"My advice to you is get married: if you find a good wife you'll be happy if not, you'll become a philosopher."
"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."Socrates on Barbara de Angelis
"It's a funny thing that when a man hasn't anything on earth to worry about, he goes off and gets married."Socrates on Robert Frost
"I was married by a judge. I should have asked for a jury."Socrates on Groucho Marx
"Love is the master key that opens the gates of happiness."Socrates on Oliver Wendell Holmes
"Bride: A woman with a fine prospect of happiness behind her."Socrates on Ambrose Bierce
"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."