"Some of these are cynical and some are sexist. Apologies if you are offended. Enjoy the ones you find funny."
Mostly from ``Another Almanac of Words at Play'', by Willard Espy.
+ ``It doesn't much signify whom one marries, for one is sure to find out next morning it was someone else.''-- Rogers
+ ``If you are afraid of loneliness, don't marry.''-- Chekhov
+ ``The most happy marriage I can picture would be the union of a deaf man to a blind woman.''--Coleridge
+ ``Were it not for imagination, sir, a man would be as happy in the arms of a chambermaid as a duchess.''-- Dr. Johnson
+ ``If a man hears much that a woman says, she is not beautiful.''--Haskins
+ ``A man does not look behind the door unless he has stood there himself.''--Du Bois
+ ``A lover tries to stand in well with the pet dog of the house.''--Moliere
+ ``Love is an ideal thing, marriage a real thing; a confusion of the real with the ideal never goes unpunished.''--Goethe
+ ``In matrimony, to hesitate is sometimes to be saved.'' --Butler
+ ``A woman may very well form a friendship with a man, but for this to endure, it must be assisted by a little physical antipathy.''--Nietzsche
+ ``Men who cherish for women the highest respect are seldom popular with them.'' -- author unknown
+ ``Woman inspires us to great things, and prevents us from achieving them.''--Dumas
+ ``Nature has given women so much power that the law has very wisely given them little.'' -- Dr. Johnson
+ ``The great question... which I have not been able to answer... is, "What does a woman want?'' --Freud
+ ``Home life as we understand it is no more natural to us than a cage is to a cockatoo.''--Shaw
+ ``Marriage is like a cage; one sees the birds outside desperate to get in, and those inside desperate to get out.'' --Montaigne
+ ``For a male and female to live continuously together is... biologically speaking, an extremely unnatural condition.''--Robert Briffault
+ ``Marriage is low down, but you spend the rest of your life paying for it.''--Baskins
+ A wedding is a funeral where a man smells his own flowers.
+ A man is not complete until he is married--then he is finished.
+ Marriage is a rest period between romances.
+ Marriage is the sole cause of divorce.
+ Marriage is a trip between Niagra Falls and Reno.
+ Marriage is an institution--but who wants to live in one?
+ Marriage is the process of finding out what kind of person your spouse would have really preferred.
+ Marriage is the triumph of imagination over intelligence. Second marriage is the triumph of hope over experience.
+ Marriage is not a word; it is a sentence.
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