Marriage is a fine institution, but I'm not ready for an institution.


Mae West

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Marriage is a great institution, but I'm not ready for an institution.
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Marriage is a great institution, but I'm not ready for an institution.
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Marriage is an institution, but who wants to live in an institution?
SOURCE UNKNOWN
Marriage is a wonderful institution... but who wants to live in an institution?
BENJAMIN FRANKLIN
Marriage is a great institution, but who wants to live in an institution?
KATHARINE HEPBURN
Marriage is a wonderful institution, but who wants to live in an institution?
GROUCHO MARX
Marriage is a wonderful institution...but who wants to live in an institution?
GROUCHO MARX
Marriage is a great institution, but who wants to live in an institution?
MARX GROUCHO
Marriage is a wonderful institution, but who would want to live in an institution?
H. L. MENCKEN
Marriage is a wonderful institution, but who would want to live in an institution.
H. L. MENCKEN
Marriage is a great institution.
ELIZABETH TAYLOR
Marriage is an institution and that's where a couple finish up.
LES DAWSON
Love is blind and marriage is the institution for the blind.
LEWIS GRIZZARD
Love is blind and marriage is the institution for the blind.
JAMES GRAHAM
Any man," she muttered, "who wanted to marry into the Hathaway family after this should be shut away...
LISA KLEYPAS
Can't you see that marriage is a fundamentally different institution?
TOM MCCLINTOCK
Marriage is a great institution. No family should be without it.
MAE WEST
God created the institution of marriage for mutual happiness and pleasure
PST ADELAJA SUNDAY
God created the institution of marriage for mutual happiness and pleasure.
SUNDAY ADELAJA
I love the institution of marriage, and I love my marriage.
KYLE CHANDLER
While I believe in marriage as an institution, I am also petrified of it.
SHAHID KAPOOR
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Any man,” she muttered, “who wanted to marry into the Hathaway family after this should be shut ...
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The 'institution of marriage' is being threatened - by people getting married? Huh?
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Marriage is the only institution in life where the word familiarity becomes familiar.
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Marriage as an institution developed from rape as a practice. Rape, originally defined as abduction,...
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It's an opportunity to draw the entire community together. Not to focus on a man, but to focus on th...
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Protecting the institution of marriage safeguards, I believe, the American family.
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Slavery is an institution for converting men into monkeys.
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A lot of people seem to want to make the institution of marriage substitute for a real relationship.
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Marriage is a natural and beautiful institution between a man and a woman. It's wrong for judges and...
RANDY THOMASSON
This is not a question of one man, but of an institution that needs to be reformed.
GUIDO TABELLINI
The whole institution of marriage itself really has no place in a progressive society.
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In many ways, the crumbling of the institution of marriage is the real 'war on women.' Marri...
TIM HUELSKAMP
It is statistically proven that the strongest institution that guarantees procreation and continuity...
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Marriage is a very sacred institution and should not be degraded by allowing every other type of rel...
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We try to target our examinations to the specific activities of an institution and those that repres...
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An orgasm a day keeps the doctor away. ~Mae West
LAINA CHARLESTON
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PAULO COELHO
It's tough. We're probably holding ourselves to a higher standard than we may be ready for but at th...
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It's more than a game. It's an institution.
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Marriage is a core institution of societies throughout the world and throughout history. It's someth...
DAVID VITTER
An institution is the lengthened shadow of one man.
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If we do not restore the Institution of Property we cannot escape restoring the Institution of Slave...
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I believe in the institution of marriage and it's like a tag to cement the relationship for your...
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I talked with the people down there this morning and they said he is functioning fine in the institu...
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Property is a central economic institution of any society, and private property is the central insti...
DAVID FRIEDMAN
Nobody is bothered about an institution more than its alumni.
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I don't think it does. These are people who struggle with their life. The compound shows a very diff...
CAROLYN STRAUSS
Democracy is a fragile institution.
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A founder can carry an institution only so far, and then others have to step in, even the alumni. Th...
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The institution of marriage should be re-examined because of its overwhelming claustrophobia. The od...
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Monday Night Football is a television institution, if not a cultural institution, ... It's not unlik...
JEFFREY LOGSDON
I'm forming a charitable institution for education.
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Religion is not a book, it is not an institution, and it is not even a person. True Religion is real...
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I believe in the institution of marriage, and I intend to keep trying till I get it right.
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Is not marriage an open question, when it is alleged, from the beginning of the world, that such as ...
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The marriage of a man and woman is the most enduring human institution, honored in all cultures and ...
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We're an institution. We've been here for 20 years, as of April 3.
CARL JACOBY
I love marriage. I think it's a wonderful institution and it's the most important decision y...
ISLA FISHER
It was an individual initiative. The tribe as an institution did not take the lead here.
BRUCE MACDONALD
An idea or institution may arise for one reason and be maintained for quite a different reason.
JOSEPH MCCABE
If the only way we can be shareholders in the tedious marriage institution is by first doing a 4year...
DAVID ATTA (A.K.A DAVIED ATTLARS & MR DAIN)
A plumber's idea of Cleopatra [Mae West].
W. C. FIELDS
It is more than a book, it is an institution which rules the Christian world.
PHILIP SCHAFF
Most women would each be left with fewer dreams or without a dream, if the institution of marriage w...
MOKOKOMA MOKHONOANA
the church was an international institution long before globalization.
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The Royal Academy of Dance is an institution that trains to a very high standard.
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Redefining marriage will have huge implications for what is taught in our schools, and for wider soc...
KEITH O'BRIEN
Having a vendor say, 'This is a good learning experience,' is not the same thing as having them sold...
EILEEN WALSH
I don't believe that someone who sets up an institution should be able to take out the money fro...
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For me, this is the dream job. Meaningful work for an institution I care about. What more could you ...
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Marriage is an institution fits in perfect harmony with the laws of nature; whereas systems of slave...
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An institution rooted in slavery can never set us free.
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The institution of Royalty in any form is an insult to the human race.
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A writer must refuse to allow himself to be transformed into an institution.
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like any cultural institution, stands for artistic freedom.
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It's an institution, it's a gathering place. It's a real part of the community.
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Having an institution like [the CDC] says something about our values.
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The family was God's idea, not our own, and it is still a wonderful institution.
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We want to change it from a New York institution with regional branches into a global institution wi...
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Americans will see that when lesbians and gay men are given access to most of the rights and obligat...
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I think it'd be useful for parents to know kind of what is the culture of an institution.
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