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The Lighter Side Of Marriage

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Here’s a great collection of quotes about marriage that are sure to have you laughing and no doubt probably nodding in agreement as well. Welcome to the lighter side of marriage:

Marriage is not a word. It is a sentence – a life sentence!

Marriage is very much like a violin; after the sweet music is over, the strings are attached.

Marriage is love. Love is blind. Therefore marriage is an institution for the blind.

Marriage is an institution in which a man loses his Bachelor’s Degree and the woman gets her Masters.

Marriage is a thing which puts a ring on a woman’s finger and two under the man’s eyes.

A Marriage certificate is just another word for a work permit.

Marriage is not just a having a wife but also worries that you inherit forever.

Marriage requires a man to prepare four types of “RINGS”:

  • The Engagement Ring
  • The Wedding Ring
  • The Suffe-Ring
  • The Endu-Ring

Married life is full of excitement and frustration. In the first year of marriage, the man speaks and the woman listens. In the second year, the woman speaks and the man listens. In the third year, they BOTH speak and the NEIGHBOURS listen.

It is true that love is blind but marriage is definitely an eye-opener.

Getting married is very much like going to a restaurant with friends. You order what you want and when you see what the other fellow has, you wish you had ordered that.

It’s true that all men are born free and equal – but then some of them get MARRIED!

There was this man who muttered a few words in the church and found himself married. A year later he muttered something in his sleep and found himself divorced.

A happy marriage is a matter of giving and taking; the husband gives and the wife takes.

SON: How much does it cost to get married, Dad?
FATHER: I don’t know son, I’m still paying for it.

SON: Is it true? Dad, I heard that in ancient China, a man doesn’t know his wife until he marries.
FATHER: That happens everywhere, son, EVERYWHERE!

There was a man who said, “I never knew what happiness was until I got married…. and then it was too late!”

Love is one long sweet dream and marriage is the alarm clock.

They say that when a man holds a woman’s hand before marriage, it is love; after marriage it is self-defence.

When a newly married man looks happy, we know why. But when a ten-year married man looks happy, we wonder why.

There was this lover who said that he would go through hell for her. They got married, and now he is going through hell. So are you sure you want to go through it?

A mother may hope that her daughter will get a better husband than she did, but she knows her son will never get as good a wife as his father did.

Women do come with instructions … ask them ! Don’t expect to understand them though, or do come away without a black eye!

We hope you enjoyed those quips about marriage. It’s not all like that is it, but I think from experience many people, men especially, find that once you get married, life changes forever. Sometimes it’s good and sometimes not so good. You just have to hope that the good outweighs the bad.

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