Quotations on Husband

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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)

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

It is easier to be a lover than a husband for the simple reason that it is more difficult to be witty every day than to say pretty things from time to time.
- Honore de Balzac
(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)

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

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

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

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

I am excited to rise today to support National Mom and Pop Business Owners Day. This celebration honors the husband and wife business owner teams whose work helps drive the economy and fuel job growth.
- Melissa Bean
(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)

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

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

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)

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

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

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

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)



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