Marriage

"I have always thought that every woman should marry, and no man."


Rating: 2.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Men marry because they are tired; women, because they are curious: both are disappointed."

Oscar Wilde
Oscar Wilde "The Picture of Dorian Gray"

Rating: 5.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"To marry is to halve your rights and double your duties."


Rating: 5.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Do not choose for your wife any woman you would not choose as your friend if she were a man."


Rating: 3.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Polygamy: An endeavour to get more out of life than there is in it."


Rating: 1.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"Bigamy is having a wife too many, monogamy is the same."


Rating: 3.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

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


Rating: 3.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"There is no more lovely, friendly and charming relationship, communion or company than a good marriage."


Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Happiness in marriage is entirely a matter of chance."

Jane Austen
Jane Austen "Pride and Prejudice"

Rating: 6.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The happiest time of anyone's life is just after the first divorce."


Rating: 3.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"When a woman marries again, it is because she detested her first husband. When a man marries again, it is because he adored his first wife. Women try their luck; men risk theirs."

Oscar Wilde
Oscar Wilde "The Picture of Dorian Gray"

Rating: 2.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Bride, n. A woman with a fine prospect of happiness behind her."

Ambrose Bierce
Ambrose Bierce "The Devil's Dictionary"

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Matrimony is the union of meanness and martyrdom."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Marriage, which has been the bourne of so many narratives, is still a great beginning, as it was to Adam and Eve, who kept their honeymoon in Eden, but had their first little one among the thorns and thistles of the wilderness."

George Eliot
George Eliot "Middlemarch"

Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Marriage, a market which has nothing free but the entrance."


Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 5)

"There is no lonelier man in death, except the suicide, than that man who has lived many years with a good wife and then outlived her. If two people love each other there can be no happy end to it."

Ernest Hemingway
Ernest Hemingway "Death in the Afternoon"

Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"A woman who runs off with her lover is not abandonning her husband: she is sparing him a disloyal wife."


Rating: 8.88 (Number of Voters: 8)