"Oh, the comfort - the inexpressible comfort of feeling safe with a person - having neither to weigh thoughts nor measure words, but pouring them all right out, just as they are, chaff and grain together; certain that a faithful hand will take and sift them, keep what is worth keeping, and then with the breath of kindness blow the rest away." ~Dinah Craik, English novelist and poet
"Are we not like two volumes of one book?" ~Marceline Desbordes-Valmore, French poet
"She did observe, with some dismay, that, far from conquering all, love lazily sidestepped practical problems." ~Jean Stafford, American writer
"When a husband brings his wife flowers for no reason there's a reason."
Molly McGee, 20th century radio character
"I married the first man I ever kissed. When I tell this to my children, they just about throw up." Barbara Bush, former First Lady