Quotes and Sayings about Courtship



"Those Marriages generally abound most with Love and Constancy, that are preceded by a long Courtship."
- Joseph Addison
(Related: Love, Constancy, Courtship)

"Courtship is to marriage, as a very witty prologue to a very dull play."
- William Congreve
(Related: Marriage, Courtship, Play, Witty)

"Flattery in courtship is the highest insolence, for whilst it pretends to bestow on you more than you deserve, it is watching an opportunity to take from you what you really have."
- Sarah Fielding
(Related: Opportunity, Courtship, Flattery)

"Almost nothing is known from hybridization studies about the inheritance of courtship behavior of females, or of their responsiveness to particular male signals."
- Peter R. Grant
(Related: Behavior, Courtship, Inheritance, Nothing)

"Males transmit signals in courtship through behavioral displays."
- Peter R. Grant
(Related: Courtship)

"Plumage features constitute a major component of courtship signals."
- Peter R. Grant
(Related: Courtship)

"There is too little courtship in the world."
- Vernon Lee
(Related: Courtship, World)

"This is courtship all the world over - the man all tongue; the woman all ears."
- Emily Murphy
(Related: Courtship, Man, Tongue, Woman, World)

"They dream in courtship, but in wedlock wake."
- Alexander Pope
(Related: Dream, Courtship)

"It's hard to learn about your parents' courtship."
- Michael Reagan
(Related: Courtship, Parents)

"Courtship consists in a number of quiet attentions, not so pointed as to alarm, nor so vague as not to be understood."
- Laurence Sterne
(Related: Courtship, Quiet)

"Throughout our courtship, Kenny told me that he had proof that Saddam Hussein was a threat because he possessed weapons of mass destruction. I told him, 'You had me at weapons.'"
- Renee Zellweger
(Related: Courtship, Destruction, Proof, Weapons)