"When a marriage works, nothing on earth can take its place."
"A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person."Helen Gahagan 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."Helen Gahagan on Socrates
"It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages."Helen Gahagan 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."Helen Gahagan 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."Helen Gahagan on James C. Dobson
"I became active in politics because I saw the possibility, if we all sat back and did nothing, of a world in which there would no longer be any stages for actors to act on."