"I wasn't looking for another marriage. I had been married before. He is a nice man - a geologist, an Ernest Hemingway type. But Paul and I married because of convention."
"A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person."Linda McCartney 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."Linda McCartney on Socrates
"It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages."Linda McCartney 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."Linda McCartney 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."Linda McCartney on James C. Dobson
"We are really on top of one another at the moment and I think it is amazing how we stay so close. Maybe that's the test. Why not totally put yourself together, rather than always wonder whether you actually like each other?"
"Paul persuaded me to join the band. I would never have had the courage otherwise. It was fun at the beginning. We were playing just for fun, with Paul's group."
"But I wanted marriage for myself. I was not calculating about it. I wish I was more calculating."
"I had daydreams and fantasies when I was growing up. I always wanted to live in a log cabin at the foot of a mountain. I would ride my horse to town and pick up provisions. Then return to the cabin, with a big open fire, a record player and peace."
"I would travel only by horse, if I had the choice."