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1. "For the Wife Beater's WifeWith blue irises her face is blossomed. BlueCircling to yellow, circling to brown on her cheeks.The long bone of her jaw untrackedShe hides in our kitchen.He sleeps it off next door.Her chicken legs tucked under herShe's frantic with lies, animatedBefore the swirling smoke.On her cigarette she leaves red prints, redLike a cut on the white cup.Like a skin she pulls her sweater around her.She's cold,She brings the cold in with her.In our kitchen she hides.He sleeps it off next door, his greatBelly heaving with booze.Again and again she tells the storyAs if the details ever changed,As if blows to the face were somehowDifferent beating to beating.We reach for her but can't help.She retreats into her cold love of himAnd looks across the table at usAs if across a sea.Next door he claws out of sleep.She says she thinks she'll do somethingAfter all, with her hair tonight."
Author: Bruce Weigl
2. "Test a servant while in the discharge of his duty, a relative in difficulty, a friend in adversity, and a wife in misfortune."
Author: Chanakya
3. "She sat the sister of Arthur, the wife of Lotfour sons got by him, and one not."
Author: Charles Williams
4. "My wife can see always how a part affects me personally because she has to live with it."
Author: Cillian Murphy
5. "I want to have the fairy-tale life with a wife and three or four kids. It will come."
Author: Cris Judd
6. "When he was dry, he believed it was alcohol he needed, but when he had a few drinks in him, he knew it was something else, possibly a woman; and when he had it all -- cash, booze, and a wife -- he couldn't be distracted from the great emptiness that was always falling through him and never hit the ground."
Author: Denis Johnson
7. "At home in L.A., Sunday is lazy. It's the wife and me lying in bed with coffee, watching 'The Soup' or something funny on TiVo. The kid will occasionally join us. Eventually, breakfast is at a place down the street called Paty's. And we always have some kind of great dinner - my wife makes a great roast beef."
Author: Eric McCormack
8. "I don't think my wife likes me very much, when I had a heart attack she wrote for an ambulance."
Author: Frank Carson
9. "I met my wife in Bombay at an official function. And then we courted for three years. That's a great old term, 'courting.' And we had to do it quietly, of course, because you would know the difficulties one might have with Indian parents. She was advised by her father that people in the West don't take marriage seriously."
Author: Glenn Turner
10. "I think you will like your life in the Transport Service, but it'll be far from normal. Being a slave ... or a goatherd's wife ... is closer to normal. A deep-space response ship pilot is a very, very rare thing."
Author: J.Z. Colby
11. "I was given such a great gift. It's a miracle that never stops amazing me and reminding me to give thanks, every day. Having a wife and daughter gives me a lot more purpose. I was much more selfish before, but now I think about what kind of role model I'll be. I just want to be a better man."
Author: Jake Owen
12. "My former wife is a very eccentric woman, which is why I still love her."
Author: Jay McInerney
13. "Most African women are taught to endure abusive marriages. They say endurance means a good wife but most women endure abusive relationship because they are not empowered economically; they depend on their husbands."
Author: Joyce Banda
14. "My wife is Dutch and very independent. She never wanted or needed to be married."
Author: Julio Iglesias
15. "But the guy sitting at the table next to me who'd been imagining killing his wife and was now imagining seducing me wasn't the problem. No, it was the guy sitting across from me, the man with the bright orange hunting cap pulled low over his eyes, the guy waiting for the right moment to rob the cafe...he was the one who worried me."
Author: Lori Brighton
16. "We want to state this carefully: a spouse who is evil, distant, cruel, unloving, or abusive should not use this information to demand more sex from his wife without first dealing with his sin."
Author: Mark Driscoll
17. "Dumpling.' She'd heard a man at the post office refer to his wife as 'his little petunia'. Whatever possessed people to assign one another the name of a food or a plant and think it complimentary?"
Author: Mona Hodgson
18. "When I weed, I like to get off into my own head. For one thing, my wife plants and I have trouble telling which plants are weeds and which are my favorite plants. So I tend to hop around and grab the weeds that I know are weeds. So I don't weed all that linearly. I tend to weed haphazardly."
Author: Roy Blount Jr.
19. "I'm a wife and a mother. I don't want to be immature; I have to be ready at all times."
Author: Sarah Shahi
20. "My wife gets asked all the time, 'Ugh, how can you be married to that guy?' She's like, 'Hey, he's not yelling and screaming at me!'"
Author: Steve Wilkos
21. "Being a lifetime wife and mother has afforded me the luxury of having multiple careers: I've been a teacher. A chauffeur. A chef. An interior decorator. A landscape architect, as well as a gardener. I've been a painter. A personal shopper. An accountant and a banker. I've been a beautician. Santa Claus. The Tooth Fairy. A movie reviewer. A nurse. A psychologist. A negotiator. An I have a Ph. D in How to Pretend Like You Don't Mind."
Author: Terry McMillan
22. "In my experience with women that I've dated and my wife now, is you have to know what they care about. And even if you aren't a huge fan of it, you still have to have interest in it and it has to be genuine because women do it for men all the time."
Author: Tim Meadows
23. "Having been to Europe and working and traveling there, the restaurants my wife and I remember were always off the beaten trail restaurants. So I tried to seek a little 'off the beaten trail,' but cool area."
Author: Todd English
24. "...the habitants, dressed in their brightest colors and wearing their shoes, lined the Route de Rivière, waving and shouting, "Bon jour, Monsieur Reneau. Congratulations on your marriage." Once he passed however, they whispered to each other. "Poor Monsieur Reneau. Certainly he is a fertile man, two wives, sixteen daughters, yet no son.""The Reneau seed is cursed," some surmised but others held out hope for their Seigneur. "Perhaps this third wife will give him a healthy boy, eh?" Zacharie, third Lord of Paradise.The Last Lord of Paradise––Generation Three"
Author: Vivian LeMay
25. "I've got no mother, no wife, no kids. I had, but my mother's dead, and I lost my wife and my kids when I had my trouble. Women are bitches. It's hard for a chap to live without any affection in his life."
Author: W. Somerset Maugham
26. "Basically my wife was immature. I'd be at home in the bath and she'd come in and sink my boats."
Author: Woody Allen

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