• In every house of marriage/there's room for an interpreter.
    ~ Stanley Jasspon Kunitz
  • There is a rhythm to the ending of a marriage just like the rhythm of a courtship, only backward.
    ~ Erica Jong
  • A man who marries a woman to educate her falls victim to the same fallacy as the woman who marries a man to reform him.
    ~ Elbert Hubbard
  • The dread of loneliness is greater than the fear of bondage, so we get married.
    ~ Cyril Connolly
  • Marriage is a feast where the grace is sometimes better than the dinner.
    ~ Charles Caleb Colton, In Lacon
  • Marriage is not a simple love affair, it's an ordeal, and the ordeal is the sacrifice of ego to a relationship in which two have become one.
    ~ Joseph Campbell
  • One was never married, and that's his hell; another is, and that's his plague.
    ~ Robert Burton
  • Marriage is not just spiritual communion and passionate embraces; marriage is also three-meals-a-day and remembering to carry out the trash.
    ~ Dr. Joyce Brothers
  • Marriage, the state or condition of a community consisting of a master, a mistress, and two slaves, making in all, two.
    ~ Ambrose Bierce
  • Marriage, in life, is like a duel in the midst of a battle.
    ~ Edmond About