"I have no useful theories about love and marriage."
"A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person."Michael Cunningham 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."Michael Cunningham on Socrates
"It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages."Michael Cunningham 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."Michael Cunningham 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."Michael Cunningham on James C. Dobson
"I just don't feel much interested in the lifestyles of the rich and famous."
"On a summer night it can be lovely to sit around outside with friends after dinner and, yes, read poetry to each other. Keats and Yeats will never let you down, but it's differently exciting to read the work of poets who are still walking around out there."