An edifice that must be rebuilt every day…

Marriage has no guarantees. If that’s what you’re looking for, go live with a car battery.

Erma Bombeck (1927 – 1996)

A successful marriage is an edifice that must be rebuilt every day.

André Maurois (1885 – 1967)

To keep your marriage brimming, with love in the loving cup, whenever you’re wrong, admit it; whenever you’re right, shut up.

Ogden Nash (1902 – 1971)

This one made me laugh:

The majority of husbands remind me of an orangutan trying to play the violin.

Honoré de Balzac (1799 – 18 August 1850)

This one also made me laugh:

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.

Socrates (470–399 BCE)

Happy is the man who finds a true friend, and far happier is he who finds that true friend in his wife.

Franz Schubert (1797 – 1828)

The value of marriage is not that adults produce children, but that children produce adults.

Peter De Vries (1910 – 1993)

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