leveled with the girls - from Anchorage to Amarillo.I tell them that all marriages are happyIt's the living together afterward that's tough.I tell them that a good marriage is not a gift,It's an achievement.that marriage is not for kids It takes guts and maturity.It separates the men from the boys and the women from the girls.I tell them that marriage is tested dily by the ability to compromise.Its survival can depend on being smart enough to know what's worth fighting about.Or making an issue of or even mentioning.Marriage is giving - and more important, it's forgiving.And it is almost always the wife who must do these things.Then, as if that were not enough, she must be willing to forget what she forgave.Often that is the hardest part.Oh, I have leveled all right.If they don't get my message, Buster,It's because they don't want to get it.Rose-colored glasses are never made in bifocalsBecause nobody wants to red the small print in dreams."
Author: Ann Landers
4. "This was what marriage was like, being able to look one's fill."
Author: Anne Mallory
5. "One time when somebody showed up in a wedding dress, but I never knew if it was a joke, or she was serious. She asked me to marry her. She was serious. It was pretty funny."
Author: Bryan White
6. "Why are we bringing him along, again?" Will inquired, of the world in general as well as his sister.Cecily put her hands on her hips. "Why are you bringing Tessa?""Because Tessa and I are going to be married," Will said, and Tessa smiled; the way that Will's little sister could ruffle his feathers like no one else was still amusing to her."Well, Gabriel and I might well be married," Cecily said. "Someday."Gabriel made a choking noise, and turned an alarming shade of purple. Will threw up his hands. "You can't be married Cecily! You're only fifteen! When I get married, I'll be eighteen! An adult!"Cecily did not look impressed. "We may have a long engagement," she said. "But I cannot see why you are counseling me to marry a man my parents have never met."Will sputtered. "I am not counseling you to marry a man your parents have never met!""Then we are in agreement. Gabriel must meet Mam and Dad."
Author: Cassandra Clare
7. "I suspect he's sweet on Sophie and doesn't like to see her work too hard.'Tessa was glad to hear it. She'd felt awful about her reaction to Sophie's scar, and the thought that Sophie had a male admirer - and a handsome one like that- eased her conscience slightly. 'Perhaps he's in love with Agatha', she said.'I hope not. I intend to marry Agatha myself. She may be a thousand years old, but she makes an incomparable jam tart. Beauty fades, but cooking is eternal."
Author: Cassandra Clare
8. "Every fairy tale, it seems, concludes with the bland phrase "happily ever after." Yet every couple I have ever known would agree that nothing about marriage is forever happy. There are moments of bliss, to be sure, and lengthy spans of satisfied companionship. Yet these come at no small effort, and the girl who reads such fiction dreaming her troubles will end ere she departs the altar is well advised to seek at once a rational women to set her straight."
Author: Catherine Gilbert Murdock
9. "I'm married, which means that instead of occasionally wondering about men from afar, I actually live with one and can be constantly astounded by the strange male brain."
Author: Cathy Guisewite
10. "These are early days, Trot, and Rome was not built in a day, nor in a year. You have chosen freely for yourself and you have chosen a very pretty and very affectionate creature. It will be your duty, and it will be your pleasure too – of course I know that; I am not delivering a lecture – to estimate her (as you chose her) by the qualities she has, and not by the qualities she may not have. The latter you must develop in her, if you can. And if you cannot, child, you must just accustom yourself to do without ‘em. But remember, my dear, your future is between you two. No one can assist you; you are to work it out for yourselves. This is marriage, Trot; and Heaven bless you both in it, for a pair of babes in the wood as you are!"
Author: Charles Dickens
11. "Le cinéma est un des rares arts où le spectateur a un complexe de supériorité vis-à-vis de la chose qu'il voit. Il a tendance à se marrer, à se foutre de ce qu'il y a sur l'écran"
Author: Claude Chabrol
12. "In the beginning (Yeah, I'm quoting Genesis), God created man. God then recognized that it was not good for man to be alone. We can all agree on that one I think. No one likes being alone, it's no fun – but what did He do about it? He created marriage. He didn't create dating, He didn't create courting – He created marriage. So where did dating come from? Well, not The Bible."
Author: Cole Ryan
13. "And it wasn't that you couldn't be friends with a married woman, but you weren't friends in the same way, she didn't have the same freedom i her schedule, especially not after she had children, and even before that, she didn't need you; you needed friendship, and friendship to her was auxiliary, extra."
Author: Curtis Sittenfeld
14. "It's important when you're married not to forget those things you used to do when you were trying to get her to marry you. You can't send flowers and buy gifts then, when you're married, say, 'Right, get my tea on'. That doesn't go down well. So you've got to keep that level of interest going."
Author: David Walliams
15. "She decided no human man would ever touch her again. the doors to her body and heart were already locked, and she would give the key to only one man, perhaps someday...perhaps never...but all the same she didnt care about falling in love, or getting married, or any of that, anymore. it was too late for mortal men to stake any sort of claim to her affections. if she grews old and died alone, it would be in full posession of her heart.and if she ever gave it, she would give it eternally, and without regret."
Author: Dianne Sylvan
16. "My wife - to-be and I went to see my father. Only he could answer the two questions before us: Shall we get married now? Shall I begin the practice of law, or continue being the successful wine salesman I had become, working my way through law school?"
Author: Emanuel Celler
17. "La morte è la curva della stradaMorire è solo non essere visto.Se ascolto, sento i tuoi passiEsistere come io esistoLa terra è fatta di cieloNon ha nido la menzognaMai nessuno si è smarritoTutto è verità e passaggio"
Author: Fernando Pessoa
18. "I have known many happy marriages, but never a compatible one. The whole aim of marriage is to fight through and survive the instant when incompatibility becomes unquestionable. For a man and a woman, as such, are incompatible."
Author: G.K. Chesterton
19. "A miracle... my biggest accomplishment is my marriage so far. Because it's hard, everyone knows it's hard."
Author: Gwen Stefani
20. "She liked him too much to marry him, that was the point; something told her that she should not be satisfied, and to inflict upon a man who offered so much a wife with a tendency to criticize would be a peculiarly discreditable act."
Author: Henry James
21. "Fathers and SonsArkaday watching Katya's face as she accepts his marriage proposal:Anyone who has never seen such tears in the eyes of a beloved one cannot fathom to what extent, all overcome with gratitude and shame, a human being can be happy on earth.Bazarov on his death bed:I am done for. I've fallen under the wheel. And it transpires that there was no point in thinking about the future. It's an old story, is death, but to every man it comes anew."
Author: Ivan Turgenev
22. "Here's why I cannot vote for Rudy Giuliani. He's pro-abortion. He's never repudiated gay marriage in New York City or at least the civil unions in New York City. He's called a champion of gay rights. Rudy is opposed to school choice. He's in favor of open borders."
Author: James Dobson
23. "Don't marry a man because he has a billion dollars. Divorce him for it."
Author: Jarod Kintz
24. "For society, marriage is undoubtedly beneficial. But the burdens of civilized morality are too heavy for many to bear."
Author: Jed Rubenfeld
25. "Lori, did you and Adam have a fight? I mean, another fight? A humdinger?"I snorted. "No, I'm sobbing in Frances's lap because she will marry our father someday and bring back the vegi/soy mayonnaise.""What's the matter with vegi/soy mayonnaise?" Frances asked.McGillicuddy wrinkled his nose at the memory."
Author: Jennifer Echols
26. "We began our hospital visits: one day Susan, one day me, everyday The Big Hoom. On one of these visits, she told me about the tap that opened at my birth and the lack drip filling her up, and it tore a hole in my heart. If this was what she could manage with a single sentence, what did thirsty years of marriage do to The Big Hoom?"
Author: Jerry Pinto
27. "Marriage is a contract. Love is non-negotiable."
Author: Jessica Zafra
28. "On the night before we were married, all of the anxiety in the world came down upon me."
Author: John C. Hawkes
29. "Do you know how marriage was defined in ancient Greece? Noel said in a calmer tone. Its really simple. A virgin goes to mans house with the family gathered as witnesses. The virgin and the man share a fire, a meal, and a bed. If the girl wasn't a virgin in the morning, then the couple was considered married. That's it"
Author: Josephine Angelini
30. "When she smiles niggers ask her for her hand in marriage; when I smile folks check their wallets."
Author: Junot Díaz
31. "I am a total workaholic. If I don't shoot for two days, I get uncomfortable at home. I won't comment on my personal life. That is totally out of bounds. When I do get married, everyone will know."
Author: Karisma Kapoor
32. "No Government has the moral authority to dismantle the universally understood meaning of marriage."
Author: Keith O'Brien
33. "The yearning sharpened into jealousy. Lillian knew that Westcliff would never truly be happy with the woman he was destined to marry. He would tire of a wife whom he could bully. And a steady diet of tranquillity would bore him abysmally. Westcliff needed someone who would challenge and interest him. Someone who could reach through to the warm, human man who was buried beneath the layers of aristocratic self-possession. Someone who angered him, teased him, and made him laugh. "Someone like me," Lillian whispered miserably."
Author: Lisa Kleypas
34. "No matter how happily a woman may be married, it always pleases her to discover that there is a really nice man who wishes she were not."
Author: Mary Catherine Bateson
35. "Jesus girls! Wake up! If a guy wants to drain you of your energy, emotions, and life force he won't sparkle in the sunshine, he'll just marry you."
Author: Nick Shamhart
36. "If desire did not dim the brain, nobody would ever get married, drunk, or fat.~Val"
Author: Orson Scott Card
37. "Why is it that at a bachelor's establishment the servants invariably drink the champagne? I ask merely for information.I attribute it to the superior quality of the wine, sir. I have often observed that in married households the champagne is rarely of a first-rate brand.Good Heavens! Is marriage so demoralizing as that?I believe it is a very pleasant state, sir. I have had very little experience of it myself up to the present. I have only been married once. That was in consequence of a misunderstanding between myself and a young person."
Author: Oscar Wilde
38. "Marriage is a wonderful thing."
Author: Patrick McGoohan
39. "Life got in the way -- two years in the army, work, marriage, family responsibilities, the need to earn more and more money, all the muck that bogs us down when we don't have the balls to stand up for ourselves -- but I had never lost my interest in books."
Author: Paul Auster
40. "The last time I'd been alone with Cal, he'd kissed me. It had definitely been a kiss of the "We Might Die So This Is Just Us Saying Good-Bye (Maybe)" variety, but still. He was, technically, my fiancé (you know, as if Prodigium aren't weird enough, they also have arranged marriages). Being engaged brought a whole new level of weirdness to my and Cal's friendship.Cal gave one quick glance back at me, and even though I couldn't be sure, I thought his gaze fell on my mouth for just a second. I tried hard not to gulp, and when he left the room, I followed him."
Author: Rachel Hawkins
41. "I believe life is precious; I believe that to the marrow of my bones."
Author: Richard Mourdock
42. "The business of Mr. Bennett's life was to keep his daughters alive. The business of Mrs. Bennett's was to get them married."
Author: Seth Grahame Smith
43. "When will you ask for your post back?" he whispered in her ear. "I miss the smell ofindustrial-strength solvents."She laughed softly. "Soon. And when will you have papers read at the mathematical societyagain? I rather like having my husband called a genius for reasons that are not clear to me."My husband. The words rolled off her tongue, easy and beautiful. He kissed her fervently."Soon. My brilliance quite overflowed on the way home. I have four notebooks to show forit.""Good. We don't want people to think I love you for your looks alone.""In that case we should also put you in some rather revealing gowns once in a while, so thatpeople don't think I married you for your accomplishments alone."
Author: Sherry Thomas
44. "She sees me once in a guy's arms and she has us married already. I wonder what Raffe would think of my mom being his mother-in-law."
Author: Susan Ee
45. "I have to admit I didn't see it coming. I saw a multitude of other things. Being publicly humiliated, tortured, and executed. Fleeing through the wilderness, pursued by Peacekeepers and hovercraft. Marriage to Peeta with our children forced into the arena. But never that I myself would have to be a player in the Games again."
Author: Suzanne Collins
46. "I want to marry Mommy. We'll kiss and we'll marry and I'll take her on dates and we'll be best friends forever and make lots of phone calls with each other."
Author: Tara Sivec
47. "Marriage is always a hopeless idiocy for a woman who has enough of her own to live upon."
Author: W. Somerset Maugham
48. "Marry an outdoors woman. That way, if you have to throw her out into the yard for the night, she can still survive."
Author: W.C. Fields
49. "MarriageSo different, this manAnd this woman:A stream flowing In a field."
Author: William Carlos Williams
50. "In marriage do thou be wise: prefer the person before money, virtue before beauty, the mind before the body; then thou hast a wife, a friend, a companion, a second self."
Author: William Penn

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