"I've had two proposals since I've been a widow. I am a wonderful catch, you know. I have a lot of money."
"A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person."Ruth Rendell 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."Ruth Rendell on Socrates
"It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages."Ruth Rendell 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."Ruth Rendell 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."Ruth Rendell on James C. Dobson
"The knives of jealousy are honed on details."