"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."
"A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person."Socrates on Mignon McLaughlin
"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
"A good marriage would be between a blind wife and a deaf husband."Socrates on Michel de Montaigne
"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."