"Marriage brings one into fatal connection with custom and tradition, and traditions and customs are like the wind and weather, altogether incalculable."
"A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person."Soren Kierkegaard 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."Soren Kierkegaard on Socrates
"It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages."Soren Kierkegaard 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."Soren Kierkegaard 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."Soren Kierkegaard on James C. Dobson
"Old age realizes the dreams of youth: look at Dean Swift in his youth he built an asylum for the insane, in his old age he was himself an inmate."
"Not just in commerce but in the world of ideas too our age is putting on a veritable clearance sale. Everything can be had so dirt cheap that one begins to wonder whether in the end anyone will want to make a bid."
"Prayer does not change God, but it changes him who prays."
"The function of prayer is not to influence God, but rather to change the nature of the one who prays."
"It seems essential, in relationships and all tasks, that we concentrate only on what is most significant and important."