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Marriage is popular because it combines the maximum of temptation with the maximum of opportunity.
– George Bernard Shaw
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Marriage is something women do when they forget what their mother went through.
– Vikrant Parsai
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Marriage is that relation between man and woman in which the independence is equal, the dependence mutual, and the obligation reciprocal.
– Louis K. Anspacher
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Marriage is the alliance of two people, one of whom never remembers birthdays and the other never forgets them.
– Ogden Nash
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Marriage is the golden ring in a chain, whose beginning is a glance and whose ending is eternity.
– Kahlil Gibran
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Marriage is the most expensive way to get your laundry done for free.
– Anonymous
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Marriage is the only adventure open to the cowardly.
– Voltaire
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Marriage is the union of disparate elements. Male and female. Yin and yang. Proton and electron. What are we talking about here Nothing less than the very tension that binds the universe. You see, when we look at marriage, people, we're are looking at creation itself. I am the sky, says the Hindu bridegroom to the bride. You are the earth. We are sky and earth united.... You are my husband. You are my wife. My feet shall run because of you. My feet shall dance because of you. My heart shall beat because of you. My eyes see because of you. My mind thinks because of you and I shall love because of you.
– Andrew Schneider
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Marriage is the wastepaper basket of the emotions.
– Leon Botstein
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Marriage love, honor, and negotiate.
– Joe Moore
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Marriage means expectations and expectations mean conflict.
– Paxton Blair
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Marriage must incessantly contend with a monster that devours everything familiarity.
– Honore' de Balzac
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Marriage resembles a pair of shears, so jointed that they cannot be separated often moving in opposite directions, yet always punishing anyone who comes between them.
– Logan Pearsall Smith
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Marriage should be a duet -- when one sings, the other claps.
– Joe Murray
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Marriage teaches you loyalty, forbearance, self-restraint, meekness, and a great many other things you wouldn't need if you had stayed single.
– Jimmy Townsend
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Marriage. It's a hard term to define. Especially for me--I've ducked it like root canal. Still there's no denying the fact that marriage ranks right up there with birth and death as one of the three biggies in the human safari. It's the only one though that we'll celebrate with a conscious awareness. Very few of you remember your arrival and even fewer of you will attend your own funeral.
– Andrew Schneider
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Marriage. It's like a cultural hand-rail. It links folks to the past and guides them to the future.
– Andrew Schneider
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Marriage. Why do we do it Everybody knows the stats. One in two marriages end up in broken dishes and a trip to Tijuana. Is it loneliness Partly. Is it teamwork Definitely. Things just kind of go easier when there's two of you. One of you can wait in line at the movie theater while the other guy parks the car. Get better seats that way. Better room rate when it's a double. Are you ready to file jointly...Above you is the sun and sky. Below you, the ground. Like the sun, your love should be constant, like the ground, solid.
– Jed Seidel
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Marriage: a book of which the first chapter is written in poetry and the remaining chapters in prose.
– Beverly Nichols
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Marriage: a long conversation chequered by disputes.
– Robert Louis Stevenson
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Marriage: the state or condition of a community consisting of a master, a mistress, and two slaves, making in all, two.
– Ambrose Bierce
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Marriages are made in heaven and consummated on Earth.
– John Lyly
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Married couples tell each other a thousand things without speech.
– Chinese Proverb
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Marry a poor woman and it is God who will make you rich.
– Vikrant Parsai
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Marry a relative! If it goes wrong, it is at least in the family.
– Vikrant Parsai
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