Marriages are made in heaven.
A man in love is incomplete until he has married. Then he’s finished.
Zsa Zsa Gabor
Marriage: that I call the will of two to create the one who is more than those who created it.
It takes two to make a marriage a success and only one a failure.
Marriage is like a cage; one sees the birds outside desperate to get in, and those inside equally desperate to get out.
Michel de Montaigne
Marriage is nothing but a civil contract.
Love is a flower which turns into fruit at marriage.
A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person.
Marriage has many pains, but celibacy has no pleasures.
Marriage may often be a stormy lake, but celibacy is almost always a muddy horse-pond.
Thomas Love Peacock
In a happy marriage it is the wife who provides the climate, the husband the landscape.
Marriage is a book of which the first chapter is written in poetry and the remaining chapters in prose.
In the opinion of the world, marriage ends all, as it does in a comedy. The truth is precisely the opposite: it begins all.
Anne Sophie Swetchine
One advantage of marriage is that, when you fall out of love with him or he falls out of love with you, it keeps you together until you fall in again.
Success in marriage does not come merely through finding the right mate, but through being the right mate.
Barnett R. Brickner
My definition of marriage:….it 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.
A bachelor lives like a king and dies like a beggar.
L. S. Lowry
Marriage halves our griefs, doubles our joys, and quadruples our expenses.
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.
George Bernard Shaw
Marriage is the only war in which you sleep with the enemy.
François, Duc de La Rochefoucauld
To keep the fire burning brightly there’s one easy rule: Keep the two logs together, near enough to keep each other warm and far enough apart – about a finger’s breadth – for breathing room. Good fire, good marriage, same rule.
Marnie Reed Crowell
Marry in Lent, and you’ll live to repent.
Marriage is the only adventure open to the cowardly.
Marriage is a step so grave and decisive that it attracts light-headed, variable men by its very awfulness.
Robert Louis Stevenson
Marriage is like life in this – that it is a field of battle, and not a bed of roses.
Robert Louis Stevenson
What a happy and holy fashion it is that those who love one another should rest on the same pillow.
Never marry for money. Ye’ll borrow it cheaper.
A married couple are well suited when both partners usually feel the need for a quarrel at the same time.
The more you invest in a marriage, the more valuable it becomes.
Chains do not hold a marriage together. It is threads, hundreds of tiny threads which sew people together through the years.
The world has grown suspicious of anything that looks like a happily married life.
Most marriages don’t add two people together. They subtract one from the other.
Married couples who love each other tell each other a thousand things without talking.
Happiness in marriage is entirely a matter of chance.
When you’re bored with yourself, marry and be bored with someone else.
An archaeologist is the best husband any woman can have: the older she gets, the more interested he is in her.
Remember that a successful marriage depends on two things: 1) Finding the right person. 2) Being the right person.
It is a woman’s business to get married as soon as possible, and a man’s to keep unmarried as long as he can.
George Bernard Shaw
Marriage: A legal or religious ceremony by which two persons of the opposite sex solemnly agree to harass and spy on each other for ninety-nine years, or until death do them join.
Marriage is love personified.
Marriage in modern times is regarded as a partnership of equals and no longer one in which the wife must be the subservient chattel of the husband.
Lord Keith of Kinkel
In married life three is company and two is none.
Marry in haste, and repent at leisure.
The bonds of matrimony are like any other bonds – they mature slowly.
Peter De Vries
In every marriage more than a week old, there are grounds for divorce. The trick is to find, and continue to find, grounds for marriage.
Like good wine, marriage gets better with age – once you learn to keep a cork in it.
Love is blind, but marriage restores its sight.
Marriage is the triumph of imagination over intelligence.
Marriage is the triumph of hope over experience.
You can never be happily married to another until you get a divorce from yourself. Successful marriage demands a certain death to self.
A good marriage is one which allows for change and growth in the individuals and in the way they express their love.
To be happy with a man you must understand him a lot and love him a little. To be happy with a woman you must love her a lot and not try to understand her at all.
Intimacy is what makes a marriage, not a ceremony, not a piece of paper from the state.
By all means marry; if you get a good wife, you’ll be happy; if you get a bad one, you’ll become a philosopher.
Love is the dawn of marriage, and marriage is the sunset of 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.
Barbara De Angelis
I love being married. It’s so great to find that one special person you want to annoy for the rest of your life.
More marriages might survive if the partners realized that sometimes the better comes after the worse.
The value of marriage is not that adults produce children but that children produce adults.
Peter de Vries
Marriage: The triumph of hope over experience.