Saturday, September 24, 2005

I love being married

I love being married. It's so great to find that one special person you want to annoy for the rest of your life. Rita Rudner
Sometimes I wonder if men and women really suit each other. Perhaps they should live next door and just visit now and then. Katherine Hepburn

Success in marriage does not come merely through finding the right mate, but through being the right mate. Barnett R. Brickner
More marriages might survive if the partners realized that sometimes the better comes after the worse. Doug Larson

Divorce: The past tense of marriage. Author Unknown
A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person. -Mignon McLaughlin, The Second Neurotic's Notebook, 1966
It destroys one's nerves to be amiable every day to the same human being. Benjamin Disraeli

Never go to bed mad. Stay up and fight. Phyllis Diller, 1966
An object in possession seldom retains the same charm that it had in pursuit. Pliny the Younger (Gaius Plinius Caecilius Secundis), Letters

If you made a list of the reasons why any couple got married, and another list of the reasons for their divorce, you'd have a hell of a lot of overlapping. Mignon McLaughlin, The Neurotic's Notebook, 1960
A man marries to have a home, but also because he doesn't want to be bothered with sex and all that sort of thing. W. Somerset Maugham
There is no substitute for the comfort supplied by the utterly taken-for granted relationship. Iris Murdoch
Matrimony is a process by which a grocer acquired an account the florist had. Francis Rodman
Marriage is a book of which the first chapter is written in poetry and the remaining chapters in prose. Beverley Nichols
All marriages are happy. It's the living together afterward that causes all the trouble. Raymond Hull

As to marriage or celibacy let a man take which course he will, he will be sure to repent. Socrates
A first-rate marriage is like a first-rate hotel: expensive, but worth it. Mignon McLaughlin, The Second Neurotic's Notebook, 1966
The reason for much matrimony is patrimony. Ogden Nash

Three rings of marriage are the engagement ring, the wedding ring, and the suffering. Author Unknown
A man in love is incomplete until he has married. Then he's finished. Zsa Zsa Gabor
One should never know too precisely whom one has married.
Friedrich Nietzsche

4 comments:

sherilyn_yirong said...

Hi, i think this is very beautifully written. Great piece of work. Short, simple... but meaningful.

Span Ows said...

Thanks Sherilyn but I hope you realise it's all a collection of quotes! Many more similar are available on the net....

Span Ows said...

Also,having just popped in to your blog, I see I've a lot to learn about updates, images things moving all over the place...WOW! I didn't leave a comment this time because...I was scared! Next time maybe...

Glad you enjoyed Oz.

Lucy said...

LOL, Are you divorced Span?
Still can't find why your in Spain. Do you hail from the UK?