"A woman seldom asks advice before she has bought her wedding clothes."
"The real act of marriage takes place in the heart, not in the ballroom or church or synagogue. It's a choice you make - not just on your wedding day, but over and over again - and that choice is reflected in the way you treat your husband or wife."Joseph Addison on Barbara de Angelis
"My advice to you is get married: if you find a good wife you'll be happy if not, you'll become a philosopher."Joseph Addison on Socrates
"It's a funny thing that when a man hasn't anything on earth to worry about, he goes off and gets married."Joseph Addison on Robert Frost
"I was married by a judge. I should have asked for a jury."Joseph Addison on Groucho Marx
"Love is the master key that opens the gates of happiness."Joseph Addison on Oliver Wendell Holmes
"The stars shall fade away, the sun himself Grow dim with age, and nature sink in years, But thou shalt flourish in immortal youth, Unhurt amidst the wars of elements, The wrecks of matter, and the crush of worlds."
"Young men soon give, and soon forget, affronts old age is slow in both."
"It is folly for an eminent man to think of escaping censure, and a weakness to be affected with it. All the illustrious persons of antiquity, and indeed of every age in the world, have passed through this fiery persecution."
"There is nothing that makes its way more directly into the soul than beauty."
"Cheerfulness is the best promoter of health and is as friendly to the mind as to the body."