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Marriage was all a woman's idea and for man's acceptance of the pretty yoke, it becomes us to be grateful.

I've been married three times -- and each time I married the right person.
The institution of marriage in all societies is a pattern within which the strains put by civilization on males and females alike must be resolved, a pattern within which men must learn, in return for a variety of elaborate rewards, new forms in which sexual spontaneity is still possible, and women must learn to discipline their receptivity to a thousand other considerations.
For it is mutual trust, even more than mutual interest that holds human associations together. Our friends seldom profit us but they make us feel safe. Marriage is a scheme to accomplish exactly that same end.
We often marry in despair, so that we repent of it all our life after.
Love is often the fruit of marriage.
We cannot do without it, and yet we disgrace and vilify the same. It may be compared to a cage, the birds without despair to get in, and those within despair to get out.
Marriage is like a cage; one sees the birds outside desperate to get in, and those inside desperate to get out.
A good marriage would be between a blind wife and a deaf husband.
There is only one thing for a man to do who is married to a woman who enjoys spending money, and that is enjoy earning it.
Marriage is an alliance entered into by a man who cannot sleep with window shut, and a woman who cannot sleep with the window open.
The secret to a happy marriage is to tell your spouse everything, but the essentials.
It is obvious that all sense has gone out of modern marriage: which is, however, no objection to marriage but to modernity.
Quarrels are the dowry which married folk bring one another.
If you wish to marry suitably, marry your equal.
My wife isn't married to me forever; she's married to me for good. That keeps me on my toes.
Saw a wedding in the church. It was strange to see what delight we married people have to see these poor fools decoyed into our condition.
God invented concubinage, Satan marriage.
They dream in courtship, but in wedlock wake.
It ought to be illegal for an artist to marry. If the artist must marry let him find someone more interested in art, or his art, or the artist part of him, than in him. After which let them take tea together three times a week.
Those that marry for money sell their liberty.
Three things drive a man outdoors; smoke, a leaking roof and a scolding wife.
Weeping bride, laughing wife, laughing bride, weeping wife.
It's a sad house where the hen crows louder than the cock.
Your marriage moves toward a state of isolation. Unless you lovingly and energetically nurture your marriage, you will begin to drift away from your mate.
Plant and your spouse plants with you; weed and you weed alone.
Always get married in the morning. That way if it doesn't work out, you haven't wasted the whole day.
A bride at her second marriage does not wear a veil. She wants to see what she is getting.
After marriage, a woman's sight becomes so keen that she can see right through her husband without looking at him, and a man's so dull that he can look right through his wife without seeing her.
Marriage is the operation by which a woman's vanity and a man's egotism are extracted without an anaesthetic.
Nature admits of no permanence in the relation between man and woman. It is only man's egoism that wants to keep woman like some buried treasure. All endeavors to introduce permanence in love, the most changeable thing in this changeable human existence, have gone shipwreck in spite of religious ceremonies, vows, and legalities.
The horror of wedlock, the most appalling, the most loathsome of all the bonds humankind has devised for its own discomfort and degradation.
In our monogamous part of the world, to marry means to halve one's rights and double one's duties.
A little weeping, a little wheedling, a little self-degradation, a little careful use of our advantages, and then some man will say .Come, be my wife! With good looks and youth marriage is easy to attain. There are men enough; but a woman who has sold herself, even for a ring and a new name, need hold her skirt aside for no creature in the street. They both earn their bread in one way. Marriage for love is the most beautiful external symbol of the union of souls; marriage without it is the least clean traffic that defiles the world.
Marriage is popular because it combines the maximum of temptation with the maximum of opportunity.
Tis safest in matrimony to begin with a little aversion.
All men make mistakes, but married men find out about them sooner.
Marrying into money was not a good thing for me.
Married couples resemble a pair of scissors, often moving in opposite directions, yet punishing anyone who gets in between them.
The concerts you enjoy together neighbors you annoy together children you destroy together that make marriage a joy