"Marriage has a unique place because it speaks of an absolute faithfulness, a covenant between radically different persons, male and female and so it echoes the absolute covenant of God with his chosen, a covenant between radically different partners."
"A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person."Rowan D. Williams 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."Rowan D. Williams on Socrates
"It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages."Rowan D. Williams 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."Rowan D. Williams 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."Rowan D. Williams on James C. Dobson
"In a spiritually sensitive culture, then, it might well be that age is something to be admired or envied."
"So every creative act strives to attain an absolute status it longs to create a world of beauty to triumph over chaos and convert it to order."
"Bad human communication leaves us less room to grow."
"To conclude: good journalism is one of the models of good conversation and communication in the wider social context."
"Friendship is something that creates equality and mutuality, not a reward for finding equality or a way of intensifying existing mutuality."