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Sunday, November 20, 2011

Magpie Tales: love and marriage

Photo provided as prompt

"Sexiness wears thin after a while and beauty fades, but to be married to a man who makes you laugh every day, ah, now that's a real treat."
Joanne Woodward
when asked about her longstanding marriage to Paul Newman





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23 comments:

anthonynorth said...

And they are lovely words.

Stafford Ray said...

Laughter is the answer to everything!

Dianne said...

What a wonderful comment by Joanne Woodward! and Oh! so true.

Martin said...

Nice one. More people should try laughter. It's free, you know.

Heaven said...

wise words... i do adore the couple ~

Christine said...

that is the only advice I give newlyweds, you have to laugh together every day

Helen said...

.. an absolute necessity.

Other Mary said...

I love your treatment of the prompt! And I agree with Stafford!

Maureen said...

Great quote.

JJ Roa Rodriguez said...

everyone can easily cry, but to make someone laugh everytime, that's hard... awesome post!

JJRod'z

Leslie: said...

Laughter - the best medicine!

Miss `Chievous said...

That is sweet.

C Hummel Kornell a/k/a C Hummel Wilson said...

The more I learn, the more I envy these two their one, great love.

kez said...

I agree totally and now long for a pillow fight ! thanks for sharing

izzy said...

Friends and laughter, yes- thanks.

Leslie said...

perfectly lovely; perfectly true.

Brian Miller said...

perfect...and something to aspire to...smiles.

Cad said...

Love and laughter go together.

Tumblewords: said...

Oh, yes! Terrific quote!

Doctor FTSE said...

Newman, asked about his lifelong fidelity to Woodward replied "Why go out for a hamburger when there's steak at home?" Ahhhh . . . isn't that nice?

Nicholas V. said...

Indeed, sharing laughter together as a couple makes for a long-lasting relationship!

Nana Jo said...

That is absolutely the perfect quote. The best advice ever. Without laughter, you can't survive. I told my daughter when he was considering taken his relationship a step further, "If you can laugh at the same things, you're golden."

zongrik said...

great quote