"I wanted my marriage to work, but it didn't."
"A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person."Diane Abbott 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."Diane Abbott on Socrates
"It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages."Diane Abbott 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."Diane Abbott 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."Diane Abbott on James C. Dobson
"My family were from Jamaica."
"Gun crime is a major cause of fear and distress throughout the UK. The problem is deeply entrenched in a wide range of social and cultural factors and therefore not an isolated issue."
"I was a postman one Christmas and I developed a morbid fear of dogs."
"Families are struggling against a tide of junk information on junk food."
"When fast food is not a treat but a dietary staple, the children surf the internet all day in dark corners of the room and are bombarded with latest gadgets. Things replace parental standards."