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Fawn M. Brodie
American historian and biographer 1915-19810
Housework is a breeze. Cooking is a pleasant diversion. Putting up a retaining wall is a lark. But teaching is like climbing a mountain.
American humorist 1899-19950
Housework is what a woman does that nobody notices unless she hasn't done it.
British sociologist, writer 1944-0
Housework is work directly opposed to the possibility of human self-actualization.
Invisible, repetitive, exhausting, unproductive, uncreative - these are the adjectives which most perfectly capture the nature of housework.Source: Women, Race, & Class (2011) 222
American writer 1927-0
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?
English writer and actor 1908-19990
There is no need to do any housework at all. After the first four years the dirt doesn't get any worse.Source: The Naked Civil Servant (1968) Ch. 15
British journalist, writer, and columnist 1928-0
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.