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  1. Picture quote by Oscar Wilde about friendship

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

  2. Picture quote about love

    We simply can't abandon ship every time we encounter a storm in our marriage. Real love is about weathering the storms of life together.

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There is no more lovely, friendly, and charming relationship, communion, or company than a good marriage.

Martin Luther

It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages.

Friedrich Nietzsche

The difficulty with marriage is that we fall in love with a personality, but must live with a character.

Peter De Vries

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

Mignon McLaughlin

By all means marry. If you get a good wife you will become happy, and if you get a bad one you will become a philosopher.


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

Joseph Campbell

Let the wife make the husband glad to come home, and let him make her sorry to see him leave.

Martin Luther

Keep your eyes wide open before marriage, and half-shut afterwards.

Benjamin Franklin

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

Michel de Montaigne

Choose your wife as you wish your children to be.


If I was your wife Sir, I'd poison you! Madam, if you were my wife, I'd let you!

Winston Churchill

I prepare myself for rehearsals like I would for marriage.

Maria Callas

Men marry because they are tired; women, because they are curious; both are disappointed.

Oscar Wilde

The best friend is likely to acquire the best wife, because a good marriage is based on the talent for friendship.

Friedrich Nietzsche

Marriage is like a besieged castle; those who are on the outside wish to get in; and those who are on the inside wish to get out.

Arabic Proverbs

A good wife and health is a mans best wealth.


The man who says his wife can't take a joke forgets that she took him.


Who finds a wife finds a good thing, and obtains favor with the Lord.


Both marriage and death ought to be welcome: The one promises happiness, doubtless the other assures it.

Mark Twain

Do not choose your wife at a dance, but in the field among the harvesters.


A man would prefer to come home to an unmade bed and a happy woman than to a neatly made bed and an angry woman.

Marlene Dietrich

I've been married three times -- and each time I married the right person.

Margaret Mead

The calmest husbands make the stormiest wives.

English Proverbs

If you want to sacrifice the admiration of many men for the criticism of one, go ahead, get married.

Katharine Hepburn

To keep your marriage brimming, with love in the wedding cup, whenever you're wrong, admit it; whenever you're right, shut up.

Ogden Nash

I have great hopes that we shall love each other all our lives as much as if we had never married at all.

Lord Byron

To marry is to halve your rights and double your duties.

Arthur Schopenhauer

In marriage do thou be wise; prefer the person before money; virtue before beauty; the mind before the body.

William Penn

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

It doesn't much signify whom one marries, for one is sure to find out the next morning that it was someone else.

Will Rogers

Rituals are important. Nowadays it's hip not to be married. I'm not interested in being hip.

John Lennon

Love is moral even without legal marriage, but marriage is immoral without love.

Ellen Key

It takes two to make a marriage a success and only one to make it a failure.

Herbert Samuel

Marriage is a three ring circus: engagement ring, wedding ring, and suffering.


Marriage is like putting your hand into a bag of snakes in the hope of pulling out an eel.

Leonardo da Vinci

It is better to be unfaithful than faithful without wanting to be.

Brigitte Bardot

Well married a person has wings, poorly married shackles.

Henry Ward Beecher

The world must be peopled. When I said I would die a bachelor, I did not think I should live till I were married.

William Shakespeare

He who marries for money earns it.

Yiddish Proverbs

Even in the common affairs of life, in love, friendship, and marriage, how little security have we when we trust our happiness in the hands of others!

William Hazlitt

Always get married in the morning. That way if it doesn't work out, you haven't wasted the whole day.

Mickey Rooney

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

Isadora Duncan

There would be no society if living together depended upon understanding each other.

Eric Hoffer

A sweetheart is a bottle of wine, a wife is a wine bottle.

Charles Baudelaire

Never marry a man who hates his mother, because he'll end up hating you.

Jill Bennett

Marriage isn't a word... it's a sentence.


If I get married, I want to be very married.

Audrey Hepburn

The secret of a happy marriage remains a secret.

Henny Youngman

Be to their virtue very kind; be to their faults a little blind.

Matthew Prior

Take care of him. And make him feel important. And if you can do that, you'll have a happy and wonderful marriage. Like two out of every ten couples.

Neil Simon

The lion and the calf will lay down together, but the calf won't get much sleep..

Woody Allen

A woman must be a genius to create a good husband.

Honore de Balzac

Many people spend more time in planning the wedding than they do in planning the marriage

Zig Ziglar

Marriage is not a noun; it's a verb. It isn't something you get. It's something you do. It's the way you love your partner every day.

Barbara De Angelis

Faithfulness and sincerity are the highest things.


Husbands are like fires. They go out when unattended.

Zsa Zsa Gabor

One good husband is worth two good wives, for the scarcer things are, the more they are valued.

Benjamin Franklin

I will remember always that marriage, like life, is a journey - not a destination - and that its treasures are found not just at the end but all along the way.


Whatever you may look like, marry a man your own age -- as your beauty fades, so will his eyesight.

Phyllis Diller

Love: A temporary insanity curable by marriage.

Ambrose Bierce

It is always incomprehensible to a man that a woman should ever refuse an offer of marriage.

Jane Austen

A marriage without conflicts is almost as inconceivable as a nation without crises.

Andre Maurois

I first learned the concepts of non-violence in my marriage.

Mahatma Gandhi

Any young man who is unmarried at the age of twenty one is a menace to the community.

Brigham Young

I think men who have a pierced ear are better prepared for marriage. They've experienced pain and bought jewelry.

Rita Rudner

Never marry for money. Ye'll borrow it cheaper.

Scottish Proverbs

Marriage is socialism among two people.

Barbara Ehrenreich

If you would have a good wife, marry one who has been a good daughter.

Thomas Fuller

Nothing is more noble, nothing more venerable than fidelity. Faithfulness and truth are the most sacred excellences and endowments of the human mind.

Marcus Tullius Cicero

The true index of a man's character is the health of his wife.

Cyril Connolly

The value of marriage is not that adults produce children but that children produce adults.

Peter De Vries

When a wife has a good husband it is easily seen in her face.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

It's a sad house where the hen crows louder than the cock.

Scottish Proverbs

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

Only as far as a man is happily married to himself is he fit for married life and family life in general.


Marriage is the death of hope.

Woody Allen

Marriage is neither heaven nor hell, it is simply purgatory.

Abraham Lincoln

The dread of loneliness is greater than the fear of bondage, so we get married.

Cyril Connolly

Marriage is like a violin. After the music is over, you still have the strings.


Marriage is that relation between man and woman in which the independence is equal, the dependence mutual, and the obligation reciprocal.

Louis K. Anspacher

All men make mistakes, but married men find out about them sooner.

Red Skelton

An archaeologist is the best husband any woman can have: the older she gets, the more interested he is in her.

Agatha Christie

The argument between wives and whores is an old one; each one thinking that whatever she is, at least she is not the other.

Andrea Dworkin

Choose a wife by your ear than your eye.

Thomas Fuller

When you see what some girls marry, you realize how they must hate to work for a living.

Helen Rowland

Matrimony is the high sea for which no compass has yet to be invented.

Heinrich Heine

Basically my wife was immature. I'd be at home in the bath and she would come in and sink my boats.

Woody Allen

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

Joyce Brothers

Marriage is the only adventure open to the cowardly.


If it weren't for marriage, men and women would have to fight with total strangers.


I married beneath me; all women do.

Nancy Astor

An ideal wife is any woman who has an ideal husband.

Booth Tarkington

Heaven will be no heaven to me if I do not meet my wife there.

Andrew Jackson

Wives are people who feel they don't dance enough.

Groucho Marx

In marriage do thou be wise: prefer the person before money, virtue before beauty, the mind before the body; then thou hast a wife, a friend, a companion, a second self.

William Penn

This would be a much better world if more married couples were as deeply in love as they are in debt.

Earl Wilson

When a man opens the car door for his wife, it's either a new car or a new wife.

Prince Philip Edinburgh

Marriage is one long conversation, checkered by disputes.

Robert Louis Stevenson

Marry a mountain girl and you marry the whole mountain.


Husbands never become good; they merely become proficient.

H. L. Mencken

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