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The three rings of marriage

ring

“There are three rings involved with marriage. The engagement ring, the wedding ring, and the suffering.”

Woody Allen (1935-) American actor, comedian and director

Wordchecker
ring (noun): a small, round, metal band that you wear on your finger
involved with: connected to
engagement ring (noun): a ring that a man gives to a woman when they decide to marry
wedding ring (noun): a ring that a married person wears
suffering (noun): a bad and painful feeling

Joe | Sunday, April 1st, 2012 | Filed under Quotations

10 Responses to “The three rings of marriage”

  1. saeed says:

    first two rings are compulsroy in marriage, but third one is upto both persone that how they understand to each other

  2. pierre corso says:

    I must say that Woody Allen really has a good sense of humour when he played with the word “ring” . Maybe he was thinking about his own experience when he said this and i completely agree with him. lol

  3. sami hajrullahu says:

    I think in the nosmal situation , the first and second is right for every couple , but the third I do not think we should believe it, … Let’s living without third thing hahaha

  4. Imran says:

    Marriage is like the activities which consistantly appeals to curious mind of the people, and eager to experience it though Experience is a teacher which slap first and teach latter.

  5. Joliette says:

    Marriage is like a closed watermelon , may be red or …………………… .

  6. Mali says:

    Marriage makes people mature, although I always see the empty half of the glass!!

  7. mohamed says:

    I was not marrying but I wish I find another part of me some day and I think marriage is sacrifice for each other for life continue and for children regular life

  8. Meg says:

    You have a third ring, its the eternity ring.

  9. viviana says:

    Luckily, the rings are detachable. Not indicated and not a good solution for the first two rings, but for the third, it worth trying.

  10. Ameur says:

    Suffering if they loss understanding I think.

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