|Was she so loved because her eyes were so beautiful or were her eyes so beautiful because she was loved? -- Anzia Yezierska
When you say, "I'm sorry," look the other person in the eye.
Somewhere there was once a Flower, a Stone, a Crystal, a Queen, a King, a Palace, a Lover and his Beloved, and this was long ago, on an Island somewhere in the ocean 5,000 years ago....Such is Love, the Mystic Flower of the Soul. This is the Center, the Self. -- Carl Jung
If God created something more beautiful than women he kept it to himself. -- Simone de Beauvoir
Beauty can pierce one like a pain. -- Thomas Mann
I know someday you'll have a beautiful life, I know you'll be a star in somebody else's sky...but why, why can't it be mine? -- Pearl Jam, Black
It's amazing how many people you could be friends with if only they'd make the first approach.
Love is friendship caught on fire.
And ever has it been known that love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation. -- Kahlil Gibran
Love your neighbour, yet don't pull down your hedge. -- Benjamin Franklin
A woman's heart is like fine china: chipped, it's still beautiful; broken, it can cut right through you.
In brief, she assumed that, being a man, I was vain to the point of imbecility, and this assumption was correct, as it always is. -- H. L. Mencken
A man usually falls in love with a woman who asks the kinds of questions he is able to answer. -- Ronald Colman
[Literary-minded] men choose Hamlet because every man sees himself as a disinherited monarch. Women choose Alice [in Wonderland] because every woman sees herself as the only reasonable creature among crazy people who think they are disinherited monarchs. -- Adam Gopnik, The New Yorker
Lady Nancy Astor, Viscountess: If you were my husband, Winston, I should flavour your coffee with poison.
Winston Churchill: If I WERE your husband, madam, I should drink it.
A competent and self-confident person is incapable of jealousy in anything. Jealousy is invariably a symptom of neurotic insecurity. -- Robert A. Heinlein, Notebooks of Lazarus
Oh, love is real enough, you will find it some day, but it has one arch-enemy - and that is life. -- Jean Anouilh, Ardele
Marriages are made in heaven and consummated on earth. -- John Lyly
Absence makes the heart grow fonder - of somebody else
Absence makes the heart grow frantic.
Declared guilty... of displaying feelings of an almost human nature. -- Pink Floyd, The Wall
Love, n.: When you don't want someone too close--because you're very sensitive to pleasure.
When women hold off from marrying men, we call it independence. When men hold off from marrying women, we call it fear of commitment. -- Warren Farrell (American Psychologist)
It takes a woman twenty years to make a man of her son, and another woman twenty minutes to make a fool of him. --Helen Rowland (1876)
My notion of a husband at forty is that a woman should be able to change him, like a bank note, for two twenties.
A man is not complete until he is married -- then he is finished.
Men have a much better time of it than women; for one thing they marry later; for another thing they die earlier. -- H.L. Mencken
The happiest time of a person's life is after his first divorce. -- J.K. Galbraith
When a man steals your wife, there is no better revenge than to let him keep her. -- Sacha Guitry
Sometimes I wake up grumpy. Other times I just let him sleep.
If we men married the women we deserved, we should have a very bad time of it. -- Oscar Wilde
Men who treat women as helpless and charming playthings deserve women who treat men as delightful and generous bank accounts. -- GQ
If men acted after marriage as they do during courtship, there would be fewer divorces - and more bankruptcies. -- Frances Rodman
You can't kiss a girl unexpectedly -- only sooner than she thought you would.
Women sometimes forgive a man who forces the opportunity, but never a man who misses one. -- Charles De Talleyrand-Perigord
No matter how good she looks, some other guy is sick and tired of putting up with her shit. -- Men's Room, Linda's Bar and Grill; Chapel Hill, North Carolina.
Do not view women as logical human beings. View them as minefields with make-up on. Be careful where you step. -- Mark Patinkin, The Providence Journal
The sooner our happiness together begins, the longer it will last. -- Miramanee, Star Trek: The Paradise Syndrome, stardate 4842.6
It doesn't much signify whom one marries, for one is sure to find out next morning it was someone else. -- Will Rogers
He who enters his wife's dressing room is a philosopher or a fool. -- Balzac
No self-made man ever did such a good job that some woman didn't want to make some alterations. -- Kim Hubbard
It's hard not to like a man of many qualities, even if most of them are bad.
It impossible for a man to love his wife wholeheartedly without loving all women somewhat. I suppose that the converse must be true of women. -- Robert A. Heinlein, Notebooks of Lazarus
Woman inspires us to great things, and prevents us from achieving them. -- Dumas [pronounced "dumb-ass?"]
Whatever the cause, we then made an erroneous conclusion that no one would ever take care of us the way we wanted. We embraced a childish belief that if we were always in charge, things were more likely to go our way. -- Laura Doyle, The Surrendered Wife
A young woman, who is the domineering spirit in her home, said of her ailing husband that he had consulted the doctor about a wholesome diet for himself and then added: "The doctor said that diet has nothing to do with his ailments, and that he can eat and drink what I want." -- Sigmund Freud, Psychopathology of Everyday Life
The one charm of marriage is that it makes a life of deception a necessity. -- Oscar Wilde
Man is the only animal that blushes - or needs to. -- Mark Twain
There are a billion people in China. It's not easy to be an individual in a crowd of more than a billion people. Think of it. More than a BILLION people. That means even if you're a one-in-a-million type of guy, there are still a thousand guys exactly like you. -- A. Whitney Brown, The Big Picture
When a girl marries she exchanges the attentions of many men for the inattentions of one. -- Helen Rowland
No modern woman with a grain of sense ever sends little notes to an unmarried man -- not until she is married, anyway. -- Arthur Binstead