Quotes on wives will help you realize better the value of a wife. Explore this article for a surprisingly nice slice of famous spouse quotations and sayings.

Wife Quotes

The whole world believes that behind every successful man, there exists a woman and this woman almost always is the wife of the successful man. Wives have it in them to love and care without really holding back. This is exactly why it is a must to treat your wife or maybe even you’re wife-to-be with tons of respect and love. This is what will result in a meaningful relationship and a bond that cannot be severed. Read on to discover famous spouse quotations and sayings.

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

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

- Groucho Marx

Man does not control his own fate. The women in his life do that for him.

- Groucho Marx

I'll be a wife and mother first, then First Lady.

- Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

I don't think there are any men who are faithful to their wives.

- Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

The game is my wife. It demands loyalty and responsibility, and it gives me back fulfillment and peace

- Michael Jordan

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

I married an archaeologist because the older I grow, the more he appreciates me.

- Dame Agatha Christie

Heaven will be no heaven to me if I do not meet my wife there.

- Andrew Jackson

No lover, if he be of good faith, and sincere, will deny he would prefer to see his mistress dead than unfaithful.

- Marquis de Sade

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 Neeti , Chanakya

Like a midwife, I make my living bringing new babies into the world, except that mine are new advertising campaigns.

- David Ogilvy

The consumer isn't a moron; she is your wife.

- Confessions of an Advertising Man , David Ogilvy

Caesar might have married Cleopatra, but he had a wife at home. There's always something.

- Elizabeth Taylor

I am a very committed wife. And I should be committed too - for being married so many times.

- Elizabeth Taylor

I don't pretend to be an ordinary housewife.

- Elizabeth Taylor

Most nights I end up wearing a wife beater T-shirt and boxers.

- Jessica Alba

Well, my wife and I were married in a toilet - it was a marriage of convenience!

- Tommy Cooper

It is true that a fellow cannot ignore women - but he can think of them as he ought - as sisters, not as sparring partners.

- Jim Elliot

My wife heard me say I love you a thousand times, but she never once heard me say sorry.

- Bruce Willis

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

Between a man and his wife nothing ought to rule but love. Authority is for children and servants, yet not without sweetness.

- William Penn

Many marriages would be better if the husband and the wife clearly understood that they are on the same side.

- Zig Ziglar

A friend never defends a husband who gets his wife an electric skillet for her birthday.

- Erma Bombeck

Basically my wife was immature. I'd be at home in the bath and she'd come in and sink my boats.

- Woody Allen

I don't have to 'freedom-kiss' my wife when what I really want to do is French-kiss her.

- Woody Allen

A sweetheart is a bottle of wine, a wife is a wine bottle.

- Charles Baudelaire

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

Marriage is a series of desperate arguments people feel passionately about.

- Katharine Hepburn

Divorce is the one human tragedy that reduces everything to cash.

- Rita Mae Brown

I discovered my wife in bed with another man, and I was crushed. So I said, 'Get off me, you two!

- Emo Philips

My toughest fight was with my first wife.

- Muhammad Ali

A man is in general better pleased when he has a good dinner upon his table, than when his wife talks Greek.

- Samuel Johnson

According to New York publishers, Bill Clinton will get more money for his book than Hillary Clinton got for hers. Well, duh. At least his book has some sex in it.

- Jay Leno

Don't forget Mother's Day. Or as they call it in Beverly Hills, Dad's Third Wife Day.

- Jay Leno

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

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

Some couples go over their budgets very carefully every month. Others just go over them.

- Katherine Mansfield

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

- Mother Jones

Hubert Humphrey talks so fast that listening to him is like trying to read Playboy magazine with your wife turning the pages.

- Barry Goldwater

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