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It is good discretion not to make too much of any man at the first, because one cannot hold out in that proportion.

Keep your eyes wide open before marriage, half shut afterwards.

Life has taught us that love does not consist in gazing at each other but in looking outward in the same direction.

Look for a sweet person. Forget rich.

Love is an act of endless forgiveness, a tender look which becomes a habit.

Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies.

Love is like a friendship caught on fire. In the beginning a flame, very pretty, often hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. As love grows older, our hearts mature and our love becomes as coals, deep-burning and unquenchable.

Love is moral even without legal marriage, but marriage is immoral without love.

Love is the magician that pulls man out of his own hat.

Love is what makes two people sit in the middle of a bench when there is plenty of room at both ends.

Love seems the swiftest but it is the slowest of all growths. No man or woman really knows what perfect love is until they have been married a quarter of a century.

Marriage has no guarantees. If that's what you're looking for, go live with a car battery.

Marrying for love may be a bit risky, but it is so honest that God can't help but smile on it.

My most brilliant achievement was my ability to be able to persuade my wife to marry me.

No company is preferable to bad. We are more apt to catch the vices of others than virtues, as disease is far more contagious than health.

No man can be provident of his time, who is not prudent in the choice of his company.

No man can possibly improve in any company for which he has not respect enough to be under some degree of restraint.

No man is truly married until he understands every word his wife is NOT saying.

No woman ever falls in love with a man unless she has a better opinion of him than he deserves.

Of all the paths leading to a woman's love, pity is the straightest.

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