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To be happy with a man you must understand him a lot and love him a little. To be happy with a woman you must love her a lot and not try to understand her at all.

Helen Rowland (1875-1950) American journalist and humorist.

You can forgive people who do not follow you through a philosophical disquisition; but to find your wife laughing when you had tears in your eyes, or staring when you were in a fit of laughter, would go some way towards a dissolution of the marriage.

Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1895) Scottish essayist, poet and novelist.

Love and sex can go together and sex and unlove can go together and love and unsex can go together. But personal love and personal sex is bad.

Andy Warhol (1930-1987) American artist and filmmaker.

Her great merit is finding out mine -- there is nothing so amiable as discernment.

Lord Byron (1788-1824) British poet.

Sometimes apparent resemblance of character will bring two men together and for a certain time unite them. But their mistake gradually becomes evident, and they are astonished to find themselves not only far apart, but even repelled, in some sort, at all their points of contact.

Nicolas Chamfort (1741-1794) French writer.

I love her too, but our neuroses just don't match.

Arthur Miller (1915-2005) 1915-, American Dramatist