"Marriage is one of the most sacred human institutions. I asked our Senators, as many South Dakotans have done, to protect marriage as a union between a man and a woman."
"A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person."Mike Rounds 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."Mike Rounds on Socrates
"It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages."Mike Rounds 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."Mike Rounds 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."Mike Rounds on James C. Dobson
"We can do things the cheap way, the simple way, for the short-term and without regard for the future. Or, we can make the extra effort, do the hard work, absorb the criticism and make decisions that will cause a better future."