Wife Quotes

A man should never plant a garden larger than his wife can take care of.

T.H. Everett

I think the true gardener is a lover of his flowers, not a critic of them. I think the true gardener is the reverent servant of Nature, not her truculent, wife-beating master. I think the true gardener, the older he grows, should more and more develop a humble, grateful and uncertain spirit.

Reginald Farrer

A faithful and loving wife is the jewel of a marriage.

Lamar Cole

A man's mother is his misfortune, but his wife is his fault.

Walter Bagehot

When a man opens a car door for his wife, it's either a new car or a new wife.

Prince Philip

Behind every successful man is a woman, behind her is his wife.

Groucho Marx

After marriage, husband and wife become two sides of a coin; they just can not face each other, yet still they stay together.

Hemant Joshi

When a wife has a good husband it is easily seen in her face.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife

Jane Austen

If I told my wife I was going to become a manager she'd say 'sign this then. Don't worry it's only a divorce.

David Ginola

Being pregnant is an occupational hazard of being a wife

Queen Victoria

Because she my friend and my wife, she has seen and brought out the best and worst of me, and she is still with me and I owe her my whole heart, soul, attention, love, and anything she desires of me. She will always be there...

Dagny Connolly

Maybe you offer then a luxury cruise for two weeks with the wife, or a trip on a private jet on BBC Panorama, a program about bung taking in football

Peter Harrison

I was a queen, and you took away my crown; a wife, and you killed my husband; a mother, and you deprived me of my children. My blood alone remains: take it, but do not make me suffer long.

Marie Antoinette

Nothing flatters a man as much as the happiness of his wife; he is always proud of himself as the source of it.

Samuel Johnson

There is one thing more exasperating than a wife who can cook and won't, and that's a wife who can't cook and will.

Robert Frost

The only solid and lasting peace between a man and his wife is, doubtless, a separation.

Lord Chesterfield

The fear of making permanent commitments can change the mutual love of husband and wife into two loves of self-two loves existing side by side, until they end in separation.

Pope John Paul II

Fallen from his lofty and heroic station; now finally restored to the perception of truth; weighed to earth by the recollection of his own deeds; consoled no longer by a consciousness of rectitude, for the loss of offspring and wife a loss for which he was indebted to his own misguided hand; Wieland was transformed at once into the man of sorrow?

Charles Brockden Brown

To make it in life, you and your wife need to be in the same business. That has been my problem all along. My wives didn't know what I was doing. I would come back home from the road to a stranger. That's no good.

James Joseph Brown

Normally, your wife can hear things that no one else on earth can hear. She can hear a dab of jam fall onto a carpet two rooms away. She can hear spilled coffee being furtively mopped up with a good bathtowel. She can hear dirt being tracked across a clean floor. She can hear you just thinking about doing something you shouldn't do. But get yourself stuck in a loft hatch and suddenly it is as if she has been placed in a soundproof chamber.

William Cullen Bryant

Every wife is like Mary the Blessed and may bear a saviour of mankind. The road is long, but the ways of Heaven are sure.

John Buchan, 1st Baron Tweedsmuir

I am an inveterate homemaker, it is at once my pleasure, my recreation, and my handicap. Were I a man, my books would have been written in leisure, protected by a wife and a secretary and various household officials. As it is, being a woman, my work has had to be done between bouts of homemaking.

Pearl Sydenstricker Buck

I know one husband and wife who, whatever the official reasons given to the court for the break up of their marriage, were really divorced because the husband believed that nobody ought to read while he was talking and the wife that nobody ought to talk while she was reading.

Vera Mary Brittain
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