"Romantic love is an illusion. Most of us discover this truth at the end of a love affair or else when the sweet emotions of love lead us into marriage and then turn down their flames."
"A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person."Thomas Moore 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."Thomas Moore on Socrates
"It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages."Thomas Moore 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."Thomas Moore 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."Thomas Moore on James C. Dobson
"Study until twenty-five, investigation until forty, profession until sixty, at which age I would have him retired on a double allowance."
"True change takes place in the imagination."
"Education is not the piling on of learning, information, data, facts, skills, or abilities - that's training or instruction - but is rather making visible what is hidden as a seed."
"Bastard Freedom waves Her fustian flag in mockery over slaves."
"A friendship that like love is warm A love like friendship, steady."