"It takes patience to appreciate domestic bliss volatile spirits prefer unhappiness."
"A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person."George Santayana 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."George Santayana on Socrates
"It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages."George Santayana 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."George Santayana 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."George Santayana on James C. Dobson
"The passions grafted on wounded pride are the most inveterate they are green and vigorous in old age."
"Bid, then, the tender light of faith to shine By which alone the mortal heart is led Unto the thinking of the thought divine."
"An artist is a dreamer consenting to dream of the actual world."
"The effort of art is to keep what is interesting in existence, to recreate it in the eternal."
"It is veneer, rouge, aestheticism, art museums, new theaters, etc. that make America impotent. The good things are football, kindness, and jazz bands."