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Marriage isn't a carnival ride. ...
by Aisha Tyler

Marriage isn't a carnival ride.
- Aisha Tyler

Yes, I do get recognized in public.
It's pretty nice.
- Aisha Tyler

I was this weird little bookish giant.
- Aisha Tyler

Pop culture hales you and wants you to fail.
- Aisha Tyler

 

There's a part of every person that is entertained by the idealistic,
the fantastic.
- Aisha Tyler

Pop culture is great, but it can be bad,
at times.
- Aisha Tyler

Am I going to complain about being typecast as smart? I don't think so.
- Aisha Tyler

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Comedy is ugly.
It's honest, it's raw.
- Aisha Tyler

My parents were vegetarians.
I'd show up at school, this giant black kid,
with none of the cool clothes and a tofu sandwich and celery sticks.
- Aisha Tyler

I might not agree with myself in a year.
- Aisha Tyler

I'm black, and black don't crack.
It does droop.
- Aisha Tyler

I don't believe in superheroes but I love Batman movies.
There's a part of every person that is entertained by the idealistic,
the fantastic.
- Aisha Tyler

Do you have any idea what it's like when you try and
make home porn? My husband and I tried it.
We looked like charging hippos.
Best to leave it to the pros.
- Aisha Tyler

On general principle, I boycott shows that don't employ actors.
- Aisha Tyler

You know, it's about getting out there and having a good time.
Not about worrying - all these young books for women
are like I'm 29 with a closet full of Prada shoes and I can't get a date.
Come on.
- Aisha Tyler

Our loved ones -
whether by blood, by marriage, or by choice -
are delicate treasures.
If we hold them too close, they break -
as a butterfly would.
By honoring and enjoying
the freedom of our loved ones,
we gain our own freedom.
Have the courage to trust that
the beautiful butterflies of your life
will return - or not - as life intends.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

This day I will marry my friend,
the one I laugh with, live for, dream with, love.
- Anonymous

Marriage, ultimately, is the practice of
becoming passionate friends.
- Harville Hendrix

When you make the sacrifice in marriage,
you're sacrificing not to each other
but to unity in a relationship.
- Joseph Campbell

For a happy marriage,
love and accept your spouse just the way they are.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The fewer secrets you have, the happier you will be.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You are my home - the place to which I always return.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Every good relationship, especially marriage, is based on respect.
If it's not based on respect,
nothing that appears to be good will last very long.
- Amy Grant

Gift the love of your life with undistracted,
untelevisioned, unhurried attentiveness.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Don't marry the person you think you can live with;
marry only the individual you think you can't live without.
- James C. Dobson

A dream you dream alone is only a dream.
A dream you dream together becomes reality.
- John Lennon

The hardest of all, is learning to be
a well of affection, and not a fountain,
to show them that we love them,
not when we feel like it, but when they do.
- Nan Fairbrother

There is no substitute for the comfort supplied
by the utterly taken-for-granted relationship.
- Iris Murdoch

The formula for achieving a successful relationship is simple:
you should treat all disasters as if they were trivialities
but never treat a triviality as if it were a disaster.
- Quentin Crisp

Love allows your beloved the freedom to be unlike you.
Attachment asks for conformity to your needs and desires.
Love imposes no demands.
Attachment expresses an overwhelming demand - "Make me feel whole."
Love expands beyond the limits of two people.
Attachment tries to exclude everything but two people.
- Deepak Chopra in The Path to Love

You can learn how to let go of the past.
Whether you have experienced a break up
with someone you cared for deeply,
whether death has taken a loved one,
whether you have had a feud with a friend or family member,
whether you have lost a job.
Move on and let go.
Life can be joyful and rewarding again.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Why does a woman work ten years to change a man's habits
and then complain that he's not the man she married?
- Barbra Streisand

A divorce is like an amputation:
you survive it, but there's less of you.
- Margaret Atwood

Consider being more acceptive of your partner's behaviors.
It is unlikely that they are intentionally aggravating you.
Almost always, they are just doing what they think they should do.
Try setting aside your own rules for how they should behave,
and adopt a live-and-let-live attitude.
Your relationship will become stronger and happier if you do.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Make sure you never, never argue at night.
You just lose a good night's sleep,
and you can't settle anything until morning anyway.
- Rose Kennedy

I love being married.
It's so great to find that one special person
you want to annoy for the rest of your life.
- Rita Rudner

I used to tell my husband that,
if he could make me "understand" something,
it would be clear to all the other people in the country.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

My Loved One
You are my ground and you are my rainbow.
You are my butterfly and you are my ecstasy.
You are the start of my journeys and always my destination.
You are my home - the place to which I always return.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If there is such a thing as a good marriage,
it is because it resembles friendship rather than love.
- Michel de Montaigne

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

Marriage has no guarantees.
If that's what you're looking for,
go live with a car battery.
- Erma Bombeck

Marriage is a bribe to make the housekeeper think she's a householder.
- Thornton Wilder

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

Protecting the institution of marriage safeguards,
I believe, the American family.
- John Boehner

Daddy was real gentle with kids.
That's why I expected so much out of marriage,
figuring that all men should be steady and pleasant.
- Loretta Lynn

When people get married because they think
it's a long-time love affair,
they'll be divorced very soon,
because all love affairs end in disappointment.
But marriage is a recognition of a spiritual identity.
- Joseph Campbell

Marriage, like money, is still with us;
and,
like money, progressively devalued.
- Robert Graves

Marriage is a wonderful institution,
but who would want to live in an institution?
- H. L. Mencken

Marriage is a wonderful institution,
but who wants to live in an institution?
- Groucho Marx

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

Marriage is not just spiritual communion,
it is also remembering to take out the trash.
- Joyce Brothers

Every relationship is just so tenuous and precarious.
- Larry David

Only choose in marriage a man whom you would choose
as a friend if he were a woman.
- Joseph Joubert

When a marriage works, nothing on earth can take its place.
- Helen Gahagan

Marriage - a book of which the first chapter is written
in poetry and the remaining chapters in prose.
- Beverley Nichols

The greatest roadblock to a great relationship
is trying to force a partner to change through bribes or threats.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Marriage, n: the state or condition of a community consisting of a master,
a mistress, and two slaves, making in all,
two.
- Ambrose Bierce

Marriage is a feast where the grace is sometimes better than the dinner.
- Charles Caleb Colton

Marriage, for a woman at least, hampers the two things
that made life to me glorious -
friendship and learning.
- Jane Harrison

Whoever, fleeing marriage and the sorrows that women cause,
does not wish to wed comes to a deadly old age.
- Hesiod

Marriage should be a duet - when one sings,
the other claps.
- Joe Murray

One should believe in marriage as in the immortality of the soul.
- Honore de Balzac

Any intelligent woman who reads the marriage contract,
and then goes into it, deserves all the consequences.
- Isadora Duncan

The one who loves the least, controls the relationship.
- Robert Anthony

The secret of a successful marriage is not to be at home too much.
- Colin Chapman

I think men who have a pierced ear
are better prepared for marriage.
They've experienced pain and bought jewelry.
- Rita Rudner

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

Marriage is not about age; it's about finding the right person.
- Sophia Bush

My husband melted my heart the day he asked me,
"Can I participate in your wonder?"
In whose wonder do you get to participate today?
- Mary Anne Radmacher

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

Love is moral even without legal marriage,
but marriage is immoral without love.
- Ellen Key


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