Quotes, sayings & poems

Silver Wedding Quotes

Love is a duet

Love is not a solo. Love is a duet. If one is dwindling, the song falls silent.

- Adelbert von Chamisso

The quarrel in marriage is the layer of snow

The quarrel in marriage is the layer of snow under which love keeps itself warm.

- Jean Paul

A husband's luck

A confirmed bachelor is unlucky in that nobody speaks out on his faults - which is a husband's luck.

- Jean Paul

Between men and women

Between men and women there is no friendship possible. There is passion, enmity, worship, love, but no friendship.

- Oscar Wilde

If the wife sins

If the wife sins, the husband is not innocent.

- Italian proverb

A man can be happy

A man can be happy with any woman, as long as he does not love her.

- Oscar Wilde

He is half of a blessed man

He is half of a blessed man. Left to be finished by such as she; and she a fair divided excellence, whose fullness of perfection lies in him.

- William Shakespeare

A woman who gives any advantage to a man

A woman who gives any advantage to a man may expect a lover -- but will sooner or later find a tyrant.

- Lord Byron

The source of all life and knowledge is in man and woman

The source of all life and knowledge is in man and woman, and the source of all living is in the interchange and the meeting and mingling of these two: man-life and woman-life, man-knowledge and woman-knowledge, man-being and woman-being.

- D. H. Lawrence

Why are women so much more interesting

Why are women so much more interesting to men than men are to women?

- Virginia Woolf

Women have served all these centuries

Women have served all these centuries as looking-glasses possessing the magic and delicious power of reflecting the figure of man at twice its natural size.

- Virginia Woolf

The great living experience for every man

The great living experience for every man is his adventure into the woman. The man embraces in the woman all that is not himself, and from that one resultant, from that embrace, comes every new action.

- D. H. Lawrence