"Saw a wedding in the church. It was strange to see what delight we married people have to see these poor fools decoyed into our condition."
"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."Samuel Pepys 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."Samuel Pepys 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."Samuel Pepys on Robert Frost
"I was married by a judge. I should have asked for a jury."Samuel Pepys on Groucho Marx
"Love is the master key that opens the gates of happiness."Samuel Pepys on Oliver Wendell Holmes
"Mighty proud I am that I am able to have a spare bed for my friends."
"As happy a man as any in the world, for the whole world seems to smile upon me!"
"Strange to see how a good dinner and feasting reconciles everybody."