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I didn't know that President Bush would endorse a constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage.
It won't take 40 years for opposition to same-sex marriage to dissipate.
I know one husband and wife who, whatever the official reasons given to the court for the break up of their marriage, were really divorced because the husband believed that nobody ought to read while he was talking and the wife that nobody ought to talk while she was reading.
I had only two offers of marriage in my life, and I refused both.
Catherine Helen Spence
I remember driving home one evening while they were reviewing the papers on the radio. One of the articles was about me separating from my wife. It's a weird thing to listen to a news report about the break-up of your marriage.
In those days, the late 1970s, one of the leading politicians was a soon-to-be uncle by marriage of Arnold Schwarzenegger, named Ted Kennedy.
No candidate can win a presidential race advocating gay marriage and opposing the military action in Iraq.
Public-opinion polls show that Americans split about evenly on civil unions. But when the words 'gay marriage' are presented, they break 3-to-1 against it.
Writing and singing does give me some kind of release from the demons of my past, it is a therapy of sorts, but to be honest, my marriage played a more important role in the acceptance of myself than performance has ever done.
More than 1.1 million taxpayers in Pennsylvania will enjoy a lower tax rate, more than 1.4 million married couples will benefit from the reduction in the marriage penalty, and more than 1.1 million parents will have the advantage of an increased child tax credit.
I've never understood what the upside of marriage would be for me personally.
I love being in a relationship, but marriage isn't for me.
My parents' long and happy marriage was a great ideal to live up to, but a tough one.
My parents have a wonderful marriage, for many years. But I can't commit myself for such a long time.
My father was a Catholic, but my mother wasn't. She had to do that weird deal you do as a Catholic - they deign to sanction your marriage and you have to bring your children up as Catholics.
It's very different than it use to be. I think everybody has a lot more experience in how to be in a relationship - whether it's a marriage or a significant other or a business or a friend.
Sleeping together is a euphemism for people, but tantamount to marriage with cats.
There are more than 30 states, who either by statute or constitutional amendment, have defined marriage as being between a man and a woman.
The sum and substance of female education in America, as in England, is training women to consider marriage as the sole object in life, and to pretend that they do not think so.
The president strongly believes that marriage in this country ought to be between a man and a woman. He also believes it is something that ought to be decided by the people. He doesn't believe that judges ought to impose their will on the people.
All I know is it destroyed my family, it destroyed my marriage to Sylvester and I will never get over it.
It became plain very soon after our marriage that ours was to be a literary partnership.
Mary Augusta Ward
For after my marriage I had made various attempts to write fiction. They were clearly failures.
Mary Augusta Ward
I thought marriage was something very quiet and very regular and very bourgeois.
Marriage is another trap. If you are someone who likes independence, it's another stamp against that. And you have to swear to fidelity.
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