57 Best Husband Quotes and Sayings

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Your husband is your protector, supporter, and best friend. He will always be there for you to help each other through tough times and to live and grow old together. Whenever you’re having a tough time, you can trust your husband to be there for you always.

Give your husband a warm embrace as you read through some of the most wonderful husband quotes and sayings.

1. “A key to keeping your husband is getting him to miss you. That keeps a marriage fresh.” — Tori Amos

2. “Beauty, n: the power by which a woman charms a lover and terrifies a husband.” — Ambrose Bierce

3. “What does one tell a husband? One tells him nothing.” — Dewitt Bodeen

4. “A good husband makes a good wife.” — John Florio

"A good husband makes a good wife." — John Florio #husband #quotes #wife

5. “An early-rising man is a good spouse but a bad husband.” — Gabriel Garcia Marquez

6. “A real man loves his wife, and places his family as the most important thing in life. Nothing has brought me more peace and content in life than simply being a good husband and father.” — Frank Abagnale

7. “A wife should no more take her husband’s name than he should hers. My name is my identity and must not be lost.” — Lucy Stone

8. “A husband without faults is a dangerous observer.” — George Savile

9. “Maids want nothing but husbands, and when they have them, they want everything.” — William Shakespeare

10. “Do not put such unlimited power into the hands of husbands. Remember all men would be tyrants if they could.” — Abigail Adams

11. “The relationship between husband and wife should be one of closest friends.” — B. R. Ambedkar

12. “The husband who decides to surprise his wife is often very much surprised himself.” — Voltaire

13. “A husband is very much like a house or a horse.” — Anthony Trollope

14. “Husbands are like fires – they go out when they’re left unattended.” — Cher

"Husbands are like fires - they go out when they're left unattended." — Cher #husband #quotes #fire

15. “A husband is what’s left of a sweetheart after the nerve has been killed.” — Lou Costello

16. “The calmest husbands make the stormiest wives.” — Thomas Dekker

17. “Never trust a husband too far, nor a bachelor too near.” — Helen Rowland

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

19. “A simple enough pleasure, surely, to have breakfast alone with one’s husband, but how seldom married people in the midst of life achieve it.” — Anne Spencer

20. “A little in drink, but at all times your faithful husband.” — Richard Steele

21. “Both my husband and I give a lot of ourselves in what we do because that is our public lives; but in my private life, I have an intrinsic right to be left alone.” — Ashley Judd

22. “A lover may be a shadowy creature, but husbands are made of flesh and blood.” — Amy Levy

23. “Let the wife make the husband glad to come home, and let him make her sorry to see him leave.” — Martin Luther

24. “A friend never defends a husband who gets his wife an electric skillet for her birthday.” — Erma Bombeck

"A friend never defends a husband who gets his wife an electric skillet for her birthday." — Erma Bombeck #husband #quotes #wife

25. “A marriage license should not be viewed as a license for a husband to forcibly rape his wife with impunity.” — Sol Wachtler

26. “A husband is what is left of a lover, after the nerve has been extracted.” — Helen Rowland

27. “An easy-going husband is the one indispensable comfort of life.” — Ouida

28. “To catch a husband is an art; to hold him is a job.” — Simone de Beauvoir

29. “American husbands are the best in the world; no other husbands are so generous to their wives, or can be so easily divorced.” — Elinor Glyn

30. “A husband is like a fire – he goes out when unattended.” — Evan Esar

31. “An archaeologist is the best husband a woman can have. The older she gets the more interested he is in her.” — Agatha Christie

32. “An ideal wife is any woman who has an ideal husband.” — Booth Tarkington

33. “The only time a wife listens to her husband is when he’s asleep.” — Chuck Jones

34. “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

"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 #husband #quotes #women

35. “A husband who submits to his wife’s yoke is justly held an object of ridicule. A woman’s influence ought to be entirely concealed.” — Honore De Balzac

36. “The only good husbands stay bachelors: They’re too considerate to get married.” — Finley Peter Dunne

37. “Tell your husbands any bad news when everything is calm, not just as they come through the door.” — Indra Devi

38. “But I had promised my husband never to accept another engagement. It was not a very happy time for me.” — Dinah Sheridan

39. “Happiness is not that easy to achieve, but having a handsome husband, a beautiful baby, and a great job helps.” — Ellen Pompeo

40. “The man as he converses is the lover; silent, he is the husband.” — Honore De Balzac

41. “The easiest gift to give my husband is anything to do with airlines and flying.” — Kelly Preston

42. “A good marriage would be between a blind wife and a deaf husband.” — Michel de Montaigne

43. “But I have to be careful not to let the world dazzle me so much that I forget that I’m a husband and a father.” — Herbie Hancock

44. “I do not want a husband who honors me as a queen, if he doesn’t love me as a woman.” — Elizabeth I

"I do not want a husband who honors me as a queen, if he doesn’t love me as a woman." — Elizabeth I #husband #quotes #queen

45. “Husbands and wives generally understand when opposition will be vain.” — Jane Austen

46. “Handsome husbands often make a wife’s heart ache.” — Samuel Richardson

47. “Watching your husband become a father is really sexy and wonderful.” — Cindy Crawford

48. “But I do believe that a woman’s truest place is in a home, with a husband and with children, and with large freedom, pecuniary freedom, personal freedom, and the right to vote.” — Lucy Stone

49. “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

50. “A good husband is never the first to go to sleep at night or the last to awake in the morning.” — Honore de Balzac

51. “But I like to be thought of as a good father and a good husband.” — Treat Williams

52. “My husband and I are best of friends first and foremost. We fight like cats and dogs, but never stay mad for long. I was lucky to find him, he is in every way, my soulmate.” — Carnie Wilson

53. “A sensible woman should be guided by her head when taking a husband, and by her heart when taking a lover.” — Ninon de Lenclos

54. “It’s not beauty but fine qualities, my girl, that keep a husband.” — Euripides

"It's not beauty but fine qualities, my girl, that keep a husband." — Euripides #husband #quotes #girl

55. “My husband and I are either going to buy a dog or have a child. We can’t decide whether to ruin our carpet or ruin our lives.” — Rita Rudner

56. “Husbands never become good; they merely become proficient.” — H. L. Mencken

57. “In a happy marriage, it is the wife who provides the climate, the husband the landscape.” — Gerald Brenan