"What we need are not prohibitory marriage laws, but a reformed society, an educated public opinion which will teach individual duty in these matters."
"A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person."Alfred Russel Wallace 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."Alfred Russel Wallace on Socrates
"It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages."Alfred Russel Wallace 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."Alfred Russel Wallace 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."Alfred Russel Wallace on James C. Dobson
"In my solitude I have pondered much on the incomprehensible subjects of space, eternity, life and death."
"If this is not done, future ages will certainly look back upon us as a people so immersed in the pursuit of wealth as to be blind to higher considerations."
"Civilisation has ever accompanied emigration and conquest - the conflict of opinion, of religion, or of race."
"I am thankful I can see much to admire in all religions."