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Being A Good Wife Quotes


"I'm not very good at being a wife because I break all the rules." - Katherine Heigl

"A good wife maketh a good husband." - John Heywood

"A good husband makes a good wife." - John Florio

"I fully intend to make amends and get back to being a good mother, wife, daughter, and friend." - Suzy Favor Hamilton

"All these years, I found that being a good wife for Jeb is my most important role, no doubt." - Columba Bush

"I'm a mom first. That's all I really care about - being a good mom and a good wife. The writing always comes second for me." - Amy Koppelman

"Being pregnant is an occupational hazard of being a wife." - Queen Victoria

"A good husband makes a good wife at any time." - George Farquhar

"A good wife is someone who thinks she has done everything right: raising the kids, being there for the husband, being home, trying to do it all." - Julianna Margulies

"Nobody objects to a woman being a good writer or sculptor or geneticist if at the same time she manages to be a good wife, a good mother, good-looking, good-tempered, well-dressed, well-groomed, and unaggressive." - Marya Mannes

"Nobody objects to a woman being a good writer or sculptor or geneticist so long as she manages to also be a good wife, mother, good-looking, good-tempered, well-dressed, well-groomed and unaggressive." - Marya Mannes

"The secrets of success are a good wife and a steady job. My wife told me." - Howard Nemerov

"A man's best friend is a good wife." - Thomas A Edison

"A man's best friend is a good wife." - Thomas A Edison

"Whoso findeth a wife findeth a good thing." - Bible

"A good wife and health is a mans best wealth." - Proverbs

"A good wife always forgives her husband when she's wrong." - Milton Berle

"Of all the home remedies, a good wife is best." - Kin Hubbard

"There is no such thing as being good to your wife." - Gertrude Stein

"I want to be a good wife, a good mother, a good person." - Peaches Geldof

"All you need for happiness is a good gun, a good horse, and a good wife." - Daniel Boone

"If you think it's tough being a firefighter, try being a firefighter's wife." - Anonymous

"It's not a good idea to put your wife into a novel; not your latest wife anyway." - Norman Mailer

"I'm not interested in being a wife. I'm interested in being an empress." - Fran Lebowitz

"The worth of a wife is a man's good fortune; His jewels are his good children." - Thiruvalluvar

"I think a good husband has to depend on having a good wife." - Jimmy Carter

"The worth of a wife is a man's good fortune;His jewels are his good children." - Thiruvalluvar

"If you would have a good wife, marry one who has been a good daughter." - Thomas Fuller

"My wife gives good headache." - Rodney Dangerfield

"I can take my wife out for a lovely evening this Friday, which is a to do. But being a good husband is not an event; it needs to be part of my nature-my character, or who I am." - Lynn G. Robbins

"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

"I think my wife and my kids are incredibly good to allow me to stay in public life given that they have to cop a whole lot of collateral attention that, being human, they'd rather not get" - Tony Abbott

"I think my wife and my kids are incredibly good to allow me to stay in public life given that they have to cop a whole lot of collateral attention that, being human, they'd rather not get." - Tony Abbott

"My wife has a good sense of humor, and instead of calling me psychic with my novels, she simply refers to me as being 'psycho.' That's because multiple things in my books have come true." - Brad Thor

"I'm looking forward to being a mom and a wife and a business owner." - Melanie Roach

"I quit being a VS model to be a Proverbs 31 wife." - Kylie Bisutti

"She is but half a wife that is not, nor is capable of being, a friend." - William Penn

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

"A woman fit to be a man's wife is too good to be his servant." - Dorothy L Sayers

"A man never has good luck who has a bad wife." - Henry Ward Beecher

"A man with a good wife is the luckiest of God's creatures..." - Stephen King

"When a wife has a good husband, it is easily seen on her face." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"When a wife has a good husband it is easily seen in her face." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"Only picture to yourself a nice soft wife on a sofa with good fire, & books & music." - Charles Darwin

"Who finds a wife finds a good thing, and obtains favor with the Lord." - Bible

"I wrote my earliest piece for The Sunday Times about being a young wife." - Jilly Cooper

"My ultimate joy and happiness is being a wife and mother." - Melissa Etheridge

"I'm happy going home early and working out and just being a mother and being a wife." - Kim Alexis

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

"Being a good human being is good business." - Paul Hawken

"The unhappiness of a wife with a good husband is much more devastating than the unhappiness of a wife with a bad husband." - D H Lawrence

"My wife has been my closest friend, my closest advisor. And ... she's not somebody who looks to the limelight, or even is wild about me being in politics. And that's a good reality check on me. When I go home, she wants me to be a good father and a good husband. And everything else is secondary to that." - Barack Obama

"A good one iron shot is about as easy to come by as an understanding wife." - Dan Jenkins

"And don't forget, a prisoner's wife must always think good thoughts." - Nazim Hikmet

"And yet of all the home remedies, A good wife and mother is still the best." - Kin Hubbard

"Nobody can tell you how to be a good wife or husband." - Nicole Ari Parker

"I try to be a good shiksa wife. I go to Central Synagogue in New York." - Drew Barrymore

"Love and honesty are the things that make a good wife and mother." - Jada Pinkett Smith

"The ultimate end of your education was to make you a good wife." - Mary Wortley Montagu

"And don't forget, a prisoner's wife must always think good thoughts." - Nazim Hikmet

"A man blessed with a good mamma and a good wife has no right to complain about anything else." - Claude Pepper

"Wife: a former sweetheart." - H L Mencken

"Men, you'll never be a good groom to your wife unless you're first a good bride to Jesus." - Timothy Keller

"If you wish the pick of men and women, take a good bachelor and a good wife." - Robert Louis Stevenson

"If you wish the pick of men and women, take a good bachelor and a good wife" - Robert Louis Stevenson

"My wife is a vegetarian. When my wife is with me, I eat vegetarian. When she's not, I eat meat. I'm just being honest." - J B Smoove

"I love being my husband's wife." - Julianna Margulies

"I love being a mother. I loved being a daughter, a sister, a wife. I love being a woman with men. I love having given birth." - Jessica Lange

"The good or ill hap of a good or ill life, is the good or ill choice of a good or ill wife." - Benjamin Franklin

"When I'm in a good mood I like to cook. But I don't like saying it in public because I find myself being resentful of the idea; "Now you will make a good wife. You can cook, right?" So when people ask me I go, "No, I don't like cooking!"" - Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

"I think I'm a really good girlfriend, and I think that I could be a really good wife. I know that I love being able to give my love out to someone. I know there is somebody great out there for me." - Jennifer Love Hewitt

"There is a difference between being a good man and being good at being a man." - Jack Donovan

"I don't want to be a great chief executive without being a great mum and a great wife." - Angela Ahrendts

"A thrifty housewife is better than a great income. A good wife and health are a man's best wealth." - Charles Spurgeon

"I guess I define myself as a mother, a wife, kind of a nutty person. A good person." - Meredith Vieira

"Being bilingual is like having a wife and a mistress. One can never be sure of either." - Natalie Clifford Barney

"A rare spoil for a man Is the winning of a good wife; very Plentiful are the worthless women." - Euripides

"You wear out a good wholesome forenoon in hearing a cause between an orange wife and a fosset-seller." - William Shakespeare

"A rare spoil for a man Is the winning of a good wife; very Plentiful are the worthless women." - Euripides

"A good woman would rather be the mother of a genius than the wife of a hero" - Gelett Burgess

"For a man wins nothing better than a good wife, and then again nothing deadlier than a bad one." - Hesiod

"A good wife must be strong enough to pull a plough and have a very erotic physique." - Sacha Baron Cohen

"The predictable thing about 'The Good Wife' is how unpredictable 'The Good Wife' is." - Archie Panjabi

"He who enjoys a good neighbor, said the Greeks, has a precious possession. Same goes for neighbour's wife." - Nicolas Bentley

"A girl who bonnets a policeman with an ashcan full of bottles is obviously good wife-and-mother timber." - P G Wodehouse

"Of earth's goods, the best is a good wife; a bad, the bitterest curse of human life." - Simonides of Ceos

"I'm a fun father, but not a good father. The hard decisions always went to my wife" - John Lithgow

"I believe a woman, in order to be a good wife, must be (among other things) both sensual and maternal." - Elisabeth Elliot

"I'm a fun father, but not a good father. The hard decisions always went to my wife." - John Lithgow

"There is nothing like a good dose of another woman to make a man appreciate his wife." - Clare Boothe Luce

"That never goes over big with your wife. I will be a very good husband for a change." - Donald Trump

"Living in England, provincial England, must be like being married to a stupid but exquisitely beautiful wife." - Margaret Halsey

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

"My wife being a trainer helps, because when I'm at home, everything we keep at the house is pretty healthy." - James Denton

"The loss of liberty which must attend being a wife was of all things the most horrible to my imagination." - Sarah Fielding

"When I was thirty and perhaps forty, I did not want a wife. It was too much fun being single." - Jacob Ruppert

"Being a writer is a good, good thing." - Shannon Hale

"By myself, I'm a hard pill. My wife makes me look real good, because she smoothes my rough edges. That's why I say, "Take your wife everywhere. It's a good thing."" - Terry Crews

"Well, I knew instantly when I met my wife what a good relationship it was, compared with what I had been doing for the previous 20-odd years. She is my buddy, my partner, my friend. And part of being a comedian is that it's your job to look at life and regurgitate it in a funny way, to point out its absurdities." - Greg Behrendt

"Happiness does not come from football awards. It's terrible to correlate happiness with football. Happiness comes from a good job, being able to feed your wife and kids. I don't dream football, I dream the American dream - two cars in a garage, be a happy father." - Barry Sanders

"The best friend will probably acquire the best wife, because a good marriage is founded on the talent for friendship." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"And I'd love to direct. One day. I'm learning a lot on the set of The Good Wife." - Archie Panjabi

"What inspires me is my daughter because I want to set a good example for her, as does my wife." - A J Mclean

"There's nothing more fierce than the female, like the momma lion. Believe me, my wife is a good example." - Lance Henriksen

"The clog of all pleasure, the luggage of life, Is the best can be said for a very good wife." - John Wilmot, 2nd Earl of Rochester

"There's nothing like a good cheating song to make me want to run home to be with my wife." - Steven Curtis Chapman

"The clog of all pleasure, the luggage of life, is the best can be said for a very good wife." - John Wilmot

"My wife doesn't care what I do when I'm away, as long as I don't have a good time." - Lee Trevino

"The first requisite for a good cup of coffee in the morning is to get your wife out of bed." - Evan Esar

"You'll never regret being a good friend." - Emily Giffin

"I want to make my music and be a happy woman, a good wife, a good mom and one day hopefully have a child of my own." - Leann Rimes

"Being pregnant is a very boring six months. I am not particularly maternal. It's an occupational hazard of being a wife." - Anne, Princess Royal

"I come back home almost every weekend, or my wife comes up every other weekend to Vancouver. So, in that sense, we make it work. It's just a great city. It's a great country. They've been good to me, and I have no problems being up there." - Michael Trucco

"Being a good example teaches others to be good." - Aesop

"Finding a good band is Iike finding a good wife. You got to keep trying till you find the right one." - Ace Frehley

"Life was good to me. I had a great wife, good kids, money, my own health - and I'm lonely and bored." - O J Simpson

"Sometimes being a good mother gets in the way of being a good person." - Elizabeth Forsythe Hailey

"I'm proud of being a mother, a wife, a daughter, and a sister, and a lover and a friend We're all God's children." - Whitney Houston

"I am proud that I am a good mother to my children, a good daughter to my mother, a good sister to my sis (Ashley Judd) and a good wife to my new husband." - Wynonna Judd

"Man and wife, being two, are one in love." - William Shakespeare

"Will you do me the honor of being my wife?" - Cassandra Clare

"Being a good human being is very easy: Be a good son, a good husband, a good parent and a good citizen." - Siddharth Katragadda

"It has everything to do with being a good human being. A good person. A good friend." - Daniel Pearce

"Be a father first. Don't put a priority of being a friend with your wife first, or a friend with your kids first." - Hulk Hogan

"A small country town is not the place in which one would choose to quarrel with a wife; every human being in such places is a spy." - Samuel Johnson

"Helmer: "Before all else you are a wife and a mother." Nora: "That I no longer believe. I believe that before all else I am a human being."" - Henrik Ibsen

"Being a wife and a mother is very gratifying, but it's not a creative expression and that's something I need to be happy." - Genie Francis

"I actually think 'Sex and the City' helped share how complicated it all is, to be a wife, a mother, and working, and a sexual being." - Kim Cattrall

"A good football coach needs a patient wife, a loyal dog and a great quarterback - but not necessarily in that order." - Bud Grant

"It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife." - Jane Austen

"A 'penchant for telling the truth' can cripple a candidates chances faster than being caught in flagrante delicto with the governor's wife." - Sydney J Harris

"Lot, who said to his wife as she was being turned into a pillar of salt, Stop shaking! Never got a dinner!" - Red Buttons

"Wrote a science fiction novel about a man who wins an argument with his wife, but it was rejected for being too farfetched." - Dana Gould

"After all, what is a pedestrian? He is a man who has two cars - one being driven by his wife, the other by one of his children." - Robert Bradbury

"A penchant for telling the truth can cripple a candidate's chances faster than being caught in flagrante delicto with the governor's wife." - Sydney J Harris

"The balancing act of motherhood and a career, and being a wife, is something that I don't think I'll ever perfect, but I love the challenge of it." - Kerri Walsh

"I am a historian. With the exception of being a wife and mother, it is who I am. And there is nothing I take more seriously." - Doris Kearns Goodwin

"I love being a troubadour. I travel around the world with my wife and play little theaters. We have a ball." - Roger Mcguinn

"A man cannot possess anything that is better than a good wife, or anything that is worse than a bad one." - Simonides of Ceos

"The best thing a girl can be is a good wife and mother. It is a girl's highest calling. I hope I am ready." - Nancy E. Turner

"If a robin can sing like that for a worm surely I can work like a father for my good wife and my four fine children!" - Smith Wigglesworth

"A good-natured woman...which is as much as you can expect from a friend's wife, whom you got acquainted with a bachelor." - Charles Lamb

"He who has found a good wife has found great happiness, but a quarrelsome woman is like a roof that lets in the rain." - Andre Maurois

"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

"I have no disagreement with President Obama as a human being. In fact, I'll go so far to say one of the things I respect very much is the role model that he has served as a husband and a father. And I think he has been an exemplary husband to his wife and an extraordinary father to his daughters. Frankly, America needs a good role model like that." - Mike Huckabee

"My wife, as proud as she was of me, hated show business for good reasons. There was something about the spouse always being pushed out of the way, shoved aside. She wanted to get away from it." - Dick Van Dyke

"I've appeared three times on 'The Good Wife.' I'm proud of being associated with the show. 'Time' magazine called it 'the best thing on TV outside cable.' Did I mention that I also appear on cable?" - Donna Brazile

"I asked my wife, 'On a scale of 1 to 10, how do you rate me as a lover?' She said, 'You know I'm no good at fractions.'" - Rodney Dangerfield

"Critics who attack my wife bug me. It makes me want to pay 'em a visit so I could give 'em a good punch in the nose." - Tim Mcgraw

"We had a happy marriage because we were together all the time. We were friends as well as husband and wife. We just had a good time." - Julia Child



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