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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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A husband is what is left of the lover after the nerve has been
extracted.

A husband is what is left of the lover after the nerve has been
extracted.

by Bill Cosby Found in: Marriage Quotes,
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Marriage - a book of which the first chapter is written in poetry and the remaining chapters in prose.

Marriage - a book of which the first chapter is written in poetry and the remaining chapters in prose.

by Beverley Nichols Found in: Marriage Quotes,
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One advantage of marriage, it seems to me, is that when you fall out of love with him, or he read more

One advantage of marriage, it seems to me, is that when you fall out of love with him, or he falls out of love with you, it keeps you together until you maybe fall in again.

by Judith Viorst Found in: Marriage Quotes,
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I never knew what real happiness was until I got married. And by then it was too late.

I never knew what real happiness was until I got married. And by then it was too late.

by Max Kauffman Found in: Marriage Quotes,
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Before marriage, a girl has to make love to a man to hold him. After marriage, she has to hold read more

Before marriage, a girl has to make love to a man to hold him. After marriage, she has to hold him to make love to him.

by Marilyn Monroe Found in: Marriage Quotes,
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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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People who love only once in their lives are. . . shallow people. What they call their loyalty, and their read more

People who love only once in their lives are. . . shallow people. What they call their loyalty, and their fidelity, I call either the lethargy of custom or their lack of imagination.

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Women marry men hoping they will change. Men marry women hoping they will not. So each is inevitably disappointed.

Women marry men hoping they will change. Men marry women hoping they will not. So each is inevitably disappointed.

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Marriage is a series of desperate arguments people feel passionately about.

Marriage is a series of desperate arguments people feel passionately about.

by Katharine Hepburn Found in: Marriage Quotes,
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