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Housework Quotes

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Housework is what a woman does that nobody notices
unless she hasn't done it.
- Evan Esar

Related topics: Home

I think housework is the reason most women go to the office.
- Heloise Cruse

Housework can't kill you, but why take a chance?
- Phyllis Diller

My theory on housework is, if the item doesn't multiply,
smell, catch fire, or block the refrigerator door,
let it be.
No one else cares.
Why should you?
- Erma Bombeck

 

And, over the last thirty years we have seen men's
participation in both housework and childcare has increased
and women's have stayed at about the same.
- James Levine

Housework is a breeze.
Cooking is a pleasant diversion.
Putting up a retaining wall is a lark.
But teaching is like climbing a mountain.
- Fawn M. Brodie

Housework is work directly opposed to the possibility
of human self-actualization.
- Ann Oakley

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Housework, if it is done right, can kill you.
- John Skow

You won't do any more housework? Then you go to the bin.
- Kate Millett

Housework, if you do it right, will kill you.
- Erma Bombeck

I hate housework!
You make the beds, you do the dishes and six months
later you have to start all over again.
- Joan Rivers

Housework is the only activity at which men are allowed
to be consistently inept because they are thought to
be so competent at everything else.
- Letty Cottin Pogrebin

My parents were liberal intellectuals but even they
expected me to stay at home and look after my younger
siblings and do the housework.
- Sara Paretsky

When it comes to housework the one thing no book of
household management can ever tell you is how to begin.
Or maybe I mean why.
- Katharine Whitehorn

There is no need to do any housework at all.
After the first four years the dirt doesn't get any worse.
- Quentin Crisp

Composing a piece of music is very feminine.
It is sensitive, emotional, contemplative.
By comparison, doing housework is positively masculine.
- Barbara Kolb

I watched my mother waste her life on housework and swore I'd never do that.
Dave does the cooking.
- Siobhan Fahey

If you are a writer you locate yourself behind a wall
of silence and no matter what you are doing,
driving a car or walking or doing housework you can still be writing,
because you have that space.
- Joyce Carol Oates

My mother was a wonderful, wonderful woman with a lovely
voice who hated housework,
hated cooking even more and loved her children.
She was always arranging church activities such as a bazaar.
- Maureen Forrester

Every man and woman is born into the world
to do something unique and something distinctive;
and if he or she does not do it,
it will never be done.
- Benjamin E. Mays

Once made equal to man, woman becomes his superior.
- Socrates

It doesn't matter how long my hair is
or what color my skin is
or whether I'm a woman or a man.
- John Lennon

Why does a woman work ten years to change a man's habits
and then complain that he's not the man she married?
- Barbra Streisand

A blessed thing it is for any man or woman to have a friend,
one human soul whom we can trust utterly,
who knows the best and worst of us,
and who loves us in spite of all our faults.
- Charles Kingsley

A man never knows how to say goodbye;
a woman never knows when to say it.
- Helen Rowland

The age of a woman doesn't mean a thing.
The best tunes are played on the oldest fiddles.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

What is the appropriate behavior for a man or a woman
in the midst of this world,
where each person is clinging to his piece of debris?
What's the proper salutation between people
as they pass each other in this flood?
- The Buddha

As usual, there is a great woman behind every idiot.
- John Lennon

Beauty, n: the power by which a woman charms a lover and terrifies a husband.
- Ambrose Bierce

Every time we liberate a woman, we liberate a man.
- Margaret Mead

One should never trust a woman who tells her real age.
If she tells that, she'll tell anything.
- Oscar Wilde

A family can develop only with a loving woman as its center.
- Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

Love is the delusion that one woman differs from another.
- H. L. Mencken

A woman knows the face of the man she loves as a sailor knows the open sea.
- Honore de Balzac

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

It is now quite lawful for a Catholic woman to avoid
pregnancy by a resort to mathematics,
though she is still forbidden to resort to physics or chemistry.
- H. L. Mencken

But, alas!
what poor Woman is ever taught that she should have
a higher Design than to get her a Husband?
- Mary Astell

A woman can take care of the family.
It takes a man to provide structure,
to provide stability.
- Tom DeLay

Clearly, society has a tremendous stake in insisting
on a woman's natural fitness for the career of mother:
the alternatives are all too expensive.
- Ann Oakley

Once a woman has forgiven her man, she must not reheat his sins for breakfast.
- Marlene Dietrich

A woman uses her intelligence to find reasons to support her intuition.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

A woman who thinks she is intelligent demands the same rights as man.
An intelligent woman gives up.
- Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

I met an American woman and got married so I had to get a job.
- Walter Wager

A woman whose smile is open and whose expression is
glad has a kind of beauty no matter what she wears.
- Anne Roiphe

No man should marry until he has studied anatomy and
dissected at least one woman.
- Honore de Balzac

Some husbands are living proof that a woman can take a joke.
- Anonymous

A pregnant woman facing the most dire circumstances
must be able to count on her doctor to do what is medically
necessary to protect her from serious physical harm.
- Barbara Mikulski

A particularly beautiful woman is a source of terror.
As a rule, a beautiful woman is a terrible disappointment.
- Carl Jung

To be successful, a woman has to be much better at her job than a man.
- Golda Meir

Behind every great man is a woman rolling her eyes.
- Jim Carrey

A married woman has the same right to control her own
body as does an unmarried woman.
- Sol Wachtler

It's all right for a woman to be, above all, human.
I am a woman first of all.
- Anais Nin

I'm not talking about lust.
A woman in lust wants chocolate.
A woman in love wants diamonds.
- the movie How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days

Nobody loves a woman because she is handsome or ugly,
stupid or intelligent.
We love because we love.
- Honore de Balzac

Sometimes it's hard to be a woman giving all your love to just one man.
- Tammy Wynette

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

Taking joy in living is a woman's best cosmetic.
- Rosalind Russell

In order to be happy with a man,
you must understand him a lot and love him a little.
To be happy with a woman, you must love her a lot
and not try to understand her at all.
- Helen Rowland

A poet looks at the world the way a man looks at a woman.
- Wallace Stevens

Heaven has no rage like love to hatred turned,
nor hell a fury like a woman scorned.
- William Congreve

Bride: A woman with a fine prospect of happiness behind her.
- Ambrose Bierce

A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's
birthday but never remembers her age.
- Robert Frost

Do not let a flattering woman coax and wheedle you and deceive you;
she is after your barn.
- Hesiod

An archaeologist is the best husband a woman can have.
The older she gets the more interested he is in her.
- Agatha Christie

The only time a woman really succeeds in changing a
man is when he is a baby.
- Natalie Wood

A woman can plan when to have her family and how to support a family.
- Kathleen Turner

Any intelligent woman who reads the marriage contract,
and then goes into it, deserves all the consequences.
- Isadora Duncan

I would rather trust a woman's instinct than a man's reason.
- Stanley Baldwin

It isn't tying himself to one woman that a man dreads
when he thinks of marrying;
it's separating himself from all the others.
- Helen Rowland

A witty woman is a treasure; a witty beauty is a power.
- George Meredith

When virtue and modesty enlighten her charms,
the lustre of a beautiful woman is brighter than the stars of heaven,
and the influence of her power it is in vain to resist.
- Akhenaton


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