"Love is the master key that opens the gates of happiness."
"The real act of marriage takes place in the heart, not in the ballroom or church or synagogue. It's a choice you make - not just on your wedding day, but over and over again - and that choice is reflected in the way you treat your husband or wife."Oliver Wendell Holmes on Barbara de Angelis
"My advice to you is get married: if you find a good wife you'll be happy if not, you'll become a philosopher."Oliver Wendell Holmes on Socrates
"It's a funny thing that when a man hasn't anything on earth to worry about, he goes off and gets married."Oliver Wendell Holmes on Robert Frost
"I was married by a judge. I should have asked for a jury."Oliver Wendell Holmes on Groucho Marx
"Bride: A woman with a fine prospect of happiness behind her."Oliver Wendell Holmes on Ambrose Bierce
"Old age is fifteen years older than I am."
"Life is painting a picture, not doing a sum."
"Wisdom is the abstract of the past, but beauty is the promise of the future."
"The advice of the elders to young men is very apt to be as unreal as a list of the hundred best books."
"I won't accept anything less than the best a player's capable of doing... and he has the right to expect the best that I can do for him and the team!"