Polygamy Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old polygamy quotes, polygamy sayings, and polygamy proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


Polygamy and polyandry distribute the frightening physical solidarity of monogamy. Monogamous couples are always hungry for company: to dilute sex.     

Laura Riding

Polygamy: An endeavour to get more out of life than there is in it.     

Elbert Hubbard

Obviously the holy practice (of polygamy) will commence again after the Second Coming of the Son of Man and the ushering in of the millennium.     

Bruce R. McConkie

Whether it's polygamy, whether it's adultery, whether it's sodomy, all of those things, are antithetical to a healthy, stable, traditional family.     

Rick Santorum

Those who imagine polygamy to be handy cover for promiscuity are apparently off the mark. If polygamists share one quality, it is that, polygamy aside, they are extraordinarily strait-laced.     

Molly Ivins

This doctrine of polygamy, or spiritual wife-system, that has been taught and practiced among us, will prove our destruction and overthrow.     

Joseph Smith, Jr.