"Writing and singing does give me some kind of release from the demons of my past, it is a therapy of sorts, but to be honest, my marriage played a more important role in the acceptance of myself than performance has ever done."
"A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person."Michelle Shocked 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."Michelle Shocked on Socrates
"It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages."Michelle Shocked 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."Michelle Shocked 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."Michelle Shocked on James C. Dobson
"I walked along that slippery slope where if you fail through lack of faith, you sell your soul to the devil."