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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

Related topics: Sad Feeling-Down Cynical Marriage

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

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

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

 

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

Do real life people actually fall in love
with the idea of being in love?
Unfortunately, it is actually quite common.
Someone wants desperately to have
the husband or wife of their dreams.
They visualize the vine-covered cottage
with the white picket fence.
They choose the colors for the nursery.
They design all the aspects of their married life.
A real person stands no chance of measuring up to those fantasies.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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



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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

A man's home is his wife's castle.
- Alexander Chase

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

My wife is the dancer, but I certainly know how to sing.
- David Hasselhoff

I wouldn't be caught dead marrying a woman old enough to be my wife.
- Tony Curtis

They did interviews with my wife and daughter-they
were genuinely in fear of me having a heart attack,
working 20 hours a day, eating fast food.
- Willie Aames

A wife lasts only for the length of the marriage,
but an ex-wife is there for the rest of your life.
- Jim Samuels

My wife and children seem to like me quite a bit,
and as long as that is true, I'm really OK.
- Brian Williams

My wife, my family, my friends - they've all taught
me things about love and what that emotion really means.
In a nutshell, loving someone is about giving,
not receiving.
- Nicholas Sparks

A lady is nothing very specific.
One man's lady is another man's woman;
sometimes,
one man's lady is another man's wife.
Definitions overlap but they almost never coincide.
- Russell Lynes

Originally the film opened with Ryan in the doctor's office,
being told his wife is dying.
Then we see him walking the streets,
and the story is told in flashback.
- Arthur Hiller

As I've explained to my wife many times,
you have to kill your wife or mistress to get on the
front page of the papers.
- Julian Barnes

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

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

I have sons, and they have never said the word hell
in front of me or my wife.
That's the truth.
- Danny Aiello

He that hath wife and children hath given hostages to fortune;
for they are impediments to great enterprises,
either of virtue or mischief.
- Francis Bacon

My wife was a Bond girl, in Diamonds Are Forever,
so I play James Bond in real life every day.
- Robert Wagner


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