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Wives Quotes

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You can make a lot of money in this game.
Just ask my ex-wives.
Both of them are so rich that neither of their husbands work.
- Lee Trevino

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The great secret of doctors, known only to their wives,
but still hidden from the public, is that most things
get better by themselves;
most things,
in fact, are better in the morning.
- Lewis Thomas

One good Husband is worth two good Wives;
for the scarcer things are, the more they're valued.
- Benjamin Franklin

Golf is played by twenty million mature American men
whose wives think they are out having fun.
- Jim Bishop

 

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

I've had three wives and three guitars.
I still play the guitars.
- Andres Segovia

Why do Jewish men die before their wives? They want to.
- Henny Youngman

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Make women rational creatures, and free citizens,
and they will quickly become good wives;
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that is,
if men do not neglect the duties of husbands and fathers.
- Mary Wollstonecraft

Aristotle maintained that women have fewer teeth than men;
although he was twice married,
it never occurred to him to verify this statement by
examining his wives' mouths.
- Bertrand Russell

Brigham Young had 47 children, and over 50 women as wives.
- Keith Henson

There is no gilding of setting sun or glamor of poetry
to light up the ferocious and endless toil of the farmers' wives.
- Hamlin Garland

Since that first showing of Foolish Wives I have seemed
to walk through vast crowds of people,
their white American faces turned towards me in stern reproof.
- Erich von Stroheim

Our children are not going to be just "our children" -
they are going to be other people's husbands and wives
and the parents of our grandchildren.
- Mary S. Calderone

Valentino was apparently gay or bisexual.
And his two lesbian wives.
But without any question, he had sex with men.
From choice.
So he was one or the other.
- Cesar Romero

I don't think there are any men who are faithful to their wives.
- Jackie Kennedy

I think few wives would have encouraged this kind of
drastic and reckless career shift!
- Nigel Dennis

Congratulations are in order for Woody Allen -
he and Soon Yi have a brand new baby daughter.
It's all part of Woody's plan to grow his own wives.
- David Letterman

Campaign behavior for wives:
Always be on time.
Do as little talking as humanly possible.
Lean back in the parade car
so everybody can see the president.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Husbands and wives generally understand when opposition will be vain.
- Jane Austen

Many men hoard for the future husbands of their wives.
- Solomon Ibn Gabirol

Women are at last becoming persons first and wives second,
and that is as it should be.
- May Sarton

Husbands are chiefly good as lovers when they are betraying their wives.
- Marilyn Monroe

The argument between wives and whores is an old one;
each one thinking that whatever she is,
at least she is not the other.
- Andrea Dworkin

Assure a man that he has a soul and then frighten him
with old wives' tales as to what is to become of him afterward,
and you have hooked a fish, a mental slave.
- Theodore Dreiser

I've had bad luck with both my wives.
The first one left me and the second one didn't.
- Patrick Murray

Here's to our wives and sweethearts -
may they never meet.
- John Bunny

All that remains is the faces and the names of the
wives and the sons and the daughters.
- Gordon Lightfoot

Women will never be as successful as men because they
have no wives to advise them.
- Dick Van Dyke

Wives are young men's mistresses, companions for middle age,
and old men's nurses.
- Francis Bacon

I've been playing sexually aware women most of my life.
At this point I expected to be playing moms and wives.
It's exciting to play a femme fatale.
- Kim Cattrall

Gamesters and highwaymen are generally very good to their whores,
but they are very devils to their wives.
- John Gay

Look at all the marriages that have been wonderfully
successful where fellows finished their army service
and came home to go to college on G.I.
bills and their wives worked.
- Marta Kristen

What makes men indifferent to their wives is that they
can see them when they please.
- Ovid

I can't go too much into my domestic life because there
are ex-wives ready to do me in.
- Frank McCourt

I suppose when they reach a certain age some men are afraid to grow up.
It seems the older the men get, the younger their new wives get.
- Elizabeth Taylor

Soldiers are dreamers; when the guns begin they think of firelit homes,
clean beds, and wives.
- Siegfried Sassoon

Wives in their husbands' absences grow subtler,
And daughters sometimes run off with the butler.
- George Byron

Time turns the old days to derision,
Our loves into corpses or wives; And marriage and death
and division Make barren our lives.
- Algernon Charles Swinburne

I am thinking of taking a fifth wife.
Why not? Solomon had a thousand wives and he is a synonym for wisdom.
- John Barrymore

So, to prepare for the role, I had to take music lessons,
talk to wives who had husbands overseas,
and carefully study the reactions and mannerisms of
a friend who was expecting.
- June Allyson

I can't be a wife.
I'm not that sort of person.
Wives have to compromise all the time.
- Sarah Brightman

The calmest husbands make the stormiest wives.
- Thomas Dekker

The faults of husbands are often caused by the excess virtues of their wives.
- Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

Some of the wives didn't keep up with the program.
It started breaking apart during the Apollo days.
- Wally Schirra

High status males had multiple wives or additional
mating opportunities in the ancestral environment.
- Keith Henson

American husbands are the best in the world;
no other husbands are so generous to their wives,
or can be so easily divorced.
- Elinor Glyn

If presidents can't do it to their wives,
they do it to their country.
- Mel Brooks

White men have always controlled their wives' wages.
Colored men were not able to do so until they themselves became free.
Then they owned both their wives and their wages.
- Susan B. Anthony

What white man has ever seen me drunk? Who has ever
come to me hungry and left me unfed? Who has seen me
beat my wives or abuse my children? What law have I broken?
- Sitting Bull

All poets' wives have rotten lives Their husbands look at them like knives.
- Delmore Schwartz

Wives are people who feel they don't dance enough.
- Groucho Marx

Wickets are like wives.
You never know what to expect from them.
- Navjot Singh Sidhu

What's the difference between sex and love? I have
four wives and five kids.
I apparently don't know the difference.
- James Caan

Five wives can't all be wrong.
- Paul Getty

There's an air of mystery around the Masons,
but the reality is that they're mostly a bunch of veterans
getting drunk in a lodge that they've built to look like a temple.
It's just a bunch of guys trying to get away from their wives.
- Jimmy Kimmel

How many wives have been forced by the death of well-intentioned
but too protective husbands to face reality late in life,
bewildered and frightened because they were strangers to it!
- Hortense Odlum

A father may turn his back on his child,
brothers and sisters may become inveterate enemies,
husbands may desert their wives, wives their husbands.
But a mother's love endures through all.
- Washington Irving

Well even before she was diagnosed with the cancer,
I would have said that she was a lot tougher than me
and most guys would probably say that about their wives
and it's probably true in most cases.
- Brett Favre

What I am telling you is that Matta had a way of making
you feel comfortable and that's probably why he had
nine wives because he made them feel comfortable and
then uncomfortable later.
- Robert Barnes

The original fairy tale was about the youngest sister
going into a room in the castle and finding all the
bodies of the wives that came before her -
she is confronted with truth,
thinking about how often we think we know people and we really don't.
- Alice Hoffman

Three thousand people died at ground zero.
Their families are entitled to a little bit of respect,
to respect the memory of those poor people that died there.
And how about the families of all those soldiers that
died in the two ensuing wars? Aren't they entitled
to a little bit of respect -
the kids,
the wives, the parents?
- Carl Paladino

Just as men must give up economic control when their
wives share the responsibility for the family's financial well-being,
women must give up exclusive parental control when
their husbands assume more responsibility for child care.
- Augustus Y. Napier

I talked to ex-wives of musicians of the '70s for research.
They're the funniest people in the world,
yet there is this sad, beautiful thing in their eyes
that says they've seen more than they could ever possibly tell you.
- Kate Hudson

There are all kinds of letters and protests that come from,
not surprisingly, Japanese fishermen,
the fishermen's wives; there are student groups,
all different types of people; the protest against
the Americans' use of the Pacific for nuclear testing.
- Martha Smith

When they look back on me I want 'em to remember me not for all my wives,
although I've had a few, and certainly not for any
mansions or high livin' money I made and spent.
I want 'em to remember me simply for my music.
- Jerry Lee Lewis

But on the other hand, I talked to a woman who was a working woman,
and it was actually great for her, because she had
her husband one week of the month and the other three weeks,
while he was with his other wives, she got to pursue what she wanted to do.
- Jeanne Tripplehorn

Social Democratic and trade union organs have approved
of the illegal invasion of Belgium,
of the massacre of suspected guerrillas,
as well as their wives and children,
as well as the destruction of their homes in various towns and districts.
- Clara Zetkin

For I, hearing my Lord's estate amongst many more estates was to be sold,
and that the wives of the owners should have an allowance therefrom,
it gave me hopes I should receive a benefit thereby.
- Margaret Cavendish

I want to warn potential victims.
Many of them are women, and many of them are battered women.
It's a cause for me.
When I look back, though, so many of the books I've
written are about wives who just couldn't get away.
- Ann Rule

When we won the league championship,
all the married guys on the club had to thank their
wives for putting up with all the stress and strain all season.
I had to thank all the single broads in New York.
- Joe Namath

Our South Australian farmers left their holdings in
the hands of their wives and children too young to take with them,
but almost all of them returned to grow grain and produce to send to Victoria.
- Catherine Helen Spence


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