Quotation by James Boswell

We should be careful never to imagine, that the wedding-day is the burial of love, but that in reality love then begins its best life; and if we set out upon that principle, and are mindful to keep it up, and give due attention and aid to the progress of love thus brought into the well ordered well sheltered garden, we may enjoy I believe as much happiness as is consistent with the imperfection of our present state of being.
James Boswell (1740–1795), Scottish author. repr. In vol. 2, p. 72, Stanford University Press (1928). The Hypochondriack, No. XLIII (April 1781).
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