An optimist is merely an ex-pessimist with his pockets full of money, his digestion in good condition, and his wife in the country.
In love, somehow, a man's heart is always either exceeding the speed limit, or getting parked in the wrong place
A woman's flattery may inflate a man's head a little; but her criticism goes straight to his heart, and contracts it so that it can never again hold quite as much love for her
A husband is what's left of the lover after the nerve has been extracted.
When two people decide to get a divorce, it isn't a sign that they "don't understand" one another, but a sign that they have, at last, begun to.
Love, the quest; marriage, the conquest; divorce, the inquest.
Nowadays love is a matter of chance, matrimony a matter of money and divorce a matter of course.
A widow is a fascinating being with the flavor of maturity, the spice of experience, the piquancy of novelty, the tang of practiced coquetry, and the halo of one man's approval.
It is easier to keep half a dozen lovers guessing than to keep one lover after he has stopped guessing.
Marriage is the miracle that transforms a kiss from a pleasure into a duty
The follies which a man regrets most in his life, are those which he didn't commit when he had the opportunity.
It takes one woman twenty years to make a man of her son - and another woman twenty minutes to make a fool of him.
Marriage is the miracle that transforms a kiss from a pleasure into a duty.