Quotes About Arranged Marriage

Quotes tagged as "arranged-marriage" (showing 1-11 of 11)
Michael Ben Zehabe
“Our matriarchs had an interesting advantage over today's western women. Matriarchs didn't begin their marriage with love. Instead, they were taught how to love. They entered marriage with an earnest determination to grow a love that would sustain their marriage for a life time.
pg iv”
Michael Ben Zehabe, Song of Songs the book for daughters

Michael Ben Zehabe
“In Song of Songs we are introduced to a new problem for Abishag: Solomon was choosing wives for political advantages, while she was wasting away in Zion--without children.
pg xxiv”
Michael Ben Zehabe, Song of Songs the book for daughters

Jarod Kintz
“I had an arranged marriage. If I didn’t, how would anybody know when and where to show up?”
Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

M.F. Moonzajer
“I would separate marriages into rational and irrational and I would included both love and arranged marriages as irrational marriage.

Rational marriage for me is when you can really understand by mind not by heart.”
M.F. Moonzajer

Chetan Bhagat
“I thought about my [Punjabi] family. The only nakshatram we think about is the division of petrol pumps when we have to see the girl.”
Chetan Bhagat, 2 States: The Story of My Marriage

Mokokoma Mokhonoana
“Thanks to arranged marriages: There are countless women who have never been their husband's girlfriend.”
Mokokoma Mokhonoana

Gabriel Garcí­a Márquez
“It was against all scientific reason for two people who hardly knew each other, with no ties at all between them, with different characters, different upbringings, and even different genders, to suddenly find themselves committed to living together, to sleeping in the same bed, to sharing two destinies that perhaps were fated to go in opposite directions.”
Gabriel Garcí­a Márquez, Love in the Time of Cholera

Jarod Kintz
“My first marriage was an arranged marriage. I arranged it myself.
Jarod Kintz, Sleepwalking is restercise

Manju Kapur
“Nina could defend arranged marriages in her sleep, she had been asked about them so often. To her horror, she had even begun to sound like her mother.”
Manju Kapur

Lea Carter
“I was to be a bride, but whose? Councilor Branwick had assured me that the Council of Citizens would let me know the moment they decided.”
Lea Carter, Silver Majesty

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