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I was raised on government cheese. As an adult, in my first marriage, my husband and I worked real hard just to go bankrupt. I happened to write some jokes about it. I did real well for myself.
I don't know about marriage as much as I do know that I'd be a great father.
It devastates me now that I have been reduced to a Hollywood statistic - another joke marriage.
I'm more afraid of marriage than death.
Marriage feels like an industry with catering and really expensive bands.
I am a fan of marriage and a fan of being committed to the right person.
It's not someone else's responsibility to honor my marriage. It's my responsibility.
Marriage should be viewed as an institution ordained by God and should be out of the control of the state.
Marriage is a religious and state issue.
I prepare myself for rehearsals like I would for marriage.
Most of these alternative arrangements, so-called, arise out of the ruins of marriages, not as an improvement of old fashioned marriage.
Marriage made more sense when it was indissoluble. It's the woman trying to cope with the strains of a one-parent family who will suffer most from the relaxation of the divorce laws.
I think you may see again a rise at the federal government level for a - a call for the federal constitutional amendment, because people want to make sure that this definition of marriage remains secure, because after all, the family is the fundamental unit of government.
If you look at Jack Benny, George Burns, or Don Rickles, they've all had long, successful marriages. So, I think there's something about laughter and the durability of a marriage.
Marriage was never a destination with me.
Diane von Furstenberg
A hundred years ago, if you had a child out of marriage, you'd be a social disgrace. Today women feel comfortable enough economically and culturally to bring up a child without a recognized commitment from a man.
Well, you know, the definition of second marriage is the triumph of hope over experience.
For me working on the marriage and not making the easy choice of cheating was something that I could not do.
If I go into a relationship with an artist, which at most is going to last five years, we have a 100-page contract covering every eventuality. Whereas with marriage you go into it with no contract, with laws that date back hundreds of years, and I don't think that's right.
There was no religious ceremony connected with marriage among us, while on the other hand the relation between man and woman was regarded as in itself mysterious and holy.
You either believe marriage and human sexuality are sacred, or you do not.
But I think it's up to a local congregation to determine whether or not a marriage should be blessed of God. And it shouldn't be up to the government.
If marriage really is a sacred institution, then why is the government controlling it, especially in a nation that affirms separation of church and state?
Being in a successful marriage is no different than being cast in a successful movie. It's all about who you pick; in that first moment, did you pick the right person? I think you need to pick somebody who's more interested in being married than in getting married.
You have to do the work in your marriage, but it has to be laid on a strong foundation of love.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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