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The only thing that holds a marriage together is the husband being big enough to keep his mouth shut, to step back and see where his wife is wrong.

Grief walks upon the heels of pleasure; married in haste, we repent at leisure.
I've sometimes thought of marrying, and then I've thought again.
When you're a married man, Samivel, you'll understand a good many things as you don't understand now; but whether it's worth while, going through so much, to learn so little, as the charity-boy said when he got to the end of the alphabet, is a matter o taste.
I'm certain that most couples expect to find intimacy in marriage, but it somehow eludes them.
Men marry to make an end; women to make a beginning.
Marriage is socialism among two people.
The betrothed and accepted lover has lost the wildest charms of his maiden by her acceptance. She was heaven while he pursued her, but she cannot be heaven if she stoops to one such as he!
An undutiful daughter will prove an unmanageable wife.
Two such as you with such a master speed cannot be parted nor be swept away from one another once you are agreed that life is only life forevermore together wing to wing and oar to oar.
I never hate a man enough to give him his diamonds back.
Matrimony is the high sea for which no compass has yet to be invented.
All marriages are happy it's living together afterwards that causes all the problems.
Marriage is a mistake every man should make.
Marriage is the best state for man in general, and every man is a worst man in proportion to the level he is unfit for marriage.
Matrimony is the union of meanness and martyrdom.
After seven years of marriage, I'm sure of two things -- first, never wallpaper together, and second, you'll need two bathrooms.. both for her. The rest is a mystery, but a mystery I love to be involved in.
In almost every marriage there is a selfish and an unselfish partner. A pattern is set up and soon becomes inflexible, of one person always making the demands and one person always giving way.
Only as far as a man is happily married to himself is he fit for married life and family life in general.
He who marries for money earns it.
When two people are under the influence of the most violent, most insane, most delusive, and most transient of passions, they are required to swear that they will remain in that excited, abnormal, and exhausting condition continuously until death do them part.
If a man truly wants to communicate with his wife, he must enter her world of emotions.
Marriage is one long conversation, checkered by disputes.
Try praising your wife, even if it does frighten her at first.
Marriage is like a hot bath. Once you get used to it, it's not so hot.
The bonds of matrimony are like any other bonds -- they mature slowly.
Twenty years of romance make a woman look like a ruin, but twenty years of marriage make her something like a public building.
Marriage is NOT about HAVING another person. Marriage is about GIVING ONESELF to another person.
Marriage is more than four bare legs in a bed.
When two people marry they become in the eyes of the law one person, and that one person is the husband!
To marry unequally is to suffer equally.
I married beneath me. All women do.
Wives are young men's mistresses; companions for middle age, and old men's nurses. So as a man may have a quarrel to marry when he will.
I am thinking of taking a fifth wife. Why not? Solomon had a thousand wives and he is a synonym for wisdom.
Marriage always demands the greatest understanding of the art of insincerity possible between two human beings.
Well married a person has wings, poorly married shackles.
Who finds a wife finds a good thing, and obtains favor with the Lord.
Husbands, in the same way be considerate as you live with your wives, and treat them with respect as the weaker partner and as heirs with you of the gracious gift of life, so that nothing will hinder your prayers. [1 Peter 3:7]
Incompatibility. In matrimony a similarity of tastes, particularly the taste for domination.
I have great hopes that we shall love each other all our lives as much as if we had never married at all.

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