Wife Quotes Quotes

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

Body and mind, like man and wife, do not always agree to die together.

Charles Caleb Colton

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

T.H. Everett

In buying a horse or taking a wife, shut your eyes tight and commend yourself to God.

Tuscan Proverb

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

Test a servant while in the discharge of his duty, a relative in difficulty, a friend in adversity, and a wife in misfortune.


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
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