Proverbs and quotes about marriage, wives and husbands.
Total found: 19
A clever wife often sleeps with a stupid husband.
A man likes his wife to be just clever enough to appreciate his cleverness, and just stupid enough to admire it.
A wise woman puts a grain of sugar into everything she says to a man, and takes a grain of salt with everything he says to her.
Art is a marriage of the conscious and the unconscious.
Better a stupid wife than a mess at home.
Happiness in marriage is entirely a matter of chance.
Pride and Prejudice
How fair is your love, my sister, my spouse! how much better is your love than wine! and the smell of your ointments than all spices!
Song of Solomon
I would rather share one lifetime with you than face all the ages of this world alone.
The Lord of the Rings
(Quote from the movie)
Love is often the fruit of marriage.
Marriage is a little bit like buying melons, you need a little luck.
One of her husbands was a cousin to one of my wives.
Ford County: Stories
Only choose in marriage a man whom you would choose as a friend if he were a woman.
The drone bee dies soon after the wedding night.
The idea of marrying a doll or a fool was always abhorrent to me. I know that a pretty doll, a fair fool, might do well enough for the honeymoon; but when passion cooled, how dreadful to find a lump of wax and wood laid in my bossom, a half-idiot clasped in my arms, and to remember that I had made of this my equal – nay, my idol – to know that I must pass the rest of my dreary life with a creature incapable of understanding what I said, of appreciating what I thought, or of sympathising with what I felt!
The idiot who has his eye on your wife is like a blood sucking fly.
The silliest woman can manage a clever man; but it needs a clever woman to manage a fool.
There is no cure for stupid wives and willful children.
Without rice, even the cleverest housewife cannot cook.
You can’t be the head of a family unless you show yourself both stupid and deaf.
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