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Marriage is simply an economic necessity, and so there are no elaborate courtship displays or marriage celebrations among the Eskimo.
Marry the woman you love; then love the woman you marry.
I have never met anyone who gave back a heart they stole.
My story being done, She gave me for my pains a world of sighs: She swore,––in faith, twas strange, 'twas passing strange; 'Twas pitiful, 'twas wondrous pitiful: She wish'd she had not heard it, yet she wish'd That heaven had made her such a man: she thank'd me, And bade me, if I had a friend that lov'd her, I should but teach him how to tell my story. And that would woo her.
This was different. He didn't want a woman. He wanted her. And he supposed that if he had to spend the afternoon being strange, sad, and disfigured just to be in her company, it would be well worth it. Then he remembered the wart. He turned to Miss Wynter and said firmly, "I am not getting a wart." Really, a man had to draw the line somewhere.
Courting is an activity where a man and a woman flaunt their virtues. Dating is an activity where life exposes the other’s vices.
I just called you corny and said you were wearing a green dress. That's, like, the least flirtatious thing anyone's ever said." "I'm willing to believe it's the least flirtatious thing you've ever said." "Why are you so hard on me when I'm so nice to you?" "Why are you so nice to me when I'm so hard on you?
Finding a wife is easy; keeping her happy takes work.
Do you see a theme emerging? Women like flowers; men like food!
If a woman laughs when you hurt her, you ought to cry, for you have lost her; if she cries, you may laugh, for you have a worthy soulmate.
A wife who discomforts you with truth is better than a mistress who massages you with lies.
If you want the most beautiful fish in the sea, make sure you have the most appealing bait.
It is impossible for love to enter your heart without leaving footprints on your soul.
There is a rhythm to the ending of a marriage just like the rhythm of a courtship, only backward.
Money can't buy love, but it can buy a woman's attention.
Love is blind, and therefore not responsible for whoever she bumps into.
Admit only your victories until you have hooked their interest, then you draw them closer and admit the sort of failings that reflect well on a fellow, sentimental failings: that was the theory of courtship the young master had formulated...
William Dean Howells
...I dare say if you'd asked him plumply what he meant in regard to the young lady, he would have told you - if he knew.' 'Why, don't you think he does know, Bromfield?' 'I'm not at all sure he does. You women think that because a young man dangles after a girl, or girls, he's attached to them. It doesn't at all follow. He dangles because he must, and doesn't know what to do with his time, and because they seem to like it. I dare say that Tom has dangled a good deal in this instance because there was nobody else in town.
I'll never miss a chance to remind you of what a brat you were. A gloriously beautiful and very spoiled brat. I was utterly charmed by your complete self-absorption. It was rather like courting a cat.
If you fall in love, make sure your landing is soft.
Don't be afraid of marrying the right person even if they come from the wrong background.
In many a case, the phrase ‘I’d like to get to know you better’ is a euphemism for ‘I want us to fuck.
They gave me a thousand reasons to leave you, but I found a thousand and one reasons to be with you.
Why marry an abuser when you can marry a nurturer? Why marry a belittler when you can marry an encourager? Why marry a hater when you can marry a supporter? Why marry an intimidator when you can marry a defender? Why marry a tormentor when you can marry a protector? Why marry a betrayer when you can marry a helper? Why marry a quitter when you can marry a winner? Why marry a loser when you can marry a victor? Why marry a follower when you can marry a leader?
See how the skilful lover spreads his toils.
Nice guys finish last but bad guys don't finish at all.
The days just prior to marriage are like a snappy introduction to a tedious book.
A kiss is the easiest thing to throw at someone because its weight is love.
You must not contrast too strongly the hours of courtship with the years of possession.
Michael Bassey Johnson
If you can't ignore imperfections, then your imaginary ideal soulmate will always remain pending till you grow old and die.
A sweet wedding cake does not guarantee a sweet marriage.
The best couples share the load, divide the grief, and add to the peace, thereby multiplying joy.
Dating with no regrets means keeping your focus on Jesus, so that no matter what happens in your relationships with others, your relationship with God remains intact.
Marriage is a full-time job; wooing is your application, courtship your interview, engagement your job offer, and honeymoon, your orientation.
For a marriage to work a husband must learn these two words: “Yes dear.
You don't need to move mountains when love will fly you over.
Wonderful, darling Oksana, allow me to kiss you!" the encouraged blacksmith said and pressed her to him with the intention of snatching a kiss; but Oksana withdrew her cheeks, which were a very short distance from the blacksmith's lips, and pushed him away. "What more do you want? He's got honey and asks for a spoon! Go away, your hands are harder than iron. And you smell of smoke. I suppose you've made me all sooty.
Eternity is a long time, but only a day when you are in love.
If you are too busy to love, you are too busy to live; if you are too busy to live, you are too busy to love.
Selfishness in the dominant dating culture most clearly manifests itself in the attitude that human relationships, and by implication people themselves, are disposable.
Young love-making--that gossamer web! Even the points it clings to--the things whence its subtle interlacing are swung--are scarcely perceptible; momentary touches of finger-tips, meetings of rays from blue and dark orbs, unfinished phrases, lightest changes of cheek and lip, faintest tremors. The web itself is made of spontaneous beliefs and indefinable joys, yearnings of one life to another, visions of completeness, indefinite trust.
Listening to your wife is intelligence; hearing every word she doesn't say is wisdom.
Miranda was nineteen. Her experience with men consisted of Winston and himself. Both of whom had heretofore been brotherly figures. The poor girl must be confused as hell. Winston had suddenly decided that she was Venus, Queen Elizabeth, and the Virgin Mary all rolled into one,and Turner had all but forced himself on her. Not exactly an average day in the life of a young country miss
Your wife is smarter than you; know this, and you will live happily ever after.
Pierre Choderlos De Laclos
Either you have a rival or you don't. If you have one, you must please in order to be preferred to him, and if you don't you must still please-in order to avoid having one.
Running away from someone you love is a race you will never win.
Looking for a wife is like fishing; before you go, make sure you don't have a hole in your net.
Don't believe a man will give you the world if he doesn't even buy you flowers.
Dating is like a game. If someone feels like they have won us over too easily, they won’t see our value and will go elsewhere to find something they have to work a little bit harder for.
With extramarital courtship, the deception was prolonged where it had been ephemeral, necessary where it had been frivolous, conspiratorial where it had been lonely.