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She knew now that marriage did not make love. Janie%u030Ds first dream was dead, so she became a woman. - Zora Neale Hurston

She knew now that marriage did not make love. Janie%u030Ds first dream was dead, so she became a woman.

Zora Neale Hurston
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There's a lot of me in it. But the character is more egotistical. I'm also egotistical, but not the way the character is. This guy is successful, he has everything, but his wife has left him. The most important value - love - is missing. What is wrong with this institution called 'marriage'? What is wrong with this institution called 'the pursuit of happiness'?

Paulo Coelho

A successful marriage require falling in love many times, always with the same person.

Unknown

Love is only a word, until we decide to let it possess us with all its force. Love is only a word, until someone arrives to give it meaning. Don't give up. Remember, it's always the last key on the key ring that opens the door.

Paulo Coelho
We must marry, have children, reproduce the species. - Paulo Coelho

We must marry, have children, reproduce the species.

Paulo Coelho
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Marriage halves our griefs, doubles our joys, and quadruples our expenses - Gilbert K. Chesterton

Marriage halves our griefs, doubles our joys, and quadruples our expenses

Gilbert K. Chesterton
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The idea of private property universal but private, the idea of families free but still families, of domesticity democratic but still domestic, of one man one house - this remains the real vision and magnet of mankind. The world may accept something more official and general, less human and intimate. But the world will be like a broken-hearted woman who makes a humdrum marriage because she may not make a happy one; Socialism may be the world's deliverance, but it is not the world's desire.

Gilbert K. Chesterton

Fate is strange. almost no one I know married the first love of their lives. but for those who did are always telling me that they missed something important, that they didn't experience all that they might have.. - by the river piedra I sat down and wept.

Paulo Coelho
When we marry, we are authorized to take possession of the other person, body and soul. - Paulo Coelho

When we marry, we are authorized to take possession of the other person, body and soul.

Paulo Coelho
Every woman needs a man that will ruin her lipstick and not her mascara.

Every woman needs a man that will ruin her lipstick and not her mascara.

Unknown

When two people are meant for each other, no time is too long, no distance is too far, no one can ever tear them apart.

Unknown
You don't need anyone to "complete you" because you're already complete.

You don't need anyone to "complete you" because you're already complete.

Unknown
Be with someone who is proud to have you.

Be with someone who is proud to have you.

Unknown

It's okay to wait for the love you deserve, do not compromise or settle because of loneliness.

Unknown
What's a queen without her king? Well, historically, better.

What's a queen without her king? Well, historically, better.

Unknown
Marriage works best for men than women. The two happiest groups are married men and unmarried women. - Gloria Steinem

Marriage works best for men than women. The two happiest groups are married men and unmarried women.

Gloria Steinem
I have yet to hear a man ask for advice on how to combine marriage and a career. - Gloria Steinem

I have yet to hear a man ask for advice on how to combine marriage and a career.

Gloria Steinem

Being able to support oneself allows one to choose a marriage out of love and not just economic dependence. It also allows one to risk that marriage.

Gloria Steinem
A woman without a man is like a fish without a bicycle. - Gloria Steinem

A woman without a man is like a fish without a bicycle.

Gloria Steinem
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Body and mind, like man and wife, do not always agree to die together. - Charles Caleb Colton

Body and mind, like man and wife, do not always agree to die together.

Charles Caleb Colton
Married life is a simpler life. Who I spend my time with is established in advance. - Bill Gates

Married life is a simpler life. Who I spend my time with is established in advance.

Bill Gates
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Marriage is not a noun; it's a verb. It isn't something you get. It's something you do. It's the way you love your partner every day.

Barbara De Angelis

When asked his secret of love, being married fifty-four years to the same person, he said, "Ruth and I are happily incompatible."

Billy Graham

We have found that marriage should be made up of two forgivers. We need to learn to say, "I was wrong, I'm sorry." And we also need to say, "That's all right, I love you."

Billy Graham

All married couples should learn the art of battle as they should learn the art of making love. Good battle is objective and honest - never vicious or cruel. Good battle is healthy and constructive, and brings to a marriage the principles of equal partnership.

Ann Landers