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Wanting To Marry Quotes


"How can a man marry wisely in his twenties? The girl he's going to wind up wanting hasn't even been born." - Mignon Mclaughlin

"The young women seem to think that they can only go out with or marry a man who is superior to them. The problem there is that they are wanting to be defeated, as opposed to finding a partner." - Gloria Steinem

"As soon as an American man loves a girl he wants to marry her. This is not only a blunder but it is rather absurd. It is so typical of American men, always wanting to do the noble thing." - Helen Lawrenson

"Ask me to marry you." "Will you marry me?" "No." - John Fowles

"If you wish to marry suitably, marry your equal." - Ovid

"Go figure that. Joseph Morelli with a house, a dog, a steady job, and an SUV. And on odd days of the month he woke up wanting to marry me. It turns out want to marry him on even days of the month, so to date we've been spared commitment." - Janet Evanovich

"Advice to persons about to marry - don't" - Henry Mayhew

"Better to separate than never to marry." - Henry Miller

"I've always wanted to marry Elton John." - Barry Manilow

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

"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

"To marry is to narrow one's possibilities horribly." - Jude Morgan

"To marry is to get a binocular view of life." - William Ralph Inge

"Advise none to marry or go to war." - George Herbert

"There's a big difference, I discovered, between wanting to die and not wanting to live," - Marilyn Manson

"the challenge of nonfiction is to marry art and truth." - Phyllis Rose

"It's nice to marry your best friend. It suits me." - Justin Timberlake

"I dont marry bandmates just to go marrying bandmates." - Valerie June

"The best decision I ever made was to marry Dave." - Sheryl Sandberg

"It is ill to marry in the month of May." - Ovid

"It's always good to marry your best friend." - Marie Curie

"One time I tried to marry a chicken." - Calum Hood

"If you wish to marry well, inquire well." - Dallin H. Oaks

"You should only play pieces that you're willing to marry." - Pepe Romero

"Become the kind of person the kind of person you would like to marry would like to marry." - Douglas Wilson

"Do not pray to marry the one that you love, but to love the one that you marry." - Spencer W. Kimball

"In always wanting to be comfortable, you become lazy. In always wanting perfection, you become angry. In always wanting to be rich, you become greedy." - Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

"He never stopped wanting to save the world." - Ron Reagan

"Something is wanting to science until it has been humanised." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Strength, wanting judgment and policy to rule, overturneth itself." - Horace

"To him that will, waies are not wanting." - George Herbert

"Though strength be wanting, the will to action Merits praise." - Ovid

"In the end, everything is found to be wanting." - Frank Lentricchia

"Faith means not wanting to know what is true." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"Not wanting to die was another universal constant, it seemed." - Robert J. Sawyer

"Wanting to become stronger than everybody else has no meaning." - Christian Tissier

"It's the wanting to know that makes us matter." - Tom Stoppard

"... I keep wanting to crawl back into the womb ..." - Sylvia Plath

"The primitive sign of wanting is trying to get...." - G. E. M. Anscombe

"Going back and forth between wanting to be respected artistically and wanting to move people is its own challenge." - Danger Mouse

"Wanting others to love you, you give away your heart. Wanting others to see you, you give away your eyes." - Leonard Jacobson

"Politicians never accuse you of 'greed' for wanting other people's money - only for wanting to keep your own money." - Joseph Sobran

"The mortality of those who dig minerals is very great, and women who marry men of this sort marry again and again. According to Agricola, at the mines in the Carpathian mountains, women have been known to marry seven times." - Bernardino Ramazzini

"If you are clever enough to figure out what men want, you are either too wise to marry them or too intimidating for them to marry you." - Oswald Spengler

"Some pray to marry the man they love, my prayer will somewhat vary: I humbly pray to heaven above that I love the man I marry." - Anouk Aimee

"The sun will stand as your best man And whistle When you have found the courage To marry forgiveness When you have found the courage to marry Love." - Hafez

"Some pray to marry the man they love, my prayer will somewhat vary; I humbly pray to Heaven above that I love the man I marry." - Rose Pastor Stokes

"It is a mistake for a taciturn, serious-minded woman to marry a jovial man, but not for a serious-minded man to marry a lighthearted woman." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"It is to be feared that they who marry where they do not love will love where they do not marry." - Thomas Fuller

"So Sophos thinks you're going to marry me." "While I think you'll marry Sophos." "I might. We'll see what he's like when he grows up." - Megan Whalen Turner

"The men that women marry, And why they marry them, will always be A marvel and a mystery to the world." - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

"The only way to get a good crew is to marry one." - Eric Hiscock

"I would advise no man to marry who is not likely to propagate understanding." - Samuel Johnson

"I want to marry her, when I grow up to be a man." - Tamora Pierce

"While most girls run away from home to marry, I ran away to teach." - Mary Church Terrell

"Women are lining up to marry me. Legend has it, I know how to do it." - Silvio Berlusconi

"See, you have to marry me. I seem to scare off all the help." - Lynsay Sands

"[to a teenage girl] Resolve to be economically independent before you marry anyone." - Jeanne Phillips

"Men marry to make an end; women to make a beginning." - Alexis Dupuy

"To marry is to halve your rights and double your duties." - Arthur Schopenhauer

"I've never been with a woman, so I guess I'm straight, OK? But I'm straight enough to know the difference between right and wrong. I am straight enough to know that if you want to marry whoever you want to marry, you should be able to marry whoever you want to marry" - Patti Labelle

"Marry an orphan: you'll never have to spend boring holidays with the in-laws." - George Carlin

"Never marry a man you wouldn't want to be divorced from." - Nora Ephron

"Marry somebody you love. That's the whole thing. And continue to love them." - Charlie Daniels

"Tragedy-to fall in love with a face, and marry the whole woman." - Julian Tuwim

"I think gay couples should be allowed to marry. They should suffer just like us heterosexuals," - Dolly Parton

"Twenty-four is a prudent age for women to marry at." - Samuel Richardson

"It is not every man's fate to marry the woman who loves him best" - Jane Austen

"But you can't marry someone to fix him, even if you love them." - Patricia Briggs

"I never wanted to marry anyone like my father; I always preferred those more shoddy." - Christina Stead

"You might as well sell yourself to slavery at once, as marry man you dislike." - Anne Bronte

"It's as important to marry the right life as it is the right person." - Jan Struther

"Honey, I plan to marry you the moment the ink is dry on that death certificate." - Sara Gruen

"American girls often marry someone they can't stand to spite someone they can." - James Thurber

"I'd want to marry Cate Blanchett, date Kate Bosworth, and spend the weekend with Elisha Cuthbert." - Brett Ratner

"If I do marry I want it to be for love" - Princess Jasmine

"Always be civil to the girls, you never know who they may marry," - Nancy Mitford

"I think I'd want to have an affair with a Montgomery but marry a Taggert." - Jude Deveraux

"I'd like to marry you, if you think that would be okay." - Nicholas Sparks

"If the Lord hasn't got a boyfriend lined up for me to marry, that's his business." - Barbara Kingsolver

"I want a man who had the good sense to marry Michelle Obama" - William J Clinton

"Never marry a girl named 'Marie' who used to be known as 'Murray'." - Johnny Carson

"To marry is the biggest risk in human relations that a person can take." - Madeleine L'Engle

"Never marry anyone you could not sit next to during a three-day bus trip." - Roger Ebert

"The key to success? Work hard, stay focused and marry a Kennedy." - Arnold Schwarzenegger

"You're 40 and he's 22. Do you have to marry him? Couldn't you just adopt him?" - Ann Dunham

"We live in a society where we don't want to commit to another person for life. We do at the moment that we marry, but less and less people marry. We marry later, we marry less. On some level of the unconscious, we know there is less of a chance that a marriage will be life-long." - Marilyn Yalom

"Marry me," he said. "Marry me, Tess. Marry me and be Tessa Herondale. Or be Tessa Gray, or be whatever you wish to call yourself, but marry me and stay with me and never leave me, for I cannot bear another day of my life to go by that does not have you in it." - Cassandra Clare

"There's a lot of disorder that comes along with wanting to know everything and wanting to try everything and wanting to experience everything, but there's a lot of knowledge that comes out of it too." - Elizabeth Gilbert

"I knew that I couldn't lie beside her, without wanting to touch her. I couldn't have felt her breath come upon my mouth, without wanting to kiss her. And I couldn't have kissed her, without wanting to save her." - Sarah Waters

"I think that's all a form of wanting to let go, of wanting to get out... It's not something easily described or understood." - Marilyn Manson

"Frankenstein can be a metaphor for abandonment, or wanting to be accepted for who you are, or not liking who you are and wanting to actually change that." - Kevin Grevioux

"When you have a well developed body and you're confident, you see people bending your way, wanting to be on your side, wanting to do things for you." - Arnold Schwarzenegger

"I can understand wanting to be invisible and mistrusting people and wanting to understand everything before you engage with the world" - Rooney Mara

"It's easy to feel equal to wanting. It's rare to feel equal to having." - Helen Humphreys

"I am going to tell you a secret. Everything is about wanting. Everything. Things happen because of people wanting. Watch closely, and you'll see what I mean." - David Mitchell

"I am going to tell you a secret. Everything is about wanting. Everything. Things happen because of people wanting. Watch closely, and you"ll see what I mean." - David Mitchell

"It is a fundamental right for people to be allowed to love who they want to love and marry who they want to marry and stop holding on to some form of discrimination that it's just isn't fair." - Ellen Degeneres

"Wanting neither too much to live, nor too much to die." - Janet Morris

"It's weak and despicable to go on wanting things and not trying to get them." - Marion Milner

"Wanting to work is a luxury; having to work is not." - Steve Guttenberg

"Giving is living. If you stop wanting to give, there's nothing more to live for." - Audrey Hepburn

"I was a very, very establishment person prior to wanting to run." - Donald Trump

"All plot comes from the character's trying to get something, to achieve something, wanting, desiring, longing." - Robert Olen Butler

"You can't get unless you give. And you have to give without wanting to get." - Theodore White

"Desire is life trying to continue to be life. All living things desire... Life is wanting." - Kim Stanley

"It's almost impossible to read a fine thing without wanting to do a fine thing." - John Steinbeck

"For every person wishing to teach there are thirty not wanting to be taught." - W. C. Sellar

"Everyone should have the right to marry. To make a commitment to love someone forever is a beautiful thing." - Louise Bourgeois

"Heterosexuals get drunk and pregnant, producing unwanted children; their reward is to be allowed to marry. Homosexual couples do not produce unwanted children; their reward is to be denied the right to marry. Go figure." - Richard Posner

"It just seems so fundamental to me. I'm able to marry the person I wanted to marry. That's the fundamental human imperative. Those of us who have been lucky enough should expand these rights to others." - Chelsea Clinton

"There is only one way to make money at writing, and that is to marry a publisher's daughter." - George Orwell

"All women scientists should marry, rear children, cook, and clean in order to achieve fulfillment, to be a complete woman." - Rosalyn Sussman Yalow

"One has to be able to count, if only so that at fifty one doesn't marry a girl of twenty." - Maxim Gorky

"I tried to think of something to say. Excuse me? Hello? Marry me? Anything would have done." - Rick Riordan

"You ought to marry someone who's willing to go anywhere for God. If they"re not, they're out." - John Piper

"You deserved to be loved. And I hope you get to marry for love and not a number." - Kiera Cass

"You do' need to marry a man with millions. You only need to be your exquisite self." - Anna Godbersen

"I'm going to marry you one day, you know." "Is that a promise?" "If you want it to be." - Nicholas Sparks

"You will never have to marry for money. You will never have to depend on anyne but yourself." - Michelle Moran

"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

"Most of the trouble in the world is caused by people wanting to be important." - T S Eliot

"We become actors without realizing it, and actors without wanting to." - Henri Frederic Amiel

"Wanting to work is so rare a merit, that it should be encouraged." - Abraham Lincoln

"Wealth increaseth, but a nameless something is ever wanting to our insufficient fortune." - Horace

"And of course there must be something wrong In wanting to silence any song." - Robert Frost

"The abhorrence of loneliness is as natural as wanting to live at all." - Beryl Markham

"Don't trap yourself with the desire of wanting to be liked." - Jada Pinkett Smith

"People fall in love without reason, without even wanting to. You can't predict it. That's love." - Haruki Murakami

"Nobody ever became a writer just by wanting to be one." - F Scott Fitzgerald

"Personality is like a charioteer with two headstrong horses, each wanting to go in different directions." - Martin Luther King, Jr.

"...and luckily I have enough in my head to balance what is wanting in my back." - Matthew Pearl

"I don't know that I ever wanted greatness, on its own. It seems rather like wanting to be an engineer, rather than wanting to design something-or wanting to be a writer, rather than wanting to write. It should be a by-product, not a thing in itself. Otherwise, it's just an ego trip." - Roger Zelazny

"I don't blame folks for not wanting to put me in their movies or whatever." - Joseph Gordon-Levitt

"I'm not going to feel guilty for wanting the things that everyone wants." - Carolyn Parkhurst

"I guess I thought the strength of my wanting would be enough to make him appear." - Lisa Kleypas

"I think there's a misconception of my wanting to do dark stuff." - Susanne Bier

"Our anxiety does not come from thinking about the future, but from wanting to control it." - Khalil Gibran

"Those wanting to improve democracy in their countries should not wait for permission." - Bulent Ecevit

"Wanting to work is so rare a merit that it should be encouraged." - Abraham Lincoln

"However rich or elevated, a name less something is always wanting to our imperfect fortune." - Horace

"Something is always wanting to incomplete fortune. [Lat., Curtae nescio quid semper abest rei.]" - Horace

"There is no worse flaw in man's character than that of wanting to belong." - David Adams Richards

"We keep wanting to save those who are forlorn in this world. It's a male habit." - Michael Ondaatje

"You cannot love a thing without wanting to fight for it." - Gilbert K Chesterton

"For an artist to marry his model is as fatal as for a gourmet to marry his cook: the one gets no sittings, and the other gets no dinners." - Oscar Wilde

"It was palpable, all that wanting: Mother wanting something more, Dad wanting something more, everyone wanting something more. This wasn't going to do for us fifties girls; we were going to have to change the equation even if it meant . . . abstaining from motherhood, because clearly that was where Mother got caught." - Anne Taylor Fleming



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