Wife Quotes

An ideal wife is any wife who has an ideal husband

Booth Tarkington

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

Alexander Pope

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

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

Kin Hubbard

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

French Proverb

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Wives are young men's mistresses; companions for middle age; and old men's nurses.

Sir Francis Bacon

Behind every successful man is a woman, behind her is his wife.

Groucho Marx

When a man opens a car door for his wife, it's either a new car or a new wife.

Prince Philip

A man's mother is his misfortune, but his wife is his fault.

Walter Bagehot

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

Lamar Cole

If only one tooth aches, rejoice that not all of them ache.... If your wife betrays you, be glad that she betrayed only you and not the nation.

Anton Pavlovich Chekhov

Looking at his wife as one looks at a valuable piece of property which has suffered some damage.

Kate Chopin

The game is my wife. It demands loyalty and responsibility, and it gives me back fulfillment and peace.

Michael Jordan

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


One of the best hearing aids a man can have is an attentive wife.

Groucho Marx

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

Irish Proverb

Many a man owes his success to his first wife and his second wife to his success.

Jim Backus

My ministers are pro-German, my wife is pro-Italian, my people are pro-Russian I am the only neutral in the country.

Boris III

A successful man is one who makes more money than his wife can spend. A successful woman is one who can find such a man.

Lana Turner

No man succeeds without a good woman behind him. Wife or mother, if it is both, he is twice blessed indeed.

Harold McMillan

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.


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

Vera Mary Brittain

O, my Russia! O, wife! The long road is clear to us to the point of pain. Our road like a Tatar arrow of ancient will has pierced our breast.

Aleksandr Aleksandrovich Blok

The Power Of Failure: We Get To Decide What It Means

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Updated On : December 06, 2013
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