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J. P. Donleavy Quotes and Sayings

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

When I die I want to decompose in a barrel of porter
and have it served in all the pubs in Dublin.
- J. P. Donleavy

Writing is turning one's worst moments into money.
- J. P. Donleavy

I got disappointed in human nature as well and gave
it up because I found it too much like my own.
- J. P. Donleavy

 

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

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

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

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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)

One time when somebody showed up in a wedding dress,
but I never knew if it was a joke, or she was serious.
She asked me to marry her.
She was serious.
It was pretty funny.
- Bryan White

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

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

I don't date rock 'n' rollers.
I just marry them.
- Heather Locklear

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

I swear to God, I would marry the first person who asked me,
just because it seems so completely impossible that anyone would ask.
- Minnie Driver

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

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

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

I asked my girlfriend, 'Will you marry me?' She said,
'We'll have to ask my father.' So we had a seance and Jack Ruby says,
'Hello!'
- Emo Philips

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

When two people marry they become in the eyes of the law one person,
and that one person is the husband.
- Shana Alexander

I'm terrible at relationships.
I consider myself to be smart and a good mother but
it's taken me this long to realise you don't have to
marry a guy after three days or dump him.
- Sheena Easton

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

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

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

Strong women only marry weak men.
- Bette Davis

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

Is there a doctor in the house? My parents want me to marry you.
- Wendy Leibman

On her son Rene: Oh my God, when he's 20 years old
what's going to happen to me? I'm gonna marry him.
- Celine Dion

Film provides an opportunity to marry the power of
ideas with the power of images.
- Steven Bochco

I think people really marry far too much;
it is such a lottery after all,
and for a poor woman a very doubtful happiness.
- Queen Victoria

And I would like to marry and have more children.
I would like to try and do it right.
- Phil Collins

If I ever loved a man better than I love my art,
I should marry him and leave the stage.
But I have never met such a man.
- Billie Burke

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 always said don't marry for money,
divorce for money.
- Wendy Liebman

Marry an outdoors woman.
Then if you throw her out into the yard on a cold night,
she can still survive.
- W. C. Fields

I'd always felt a man should marry later in life.
- Frank Langella

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

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

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

The White House looked into a plan that would allow
illegal immigrants to stay in the United States.
The plan called for a million Mexicans to marry a million of our ugliest citizens.
- Dennis Miller

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

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

Marry Prince William? I'd love that.
Who wouldn't want to be a princess?
- Britney Spears

I figure no matter how old you are, it's always going
to be your first marriage and no life experience is
going to make you a better judge of who you should marry.
- Utada Hikaru

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

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

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

I respect a woman too much to marry her.
- Sylvester Stallone

It's a prizefight.
Get off the stool, take your beating,
go back to your corner, rest, and take a beating again.
Believe in your own talent.
Marry well.
- Bruce Paltrow

If you are afraid of loneliness, do not marry.
- Anton Chekhov

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

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

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

To marry a fool is to be no fool.
- Moliere

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

Marry for Love, an Heroick Action, which makes a mighty noise in the World,
partly because of its rarity, and partly in regard of its extravagancy.
- Mary Astell

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

If you marry a man who cheats on his wife,
you'll be married to a man who cheats on his wife.
- Ann Landers

Rock Hudson let his gay agent marry him off to his
secretary because he didn't want people to get the right idea.
- Anthony Perkins


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