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Alan King Quotes and Sayings
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Marriage is nature's way of keeping us from fighting with strangers.
- Alan King

Related topics: Marriage

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?
- Alan King

If you want to read about love and marriage,
you've got to buy two separate books.
- Alan King

You do live longer with bran, but you spend the last
fifteen years on the toilet.
- Alan King

 

This day I will marry my friend,
the one I laugh with, live for, dream with, love.
- Anonymous PHOTO

My Loved One
You are my ground and you are my rainbow.
You are my butterfly and you are my ecstasy.
You are the start of my journeys and always my destination.
You are my home - the place to which I always return.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Our loved ones -
whether by blood, by marriage, or by choice -
are delicate treasures.
If we hold them too close, they break -
as a butterfly would.
By honoring and enjoying
the freedom of our loved ones,
we gain our own freedom.
Have the courage to trust that
the beautiful butterflies of your life
will return - or not - as life intends.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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For a happy marriage,
love and accept your spouse just the way they are.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A Great Relationship is the Dance of Two Great Lives.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Marriage, ultimately, is the practice of
becoming passionate friends.
- Harville Hendrix

When you make the sacrifice in marriage,
you're sacrificing not to each other
but to unity in a relationship.
- Joseph Campbell

When people get married because they think
it's a long-time love affair,
they'll be divorced very soon,
because all love affairs end in disappointment.
But marriage is a recognition of a spiritual identity.
- Joseph Campbell

My husband melted my heart the day he asked me,
"Can I participate in your wonder?"
In whose wonder do you get to participate today?
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Love does not begin and end the way we seem to think it does.
Love is a battle, love is a war; love is a growing up.
- James A. Baldwin

The greatest roadblock to a great relationship
is trying to force a partner to change through bribes or threats.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Every good relationship, especially marriage, is based on respect.
If it's not based on respect,
nothing that appears to be good will last very long.
- Amy Grant

I used to tell my husband that,
if he could make me "understand" something,
it would be clear to all the other people in the country.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

A successful marriage requires falling in love many times,
always with the same person.
- Germaine Greer

You are my home - the place to which I always return.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The hardest of all, is learning to be
a well of affection, and not a fountain,
to show them that we love them,
not when we feel like it, but when they do.
- Nan Fairbrother

A divorce is like an amputation:
you survive it, but there's less of you.
- Margaret Atwood

Make sure you never, never argue at night.
You just lose a good night's sleep,
and you can't settle anything until morning anyway.
- Rose Kennedy

There is no substitute for the comfort supplied
by the utterly taken-for-granted relationship.
- Iris Murdoch

The formula for achieving a successful relationship is simple:
you should treat all disasters as if they were trivialities
but never treat a triviality as if it were a disaster.
- Quentin Crisp

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

Gift the love of your life with undistracted,
untelevisioned, unhurried attentiveness.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Marriage is a bribe to make the housekeeper think she's a householder.
- Thornton Wilder

Marriage: A word which should be pronounced "mirage".
- Herbert Spencer

Any intelligent woman who reads the marriage contract,
and then goes into it, deserves all the consequences.
- Isadora Duncan

Marriage is good for those who are afraid to sleep alone at night.
- St.
Jerome

By all means marry.
If you get a good wife, you'll be happy.
If you get a bad one, you'll become a philosopher
and that is a good thing for any man.
- Socrates

Staying married may have long-term benefits.
You can elicit much more sympathy from friends over
a bad marriage than you ever can from a good divorce.
- P. J. O'Rourke

The fewer secrets you have, the happier you will be.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Marriage is a wonderful institution,
but who wants to live in an institution?
- Groucho Marx

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.
- Marilyn Monroe

Men who have a pierced ear are better prepared for marriage -
they've experienced pain and bought jewelry.
- Rita Rudner

Great relationships begin with two people who are each
self confident and who come to each other with the openness
to see and accept the other as a unique and wonderful person.
If there is true love and an alignment of fundamental values,
choose to join your life with your new partner
and vow never to criticize their nature -
the essence that makes them uniquely themselves.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A good marriage would be between a blind wife and a deaf husband.
- Michel de Montaigne

When a marriage works, nothing on earth can take its place.
- Helen Gahagan

One advantage of marriage is that, when you fall out
of love with him or he falls out of love with you,
it keeps you together until you fall in again.
- Judith Viorst

Marriage resembles a pair of shears,
so joined that they cannot be separated;
often moving in opposite directions,
yet always punishing anyone who comes between them.
- Sydney Smith

Politics doesn't make strange bedfellows -
marriage does.
- Groucho Marx

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

Marriage is not just spiritual communion,
it is also remembering to take out the trash.
- Joyce Brothers

Marriage is a gamble, let's be honest.
- Yoko Ono

Marriage is not about age; it's about finding the right person.
- Sophia Bush

A journey is like marriage.
The certain way to be wrong is to think you control it.
- John Steinbeck

Marriage is a great institution, but I'm not ready for an institution.
- Mae West

Marriage, a market which has nothing free but the entrance.
- Michel de Montaigne

Only choose in marriage a man whom you would choose
as a friend if he were a woman.
- Joseph Joubert

Marriage is a wonderful invention: then again,
so is a bicycle repair kit.
- Billy Connolly

Love allows your beloved the freedom to be unlike you.
Attachment asks for conformity to your needs and desires.
Love imposes no demands.
Attachment expresses an overwhelming demand - "Make me feel whole."
Love expands beyond the limits of two people.
Attachment tries to exclude everything but two people.
- Deepak Chopra in The Path to Love

There is a time for all things - except marriage,
my dear.
- Thomas Chatterton

Daddy was real gentle with kids.
That's why I expected so much out of marriage,
figuring that all men should be steady and pleasant.
- Loretta Lynn

A dream you dream alone is only a dream.
A dream you dream together becomes reality.
- John Lennon

Marriage, like money, is still with us;
and,
like money, progressively devalued.
- Robert Graves

Marriage should be a duet - when one sings,
the other claps.
- Joe Murray

The one who loves the least, controls the relationship.
- Robert Anthony

Love is often the fruit of marriage.
- Moliere

Marriage, for a woman at least, hampers the two things
that made life to me glorious -
friendship and learning.
- Jane Harrison

Why does a woman work ten years to change a man's habits
and then complain that he's not the man she married?
- Barbra Streisand

The secret of a successful marriage is not to be at home too much.
- Colin Chapman

Every relationship is just so tenuous and precarious.
- Larry David

Consider being more acceptive of your partner's behaviors.
It is unlikely that they are intentionally aggravating you.
Almost always, they are just doing what they think they should do.
Try setting aside your own rules for how they should behave,
and adopt a live-and-let-live attitude.
Your relationship will become stronger and happier if you do.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Love in marriage should be the accomplishment of a beautiful dream,
and not, as it too often is, the end.
- Alphonse Karr

Marriage is a financial contract; I have enough contracts already.
- Linda Fiorentino

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.
- Jean Kerr

Marriage is a feast where the grace is sometimes better than the dinner.
- Charles Caleb Colton

Marriage is the alliance of two people,
one of whom never remembers birthdays and the other who never forgets them.
- Ogden Nash

Each relationship nurtures a strength or weakness within you.
- Mike Murdock

Marriage - a book of which the first chapter is written
in poetry and the remaining chapters in prose.
- Beverley Nichols


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