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If there is such a thing as a good marriage, it is because it resembles friendship rather than love.

Montaigne (1533-1592) French philosopher and essayist.

Two such as you with such a master speed cannot be parted nor be swept away from one another once you are agreed that life is only life forevermore together wing to wing and oar to oar.

Robert Frost (1875-1963) American Poet.

Long engagements give people the opportunity of finding out each other's character before marriage, which is never advisable.

Oscar Wilde (1854-1900) Irish poet and dramatist.

The calmest husbands make the stormiest wives.

English proverb

A happy marriage is a long conversation which always seems too short.

André Maurois (1885-1967) French writer.


When a wife has a good husband it is easily seen in her face.

Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe (1749-1832) German poet, novelist and dramatist.

By taking a second wife he pays the highest compliment to the first, by showing that she made him so happy as a married man, that he wishes to be so a second time.

Samuel Johnson (1709-1784) British author.

A successful marriage is an edifice that must be rebuilt every day.

André Maurois (1885-1967) French writer.

In marriage do thou be wise; prefer the person before money; virtue before beauty; the mind before the body.

William Penn (1644-1718) British religious leader.

Choose your wife as you wish your children to be.