It is a truth universally acknowledged that a single man in possession of a good fortune must be in want of a wife.
- Jane Austen
There is nothing more lovely in life than the union of two people whose love for one another has grown through the years from the small acorn of passion into a great rooted tree.
- Vita Sackville-West
If you get bored with the person you married for love, there's something wrong with you - not with that person.
- Shahrukh Khan
Do you know what it means to come home at night to a woman who'll give you a little love, a little affection, a little tenderness? It means you're in the wrong house, that's what it means.
- Henny Youngman
It appears that ordinary men take wives because possession is not possible without marriage, and that ordinary women accept husbands because marriage is not possible without possession.
- Thomas Hardy
There's no more usual basis of union than mutual misunderstanding.
- Henry James
Two people can only live as one when each is prepared to give and receive trust and understanding. Above that lies respect. Without respect for how the other feels, no marriage is worthwhile.
- Helen Hollick
When a woman thinks her husband is a fool, her marriage is over. They may part in one year or ten; they may live together until death. But if she thinks he is a fool, she will not love him again.
- Philippa Gregory
Never forget the nine most important words of any family: I love you. You are beautiful. Please forgive me.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
If women were particular about men's characters, they would never get married at all.
- George Bernard Shaw
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