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It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife.

Pride and Prejudice
When a study was made a few years ago on runaway wives, what do you think was discovered to be the main reason wives ran away? It was "lack of appreciation".

How to Win Friends & Influence People
A sweetheart is a bottle of wine, a wife is a wine bottle
A woman is of greater service to our life if she is in it, instead of being an element of happiness, an instrument of sorrow, and there is not a woman in the world the possession of whom is as precious as that of the truths which she reveals to us by causing us to suffer
Never feel remorse for what you have thought about your wife; she has thought much worse things about you
He knows little, who will tell his wife all he knows
First get an absolute conquest over thyself, and then thou wilt easily govern thy wife
Choose a wife rather by your ear than your eye
A virtuous wife when she obeys her husband obtains the command over him
What makes men indifferent to their wives is that they can see them when they please
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