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It is in the very nature of conjugal love to be definitive. The lasting union expressed by the marriage vows is more than a formality or a traditional formula; it is rooted in the natural inclinations of the human person.

Amoris Laetitia
When any two young people take it into their heads to marry, they are pretty sure by perseverance to carry their point, be they ever so poor, or ever so imprudent, or ever so little likely to be necessary to each other's ultimate comfort.

Next to being married, a girl likes being crossed in love a little now and again.

Pride and Prejudice
Happiness in marriage is entirely a matter of chance. If the dispositions of the parties are ever so well known to each other or ever so similar beforehand, it does not advance their felicity in the least. They always continue to grow sufficiently unlike afterwards to have their share of vexation.

Pride and Prejudice
So that is marriage, Lily thought, a man and a woman looking at a girl throwing a ball.

To the Lighthouse
I really don't advise a woman who wants to have things her own way to get married.
Better to separate than never to marry.

Marriage is an adventure, like going to war
No woman marries for money: they are all clever enough, before marrying a millionaire, to fall in love with him first
Marriage is like putting your hand into a bag of snakes in the hope of pulling out an eel
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On Anger: "For every minute you remain angry, you give up sixty seconds of peace of mind."
On Destiny: "Our destiny exercises its influence over us even when, as yet, we have not learned its nature: it is our future that lays down the law of our today."
Human, All Too Human
On Friendship: "A crowd is not company; and faces are but a gallery of pictures; and talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love."