Quotes: marry

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  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
    George Bernard Shaw
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    All young women begin by believing they can change and reform the men they marry. They can't.
  • Harriet Martineau
    Harriet Martineau
    British writer, social criticus 1802-1876
    Harriet Martineau
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    Any one must see at a glance that if men and women marry those whom they do not love, they must love those whom they do not marry.
  • Socrates
    Socrates
    Greek philosopher 469 BC - 399 BC
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    By all means marry. If you get a good wife you will become happy, and if you get a bad one you will become a philosopher.
  • Cyril Connolly
    Cyril Connolly
    British criticus 1903-1974
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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.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
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    For an artist to marry his model is as fatal as for a gourmet to marry his cook: the one gets no sittings, and the other gets no dinners.
  • Ashley Montagu
    Ashley Montagu
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    Girls marry for love. Boys marry because of a chronic irritation that causes them to gravitate in the direction of objects with certain curvilinear properties.
  • 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?
  • Sydney Smith
    Sydney Smith
    English writer and cleric 1771-1845
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    How can a bishop marry? How can he flirt? The most he can say is ''I will see you in the vestry after service.''
  • Benjamin Disraeli
    Benjamin Disraeli
    English statesman and writer 1804-1881
    Benjamin Disraeli
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    I have always thought that every woman should marry, and no man.
    Source: Lothair (1870) ch. 30
  • Queen Victoria
    Queen Victoria
    Queen of Great Britain 1819-1901
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    I think people really marry far too much; it is such a lottery after all, and for a poor woman a very doubtful happiness.
  • Bette Davis
    Bette Davis
    American Actress, Producer 1908-1989
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    I'd marry again if I found a man who had fifteen million dollars, would sign over half to me, and guarantee that he'd be dead within a year.
  • Michael J. Fox
    Michael J. Fox
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    I'm going to marry a Jewish woman because I like the idea of getting up Sunday morning and going to the deli.
  • Henry Louis Mencken
    Henry Louis Mencken
    American journalist and critic 1880-1956
    Henry Louis Mencken
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    If I ever marry it will be on a sudden impulse, as a man shoots himself.
  • O. Henry
    O. Henry
    American short story writer, pen name of William S. Porter 1862-1910
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    If man knew how women pass the time when they are alone, they'd never marry.
  • B. B. King
    B. B. King
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    If T-Bone Walker had been a woman, I would have asked him to marry me. I'd never heard anything like that before: single-string blues played on an electric guitar.
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