"There are four stages in a marriage. First there's the affair, then the marriage, then children and finally the fourth stage, without which you cannot know a woman, the divorce."
"A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person."Norman Mailer 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."Norman Mailer on Socrates
"It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages."Norman Mailer 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."Norman Mailer 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."Norman Mailer on James C. Dobson
"It's not the sentiments of men which make history but their actions."
"Revolutions are the periods of history when individuals count most."
"The highest prize in a world of men is the most beautiful woman available on your arm and living there in her heart loyal to you."
"In America few people will trust you unless you are irreverent."