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All marriages are happy.
by Raymond Hull

All marriages are happy.
It's the living together afterward that causes all the trouble.
- Raymond Hull

Related topics: Marriage

The applause of a single human being is of great consequence.
- Raymond Hull

He who trims himself to suit everyone will soon whittle himself away.
- Raymond Hull

Remember that children, marriages, and flower gardens
reflect the kind of care they get.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

 

There is more of good nature than of good sense
at the bottom of most marriages.
- Henry David Thoreau

Quarrels often arise in marriages when the bridal gifts are excessive.
- Antisthenes

Marriages don't last. When I meet a guy,
the first question I ask myself is:
is this the man I want my children to spend their weekends with?
- Rita Rudner

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Those Marriages generally abound most with Love and Constancy,
that are preceded by a long Courtship.
- Joseph Addison

More marriages might survive if the partners realized
that sometimes the better comes after the worse.
- Doug Larson

Of course, bad marriages are so pervasive that they
have invaded the faith community too.
- Jerry B. Jenkins

Friendships, like marriages, are dependent on avoiding the unforgivable.
- John D. MacDonald

In Hollywood, all marriages are happy.
It's trying to live together afterwards that causes the problems.
- Shelley Winters

For some of us, watching a miniseries that lasts longer
than most marriages is not easy.
- Erma Bombeck

Good marriages are made in heaven.
Or some such place.
- Robert Bolt

I've given my memoirs far more thought than any of my marriages.
You can't divorce a book.
- Gloria Swanson

I don't like being a voyeur, looking into other people's marriages.
- Paul Begala

I know all about cheating.
I've had six very successful marriages.
- Bobby Heenan

I think it's something that needs to be said -
that there are interracial marriages out there,
and the couples live happy lives, and there's nothing wrong with it.
- Tia Mowry

Most of these alternative arrangements,
so-called, arise out of the ruins of marriages,
not as an improvement of old fashioned marriage.
- Christopher Lasch

All marriages are happy.
It's trying to live together afterwards that causes all the problems.
- Shelley Winters

I see the policy of opposing same-sex marriages or unions,
whatever you call it, as bigotry or discrimination.
- Patrick J. Kennedy

They say marriages are made in Heaven.
But so is thunder and lightning.
- Clint Eastwood

I mean, we had on our show, we had marriages,
divorces and other stuff going on.
And that was just me.
- Harvey Korman

Lot's of marriages don't last as long as Queen have been together.
- John Deacon

Of my four marriages, the one to Bob Levitt is the only one I don't regret.
- Ethel Merman

I am not against hasty marriages where a mutual flame
is fanned by an adequate income.
- Wilkie Collins

When widows exclaim loudly against second marriages,
I would always lay a wager than the man,
If not the wedding day, is absolutely fixed on.
- Henry Fielding

Many marriages would be better if the husband and the
wife clearly understood that they are on the same side.
- Zig Ziglar

The most successful marriages, gay or straight,
even if they begin in romantic love,
often become friendships.
It's the ones that become the friendships that last.
- Andrew Sullivan

Marriages are made in heaven and consummated on Earth.
- John Lyly

Marriages are under strain today in terms of economics.
There are social cross-currents.
We see failed marriages.
But it is not under attack by our gay and lesbian citizens.
- Earl Blumenauer

Between them, my parents had 10 marriages.
- Lorna Luft

In the beginning of the human race there was no genetic
load which would cause undesirable traits such as appear
in offspring of marriages between relatives today.
- Walter Lang

In those days, man, in the '50s, black people in the South...
We didn't recognize contracts that much.
And we didn't recognize marriages that much,
either.
- Ike Turner

I don't know nothing about no marriages or nothing.
I ain't even never been to a wedding.
- Mike Epps

Marriage, even the best marriages are tough.
- Jayne Meadows

Yesterday Senator John Kerry changed his mind and now
supports the ban on gay marriages.
I'm telling you this guy has more positions than Paris Hilton.
- David Letterman

There may be good, but there are no pleasant marriages.
- Rainer Maria Rilke

As a 29-year-old, the only thing that I can possibly
think is that if I'm still performing at 50,
it's because I'll have had disastrous marriages and I have to pay for them.
- Robbie Williams

France may claim the happiest marriages in the world,
but the happiest divorces in the world are "made in America."
- Helen Rowland

I was appalled and shocked that Bush used the State
of the Union to attack same-sex marriages and indicated
that he would support a constitutional amendment.
- Jean O'Leary

She worded it a bit strongly, but I do find myself
more and more struck by the differences between the sexes.
To put it another way: All marriages are mixed marriages.
- Anne Tyler

I understand why marriages break up over golf.
I can't even talk about my own handicap because it's too upsetting.
- Shia LaBeouf

With children no longer the universally accepted reason for marriage,
marriages are going to have to exist on their own merits.
- Eleanor Holmes Norton

Most marriages recognize this paradox:
Passion destroys passion;
we want what puts an end to wanting what we want.
- John Fowles

I hate to be a failure.
I hate and regret the failure of my marriages.
I would gladly give all my millions for just one lasting marital success.
- J. Paul Getty

There are two kinds of marriages - where the husband
quotes the wife and where the wife quotes the husband.
- Clifford Odets

I don't believe in hasty marriages.
- Anna Held

I think what destroys Hollywood marriages is our work schedule,
not so much infidelity.
- Eva Longoria

Most Kikuyu marriages were arranged on the basis of
what is described by anthropologists as the bride price.
- Louis Leakey

I deal with unhappy marriages a lot.
I've never been married, I'm single.
- Paula Danziger

The proper union of gin and vermouth is a great and sudden glory;
it is one of the happiest marriages on earth,
and one of the shortest lived.
- Bernard De Voto

I think the main reason my marriages failed is that
I always loved too well but never wisely.
- Ava Gardner

Look at all the marriages that have been wonderfully
successful where fellows finished their army service
and came home to go to college on G.I.
bills and their wives worked.
- Marta Kristen

I don't think there is such a definition of a perfect family,
but I do think that our marriages are in crisis.
Our families are in crisis.
And I think the African-American family is at one of
the worst stages it's been at in a very long time in this country.
Fatherlessness is rampant.
- Leah Ward Sears

Not every religion has to have St.
Augustine's attitude to sex.
Why even in our culture marriages are celebrated in a church,
everyone present knows what is going to happen that night,
but that doesn't prevent it being a religious ceremony.
- Ludwig Wittgenstein

Provincial governments in Canada have terminated the
positions of marriage commissioners who have,
for personal religious convictions, not performed same sex marriages.
It has happened in Saskatchewan.
- Stockwell Day

I contend the state ought to do its thing and provide
legal rights for all couples who want to be joined together for life.
The church should bless unions that it sees fit to bless,
and they should be called marriages.
- Tony Campolo

I'm certain that it was an incredible gift for me to
not only be friends with some of the greatest blues
people who've ever lived,
but to learn how they played, how they sang,
how they lived their lives, ran their marriages,
and talked to their kids.
- Bonnie Raitt

I do not think our priorities are misplaced when we
are looking at creating a whole new class of children
from these gay marriages who could end up completely dependent on the State,
on the taxpayers - the American people.
- James Inhofe

For the standard of Christian life was to be strained to a higher pitch;
more fasting was required,
and more careful separation from the manners and enjoyments of the world;
celibacy and martyrdom had great value set upon them,
and second marriages were prohibited.
- Robert Rainy

Americans, who make more of marrying for love than any other people,
also break up more of their marriages,
but the figure reflects not so much the failure of
love as the determination of people not to live without it.
- Morton Hunt

The facts are plain: Religious leaders who preside
over marriage ceremonies must and will be guided by what they believe.
If they do not wish to celebrate marriages for same-sex couples,
that is their right.
The Supreme Court says so.
And the Charter says so.
- Paul Martin

To live for a principle, for the triumph of some reform
by which all mankind are to be lifted up to be wedded to an idea may be,
after all, the holiest and happiest of marriages.
- Elizabeth Cady Stanton

After three failed marriages, I know what it's like to be replaced.
So that's kind of how Joey Harrington must feel today...
A former No.
1 choice looks to me like he's going to be a bust in Detroit.
- Terry Bradshaw

No Congress ever has seen fit to amend the Constitution
to address any issue related to marriage.
No Constitutional Amendment was needed to ban polygamy or bigamy,
nor was a Constitutional Amendment needed to set a
uniform age of majority to ban child marriages.
- Judy Biggert

If only the strength of the love that people feel when
it is reciprocated could be as intense and obsessive
as the love we feel when it is not;
then marriages would be truly made in heaven.
- Ben Elton

I want to lead the Progressive Conservative Party,
a party that will promote true conservative values and principles.
I can tell you right now, I am not the merger candidate.
I am not interested in institutional marriages with other parties.
- Peter MacKay

My daughter is a good, caring, compassionate person.
To me that's the true meaning of success,
even though the marriages didn't work out.
My success with my daughter is all that matters.
- Charlene Tilton

After a while in marriage, it doesn't work anymore.
There is something missing, there is something wrong.
There are few marriages that stay alive forever.
We like something, and after a while,
we hate what we used to love.
- Monica Bellucci

But I believe that there are marriages where you can
have your pool table and she can have her scrapbooking
room or garden or whatever it is.
But when everyone has what they want,
it's not funny.
There's no conflict.
- Brad Garrett


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