quote by Daniel Patrick Moynihan

Marriage orients men and women toward the future, asking them not just to commit to each other but to plan, to earn, to save, and to devote themselves to advancing their children's prospects.

— Daniel Patrick Moynihan

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Lasting marriage quote You can't rush something you want to last forever.

You can't rush something you want to last forever.

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.

Marriage is a public good, not just a private relationship.

We have a public stake in healthy marriages and two-parent families. Our society suffers with the collapse of the relationship of the couple who brings a child into the world.

Lasting marriage quote Don't give up. Normally it is the last key on the ring that opens the door.

Don't give up. Normally it is the last key on the ring that opens the door.

My last night as Isabella Swan. Tomorrow night, I would be Bella Cullen. Though the whole marriage ordeal was a thorn in my side, I had to admit that I liked the sound of that. - bella swan

It's nice to know you have support. Last night I got a marriage proposal. I just laughed.

Real giving is when we give to our spouses what's important to them, whether we understand it, like it, agree with it, or not.

Lasting marriage quote Embarrassment lasts a moment, regrets last a lifetime.

Embarrassment lasts a moment, regrets last a lifetime.

Marriage is our last, best chance to grow up.

All those "and they lived happily ever after" fairy tale endings need to be changed to "and they began the very hard work of making their marriages happy."

What a happy and holy fashion it is that those who love one another should rest on the same pillow.

Lasting marriage quote Your best teacher is your last mistake

Your best teacher is your last mistake

Lust fades, so you'd better be with someone who can stand you.

I think marriage is dangerous. The idea of two people trying to possess each other is wrong. I don't think the flare of love lasts. Your mind rather than your emotions must answer for the success of matrimony. It must be friendship - a calm companionship which can last through the years.

At last my love has come along. My lonely days are over and life is like a song.

Lasting marriage quote Always tell someone how you feel, because opportunities are lost in the blink of

Always tell someone how you feel, because opportunities are lost in the blink of an eye but regrets can last for a lifetime.

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The divorce rate would be lower if instead of marrying for better or worse people would marry for good.

Marriage is a career which brings about more benefits than many others.

A wife lasts only for the length of the marriage, but an ex-wife is there for the rest of your life.

Lasting marriage quote Leadership is about making others better as a result of your presence and making

Leadership is about making others better as a result of your presence and making sure that impact lasts in your absence.

A wife lasts only for the length of the marriage, but an ex-wife is there for the rest of your life.

My dad got divorced six times. Well, he actually only got divorced five times. He wouldn't divorce the sixth one 'cause he said he didn't want people to think he couldn't commit. 'I don't want people not taking me serious.' Dad, your last marriage was performed in Reno by an ordained lesbian Elvis impersonator. Who you hit on.

Marriage, at first, may seem like it will last forever.

But surprisingly, a lot of the times, it shatters easily. Like porcelain.

Lasting marriage quote Ultimately, the bond of all companionship, whether in marriage or friendship, is

Ultimately, the bond of all companionship, whether in marriage or friendship, is conversation.

If you want something to last forever, you treat it differently.

Marriage, like a submarine, is only safe if you get all the way inside.

Between husband and wife friendship seems to exist by nature, for man is naturally disposed to pairing.

Lasting marriage quote Be careful who you make memories with. Those things can last a lifetime.

Be careful who you make memories with. Those things can last a lifetime.

Marriage, the family unit, was the "original Department of Health, Education and Welfare."

I discover that some of the Eastern papers represent me as a great blasphemer, because I said, in my lecture on Marriage, at our last Conference, that Jesus Christ was married at Cana of Galilee, that Mary, Martha, and others were his wives, and that he begat children.

The hardest thing you will ever do is trust yourself.

Lasting marriage quote The last of the human freedoms - to choose ones attitude in any given set of cir

The last of the human freedoms - to choose ones attitude in any given set of circumstances.

Marriage is the hardest thing you will ever do.

The secret is removing divorce as an option. Anybody who gives themselves that option will get a divorce.

A happy wedlock is a long falling in love.

Marriages don't last. When I meet a guy, the first question I ask myself is: is this the man I want my children to spend their weekends with?

Lasting marriage quote If you want to achieve widespread impact and lasting value, be bold.

If you want to achieve widespread impact and lasting value, be bold.

Experts on romance say for a happy marriage there has to be more than a passionate love. For a lasting union, they insist, there must be a genuine liking for each other. Which, in my book, is a good definition for friendship.

grow old with me. the best is yet to be. the last of life for which the first was made.

I think long-lasting, healthy relationships are more important than the idea of marriage. At the root of every successful marriage is a strong partnership.

Lasting marriage quote Only when the last tree has died and the last river been poisoned, and the last

Only when the last tree has died and the last river been poisoned, and the last fish been caught will we realize we cannot eat money.

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My parents only had one argument in 45 years. It lasted 43 years.

I hate to be a failure. I hate and regret the failure of my marriages. I would gladly give all my millions for just one lasting marital success.

Last time I tried to make love to my wife nothing happened, so I said to her, 'What's the matter, you can't think of anybody either?'

The WWII generation shares so many common values: duty, honor, country, personal responsibility and the marriage vow " For better or for worse--it was the last generation in which, broadly speaking, marriage was a commitment and divorce was not an option

The most successful marriages, gay or straight, even if they begin in romantic love, often become friendships. It's the ones that become the friendships that last.

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