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"Yes, I have 'failed' at marriage - a lot." - Tracy Mcmillan

"There is no loneliness like that of a failed marriage." - Alexander Theroux

"I failed at the biggest things there are in life. I failed in my health, I failed in my marriage, I failed in everything, and I've picked myself up and gone on." - Sharon Stone

"I love marriage. I failed at marriage, but I'd rather go into anything with gusto and fail than go into it half-assed." - Kirstie Alley

"I don't consider my marriages as failures! It's idiotic to assume that because a marriage ends, it's failed." - Margaret Mead

"A good marriage is different to a happy marriage." - Debra Winger

"Marriage: a souvenir of love." - Helen Rowland

"Marriage is lonelier than solitude." - Adrienne Rich

"The highest happiness on earth is marriage. Every man who is happily married is a successful man even if he has failed in everything else." - William Lyon Phelps

"I've often thought if I didn't make my marriage work, I would have failed at my one true shot at happiness." - Bethenny Frankel

"When our students fail, we, as teachers, too, have failed." - Marva Collins

"Who struggles can fail. Who doesn't struggle has already failed!" - Bertolt Brecht

"I've been married for 49 years. Where have I failed?" - Henny Youngman

"None of you has ever failed. School may have failed you. Goodbye to failure, children. Welcome to success." - Marva Collins

"Keep our marriage alive, and farewell." - Augustus

"marriage is a very long process ..." - Elizabeth Goudge

"Marriage is the aftermath of love." - Noel Coward

"[Marriage is] a world-without-end bargain." - William Shakespeare

"Marriage is the sunset of love." - Proverbs

"Marriage is destinie, made in heaven." - John Lyly

"Love is often the fruit of marriage." - Moliere

"Books and marriage go ill together." - Moliere

"I've always been wary of marriage." - Cynthia Nixon

"Marriage is a gamble, let's be honest." - Yoko Ono

"We live too long for one marriage." - Yoko Ono

"Marriage has failed because you could not rise to the standard that you were expecting of marriage, of the concept of marriage. You were brutal, you were, you were full of jealousies, you were full of lust; you had never known really what love is. In the name of love, you tried everything which is just the opposite of love: possessiveness, domination, power." - Rajneesh

"Somebody who has been in a very bad wreck is going to be very conscientious about not speeding through a yellow light... You just learn so many good lessons when you go through a failed marriage." - Amy Grant

"In a difficult marriage, both of us have failed each other. Even though one may be the major problem,you also have failed often in the way you have responded to them, the way you have treated them, in the way you have handled your hurt and your pain." - Gary Chapman

"This (multicultural) approach has failed, utterly failed," - Angela Merkel

"I failed chemistry. I almost failed algebra." - Taye Diggs

"I could be wrong, but I think heterosexual marriage is threatened more by heterosexuals. I don't know why gay marriage challenges my marriage in any way." - Elizabeth Edwards

"The very first company I started failed with a great bang. The second one failed a little bit less, but still failed. The third one, you know, proper failed, but it was kind of okay. I recovered quickly. Number four almost didn't fail. It still didn't really feel great, but it did okay. Number five was PayPal." - Max Levchin

"I quit being afraid when my first venture failed and the sky didn't fall down." - Al Neuharth

"Old men declare war because they have failed to solve complex political and economic problems." - Art Hoppe

"I never failed once. It just happened to be a 2000-step process." - Thomas A Edison

"When everything else failed, we can still become immortal by making an enormous blunder..." - John Kenneth Galbraith

"Never give a man up until he has failed at something he likes." - Lewis E. Lawes

"We'd failed, maybe, but some mysteries aren't meant to be solved." - John Green

"Loneliness is failed solitude." - Sherry Turkle

"Egypt is going to be, potentially, a failed state if we don't help them." - Michael T. Flynn

"Photographers are failed painters." - Paul Theroux

"Against men habituated to lawless force, violent punishment failed to bring the violence under control." - Barbara Tuchman

"He has been trying to sing Love into existence again And he has failed" - Margaret Atwood

"Environmentalism has failed." - David Suzuki

"If the marriage ain't happy, ain't nobody happy." - Scott Gardner

"Marriage is our last, best chance to grow up." - Joseph Barth

"All weddings are similar, but every marriage is different." - John Berger

"Private practice and marriage - those twin extinguishers of science." - Paul Broca

"Marriage is what marriage is ... It's like going out and saying, 'That tree is a car.' Well, the tree's not a car. A tree's a tree. Marriage is marriage." - Rick Santorum

"Marriage is the agreement to let a family happen." - Betty Jane Wylie

"Life after death is as improbable as sex after marriage!" - Madeline Kahn

"the marriage twists, holds firm, a sailor's knot." - Anne Sexton

"Marriage follows on love as smoke on flame." - Nicolas Chamfort

"The marriage vow is an absurdity imposed by society." - George Sand

"Any good marriage involves a certain amount of play-acting." - Margaret Millar

"[On same-sex marriage:] No woman would do that." - Queen Victoria

"Marriage, as practised by high society, is arranged indecency." - Nicolas Chamfort

"Female murderers get sheaves of offers of marriage." - George Bernard Shaw

"There is no marriage in Heaven, but there is love." - Edgar Lee Masters

"In the beginning, a monkey evolutioned gay marriage." - Stephen Colbert

"I like marriage. I've been married three times." - Ivan Slavkov

"You never can see into someone else's marriage." - Sean Stewart

"Marriage is the only evil that men pray for." - Proverbs

"Marriage is one long conversation, checkered by disputes." - Robert Louis Stevenson

"What else goes wrong for a woman - except her marriage?" - Euripides

"More belongs to marriage than four legs in a bed." - Rainer Maria Rilke

"Stability is why society has an interest in marriage." - Gene Robinson

"I yearned for a long, happy marriage with one person." - Ginger Rogers

"I have a lot of respect for marriage." - Dominic Monaghan

"Marriage, a market which has nothing free but the entrance." - Michel De Montaigne

"Marriage is such a mark of adulthood in my mind." - Mandy Moore

"Marriage, like death, is a debt we owe to nature." - Julia Ward Howe

"It is not marriage that fails; it is people that fail. All that marriage does is to show people up." - Harry Emerson Fosdick

"Marriage is worse than dying. Why stay with one person for fifty years? We advise against marriage." - Joey Ramone

"A storybook marriage? No, not at all. What Mitt Romney and I have is a real marriage." - Ann Romney

"Wit is the sudden marriage of ideas which before their marriage were not perceived to have any relationship." - Mark Twain

"Gay marriage won't be more of an issue 25 years from now than interracial marriage is today." - Jared Polis

"Heather knows why and when her marriage ended with Richie and she knows why my marriage ended with Charlie." - Denise Richards

"Why has marriage failed? In the first place, we raised it to unnatural standards. We tried to make it something permanent, something sacred, without knowing even the abc of sacredness, without knowing anything about the eternal. Our intentions were good but our understanding was very small, almost negligible. So instead of marriage becoming something of a heaven, it has become a hell. Instead of becoming sacred, it has fallen even below profanity." - Rajneesh

"I failed eating, failed drinking, failed not cutting myself into shreds. Failed friendship. Failed sisterhood and daughterhood. Failed mirrors and scales and phone calls. Good thing I'm stable." - Laurie Halse Anderson

"Mom also hinted a couple of times that it was good I was going to college, since with one failed marriage behind me, I 'd have trouble landing a good husband and would need something to fall back on. "A package that's been opened once doesn't have the same appeal"." - Jeannette Walls

"The major problem of life is learning how to handle the costly interruptions. The door that slams shut, the plan that got sidetracked, the marriage that failed. Or that lovely poem that didn't get written because someone knocked on the door." - Martin Luther King, Jr.

"After my second marriage failed... I said, 'You know, could I have a relationship with a man? A loving relationship with a man that would involve intimacy?' For a while, before I did get into a relationship, I saw, for a few years, either women or men. And I found that I could be attracted to both." - Clive Davis

"People should not judge failed love affairs as failed experiences, but as part of the growth process. Something does not have to end well for it to have been one of the most valuable experiences of a lifetime." - Ethel Person

"When I have tried and failed, I shall have failed." - Sophocles

"Music is my religion. Music is the only thing that has never failed me. People let you down, music won't." - Gary Bartz

"I have failed many times, but I have never gone into a game expecting myself to fail." - Michael Jordan

"You may have failed, but you are not a failure. That's what you did. That's not who you are." - Joel Osteen

"The Obama experiment has failed" - John Thune

"Doubtless the lunatic asylums of the world are filled with unfortunate women who have failed to see my charms." - Cassandra Clare

"Most cartoonists are failed actors." - Milton Caniff

"Design cannot rescue failed content." - Edward Tufte

"Armenag Saroyan was the failed poet, the failed Presbyterian preacher, the failed American, the failed theological student." - William Saroyan

"Communism has failed; capitalism has failed; common sense has failed; now has to fail stupidity." - William C. Brown

"A man imagines a happy marriage as a marriage of love; even if he makes fun of marriages that are without love, or feels sorry for lovers who are without marriage." - Gilbert K Chesterton

"The secret to having a good marriage is to understand that marriage must be total, it must be permanent, and it must be equal." - Frank Pittman

"Optimism is America's birthright.... There is no social problem Americans dare not attack. No problem, that is, except one: about marriage, and marriage alone, we despair." - Maggie Gallagher

"Marriage is memory, marriage is time." - Joan Didion

"marriage is an extraordinary thing - and I doubt if any outsider - even a child of the marriage - has the right to judge." - Agatha Christie

"I am very happy that he [Pope Fransis] did clarify this [marriage defenition], because the other situations can be partnership, can be relations, but certainly not marriage." - Christoph Schonborn

"Marriage is marriage. Everybody has problems." - Mel Gibson

"Oh, I don't think religion has failed. It's man who has failed. Christ hasn't failed. The Gospel hasn't failed. The teachings of God have not failed." - Gordon B Hinckley

"Marriage is the most advanced form of warfare in the modern world." - Malcolm Bradbury

"There is such pleasure in long-term marriage that I really would hate to be my age and not have had a long-term marriage. Remember, sustaining a pleasurable, long-term marriage takes effort, deliberateness and an intention to learn about one another. In other words, marriage is for grown-ups." - Cokie Roberts

"Marriage, the family unit, was the "original Department of Health, Education and Welfare."" - Michael Novak

"Marriage is a career which brings about more benefits than many others." - Simone De Beauvoir

"The best romance is inside marriage; the finest love stories come after the wedding, not before." - Irving Stone

"The great thing about marriage is that it creates trust, the most precious of things." - Theodore Zeldin

"A good marriage is each for the other and two against the world." - Robert Breault

"Marriage, like a submarine, is only safe if you get all the way inside." - Frank Pittman

"Marriage isn't supposed to make you happy - it's supposed to make you married." - Frank Pittman

"Oh, he was asking to have an open marriage and I refused." - Newt Gingrich

"Marriage is like pantyhose. It all depends on what you put into it." - Phyllis Schlafly

"The whole pleasure of marriage is that it is a perpetual crisis." - Gilbert K Chesterton

"Bad jokes and gay marriage are destroying this country. But torture can save it." - Jon Stewart

"Marriage is three parts love and seven parts forgiveness of sins." - Laozi

"A happy marriage is still the greatest treasure within the gift of fortune." - Eden Phillpotts

"Every time someone takes a sip of Guinness, a part of straight marriage dies," - Bobby Jindal

"Gay marriage acceptance is happening in the blink of an eye." - P. J. O'Rourke

"A marriage of opposites - modern elements with antique pieces - highlights both their individuality and compatibility." - Nancy Price

"Marriage is like the Middle East, isn't it? There's no solution." - Willy Russell

"My objection is not that it's pro-gay but that it appears to be anti-marriage." - Michael Medved

"Love is a fever which marriage puts to bed and cures." - Richard J Needham

"Marriage was a form of insanity; love hovering permanently on the edge of aggravation." - Liane Moriarty

"Marriage is a lottery, but you can't tear up your ticket if you lose." - F.M. Knowles

"Rich in fit epithets, blest in the lovely marriage of pure words." - Anthony Brewer

"Every marriage moves either toward enhancing one another's glory or toward degrading each other." - Dan B. Allender

"Just because a marriage ended didn't mean that it hadn't been happy at times." - Liane Moriarty

"After forty years of marriage we still stood with broken swords in our hands." - Enid Bagnold

"Marriage. The beginning and the end are wonderful. But the middle part is hell." - Enid Bagnold

"Love is a matter of give and take - marriage, a matter of misgive and mistake." - Helen Rowland

"Fortunately for women, most men mistake loneliness for love before marriage, and habit for happiness afterward." - Helen Rowland

"to marry without love betrays as surely as to love without marriage ..." - Louisa May Alcott

"marriage is usually considered the grave, and not the cradle of love." - Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

"Evidently, whatever else marriage might prevent, it was not a remedy for isolation of spirit." - Ellen Glasgow

"marriage is mostly puttin' up with things, I reckon, when it ain't makin' believe." - Ellen Glasgow

"Given two tempers and the time, the ordinary marriage produces anarchy ..." - Ellen Glasgow

"In a happy marriage there is a continuous dense magnetic sense of communication." - Iris Murdoch

"At the end of a marriage it is difficult to recall the beginning." - Shirley Ann Grau

"Marriage! ... Why, it is like living in a thimble with a hippopotamus!" - Phyllis Bottome

"Marriage is ridiculous." - Goldie Hawn

"Take it from me, marriage isn't a word - it's a sentence." - King Vidor

"Marriage is hardly a thing one can do now and then, except in America." - Oscar Wilde

"A system could not well have been devised more studiously hostile to human happiness than marriage." - Percy Bysshe Shelley

"Many a marriage hardly differs from prostitution, except being harder to escape from." - Bertrand Russell

"Marriage is a bargain, and somebody has to get the worst end of the bargain." - Helen Rowland

"Nothing will undermine your effectiveness as a leader faster than a bad marriage." - Michael Hyatt

"The 'perfect marriage' of food and wine should allow for infidelity"." - Roy Andries De Groot

"Love means never having to say you're sorry. Marriage means apologizing when you know you're right." - Dana Gould

"Marriage is supposed to be permanent. It's like a tattoo that yells at you." - Dov Davidoff



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