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  • Chumps always make the best husbands. When you marry, Sally, grab a chump. Tap his head first, and if it rings solid, don't hesitate. All the unhappy marriages come from husbands having brains. What good are brains to a man? They only unsettle him.

    Husband   Men   Brain  
    The Adventures of Sally (1920) ch. 10
  • It was a strange feeling going into a church I did not know for a service that I did not really believe in, but once inside I couldn't help a feeling of warmth and security. Outside there were wars and road accidents and murders, striptease clubs and battered babies and frayed tempers and unhappy marriages and people contemplating suicide and bad jokes, but once in St. Martin's there was peace. Surely people go to church not to involve themselves in the world's problems but to escape from them.

    Suicide   Baby   War  
  • So many pleasing episodes of one's life are spoiled by shouting. You never heard of an unhappy marriage unless the neighbors have heard it first.

  • If we must lose wife or husband when we live to our highest right, we lose an unhappy marriage as well, and we gain ourselves. But if a marriage is born between two already self-discovered, what a lovely adventure begins, hurricanes and all.

  • I find to my astonishment that an unhappy marriage goes on being unhappy when it is over.

  • But I had not quite fixed whether to make him [Don Juan] end in Hell-or in an unhappy marriage,-not knowing which would be the severest.

    Lord Byron, Donald A. Low (2013). “Byron: Selected Poetry and Prose”, p.333, Routledge
  • Those who have made unhappy marriages walk on stilts, while the happy ones are on a level with the crowd. No one sees 'em!

  • The triumph of hope over experience.

    Quoted in James Boswell, The Life of Samuel Johnson (1791) (entry for 1770)
  • Chumps always make the best husbands. All the unhappy marriages come from the husbands having brains.

    Funny   Life   Marriage  
    The Adventures of Sally (1920) ch. 10
  • Divorce Myths: 1. When love has gone out of a marriage, it is better to get divorced. 2. It is better for the children for the unhappy couple to divorce than to raise their children in the atmosphere of an unhappy marriage. 3. Divorce is the lesser of two evils. 4. You owe it to yourself. 5. Everyone's entitled to one mistake. 6. God led me to this divorce.

  • three-fourths of all marriages are unhappy.

  • Marriage is meant to be more about your surrender than about your satisfaction.

    Love   Family   Marriage  
  • Divorce isn't such a tragedy. A tragedy's staying in an unhappy marriage, teaching your children the wrong things about love. Nobody ever died of divorce.

    Jennifer Weiner (2010). “Fly Away Home”, p.362, Simon and Schuster
  • Bad marriages don't cause infidelity; infidelity causes bad marriages.

  • It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages.

  • A happy marriage is the union of two good forgivers.

    Ruth Bell Graham, Gigi Tchividjian (2009). “A Quiet Knowing”, p.42, Thomas Nelson Inc
  • Nothing can cost you someone you love. The only thing that can cost you your husband is if you believe a thought. That's how you move away from him. That's how the marriage ends. You are one with your husband until you believe the thought that he should look a certain way, he should give you something, he should be something other than what he is. That's how you divorce him. Right then and there you have lost your marriage.

    Love   Family   Marriage  
    Byron Katie (2010). “Question Your Thinking, Change the World”, p.22, ReadHowYouWant.com
  • The secret of a happy marriage remains a secret.

    Forbes Magazine, Volume 166 (p. 156), 2000.
  • Married women are far more depressed than married men - in unhappy marriages, three times more; and - interestingly - in happy marriages, five times more. In truth, it is men who are thriving in marriage, now as always, and who show symptoms of psychological and physical distress outside it. Not only their emotional well-being but their very lives, some studies say, depend on being married!

    Dalma Heyn (2011). “Marriage Shock: The Transformation of Women into Wives”, p.10, Open Road Media
  • When marrying, ask yourself this question: Do you believe that you will be able to converse well with this person into your old age? Everything else in marriage is transitory.

  • I deal with unhappy marriages a lot. I've never been married, I'm single

  • The Amateur Marriage grew out of the reflection that of all the opportunities to show differences in character, surely an unhappy marriage must be the richest.

  • Marriage is tough, because it is woven of all these various elements, the weak and the strong. "In love-ness" is fragile for it is woven only with the gossamer threads of beauty. It seems to me absurd to talk about "happy" and "unhappy" marriages.

    Strong   Unhappy   Woven  
    "War Within and Without". Book by Anne Morrow Lindbergh, 1980.
  • A happy marriage is a long conversation which always seems too short.

  • I couldn't think of anything worse than being in an unhappy marriage. It worries me because I've seen it destroy people.

    Thinking   People   Worry  
  • Without the will, marriage is a mockery; without emotion, it is a drudgery. You need both.

    FaceBook post by Ravi Zacharias from Jul 19, 2013
  • As women in industrial societies join the paid workforce, they gain the economic means to depart unhappy marriages more easily.

    Mean   Unhappy   Gains  
  • The happy marriage, which is the only proper nursery, is indissoluble. The unhappy marriage, which perpetually tells the child a bogey-man story about life, ought to be dissolved.

    Children   Divorce   Men  
    Rebecca West, Jane Marcus (1982). “The Young Rebecca: Writings of Rebecca West, 1911-17”, New York : Viking Press
  • It is better to be unhappy in love than unhappy in marriage, but some people manage to be both.

  • If I seek to fulfill my own needs at the expense of my partner, we are sure to experience unhappiness, resentment, and conflict. The secret of forming a successful relationship is for both partners to win.

    John Gray “Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus”
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