It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages.
Men marry women with the hope they will never change. Women marry men with the hope they will change. Invariably they are both disappointed.
Never marry at all... Men marry because they are tired, women, because they are curious: both are disappointed.
Some people claim that marriage interferes with romance. There's no doubt about it. Anytime you have a romance, your wife is bound to interfere.
Sometimes I wonder if men and women really suit each other. Perhaps they should live next door and just visit now and then.
Instead of getting married again, I'm going to find a woman I don't like and give her a house.
Marriage between man and woman is for the purpose of each partner helping to uplift the other in a commitment of divine friendship, love, and loyalty that will move both souls closer to their true nature
A good marriage is where both people feel like they're getting the better end of the deal.
I do not think you can name many great inventions that have been made by married men.
To be fully seen by somebody, then, and be loved anyhow - this is a human offering that can border on miraculous.
Love + Marriage quotes ⇑Love Quotes
When two people feel an unconditional attraction for each other and are ready to sacrifice for one another, they are truly in love. Then only are they ready for an intimate relationship in marriage
After all these years, I see that I was mistaken about Eve in the beginning; it is better to live outside the Garden with her than inside it without her.
So it's not gonna be easy. It's going to be really hard; we're gonna have to work at this everyday, but I want to do that because I want you. I want all of you, forever, everyday. You and me... everyday.
The problem with marriage is that it ends every night after making love, and it must be rebuilt every morning before breakfast.
All good human experiences — marriage, love, success, study, meditation, exercise, self-discipline — are necessary steps in the growth of the fruit of Self-realization.
Ye are Blood of my Blood, and Bone of my Bone, I give ye my Body, that we Two might be One. I give ye my Spirit, 'til our Life shall be Done.
Proper marriage nurtures real love, union on a higher plane, and sublimates the uncontrolled lusts of living on the sex plane
All Marriage Quotes ⇑
You can measure the happiness of a marriage by the number of scars that each partner carries on their tongues, earned from years of biting back angry words.
What counts in making a happy marriage is not so much how compatible you are but how you deal with incompatibility.
It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife.
If I get married, I want to be very married.
Getting married is like trading in the adoration of many for the sarcasm of one.
When in a relationship, a real man doesn't make his woman jealous of others, he makes others jealous of his woman.
People go on marrying because they can't resist natural forces, although many of them may know perfectly well that they are possibly buying a month's pleasure with a life's discomfort.
There is nothing more admirable than when two people who see eye to eye keep house as man and wife, confounding their enemies and delighting their friends.
I came from a big family. As a matter of fact, I never got to sleep alone until I was married.
Why does a woman work ten years to change a man, then complain he's not the man she married?
Marriage can wait, education cannot.
I don't want to be married, just to be married. I can't think of anything lonelier than spending the rest of my life with someone I can't talk to, or worse, someone I can't be silent with.
There is one thing more exasperating than a wife who can cook and won't, and that's a wife who can't cook and will.
The trouble with some women is that they get all excited about nothing - and then marry him.
The trouble is not that I am single and likely to stay single, but that I am lonely and likely to stay lonely.
What we wait around a lifetime for with one person, we can find in a moment with someone else.
When I said I would die a bachelor, I did not think I should live till I were married.
Men are my hobby, if I ever got married I'd have to give it up.
I wouldn't want to marry anybody who was wicked, but I think I'd like it if he could be wicked and wouldn't.
Friendship is vital in a marital relationship. Sex alone will not bring a couple closer together; in fact, it will all too soon throw them apart if the higher instinct of true love and friendship is not predominant
Any so-called soul mates who have not yet extinguished their sexual appetites are not truly united as soul mates
When you find a man you wish to marry... remember this: You will know what kind of man he is not by the things he says, but by the things he does.
When one marriage partner tries to control the other, it shows a lack of real love. But when they express their love in continual thoughtfulness for the true happiness of the other, it becomes divine love
When sex is made the most important part of a marriage, the couple lose interest in one another when the initial blush of sensual gratification pales
People who want to marry should first have to learn to control their emotions. Two people placed together in the arena of marriage without this training battle worse than opponents in a World War! Wars, at least, come to an end after a time
Marriage should be honored by husband and wife as an opportunity for nurturing growth and understanding through mutual exchange of their finest qualities
One should get married only when one finds soul unity with a proper mate. And the two thus united in holy vows should remain together, steadfastly loyal to one another.
A woman is motivated primarily by feeling, and man by reason; marriage is meant to balance these qualities
Success in marriage is very difficult if partners expect too much from their spouses. When each demands fulfillment from the other & that demand is not met, they become enemies. A lasting and fulfilling marriage is in most cases impossible without spirituality
The culmination of marriage between soul mates is distinguished by the fact that the husband and wife no longer live on the sexual plane—not by forced abstinence, but in transcendence
Two persons who unite their lives to help each other toward divine realization are founding their marriage on the right basis: unconditional friendship
If President Barack Obama wants me to allow marriage for same-sex couples in my country (Zimbabwe), he must come here so that I marry him first.
Spiritual marriage consisted in the feminine force or feeling uniting with the masculine force or reason and thus becoming whole in oneness with God
When two souls come together and bring out the wholeness in each other and ultimately unite with Spirit, that union is a true marriage between soul mates
People who marry and divorce time and again never give the seeds of divine love a chance to grow on the soil of faithful commitment
The spiritual purpose of family life is to expand one's consciousness through the cultivation of purifying divine love and friendship that is not conditioned by sex or any selfish motivation
Marriage is unnecessary and hampering for those who, renunciants at heart, are intensely seeking God
An ideal human marriage is the communion of two souls
If one marries out of necessity, he will have to reincarnate to reach the point where he wants to live only for God
So I began to think maybe it was true that when you were married and had children it was like being brainwashed, and afterward you went about as numb as a slave in a totalitarian state.
It's a match made in heaven...by a retarded angel.
I ask you to pass through life at my side-to be my second self, and best earthly companion.
Errors in choosing matrimonial candidates, divorces, and multiple marriages are frantic misguided efforts arising from the soul's pure desire to find one's real-life companion.
An unhappy alternative is before you, Elizabeth. From this day you must be a stranger to one of your parents. Your mother will never see you again if you do not marry Mr. Collins, and I will never see you again if you do.
A husband and wife should be loyal to each other and try to make each other happy in every way. The spiritual wife should not forsake the unspiritual husband, nor should the spiritual husband forsake the unspiritual wife
And she's got brains enough for two, which is the exact quantity the girl who marries you will need.
First establish yourself irrevocably on the divine path; then if you marry you won't make a mistake.