Happy Wife Happy Life Quotes & Sayings

What does ‘happy wife happy life’ mean?

The phrase “happy wife, happy life” is an old, yet popular one that is often used to describe that when your partner is happy, you will have a happier life too.

While the phrase may be overused and oversimplified, there is a lot of truth to the fact that when we respect our partners, we’re grateful for them and all they do and we genuinely want the very best for them – this kind of relationship ‘karma‘ is returned to us.

Nobody could argue that a happy partner means a happier, harmonious family and home life. However, it’s far too simplistic to think that we can control somebody else’s happiness. Or think that putting their happiness over our own is a key to happiness.

However, while the phrase “happy wife, happy life” is often used jokingly, there is some truth to it. A happy partner does tend to lead to a happier life. The following quotes and sayings help to explain the concept further – some with an interesting take on it …


🙂 Happy Wife Happy Life Quotes


“How can a woman be expected to be happy with a man who insists on treating her as if she were a perfectly normal human being.” Oscar Wilde


“Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success.” Henry Ford


“Shared joy is a double joy; shared sorrow is half a sorrow.” Swedish Proverb


“Far too many people are looking for the right person, instead of trying to be the right person.” Gloria Steinem


“In a relationship each person should support the other; they should lift each other up.” Taylor Swift


“Let us be grateful to the people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.” Marcel Proust


“How people treat you is their karma; how you react is yours.” Wayne Dyer


“Happy is the man who finds a true friend, and far happier is he who finds that true friend in his wife.” Franz Schubert


“People are lonely because they build walls instead of bridges.” Joseph F. Newton


“Never above you. Never below you. Always beside you.” Walter Winchell


“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


“Find joy in everything you choose to do. Every job, relationship, home… it’s your responsibility to love it, or change it.” Chuck Palahniuk


“Some think love can be measured by the amount of butterflies in their tummy. Others think love can be measured in bunches of flowers, or by using the words ‘for ever.’ But love can only truly be measured by actions. It can be a small thing, such as peeling an orange for a person you love because you know they don’t like doing it.” Marian Keyes


“There is no love without forgiveness, and there is no forgiveness without love.” Bryant H. McGill


“I’m not telling you it is going to be easy- I am telling you it is going to be worth it.” Art Williams


“What counts in making a happy marriage is not so much how compatible you are but how you deal with incompatibility.” Leo Tolstoy


“The best way to remember your wife’s birthday is to forget it once.” Herbert V. Prochnow


“When you stop expecting people to be perfect, you can like them for who they are.” Donald Miller


“There is no challenge strong enough to destroy your marriage as long as you are both willing to stop fighting against each other, and start fighting for each other.” Dave Willis


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


“Yet, taught by time, my heart has learned to glow for other’s good, and melt at other’s woe.” Homer


“When you stop expecting people to be perfect, you can like them for who they are.” Donald Miller


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