"Under this window in stormy weather I marry this man and woman together Let none but Him who rules the thunder Put this man and woman asunder."
"More marriages might survive if the partners realized that sometimes the better comes after the worse."Jonathan Swift on Doug Larson
"We are not the same persons this year as last nor are those we love. It is a happy chance if we, changing, continue to love a changed person."Jonathan Swift on W. Somerset Maugham
"There is no more lovely, friendly and charming relationship, communion or company than a good marriage."Jonathan Swift on Martin Luther
"Marriage is the most natural state of man, and... the state in which you will find solid happiness."Jonathan Swift on Benjamin Franklin
"Marriage is an alliance entered into by a man who can't sleep with the window shut, and a woman who can't sleep with the window open."Jonathan Swift on George Bernard Shaw
"No man was ever so completely skilled in the conduct of life, as not to receive new information from age and experience."
"Interest is the spur of the people, but glory that of great souls. Invention is the talent of youth, and judgment of age."
"Invention is the talent of youth, as judgment is of age."
"Vision is the art of seeing what is invisible to others."
"Good manners is the art of making those people easy with whom we converse. Whoever makes the fewest people uneasy is the best bred in the room."