"Bachelors have consciences, married men have wives."
"A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person."Samuel Johnson 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."Samuel Johnson on Socrates
"It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages."Samuel Johnson 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."Samuel Johnson 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."Samuel Johnson on James C. Dobson
"There are few things that we so unwillingly give up, even in advanced age, as the supposition that we still have the power of ingratiating ourselves with the fair sex."
"Man alone is born crying, lives complaining, and dies disappointed."
"If a man does not make new acquaintances as he advances through life, he will soon find himself left alone. A man, sir, should keep his friendship in a constant repair."
"Poetry is the art of uniting pleasure with truth."
"The true art of memory is the art of attention."