Quotes and Sayings about Husband



"My husband's a director, so he understands what I do."
- Sasha Alexander
(Related: Husband)

"When two people marry they become in the eyes of the law one person, and that one person is the husband."
- Shana Alexander
(Related: HusbPeople, Eyes, Law)

"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
(Related: Music, Friend, Husbands, Study, Talk, Wives)

"The relationship between husband and wife should be one of closest friends."
- B. R. Ambedkar
(Related: Wife, HusbFriends)

"The opera is like a husband with a foreign title - expensive to support, hard to understand and therefore a supreme social challenge."
- Cleveland Amory
(Related: HusbChallenge, Opera, Support)

"The real act of marriage takes place in the heart, not in the ballroom or church or synagogue. It's a choice you make - not just on your wedding day, but over and over again - and that choice is reflected in the way you treat your husband or wife."
- Barbara de Angelis
(Related: Marriage, Wedding, Wife, HusbHeart, Church, Act, Choice, Day)

"When my mother left her second husband, she wrote her autobiography and presented it to him for his approval."
- David Antin
(Related: Mother, HusbApproval, Autobiography)

"I was a queen, and you took away my crown; a wife, and you killed my husband; a mother, and you deprived me of my children. My blood alone remains: take it, but do not make me suffer long."
- Marie Antoinette
(Related: Mother, Wife, HusbBlood, Children, Queen)

"I know my limitations, and I don't like politics. I was only involved because of my husband."
- Corazon Aquino
(Related: Politics, Husband, Limitations)

"Children are supposed to help hold a marriage together. They do this in a number of ways. For instance, they demand so much attention that a husband and wife, concentrating on their children, fail to notice each other's faults."
- Richard Armour
(Related: Marriage, Wife, HusbAttention, Children, Faults, Help)

"But, alas! what poor Woman is ever taught that she should have a higher Design than to get her a Husband?"
- Mary Astell
(Related: Design, Husband, Poor, Woman)

"With her high pale brow under her faded brown hair, she was like a rock washed clean by years of her husband's absences at conventions, dinners, committee meetings or simply at the office."
- Louis Auchincloss
(Related: HusbCommittee, Hair, Meetings, Office, Years)

"I feel fully decided that we should all go to Europe together and to work as if an established Partnership for Life consisting of Husband Wife and Children."
- John James Audubon
(Related: Life, Work, Wife, HusbChildren, Europe, Partnership)

"Husbands and wives generally understand when opposition will be vain."
- Jane Austen
(Related: Husbands, Opposition, Will, Wives)

"I don't sit around thinking that I'd like to have another husband; only another man would make me think that way."
- Lauren Bacall
(Related: Husband, Man, Thinking)

"The man as he converses is the lover; silent, he is the husband."
- Honore De Balzac
(Related: Husband, Man)

"The majority of husbands remind me of an orangutan trying to play the violin."
- Honore de Balzac
(Related: Husbands, Majority, Play, Trying)

"Between the daylight gambler and the player at night there is the same difference that lies between a careless husband and the lover swooning under his lady's window."
- Honore De Balzac
(Related: HusbDifference, Lady, Lies, Night)

"A lover always thinks of his mistress first and himself second; with a husband it runs the other way."
- Honore de Balzac
(Related: HusbFirst)

"A husband who submits to his wife's yoke is justly held an object of ridicule. A woman's influence ought to be entirely concealed."
- Honore De Balzac
(Related: Wife, Husband, Influence, Ridicule, Woman)

"A good husband is never the first to go to sleep at night or the last to awake in the morning."
- Honore de Balzac
(Related: HusbFirst, Night, Sleep)

"It is easier to be a lover than a husband for the simple reason that it is more difficult to be witty every day than to say pretty things from time to time."
- Honore de Balzac
(Related: Time, HusbDay, Pretty, Reason, Witty)

"The best way to get most husbands to do something is to suggest that perhaps they're too old to do it."
- Ann Bancroft
(Related: Husbands, Old)

"Vadim was both my teacher and my husband. I placed myself entirely in his hands."
- Brigitte Bardot
(Related: Husband)

"I guess if you're lucky enough not to have to pay your rent, then you or I take much more seriously the kind of work that I do, what it takes for me to leave two teenagers of my own and six stepchildren and a husband and four grandchildren."
- Ellen Barkin
(Related: Work, Husband, Teenagers)

"My husband thinks he's compromising if we have one cook instead of three."
- Ellen Barkin
(Related: Husband)

"Working with my husband, I thought we would be at each other. As close as we are, our styles are so different. But it didn't happen - we were surprised."
- Julia Barr
(Related: HusbThought)

"I know my husband really loves me because he takes me to have ribs. He says I'm the only girl he ever took out who actually ate anything on her plate, as opposed to pushing it around."
- Julia Barr
(Related: Husband)

"My husband and I didn't sign a pre-nuptial agreement. We signed a mutual suicide pact."
- Roseanne Barr
(Related: HusbAgreement, Suicide)

"As a housewife, I feel that if the kids are still alive when my husband gets home from work, then hey, I've done my job."
- Roseanne Barr
(Related: Home, Work, Husband, Housewife, Job, Kids)

"My husband does so many romantic things for me, it's absurd."
- Jennifer Beals
(Related: Husband, Romantic)

"I am excited to rise today to support National Mom and Pop Business Owners Day. This celebration honors the husband and wife business owner teams whose work helps drive the economy and fuel job growth."
- Melissa Bean
(Related: Business, Mom, Work, Wife, HusbGrowth, Day, Economy, Job, Support, Today)

"No jealousy their dawn of love overcast, nor blasted were their wedded days with strife; each season looked delightful as it past, to the fond husband and the faithful wife."
- James Beattie
(Related: Love, Wife, HusbDawn, Jealousy, Past)

"To catch a husband is an art; to hold him is a job."
- Simone de Beauvoir
(Related: Art, Husband, Job)

"I love England though; I've been back a few times and just love it. My favorite thing to do there is going to museums and all the castles. Oh, and my husband and I went mountain biking across England on our honeymoon!"
- Catherine Bell
(Related: Love, HusbBiking, EnglFavorite, Museums)

"I have perfected the art of putting my feet on my husband's lap during awards ceremonies so he can rub them."
- Annette Bening
(Related: Art, HusbAwards, Feet)

"Being a husband is a whole-time job. That is why so many husbands fail. They cannot give their entire attention to it."
- Arnold Bennett
(Related: HusbAttention, Being, Husbands, Job)

"I really take pride in the relationship that I have with my husband."
- Julie Benz
(Related: Husband, Pride)

"I feel like Zsa Zsa Gabor's sixth husband. I know what I'm supposed to do, but I don't know how to make it interesting."
- Milton Berle
(Related: Husband)

"Beauty, n: the power by which a woman charms a lover and terrifies a husband."
- Ambrose Bierce
(Related: Power, Beauty, Husband, Woman)

"I'm very fond of Norfolk. My husband came from there and the kids love it. Devon is beautiful, too."
- Honor Blackman
(Related: Love, Husband, Kids)

"The husband and wife are one, and that one is the husband."
- William Blackstone
(Related: Wife, Husband)

"What does one tell a husband? One tells him nothing."
- Dewitt Bodeen
(Related: Husband, Nothing)

"People shop for a bathing suit with more care than they do a husband or wife. The rules are the same. Look for something you'll feel comfortable wearing. Allow for room to grow."
- Erma Bombeck
(Related: Wife, HusbPeople, Care, Rules)

"A friend never defends a husband who gets his wife an electric skillet for her birthday."
- Erma Bombeck
(Related: Birthday, Wife, HusbFriend)

"For years my wedding ring has done its job. It has led me not into temptation. It has reminded my husband numerous times at parties that it's time to go home. It has been a source of relief to a dinner companion. It has been a status symbol in the maternity ward."
- Erma Bombeck
(Related: Time, Wedding, Home, Husband, Job, Symbol, Temptation, Years)

"A dress that zips up the back will bring a husband and wife together."
- James H. Boren
(Related: Wife, HusbDress, Will)

"Being a father to my family and a husband is to me much more important than what I did in the business."
- Tom Bosley
(Related: Business, Family, Father, HusbBeing)

"My husband and I were very in love, and I had no reason to suspect that his interests lay anywhere else."
- Marion Zimmer Bradley
(Related: Love, Husband, Reason)

"The gun lobby finds waiting periods inconvenient. You have only to ask my husband how inconvenient he finds his wheelchair from time to time."
- Sarah Brady
(Related: Time, Husband, Waiting)

"I was really, because I thought it was extremely excruciating when I watched a tape of it, that my husband taped for me and I never watched it again after that."
- Jo Brand
(Related: HusbThought)

"In a happy marriage it is the wife who provides the climate, the husband the landscape."
- Gerald Brenan
(Related: Marriage, Wife, HusbClimate)

"Mostly I enjoy the restaurants (my husband is a chef), though I wish we had a wider diversity of ethnic food."
- Poppy Z. Brite
(Related: Food, HusbDiversity, Restaurants)

"I've certainly learned a great deal from my husband, though, and could never have written a book like Liquor without him and the people he introduces me to and the stories he brings home."
- Poppy Z. Brite
(Related: Home, HusbPeople, Liquor)

"I know one husband and wife who, whatever the official reasons given to the court for the break up of their marriage, were really divorced because the husband believed that nobody ought to read while he was talking and the wife that nobody ought to talk while she was reading."
- Vera Brittain
(Related: Marriage, Wife, HusbCourt, Reading, Talk, Talking)

"For women who turn to welfare, Big Brother becomes Husband."
- Tammy Bruce
(Related: Women, Brother, Husband, Welfare)

"The bitterest creature under heaven is the wife who discovers that her husband's bravery is only bravado, that his strength is only a uniform, that his power is but a gun in the hands of a fool."
- Pearl S. Buck
(Related: Power, Wife, HusbStrength, Bravery, Fool, Heaven)

"I think when an actress marries she should leave the stage. She cannot be happy if she is married and remains on the stage. She must care more for her art or for her husband."
- Billie Burke
(Related: Art, HusbCare)

"At the end of your life, you will never regret not having passed one more test, not winning one more verdict or not closing one more deal. You will regret time not spent with a husband, a friend, a child, or a parent."
- Barbara Bush
(Related: Time, Life, HusbFriend, Winning, Regret, Will)

"If I'm just at the White House, I have meetings in my office, I sign letters, I plan different things. Late in the afternoon, I'll quit working and wait for my husband to get home."
- Laura Bush
(Related: Home, Husband, Letters, Meetings, Office)

"But you know, it's not easy when your husband runs for president. I mean, it's not easy for me. I'm sure it's not easy for her. There's a lot of scrutiny on families that isn't always wanted."
- Laura Bush
(Related: Husband, President)

"I'm not the one who was elected. I would never do anything to undermine my husband's point of view."
- Laura Bush
(Related: Husband)

"I don't really feel like I have to have a debate with my husband over issues."
- Laura Bush
(Related: HusbDebate)

"I mean, we are facing so many very, very important issues and those are the issues that you heard talked about last night from the Republican convention, and that you'll hear my husband talk about. And those are the really important issues facing our country right now."
- Laura Bush
(Related: HusbCountry, Night, Now, Republican, Right, Talk)

"I mean, the part you don't like, I mean, that's the only part. That's the part no one likes, and that is the criticisms, and the unfair criticisms, I might add, of my husband. But that's also just a fact of life in politics."
- Laura Bush
(Related: Life, Politics, HusbFact)

"I would never do anything to undermine my husband's point of view."
- Laura Bush
(Related: Husband)

"I also know that there are a lot of people around the United States who want my husband to win and who are for him and who support our troops in Iraq and Afghanistan. And I feel good about those people, too."
- Laura Bush
(Related: HusbPeople, Afghanistan, Iraq, states, Support, Troops, United, Want)

"Wives in their husbands' absences grow subtler, And daughters sometimes run off with the butler."
- George Byron
(Related: Daughters, Husbands, Wives)

"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
(Related: People, Children, Husbands, Parents, Wives)

"Like all New York hotel lady cashiers she had red hair and had been disappointed in her first husband."
- Al Capp
(Related: HusbFirst, Lady, Hair)

"It is long since I could have adventured on eternity, through God's mercy and Christ's merits; but death remained somewhat terrible, and that now is taken away; and now death is no more to me, but to cast myself into my husband's arms, and to lie down with Him."
- Donald Cargill
(Related: Death, Lie, God, HusbChrist, Eternity, Mercy, Now)

"A woman asking "Am I good? Am I satisfied?" is extremely selfish. The less women fuss about themselves, the less they talk to other women, the more they try to please their husbands, the happier the marriage is going to be."
- Barbara Cartland
(Related: Marriage, Women, Husbands, Talk, Woman)

"I don't use the voice of Bart when I'm making love to my husband, but Marge's voice turns him on a little."
- Nancy Cartwright
(Related: Love, Husband, Voice)

"I stayed in submission to my husband, and he allowed me to do anything I wanted to. I felt like I was lucky to have that kind of romance."
- June Carter Cash
(Related: Romance, Husband)

"When a man and a woman have an overwhelming passion for each other, it seems to me, in spite of such obstacles dividing them as parents or husband, that they belong to each other in the name of Nature, and are lovers by Divine right, in spite of human convention or the laws."
- Nicolas de Chamfort
(Related: Nature, Husband, Laws, Lovers, Man, Name, Obstacles, Parents, Passion, Right, Woman)

"A good wife is one who serves her husband in the morning like a mother does, loves him in the day like a sister does and pleases him like a prostitute in the night."
- Chanakya
(Related: Mother, Sister, Wife, HusbDay, Night)

"Women desire six things: They want their husbands to be brave, wise, rich, generous, obedient to wife, and lively in bed."
- Geoffrey Chaucer
(Related: Women, Wife, Bed, Desire, Husbands, Want)

"I promise to be an excellent husband, but give me a wife who, like the moon, will not appear every day in my sky."
- Anton Chekhov
(Related: Wife, HusbDay, Moon, Promise, Sky, Will)

"I'm still friends with all my exes, apart from my husbands."
- Cher
(Related: Friends, Husbands)

"Husbands are like fires - they go out when they're left unattended."
- Cher
(Related: Husbands)

"Donald, my husband, considers himself a feminist."
- Judy Chicago
(Related: Husband)

"An archaeologist is the best husband a woman can have. The older she gets the more interested he is in her."
- Agatha Christie
(Related: Husband, Woman)

"Well, honestly, both my husband and I tend to ignore the tabloids. We see them every once in awhile or it comes to our attention that we are in a tabloid for one reason or another. But it's always false."
- Connie Chung
(Related: HusbAttention, Reason)

"The faults of husbands are often caused by the excess virtues of their wives."
- Sidonie Gabrielle Colette
(Related: Excess, Faults, Husbands, Wives)

"The husbands, who sometimes have another family who's grown, are going, Now I can spend time with my baby. Oh yeah, I bet your other family is really thrilled."
- Jackie Collins
(Related: Family, Time, Baby, Husbands, Now)

"I've never yet met a man who could look after me. I don't need a husband. What I need is a wife."
- Joan Collins
(Related: Wife, Husband, Man)

"The powerful men in my life have always believed in me: my husband, my son."
- Judy Collins
(Related: Life, Men, HusbSon)

"My marriage to my husband, Bart Conner in 1996 is my proudest personal moment."
- Nadia Comaneci
(Related: Marriage, Husband)

"I printed a list of Irish names from the Internet and my husband, Dave, saw Finley on the list. I really liked it but didn't want to scare Dave off with my enthusiasm. So I used a little reverse psychology and let him think it was his idea."
- Holly Marie Combs
(Related: HusbIdea, Enthusiasm, Internet, Irish, Names, Psychology, Want)

"To stop smoking was actually really easy because I had already started to cut down. My husband is asthmatic, and he just can't for the life of him imagine why anybody would put smoke in their mouth, so he really helped me to start cutting down."
- Holly Marie Combs
(Related: Life, Husband, Smoking)

"My friends in the Congress, I have known Coretta King since I went south during the civil rights movement as a lawyer. She was a vibrant, consistent, totally dedicated partner with her husband."
- John Conyers
(Related: HusbCivil rights, Congress, Friends)

"I never married because there was no need. I have three pets at home which answer the same purpose as a husband. I have a dog which growls every morning, a parrot which swears all afternoon, and a cat that comes home late at night."
- Marie Corelli
(Related: Home, HusbPurpose, Night, Pets)

"A true king is neither husband nor father; he considers his throne and nothing else."
- Pierre Corneille
(Related: Father, Husband, Nothing)

"I would like not only to have a successful band, but I want to have children, a home, and a husband. Two or three. Children, not husbands!!!"
- Caroline Corr
(Related: Home, HusbSuccessful, Children, Want)

"A husband is what's left of a sweetheart after the nerve has been killed."
- Lou Costello
(Related: Husband)

"I really think about the times that I've been through with my husband and all the stuff that we've been through together, and I think to those moments for inspiration for the role."
- Deborah Cox
(Related: HusbInspiration, Moments)

"Watching your husband become a father is really sexy and wonderful."
- Cindy Crawford
(Related: Father, Husband)

"We often don't think of them, we think of the great wars and the great battles, but what about losing a son or a daughter, or a girl losing her husband or vice versa? I think of the people who never got the chance to have the opportunities I had."
- Tony Curtis
(Related: HusbSon, Daughter, People, Chance, Losing, Vice)

"I sent my flowers across the hall to Mrs Nixon but her husband remembered what a Democrat I am and sent them back."
- Bette Davis
(Related: HusbFlowers, Nixon)

"The calmest husbands make the stormiest wives."
- Thomas Dekker
(Related: Husbands, Wives)

"My husband was actually very keen that I would become a Bond girl."
- Judi Dench
(Related: Husband)

"I was never a dangerous woman. I'm not the prissy blonde woman that could take your husband away."
- Catherine Deneuve
(Related: Husband, Woman)

"Women must not shout back when their husbands come home and shout at them for any reason."
- Indra Devi
(Related: Home, Women, Husbands, Reason)

"Tell your husbands any bad news when everything is calm, not just as they come through the door."
- Indra Devi
(Related: Husbands, News)

"The road to success is filled with women pushing their husbands along."
- Thomas R. Dewar
(Related: Success, Women, Husbands, Road)

"No wife can endure a gambling husband; unless he is a steady winner."
- Thomas R. Dewar
(Related: Wife, Husband, Gambling)

"My husband, Jim, converted to Judaism just before our wedding."
- Anita Diament
(Related: Wedding, Husband, Judaism)

"I've been asked to say a couple of words about my husband, Fang. How about short and cheap?"
- Phyllis Diller
(Related: Husband, Words)

"My observation is that women are merely waiting for their husbands to assume leadership."
- James Dobson
(Related: Leadership, Women, Husbands, Observation, Waiting)

"I just had that conversation this morning with my doctor. I just got back from the hospital a half-hour ago, and nothing will make me happier than to replicate the DNA of my amazing husband. I'm optimistic."
- Karen Duffy
(Related: HusbConversation, Nothing, Will)

"My husband is a fall-away Catholic, but with a vengeance. He's actually more of a feminist than I am."
- Olympia Dukakis
(Related: Husband, Vengeance)

"I never did quite fit the glamour mode. It is life with my husband and family that is my high now."
- Patty Duke
(Related: Family, Life, Husband, Glamour, Now)

"Without my husband's costumes I wouldn't have known how to accomplish what I saw in my own mind's eyes for choreography. And then seeing our choreography and knowing the background of it I am sure helped my husband a great deal with what he designed for us."
- Katherine Dunham
(Related: HusbEyes, Mind)

"I am happy to know that my husband regards me as a woman and a person."
- Katherine Dunham
(Related: Husband, Woman)

"Sometimes I have given my husband a manuscript to read that has turned out to have fantastic rave reviews and he'll tell me it is no good. Well, if I didn't know him as well as I know him I would be terribly depressed."
- Katherine Dunham
(Related: Husband)

"The only good husbands stay bachelors: They're too considerate to get married."
- Finley Peter Dunne
(Related: Husbands)

"Personally, I can't see why it would be any less romantic to find a husband in a nice four-color catalogue than in the average downtown bar at happy hour."
- Barbara Ehrenreich
(Related: Husband, Romantic)

"I should like to know what is the proper function of women, if it is not to make reasons for husbands to stay at home, and still stronger reasons for bachelors to go out."
- George Eliot
(Related: Home, Women, Bachelors, Husbands)

"I do not want a husband who honours me as a queen, if he does not love me as a woman."
- Elizabeth I
(Related: Love, Husband, Queen, Want, Woman)

"You don't get a chance to take a breath but when you do, you have some really good comedy moments that ease up on the tension that the movie is centered around which is Kim being kidnapped and her son and husband being kidnapped and the jeopardy that they're in."
- David R. Ellis
(Related: HusbSon, Being, Chance, Comedy, Jeopardy, Moments, Tension)

"The husband - by primitive instinct partly, certainly by ancient tradition - regards himself as the active partner in matters of love and his own pleasure as legitimately the prime motive for activity."
- Havelock Ellis
(Related: Love, Husband, Instinct, Motive, Pleasure, Tradition)

"The average husband enjoys the total effect of his home but is usually unable to contribute any of the details of work and organisation that make it enjoyable."
- Havelock Ellis
(Related: Home, Work, HusbEffect)

"The first book I wrote was The Bride Price which was a romantic book, but my husband burnt the book when he saw it. I was the typical African woman, I'd done this privately, I wanted him to look at it, approve it and he said he wouldn't read it."
- Buchi Emecheta
(Related: HusbAfrican, First, Romantic, Woman)

"A husband is like a fire - he goes out when unattended."
- Evan Esar
(Related: HusbFire)

"It's not beauty but fine qualities, my girl, that keep a husband."
- Euripides
(Related: Beauty, Husband)

"If there's no inner peace, people can't give it to you. The husband can't give it to you. Your children can't give it to you. You have to give it to you."
- Linda Evans
(Related: Peace, HusbPeople, Children)

"I never saved my money. Whenever I worked in the past, I would spend it on my family or my husbands."
- Linda Evans
(Related: Family, Money, Husbands, Past)

"Is it right to shoot the poor prostitute or a woman who is unfaithful to her husband, or a man who loves another man?"
- Oriana Fallaci
(Related: Husband, Man, Poor, Right, Woman)

"When you have a godly husband, a godly wife, children who respect their parents and who are loved by their parents, who provide for those children their physical and spiritual and material needs, lovingly, you have the idea unit."
- Jerry Falwell
(Related: Wife, HusbIdea, Children, Needs, Parents, Respect, Spiritual)

"What are my sources of strength? My husband and my three kids, my health-care team, and my religion."
- Geraldine Ferraro
(Related: Religion, HusbHealth, Strength, Kids)

"Yeah, it's tough being smart and sexy, too. I have to say, I'm really not that attractive. Until I met my husband, I could not get a date. I promise you it's true. My husband Jeff Richmond saw a diamond in the rough and took me in."
- Tina Fey
(Related: HusbBeing, Promise)

"Show me a great actor and I'll show you a lousy husband. Show me a great actress, and you've seen the devil."
- W. C. Fields
(Related: HusbActor, Devil)

"You come on as a guest. You don't get the girl anymore. But that is our lives. You start off as the boyfriend, then you are the lover, then you are the husband, then you are the father, and then you are the grandfather."
- Albert Finney
(Related: Father, HusbBoyfriend, Guest)

"Chazz Palminteri is just the ultimate screen husband."
- Linda Fiorentino
(Related: Husband)

"A good husband makes a good wife."
- John Florio
(Related: Wife, Husband)

"I have a friend that has five kids and she went through a trial separation with her husband, and she didn't have time to be upset. Every now and then, she'd call me on the cell phone and just cry."
- Faith Ford
(Related: Time, HusbFriend, Kids, Now, Separation)

"I have had five phenomenal children, a great husband and, even though we are separated, we are good friends."
- Maureen Forrester
(Related: HusbChildren, Friends)

"We are all like Scheherazade's husband, in that we want to know what happens next."
- E. M. Forster
(Related: Husband, Want)

"The woman who can't influence her husband to vote the way she wants ought to be ashamed of herself."
- E. M. Forster
(Related: Husband, Influence, Vote, Woman)

"When I talk about my husband, I feel as if people roll their eyes. It's like when you're 16 and order a martini, and the waiter says, 'Do you think I'm stupid?'. They can't grasp that I'm old enough to be married."
- Megan Fox
(Related: HusbPeople, Eyes, Old, Order, Talk)

"It is better for a woman to compete impersonally in society, as men do, than to compete for dominance in her own home with her husband, compete with her neighbors for empty status, and so smother her son that he cannot compete at all."
- Betty Friedan
(Related: Home, Men, Society, HusbSon, Neighbors, Woman)

"Just don't go to a place where everything is too expensive... it'll put your husband in a bad mood."
- Diane von Furstenberg
(Related: Husband)

"Many men hoard for the future husbands of their wives."
- Solomon Ibn Gabirol
(Related: Men, Future, Husbands, Wives)

"My first husband, yes, I eloped with him from Hungary against my mother's wishes."
- Eva Gabor
(Related: Mother, HusbFirst, Wishes)

"Husbands are like fires - they go out when unattended."
- Zsa Zsa Gabor
(Related: Husbands)

"How many husbands have I had? You mean apart from my own?"
- Zsa Zsa Gabor
(Related: Husbands)

"I suffered, I really suffered, with all three of my husbands. And I tried damn hard with all three, starting each marriage certain that it was going to last until the end of my life. Yet none of them lasted more than a year or two."
- Ava Gardner
(Related: Marriage, Life, End, Husbands)

"But I now think what I was doing, in a completely unconscious way, was getting off the turf where my husband and I might be rivals. We were both working in fiction... so I look back and I see that I consciously vacated the contested ground."
- Helen Garner
(Related: HusbFiction, Now, Unconscious)

"They see a work ethic in both of us. But, they also see that my husband is more in control of his future, and I am more reliant on other sources for my career."
- Jami Gertz
(Related: Work, HusbControl, Career, Future, Work ethic)

"I have three sons, a husband, parents, and I'll fight and get angry, but what is very important that I have found as I've matured, is that I have to move on."
- Jami Gertz
(Related: HusbFight, Parents, Sons)

"Faithful women are all alike, they think only of their fidelity, never of their husbands."
- Jean Giraudoux
(Related: Women, Fidelity, Husbands)

"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
(Related: American, Husbands, Wives, World)

"Our family has gone through a very difficult time. My husband and I have taken the brunt of it. I've never known what it truly felt like to be so sad and desperate inside."
- Tracey Gold
(Related: Family, Time, Husband)

"All that a husband or wife really wants is to be pitied a little, praised a little, and appreciated a little."
- Oliver Goldsmith
(Related: Wife, Husband)

"Just this week, my husband proposed a plan for schools and libraries to develop their own plans to keep children from finding indecent material on the Internet as an alternative to a Congressional proposal that would require a federally mandated solution."
- Tipper Gore
(Related: HusbChildren, Internet, Libraries, Schools, Solution)

"I've never written about my husband, Steve, or any of my children because I know them all too well. I see them in all their complexities which makes them impossible to render on the printed page."
- Sue Grafton
(Related: HusbChildren)

"I'm just a husband waltzing in the background."
- Bruce Greenwood
(Related: Husband)

"The house wife is an unpaid employee in her husband's house in return for the security of being a permanent employee."
- Germaine Greer
(Related: Wife, HusbBeing, Security)

"Every night, whisper "peace" in your husband's ear."
- Andrei A. Gromyko
(Related: Husband, Night, Whisper)

"Listen to the lyrics - we're singing about everyday life: rich people trying to keep money, poor people tying to get it, and everyone having trouble with their husband or wife!"
- Buddy Guy
(Related: Money, HusbPeople, Poor, Singing, Trouble, Trying)

"My husband used to take care of the business part of this, and after he died I found I wasn't really any good at it. I hate remembering who owes me what and bugging them if they haven't paid me."
- Jane Haddam
(Related: Business, HusbCare, Hate)

"I think there's something degrading about having a husband for a rival. It's humiliating if you fail and commonplace if you succeed."
- Christopher Hampton
(Related: Husband, Succeed)

"But I have to be careful not to let the world dazzle me so much that I forget that I'm a husband and a father."
- Herbie Hancock
(Related: Father, HusbForget, World)

"I have only one real hobby - my husband."
- Florence Harding
(Related: Husband)

"I wish that my husband's friends had left him where he is, happy and contented in retirement."
- Anna Harrison
(Related: HusbFriends, Retirement)

"Some people are cool with the fact that their bodies bear witness to this great thing they produced, their children, and I understand that. But on a personal level, it makes me feel better that my breasts are not down to my knees when I'm undressed in front of my husband."
- Patricia Heaton
(Related: HusbPeople, Children, Fact)

"Before we had the kids, my husband and I were traveling a lot and working and really enjoying our lives and each other. We both love the theater and books and travel and so we were really having a lot of fun."
- Patricia Heaton
(Related: Love, Travel, HusbBooks, Fun, Kids, Theater, Traveling)

"And I find it very easy to memorize the scripts, which are so close to conversations my husband and I have."
- Patricia Heaton
(Related: Husband)

"Yes, I am seeking a husband. As soon as the right man asks me, I shall say, It is not good for a woman to live alone."
- Anna Held
(Related: Husband, Man, Right, Woman)

"That got me to L.A. and reintroduced me to my future husband."
- Marg Helgenberger
(Related: HusbFuture)

"Cancer came back into my life twice in order for me to understand something, and I guess I still wasn't getting it. And my husband wasn't getting it, either."
- Mariel Hemingway
(Related: Life, HusbCancer, Order)

"I got back into the position of taking care of my husband, which is what I'd learned that I couldn't really do: you can love and make things okay to a certain extent, but you can't fix. I didn't quite learn that until the kayaking incident. It became so clear then."
- Mariel Hemingway
(Related: Love, HusbCare)

"I think what makes our marriage work amid all the glare is that my husband is my best friend. He inspires everything in my life and enables me to do the best that I can. I want to hang out with him more than anyone."
- Faith Hill
(Related: Life, Marriage, Work, HusbFriend, Want)

"If you have this enormous talent, it's got you by the balls, it's a demon. You can't be a family man and a husband and a caring person and be that animal. Dickens wasn't that nice a guy."
- Dustin Hoffman
(Related: Family, HusbTalent, Caring, Man)

"I just thought that I had had my fill for a while and wanted to have a family. My husband was moving to Chicago for his job. And so I went along. And it was a great thing that I did."
- Lauren Holly
(Related: Family, HusbThought, Chicago, Job)

"No, I'm not a drug addict, and neither is my husband. If that were so, you'd get a lot less work out of me. It would show in the performances and in the work."
- Whitney Houston
(Related: Work, Husband)

"The purpose of my life is being a father to my kids and being a husband to my wife."
- Terrence Howard
(Related: Life, Father, Wife, HusbPurpose, Being, Kids)

"Wherever the citizen becomes indifferent to his fellows, so will the husband be to his wife, and the father of a family toward the members of his household."
- Wilhelm von Humboldt
(Related: Family, Father, Wife, Husband, Will)

"Mothers and daughters can stay very connected during teenage years. In the middle of your life, you can become very alone. Even though you're connected deeply to other family members, lovers, husbands, friends."
- Holly Hunter
(Related: Family, Life, Daughters, Friends, Husbands, Lovers, Mothers, Teenage, Years)

"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
(Related: Love, Father, Mother, Brothers, Enemies, Husbands, May, Sisters, Wives)

"My husband believes that he can make a difference. He loves people."
- Jackie Jackson
(Related: HusbPeople, Difference)

"And ladies, build up your husband by being submissive. That's how you will give your children success; you will want your children to be obedient, to be submissive to righteous living."
- Warren Jeffs
(Related: Success, HusbBeing, Children, Ladies, Living, Want, Will)

"My husband was just OK looking. I was in labor and I said to him, 'What if she's ugly? You're ugly.'"
- Beverly Johnson
(Related: Husband, Labor, Ugly)

"The first lady is, and always has been, an unpaid public servant elected by one person, her husband."
- Claudia Johnson
(Related: HusbFirst, Lady, Public)

"The First Lady is an unpaid public servant elected by one person - her husband."
- Lady Bird Johnson
(Related: HusbFirst, Lady, Public)

"I had a patient once who dreamed she kept her husband in the deep freeze except for mating. Lots of men feel that way."
- Robert Johnson
(Related: Men, HusbDeep)

"If she has a good, strong, reliable father image, which is hard to find these days, that will be her image of men, probably for the rest of her life. She'll look for a husband who embodies those qualities."
- Robert Johnson
(Related: Life, Men, Father, Husband, Rest, Will)

"Sometimes I think my husband is so amazing that I don't know why he's with me. I don't know whether I'm good enough. But if I make him happy, then I'm everything I want to be."
- Angelina Jolie
(Related: Husband, Want)

"The only time a wife listens to her husband is when he's asleep."
- Chuck Jones
(Related: Time, Wife, Husband)

"All women should know how to take care of children. Most of them will have a husband some day."
- Franklin P. Jones
(Related: Women, HusbCare, Children, Day, Will)

"That is, the wife must care for what the husband cares for if he is to remain resolute."
- Mother Jones
(Related: Wife, HusbCare)

"I'm fairly in tune with what's private with my husband and with me."
- Star Jones
(Related: Husband)

"Both my husband and I give a lot of ourselves in what we do because that is our public lives; but in my private life, I have an intrinsic right to be left alone."
- Ashley Judd
(Related: Life, Husband, Public, Right)

"Well, I love having kids. But I have the advantage of having a lot of help, a real hands-on husband and small children whom I can easily manipulate."
- Jane Kaczmarek
(Related: Love, HusbChildren, Help, Kids)

"I think the best thing I can do is to be a distraction. A husband lives and breathes his work all day long. If he comes home to more table thumping, how can the poor man ever relax?"
- Jackie Kennedy
(Related: Home, Work, HusbDay, Man, Poor, Relax)

"Even now, my husband Jerry, our son Matthew and I live only five minutes away from my parents home, and my brothers live about ten minutes away. It's been great having such a supportive family."
- Nancy Kerrigan
(Related: Family, Home, HusbSon, Brothers, Now, Parents)

"Whenever I fail as a father or husband... a toy and a diamond always works."
- Shahrukh Khan
(Related: Father, Husband)

"In 1973, a woman could not get a credit card without her husband or father or a male signing off on it."
- Billie Jean King
(Related: Father, HusbCredit, Woman)

"It's funny that until I actually met my husband, I never thought I'd get married."
- Regina King
(Related: Funny, HusbThought)

"Ages of experience have taught humanity that the commitment of a husband and wife to love and to serve one another promotes the welfare of children and the stability of society."
- Jack Kingston
(Related: Experience, Love, Society, Wife, HusbChildren, Commitment, Humanity, Stability, Welfare)

"Then I was lucky I met with my future husband, and I started new life with my husband, and I was happy again. He was a musician. I start to travel with him through Europe also and around the former Soviet Union."
- Olga Korbut
(Related: Life, Travel, HusbEurope, Future)

"I figure when you get married, it doesn't matter how much you earn or how much your husband earns, just as long as everything you do for the house is together, while still reserving some part of yourself to be yourself."
- Marta Kristen
(Related: Husband)

"All of a sudden their husband's dead and maybe a child is dead and they have absolutely nothing - and they're heading through the desert at night."
- Nicholas D. Kristof
(Related: Husband, Night, Nothing)

"I have finally become a husband and I am genuinely enjoying every moment of it."
- Akshay Kumar
(Related: Husband)

"I try to be the best husband I can be, and if people respect that, that's cool. But there's no "perfect husband." We just all try to do the best we can, you know what I mean?"
- Nick Lachey
(Related: HusbPeople, Respect)

"All my six husbands married me for different reasons."
- Hedy Lamarr
(Related: Husbands)

"I must quit marrying men who feel inferior to me. Somewhere there must be a man who could be my husband and not feel inferior."
- Hedy Lamarr
(Related: Men, Husband, Man)

"I don't have any gnawing guilt over contributing to any unhappiness suffered by my husbands. They were as much to blame as I was."
- Hedy Lamarr
(Related: Blame, Guilt, Husbands, Unhappiness)

"The best kind of kinky sex is to have kinky sex with your wife or husband, the person you love."
- Frank Langella
(Related: Love, Sex, Wife, Husband)

"My husband is a general's chauffeur somewhere in France."
- Lillie Langtry
(Related: HusbFrance)

"My first husband and I are still good friends and there is no earthly reason why I should not see him. Larry and I are very much in love."
- Vivien Leigh
(Related: Love, HusbFirst, Friends, Reason)

"A sensible woman should be guided by her head when taking a husband, and by her heart when taking a lover."
- Ninon de Lenclos
(Related: HusbHeart, Woman)

"A sensible woman should be guided by her head when taking a husband, and by her heart when taking a lover."
- Ninon de Lenclos
(Related: HusbHeart, Woman)

"CNN found that Hillary Clinton is the most admired woman in America. Women admire her because she's strong and successful. Men admire her because she allows her husband to cheat and get away with it."
- Jay Leno
(Related: Men, Women, HusbSuccessful, America, Woman)

"A lover may be a shadowy creature, but husbands are made of flesh and blood."
- Amy Levy
(Related: Blood, Husbands, May)

"My judgement is not good when I am on a book tour. I am not thinking about it that much. What happens is I will go back home. I have a 4-year-old and a 1-year-old and a wife who is now taking care of them who is wondering where her husband is."
- Michael Lewis
(Related: Home, Wife, HusbCare, Now, Thinking, Will)

"I know who I am as a person, as a father, and as a husband."
- Brian Littrell
(Related: Father, Husband)

"You can't have a relationship when you're shooting a 14-hour day and your husband is shooting a 14-hour day in the same city. It's a time thing and it's a together thing."
- Eva Longoria
(Related: Time, HusbDay)

"But there were women in the world, and from them each of our heroes had taken to himself a wife. The good ladies were no strangers to the prowess of their husbands. and, strange as it may seem, they presumed a little upon it."
- Augustus Baldwin Longstreet
(Related: Women, Wife, Ladies, Heroes, Husbands, May, Strangers, World)

"Let the wife make the husband glad to come home, and let him make her sorry to see him leave."
- Martin Luther
(Related: Home, Wife, Husband)

"You know, the fashion business is this legendary repository of young girls on their way to getting husbands. I really wanted to work."
- Ali MacGraw
(Related: Business, Work, Fashion, Girls, Husbands)

"The best way to get husbands to do something is to suggest that perhaps they are too old to do it."
- Shirley MacLaine
(Related: Husbands, Old)

"My husband does not like me to give interviews because I say too much. No talk, no trouble."
- Imelda Marcos
(Related: Husband, Talk, Trouble)

"An early-rising man is a good spouse but a bad husband."
- Gabriel Garcia Marquez
(Related: Husband, Man)

"I have a lifetime appointment and I intend to serve it. I expect to die at 110, shot by a jealous husband."
- Thurgood Marshall
(Related: Husband)

"Harpo, she's a lovely person. She deserves a good husband. Marry her before she finds one."
- Harpo Marx
(Related: Husband)

"First and foremost, I would like to start off by saying that just because my husband is an entertainer, that does not mean that our personal business is for everyone's entertainment purposes."
- Kim Mathers
(Related: Business, HusbEntertainment, First, Saying)

"My husband came up to Hot Rocks to check up on me, why is still unknown to me because if I was to cheat on him it wouldn't be in a neighborhood bar where he knows I am."
- Kim Mathers
(Related: Husband)

"I have a great husband, great parents and in-laws, and I have help with a nanny. It's not easy, but there are others who do it every day and don't have a high-profile job as I do."
- Marlee Matlin
(Related: HusbDay, Help, Job, Parents)

"Seeing unhappiness in the marriage of friends, I was content to have chosen music and laughter as a substitute for a husband."
- Elsa Maxwell
(Related: Marriage, Music, HusbContent, Friends, Laughter, Unhappiness)

"I think that my interpretation of Italian was a lot more southern than what my husband cooks. You know, I grew up in Queens and in Brooklyn, and we - really, it's more southern. It's Naples and Sicily. It's heavier. It's over-spiced. And like most Americans, I thought spaghetti and meatballs was genius."
- Debi Mazar
(Related: HusbGenius, Thought, Americans)

"As a matter of fact, I've been to Italy many times before I met my husband, which he can't even imagine that I could possibly know anything about Italian food. But, you know, Italian food's really basic, and there's so many different variations on it that what my husband did is he broke it down for me."
- Debi Mazar
(Related: Food, HusbFact, Italy)

"Sometimes when things get kind of frantic, it helps to call my husband Steve, because I think he's got a real good sense of where everything's gonna be in a few years."
- Christa McAuliffe
(Related: Husband, Sense, Years)

"If anything happened, I think my husband would have to deal with that as the time came."
- Christa McAuliffe
(Related: Time, Husband)

"I've done enough for a while and people get fed up of seeing you, but apart from that, although I'm young, I need a bit of rest. You could say I have become a house husband. It's not a new man thing, it's just largely a boring man who doesn't mind staying in the house thing."
- James McAvoy
(Related: HusbPeople, Man, Mind, Rest)

"With two leftover husbands to account for, my wicked soul has just about shriveled and died."
- Mercedes McCambridge
(Related: Soul, Husbands)

"My husband says it is very good that I have very tiny feet, because they're easier to get in my mouth."
- Colleen McCullough
(Related: HusbFeet)

"Strike an average between what a woman thinks of her husband a month before she marries him and what she thinks of him a year afterward, and you will have the truth about him."
- H. L. Mencken
(Related: HusbTruth, Will, Woman)

"Whenever a husband and wife begin to discuss their marriage they are giving evidence at a coroner's inquest."
- H. L. Mencken
(Related: Marriage, Wife, Husband, Giving)

"Wealth - any income that is at least one hundred dollars more a year than the income of one's wife's sister's husband."
- H. L. Mencken
(Related: Sister, Wife, HusbWealth, Income)

"Husbands never become good; they merely become proficient."
- H. L. Mencken
(Related: Husbands)

"If women believed in their husbands they would be a good deal happier and also a good deal more foolish."
- H. L. Mencken
(Related: Women, Husbands)

"It's about a father and daughter and the daughter's friend and her relationship with her current husband."
- Ismail Merchant
(Related: Father, HusbDaughter, Friend)

"It's always been really important for me to try to maintain a balanced life, professional and personal, and this was absolutely something that my husband and I had hoped for."
- Debra Messing
(Related: Life, Husband)

"I'm very devoted to my husband and we've been together for a very long time."
- Debra Messing
(Related: Time, Husband)

"Court TV. I can't stop watching it. I am absolutely obsessed! If I'm not reading a book or spending time with my husband, my friends or my dog, I am watching Court TV."
- Debra Messing
(Related: Time, HusbCourt, Friends, Reading)

"This is how psychiatry has functioned-as a kind of property arm of the government, who can put you away if your husband doesn't like you."
- Kate Millett
(Related: Government, Husband, Property, Psychiatry)

"My hobbies are cooking and gardening, especially growing orchids. I love soccer, my husband and I support a British team called Chelsea, and I also enjoy tennis. We have 3 cats."
- Juliet Mills
(Related: Love, Gardening, HusbCats, Cooking, Hobbies, Soccer, Support, Tennis)

"We should all aspire in life to do a multitude of things well - to be a great father, to be a good husband, to be a good lover, you know, to try to do things the best you can is very important to me."
- Matthew Modine
(Related: Life, Father, Husband)

"I focused on where she was from of course, her voice and her history, her relationship with God - her religion. This was probably the strongest relationship she has had, really. She never seemed to maintain close relationships with husbands."
- Gretchen Mol
(Related: God, History, Religion, Husbands, Relationships, Voice)

"Ah! how annoying that the law doesn't allow a woman to change husbands just as one does shirts."
- Moliere
(Related: Change, Husbands, Law, Woman)

"Husbands are chiefly good as lovers when they are betraying their wives."
- Marilyn Monroe
(Related: Husbands, Lovers, Wives)

"A good marriage would be between a blind wife and a deaf husband."
- Michel de Montaigne
(Related: Marriage, Wife, HusbBlind)

"I have no wish for a second husband. I had enough of the first. I like to have my own way to lie down mistress, and get up master."
- Susanna Moodie
(Related: HusbLie, First)

"I created the Women's Federation for World Peace in order to restore all that woman originally lost. You American women don't need a man in the position of grandfather, parents, husband, elder or younger brother. You only need the true Adam."
- Sun Myung Moon
(Related: Peace, Women, Brother, HusbAmerican, Man, Order, Parents, Woman, World)

"I'm always amazed when young women who are having babies want their husbands to watch the babies come out. I would never allow anything like that."
- Jeanne Moreau
(Related: Women, Babies, Husbands, Want)

"My landlady, who is only a tailor's widow, reads her Milton; and tells me, that her late husband first fell in love with her on this very account: because she read Milton with such proper emphasis."
- Karl Philipp Moritz
(Related: Love, HusbFirst)

"I left the table where there were important people and had lunch with my husband and a few friends. The reception was organised in my honour, so it was rather amusing."
- Nana Mouskouri
(Related: HusbPeople, Friends)

"My husband is exceedingly busy. For some time the talk of his going had been slack, but just now again there seems to be a move to get him sent to the front!"
- Sarojini Naidu
(Related: Time, Husband, Now, Talk)

"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
(Related: Men, Women, Family, Control, Financial, Care, Husbands, Responsibility, Wives)

"The death of Mrs. Lincoln was a serious loss to her husband and children. Abraham's sister Sarah was only eleven years old, and the tasks and cares of the little household were altogether too heavy for her years and experience."
- John George Nicolay
(Related: Death, Experience, Sister, HusbChildren, Loss, Old, Years)

"I have sacrificed everything in my life that I consider precious to advance the political career of my husband."
- Pat Nixon
(Related: Life, HusbCareer)

"There are two kinds of marriages - where the husband quotes the wife and where the wife quotes the husband."
- Clifford Odets
(Related: Wife, Husband, Quotes)

"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
(Related: Death, Life, Husbands, Reality, Strangers, Wives)

"I think that's going to be an issue: Whether or not voters are going to get more of the same in a Clinton candidacy or whether she really is something unique and has something to offer apart from her husband."
- Barbara Olson
(Related: Husband)

"An easy-going husband is the one indispensable comfort of life."
- Ouida
(Related: Life, HusbComfort)

"My life comes down to three moments: the death of my father, meeting my husband, and the birth of my daughter. Everything I did previous to that just doesn't seem to add up to very much."
- Gwyneth Paltrow
(Related: Death, Life, Father, HusbDaughter, Meeting)

"It has not been an easy cross to bear. It has caused considerable confusion. My husband constantly complained about the awkwardness of being married to a woman whom he called Sister."
- Sister Parish
(Related: Sister, HusbBeing, Confusion, Woman)

"I really haven't been cognitive of gas prices. It wasn't until I filled up my husband's Toyota Prius Hybrid that I had a moment of understanding of how people who drive gas cars feel."
- Alexandra Paul
(Related: HusbPeople, Understanding)

"My husband was a pilot. He flew Elvis when Elvis first started making appearances around the country."
- Minnie Pearl
(Related: HusbCountry, First)

"The doctor must have put my pacemaker in wrong. Every time my husband kisses me, the garage door goes up."
- Minnie Pearl
(Related: Time, Husband, Kisses, Wrong)

"Like all parents, my husband and I just do the best we can, hold our breath and hope we've set aside enough money for our kid's therapy."
- Michelle Pfeiffer
(Related: Money, HusbHope, Parents, Therapy)

"One day it was about getting married that mother talked with me, and I said I was so glad that when you didn't like being married, or got tired of your husband, you could get Unmarried."
- Eleanor Porter
(Related: Mother, HusbBeing, Day)

"When I was in nursery school, the teachers asked me, y'know, 'What does your dad do for a living?' So I said 'He helps women get pregnant!' They called my mom and they were like, 'What exactly does your husband do?'"
- Natalie Portman
(Related: Dad, Mom, Women, Husband, Living, School, Teachers)

"I mean, I had probably an illusion of being the wife that, you know, I wanted to create a home. I wanted to have children. I wanted him to be a husband. It was never going to be that way. It couldn't be that way."
- Priscilla Presley
(Related: Home, Wife, HusbBeing, Children, Illusion)

"We are all trying to balance our careers and children and give as much of ourselves and our time to them. You work and have a husband, and projects, and friends. It is a balancing act."
- Kelly Preston
(Related: Time, Work, HusbAct, Balance, Careers, Children, Friends, Projects, Trying)

"So I delegate a lot and I make my family come first, my husband and our kids."
- Kelly Preston
(Related: Family, HusbFirst, Kids)

"The easiest gift to give my husband is anything to do with airlines and flying."
- Kelly Preston
(Related: HusbFlying)

"I would even go to Washington, which is saying something for me, just to glimpse Jane Q. Public, being sworn in as the first female president of the United States, while her husband holds the Bible and wears a silly pill box hat and matching coat."
- Anna Quindlen
(Related: HusbBible, Being, First, President, Public, Saying, Silly, states, United, Washington)

"When you work on your own life, you are less likely to hyper focus on the imperfections of your husband."
- Martha Quinn
(Related: Work, Life, HusbFocus)

"Last week I did a piece for Style on advice to Laura Bush about how to help her husband. This week it's religion. It just depends on what I find interesting at the moment."
- Sally Quinn
(Related: Religion, HusbAdvice, Help, Style)

"My life really began when I married my husband."
- Nancy Reagan
(Related: Life, Husband)

"I was looking for a husband, but meanwhile to survive, I had to work."
- Helen Reddy
(Related: Work, Husband)

"Profits might also increase, because improvements might take place in agriculture, or in the implements of husbandry, which would augment the produce with the same cost of production."
- David Ricardo
(Related: Agriculture, Production)

"I think God made a woman to be strong and not to be trampled under the feet of men. I've always felt this way because my mother was a very strong woman, without a husband."
- Little Richard
(Related: God, Men, Mother, HusbFeet, Woman)

"They see me as being this Super Mom on TV who also can more than handle a difficult husband, and they assume I'm going to be just full of wisdom as a mother and wife myself."
- Patricia Richardson
(Related: Mom, Wisdom, Mother, Wife, HusbBeing)

"Women who have had no lovers, or having had one, two or three, have not found a husband, have perhaps rather had a miss than a loss, as men go."
- Samuel Richardson
(Related: Men, Women, Husband, Loss, Lovers)

"To what a bad choice is many a worthy woman betrayed, by that false and inconsiderate notion, That a reformed rake makes the best husband!"
- Samuel Richardson
(Related: Choice, Woman)

"There hardly can be a greater difference between any two men, than there too often is, between the same man, a lover and a husband."
- Samuel Richardson
(Related: Men, HusbDifference, Man)

"Handsome husbands often make a wife's heart ache."
- Samuel Richardson
(Related: Wife, Heart, Husbands)

"A husband's mother and his wife had generally better be visitors than inmates."
- Samuel Richardson
(Related: Mother, Wife, Husband)

"Before we make love my husband takes a pain killer."
- Joan Rivers
(Related: Love, Husband, Pain)

"I blame my mother for my poor sex life. All she told me was 'the man goes on top and the woman underneath.' For three years my husband and I slept in bunk beds."
- Joan Rivers
(Related: Life, Sex, Mother, HusbBeds, Blame, Man, Poor, Woman, Years)

"Feminism encourages women to leave their husbands, kill their children, practice witchcraft, destroy capitalism and become lesbians."
- Pat Robertson
(Related: Women, Capitalism, Children, Feminism, Husbands, Practice, Witchcraft)

"Feminism is a socialist, anti-family, political movement that encourages women to leave their husbands, kill their children, practice witchcraft, destroy capitalism and become lesbians."
- Pat Robertson
(Related: Women, Capitalism, Children, Feminism, Husbands, Practice, Witchcraft)

"When a man retires, his wife gets twice the husband but only half the income."
- Chi Chi Rodriguez
(Related: Wife, Husband, Income, Man)

"I used to tell my husband that, if he could make me 'understand' something, it would be clear to all the other people in the country."
- Eleanor Roosevelt
(Related: HusbPeople, Country)

"If any difference should be made by law between husband and wife, reason, justice and humanity, if their voices were heard, would dictate that it should be in her favor."
- Ernestine Rose
(Related: Wife, HusbDifference, Humanity, Justice, Law, Reason)

"Again, I shall be told that the law presumes the husband to be kind, affectionate, and ready to provide for and protect his wife. But what right, I ask, has the law to presume at all on the subject?"
- Ernestine Rose
(Related: Wife, Husband, Law, Right)

"But it will be said that the husband provides for the wife, or in other words, he feeds, clothes and shelters her! I wish I had the power to make every one before me fully realize the degradation contained in that idea."
- Ernestine Rose
(Related: Power, Wife, HusbIdea, Clothes, Will, Words)

"From the cradle to the grave she is subject to the power and control of man. Father, guardian, or husband, one conveys her like some piece of merchandise over to the other."
- Ernestine Rose
(Related: Power, Father, HusbControl, Grave, Man)

"My first book took five years to write and I made $1,000 on it. The second took three years and I made $3,000. All this time I was a housewife being supported by a husband. I was very lucky."
- Judith Rossner
(Related: Time, HusbBeing, First, Housewife, Years)

"Never trust a husband too far, nor a bachelor too near."
- Helen Rowland
(Related: Trust, Husband)

"A husband is what is left of a lover, after the nerve has been extracted."
- Helen Rowland
(Related: Husband)

"After marriage, a woman's sight becomes so keen that she can see right through her husband without looking at him, and a man's so dull that he can look right through his wife without seeing her."
- Helen Rowland
(Related: Marriage, Wife, Husband, Man, Right, Sight, Woman)

"Before I met my husband, I'd never fallen in love. I'd stepped in it a few times."
- Rita Rudner
(Related: Love, Husband)

"My husband gave me a necklace. It's fake. I requested fake. Maybe I'm paranoid, but in this day and age, I don't want something around my neck that's worth more than my head."
- Rita Rudner
(Related: Age, HusbDay, Want, Worth)

"My mother buried three husbands - and two of them were only napping."
- Rita Rudner
(Related: Mother, Husbands)

"My husband and I are either going to buy a dog or have a child. We can't decide whether to ruin our carpet or ruin our lives."
- Rita Rudner
(Related: Husband, Ruin)

"My grandmother was a very tough woman. She buried three husbands and two of them were just napping."
- Rita Rudner
(Related: Husbands, Woman)

"My husband travels a lot with his job, so we have a lot of frequent flyer miles so we can hop on a plane with no notice. That's a nice luxury and he is very supportive."
- Jeri Ryan
(Related: Husband, Job, Luxury)

"My husband is someone who's in the real world. It's a big help that I don't have both feet in Hollywood."
- Jeri Ryan
(Related: HusbFeet, Help, Hollywood, World)

"Jackie Kennedy was magnificent in the days and weeks immediately following her husband's assassination. She was especially wonderful to me."
- Pierre Salinger
(Related: HusbAssassination)

"A husband without faults is a dangerous observer."
- George Savile
(Related: HusbFaults)

"Women didn't want to watch other women on television because they were jealous of their husbands' diverted attention."
- Jessica Savitch
(Related: Women, Attention, Husbands, Television, Want)

"And I came away from that experience, and it was a very difficult experience - I came to understand that you have to practice at being a good father and practice at being a good husband, just as you have to practice at being a good journalist."
- Bob Schieffer
(Related: Experience, Father, HusbBeing, Practice)

"All poets' wives have rotten lives Their husbands look at them like knives."
- Delmore Schwartz
(Related: Husbands, Poets, Wives)

"Women may give lip service to wanting husbands who take on an equal role in raising children, but many will pull rank when an important decision, like how to discipline or what baby sitter to hire, has to be made."
- Pepper Schwartz
(Related: Women, Decision, Discipline, Baby, Children, Husbands, May, Rank, Service, Will)

"What's funny is my husband doesn't have any tattoos at all, so he must be the very conservative one."
- Ashley Scott
(Related: Funny, HusbConservative)

"Two young doctors - one from Harvard and the other from Dartmouth - invited me to go to Mecca in my husband's stead. And that is what helped put me back on track."
- Betty Shabazz
(Related: HusbDoctors)

"Maids want nothing but husbands, and when they have them, they want everything."
- William Shakespeare
(Related: Husbands, Nothing, Want)

"But I had promised my husband never to accept another engagement. It was not a very happy time for me."
- Dinah Sheridan
(Related: Time, Husband)

"Over my desk hangs a poster from The Railway Children that my husband had framed for me. It is so lovely to see the children smiling as they run down the railway track."
- Dinah Sheridan
(Related: HusbChildren)

"If Marilyn is in love with my husband it proves she has good taste, for I am in love with him too."
- Simone Signoret
(Related: Love, Husband, Taste)

"I have the greatest husband. The baby is my main focus right now. We're both so excited. I mean, this is definitely the happiest moment in my life."
- Ashlee Simpson
(Related: Life, HusbBaby, Focus, Now, Right)

"My husband gave up all his work to stay at home with the kids, and we split all the duties at home. I do all the boring stuff - like pay the bills, and he does all the exercising for both of us, which I'm very grateful for... I thank him for it regularly."
- Erika Slezak
(Related: Home, Work, Husband, Kids)

"I'm going to fight until the end. My husband is worth it. He wanted me to have it. He was worth a lot. He was a very, very wealthy man."
- Anna Nicole Smith
(Related: HusbEnd, Fight, Man, Worth)

"I have been alone since my husband died. I stay in my home. I don't date. It's hard to date when you're at home. Nobody knows you."
- Anna Nicole Smith
(Related: Home, Husband)

"Women, you can have it all - a loving man, devoted husband, loving children, a fabulous career."
- Jada Pinkett Smith
(Related: Women, HusbCareer, Children, Man)

"Nobody teaches you to be a father. Nobody teaches you to be a husband. Nobody teaches you how to be a star. You have to learn to work with the tools."
- David Soul
(Related: Work, Father, Husband, Tools)

"A simple enough pleasure, surely, to have breakfast alone with one's husband, but how seldom married people in the midst of life achieve it."
- Anne Spencer
(Related: Life, HusbPeople, Pleasure)

"If you were out of a job and your kid needed diapers and your husband just left you, you would be so confused."
- Barbara Steele
(Related: Husband, Job)

"A little in drink, but at all times your faithful husband."
- Richard Steele
(Related: Husband)

"My priorities are always going to be my husband and my family now. That's a huge, huge thing."
- Gwen Stefani
(Related: Family, Husband, Now, Priorities)

"I don't fight with people - like, I can barely fight with my husband because I'll just start crying instead."
- Gwen Stefani
(Related: HusbPeople, Fight)

"I've really written my books for my husband and our family. They've brought us closer together by allowing us to discuss things that were unspoken for so long."
- Pamela Stephenson
(Related: Family, HusbBooks)

"There was a special challenge in describing the awful childhood of a person who happens to be my own husband. It was very painful at times, for both of us."
- Pamela Stephenson
(Related: HusbChallenge, Childhood)

"But I do believe that a woman's truest place is in a home, with a husband and with children, and with large freedom, pecuniary freedom, personal freedom, and the right to vote."
- Lucy Stone
(Related: Home, HusbChildren, Freedom, Right, Vote, Woman)

"A wife should no more take her husband's name than he should hers. My name is my identity and must not be lost."
- Lucy Stone
(Related: Wife, Husband, Identity, Name)

"If a woman earned a dollar by scrubbing, her husband had a right to take the dollar and go and get drunk with it and beat her afterwards. It was his dollar."
- Lucy Stone
(Related: Husband, Right, Woman)

"The doctor told Phil, my then husband, that my condition was really bad news. They had found an artery tearing and said I could die. They said they could try to patch it up but it could go horribly wrong. It all turned out okay in the end but it was touch and go."
- Sharon Stone
(Related: HusbEnd, News, Wrong)

"It's good to have a manager who shares your interests, or goals. You can presumably trust a husband. I don't know if it's the best way to work. I really shouldn't discuss this."
- Dorothy Stratten
(Related: Trust, Work, Manager, HusbGoals)

"You just have to keep on doing what you do. It's the lesson I get from my husband; he just says, Keep going. Start by starting."
- Meryl Streep
(Related: Husband)

"I've owned more sofas than I've had husbands. Both sag in the end, but I generally fall out of love with the furniture quicker than the men."
- Janet Street-Porter
(Related: Love, Men, End, Husbands)

"An ideal wife is any woman who has an ideal husband."
- Booth Tarkington
(Related: Wife, Husband, Woman)

"I find that balancing my life with my work with the kids at St. Jude, working on books, working on my career as an actor and taking time out for my husband and family help to cushion a lot of the blows."
- Marlo Thomas
(Related: Family, Life, Time, Work, HusbActor, Books, Career, Help, Kids)

"Sophistication might be described as the ability to cope gracefully with a situation involving the presence of a formidable menace to one's poise and prestige (such as the butler, or the man under the bed - but never the husband)."
- James Thurber
(Related: Ability, Bed, Man, Sophistication)

"I think we take it for granted that if you are with your husband after 30 years, then he is the love of your life."
- Sue Townsend
(Related: Life, Love, Husband, Years)

"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
(Related: Money, Work, Husbands)

"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
(Related: Husband, Wives, Woman)

"A husband is very much like a house or a horse."
- Anthony Trollope
(Related: Husband)

"A woman's life is not perfect or whole till she has added herself to a husband. Nor is a man's life perfect or whole till he has added to himself a wife."
- Anthony Trollope
(Related: Life, Wife, Husband, Man, Woman)

"A woman's place in public is to sit beside her husband, be silent, and be sure her hat is on straight."
- Bess Truman
(Related: Husband, Public, Woman)

"My husband says I can do anything I put my mind to, but the truth i, the only thing I want to do is act."
- Kathleen Turner
(Related: HusbTruth, Act, Mind, Want)

"Do you have any idea what it's like when you try and make home porn? My husband and I tried it. We looked like charging hippos. Best to leave it to the pros."
- Aisha Tyler
(Related: Home, HusbIdea)

"Families are great murderers of the creative impulse, particularly husbands."
- Brenda Ueland
(Related: Husbands)

"Well, rather than to give you my impression on Los Angeles, per se, my older sister's husband is and American, therefore I have a pretty good idea of the, perhaps the characteristics of Americans in general."
- Nobuo Uematsu
(Related: Sister, HusbImpression, Idea, American, Americans, Pretty)

"Towards my husband, I often fail to show interest in his affairs and amusements, not rousing myself to respond when I'm tired or concerned with other things, forgetting he is very patient with me."
- Evelyn Underhill
(Related: Husband, Interest)

"I could be such a wonderful wife to another wife's husband."
- Judith Viorst
(Related: Wife, Husband)

"The husband who decides to surprise his wife is often very much surprised himself."
- Voltaire
(Related: Wife, Husband)

"A marriage license should not be viewed as a license for a husband to forcibly rape his wife with impunity."
- Sol Wachtler
(Related: Marriage, Wife, Husband)

"There isn't a wife in the world who has not taken the exact measure of her husband, weighed him and settled him in her own mind, and knows him as well as if she had ordered him after designs and specifications of her own."
- Charles Dudley Warner
(Related: Wife, Husband, Measure, Mind, World)

"The foolish and cruel notion that a wife is to obey her husband has sent more women to the grave than to the courts for a divorce."
- Lemuel K. Washburn
(Related: Women, Wife, HusbDivorce, Grave)

"I cannot help feeling I would have been happier with a husband and chidren of my own."
- Ethel Waters
(Related: HusbFeeling, Help)

"In her whole life Mom never earned more than five or six dollars a week. Being without a husband, it was hard for her to find any place at all for us to live."
- Ethel Waters
(Related: Life, Mom, HusbBeing)

"My husband. He keeps me grounded. If I were in the world on my own, it would all be much more seductive. But I'm in a relationship that has nothing to do with the film world."
- Emily Watson
(Related: HusbFilm, Nothing, World)

"My husband is from Hawaii and his father who was also born in Hawaii was a teenager when Pearl Harbor happened, right before church and he ran up and got on the roof of his grandfather's house and watched the planes go over."
- Sigourney Weaver
(Related: Father, HusbChurch, Right)

"No man wants to feel that he's there because of his woman's biological clock or because he's filling a job opening for husband or significant other."
- George Weinberg
(Related: Husband, Job, Man, Woman)

"I'm not resigning, and I'm going to try very hard to go back to work a better man and a better husband too."
- Anthony Weiner
(Related: Work, Husband, Man)

"I couldn't stand that my husband was being unfaithful. I am Raquel Welch - understand?"
- Raquel Welch
(Related: HusbBeing)

"Personally, I don't like a girlfriend to have a husband. If she'll fool her husband, I figure she'll fool me."
- Orson Welles
(Related: HusbGirlfriend, Fool)

"Women's courage is rather different from men's. The fact that women have to bring up children and look after husbands makes them braver at facing long-term issues, such as illness. Men are more immediately courageous. Lots of people are brave in battle."
- Mary Wesley
(Related: Men, Women, People, Courage, Battle, Children, Fact, Husbands, Illness)

"My first husband would never make up his mind in less than five years, so I used to get him to think that whatever course of action needed to be taken was his idea. Then he'd go right ahead."
- Mary Wesley
(Related: HusbIdea, Action, First, Mind, Right, Years)

"I got to show off in front of my husband, who married me as I was stepping out of the business, so he had no idea that I could strut my stuff on the stage."
- Kim Wilde
(Related: Business, HusbIdea)

"I signed up for the musical Tommy in the West End, where I met my husband."
- Kim Wilde
(Related: HusbEnd)

"Even though I had a lucrative contract with MGM, I had a husband who was drinking and gambling our money away faster than I could make it."
- Esther Williams
(Related: Money, HusbDrinking, Gambling)

"The experience of creating my adventure games was, other than marrying my husband and bringing into the world my two sons, the most fulfilling, wonderful experience I ever had."
- Roberta Williams
(Related: Experience, HusbAdventure, Games, Sons, World)

"But I like to be thought of as a good father and a good husband."
- Treat Williams
(Related: Father, HusbThought)

"Of all the movies I've done in my life, the one where I play a crazy awful psycho woman finds me my husband."
- Bridgette Wilson
(Related: Movies, Life, Husband, Play, Woman)

"It is helpful for a woman artist not to have a husband."
- Jeanette Winterson
(Related: HusbArtist, Woman)

"That said, my kids are at home right now with my husband and I'm missing something important at my daughter's school which makes me feel sick inside. It's a lot of balance and a lot of really hard decision making."
- Reese Witherspoon
(Related: Home, HusbDaughter, Decision, Balance, Kids, Now, Right, School)

"I think women are natural caretakers. They take care of everybody. They take care of their husbands and their kids and their dogs, and don't spend a lot of time just getting back and taking time out."
- Reese Witherspoon
(Related: Time, Women, Care, Dogs, Husbands, Kids)

"The divine right of husbands, like the divine right of kings, may, it is hoped, in this enlightened age, be contested without danger."
- Mary Wollstonecraft
(Related: Age, Danger, Husbands, Kings, May, Right)

"Make women rational creatures, and free citizens, and they will quickly become good wives; - that is, if men do not neglect the duties of husbands and fathers."
- Mary Wollstonecraft
(Related: Men, Women, Fathers, Husbands, Neglect, Will, Wives)

"In a way, my past gives me a little credibility. Not that anybody cares what I did nineteen years ago, but I did have a career, and a legitimate one, before I met my husband."
- Pia Zadora
(Related: HusbCareer, Credibility, Past, Years)

"I'm just not comfortable with that society stuff. I mean, we were just invited to the White House, but my husband won't take me because he knows I don't want to go."
- Pia Zadora
(Related: Society, Husband, Want)

"But there's not enough time in life to go sit at a party, have a drink, and make idle conversation. There's too many important things to do. Just being together with my husband, spending time alone, which I have very little of."
- Pia Zadora
(Related: Life, Time, HusbBeing, Conversation, Party)

"I like to feel sexy. I know my husband thinks I'm sexy. I think he is too. But I don't go out half-naked with 'sex' written across my back."
- Catherine Zeta-Jones
(Related: Husband)

"Yes, I was in love with my husband at first sight and still am. We have the most solid relationship."
- Catherine Zeta-Jones
(Related: Love, HusbFirst, Sight)

"Many marriages would be better if the husband and the wife clearly understood that they are on the same side."
- Zig Ziglar
(Related: Wife, Husband)