"My second marriage had a lot to do with alcohol."
"A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person."Mercedes McCambridge 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."Mercedes McCambridge on Socrates
"It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages."Mercedes McCambridge 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."Mercedes McCambridge 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."Mercedes McCambridge on James C. Dobson
"I can choose to accelerate my disease to an alcoholic death or incurable insanity, or I can choose to live within my thoroughly human condition."
"I've always had bronchitis. I've been administered the Sacrament of Death three times for it."
"I'd never been in play long enough for the flowers to die in the dressing room."
"Alcohol is a very patient drug. It will wait for the alcoholic to pick it up one more time."