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A simple enough pleasure, surely, to have breakfast alone with one's husband, but how seldom married people in the midst of life achieve it. (Quote by - Anne Morrow Lindbergh)

My toughest fight was with my first wife. (Quote by - Muhammad Ali)

Cause grace and virtue are within Prohibited degrees of kin; And therefore no true saint allows, They shall be suffer'd to espouse. (Quote by - Samuel Butler (1))

A wedding anniversary is the celebration of love, trust, partnership, tolerance, and tenacity. The order varies for any given year. (Quote by - Paul Sweeney)

Chains do not hold a marriage together. It is threads, hundreds of tiny threads, which sew people together through the years. (Quote by - Robert Oxton Bolt)

Keep thy eyes wide open before marriage, and half-shut afterwards. (Quote by - Benjamin Franklin)

Matrimony is not by any to be entered into unadvisedly or lightly; but reverently, discreetly, advisedly, soberly, and in the fear of God. (Quote by - Book of Common Prayer)

I never married. Nobody ever asked me. (Quote by - Mattie White, on her 100th birthday)

The Italians have this proverb: In buying houses and taking a wife, shut your eyes and commend yourself to God. (Quote by - Charles Pineau Duclos)

The bloom or blight of all men's happiness. (Quote by - Lord Byron)

Two consorts in heaven are not two, but one angel. (Quote by - Emanuel Swedenborg)

I pay very little regard...to what any young person says on the subject of marriage. If they profess a disinclination for it, I only set it down that they have not yet seen the right person. (Quote by - Jane Austen)

So that ends my first experience of matrimony, which I always thought a highly over-rated performance. (Quote by - Isadora Duncan)

No man succeeds without a good woman behind him. Wife or mother, if it is both, he is twice blessed indeed. (Quote by - Harold MacMillan)

You are of the society of the wits and railers; . . . the surest sign is, you are an enemy to marriage, the common butt of every railer. (Quote by - David Garrick)

To love early and marry late is to hear a lark singing at dawn, and at night to eat it roasted for supper. (Quote by - Jean Paul Friedrich Richter)

There swims no goose so gray, but soon or late She finds some honest gander for her mate. (Quote by - Alexander Pope)

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. (Quote by - Amanda Cross)

After a heated argument on some trivial matter Nancy Astor . shouted, If I were your wife I would put poison in your coffee Whereupon Winston Churchill answered, And if I were your husband I would drink it. (Quote by - John Fellows Akers)

Sure the shovel and tongs To each other belongs. (Quote by - Samuel Lover)

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 (Quote by - William Hazlitt)

Deceive not thyself by over-expecting happiness in the marriage state. Look not therein for contentment greater than God will give, or a creature in this world can receive, namely, to be free from all inconveniences. Marriage is not, like the hill of Olympus, wholly clear without clouds. (Quote by - Thomas Fuller (1))

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. (Quote by - Millicent Carey McIntosh)

She's not well married that lived married long, But she's best married that dies married young. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

Body and soul, like peevish man and wife, United jar, and yet are loth to part. (Quote by - Edward Young)


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