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Marriages, like careers, need constant nurturing... the secret of having it all is loving it all.
Men tell me that I've saved their marriages. It costs them a fortune in shoes, but it's cheaper than a divorce. So I'm still useful, you see.
Every year, millions of people from Iran and Iraq travel to each other's countries, and we also have marriages between Iraqis and Iranians. Many Iranians were born in Iraq, and many Iraqis were born in Iran. This is a kind of special, cordial amicable ties.
Many marriages would be better if the husband and the wife clearly understood that they are on the same side.
There is more of good nature than of good sense at the bottom of most marriages.
Henry David Thoreau
For some of us, watching a miniseries that lasts longer than most marriages is not easy.
There may be good, but there are no pleasant marriages.
Rainer Maria Rilke
Nations fight against nations, in marriages people fight against each other, children fight against each other. We are in warfare, in a national warfare, and in warfare with each other and with ourselves.
We humans are hard to deal with. We are a loud, complex and demanding bunch. Often, we are best dealt with from a safe distance and for only brief periods of time. This could be why a lot of marriages fail.
Those Marriages generally abound most with Love and Constancy, that are preceded by a long Courtship.
The tabloids, instead of being about alien babies and stuff, it's my triplets, quadruplets, marriages, feuds.
Society may no longer define marriage in the only way marriage has ever been defined in the annals of recorded history. Many societies allowed polygamy, many allowed child marriages, some allowed marriage within families; but none, in thousands of years, defined marriage as the union of people of the same sex.
The best marriages are the ones where we can go out in the world and really put ourselves out there. A lot of times we'll fail, and sometimes we'll pull it off. But good marriages are when you can go home and know that your vulnerability will be honored as courage, and that you'll find support.
I am not against hasty marriages, where a mutual flame is fanned by an adequate income.
Y'know, every relationship is different. There are good marriages, bad marriages, connected partners, unconnected partners.
It took me a long time to be convinced that marriage was right for me because I've come from a long line of broken marriages. My parents divorced, and I had two broken marriages myself.
I think sometimes we look at other people's marriages and we think they must always be so happy together. I don't know anybody who's married for a long time who hasn't somehow made room in their love story for the hate and resentment that they sometimes feel toward each other.
To live for a principle, for the triumph of some reform by which all mankind are to be lifted up to be wedded to an idea may be, after all, the holiest and happiest of marriages.
Elizabeth Cady Stanton
I know all about cheating. I've had six very successful marriages.
I understand why marriages break up over golf. I can't even talk about my own handicap because it's too upsetting.
I think the main reason my marriages failed is that I always loved too well but never wisely.
I regret that I wasn't more successful with my marriages, but it is what it is.
As women in industrial societies join the paid workforce, they gain the economic means to depart unhappy marriages more easily.
Quarrels often arise in marriages when the bridal gifts are excessive.
I contend the state ought to do its thing and provide legal rights for all couples who want to be joined together for life. The church should bless unions that it sees fit to bless, and they should be called marriages.
John F. Kennedy
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