If married couples did not live together good marriages would be more common.
(Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900), German philosopher, classical scholar, critic of culture. Friedrich Nietzsche, Sämtliche Werke: Kritische Studienausgabe, vol. 2, p. 268, eds. Giorgio Colli and Mazzino Montinari, Berlin, de Gruyter (1980); Human, All-Too-Human, p. 151, trans. by R.J. Hollingdale, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press (1986). Human, All-Too-Human, "Woman and Child," aphorism 393, "Unity of Place and Action," (1878).)
A marriage is no amusement but a solemn act, and generally a sad one.
(Victoria (1819-1901), British monarch, Queen of Great Britain and Ireland. letter, 9 Jan. 1879, to her daughter, Crown Princess Frederick William of Prussia. Quoted in Elizabeth Longford, Victoria R.I., ch. 28 (1964).)