Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Once you are married, there is nothing for you, not even suicide, but to be good.
Robert Louis Stevenson
Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894), Scottish novelist, essayist, poet. Virginibus Puerisque, "Virginibus Puerisque," sct. 2 (1881).
Stevenson referred to "matrimony at its lowest" as "no more than a sort of friendship recognised by the police."