Quotes: marries

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  • Elbert Hubbard
    Elbert Hubbard
    American writer and publisher 1859-1915
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    A man who marries a woman to educate her falls a victim to the same fallacy as the woman who marries a man to reform him.
  • William Wycherley
    William Wycherley
    British drama writer 1640-1716
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    He's a fool that marries, but he's a greater that does not marry a fool; what is wit in a wife good for, but to make a man a cuckold?
  • Jane Austen
    Jane Austen
    English writer 1775-1817
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    Human nature is so well disposed towards those who are in interesting situations, that a young person, who either marries or dies, is sure of being kindly spoken of.
  • Anne Brontë
    Anne Brontë
    British writer 1820-1849
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    I do believe a young lady can't be too careful who she marries.
    Source: The Tenant of Wildfell Hall (1848) ch. XXII
  • S. Rogers
    S. Rogers
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    It doesn't much signify whom one marries, for one is sure to find next morning that it was someone else.
  • Will Rogers
    Will Rogers
    American actor and humorist 1879-1935
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    It doesn't much signify whom one marries, for one is sure to find out the next morning that it was someone else.
  • Elayne Boosler
    Elayne Boosler
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    My brother's gay. My parents don't mind as long as he marries a doctor.
    Source: New York Magazine 22 March 1976, Funny Girl
  • Cesare Pavese
    Cesare Pavese
    Italian novelist and poet 1908-1950
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    No woman marries for money; they are all clever enough, before marrying a millionaire, to fall in love with him first.
  • Henry Louis Mencken
    Henry Louis Mencken
    American journalist and critic 1880-1956
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    Strike an average between what a woman thinks of her husband a month before she marries him and what she thinks of him a year afterward, and you will have the truth about him.
  • George Santayana
    George Santayana
    Spanish - American philosopher 1863 - 1952
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    The little word is has its tragedies: it marries and identifies different things with the greatest innocence; and yet no two are ever identical, and if therein lies the charm of wedding them and calling them one, therein too lies the danger.
  • Abu Sa'id
    Abu Sa'id
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    The true saint goes in and out amongst the people and eats and sleeps with them and buys and sells in the market and marries and takes part in social intercourse, and never forgets God for a single moments.
  • Helen Rowland
    Helen Rowland
    American journalist 1875-1950
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    When a girl marries, she exchanges the attentions of all the other men of her acquaintance for the inattention of just one.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
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    When a woman marries again it is because she detested her first husband. When a man marries again it is because he adored his first wife. Women try their luck; men risk theirs.
  • Dean William R. Inge
    Dean William R. Inge
    Dean of St Paul's, London 1860-1954
    Dean William R. Inge
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    Whoever marries the spirit of this age will find himself a widower in the next.
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