(1928 quotes found)
“Marriage is for women the commonest mode of livelihood, and the total amount of undesired sex endured by women is probably greater in marriage than in prostitution.”
“Marriage is an alliance entered into by a man who can't sleep with the window shut, and a woman who can't sleep with the window open.”
George Bernard Shaw
“The one charm about marriage is that it makes a life of deception absolutely necessary for both parties.”
“Keep your eyes wide open before marriage, and half-shut afterwards.”
“A good marriage would be between a blind wife and a deaf husband.”
Honore de Balzac
“The heart of marriage is memories; and if the two of you happen to have the same ones and can savor your reruns, then your marriage is a gift from the gods.”
“The secret of a happy marriage remains a secret.”
“The appropriate age for marriage is around eighteen for girls and thirty-seven for men.”
“It is the marriage of the soul with Nature that makes the intellect fruitful, and gives birth to imagination.”
Henry David Thoreau
“Marriage is neither heaven nor hell, it is simply purgatory.”
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