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

I have a wife, I have sons: all of them hostages given to fate. - Lucan [Marcus Annaeus Lucanus]

That's what a man wants in a wife, mostly; he wants to make sure one fool tells him he's wise. - George Eliot

If you let a bully come in your front yard, he'll be on your porch the next day and the day after that he'll rape your wife in your own bed. - Lyndon Baines Johnson

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

Never in any case say I have lost such a thing, but I have returned it. Is your child dead? It is a return. Is your wife dead? It is a return. Are you deprived of your estate? is not this also a return? - Epictetus

A second wife is hateful to the children of the first; a viper is not more hateful. - Euripides

Here's to the maiden of bashful fifteen; Here's to the widow of fifty; Here's to the flaunting, extravagant quean; And here's to the housewife that's thrifty. (Chorus:) Let the toast pass, Drink to the lass, I'll warrant she'll prove an excuse for the glass. - Richard Brinsley Sheridan