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    For years [my wedding ring] has done its job. It has led me not
    into temptation. It has reminded my husband numerous times at
    parties that it's time to go home. It has been a source of
    relief to a dinner companion. It has been a status symbol in the
    maternity ward.

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Cursed be the man, the poorest wretch in life,
The crouching vassal, to the tyrant wife,
Who read more

Cursed be the man, the poorest wretch in life,
The crouching vassal, to the tyrant wife,
Who has no will but by her high permission;
Who has not sixpence but in her possession;
Who must to her his dear friend's secret tell;
Who dreads a curtain lecture worse than hell.
Were such the wife had fallen to my part,
I'd break her spirit or I'd break her heart.

by Robert Burns Found in: Matrimony Quotes,
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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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And Adam said, This is the bone of my bones, and flesh of my
flesh: she shall be called read more

And Adam said, This is the bone of my bones, and flesh of my
flesh: she shall be called Woman, because she was taken out of
Man.

by Bible Found in: Matrimony Quotes,
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No jealousy their dawn of love o'ercast,
Nor blasted were their wedded days with strife;
Each season read more

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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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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Oh! how many torments lie in the small circle of a wedding ring.

Oh! how many torments lie in the small circle of a wedding ring.

by Charles Churchill Found in: Matrimony Quotes,
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He that said it was not good for man to be alone, placed the
celibate amongst the inferior states read more

He that said it was not good for man to be alone, placed the
celibate amongst the inferior states of perfection.

by Robert Boyle Found in: Matrimony Quotes,
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He that hath a wife and children hath given hostages to fortune;
for they are impediments to great enterprises, read more

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

by Francis Bacon Found in: Matrimony Quotes,
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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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