marriage

A Quote by Oscar Fingall O'Flahertie Wills Wilde on agreement, marriage, men, and women

Marriage is the one subject on which all women agree and all men disagree.

Oscar Wilde (1854 - 1900)

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A Quote by Ogden Nash on force, happiness, marriage, and meetings

Marriage is the only known example of the happy meeting of the immovable object and the irresistible force.

Ogden Nash (1902 - 1971)

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A Quote by Ogden Nash on marriage and people

Marriage is the alliance of two people, one of whom never remembers birthdays and the other never forgets them.

Ogden Nash (1902 - 1971)

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A Quote by Ogden Nash on marriage and plants

Don't over-analyze your marriage; it's like yanking up a fragile indoor plant every 20 minutes to see how its roots are growing.

Ogden Nash (1902 - 1971)

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A Quote by Mignon McLaughlin on love, marriage, and success

A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person.

Mignon McLaughlin (1915 -)

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A Quote by Michel Eyquem de Montaigne on birds and marriage

Marriage may be compared to a cage: the birds outside frantic to get in and those inside frantic to get out.

Michel Montaigne (1533 - 1592)

Source: Essays (popular version)

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A Quote by Michel Eyquem de Montaigne on birds, despair, and marriage

It (marriage) happens as with cages; the birds without despair to get in, and those within despair of getting out.

Michel Montaigne (1533 - 1592)

Source: Essays, Book III

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A Quote by Michel Eyquem de Montaigne on birds and marriage

Marriage is like a cage; one sees the birds outside desperate to get in, and those inside desperate to get out

Michel Montaigne (1533 - 1592)

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A Quote by Madame de Rieux on happiness, liberty, marriage, men, and women

Marriage is a lottery in which men stake their liberty and women their happiness.

Madame de Rieux

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A Quote by Lucy Stone on business, disappointment, education, heart, life, marriage, religion, and women

In education, in marriage, in religion, in everything, disappointment is the lot of women. It shall be the business of my life to deepen this disappointment in every woman's heart until she bows down to it no longer.

Lucy Stone (1818 - 1893)

Source: Speech, "Disappointment Is the Lot of Women," 1855; in History of Woman Suffrage, Vol. I, by Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Susan B. Anthony, and Mathilda Gage, 1881.

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