"Europe, which gave us the idea of same-sex marriage, is a dying society, with birthrates 50 percent below replacement."
"A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person."Maggie Gallagher 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."Maggie Gallagher on Socrates
"It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages."Maggie Gallagher 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."Maggie Gallagher 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."Maggie Gallagher on James C. Dobson
"To imply that religious believers have no right to engage moral questions in the public square or at the ballot is simply to establish a Reichian secularism as our state faith."
"Mothers are the people who love us for no good reason. And those of us who are mothers know it's the most exquisite love of all."
"When a marriage culture fails, sexual desire no longer unites instead it fragments."
"Same-sex marriage is not the future."
"When governments become large, voters cannot exercise close oversight, otherwise known as political power."