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Housewife Quotes and Sayings
Quotes about Housewife

Please enjoy these Housewife Quotes from the wise, the romantic, and the famous of the past and present.

My mother was a housewife but she was also an artist.
My father was an electrical engineer.
- James Cameron

As a housewife, I feel that if the kids are still alive
when my husband gets home from work,
then hey, I've done my job.
- Roseanne Barr

Being a housewife and a mother is the biggest job in the world,
but if it doesn't interest you, don't do it -
I would have made a terrible mother.
- Katharine Hepburn

I don't pretend to be an ordinary housewife.
- Elizabeth Taylor

 

I have too many fantasies to be a housewife.
I guess I am a fantasy.
- Marilyn Monroe

I prefer the word 'homemaker' because 'housewife' always
implies that there may be a wife someplace else.
- Bella Abzug

If you are a housewife, take pride in that.
- Anthea Turner

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I have become a housewife and there is no better job.
- Celine Dion

The average housewife goes to the restaurant to relax and enjoy the food.
But when Eva walks in, she becomes the center of attention.
- Eva Gabor

The economy of a novelist is a little like that of
a careful housewife who is unwilling to throw away
anything that might perhaps serve its turn.
- Graham Greene

I really enjoy acting.
At home I can't even finish a sentence,
and here I am reading these wonderful lines.
I think it must be every housewife's dream,
to be an actress part-time.
- Meg Tilly

I've become a real housewife.
Terry doesn't mind me working, in fact he loves me to be independent.
But I only get an allowance of $15 dollars a week,
which doesn't go very far.
- Marta Kristen

My first book took five years to write and I made $1,000 on it.
The second took three years and I made $3,000.
All this time I was a housewife being supported by a husband.
I was very lucky.
- Judith Rossner

We always knew how to honor fallen soldiers.
They were killed for our sake, they went out on our mission.
But how are we to mourn a random man killed in a terrorist
attack while sitting in a cafe? How do you mourn a
housewife who got on a bus and never returned?
- A. B. Yehoshua

Being a good mother does not call for the same qualities
as being a good housewife;
a dedication to keeping children clean and tidy may
override an interest in their separate development as individuals.
- Ann Oakley

The corporate woman has been defined as the 'liberated
woman' and I see that as the exact opposite.
I think she now is more enslaved, maybe even more than the housewife was;
because she's so out of her power,
and imitating male power is not female power.
- Kenny Loggins

I'm so sick of hearing how there's no strong roles for women.
I don't care about strong roles.
I just want to see women who are characters!
A nun, a serial killer, a housewife,
as long as there's some depth there.
- Martha Plimpton

If we have no peace,
it is because we have forgotten
that we belong to each other.
- Mother Teresa

Mother is the name for God
in the lips and hearts of little children.
- William Makepeace Thackeray

Mother's love grows by giving.
- Charles Lamb

The most important thing a father
can do for his children
is to love their mother.
- Henry Ward Beecher

All that I am, or hope to be, I owe to my angel mother.
- Abraham Lincoln

The heart of a mother is a deep abyss
at the bottom of which you will always find forgiveness.
- Honore de Balzac

A mother is not a person to lean on,
but a person to make leaning unnecessary.
- Dorothy Canfield Fisher

There was never a child so lovely
but his mother was glad to get him to sleep.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Life is a nurturing mother,
when you just remember to say "thank you."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If you can't feed a hundred people, then feed just one.
- Mother Teresa

A mother is one to whom you hurry when you are troubled.
- Emily Dickinson

The girl of my dreams is my mother's shadow,
cast upon the distant movie screen of my future.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I think, at a child's birth,
if a mother could ask a fairy godmother
to endow it with the most useful gift,
that gift should be curiosity.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

People are often unreasonable, illogical, and self-centered; ...
Forgive them anyway.
- Kent Keith
(often attributed to Mother Teresa, who kept a copy
on the wall of her orphanage)

Do not think that love,
in order to be genuine,
has to be extraordinary.
What we need is to love without getting tired.
- Mother Teresa

I have found the paradox,
that if you love until it hurts,
there can be no more hurt, only more love.
- Mother Teresa

If we want a love message to be heard,
it has got to be sent out.
To keep a lamp burning,
we have to keep putting oil in it.
- Mother Teresa

Spread love everywhere you go.
Let no one ever come to you without leaving happier.
- Mother Teresa

We can do no great things,
only small things with great love.
- Mother Teresa

If you want a love message to be heard,
it has got to be sent out.
To keep a lamp burning,
we have to keep putting oil in it.
- Mother Teresa

Necessity is the mother of invention.
- Proverb

In this life we cannot do great things.
We can only do small things with great love.
- Mother Teresa

One of the greatest cause of unhappiness -
perhaps even the only cause of unhappiness - is comparison.
I remember as a young child hearing my mother say,
"Comparisons are odious."
That is one of the oldest sayings in the English language,
and one of the most important.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Good works are links that form a chain of love.
- Mother Teresa

God Loves an Open Mind, Clean Hands, and a Loving Heart.
So does Your Mother.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If you judge people, you have no time to love them.
- Mother Teresa

The hunger for love is
much more difficult to remove
than the hunger for bread.
- Mother Teresa

Even the rich are hungry for love,
for being cared for, for being wanted,
for having someone to call their own.
- Mother Teresa

It is not the magnitude of our actions
but the amount of love
that is put into them that matters.
- Mother Teresa

What can you do to promote world peace?
Go home and love your family.
- Mother Teresa

Love begins at home, and it is not how much we do...
but how much love we put in that action.
- Mother Teresa

Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls.
- Mother Teresa

Every time you smile at someone,
it is an action of love,
a gift to that person, a beautiful thing.
- Mother Teresa

Enthusiasm is the mother of effort,
and without it nothing great was ever achieved.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Love is a fruit in season at all times,
and within reach of every hand.
- Mother Teresa

Intense love does not measure, it just gives.
- Mother Teresa

I want you to be concerned about your next door neighbor.
Do you know your next door neighbor?
- Mother Teresa

So your father, or your mother,
never thought you were good enough - SO WHAT?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The love of a mother is the veil of a softer light
between the heart and the heavenly Father.
- Samuel Taylor Coleridge

There is more hunger for love and appreciation
in this world than for bread.
- Mother Teresa

No matter how old we become, we can still call them
'Holy Mother' and 'Father' and put a child-like trust in them.
- Desmond Morris

God doesn't require us to succeed;
He only requires that you try.
- Mother Teresa

They claim this mother of ours, the Earth,
for their own use, and fence their neighbors away from her,
and deface her with their buildings and their refuse.
- Sitting Bull

A mother's happiness is like a beacon,
lighting up the future but reflected also on the past
in the guise of fond memories.
- Honore de Balzac

I am truly my mother's son.
- David Geffen

Loneliness and the feeling of being unwanted
is the most terrible poverty.
- Mother Teresa

There are only two things a child will share willingly;
communicable diseases and its mother's age.
- Benjamin Spock

My mother was a personal friend of God's.
They had ongoing conversations.
- Della Reese

I get whatever placidity I have from my father.
But my mother taught me how to take it on the chin.
- Norma Shearer

Kind words can be short and easy to speak,
but their echoes are truly endless.
- Mother Teresa

Peace begins with a smile.
- Mother Teresa

Give the world the best you have
and it may never be enough.
Give the world your best anyway.
- Mother Teresa

My mother asked me what I wanted for my birthday,
so I said I wanted to read poetry with her.
- Guy Johnson

We ourselves feel that what we are doing
is just a drop in the ocean.
But the ocean would be less
because of that missing drop.
- Mother Teresa


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