Married Life Quotes

Martha Gellhorn

I know enough to know that no woman should ever marry a man who hated his
I know enough to know that no woman should ever marry a man who hated his mother.

P.G. Wodehouse

Marriage is not a process for prolonging the life of love, sir. It merely mummifies its
Marriage is not a process for prolonging the life of love, sir. It merely mummifies its corpse.

Clint Eastwood

They say all marriages are made in heaven, but so are thunder and lightning.

Stephen King

A successful marriage was a balancing act-that was a thing everyone knew. A successful marriage was also dependent on a high tolerance for irritation.

Lailah Gifty Akita

A child deserves to be loved but never to be maltreated.

Michel De Montaigne

[Marriage] happens as with cages: the birds without despair to get in, and those within despair of getting out.

Raheel Farooq

Men marry. Women wed.

Jacob M. Appel

Marriage is like a series of opposing reflections, inverse images getting ever smaller like nesting dolls, each one of your trying to squeeze yourself smaller to fit inside the hopes of the other, until one of you cracks or stops existing.

Lailah Gifty Akita

All things are made beautiful at a timely hour.

Callie Hunter

The debris of her married life was enough to sever the tie between reality and dreams, the fine line between desire and temptation. Where did she draw the line? When did she admit defeat and surrender?

Amen Muffler

The volume of your muscles doesn't make you a good husband. The way you treat her does.

Antonia Fraser

[In 16th century European society] Marriage was the triumphal arch through which women, almost without exception, had to pass in order to reach the public eye. And after marriage followed, in theory, the total self-abnegation of the woman.

Jess C. Scott

It's weird, marriage. It's like this license that gives a person the legal right to control their spouse / their 'other half.

Christine De Pizan

How many women are there ... who because of their husbands' harshness spend their weary lives in the bond of marriage in greater suffering than if they were slaves among the Saracens?

John Le Carré

Wives?" she asked, interrupting him. For a moment, he had assumed she was tuning to the novel. Then he saw her waiting, suspicious eyes, so he replied cautiously, "None active," as if wives were volcanoes.

Ellen Tien

Marriage can bore you but there is a fortitude that comes from it, too. When you need to lean on it, you are so thankful that you can.

Edmond Mbiaka,

Any marriage that exists without a sound level of unconditional love, shouldn't be called a marriage in the first place.

Shon Mehta

For me, marriage worked differently. As a single person, I never felt totally free. My commitment to my marriage freed me. No lies, no mind games, no judging each other. For me, marriage is pure joyful companionship.

Raheel Farooq

Couples tend to think that being single is always singular. Singles tend to believe that being a couple is always copulatory.

Lailah Gifty Akita

It is lack of communication that leads to unhappy marriage.

Oscar Wilde

You don't seem to realise, that in married life three is company and two is none.

Marabel Morgan

The days were sunny, the nights were star-studded. Indeed married life was strawberries for breakfast and loving all the time.

Molly Antopol

... having been with Boaz for so long that she could predict every one of his moves, their sex life was more like a race to see who came first.

Muriel Spark

There was altogether too much candor in married life; it was an indelicate modern idea, and frequently led to upsets in a household, if not divorce...

Jakob Wasser Mann

The actual person with whom you live is bound to be, in a curiuos way, invisible, in just the same way as yourself, are invisible; all you can do is sense their presence, feel them within you, and in turn expand in them. The word love, comapred to that has little meaning.

Lailah Gifty Akita

A woman's love for a man should never be taken for granted. What is life without love?

Lailah Gifty Akita

My greatest privilege is being married to a gentle loving husband. I am very grateful God made our path cross.

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