Marriage is easy, and divorce difficult, because this is Nature's plan. The natural law of attraction brings men and women together, and it is difficult to separate them. . . . Most couples who desire freedom only think they do: what they really want is a vacation; but they would not separate for good if they could. It is hard to part--people who have lived together grow to need each other. They want someone to quarrel with.
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Source Notes: The Philosophy of Elbert Hubbard ("His Thoughts about Marriage and Divorce") (1930).
Elbert Green Hubbard (June 19, 1856 May 7, 1915) was an American philosopher and writer. He is perhaps most famous for his essay A Message to Garcia.
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