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A wifeless man is not a man.

  - Talmud, YevamotTopics: marriage
It is enough that our wives bring up our children and save us from sin.

  - Talmud, YevamotTopics: parents women children marriage
No man should betroth a woman, sight unseen.

  - Talmud, KiddushinTopics: women marriage
A man is lucky if his wife, his studies and his livelihood all come from his own town.

  - Midrash MishleTopics: business and money marriage education
A man who marries a decent woman is as though he fulfilled all the Torah's behests.

  - Yalkut RuthTopics: women marriage Torah/Bible/Tanach
A man should not quarrel with his wife to please his parents.

  - Sefer ChassidimTopics: parents marriage
A wife is as a protective wall to her husband.

  - Menachem RecanatiTopics: women marriage
If your wife be chaste, why should you watch her? If she be not, you will watch her in vain.

  - Mishle YehoshuaTopics: women marriage sin and repentance
A house without a wife is an orphan.

  - Yochanan TverskyTopics: women marriage
Better not to agree with your wife, and love her, than to agree with her and not.

  - Reuven AlcalayTopics: love women marriage
The best helpmeet to uphold religion is a good woman.

  - Mozne TsedekTopics: women marriage
Better to dwell in a corner on the roof, than with a quarrelsome woman in a great mansion.

  - Proverbs (Mishle) 21:9Topics: women marriage
I had rather dwell with a lion and a dragon than keep house with a wicked woman.

  - Ben Sira 25:16Topics: women marriage animals
Three things have a faint savor of the world to come: Sabbath, the sun and married love.

  - Talmud, BerakhotTopics: love death marriage Shabbat
Marriage is the chief cause of divorce.

  - Groucho MarxTopics: humor marriage
The husband who wants a happy marriage should learn to keep his mouth shut and his checkbook open.

  - Groucho MarxTopics: humor marriage
Bridge is a game that separates the men from the boys. It also separates husbands and wives.

  - George BurnsTopics: humor marriage
All married couples should learn the art of battle as they should learn the art of making love. Good battle is objective and honest - never vicious or cruel. Good battle is healthy and constructive, and brings to a marriage the principle of equal partnership.

  - Ann LandersTopics: marriage
Why does a woman work ten years to change a man's habits and then complain that he's not the man she married?

  - Barbra StreisandTopics: women humor marriage
Don't criticize in the sack. Discuss constructively later.

  - Ruth WestheimerTopics: marriage
A good man doesn't just happen. They have to be created by us women. A guy is a lump like a doughnut.

  - Roseanne BarrTopics: women humor marriage
If you want to read about love and marriage, you've got to buy two separate books.

  - Alan KingTopics: love humor marriage
When you realize you want to spend the rest of your life with somebody, you want the rest of your life to start as soon as possible.

  - Billy CrystalTopics: love marriage
I take my wife everywhere I go. She always finds her way back.

  - Henny YoungmanTopics: humor marriage
Some people ask the secret of our long marriage. We take time to go to a restaurant two times a week. A little candlelight, dinner, soft music and dancing. She goes Tuesdays, I go Fridays.

  - Henry YoungmanTopics: humor marriage
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