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Experience - the wisdom that enables us to recognise
in an undesirable old acquaintance the folly that we have already embraced.
- Ambrose Bierce

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As a result of my study, I came to the conclusion that
a common supreme authority was undesirable.
- Fredrik Bajer

Many people recognize that technology often comes with
unintended and undesirable side effects.
- Leon Kass

Right discipline consists, not in external compulsion,
but in the habits of mind which lead spontaneously
to desirable rather than undesirable activities.
- Bertrand Russell

 

In the beginning of the human race there was no genetic
load which would cause undesirable traits such as appear
in offspring of marriages between relatives today.
- Walter Lang

One of the things I learned in law school is that there's
nothing wrong or undesirable or dishonorable or destructive
about amending the Constitution.
- Adrian Cronauer

If we know anything about man, it's that he's not pacific.
The temptation to butcher anyone considered undesirable
seems to be a common temptation,
not always resisted.
- Larry McMurtry

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In fact, it struck me when we invaded last year that
if we did it without European and East Asian support,
we were risking losing our alliance in Europe in exchange for Iraq,
and that is a very undesirable exchange.
- William Odom

It has long been known for sure that the sight of tasty
food makes a hungry man's mouth water;
also lack of appetite has always been regarded as an undesirable phenomenon,
from which one might conclude that appetite is essentially
linked with the process of digestion.
- Ivan Pavlov

School divides life into two segments,
which are increasingly of comparable length.
As much as anything else, schooling implies custodial
care for persons who are declared undesirable elsewhere
by the simple fact that a school has been built to serve them.
- Ivan Illich

Sometime they don't let you know that they know that
they don't know everything,
but the core of the medical approach is that you try to identify pathologies,
which are subsystems within the human body or the larger
system that are having undesirable consequences.
- Guy Burgess

Marriage is for women the commonest mode of livelihood,
and the total amount of undesired sex endured by women
is probably greater in marriage than in prostitution.
- Bertrand Russell

Your desired behavior must become just as much a habit
as your undesired behavior was before.
- Mike Hawkins

Every good relationship, especially marriage, is based on respect.
If it's not based on respect,
nothing that appears to be good will last very long.
- Amy Grant

For a happy marriage,
love and accept your spouse just the way they are.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Our loved ones -
whether by blood, by marriage, or by choice -
are delicate treasures.
If we hold them too close, they break -
as a butterfly would.
By honoring and enjoying
the freedom of our loved ones,
we gain our own freedom.
Have the courage to trust that
the beautiful butterflies of your life
will return - or not - as life intends.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Marriage, ultimately, is the practice of
becoming passionate friends.
- Harville Hendrix

When you make the sacrifice in marriage,
you're sacrificing not to each other
but to unity in a relationship.
- Joseph Campbell

There is no substitute for the comfort supplied
by the utterly taken-for-granted relationship.
- Iris Murdoch

The hardest of all, is learning to be
a well of affection, and not a fountain,
to show them that we love them,
not when we feel like it, but when they do.
- Nan Fairbrother

I used to tell my husband that,
if he could make me "understand" something,
it would be clear to all the other people in the country.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

The formula for achieving a successful relationship is simple:
you should treat all disasters as if they were trivialities
but never treat a triviality as if it were a disaster.
- Quentin Crisp

Make sure you never, never argue at night.
You just lose a good night's sleep,
and you can't settle anything until morning anyway.
- Rose Kennedy

Don't marry the person you think you can live with;
marry only the individual you think you can't live without.
- James C. Dobson

Gift the love of your life with undistracted,
untelevisioned, unhurried attentiveness.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

A divorce is like an amputation:
you survive it, but there's less of you.
- Margaret Atwood

You are my home - the place to which I always return.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

This day I will marry my friend,
the one I laugh with, live for, dream with, love.
- Anonymous

Every relationship is just so tenuous and precarious.
- Larry David

Marriage is a sort of friendship recognized by the police.
- Anonymous

Marriage is a fine institution -
but I'm not ready for an institution yet.
- Mae West

My husband melted my heart the day he asked me,
"Can I participate in your wonder?"
In whose wonder do you get to participate today?
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Being divorced is like being hit by a Mack truck.
If you live through it, you start looking
very carefully to the right and to the left.
- Jean Kerr

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

My Loved One
You are my ground and you are my rainbow.
You are my butterfly and you are my ecstasy.
You are the start of my journeys and always my destination.
You are my home - the place to which I always return.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Love does not begin and end the way we seem to think it does.
Love is a battle, love is a war; love is a growing up.
- James A. Baldwin

The secret of a happy marriage remains a secret.
- Henny Youngman

Marriage is a wonderful institution,
but who would want to live in an institution?
- H. L. Mencken

Each relationship nurtures a strength or weakness within you.
- Mike Murdock

A Great Relationship is the Dance of Two Great Lives.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Consider being more acceptive of your partner's behaviors.
It is unlikely that they are intentionally aggravating you.
Almost always, they are just doing what they think they should do.
Try setting aside your own rules for how they should behave,
and adopt a live-and-let-live attitude.
Your relationship will become stronger and happier if you do.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The one who loves the least, controls the relationship.
- Robert Anthony

A man's friendships are, like his will,
invalidated by marriage -
but they are also no less invalidated
by the marriage of his friends.
- Samuel Butler

The greatest roadblock to a great relationship
is trying to force a partner to change through bribes or threats.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Marriage has no guarantees.
If that's what you're looking for,
go live with a car battery.
- Erma Bombeck

The four most important words in any marriage...
"I'll do the dishes."
- Anonymous

By all means marry.
If you get a good wife, you'll be happy.
If you get a bad one, you'll become a philosopher
and that is a good thing for any man.
- Socrates

In a bad marriage, friends are the invisible glue.
If we have enough friends, we may go on for years,
intending to leave, talking about leaving -
instead of actually getting up and leaving.
- Erica Jong

Love allows your beloved the freedom to be unlike you.
Attachment asks for conformity to your needs and desires.
Love imposes no demands.
Attachment expresses an overwhelming demand - "Make me feel whole."
Love expands beyond the limits of two people.
Attachment tries to exclude everything but two people.
- Deepak Chopra in The Path to Love

I haven't reported my missing credit card to the police
because whoever stole it is spending less than my wife.
- Ilie Nastase

Daddy was real gentle with kids.
That's why I expected so much out of marriage,
figuring that all men should be steady and pleasant.
- Loretta Lynn

I was married by a judge.
I should have asked for a jury.
- Groucho Marx

Marriage, n: the state or condition of a community consisting of a master,
a mistress, and two slaves, making in all,
two.
- Ambrose Bierce

Marriage is the alliance of two people,
one of whom never remembers birthdays and the other who never forgets them.
- Ogden Nash

Marriage is a feast where the grace is sometimes better than the dinner.
- Charles Caleb Colton

Love in marriage should be the accomplishment of a beautiful dream,
and not, as it too often is, the end.
- Alphonse Karr

If you have been divorced, you know it hurts -
especially if your marriage had lasted many years.
Whatever the circumstances of your relationship,
and whatever the nature of its ending,
there is always grief and regret -
perhaps regret over the ending,
or perhaps regret over not ending the relationship sooner -
or perhaps both.
Nonetheless, move past the grief and regret.
No matter how painful, divorce, like all endings,
opens the door to new beginnings.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If you want to read about love and marriage,
you've got to buy two separate books.
- Alan King

The fewer secrets you have, the happier you will be.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When two people decide to get a divorce,
it isn't a sign that they "don't understand" one another,
but a sign that they have, at last, begun to.
- Helen Rowland

I love being married.
It's so great to find that one special person
you want to annoy for the rest of your life.
- Rita Rudner

When a marriage works, nothing on earth can take its place.
- Helen Gahagan

There is a time for all things - except marriage,
my dear.
- Thomas Chatterton

The Wedding March always reminds me of the music
played when soldiers go into battle.
- Heinrich Heine

Marriage is an exercise in torture.
- Frances Conroy

You never really know a man until you have divorced him.
- Zsa Zsa Gabor

If there is such a thing as a good marriage,
it is because it resembles friendship rather than love.
- Michel de Montaigne

When I eventually met Mr. Right
I had no idea that his first name was Always.
- Rita Rudner

Getting divorced just because you don't love a man
is almost as silly as getting married just because you do.
- Zsa Zsa Gabor

One should believe in marriage as in the immortality of the soul.
- Honore de Balzac

No man is truly married until he understands
every word his wife is NOT saying.
- Anonymous


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