"My father was very big on marriage."
"A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person."Sidney Poitier 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."Sidney Poitier on Socrates
"It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages."Sidney Poitier 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."Sidney Poitier 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."Sidney Poitier on James C. Dobson
"I wouldn't change a single thing, because one change alters every moment that follows it."
"But my dad also was a remarkable man, a good person, a principled individual, a man of integrity."
"My father was the quintessential husband and dad."
"I come from a great family. I've seen family life and I know how wonderful, how nurturing, and how wonderful it can be."
"So I'm OK with myself, with history, my work, who I am and who I was."