Favorite Quotations ~† Marriage, 4 Socrates Cafe

"By all means marry.If you get a good spouse, you'll be happy;if you get a bad one, you'll become a philosopher." ~ Socrates

Creation of Adam

Matrimony was probably the first union to defy management. ~ Charles Ruffing, Saturday Evening Post, 1957

To keep the fire burning brightly there's one easy rule: Keep the two logs together, near enough to keep each other warm and far enough apart--about a finger's breadth--for breathing room. Good fire, good marriage, same rule. ~ Marnie Reed Crowel

Marriage is the alliance of two people, one of whom never remembers birthdays and the other never forgets them. ~ Ogden Nash

Sexiness wears thin after awhile and beauty fades, but to be married to a man who makes you laugh everyday, ah, now that's a real treat. ~ Joanne Woodward, Double Exposure, Take Two, 1989

Now join your hands, and with your hands your hearts. ~ William Shakespeare, King Henry VI

A good marriage is at least 80% luck in finding the right person at the right time. The rest is trust. ~ Nanette Newman

Marriage is like vitamins: we supplement each otherís minimum daily requirements. ~ Kathy Mohnke

Matrimony--the high sea for which no compass has yet been invented. ~ Heinrich Heine

The idea that you're completing someone else in a marriage to me is death. That to me is a false start and most of us are usually taught that Ö you've got to stand on your own. Then you can build something extraordinary. ~ Richard Gere

A good marriage is like a good trade: Each thinks he got the better deal. ~ Ivern Ball

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