There’s only one medicine that works on a girl, and that’s a husband.[Qu’un mari est une emplâtre qui guérit tous les maux des filles.]
There are some who take husbands only to emancipate themselves from the restraint of their parents.[Il y en a d’aucunes qui prennent des maris seulement pour se tirer de la contrainte de leurs parents.]
The problem in public life is learning to overcome terror; the problem in married life is learning to overcome boredom.
The one charm of marriage is that it makes a life of deception absolutely necessary for both parties.
The moment a wife decides to break her marriage vow she reckons her husband as everything or nothing.