The dangerous time in marriage is not when the
husband realises that his wife’s looks have lost their bloom (he does
not notice it). It is when he realises that he has lost an appreciative
and admiring audience.
In a quarter of a century, my wife and I have not had a quarrel. The
reason is that upon marriage, we embarked on two separate monologues which
never coincided long enough to reach disagreement.
There is many a man who would object to being a hen-pecked husband but
who enjoys being a chicken-pecked father.
Mahomet achieved a miracle compared with
which those of Jesus pale into insignificance - he persuaded his wife that
he was a prophet.
Your second childhood is much better than your first as you do not have
the same trouble with your teeth.
You realise you are married when you no
longer snib the door when you take a bath. You realise that your children
are growing up when you start snibbing it again.
Whoso loses a daughter gains a bathroom and