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    I know also another man who married a widow with several children; and when one of the girls had grown into her teens he insisted on marrying her also, having first by some means won her affections. The mother, however, was much opposed to this marriage, and finally gave up her husband entirely to her daughter; and to this very day the daughter bears children to her stepfather, living as wife in the same house with her mother!
    — T. B. H. Stenhouse
    One footnote says that divorced and remarried faithful, who are not recognized by the Catholic Church because it upholds the indissolubility of marriage, might in some particular cases have access to the sacraments.
    — Sylvia Poggioli
    tags: church  marriage 
    Marriage resembles a pair of shears, so joined that they cannot be separated; often moving in opposite directions, yet always punishing anyone who comes between them.
    — Sydney Smith
    tags: marriage 
    How you end something as profound and important as a marriage is a reflection of how you live your life-financially, emotionally, and spiritually.
    — Suze Orman
    When one hears the argument that marriage should be indissoluble for the sake of children, one cannot help wondering whether the protagonist is really such a firm friend of childhood.
    — Suzanne La Follette
    Marriage equality is coming, and not merely to a theater near you.
    — Suzanne Brockmann
    tags: equality  marriage 
    Iris Krasnow has managed to demystify the workings of long-term marriages by confirming the mysterious uniqueness of each one. The secret, she finds, lies in the way two people negotiate their own personal amalgam of companionship and sex, compromise and disappointment, lust and tenderness, trust and lies. The challenge for the rest of us is to do the same.
    — Suzanne Braun Levine
    I know a lot of people that have been in long-term relationships where cheating has happened, and their marriages and their relationships are actually stronger because it was a mirror that reflected back on a problem that was happening. It's hard.
    — Sutton Foster
    I will get married soon. It is in the pipeline. I believe in the institution of marriage.
    — Sushmita Sen
    tags: believe  marriage 
    Marriage wrecks any decent relationship.
    — Susan Straight
    What is fabulous about gay marriage is that it redefines the gender designated jobs, then you throw in transgender and you don't just have the five primary colors of the crayons. We have to really look at what it means to be a man or a woman in a much more generous and creative way.
    — Susan Sarandon
    tags: men  women  gender  job  gay  creative  marriage 
    When it's your fourth marriage, you tend to lose faith in superstitions.
    — Susan Elizabeth Phillips
    tags: faith  marriage 
    You know that we've got a few problems we need to talk through before we get married." "I'm not getting rid of Pooh." "See, there you go being antagonistic. Marriage means learning to compromise." "I didn't say I wouldn't compromise. I promise to take the ribbon out of her topknot before you walk her.
    — Susan Elizabeth Phillips
    I'll suffer no daughter of mine to play the fool with her heart, indeed! She shall marry for the purpose for which matrimony was ordained amongst people of birth-that is, for the aggrandisement of her family, the extending of their political influence-for becoming, in short, the depository of their mutual interest. These are the only purposes for which persons of rank ever think of marriage.
    — Susan Edmonstone Ferrier
    The birth of a child is in many ways the end of a marriage - marriage including a child has to be reinvented, and reinvented at a time when both husband and wife are under unprecedented stress and the wife is exhausted, physically drained, and emotionally in shock. A man's conflict between wanting his child to have a mother and wanting to have the mother to himself is potentially intolerable.
    — Susan Cheever
    Marriage, to woman as to man, must be a luxury, not a necessity; an incident of life, not all of it.
    — Susan B. Anthony
    tags: men  women  marriage 
    To be wedded to an idea may be, after all, the holiest and happiest of marriages.
    — Susan B. Anthony
    tags: ideas  marriage 
    Marriage, to women as to men, must be a luxury, not a necessity; an incident of life, not all of it. And the only possible way to accomplish this great change is to accord to women equal power in the making, shaping and controlling of the circumstances of life.
    — Susan B. Anthony
    tags: men  women  power  marriage 
    Sometimes divorce is better than marriage
    — Sumner Redstone
    tags: marriage  divorce 
    Marriage. Don't be pressured into it. Is the fear of loneliness really greater than the fear of bondage?
    — Sumiko Tan
    When I got married in my twenties, I had a happy marriage and happy kids but at some point in time I let it go off the rails I let it go off the rails.
    — Stuart Rose
    tags: time  marriage  kids 
    Forgiveness isn't always a one-time thing. There are layers of it that need to be recognized in any situation -especially in a marriage. Sometimes we think we have forgiven, but we don't realize how many layers there are. And if we don't deal with each layer, hardness of heart can set in and build up to monumental proportions.
    — Stormie Omartian
    I know several couples who experienced adultery in their marriages, but because in each case there was a wife who was willing to pray and a husband open to allowing God to change and restore him, the marriages are still intact and successful today. Only prayer, a submitted heart, and the transforming power of the Holy Spirit can work those kinds of miracles.
    — Stormie Omartian
    Any marriage worth the name is no better than a series of beginnings - many of them abortive.
    — Storm Jameson
    tags: marriage  worth 
    Perhaps this is in the end what most marriages are - gentleness, memory, and habit.
    — Storm Jameson
    tags: memory  marriage 
    Bishop Frederick Henry of Calgary is facing at least two official objections to his public statements along with expensive hearings before the Alberta Human Rights Commission for expressing his biblical views on same sex marriage.
    — Stockwell Day
    tags: human  right  sex  marriage 
    Provincial governments in Canada have terminated the positions of marriage commissioners who have, for personal religious convictions, not performed same sex marriages. It has happened in Saskatchewan.
    — Stockwell Day
    My parents did not have a perfect marriage. It was pretty good, but it was not perfect. My marriage is not perfect. My wife is, but I happen to be imperfect. However, that does not discount the fact that the definition of marriage must be defended and protected.
    — Stockwell Day
    Our national media refuses to report that even the Supreme Court did not say marriage was a human right in all cases nor did it say that the heterosexual definition violated anyone's right or that the heterosexual definition of marriage was unconstitutional.
    — Stockwell Day
    Marriage commissioners who choose not to marry homosexuals are being fired. A Knights of Columbus chapter in British Columbia is in court because it chooses not allow a lesbian group to use its facility for marriage ceremonies. The list goes on.
    — Stockwell Day
    tags: marriage  marry 
    We have a marriage of people of various cultures coming together. It's not a joke. It's real.
    — Stevie Wonder
    tags: people  culture  real  marriage 
    Quantum field theory, which was born just fifty years ago from the marriage of quantum mechanics with relativity, is a beautiful but not very robust child.
    — Steven Weinberg
    The moral, then, is that familiar categories of behavior - marriage customs, food taboos, folk superstitions, and so on - certainly do vary across cultures and have to be learned, but the deeper mechanisms of mental computation that generate them may be universal and innate.
    — Steven Pinker
    The right to be married was hard earned by the marriage equality movement and one of its "perks" is the right to use the terms commonly associated with marriage; husband and wife are the two most common.
    — Steven Petrow
    tags: equality  right  marriage  wife 
    I'll tell you what gives me hope. After the struggle for marriage equality, the LGBTQ community has built some very powerful organizations; in particular, I'm thinking of HRC (the Human Rights Campaign), GLAAD... but there are many, many others, too. Along with those organizations come some savvy and tested leaders who have come to understand not only how to change hearts and minds but also legislators and judges votes.
    — Steven Petrow
    Between the marriages, I shagged my way round television studios like a mechanical digger.
    — Steven Moffat
    tags: marriage 
    I've always thought flight was fun and wanted to write about flight, and I knew a lot of househusbands who were having a really bad time with it. I thought flight might perk up a marriage here or there.
    — Steven Amsterdam
    tags: time  thoughts  fun  bad  write  marriage 
    I'm personally supportive of marriage equality for gay couples and I believe that it will happen over time.
    — Steve Schmidt
    tags: time  believe  equality  gay  marriage 
    My father was married to mother 'til the day he died, for over 64 years. He's why I kept trying to get the marriage thing right. All I knew growing up was that my father was married to and loved my momma, period. He worked hard, made some money, and put it on the dresser. She spent it on the family, and he went out and earned some more. He taught me the most about love.
    — Steve Harvey
    tags: right  money  father  mother  marriage  year 
    In autumn 2012 I conducted a dedication and blessing service following the Civil Partnership of two wonderful gay Christians. Why? Not to challenge the traditional understanding of marriage - far from it - but to extend to these people what I would do to others: the love and support of our local church.
    — Steve Chalke
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