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