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"My parents divorced after 25 years of marriage." - Jonathan Evison

"My marriage had been impulsive. That marriage should have been short-lived instead of the 23 years it spanned." - Joseph Barbera

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

"We seldom give each other advice-I think that's the success of 25 years of marriage." - Laura Bush

"I think I've scratched the surface after twenty years of marriage. Women want chocolate and conversation." - Mel Gibson

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

"'The Last Five Years' was a musical in 2002, and it's a deconstruction of a marriage." - Richard Lagravenese

"I had 53 years of happy marriage and two daughters. These were the best things that happened in my life." - Henry Allingham

"I had my children after eight years of marriage. It was a dream come true. I still pinch myself." - Nita Ambani

"Twenty years of romance makes a woman look like a ruin; but twenty years of marriage makes her something like a public building." - Oscar Wilde

"Twenty years of romance make a woman look like a ruin; but twenty years of marriage make her something like a public building." - Oscar Wilde

"Twenty years of romance makes a woman look like a ruin; but twenty years of marriage make her something like a public building." - Oscar Wilde

"No comedian's wife thinks he's funny. The first few years of the marriage, maybe. I was funny as hell the first couple of years." - Tom Smothers

"Society may no longer define marriage in the only way marriage has ever been defined in the annals of recorded history. Many societies allowed polygamy, many allowed child marriages, some allowed marriage within families; but none, in thousands of years, defined marriage as the union of people of the same sex." - Dennis Prager

"We've been fighting about gay marriage for what, 15-20 years now. Is there any evidence that fighting gay marriage is contributing to a greater appreciation among the broad society of the marital institution? Is there any evidence that the re-institutionalization of marriage is happening as a result of opposing gay marriage? And the best answer I can give to that is 'no.'" - David Blankenhorn

"To me marriage is for five or ten years" - Cher

"To me marriage is for five or ten years." - Cher

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

"When observers look back 50 years from now, the arguments supporting Florida's ban on same-sex marriage, though just as sincerely held [as views of those who were opposed to interracial marriage], will again seem an obvious pretext for discrimination." - Robert Lewis Hinkle

"Chains do not hold a marriage together. It is threads, hundreds of tiny threads which sew people together through the years. That is what makes a marriage last -more than passion or even sex!" - Simone Signoret

"Better no marriage, than a marriage short of the best." - Dinah Maria Murlock Craik

"You can measure the happiness of a marriage by the number of scars that each partner carries on their tongues, earned from years of biting back angry words." - Elizabeth Gilbert

"After about 20 years of marriage, I'm finally starting to scratch the surface of that one. And I think the answer lies somewhere between conversation and chocolate." - Mel Gibson

"After about 20 years of marriage, I'm finally starting to scratch the surface of what women want. And I think the answer lies somewhere between conversation and chocolate." - Mel Gibson

"I always say now that I'm in my blonde years. Because since the end of my marriage, all of my girlfriends have been blonde." - Hugh Hefner

"I didn't want to be one of those women who wake up at 63 years old and realize they've missed the window of opportunity for marriage and children." - Alanis Morissette

"I would prefer every [American] state keep the definition of marriage that's prevailed in Western civilization for a couple thousand years." - Gary Bauer

"Quantum field theory, which was born just fifty years ago from the marriage of quantum mechanics with relativity, is a beautiful but not very robust child." - Steven Weinberg

"Divorce sucks. Let me tell you, after five years of marriage, it is devastating to have the person with the good credit move out." - Rich Vos

"You won't believe it, but for the first two years of our marriage I lived off my wife. Like every self-respecting man, I hated it." - Ram Kapoor

"I have nothing against her, and in fact I'm very fond of my first wife. But we should have ended that marriage eight or 10 years earlier." - Michael Douglas

"I never looked at my parents' marriage or really anyone who had been married more than 30 years and thought, 'I gotta get me some of that!'" - Mike Birbiglia

"Chains do not hold a marriage together. It is threads, hundreds of tiny threads, which sew people together through the years." - Simone Signoret

"Proponents of same-sex marriage regularly label opponents 'radical' and 'extremist.' However, given that no society in thousands of years has allowed same-sex marriage, it is, by definition, the proponents of same-sex marriage whose position is radical and extreme." - Dennis Prager

"For years and years I carried these notebooks around with me - I had hundreds of pages of notes, these fragments that consisted of biographical anecdotes, diary passages, critical rants, agitations, scenes of my marriage." - Kate Zambreno

"We"ve been fighting about gay marriage for what, 15-20 years now. Is there any evidence that fighting gay marriage is contributing to a greater appreciation among the broad society of the marital institution? Is there any evidence that the re-institutionalization of marriage is happening as a result of opposing gay marriage? And the best answer I can give to that is 'no.'" - David Blankenhorn

"But after a certain point in a marriage, you stopped having a certain kind of fight, Olive thought, because when the years behind you were more than the years in front of you, things were different." - Elizabeth Strout

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

"The only marriage I've observed for any length of time is my parents - 35 years. I asked my pop, I go, 'Pop, 35 years - what do you hope for?' He's like, 'I hope you die first.'" - Adam Ferrara

"The First Bond of Society is Marriage." - Marcus Tullius Cicero

"Marriage is the cold potato of love." - Myrtle Reed

"Marriage is a school of learning." - Myles Munroe

"Marriage is the chief cause of divorce." - Groucho Marx

"The heart of marriage is memories." - Bill Cosby

"Marriage is the tomb of friendship." - Hannah Webster Foster

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

"Rush is the death of marriage." - Matthew Ashimolowo

"The biggest cause of divorce is marriage." - Travis Tritt

"Divorce: The past tense of marriage." - Anonymous

"Marriage is the sunset of love." - Proverbs

"Marriage is the tomb of love." - Giacomo Casanova

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

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

"I'm more afraid of marriage than death." - Shakira

"Marriage is the death of hope." - Woody Allen

"I believe in the sanctity of marriage." - Sam Brownback

"The institution of marriage is obsolete" - Jane Fonda

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

"Marriage is memory, marriage is time. Marriage is not only time: it is also, parodoxically, the denial of time." - Joan Didion

"In 5,000 years of recorded human history... neither in the east or in the west... has any society ever defined marriage as anything other than between men and women. Not one in 5000 years of recorded human history. That's an astounding fact and it isn't until the last 12 years or so that we have seen for the first time in recorded human history marriage defined as anything other than between men and between women." - Michele Bachmann

"I wrote this book [ Desperate Marriages] because of my own marriage. My wife and I struggled greatly in the early years of marriage. In spite of the fact that we were Christians before we got married, we prayed about getting married, we believed it was God's will for us to get married, and we still had great struggles." - Gary Chapman

"I am going on eight years of marriage, and when it comes to communication, I believe you should always communicate in a time of peace. As a general rule, never try to communicate in the heat of the moment." - Tony Gaskins

"The part that's difficult is being single, at 41, after 10 years of marriage and two kids. That's like having a bunch of money in a currency of a country that doesn't exist anymore." - Louis C K

"I think one of the myths is that people don't change. A lot of people believe that. Their spouse has been an alcoholic for the first 10 years of the marriage, and they say they are never going to change." - Gary Chapman

"I don't support gay marriage. I'm just not there, as far as believing in my heart that we should change 2,000 years of social policy in favor of a redefinition of the family." - Matt Salmon

"The hypocrisy and false piety of the deniers aside, the relationships of gays have no effect on heteros. Especially all the heteros who've done such a marvelous job of debasing marriage on their own all these many years." - John Ridley

"After years of struggle, the U.S. Supreme Court today has made same-sex marriage a reality in California ... I have directed the California Department of Public Health to advise the state's counties that they must begin issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples in California" - Jerry Brown

"There are certain indicia of marriage - certain legal and social consequences and certain legitimacy - which if given to some relationship other than marriage between a man and a woman tend to degrade if not destroy the institution that's been honored over so many thousands of years." - Dallin H. Oaks

"They are preserving the sanctity of marriage, so that two gay men who've been together for twenty-five years can't get married, but a guy can still get drunk in Vegas and marry a hooker at the Elvis chapel! The sanctity of marriage is saved!" - Lea Delaria

"A man finds himself seven years older the day after his marriage." - Francis Bacon

"It won't take 40 years for opposition to same-sex marriage to dissipate." - Mary Cheney

"I know that the odds are against a marriage lasting 60 years." - Darrell Royal

"Over the years the political establishment has frowned if a mainstream politician mentions marriage." - Iain Duncan Smith

"You ought to be ashamed of yourself, running around, not married, staying out all night. Ashamed!" "Ashamed!" my grandmother echoed. Good to know they still agreed on things after forty-three years of marriage." - Jeaniene Frost

"After 7 years of marriage, I am sure of 2 things: First, never wallpaper together and second, you'll need 2 bathrooms . . . both for her. The rest is a mystery, but a mystery I love to be involved in." - Dennis Miller

"Bring a wife home to your house when you are of the right age, not far short of 30 years, nor much above this is the right time for marriage." - Hesiod

"Gloria Steinem's marriage is proof positive of the emotional desperation of ageing feminists who for over 30 years worshiped the steely career woman and callously trashed stay-at-home moms." - Camille Paglia

"After seven years of marriage, I'm sure of two things - first, never wallpaper together, and second, you'll need two bathrooms... both for her. The rest is a mystery, but a mystery I love to be involved in." - Dennis Miller

"Their long years together had shown him that it did not so much matter if marriage was a dull duty, as long as it kept the dignity of duty: lapsing from that, it became a mere battle of ugly appetites." - Edith Wharton

"I did know Ted Hughes and I partly wrote the book to explain to myself and others the complexities of a marriage that was for six years wonderfully productive of poetry and then ended in tragedy." - Anne Stevenson

"Bring a wife home to your house when you are of the right age, not far short of 30 years, nor much above; this is the right time for marriage." - Hesiod

"Let's not forget that for thousands of years the institution of marriage has been between a man and a woman. Until quite recently, in a limited number of countries, there has been no such thing as a marriage between persons of the same gender. Suddenly we are faced with the claim that thousands of years of human experience should be set aside because we should not discriminate in relation to the institution of marriage. When that claim is made, the burden of proving that this step will not undo the wisdom and stability of millennia of experience lies on those who would make the change." - Dallin H. Oaks

"I'm very aware that people find my wife and I's marriage disagreeable. But all I have to do is look at my four kids, and the love I have in my heart for my wife after 18 years of marriage, and the ugliness does fade." - David Oyelowo

"Not so much anymore but some years ago in my homeland there was a habit, something called 'casamiento de apuro,' a marriage in haste because the baby is coming and to cover socially the honor of the family. There, they weren't free and it happened many times this marriage is null. As a bishop I forbade my priests to do this." - Pope Francis

"I got married at 22 and remained in an abusive marriage for 10 years. I made up my mind that that was never going to happen to me again. I made a brave step to walk out in a society when you didn't walk out of an abusive marriage. It was mental and physical abuse." - Joyce Banda

"Marriage emerged some forty-five hundred years ago and evolved into a widespread and accepted institution that bonded families, maintained order, and created wealth. Unlike today, where many of us are searching for our romantic "soul mate," marriage was originally more about economics than deep emotion." - Robi Ludwig

"Each marriage bears the footprints of economic and cultural trends which originate far outside marriage." - Arlie Russell Hochschild

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

"I love the institution of marriage, and I love my marriage." - Kyle Chandler

"I'm endlessly fascinated by parenting, marriage, my wife and the ins and outs of marriage." - Rob Delaney

"Friendship is the marriage of the soul, and this marriage is liable to divorce." - Voltaire

"I love the idea of marriage. I definitely want marriage and little Kellans running around." - Kellan Lutz

"Matt and I have set a date. Matt and I will tie the knot New Years Day in the town of Swampscott, Massachusetts. Reserve your hotel rooms now. I will be having a gay marriage." - Ben Affleck

"Mothers who force their daughters into interested marriage, are worse than the Ammonites who sacrificed their children to Moloch - the latter undergoing a speedy death, the former suffering years of torture, but too frequently leading to the same result." - John Wilmot, 2nd Earl of Rochester

"In a bad marriage, friends are the invisible glue. If we have enough friends, we may go on for years, intending to leave, talking about leaving -instead of actually getting up and leaving." - Erica Jong

"I've been married for 29 years. My marriage has been the greatest joy of my life. There is nothing conservative about denying other Americans the ability to forge that same relationship with the person they love." - Jon Huntsman Jr

"Mothers who force their daughters into interested marriage, are worse than the Ammonites who sacrificed their children to Moloch-the latter undergoing a speedy death, the former suffering years of torture, but too frequently leading to the same result." - John Wilmot

"I"ve been married for 29 years. My marriage has been the greatest joy of my life. There is nothing conservative about denying other Americans the ability to forge that same relationship with the person they love." - Jon Huntsman Jr

"It's the difference between having a couple of dates, dating for a few months, or having a marriage and living together for eight years or so. It's easy to look back fondly on the ones that were somewhat short." - Brigid Brannagh

"I think I quite desperately wanted to have that kind of special companionship [like marriage ] . . . a special relationship, yet I hid from it for many, many years and pretended to be cynical about it." - David Bowie

"Luck is one of the most important things in the world and really has a role to play in everything, and in marriage, I've been lucky enough to be married to the same girl for all these years." - Stan Lee

"Three of my children married Jewish people. One did not and that marriage didn't last more than half a dozen years or so. The others are still very close." - Vera Rubin

"Going through a divorce after twenty-five years of marriage was the most difficult time for me. It was challenging to reorient my life from being centered around family, a family home, and a long-term relationship." - Tim Matheson

"Marriage: A legal or religious ceremony by which two persons of the opposite sex solemnly agree to harass and spy on each other for ninety-nine years, or until death do them join." - Elbert Hubbard

"I think any husband knows when to stand down when it comes to domestic disputes. After 13 years of marriage, I even think I may have it figured out." - Al Madrigal

"Thousands of years and many civilizations have defined a marriage as the union between one man and one woman. With few exceptions, those civilizations that did not follow that perished." - Randy Neugebauer

"My argument is simple, which is, that for several thousand years in Western civilization, marriage has been the union of one man and one woman. Research is overwhelming that children need mothers and fathers." - Gary Bauer

"My grandparents got married at a very young age, and a lot of what I think about marriage is based on their relationship. I watched them over the years and saw how they dealt with everything together, as a team." - Kyle Chandler

"A hundred years ago, if you had a child out of marriage, you'd be a social disgrace. Today women feel comfortable enough economically and culturally to bring up a child without a recognized commitment from a man." - Helen Fisher

"The only day I remember of my parents' marriage was the day my dad walked out. As I stood there at five years old, with my older sister and younger brother, I knew that he was gone." - Ellie Goulding

"After a few years of marriage a man can look right at a woman without seeing her and a woman can see right through a man without looking at him." - Helen Rowland

"My father was a soldier and my mother was a great mover. She once counted up how many places she had lived in during the first 25 years of her marriage and it came to 20." - Mary Wesley

"In a hundred years, Christianity will have mutated into something utterly unpredictable which, nevertheless, we'd recognize immediately. And same-sex marriage will be one of the fine old God-given traditions that conservatives leap to defend." - Francis Spufford

"In a bad marriage, friends are the invisible glue. If we have enough friends, we may go on for years, intending to leave, talking about leaving - instead of actually getting up and leaving." - Erica Jong

"I think there is some credibility to the notion that marriage is an institution. It meant something very different hundreds of years ago when it became the norm for people to go off and pair." - Zak Orth

"After 45 years of marriage, when I have an argument with my wife, if we don't agree, we do what she wants. But, when we agree, we do what I want!" - Jacques Pepin

"Marriage will be the third phase of my life, after my growing and acting years. I love kids! I don't see myself working after marriage. When I have kids, I will do nothing till my child is six. Those are the formative years. I will spend them with my kids because I want secure, healthy children. After that, I see myself doing something. Not acting." - Preity Zinta

"Affairs can be powerful detonators. They can invigorate a marriage that's flat, jolt people out of years of complacency. Fear of loss rekindles desire, makes people have conversations they haven't had in years, takes them out of their contrived illusion of safety." - Esther Perel

"Marriage is a formality, a legal bondage. Love is of the heart; marriage is of the mind. That's why I am never in favor of marriage." - Rajneesh

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

"Portia and I have been married for 4 years and they have been the happiest of my life. And in those 4 years, I don't think we hurt anyone else's marriage. I asked all of my neighbors and they say they're fine" - Ellen Degeneres

"I am the son of two civilizations that at a certain age in history have formed a happy marriage. The first of these, seven thousand years old, is the Pharaonic civilization; the second, one thousand four hundred years old, is the Islamic civilization." - Naguib Mahfouz

"It's not a failure if a marriage or partnership ends after a certain number of years. I think, in general, we expect too much of partners. We can't fulfil a person's every single need and, after ten years or so, many relationships wear out. If we were more philosophical about it, we wouldn't try to blame the other person or be bitter." - Deborah Moggach

"I was battling depression, went through a really hard time in my marriage, and I used to cry myself to sleep. I went through years and years of pain and suffering, and finally got help. I feel so much better now, feel like a new person, so now I can be happy about it." - Maureen Mccormick

"If I go into a relationship with an artist, which at most is going to last five years, we have a 100-page contract covering every eventuality. Whereas with marriage you go into it with no contract, with laws that date back hundreds of years, and I don't think that's right." - Simon Cowell

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

"Marriage is like a 5,000- piece jigsaw of the sky." - Cathy Ladman

"Let me not to the marriage of true minds" - William Shakespeare

"Marriage remains the most efficient engine of disenchantment yet invented." - Caitlin Flanagan

"Marriage enlarges the Scene of our Happiness and Miseries." - Joseph Addison

"A successful marriage is made up of two good forgivers." - Ruth Graham

"of all the uncertain things marriage is the uncertainest ..." - Lucy Maud Montgomery

"Marriage is a triumph of habit over hate." - Oscar Levant

"Marriage is the beginning and pinnacle of civilization." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"Marriage is probably the chief cause of divorce." - Larry Gelbart

"No marriage can stand up under the strain of incessant." - Johnny Weissmuller

"A happy marriage is the union of two good forgivers." - Ruth Graham

"The highest happiness on earth is the happiness of marriage." - William Lyon Phelps

"A good marriage is a contest of generosity." - Diane Sawyer

"The secret of marriage is: separate bedrooms and separate bathrooms." - Bette Davis

"Never say that marriage has more of joy than pain." - Euripides

"Remember: Marriage is the number one cause of divorce" - Red Skelton

"Marriage! Nothing else demands so much of a man" - Henrik Ibsen

"In every house of marriage there's room for an interpreter." - Stanley Kunitz

"Revelation is the marriage of knowing and feeling." - Marya Mannes

"Marriage is a sort of tacit hunting in couples." - Susan Sontag

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

"Faith is the foundation of every virtue that strengthens marriage." - L. Whitney Clayton

"Marriage is the dark side of the honeymoon" - Marilyn Monroe

"I am opposed to the redefinition of marriage." - Rick Warren



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