like colour TV
is all there
in black and white”
A man needs a mistress, just to break the monogamy.
A woman who takes her husband about with her everywhere is like a cat that goes on playing with a mouse long after she's killed it.
H.H. Munro (Saki) (1870-1916)
Bigamy is having one wife too many. Monogamy is the same thing.
Bigamy is the only crime where two rites make a wrong.
Don't marry for money; it's cheaper to borrow it.
I was married by a judge. I should have asked for a jury.
If I don't marry her, I won't marry anyone. At least, hardly anyone.
If you want your spouse to listen and pay strict attention to every word you say, talk in your sleep.
It is better to have loved and lost than to have loved and married.
It is easier to be a lover than a husband for the simple reason that it is more difficult to be witty every day than to say pretty things from time to time.
Honoré de Balzac (1799-1850)
Marriage is an attempt to change the night owl into a homing pigeon.
Marriage is not a word but a sentence.
Marriage means commitment but so does insanity.
Monogamy leaves a lot to be desired.
No one knows what true happiness is until they get married but by then, of course, it's too late.
None of us can boast about the morality of our ancestors; the records do not show that Adam and Eve were married.
E.W. Howe (1853-1937)
So heavy is the chain of wedlock that it takes two to carry it, sometimes three.
Les chaînes du mariage sont si lourdes qu'il faut être deux pour les porter ; quelquefois trois.
Alexandre Dumas (1802-1870)
Very few trial separations don't work.
What men call gallantry and gods adultery
Is much more common where the climate's sultry.
Lord Byron (1788-1824)
When marriage is outlawed, only outlaws will have in-laws.
When you see what some girls marry, you realise how much they must hate to work for a living.