How Men Think
Throughout the good times and the bad times
As she sat by him, he whispered, eyes full of tears, 'You know what? You have been with me all through the bad times.'
'When I got fired, you were there with me. When my business failed, you were there. When I got shot, you were by my side. When we lost the house, you stayed right here. When my health started failing, you were still by my side...'
'You know what Martha?'
'What dear?' she gently asked, smiling as her heart began to fill with warmth.
'I’m beginning to think you’re bad luck.'
Fame is the thirst of youth. - Lord Byron
A root is a flower that disdains fame. - Kahlil Gibran
Love is blind, but marriage is a real eye-opener. - Paula Deen
Reputation is for time; character is for eternity. - J.B. Gough
Love is a fair garden, and marriage a field of nettles. - Finnish Proverb
Character is a diamond that scratches every other stone. - Cyrus A. Bartol
Character is, for the most part, simply habit become fixed. - C.H. Parkhurst
There is no perfect marriage, for there are no perfect men. - French Proverb
Intelligence plus character - that is the goal of true education. - Martin Luther King Jr.
The general rule is that people who enjoy life also enjoy marriage. - Phyllis Battelle
Talent is formed in solitude, character in the bustle of the world. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Unto ourselves our own life is necessary, unto others our character. - St. Augustine
Marriage is better than leprosy because it's easier to get rid of. - WC Fields
Marriage requires a special talent like acting. Monogamy requires genius. - Warren Beatty
Women might be able to fake orgasms. But men can fake a whole relationship. - Sharon Stone
I think gay marriage is something that should be between a man and a woman. - Arnold Schwarzenegger
You can tell a lot about a fellow's character by his way of eating jellybeans. - Ronald Reagan
You cannot dream yourself into a character; you must hammer and forge yourself one. - Henry David Thoreau
Actions, looks, words and steps form the alphabet by which you may spell character. - Johann Kasper Lavater
Many a man's reputation would not know his character if they met on the street. - Elbert Hubbard
Character is the result of two things: Mental attitude and the way we spend our time. - Elbert Green Hubbard
As long as I can wear a wig I can be any character, and in real life I can be myself. - Ginnifer Goodwin
Marriage is wonderful institution... if, of course, you like living in an institution. - Groucho Marx
Nature magically suits a man to his fortunes, by making them the fruit of his character. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
There is nothing in which people more betray their character than in what they laugh at. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Any disaster you can survive is an improvement in your character, your stature, and your life. - Joseph Campbell
You can easily judge the character of a man by how he treats those who can do nothing for him. - Malcolm S Forbes
Health is the greatest gift, contentment the greatest wealth, faithfulness the best relationship. - Buddha
The husband who wants a happy marriage should learn to keep his mouth shut and his checkbook open. - Groucho Marx
The key to a long and healthy marriage is that, honestly, there's nothing worth fighting about. - Jay Leno
The one charm of marriage is that it makes a life of deception absolutely necessary for both parties. - Oscar Wilde
Our character is but the stamp on our souls of the free choices of good and evil we have made through life. - John C. Geikie
Don't be accusing me of taking a bribe. You know what they call that, "definition of character." - Archie Bunker
A dinosaur out of context is like a character without a story. Worse than that, the character suffers from amnesia. - Jack Horner
Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing. - Abraham Lincoln
Character - the willingness to accept responsibility for one's own life - is the source from which self-respect springs. - Joan Didion
I would solve a lot of literary problems just thinking about a character in the subway, where you can't do anything anyway. - Toni Morrison
It's a funny relationship that makeup artists have. I always feel kind of like a dentist. People look at me and think of pain. - Rick Baker
Faithfulness is essential to the character of a friend: without this there can be no safety in intimacy with and confidence in him. - Samuel Hopkins
One advantage of marriage is that when you fall out of love with him or he falls out of love with you, it keeps you together until you fall in again. - Judith Viorst