Wife Quotes

If a lecturer, he wishes to be heard; if a writer, to be read. He always hopes for a public beyond that of the long-suffering wife.

Samuel E. Morison

She represents the un-vowed aspiration of the male human being, his potential infidelity - and infidelity of a very special kind, which would lead him to the opposite of his wife, to the "woman of wax" whom he could model at will, make and unmake in any way he wished, even unto death.

Marguerite Duras

I believe I'm a better authority than anybody else in America on my own wife. I have never known a person with a stronger sense of right and wrong in my life ever.

William J. Clinton

Between a man and his wife nothing ought to rule but love. Authority is for children and servants, yet not without sweetness.

William Penn

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

Lamar Cole

A man's wife has more power over him than the state has.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

One should choose a wife with the ears, rather than with the eyes.

French Proverb

Of all the home remedies, a good wife is best.

Kin Hubbard

A wife is essential to great longevity; she is the receptacle of half a man's cares, and two-thirds of his ill-humor.

Charles Reade

All other goods by fortune's hand are given: A wife is the peculiar gift of Heaven.

Alexander Pope

An ideal wife is any wife who has an ideal husband

Booth Tarkington

When a husband brings his wife flowers for no reason, there's a reason.

Molly McGee

The welfare culture tells the man he is not a necessary part of the family; he feels dispensable, his wife knows he is dispensable, his children sense it.

George Gilder

The reason why I take my life is because I want to go to my wife and boy. My usefulness in this world is at an end. I can not be satisfied in any business and can not be without their companionship

Alex Campbell

They alone are sons who are devoted to their father. He is a father who supports his sons. He is a friend in whom we can confide, and she only is a wife in whose company the husband feels contented and peaceful.

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