"Marriage is the mother of the world. It preserves kingdoms, and fills cities and churches, and heaven itself."
"A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person."Jeremy Taylor on Mignon McLaughlin
"By all means, marry. If you get a good wife, you'll become happy if you get a bad one, you'll become a philosopher."Jeremy Taylor on Socrates
"It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages."Jeremy Taylor on Friedrich Nietzsche
"How can a woman be expected to be happy with a man who insists on treating her as if she were a perfectly normal human being."Jeremy Taylor on Oscar Wilde
"Don't marry the person you think you can live with marry only the individual you think you can't live without."Jeremy Taylor on James C. Dobson
"A celibate, like the fly in the heart of an apple, dwells in a perpetual sweetness, but sits alone, and is confined and dies in singularity."
"If anger proceeds from a great cause, it turns to fury if from a small cause, it is peevishness and so is always either terrible or ridiculous."
"Love is friendship set on fire."
"Secrecy is the chastity of friendship."
"He that loves not his wife and children feeds a lioness at home, and broods a nest of sorrows."
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