Quotes on marriage by W. C. Fields
W. C. Fields, in addition to being a great film clown and world-class juggler, was well-known for his negative opinion of marriage. Enjoy the quotes on marriage by W. C. Fields, but don’t try to follow them!
- I was married once, in San Francisco. I haven’t seen her for many years. The great earthquake and fire of 1907 destroyed the marriage certificate. There’s no legal proof. Which proves that all earthquakes can’t be bad.
- I believe in tying the marriage knot, as long as its around the woman’s neck.
- Marriage is a two-way proposition, but never let the woman know she is one of the ways.
- In marriage a man must give up many of his old and pleasant habits, even if it means giving up the woman he married.
- Always have a woman sign a prenuptial agreement that if she leaves your bed and board, she takes off with as little cash as possible.
- Marry an outdoors woman. Then if you throw her out into the yard for the night, she can still survive.
- Marriage is better than leprosy because its easier to get rid of.
- Never trust your wife behind your back, even if she claims she only wants to wash or scratch it.
- An ideal start for matrimony would be to have a drunken Rabbi perform a Catholic ceremony in an Episcopalian church. Then it could be declared illegal in the courts.
- Women are like elephants to me. I like to look at them, but I wouldn’t want to own one.