"Marriage is the torment of one, the felicity of two, the strife and enmity of three."
"A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person."Washington Irving 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."Washington Irving on Socrates
"It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages."Washington Irving 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."Washington Irving 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."Washington Irving on James C. Dobson
"Age is a matter of feeling, not of years."
"A tart temper never mellows with age, and a sharp tongue is the only edged tool that grows keener with constant use."
"Temper never mellows with age, and a sharp tongue is the only edged tool that grows keener with constant use."
"After all, it is the divinity within that makes the divinity without and I have been more fascinated by a woman of talent and intelligence, though deficient in personal charms, than I have been by the most regular beauty."
"Young lawyers attend the courts, not because they have business there, but because they have no business."