Tuesday, April 17, 2007

Miscellaneous Quotes on Marriage

There's a bliss beyond all that the minstrel has told
When two, that are linked in one heavenly tie,
With heart never changing, and brow never cold,
Love on through all ills, and love on till they die.

Thomas Moore

"Marriage is the most love-centered of all professions. Its prerequisites include warmth, generosity, and understanding; only the truly lovely can quality. Of all careers for women, there is none more glamours than the permanent and significant position of "an help meet" for her husband.
Lois McBride Terry

And when I sue God for myself, He hearts that name of thine, and sees within my eyes the tears of two.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Perhaps, the greatest blessing in marriage is that it lasts so long. The years, like the varying interests of each year, combine to buttress and enrich each other. Out of many share dyears, one life. In a series of temporary relationships, one misses the ripening, gathering, harvesting joys, the dep hardwon truths of marriage.
Richard C. Cabot


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