Wife Quotes Quotes

No husband will ever be better avenged than by his wife's lover.

Honore de Balzac

If you are a married man resident in Cuba, you cannot get a passport to go to the next town without your wife's permission in writing.

Edward Burnett Tylor

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

If ever a man and his wife, or a man and his mistress, who pass nights as well as days together, absolutely lay aside all good breeding, their intimacy will soon degenerate into a coarse familiarity, infallibly productive of contempt or disgust.

Lord Chesterfield

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 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

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 man loves his sweetheart the most, his wife the best, but his mother the longest.

Irish Proverb

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
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