"When I first started talking about gay marriage, most people in the gay community looked at me as if I was insane or possibly a fascist reactionary."
"A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person."Andrew Sullivan 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."Andrew Sullivan on Socrates
"It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages."Andrew Sullivan 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."Andrew Sullivan 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."Andrew Sullivan on James C. Dobson
"I can barely remember what I wrote yesterday, let alone 10 years ago."
"What gay culture is before it is anything else, before it is a culture of desire or a culture of subversion or a culture of pain, is a culture of friendship."
"You know, American citizens, I don't think, ever thought that the right to the pursuit of happiness did not include the right to marry the person you love. But for a whole number of Americans, gay Americans, that happens to be true."
"My own early crusade for same-sex marriage, for example, is now mainstream gay politics. It wasn't when I started."
"The relationship of black Americans to Obama is sociologically riveting."