"Marriage is like paying an endless visit in your worst clothes."
"A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person."J. B. Priestley 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."J. B. Priestley on Socrates
"It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages."J. B. Priestley 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."J. B. Priestley 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."J. B. Priestley on James C. Dobson
"We pay when old for the excesses of youth."
"There was no respect for youth when I was young, and now that I am old, there is no respect for age, I missed it coming and going."
"Living in an age of advertisement, we are perpetually disillusioned. The perfect life is spread before us every day, but it changes and withers at a touch."
"The greatest writers of this age... are aware of the mystery of our existence."
"The more we elaborate our means of communication, the less we communicate."