Quotations About / On: MARRIAGE

  • 61.
    A marriage is not made by how the people act when things are going well but by how they act when things are going wrong.
    (life)
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  • 62.
    From the moment I liberated Brigitte, the moment I showed her how to be truly herself, our marriage was all downhill.
    (Roger Vadim (b. 1927), French filmmaker. Sunday Express (London, July 2, 1972). Vadim was speaking of Brigitte Bardot.)
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  • 63.
    "Marriage": this I call the will that moves two to create the one which is more than those who created it.
    (Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900), German philosopher, classical scholar, critic of culture. Friedrich Nietzsche, Sämtliche Werke: Kritische Studienausgabe, vol. 4, p. 90, eds. Giorgio Colli and Mazzino Montinari, Berlin, de Gruyter (1980). Zarathustra, in Thus Spoke Zarathustra, First Part, "On Child and Marriage," (1883).)
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  • 64.
    Yes.... It became clear that the marriage had irretrievably broken down.
    (Prince Charles (b. 1948), British royal family member, Prince of Wales. New York Times, p. A12 (June 30, 1994). On BBC television, after admitting infidelity to his wife, Princess Diana.)
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  • 65.
    Of all actions of a man's life, his marriage does least concern other people, yet of all actions of our life 'tis most meddled with by other people.
    (John Selden (1584-1654), British jurist, statesman. "Marriage," Table Talk (1686).)
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  • 66.
    A journey is like marriage. The certain way to be wrong is to think you control it.
    (John Steinbeck (1902-1968), U.S. author. Travels With Charley: In Search of America, pt. 1 (1961).)
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  • 67.
    Women—one half the human race at least—care fifty times more for a marriage than a ministry.
    (Walter Bagehot (1826-1877), British economist, critic. The English Constitution, ch. 3 (1867).)
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  • 68.
    A princely marriage is the brilliant edition of a universal fact, and, as such, it rivets mankind.
    (Walter Bagehot (1826-1877), British economist, critic. The English Constitution, ch. 3 (1867).)
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  • 69.
    Let a man do what he will by a single woman, the world is encouragingly apt to think Marriage a sufficient amends.
    (Samuel Richardson (1689-1761), British novelist. Third edition, London (1751). Lovelace, in Clarissa, vol. 6, p. 52, AMS Press (1990).)
  • 70.
    Marriages that made out of love (so-called "love-matches") have error as their father and misery (necessity) as their mother.
    (Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900), German philosopher, classical scholar, critic of culture. Friedrich Nietzsche, Sämtliche Werke: Kritische Studienausgabe, vol. 2, p. 267, eds. Giorgio Colli and Mazzino Montinari, Berlin, de Gruyter (1980). Human, All-Too-Human, "Woman and Child," aphorism 389, "Love-Matches," (1878).)
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