No conversation has ever been preceded by a demand for one.
Love is an ideal thing, marriage a real thing; a confusion of the real with the ideal never goes unpunished.
Clever women like to be told that they are beautiful, and beautiful women that they are clever.
Love is mostly sex and marriage is mostly talk.
Wives who could have married better tend to be lenient with their husbands; the vicious shrews are the ones who couldn’t have.
To be in love with love is an affliction; yet to hate it is more common, and more serious.
If women use sex to get attention, men will use attention to get sex.
I wish I could disapprove of what you say without always having to defend to the death your right to say it.
Many men prefer seduction to sex, and many women prefer sex to seduction.
It is not easy for a woman to win an author’s heart; she has to read his books.
Episteme married Techne and they lived happily ever after.