Thoughts on marriage


Compiled by Bill Derby

In June many people get married. Judy and I tied the knot on June 12 over 480 years ago. She would probably consider that time has gone by very quickly.  I found these thoughts about marriage. They may or may not apply.


Thoughts on Marriage……

•A married man is a caged bird. – Spanish Proverb

• Always say no, and you will never be married. – French Proverb

• Our dog died from licking our wedding picture. – Phyllis Diller

•Love is blind, but marriage restores its sight. – Georg C. Lichtenberg

• She tells enough white lies to ice a wedding cake. – Margot Asquith

•Even pearls are dark before the whiteness of his teeth. – William R. Alger

• The proper basis for marriage is mutual misunderstanding. – Oscar Wilde

• In Hollywood, a marriage is a success if it outlasts milk. – Rita Rudner

• Now a soft kiss; Aye, by that kiss, I vow an endless bliss. – John Keats

• Bride: A woman with a fine prospect of happiness behind her. – Ambrose Bierce

• I should have suspected my husband was lazy. On our wedding day, his mother told me: “I’m not losing a son; I’m gaining a couch.” – Phyllis Diller

• Marriage: A word which should be pronounced “mirage.” – Herbert Spencer

• A good marriage would be between a blind wife and a deaf husband. – Ogden Nash

• It is after you have lost your teeth that you can afford to buy steaks. – Pierre Renoir

• The last thing my kids ever did to earn money was lose their baby teeth. – Phyllis Diller

•Marriage is a lottery, but you can’t tear up your ticket if you lose. – F.M. Knowles

• Marriage halves our griefs, doubles our joys, and quadruples our expenses. – G K Chesterton

• Marriage is very difficult. It’s like a 5,000-piece jigsaw puzzle, all sky. – Cathy Ladman

• In marriage, being the right person is as important as finding the right person. – Wilbert Donald Gough

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

• Marriage is one of the few institutions that allow a man to do as his wife pleases. – Milton Berle

• A long marriage is two people trying to dance a duet and two solos at the same time. – Anne Taylor Fleming

• Marriage is a wonderful institution… if, of course, you like living in an institution. – Groucho Marx

• If I get married again, I want a guy there with a drum to do rim shots during the vows. – Sam Kinison

• I came from a big family. As a matter of fact, I never got to sleep alone until I was married. – Lewis Grizzard

• The one charm of marriage is that it makes a life of deception absolutely necessary for both parties. – Oscar Wilde

• Wit is the sudden marriage of ideas which before their union were not perceived to have any relation. – Mark Twain

•You may not realize it when it happens, but a kick in the teeth may be the best thing in the world for you. – Walt Disney

•There’s a way of transferring funds that is even faster than electronic banking. It’s called marriage. – Sam Kinison

• After marriage, husband and wife become two sides of a coin; they just can’t face each other, but still they stay together. – Sacha Guitry

•Getting married is easy. Staying married is more difficult. Staying happily married for a lifetime should rank among the fine arts. – Roberta Flack


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