Quotes about marriage




I was a bartender for a long time, so I know how to make drinks, but I’m more likely to offer them than to have them. I think this is one of the reasons why I get to live longer than my great-grandmother did, and why I get to produce more writing than she did, and why my marriage isn’t in dire straits.

~ Elizabeth Gilbert

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Marriage is not simply a romantic union between two people it’s also a political and economic contract of the highest order.

~ Elizabeth Gilbert

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Men go into marriage with virtually no expectations whatsoever. Ten years later, the men are delightfully surprised to find out that it’s actually kind of nice, and the women have sort of had to take a nose dive from what they thought it was going to be.

~ Elizabeth Gilbert

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Unfenced by law, the unmarried lover can quit a bad relationship at any time. But you – the legally married person who wants to escape doomed love – may soon discover that a significant portion of your marriage contract belongs to the State, and that it sometimes takes a very long while for the State to grant you your leave.

~ Elizabeth Gilbert

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I think it’s unfortunate that there exists only one path in America to complete social legitimacy, and that is marriage. I think, for instance, that it would be far easier for Americans to elect a black president or a female president than an unmarried president.

~ Elizabeth Gilbert

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I could be wrong, but I think heterosexual marriage is threatened more by heterosexuals. I don’t know why gay marriage challenges my marriage in any way.

~ Elizabeth Edwards

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I’m completely comfortable with gay marriage.

~ Elizabeth Edwards

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The weaker partner in a marriage is the one who loves the most.

~ Eleanora Duse

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Never get married in college it’s hard to get a start if a prospective employer finds you’ve already made one mistake.

~ Elbert Hubbard

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Marriage may be the closest thing to Heaven or Hell any of us will know on this earth.

~ Edwin Louis Cole

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