[PW] Quote: In the marriage union the independence of the husband and wife will be equal, their dependence mutual, and their obligations reciprocal

ADSGarson O'Toole adsgarsonotoole at gmail.com
Fri Oct 27 23:18:08 PDT 2017

Back in March 2014 a discussion thread about the saying in the subject
line occurred on this mailing list.


Now the Quote Investigator website has an entry on the topic:

[Begin acknowledgement]
Great thanks to Carolyn Haley whose inquiry led QI to formulate this
question and perform this exploration. Additional thanks to helpful
discussants Beth Twomey, Katherine Harper, Jay Dillon, and Andy
Behrens. Also thanks to researcher Fred Shapiro.
[End acknowledgement]

Feedback welcome
Garson O'Toole

On Mon, Mar 17, 2014 at 9:15 AM, Carolyn Haley <dcma at vermontel.net> wrote:
> I have the quote; I have the author; but I can't find the source.
> Can anyone direct me to a quotation site that includes sources, not solely
> lists them?
> Lots of internet searching isn't taking me to either that or a Google Books
> scanned original.
> "Marriage is that relation between man and woman in which the independence
> is equal, the dependence mutual, and the obligation reciprocal."
> --Louis Kaufman Anspach
> Thanks!
> --Carolyn
> Carolyn Haley
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