Top 29 Housewife Quotes

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“My mother was a housewife. My father was a garment worker.”

― Alan Sugar

“Mrs. Miniver was an ordinary middle-class English housewife, a character created by Jan Struther when she was commissioned by the ‘Times of London’ to write a weekly ‘cheer-up’ article in 1937.”

― Alistair Horne

“I’m a housewife: I spend far more time on housework than anything else.”

― Annie Dillard

“If you are a housewife, take pride in that.”

― Anthea Turner

“I’ve turned from an ordinary Australian housewife into a gigastar, icon, talk-show host, swami, spin doctor… and now I’m a style guru!”

― Barry Humphries

“I prefer the word ‘homemaker’ because ‘housewife’ always implies that there may be a wife someplace else.”

― Bella Abzug

“I have become a housewife and there is no better job.”

― Celine Dion

“I’m a middle-class former housewife who goes to my daughter’s softball games.”

― Charlaine Harris

“I’m not a housewife in any way.”

― Courteney Cox

“I could be a housewife… I guess I’ve vacuumed a couple of times.”

― Debbie Harry

“It was the only ambition I ever had – not to be a dancer or Hollywood movie star, but to be a housewife in a good marriage.”

― Doris Day

“I don’t pretend to be an ordinary housewife.”

― Elizabeth Taylor

“One of the reasons I am successful as a producer is that I’ve been a very successful housewife.”

― Frances McDormand

“You can look glamorous even if you’re a housewife, any job you have.”

― Francois Nars

“I think that being a housewife is the most noble profession there is.”

― Gavin McInnes

“My father was a chemist on the Yale faculty, my mother a housewife.”

― George Akerlof

“All my records – ‘By the Time I Get to Phoenix,’ ‘Wichita Lineman,’ ‘Galveston,’ ‘Rhinestone Cowboy,’ ‘Dreams of the Everyday Housewife’ – they all had strings on them.”

― Glen Campbell

“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’m an FFH: a Formerly Fat Housewife.”

― Jean Nidetch

“I don’t think I’ll ever be a housewife.”

― Jessica Williams

“I’m finally a suburban housewife. Honestly, it’s my dream come true.”

― Julia Sweeney

“When I got off ’24,’ pretty soon after that I did a movie that took place in the ’70s, this movie with Jimmy Caan and Gena Rowlands, and I needed to kind of have that ’70s pouffy housewife hair.”

― Leslie Hope

“Of course, after I retire I want to be the housewife, really.”

― Li Na

“I was raised to be a very intelligent housewife.”

― Liz Phair

“In Swat, there are two jobs a woman’s going to do: a teacher or a doctor. If not, then become a housewife.”

― Malala Yousafzai

“I have too many fantasies to be a housewife. I guess I am a fantasy.”

― Marilyn Monroe

“One of my first jobs was as a recipe tester for a PR agency. One week, the editor of ‘Housewife’ magazine called my boss and asked me to write a column – the cookery editor had gone away on a press trip. I was terrified.”

― Mary Berry

“A woman is a housewife.”

― Ramzan Kadyrov

“I don’t know how it’s going for my sisters, but as my 40s and Verizon bills and mortgage payments roll on, I seem to have an ever more recurring 1950s housewife fantasy.”

― Sandra Tsing Loh
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