Never marry at all... Men marry because they are tired, women, because they are curious: both are disappointed.
Men marry women with the hope they will never change. Women marry men with the hope they will change. Invariably they are both disappointed.
It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages.
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
Instead of getting married again, I'm going to find a woman I don't like and give her a house.
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.
A good marriage is where both people feel like they're getting the better end of the deal.
You plant a coconut & a mango tree in your garden, when they were saplings they were of the same height, you thought they will get along pretty well, if both of them remain stunted & never grow, they will remain compatible, same height, everything; But if both of them grow to their full potential, they will grow to different heights, shapes & possibilities
It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife.
Relationship + Marriage quotes ⇑Relationship Quotes
If you want to live sensibly and joyfully, it is important to remember, marriage is a human arrangement, not a celestial one
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
What we wait around a lifetime for with one person, we can find in a moment with someone else.
What you need to make your marriage successful is not the perfect person. What you need is absolute integrity.
Marriage means weaving two lives into one. Thinking, feeling, and living beyond yourself can be a stepping stone to ultimate union.
A marriage is not an absolute thing that you can do once and forget. It is an active partnership.
Your marriage, relationships work to the extent you are willing to involve and give yourself to the process
Being together is the beginning. Working together is the middle. Dissolving together is the ultimate.
A spouse is not a destination but a fellow traveler
Love + Marriage quotes ⇑Love Quotes
To be fully seen by somebody, then, and be loved anyhow - this is a human offering that can border on miraculous.
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.
Now you're calling your success with somebody as love, that's a mistake. You have a success story with somebody - that is, you have created pleasantness in the atmosphere between you and the other person. You're calling that love; no that is actually success because that needs lots of management.
Most people are competent of using love to fulfill the domestic needs but to go beyond that they are not ready. When one is ready and another is not ready or one is making an effort and another doesn't have the effort, then it feels like somebody is becoming a doormat
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
Funny + Marriage quotes ⇑Funny Quotes
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.
When you were 3-4 years of age you're 100% for marriage, not yours your parents', again when you become 45-50 again you're 100% for marriage, but between 18-35 you're questioning the whole process. Because where the physical body is dominant, at that time if you give in to that then it will question every institution
You don't have to talk about marriage and divorce in same breath as if they come together. This is a completely American idea
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
You would be naturally, one hundred percent pleasant within yourself if you make yourself the way you want yourself to be. Without doing that, you had no business to get married, if you ask me. At least one life could have been saved
If something happens, something entirely went wrong & no way to fix 2 people and they went apart, that's unfortunate, but why should you ever talk about marriage and divorce in one breath? It's a crime to think on those lines. But if it so happens & they have to separate that will any way inevitably happen. You don't have to plan it at the time of wedding
They say marriages are made in heaven. It is just that some people turn it into hell.
All Marriage Quotes ⇑
When in a relationship, a real man doesn't make his woman jealous of others, he makes others jealous of his woman.
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.
If I get married, I want to be very married.
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.
Marriage can wait, education cannot.
Why does a woman work ten years to change a man, then complain he's not the man she married?
I came from a big family. As a matter of fact, I never got to sleep alone until I was married.
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.
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.
I thought people are getting married to multiply their joy. If they are getting married to multiply their misery I think we need a law to stop this
Any so-called soul mates who have not yet extinguished their sexual appetites are not truly united as soul mates
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
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.
Marriage should be honored by husband and wife as an opportunity for nurturing growth and understanding through mutual exchange of their finest qualities
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.
The trouble is not that I am single and likely to stay single, but that I am lonely and likely to stay lonely.
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.
When I said I would die a bachelor, I did not think I should live till I were married.
The trouble with some women is that they get all excited about nothing - and then marry him.
Men are my hobby, if I ever got married I'd have to give it up.
You should not get married because everybody is getting married. You should not get a job because everybody is getting one. You should not go to school because everybody is going to school. You should go to wherever you go with a specific purpose as to what you want out of it.. it should be about enhancing your life
It's important we understand that if we make this (oneself) piece of life a pleasant piece of life, this is the fundamental thing - if you do this, after that you decide whether you need marriage, you don't need marriage, you need children, you don't need children, all these things you decide later. When this is miserable, you have no business to multiply it
Marriage is about bringing sanctity to the simple basic needs that every human being has. There are physical, psychological, economic, emotional, social.. needs. To fulfill all these we set up an institution called marriage where all these can be conducted in a sensible manner, if we did it on the street like every other creature it would turn ugly for us
If you have a better alternative, damn the marriage but you have not come up with a better alternative because a stable situation is a must for a child.
What most people are calling marriage right now is just a whole bundle of expectations about how the other person should make heaven for you. If you're trying to extract happiness out of somebody, you will be disappointed.
In marriages, there are divergent expectations. The woman expects the man to change. The man expects the woman to never change
Relationships are not about extracting happiness but about giving joy to the other. Short journeys can be made alone, long journeys need reliable and resilient Relationships.
Whether it is your work, your marriage, your family... you started all these things willingly, because you wanted them in your life. But then you forgot why you started this, and now you are giving unwillingly and it has become a painful process
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
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
Spiritual marriage consisted in the feminine force or feeling uniting with the masculine force or reason and thus becoming whole in oneness with God
Two persons who unite their lives to help each other toward divine realization are founding their marriage on the right basis: unconditional friendship
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
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
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.
Marriage is not about compatibility, companionship, or extracting happiness. It is an opportunity to achieve a union that will open up a greater possibility
The idea of building relationships is that it's of support on all levels of life. In emotion, profession, domestic situation, companionship, in arranging & organizing our lives, two people - two brains & two bodies - can do better than one person.
It's not so much “Happy wife, happy life,” as “Unhappy wife, unhappy life.”
An ideal human marriage is the communion of two souls
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
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.
Marriage is unnecessary and hampering for those who, renunciants at heart, are intensely seeking God
If one marries out of necessity, he will have to reincarnate to reach the point where he wants to live only for God
I ask you to pass through life at my side-to be my second self, and best earthly companion.
It's a match made in heaven...by a retarded angel.
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.
First establish yourself irrevocably on the divine path; then if you marry you won't make a mistake.
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
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.
And she's got brains enough for two, which is the exact quantity the girl who marries you will need.