Quotes on Marriage


A happy marriage is the union of two good forgivers.

Ruth Graham

"The only thing my husband and I have in common is that we were married on the same day."

Phyllis Diller

"If they only married when they fell in love, most people would die unwed."

Robert Louis Stevenson

Happiness in marriage is entirely a matter of chance.

Jane AustenĀ 

"Being married is like having somebody permanently in your corner. It feels limitless, not limited."

Gloria Steinem

"Marriage must incessantly contend with a monster that devours everything: familiarity."

Honore de Balzac

"Remarrying a husband you've divorced is like having your appendix put back in."

Phyllis Diller

Many marriages would be better if the husband and the wife clearly understood that they are on the same side.

Zig Ziglar

"Looking at traditional marriages, it seems the surest way for a woman to be alone is to get married."

Gloria Steinem

"Trying to describe a good marriage is like trying to describe your adrenal glands. You know they're in there functioning but you don't really understand how they work."

Helen Gurley Brown

"A woman must be a genius to create a good husband."

Honore de Balzac

"Marriage is like life - it is a field of battle, not a bed of roses."

Robert Louis Stevenson

"Once you are married, there is nothing left for you, not even suicide."

Robert Louis Stevenson

"It is easier to be a lover than a husband for the simple reason that it is more difficult to be witty every day than to say pretty things from time to time."

Honore de Balzac

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