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Wedding Quotes

Durability

The I gains durability when it turns to a You.

- Martin Buber

A good marriage - if there even is such a thing - doesn't need love

A good marriage - if there even is such a thing - doesn't need love. It strives for friendship.

- Michel de Montaigne

(All's Well That Ends Well 1.1.212-13)

Get thee a good husband,
and use him as he uses thee.

- William Shakespeare

(All's Well That Ends Well 1.3.54)

If men could be contented to be what they are, there were no fear in marriage.

- William Shakespeare

(All's Well That Ends Well 2.3.297)

A young man married is a man that's marr'd.

- William Shakespeare

(As You Like It 4.1.130-2)

Men are April when they woo, December when they wed: maids are May when they are maids, but the sky changes when they are wives.

- William Shakespeare

(Coriolanus 4.3.30-2)

The fittest time to corrupt a man's wife is when she's fallen out with her husband.

- William Shakespeare

(Hamlet 1.2.13)

With mirth in funeral and with dirge in marriage.

- William Shakespeare

(Hamlet 3.2.185-6)

The instances that second marriage move
Are base respects of thrift, but none of love.

- William Shakespeare

(1 Henry VI 5.5.50-1)

Marriage is a matter of more worth
Than to be dealt in by attorneyship.

- William Shakespeare

(1 Henry VI 5.5.63-6)

For what is wedlock forced but a hell,
An age of discord and continual strife?
Whereas the contrary bringeth bliss,
And is a pattern of celestial peace.

- William Shakespeare

(3 Henry VI 4.1.19)

Hasty marriage seldom proveth well.

- William Shakespeare