Quotes of Consort

“ Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ also loved the church and gave himself up for her. ”

- Bible

“ A father may turn his back on his child, brothers and sisters may become inveterate enemies, husbands may desert their wives, wives their husbands. But a mother's love endures through all. ”

- Washington Irving

“ Wives in their husbands' absences grow subtler, and daughters sometimes run off with the butler. ”

- Lord Byron

“ The only thing that holds a marriage together is the husband being big enough to keep his mouth shut, to step back and see where his wife is wrong. ”

- Archie Bunker

“ Being a husband is a whole-time job. That is why so many husbands fail. They cannot give their entire attention to it. ”

- Arnold Bennett

“ It appears that ordinary men take wives because possession is not possible without marriage, and that ordinary women accept husbands because marriage is not possible without possession. ”

- Thomas Hardy

“ A wife encourages her husband's egoism in order to encourage her own. ”

- Russell Green

“ She is but half a wife that is not, nor is capable of being, a friend. ”

- William Penn

“ A good wife makes a good husband. ”

- Harold Macmillan

“ So bent on self-sanctifying, — That she never thought of trying To save her poor husband as well. ”

- Robert Williams Buchanan

“ I am thinking of taking a fifth wife. Why not? Solomon had a thousand wives and he is a synonym for wisdom. ”

- John Barrymore

“ It seemed to him that the tie between husband and wife, even if breakable in prosperity, should be indissoluble in misfortune. ”

- Edith Wharton

“ Many men hoard for the future husbands of their wives. ”

- Solomon Ibn Gabirol

“ Here's to the new husband, And here's to the new wife, May they remain lovers, For all of life. ”

- Unknown

“ What a taking was he in when your husband asked who was in the basket! - The Merry Wives of Windsor. Act iii. Sc. 3. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ Whosoever putteth away his wife, and marrieth another, committeth adultery: and whosoever marrieth her that is put away from her husband committeth adultery. ”

- Bible

“ I could be such a wonderful wife to another wifes husband. ”

- Judith Viorst

“ Smile at each other, smile at your wife, smile at your husband, smile at your children, smile at each other — it doesn't matter who it is — and that will help you to grow up in greater love for each other. ”

- Harold Ross

“ Husbands, in the same way be considerate as you live with your wives, and treat them with respect as the weaker partner and as heirs with you of the gracious gift of life, so that nothing will hinder your prayers. ”

- Bible

“ Between husband and wife there should be no secrets from one another. I have a very high opinion of the marriage tie. I hold that husband and wife merge in each other. They are one in two or two in one. ”

- Mahatma Gandhi

“ A husband and wife ought to continue united so long as they love each other. Any law which should bind them to cohabitation for one moment after the decay of their affection would be a most intolerable tyranny, and the most unworthy of toleration. ”

- Percy Bysshe Shelley

“ As the old proverb says "Like readily consorts with like.". ”

- Cicero

“ Majesty and love do not consort well together, nor do they dwell in the same place. ”

- Ovid

“ When a man retires, his wife gets twice the husband but only half the income. ”

- Chi Chi Rodriguez

“ Many marriages would be better if the husband and the wife clearly understood that they are on the same side. ”

- Zig Ziglar

“ 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

“ A good husband makes a good wife. ”

- John Florio

“ 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

“ A man's growth is seen in the successive choirs of his friends. ”

- Ralph Waldo Emerson
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