"Marriage is a feast where the grace is sometimes better than the dinner."
"A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person."Charles Caleb Colton 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."Charles Caleb Colton on Socrates
"It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages."Charles Caleb Colton 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."Charles Caleb Colton 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."Charles Caleb Colton on James C. Dobson
"The excess of our youth are checks written against our age and they are payable with interest thirty years later."
"To dare to live alone is the rarest courage since there are many who had rather meet their bitterest enemy in the field, than their own hearts in their closet."
"He who studies books alone will know how things ought to be, and he who studies men will know how they are."
"Power will intoxicate the best hearts, as wine the strongest heads. No man is wise enough, nor good enough to be trusted with unlimited power."
"Next to acquiring good friends, the best acquisition is that of good books."