Quotations on Husband

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The relationship between husband and wife should be one of closest friends.
- B. R. Ambedkar
(Keywords: Wife, Husband, Friends)

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
(Keywords: Marriage, Wedding, Wife, Husband, Heart, Church, Act, Choice, Day)

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

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

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

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

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

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
(Keywords: Life, Work, Wife, Husband, Children, Europe, Partnership)

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
(Keywords: Wife, Husband, Influence, Ridicule, Woman)

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

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

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
(Keywords: Home, Work, Husband, Housewife, Job, Kids)

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
(Keywords: Business, Mom, Work, Wife, Husband, Growth, 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
(Keywords: Love, Wife, Husband, Dawn, Jealousy, Past)

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

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

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

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

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

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
(Keywords: Wife, Husband, People, Care, Rules)

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

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

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

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

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

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

In a happy marriage it is the wife who provides the climate, the husband the landscape.
- Gerald Brenan
(Keywords: Marriage, Wife, Husband, Climate)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

A good wife is one who serves her husband in the morning like a mother does, loves him in the day like a sister does and pleases him like a prostitute in the night.
- Chanakya
(Keywords: Mother, Sister, Wife, Husband, Day, 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
(Keywords: Wife, Husband, Day, Moon, Promise, Sky, Will)

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
(Keywords: Wife, Husband, Man)

The powerful men in my life have always believed in me: my husband, my son.
- Judy Collins
(Keywords: Life, Men, Husband, Son)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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