"My marriage had been impulsive. That marriage should have been short-lived instead of the 23 years it spanned."
"A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person."Joseph Barbera 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."Joseph Barbera on Socrates
"It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages."Joseph Barbera 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."Joseph Barbera 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."Joseph Barbera on James C. Dobson
"I don't know that I spent any more time alone than any other kid, but being by myself never bothered me."
"I hate fishing, and I can't imagine why anyone would want to hike when you can get in the car and drive."
"That's what keeps me going: dreaming, inventing, then hoping and dreaming some more in order to keep dreaming."
"Los Angeles was an impression of failure, of disappointment, of despair, and of oddly makeshift lives. This is California? I thought."
"I hope we don't get to the point where we have to have the cat stop chasing the mouse to teach him glassblowing and basket weaving."