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Undesirable Quotes

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Experience - the wisdom that enables us to recognise
in an undesirable old acquaintance the folly that we have already embraced.
- Ambrose Bierce

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As a result of my study, I came to the conclusion that
a common supreme authority was undesirable.
- Fredrik Bajer

Right discipline consists, not in external compulsion,
but in the habits of mind which lead spontaneously
to desirable rather than undesirable activities.
- Bertrand Russell

If we know anything about man, it's that he's not pacific.
The temptation to butcher anyone considered undesirable
seems to be a common temptation,
not always resisted.
- Larry McMurtry

 

Many people recognize that technology often comes with
unintended and undesirable side effects.
- Leon Kass

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

One of the things I learned in law school is that there's
nothing wrong or undesirable or dishonorable or destructive
about amending the Constitution.
- Adrian Cronauer

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In fact, it struck me when we invaded last year that
if we did it without European and East Asian support,
we were risking losing our alliance in Europe in exchange for Iraq,
and that is a very undesirable exchange.
- William Odom

School divides life into two segments,
which are increasingly of comparable length.
As much as anything else, schooling implies custodial
care for persons who are declared undesirable elsewhere
by the simple fact that a school has been built to serve them.
- Ivan Illich

Sometime they don't let you know that they know that
they don't know everything,
but the core of the medical approach is that you try to identify pathologies,
which are subsystems within the human body or the larger
system that are having undesirable consequences.
- Guy Burgess

It has long been known for sure that the sight of tasty
food makes a hungry man's mouth water;
also lack of appetite has always been regarded as an undesirable phenomenon,
from which one might conclude that appetite is essentially
linked with the process of digestion.
- Ivan Pavlov

Marriage is for women the commonest mode of livelihood,
and the total amount of undesired sex endured by women
is probably greater in marriage than in prostitution.
- Bertrand Russell

Your desired behavior must become just as much a habit
as your undesired behavior was before.
- Mike Hawkins

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Marriage is a mistake every man should make.
- George Jessel

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

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

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

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

There are four stages in a marriage.
First there's the affair,
then the marriage,
then children
and finally the fourth stage,
without which you cannot know a woman, the divorce.
- Norman Mailer

Marriage is a financial contract; I have enough contracts already.
- Linda Fiorentino

Marriage is a gamble, let's be honest.
- Yoko Ono

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

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

A journey is like marriage.
The certain way to be wrong is to think you control it.
- John Steinbeck

Love does not begin and end the way we seem to think it does.
Love is a battle, love is a war; love is a growing up.
- James A. Baldwin

The four most important words in any marriage...
"I'll do the dishes."
- Anonymous

A man's friendships are, like his will,
invalidated by marriage -
but they are also no less invalidated
by the marriage of his friends.
- Samuel Butler

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

Marriage resembles a pair of shears,
so joined that they cannot be separated;
often moving in opposite directions,
yet always punishing anyone who comes between them.
- Sydney Smith

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

Being divorced is like being hit by a Mack truck.
If you live through it, you start looking
very carefully to the right and to the left.
- Jean Kerr

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

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

A Great Relationship is the Dance of Two Great Lives.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A good marriage would be between a blind wife and a deaf husband.
- Michel de Montaigne

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

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

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

Marriage is a great institution, but I'm not ready for an institution.
- Mae West

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

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

Politics doesn't make strange bedfellows -
marriage does.
- Groucho Marx

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

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

There is a time for all things - except marriage,
my dear.
- Thomas Chatterton


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