"Seeing unhappiness in the marriage of friends, I was content to have chosen music and laughter as a substitute for a husband."
"A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person."Elsa Maxwell 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."Elsa Maxwell on Socrates
"It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages."Elsa Maxwell 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."Elsa Maxwell 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."Elsa Maxwell on James C. Dobson