"Marriage ain't easy, but it's great most of the time."
"A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person."Sean Penn 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."Sean Penn on Socrates
"It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages."Sean Penn 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."Sean Penn 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."Sean Penn on James C. Dobson
"Child-rearing is my main interest now. I'm a hands-on father."
"Well, look at all of these summer blockbusters. You can't help but laugh a little, because you've already seen a lot of these movies 482 times."
"That on a romantic level, if you feel it about somebody and it's pure, it means that they do too."
"So if we have anything original to offer, it's to speak from our own life about the society we're in."