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    He that hath a wife and children hath given hostages to fortune;
    for they are impediments to great enterprises, either of virtue
    or mischief.

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House and riches are the inheritance of fathers: and a prudent
wife is from the Lord.

House and riches are the inheritance of fathers: and a prudent
wife is from the Lord.

by Bible Found in: Matrimony Quotes,
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To love, cherish, and to obey.

To love, cherish, and to obey.

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Marriage and hanging go by destiny; matches are made in heaven.

Marriage and hanging go by destiny; matches are made in heaven.

by Robert Burton Found in: Matrimony Quotes,
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With this ring I thee wed, with my body I thee worship, and with
all my worldly goods I read more

With this ring I thee wed, with my body I thee worship, and with
all my worldly goods I thee endow.

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No jealousy their dawn of love o'ercast,
Nor blasted were their wedded days with strife;
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No jealousy their dawn of love o'ercast,
Nor blasted were their wedded days with strife;
Each season looked delightful as it past,
To the fond husband and the faithful wife.

by James Beattie Found in: Matrimony Quotes,
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'Cause grace and virtue are within
Prohibited degrees of kin;
And therefore no true saint allows,
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'Cause grace and virtue are within
Prohibited degrees of kin;
And therefore no true saint allows,
They shall be suffer'd to espouse.

by Samuel Butler Found in: Matrimony Quotes,
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A woman needs a stronger head than her own for counsel--she
should marry.
[Sp., Una muger no tiene.
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A woman needs a stronger head than her own for counsel--she
should marry.
[Sp., Una muger no tiene.
Valor para el consejo, y la conviene Casarse.]

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My most brilliant achievement was my ability to be able to
persuade my wife to marry me.

My most brilliant achievement was my ability to be able to
persuade my wife to marry me.

by Charles Churchill Found in: Matrimony Quotes,
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I'd rather die Maid, and lead apes in Hell
Than wed an inmate of Silenus' Cell.

I'd rather die Maid, and lead apes in Hell
Than wed an inmate of Silenus' Cell.

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