marriage

A Quote by Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill on marriage and wives

My wife and I tried to breakfast together, but we had to stop or our marriage would have been wrecked.

Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965)

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A Quote by William Shakespeare on good and marriage

Many a good hanging prevents a bad marriage.

William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616)

Source: Twelfth Night

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A Quote by William Shakespeare on love, marriage, time, worth, steadfastness, and star

Let me not to the marriage of true minds
Admit impediments. Love is not love
Which alters when it alteration finds,
Or bends with the remover to remove:
O, no! it is an ever-fixed mark,
That looks on tempests and is never shaken.
It is the star to every wandering bark,
Whose worth's unknown, although his height be taken.
Love's not Time's fool, though rosy lips and cheeks
Within his bending sickle's compass come;
Love alters not with his brief hours and weeks,
But bears it out even to the edge of doom,
If this be error, and upon me prov'd,
I never writ, nor no man ever lov'd.

William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616)

Source: Sonnet 116

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A Quote by William Shakespeare on marriage

Hasty marriage seldom proveth well.

William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616)

Source: King Henry VI, Part III, Act IV

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A Quote by William Shakespeare on love and marriage

O curse of marriage! That we can call these delicate creatures ours, And not their appetites. I had rather be a toad, And live upon the vapour of a dungeon, Than keep a corner in the thing I love For others' uses.

William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616)

Source: Othello, Act 3, Scene 3

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A Quote by William Lyon Phelps on earth, failure, happiness, marriage, and success

The highest happiness on earth is marriage. Every man who is happily married is a successful man even if he has failed in everything else.

William Lyon Phelps (1822 - 1900)

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A Quote by William John Bennett on compassion, courage, dependence, discipline, good, honesty, husbands, improvement, love, marriage, men, men and women, relationships, responsibility, sharing, strength, success, wives, and women

Marriage is a relationship based in no small part on virtues. The most basic of these is responsibility, for marriage is an arrangement held together by mutual dependence and reciprocal obligations. But successful marriages are about more than fulfilling the conditions of a contract. In good marriages, men and women seek to improve themselves for the sake of their loved one. They offer and draw moral strength by sharing compassion, courage, honesty, self-discipline and a host of other virtues. Husband and wives complete themselves through each other, and the whole of the union becomes stronger and more wonderful than the sum of the two parts.

William John Bennett (1943 -)

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A Quote by William Congreve on marriage and wives

Though marriage makes man and wife one flesh, it leaves 'em still two fools.

William Congreve (1670 - 1729)

Source: The Double Dealer, 1694

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A Quote by Will Rogers on divorce and marriage

I guess the only way to stop divorce is to stop marriage.

Will Rogers (1879 - 1935)

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A Quote by François Marie Arouet Voltaire on adventure and marriage

Marriage is the only adventure open to the cowardly.

Voltaire (1694 - 1778)

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