59+ Wife Quotes To Increase Your Love

Wife Quotes

A wife is a term used to refer to a married woman in relation to her spouse. In a marital relationship, a wife is typically considered the female partner or spouse of a man. The term signifies a legally and socially recognized commitment between two people who have entered into a marriage.

Marriage is a cultural and legal institution that varies across societies, but in many cultures, it involves a formal union between two individuals that is often accompanied by legal rights, responsibilities, and social expectations. A wife in a marriage generally shares companionship, emotional support, household responsibilities, and often parenting duties with her husband.

It’s important to note that the concept of marriage and relationships has evolved over time and can differ greatly depending on cultural, religious, and legal contexts. In many societies today, marriage is also recognized between same-sex partners, and the roles and expectations within marriages can vary widely.

Wife Quotes

1. “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

2. “An ideal wife is any woman who has an ideal husband.”
— Booth Tarkington

3. “My most brilliant achievement was my ability to be able to persuade my wife to marry me.”
— Winston Churchill

4. “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

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

6. “No man succeeds without a good woman behind him. Wife or mother, if it is both, he is twice blessed indeed.”
— Godfrey Winn

7. “Bigamy is having one wife too many. Monogamy is the same.”
— Oscar Wilde

8. “I haven’t spoken to my wife in years. I didn’t want to interrupt her.”
— Rodney Dangerfield

9. “There is nothing nobler or more admirable than when two people who see eye to eye keep the house as man and wife, confounding their enemies and delighting their friends.”
— Homer

10. “There are three faithful friends – an old wife, an old dog, and ready money.”
— Benjamin Franklin

11. “A good husband makes a good wife.”
— John Florio

12. “When a man opens a car door for his wife, it’s either a new car or a new wife.”
— Prince Philip

13. “So far as I am concerned, I could not be accused of having set eyes, or having wished to set eyes, upon Darius’ wife: on the contrary, I have refused even to listen to those who spoke to me of her beauty.”
— Alexander the Great

14. “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

15. “My wife Maya Bhate is from Pune. My daughters Diya and Keya, and I, are regular visitors to the city, since her family is based here.”
— Victor Banerjee

16. “Medicine is my lawful wife and literature my mistress; when I get tired of one, I spend the night with the other.”
— Anton Chekhov

17. “The relationship between husband and wife should be one of closest friends.”
— B. R. Ambedkar

18. “The real act of marriage takes place in the heart, not in the ballroom or church or synagogue. It’s a choice you make – not just on your wedding day, but over and over again – and that choice is reflected in the way you treat your husband or wife.”
— Barbara De Angelis

19. “We must respect the other fellow’s religion, but only in the sense and to the extent that we respect his theory that his wife is beautiful and his children smart.”
— H. L. Mencken

20. “It is the duty of every thoughtful Indian not to marry. In case he is helpless in regard to marriage, he should abstain from sexual intercourse with his wife.”
— Mahatma Gandhi

21. “A man’s home is his wife’s castle.”
— Alexander Chase

22. “In my house I’m the boss, my wife is just the decision maker.”
— Woody Allen

23. “We call that person who has lost his father, an orphan; and a widower that man who has lost his wife. But that man who has known the immense unhappiness of losing a friend, by what name do we call him? Here every language is silent and holds its peace in impotence.”
— Joseph Roux

24. “One man’s folly is another man’s wife.”
— Helen Rowland

25. “They say Yogi Berra is funny. Well, he has a lovely wife and family, a beautiful home, money in the bank, and he plays golf with millionaires. What’s funny about that?”
— Casey Stengel

26. “Well, my wife and I were married in a toilet – it was a marriage of convenience!
— Tommy Cooper

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

28. “A man who is eating or lying with his wife or preparing to go to sleep in humility, thankfulness and temperance, is, by Christian standards, in an infinitely higher state than one who is listening to Bach or reading Plato in a state of pride.”
— C. S. Lewis

29. “I have known more men destroyed by the desire to have wife and child and to keep them in comfort than I have seen destroyed by drink and harlots.”
— William Butler Yeats

30. “When one has a love for God, one doesn’t feel any physical attraction to wife, children, relatives and friends. One retains only compassion for them.”
— Ramakrishna

31. “Behind every successful man is a woman, behind her is his wife.”
— Groucho Marx

32. “Happy is the man who finds a true friend, and far happier is he who finds that true friend in his wife.”
— Franz Schubert

33. “A successful man is one who makes more money than his wife can spend. A successful woman is one who can find such a man.”
— Lana Turner

34. “When a man steals your wife, there is no better revenge than to let him keep her.”
— Sacha Guitry

35. “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

36. “He that hath wife and children hath given hostages to fortune; for they are impediments to great enterprises, either of virtue or mischief.”
— Francis Bacon

37. “All you need for happiness is a good gun, a good horse, and a good wife.”
— Daniel Boone

38. “Never in any case say I have lost such a thing, but I have returned it. Is your child dead? It is a return. Is your wife dead? It is a return. Are you deprived of your estate? Is not this also a return?”
— Epictetus

39. “The husband who decides to surprise his wife is often very much surprised himself.”
— Voltaire

40. “A real man loves his wife and places his family as the most important thing in life. Nothing has brought me more peace and content in life than simply being a good husband and father.”
— Frank Abagnale

41. “I was a queen, and you took away my crown; a wife, and you killed my husband; a mother, and you deprived me of my children. My blood alone remains: take it, but do not make me suffer long.”
— Marie Antoinette

42. “I am a daughter, a sister, a wife and a mother. I am a friend of women and I am their advocate.”
— Carre Otis

43. “A good marriage would be between a blind wife and a deaf husband.”
— Michel de Montaigne

44. “Unfortunately, everyone thought that Teri Hatcher was my wife. Matter of fact, I would be with my wife, holding my wife’s hand at a football game, and someone would come up to me and say, ‘Hey, I love those commercials you do with your wife.’ My kids almost had shirts made up that said, ‘Teri Hatcher is not my mom.’”
— Howie Long

45. “Caesar’s wife must be above suspicion.”
— Julius Caesar

46. “The man who loves other countries as much as his own stands on a level with the man who loves other women as much as he loves his own wife.”
— Theodore Roosevelt

47. “The secrets of success are a good wife and a steady job. My wife told me.”
— Howard Nemerov

48. “We were at a beach one summer, and I had a bathing suit on. My wife looked at me and said: ‘Boy, you are skinny, aren’t you?’ I said: ‘Honey, I’d like to remind you that it was minor defects like this that kept me from getting a better wife.’”
— Lou Holtz

49. “A good wife always forgives her husband when she’s wrong.”
— Milton Berle

50. “My wife Mary and I have been married for forty-seven years and not once have we had an argument serious enough to consider divorce; murder, yes, but divorce, never.”
— Jack Benny

51. “He was a dreamer, a thinker, a speculative philosopher… or, as his wife would have it, an idiot.”
— Douglas Adams

52. “Years ago I met Richard Burton in Port Talbot, my hometown, and afterward he passed in his car with his wife, and I thought, ‘I want to get out and become like him’. Not because of Wales, because I love Wales, but because I was so limited as a child at school and so bereft and lonely, and I thought becoming an actor would do that.”
— Anthony Hopkins

53. “I take my wife everywhere, but she keeps finding her way back.”
— Henny Youngman

54. “The game is my wife. It demands loyalty and responsibility, and it gives me back fulfillment and peace.”
— Michael Jordan

55. “Intelligence is the wife, imagination is the mistress, memory is the servant.”
— Victor Hugo

56. “What is the price of experience? Do men buy it for a song? Or wisdom for a dance in the street? No, it is bought with the price of all the man hath, his house, his wife, his children.”
— William Blake

57. “A home with a loving and loyal husband and wife is the supreme setting in which children can be reared in love and righteousness and in which the spiritual and physical needs of children can be met.”
— David A. Bednar

58. “I have often wanted to drown my troubles, but I can’t get my wife to go swimming.”
— Jimmy Carter

59. “My wife and I were happy for 20 years. Then we met.”
— Rodney Dangerfield

60. “No wife can endure a gambling husband; unless he is a steady winner.”
— Thomas Dewar