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Wanting Marriage Quotes


"I've had lots of offers of marriage and from women wanting to have my kids." - Gareth Gates

"They that Marry for Money cannot have the true Satisfaction of Marriage; the requisite Means being wanting." - William Penn

"Marriage is a great institution." - Elizabeth Taylor

"God invented concubinage, satan marriage." - Francis Picabia

"I definitely believe in marriage." - Michael Strahan

"What is marriage, is marriage protection or religion, is marriage renunciation or abundance, is marriage a stepping-stone or an end. What is marriage." - Gertrude Stein

"There's always this thing of wanting to be elsewhere." - Charlotte Gainsbourg

"Everybody has their own ways of wanting to do things." - Kevin Drew

"You're saying, no, state said two kinds of marriage; the full marriage, and then this sort of skim-milk marriage." - Ruth Bader Ginsburg

"Adultery ... could be as banal as marriage." - Gustave Flaubert

"However the marriage is there severe." - Tacitus

"Marriage is rather a silly habit." - John Osborne

"I believe in marriage and fidelity." - Gloria Vanderbilt

"Marriage: A friendship recognized by the police." - Robert Louis Stevenson

"Not cohabitation but consensus constitutes marriage." - Marcus Tullius Cicero

"I'm not a marriage expert, quite clearly." - Cathy Freeman

"I believe in traditional marriage and I believe in the Defense of Marriage Act." - Herman Cain

"The birth of a child is in many ways the end of a marriage - marriage including a child has to be reinvented, and reinvented at a time when both husband and wife are under unprecedented stress and the wife is exhausted, physically drained, and emotionally in shock. A man's conflict between wanting his child to have a mother and wanting to have the mother to himself is potentially intolerable." - Susan Cheever

"Wanting contact I'm wanting contact I'm wanting contact with you." - Peter Gabriel

"Relationships are complicated, but happiness in a relationship isn't: It's just wanting exactly what you have. Wanting something else is dispiriting." - Carolyn Hax

"I started out wanting to write great poems, then wanting to discover true poems. Now, I want to be the poem." - Mark Nepo

"Where sense is wanting, everything is wanting." - Benjamin Franklin

"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

"Women's total instinct for gambling is satisfied by marriage" - Gloria Steinem

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

"Anybody's marriage might benefit from an occasional embargo on talk." - Richard Yates

"The only grounds for divorce in California are marriage." - Cher

"I am lucky in marriage and in dogs." - Jon Katz

"Marriage is... the union of hands and hearts." - Jeremy Taylor

"Marriage is neither heaven nor hell, it is simply purgatory." - Abraham Lincoln

"Many a good hanging prevents a bad marriage." - William Shakespeare

"I prepare myself for rehearsals like I would for marriage." - Maria Callas

"Marriage requires a special talent, like acting. Monogamy requires genius." - Warren Beatty

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

"In America, we are demanding everything from our marriage." - Helen Fisher

"I don't know if I'm built for marriage." - Jamie Foxx

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

"Stress is caused by being 'here' but wanting to be 'there'." - Eckhart Tolle

"Yoga began with the first person wanting to be healthy and happy all the time." - Swami Satchidananda

"Practice not wanting, desiring, judging, doing, fighting, knowing. Practice just being. Everything will fall into place." - James Frey

"When you say Sharia, even to a Muslim, it's understood in vastly different ways, in many ways it's part of an identity and most Muslims when they talk about wanting Sharia to play a role in their lives really mean it in so far as it talks about family law, you know, issues like, as I said marriage, divorce." - Mark Durie

"First, I was opposed to gay marriage because it seemed like one more way that gays were wanting to assimilate. When I realized the Christian right was so opposed to it, as well as tyrannical governments in Africa and Russia, I thought, 'It must be a good thing to fight for.'" - Edmund White

"It's none of my business what somebody's [orientation is]. Now, when somebody makes it my business, like on gay marriage, I'm going to stand up and say I don't support gay marriage. I support marriage between men and women." - George W Bush

"Faith means wanting God and wanting to want nothing else." - Brennan Manning

"We cannot understand without wanting to understand, that is, without wanting to let something be said...Understanding does not occur when we try to intercept what someone wants to say to us by claiming we already know it." - Hans-Georg Gadamer

"There is a difference between being willing to go to Heaven and wanting to stay on Earth-and wanting to go to Heaven while being willing to stay on Earth." - David Berg

"What is life, when wanting love? Night without a morning; Love's the cloudless summer sun, Nature gay adorning." - Robert Burns

"Your children are not your children, they come through you, but they are life itself, wanting to express itself." - Wayne Dyer

"Poetry is the journal of a sea animal living on land, wanting to fly in the air." - Carl Sandburg

"It's a curious, wanting thing." - Sarah Waters

"Wanting to leave is enough." - Cheryl Strayed

"Much energy is wasted in trying to charm others. And in wanting to charm - I tell you, the opposite happens" - Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

"Probably, on some subconscious level, I was motivated by not wanting to spoon-feed any similar flavors." - Feist

"My advice to anyone wanting to get into the music business, is always be ready to learn and remain humble." - Rayvon Owen

"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

"By marriage the husband and wife are one person in law, that is, the very being or legal existence of the woman is suspended during marriage." - William Blackstone

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

"Marriage is the best state for man in general, and every man is a worst man in proportion to the level he is unfit for marriage." - Samuel Johnson

"Today Donald Trump reaffirmed his stance against gay marriage. Trump said marriage is between a rich guy and his much younger third wife." - Conan O'Brien

"It takes both spouses to say, "My self-centeredness is the main problem in my marriage" to have a great marriage." - Timothy Keller

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

"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

"Mutual suspicions of mental inadequacy are common during the first year of any marriage." - James Thurber

"They spent the night in jail, where their progressive views on gay marriage served them well." - Ann Coulter

"The secret to a happy marriage? Do whatever your wife tells you. 'Yes, dear.' And breathe." - Denzel Washington

"Marriage is commonly a meal wherein the soup is better than the desert." - Austin O'Malley

"Before marriage a man yearns for a woman. Afterward the y is silent." - William A. Clark

"Marriage is ridiculous." - Goldie Hawn

"The divorce has lasted way longer than the marriage, but finally it's over." - Nora Ephron

"Impersonal criticism?is like an impersonal fist fight or an impersonal marriage, and as successful." - George Jean Nathan

"There's no sense in improving your marriage until you are secure with God." - Francis Chan

"Marriage can be complicated." - Molly Shannon

"Thrift, thrift, Horatio. The funeral bak'd meats Did coldly furnish forth the marriage tables." - William Shakespeare

"The first breath of adultery is the freest; after it, constraints aping marriage appear." - John Updike

"All tragedies are finished by a death, All comedies are ended by a marriage." - Lord Byron

"Our marriage is dead, when the pleasure is fled: 'Twas pleasure first made it an oath." - John Dryden

"Marriage is a noose." - Miguel De Cervantes

"Well, there were three of us in this marriage, so it was a bit crowded." - Diana, Princess of Wales

"Do I support the idea of gay marriage? No, I don't." - Kirk Cameron

"To me, marriage is partly a religious thing and I'm not religious." - Alastair Campbell

"I am a firm believer in marriage. In the future I will be married." - Elisabetta Canalis

"Our black president can't say that he's for gay marriage. That is upsetting to me." - Mario Cantone

"I think that gay marriage should be between a man and a woman." - Arnold Schwarzenegger

"Marriage is like life - it is a field of battle, not a bed of roses." - Robert Louis Stevenson

"Marriage is a commitment for life. It is a permanent, lifelong relationship." - Dada Vaswani

"Whatever's missing in your relationship, including a marriage, is what you're not bringing to it." - Nadine Velazquez

"A marriage is no amusement but a solemn act, and generally a sad one." - Queen Victoria

"Marriage is a great institution, but I'm not ready for an institution." - Mae West

"Marriage always demands the greatest understanding of the art of insincerity possible between two human beings." - Vicki Baum

"Having had five husbands, I guess I should know a thing or two about marriage." - Joan Collins

"My marriage to my husband, Bart Conner in 1996 is my proudest personal moment." - Nadia Comaneci

"Courtship is to marriage, as a very witty prologue to a very dull play." - William Congreve

"Marriage is a wonderful invention: then again, so is a bicycle repair kit." - Billy Connolly

"Marriage is wonderful." - Jennifer Aniston

"I have not supported same-sex marriage. I have supported civil partnerships and contractual relationships." - Hillary Clinton

"You know, I believe that marriage is between a man and a woman." - Carly Fiorina

"Despite the myth that men are less committed, they are predisposed to desire marriage." - Helen Fisher

"Marriage is nature's way of keeping us from fighting with strangers." - Alan King

"If you want to read about love and marriage, you've got to buy two separate books." - Alan King

"Marriage is sacred and protected and has nothing to do with violating our civil rights." - Jack Kingston

"I have married thriteen couples. I'm about to do a marriage next month." - Sally Kirkland

"In the future, I want a movie career, kids and a happy marriage." - Vendela Kirsebom

"Always remember that the most important thing in a good marriage is not happiness, but stability." - Gabriel Garcia Marquez

"Sleeping together is a euphemism for people, but tantamount to marriage with cats." - Marge Piercy

"Marriage changes everything." - Marilyn Manson

"I love marriage." - Jeff Bridges

"What Mindy has in common with a lot of women in their mid-30s is that she's obsessed with marriage. It's the entire premise of the 'The Mindy Project'. The pilot is her wanting to get married and her ruining her ex-boyfriend's wedding. For someone who fetishizes marriage so much, we're like, "OK, let's give it to her and let's see if it's as good as she thinks it's going to be." That's been the fun of the beginning part of this season is showing her what the challenges are of being married." - Mindy Kaling

"I am not against marriage - I am for love. If love becomes your marriage, good; but don't hope that marriage can bring love. That is not possible. Love can become a marriage. You have to work very consciously to transform your love into a marriage. Ordinarily, people destroy their love. They do EVERYTHING to destroy it and then they suffer. And they go on saying, 'What went wrong?' They destroy - they do everything to destroy it." - Rajneesh

"The idea that relationships are not a strategy is potent; and the sad commentary proceeds to say that often relationships are seen as a strategy, a means to accomplish great things - except love and relationship are not what is really wanted. We want to appear relational so people will like what we have to offer. It's the difference between wanting a good marriage and loving the person you married." - Scot McKnight

"Contentment is wanting what you have. Ambition is wanting what another has. Progress comes from wanting what nobody has." - Bob Lewis

"I think it was important that I learned to love to dance eventually for its own sake, as opposed to wanting to be a ballerina." - Suzanne Farrell

"Man is a perpetually wanting animal." - Abraham Maslow

"Wanting and needing are two different things." - Richelle Mead

"People ask without wanting to know." - Barbara Kingsolver

"With the proper motivation, that is, a good reason for wanting to do it, your mind can overcome any sort of adversity." - Franz Stampfl

"True compassion does not come from wanting to help out those less fortunate than ourselves but from realizing our kinship with all beings." - Pema Chodron

"Happiness is wanting what you have." - Phyllis Reynolds Naylor

"Always wanting another man than your own." - Thomas Hardy

"He killed himself for wanting to live." - Markus Zusak

"Nothing wrong with wanting to go home." - Stephon Marbury

"Winning isn't everything. Wanting to is." - Catfish Hunter

"Wanting ... is something 'having' cannot cure." - Joe Fortenberry

"Sensuality, wanting a religion, invented Love." - Natalie Clifford Barney

"Wanting is the beginning of getting." - Rumer Godden

"Maybe I've been wanting the wrong things." - Adam Gidwitz

"Nothing is so good it lasts eternally. Perfect situations must go wrong. But this has never yet prevented me wanting far too much for far too long." - Tim Rice

"Never stop wanting for your magic" - Therese Of Lisieux

"Love is wanting others to be happy." - Dalai Lama

"In a serious sense, wanting to change something from the past doesn't work for me - change something you don't enjoy now rather than regretting it later." - Rory Mcilroy

"People have a view of a God who is terrible that they can't even imagine being loving or wanting anything to do with." - Rob Bell

"I started out wanting to coach football." - Lee Majors

"Winning isn't everything, but wanting it is." - Arnold Palmer

"Stupidity lies in wanting to draw conclusions." - Gustave Flaubert

"I was a very wanting child." - Loretta Young

"Maybe wanting to retire is my ambition." - Brenda Blethyn



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