104 Marriage Quotes By Famous People

Sensual pleasures have the fleeting brilliance of a comet; a happy marriage has the tranquillity of a lovely sunset.
— ann landers

For me working on the marriage and not making the easy choice of cheating was something that I could not do.
— al goldstein

Even though marriage is doomed, if you turned it into a job you like and really work at it – it can be salvaged.
— al goldstein

Love in marriage should be the accomplishment of a beautiful dream, and not, as it too often is, the end.
— alphonse karr

What is fascinating about marriage is why anyone wants to get married.
— alain de botton

Twitter is the marriage of full-tilt narcissism and full-tilt voyeurism that has finally collided in 140 words.
— adam goldberg

There are many things that keep me from getting married. But there will be a time when marriage makes sense to me.
— adam levine



We are no more content to plod along the beaten paths – and so marriage must go the way of God.
— amy levy

How hard it is to have the beautiful interdependence of marriage and yet be strong in oneself alone.
— anne morrow lindbergh

The most important thing for a good marriage is to learn how to argue peaceably.
— anita ekberg

A marriage without conflicts is almost as inconceivable as a nation without crises.
— andre maurois

If we did not look to marriage as the principal source of happiness, fewer marriages would end in tears.
— anthony storr

I believe the home and marriage is the foundation of our society and must be protected.
— billy graham

You have to work for everything. Marriage should not be any different.
— bethenny frankel

Let me be clear. I support the definition of marriage as a union between a man and a woman.
— ben nelson

There is no reason why marriage should necessarily compel an actress to forego her career.
— billie burke

There is, hidden or flaunted, a sword between the sexes till an entire marriage reconciles them.
— c s lewis

Have you ever heard of a good marriage growing in front of the cameras?
— brigitte bardot

All I know is it destroyed my family, it destroyed my marriage to Sylvester and I will never get over it.
— brigitte nielsen

Music is the marriage of the feelings of the living to the wisdom of the dead.
— cass mccombs

Love is not weakness. It is strong. Only the sacrament of marriage can contain it.
— boris pasternak

For marriage to be a success, every woman and every man should have her and his own bathroom. The end.
— catherine zeta jones

Inspirations never go in for long engagements; they demand immediate marriage to action.
— brendan behan



I thought marriage was something very quiet and very regular and very bourgeois.
— carla bruni

That is how our marriage is working so well. My secret of happiness is keeping my contact to the minimum.
— cyrus broacha

She got the magazine on a Wednesday morning, and on Thursday announced our marriage was over.
— david gest

Is marriage for ever? I think you get married with the intention that it will be, but who knows?
— courteney cox

The whole institution of marriage itself really has no place in a progressive society.
— doug stanhope

Heather knows why and when her marriage ended with Richie and she knows why my marriage ended with Charlie.
— denise richards

Here in Hollywood you can actually get a marriage license printed on an Etch-A-Sketch.
— dennis miller

Love is moral even without legal marriage, but marriage is immoral without love.
— ellen key

The moral code of Heaven for both men and women is complete chastity before marriage and full fidelity after marriage.
— ezra taft benson

Usually, the fairy tale ends with the girl marrying the prince. But mine started as soon as the marriage was over.
— diane von furstenberg

Just like Barack Obama, my views on gay marriage have evolved, and now I am a reluctant groom.
— edmund white

No candidate can win a presidential race advocating gay marriage and opposing the military action in Iraq.
— dick morris

I believe that the dissolution of a marriage comes about by the breaking down of self-esteem.
— dixie carter

Little children are still the symbol of the eternal marriage between love and duty.
— george eliot

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

Always remember that the most important thing in a good marriage is not happiness, but stability.
— gabriel garcia marquez

Out of control judicial activism threatens traditional marriage in America.
— ernest istook



But the fact that same-sex marriage is still an issue is insane. Thinking love knows a sex is ridiculous.
— garret dillahunt

Obviously, marriage is not a synonym for morality. But stable marriages and families do encourage moral behavior.
— gary bauer

I think the government should be out of the marriage business and leave marriage to the churches.
— gary johnson

Remember that creating a successful marriage is like farming: you have to start over again every morning.
— h jackson brown jr

Women today have more of an overview of their lives and how marriage is or is not a part of it.
— helen reddy

A bride at her second marriage does not wear a veil. She wants to see what she is getting.
— helen rowland

I support gay marriage. I support gay marriage because I believe Conservatives support the institutions of commitment.
— george osborne

Early marriage is most prevalent in communities suffering deep, chronic poverty.
— helene d gayle

Men need marriage more than women do. In fact, they need it to survive.
— hanna rosin

I had 53 years of happy marriage and two daughters. These were the best things that happened in my life.
— henry allingham

Well, you know, the definition of second marriage is the triumph of hope over experience.
— george will

In a happy marriage it is the wife who provides the climate, the husband the landscape.
— gerald brenan

It takes two to make a marriage a success and only one to make it a failure.
— herbert samuel

I believe in traditional marriage and I believe in the Defense of Marriage Act.
— herman cain

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

Any intelligent woman who reads the marriage contract, and then goes into it, deserves all the consequences.
— isadora duncan

A marriage contract to me is as binding as any in business, and I have always believed in sticking to an agreement.
— j paul getty

If traditional marriage is not the law of the land, the institution of the family will cease to exist.
— james dobson

The truth is many people see a marriage vow as the only way people are going to stay with someone who is sick.
— jenna morasca

The rule with marriage is the less you talk about it the better, as far as I can tell.
— jennifer garner

Protecting the institution of marriage safeguards, I believe, the American family.
— john boehner

Only after I faced the unhappiness of my first marriage did I start on the path of personal growth.
— judith wright

Let me first state that I believe that marriage is a sacred union between one man and one woman.
— judy biggert

Second, marriage is an issue that our Founding Fathers wisely left to the states.
— judy biggert

The sweet companionship of eternal marriage is one of the greatest blessings God has granted to His children.
— joseph b wirthlin

My marriage had been impulsive. That marriage should have been short-lived instead of the 23 years it spanned.
— joseph barbera

I have a deep-seated belief that marriage is between a man and a woman exclusively.
— john hogg

Only choose in marriage a man whom you would choose as a friend if he were a woman.
— joseph joubert

Every marriage tends to consist of an aristocrat and a peasant. Of a teacher and a learner.
— john updike

The first breath of adultery is the freest; after it, constraints aping marriage develop.
— john updike

A so-called happy marriage corresponds to love as a correct poem to an improvised song.
— karl wilhelm friedrich schlegel

People try much less hard to make a marriage work than they used to fifty years ago. Divorce is easier.
— mary wesley

Sleeping together is a euphemism for people, but tantamount to marriage with cats.
— marge piercy

I love the idea of marriage. I definitely want marriage and little Kellans running around.
— kellan lutz

I had a happy marriage and a nice wife. I accomplished everything you can. What more can you want?
— max schmeling

First love is first love, first marriage is first marriage, disappointment is disappointment.
— maximilian schell

Wit is the sudden marriage of ideas which, before their union, were not perceived to have any relation.
— mark twain

But I wanted marriage for myself. I was not calculating about it. I wish I was more calculating.
— linda mccartney

Ultimately, my greatest achievement is maintaining my career while sustaining a happy marriage and kids.
— melina kanakaredes

Yes, the marriage proposal was shot. Michael excluded the dialogue from the final edit.
— madeleine stowe

When a marriage culture fails, sexual desire no longer unites; instead it fragments.
— maggie gallagher

You either believe marriage and human sexuality are sacred, or you do not.
— kirk cameron

Friendships and marriage are far more potent than financial conflicts.
— michael arrington

For after my marriage I had made various attempts to write fiction. They were clearly failures.
— mary augusta ward

It became plain very soon after our marriage that ours was to be a literary partnership.
— mary augusta ward

I only gave out my opinion that same sex marriage is against the law of God.
— manny pacquiao

My mother had a son from previous marriage and her husband died in Second World War.
— mikhail baryshnikov

Yes, the marriage proposal was shot. Michael excluded the dialogue from the final edit. Madeleine Stowe
— michael caine

While I am impulsive in many areas of my life, marriage is not one of them.
— neil strauss

When I got political that blew our marriage out of the water. I was not the same person and I admit that.
— michael moriarty

Singles have a purpose that is higher than any earthly relationship. Marriage is honorable, but so is being single.
— monica johnson

Love is more pleasant than marriage for the same reason that novels are more amusing than history.
— nicolas chamfort

It is my conviction that marriage is such a good idea, only God could have thought of it.
— myles munroe

My marriage to my husband, Bart Conner in 1996 is my proudest personal moment.
— nadia comaneci

A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person.
— mignon mclaughlin

The defense of marriage is the defense of freedom. Neither of which is obsolete.
— nancy pearcey

I feel that marriage can lead to the ultimate rejection and failure and divorce and things we all fear.
— mike birbiglia

Obviously, the institution of marriage in America has utterly collapsed.
— paul singer

The one charm about marriage is that it makes a life of deception absolutely necessary for both parties.
— oscar wilde

How marriage ruins a man! It is as demoralizing as cigarettes, and far more expensive.
— oscar wilde

Seriously – quite seriously – I firmly believe that marriage is to be enjoyed and shared.
— raymond burr

I think marriage is one of those things that writers draw on, one of those emotional reservoirs that go way back.
— raymond carver

Nothing in life is as good as the marriage of true minds between man and woman. As good? It is life itself.
— pearl s buck

A good marriage is one which allows for change and growth in the individuals and in the way they express their love.
— pearl s buck

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