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(August 19, 1902 – May 19, 1971 / New York / United States)

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A Word to Husbands

To keep your marriage brimming
With love in the loving cup,
Whenever you’re wrong, admit it;
Whenever you’re right, shut up.

Submitted: Friday, January 03, 2003


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  • Geetha Jayakumar (9/24/2013 7:56:00 AM)

    Wow. Wonderful it is...loved it.

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  • Karen Sinclair (10/25/2012 4:27:00 AM)

    Hahaha! ! ! ! om gosh, i wish i could spend one day in this mans company... nothing beats wit and humour....he's a riot! ! !

  • Denvor Fernandez (2/10/2009 1:24:00 AM)

    Great advice.Short and sweet.But no one follows it nowadays.

  • Min Sia (11/10/2008 4:45:00 AM)

    Exactly! ! ! A heartwarming masterpiece! ! !

  • Roi Rosas (9/26/2008 1:48:00 AM)

    surely, what every man should do, nice!

  • Blue angel Florida (10/2/2007 3:46:00 PM)

    Yes, 'Shut Up'...LoL :) Loved it!

  • Ana Monnar (8/13/2007 8:39:00 PM)

    I love the crisp words of wisdom and great advice.

  • Brian Dorn (7/26/2006 12:02:00 PM)

    Easier said than done, ... but stated brilliantly none the less.

  • Alana Maureen Franklin (10/28/2005 4:50:00 AM)

    I just adore this one.....Alana

  • Fery Widiamoko (2/4/2005 12:33:00 PM)

    very, straight and meaningfull poem it's one of my favourite

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