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    Those who talk most about the blessings of marriage and the
    constancy of its vows are the very people who declare that if the
    chain were broken and the prisoners were left free to choose, the
    whole social fabric would fly asunder. You can't have the
    argument both ways. If the prisoner is happy, why lock him in?
    If he is not, why pretend that he is?

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The homegrown tomato is best
(in reference to choosing a marriage partner).

The homegrown tomato is best
(in reference to choosing a marriage partner).

by Ross Lockridge Found in: Marriage Quotes,
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Marriage is like a phone call in the night: first the ring, and then you wake up.

Marriage is like a phone call in the night: first the ring, and then you wake up.

by Evelyn Hendrickson Found in: Marriage Quotes,
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The one charm about marriage is that it makes a life of deception absolutely necessary for both parties.

The one charm about marriage is that it makes a life of deception absolutely necessary for both parties.

by Oscar Wilde Found in: Marriage Quotes,
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Is not marriage an open question, when it is alleged, from the beginning of the world, that such as are read more

Is not marriage an open question, when it is alleged, from the beginning of the world, that such as are in the institution wish to get out, and such as are out wish to get in?

by Ralph Waldo Emerson Found in: Marriage Quotes,
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A man marries to have a home, but also because he doesn't want to be bothered with sex and all read more

A man marries to have a home, but also because he doesn't want to be bothered with sex and all that sort of thing.

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Marriage is our last, best chance to grow up.

Marriage is our last, best chance to grow up.

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I have always thought that every woman should marry, and no man.

I have always thought that every woman should marry, and no man.

by Benjamin Disraeli Found in: Marriage Quotes,
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Once you are married, there is nothing left for you, not even suicide.

Once you are married, there is nothing left for you, not even suicide.

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I think men who have a pierced ear are better prepared for marriage. They've experienced pain and bought jewelry.

I think men who have a pierced ear are better prepared for marriage. They've experienced pain and bought jewelry.

by Rita Rudner Found in: Marriage Quotes,
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