Wives

Famous quotes containing the word wives:

    There is no cure for stupid wives and willful children.
    Chinese proverb.

    To impose celibacy on such a large body as the clergy of the Catholic Church is not to forbid it to have wives but to order it to be content with the wives of others.
    Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1712–1778)

    “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.
    —F.H. (Francis Herbert)