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Famous Quotes & Quotations About Wives:

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

A father... knows exactly what those boys at the mall have in their depraved little minds because he once owned such a depraved little mind himself. In fact, if he thinks enough about the plans that he used to have for young girls, the father not only will support his wife in keeping their daughter home but he might even run over to the mall and have a few of those boys arrested.
~ Bill Cosby Quotes.

A husband should not insult his wife publicly, at parties. He should insult her in the privacy of the home.
~ James Thurber.

A man without a wife is like a vase without flowers.
~ African Proverb.

A man's wife has more power over him than the state has.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes, Journals.

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

Americans are broad-minded people. They'll accept the fact that a person can be an alcoholic, a dope fiend, a wife beater, and even a newspaperman, but if a man doesn't drive, there is something wrong with him.
~ Art Buchwald.

An optimist is merely an ex-pessimist with his pockets full of money, his digestion in good condition, and his wife in the country.
~ Helen Rowland.

Between a man and his wife nothing ought to rule but love.
~ William Penn.

Body and mind, like man and wife, do not always agree to die together.
~ Charles Caleb Colton.

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.
~ Socrates.

Commuter - one who spends his life
In riding to and from his wife;
A man who shaves and takes a train,
And then rides back to shave again.
~ E.B. White.

Dealing with people is probably the biggest problem you face, especially if you are in business. Yes, and that is also true if you are a housewife, architect or engineer.
~ Dale Carnegie.

Every mother hopes that her daughter will marry a better man than she did, and is convinced that her son will never find a wife as good as his father did.
~ Martin Andersen-Nexö.

Here lies my wife: here let her lie !
Now she's at rest and so am I
~ John Dryden, on his wife’s tombstone.

I dreamed of a wedding of elaborate elegance,
A church filled with family and friends.
I asked him what kind of a wedding he wished for,
He said one that would make me his wife.
~ Author Unknown.

I have a wife, I have sons: all of them hostages given to fate.
~ Lucan.

I tended to place my wife under a pedestal.
~ Woody Allen Quotes.

If you would have a good wife, marry one who has been a good daughter.
~ Thomas Fuller.

I've been reading a lot lately about Indian captives. One woman who had been captured by the Indians and made a squaw was resentful when she was rescued because she'd found that there was a lot more work to do as the wife of a white man.
~ Stephen Vincent Benét.

Many marriages would be better if the husband and the wife clearly understood that they are on the same side.
~ Zig Ziglar.

Memory is what tells a man that his wife's birthday was yesterday.
~ Mario Rocco.

My great-grandfather used to say to his wife, my great-grandmother, who in turn told her daughter, my grandmother, who repeated it to her daughter, my mother, who used to remind her daughter, my own sister, that to talk well and eloquently was a very great art, but that an equally great one was to know the right moment to stop. 
~ Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.

My message to businessmen of this country when they go abroad on business is that there is one thing above all they can take with them to stop them catching AIDS, and that is the wife.
~ Edwina Currie, The Observer, 15 February 1987.

My wife is a light eater. As soon as it's light, she starts to eat.
~ Henny Youngman.

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