Quotations on Housework
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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
(Keywords: Fire, Housework, Theory)
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
(Keywords: Cooking, Housework, Teaching)
There is no need to do any housework at all. After the first four years the dirt doesn't get any worse.
- Quentin Crisp
(Keywords: First, Housework, Years)
I think housework is the reason most women go to the office.
- Heloise Cruse
(Keywords: Women, Housework, Office, Reason)
I watched my mother waste her life on housework and swore I'd never do that. Dave does the cooking.
- Siobhan Fahey
(Keywords: Life, Mother, Cooking, Housework, Waste)
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
(Keywords: Mother, Church, Children, Cooking, Housework, Voice, Woman)
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
(Keywords: Men, Women, Housework, Participation, Years)
Housework is work directly opposed to the possibility of human self-actualization.
- Ann Oakley
(Keywords: Work, Possibility, Housework, Self)
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
(Keywords: Car, Driving, Housework, Silence, Space, Walking, Writer, Writing)
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
(Keywords: Home, Housework, Intellectuals, Liberal, Parents)