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    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.

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If your house is really a mess and a stranger comes to the door greet him with, "Who could have read more

If your house is really a mess and a stranger comes to the door greet him with, "Who could have done this? we have no enemies.".

by Phyllis Diller Found in: Housework Quotes,
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Few tasks are more like the torture of Sisyphus than housework, with its endless repetition: the clean becomes soiled, the read more

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

by Simone De Beauvoir Found in: Housework Quotes,
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Housekeeping is like being caught in a revolving door.

Housekeeping is like being caught in a revolving door.

by Marcelene Cox Found in: Housework Quotes,
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I would rather lie on a sofa than sweep beneath it.

I would rather lie on a sofa than sweep beneath it.

by Shirley Conran Found in: Housework Quotes,
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The important thing about women today is, as they get older, they still keep house. It's one reason why they read more

The important thing about women today is, as they get older, they still keep house. It's one reason why they don't die, but men die when they retire. Women just polish the teacups.

by Margaret Mead Found in: Housework Quotes,
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My idea of housework is to sweep the room with a glance

My idea of housework is to sweep the room with a glance

by Erma Bombeck Found in: Housework Quotes,
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There is no need to do any housework at all. After the first four years the dirt doesn't get any read more

There is no need to do any housework at all. After the first four years the dirt doesn't get any worse.

by Quentin Crisp Found in: Housework Quotes,
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At worst, a house unkept cannot be so distressing as a life unlived.

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

by Rose Macaulay Found in: Housework Quotes,
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The worst thing about work in the house or home is that whatever you do it is destroyed, laid waste read more

The worst thing about work in the house or home is that whatever you do it is destroyed, laid waste or eaten within twenty-four hours.

by Lady Hasluck Found in: Housework Quotes,
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