Top 110 Husbands Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Husbands Quotes from famous people such as Yolanda Hadid, Marilyn Monroe, Solomon Ibn Gabirol, Nawal El Saadawi, Nancy Gibbs, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

As a woman who experienced infidelity firsthand, I will

As a woman who experienced infidelity firsthand, I will always advise my girlfriends to only trust their husbands 95 percent and leave 5 percent for human error.
Yolanda Hadid
Husbands are chiefly good as lovers when they are betraying their wives.
Marilyn Monroe
Many men hoard for the future husbands of their wives.
Solomon Ibn Gabirol
My three husbands were afraid of me. I am a very powerful woman.
Nawal El Saadawi
At times, it seems as if the only women effortlessly balancing their jobs, kids, husbands and homes are the ones on TV.
Nancy Gibbs
Billy Jean King could not get credit when her husband was in law school and she was winning the Wimbledon, because he had to sign the cards. You know, you had these cases in the ’70s of women who were mayors who couldn’t get credit unless their husbands signed for them.
Gail Collins
I’d really like to show women my age – who’ve had children grow up or lost husbands or retired after working all their lives – that there are options. There are choices. We don’t have to just sit around and be invisible.
Katherine Helmond
Women enjoyed rights in Egypt they would not again enjoy for more than 2,000 years. They owned ships, ran vineyards, filed lawsuits, practiced medicine. Their husbands supported them after divorce. Their power was unprecedented.
Stacy Schiff
Frankly, too many women treat their husbands as accessories instead of priorities.
Laura Schlessinger
I’m not a big Woody Allen fan, but thought ‘Husbands and Wives’ was great.
Nell Freudenberger
Just as men must give up economic control when their wives share the responsibility for the family’s financial well-being, women must give up exclusive parental control when their husbands assume more responsibility for child care.
Augustus Y. Napier
The calmest husbands make the stormiest wives.
Thomas Dekker
Playing around with other people’s husbands when you were 17 was bad news. Yes, I was a very naughty girl.
Mary Beard
The implication that women work for pin money and can manage on a worse pension, presumably by relying on husbands, riles. But even more galling for women is that few government ministers seem to even appreciate the value of the work they do.
Frances O’Grady
The faults of husbands are often caused by the excess virtues of their wives.
Sidonie Gabrielle Colette
The world has changed utterly. There was a time when you couldn’t marry a Protestant. There was a time when you got married that the women had to give up their job in the public service, and when they got married, they were owned by their husbands. That’s all changed.
Enda Kenny
You know who is against democracy in the Middle East? The husbands. They got used to their way of life. Now, the traditional way of life must change. Everybody must change. If you don’t give equal rights to women, you can’t progress.
Shimon Peres
I would like not only to have a successful band, but I want to have children, a home, and a husband. Two or three. Children, not husbands!!!
Caroline Corr
You know, the fashion business is this legendary repository of young girls on their way to getting husbands. I really wanted to work.
Ali MacGraw
Are we a people who put politics over integrity? Or are we a country of voters and leaders, men and women, husbands and wives, fathers and mothers, colleagues, humans who care about treating each other with basic dignity?
Faith Salie
A typical complaint of married women with children is that their job stress tired them out so that they have little quality emotion and energy left for their children, much less their husbands.
Laura Schlessinger
I always tell people, good coaches are a dime a dozen. Good coaches that are good people, good husbands, good fathers, that love their players and are passionate about doing things in a way that I believe is important, that pool gets real small.
Dabo Swinney
My observation is that women are merely waiting for their husbands to assume leadership.
James Dobson
It seemed that I was more interested in raising my children, not in pursuing my husbands.
Debbie Reynolds
Most of the time, husbands and wives argue about stupid, foolish things. If it doesn’t mean that much to you, give in to your wife.
Jake LaMotta
The vast majority of women who marry still take their husband’s name. And I’m not vilifying that behavior! But that’s a pattern where women are truly still taking on their husbands’ identities.
Rebecca Traister
Housewives of the 1950s were supposed to create show-stopping meals every night for their hard-working husbands.
Caroline Leavitt
Wives in their husbands’ absences grow subtler, And daughters sometimes run off with the butler.
Lord Byron
My grandmother, my mother and my aunts and their friends were all of southern Chinese ancestry, and they were all strong figures. Though if you asked them who was the head of their families, they would have said their husbands; and yet it was the women who ran everything.
Laurence Yep
A lover may be a shadowy creature, but husbands are made of flesh and blood.
Amy Levy
Comedy Central was a great network, but ‘Chappelle’s Show’ took it to a completely different level. Other shows got bigger because so many viewers were watching the ‘Chappelle’ reruns. For BET, the ‘Real Husbands of Hollywood’ has that same potential.
Kevin Hart
In my family, I've seen women being devoted to their hu

In my family, I’ve seen women being devoted to their husbands. I grew up watching that. To me, it is a very natural thing.
Saira Banu
I believe in large families: every woman should have at least three husbands.
Zsa Zsa Gabor
Well the beauty of ‘Iyanla: Fix My Life’ is that men are in every show. To our surprise, some of the deepest healing demonstrations have been with the men – the sons, the fathers, the husbands – because they agree to participate with the wife or the daughter or whatever it is we are looking at, and it is there.
Iyanla Vanzant
Once 9/11 happened, people who looked like me and whose children looked like us and whose husbands looked of a community, really were made to feel quite the other, and I thought that was impossible in a city like New York but I myself was witness to that.
Mira Nair
Most professional fighters, male and female, hold day jobs, but the women’s game attracts a wide social spectrum: hash slingers, teachers, police officers, landscapers, stuntwomen. Many are wives and mothers. Their husbands or boyfriends work their corners, or hide in arena restrooms, scared to watch their bouts.
Katherine Dunn
All my six husbands married me for different reasons.
Hedy Lamarr
I personally always find something really scary about watching little girls learning to manipulate their dads by baby talking. Then they grow up and use the same technique on their boyfriends or husbands. That scares me because it’s just so sick on so many levels.
Megan Fox
We use the same possessive pronouns for everything, but do we own our lives or sisters or husbands in the same way we own our shoes? Do we own any of them at all?
Samantha Harvey
The best way to get husbands to do something is to suggest that perhaps they are too old to do it.
Shirley MacLaine
Husbands, recognize your wife’s intelligence and her ability to counsel with you as a real partner regarding family plans, family activities, and family budgeting. Don’t be stingy with your time or with your means. Give her the opportunity to grow intellectually, emotionally, and socially as well as spiritually.
Ezra Taft Benson
How many husbands have I had? You mean apart from my own?
Zsa Zsa Gabor
Husbands and fathers, get on your knees before God and accept your place as head of your household. You are the prophet from God to your family. This is not a lightweight thing; it takes a commitment on your part to fulfill your responsibilities. Get yourself straight before God, then see to your children.
Kenneth Copeland
All poets’ wives have rotten lives Their husbands look at them like knives.
Delmore Schwartz
My grandmother was a very tough woman. She buried three husbands and two of them were just napping.
Rita Rudner
In our family, the men have always stood at the head, true patriarchs that take the lead, teach, and live their lives as examples… Women have a significant role as helpers to our husbands and co-counsels in the parental equation.
Alveda King
I believe that women know if their husbands are unfaithful. They feel it.
Coretta Scott King
The glorification of sisters, mothers as the selfless Indian women who will do ‘agni pariksha’ and the one who sees her own betterment only in the betterment of their husbands and fathers, that has to stop. It’s very regressive.
Kangana Ran
All of my husbands have robbed me blind.
Debbie Reynolds
Husbands never become good; they merely become proficient.
H. L. Mencken
Storytelling enables us to play out decisions before we make them, to plan routes before we take them, to work out the campaign before we start the war, to rehearse the phrases we’re going to use to please or placate our wives and husbands.
Jim Crace
Sisters, when about their work, should not put on clothing which would make them look like images to frighten the crows from the corn. It is more gratifying to their husbands and children to see them in a becoming, well-fitting, attire, than it can be to merely visitors or strangers.
Ellen G. White
Our children are not going to be just ‘our children’ – they are going to be other people’s husbands and wives and the parents of our grandchildren.
Mary Calderone
Mothers and daughters can stay very connected during teenage years. In the middle of your life, you can become very alone. Even though you’re connected deeply to other family members, lovers, husbands, friends.
Holly Hunter
I think women are natural caretakers. They take care of everybody. They take care of their husbands and their kids and their dogs, and don’t spend a lot of time just getting back and taking time out.
Reese Witherspoon
I’ve always jealously guarded my feminine mystique. I’ve been married twice, and neither of my husbands has ever seen me put my face on.
Laurie Graham
So many women today have become so focused on their children, they’ve developed these romantic entanglements with their children’s lives, and the husbands are secondary. They’re left out. And the romantic focus is on the children.
Ayelet Waldman
My advice to a new husband is nothing more than ‘husbands, love your wives.’ And ‘love your wife as Christ has loved the church.’ Never forget that you are Christ’s representative in serving your wife.
J. I. Packer
There are certain directors who just don’t cast diversely in prominent roles. Ever. Often it’s just because they don’t have a diverse social circle, so they don’t think of black or brown people as husbands, best friends, bosses.
O. T. Fagbenle
In the sudden absence of husbands, fathers, brothers and beaus, white Southern women discovered a newfound freedom – one that simultaneously granted them more power in relationships and increased their likelihood of heartbreak.
Karen Abbott
With my first two husbands, I always kinda sensed they thought there was something wrong with me. Maybe I was too flighty or whatever.
Dixie Carter
My mother and Ethel Kennedy became good friends and worked together on a number of causes they had shared with their husbands. They together co-chaired ‘A Time to Remember’ to mobilize a movement for gun control.
Bernice King
It's axiomatic that all husbands are impossible. But I

It’s axiomatic that all husbands are impossible. But I also think it’s axiomatic that women are slightly impossible.
Christopher Buckley
Maids want nothing but husbands, and when they have them, they want everything.
William Shakespeare
You can make a lot of money in this game. Just ask my ex-wives. Both of them are so rich that neither of their husbands work.
Lee Trevino
I should like to know what is the proper function of women, if it is not to make reasons for husbands to stay at home, and still stronger reasons for bachelors to go out.
George Eliot
I’m Jewish, I can say it. We’re storytellers. We were the moneylenders… Therefore we tell great tales to get what we need. I love Jewish men. They make the best husbands.
Patti Stanger
Viking women were able to rule kingdoms, divorce husbands, own land; and Vikings were very progressive in terms of the rights of women.
Gabriel Byrne
Neither man nor woman is perfect or complete without the other. Thus, no marriage or family, no ward or stake is likely to reach its full potential until husbands and wives, mothers and fathers, men and women work together in unity of purpose, respecting and relying upon each other’s strengths.
Sheri L. Dew
Women tend to be preservers of the social structure, of marriage. They don’t want to upset their husbands or their significant others. They don’t want to hurt people.
Erica Jong
Husbands and wives, have fun with each other. I’m convinced it makes all the difference in the world.
Zig Ziglar
Women must not shout back when their husbands come home and shout at them for any reason.
Indra Devi
We women feel we are here to serve. That’s the mistake we make. We may have children, husbands, lovers, bills, responsibility. Those things don’t own us, but too often we let them.
Susan L. Taylor
I have lunches with my girlfriends, who just turned 40, and some of those lunches, we’re crying and screaming about our husbands, saying we want to leave them and run away. And then, other lunches, we’re fine and love our husbands and are happy with our lives.
Leslie Mann
When husbands and fathers leave, their wives and daughters tend to value themselves less as a result.
Emma Thompson
Women live lives of continual apology. They are born and raised to take the blame for other people’s behavior. If they are treated without respect, they tell themselves that they have failed to earn respect. If their husbands do not fancy them, it is because they are unattractive.
Germaine Greer
Without husbands, women have to focus on earning more. They work longer hours, they’re willing to relocate and they’re more likely to choose higher-paying fields like technology.
Warren Farrell
In general, I hate films that are overtly either very masculine or very feminine, you know? The same way that I don’t like a war movie about soldiers smashing people’s heads. But a chick flick I like would be Cassavetes’ movies. ‘A Woman Under the Influence,’ ‘Husbands.’
Gael Garcia Bernal
I never saved my money. Whenever I worked in the past, I would spend it on my family or my husbands.
Linda Evans
Priesthood lessons are regularly devoted to topics of family leadership, and quorum leaders everywhere are feeling more and more their responsibility to teach and train their quorum members to be better husbands and fathers.
Joseph B. Wirthlin
Husbands are like fires – they go out when they’re left unattended.
Living in the West, you see how there’s only two versions of how Asian men are supposed to be. Either they’re very nice, yuppie husbands with children in ads, or they’re IT geeks.
Kevin Kwan
All my friends with babies or husbands or full time jobs are running ragged looking after everyone and everything around them, but not themselves.
Gemma Atkinson
The government can spy on people using their mobile phones while they’re with their wives and husbands.
John McAfee
Perhaps I’m just fickle by nature and get tired of countries the way other women do of husbands or lovers.
Ruth Prawer Jhabvala
Mums ask me how to get their husbands off the couch as well as asking me to marry them. But kids ask me to get their mums and dads to play with them more as well.
Magnus Scheving
I’ve owned more sofas than I’ve had husbands. Both sag in the end, but I generally fall out of love with the furniture quicker than the men.
Janet Street-Porter
In many countries, laws still work to women’s disadvantage – for example, by requiring married women to obtain their husbands’ permission to register a business, own property, or work.
Sri Mulyani Indrawati
I go home, and I’m a blob. I just lay there and don’t do anything – lay by the pool with the other husbands while the wives work. It’s fantastic. It’s really good. That’s kind of our life at home.
Garth Brooks
Husbands and wives, first be faithful to each other. Second, keep the romance going all of your life by courting each other every day.
Zig Ziglar
Unfortunately, some women want to remake their husbands after their own design.
Gordon B. Hinckley
Faithful women are all alike, they think only of their fidelity, never of their husbands.
Jean Giraudoux
I can’t think of anything I regret. Everything I’ve done, I’ve enjoyed doing. I’ve had five husbands, four children. I’ve done it all, but mainly I’ve enjoyed studying fish and being underwater with them, being in their natural habitat, looking at the fish and the fish looking at me.
Eugenie Clark
Nelson was locked up on Robben Island, and wives like m

Nelson was locked up on Robben Island, and wives like me had been warned we would bring our husbands home as corpses from that place. But I always believed he would be released. It was my duty to have a home ready for us.
Winnie Madikizela-Mandela
The divine right of husbands, like the divine right of kings, may, it is hoped, in this enlightened age, be contested without danger.
Mary Wollstonecraft
My mother buried three husbands – and two of them were only napping.
Rita Rudner
When husbands and wives not only co-work but try to co-homemake, as post-feminist and well-intentioned as it is, out goes the clear delineation of spheres, out goes the calm of unquestioned authority, and of course, out goes the gratitude.
Sandra Tsing Loh
If there is anyone a married woman would want around their husbands, it would be me. I don’t want any married man, never have, never will.
Kenya Moore
Some husbands regard it as their prerogative to compel their wives to fit their standards of what they think to be the ideal.
Gordon B. Hinckley
Women seem not to understand, or underestimate, the profound power they have over their husbands.
Laura Schlessinger
With two leftover husbands to account for, my wicked soul has just about shriveled and died.
Mercedes McCambridge
Why don’t we actually fight for a woman’s right even to complain about being beaten up. That is more important than driving. If a woman is beaten, they are told to go back to their homes – their fathers, husbands, brothers – to be beaten up again and locked up in the house.
Basmah bint Saud
But there were women in the world, and from them each of our heroes had taken to himself a wife. The good ladies were no strangers to the prowess of their husbands. and, strange as it may seem, they presumed a little upon it.
Augustus Baldwin Longstreet
The marriages to Mickey and Artie were easy come, easy go. I called them my ‘starter husbands!’
Ava Gardner
Make women rational creatures, and free citizens, and they will quickly become good wives; – that is, if men do not neglect the duties of husbands and fathers.
Mary Wollstonecraft
The only good husbands stay bachelors: They’re too considerate to get married.
Finley Peter Dunne
So, to prepare for the role, I had to take music lessons, talk to wives who had husbands overseas, and carefully study the reactions and mannerisms of a friend who was expecting.
June Allyson
I’m always amazed when young women who are having babies want their husbands to watch the babies come out. I would never allow anything like that.
Jeanne Moreau
Women’s courage is rather different from men’s. The fact that women have to bring up children and look after husbands makes them braver at facing long-term issues, such as illness. Men are more immediately courageous. Lots of people are brave in battle.
Mary Wesley
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