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Marrying to increase love is like gaming to become rich;
by William Wycherley

Marrying to increase love is like gaming to become rich;
alas,
you only lose what little stock you had before.
- William Wycherley

Wit is more necessary than beauty; and I think no young woman ugly that has it,
and no handsome woman agreeable without it.
- William Wycherley

I have heard people eat most heartily of another man's meat,
that is, what they do not pay for.
- William Wycherley

Women serve but to keep a man from better company.
- William Wycherley

 

Mistresses are like books; if you pore upon them too much,
they doze you and make you unfit for company;
but if used discreetly,
you are the fitter for conversation by em.
- William Wycherley

I weigh the man, not his title; 'tis not the king's
stamp can make the metal better.
- William Wycherley

Go to your business, pleasure, whilst I go to my pleasure,
business.
- William Wycherley

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Women of quality are so civil, you can hardly distinguish love from good breeding.
- William Wycherley

A mistress should be like a little country retreat near the town,
not to dwell in constantly, but only for a night and away.
- William Wycherley

Come, for my part I will have only those glorious,
manly pleasures of being very drunk,
and very slovenly.
- William Wycherley

Thy books should, like thy friends, not many be,
yet such wherein men may thy judgment see.
- William Wycherley

Poets, like friends to whom you are in debt,
you hate.
- William Wycherley

Good fellowship and friendship are lasting,
rational and manly pleasures.
- William Wycherley

Bluster, sputter, question, cavil; but be sure your
argument be intricate enough to confound the court.
- William Wycherley

Poets, like whores, are only hated by each other.
- William Wycherley

Next to the pleasure of finding a new mistress is that
of being rid of an old one.
- William Wycherley

Your women of honor, as you call em,
are only chary of their reputations,
not their persons; and 'Tis scandal that they would avoid,
not men.
- William Wycherley

He's a fool that marries, but he's a greater that does not marry a fool;
what is wit in a wife good for,
but to make a man a cuckold?
- William Wycherley

Hunger, revenge, to sleep are petty foes,
But only death the jealous eyes can close.
- William Wycherley

Marrying for love may be a bit risky,
but it is so honest that God can't help but smile on it.
- Josh Billings

Many a man in love with a dimple makes the mistake
of marrying the whole girl.
- Stephen Leacock

Marrying into money was not a good thing for me.
- Anna Nicole Smith

It's not as great a day for the bride as she thinks.
She's not marrying the best man.
- Anonymous

It isn't tying himself to one woman that a man dreads
when he thinks of marrying;
it's separating himself from all the others.
- Helen Rowland

Marrying an old bachelor is like buying second-hand furniture.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

I am marrying her because I love her.
- Akihito

I must quit marrying men who feel inferior to me.
Somewhere there must be a man who could be my husband and not feel inferior.
- Hedy Lamarr

No woman marries for money; they are all clever enough,
before marrying a millionaire, to fall in love with him first.
- Cesare Pavese

If I ever find a pitcher who has heat,
a good curve, and a slider, I might seriously consider marrying him,
or at least proposing.
- Sparky Anderson

Millionaires are marrying their secretaries because
they are so busy making money they haven't time to see other girls.
- Doris Lilly

The experience of creating my adventure games was,
other than marrying my husband and bringing into the world my two sons,
the most fulfilling, wonderful experience I ever had.
- Roberta Williams

I wouldn't be caught dead marrying a woman old enough to be my wife.
- Tony Curtis

I guess I just don't have a talent for it,
some women just aren't the marrying kind -
or anyway,
not the permanent marrying kind, and I'm one of them.
- Jane Wyman

Returning to South Carolina meant getting a normal
job in a normal town with normal people and marrying a normal person.
I wanted the glamour and opportunity of the world.
- Donna Rice

Jimmy Carter as President is like Truman Capote marrying Dolly Parton.
The job is just too big for him.
- Rich Little

When women hold off from marrying men,
we call it independence.
When men hold off from marrying women,
we call it fear of commitment.
- Warren Farrell

I was the first celebrity in pictures to be marrying a titled European.
- Gloria Swanson

I've sometimes thought of marrying -
and then I've thought again.
- Noel Coward

They're making me out to be a serial marrying person or something.
I'm laughing at that.
- Jennifer Lopez

The secret of a good marriage is forgiving your partner
for marrying you in the first place.
- Sacha Guitry

I wasn't ever interested in marrying someone else's career or bank account.
- Kathie Lee Gifford

I have absolutely no intention of marrying Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis.
- Paul Getty

And for anyone who ever thought that Ellen and I broke
it off because of sexuality,
you couldn't be more mistaken.
And for anyone who thought my mother's prayers had
anything to do with me marrying a man,
forget it.
- Anne Heche

I get amazed, I can't look at it but about 10 seconds,
at these politicians dancing around this,
dancing around this, I'm trying to find a correct name for it,
this utter absolute, asinine, idiotic stupidity of men marrying men.
- Jimmy Swaggart

I'm 36 and if I met a woman of my own age and married her,
I'd also be marrying her former life,
her past.
It might be OK for some people - I don't want to judge it or anything -
but it's not for me.
It would destroy my creativity.
- Henry Rollins

Marrying a man is like buying something you've been
admiring for a long time in a shop window.
You may love it when you get it home,
but it doesn't always go with everything else in the house.
- Jean Kerr

I was glad to hear of that determination as I detest
the practice of cousins marrying or any marriage between
persons in which there can be traced the most distant relationship.
I go for the improvement instead of the deterioration of our race.
- Ezra Cornell

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 interesting thing is that I found scenes which
I put together which could appeal to almost every woman,
or apply to almost every woman after the war.
Falling in love, dancing, marrying.
- Maximilian Schell

I opposed the Defense of Marriage Act in 1996.
It should be repealed and I will vote for its repeal on the Senate floor.
I will also oppose any proposal to amend the U.S.
Constitution to ban gays and lesbians from marrying.
- Barack Obama

Mistakes are, after all, the foundations of truth,
and if a man does not know what a thing is,
it is at least an increase in knowledge
if he knows what it is not.
- Carl Jung

Increase of material comforts,
it may be generally laid down,
does not in any way whatsoever
conduce to moral growth.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Words which do not give the
light of Christ increase the darkness.
- Mother Teresa

Will power is only the tensile strength of one's own disposition.
One cannot increase it by a single ounce.
- Cesare Pavese

Every goal, every action, every thought,
every feeling one experiences, whether it be consciously or unconsciously known,
is an attempt to increase one's level of peace of mind.
- Sydney Madwed

Advice in old age is foolish; for what can be more
absurd than to increase our provisions for the road
the nearer we approach to our journey's end.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

When everything else physical and mental seems to diminish,
the appreciation of beauty is on the increase.
- Bernard Berenson

Our technological powers increase, but the side effects
and potential hazards also escalate.
- Alvin Toffler

And let's be clear: It's not enough just to limit ads
for foods that aren't healthy.
It's also going to be critical to increase marketing
for foods that are healthy.
- Michelle Obama

I think we have to be very careful when we toss around
terms like 'cut health care costs.'
We would do very well to expect a cut in the rate of increase.
- David Obey

For the progress of scientific knowledge will lead
to a constant increase of expenditure.
- Richard Cobden

If you don't get spending under control,
eventually you're going to have a big tax increase.
- Pat Toomey

I just believe that the cost of marketing is going
to increase and the cost of delivery is going to decrease
as the Net gets stronger and mass media gets weaker.
- Joichi Ito

Labor diligently to increase your property.
- Horace

We need a defense budget that's big enough to sustain
an increase in the size of the Army.
- James Talent

No one should be denied the opportunity to get an education
and increase their earning potential based solely on
their inability to pay for a college education.
- Bobby Scott

Only in Washington does a decrease in the proposed
increase equal a spending cut.
- Larry Elder

To increase the zone of peace is to build the inner
core of a stable international zone.
- Zbigniew Brzezinski

We must either reduce the number of our engagements
or increase the number of our troops.
- Adam Schiff

Now in a way, money is money, and if it's going to increase our audience,
that's fine.
- Gene Ween

I expect an energy bill to increase and diversify supply
and stabilize energy prices -
not drive up energy costs in one part of the country
to subsidize energy in another region.
- Pete Domenici


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