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Michel de Montaigne Quotes: Marriage is like a cage; one sees the birds outside desperate to get in, and those inside equally desperate to get out.
         

Marriage is like a cage; one sees the birds outside desperate to get in, and those inside equally desperate to get out.


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This page presents the quote "Marriage is like a cage; one sees the birds outside desperate to get in, and those inside equally desperate to get out.". Author of this quote is Michel de Montaigne. This quote is about wedding, bird, desperate, marriage,.