"Almost no one is foolish enough to imagine that he automatically deserves great success in any field of activity yet almost everyone believes that he automatically deserves success in marriage."
"A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person."Sydney J. Harris 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."Sydney J. Harris on Socrates
"It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages."Sydney J. Harris 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."Sydney J. Harris 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."Sydney J. Harris on James C. Dobson
"Middle Age is that perplexing time of life when we hear two voices calling us, one saying, 'Why not?' and the other, 'Why bother?'"
"If a small thing has the power to make you angry, does that not indicate something about your size?"
"The beauty of 'spacing' children many years apart lies in the fact that parents have time to learn the mistakes that were made with the older ones - which permits them to make exactly the opposite mistakes with the younger ones."
"Our dilemma is that we hate change and love it at the same time what we really want is for things to remain the same but get better."
"The two words 'information' and 'communication' are often used interchangeably, but they signify quite different things. Information is giving out communication is getting through."