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Wife Quotes

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We must respect the other fellow's religion,
but only in the sense and to the extent
that we respect his theory that
his wife is beautiful and his children smart.
- H. L. Mencken

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Never in any case say I have lost such a thing, but I have returned it.
Is your child dead? It is a return. Is your wife dead? It is a return.
Are you deprived of your estate? Is not this also a return?
- Epictetus

A son is a son till he takes him a wife,
a daughter is a daughter all of her life.
- Irish Traditional

Choose a friend as thou dost a wife,
till death separate you.
- William Penn

 

I guess the real reason that my wife and I had children
is the same reason that Napoleon had for invading Russia:
it seemed like a good idea at the time.
- Bill Cosby

A man cannot speak to his son, but as a father;
to his wife, but as a husband;
to his enemy, but upon terms:
whereas a friend may speak, as the case requires,
and not as it sorteth with the person.
- Francis Bacon

By all means marry.
If you get a good wife, you'll be happy.
If you get a bad one, you'll become a philosopher
and that is a good thing for any man.
- Socrates

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The best way to remember your wife's birthday is to forget it once.
- E. Joseph Cossman

Let us now set forth one of the fundamental truths about marriage:
the wife is in charge.
- Bill Cosby

It's tough to stay married.
My wife kisses the dog on the lips, yet she won't drink from my glass.
- Rodney Dangerfield

No man is truly married until he understands
every word his wife is NOT saying.
- Anonymous

Caesar might have married Cleopatra,
but he had a wife at home.
There's always something.
- Will Cuppy

Don't forget Mother's Day.
Or as they call it in Beverly Hills,
Dad's Third Wife Day.
- Jay Leno

I have learned that only two things are necessary to keep one's wife happy.
First, let her think she's having her own way.
And second, let her have it.
- Lyndon B. Johnson

Basically my wife was immature.
I'd be at home in the bath and she'd come in and sink my boats.
- Woody Allen

A good marriage would be between a blind wife and a deaf husband.
- Michel de Montaigne

My wife ran off with my best friend, and I sure do miss him.
- Anonymous

My wife and I tried two or three times in the last 40 years
to have breakfast together,
but it was so disagreeable we had to stop.
- Winston Churchill

A man likes his wife to be
just clever enough to appreciate his cleverness,
and just stupid enough to admire it.
- Israel Zangwill

When you are alone you are not alone,
you are simply lonely -
and there is a tremendous difference
between loneliness and aloneness.
When you are lonely you are thinking of the other,
you are missing the other.
Loneliness is a negative state.
You are feeling that it would have been
better if the other were there -
your friend, your wife, your mother,
your beloved, your husband.
It would have been good if the other
were there, but the other is not.
Loneliness is absence of the other.
Aloneness is the presence of oneself.
Aloneness is very positive.
It is a presence, overflowing presence.
You are so full of presence
that you can fill the whole universe
with your presence and there is no need for anybody.
- Osho

A psychiatrist asks a lot of expensive questions your wife asks for nothing.
- Joey Adams

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

There's just me and my wife and a dog and we feed him Healthy Choice also.
- Mike Ditka

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

Never feel remorse for what you have thought about your wife;
she has thought much worse things about you.
- Jean Rostand

A woman must combine the role of mother,
wife and politician.
- Emma Bonino

When a man steals your wife, there is no better revenge
than to let him keep her.
- Sacha Guitry

I'm a fun father, but not a good father.
The hard decisions always went to my wife.
- John Lithgow

Hubert Humphrey talks so fast that listening to him
is like trying to read Playboy magazine with your wife turning the pages.
- Barry Goldwater

A dress that zips up the back will bring a husband and wife together.
- James H. Boren

There's nothing like a good cheating song to make me
want to run home to be with my wife.
- Steven Curtis Chapman

A friend never defends a husband who gets his wife
an electric skillet for her birthday.
- Erma Bombeck

I'm not a real movie star.
I've still got the same wife I started out with twenty-eight years ago.
- Will Rogers

I got up with my wife, I sat down at the computer when she went to work,
and I didn't stop until she got home.
- George Stephen

I have often wanted to drown my troubles,
but I can't get my wife to go swimming.
- Anonymous

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

I don't think my wife likes me very much,
when I had a heart attack she wrote for an ambulance.
- Frank Carson

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

I haven't reported my missing credit card to the police
because whoever stole it is spending less than my wife.
- Ilie Nastase

You shall not covet your neighbor's house;
you shall not covet your neighbor's wife,
nor his male servant, nor his female servant,
nor his ox, nor his donkey, nor anything that is your neighbor's.
- Exodus 20:17

The woman is uniformly sacrificed to the wife and mother.
- Elizabeth Cady Stanton

One man's folly is another man's wife.
- Helen Rowland

He was a dreamer, a thinker, a speculative philosopher...
or, as his wife would have it, an idiot.
- Douglas Adams

The consumer isn't a moron; she is your wife.
- David Ogilvy

I haven't spoken to my wife in years.
I didn't want to interrupt her.
- Rodney Dangerfield

Bigamy is having one wife too many. Monogamy is the same.
- Oscar Wilde

An ideal wife is one who remains faithful to you but
tries to be just as charming as if she weren't.
- Sacha Guitry

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

The man in our society is the breadwinner;
the woman has enough to do as the homemaker,
wife and mother.
- Dorothy Fields

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 home is his wife's castle.
- Alexander Chase

He that loves not his wife and children feeds a lioness at home,
and broods a nest of sorrows.
- Jeremy Taylor

The comfortable estate of widowhood is the only hope
that keeps up a wife's spirits.
- John Gay

The true index of a man's character is the health of his wife.
- Cyril Connolly

My wife and I have so much fun when we travel and find anything...
like stray cats and squirrels.
- Eric Roberts

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

Let the wife make the husband glad to come home,
and let him make her sorry to see him leave.
- Martin Luther

If I had no family, my wife and I would lead a much
more romantic and nomadic existence.
- David McCallum

I was in love with my wife and she was in love with me.
We got along wonderfully.
- Sam Sheppard

I don't write about certain arguments I have with my wife.
I'd get my head torn off if wrote about certain things.
- Harvey Pekar

England is my wife, America my mistress.
It is very good sometimes to get away from one's wife.
- Cedric Hardwicke

I admit that: my wife is outspoken, but by whom?
- Sam Levenson

I no longer need to be someone's wife.
I'm doing okay as I am.
- Linda Evans

Men will bear many things from a kept mistress,
which they would not bear from a wife.
- Samuel Richardson

Once his wife goes to sleep it takes a minor nuclear explosion to wake her.
- Tony Blair

My wife gets all the money I make.
I just get an apple and clean clothes every morning.
- Ray Romano

You can't stay married in a situation where you are
afraid to go to sleep in case your wife might cut your throat.
- Mike Tyson

Adam knew Eve his wife and she conceived.
It is a pity that this is still the only knowledge
of their wives at which some men seem to arrive.
- F. H. Bradley

What is the value of sticking a microphone in a man's
face right after he has learned of his wife's death?
- Jessica Savitch

Offspring, the due performance on religious rites,
faithful service, highest conjugal happiness and heavenly
bliss for the ancestors and oneself,
depend on one's wife alone.
- Guru Nanak

Who I really am is the mother of six kids and Woody's wife.
- Anne Northup


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