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Top 100 Quotes About A Marriage

#1. I've always thought flight was fun and wanted to write about flight, and I knew a lot of househusbands who were having a really bad time with it. I thought flight might perk up a marriage here or there. - Author: Steven Amsterdam
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#2. A cynic should never marry an idealist. For the cynic, marriage represents the welcome end of romantic life, with all its agony and ecstasy. But for the idealist, it is only the beginning. - Author: Julie Burchill
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#3. I liked, as I like still, to make words look self-conscious and foolish, to bind them by mock marriage of a pun, to turn them inside out, to come upon them unawares. What is this jest in majesty? This ass in passion? How do god and devil combine to form a live dog? - Author: Vladimir Nabokov
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#4. I was not a good father in my first marriage. Although there are ways of deserting the family without leaving physically, I was deserted in my head. I was always out, always in the saloons, always drinking, always messing about. - Author: Malachy McCourt
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#5. She was uncertain about taking his hand in marriage after he'd revealed to her that his deceased father was a big-time hustler, and his twin brother had taken over the family empire. She was scared. - Author: Aleta L. Williams
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#6. I believe wholeheartedly in marriage. I don't exclusively mean a marriage with a legal contract, but any relationship that constitutes a marriage because of the quality of their relationship. - Author: Helen Reddy
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#7. A lot of success in life and business comes from knowing what you want to avoid: early death, a bad marriage, etc. - Author: Charlie Munger
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#8. A good marriage is, at least, one part conspiracy. - Author: Gabrielle Zevin
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#9. Marriage is a career which brings about more benefits than many others. - Author: Simone De Beauvoir
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#10. Or, for one of our mothers, the secret to a good marriage, she said, was sex. - Author: TaraShea Nesbit
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#11. A monk is not forbidden to marry, but if he takes a wife she becomes a monk with the same powers and privileges and occupies the same social position as her husband. - Author: Swami Vivekananda
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#12. When I got married in my twenties, I had a happy marriage and happy kids but at some point in time I let it go off the rails; I let it go off the rails. - Author: Stuart Rose
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#13. It's a lot of work to make a marriage work. Just because you have been married for a while doesn't mean you can sit back and relax. You still have to be on your toes. A marriage needs constant attention. - Author: Malaika Arora Khan
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#14. The common view of marriage as a primitive institution implies in the man more than arbitrary superiority, such as he exercised over the child, which still remained free. The woman's slavery was assumed to be for life. - Author: Henry Adams
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#15. Marriage under law is a union of equals," she - Author: Sarina Bowen
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#16. Marriage requires a special talent, like acting. Monogamy requires genius. - Author: Warren Beatty
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#17. When I think of my best days as husband, I find I was doing what Regi said in this book. What Radical Husbands Do is a practical book I can safely give any man who is struggling in his marriage. - Author: Joel Manby
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#18. Marriage is the real vocation crisis in the United States ... We have a vocation crisis to life-long, life-giving, loving, faithful marriage. If we take care of that one, we'll have all the priests and nuns we'll need for the Church. - Author: Timothy M. Dolan
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#19. The heart of marriage is memories; and if the two of you happen to have the same ones and can savor your reruns, then your marriage is a gift from the gods. - Author: Bill Cosby
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#20. A good marriage drags a long tail of memory behind it. A single word or gesture, a tone of voice can conjure up so many remembrances. - Author: William Landay
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#21. God is more interested in restoring our hearts to Him, than giving us a happy marriage. - Author: Ngina Otiende
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#22. Yvette had never talked about her marriage - she was a smart girl, and she knew you had no right to complain about someone you got all the way to the altar with. You made that choice, even if you were a child when you did it, and the marriage vow was sacred. - Author: Maile Meloy
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#23. Gretta sits herself down at the table. Robert has arranged everything she needs: a plate, a knife, a bowl with a spoon, a pat of butter, a jar of jam. It is in such small acts of kindness that people know they are loved. - Author: Maggie O'Farrell
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#24. There is more to marriage than four bare legs under a blanket. - Author: Robertson Davies
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#25. Unfortunately, we don't have the option of marriage in our country. We could go to Britain or Spain or Argentina and do something symbolic, but that's not what I want. I want to have the rights of anybody else in my home country. I don't want to be a second-class citizen - Author: Dick Cheney
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#26. The goal of Christian dating is not to have a boyfriend or girlfriend but to find a spouse. Have that in mind as you get to know one an- other, and if you're not ready to commit to a relationship with the end goal of marriage, it's better not to date but simply to remain friends. - Author: Mark Driscoll
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#27. Between a Man and his Wife nothing ought to rule but Love. Authority is for Children and Servants; yet not without Sweetness. - Author: William Penn
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#28. I suggest that there is a splendid way out of the difficulty of marriage, and that is my way - stay out. - Author: Agnes Macphail
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#29. My husband was adopted, and we had difficulty having both of my children, so we know the gift that life is. We do believe marriage is between a man and a woman. It's how you stand on that kind of thing or how you vote that really makes a difference. - Author: Nikki Haley
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#30. No human being can destroy the structure of a marriage except the two who made it. It is the one human edifice that is impregnable except from within. - Author: Gwen Bristow
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#31. Communication is not a one-way street. - Author: Jim George
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#32. But her role had changed; she was now available for marriage and her primary task was to find a mate. As Florence and Hugh Bell's daughter, she was expected to make an excellent match. And if there wasn't one here, at least she would learn how to conduct herself for the chase. - Author: Janet Wallach
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#33. If you cannot be yourself in a relationship, you no longer have one. - Author: Shya Kane
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#34. A sacrament by virtue of which each imparts nothing but vexations to the other. - Author: Honore De Balzac
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#35. In the process of planning and having a wedding, I forgot there would actually be a marriage, a union of minds, bodies, souls, and issues that would come together as soon as the ceremony was over. - Author: Iyanla Vanzant
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#36. When you realise that money doesn't actually make you happy, it's a quick fix to have things you've always wanted, but then when you have it, you realise that's not what actually makes you happy. It's more about having a great marriage and happy children; that's what life's all about. - Author: Shane Filan
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#37. Marriage, and the process of coming to it, is not heaven! It is the bonding together of two needy sinners in order to make a partnership which is substantially greater than either of them alone. - Author: Sinclair B. Ferguson
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#38. It takes both spouses to say, "My self-centeredness is the main problem in my marriage" to have a great marriage. - Author: Timothy Keller
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#39. Any mature, spiritually sensitive view of marriage must be built on the foundation of mature love rather than romanticism. But this immediately casts us into a countercultural pursuit. - Author: Gary L. Thomas
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#40. In the long run wives are to be paid in a peculiar coin - consideration for their feelings. As it usually turns out this is an enormous, unthinkable inflation few men will remit, or if they will, only with a sense of being overcharged. - Author: Elizabeth Hardwick
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#41. This is what marriage is all about - Man and woman walking together, wherein the husband helps his wife to become ever more a woman, and wherein the woman has the task of helping her husband to become ever more a man. - Author: Pope Francis
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#42. Courtship is to marriage, as a very witty prologue to a very dull play.
(quoted in Life After Life) - Author: William Congreve
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#43. I hold an old-fashioned notion that a happy marriage is the crown of a woman's life. - Author: Beatrix Potter
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#44. Silent as a flower, her face fell in dismay, aware that the ghost of lust ate and left, sensing that there was a different scent of perfume consuming the room, and that she had numbered and counted the he loves me, he loves me not of each petal, where the lifeless dust had settle. - Author: Anthony Liccione
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#45. Clearly, if it is sensible to hold a referendum on independence, it is crucial that we have one on marriage. It is the only way the country can move forward on this issue. Let all those who have a view on this subject place their trust in the Scottish people and let Scotland decide. - Author: Keith O'Brien
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#46. No one knows what a marriage is like except the two people in it - and sometimes one of them doesn't know. - Author: Ann Landers
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#47. Getting a divorce is nearly always as cheerful and useful an occupation as breaking valuable china. - Author: Rebecca West
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#48. Marriage was all a woman's idea and for man's acceptance of the pretty yoke, it becomes us to be grateful. - Author: Phyllis McGinley
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#49. Conflicts are not a sign you've married the wrong person. They simply affirm you are human. - Author: Gary Chapman
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#50. Marriage may often be a stormy lake, but celibacy is almost always a muddy horse pond. - Author: Thomas Love Peacock
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#51. There's not a lot of room anymore for what I call 'made-up' drama. The drama comes from real places now - marriage takes work and focus, the kid stuff takes patience and commitment. And if you don't grow as people and as a couple, within all of that, then you've got some real drama. - Author: Jeremy Sisto
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#52. Obama sees himself as such a huge change that he can be cautious about other societal changes. But what he doesn't realize is that legalizing gay marriage is like electing a black president. Before you do it, it seems inconceivable. Once it's done, you can't remember what all the fuss was about. - Author: Maureen Dowd
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#53. Problem does not lie in being a husband; the problem is with acting as a husband (being bossy). - Author: Dada Bhagwan
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#54. To see a man's true colours, tell him that you don't plan on having sex with him. To see a woman's true colours, tell her that you don't plan on marrying her. - Author: Mokokoma Mokhonoana
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#55. And so I found myself in a kind of love lock: pining for the wrong person, grieving beside a woman whose body I can't touch, being given a second chance I can't find the clarity to take. - Author: Courtney Maum
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#56. People should be allowed to marry, and gay marriage should be out there. If a man or a woman has a good partner and they love each other with their heart and soul, let them marry. I am very much for gay marriage. - Author: Pierce Brosnan
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#57. Just as extreme love, in a marriage, for example, can turn to hate. They're the same coin, just different sides. - Author: William Kuhn
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#58. Give me Pablo Neruda, picnic beneath a full moon & iridescent stars, black olives, cherries, dark things, canoe on a river ... that's romance. - Author: Brandi L. Bates
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#59. A relationship is a journey and many would think the destination is marriage. Well, no it is not! Marriage is another phase of the journey. - Author: Olaotan Fawehinmi
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#60. Singles, too, must see the penultimate status of marriage. If single Christians don't develop a deeply fulfilling love relationship with Jesus, they will put too much pressure on their DREAM of marriage, and that will create pathology in their lives as well. - Author: Timothy Keller
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#61. To me, the difference between a good marriage and a great marriage is conviction. - Author: Diane Greene
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#62. Jessica Cameron had to propose marriage in a couple of hours, and she was a little nervous about it. Trying - Author: Noelle Adams
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#63. Awakening Call: You're Not in love if it carries a burden. - Author: Brook Tesla
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#64. What about me?" Wes snapped. "Don't I get a vote?"
Daniel shook his head. "She's willing and you're breathing. I pronounce you man and wife. - Author: Jodi Thomas
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#65. I'm Adron's baby sister. Dad just told me about the marriage, and I had to come meet you and make sure Dad hadn't snapped a wheel and started hallucinating or something. (Zarina) - Author: Sherrilyn Kenyon
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#66. In all of Western civilization, there have been societies that celebrating the homosexuality, the ancient Greeks. But they, in fact, protected the institution of marriage as a union between one man and one woman. They got the joke. And the American people get the joke. - Author: Ken Blackwell
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#67. Marriage is a religious and state issue. - Author: Jim DeMint
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#68. When they married and gave in marriage
They danced at the County Ball
And some of them kept a carriage
And the flood destroyed them all. - Author: Hilaire Belloc
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#69. The ideal that marriage aims at is that of spiritual union through the physical. The human love that it incarnates is intended to serve as a stepping stone to diving or universal love. - Author: Mahatma Gandhi
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#70. I support gay marriage. I believe they have a right to be as miserable as the rest of us. - Author: Kinky Friedman
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#71. God is building a mighty army to vanquish the forces of darkness. These soldiers of the light are initially conceived and nurtured in the wombs of women. As such, an obvious strategy for the devil would be to sabotage the womb to cut down the size of this godly army. - Author: Theresa Pecku-Laryea
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#72. I was burned out from exhaustion, buried in the hail, poisoned in the bushes,
blown out on the trail; hunted like a crocodile, ravaged in the corn,
"Come in," she said, "I'll give ya shelter from the storm." - Author: Bob Dylan
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#73. I'm confident as a supporter of same sex marriage, I'm confident that there'll be a yes vote in that plebiscite, and that the parliament will then move very swiftly to implement the will of the people. - Author: George Brandis
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#74. It's not unlike a marriage, the partnership. All the effort and good intentions in the world can't make things right if you choose poorly in the first place. - Author: Cecilia Grant
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#75. The very fact that we make such a to-do over golden weddings indicates our amazement at human endurance. The celebration is more in the nature of a reward for stamina. - Author: Ilka Chase
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#76. I have never been given to envy - save for the envy I feel toward those people who have the ability to make a marriage work and endure happily. - Author: J. Paul Getty
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#77. An affair now and then is good for a marriage. It adds spice, stops it from getting boring ... I ought to know. - Author: Bette Davis
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#78. If you look at attitudes today and where they are headed, it's clear to me that supporting equal rights, including the rights to civil marriage, is a net positive for winning elections, as well as the right thing to do. - Author: Ken Mehlman
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#79. Prostitution was illegal in Kenya and was culturally a taboo. But what was a young orphaned girl with little education to do when she had to fend for three of her younger siblings? As she watched the waves hit the shores, she noticed a young handsome man staring at her from a distance. - Author: Nya Wampaze
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#80. I had complete faith that this was a man who would keep his promises, who would always be there when I needed him, who would always have my best interests at heart. Together we would be able to face anything in life. - Author: Rosemary K. West
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#81. In a society which really supported marriage the wife would be encouraged to go to the office and make love to her husband on the company's time and with its blessing. - Author: Brendan Behan
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#82. He [Pope Fransis] insists very clearly that only a union between man and woman, open to new life, by principle, can be called a marriage. - Author: Christoph Schonborn
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#83. A man would always wish to give a woman a better home than the one he takes her from; and he who can do it, where there is no doubt of her regard, must, I think, be the happiest of mortals. - Author: Jane Austen
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#84. Sometimes the comfort of being in a relationship lulls you into mundane complacency; you become irrelevant in each other's lives. We call this phenomenon
'growing apart'. - Author: Steve Maraboli
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#85. How can two people love each other, create children together, cohabitiate, build a life together, and then end up hating each other in the end. - Author: Zane
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#86. I am anchored on a resolve you cannot shake. My heart, my conscience shall dispose of my hand
they only. Know this at last. - Author: Charlotte Bronte
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#87. With such a worshipping wife, it was hardly possible that any natural defects in it should not be increased. The extreme sweetness of her temper must hurt his. - Author: Jane Austen
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#88. Instead of relief or gratitude, more guilt washes over me. Andy's certainly not faultless - no one ever is in a marriage - Author: Emily Giffin
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#89. A love without satiety an ecstasy without an end, a surrender to the beloved - God - without ever falling back on egotistic loneliness. Marriage and celibacy are not contraries - Author: Fulton J. Sheen
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#90. Love, for too many men in our time, consists of sleeping with a seductive woman, one who is properly endowed with the right distribution of curves and conveniences and one upon whom a permanent lien has been acquired through the institution of marriage. - Author: Ashley Montagu
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#91. Mom also hinted a couple of times that it was good I was going to college, since with one failed marriage behind me, I 'd have trouble landing a good husband and would need something to fall back on. "A package that's been opened once doesn't have the same appeal". - Author: Jeannette Walls
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#92. Marriage is a journey of disasters, only to fall in love all over again, with the person that rescues you each time. - Author: Shannon L. Alder
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#93. Marriage is not a simple love affair, it's an ordeal, and the ordeal is the sacrifice of ego to a relationship in which two have become one. - Author: Joseph Campbell
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#94. I often think we do not take this business of photography in a sufficiently serious spirit. Issuing a photograph is like marriage: you can only undo the mischief with infinite woe ... - Author: H.G.Wells
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#95. he's got a terrible marriage and doesn't want to go home, and don't ask how I know that, everyone knows when you've got a terrible marriage, it's like having bad breath, you get close enough to a person and it's obvious. - Author: Emily St. John Mandel
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#96. We want a marriage with our customers, not a relationship. - Author: Daniel Drew
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#97. Successful marriage was a balancing act - that was a thing everyone knew. A successful marriage was also dependent on a high tolerance for irritation - - Author: Stephen King
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#98. I looked up and she said, "You have to believe I did everything a reasonable person would do. Maybe I didn't reach my hands into toilet water, but I did everything else I could. - Author: Charlie Close
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#99. Vin Scully has been my broadcasting idol for a long time. He is so humble - he has the exact same work ethic that he had 65 years ago. His family is what he cares about the most, and at the heart of his whole being is his marriage and kids. - Author: Hannah Storm
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#100. I know that many, if not most, women would have a problem with my acceptance of what happened with Lara.
The reality is I shall always be grateful to Lara for helping my husband when I could not do so. I couldn't have chosen a better or kinder surrogate. - Author: Deirdre-Elizabeth Parker
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