husbands

A Quote by Ambrose Gwinett Bierce on beauty, charm, husbands, power, and women

BEAUTY, n. That power by which a woman charms a lover and terrifies a husband.

Ambrose Bierce (1842 - 1914)

Source: The Devil's Dictionary by Ambrose Bierce

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A Quote by Alma Powell on husbands and presidency

I don't want to describe the hate mail we've gotten. On why she was fearful of her husband running for president.

Alma Powell

Source: an interview in the Ladies Home Journal, 1996

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A Quote by Alexander Pope on charm, humor, husbands, and rules

She who ne'er answers till a husband cools, Or, if she rules him, never shows she rules; Charms by accepting, by submitting, sways, Yet has her humor most, when she obeys.

Alexander Pope (1688 - 1744)

Source: Moral Essays, 1720-1735, Epistle II, To Mrs. M. Blount, 1735

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A Quote by Alexander Pope on brides, chastity, and husbands

Chaste to her husband, frank to all beside, A teeming mistress, but a barren bride.

Alexander Pope (1688 - 1744)

Source: Moral Essays, 1720-1735, Epistle II, To Mrs. M. Blount, 1735

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A Quote by Alan Lindsay Mackay on husbands and skiing

Like the ski resort full of girls hunting for husbands and husbands hunting for girls, the situation is not as symmetrical as it might seem.

Alan Lindsay Mackay (1926 -)

Source: A Dictionary of Scientific Quotations, Bristol: IOP Publishing, 1991.

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A Quote by Adela Rogers St. John on husbands and women

I think every woman is entitled to a middle husband she can forget.

Adela Rogers St. John

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A Quote by Abigail Smith Adams on friendship, husbands, lovers, politicians, and preachers

Deliver me from your cold, phlegmatic preachers, politicians, friends, lovers and husbands.

Abigail Adams (1744 - 1818)

Source: Letter to John Adams, March 31, 1776

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