A happy marriage is the union of two good forgivers.— Ruth Graham
Bumbling Short Marriage quotations
Long term consistency trumps short term intensity.
The touchstone for family life is still the legendary 'and so they were married and lived happily ever after.' It is no wonder that any family falls short of this ideal.
Being sectioned was the best thing that ever happened to me.
Life is too short to silence your personality.
Marriage is like a hot bath; once you get used to it, it ain't so hot.
It is only with the heart that one can see rightly.
You're nothing short of my everything.
Life is short. To just "Do things" is insane. Live with a purpose. Live for a reason.
A happy marriage is a long conversation which always seems too short.
For you see, each day I love you more. Today more than yesterday and less than tomorrow.
Writing a poem is like having an affair, a one-night stand;
a short story is a romance, a relationship; a novel is a marriage-one has to be cunning, devise compromises, and make sacrifices.
Ultimately, the bond of all companionship, whether in marriage or friendship, is conversation.
You know you're in love when you stop comparing.
Love is an ideal thing, marriage a real thing
A short story is a love affair, a novel is a marriage.
A short story is a photograph; a novel is a film.
Life is short. Spend it with people who make you laugh and feel loved.
I almost wish we were butterflies and liv'd but three summer days - three such days with you I could fill with more delight than fifty common years could ever contain.
Keep your eyes wide open before marriage, and halfway closed there after.
It seems to me that on one page I recognized a portion of an old diary of mine which mysteriously disappeared shortly after my marriage, and, also, scraps of letters which, though considerably edited, sound to me vaguely familiar. In fact, Mr. Fitzgerald (I believe that is how he spells his name) seems to believe that plagiarism begins at home.
Life is very short. If people aren't decent, kind, accountable, responsible, or responsive, man up and get rid of them.
I asked you here tonight because when you realise you want to spend the rest of your life with somebody, you want the rest of your life to start as soon as possible.
It may have been observed that there is no regular path for getting out of love as there is for getting in. Some people look upon marriage as a short cut that way, but it has been known to fail.
My marriage had been impulsive. That marriage should have been short-lived instead of the 23 years it spanned.
Anger is only one letter short of danger.
There is no such cozy combination as man and wife.
Love, if it finds you worthy, directs your course.
An unhappy gentleman, resolving to wed nothing short of perfection, keeps his heart and hand till both get so old and withered that no tolerable woman will accept them.
Life is too short to be anything but happy.
The very idea of marriage is basic to recognition as equals in our society;
any status short of that is inferior, unjust, and unconstitutional.
I was totally surprised by the spread of the legalization of same-sex marriage.
In just my lifetime we have gone from a taboo to even talk about homosexuality, to the sanction by governments of homosexual marriage. Few such large social considerations have ever before been turned over in such a short time.
I've heard all the things - 'their marriage is not real,' 'he's gay,' 'she's gay,' 'they swing'. But at the end of the day, people have to believe what they have to believe. ... But I'll tell you what, it's too hard to be in a pretend marriage. Life's too short for that one.
No matter. Try again. Fail again. Fail better.
Two things are owed to truthfulness: lasting marriages and short friendships.
My father and mother were second cousins, though they did not meet till shortly before their marriage.
My first book published in France was translated and titled Exercices d'Attente in 1972. It was a collection of short works written and published in Romania. In 1973 I was ready to publish the novel Arpièges, which I had started writing in Romanian and of which I had published some fragments under the title Vain Art of the Fugue. Some years later, I finished Necessary Marriage.
Life is too short to stress yourself with people who don't even deserve to be an issue in your life.
It's the difference between having a couple of dates, dating for a few months, or having a marriage and living together for eight years or so. It's easy to look back fondly on the ones that were somewhat short.
It was only when I started making short films in college and I was looking for girls to play the me-ish parts that I thought, Well, maybe I'm just going to try doing this myself before somebody else comes in and handles it. For a long time my acting was just a marriage of convenience between me and these characters that I was writing.
All of my short films are about marriages, and I think that this probably comes from some kind of unconscious fascination with my parents' story and what they went through.
Think big and don't listen to people who tell you it can't be done. Life too short to think small
I'll suffer no daughter of mine to play the fool with her heart, indeed! She shall marry for the purpose for which matrimony was ordained amongst people of birth--that is, for the aggrandisement of her family, the extending of their political influence--for becoming, in short, the depository of their mutual interest. These are the only purposes for which persons of rank ever think of marriage.
Better no marriage, than a marriage short of the best.
I had some short struggle in my mind whether I should resign my lover or my liberty, but this lasted not long. I found myself as free as air and could not bear the thought of putting myself in any man's power for life only from a present capricious inclination.
Doctors and nurses seemed to have been born and raised in the hospital, with only short punctuations of absenteeism for such things as schooling and marriage.
A poem (surely someone has said this before) is a one-night stand, a short story a love affair, and a novel a marriage.