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  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
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    Certain is it that there is no kind of affection so purely angelic as of a father to a daughter. In love to our wives there is desire; to our sons, ambition; but to our daughters there is something which there are no words to express.
  • John Barrymore
    John Barrymore
    American actor 1882-1942
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    I am thinking of taking a fifth wife. Why not? Solomon had a thousand wives and he is a synonym for wisdom.
  • Bernard Mandeville
    Bernard Mandeville
    British writer and artist 1670-1733
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    If courtesans and strumpets were to be prosecuted with as much rigor as some silly people would have it, what locks or bars would be sufficient to preserve the honor of our wives and daughters?
  • Francis H. Bradley
    Francis H. Bradley
    British Philosopher 1846-1924
    Francis H. Bradley
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    Adam knew Eve his wife and she conceived. It is a pity that this is still the only knowledge of their wives at which some men seem to arrive.
  • Bertrand Russell
    Bertrand Russell
    English philosopher and mathematician 1872-1970
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    Aristotle maintained that women have fewer teeth than men; although he was twice married, it never occurred to him to verify this statement by examining his wives' mouths.
    Source: Bertrand Russells best: silhouettes in satire
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
    Samuel Johnson
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    Bachelors have consciences, married men have wives.
  • Henry Louis Mencken
    Henry Louis Mencken
    American journalist and critic 1880-1956
    Henry Louis Mencken
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    Bachelors have consciences, married men have wives.
  • John Gay
    John Gay
    British playwright and poet 1688-1732
    John Gay
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    Gamesters and highwaymen are generally very good to their whores, but they are very devils to their wives.
  • Marilyn Monroe
    Marilyn Monroe
    American actress 1926-1962
    Marilyn Monroe
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    Husbands are chiefly good as lovers when they are betraying their wives.
  • I do not think that there are any men who are faithful to their wives.
  • Bruce Forsyth
    Bruce Forsyth
    British presenter, actor, comedian, singer, dancer and screenwriter 1928-2017
    Bruce Forsyth
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    I met my darling wife Wilnelia in 1980 when we were on the judging panel for the Miss World contest at the Royal Albert Hall. With two ex-wives and five daughters, I thought I wouldn't be involved with anyone for a long time - if ever. Winnie was so gorgeous, my jaw dropped - and it's a big jaw to drop.
  • Ann Rule
    Ann Rule
    American author of true crime books
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    I want to warn potential victims. Many of them are women, and many of them are battered women. It's a cause for me. When I look back, though, so many of the books I've written are about wives who just couldn't get away.
  • Bernard Mandeville
    Bernard Mandeville
    British writer and artist 1670-1733
    Bernard Mandeville
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    If Courtezans and Strumpets were to be prosecuted with as much Rigour as some silly People would have it, what Locks or Bars would be sufficient to preserve the Honour of our Wives and Daughters?
    Source: The Fable of the Bees Remark H, p. 95
  • Mel Brooks
    Mel Brooks
    American actor, writer, producer, director, comedian, and composer 1926-
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    If presidents don't do it to their wives, they do it to the country.
  • Benedict Cumberbatch
    Benedict Cumberbatch
    English actor 1976-
    Benedict Cumberbatch
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    My first, big, silly role at school was as Arthur Crocker-Harris in Rattigan's 'The Browning Version,' where my job was to make school-masters' wives weep with recognition.
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