Quotations About / On: MARRIAGE

  • 21.
    Marriage is not a requirement; it's a lifetime commitment.
    (Value of marriage)
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  • 22.
    If i can find the hidden light of love again, maybe i'll consider marriage.
    (Emmanuel Adekunle)
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  • 23.
    If married couples did not live together good marriages would be more common.
    (Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900), German philosopher, classical scholar, critic of culture. Friedrich Nietzsche, Sämtliche Werke: Kritische Studienausgabe, vol. 2, p. 268, eds. Giorgio Colli and Mazzino Montinari, Berlin, de Gruyter (1980); Human, All-Too-Human, p. 151, trans. by R.J. Hollingdale, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press (1986). Human, All-Too-Human, "Woman and Child," aphorism 393, "Unity of Place and Action," (1878).)
    More quotations from: Friedrich Nietzsche, together
  • 24.
    Not cohabitation but consensus constitutes marriage.
    (Marcus Tullius Cicero (106-43 B.C.), Roman orator, philosopher, statesman. Ulpianus, Digesta, XL, 9.)
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  • 25.
    Love before marriage is absolutely necessary.
    (Samuel Richardson (1689-1761), British novelist. First edition, London (1740). Mr. B., in Pamela, vol. 2, marriage rule number 21, Riverside (1971).)
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  • 26.
    Antagonistic cooperation is the principle of all markets and many marriages.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Twelfth Selection, New York (1993).)
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  • 27.
    Marriage is our last, best chance to grow up.
    (Joseph Barth (20th century), U.S. clergyman. Ladies Home Journal (April 1961).)
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  • 28.
    A marriage is no amusement but a solemn act, and generally a sad one.
    (Victoria (1819-1901), British monarch, Queen of Great Britain and Ireland. letter, 9 Jan. 1879, to her daughter, Crown Princess Frederick William of Prussia. Quoted in Elizabeth Longford, Victoria R.I., ch. 28 (1964).)
    More quotations from: Victoria, sad, marriage
  • 29.
    Marriage, it seems, confines every man to his proper rank.
    (Jean De La Bruyère (1645-1696), French writer, moralist. "Of Personal Merit," aph. 25, Characters (1688).)
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  • 30.
    There is no subject on which more dangerous nonsense is talked and thought than marriage.
    (George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950), Anglo-Irish playwright, critic. Preface, Getting Married (1908).)
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