Quotes and Sayings about Wife



"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
(Related: Food, Wife, Heart, Daughter, Fear, Day, Eating)

"I prefer the word 'homemaker' because 'housewife' always implies that there may be a wife someplace else."
- Bella Abzug
(Related: Wife, May, Word)

"I was married awfully young and I felt trapped. My wife had been divorced and all the time we were married we were out of the Church. It wasn't until we were divorced that we became good Catholics again."
- Don Adams
(Related: Time, Wife, Church)

"I am a quick study - I can memorize a script in an hour - but I can't remember a name three seconds. I've even forgotten my wife's name on occasion."
- Don Adams
(Related: Wife, Name, Quick, Study)

"He was a dreamer, a thinker, a speculative philosopher... or, as his wife would have it, an idiot."
- Douglas Adams
(Related: Wife)

"A psychiatrist asks a lot of expensive questions your wife asks for nothing."
- Joey Adams
(Related: Wife, Nothing, Questions)

"Therefore I do pray and entreat you in the name of Jesus Christ to do so much as to make my being here in Japan known to my poor wife, in a manner a widow and my two children fatherless; which thing only is my greatest grief of heart and conscience."
- Will Adams
(Related: Wife, Heart, Being, Children, Christ, Conscience, Grief, Name, Poor)

"In the end of five years I made supplication to the king to go out of this land, desiring to see my poor wife and children according to conscience and nature."
- Will Adams
(Related: Nature, Wife, Children, Conscience, End, Land, Poor, Years)

"Johns Hopkins introduced me to two defining events in my life: commitment to biomedical research and meeting my future wife, Mary."
- Peter Agre
(Related: Wife, Commitment, Events, Future, Meeting, Research)

"I have sons, and they have never said the word hell in front of me or my wife. That's the truth."
- Danny Aiello
(Related: Wife, Truth, Hell, Sons, Word)

"Most nights I end up wearing a wife beater T-shirt and boxers."
- Jessica Alba
(Related: Wife, End)

"My toughest fight was with my first wife."
- Muhammad Ali
(Related: Wife, Fight, First)

"In my house I'm the boss, my wife is just the decision maker."
- Woody Allen
(Related: Boss, Wife, Decision)

"I tended to place my wife under a pedestal."
- Woody Allen
(Related: Wife)

"Basically my wife was immature. I'd be at home in the bath and she'd come in and sink my boats."
- Woody Allen
(Related: Home, Wife, Boats)

"I don't have to 'freedom-kiss' my wife when what I really want to do is French-kiss her."
- Woody Allen
(Related: Wife, Want)

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

"My wife and I have always trusted each other, and I have to thank her strength."
- Anthony Anderson
(Related: Wife, Strength)

"That was fun to play. There were some nice special effects coupled with some really nice moments with child and wife. I also was able to age to about 100 years in 'Brief Candle.'"
- Richard Dean Anderson
(Related: Age, Wife, Fun, Moments, Play, Years)

"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)

"Roman's wife Sharon Tate had been murdered by Charles Manson the year before, but Roman had been through so much leaving the Warsaw ghetto that he was very strong and private."
- Francesca Annis
(Related: Wife)

"Be quiet, or my wife will take away your first born and make him or her work in one of her sweatshops!"
- Marc Anthony
(Related: Work, Wife, First, Quiet, Will)

"Have a working spouse, because you won't earn a living from writing - not at first, if ever. My wife worked for years to support us."
- Piers Anthony
(Related: Wife, First, Living, Support, Writing, Years)

"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)

"We just bought a new house, so my wife's been doing all the moving and other stuff, so I would like to go home and just sit and enjoy all that for a couple months before I gotta start playing again."
- Tom Araya
(Related: Home, Wife, Months)

"This is a big deal. My wife and I sat in our home and we watched those young men get slaughtered on the streets of Mogadishu in the absence of a plan. It broke our heart."
- Dick Armey
(Related: Home, Men, Wife, Heart, Absence)

"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)

"Middle -age is the time of life, that a man first notices - in his wife."
- Richard Armour
(Related: Time, Life, Wife, First, Man)

"Although I enjoyed writing Film Music it was always a means to an end, in that it enabled me to keep a wife and family and write my classical music, which has always been my passion."
- Malcolm Arnold
(Related: Family, Music, Wife, End, Film, Passion, Writing)

"How can a Man respect his Wife when he has a contemptible Opinion of her and her Sex?"
- Mary Astell
(Related: Sex, Wife, Man, Opinion, Respect)

"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)

"Passion is the evil in adultery. If a man has no opportunity of living with another man's wife, but if it is obvious for some reason that he would like to do so, and would do so if he could, he is no less guilty than if he was caught in the act."
- Saint Augustine
(Related: Wife, Opportunity, Act, Adultery, Evil, Living, Man, Obvious, Passion, Reason)

"It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife."
- Jane Austen
(Related: Wife, Truth, Fortune, Man, Possession, Want)

"Many a man owes his success to his first wife and his second wife to his success."
- Jim Backus
(Related: Success, Wife, First, Man)

"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
(Related: Wife, Virtue, Children, Fortune)

"A man's mother is his misfortune, but his wife is his fault."
- Walter Bagehot
(Related: Mother, Wife, Fault, Man, Misfortune)

"Every man who is high up loves to think that he has done it all himself; and the wife smiles, and lets it go at that."
- David Bailey
(Related: Wife, Man, Smiles)

"In everyday life, my wife is the most wonderful. We're in love with each other beyond belief."
- Christian Bale
(Related: Love, Life, Wife, Belief)

"A young bride is like a plucked flower; but a guilty wife is like a flower that had been walked over."
- Honore de Balzac
(Related: Wife)

"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)

"I'm a nice, happily married wife and mom and I live in Connecticut."
- Christine Baranski
(Related: Mom, Wife)

"I'd much rather be famous for being a fabulous bitch than being, She does that nice wife really well."
- Christine Baranski
(Related: Wife, Being, Famous)

"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
(Related: Wife)

"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)

"Every man who is high up likes to think he has done it all himself; and the wife smiles, and lets it go at that. It's our only joke. Every woman knows that."
- J. M. Barrie
(Related: Wife, Man, Smiles, Woman)

"Every man who is high up likes to think that he has done it all himself, and the wife smiles and lets it go at that."
- James M. Barrie
(Related: Wife, Man, Smiles)

"My wife was too beautiful for words, but not for arguments."
- John Barrymore
(Related: Wife, Arguments, Words)

"My wife is the kind of girl who will not go anywhere without her mother, and her mother will go anywhere."
- John Barrymore
(Related: Mother, Wife, Will)

"I am thinking of taking a fifth wife. Why not? Solomon had a thousand wives and he is a synonym for wisdom."
- John Barrymore
(Related: Wisdom, Wife, Thinking, Wives)

"A sweetheart is a bottle of wine, a wife is a wine bottle."
- Charles Baudelaire
(Related: Wife, Wine)

"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)

"My notion of a wife at 40 is that a man should be able to change her, like a bank note, for two 20s."
- Warren Beatty
(Related: Change, Wife, Man)

"It helps to be able to be alone. 'Cuz writing is done alone, unless you collaborate, but I don't do that. Ask my ex-wife."
- Dirk Benedict
(Related: Writing)

"My wife Mary and I have been married for forty-seven years and not once have we had an argument serious enough to consider divorce; murder, yes, but divorce, never."
- Jack Benny
(Related: Wife, Argument, Divorce, Murder, Years)

"I walked out of the show business in 1968 because I thought that would be good for the family. It took me some time to decide but I wanted to spend more time with my wife and two daughters who were always beside me. I wanted to do everything I could for them."
- Pete Best
(Related: Business, Time, Family, Wife, Thought, Daughters)

"My wife was delighted with the home I had given her amid the prairies of the far west."
- Buffalo Bill
(Related: Home, Wife)

"I have three kids and a wife, and any moments that aren't dedicated to working on this film in some way, or family, are immediately reserved for sleep."
- Brad Bird
(Related: Family, Wife, Film, Kids, Moments, Sleep)

"I had pretty much raised my kids and my first wife and I were divorced, so I began, in earnest, to start my musical career again. Going for the big record deal and all of that."
- Jimmy Carl Black
(Related: Wife, Career, First, Kids, Pretty)

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

"Once his wife goes to sleep it takes a minor nuclear explosion to wake her."
- Tony Blair
(Related: Wife, Sleep)

"You only require two things in life: your sanity and your wife."
- Tony Blair
(Related: Wife, Sanity)

"The majority of information I gave police was about my wife and her family, which is what they wanted."
- Robert Blake
(Related: Family, Wife, Information, Majority, Police)

"What is a wife and what is a harlot? What is a church and what is a theatre? are they two and not one? Can they exist separate? Are not religion and politics the same thing? Brotherhood is religion. O demonstrations of reason dividing families in cruelty and pride!"
- William Blake
(Related: Politics, Religion, Wife, Church, Brotherhood, Cruelty, Reason, Theatre)

"What is the price of experience? Do men buy it for a song? Or wisdom for a dance in the street? No, it is bought with the price of all the man hath, his house, his wife, his children."
- William Blake
(Related: Men, Wisdom, Wife, Dance, Experience, Children, Man, Song)

"It was not easy with a newborn, asking your wife to give up the family home and your security."
- Heston Blumenthal
(Related: Family, Home, Wife, Security)

"I keep working mainly because my wife and I spend most of our time touring the country doing our own plays."
- Joseph Bologna
(Related: Time, Wife, Country)

"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)

"The last time I spoke with Robert was back in May. When his wife was murdered, I talked to several radio stations in defense of him because I know how Bobby Blake really is, and as far as I'm concerned, there's no murder in his heart."
- Tommy Bond
(Related: Time, Wife, Heart, Defense, May, Murder)

"A woman must combine the role of mother, wife and politician."
- Emma Bonino
(Related: Mother, Wife, Woman)

"All you need for happiness is a good gun, a good horse, and a good wife."
- Daniel Boone
(Related: Happiness, Wife)

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

"He was happily married - but his wife wasn't."
- Victor Borge
(Related: Wife)

"My wife says that my tombstone will read, 'Here lies Mr.C, who used to be Mr.B.' So I think that's probably what I'll be remembered for."
- Tom Bosley
(Related: Wife, Lies, Will)

"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
(Related: Men, Wife, Knowledge, Pity, Wives)

"Not too many people can afford for the wife to stay home and raise the kids."
- Eric Braeden
(Related: Home, Wife, People, Kids)

"I board with a poor Scotchman: his wife can talk scarce any English."
- David Brainerd
(Related: Wife, English, Poor, Talk)

"I find myself enjoying a deeper love than I ever imagined was possible in the form of my daughter and certainly in the union with my wife. It makes everything else, including work, which is one of the things I'm most passionate about, pale by comparison."
- Benjamin Bratt
(Related: Love, Work, Wife, Daughter)

"I remember driving home one evening while they were reviewing the papers on the radio. One of the articles was about me separating from my wife. It's a weird thing to listen to a news report about the break-up of your marriage."
- Rory Bremner
(Related: Home, Marriage, Wife, Driving, Evening, News)

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

"One of the wonderful things about this glorious holiday trip I'm on is that I'm in public with people. It hasn't been inclined... I don't know - something to do with the death of my wife. It's inclined to make me isolated."
- Jeremy Brett
(Related: Death, Wife, People, Holiday, Public)

"My m.o. as far as choosing projects is I really try not to work. I try to not do the scripts that are offered me. I'm in this wonderful position to be able to do that. The reason I do that is because I know what it takes once I engage, what that means for me personally and for my wife."
- Jeff Bridges
(Related: Work, Wife, Projects, Reason)

"I can't be a wife. I'm not that sort of person. Wives have to compromise all the time."
- Sarah Brightman
(Related: Time, Wife, Compromise, Wives)

"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)

"Meek wifehood is no part of my profession; I am your friend, but never your possession."
- Vera Brittain
(Related: Friend, Possession, Profession)

"I don't have friends, I have thousands of acquaintances. No friends. I figured I had a wife and children."
- Charles Bronson
(Related: Wife, Children, Friends)

"I got a wife who likes expensive things, so she takes all the cash."
- James Brown
(Related: Wife)

"My wife and I came to Canada for the 1994 Commonwealth Games and we really liked the B.C. lifestyle and environment. The following year we applied to become permanent residents. We moved here in 1996 after the Atlanta Olympics."
- Jonathan Brown
(Related: Wife, Canada, Environment, Games)

"My wife is one of the best wimin on this Continent, altho' she isn't always gentle as a lamb with mint sauce."
- Charles Farrar Browne
(Related: Wife)

"I have already given two cousins to the war and I stand ready to sacrifice my wife's brother."
- Charles Farrar Browne
(Related: War, Brother, Sacrifice, Wife)

"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 would be married, but I'd have no wife, I would be married to a single life."
- Charles Bukowski
(Related: Life, Wife)

"If you have your wife, and you are proud of something she's done, wouldn't you go and support her in something? That is what I was trying to do."
- Gisele Bundchen
(Related: Wife, Support, Trying)

"I had one of the best days of my life. I spent the afternoon with my two kids and my ex-wife at Serendipity. Then I came to the theater, and you know, I think I did the play the best I've ever done it."
- Gabriel Byrne
(Related: Life, Kids, Play, Theater)

"The fact is that my wife if she had common sense would have more power over me than any other whatsoever, for my heart always alights upon the nearest perch."
- George Byron
(Related: Power, Wife, Heart, Common sense, Fact)

"Caesar's wife must be above suspicion."
- Julius Caesar
(Related: Wife, Suspicion)

"There's quite a lot of bad stuff written about me. My wife even says a lot of bad stuff about me. But she is wonderful."
- Michael Caine
(Related: Wife)

"My mother was a housewife but she was also an artist. My father was an electrical engineer."
- James Cameron
(Related: Mother, Father, Artist, Housewife)

"I am glad to go with my wife and baby boy."
- Alex Campbell
(Related: Wife, Baby)

"I do not regard it as wrong to take my life, because I simply change my place of residence and go where my wife and baby are."
- Alex Campbell
(Related: Change, Life, Wife, Baby, Wrong)

"I go gladly to my wife and boy, and I leave this world at peace with every one in it and at peace with God."
- Alex Campbell
(Related: Peace, Wife, God, World)

"My friends all regarded me as a man of unsound mind because I held the view that my wife was with me in spirit always. I have lived with her spirit guiding me every day and she is with me now as I write this letter, and helps me to do as I am now doing."
- Alex Campbell
(Related: Wife, Day, Friends, Man, Mind, Now, Spirit)

"The reason why I take my life is because I want to go to my wife and boy. My usefulness in this world is at an end. I can not be satisfied in any business and can not be without their companionship."
- Alex Campbell
(Related: Business, Life, Wife, Companionship, End, Reason, Usefulness, Want, World)

"Talking to my wife, we stare at each other, saying, 'How is this happening? Why is this happening? Why now?' It's nothing I ever aspired to."
- Steve Carell
(Related: Wife, Nothing, Now, Saying, Talking)

"I find you write with one person in mind. Usually for me that one person is my wife, because she's my most severe critic and understands best what I'm trying to do."
- Jonathan Carroll
(Related: Wife, Mind, Trying)

"I don't think my wife likes me very much, when I had a heart attack she wrote for an ambulance."
- Frank Carson
(Related: Wife, Heart)

"I have often wanted to drown my troubles, but I can't get my wife to go swimming."
- Jimmy Carter
(Related: Wife)

"A woman should say: "Have I made him happy? Is he satisfied? Does he love me more than he loved me before? Is he likely to go to bed with another woman?" If he does, then it's the wife's fault because she is not trying to make him happy."
- Barbara Cartland
(Related: Love, Wife, Bed, Fault, Trying, Woman)

"Don't eat me. I have a wife and kids. Eat them."
- Dan Castellaneta
(Related: Wife, Kids)

"My wife - to-be and I went to see my father. Only he could answer the two questions before us: Shall we get married now? Shall I begin the practice of law, or continue being the successful wine salesman I had become, working my way through law school?"
- Emanuel Celler
(Related: Father, Wife, Successful, Being, Law, Now, Practice, Questions, School, Wine)

"I was surprised that my wife thought it was a good idea, then again with my agent, another woman, then my editor, another woman - in spite of the fact that all three of them reacted positively I still have this fear."
- Michael Chabon
(Related: Wife, Thought, Idea, Fear, Fact, Woman)

"I will give you three days to seek your shadow. Return to me in the course of that time with a well-fitted shadow, and you shall receive a hearty welcome; otherwise, on the fourth day - remember, on the fourth day - my daughter becomes the wife of another."
- Adelbert von Chamisso
(Related: Time, Wife, Daughter, Day, Shadow, Will)

"Test a servant while in the discharge of his duty, a relative in difficulty, a friend in adversity, and a wife in misfortune."
- Chanakya
(Related: Wife, Friend, Adversity, Difficulty, Duty, Misfortune)

"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)

"There's nothing like a good cheating song to make me want to run home to be with my wife."
- Steven Curtis Chapman
(Related: Home, Wife, Cheating, Nothing, Song, Want)

"A man's home is his wife's castle."
- Alexander Chase
(Related: Home, Wife, Man)

"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)

"Medicine is my lawful wife and literature my mistress; when I get tired of one, I spend the night with the other."
- Anton Chekhov
(Related: Wife, Literature, Medicine, Night)

"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)

"If ever a man and his wife, or a man and his mistress, who pass nights as well as days together, absolutely lay aside all good breeding, their intimacy will soon degenerate into a coarse familiarity, infallibly productive of contempt or disgust."
- Lord Chesterfield
(Related: Wife, Breeding, Contempt, Disgust, Familiarity, Intimacy, Man, Will)

"The only solid and lasting peace between a man and his wife is, doubtless, a separation."
- Lord Chesterfield
(Related: Peace, Wife, Man, Separation)

"Despite the demands of this job, one of the things my wife and I try to do is to spend time together alone. And one of the things we really enjoy doing together is seeing a good movie."
- Warren Christopher
(Related: Time, Wife, Job)

"My most brilliant achievement was my ability to be able to persuade my wife to marry me."
- Winston Churchill
(Related: Wife, Achievement, Ability)

"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
(Related: Wife, Years)

"Absolutely the worst thing about this job is the travel and being away from family. I have a wife and three wonderful children, the kids are all active in sports and it's very difficult to up and leave and miss them growing up."
- Roy Clark
(Related: Sports, Travel, Family, Wife, Being, Children, Growing up, Job, Kids)

"Sitting around the house playing the wife and mother is driving me crazy."
- Patsy Cline
(Related: Mother, Wife, Driving)

"My plan after office is to get up and spend that entire first day helping my wife move into her new senatorial office."
- William J. Clinton
(Related: Wife, Day, First, Office)

"I believe I'm a better authority than anybody else in America on my own wife. I have never known a person with a stronger sense of right and wrong in my life ever."
- William J. Clinton
(Related: Life, Wife, America, Authority, Right, Sense, Wrong)

"I knew the term Stepford Wife, and I knew what that meant. I never read the book, and I think before I started filming I watched the movie. I thought it was very dated."
- Glenn Close
(Related: Wife, Thought)

"Beckham? His wife can't sing and his barber can't cut hair."
- Brian Clough
(Related: Wife, Hair)

"We used to go to the pictures every Saturday night but we had to leave a little bit early and get home and watch Match of the Day - and my wife still complains she missed the last five minutes of every film we saw."
- Brian Clough
(Related: Home, Wife, Day, Film, Night)

"As I said, I had no publisher for What a Carve Up! while I was writing it, so all we had to live off was my wife's money and little bits I was picking up for journalism."
- Jonathan Coe
(Related: Money, Wife, Journalism, Writing)

"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)

"In 1977 we played America and Europe three times, and Japan - my marriage suffered as a result. My then wife took the kids to Canada to be near her parents."
- Phil Collins
(Related: Marriage, Wife, America, Canada, Europe, Kids, Parents, Result)

"In Hawaii, we go to this wonderful place, all families. My wife and I go directly from breakfast to a beach chair where we read all day. My daughter goes from water to pool to running around with friends she meets, some of whom are regulars there."
- Stephen Collins
(Related: Wife, Daughter, Beach, Day, Friends, Running, Water)

"I unfortunately don't speak French, but my wife is now fluent in English, which really reflects rather badly on me."
- Sean Connery
(Related: Wife, English, Now)

"I met my wife through playing golf. She is French and couldn't speak English and I couldn't speak French, so there was little chance of us getting involved in any boring conversations - that's why we got married really quickly."
- Sean Connery
(Related: Wife, Chance, English, Golf)

"The true index of a man's character is the health of his wife."
- Cyril Connolly
(Related: Health, Wife, Character, Man)

"Of all my wife's relations I like myself the best."
- Joseph Cook
(Related: Wife)

"I wrote my earliest piece for The Sunday Times about being a young wife."
- Jilly Cooper
(Related: Wife, Being)

"Well, my wife and I were married in a toilet - it was a marriage of convenience!"
- Tommy Cooper
(Related: Marriage, Wife)

"I supported Bob Schaffer's three races for Congress. But we all had concerns about whether he could win statewide. Then my wife suggested that I get it."
- Pete Coors
(Related: Wife, Congress)

"It was there I met my future wife, Celeste Landry, although our lives took us separate ways for many years and we were not to marry until more than ten years later."
- Eric Allin Cornell
(Related: Wife, Future, Years)

"There is nothing I have to reflect on that gives me more satisfaction than the fact that my life is insured for the benefit of my Dear Wife and children."
- Ezra Cornell
(Related: Life, Wife, Children, Fact, Nothing, Satisfaction)

"Let us now set forth one of the fundamental truths about marriage: the wife is in charge."
- Bill Cosby
(Related: Wife, Now)

"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
(Related: Time, Wife, Idea, Children, Reason)

"The best way to remember your wife's birthday is to remember it once."
- E. Joseph Cossman
(Related: Birthday, Wife)

"I finally got a chance to talk to my daughter from my previous marriage. I just got married May 3 to my beautiful wife, but we don't see each other much."
- Peter Criss
(Related: Marriage, Wife, Daughter, Chance, May, Talk)

"Let's put it this way, when I was casting, I cast Viggo first and then found someone who could play his wife, rather than the other way around. So for me he's still the lead character."
- David Cronenberg
(Related: Wife, Character, First, Play)

"I haven't got a car or a house. I've got a wife, but I didn't pay for her! I spend all my money on my glorious wife. She's here with a knife at my throat!"
- Mackenzie Crook
(Related: Car, Money, Wife)

"I'd like to be a wife and mother. I guess I'll know Mr. Right when I meet him."
- Marcia Cross
(Related: Mother, Wife, Right)

"Caesar might have married Cleopatra, but he had a wife at home. There's always something."
- Will Cuppy
(Related: Home, Wife)

"I wouldn't be caught dead marrying a woman old enough to be my wife."
- Tony Curtis
(Related: Wife, Old, Woman)

"I told them if were going to do it were going to do it right, I'm not leaving 'til it's done. My wife, child and I slept in the studio. We cut these raw."
- Dick Dale
(Related: Wife, Right)

"I only travel to good material, a good director and a good company. I won't work in another country for a year any longer, because I have a lovely wife and I adore her and I can't bear to be away from her."
- Jim Dale
(Related: Travel, Work, Wife, Company, Country)

"It's better when you have your wife with you, more fun."
- Evan Dando
(Related: Wife, Fun)

"I told my wife the truth. I told her I was seeing a psychiatrist. Then she told me the truth: that she was seeing a psychiatrist, two plumbers, and a bartender."
- Rodney Dangerfield
(Related: Wife, Truth)

"It's tough to stay married. My wife kisses the dog on the lips, yet she won't drink from my glass."
- Rodney Dangerfield
(Related: Wife, Kisses)

"My marriage is on the rocks again, yeah, my wife just broke up with her boyfriend."
- Rodney Dangerfield
(Related: Marriage, Wife, Boyfriend)

"My wife and I were happy for 20 years. Then we met."
- Rodney Dangerfield
(Related: Wife, Years)

"My wife is always trying to get rid of me. The other day she told me to put the garbage out. I said to her I already did. She told me to go and keep an eye on it."
- Rodney Dangerfield
(Related: Wife, Day, Eye, Trying)

"My wife met me at the door the other night in a sexy negligee. Unfortunately, she was just coming home."
- Rodney Dangerfield
(Related: Home, Wife, Night)

"My wife wants sex in the back of the car and she wants me to drive."
- Rodney Dangerfield
(Related: Car, Sex, Wife)

"My wife was afraid of the dark... then she saw me naked and now she's afraid of the light."
- Rodney Dangerfield
(Related: Wife, Light, Now)

"My wife's jealousy is getting ridiculous. The other day she looked at my calendar and wanted to know who May was."
- Rodney Dangerfield
(Related: Wife, Day, Jealousy, May)

"What a kid I got, I told him about the birds and the bee and he told me about the butcher and my wife."
- Rodney Dangerfield
(Related: Wife, Birds)

"With me, nothing goes right. My psychiatrist said my wife and I should have sex every night. Now, we'll never see each other!"
- Rodney Dangerfield
(Related: Sex, Wife, Night, Nothing, Now, Right)

"With my wife I don't get no respect. I made a toast on her birthday to 'the best woman a man ever had.' The waiter joined me."
- Rodney Dangerfield
(Related: Birthday, Wife, Man, Respect, Woman)

"I have good looking kids. Thank goodness my wife cheats on me."
- Rodney Dangerfield
(Related: Wife, Goodness, Kids)

"I haven't spoken to my wife in years. I didn't want to interrupt her."
- Rodney Dangerfield
(Related: Wife, Want, Years)

"There are certain times I don't want my picture taken. If my wife's stepping out of a car and it looks like it's going to come out an indecent picture, don't I have a right to object?"
- Bobby Darin
(Related: Car, Wife, Right, Want)

"If I win, I'll take my wife and buy her a whole new wardrobe. If she's happy then I'll be happy."
- Chris Daughtry
(Related: Wife)

"I had just broken up with my wife so I was searching for another way to live."
- Michael Davis
(Related: Wife)

"The manic pursuit of success cost me everything I could love: my wife, my three children, some friends I would have liked to grow old with."
- Sammy Davis, Jr.
(Related: Success, Wife, Children, Friends, Old, Pursuit)

"My wife is a sex object - every time I ask for sex, she objects."
- Les Dawson
(Related: Time, Sex, Wife)

"My parents did not have a perfect marriage. It was pretty good, but it was not perfect. My marriage is not perfect. My wife is, but I happen to be imperfect. However, that does not discount the fact that the definition of marriage must be defended and protected."
- Stockwell Day
(Related: Marriage, Wife, Fact, Parents, Pretty)

"We all know that television is better for women as they get into their 40s. You could be more three-dimensional, not just the wife or the mother."
- Dana Delany
(Related: Women, Mother, Wife, Television)

"The joys of my life are my granddaughters. They are beautiful. You don't have to believe me. You can ask my wife. She'll tell you."
- Dom DeLuise
(Related: Life, Wife)

"I know it can be dangerous, but I love racing. I worry my wife, but she knows it's important to me."
- Patrick Dempsey
(Related: Love, Wife, Racing, Worry)

"My wife and I try not to get into each other's work too much."
- Patrick Dempsey
(Related: Work, Wife)

"My wife being a trainer helps, because when I'm at home, everything we keep at the house is pretty healthy."
- James Denton
(Related: Home, Wife, Being, Pretty)

"My family is involved and my wife Brenda is a great, great writer. She helps me with the writing of everything and also sings with me. I owe a lot to Brenda."
- Rick Derringer
(Related: Family, Wife, Writer, Writing)

"The son has always felt like he was a footnote in one of the stories the father tells. The father is an amazing storyteller and one of the tales that he tells is how he met his wife."
- Danny DeVito
(Related: Father, Wife, Son)

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

"Judge not a man by his clothes, but by his wife's clothes."
- Thomas R. Dewar
(Related: Wife, Clothes, Man)

"I just love the storyline, I thought it was hilarious - I loved that part when we opened the door, we all look ahead and we have to look down and see that we're actually dealing with this little boy who did this horrible thing of ordering a wife through e-mail."
- Caroline Dhavernas
(Related: Love, Wife, Thought)

"Green is my favorite. And it's my favorite because it's the color of my wife's eyes, grass, trees, life, and money, and mother earth!"
- Casper Van Dien
(Related: Life, Money, Mother, Wife, Eyes, Favorite, Trees)

"It would be flattering to call it a modern Dirty Harry, but I think this film deals more with the loss of his wife than the traditional revenge vigilante films."
- Vin Diesel
(Related: Wife, Deals, Film, Loss, Revenge)

"I have become a housewife and there is no better job."
- Celine Dion
(Related: Housewife, Job)

"There's just me and my wife and a dog and we feed him Healthy Choice also."
- Mike Ditka
(Related: Wife, Choice)

"I was reading through endless junk scripts that were being sent my way. Typically the roles were to play his wife or his girlfriend - leading roles for women were few and far between."
- Roma Downey
(Related: Women, Wife, Girlfriend, Being, Leading, Play, Reading)

"The love we have in our youth is superficial compared to the love that an old man has for his old wife."
- Will Durant
(Related: Love, Wife, Man, Old, Youth)

"My wife has a slight impediment in her speech. Every now and then she stops to breathe."
- Jimmy Durante
(Related: Wife, Now, Speech)

"My father suffered much and toiled painfully all his life, for he had no resources other than the proceeds of his trade from which to support himself and his wife and family."
- Albrecht Durer
(Related: Family, Life, Father, Wife, Support, Trade)

"The greatest king of Israel, King David, the author of the Psalms, sent a man out to die in battle so that he could sleep with his wife."
- Robert Duvall
(Related: Wife, Battle, Israel, Man, Sleep)

"I don't want to argue with my wife about her car - or my driving."
- Dale Earnhardt
(Related: Car, Wife, Driving, Want)

"That's what a man wants in a wife, mostly; he wants to make sure one fool tells him he's wise."
- George Eliot
(Related: Wife, Fool, Man)

"To my three sons, Peter, Scott, and Alexander who pulled me from the 18th Century and back into the present on a regular basis and therefore made me a better person, thank you. And to my wife, who sits at the table there. Who is right about almost everything."
- Joseph J. Ellis
(Related: Wife, Present, Right, Sons)

"Having been to Europe and working and traveling there, the restaurants my wife and I remember were always off the beaten trail restaurants. So I tried to seek a little 'off the beaten trail,' but cool area."
- Todd English
(Related: Wife, Europe, Restaurants, Traveling)

"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
(Related: Wife)

"You know, my life's changed now. I'm starting to experience what people are really supposed to do. You supposed to be married. You're supposed to have a family, kids, treat your wife right."
- Mike Epps
(Related: Experience, Family, Wife, People, Life, Kids, Now, Right)

"My wife who is non-Jewish regrets it all the time that I can say these terrible things about fellow Jews and she can't."
- Joseph Epstein
(Related: Time, Wife)

"I doubt if a single individual could be found from the whole of mankind free from some form of insanity. The only difference is one of degree. A man who sees a gourd and takes it for his wife is called insane because this happens to very few people."
- Desiderius Erasmus
(Related: Wife, People, Difference, Doubt, Insanity, Man, Mankind)

"I no longer need to be someone's wife. I'm doing okay as I am."
- Linda Evans
(Related: Wife)

"I'm a hopeless mother; a hopeless wife; I have to try harder. I'm just a pathetic case history, really."
- Siobhan Fahey
(Related: History, Mother, Wife)

"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)

"When I raced with Mercedes, I thought I'd learn German. But my wife didn't want to live in Germany."
- Juan Manuel Fangio
(Related: Wife, Thought, Germany, Want)

"Because wherever I am today, I still owe it to God and I owe it to two men - the Honorable Elijah Muhammad and Malcolm X and of course, two very special women, my mother and my wife."
- Louis Farrakhan
(Related: Men, Women, Mother, Wife, God, Today)

"The party now is having my kids laugh and my wife laugh and my teammates. I want them to see me have fun and put it in a different way."
- Brett Favre
(Related: Wife, Fun, Kids, Now, Party, Want)

"My wife, she still gives me a hard time, and says I hunt too much or I like to play golf too much. And she's probably right, but it sure beats some of the things I used to do."
- Brett Favre
(Related: Time, Wife, Golf, Play, Right)

"I met my wife by breaking two of my rules: never date a girl seriously that you meet at a nightclub and never date a fan."
- Corey Feldman
(Related: Wife)

"I was separated from my wife at the time. A lot of people think I wrote it about prison."
- Freddy Fender
(Related: Time, Wife, People, Prison)

"I met John Lennon and he was with his wife in Tokyo. I met him there."
- Bryan Ferry
(Related: Wife)

"The loss of liberty which must attend being a wife was of all things the most horrible to my imagination."
- Sarah Fielding
(Related: Imagination, Wife, Being, Liberty, Loss)

"The man in our society is the breadwinner; the woman has enough to do as the homemaker, wife and mother."
- Dorothy Fields
(Related: Society, Mother, Wife, Man, Woman)

"A farmer travelling with his load Picked up a horseshoe on the road, And nailed if fast to his barn door, That luck might down upon him pour; That every blessing known in life Might crown his homestead and his wife, And never any kind of harm Descend upon his growing farm."
- James Thomas Fields
(Related: Life, Wife, Harm, Luck, Road)

"I think it's quite extraordinary that people cast me as if I'm Warren Beatty: until I met my present wife, at the age of 35, you could name two girlfriends."
- Colin Firth
(Related: Age, Wife, People, Girlfriends, Name, Present)

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

"There's the Bacon society, which is fostered by his fourth wife Helen Bacon, but I don't know what kind of performances his music gets. He wrote symphonic music and some chorale music."
- Carlisle Floyd
(Related: Music, Society, Wife)

"You will encounter many distractions and many temptations to put your goal aside: The security of a job, a wife who wants kids, whatever. But if you hang in there, always following your vision, I have no doubt you will succeed."
- Larry Flynt
(Related: Wife, Goal, Vision, Doubt, Job, Kids, Security, Succeed, Temptations, Will)

"I wrote that song for my wife, and it's what some guy who's sitting under a tree would be singing to the woman of his life, telling her how wonderful she is. To me, that's more lasting than something that sounds like it belongs on a movie soundtrack."
- John Fogerty
(Related: Life, Wife, Singing, Song, Woman)

"Next door, there's an old man who lived to his nineties and one day passed away in his sleep. And his wife, she stayed for a couple of days and passed away. I'm sorry, I know that's a strange way to tell you that I know we belong."
- Ben Folds
(Related: Wife, Day, Man, Old, Sleep)

"Since I left basketball, and my wife, it's been a glorious feast of lovemaking."
- Rick Fox
(Related: Wife, Basketball)

"My wife is so analytical with raising kids, and I am not. My feeling is if they turn out good, then that means I was a good daddy and put a lot of effort into it. If they turn out bad, it means they took after her side of the family."
- Jeff Foxworthy
(Related: Family, Wife, Effort, Feeling, Kids)

"Now, it's true I married my wife for her looks... but not the ones she's been givin' me lately."
- Jeff Foxworthy
(Related: Wife, Now)

"We all had lots of stories of our sad experiences - they mourned the death of my wife with me - but we were hopeful that the children would return."
- Otto Frank
(Related: Death, Wife, Children)

"Never take a wife till thou hast a house (and a fire) to put her in."
- Benjamin Franklin
(Related: Wife)

"There are three faithful friends - an old wife, an old dog, and ready money."
- Benjamin Franklin
(Related: Money, Wife, Friends, Old)

"He that displays too often his wife and his wallet is in danger of having both of them borrowed."
- Benjamin Franklin
(Related: Wife, Danger)

"You can bear your own faults, and why not a fault in your wife?"
- Benjamin Franklin
(Related: Wife, Fault, Faults)

"I have so much satisfaction in my life. I have a beautiful wife and the great stimulation of an interesting career. I'm the most happy fellow that I know."
- Brendan Fraser
(Related: Life, Wife, Career, Satisfaction)

"Finding a good band is Iike finding a good wife. You got to keep trying till you find the right one."
- Ace Frehley
(Related: Wife, Right, Trying)

"A Code of Honor: Never approach a friend's girlfriend or wife with mischief as your goal. There are just too many women in the world to justify that sort of dishonorable behavior. Unless she's really attractive."
- Bruce Jay Friedman
(Related: Women, Wife, Friend, Girlfriend, Goal, Behavior, World)

"Sometimes, when my wife and I were going out to dinner, I would take my laptop with me and work in the car, so as to take advantage of the half hour going and coming."
- Thomas Friedman
(Related: Work, Car, Wife)

"First get an absolute conquest over thyself, and then thou wilt easily govern thy wife."
- Thomas Fuller
(Related: Wife, Conquest, First)

"Choose a wife rather by your ear than your eye."
- Thomas Fuller
(Related: Wife, Eye)

"If you would have a good wife, marry one who has been a good daughter."
- Thomas Fuller
(Related: Wife, Daughter)

"He knows little, who will tell his wife all he knows."
- Thomas Fuller
(Related: Wife, Will)

"A man's best fortune, or his worst, is his wife."
- Thomas Fuller
(Related: Wife, Fortune, Man)

"The average housewife goes to the restaurant to relax and enjoy the food. But when Eva walks in, she becomes the center of attention."
- Eva Gabor
(Related: Food, Attention, Housewife, Relax)

"I know a baseball star who wouldn't report the theft of his wife's credit cards because the thief spends less than she does."
- Joe Garagiola
(Related: Wife, Baseball, Cards, Credit, Theft)

"I saw my wife at a pool, flipped over her, and 14 days later we were married."
- James Garner
(Related: Wife)

"The drink? Yes, I've had tough times in my life, especially the last year, regarding my ex-wife, my kids, I nearly broke my neck, I was on death row with pneumonia."
- Paul Gascoigne
(Related: Death, Life, Kids)

"To be sure a stepmother to a girl is a different thing to a second wife to a man!"
- Elizabeth Gaskell
(Related: Wife)

"Madam your wife and I didn't hit it off the only time I ever saw her. I won't say she was silly, but I think one of us was silly, and it wasn't me."
- Elizabeth Gaskell
(Related: Time, Wife, Silly)

"The comfortable estate of widowhood is the only hope that keeps up a wife's spirits."
- John Gay
(Related: Wife, Hope, Spirits)

"But money, wife, is the true Fuller's Earth for reputations, there is not a spot or a stain but what it can take out."
- John Gay
(Related: Money, Wife, Earth)

"I'm lucky. The best possible place in the world for training is Addis Ababa, so I am home all the time except when I am racing. I like to be there, near my family, my kids, also the real estate business I run with my wife."
- Haile Gebrselassie
(Related: Business, Home, Time, Family, Wife, Kids, Racing, Training, World)

"No one knew me until I met my wife Lulu. Lulu's mother used to ask, Which one is Maurice? For six months she thought Lulu was dating Barry."
- Maurice Gibb
(Related: Dating, Mother, Wife, Thought, Months)

"As an alcoholic, you have no appreciation for your wife or your children's feelings, but I'm making up for that now. I'm winning my children's trust back."
- Maurice Gibb
(Related: Trust, Wife, Feelings, Winning, Appreciation, Children, Now)

"The welfare culture tells the man he is not a necessary part of the family; he feels dispensable, his wife knows he is dispensable, his children sense it."
- George Gilder
(Related: Family, Wife, Children, Culture, Man, Sense, Welfare)

"Well, my wife, Cathy Gillespie, worked for Joe Barton, who was running for Congress in 1984."
- Ed Gillespie
(Related: Wife, Congress, Running)

"I have been looking after the children. My wife has taken time off."
- David Ginola
(Related: Time, Wife, Children)

"When I came there I found all my family gone, for the Indians had killed five people in the winter near that place, which frightened my wife and family away to Roanoke about 35 miles nearer in among the inhabitants, which I was informed of by an old man I met near the place."
- Christopher Gist
(Related: Family, Wife, People, Man, Old, Winter)

"I met my wife in Washington, D.C. I was a senior in college. WW II was about to descend upon us. Jobs were starting to open up after a prolonged depression."
- Tom Glazer
(Related: Wife, College, Depression, Jobs, Open, Washington)

"Never argue with your wife about hostility when she's a certified Freudian."
- William Goldman
(Related: Wife)

"My wife has them all in a vault... a copy of every album."
- Jerry Goldsmith
(Related: Wife)

"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)

"I chose my wife, as she did her wedding gown, for qualities that would wear well."
- Oliver Goldsmith
(Related: Wedding, Wife)

"When every piece of furniture and your underwear are taken by the bank, when you lose your house in Florida, in New York, in Amsterdam and L.A., when your wife is dying and your son abandons you, you don't feel very good."
- Al Goldstein
(Related: Wife, Son, Dying)

"Nixon was the most dishonest individual I have ever met in my life. He lied to his wife, his family, his friends, his colleagues in the Congress, lifetime members of his own political party, the American people and the world."
- Barry Goldwater
(Related: Family, Life, Wife, People, American, Congress, Friends, Nixon, Party, World)

"Hubert Humphrey talks so fast that listening to him is like trying to read Playboy magazine with your wife turning the pages."
- Barry Goldwater
(Related: Wife, Listening, Trying)

"In my case, I pay a standard premium to participate in the Federal Employees' Health Benefits Plan for my wife and myself out of each month's paycheck."
- Virgil Goode
(Related: Health, Wife, Benefits, Employees)

"My wife and I have been together since 1986. I graduated in '86 and she graduated in '88. We began dating when she was 17. Actually she turned 18 when we started kissing and stuff."
- Cuba Gooding, Jr.
(Related: Dating, Wife, Kissing)

"My wife and I love to read. We're going to have to move out to make room for the books! And we have our dogs."
- Gale Gordon
(Related: Love, Wife, Dogs)

"At the time the world was all upside down. The American people were beginning to move around a lot. The old hometown ties had been pretty much broken. The theme of Farmer Takes a Wife appealed to people. Everybody was homesick. And it sold and sold and sold."
- John Gould
(Related: Time, Wife, People, American, Beginning, Old, Pretty, World)

"The parts for women, you're either like the quietly suffering wife or the wild girl."
- Lauren Graham
(Related: Women, Wife, Suffering)

"The economy of a novelist is a little like that of a careful housewife who is unwilling to throw away anything that might perhaps serve its turn."
- Graham Greene
(Related: Economy, Housewife)

"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)

"You must be ready to give up everything, not only material attachments but also human attachments - father, mother, wife, children - everything that you have. But the one thing which you have to abandon unconditionally is your self."
- Bede Griffiths
(Related: Mother, Father, Wife, Children, Self)

"Give us a chance to show you that those so-called protective laws to aid women - however well intentioned originally - have become in fact restraints, which keep wife, abandoned wife, and widow alike from supporting her family."
- Martha Griffiths
(Related: Family, Women, Wife, Chance, Fact, Laws)

"A guy who'd cheat on his wife would cheat at cards."
- Texas Guinan
(Related: Wife, Cards)

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

"When a man steals your wife, there is no better revenge than to let him keep her."
- Sacha Guitry
(Related: Wife, Man, Revenge)

"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)

"I always wondered if you clone your wife and have the cloned wife on the moon and the real wife down here, would that be considered cheating?"
- Luis Guzman
(Related: Wife, Cheating, Moon)

"The reason I didn't fly over from Maui at their beck and call is my wife was about to have a baby at any time. Those guys knew that. These guys would not compromise and meet me halfway."
- Sammy Hagar
(Related: Time, Wife, Baby, Compromise, Reason)

"It makes my wife mad, you know, she wants me to stay home all the time. But its what I've done all my life and I think when I quit doing it I'll probably go away pretty quick."
- Merle Haggard
(Related: Home, Life, Time, Wife, Pretty, Quick)

"My second wife Bonnie Owens and I worked together after we divorced for a period of maybe 20 years. And I managed to stay friends with another wife. And then there's one that I don't mess with. Everybody's got one of those."
- Merle Haggard
(Related: Wife, Friends, Years)

"I've got one young family by the first wife, with four children."
- Merle Haggard
(Related: Family, Wife, Children, First)

"I was sad to see anybody leave, we had a very nice family on that show. I was very sad to see momma go, Victoria and especially Linda. My god that was my wife on the show, in fact my wife calls her wife."
- Larry Hagman
(Related: Family, Wife, God, Fact)

"Jim Bakker ripped off the bedspread and said, my wife doesn't make me feel like a man anymore."
- Jessica Hahn
(Related: Wife, Man)

"I used to hang out with Salvador Dali a lot. He was such a nice man. I really liked his wife Gala, too. People say that she was tricky, but she was never difficult with me."
- Jerry Hall
(Related: Wife, People, Man)

"To see my wife getting inspired from my notes and thoughts, going in the direction I wanted, and have her surprise me with wonderful choices was a real treat."
- Lasse Hallstrom
(Related: Wife, Thoughts, Choices, Direction)

"I feel the need to work with my wife, Lena Olin, again."
- Lasse Hallstrom
(Related: Work, Wife)

"I got to work with my wife, Lena Olin, for the first time, which was great. I thought it might be difficult in some way to talk to one's wife in a different way but it was so not forced."
- Lasse Hallstrom
(Related: Work, Time, Wife, Thought, First, Talk)

"I imagined that it might be awkward to talk to your wife about her performance, so going into it I was a little nervous. But doing it was actually a wonderfully inspiring experience."
- Lasse Hallstrom
(Related: Experience, Wife, Performance, Inspiring, Talk)

"Music was our wife, and we loved her. And we stayed with her, and we clothed her, and we put diamond rings on her hands."
- Lionel Hampton
(Related: Music, Wife)

"England is my wife, America my mistress. It is very good sometimes to get away from one's wife."
- Cedric Hardwicke
(Related: Wife, America, England)

"I'm still working, I've got two arms, two legs, two gorgeous kids, a lovely wife. Fifteen years ago, I was homeless. So when you think about it, I'm lucky."
- Ian Hart
(Related: Wife, Kids, Years)

"My wife is the dancer, but I certainly know how to sing."
- David Hasselhoff
(Related: Wife)

"If anyone has it rough at Guantanamo, it is the guards. They are constantly harassed and threatened by some of these terrorists. Prisoners tell guards, we know where your families are. We know where your wife is, your children, and we are going to kill them."
- Robin Hayes
(Related: Wife, Children)

"Do not let your bachelor ways crystallize so that you can't soften them when you come to have a wife and a family of your own."
- Rutherford B. Hayes
(Related: Family, Wife)

"The highest duty of the man is not to his father, but to his wife; and for the sake of that woman he abandons all other earthly ties, should any of these happen to interfere with that relation."
- Lafcadio Hearn
(Related: Father, Wife, Duty, Man, Woman)

"I mean, Emily Harris was his wife. And she seemed to resent his leadership, but on the other hand, she felt like a good soldier, that he had to be the leader."
- Patty Hearst
(Related: Leadership, Wife)

"There is no lonelier man in death, except the suicide, than that man who has lived many years with a good wife and then outlived her. If two people love each other there can be no happy end to it."
- Ernest Hemingway
(Related: Love, Death, Wife, People, End, Man, Suicide, Years)

"Being a housewife and a mother is the biggest job in the world, but if it doesn't interest you, don't do it - I would have made a terrible mother."
- Katharine Hepburn
(Related: Mother, Being, Housewife, Interest, Job, World)

"For years I used to bore my wife over lunch with stories about funny incidents."
- James Herriot
(Related: Funny, Wife, Years)

"For a man wins nothing better than a good wife, and then again nothing deadlier than a bad one."
- Hesiod
(Related: Wife, Man, Nothing)

"Bring a wife home to your house when you are of the right age, not far short of 30 years, nor much above; this is the right time for marriage."
- Hesiod
(Related: Home, Marriage, Time, Wife, Right, Years)

"I never wanted to separate from either wife. It was accumulated stress. We had virtually no time to ourselves. After politics we were both working very hard to establish new careers."
- John Hewson
(Related: Politics, Time, Wife, Careers, Stress)

"Agnes Darling, if such should be we never meet again, while firing my last shot, I will gently breathe the name of my wife - Agnes - and with wishes even for my enemies I will make the plunge and try to swim to the other shore."
- Wild Bill Hickok
(Related: Wife, Enemies, Name, Will, Wishes)

"I don't think Ripley is gay. He appreciates good looks in other men, that's true. But he's married in later books. I'm not saying he's very strong in the sex department. But he makes it in bed with his wife."
- Patricia Highsmith
(Related: Men, Sex, Wife, Bed, Books, Gay, Saying)

"And don't forget, a prisoner's wife must always think good thoughts."
- Nazim Hikmet
(Related: Wife, Thoughts, Forget)

"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
(Related: Wife, Being, Dying, Film, Office, Walking)

"One of the marks of a truly vigorous society is the ability to dispense with passion as a midwife of action - the ability to pass directly from thought to action."
- Eric Hoffer
(Related: Society, Thought, Action, Ability, Passion)

"I don't really make plans and I just want to be happy and continue with my business and take care of my wife and kids. I want to sit back, relax and enjoy life."
- Larry Holmes
(Related: Business, Life, Wife, Care, Kids, Relax, Want)

"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
(Related: Wife, People, Enemies, Eye, Friends, Man, Nothing)

"My dad said, 'The thing that I was told that was really helpful was that I mustn't be afraid of the things I was afraid of when I was five years old'. The shock of his childhood had put him in this defensive crouch against the world, and he needed to know that he had a nice wife and kids and it wasn't the same any more."
- Tom Hooper
(Related: Dad, Wife, Childhood, Kids, Old, World, Years)

"Two more years were to go by before I knew anything about William Blake. Many years later, when his wife died, my godfather gave me the two books as a remembrance."
- Laurence Housman
(Related: Wife, Books, Remembrance, Years)

"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)

"For every quarrel a man and wife have before others, they have a hundred when alone."
- Edgar Watson Howe
(Related: Wife, Man, Quarrel)

"If you haven't seen your wife smile at a traffic cop, you haven't seen her smile her prettiest."
- Kin Hubbard
(Related: Wife, Smile)

"Of all the home remedies, a good wife is best."
- Kin Hubbard
(Related: Home, Wife, Remedies)

"But when we have families, when we have children, this gives us a purpose for being, to protect our children, to avoid going to jail because if I'm in jail, who looks after my children, who's there for my wife?"
- Ernie Hudson
(Related: Wife, Purpose, Being, Children)

"Intelligence is the wife, imagination is the mistress, memory is the servant."
- Victor Hugo
(Related: Imagination, Intelligence, Wife, Memory)

"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)

"Behind every successful man is a proud wife and a surprised mother-in-law."
- Hubert H. Humphrey
(Related: Mother, Wife, Successful, Man)

"My wife says I'm making a noise like a stranded whale. I think I have a major snoring problem."
- Rex Hunt
(Related: Wife)

"It is better to be the widow of a hero than the wife of a coward."
- Dolores Ibarruri
(Related: Wife)

"I have one main reader, Miriam Gomez, my wife. She reads everything I write - I have not finished writing something and she is already reading it."
- Guillermo Cabrera Infante
(Related: Wife, Reading, Writing)

"We know that Europe loves President Obama. He had adoring crowds. The press loves Obama. The question is how will this date end? Okay? The question is, to what end? Why do they love President Obama? They love his personal story, they love his wife. North Korea, China and Russia don't really care about Michelle's arms and, you know, whether they gave an iPod to the Queen, okay?"
- Laura Ingraham
(Related: Love, Wife, Care, Crowds, End, Europe, President, Press, Queen, Question, Russia, Will)

"And of course we are familiar with the English common law rule of thumb that said a man could in fact use a stick no bigger than his thumb to discipline his wife and family."
- Patricia Ireland
(Related: Family, Wife, Discipline, English, Fact, Law, Man)

"When I hear traditional family values raised, I hear that effort once again to re-establish the man as head and master of his family. Who had the, not only the right, but the obligation to discipline his wife and children to keep them in line?"
- Patricia Ireland
(Related: Family, Wife, Discipline, Values, Children, Effort, Man, Obligation, Right)

"I'm very fortunate in that I don't have money problems. I have lunch with my wife at home. I don't have to commute, so I have much more time with my family."
- Kazuo Ishiguro
(Related: Family, Money, Time, Home, Wife, Problems)

"One thing I am certain of is that, if I have done anything good in music, it was, first, because of my father, and second, because of my wife."
- Charles Ives
(Related: Music, Father, Wife, First)

"If a composer has a nice wife and some nice children, how can he let the children starve on his dissonances?"
- Charles Ives
(Related: Wife, Children)

"I have a wife and a son, but the gay rumors have started. I guess it's a sign that I'm moving up the ladder."
- Hugh Jackman
(Related: Wife, Son, Gay, Rumors)

"There was a whole display set up of all the X-Men paraphernalia. My wife couldn't resist telling this 5-year-old boy that I was Wolverine. The little kid looked up at me and he was staring at me."
- Hugh Jackman
(Related: Wife)

"Heaven will be no heaven to me if I do not meet my wife there."
- Andrew Jackson
(Related: Wife, Heaven, Will)

"I married him because he told me it was the only way he could protect me. If we were just manager and client, my family could do whatever they wanted to get me back, but if I was his wife, they couldn't."
- LaToya Jackson
(Related: Family, Manager, Wife)

"I guess the worst day I have had was when I had to stand up in rehab in front of my wife and daughter and say 'Hi, my name is Sam and I am an addict.'"
- Samuel L. Jackson
(Related: Wife, Daughter, Day, Name)

"So Ham's wife that was preserved on the Ark was a Negro of the seed of Cain and there was a priestly purpose in it, that the Devil would have a representation as well as God."
- Warren Jeffs
(Related: God, Wife, Purpose, Devil)

"Only two things are necessary to keep one's wife happy. One is to let her think she is having her own way, and the other is to let her have it."
- Lyndon B. Johnson
(Related: Wife)

"If you let a bully come in your front yard, he'll be on your porch the next day and the day after that he'll rape your wife in your own bed."
- Lyndon B. Johnson
(Related: Wife, Bed, Day)

"Greater love hath no man than to attend the Episcopal Church with his wife."
- Lyndon B. Johnson
(Related: Love, Wife, Church, Man)

"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
(Related: Wife, First)

"You slam a politician, you make out he's the devil, with horns and hoofs. But his wife loves him, and so did all his mistresses."
- Pamela Hansford Johnson
(Related: Wife, Devil)

"By taking a second wife he pays the highest compliment to the first, by showing that she made him so happy as a married man, that he wishes to be so a second time."
- Samuel Johnson
(Related: Time, Wife, Compliment, First, Man, Wishes)

"Nothing flatters a man as much as the happiness of his wife; he is always proud of himself as the source of it."
- Samuel Johnson
(Related: Happiness, Wife, Man, Nothing)

"A man is in general better pleased when he has a good dinner upon his table, than when his wife talks Greek."
- Samuel Johnson
(Related: Wife, Man)

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

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

"I mean, on the television, I've got to continue to be Star Jones Reynolds. And I enjoy that. But in my real life, I'm a wife now. You can't really be bossy when you're married."
- Star Jones
(Related: Life, Wife, Now, Television)

"The game is my wife. It demands loyalty and responsibility, and it gives me back fulfillment and peace."
- Michael Jordan
(Related: Peace, Wife, Fulfillment, Loyalty, Responsibility)

"The only thing I like more than my wife is my money, and I'm not about to lose that to her and her lawyers, that's for damn sure."
- Jon Bon Jovi
(Related: Money, Wife, Lawyers)

"I even smoke in bed. Imagine smoking a cigar in bed, reading a book. Next to your bed, there's a cigar table with a special cigar ashtray, and your wife is reading a book on how to save the environment."
- Raul Julia
(Related: Wife, Bed, Environment, Reading, Smoking)

"Since I'm a mother and a wife, I have to have passion or the frustration would win out. But I love managing people. The product is second to managing the people. And marketing to consumers is so challenging because it is evolving constantly."
- Andrea Jung
(Related: Love, Mother, Wife, People, Frustration, Marketing, Passion)

"I gather from a lawyer that there was a rehearsal yesterday. We haven't a hope. I know the presiding judge too: I've had the misfortune to sleep with his wife. He was specially picked."
- Alphonse Karr
(Related: Wife, Hope, Misfortune, Sleep, Yesterday)

"I'm very close with Bob and his lovely, fabulous wife Catherine, too."
- Sally Kellerman
(Related: Wife)

"I'll be a wife and mother first, then First Lady."
- Jackie Kennedy
(Related: Mother, Wife, First, Lady)

"Truth is the daughter of time, and I feel no shame in being her midwife."
- Johannes Kepler
(Related: Time, Daughter, Truth, Being, Shame)

"If one area I felt it was a tough election was I couldn't see my young son and I couldn't see my wife a lot, but apart from that for her also it was an experience."
- Imran Khan
(Related: Experience, Wife, Son)

"People here in Los Angeles are disgusted now about a sex scandal involving Arnold Schwarzenegger. Apparently for seven years, he carried on a sexual relationship with his own wife."
- Craig Kilborn
(Related: Sex, Wife, People, Now, Scandal, Years)

"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)

"I'm working on a snow scene right now, and it's summer. It's hot, and I will get chilly. I'll have to turn on the heat. My wife walks in, and it's 95 degrees in the studio. I know it's nutty, but it's a projection you have where you step into the painting."
- Thomas Kinkade
(Related: Wife, Now, Painting, Right, Snow, Summer, Will)

"My wife and I, we like to ride where there's not much traffic."
- Evel Knievel
(Related: Wife)

"If I came in to recruit your son, I would tell you, your wife, and your son, that I will be the most demanding coach your son can play for."
- Bobby Knight
(Related: Wife, Son, Coach, Play, Will)

"I wonder if I ever thought of an ideal reader... I guess when I was in my 20s and in New York and maybe even in my early 30s, I would write for my wife Janice... mainly for my poet friends and my wife, who was very smart about poetry."
- Kenneth Koch
(Related: Poetry, Wife, Thought, Friends, Wonder)

"You can be very independent, but admit to wanting somebody close to you and that's what me and my wife have. We don't need each other but we want to be with each other and I think it's important to educate the kids with that."
- Boris Kodjoe
(Related: Wife, Kids, Want)

"As part of my relationship with my wife and my daughter, and we share everything and talk about everything."
- Boris Kodjoe
(Related: Wife, Daughter, Talk)

"My wife is my first audience. She's a tough lady, so I can't say that I ever scare her. Except, of course, when she sees me the way I look before breakfast."
- Dean Koontz
(Related: Wife, First, Lady)

"There are a lot of good memories, and because I was injured, during the rehab, I met my wife. The tennis was very good but the injuries were good for something too."
- Richard Krajicek
(Related: Wife, Memories, Tennis)

"The outbreak of the war found my wife and me in Switzerland, where we were taking a cure."
- Fritz Kreisler
(Related: War, Wife, Cure)

"Although I had resigned my commission as an officer two years before, I immediately left Switzerland, accompanied by my wife, in order to report for duty. As it happened, a wire reached me a day later calling me to the colors."
- Fritz Kreisler
(Related: Wife, Colors, Day, Duty, Order, Years)

"My wife volunteered her services as Red Cross nurse, insisting upon being sent to the front, in order to be as near me as could be, but it developed later that no nurse was allowed to go farther than the large troop hospitals far in the rear of the actual operations."
- Fritz Kreisler
(Related: Wife, Being, Hospitals, Order)

"I've become a real housewife. Terry doesn't mind me working, in fact he loves me to be independent. But I only get an allowance of $15 dollars a week, which doesn't go very far."
- Marta Kristen
(Related: Fact, Housewife, Mind)

"Abortion politics have distracted all sides from what is really essential: a major aid campaign to improve midwifery, prenatal care and emergency obstetric services in poor countries."
- Nicholas D. Kristof
(Related: Politics, Abortion, Care, Countries, Poor)

"I'm still not a great reader, but my wife is and my daughters are, and I envy them. I think I got into a bad habit of trying to do something all the time, instead of trying to sit down and take my time a little bit."
- Mike Krzyzewski
(Related: Time, Wife, Habit, Daughters, Envy, Trying)

"If priests were allowed to marry, if this would be an optional thing, and if he could have wife and children, he would certainly have less temptation to satisfy certain sexual impulses with minors."
- Hans Kung
(Related: Wife, Children, Impulses, Temptation)

"But even with a character like Cary who is relatively outlandish, at the end of the movie he's in a place where I wouldn't have expected him to be - taking on the responsibility of a woman who is pregnant and who used to be his best friend's wife."
- Neil LaBute
(Related: Wife, Friend, Character, Responsibility, Woman)

"I was not the midwife of the Law School, but its fraternal twin."
- Norman Lamm
(Related: Law, School)

"My former wife is a truly wonderful person."
- Burt Lancaster
(Related: Wife)

"If you marry a man who cheats on his wife, you'll be married to a man who cheats on his wife."
- Ann Landers
(Related: Wife, Man)

"I love being a mother. I loved being a daughter, a sister, a wife. I love being a woman with men. I love having given birth."
- Jessica Lange
(Related: Love, Men, Mother, Sister, Wife, Daughter, Being, Woman)

"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)

"Caesar's wife should be above suspicion."
- John Langhorne
(Related: Wife, Suspicion)

"I can't understand these chaps who go round American universities explaining how they write poems: It's like going round explaining how you sleep with your wife."
- Philip Larkin
(Related: Wife, American, Sleep)

"We see them when they come to New York. They stay at my wife's apartment. We have quite a correspondence with them at all times. They play a very important role, the authors in the firm, because so much of the material we publish is suggested by them."
- James Laughlin
(Related: Wife, Play)

"Success, and even life itself, wouldn't be worth anything if I didn't have my wife and children by my side. They mean everything to me."
- Jude Law
(Related: Life, Success, Wife, Children, Worth)

"My whole working philosophy is that the only stable happiness for mankind is that it shall live married in blessed union to woman-kind - intimacy, physical and psychical between a man and his wife. I wish to add that my state of bliss is by no means perfect."
- David Herbert Lawrence
(Related: Happiness, Wife, Intimacy, Man, Mankind, Philosophy, State, Woman)

"Well I live in Vienna with my wife and son, and I teach in Hamburg, there will be no changes in that respect."
- Gyorgy Legeti
(Related: Wife, Son, Respect, Will)

"Racing is a very selfish, self-centred, self-glorifying thing. My wife's life for 14 years was centered around me. It was all about me. It was all for my ego."
- Greg LeMond
(Related: Life, Wife, Ego, Racing, Self, Years)

"Don't forget Mother's Day. Or as they call it in Beverly Hills, Dad's Third Wife Day."
- Jay Leno
(Related: Dad, Mother, Wife, Day, Forget)

"I'm a much nicer person since my wife died. I found out what pain is, so on that level I'm much nicer."
- Hugh Leonard
(Related: Wife, Pain)

"I came down to the living room one day and my wife was standing in the living room. It wasn't an illusion. I saw her out of the corner of my eye. The moment I saw her, she vanished."
- Hugh Leonard
(Related: Wife, Day, Eye, Illusion, Living)

"Duran always disturbs me. The guy is just weird. Before our first fight, both Duran and his wife gave my wife the finger."
- Sugar Ray Leonard
(Related: Wife, Fight, First)

"They say that I'm stubborn, and my wife says that, too, but it's paid off so far."
- Sugar Ray Leonard
(Related: Wife)

"I admit that: my wife is outspoken, but by whom?"
- Sam Levenson
(Related: Wife)

"A man who is eating or lying with his wife or preparing to go to sleep in humility, thankfulness and temperance, is, by Christian standards, in an infinitely higher state than one who is listening to Bach or reading Plato in a state of pride."
- C. S. Lewis
(Related: Wife, Christian, Eating, Humility, Listening, Lying, Man, Pride, Reading, Sleep, State, Temperance, Thankfulness)

"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)

"My wife wanted my children to have some Chinese culture and education. She believes the children need to learn two languages and two cultures."
- Jet Li
(Related: Education, Wife, Children, Culture)

"So I decided to form a production company with my wife and our partner Diane."
- Ray Liotta
(Related: Wife, Company, Production)

"My wife read Narc as well and was really into it."
- Ray Liotta
(Related: Wife)

"I'm leaving because I want to spend more time with my wife in Chicago."
- Bill Lipinski
(Related: Time, Wife, Chicago, Want)

"I'm a fun father, but not a good father. The hard decisions always went to my wife."
- John Lithgow
(Related: Father, Wife, Decisions, Fun)

"The corporate woman has been defined as the 'liberated woman' and I see that as the exact opposite. I think she now is more enslaved, maybe even more than the housewife was; because she's so out of her power, and imitating male power is not female power."
- Kenny Loggins
(Related: Power, Corporate, Housewife, Now, Woman)

"We got off the Clash of the Titans tour and I said that my wife and I were working on having a baby and sure enough we found out that she was pregnant. So I told them nine months in advance that I wasn't going to tour in September so I could witness the birth of my first son."
- Dave Lombardo
(Related: Wife, Son, Baby, First, Months)

"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)

"Sobriety was the greatest gift I ever gave myself. I don't put it on a platform. I don't campaign about it. It's just something that works for me. It enabled me to really connect with another human being - my wife, Sheryl - which I was never able to do before."
- Rob Lowe
(Related: Wife, Being)

"I have a wife, I have sons: all of them hostages given to fate."
- Lucan
(Related: Wife, Fate)

"There is nothing like a good dose of another woman to make a man appreciate his wife."
- Clare Boothe Luce
(Related: Wife, Man, Nothing, Woman)

"Oh, my God! My wife and I, boy, we got down that night. On a personal note!"
- Derek Luke
(Related: Wife, Night)

"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)

"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
(Related: Wife, Lady, Man, Nothing, Woman)

"I would rather be a fairly happy wife and mother."
- Mary MacLane
(Related: Mother, Wife)

"We had to be very careful on our best behaviour when we went to these other countries. And then I made a living, I had a chance to support my wife and my kids. It was a wonderful, wonderful, wonderful program from that point of view."
- Gavin MacLeod
(Related: Wife, Chance, Countries, Kids, Living, Support)

"No man succeeds without a good woman behind him. Wife or mother, if it is both, he is twice blessed indeed."
- Harold MacMillan
(Related: Mother, Wife, Man, Woman)

"A favorite cast? Lisa Kudrow, Anthony Hopkins, Gene Hackman, Morgan Freeman, and my wife."
- William H. Macy
(Related: Wife, Favorite)

"My wife thought I deserved it, but I always thought the Nobel a Western prize."
- Naguib Mahfouz
(Related: Wife, Thought)

"It's not a good idea to put your wife into a novel; not your latest wife anyway."
- Norman Mailer
(Related: Wife, Idea)

"I know at the beginning of our careers, my wife and I were gut wrenchingly competitive."
- Barry Mann
(Related: Wife, Beginning, Careers)

"I play, in real life, Kim, who is actually Marshall Mathers ex-wife as of now. She lies and says she is pregnant because she really wants to keep him and he figures her out."
- Taryn Manning
(Related: Life, Lies, Now, Play)

"When they were small and my wife really had no other responsibilities, except taking care of the family and all of us, it wasn't that big a deal. It was fun. Hey, we're going to Moscow. We're going to Italy. We're going to Toronto. We're going to New York."
- Joe Mantegna
(Related: Family, Wife, Care, Fun, Italy)

"I've loved it, but I have a wife and two children."
- Joe Mantegna
(Related: Wife, Children)

"I was made to believe there was a plan in place for ending Donald's previous marriage. I pulled away because I wanted to allow him the time to deal with his wife."
- Marla Maples
(Related: Time, Marriage, Wife, Ending)

"Fiction was invented the day Jonas arrived home and told his wife that he was three days late because he had been swallowed by a whale."
- Gabriel Garcia Marquez
(Related: Home, Wife, Day, Fiction)

"I went swimming the other day and my wife was watching and she said, 'You know, it's funny, it's when you've got no clothes on, no one recognizes you.' I said, 'What are you saying? That I should do more love scenes?'"
- Eddie Marsan
(Related: Love, Funny, Wife, Clothes, Day, Saying)

"Behind every successful man is a woman, behind her is his wife."
- Groucho Marx
(Related: Wife, Successful, Man, Woman)

"If I had no family, my wife and I would lead a much more romantic and nomadic existence."
- David McCallum
(Related: Family, Wife, Existence, Romantic)

"My wife and I have spent half our lives, half our adult lives, trying to save special parts of California."
- Pete McCloskey
(Related: Wife, Trying)

"I think the most important thing my wife Cynthia and I can do for Kristen is to teach her how to grow up to be a woman and make her own decisions. Meanwhile, we sometimes have to guide her."
- Kent McCord
(Related: Wife, Decisions, Woman)

"I have talked to Debbie Hammond quite a bit, Jim Hammond's wife, his widow. I've seen their kids. And last time we played Dallas, a lot of them came over. It's hard for them to come see the show. It's still hard."
- Reba McEntire
(Related: Time, Wife, Kids)

"You go to the hospital your wife's in labor and you're doing the thing, and then it's very disorienting and scary and you beat yourself up and you go through a whole period of 'woe is me' and then you realize that this a gift, this child is the light, and if you can nourish that light and just let it shine, you have an opportunity to get closer to what I think is God."
- John C. McGinley
(Related: God, Wife, Opportunity, Labor, Light)

"There is no greater excitement than to support an intellectual wife and have her support you. Marriage is a partnership in which each inspires the other, and brings fruition to both of you."
- Millicent Carey McIntosh
(Related: Marriage, Wife, Excitement, Partnership, Support)

"In my experience with women that I've dated and my wife now, is you have to know what they care about. And even if you aren't a huge fan of it, you still have to have interest in it and it has to be genuine because women do it for men all the time."
- Tim Meadows
(Related: Experience, Men, Time, Women, Wife, Care, Interest, Now)

"My wife has brought great beauty into my life. And my daughter has brought me nothing but joy. Those qualities were greatly lacking."
- Christopher Meloni
(Related: Beauty, Life, Wife, Daughter, Joy, Nothing)

"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)

"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
(Related: Religion, Wife, Children, Respect, Sense, Theory)

"It's about a young man who has climbed to fame and he discovers that his writing and the relationship with his wife are really more important for him than anything else."
- Ismail Merchant
(Related: Wife, Fame, Man, Writing)

"I hardly said a word to my wife until I said 'yes' to divorce."
- John Milius
(Related: Wife, Divorce, Word)

"No slave is a slave to the same lengths, and in so full a sense of the word, as a wife is."
- John Stuart Mill
(Related: Wife, Sense, Word)

"My wife and two children traveled with me on locations all last season."
- Martin Milner
(Related: Wife, Children)

"Not much more can happen to you after you lose your reputation and your wife."
- John N. Mitchell
(Related: Wife, Reputation)

"My wife taught me the importance of living well."
- Robert Mondavi
(Related: Wife, Importance, Living)

"We have two kids, my wife and myself."
- Thelonious Monk
(Related: Wife, Kids)

"I'm not saying my wife's a bad cook, but she uses a smoke alarm as a timer."
- Bob Monkhouse
(Related: Wife, Saying)

"I guess I have always been deeply terrified to really be someone's wife since I know from life one cannot love another, ever, really."
- Marilyn Monroe
(Related: Life, Love, Wife)

"I have too many fantasies to be a housewife. I guess I am a fantasy."
- Marilyn Monroe
(Related: Fantasy, Housewife)

"The ultimate end of your education was to make you a good wife."
- Mary Wortley Montagu
(Related: Education, Wife, End)

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

"We made one film called Thy Neighbor's Wife in which I got flogged at the public whipping post for adultery. I did my best acting in that film, I guess."
- Cleo Moore
(Related: Wife, Acting, Adultery, Film, Post, Public)

"And then Dick called and said, I'm going to do a special called Dick Van Dyke and the other woman, that would be you, because every time I try to check into a hotel with my wife, they look at me as though I'm cheating on Laura."
- Mary Tyler Moore
(Related: Time, Wife, Cheating, Woman)

"A pretty wife is something for the fastidious vanity of a rougue to retire upon."
- Thomas Moore
(Related: Wife, Pretty, Vanity)

"I'm working as hard as I can. Yesterday, I had five different debates. I don't get a half an hour a day to talk to my wife. I don't know how much harder I can work."
- James P. Moran
(Related: Work, Wife, Day, Talk, Yesterday)

"If a lecturer, he wishes to be heard; if a writer, to be read. He always hopes for a public beyond that of the long-suffering wife."
- Samuel E. Morison
(Related: Wife, Public, Wishes, Writer)

"One disadvantage of being a hog is that at any moment some blundering fool may try to make a silk purse out of your wife's ear."
- J. B. Morton
(Related: Wife, Being, Fool, May)

"Memorizing dialogue has always come easy and quickly to me. My wife Eileen is also very helpful. She gives me choices, and asks me questions, and runs my lines with me."
- Bill Mumy
(Related: Wife, Choices, Questions)

"My wife can see always how a part affects me personally because she has to live with it."
- Cillian Murphy
(Related: Wife)

"Offspring, the due performance on religious rites, faithful service, highest conjugal happiness and heavenly bliss for the ancestors and oneself, depend on one's wife alone."
- Guru Nanak
(Related: Happiness, Wife, Performance, Religious, Service)

"I haven't reported my missing credit card to the police because whoever stole it is spending less than my wife."
- Ilie Nastase
(Related: Wife, Credit, Police)

"A man's wife is his compromise with the illusion of his first sweetheart."
- George Jean Nathan
(Related: Wife, Compromise, First, Illusion, Man)

"Seat assignment didn't matter if you're flying Dallas to Houston and you did it 38 times a day. People just got on, you didn't sit next to your wife, and it was a 45-minute flight. It didn't matter."
- David Neeleman
(Related: Wife, People, Day, Flying, Houston)

"The secrets of success are a good wife and a steady job. My wife told me."
- Howard Nemerov
(Related: Success, Wife, Job, Secrets)

"I was lucky to have my wife as the art director, and it turned out to be quite something - a great success. I'm very proud of it."
- Helmut Newton
(Related: Art, Success, Wife)

"Do you want to be an artist and a writer, or a wife and a lover? With kids, your focus changes. I don't want to go to PTA meetings."
- Stevie Nicks
(Related: Wife, Artist, Focus, Kids, Meetings, Want, Writer)

"My wife and I are affiliated with a temple here in Los Angeles. We feel very close to the congregation and to the rabbi, who happens to be my wife's cousin and who I admire greatly. I talk to him regularly but I consider myself more spiritual than religious."
- Leonard Nimoy
(Related: Wife, Temple, Religious, Spiritual, Talk)

"I met David Smith through my former wife, Cornelia, who'd studied with him."
- Kenneth Noland
(Related: Wife)

"My wife and I now live in the summers in northern Michigan in an environment which is wonderfully conducive to research, and where most of my work in the last 15 years has been done."
- Douglass North
(Related: Work, Wife, Environment, Now, Research, Years)

"In 1972 I married again, to Elisabeth Case; she continues to be wife, companion, critic and editor: a partner in the projects and programs that we undertake."
- Douglass North
(Related: Wife, Projects)

"Who I really am is the mother of six kids and Woody's wife."
- Anne Northup
(Related: Mother, Wife, Kids)

"I met my wife Anne who was a sociology student, and her influence together with activities associated with the student movement of the time opened up my interests amongst other things into the theatre, art, music, politics and philosophy."
- Paul Nurse
(Related: Politics, Time, Art, Music, Wife, Influence, Philosophy, Theatre)

"Being a good mother does not call for the same qualities as being a good housewife; a dedication to keeping children clean and tidy may override an interest in their separate development as individuals."
- Ann Oakley
(Related: Mother, Development, Being, Children, Dedication, Housewife, Interest, May)

"The fact that my 15 minutes of fame has extended a little longer than 15 minutes is somewhat surprising to me and completely baffling to my wife."
- Barack Obama
(Related: Wife, Fact, Fame)

"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)

"Like a midwife, I make my living bringing new babies into the world, except that mine are new advertising campaigns."
- David Ogilvy
(Related: Advertising, Babies, Living, World)

"The consumer isn't a moron; she is your wife."
- David Ogilvy
(Related: Wife)

"Never write an advertisement which you wouldn't want your family to read. You wouldn't tell lies to your own wife. Don't tell them to mine."
- David Ogilvy
(Related: Family, Wife, Lies, Want)

"It is flagrantly dishonest for an advertising agent to urge consumers to buy a product which he would not allow his own wife to buy."
- David Ogilvy
(Related: Wife, Advertising)

"My Cleveland years were both scientifically and personally most rewarding. My wife Judy was able to rejoin me in our research and my research group grew rapidly."
- George Andrew Olah
(Related: Wife, Research, Years)

"My wife had taken off on a plane. Two airplanes had crashed into the World Trade Center. I, of course, like any other person, felt potentially devastated, panicky a little bit."
- Ted Olson
(Related: Wife, Airplanes, Trade, World)

"I immediately called the command center of the Department of Justice to let them know that my wife was on a plane that had been hijacked. I mainly wanted them know there was another hijacked plane out there."
- Ted Olson
(Related: Wife, Justice)

"When I read the pilot 'for Married with Children', it just reminded me of my Uncle Joe... just a self-deprecating kind of guy. He'd come home from work, and the wife would maybe say 'I ran over the dog this morning in the driveway'. And he would say 'Fine, what's for dinner?"
- Ed O'Neill
(Related: Home, Work, Wife, Children, Self)

"With us tonight is William Warfield, who is with us tonight. He is a wonderful man, and so is his wife."
- Eugene Ormandy
(Related: Wife, Man)

"Never be unfaithful to a lover, except with your wife."
- P. J. O'Rourke
(Related: Wife)

"Terry said he had this new kid and his wife didn't want to live in England. He wanted to tour. He hated being in the studio. Terry liked seeing various bars the world over and getting smashed out of his brain. He was a sort of latent Keith Moon."
- Andy Partridge
(Related: Wife, Being, England, Moon, Want, World)

"Well, I always say that the two things I was most disastrous at in my life, being a teenager and being a wife, were the two things I really wound up cashing in on when I was writing fluffy magazine pieces."
- Ann Patchett
(Related: Life, Wife, Being, Writing)

"Now I need to take a piece of wood and make it sound like the railroad track, but I also had to make it beautiful and lovable so that a person playing it would think of it in terms of his mistress, a bartender, his wife, a good psychiatrist - whatever."
- Les Paul
(Related: Wife, Now, Sound, Wood)

"Yeah, Dundee was great. It was a great film. I fell in love with my Mexican wife on Dundee."
- Sam Peckinpah
(Related: Love, Wife, Film)

"I don't write about certain arguments I have with my wife. I'd get my head torn off if wrote about certain things."
- Harvey Pekar
(Related: Wife, Arguments)

"The bottom line is, you love your wife, you do your best with that."
- Sean Penn
(Related: Love, Wife)

"In marriage do thou be wise: prefer the person before money, virtue before beauty, the mind before the body; then thou hast a wife, a friend, a companion, a second self."
- William Penn
(Related: Marriage, Beauty, Money, Wife, Friend, Virtue, Body, Mind, Self)

"Between a man and his wife nothing ought to rule but love. Authority is for children and servants, yet not without sweetness."
- William Penn
(Related: Love, Wife, Authority, Children, Man, Nothing, Sweetness)

"Strange, to see what delight we married people have to see these poor fools decoyed into our condition, every man and wife gazing and smiling at them."
- Samuel Pepys
(Related: Wife, People, Delight, Fools, Man, Poor)

"Early in the morning, I fell in love with the girl that later on became my wife. At that time, we were so naive. I wanted to charm her, so I read her Capital by Marx. I thought somehow she would be convinced by the strength of his criticism about capital."
- Shimon Peres
(Related: Love, Time, Wife, Thought, Strength, Charm, Criticism)

"The show can go on without me, and probably will, but I want to come back to act in Chicago. My wife and I just bought a condo downtown, and I want to do theater."
- William Petersen
(Related: Wife, Act, Chicago, Theater, Want, Will)

"When a man opens a car door for his wife, it's either a new car or a new wife."
- Prince Philip
(Related: Car, Wife, Man)

"I don't think a prostitute is more moral than a wife, but they are doing the same thing."
- Prince Philip
(Related: Wife)

"I discovered my wife in bed with another man, and I was crushed. So I said, 'Get off me, you two!'"
- Emo Philips
(Related: Wife, Bed, Man)

"I've been in this business for a long time at my age, I've just turned 30, and I feel like my wife's career is going incredibly well, my kids are happy and healthy in schools, we've both been able to buy a house for our parents, respectively, in the places they live."
- Ryan Phillippe
(Related: Business, Time, Age, Wife, Career, Kids, Parents, Schools)

"We know how powerful our mother was when we were little, but is our wife that powerful to us now? Must we relive our great deed of escape from Mama with every other woman in our life?"
- Frank Pittman
(Related: Life, Mother, Wife, Deed, Now, Woman)

"You know, grieve your wife, this is an impulsive thing and you have no idea the kind of trouble you're getting yourself into it. And of course he doesn't listen to me and he adopts this child."
- Oliver Platt
(Related: Wife, Idea, Trouble)

"I'm so sick of hearing how there's no strong roles for women. I don't care about strong roles. I just want to see women who are characters! A nun, a serial killer, a housewife, as long as there's some depth there."
- Martha Plimpton
(Related: Women, Care, Hearing, Housewife, Want)

"Like many other Laureates, I have benefit immeasurably from the love and support of my wife and children."
- John Pople
(Related: Love, Wife, Children, Support)

"Tonight I should like to thank all those who have shared my work and to acknowledge the debt that I owe to my wife whose encouragement to put research before all other things has been a great strength to me."
- George Porter
(Related: Work, Wife, Strength, Debt, Encouragement, Research)

"It is not only my laboratory and my place of work but also my home, so that on the 30th October I was able to share my happiness immediately with my students and collaborators and, at the same time, with my wife and family."
- George Porter
(Related: Family, Happiness, Work, Home, Time, Wife, October, Students)

"I get up around 6:30. I work from about 8:00 to 1:00, take a break for lunch, work again until about 5:00, and then go for a long walk and have dinner. Then, if my wife and I have no previous plans, we decide what to do for the evening."
- Chaim Potok
(Related: Work, Wife, Evening)

"My wife used to tell me one of my best qualities was that my feet don't smell, but I remember my brother's did when we were kids."
- Jack Prelutsky
(Related: Brother, Wife, Feet, Kids)

"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)

"Someone called all the newspapers in New York and told them I'd died. I've been told by almost everyone it was an ex-wife - I've had a few so it's hard to pinpoint which one - but who knows for sure?"
- Richard Pryor
(Related: Newspapers)

"I think about being married again, having a home and a wife. No one can ever be married too many times, and maybe if I keep trying I'll get it right one day."
- Richard Pryor
(Related: Home, Wife, Being, Day, Right, Trying)

"In many walks of life, a conscience is a more expensive encumbrance than a wife or a carriage."
- Thomas de Quincey
(Related: Life, Wife, Conscience)

"Since I've got on the Internet, it's opened a whole world of wasted time for me. My wife says she's an Internet widow."
- Mick Ralphs
(Related: Time, Wife, Internet, World)

"When one has love for God, one doesn't feel any physical attraction to wife, children, relatives and friends. One retains only compassion for them."
- Ramakrishna
(Related: Love, Wife, God, Children, Compassion, Friends, Relatives)

"Thou shalt not covet thy neighbor's wife, for there are plenty of others."
- Otto Rank
(Related: Wife)

"What no wife of a writer can ever understand is that a writer is working when he's staring out of the window."
- Burton Rascoe
(Related: Wife, Writer)

"I've been worked over by the English press because there's an assumption that my politics are identical with my wife's, and for that matter that my wife's politics are identical with her politics of 20 years ago."
- Stephen Rea
(Related: Politics, Wife, English, Press, Years)

"I don't feel ashamed of my wife's political background, and I don't think she should either. I feel that the people who administered the North of Ireland for the last 20 years should be ashamed. There you are."
- Stephen Rea
(Related: Wife, People, Ireland, Years)

"My wife and I just prefer Seattle. It's a beautiful city. Great setting. You open your front door in the morning and the air smells like pine and the sea, as opposed to bus exhaust."
- Ron Reagan
(Related: Wife, Open, Sea)

"We had the boy's name picked out, but we didn't have a girl's. When he turned out to be a boy, we were so relieved. Literally, in the middle of contracting and pushing, and with my wife being drugged - out and half - lucid, we were still coming up with names."
- Paul Reiser
(Related: Wife, Being, Contracting, Name, Names)

"I remember my wife and I used to get on plane and see everybody else with their babies. They'd be putting strollers and car seats up above, and we'd think: Oh, please Lord, don't make us go through that."
- Paul Reiser
(Related: Car, Wife, Babies)

"Before the boat docked, however, he confessed because he was contemplating running for president, he couldn't separate from his wife. I believed him when he told me he faced a difficult choice between pursuing personal happiness and his political destiny."
- Donna Rice
(Related: Happiness, Wife, Choice, Destiny, President, Running)

"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)

"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)

"Men generally are afraid of a wife who has more understanding than themselves."
- Samuel Richardson
(Related: Men, Wife, Understanding)

"Men will bear many things from a kept mistress, which they would not bear from a wife."
- Samuel Richardson
(Related: Men, Wife, Will)

"I am not involved in any 'issues' because it's too sensitive for me - or my wife - to get involved. Every time we express an opinion it becomes a whole thing in itself. And the whole purpose of living in the countryside was to get away from hundreds of people. My wife fell off a horse, and suddenly there are hundreds of people around."
- Guy Ritchie
(Related: Time, Wife, People, Purpose, Living, Opinion)

"I can understand that the whole world is interested in my wife Madonna. That's even why I married her."
- Guy Ritchie
(Related: Wife, World)

"My wife and I have so much fun when we travel and find anything... like stray cats and squirrels."
- Eric Roberts
(Related: Travel, Wife, Cats, Fun)

"And I'm as attached to my wife as anybody can be to another human being."
- Eric Roberts
(Related: Wife, Being)

"I know one man who was impotent who gave AIDS to his wife and the only thing they did was kiss."
- Pat Robertson
(Related: Kiss, Wife, Man)

"However near and dear to you may be your wife, children, friends, they are not you; they are outside of you."
- John Buchanan Robinson
(Related: Wife, Children, Friends, May)

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

"I'm not a real movie star. I've still got the same wife I started out with twenty-eight years ago."
- Will Rogers
(Related: Wife, Years)

"It is just that I don't want a wife and I don't want kids."
- Henry Rollins
(Related: Wife, Kids, Want)

"My wife gets all the money I make. I just get an apple and clean clothes every morning."
- Ray Romano
(Related: Money, Wife, Clothes)

"The man who loves other countries as much as his own stands on a level with the man who loves other women as much as he loves his own wife."
- Theodore Roosevelt
(Related: Women, Wife, Countries, Man)

"The mass of the people commence life with no other capital than the union of head, hearts and hands. To the benefit of this best of capital the wife has no right."
- Ernestine Rose
(Related: Life, Wife, People, Right)

"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)

"If they are unsuccessful in married life, who suffers more the bitter consequences of poverty than the wife? But if successful, she has not a dollar to call her own."
- Ernestine Rose
(Related: Life, Wife, Successful, Consequences, Poverty)

"A happy wife is a happy life."
- Gavin Rossdale
(Related: Life, Wife)

"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 feel remorse for what you have thought about your wife; she has thought much worse things about you."
- Jean Rostand
(Related: Wife, Thought, Remorse)

"We call that person who has lost his father, an orphan; and a widower that man who has lost his wife. But that man who has known the immense unhappiness of losing a friend, by what name do we call him? Here every language is silent and holds its peace in impotence."
- Joseph Roux
(Related: Peace, Father, Wife, Friend, Language, Losing, Man, Name, Unhappiness)

"When a man spends his time giving his wife criticism and advice instead of compliments, he forgets that it was not his good judgment, but his charming manners, that won her heart."
- Helen Rowland
(Related: Time, Wife, Heart, Advice, Compliments, Criticism, Giving, Judgment, Man, Manners)

"When a man makes a woman his wife, it's the highest compliment he can pay her, and it's usually the last."
- Helen Rowland
(Related: Wife, Compliment, Man, Woman)

"One man's folly is another man's wife."
- Helen Rowland
(Related: Wife, Folly, Man)

"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)

"We can't thank Dave enough. He could call me if my wife was about to have a baby and tell me he needed tonight for his show and I'd find some way to get her to let me head to New York."
- Darius Rucker
(Related: Wife, Baby)

"I'm married, I have three children, I never hit my wife."
- Ja Rule
(Related: Wife, Children)

"I moved away for three years and went to Trinidad where I met my wife, Athena."
- Mathias Rust
(Related: Wife, Years)

"And to play as long as I did and to have a family you have to be very blessed and I was with my wife Ruth. Ruth, I appreciate the job you did, and my three fine children, Reid, Reese, and Wendy."
- Nolan Ryan
(Related: Family, Wife, Children, Job, Play)

"Well, my wife always says to me, and I think it's true, it's very difficult for us to understand the Elizabethan understanding and enjoyment and perception of form as it is to say... it would be for them to understand computers or going to the moon or something."
- Mark Rylance
(Related: Computers, Wife, Perception, Enjoyment, Moon, Understanding)

"Only towards the end of this process are any of the chapters in fully readable condition, a state of affairs that used to alarm my wife. But Joan's got used to it."
- Fred Saberhagen
(Related: Wife, End, State)

"A wife lasts only for the length of the marriage, but an ex-wife is there for the rest of your life."
- Jim Samuels
(Related: Life, Marriage, Wife, Rest)

"My wife Margaret is the best thing that's ever happened to me."
- Ryne Sandberg
(Related: Wife)

"This character feels so much like my brother. He has two children. He has a wife. He works with me. He chooses to stay in New Hampshire because he wants his kids to grow up in the school they started with. He doesn't want them to lose friends. He is his family's hero."
- Adam Sandler
(Related: Family, Brother, Wife, Character, Children, Friends, Kids, School, Want)

"The philosophy of the common man is an old wife that gives him no pleasure, yet he cannot live without her, and resents any aspersions that strangers may cast on her character."
- George Santayana
(Related: Wife, Character, Man, May, Old, Philosophy, Pleasure, Strangers)

"In the last year my wife has noticed me struggling to get downstairs on a Sunday morning. I've two young children and football has been so good to me over the years I don't want to spoil it."
- Graeme Le Saux
(Related: Wife, Children, Football, Want, Years)

"My wife Mariana is a good photographer too and, like me, she just picks up a camera and takes a picture when she sees something, rather than looking too deeply into it."
- Graeme Le Saux
(Related: Wife)

"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
(Related: Death, Wife, Man, Right, Value)

"The reason why I've been keeping private for the longest time ever here, I've always wanted to protect my wife's privacy. I don't like - I didn't want to put her picture all over the news. I just wanted to keep her private."
- Michael Schiavo
(Related: Time, Wife, News, Privacy, Reason, Want)

"What I am defending is the real rights of women. A woman should have the right to be in the home as a wife and mother."
- Phyllis Schlafly
(Related: Home, Women, Mother, Wife, Rights, Woman)

"Any judge who allows an adulterer with a live-in girlfriend to terminate the life of his wife should be impeached."
- Phyllis Schlafly
(Related: Life, Wife, Girlfriend)

"I had a happy marriage and a nice wife. I accomplished everything you can. What more can you want?"
- Max Schmeling
(Related: Marriage, Wife, Want)

"Happy is the man who finds a true friend, and far happier is he who finds that true friend in his wife."
- Franz Schubert
(Related: Wife, Friend, Man)

"I like to share my life, and spend time with someone I love. That has worked 100 per cent with my wife."
- Michael Schumacher
(Related: Time, Life, Love, Wife)

"I worked with a guy, I can't think of his name, him and his wife, and one of them had a saxophone and the other played drums. It wasn't a regular job but I did a few gigs around home with them."
- Earl Scruggs
(Related: Home, Wife, Job, Name)

"My wife is Danish and we go to Denmark a couple of times a year."
- Ted Shackelford
(Related: Wife, Denmark)

"An amateur is someone who supports himself with outside jobs which enable him to paint. A professional is someone whose wife works to enable him to paint."
- Ben Shahn
(Related: Wife, Jobs)

"If O.J. had been accused of killing his black wife, you would not have seen the same passion stirred up."
- Al Sharpton
(Related: Wife, Killing, Passion)

"You must avoid giving hostages to fortune, like getting an expensive wife, an expensive house, and a style of living that never lets you aford the time to take the chance to write what you wish."
- Irwin Shaw
(Related: Time, Wife, Chance, Fortune, Giving, Living, Style)

"I was in love with my wife and she was in love with me. We got along wonderfully."
- Sam Sheppard
(Related: Love, Wife)

"Each time I told them I didn't kill my wife."
- Sam Sheppard
(Related: Time, Wife)

"After marriage, the other man's wife looks more beautiful."
- Navjot Singh Sidhu
(Related: Marriage, Wife, Man)

"Last year my wife got a Rolls-Royce."
- Russell Simmons
(Related: Wife)

"I was making films about American society, and it is true that I never felt at home there, except perhaps when my wife and I lived on a farm in the San Fernando Valley."
- Douglas Sirk
(Related: Home, Society, Wife, American)

"My wife and I are a team, and it's good for my work because I'm interested in working from a stable base."
- Tom Sizemore
(Related: Work, Wife)

"I am less selfish. But I am more insistent on being part of the creative experience. I find I am a better mother, lover and wife when I am writing. When my daughter was small I wasn't writing as much and I didn't miss it."
- Helen Slater
(Related: Experience, Mother, Wife, Daughter, Being, Writing)

"Rove and his attorneys can parse the words all they want, but it is now clear that while Rove may not have given a reporter Plame's name, he clearly identified her by telling the reporter that Joseph Wilson's wife was a CIA agent."
- Louise Slaughter
(Related: Wife, May, Name, Now, Want, Words)

"Brian really kicked back on his own when Amanda was a baby. We had a long talk about it, and he was spending a lot of time in California working there and he didn't really want to spend all his time out there and have his children and his wife on the East Coast."
- Erika Slezak
(Related: Time, Wife, Baby, Children, Talk, Want)

"When a man has been consistently battering his wife, he shouldn't expect a bouquet of roses from her the morning after he promises to stop."
- Joe Slovo
(Related: Wife, Man, Promises, Roses)

"I think it all comes down to relationships - how I treat my wife, how I treat my kids, how I treat the guys at the grocery store, all aspects of every day, what I'm involved in."
- Michael W. Smith
(Related: Wife, Day, Kids, Relationships)

"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
(Related: Wife, Advice)

"By all means, marry. If you get a good wife, you'll become happy; if you get a bad one, you'll become a philosopher."
- Socrates
(Related: Wife)

"I was seeing a lot of really good things about Get Shorty when it came out, and my wife pointed out that if you validate the good reviews, you also have to validate the bad reviews."
- Barry Sonnenfeld
(Related: Wife)

"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
(Related: Love, Family, Wife, Emotion, Friends, Giving)

"The first thing I did when I sold my book was buy a new wedding ring for my wife and asked her to marry me all over again."
- Nicholas Sparks
(Related: Wedding, Wife, First)

"One thing my wife says is bad about me, is that I still care too much."
- Aaron Spelling
(Related: Wife, Care)

"I love my wife, she deserves anything and everything."
- Aaron Spelling
(Related: Love, Wife)

"A successful woman preacher was once asked what special obstacles have you met as a woman in the ministry? Not one, she answered, except the lack of a minister's wife."
- Anna Garlin Spencer
(Related: Wife, Successful, Obstacles, Woman)

"There is a certain justice in criticism. The critic is like a midwife - a tyrannical midwife."
- Stephen Spender
(Related: Criticism, Justice)

"I always wanted my music to influence the life you were living emotionally - with your family, your lover, your wife, and, at a certain point, with your children."
- Bruce Springsteen
(Related: Life, Music, Family, Wife, Children, Influence, Living)

"Our prejudices are our mistresses; reason is at best our wife, very often heard indeed, but seldom minded."
- Philip Stanhope
(Related: Wife, Reason)

"The woman is uniformly sacrificed to the wife and mother."
- Elizabeth Cady Stanton
(Related: Mother, Wife, Woman)

"Now I'm a wife and a mother of two. It's a really different role. I always referred to No Doubt as a marriage, because that's what it's like to be together for so long and go through what we've been through. I can't really have that relationship with them anymore."
- Gwen Stefani
(Related: Marriage, Mother, Wife, Doubt, Now)

"There is no such thing as being good to your wife."
- Gertrude Stein
(Related: Wife, Being)

"They say Yogi Berra is funny. Well, he has a lovely wife and family, a beautiful home, money in the bank, and he plays golf with millionaires. What's funny about that?"
- Casey Stengel
(Related: Funny, Money, Family, Home, Wife, Golf)

"During that first year, I felt guilty that my wife was out working bringing in all our income, while I was at home playing on the computer, so I made myself treat writing like a job."
- George Stephen
(Related: Home, Wife, Computer, First, Income, Job, Writing)

"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
(Related: Home, Work, Wife, Computer)

"You can forgive people who do not follow you through a philosophical disquisition; but to find your wife laughing when you had tears in your eyes, or staring when you were in a fit of laughter, would go some way towards a dissolution of the marriage."
- Robert Louis Stevenson
(Related: Marriage, Wife, People, Eyes, Laughter, Tears)

"I met my wife, Margaret L. Mack, at the University of Chicago. We were married in 1936. She died in 1970."
- George Stigler
(Related: Wife, Chicago, University)

"If I were as much of a man as my woman, I'd be my wife."
- Ryan Stiles
(Related: Wife, Man, Woman)

"Sybil's my wife, and on the first day of October, that's the first time I knew Ross was going to run."
- James Stockdale
(Related: Time, Wife, Day, First, October)

"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)

"Each coming together of man and wife, even if they have been mated for many years, should be a fresh adventure; each winning should necessitate a fresh wooing."
- Marie Carmichael Stopes
(Related: Wife, Winning, Adventure, Man, Wooing, Years)

"Dick Dart emerged from the ether during a flight from New York with my wife and children to Puerto Rico."
- Peter Straub
(Related: Wife, Children)

"Love or not, I wouldn't subject a wife to the road. It's punishment."
- Billy Strayhorn
(Related: Love, Wife, Punishment, Road)

"My wife is beginning to instruct me on means to retrieve dreams, and bit by bit, it does seem to be working."
- Theodore Sturgeon
(Related: Dreams, Wife, Beginning)

"Try praising your wife, even if it does frighten her at first."
- Billy Sunday
(Related: Wife, First)

"The only thing I feel passionate about is my wife."
- Donald Sutherland
(Related: Wife)

"I am so glad my wife tolerates me. And we have three wonderful sons."
- Donald Sutherland
(Related: Wife, Sons)

"I love grabbing my wife and going to a distant location to film."
- Donald Sutherland
(Related: Love, Wife, Film)

"The studio rented a house for my wife in Los Angeles under a phony name to keep reporters away. Whenever I wanted to visit her and my children, I would have to sneak in the back door after dark."
- Max von Sydow
(Related: Wife, Children, Name, Visit)

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

"I am a very committed wife. And I should be committed too - for being married so many times."
- Elizabeth Taylor
(Related: Wife, Being)

"I don't pretend to be an ordinary housewife."
- Elizabeth Taylor
(Related: Housewife)

"He that loves not his wife and children feeds a lioness at home, and broods a nest of sorrows."
- Jeremy Taylor
(Related: Home, Wife, Children)

"I think for Beecher specifically, Keller was with him when his wife died. Beecher had decided after he first got into prison that he had to shut off everybody. You can't let anybody in and you have to become like them and you have to be threatening and all that."
- Lee Tergesen
(Related: Wife, First, Prison)

"I have always been making art from an early age but for nearly forty years did computer programming to earn a living. I bought a house and put my wife and three children through college. Now that diversion is over so I can finally paint full time."
- Mike Thompson
(Related: Age, Art, Time, Wife, Children, College, Computer, Living, Now, Programming, Years)

"And I had to take care of a little dog too named Suzy. It was the promoter's wife's - Judy Lynn's - it was her dog. And one of my duties going on the tour was to take care of it."
- Mel Tillis
(Related: Wife, Care)

"I really enjoy acting. At home I can't even finish a sentence, and here I am reading these wonderful lines. I think it must be every housewife's dream, to be an actress part-time."
- Meg Tilly
(Related: Home, Dream, Acting, Housewife, Reading)

"Who deserves more credit than the wife of a coal miner? Mother was one."
- Merle Travis
(Related: Mother, Wife, Credit)

"For me, having come to study and understand some of the Bible and finally getting saved made a huge difference in me, because my wife was a big influence on that. I saw in her, when I first met her, a person's soul at peace with everything and everybody around her."
- Randy Travis
(Related: Peace, Wife, Soul, Bible, Difference, First, Influence, Study)

"My wife doesn't care what I do when I'm away, as long as I don't have a good time."
- Lee Trevino
(Related: Time, Wife, Care)

"I've traveled the world and been about everywhere you can imagine. There's not anything I'm scared of except my wife."
- Lee Trevino
(Related: Wife, World)

"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)

"Thank god my wife is neither a Serb nor a Jew."
- Franjo Tudjman
(Related: God, Wife)

"Thirty years ago, there was definitely a huge difference between men and women, and the man wanting to feel like the protector, and not scare the wife."
- Robin Tunney
(Related: Men, Women, Wife, Difference, Man, Years)

"If you are a housewife, take pride in that."
- Anthea Turner
(Related: Housewife, Pride)

"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
(Related: Money, Wife, Successful, Man, Woman)

"My wife and I had decided not to let anybody take pictures of our home because it was just the last place on earth we had that was unscathed. But people have climbed over the fence; they've taken aerial shots. They've gotten my address and put it on the Internet."
- Steven Tyler
(Related: Home, Wife, People, Earth, Internet)

"If you are a married man resident in Cuba, you cannot get a passport to go to the next town without your wife's permission in writing."
- Edward Burnett Tylor
(Related: Wife, Man, Writing)

"You can't stay married in a situation where you are afraid to go to sleep in case your wife might cut your throat."
- Mike Tyson
(Related: Wife, Sleep)

"Anyone with a grain of sense would know that if I punched my wife I would rip her head off. It's all lies. I have never laid a finger on her."
- Mike Tyson
(Related: Wife, Lies, Sense)

"People think I have courage. The courage in my family are my wife Pam, my three daughters, here, Nicole, Jamie, LeeAnn, my mom, who's right here too."
- Jim Valvano
(Related: Family, Mom, Wife, People, Courage, Daughters, Right)

"I'm still very close friends with his first wife, Neile, who is now remarried."
- Robert Vaughn
(Related: Wife, First, Friends, Now)

"It takes as much discipline to be a mother and a wife as it does to do anything else."
- Suzanne Vega
(Related: Mother, Wife, Discipline)

"Being pregnant is an occupational hazard of being a wife."
- Queen Victoria
(Related: Wife, Being)

"When I think of a merry, happy, free young girl - and look at the ailing, aching state a young wife generally is doomed to - which you can't deny is the penalty of marriage."
- Queen Victoria
(Related: Marriage, Wife, State)

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

"He asked why and I said, 'Because Gwyneth has a fat suit, my wife has a fat suit - I don't get a fat suit?' He looked at me and said, 'You mean you don't have one on?'"
- Joe Viterelli
(Related: Wife)

"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)

"My wife was a Bond girl, in Diamonds Are Forever, so I play James Bond in real life every day."
- Robert Wagner
(Related: Life, Wife, Day, Play)

"I'd love to do a character with a wife, a nice little house, a couple of kids, a dog, maybe a bit of singing, and no guns and no killing, but nobody offers me those kind of parts."
- Christopher Walken
(Related: Love, Wife, Character, Kids, Killing, Singing)

"God, my parents, my wife. I don't have a lot of friends, because I'm always moving around. I don't drink, so I don't hang out in bars. But they've been very big in my life. Because they have helped to encourage me."
- Herschel Walker
(Related: God, Life, Wife, Friends, Parents)

"My wife says that stage acting is like being on a tightrope with no net, and being in the movies, there is a net - because you stop and go over it again. It's very technical and mechanical. On stage you're on your own."
- Eli Wallach
(Related: Movies, Wife, Acting, Being)

"I met my wife and, for the next ten years, we did no films at all. She did the first movie and then I did several after. My first movie was written by Tennessee Williams and directed by Kazan and was called Baby Doll."
- Eli Wallach
(Related: Wife, Baby, First, Years)

"I don't sleep much. I'm on the go. My mind is racing. My wife says my mind is like the rolling dials on a slot machine. So, yeah, I think about everything."
- Bill Walton
(Related: Wife, Machine, Mind, Racing, Sleep)

"My wife is wonderful. She's one of the people who has changed my life around... or has allowed ME to change my life around."
- Rob Walton
(Related: Change, Life, Wife, People)

"I prefer to imagine that my wife, a few friends, and occasionally my mom are the only ones who read what I do, though I realize that this is somewhat unrealistic."
- Chris Ware
(Related: Mom, Wife, Friends)

"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 call upon my God to judge me, he knows that I love my friends and above all others my wife and children, the, oppinion of the world to contrary notwithstanding."
- Stand Watie
(Related: Love, Wife, God, Children, Friends, World)

"I was trying to protect my wife, I was trying to protect myself from shame, and I really regret it."
- Anthony Weiner
(Related: Wife, Regret, Shame, Trying)

"I am here today to again apologize for the personal mistakes I have made and the embarrassment I have caused. I make this apology to my neighbors and my constituents, but I make it particularly to my wife, Huma."
- Anthony Weiner
(Related: Wife, Apology, Embarrassment, Mistakes, Neighbors, Today)

"I am announcing my resignation from Congress so my colleagues can get back to work, my neighbors can choose a new representative and most importantly that my wife and I can continue to heal from the damage I have caused."
- Anthony Weiner
(Related: Work, Wife, Congress, Neighbors, Resignation)

"As Ralph's character begins to discover the political thriller aspect of the film, he falls deeper in love with his wife, so the two run together. That's the beauty of this film. It has fast pace and excitement, but it also has heart and soul."
- Rachel Weisz
(Related: Beauty, Love, Wife, Soul, Heart, Character, Excitement, Film)

"I think I hit the bottom when my wife left me while I was on the road."
- Brian Welch
(Related: Wife, Road)

"My wife was my greatest asset. I didn't marry her until after World War II, but she has complemented me in every job I've ever had."
- William Westmoreland
(Related: War, Wife, Job, World, World war)

"My wife is the most awesome person in the universe. She's made this experience much less miserable for me, with her compassion, patience and understanding."
- Wil Wheaton
(Related: Experience, Wife, Compassion, Patience, Understanding, Universe)

"Bigamy is having one wife too many. Monogamy is the same."
- Oscar Wilde
(Related: Wife)

"A director must be a policeman, a midwife, a psychoanalyst, a sycophant and a bastard."
- Billy Wilder
"I write funny. If I can make my wife laugh, I know I'm on the right track. But yes, I don't like to get Maudlin. And I have a tendency towards it."
- Gene Wilder
(Related: Funny, Wife, Right)

"I think my wife saw a picture of the rock group Journey, and they're kind of aging, and the one guy had dyed blonde hair with black roots, and... my idea was to get a little earring, I wanted to have a dangling earring."
- Fred Willard
(Related: Wife, Idea, Hair, Journey)

"My wife and children seem to like me quite a bit, and as long as that is true, I'm really OK."
- Brian Williams
(Related: Wife, Children)

"I have a beautiful wife and two beautiful children, and every day I am paid to do what I love."
- Treat Williams
(Related: Love, Wife, Children, Day)

"My wife thinks I'm completely mad."
- Malcolm Williamson
(Related: Wife)

"My wife heard me say I love you a thousand times, but she never once heard me say sorry."
- Bruce Willis
(Related: Love, Wife)

"The man who didn't want his wife to work has been succeeded by the man who asks about her chances of getting a raise."
- Earl Wilson
(Related: Work, Wife, Man, Want)

"The most profound, tangible influence in my life has been my wife, Monique. I don't know that I would even be alive were it not for her, and I certainly would not be the person that I am today."
- Edgar Winter
(Related: Life, Wife, Influence, Today)

"Whenever you want to marry someone, go have lunch with his ex-wife."
- Shelley Winters
(Related: Want)

"I met my wife, Doreen, who was a dancer in the show."
- Ernie Wise
(Related: Wife)

"Rude contact with facts chased my visions and dreams quickly away, and in their stead I beheld the horrors, the corruption, the evils and hypocrisy of society, and as I stood among them, a young wife, a great wail of agony went out from my soul."
- Victoria Woodhull
(Related: Dreams, Society, Wife, Soul, Corruption, Facts, Hypocrisy, Visions, Wail)

"I did I Love My Wife on Broadway in 1978, and then went into television land. Now things are starting to come together in the way I thought they might when I was a kid."
- Tom Wopat
(Related: Love, Wife, Thought, Land, Now, Television)

"He's a fool that marries, but he's a greater that does not marry a fool; what is wit in a wife good for, but to make a man a cuckold?"
- William Wycherley
(Related: Wife, Fool, Man, Wit)

"One day my wife went and saw the accountant and said she's pulling the plug. She said you guys are done. I said, how bad can it be? 10 grand? She said you're not even close. It came out to almost $50,000 in alcohol for two months."
- Zakk Wylde
(Related: Wife, Alcohol, Day, Months)

"I have known more men destroyed by the desire to have wife and child and to keep them in comfort than I have seen destroyed by drink and harlots."
- William Butler Yeats
(Related: Men, Wife, Comfort, Desire)

"Realize that a Muslim will know that his wife was seen naked in this machine. You know what would be the reaction?... Terrible. I believe there's technology out there that can identify bomb-type materials without necessarily, overly invading our privacy."
- Isaac Yeffet
(Related: Technology, Wife, Muslim, Machine, Privacy, Will)

"We always knew how to honor fallen soldiers. They were killed for our sake, they went out on our mission. But how are we to mourn a random man killed in a terrorist attack while sitting in a cafe? How do you mourn a housewife who got on a bus and never returned?"
- A. B. Yehoshua
(Related: Honor, Housewife, Man, Mission, Soldiers)

"I knew that my niece was working nearby with some bank, so my wife rang up the mother and the mother called back to say that shes just called up to say she was alright."
- Lee Kuan Yew
(Related: Mother, Wife)

"I had been in a film, playing a young British aristocrat. My wife told me that she was invited to a dinner and she invited me to dinner and the hostess had seen me and said, 'You cannot bring him.' but I think that I've done enough to shatter the image."
- Michael York
(Related: Wife, Film)

"I've been in love with the same woman for forty-one years. If my wife finds out, she'll kill me."
- Henny Youngman
(Related: Love, Wife, Woman, Years)

"My wife dresses to kill. She cooks the same way."
- Henny Youngman
(Related: Wife)

"Take my wife... Please!"
- Henny Youngman
(Related: Wife)

"I take my wife everywhere, but she keeps finding her way back."
- Henny Youngman
(Related: Wife)

"I look forward to a lot more free time, at least initially, with my wife, Lisa, and our three children."
- Steve Yzerman
(Related: Time, Wife, Children)

"When I was 21 I stopped and got married. I tried for a while to be the perfect wife, society this, society that but it wasn't working, so after about a year I went back to work."
- Pia Zadora
(Related: Society, Work, Wife)

"A man likes his wife to be just clever enough to appreciate his cleverness, and just stupid enough to admire it."
- Israel Zangwill
(Related: Wife, Cleverness, Man)

"If you treat your wife like a thoroughbred, you'll never end up with a nag."
- Zig Ziglar
(Related: Wife, End)

"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)

"Yes. Otherwise I could have done a lot of Hollywood movies. After Crouching Tiger I got a lot of offers, but I turned them down because they were all victim roles - poor girls sold to America to be a wife or whatever. I know I have the ability to go deeper, to take on more original roles than that."
- Zhang Ziyi
(Related: Movies, Wife, Ability, America, Girls, Hollywood, Poor)