"The weaker partner in a marriage is the one who loves the most."
"A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person."Eleanora Duse 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."Eleanora Duse on Socrates
"It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages."Eleanora Duse 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."Eleanora Duse 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."Eleanora Duse on James C. Dobson
"The one happiness is to shut one's door upon a little room, with a table before one, and to create to create life in that isolation from life."
"If the sight of the blue skies fills you with joy, if the simplest things of nature have a message that you understand, rejoice, for your soul is alive."