"My parents separated when I was four. It wasn't the smoothest of divorces, but then as my mother always says, you can't have a passionate marriage without a passionate divorce."
"A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person."Sophie Ellis Bextor 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."Sophie Ellis Bextor on Socrates
"It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages."Sophie Ellis Bextor 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."Sophie Ellis Bextor 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."Sophie Ellis Bextor on James C. Dobson
"I used to be hung up on my figure, but it's a waste of time. I don't believe in diets. Have four pints one night, be healthy the next."
"It's funny how intimate it feels to get a text."
"I'd never really thought about it before, but now you ask I can see that how my parents handled money definitely affected my relationship with it."
"On my wedding day. I didn't want a natural, blushing-bride look - I had a full-on hairdo and red lips. I thought it would be disingenuous to do the whole virginal look, so even though I had the white dress, I had pink net underneath."