Conjugal Quotes


  • Marriage should be a duet - when one sings, the other claps. - Joe Murray
  • A happy home is one in which each spouse grants the possibility that the other may be right, though neither believes it. - Don Fraser
  • More marriages might survive if the partners realized that sometimes the better comes after the worse. - Doug Larson
  • One advantage of marriage is that, when you fall out of love with him or he falls out of love with you, it keeps you together until you fall in again. - Judith Viorst
  • Marriage resembles a pair of shears, so joined that they cannot be separated; often moving in opposite directions, yet always punishing anyone who comes between them. - Sydney Smith
  • It isn't tying himself to one woman that a man dreads when he thinks of marrying; it's separating himself from all the others. - Helen Rowland
  • A marriage without conflicts is almost as inconceivable as a nation without crises. - Andre' Maurois
  • The value of marriage is not that adults produce children, but that children produce adults. - Peter De Vries
  • Getting married is easy. Staying married is more difficult. Staying happily married for a lifetime should rank among the fine arts. - Roberta Flack
  • A wedding anniversary is the celebration of love, trust, partnership, tolerance and tenacity. The order varies for any given year. - Paul Sweeney
  • The concept of two people living together for 25 years without a serious dispute suggests a lack of spirit only to be admired in sheep. - A.P. Herbert
  • Story writers say that love is concerned only with young people, and the excitement and glamour of romance end at the altar. How blind they are. The best romance is inside marriage; the finest love stories come after the wedding, not before. - Irving Stone
  • A happy marriage is the world's best bargain. - O.A. Battista
  • Marrying for love may be a bit risky, but it is so honest that God can't help but smile on it. - Josh Billings
  • The particular charm of marriage is the duologue, the permanent conversation between two people who talk over everything and everyone. - Cyril Connolly
  • In a successful marriage, there is no such thing as one's way. There is only the way of both, only the bumpy, dusty, difficult, but always mutual path. - Phyllis McGinley
  • Chains do not hold a marriage together. It is threads, hundreds of tiny threads, which sew people together through the years. - Simone Signoret
  • The greatest of all arts is the art of living together. - William Lyon Phelps
  • A happy marriage is a long conversation that always seems too short. - Andre' Maurois
  • The goal in marriage is not to think alike, but to think together. - Robert C. Dodds
  • The difference between courtship and marriage is the difference between the pictures in a seed catalogue and what comes up. - James Wharton
  • Marriage has many pains, but celibacy has no pleasures. - Samuel Johnson
  • A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person. - Mignon Mclaughlin
  • You don't marry one person; you marry three: the person you think they are, the person they are, and the person they are going to become as the result of being married to you. - Richard Needham
  • Marriage is like twirling a baton, turning handsprings or eating with chopsticks. It looks easy until you try it. - Helen Rowland
  • All that a husband or wife really wants is to be pitied a little, praised a little, appreciated a little. - Oliver Goldsmith
  • Love is moral even without legal marriage, but marriage is immoral without love. - Ellen Key
  • Marriage is like vitamins: we supplement each other's minimum daily requirements - Kathy Mohnke
  • Never marry for money. Ye'll borrow it cheaper - Scottish Proverb
  • In every marriage more than a week old, there are grounds for divorce. The trick is to find, and continue to find, grounds for marriage - Robert Anderson
  • What counts in making a happy marriage is not so much how compatible you are, but how you deal with incompatibility - George Levinger
  • We all have a childhood dream that when there is love, everything goes like silk, but the reality is that marriage requires a lot of compromise - Raquel Welch
  • Almost no one is foolish enough to imagine that he automatically deserves great success in any field of activity; yet almost everyone believes that he automatically deserves success in marriage - Sydney J. Harris
  • If you made a list of reasons why any couple got married, and another list of the reasons for their divorce, you'd have a lot of over-lapping - Mignon Mclaughlin
  • The cure for love is marriage, and the cure for marriage is love again - Unknown
  • Love me when I least deserve it, because that is when I really need it - Swedish Proverb
  • The bonds of matrimony are like any other bonds - they mature slowly - Peter De Vries
  • The marriages we regard as the happiest are those in which each of the partners believes that he or she got the best of it - Sydney J. Harris       

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