The fact is that my wife if she had common sense would have more power over me – than any other whatsoever – for my heart always alights upon the nearest perch.
The closest that I ever came to getting married was just before I started singing. In fact, my first record saved my neck.
Single women have a dreadful propensity for being poor, which is one very strong argument in favor of matrimony.
Marriage is the proper Remedy. It is the most natural State of Man, and therefore the State in which you are most likely to find solid Happiness.
Marriage is a risk; I think it’s a great and glorious risk, as long as you embark on the adventure in the same spirit.
It seems clear to me that marriage ought to be constituted by children, and relations not involving children ought to be ignored by the law and treated as indifferent by public opinion. It is only through children that relations cease to be a purely private matter.