Wife Quotes Quotes

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

Meek wifehood is no part of my profession; / I am your friend, but never your possession.

Vera Mary Brittain

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

Reading someone else's newspaper is like sleeping with someone else's wife. Nothing seems to be precisely in the right place, and when you find what you are looking for, it is not clear then how to respond to it.

Sir Malcolm Stanley Bradbury

If ever two were one, then surely we. If ever man were loved by wife, then thee; If ever wife was happy in a man, Compare with me ye women if you can.

Anne Bradstreet

Their daughter, who would be the half-sister of Alexander the Great and, later the wife of Cassander, was appropriately named Thessalonike, to commemorate Philip's victory in Thessaly. In 315 Cassander founded at or near the site of ancient Therme the great city that still bears her name.

Eugene N. Borza

My advice to you is to get married. If you find a good wife you'll be happy; if not you'll become a philosopher

Socrates

A baseball park is the one place where a man's wife doesn't mind his getting excited over somebody else's curves

Brendan Francis

What is both surprising and delightful is that spectators are allowed, and even expected, to join in the vocal part of the game.... There is no reason why the field should not try to put the batsman off his stroke at the critical moment by neatly timed disparagements of his wife's fidelity and his mother's respectability

George Bernard Shaw

When a Man has Married a Wife He finds out whether Her Knees & elbows are only glued together.

William Blake

TAILPIECE. One of the disadvantages of being a hog is that at any moment some blundering fool may try to make a silk purse out of your wife's ear.

Beachcomber

After a heated argument on some trivial matter Nancy. shouted, If I were your wife I would put poison in your coffee! Whereupon Winston answered, And if I were your husband I would drink it

John Fellows Akers

Computers can now keep a man's every transgression recorded in a permanent memory bank, duplicating with complex programming and intricate wiring a feat his wife handles quite well without fuss or fanfare

Lane Olinghouse

You cannot pluck roses without fear of thorns, Nor enjoy a fair wife without danger of horns

Benjamin Franklin

The man who has no secrets from his wife either has no secrets or no wife

Gilbert Wells

The world goes up and the world goes down, And the sunshine follows the rain; And yesterday's sneer and yesterday's frown Can never come over again, Sweet wife. No, never come over again.

Charles Kingsley
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