Famous Marriage Quotes

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

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

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