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

A husband is what's left of the lover after the nerve has been extracted.
They are horribly tedious when they are good husbands, and abominably conceited when they are not.
The bitterest creature under heaven is the wife who discovers that her husband's bravery is only bravado, that his strength is only a uniform, that his power is but a gun in the hands of a fool.
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.
In marriage, a man becomes slack and selfish, and undergoes a fatty degeneration of his moral being.
Strike an average between what a woman thinks of her husband a month before she marries him and what she thinks of him a year afterward, and you will have the truth about him.
Husbands are like fires. They go out when unattended.
A good husband makes a good wife.
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.
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!
From the moment I liberated Brigitte, the moment I showed her how to be truly herself, our marriage was all downhill.
A little in drink, but at all times your faithful husband.
When you see what some girls marry, you realize how they must hate to work for a living.
A good husband is healthy and absent.
The calmest husbands make the stormiest wives.
Husbands never become good; they merely become proficient.
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.
When a man brings his wife flowers for no reason, there's a reason.
The best way to get husbands to do something is to suggest that perhaps they are too old to do it.
An early-rising man... a good spouse but a bad husband.
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?
I think every woman's entitled to a middle husband she can forget.
Those men are most apt to be obsequious and conciliating abroad, who are under the discipline of shrews at home.
I think there's something degrading about having a husband for a rival. It's humiliating if you fail and commonplace if you succeed.
You know I won't turn over a new leaf I am so obstinate, but then I am no less obstinate in being your affectionate Husband.
Though bachelors be the strongest stakes, married men are the best binders, in the hedge of the commonwealth.
Personally, I can't see why it would be any less romantic to find a husband in a nice four-color catalogue than in the average downtown bar at happy hour.
I've never yet met a man who could look after me. I don't need a husband. What I need is a wife.
I revere the memory of Mr. F. as an estimable man and most indulgent husband, only necessary to mention Asparagus and it appeared or to hint at any little delicate thing to drink and it came like magic in a pint bottle; it was not ecstasy but it was comfort.
Husbands are awkward things to deal with; even keeping them in hot water will not make them tender.
You -- poor and obscure, and small and plain as you are -- I entreat to accept me as a husband.
To catch a husband is an art; to hold him is a job.
No man worth his salt, no man of spirit and spine, no man for whom I could have any respect, could rejoice in the identification of Tallulah's husband. It's tough enough to be bogged down in a legend. It would be even tougher to marry one.