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Don't marry the person you think you can live with;
by James C. Dobson

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

Related topics: Love Romantic Marriage

Sometimes we're so concerned about giving our children
what we never had growing up,
we neglect to give them what we did have growing up.
- James C. Dobson

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

By all means marry.
If you get a good wife, you'll be happy.
If you get a bad one, you'll become a philosopher
and that is a good thing for any man.
- Socrates

 

I didn't want to marry anybody else in town.
I want my baby to look like you.
- It's a Wonderful Life (1946 movie)

You don't marry someone you can live with,
you marry the person who you cannot live without.
- Anonymous

One should always be in love.
That is the reason one should never marry.
- Oscar Wilde

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Men have a much better time of it than women.
For one thing, they marry later; for another thing,
they die earlier.
- H. L. Mencken

Don't marry a man to reform him -
that's what reform schools are for.
- Mae West

No man should marry until he has studied anatomy and
dissected at least one woman.
- Honore de Balzac

The way taxes are, you might as well marry for love.
- Joe E. Lewis

He's the kind of man a woman would have to marry to get rid of.
- Mae West

I wanted to marry a girl just like my mom.
- Michael Bergin

I'd marry again if I found a man who had fifteen million dollars,
would sign over half to me, and guarantee that he'd be dead within a year.
- Bette Davis

Do not marry a man to reform him.
That is what reform schools are for.
- Mae West

After fifteen minutes I wanted to marry her,
and after half an hour
I completely gave up the idea of stealing her purse.
- the movie Take the Money and Run (1969)

Women marry men hoping they will change.
Men marry women hoping they will not.
- Albert Einstein

To marry the Irish is to look for poverty.
- J. P. Donleavy

I don't want to marry again.
I did that.
- Lynn Redgrave

My wife was my greatest asset.
I didn't marry her until after World War II,
but she has complemented me in every job I've ever had.
- William Westmoreland

Which one of the three candidates would you want your daughter to marry?
- Ross Perot

The number one secret of being a successful writer is this:
marry an English major.
- Stephen Ambrose

A man must marry only a very pretty woman in case he
should ever want some other man to take her off his hands.
- Sacha Guitry

That is partly why women marry - to keep up the fiction
of being in the hub of things.
- Elizabeth Bowen

In our monogamous part of the world,
to marry means to halve one's rights and double one's duties.
- Arthur Schopenhauer

It's very difficult to marry into another civilization.
- Leslie Caron

You don't marry one person; you marry three:
the person you think they are,
the person they are, and the person they are going
to become as the result of being.
- Richard J. Needham

Social distinctions concern themselves ultimately with
whom you may and may not marry.
- Katharine Fullerton Gerould

You have no idea of the people I didn't marry.
- Artie Shaw

Like I said, I've got too much respect for women to marry them,
but that doesn't mean you can't support them emotionally and financially.
- Sylvester Stallone

If men knew how women pass the time when they are alone,
they'd never marry.
- O. Henry

So I think you have to marry for the right reasons,
and marry the right person.
- Anne Bancroft

When you see what some women marry, you realize how
they must hate to work for a living.
- Helen Rowland

No time to marry, no time to settle down;
I'm a young woman,
and I ain't done runnin' around.
- Bessie Smith

Whatever you may look like, marry a man your own age -
as your beauty fades,
so will his eyesight.
- Phyllis Diller

Harpo, she's a lovely person.
She deserves a good husband.
Marry her before she finds one.
- Harpo Marx

When I teach people, I marry them.
- Sylvia Ashton-Warner

I am going to marry Fantasia.
She just doesn't know it yet.
- Michael Scott

I am sure that instinctively we wish to be everything,
to possess it-why cut the rose or marry the man,
otherwise?
- Ella Maillart

I've never quite understood why people marry;
marriage is just an invented structure.
- Julie Christie

Don't marry someone you would not be friends with if
there was no sex between you.
- William Glasser

It was there I met my future wife, Celeste Landry,
although our lives took us separate ways for many years
and we were not to marry until more than ten years later.
- Eric Allin Cornell

Once upon a time there was an old country,
wrapped up in habit and caution.
We have to transform our old France into a new country
and marry it to its time.
- Charles de Gaulle

Some of us are becoming the men we wanted to marry.
- Gloria Steinem

It used to be you wanted to marry up.
- Victoria Principal

Though I am not imperial, and though Elizabeth may not deserve it,
the Queen of England will easily deserve to have an emperor's son to marry.
- Elizabeth I

I've come to the conclusion that everybody should marry,
including me.
- Anna May Wong

If you want your writing to be taken seriously,
don't marry and have kids, and above all,
don't die.
But if you have to die, commit suicide.
They approve of that.
- Ursula K. Le Guin

To marry unequally is to suffer equally.
- Henri Frederic Amiel

What a holler would ensue if people had to pay the
minister as much to marry them as they have to pay
a lawyer to get them a divorce.
- Claire Trevor

Things really began to move for us.
In 1953 I could afford to marry Doreen.
- Ernie Wise

I knew we were going to marry someday,
but I was absolutely surprised when he actually proposed.
And surprised he had bought a ring.
I ran around the yard screaming.
- Jennifer Garner

When I was a kid, my dream was to be a farmer and marry Charlie Brown.
I wanted to rescue him and make him happy.
Besides, he was always lusting after the little redhead girl.
- Alicia Witt

If none were to Marry, but Men of strict Vertue and Honour,
I doubt the World would be but thinly peopled.
- Mary Astell

Our honorable and worthy ancestors knew that the world was flat,
motionless, and the center of the universe.
They knew the human body could not withstand
the forces of traveling faster than 19 mph.
They knew that the way to salvation was
exorcising witches and slaying non-believers.
They knew that it was a mortal sin to marry
someone of a different skin color.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The first time you marry for love, the second for money,
and the third for companionship.
- Jackie Kennedy

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

The first thing I did when I sold my book was buy a
new wedding ring for my wife and asked her to marry me all over again.
- Nicholas Sparks

I'm going to marry a Jewish woman because I like the
idea of getting up Sunday morning and going to the deli.
- Michael J. Fox

My mother, brave woman, lost her whole family when
she decided to marry a black man in the '60s.
When the marriage fell apart, she had to come back to her family.
- Lisa Bonet

I was one of the first people to learn that Jackie
was going to marry Aristotle Onassis.
- Pierre Salinger

The trouble with some women is that they get all excited about nothing -
and then marry him.
- Cher

Strong women only marry weak men.
- Bette Davis

Everybody wants you to do good things,
but in a small town you pretty much graduate and get married.
Mostly you marry, have children and go to their football games.
- Faith Hill

Women who marry early are often overly enamored of
the kind of man who looks great in wedding pictures
and passes the maid of honor his telephone number.
- Anna Quindlen

There's a difference...
between the kind of woman you would bang and the kind
of woman you would marry.
- Tom Leykis

If man knew how women pass the time when they are alone,
they'd never marry.
- O. Henry

Art is vice.
You don't marry it legitimately, you rape it.
- Edgar Degas

Southern women often marry a man knowing that he is
the father of many little slaves.
They do not trouble themselves about it.
- Harriet Ann Jacobs

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

I've never seen a man in my life I wanted to marry.
- Jimmy Swaggart


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