It’s true love because if he said quit drinking martinis but I kept on drinking them and the next morning I couldn’t get out of bed, he wouldn’t tell me he told me.
Superstition is foolish, childish, primitive and irrational—but how much does it cost you to knock on wood?
Close friends contribute to our personal growth. They also contribute to our personal pleasure, making the music sound sweeter, the food taste better, and the humour richer, because they are there.
Love is the same as like except you feel sexier.
But it’s hard to be hip over thirty when everyone else is nineteen, when the last dance we learned was the Lindy, and the last we heard, girls who looked like Barbara Streisand were trying to do something about it.
Topics: Aging, Age
Infatuation is when you think that he’s as sexy as Robert Redford, as smart as Henry Kissinger, as noble as Ralph Nader, as funny as Woody Allen, and as athletic as Jimmy Conners. Love is when you realize that he’s as sexy as Woody Allen, as smart as Jimmy Conners, as funny as Ralph Nader, as athletic as Henry Kissinger, and nothing like Robert Redford—but you’ll take him anyway.
One advantage of marriage, it seems to me, is that when you fall out of love with him, or he falls out of love with you, it keeps you together until you maybe fall in love again.
Topics: Marriage, Commitment, Dedication
Love is much nicer to be in than an automobile accident, a tight girdle, a higher tax bracket, or a holding pattern over Philadelphia.
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