marriage quotes

Marriage is distinctly and repeatedly excluded from heaven. Is this because it is thought likely to mar the general felicity?Samuel Butler

It's not always been a happy marriage. I guess I wanted a quick fix.David Byrne

I believe in traditional marriage and I believe in the Defense of Marriage Act.Herman Cain

I prepare myself for rehearsals like I would for marriage.Maria Callas

We can practice tolerance while still holding true to cultural values that protect the institution of marriage as a union between only a man and a woman.Ken Calvert

To me, marriage is partly a religious thing and I'm not religious.Alastair Campbell

I voted for the Defense of Marriage Act but I do not believe we should institutionalize a form of discrimination against any minority by amending the Constitution.Ben Nighthorse Campbell

When people get married because they think it's a long-time love affair, they'll be divorced very soon, because all love affairs end in disappointment. But marriage is a recognition of a spiritual identity.Joseph Campbell

Marriage should be viewed as an institution ordained by God and should be out of the control of the state.Tony Campolo

But I think it's up to a local congregation to determine whether or not a marriage should be blessed of God. And it shouldn't be up to the government.Tony Campolo

I don't know of many evangelicals who want to deny gay couples their legal rights. However, most of us don't want to call it marriage, because we think that word has religious connotations, and we're not ready to see it used in ways that offend us.Tony Campolo

If marriage really is a sacred institution, then why is the government controlling it, especially in a nation that affirms separation of church and state?Tony Campolo

President Bush once said that marriage is a sacred institution and should be reserved for the union of one man and one woman. If this is the case - and most Americans would agree with him on this - then I have to ask: Why is the government at all involved in marrying people?Tony Campolo

I am a firm believer in marriage. In the future I will be married.Elisabetta Canalis

Our black president can't say that he's for gay marriage. That is upsetting to me.Mario Cantone

A wedding is a funeral where you smell your own flowers.Eddie Cantor

People say, 'What's the secret to a marriage?' There's no secret - I think you get lucky.Steve Carell

I had a friend who, after 25 years of marriage, found himself trying to date again, and it was completely different. Everything had changed, and he had to reacquaint himself. It was funny even talking to him about it. For someone who has been out of the loop, it's a different world.Steve Carell

Most people like to read about intrigue and spies. I hope to provide a metaphor for the average reader's daily life. Most of us live in a slightly conspiratorial relationship with our employer and perhaps with our marriage.John le Carre

I'm so wrapped up in my work that it's often impossible to consider other things in my life. My marriage ended in divorce because of this, my relationship with Holly has suffered by this.Jim Carrey