used to believe that marriage would diminish me, reduce
That you had to be someone less to live with someone
else when, of course, you have to be someone more.
-- Candice Bergen
couples need three lives; one for him, one for her,
and one for them together.
-- Jacqueline Bisset
good marriage is one which allows for change and
growth in the individuals and in the way they
express their love.
-- Pearl S. Buck
is nothing nobler or more admirable than when two people
who see eye to eye
keep house as man and wife, confounding their enemies
and delighting their friends.
married couples should learn the art of battle as they
should learn the art of making love.
Good battle is objective and honest - never vicious
Good battle is healthy and constructive, and brings
to a marriage the principles of equal partnership.
-- Ann Landers
great marriage is not when the 'perfect couple' comes
It is when an imperfect couple learns to enjoy their
-- Dave Meurer
is often the fruit of marriage.
we have done more in the two and a half years
that I've been in here than the previous 43 Presidents
to uphold that principle, whether it's ending
"don't ask, don't tell," making sure that gay
and lesbian partners can visit each other in hospitals,
making sure that federal benefits can be provided
to same-sex couples.
-- Barack Obama
we are a metaphor of the universe, the human couple
is the metaphor par excellence,
the point of intersection of all forces and the seed
of all forms.
The couple is time recaptured, the return to the time
-- Octavio Paz
I would say that the surest measure of a man's
or a woman's maturity is the harmony, style, joy,
and dignity he creates in his marriage, and the
pleasure and inspiration he provides for his spouse.
-- Dr. Benjamin
wedding anniversary is the celebration of love, trust,
partnership, tolerance and tenacity.
The order varies for any given year.
-- Paul Sweeney
is what marriage really means:
helping one another to reach the full status of being
responsible and autonomous beings who do not run away
-- Paul Tournier
think it's healthy for couples to be away from
each other for short periods.
-- Liv Tyler