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Motivational Baggage Quotes

May these quotes about Baggage inspire and motivate you.

Liar is a strong word, but we are all liars.
Not in the sense of intentionally speaking untruths,
but in the sense of carrying so much historical
and emotional baggage that none of us is believable.
To lie means to speak an untruth,
and virtually everything that comes out of our mouth
is an untruth - an opinion, an assumption,
a point-of-view based on our past.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Marriage is like putting your hand into a bag of snakes
in the hope of pulling out an eel.
- Leonardo da Vinci

A dream you dream alone is only a dream.
A dream you dream together becomes reality.
- John Lennon

The fewer secrets you have, the happier you will be.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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There are two times when a man doesn't understand a woman -
before marriage and after marriage.
- Anonymous

The Wedding March always reminds me of the music
played when soldiers go into battle.
- Heinrich Heine

A divorce is like an amputation:
you survive it, but there's less of you.
- Margaret Atwood


 

Marriage is a sort of friendship recognized by the police.
- Anonymous

It's not as great a day for the bride as she thinks.
She's not marrying the best man.
- Anonymous

In order to be happy with a man,
you must understand him a lot and love him a little.
To be happy with a woman, you must love her a lot
and not try to understand her at all.
- Helen Rowland

When two people decide to get a divorce,
it isn't a sign that they "don't understand" one another,
but a sign that they have, at last, begun to.
- Helen Rowland

Marriage is the triumph of imagination over intelligence.
Second marriage is the triumph of hope over experience.
- Samuel Johnson [also attributed to Oscar Wilde]

Whenever I date a guy, I think,
"Is this the man I want my children
to spend their weekends with?"
- Rita Rudner

Marriage is a fine institution -
but I'm not ready for an institution yet.
- Mae West

Marriages don't last. When I meet a guy,
the first question I ask myself is:
is this the man I want my children to spend their weekends with?
- Rita Rudner

The four most important words in any marriage...
"I'll do the dishes."
- Anonymous

You can learn how to let go of the past.
Whether you have experienced a break up
with someone you cared for deeply,
whether death has taken a loved one,
whether you have had a feud with a friend or family member,
whether you have lost a job.
Move on and let go.
Life can be joyful and rewarding again.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Never argue at the dinner table, for the one who is not hungry
always gets the best of the argument.
- Voltaire

As to marriage or celibacy, let a man
take which course he will,
he will be sure to repent.
- Socrates

Never go to bed mad. Stay up and fight.
- Phyllis Diller

Do not marry a man to reform him.
That is what reform schools are for.
- Mae West

Every good relationship, especially marriage, is based on respect.
If it's not based on respect,
nothing that appears to be good will last very long.
- Amy Grant

You never really know a man until you have divorced him.
- Zsa Zsa Gabor

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 Streisand

(Groom), take (Bride)'s hand and place your hand over hers.
Now, remember this moment and cherish it...
because this will be the last time you ever have the upper hand.
- Anonymous

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

To keep your marriage brimming,
With love in the wedding cup,
Whenever you're wrong, admit it;
Whenever you're right, shut up.
- Ogden Nash

One good Husband is worth two good Wives;
for the scarcer things are, the more they're valued.
- Benjamin Franklin

Marriage is neither heaven nor hell,
it is simply purgatory.
- Abraham Lincoln

Always remember the three magic words: You're right dear.
- Anonymous

I have often wanted to drown my troubles,
but I can't get my wife to go swimming.
- Anonymous

Husbands should be like Kleenex:
soft, strong, and disposable.
- the movie Clue (1985)

There is no substitute for the comfort supplied
by the utterly taken-for-granted relationship.
- Iris Murdoch

A man likes his wife to be
just clever enough to appreciate his cleverness,
and just stupid enough to admire it.
- Israel Zangwill

Getting divorced just because you don't love a man
is almost as silly as getting married just because you do.
- Zsa Zsa Gabor

They have come up with a perfect understanding.
He won't try to run her life,
and he won't try to run his, either.
- Anonymous

He's the kind of man a woman would have to marry to get rid of.
- Mae West

Marriage is the chief cause of divorce.
- Groucho Marx

The secret of a happy marriage remains a secret.
- Henny Youngman

A man's friendships are, like his will,
invalidated by marriage -
but they are also no less invalidated
by the marriage of his friends.
- Samuel Butler

Marriage is a wonderful institution,
but who would want to live in an institution?
- H. L. Mencken

A man is incomplete until he is married.
After that, he is finished.
- Zsa Zsa Gabor

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

When I eventually met Mr. Right
I had no idea that his first name was Always.
- Rita Rudner

The formula for achieving a successful relationship is simple:
you should treat all disasters as if they were trivialities
but never treat a triviality as if it were a disaster.
- Quentin Crisp

I haven't reported my missing credit card to the police
because whoever stole it is spending less than my wife.
- Ilie Nastase

He early on let her know who is the boss.
He looked her right in the eye and clearly said, "You're the boss."
- Anonymous humor

Make sure you never, never argue at night.
You just lose a good night's sleep,
and you can't settle anything until morning anyway.
- Rose Kennedy

No man is truly married until he understands
every word his wife is NOT saying.
- Anonymous

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

Women marry men hoping they will change.
Men marry women hoping they will not.
- Albert Einstein

Some husbands are living proof that a woman can take a joke.
- Anonymous

A little girl at the wedding afterwards asked her mother
why the bride changed her mind.
What do you mean? responded her mother.
Well, she went down the aisle with one man,
and came back with another.
- Anonymous

Don't marry the person you think you can live with;
marry only the individual you think you can't live without.
- James C. Dobson

The greatest roadblock to a great relationship
is trying to force a partner to change through bribes or threats.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I used to tell my husband that,
if he could make me "understand" something,
it would be clear to all the other people in the country.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

In a bad marriage, friends are the invisible glue.
If we have enough friends, we may go on for years,
intending to leave, talking about leaving -
instead of actually getting up and leaving.
- Erica Jong

Love is grand; divorce is a hundred grand.
- Anonymous

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

When you make the sacrifice in marriage,
you're sacrificing not to each other
but to unity in a relationship.
- Joseph Campbell

Strike an average between what a woman thinks of her husband
a month before she marries him
and what she thinks of him a year afterward,
and you will have the truth about him.
- H. L. Mencken

For a happy marriage,
love and accept your spouse just the way they are.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Our loved ones -
whether by blood, by marriage, or by choice -
are delicate treasures.
If we hold them too close, they break -
as a butterfly would.
By honoring and enjoying
the freedom of our loved ones,
we gain our own freedom.
Have the courage to trust that
the beautiful butterflies of your life
will return - or not - as life intends.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Keep your eyes wide open before marriage, half shut afterwards.
- Benjamin Franklin

Getting married is a lot like getting into a tub of hot water.
After you get used to it, it ain't so hot.
- Minnie Pearl

My advice to you is get married:
if you find a good wife you'll be happy;
if not, you'll become a philosopher.
- Socrates

True love means putting the other person before yourself,
and honoring the relationship above all.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

This day I will marry my friend,
the one I laugh with, live for, dream with, love.
- Anonymous

My husband melted my heart the day he asked me,
"Can I participate in your wonder?"
In whose wonder do you get to participate today?
- Mary Anne Radmacher

A successful marriage requires falling in love many times,
always with the same person.
- Germaine Greer

Every relationship is just so tenuous and precarious.
- Larry David


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