"Why in almost all societies have married women specialized in bearing and rearing children and in certain agricultural activities, whereas married men have done most of the fighting and market work?"
"A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person."Gary Becker 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."Gary Becker on Socrates
"It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages."Gary Becker 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."Gary Becker 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."Gary Becker on James C. Dobson
"Still, intuitive assumptions about behavior is only the starting point of systematic analysis, for alone they do not yield many interesting implications."