Quotes and Sayings about Matrimony
"Single women have a dreadful propensity for being poor. Which is one very strong argument in favor of matrimony."
- Jane Austen
(Related: Women, Argument, Being, Matrimony, Poor)
"Incompatibility. In matrimony a similarity of tastes, particularly the taste for domination."
- Ambrose Bierce
(Related: Matrimony, Taste)
"I see no room in holy Scripture for any sexual activity outside of matrimony."
- George Carey
(Related: Matrimony, Scripture)
"In matters of religion and matrimony I never give any advice; because I will not have anybody's torments in this world or the next laid to my charge."
- Lord Chesterfield
(Related: Religion, Advice, Matrimony, Will, World)
"So that ends my first experience of matrimony, which I always thought a highly over-rated performance."
- Isadora Duncan
(Related: Experience, Thought, Performance, First, Matrimony)
"When the blind lead the blind, no wonder they both fall into - matrimony."
- George Farquhar
(Related: Blind, Matrimony, Wonder)
"Matrimony; the high sea for which no compass has yet been invented."
- Heinrich Heine
(Related: Matrimony, Sea)
"The critical period of matrimony is breakfast-time."
- A. P. Herbert
"The critical period in matrimony is breakfast-time."
- Alan Patrick Herbert
"Matrimony is the union of meanness and martyrdom."
- Karl Kraus
"Expect nothing at all and accept as a joyful surprise whatever good you find in matrimony."
- Frank Leslie
(Related: Matrimony, Nothing)
"Matrimony is a process by which a grocer acquired an account the florist had."
- Frances Rodman
"Nowadays love is a matter of chance, matrimony a matter of money and divorce a matter of course."
- Helen Rowland
(Related: Love, Money, Chance, Divorce, Matrimony)
"'Tis safest in matrimony to begin with a little aversion."
- Richard Brinsley Sheridan
"If we take matrimony at it's lowest, we regard it as a sort of friendship recognised by the police."
- Robert Louis Stevenson
(Related: Friendship, Matrimony, Police)
"There is no road to wealth so easy and respectable as that of matrimony."
- Anthony Trollope
(Related: Wealth, Matrimony, Road)
"The bonds of matrimony are like any other bonds - they mature slowly."
- Peter De Vries