Quote category: Marriage


Most married people must, to some extent, renounce certain parts of their personalities; they must sacrifice at the altar of marriage.

Marriage

Adolf Guggenbuhl-Craig Permalink to Adolf Guggenbuhl-Craig quote

The central issue in marriage is not well-being or happiness; it is salvation. Marriage involves not only a man and a woman who happily love each other and raise offspring together, but rather two people who are trying to individuate, to find their souls salvation

Marriage

Adolf Guggenbuhl-Craig Permalink to Adolf Guggenbuhl-Craig quote

The web of marriage is made by propinquity in the day to day living, side by side, looking outward and working in the same direction. It is woven in space and in time of the substance of life itself

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Anne Morrow Lindbergh Permalink to Anne Morrow Lindbergh quote

If we did not look to marriage as the principal source of happiness, fewer marriages would end in tears.

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Anthony Storr Permalink to Anthony Storr quote

Seldom or never does a marriage develop into an individual relationship smoothly and without crises. There is no birth of consciousness without pain.

Marriage

C. G. Jung Permalink to C. G. Jung quote

A marriage is like a long trip in a tiny row boat: if one passenger starts to rock the boat, the other has to steady it; otherwise, they will go to the bottom together.

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David Reuben Permalink to David Reuben quote

Love is an ideal thing, marriage is a real thing; a confusion of the real thing with the ideal thing never goes unpunished

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Goethe Permalink to Goethe quote

Husbands and wife are like the two equal parts of a soy bean.
If the two parts are put under the earth separately, they will not grow.
The soy bean will grow only when the parts are covered by the skin.
Marriage is the skin which covers each of them and makes them one.

Marriage

Hari Dass Permalink to Hari Dass quote

Marriage is sought and kept alive by a deep yearning to know another and be known by another.

Marriage

John Pierrakos Permalink to John Pierrakos quote

With passion you want to possess.
The conversion of passion into compassion is the whole problem of marriage.

Marriage

Joseph Campbell Permalink to Joseph Campbell quote