Love is just a word until someone comes along and gives it meaning.— Paulo Coelho
Belligerent Marriage Engagement quotations
We find rest in those we love, and we provide a resting place in ourselves for those who love us.
Don't instill, or allow anybody else to instill into the hearts of your girls the idea that marriage is the chief end of life. If you do, don't be surprised if they get engaged to the first empty, useless fool they come across.
Find the person who will love you because of your differences and not in spite of them and you have found a lover for life.
What a happy and holy fashion it is that those who love one another should rest on the same pillow.
For you see, each day I love you more. Today more than yesterday and less than tomorrow.
Give your hearts, but not into each other's keeping.
For only the hand of Life can contain your hearts. And stand together yet not too near together: For the pillars of the temple stand apart, And the oak tree and the cypress grow not in each other's shadow.
There are three rings involved with marriage.
The engagement ring, the wedding ring, and the suffering.
When David Arquette and I got engaged we started therapy together.
I'd heard that the first year of marriage is the hardest, so we decided to work through all that stuff early.
Marriage is a three ring circus: engagement ring, wedding ring, and suffering.
Competence in heterosexuality, or at least the appearance or pretense of such competence, is as much a public affair as a privateone. Thus, going steady is a high school diploma in heterosexuality; engagement a BA; marriage an MA; and children a Ph.D.
To avoid mistakes and regrets, always consult your wife before engaging in a flirtation.
The sum which two married people owe to one another defies calculation.
It is an infinite debt, which can only be discharged through all eternity.
To speak frankly, I am not in favour of long engagements.
They give people the opportunity of finding out each other's character before marriage, which I think is never advisable.
Sexual excitability is increased and leads to hasty engagements, marriages by the newspaper, improper love-adventures, conspicuous behaviour, fondness for dress, on theother hand to jealousy and matrimonial discord.
A marriage is like a long trip in a tiny row boat: if one passenger starts to rock the boat, the other has to steady it, otherwise, they will go to the bottom together.
A fellow ought to save a few of the long evenings he spends with his girl till after they're married.
Love is the expansion of two natures in such fashion that each include the other, each is enriched by the other.
But not gold in commercial quantities, Just enough gold to make the engagement rings And marriage rings of those who owned the farm. What gold more innocent could one have asked for?
Love the family! Defend and promote it as the basic cell of human society;
nurture it as the prime sanctuary of life. Give great care to the preparation of engaged couples and be close to young married couples, so that they will be for their children and the whole community an eloquent testimony of God's love.
Any who pretend to assume to engage in plural marriage in this day, when the one holding the keys has withdrawn the power by which they are performed, are guilty of gross wickedness. Thy are living in adultery, have already sold their souls to Satan, and (whether their acts are based on ignorance or lust or both) they will be damned in eternity.
Christians must engage in "spiritual warfare" to combat same-sex marriage.
Long engagements give people the opportunity of finding out each other's character before marriage, which is never advisable.
Inspirations never go in for long engagements; they demand immediate marriage to action.
I've never been engaged. I definitely believe in the institution of marriage.
I have people printing that I have. Never been engaged. As far as what I think of marriage, I think it's great. I think I'd like to be married some day, but I'll start with love.
I usually save these answers [on the institution of marriage] for my Barbara Walters Special, but she didn't call so I've never been engaged, despite popular belief.
The five rings of marriage: there's the engagement ring and the wedding ring, but there are three others, too: the boring, the suffering and the lawyering. I watched it for 20 years from behind a bar in Ft. Lauderdale. I prefer to stay single.
I would rather have young people settle on a small income at once, and have to struggle with a few difficulties together, than be involved in a long engagement.
A man unattached and without wife, if he have any genius at all, may raise himself above his original position, may mingle with the world of fashion, and hold himself on a level with the highest; this is less easy for him who is engaged; it seems as if marriage put the whole world in their proper rank.
I don't engage in brainwashing, I don't dictate forms of lifestyle, I don't perform mass marriages or even singular marriages. I don't tell people what to believe.
My marriage is incredibly important to me.
It's the place from which I engage in the world every day, and the place to which I return every day.
It's easier to get divorced than to engage in the soul-stretching personal growth that is inevitable in marriage
No serious courtship or engagement or marriage is worth the name if we do not fully invest all that we have in it and in so doing trust ourselves totally to the one we love. You cannot succeed in love if you keep one foot out on the bank for safety's sake. The very nature of the endeavor requires that you hold on to each other as tightly as you can and jump in the pool together.
Few things in life are more embarrassing than the necessity of having to inform an old friend that you have just got engaged to his fiancee.