Marriage is not a
ritual or an end. It is a long, intricate, intimate dance together
and nothing matters more than your own sense of balance and choice
What a happy and
holy fashion it is that those who love one another should rest on
the same pillow.
There is no more
lovely, friendly and charming relationship, communion or company
than a good marriage.
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When you make a
sacrifice in marriage, you’re sacrificing not to each other but to
unity in a relationship.
One word frees us
of all the weight and pain in life. That word is Love.
There is only one
happiness in life, to love and be loved.
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.
Love is a flower
which turns into fruit at marriage.
Marriage: that I
call the will of two to create the one who is more than those who
What counts in
making a happy marriage is not so much how compatible you are, but
how you deal with incompatibility.
A long marriage is
two people trying to dance a duet and two solos at the same time.
marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same
The Second Neurotic's Notebook, 1966
If two stand
shoulder to shoulder against the gods,
Happy together, the gods themselves are helpless
Against them while they stand so.