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Marriage Quotes


These are some of the best 'Marriage' quotations and sayings.

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"The last word" is the most dangerous of infernal machines; and husband and wife should no more fight to get it than they would struggle for the possession of a lighted bomb shell.

A deaf husband and a blind wife are always a happy couple.

A dress that zips up the back will bring a husband and wife together.

A good marriage is that in which each appoints the other guardian of his solitude. Once the realization is accepted that even between the closest human beings infinite distances continue to exist, a wonderful living side by side can grow up, if they succeed in loving the distance between them which makes it possible for each to see the other whole and against a wide sky.

A good marriage would be between a blind wife and a deaf husband.

A good wife is like the ivy which beautifies the building to which it clings, twining its tendrils more lovingly as time converts the ancient edifice into a ruin.

A great proportion of the wretchedness which has embittered married life, has originated in a negligence of trifles. Connubial happiness is a thing of too fine a texture to be handled roughly. It is a sensitive plant, which will not bear even the touch of unkindness; a delicate flower, which indifference will chill and suspicion blast. It must be watered by the showers of tender affection, expanded by the cheering glow of kindness, and guarded by the impregnable barrier of unshaken confidence. Thus matured, it will bloom with fragrance in every season of life, and sweeten even the loneliness of declining years.

A happy marriage is a new beginning of life, a new starting point for happiness and usefulness.

A husband always prefers his wife's mother-in-law to his own.

A husband is a plaster that cures all the ills of girlhood.

A husband is what is left of a lover, after the nerve has been extracted.

A journey is like marriage. The certain way to be wrong is to think you control it.

A man and a woman marry because both of them don't know what to do with themselves.

A man finds himself seven years older the day after his marriage.

A man in love is incomplete until he has married. Then he's finished.

A man marries to have a home, but also because he doesn't want to be bothered with sex and all that sort of thing.

A man may be a fool and not know it, but not if he is married.

A married man falling into misfortune is more apt to retrieve his situation in the world than a single one, chiefly because his spirits are soothed and retrieved by domestic endearments, and his self-respect kept alive by finding that although all abroad be darkness and humiliation, yet there is a little world of love at home over which he is a monarch.

A person's character is but half formed till after wedlock.

A prudent wife is from the Lord.


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