"I had only two offers of marriage in my life, and I refused both."
"A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person."Catherine Helen Spence 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."Catherine Helen Spence on Socrates
"It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages."Catherine Helen Spence 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."Catherine Helen Spence 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."Catherine Helen Spence on James C. Dobson
"After the break up of the municipality and the loss of his income my father lost health and spirits."
"I count myself well educated, for the admirable woman at the head of the school which I attended from the age of four and a half till I was thirteen and a half, was a born teacher in advance of her own times."