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Husbands Quotes and Sayings
Quotes about Husbands

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The majority of husbands remind me of an orangutan
trying to play the violin.
- Honore de Balzac

Related topics: Marriage

Faithful women are all alike, they think only of their fidelity,
never of their husbands.
- Jean Giraudoux

You can make a lot of money in this game.
Just ask my ex-wives.
Both of them are so rich that neither of their husbands work.
- Lee Trevino

Do not put such unlimited power into the hands of husbands.
Remember all men would be tyrants if they could.
- Abigail Adams

 

The only good husbands stay bachelors:
They're too considerate to get married.
- Finley Peter Dunne

Women must not shout back when their husbands come
home and shout at them for any reason.
- Indra Devi

Husbands should be like Kleenex:
soft, strong, and disposable.
- the movie Clue (1985)

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My observation is that women are merely waiting for
their husbands to assume leadership.
- James Dobson

Women didn't want to watch other women on television
because they were jealous of their husbands' diverted attention.
- Jessica Savitch

My grandmother was a very tough woman.
She buried three husbands and two of them were just napping.
- Rita Rudner

Tell your husbands any bad news when everything is calm,
not just as they come through the door.
- Indra Devi

Wives in their husbands' absences grow subtler,
And daughters sometimes run off with the butler.
- George Byron

If women believed in their husbands they would be a
good deal happier and also a good deal more foolish.
- H. L. Mencken

You know, the fashion business is this legendary repository
of young girls on their way to getting husbands.
I really wanted to work.
- Ali MacGraw

Husbands are chiefly good as lovers when they are betraying their wives.
- Marilyn Monroe

Families are great murderers of the creative impulse,
particularly husbands.
- Brenda Ueland

The road to success is filled with women pushing their husbands along.
- Thomas R. Dewar

The husbands, who sometimes have another family who's grown,
are going, Now I can spend time with my baby.
Oh yeah, I bet your other family is really thrilled.
- Jackie Collins

All my six husbands married me for different reasons.
- Hedy Lamarr

I should like to know what is the proper function of women,
if it is not to make reasons for husbands to stay at home,
and still stronger reasons for bachelors to go out.
- George Eliot

Husbands never become good; they merely become proficient.
- H. L. Mencken

Husbands and wives generally understand when opposition will be vain.
- Jane Austen

American husbands are the best in the world;
no other husbands are so generous to their wives,
or can be so easily divorced.
- Elinor Glyn

I'm always amazed when young women who are having babies
want their husbands to watch the babies come out.
I would never allow anything like that.
- Jeanne Moreau

I've owned more sofas than I've had husbands.
Both sag in the end, but I generally fall out of love
with the furniture quicker than the men.
- Janet Street-Porter

Our children are not going to be just "our children" -
they are going to be other people's husbands and wives
and the parents of our grandchildren.
- Mary S. Calderone

The faults of husbands are often caused by the excess virtues of their wives.
- Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

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

Ah!
how annoying that the law doesn't allow a woman to
change husbands just as one does shirts.
- Moliere

Make women rational creatures, and free citizens,
and they will quickly become good wives;
-
that is,
if men do not neglect the duties of husbands and fathers.
- Mary Wollstonecraft

Husbands are like fires - they go out when they're left unattended.
- Cher

Many men hoard for the future husbands of their wives.
- Solomon Ibn Gabirol

A lover may be a shadowy creature, but husbands are made of flesh and blood.
- Amy Levy

I never saved my money.
Whenever I worked in the past, I would spend it on
my family or my husbands.
- Linda Evans

All poets' wives have rotten lives Their husbands look at them like knives.
- Delmore Schwartz

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

The divine right of husbands, like the divine right of kings,
may, it is hoped, in this enlightened age,
be contested without danger.
- Mary Wollstonecraft

I don't have any gnawing guilt over contributing to
any unhappiness suffered by my husbands.
They were as much to blame as I was.
- Hedy Lamarr

The best way to get most husbands to do something is
to suggest that perhaps they're too old to do it.
- Ann Bancroft

With two leftover husbands to account for,
my wicked soul has just about shriveled and died.
- Mercedes McCambridge

How many husbands have I had? You mean apart from my own?
- Zsa Zsa Gabor

I'm still friends with all my exes, apart from my husbands.
- Cher

Feminism encourages women to leave their husbands,
kill their children, practice witchcraft,
destroy capitalism and become lesbians.
- Pat Robertson

My mother buried three husbands - and two of them were only napping.
- Rita Rudner

So, to prepare for the role, I had to take music lessons,
talk to wives who had husbands overseas,
and carefully study the reactions and mannerisms of
a friend who was expecting.
- June Allyson

I think women are natural caretakers.
They take care of everybody.
They take care of their husbands and their kids and their dogs,
and don't spend a lot of time just getting back and taking time out.
- Reese Witherspoon

Women desire six things: They want their husbands to be brave,
wise, rich, generous, obedient to wife,
and lively in bed.
- Geoffrey Chaucer

Some husbands are living proof that a woman can take a joke.
- Anonymous

Handsome husbands often make a wife's heart ache.
- Samuel Richardson

The calmest husbands make the stormiest wives.
- Thomas Dekker

A woman asking "Am I good? Am I satisfied?" is extremely selfish.
The less women fuss about themselves,
the less they talk to other women, the more they try
to please their husbands,
the happier the marriage is going to be.
- Barbara Cartland

A father may turn his back on his child,
brothers and sisters may become inveterate enemies,
husbands may desert their wives, wives their husbands.
But a mother's love endures through all.
- Washington Irving

Just as men must give up economic control when their
wives share the responsibility for the family's financial well-being,
women must give up exclusive parental control when
their husbands assume more responsibility for child care.
- Augustus Y. Napier

Women's courage is rather different from men's.
The fact that women have to bring up children and look
after husbands makes them braver at facing long-term issues,
such as illness.
Men are more immediately courageous.
Lots of people are brave in battle.
- Mary Wesley

Feminism is a socialist, anti-family,
political movement that encourages women to leave their husbands,
kill their children, practice witchcraft,
destroy capitalism and become lesbians.
- Pat Robertson

I focused on where she was from of course,
her voice and her history, her relationship with God -
her religion.
This was probably the strongest relationship she has had,
really.
She never seemed to maintain close relationships with husbands.
- Gretchen Mol

But there were women in the world, and from them each
of our heroes had taken to himself a wife.
The good ladies were no strangers to the prowess of their husbands.
and, strange as it may seem, they presumed a little upon it.
- Augustus Baldwin Longstreet

Women may give lip service to wanting husbands who
take on an equal role in raising children,
but many will pull rank when an important decision,
like how to discipline or what baby sitter to hire,
has to be made.
- Pepper Schwartz

I suffered, I really suffered, with all three of my husbands.
And I tried damn hard with all three,
starting each marriage certain that it was going to
last until the end of my life.
Yet none of them lasted more than a year or two.
- Ava Gardner

How many wives have been forced by the death of well-intentioned
but too protective husbands to face reality late in life,
bewildered and frightened because they were strangers to it!
- Hortense Odlum

Mothers and daughters can stay very connected during teenage years.
In the middle of your life, you can become very alone.
Even though you're connected deeply to other family members,
lovers, husbands, friends.
- Holly Hunter

My husband melted my heart the day he asked me,
"Can I participate in your wonder?"
In whose wonder do you get to participate today?
- Mary Anne Radmacher

I used to tell my husband that,
if he could make me "understand" something,
it would be clear to all the other people in the country.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

A man cannot speak to his son, but as a father;
to his wife, but as a husband;
to his enemy, but upon terms:
whereas a friend may speak, as the case requires,
and not as it sorteth with the person.
- Francis Bacon

My husband and I are either going to buy a dog or have a child.
We can't decide whether to ruin our carpet or ruin our lives.
- Rita Rudner

A good marriage would be between a blind wife and a deaf husband.
- Michel de Montaigne

Watching your husband become a father is really sexy and wonderful.
- Cindy Crawford

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

But I have to be careful not to let the world dazzle
me so much that I forget that I'm a husband and a father.
- Herbie Hancock

Whenever I fail as a father or husband...
a toy and a diamond always works.
- Shahrukh Khan

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


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