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Afraid of loneliness?

If you are afraid of loneliness, do not marry.
Anton Chekhov

An advantage of marriage
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

An alliance
Marriage is an alliance entered into by a man who can't sleep with the window shut, and a woman who can't sleep with the window open.
George Bernard Shaw

An alliance
Marriage is an alliance entered into by a man who can't sleep with the window shut, and a woman who can't sleep with the window open.
George Bernard Shaw

An orangutan
The majority of husbands remind me of an orangutan trying to play the violin.
Honore de Balzac

Before and after marriage
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

Chains
Chains do not hold a marriage together. It is threads, hundreds of tiny threads which sew people together through the years.
Simone Signoret

Conditions for marriage!
No man should marry until he has studied anatomy and dissected at least one woman.
Honore de Balzac

Devotion of a married woman
There is nothing in the world like the devotion of a married woman. It is a thing no married man knows anything about.
Oscar Wilde

Everything else is transitory
When marrying, ask yourself this question: Do you believe that you will be able to converse well with this person into your old age? Everything else in marriage is transitory.
Friedrich Nietzsche

Gay marriage
I believe marriage is between a man and a woman. I am not in favor of gay marriage. But when you start playing around with constitutions, just to prohibit somebody who cares about another person, it just seems to me that's not what America's about. Usually, our constitutions expand liberties, they don't contract them.
Barack Obama

How families work?
Newlyweds become oldyweds, and oldyweds are the reasons that families work.
Author Unknown

How to keep a husband
It's not beauty but fine qualities, my girl, that keep a husband.
Euripides

Marriage without love
Where there's marriage without love, there will be love without marriage.
Benjamin Franklin

Successful marriage
A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person.
Mignon McLaughlin

Survival of marriages
More marriages might survive if the partners realized that sometimes the better comes after the worse.
Doug Larson

They dream
They dream in courtship, but in wedlock wake.
Alexander Pope

Why a man marries?
A man marries to have a home, but also because he doesn't want to be bothered with sex and all that sort of thing.
W. Somerset Maugham

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