When a girl marries, she exchanges the attentions of all the other men of her acquaintance for the inattention of just one.
Helen Rowland (1875-1950) American journalist and humorist.
If you wish to marry suitably, marry your equal.
Ovid (BC 43-AD 18) Roman poet.
No man was ever shot by his wife while doing the dishes.
The bonds of matrimony are like any other bonds, they mature slowly.
Peter de Vries (1910-1993) American editor and novelist.
Every marriage tends to consist of an aristocrat and a peasant. Of a teacher and a learner.
John Updike (1932-?) American writer.
The husbands of very beautiful women belong to the criminal classes.
Oscar Wilde (1854-1900) Irish poet and dramatist.
Marriage isn't a word... it's a sentence.
Both marriage and death ought to be welcome: The one promises happiness, doubtless the other assures it.
Mark Twain (1835-1910) U.S. humorist, writer, and lecturer.
Marriage is an institution, but who wants to live in an institution?
It is obvious that all sense has gone out of modern marriage: which is, however, no objection to marriage but to modernity.
Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900) German-Swiss philosopher and writer.