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Matrimony is the union of meanness and martyrdom. (Quote by - Karl Kraus)

He that marries is like the dogs who was married to the Adriatic. He knows not what there is in that which he marries; mayhap treasures and pearls, mayhap monsters and tempests, await him. (Quote by - Heinrich Heine)

Celibate, like the fly in the heart of an apple, dwells in a perpetual sweetness, but sits along, and is confined and dies in singularity. (Quote by - Jeremy Taylor)

Friends need not agree in everything or go always together, or have no comparable other friendships of the same intimacy. On the contrary, in friendship union is more about ideal things and in that sense it is more ideal and less subject to trouble than marriage is. (Quote by - George Santayana)

If she deny to wed I'll crave the day When I shall ask the banns, and when be married. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

The whole world is strewn with snares, traps, gins and pitfalls for the capture of men by women. (Quote by - George Bernard Shaw)

When Rick told me he was having trouble with his wife, I had to laugh. Not because of what he said, but because of a joke I thought of. I told him the joke, but he didn't laugh very much. Some friend HE is. (Quote by - Jack Handey)

Marriages are best of dissimilar material. (Quote by - Theodore Parker)

Wedlock's a saucy, sad, familiar state, Where folks are very apt to scold and hate:-- Love keeps a modest distance, is divine, Obliging, and says ev'ry thing that's fine. (Quote by - Peter Pindar)

Marriages on earth--because they are the seminaries of the human race and of the angels of heaven also; because, likewise, they proceed from a spiritual origin, that is, from the marriage of good and truth; and since, in addition, the Lord's divine proceeding principally flows into conjugal love--are most holy in the estimation of the angels. (Quote by - Emanuel Swedenborg)

And the Lord God said, It is not good that man should be alone; I will make him an help meet for him. (Quote by - Bible)

Never say that marriage has more of joy than pain. (Quote by - Euripides)

A time, methinks, too short To make a world-without-end bargain in. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

They that marry ancient people, merely in expectation to bury them, hang themselves, in hope that one will come and cut the halter. (Quote by - Thomas Fuller (1))

Say 'a day,' without the 'ever.' No, no, Orlando; men are April when they woo, December when they wed. Maids are May when they are maids, but the sky changes when they are wives. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

A man's wife has more power over him than the state has. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

There are good marriages, but there are no delightful ones. (Quote by - Francois Duc de la Rochefoucauld)

It is a lovely thing to have a husband and wife developing together and having the feeling of falling in love again. That is what marriage really means helping one another to reach the full status of being persons, responsible and autonomous beings who do not run away from life. (Quote by - Paul Tournier)

If I had to live my life over again, I would have a different father, a different wife and a different religion. (Quote by - John F. Kennedy)

What's the difference between a boyfriend and a husband About 30 pounds. (Quote by - Cindy Gardner)

As a looking-glass, if it is a true one, faithfully represents the face of him that looks in it, so a wife ought to fashion herself to the affection of her husband, not to be cheerful when he is sad, nor sad when he is cheerful. (Quote by - Desiderius Gerhard Erasmus)

Success in marriage does not come merely through finding the right mate, but through being the right mate. (Quote by - Barnett Brickner)

With this ring I thee wed, with my body I thee worship, and with all my worldly goods I thee endow. (Quote by - Book of Common Prayer)

Therefore God's universal law Gave to the man despotic power Over his female in due awe, Not from that right to part an hour, Smile she or lour. (Quote by - John Milton)

From that day forth, in peace and joyous bliss They liv'd together long without debate; Nor private jars, nor spite of enemies, Could shake the safe assurance of their state. (Quote by - Edmund Spenser)

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