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Bachelors know more about women than married men. If they didn't they'd be married, too.

Banks have a new image. Now you have 'a friend,' your friendly banker. If the banks are so friendly, how come they chain down the pens?

Before marriage, a girl has to make love to a man to hold him. After marriage, she has to hold him to make love to him.

Before marriage, a man declares that he would lay down his life to serve you; after marriage, he won't even lay down his newspaper to talk to you.

Being a parent used to be one of the most simple, natural, inevitable developments in the world. But nowadays, one has no business to be married unless, waking and sleeping, one is conscious of the responsibility.

Being divorced is like being hit by a Mack truck. If you live through it, you start looking very carefully to the right and to the left.

Bigamy is having one husband too many. Monogamy is the same.

Bone of my bones, and flesh of my flesh: she shall be called woman.

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

Celibacy, like the fly in the heart of an apple, dwells in perpetual sweetness, but sits alone, and is confined and dies in singularity; but marriage, like the useful bee, builds a house, and gathers sweetness from every flower, and labors and unites into societies and republics, and sends out colonies, and feeds the world with delicacies, and keeps order, and exercises many virtues, and promotes the interest of mankind, and is that state of good to which God hath designed the present constitution of the world.

Conrad Hilton was very generous to me in the divorce settlement. He gave me 5,000 Gideon Bibles.

Deceive not thyself by overexpecting happiness in the married estate. Remember the nightingales which sing only some months in the spring, but commonly are silent when they have hatched their eggs.

Do you know what it means to come home at night to a woman who'll give you a little love, a little affection, a little tenderness? It means you're in the wrong house, that's what it means.

Don't marry the person you think you can live with; marry only the individual you think you can't live without.

Early marriages are permanent moralities; deferred marriages are temptations to wickedness.

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

Every woman should marry - and no man.

Fathers their children and themselves abuse, that wealth a husband for their daughters choose.

Few natures can preserve through years the poetry of the first passionate illusion. That can alone render wedlock the seal that confirms affection, and not the mocking ceremonial that consecrates its grave.

Few of either sex are ever united to their first love. - Yet married people jog on and call each other "My dear" and "My darling," all the same.


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