Husbands Quotes

A husband is a guy who tells you when you've got on too much lipstick and helps you with your girdle when your hips stick. - Ogden Nash


The calmest husbands make the stormiest wives. - English Proverb


A little in drink, but at all times your faithful husband. - Sir Richard Steele


Some pray to marry the man they love, my prayer will somewhat vary; I humbly pray to Heaven above that I love the man I marry. - Rose Pastor Stokes


From the moment I liberated Brigitte, the moment I showed her how to be truly herself, our marriage was all downhill. - Roger Vadim


His purity was too great, his aspiration too high for this poor, miserable world! His great soul is now only enjoying that for which it was worthy! - Queen Victoria


The husbands of very beautiful women belong to the criminal classes. - Oscar Wilde


Husbands are awkward things to deal with; even keeping them in hot water will not make them tender. - Mary Buckley


Do let him read the papers. But not while you accusingly tiptoe around the room, or perch much like a silent bird of prey on the edge of your most uncomfortable chair. (He will read them anyway, and he should read them, so let him choose his own good time.) Don't make a big exit. Just go. But kiss him quickly, before you go, otherwise he might think you are angry; he is used to suspecting he is doing something wrong. - Marlene Dietrich


A good husband makes a good wife. - John Florio


Though bachelors be the strongest stakes, married men are the best binders, in the hedge of the commonwealth. - Thomas Fuller


Husbands are like fires. They go out when unattended. - Zsa Zsa Gabor


I've had the boyhood thing of being Elvis. Now I want to be with my best friend, and my best friend's my wife. Who could ask for anything more? - John Lennon


When a man brings his wife flowers for no reason, there's a reason. - Molly Mcgee


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


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 Calderone


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


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


The best way to get husbands to do something is to suggest that perhaps they are too old to do it.-Shirley MacLaine


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


The calmest husbands make the stormiest wives.-Thomas Dekker


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


My husband came up to Hot Rocks to check up on me, why is still unknown to me because if I was to cheat on him it wouldn't be in a neighborhood bar where he knows I am.-Kim Mathers


An ideal wife is any woman who has an ideal husband.-Booth Tarkington


The purpose of my life is being a father to my kids and being a husband to my wife.-Terrence Howard


I have sacrificed everything in my life that I consider precious to advance the political career of my husband.-Pat Nixon


Like all parents, my husband and I just do the best we can, hold our breath and hope we've set aside enough money for our kid's therapy.-Michelle Pfeiffer


A husband without faults is a dangerous observer.-George Savile


To what a bad choice is many a worthy woman betrayed, by that false and inconsiderate notion, That a reformed rake makes the best husband!-Samuel Richardson


Women who have had no lovers, or having had one, two or three, have not found a husband, have perhaps rather had a miss than a loss, as men go.-Samuel Richardson


There hardly can be a greater difference between any two men, than there too often is, between the same man, a lover and a husband.-Samuel Richardson


A husband's mother and his wife had generally better be visitors than inmates.-Samuel Richardson


I have the greatest husband. The baby is my main focus right now. We're both so excited. I mean, this is definitely the happiest moment in my life.-Ashlee Simpson


When my mother left her second husband, she wrote her autobiography and presented it to him for his approval.-David Antin


It has not been an easy cross to bear. It has caused considerable confusion. My husband constantly complained about the awkwardness of being married to a woman whom he called Sister.-Sister Parish


I have finally become a husband and I am genuinely enjoying every moment of it.-Akshay Kumar


My husband believes that he can make a difference. He loves people.-Jackie Jackson


Then I was lucky I met with my future husband, and I started new life with my husband, and I was happy again. He was a musician. I start to travel with him through Europe also and around the former Soviet Union.-Olga Korbut


But I like to be thought of as a good father and a good husband.-Treat Williams


I know who I am as a person, as a father, and as a husband.-Brian Littrell


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


And I came away from that experience, and it was a very difficult experience - I came to understand that you have to practice at being a good father and practice at being a good husband, just as you have to practice at being a good journalist.-Bob Schieffer


My husband is exceedingly busy. For some time the talk of his going had been slack, but just now again there seems to be a move to get him sent to the front!-Sarojini Naidu


A husband is what's left of a sweetheart after the nerve has been killed.-Lou Costello


When a man retires, his wife gets twice the husband but only half the income.--Chi Chi Rodriguez


My husband was actually very keen that I would become a Bond girl.-Judi Dench


Women, you can have it all - a loving man, devoted husband, loving children, a fabulous career.-Jada Pinkett Smith


My husband's a director, so he understands what I do.-Sasha Alexander


If you have this enormous talent, it's got you by the balls, it's a demon. You can't be a family man and a husband and a caring person and be that animal. Dickens wasn't that nice a guy.-Dustin Hoffman


Wherever the citizen becomes indifferent to his fellows, so will the husband be to his wife, and the father of a family toward the members of his household.-Wilhelm von Humboldt


I try to be the best husband I can be, and if people respect that, that's cool. But there's no "perfect husband." We just all try to do the best we can, you know what I mean?-Nick Lachey


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


If she has a good, strong, reliable father image, which is hard to find these days, that will be her image of men, probably for the rest of her life. She'll look for a husband who embodies those qualities.-Robert Johnson


I had a patient once who dreamed she kept her husband in the deep freeze except for mating. Lots of men feel that way.-Robert Johnson


A woman's place in public is to sit beside her husband, be silent, and be sure her hat is on straight.-Bess Truman


My husband says I can do anything I put my mind to, but the truth i, the only thing I want to do is act.-Kathleen Turner


You come on as a guest. You don't get the girl anymore. But that is our lives. You start off as the boyfriend, then you are the lover, then you are the husband, then you are the father, and then you are the grandfather.-Albert Finney


My husband is a general's chauffeur somewhere in France.- Lillie Langtry


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


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


You can't have a relationship when you're shooting a 14-hour day and your husband is shooting a 14-hour day in the same city. It's a time thing and it's a together thing.-Eva Longoria


I couldn't stand that my husband was being unfaithful. I am Raquel Welch - understand?-Raquel Welch

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