"As to marriage or celibacy, let a man take which course he will, he will be sure to repent."
"A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person."Socrates 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."Socrates on Socrates
"It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages."Socrates 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."Socrates 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."Socrates on James C. Dobson
"Be slow to fall into friendship but when thou art in, continue firm and constant."
"Beauty is a short-lived tyranny."
"Beauty is the bait which with delight allures man to enlarge his kind."
"Our prayers should be for blessings in general, for God knows best what is good for us."
"He is a man of courage who does not run away, but remains at his post and fights against the enemy."