Arlene Dahl quotes

  • Take each other for better or worse, but not for granted.
    -- Arlene Dahl

    #Marriage #Granted

  • With enthusiasm anything is possible,
    -- Arlene Dahl

    #Enthusiasm #Anything Is Possible

  • How can the world progress if women don't consider men ... the Man ... first?
    -- Arlene Dahl

    #Men #Progress #World

  • Too much rouge is a sign of despair.
    -- Arlene Dahl

    #Despair #Too Much

  • I considered the years in Hollywood nothing but an interim. What I always wanted was to be was a musical comedy star.
    -- Arlene Dahl

    #Stars #Years #Musical

  • Every time you envy someone you use a muscle in your face to disadvantage. If you do it only once or twice, it can be erased. But over a period of years, those muscles will tighten your mouth, narrow your eyes, and help destroy your attractiveness.
    -- Arlene Dahl

    #Eye #Years #Envy

  • Never upstage a man. Don't top his joke, even if you have to bite your tongue to keep from doing it. Never launch loudly into your own opinions on a subject - whether it's petunias or politics. Instead, draw out his ideas to which you can gracefully add your footnotes from time to time.
    -- Arlene Dahl

    #Men #Ideas #Add

  • In the rush of complex modern living, we have a tendency to laugh at the 'bring-Papa-his-pipe-and-slippers' approach to marriage - but most men are more than a little wistful at its demise. A man dreams of home as a haven and his wife as a romantic, fragrant creature whose most important goal in life is making him comfortable.
    -- Arlene Dahl

    #Dream #Home #Men

  • You may know more about vintage wine than the wine steward, but if you're smart you'll let your man do the choosing and be ecstatic over his selection, even if it tastes like shampoo.
    -- Arlene Dahl

    #Smart #Wine #Men

  • Marriage is neither heaven nor hell, it is simply purgatory.

  • you can't be value free when it comes to marriage

  • Marriage is nature's way of keeping us from fighting with strangers.

  • If you want to read about love and marriage, you've got to buy two separate books.

  • ... unhappiness is like marriage. We believe we chose it, but then it is choosing us. That is how it is, we can do nothing about it.

  • There are few who would not rather be taken in adultery than in provocation.

  • All other goods by Fortune's hands are given; A wife is the peculiar gift of heaven.

  • They dream in courtship, but in wedlock wake.

  • Families, particularly, tend to be the ones that you take the most for granted. They seem to slip under the radar, all those important things - it almost becomes second nature to do so.

  • Thank God for the day. Thank God for the morning. Won't take this here for granted; no, good Lord, I gots to get on it.