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Lucy Stone Quote of the Day

Welcome to these Lucy Stone Quotes of the Day from my large collection of positive, romantic, and funny quotes.

A wife should no more take her husband's name than he should hers.
My name is my identity and must not be lost.
- Lucy Stone

But I do believe that a woman's truest place is in a home,
with a husband and with children, and with large freedom,
pecuniary freedom, personal freedom,
and the right to vote.
- Lucy Stone

I expect to plead not for the slave only,
but for suffering humanity everywhere.
Especially do I mean to labor for the elevation of my sex.
- Lucy Stone

If a woman earned a dollar by scrubbing,
her husband had a right to take the dollar and go and
get drunk with it and beat her afterwards.
It was his dollar.
- Lucy Stone

 

Henceforth the leaves of the tree of knowledge were for women,
and for the healing of the nations.
- Lucy Stone

Now all we need is to continue to speak the truth fearlessly,
and we shall add to our number those who will turn
the scale to the side of equal and full justice in all things.
- Lucy Stone

Leave women to find their sphere.
- Lucy Stone


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I think, with never-ending gratitude,
that the young women of today do not and can never
know at what price their right to free speech and to
speak at all in public has been earned.
- Lucy Stone

The idea of equal rights was in the air.
- Lucy Stone

To make the public sentiment, on the side of all that
is just and true and noble,
is the highest use of life.
- Lucy Stone

I know not what you believe of God, but I believe He
gave yearnings and longings to be filled,
and that He did not mean all our time should be devoted
to feeding and clothing the body.
- Lucy Stone

We must respect the other fellow's religion,
but only in the sense and to the extent
that we respect his theory that
his wife is beautiful and his children smart.
- H. L. Mencken

Choose a friend as thou dost a wife,
till death separate you.
- William Penn

Never in any case say I have lost such a thing, but I have returned it.
Is your child dead? It is a return. Is your wife dead? It is a return.
Are you deprived of your estate? Is not this also a return?
- Epictetus

A son is a son till he takes him a wife,
a daughter is a daughter all of her life.
- Irish Traditional

Basically my wife was immature.
I'd be at home in the bath and she'd come in and sink my boats.
- Woody Allen

My wife and I have so much fun when we travel and find anything...
like stray cats and squirrels.
- Eric Roberts

Let us now set forth one of the fundamental truths about marriage:
the wife is in charge.
- Bill Cosby

Hubert Humphrey talks so fast that listening to him
is like trying to read Playboy magazine with your wife turning the pages.
- Barry Goldwater

No man succeeds without a good woman behind him.
Wife or mother, if it is both, he is twice blessed indeed.
- Harold MacMillan

I'm a fun father, but not a good father.
The hard decisions always went to my wife.
- John Lithgow

There's nothing like a good cheating song to make me
want to run home to be with my wife.
- Steven Curtis Chapman

I don't think my wife likes me very much,
when I had a heart attack she wrote for an ambulance.
- Frank Carson

By all means marry.
If you get a good wife, you'll be happy.
If you get a bad one, you'll become a philosopher
and that is a good thing for any man.
- Socrates

A dress that zips up the back will bring a husband and wife together.
- James H. Boren

He that loves not his wife and children feeds a lioness at home,
and broods a nest of sorrows.
- Jeremy Taylor

The true index of a man's character is the health of his wife.
- Cyril Connolly

A psychiatrist asks a lot of expensive questions your wife asks for nothing.
- Joey Adams

A woman must combine the role of mother,
wife and politician.
- Emma Bonino

When a man steals your wife, there is no better revenge
than to let him keep her.
- Sacha Guitry

If I had no family, my wife and I would lead a much
more romantic and nomadic existence.
- David McCallum

Medicine is my lawful wife and literature my mistress;
when I get tired of one,
I spend the night with the other.
- Anton Chekhov

It's tough to stay married.
My wife kisses the dog on the lips, yet she won't drink from my glass.
- Rodney Dangerfield

There's just me and my wife and a dog and we feed him Healthy Choice also.
- Mike Ditka

He was a dreamer, a thinker, a speculative philosopher...
or, as his wife would have it, an idiot.
- Douglas Adams

There is nothing nobler or more admirable than when
two people who see eye to eye keep house as man and wife,
confounding their enemies and delighting their friends.
- Homer

I guess the real reason that my wife and I had children
is the same reason that Napoleon had for invading Russia:
it seemed like a good idea at the time.
- Bill Cosby

I got up with my wife, I sat down at the computer when she went to work,
and I didn't stop until she got home.
- George Stephen

The woman is uniformly sacrificed to the wife and mother.
- Elizabeth Cady Stanton

I have learned that only two things are necessary to keep one's wife happy.
First, let her think she's having her own way.
And second, let her have it.
- Lyndon B. Johnson

A man's home is his wife's castle.
- Alexander Chase

When a man opens a car door for his wife,
it's either a new car or a new wife.
- Prince Philip

An ideal wife is one who remains faithful to you but
tries to be just as charming as if she weren't.
- Sacha Guitry

A man cannot speak to his son, but as a father;
to his wife, but as a husband;
to his enemy, but upon terms:
whereas a friend may speak, as the case requires,
and not as it sorteth with the person.
- Francis Bacon

The comfortable estate of widowhood is the only hope
that keeps up a wife's spirits.
- John Gay

Never feel remorse for what you have thought about your wife;
she has thought much worse things about you.
- Jean Rostand

The best way to remember your wife's birthday is to forget it once.
- E. Joseph Cossman

A good marriage would be between a blind wife and a deaf husband.
- Michel de Montaigne

The man in our society is the breadwinner;
the woman has enough to do as the homemaker,
wife and mother.
- Dorothy Fields

A friend never defends a husband who gets his wife
an electric skillet for her birthday.
- Erma Bombeck

The consumer isn't a moron; she is your wife.
- David Ogilvy

Let the wife make the husband glad to come home,
and let him make her sorry to see him leave.
- Martin Luther

Caesar might have married Cleopatra,
but he had a wife at home.
There's always something.
- Will Cuppy

You shall not covet your neighbor's house;
you shall not covet your neighbor's wife,
nor his male servant, nor his female servant,
nor his ox, nor his donkey, nor anything that is your neighbor's.
- Exodus 20:17

We call that person who has lost his father,
an orphan; and a widower that man who has lost his wife.
But that man who has known the immense unhappiness of losing a friend,
by what name do we call him? Here every language is
silent and holds its peace in impotence.
- Joseph Roux

They say Yogi Berra is funny.
Well, he has a lovely wife and family,
a beautiful home, money in the bank,
and he plays golf with millionaires.
What's funny about that?
- Casey Stengel

If you would have a good wife, marry one who has been a good daughter.
- Thomas Fuller

All you need for happiness is a good gun,
a good horse, and a good wife.
- Daniel Boone

In a happy marriage it is the wife who provides the climate,
the husband the landscape.
- Gerald Brenan

The husband and wife are one, and that one is the husband.
- William Blackstone

If any difference should be made by law between husband and wife,
reason, justice and humanity, if their voices were heard,
would dictate that it should be in her favor.
- Ernestine Rose

For years I used to bore my wife over lunch with stories about funny incidents.
- James Herriot

Never argue with your wife about hostility when she's a certified Freudian.
- William Goldman

People think I have courage.
The courage in my family are my wife Pam,
my three daughters, here, Nicole, Jamie,
LeeAnn, my mom, who's right here too.
- Jim Valvano

Of all my wife's relations I like myself the best.
- Joseph Cook

I play, in real life, Kim, who is actually Marshall
Mathers ex-wife as of now.
She lies and says she is pregnant because she really
wants to keep him and he figures her out.
- Taryn Manning

One man's folly is another man's wife.
- Helen Rowland

I did I Love My Wife on Broadway in 1978,
and then went into television land.
Now things are starting to come together in the way
I thought they might when I was a kid.
- Tom Wopat

The foolish and cruel notion that a wife is to obey
her husband has sent more women to the grave than to
the courts for a divorce.
- Lemuel K. Washburn

They did interviews with my wife and daughter-they
were genuinely in fear of me having a heart attack,
working 20 hours a day, eating fast food.
- Willie Aames

I have a beautiful wife and two beautiful children,
and every day I am paid to do what I love.
- Treat Williams


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