Interesting Quotes On Cleaning
You might find the following quotes on cleaning worth reading, pondering on or laughing at. As you go about your daily cleaning chores, tuck these little quotes in your heart for inspiration, humor and gentle rebuke.
“Housework is like cleaning fish—no matter how often you do it, it still stinks.”—Thelma Harper in Mama’s Family
“The only advantage of being not too good a housekeeper is that your guests are so pleased to feel how very much better they are.”—Eleanor Roosevelt
Quotes on Cleaning and Gender
“When men do the dishes, it’s called helping. When women do the dishes, it is called life.”—Anna Quindlen
“Man works from sun to sun, but a woman’s labor is never done.”—old folk saying
“What’s more important to a sense of home is not perfectly arranged designer pillows, but the comforting arms of a mother or wife who is available and content when her family needs it.”—Life From the Roof
Quotes On Cleaning and Children
“I have no doubt that over the years my children will find plenty of things about me to criticize. But something tells me that twenty years from now, not one of them will sit on some therapist’s couch complaining because their mother didn’t spend enough time vacuuming up glitter.”—Joyce Maynard
“My home is not a place. It is people.”—Lois McMaster Bujold, Barrayar
“Cleaning your house while your kids are still growing is like shoveling the sidewalk before it stops snowing.”—Phyllis Diller
“Cleaning and scrubbing can wait till tomorrow
For babies grow up, we’ve learned to our sorrow.
So quiet down, cobwebs
Dust, go to sleep
I’m rockin’ my baby, and babies don’t keep.”
Quotes To Think About
“Homes are built to live in, more than to look on.”—Francis Bacon
“Cleaning anything involves making something else dirty, but anything can get dirty without something else getting clean.”—Laurence J. Peter (U.S. educator and writer)
“Every house where love abides
And friendship is a guest,
Is surely home, and home sweet home,
For there the heart can rest.”-- Henry van Dyke
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