unhappy marriages Quotes

Five of the best book quotes about unhappy marriages
  1. #1
    “Her husband seemed to her now like a person whom she had married without love as an excuse.”
  2. #2
    “Then slowly she thrust her wet wrinkled hand into her bosom and she drew forth the small package and she gave it to him and watched him as he unwrapped it; and the pearls lay in his hand and they caught softly and fully the light of the sun, and he laughed. But O-lan returned to the beating of his clothes and when tears dropped slowly and heavily from her eyes she did not put up her hand to wipe them away; only she beat the more steadily with her wooden stick upon the clothes spread over the stone.”
  3. #3
    “John laughs at me, of course, but one expects that in marriage.”
  4. #4
    “Ah thought you would ‘preciate good treatement. Thought Ah’d take and make somethin’ outa yuh. You think youse white folks by de way you act.”
  5. #5
    “Thinking of Father’s scheme to marry me off, I said, “Sometimes people are forced into wedlock. If they must marry, perhaps it’s better if they must love.”
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