Quotes about wedding

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„When the bride is one
with her lover,
who cares about
the wedding party?“

—  Kabir Indian mystic poet 1440 - 1518

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„Wedding: the point at which a man stops toasting a woman and begins roasting her.“

—  Helen Rowland American journalist 1875 - 1950

A Guide to Men (1922)

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„Unless we are wedded to Jesus Christ by the simple act of trust in His mercy and His power, Christ is nothing to us.“

—  Alexander Maclaren British minister 1826 - 1910

Source: Dictionary of Burning Words of Brilliant Writers (1895), P. 608.

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„When, in youth, I learned what was called "philosophy" … no one ever mentioned to me the question of "meaning." Later, I became acquainted with Lady Welby's work on the subject, but failed to take it seriously. I imagined that logic could be pursued by taking it for granted that symbols were always, so to speak, transparent, and in no way distorted the objects they were supposed to "mean." Purely logical problems have gradually led me further and further from this point of view. Beginning with the question whether the class of all those classes which are not members of themselves is, or is not, a member of itself; continuing with the problem whether the man who says "I am lying" is lying or speaking the truth; passing through the riddle "is the present King of France bald or not bald, or is the law of excluded middle false?" I have now come to believe that the order of words in time or space is an ineradicable part of much of their significance – in fact, that the reason they can express space-time occurrences is that they are space-time occurrences, so that a logic independent of the accidental nature of spacetime becomes an idle dream. These conclusions are unpleasant to my vanity, but pleasant to my love of philosophical activity: until vitality fails, there is no reason to be wedded to one's past theories.“

—  Bertrand Russell logician, one of the first analytic philosophers and political activist 1872 - 1970

Source: 1920s, Review of The Meaning of Meaning (1926), p. 114

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„On the wedding of the Antichrist, this is the ideal dance.“

—  Róbert Puzsér hungarian publicist 1974

Quotes from him, Csillag születik (talent show between 2011-2012)
Original: (hu) Az Antikrisztus menyegzőjén ez az ideális talpalávaló.

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„The death of Black Jade coincided with the wedding hour of Pao-yu and Precious Virtue. Shortly after Snow Duck was taken to the wedding chambers, Black Jade had regained consciousness. During this lucid moment, which was not unlike the afterglow of the setting sun, she took Purple Cuckoo's hand and said to her with an effort, "My hour is here. You have served me for many years, and I had hoped that we should be together the rest of our lives… but I am afraid…"
The effort exhausted her and she fell back, panting. She still held Purple Cuckoo's hand and continued after a while, "Mei-mei, I have only one wish. I have no attachment here. After my death, tell them to send my body back to the south––"
She stopped again, and her eyes closed slowly. Purple Cuckoo felt her mistress' hand tighten over hers. Knowing this was a sign of the approaching end, she sent for Li Huan, who had gone back to her own apartment for a brief rest. When the latter returned with Quest Spring, Black Jade's hands were already cold and her eyes dull. They suppressed their sobs and hastened to dress her. Suddenly Black Jade cried, "Pao-yu, Pao-yu, how––" Those were her last words.
Above their own lamentations, Li Huan, Purple Cuckoo, and Quest Spring thought they heard the soft notes of an ethereal music in the sky. They went out to see what it was, but all they could hear was the rustling of the wind through the bamboos and all they could see was the shadow of the moon creeping down the western wall.“

—  Wang Chi-chen 1899 - 2001

Source: Dream of the Red Chamber (1958), p. 307

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