Quotes: housewife

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  • Roseanne Barr
    Roseanne Barr
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    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.
  • Phyllis Mcginley
    Phyllis Mcginley
    American poet and author 1905-1978
    Phyllis Mcginley
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    Gossip isn't scandal and it's not merely malicious. It's chatter about the human race by lovers of the same. Gossip is the tool of the poet, the shop-talk of the scientist, and the consolation of the housewife, wit, tycoon and intellectual. It begins in the nursery and ends when speech is past.
  • Elizabeth Taylor
    Elizabeth Taylor
    British-American actress, businesswoman, and humanitarian 1932-2011
    Elizabeth Taylor
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    I don't pretend to be an ordinary housewife.

  • If a man is a writer, everybody tiptoes around past the locked door of the breadwinner. But if you're an ordinary female housewife, people say, 'This is just something Barbara wanted to do; it's not professional.'
  • Anthea Turner
    Anthea Turner
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    If you are a housewife, take pride in that.
  • Barbara Ehrenreich
    Barbara Ehrenreich
    American author and political activist 1941-
    Barbara Ehrenreich
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    The label of liberalism is hardly a sentence to public ignominy: otherwise Bruce Springsteen would still be rehabilitating used Cadillacs in Asbury Park and Jane Fonda, for all we know, would be just another overweight housewife.
  • Betty Friedan
    Betty Friedan
    American feministisch writer 1921-
    Betty Friedan
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    The problem lay buried, unspoken for many years in the minds of American women. It was a strange stirring, a sense of dissatisfaction, a yearning that women suffered in the middle of the twentieth century in the United States. Each suburban housewife struggled with it alone. As she made the beds, shopped for groceries, matched slipcover material, ate peanut butter sandwiches with her children, chauffeured Cub Scouts and Brownies, lay beside her husband at night, she was afraid to ask even of her
  • Betty Friedan
    Betty Friedan
    American feministisch writer 1921-
    Betty Friedan
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    The suburban housewife - she was the dream image of the young American women and the envy, it was said, of women all over the world. The American housewife - freed by science and labor-saving appliances from the drudgery, the dangers of childbirth, and the illnesses of her grandmother had found true feminine fulfillment.
  • A. B. Yehoshua
    A. B. Yehoshua
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    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?
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