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Except for poverty, incompatibility, opposition of parents, absence of love on one side and of desire to marry on both, nothing stands in the way of our happy union.

Author: Cyril Connolly (1903-1974)

Profession: British Critic

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

Author: Cyril Connolly (1903-1974)

Profession: British Critic

I never married because there was no need. I have three pets at home which answer the same purpose as a husband. I have a dog which growls every morning, a parrot which swears all afternoon and a cat that comes home late at night.

Author: Marie Corelli


Marriage is like a bank account. You put it in, you take it out, you lose interest.

Author: Irwin Cory

Profession: American Professor

That married couples can live together day after day is a miracle the Vatican has overlooked.

Author: Bill Cosby (1937)

Profession: American Actor, Comedian, Producer

I've sometimes thought of marrying, and then I've thought again.

Author: Noel Coward (1899-1973)

Profession: British Writer

Marriage is a matter of give and take, but so far I haven't been able to find anybody who'll take what I have to give.

Author: Cass Daley


My wife is always trying to get rid of me. The other day she told me to put the garbage out. I said to her I already did. She told me to go and keep an eye on it.

Author: Rodney Dangerfield

Profession: American Comedian, Actor

My wife and I were happy for twenty. Then we met!

Author: Rodney Dangerfield

Profession: American Comedian, Actor

I'd marry again if I found a man who had 15 million and would sign over half of it to me before the marriage and guarantee he'd be dead within a year.

Author: Bette Davis (1908-1989)

Profession: American Actress, Producer

I think like any marriage, especially when you’ve had divorced parents like myself, you’d want to try even harder to make it work.

Author: Princess of Wales Diana (1961-1997)

Profession: Wife of Charles, Prince of Wales

When you're a married man, Samivel, you'll understand a good many things as you don't understand now; but whether it's worth while, going through so much, to learn so little, as the charity-boy said when he got to the end of the alphabet, is a matter o taste.

Author: Charles Dickens (1812-1870)

Profession: British Novelist

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

Author: Phyllis Diller (1861-1951)

Profession: American Columnist

It destroys one's nerve to be amiable every day to the same human being.

Author: Benjamin Disraeli (1804-1881)

Profession: British Statesman, Prime Minister

I'm certain that most couples expect to find intimacy in marriage, but it somehow eludes them.

Author: Dr. James C. Dobson

Profession: American Psychologist, Author