"Marriage to Fernando offered shelter and security, but the shackle was the price I'd pay."
"A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person."Esther Williams 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."Esther Williams on Socrates
"It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages."Esther Williams 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."Esther Williams 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."Esther Williams on James C. Dobson
"When you're out of sight for as long as I was, there's a funny feeling of betrayal that comes over people when they see you again."
"I think it's so funny when people think they can't control a movie star. They can. We're just women, you know."
"What the public expects and what is healthy for an individual are two very different things."
"By the time I got home at night, my eyes were so chlorinated I saw rings around every light."
"My training in Science of Mind had begun with my mother. She took me to a different church every Sunday, and she encouraged me to question the minister afterward."