Wife Sayings and Quotes

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


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

Nothing is respectfully amazing than a man who finds no shame to tell the world how grateful he is for all the love and sacrifices his woman made.     

Himmilicious

Of all the home remedies, a good wife is best.     

Kin Hubbard

Behind every successful man is a woman, behind her is his wife.     

Groucho Marx

My wife has a slight impediment in her speech. Every now and then she stops to breathe.     

Jimmy Durante

Never above you. Never below you. Always beside you.     

Walter Winchell

My most brilliant achievement was my ability to be able to persuade my wife to marry me.     

Winston Churchill

A wife is a gift bestowed upon man to reconcile him to the loss of paradise.     

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

A good wife always forgives her husband when she's wrong.     

Milton Berle

No man succeeds without a good woman behind him. Wife or mother, if it is both, he is twice blessed indeed.     

Harold MacMillan

One never realizes how different a husband and wife can be until they begin to pack for a trip.     

Erma Bombeck

That is, the wife must care for what the husband cares for if he is to remain resolute.     

Mother Jones

Let the wife make the husband glad to come home, and let him make her sorry to see him leave.     

Martin Luther

If you would have a good wife, marry one who has been a good daughter.     

Thomas Fuller

My spouse is my shield, my spouse is my strength.     

Amit Kalantri

There is one thing more exasperating than a wife who can cook and won't, and that's a wife who can't cook and will.     

Robert Frost

A wife is the joy of a man's heart.     

Talmud

If you want your wife to listen to you, then talk to another woman; she will be all ears.     

Sigmund Freud

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

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

A faithful and loving wife is the jewel of a marriage.     

Lamar Cole

A woman who knows how to compose a soup or a salad that is perfectly harmonious in flavor ought to be clever at mixing together the sweet and harsh elements of a man's, and she will understand how to charm and keep forever her husband's heart and soul.     

Berjane

A man's wife has more power over him than the state has.     

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Happy is the man who finds a true friend, and far happier is he who finds that true friend in his wife.     

Franz Schubert

A wife is like a children's movie; always under-appreciated and without either, life would be incomplete.     

John Steinbeck

There is no spectacle on earth more appealing than that of a beautiful woman in the act of cooking dinner for someone she loves.     

Thomas Wolfe

That's what a good wife does, keeps your dreams alive even when you don't believe anymore.     

Michael J. Sullivan

The best thing a girl can be is a good wife and mother. It is a girl's highest calling.     

Nancy E. Turner

When a wife has a good husband, it is easily seen on her face.     

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

A wife is essential to great longevity; she is the receptacle of half a man's cares, and two-thirds of his ill-humor.     

Charles Reade