There is no road to wealth so easy and respectable as that of matrimony.
Anthony Trollope, from “Doctor Thorne”
In matters of love men do not see clearly in their own affairs. They say that faint heart never won fair lady; and it is amazing to me how fair ladies are won, so faint are often men’s hearts!
from “The Warden”
What comfort does a woman get out of her husband unless she may be allowed to talk to him about everything?’
from “Dr Wortle’s School”
A man’s love, till it has been chastened and fastened by the feeling of duty which marriage brings with it, is instigated mainly by the difficulty of pursuit.
Anthony Trollope (1815-1882), British novelist. from “The American Senator”