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Housework is a breeze.
Cooking is a pleasant diversion.
Putting up a retaining wall is a lark.
But teaching is like climbing a mountain.
- Fawn M. Brodie

Show me a character whose life arouses my curiosity,
and my flesh begins crawling with suspense.
- Fawn M. Brodie

A passion for politics stems usually from an insatiable need,
either for power, or for friendship and adulation,
or a combination of both.
- Fawn M. Brodie

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

 

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

You won't do any more housework? Then you go to the bin.
- Kate Millett

Housework is work directly opposed to the possibility
of human self-actualization.
- Ann Oakley

Housework is the only activity at which men are allowed
to be consistently inept because they are thought to
be so competent at everything else.
- Letty Cottin Pogrebin

Housework can't kill you, but why take a chance?
- Phyllis Diller

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

I watched my mother waste her life on housework and swore I'd never do that.
Dave does the cooking.
- Siobhan Fahey

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 you do it right, will kill you.
- Erma Bombeck

Composing a piece of music is very feminine.
It is sensitive, emotional, contemplative.
By comparison, doing housework is positively masculine.
- Barbara Kolb

When it comes to housework the one thing no book of
household management can ever tell you is how to begin.
Or maybe I mean why.
- Katharine Whitehorn

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

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

And, over the last thirty years we have seen men's
participation in both housework and childcare has increased
and women's have stayed at about the same.
- James Levine

My parents were liberal intellectuals but even they
expected me to stay at home and look after my younger
siblings and do the housework.
- Sara Paretsky

My mother was a wonderful, wonderful woman with a lovely
voice who hated housework,
hated cooking even more and loved her children.
She was always arranging church activities such as a bazaar.
- Maureen Forrester

If you are a writer you locate yourself behind a wall
of silence and no matter what you are doing,
driving a car or walking or doing housework you can still be writing,
because you have that space.
- Joyce Carol Oates

Once made equal to man, woman becomes his superior.
- Socrates

It doesn't matter how long my hair is
or what color my skin is
or whether I'm a woman or a man.
- John Lennon

The age of a woman doesn't mean a thing.
The best tunes are played on the oldest fiddles.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

What is the appropriate behavior for a man or a woman
in the midst of this world,
where each person is clinging to his piece of debris?
What's the proper salutation between people
as they pass each other in this flood?
- The Buddha

Why does a woman work ten years to change a man's habits
and then complain that he's not the man she married?
- Barbra Streisand

Every man and woman is born into the world
to do something unique and something distinctive;
and if he or she does not do it,
it will never be done.
- Benjamin E. Mays

A blessed thing it is for any man or woman to have a friend,
one human soul whom we can trust utterly,
who knows the best and worst of us,
and who loves us in spite of all our faults.
- Charles Kingsley

A man never knows how to say goodbye;
a woman never knows when to say it.
- Helen Rowland

It is now quite lawful for a Catholic woman to avoid
pregnancy by a resort to mathematics,
though she is still forbidden to resort to physics or chemistry.
- H. L. Mencken

A woman can take care of the family.
It takes a man to provide structure,
to provide stability.
- Tom DeLay

I design for the woman who loves being a woman.
- Diane von Furstenberg

A woman should be home with the children,
building that home and making sure there's a secure family atmosphere.
- Mel Gibson

A woman can plan when to have her family and how to support a family.
- Kathleen Turner

Instead of getting married again, I'm going to find
a woman I don't like and give her a house.
- Lewis Grizzard

Any woman who understands the problems of running a
home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.
- Margaret Thatcher

But, alas!
what poor Woman is ever taught that she should have
a higher Design than to get her a Husband?
- Mary Astell

What motivated me? My mother.
My mother was an immigrant woman, a peasant woman,
struggled all her life, worked in the garment center.
- Al Lewis

A liberal is a man or a woman or a child who looks forward to a better day,
a more tranquil night, and a bright,
infinite future.
- Leonard Bernstein

No man succeeds without a good woman behind him.
Wife or mother, if it is both, he is twice blessed indeed.
- Harold MacMillan

The man in our society is the breadwinner;
the woman has enough to do as the homemaker,
wife and mother.
- Dorothy Fields

Beauty, n: the power by which a woman charms a lover and terrifies a husband.
- Ambrose Bierce

A poet looks at the world the way a man looks at a woman.
- Wallace Stevens

It isn't tying himself to one woman that a man dreads
when he thinks of marrying;
it's separating himself from all the others.
- Helen Rowland

The real ornament of woman is her character, her purity.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

To be successful, a woman has to be much better at her job than a man.
- Golda Meir

Bride: A woman with a fine prospect of happiness behind her.
- Ambrose Bierce

I met an American woman and got married so I had to get a job.
- Walter Wager

A woman who thinks she is intelligent demands the same rights as man.
An intelligent woman gives up.
- Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

A woman whose smile is open and whose expression is
glad has a kind of beauty no matter what she wears.
- Anne Roiphe

When virtue and modesty enlighten her charms,
the lustre of a beautiful woman is brighter than the stars of heaven,
and the influence of her power it is in vain to resist.
- Akhenaton

I, with a deeper instinct,
choose a man who compels my strength,
who makes enormous demands on me,
who does not doubt my courage or my toughness,
who does not believe me naive or innocent,
who has the courage to treat me like a woman.
- Anais Nin

Any intelligent woman who reads the marriage contract,
and then goes into it, deserves all the consequences.
- Isadora Duncan

No man should marry until he has studied anatomy and
dissected at least one woman.
- Honore de Balzac

A woman must combine the role of mother,
wife and politician.
- Emma Bonino

I concentrate on exercises from the waist down,
since that is the laziest part of a woman's body.
- Tina Louise

Trust no friend without faults, and love a woman,
but no angel.
- Doris Lessing

Sometimes it's hard to be a woman giving all your love to just one man.
- Tammy Wynette

Every time we liberate a woman, we liberate a man.
- Margaret Mead

A woman has to be intelligent, have charm,
a sense of humor, and be kind.
It's the same qualities I require from a man.
- Catherine Deneuve

It's all right for a woman to be, above all, human.
I am a woman first of all.
- Anais Nin

A father is always making his baby into a little woman.
And when she is a woman he turns her back again.
- Enid Bagnold

Nobody loves a woman because she is handsome or ugly,
stupid or intelligent.
We love because we love.
- Honore de Balzac

Only choose in marriage a man whom you would choose
as a friend if he were a woman.
- Joseph Joubert

No matter how love-sick a woman is, she shouldn't take
the first pill that comes along.
- Joyce Brothers

A woman's life can really be a succession of lives,
each revolving around some emotionally compelling situation or challenge,
and each marked off by some intense experience.
- Wallis Simpson

For most of history, Anonymous was a woman.
- Virginia Woolf

A married woman has the same right to control her own
body as does an unmarried woman.
- Sol Wachtler

A pregnant woman facing the most dire circumstances
must be able to count on her doctor to do what is medically
necessary to protect her from serious physical harm.
- Barbara Mikulski

A woman's best protection is a little money of her own.
- Clare Boothe Luce

A woman knows the face of the man she loves as a sailor knows the open sea.
- Honore de Balzac


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