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Thoughts on Marriage and Divorce

Published: Nov 29, 2014 08:48:33 AM IST
Updated: Nov 29, 2014 08:51:33 AM IST

Thoughts on Marriage and Divorce
Marriage is neither heaven nor hell; it is simply purgatory.
Abraham Lincoln

I was married by a judge. I should have asked for a jury.
Groucho Marx

By all means, marry. If you get a good wife, you’ll become happy; if you get a bad one, you’ll become a philosopher.

I have never had an impulse to go to the altar. I am a difficult person to lead.
Greta Garbo

It would be very hard for a man to live with me, unless he’s terribly strong.
Coco Chanel

One should always be in love. That is the reason one should never marry.
Oscar Wilde

My wife and I were happy for 20 years. Then we met.
Rodney Dangerfield

If I get married, I want to be very married.
Audrey Hepburn

Nowadays 80 percent of women are against marriage. Why? Because women realise it’s not worth buying an entire pig just to get a little sausage.

I love being married. It’s so great to find that one special person you want to annoy for the rest of your life.
Rita Rudner

My most brilliant achievement was my ability to be able to persuade my wife to marry me.
Winston Churchill

Men tell me that I’ve saved their marriages. It costs them a fortune in shoes, but it’s cheaper than a divorce. So I’m still useful, you see.
Manolo Blahnik

My husband and I have never considered divorce. Murder, sometimes, but never divorce.
Dr. Joyce Brothers

(This story appears in the 12 December, 2014 issue of Forbes India. To visit our Archives, click here.)

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