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As a housewife, I feel that if the kids are still alive when my husband gets home from work, then hey, I've done my job.

Author: Roseanne Barr

Profession: American Comedienne

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

Author: Charles Baudelaire (1821-1867)

Profession: French Poet

I recently read that love is entirely a matter of chemistry. That must be why my wife treats me like toxic waste.

Author: David Bissonette


Adam knew Eve his wife and she conceived. It is a pity that this is still the only knowledge of their wives at which some men seem to arrive.

Author: Francis H. Bradley (1846-1924)

Profession: British Philosopher

If ever two were one, then surely we. If ever man were loved by wife, then thee.

Author: Anne Bradstreet (1612-1672)

Profession: British Puritan Poet

Meek wifehood is no part of my profession; I am your friend, but never your possession.

Author: Vera Brittain (1893-1970)

Profession: British Writer

Once a boy becomes a man, he's a man all his life, but a woman is only sexy until she becomes your wife.

Author: Al Bundy

Profession: American TV Character

The fact is that my wife if she had common sense would have more power over me than any other whatsoever, for my heart always alights upon the nearest perch.

Author: Lord Byron (1788-1824)

Profession: British Poet

She'd have you spew up what you've drunk when you were out.

Author: Caecilius


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.

Author: Barbara Cartland (1901)

Profession: British Novelist

Variability is one of the virtues of a woman. It avoids the crude requirement of polygamy. So long as you have one good wife you are sure to have a spiritual harem.

Author: Gilbert K. Chesterton (1874-1936)

Profession: British Author

If I was your wife Sir, I'd poison you! Madam, if you were my wife, I'd let you!

Author: Winston Churchill (1874-1965)

Profession: British Statesman, Prime Minister

The true index of a man's character is the health of his wife.

Author: Cyril Connolly (1903-1974)

Profession: British Critic

The majority of persons choose their wives with as little prudence as they eat. They see a troll with nothing else to recommend her but a pair of thighs and choice hunkers, and so smart to void their seed that they marry her at once. They imagine they can live in marvelous contentment with handsome feet and ambrosial buttocks. Most men are accredited fools shortly after they leave the womb.

Author: Edward Dahlberg (1900-1977)

Profession: American Author, Critic

Many a promising career has been wrecked by marrying the wrong sort of woman. The right sort of woman can distinguish between Creative Lassitude and plain shiftlessness.

Author: Robertson Davies (1913)

Profession: Canadian Novelist, Journalist