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Top 100 Quotes About Spouses

#1. His love for me seemed to overflow my limits by its flood of wealth and service. But my necessity was more for giving than foe receiving; for love is a vagabond, who can make his flowers bloom in the wayside dust, better than in the crystal jars kept in the drawing-room. - Author: Rabindranath Tagore
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#2. it's been laid on my heart and I want to help others get away from abusive spouses. - Author: Carolyn Brown
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#3. It's fascinating to imagine two successful writers in one house. But when you think about it, it isn't very unusual. In fact, so many writers have writer spouses. - Author: Heidi Julavits
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#4. The ability for employment benefits to be shared among spouses, the ability to move people who are dependent on visas for trailing spouses, all hinges on being able to deal with families of gay people in the same way that you deal with families of straight people. Otherwise, they can't move around. - Author: Lloyd Blankfein
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#5. Our children are extensions of ourselves in ways our parents are not, nor our brothers and sisters, nor our spouses. - Author: Fred Rogers
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#6. When the older folks I interviewed described the reasons that they dated, got engaged to, and then married their eventual spouses, they'd say things like "He seemed like a pretty good guy," "She was a nice girl;" "He had a good job," and "She had access to doughnuts and I like doughnuts. - Author: Aziz Ansari
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#7. The self-help books and websites haven't come up with a proper title for spouses living in the purgatory that exists before the courts have officially ratified your personal tragedy. - Author: Jonathan Tropper
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#8. between 2005 and 2012 more than one third of couples who got married in the United States met through an online dating site. Online dating was the single biggest way people met their spouses. Bigger than work, friends, and school combined. - Author: Aziz Ansari
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#9. Divorce is war and unfortunately, some parents live in constant entanglements with their ex-spouses and they shift aside the issues that post-divorce can leave on the shoulders of their children. - Author: Diane Greene
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#10. We expect our spouses to fill voids in our lives or hearts that only God can fill. Unmet expectations reduce a journey expected to be amazing to ordinary. Unmet expectations breed hurt feelings, misunderstanding, and unresolved conflict. - Author: Justin Davis
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#11. Maybe the best thing we can do for our spouses is give them permission to forgive themselves. - Author: Justin Davis
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#12. Every man needs slaves like he needs clean air. To rule is to breathe, is it not? And even the most disenfranchised get to breathe. The lowest on the social scale have their spouses or their children. - Author: Albert Camus
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#13. Our parents, our children, our spouses, and our friends will continue to press every button we have, until we realize what it is that we don't want to know about ourselves, yet. They will point us to our freedom every time. - Author: Byron Katie
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#14. Some political spouses are much more comfortable on the campaign trail than others, and they take to it a lot more naturally. - Author: Monica Crowley
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#15. Many new lovers and spouses struggle to reconcile themselves with their partners' relationship history, but it's an insecurity I left behind in my 20s. - Author: Mariella Frostrup
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#16. Nice people with common sense do not make interesting characters. They only make good former spouses. - Author: Isabel Allende
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#17. I've come to realize how much it really was a part of my upbringing, the Georgia part. We were away from town. It was just dirt and trees and spouses. And a lot of kids - my cousins, who were all like brothers and sisters to me - just a lot of kids at one time. - Author: Alice Smith
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#18. My husband is the first man to consistently be involved in the Senate Spouses group. - Author: Amy Klobuchar
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#19. And although in many cases these unions proved happy enough, sailors being excellent husbands, often away and handy about the house when ashore, it did make for a curious gathering when the spouses were invited to a ball. - Author: Patrick O'Brian
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#20. Many people, if they were to treat other people as they treat their spouses, would soon have not a friend in the world. Why it is assumed that marriage is more impervious to the effects of discourtesy than friendship, I do not know ... - Author: Jo Coudert
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#21. If you have to make a daily choice to be in a relationship then you are married to the past, not the person. - Author: Shannon L. Alder
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#22. The effects you will have on your students are infinite and currently unknown; you will possibly shape the way they proceed in their careers, the way they will vote, the way they will behave as partners and spouses, the way they will raise their kids. - Author: Donna Quesada
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#23. I have never bought into the idea that blood is thicker than water. Love and respect are meant to be earned from our children, our spouses, our families, and our friends. - Author: Raquel Cepeda
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#24. true love cannot extend its claims to spouses. - Author: Marilyn Yalom
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#25. Your employer is the last person you should want to provide for your healthcare, from a privacy, financial, and value standpoint. Employees with families should get the family, meaning spouses and children, off the company plan. In most cases, that will save them money. - Author: Paul Zane Pilzer
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#26. Similarly, loving spouses must repeatedly confront each other if the marriage relationship is to serve the function of promoting the spiritual growth of the partners. No marriage can be judged truly successful unless husband and wife are each other's best critics. - Author: M. Scott Peck
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#27. Both spouses are equal, yet different. One of the most beautiful things about a relationship is that the feminine energy can feed a masculine man's heart. And, the masculine energy can totally light up the feminine energy. - Author: Renee Wade
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#28. The dirty little secret on Wall Street: Eighty percent of the Wall Street executives' and their spouses' donations go to Democrats. It's like they've got some kind of little sweet deal, where we'll call you fat cats and demean you and stuff, but you will get richer than your wildest dreams. - Author: Louie Gohmert
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#29. My husband would not give me an opportunity for worship. That was his greatness. They are cowards who claim absolute devotion from their wives as their right; that is a humiliation for both. - Author: Rabindranath Tagore
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#30. Which is why we have spouses and children and parents and colleagues and friends, because someone has to know us better than we know ourselves. We need them to tell us. We need them to say, I know you, Al. You are not the kind of man who. - Author: Richard Russo
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#31. We treat our stone wives with much more care than they treat their warm ones, anyway. I personally dust mine once a week, and I know Khaamil gives them presents when I am not looking. These are yours - they are in your care, and you must be faithful. - Author: Catherynne M Valente
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#32. Many invest wisely in business matters, but fail to invest time and interest in their most valued possessions: their spouses and children. - Author: Billy Graham
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#33. Artistocrats were a queer lot - marrying for money, staying with spouses they couldn't stand, living by all manner of foolish rules. Selling their daughters to save their own hides. - Author: Kady Cross
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#34. As candle lights candle, [the spouses's] desire for each other kindles a desire for the Love of which their love is but a reflection. - Author: J. Budziszewski
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#35. Has it ever occurred to you that married couples endure watching their spouses grow old and feeble and senile all the time? That it's part of marriage? A hard part, to be sure, but not so hard that one just gives up on the institution altogether. - Author: Sabrina Jeffries
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#36. I don't like those men who claim that their wife is their best friend ... I think spouses should tolerate each other and occasionally have sex. - Author: Adam Carolla
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#37. I have an inviolable rule against employing nepots and spouses, because they breed politics. Whenever two people get married, one of them must depart - preferably the female, to look after the baby. - Author: David Ogilvy
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#38. About three women a day are murdered by spouses or ex-spouses in this country. - Author: Rebecca Solnit
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#39. I don't believe that people vote for President based on spouses. I don't even think they vote much based on vice presidents or any other factor. I think they choose between the two people who are running. - Author: Hillary Clinton
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#40. Spouses should spend at least one full hour each day talking together about subjects that have nothing to do with their work or business. Children need at least ten minutes of face-to-face contact with their parents each day. - Author: Brian Tracy
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#41. who kept reading out excerpts from her magazine, one of those real-life mags, full of stories about unfaithful spouses, child abuse and kids with cancer. - Author: Mark Edwards
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#42. One of the most important thing in families, both for children and spouses, is never to close off possibilities - particularly never to make demands or threats. - Author: Hazel Hawke
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#43. Spouses are great impediments to great enterprises. - Author: Francis Bacon
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#44. Chemotherapy can be a long, tough haul - for me, it went on for six months - and the best doctors and nurses become, if only for that period of time, as essential in your life as friends or spouses. - Author: Julia Glass
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#45. He'd been going out with his right hand for so long they were practically common law spouses. - Author: Avery Flynn
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#46. Outside my window, truckers trucked, hookers fucked, cops cruised, kids smoked, elders yelled, invalids slept, spouses fought, lovers kissed, while I watched a pussycat playing with stars in a black room. - Author: Jardine Libaire
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#47. at the end of the market for spouses, men and women do not necessarily marry the type of person their initial preferences dictate: they marry the person who is both available and willing to be married to them. - Author: Marina Adshade
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#48. Men are rarely questioned on their spouses or their partners, and nor should they be. And the question to ask is why is this done to women? - Author: Joan Kirner
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#49. The goal of immigration policy should be what is in the best interests of the American people as a whole. I would recommend limiting immigration to spouses and minor children of citizens, plus additional immigrants chosen for special skills needed in the U.S. - Author: Jan C. Ting
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#50. Real giving is when we give to our spouses what's important to them, whether we understand it, like it, agree with it, or not. - Author: Michele Weiner-Davis
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#51. A truth emerges in any long marriage, and the truth is this: Our spouses sometimes know us better than we even know ourselves. - Author: Nicholas Sparks
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#52. Every person, young or old, risks the possibility of their life not turning out as planned. Especially when it comes to marriage. They might find they aren't suited for marriage after all. Or their spouses might die of an early illness. Taking a risk on another person is what marriage is all about. - Author: Sabrina Jeffries
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#53. Studies have shown that people who make sour facial expressions when their spouses talk are likely to be separated within four years.[10] - Author: Alison Poulsen
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#54. We will all be far better spouses, parents, and leaders as we take time to grow in prayer. - Author: Mike Bickle
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#55. They all had spouses and lovers who took some work and yet they never complained or asked for anyone easier. - Author: Jay Crownover
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#56. we can't force our spouses to do what we want them to do, - Author: Stormie O'martian
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#57. Marriage is an act of will that signifies and involves a mutual gift, which unites the spouses and binds them to their eventual souls, with whom they make up a sole family - a domestic church. - Author: Pope John Paul II
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#58. Violence is one way to silence people, to deny their voice and their credibility, to assert your right to control over their right to exist. About three women a day are murdered by spouses or ex-spouses in this country. It's one of the main causes of death for pregnant women in the United States. At - Author: Rebecca Solnit
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#59. Other thoughtful year-round gestures to staff included silver picture frames for wedding anniversaries, flowers to ailing spouses, additional checks for medical bills and even a pet dog - Author: Estella M. Chung
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#60. Defendants have not explained how allowing same-sex marriage between two consenting adults will at all prevent heterosexual spouses from caring for their biological children. - Author: Kristine G. Baker
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#61. Spouses often point out each other's deficiencies. Instead, we should be each other's motivator. My husband touches my spirit, and I try my best to motivate him, too. - Author: Ken Blanchard
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#62. Arranged marriages are big business in the U.K. Second- and third-generation immigrant families, with no extended family structure, limited networks and religious restrictions on acceptable ways to meet future spouses, are turning to external matchmakers for help. - Author: Jemima Khan
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#63. The freedom they have to do great work is more valuable, and harder to match, than a pay raise - and employees' spouses, partners, and families are among ROWE's staunchest advocates. - Author: Daniel H. Pink
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#64. No matter what, I always make it home for Christmas. I love to go to my Tennessee Mountain Home and invite all of my nieces and nephews and their spouses and kids and do what we all like to do - eat, laugh, trade presents and just enjoy each other ... and sometimes I even dress up like Santa Claus! - Author: Dolly Parton
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#65. The reason there is so much misery in marriage is not that husbands and wives seek their own pleasure, but that they do not seek it in the pleasure of their spouses. The biblical mandate to husbands and wives is to seek your own joy in the joy of your spouse. - Author: John Piper
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#66. When talking about marriage, Allah says your spouses are garments for you. A garment may or may not fit perfectly-but either way, it covers imperfections, protects, and beautifies. - Author: Yasmin Mogahed
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#67. Many clouds arise, On all sides a manifold fence, To receive within it the spouses, They form a manifold fence - Ah! that manifold fence!" Nihongi, trans. by W. G. Aston. - Author: F. Hadland Davis
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#68. I swear to Go, if I see one of you girls anywhere near us, I'll have your prospective spouses whip you, fifties-style. - Author: Amelie Fisher
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#69. It's weird, marriage. It's like this license that gives a person the legal right to control their spouse / their 'other half. - Author: Jess C. Scott
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#70. Everyone is lonely sometimes, even married people. But most single women (as well as women with spouses) actually enjoy their solitude. - Author: Sarah Mahoney
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#71. My wife even thinks our next album should be recorded in our house, and we should move all the furniture out to the garage. I'm not sure how many spouses would be supportive of that, much less come up with the idea. - Author: Brandi Carlile
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#72. He regarded marriage as an arbitrary and essentially adversarial relationship, akin to the yoking of prisoners on the chain gang. - Author: T.C. Boyle
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#73. After trauma the world becomes sharply divided between those who know and those who don't. People who have not shared the traumatic experience cannot be trusted, because they can't understand it. Sadly, this often includes spouses, children, and co-workers. Later - Author: Bessel A. Van Der Kolk
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#74. 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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#75. The spouses of authors ought to really read their better halves books. What is found amidst those pages may enlighten them to knowing a side of their partner that can only be seen on the written page. - Author: Sai Marie Johnson
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#76. 95. Become your spouses number one supporter, the one who is always there supporting and fueling hopes and dreams. Develop together and march confidently through the world as an army of two. - Author: Robin S. Sharma
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#77. The hunt for spouses is an activity on a par with fox-hunting or hawking, though the weapons and dramatis personae differ. Just as grizzled old men know the habits of hares and quail, so do elegant society gossips know every titbit about the year's eligible men and women. - Author: Marie Brennan
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#78. Praying can make a difference, and it is up to all of us to try that, with faith, and see if it will not support these admirable troops, their spouses, and their families. - Author: Michael Enzi
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#79. I think that God prepared me for Chris's death in some ways, because I've seen other people lose their spouses. I've known for a long time that life isn't fair. - Author: Taya Kyle
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#80. Only marriage combines all three forms of companionship - spouse is family, best friend, and permanent companion. This is why it is widely held that while the death of a child is the most painful loss, the death of a spouse is the most disorienting one. - Author: Dennis Prager
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#81. Let us be dreamers, thinkers, speculative philosophers, or as our spouses would have it: Idiots - Author: Douglas Adams
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#82. Most women outlive their spouses. Divorce remains at record rates. It's important for a woman to be able to control her finances. - Author: Maria Bartiromo
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#83. People around depressives expect them to get themselves together: our society has little room in it for moping. Spouses, parents, children, and friends are all subject to being brought down themselves, and they do not want to be close to measureless pain. - Author: Andrew Solomon
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#84. Understand, respect, and embrace other people's uniqueness. That is the foundation of any relationship - spouses, significant others, family, friends, etc. We are not the same and those differences are why relationships work. Spicing up a relationship with compromise! - Author: David Mezzapelle
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#85. Democrats hate stay-at-home spouses, no matter what gender or gender preference. - Author: P. J. O'Rourke
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#86. Much is said about brilliance. Less attention is paid to those who live next to it. Spouses, children, assistants ... if anyone thinks of us at all, it's generally to remark upon how lucky we are to bask in the light of genius. - Author: Megan Hart
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#87. Customers, like spouses, can be at your beck and call if you give them what they need, when they need it and how they need it. Massage their ego and you have them by the heart. - Author: J. N. HALM
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#88. If spouses did not live together, good marriages would be more frequent. - Author: Friedrich Nietzsche
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#89. Of course, even though Peter and I have had our disagreements, we share a bond I'd defend to the death if needs be. If all goes according to the natural order of things, siblings will know us longer than our parents, longer than our spouses and friends. Lord Westdale to Duncan - Author: Kieran Kramer
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#90. Conjugal love, or the friendship of spouses, can persist even after sexual desires have weakened, withered, and disappeared. - Author: Mortimer Adler
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#91. Allowing an unimportant mistake to pass without a comment is a wonderful social grace ... Children who have the habit of constantly correcting should be stopped before they grow up to drive spouses and everyone else crazy by interrupting stories to say, 'No, dear
it was Tuesday, not Wednesday. - Author: Judith Martin
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#92. Once an affair is over, the cheaters need to agree not to see each other anymore in order to reestablish trust with their spouses. - Author: Emily Yoffe
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#93. 9/11 revealed that those about to die do not seem afraid or plead for forgiveness for their sins, if they think about them at all. They all have one thing in mind - those they love - and they all do the same thing: They call them up - spouses, family or friends - to tell them they love them. - Author: Eugene Kennedy
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#94. If there's a sexier sound on this planet than the person you're in love with cooing over the crepes you made for him, I don't know what it is. - Author: Julie Powell
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#95. Why is it that govt employees makes the best spouses? Because afterthey come back from work, they are not tired and they already readthe newspapers. - Author: Julian Assange
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#96. What mothers need, as well as fathers, spouses, and the children of aging parents, is an entire national infrastructure of care, every bit as important as the physical infrastructure of roads, bridges, tunnels, broadband, parks and public works. - Author: Anne-Marie Slaughter
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#97. Dally not with other folk's spouses or money. - Author: Benjamin Franklin
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#98. Ultimately, presidential campaigns are - or at least should be - about the candidates, not their spouses or surrogates. - Author: Andrew Rosenthal
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#99. Many people spend their entire lifetimes wishing that other people would acknowledge them. They feel this especially about their parents, spouses, children, and friends. - Author: Richard Carlson
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#100. I hang out with people who are amazing parents and really value a rich living. I'm not talking about monetarily. I'm talking spiritually and mentally, and we help make sure that each one is on their game for their spouses. - Author: Tisha Campbell-Martin
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