You can only perceive real beauty in a person as they get older.
Middle age is a time of life. That a man first notices in his wife.
True Affection is a body of enigmas, mysteries and riddles, wherein two so become one that they both become two.
You can tell how long a couple has been married by whether they are on their first, second or third bottle of Tabasco.
There has been only one Christmas - the rest are anniversaries.
An archeologist is the best husband any woman can have; the older she gets, the more interested he is in her.
We should measure affection, not like youngsters by the ardor of its passion, but by its strength and constancy.
As you cherish the things most worthwhile in your family life, cherish the things most worthwhile in your company.
If this world affords true happiness, it is to be found in a home where love and confidence increase with the years, where the necessities of life come without severe strain, where luxuries enter only after their cost has been carefully considered.
The Amenities of Book Collecting and Kindred Affections (1918)
Marriage is a book of which the first chapter is written in poetry and the remaining chapters in prose.
Those who love deeply never grow old; they may die of old age, but they die young.