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).)
Only one marriage I regret. I remember after I got that marriage license I went across from the license bureau to a bar for a drink. The bartender said, "What will you have, sir?" And I said, "A glass of hemlock."
(Ernest Hemingway (1899-1961), U.S. author. quoted in A.E. Hotchner, Papa Hemingway, pt. 2, ch. 5 (1966 edition).)
After the first couple of months, she and Charlie didn't see much of each other except at breakfast. It was a marriage just like any other marriage.
(Orson Welles (1915-1985), U.S. filmmaker, actor, producer, and Herman J. Manckiewicz (1897-1953), U.S. screenwriter. Leland (Joseph Cotten), Citizen Kane, speaking of Charles Foster Kane (Orson Welles) and his wife Emily (Ruth Warrick) (1941).)