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Commenttiny.ag/sulaqprm  ·   Fair (181 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Marriage is not a word -- it is a sentence.

Unknown, in Love and Hate

Commenttiny.ag/lem4yqnc  ·   Fair (226 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

One does not make friends, one recognizes them.

Unknown, in Love and Hate

Commenttiny.ag/wt4musvj  ·   Fair (652 ratings)  ·  submitted 1999 by Megan

Saying you love someone when you don't love yourself is like a naked person offering you a shirt.

Maya Angelou, in Love and Hate

Commenttiny.ag/xok5uj1y  ·   Fair (236 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

She's the kind of woman you could fall madly in bed with.

Unknown, in Love and Hate

Commenttiny.ag/axmzaeli  ·   Fair (313 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

A man needs a mistress, just to break the monogamy.

Unknown, in Love and Hate and Men and Women

Commenttiny.ag/a7h1xcrn  ·   Fair (124 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Before you find your handsome prince, you have to kiss a lot of frogs.

Unknown, in Love and Hate

Commenttiny.ag/opp6altk  ·   Fair (680 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Happiness: An agreeable sensation arising from contemplating the misery of another.

Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary, in Love and Hate and Success and Failure

The Devil's Dictionary (paperback)

Commenttiny.ag/snlzrsu1  ·   Fair (741 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Hatred: A sentiment appropriate to the occasion of another's superiority.

Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary, in Love and Hate and Success and Failure

The Devil's Dictionary (paperback)

Commenttiny.ag/3b0kjrvh  ·   Fair (210 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Helpmate: A wife, or bitter half.

Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary, in Love and Hate

Commenttiny.ag/rfa7bnoi  ·   Fair (382 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Incompatibility: In matrimony a similarity of tastes, particularly the taste for domination.

Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary, in Love and Hate

Commenttiny.ag/tckzdvry  ·   Fair (741 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Love: A temporary insanity cureable either by marriage or by removal of the influences under which he incurred the disorder. It is sometimes fatal, but more frequently to the physician than the patient.

Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary, in Love and Hate

The Devil's Dictionary (paperback)

Commenttiny.ag/0rcgdke8  ·   Fair (264 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend.

William Blake, in Love and Hate

Commenttiny.ag/w4pbwier  ·   Fair (1249 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997  · 

Treasure your relationships, not your possessions.

Anthony J. D'Angelo, The College Blue Book, in Love and Hate and Wealth and Poverty

The College Blue Book (data CD)

Commenttiny.ag/c5yxdobt  ·   Fair (165 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

In the end, we will conserve only what we love. We will love only what we understand. We will understand only what we are taught.

Baba Dioum, in Love and Hate

Commenttiny.ag/fxwtpzmn  ·   Fair (442 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997  · 

Math is like love -- a simple idea but it can get complicated.

R. Drabek, in Love and Hate and Science and Religion

Commenttiny.ag/lakz6spw  ·   Fair (158 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Marriage is the only adventure open to the cowardly.

Voltaire, in Love and Hate

Commenttiny.ag/9wpbcvqn  ·   Fair (169 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Is that a gun in your pocket or are you just happy to see me?

Mae West, in Love and Hate

Commenttiny.ag/l5kykzfq  ·   Fair (178 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

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

Mae West, in Love and Hate

Commenttiny.ag/cstcsf2k  ·   Fair (480 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Bigamy is having one wife too many. Monogamy is the same.

Oscar Wilde, in Love and Hate

Commenttiny.ag/ydvw0j24  ·   Fair (489 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Marriage is the triumph of imagination over intelligence. Second marriage is the triumph of hope over experience.

Oscar Wilde, in Love and Hate

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