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Love is the thing that enables a woman to sing while she mops up the floor after her husband has walked across it in his barn boots. (Quote by - Hoosier Farmer)

A man's home is his castle, and his wife is the janitor. (Quote by - Lucille Kallen)

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? (Quote by - Erma Bombeck)

Few tasks are more like the torture of Sisyphus than housework, with its endless repetition: the clean becomes soiled, the soiled is made clean, over and over, day after day. (Quote by - Simone De Beauvoir)

Three-fourths of the Earth's surface is water, and one-fourth is land. It is quite clear that the good Lord intended us to spend triple the amount of time fishing as taking care of the lawn. (Quote by - Chuck Clark)

The fellow that owns his own home is always just coming out of a hardware store. (Quote by - Kin Hubbard)

Nature abhors a vacuum. And so do I. (Quote by - Anne Gibbons)

I think housework is the reason most women go to the office. (Quote by - Heloise Cruse)

It's all in the attitude - housework is exercise. Slim your way to a clean home! (Quote by - Linda Solegato)

The average man has a carefully cultivated ignorance about household matters--from what to do with the crumbs to the grocer's telephone number--a sort of cheerful inefficiency which protects him. (Quote by - Crystal Eastman)

A man builds a fine house; and now he has a master, and a task for life: he is to furnish, watch, show it, and keep it in repair, the rest of his days. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

Cleaning your house while your kids are still growing is like shoveling the walk before it stops snowing. (Quote by - Phyllis Diller, Phyllis Diller's Housekeeping Hints, 1966)

They shared the chores of living as some couples do--she did most of the work and he appreciated it. (Quote by - Paula Gosling)

The only really good place to buy lumber is at a store where the lumber has already been cut and attached together in the form of furniture, finished and put inside boxes. (Quote by - Dave Barry)

There's nothing to match curling up with a good book when there's a repair job to be done around the house. (Quote by - Joe Ryan)

I got the blues thinking of the future, so I left off and made some marmalade. It's amazing how it cheers one up to shred oranges and scrub the floor. (Quote by - D.H. Lawrence)

The Rose Bowl is the only bowl I've ever seen that I didn't have to clean. (Quote by - Erma Bombeck)

I'm eighteen years behind in my ironing. There's no use doing it now, it doesn't fit anybody I know. (Quote by - Phyllis Diller)

The obvious and fair solution to the housework problem is to let men do the housework for, say, the next six thousand years, to even things up. The trouble is that men, over the years, have developed an inflated notion of the importance of everything they do, so that before long they would turn housework into just as much of a charade as business is now. They would hire secretaries and buy computers and fly off to housework conferences in Bermuda, but they'd never clean anything. (Quote by - Dave Barry)

I'm not going to vacuum until Sears makes one you can ride on. (Quote by - Roseanne Barr)

I enjoy mowing the lawn, it relaxes me. It gets me outdoors, it's good exercise, the freshly cut grass smells great, and the engine is loud enough that I'm sure no one else can hear my thoughts - or intrude upon them. (Quote by - Astrid Alauda)

We labor to make a house a home, then every time we're expecting visitors, we rush to turn it back into a house. (Quote by - Robert Brault, www.robertbrault.com)

The best time for planning a book is while you're doing the dishes. (Quote by - Agatha Christie)

Housework, if it is done right, can kill you. (Quote by - John Skow)

You don't get anything clean without getting something else dirty. (Quote by - Cecil Baxter)


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