Housework Quotes

For my fellow (un)domestic goddesses…

(So you know you’re not alone.)

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“I hate housework.

You make the beds,

you wash the dishes…

and six months later

you have to start all over again.”

~ Joan Rivers

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“It’s all in the attitude –

housework is exercise.

Slim your way to a clean home!”

~ Linda Solegato

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“In order for something to become clean,

something else must be dirty.

~ Anon 

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“A woman’s just too tired to think

about the dirty old dishes in the kitchen sink.

~ Eurythmics

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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.

Nobody else cares.

Why should you?

~ Erma Bombeck

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“My idea of housework is

to sweep the room with a glance.

~ Author Unknown

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“There was no need to do any housework at all.

After the first four years

the dirt doesn’t get any worse.

~ Quentin Crisp

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“At my house,

‘Dust’ is a noun,

not a verb.

~ Anonymous

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“Cleaning your house

while your kids are still growing

is like shoveling the walk

before it stops snowing.

~ Phylliss Diller

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“A woman’s just too tired to think

about the dirty old dishes in the kitchen sink.

~ Eurythmics

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“I think housework is the reason

most women go to the office.

~ Heloise Cruse

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“Nature abhors a vacuum.

And so do I.

~ Anne Gibbons

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