Wife Quotes Quotes

Here, dearest Eve," he exclaims, "here is food." "Well," answered she, with the germ of a housewife stirring within her, "we have been so busy to-day that a picked-up dinner must serve

Nathaniel Hawthorne

A woman worries about the future until she gets a husband, while a man never worries about the future until he gets a wife.

Unknown

An extravagance is anything you buy that is of no earthly use to your wife.

Franklin P. Jones

When a woman marries again it is because she detested her first husband. When a man marries again, it is because he adored his first wife. Women try their luck; men risk theirs.

Oscar Wilde

Leave everything. Leave Dada. Leave your wife. Leave your mistress. Leave your hopes and fears. Leave your children in the woods. Leave the substance for the shadow. Leave your easy life, leave what you are given for the future. Set off on the roads.

Andre Breton

A husband & wife in Montana make it a point not to argue over anything not worth arguing about. Of course, this leads to some dandy fights over whether or not a subject is worthwhile.

Unknown

No wife can endure a gambling husband,unless he is a steady winner.

Lord Thomas Robert Dewar

Gossip is the tool of the poet, the shoptalk of the scientist and the consolation of the housewife, wit, tycoon and intellectual. It begins in the nursery and ends when speech is past.

Phyllis McGinley

An obedient wife commands her husband.

Benjamin Disraeli

Agnes Darling, if such should be we never meet again, while firing my last shot, I will gently breathe the name of my wife - Agnes - and with wishes even for my enemies I will make the plunge and try to swim to the other shore.

Wild Bill Hickok

Retirement has been a discovery of beauty for me. I never had the time before to notice the beauty of my grandkids, my wife, the tree outside my very own front door. And, the beauty of time itself.

Hartman Jule

And Noah he often said to his wife when he sat down to dine, I do not care where the water goes if it doesn't get into the wine.

G.K. Chesterton

So rests the sky against the earth. The dark still tarn in the lap of the forest. As a husband embraces his wife's body in faithful tenderness, so the bare ground and trees are embraced by this still, high, light of the morning. I feel an ache of longing to share in this embrace, to be united and absorbed. A longing like carnal desire, but directed towards earth, water, sky, and returned by the whispers of the trees, the fragrance of the soil, the caresses of the wind, the embrace of water and light. Content? No, no, no -- but refreshed, rested -- while waiting.

Dag Hammarskjold

The best way to remember your wife's birthday is to forget it once.

E. Joseph Cossman

There is nothing nobler or more admirable than when two people who see eye to eye keep house as man and wife, confounding their enemies and delighting their friends.

Homer

A husband only worries about a particular Other Man; a wife distrusts her whole species.

Mignon McLaughlin

A good marriage would be between a blind wife and a deaf husband.

Honore de Balzac

My wife and I were happy for twenty years. Then we met.

Rodney Dangerfield

You only require two things in life: your sanity and your wife

Tony Blair

Vietnam presumably taught us that the United States could not serve as the world's policeman; it should also have taught us the dangers of trying to be the world's midwife to democracy when the birth is scheduled to take place under conditions of guerrilla war.

Henry Kissinger

The love we have in our youth is superficial compared to the love that an old man has for his old wife.

Will Durant

Grief for a dead Wife, and a troublesome Guest, Continues to the threshold, and there is at rest; But I mean such wives as are none of the bestÓ

Benjamin Franklin

A young bride is like a plucked flower; but a guilty wife is like a flower that had been walked over.

Honore de Balzac

Medicine is my lawful wife and literature my mistress; when I get tired of one, I spend the night with the other

Anton Chekhov
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