There can be no doubt that to close one's mind on marriage against all the approaches of love from elsewhere is to diminish receptivity and sympathy and the opportunities of valuable human contacts. It is to do violence to something which, from the most idealistic standpoint, is in itself desirable. And like every kind of restrictive morality it tends to promote what one may call a policeman's outlook upon the whole of human life - the outlook, that is to say, which is always looking for opportunities to forbid something.
Source: Marriage and Morals, 1929, by Bertrand Russell
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