|#7128||In Christianity, a man may have only one wife. This is called Monotony.|
|#7129||In marriage, as in war, it is permitted to take every advantage of the enemy.|
|#7130||In olden times sacrifices were made at the altar -- a practice which is|
-- Helen Rowland
|#7131||In the midst of one of the wildest parties he'd ever been to, the young man |
noticed a very prim and pretty girl sitting quietly apart from the rest of
the revelers. Approaching her, he introduced himself and, after some quiet
conversation, said, "I'm afraid you and I don't really fit in with this
jaded group. Why don't I take you home?""
"Fine," said the girl, smiling up at him demurely. "Where do you live?"
|#7132||Insanity is considered a ground for divorce, though by the very same|
token it is the shortest detour to marriage.
-- Wilson Mizner
|#7133||Is a wedding successful if it comes off without a hitch?|
|#7134||Is not marriage an open question, when it is alleged, from the|
beginning of the world, that such as are in the institution wish to get
out, and such as are out wish to get in?
-- Ralph Emerson
|#7135||Isn't it ironic that many men spend a great part of their lives|
avoiding marriage while single-mindedly pursuing those things that
would make them better prospects?
|#7136||It [marriage] happens as with cages: the birds without despair|
to get in, and those within despair of getting out.
-- Michel Eyquem de Montaigne
|#7137||It did not occur to me that my being with two men continuously would|
interest anyone or arouse anyone's misgivings. I asked for an invitation
for Heinrich too, as often as it seemed possible, when Paulus and I were
invited to a social gathering. I felt the set of rules others lived by
was irrelevant. My childhood attitude -- every attempt to adjust is
hopeless and you might just as well follow your own attitudes -- must have
-- Hannah Tillich, "From Time to Time"
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