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39 Housework Quotes For Happy Cleaning

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Looking for some housework quotes to help get you revved up to get started on those dreaded cleaning chores?

There’s plenty here – and many that will make you chuckle.

Funny Housework Quotes I

Marrying is easy – it’s housework that’s hard.

They shared the chores of living as some couples do – she did most of the work and he appreciated it.
Paula Gosling

I don’t hate men, I just wish they’d try harder. They all want to be heroes and all we want is for them to stay at home and help with the housework and the kids. That’s not the kind of heroism they enjoy.
Jeanette Winterson

I think housework is far more tiring and frightening than hunting is, no comparison, and yet after hunting we had eggs for tea and were made to rest for hours, but after housework people expect one to go on just as if nothing special had happened.
Nancy Mitford

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


I guess anything that contains the word “work” seems dreadful. We resist it, but at the same time, we wish to have a clean, comfortable home. Quite a dilemma isn’t it? Ha.

Well I learned from Mother Teresa, that is not to do everything at once, but “do small things with great love”. Start with the easy ones, rest, then continue with the others. It’s less daunting, but more doable when you divide things into smaller parts.

My idea of superwoman is someone who scrubs her own floors.
Bette Midler

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

Cleaning your house while your kids are still growing is like shovelling the sidewalk before it stops snowing.
Phyllis Diller

Do you know what you call those who use towels and never wash them, eat meals and never do the dishes, sit in rooms they never clean, and are entertained till they drop? If you have just answered, ‘A house guest,’ you’re wrong because I have just described my kids.
Erma Bombeck


Funny Housework Quotes II

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

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

No matter how many house chores you complete, there are always more to be done.
African Proverb

Invisible, repetitive, exhausting, unproductive, uncreative – these are the adjectives which most perfectly capture the nature of housework.
Angela Davis

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


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

Have a place for everything and keep the thing somewhere else; this is not a piece of advice, it is merely a custom.
Mark Twain

One of the advantages of being disorderly is that one is constantly making exciting discoveries.
A.A. Milne

A spotless house is a sign of a misspent life.

At worst, a house unkept cannot be so distressing as a life unlived.
Rose Macaulay

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