Best Quotes About Laundry

Now they show you how detergents take out bloodstains, a pretty violent image there. I think if you've got a T-shirt with a bloodstain all over it, maybe laundry isn't your biggest problem. Maybe you should get rid of the body before you do the wash. -Jerry Seinfeld

I'm definitely a messy person… I know where everything is but I just can't organize. I don't make lists and find scripts on the laundry machine, and under my bed, or in the bathroom, kitchen. It's bad, I really need to take control. -Katie Holmes

It's better to have loved and lost than to have to do forty pounds of laundry a week. -Laurence J. Peter

Marriage is about the most expensive way for the average man to get laundry done. -Burt Reynolds

I made a dollar a day sweeping a laundry out. Then we made a record that was number two in Los Angeles. We got so excited hearing it on the radio that Carl threw up. -Dennis Wilson

Feminism is an entire world view or gestalt, not just a laundry list of women's issues. -Charlotte Bunch

An income tax form is like a laundry list – either way you lose your shirt. -Fred Allen

I think it was one of the better meetings that I've had with those guys, because I was honestly able to say everything I wanted to say, and I pretty much aired out the dirty laundry. So from that point on, I thought all of that was behind us. -Latrell Sprewell

In the period where I had to live the life of a citizen – a life where, like everybody else, I did tons of laundry and cleaned toilet bowls, changed hundreds of diapers and nursed children – I learned a lot. -Patti Smith

I don't remember my mother ever playing with me. And she was a perfectly good mother. But she had to do the laundry and clean the house and do the grocery shopping. -Patricia Heaton

No matter what your laundry list of requirements in choosing a mate, there has to be an element of good luck and good fortune and good timing. -Patty Duke

Give me a laundry-list and I'll set it to music. -Gioachino Rossini

We should all do what, in the long run, gives us joy, even if it is only picking grapes or sorting the laundry. -E. B. White

We are coming down from our pedestal and up from the laundry room. -Bella Abzug

Of course we've been fighting against stereotypes from Day One at East West. That's the reason we formed: to combat that, and to show we are capable of more than just fulfilling the stereotypes – waiter, laundryman, gardener, martial artist, villain. -Mako

In a way it was like washing your laundry in public and, yep, there you go, you've seen my underwear. And now I feel like there's nothing left, you've seen it all and I can get on. -Jude Law

I'm kind of ashamed to be a celebrity. I don't understand wanting to read about other people's dirty laundry. I think celebrity is the biggest red herring society has ever pulled on itself. -Jude Law

If I don't do laundry today, I'm gonna have to buy new clothes tomorrow. -Anna Paquin

I mean, it's a bit of a double-edged sword being a celebrity and being an actor as I'm sure you know. Your public laundry is constantly aired out and I thought that maybe I could do some good. -Daniel Baldwin

Long live your laundry! -Billy Mays

I know what it's like to finish the laundry and to look in the basket five minutes later and it's full again. I know what it's like to pull all the groceries in, and see the teenagers run through, and all of a sudden, all of the groceries you just bought a few hours ago are gone. -Ann Romney

I do my laundry on a weekly basis. -Kesha

I really like doing the laundry, because I succeed at it. But I loathe putting it away. It is already clean. -Jenny Holzer

My worst job was working in the laundry of a nursing home. -Rickie Lee Jones

It wasn't so long ago that I was a working mom myself. And I know that sometimes, much as we all hate to admit it, it's just easier to park the kids in front of the TV for a few hours, so we can pay the bills or do the laundry or just have some peace and quiet for a change. -Michelle Obama

An actress once advised me, 'Make sure you do your own laundry – it will keep you honest.' -Cate Blanchett

I was doing comedy in laundry mats in 1992, literally where I would bring a little gorilla amp and a lapel mike and just start performing. -Dane Cook

I'm really good at laundry, and I have no problem cleaning the kitchen. -Denis Leary

I'd sleep in a little, work out, do laundry, run errands, buy presents for people with birthdays coming up. I like it when I don't have to be anywhere, and anything I do is my choice. -Carrie Underwood

I am like that guy on the 'Odd Couple,' and it is not the neat guy. I go into my room and find pieces of pizza under the laundry. -Rick Majerus

I don't get rattled about the big things. I get rattled when I have to pick up my laundry, get gas in the car, pick up a script. -Sherry Stringfield

I'm not one to air my dirty laundry for the whole world. -Jenna Fischer

It's sweet that I don't have to do my laundry. -Adam Levine

My laundry list of wants in a partner is basically kindness. I want someone who is kind, and that's kind of where it begins and ends. I'm open to being surprised. -Jennifer Carpenter

I am a great procrastinator. When the writing is going really well, the laundry piles up. -Dana Spiotta

You don't realize how hard it is to live on your own. But there's no mom to do your laundry, and make you dinner and to do things for you, and you don't think about little things like buying paper towels and salt. -Emma Roberts

I know how to separate my own laundry. -Amy Ryan

I spend most of my time thinking about things like laundry and buying stationery supplies. -Wallace Shawn

I always make the joke that I go home, to one of my homes, to go and do laundry so I can go on the road again. -Hugh Masekela

People ask me what I do in my spare time, and I look at them blankly, truly believing that I don't even have spare time, and if I did, I'd probably use it for something mundane, like chipping away at the mound of laundry rising to dangerous proportions in the back room. -Kim Harrison

I love doing laundry! It's so satisfying. I love the way it smells. I love doing the sheets. -Keri Russell

The problem with State of the Union speeches is that they are, by their nature and design, alphabet soup. It's hard to know what a president really cares about when they run down a laundry list and check every issue box under the sun for fear they will offend some constituency if they don't. -Mark McKinnon

It turns out that a husband who does the laundry, it's very romantic when you're older. And it's hard to believe when you're younger. But it's absolutely true. -Sheryl Sandberg

If everyone is good at something different, assigning chores is easy. If your partner is great at grocery shopping and you are great at the laundry, you're set. But this isn't always – or even usually – the case. -Emily Oster

I farm – there is something visceral about being attached to the land. I am a recording engineer. I do my own laundry most days, and I get on with the business of living. -Sandra Lerner

Why would I want a place of my own? Then I would have to things worry about, like doing laundry and having food in the fridge. -Rafael Nadal

If parents could just get their children moving around in the most simple and fun ways – jumping in leaves, dancing to pop music, throwing socks in a laundry basket – they could be sowing the seeds of great habits that could last a lifetime. It is all about turning it into a game. -Magnus Scheving

Women basically want the same thing – a good passionate story, a great fantasy – and for our partners to do the laundry and the washing up. -E. L. James

I had the humble beginnings. I was doing comedy in laundry mats in 1992, literally where I would bring a little gorilla amp and a lapel mike and just start performing. -Dane Cook

Vacuuming is great. I do the laundry. I love washing machines. I'm the maid in my house. -Denis Leary

I've always had this American-pie face that would get work in commercials… I'd say things like, 'Hi, Marge, how's your laundry?' and 'Hi, I'm a real nice Georgia peach.' Sometimes this work is one step above being a cocktail waitress. -Teri Garr

Hearing the Beastie Boys speak out against sexism made me feel like if these men who had once sung about getting girls to 'do the laundry' and 'clean up my room' could understand, maybe the rest of the world would follow suit. It made me hopeful in the best way. -Jessica Valenti

My mother had no end of tragedy in her life. She would make herself get up and take a deep breath and go out and do laundry. Hang up sheets. -Patti Smith

It is not weird for a dad to be doing the dishes, the laundry, and taking the kids to school, and read them stories for bed. -Zach Cregger

Opening up the Capitol dome and giving the public a look at the inner workings of Congress – however messy they may be – certainly won't be pretty. But trust isn't earned by showing off only your Sunday best. The dirty laundry has to be aired, too. -Mike Quigley

My husband and I have, in some ways, a non-traditional relationship – especially when it comes to domestic duties. He does most of the cooking, dishes, and laundry, while I do most of the yard work. I love to mow the lawn! And I take great satisfaction in planting and pruning. -Therese Fowler

I need to feel as if everything is clean and in its proper place before I can even attempt to write one word. At least, that's what I tell myself. I make the bed, I put away the dishes, maybe I dust, maybe I do the laundry, maybe I go to the post office. -Said Sayrafiezadeh

My father was a restaurant man, laundry man in his lifetime. And I've often wondered how and why did I become an actor? Where did I get the so-called talent to express myself? And I look back, and I see that my mother was very animated. I can remember that she used to, what she called 'bei zhu.' -James Hong

While we women dilly-dally, making decisions, leaving jobs half done, forgetting where we've put the house keys while we water the Hoover and leave the laundry in the dishwasher, men, like blinkered horses, look straight ahead, oblivious to peripheral vision, where a discarded pile of wet towels might have caught their eye. -Mariella Frostrup

There isn't a spare minute in the day. I have spent my life doing everything. I work. I go home. I do the shopping. I cook. Then there's the laundry and the dog. Most of my life, I have been a working mother. And even when I wasn't, I still did it all. -Lesley Manville

I find folding laundry very relaxing. -Lindsey Vonn

I'm pretty obsessive-compulsive, and I'm very fast. I tend to not write for a long period of time until I can't not write, and then I write first drafts in gallops. I won't eat right. I forget to do my laundry. -Adam Rapp

I will waste an extraordinary amount of time, you know. And if it's not watching television, I'll be sitting staring out of the window. And yes, I know there's the idea of the artist, sitting there doing nothing while things are going on, but actually, no. It's vacant space. I'm thinking about the laundry. -Glen Duncan

I try to do a variety of physical activities. I spin, take classes at Barry's Boot Camp, go to the gym, use home DVD's of ChaLEAN Extreme workouts, which I think are brilliant, and I run around after my three girls. Also, let's be honest. The amount of laundry I do is an exercise in and of itself! -Alicia Coppola

I love being a mother; I hate being a housewife – the cooking, the laundry – because it takes away time I could be with my kids. -Marcia Gay Harden

Shopping for groceries for most people is like a chore. It's like doing the laundry or taking out the garbage. And we strive to make shopping engaging, fun and interactive. -John Mackey

I was a little bit of a slob who was sort of surrounded by dirty laundry. I can trace the exact moment that I became a tidy human being, and that moment was the day my son Sam was born. -Tim Daly

I was raising seven kids. I lived in the bedrooms, in the laundry room, in the kitchen, in the car – car pooling all over. I just didn't have time to sit down and watch a lot of TV. So I really didn't. -Karolyn Grimes

I'm not thin, but I'm strong – plus my balance is such that I can navigate a flight of stairs with a basket of laundry and a stack of Pottery Barn catalogs, vaulting over cat-and-dog hurdles, never once spilling my coffee. -Jen Lancaster

I had rock-star dreams from 8 or 9 almost nonstop. I thought it was going to be like being a god on earth: having as many women as you want whenever you want them, having super powers, being incredibly wealthy, never doing laundry. -Rivers Cuomo

I procrastinate all morning. That's when I get my office work done and answer e-mails and see what's on the Internet and do laundry. -Kate Christensen

What interests me more than dramatic heroics are the domestic things: How do people do laundry and find food when the world is about to end? -Susan Beth Pfeffer

I try to work in the mornings. Usually, I write in my pajamas and slowly assemble myself. I don't get organized and sit down and get dressed. I do the laundry. I drift in and out of writing. -Sue Miller

There's a laundry list of reasons why not to borrow from your 401(k). While the money is on loan, it's not working for you – and if you leave your job, you'll have to pay it back in 60 days or treat it as a taxable withdrawal. -Jean Chatzky

When I was 11 years old, my family had to leave East Germany and begin a new life in West Germany overnight. Until my father could get back into his original profession as a government employee, my parents operated a small laundry business in our little town. I became the laundry delivery boy. -Dieter F. Uchtdorf

I have the distinct feeling that when I'm old, and I look back on my life, my thirties will be one huge blur. There's a lot that gets neglected: exercise, dishes, laundry, my poor garden. I try to prioritize the important but non-urgent things over the unimportant but urgent things. -Rebecca Makkai

My mother was actually born in Ohio but raised in West Virginia where her family had a laundry. She has a West Virginian accent. My father was born in China, but he's the son of an American citizen. My paternal grandfather was born in San Francisco in 1867. -Laurence Yep

We try to be conscious of the amount of trash we have. Having a water filter allows us to be aware of not using too many water bottles. Since I am not able to hand wash due to my schedule, I use Seventh Generation laundry detergent, and I feel less guilty. -Tia Mowry

We don't do laundry because that requires a lot of water, and water's at a premium up here. Plus, it'd be pretty complicated, I think, to make a space washer, although I guess you could do it. So we generally throw our clothes out. I think I've been wearing this pair of pants for about two months. -Scott Kelly

We don't do laundry because that requires a lot of water, and water's at a premium up here. Plus, it'd be pretty complicated, I think, to make a space washer, although I guess you could do it. -Scott Kelly

As weird as it may seem, I enjoy doing laundry and watering my plants, very normal things like that. -Kimberly Schlapman

I was raised by very traditional Southern parents with Southern manners. You don't air your dirty laundry to people that aren't your family or your friends. Why would I ever want to portray myself as anything other than together? -Dakota Fanning

Don't judge. I used to buy underwear because I didn't do my laundry. -Michelle Obama

Housework never really bothered me… what bothered me about it later was that it was expected to be your life… when you're a housewife, you are constantly interrupted. You have no space in your life. It isn't the fact that you do the laundry. -Alice Munro

I started doing experiments – mostly in organic chemistry, because it was so much more interesting – in my mother's laundry at home. -John Cornforth

If there is something that strikes me as interesting or beautiful or something I could learn from, and I don't write it down, then I could be at lunch with you, and it's like there's a pile of laundry in my brain that I haven't put away, and I struggle to really listen, so that's always been important to me. -Tavi Gevinson

If you're going away, be sure to cancel the paper, the milk, and the laundry pickup. Remove the fresh stuff from the ice box, lock the windows and doors, and phone the cops and tell them how long you'll be gone so they'll keep an eye out for burglars. -Michael Frome

I'm comfortable airing my laundry. I don't think one thing's dirty or clean. It's just what I wear. -Tituss Burgess

We think of the Marine Corps as a military outfit, and of course it is, but for me, the U.S. Marine Corps was a four-year crash course in character education. It taught me how to make a bed, how to do laundry, how to wake up early, how to manage my finances. These are things my community didn't teach me. -J. D. Vance

I quite like doing laundry. I find it quite like relaxing. -Charli XCX

I grew up in New Orleans. I had just moved into my dorm at the University of New Orleans, and I was doing laundry, and my mom called me, like, 'We've got to evacuate. There's a hurricane's coming.' -Frank Ocean

We lived in one of those half-basement apartments, and on our first night of being in America, someone reached through the grate that protects the window and stole our laundry detergent – which wasn't a big deal, but it felt symbolic when I heard about it later as an adult. -Jenny Zhang

I watched a lot of television as a kid, and the suburbs to me – that was exotic! Like, a mom and dad who lived in the same house and had jobs and cooked breakfast at the same time every morning and did laundry in a washing machine and dryer? That was like, 'Woah! Who are they? How do you get to be like that?' -Gaby Hoffmann

I'm Latino, progressive, and I have deep roots in the working class – my father was a bracero, a guest farmworker and cook, and my mom worked as a nursing home laundry attendant. -Jimmy Gomez

I'm not that nice – it's one of those things that reveals itself over time. You could talk to people who know me well; they could give you a laundry list. Except they probably wouldn't because they're petrified. -Paul Rudd

Airing the family's laundry can make people upset. -J. D. Vance

Travelling alone was like laundry for my thoughts. -Mark Foster

I love folding laundry. -Timothy Morton

The conscious mind can only pay attention to about four things at once. If you've got these nagging voices in your head telling you to remember to pick up the laundry and call so-and-so, they're competing in your brain for neural resources with the stuff you're actually trying to do, like getting your work done. -Daniel Levitin

You can't predict the future, and you've got to go with your gut on these things, and I'm sure if you speak to a laundry list of CEOs and people who have gone through the startup process themselves, they'll say it's an endless hurdle race, and you are inevitably going to catch your legs on hurdles, and it's just how you roll with that. -Thomas Middleditch

We didn't have money all the time to do laundry. A lot of the time, we didn't have soap or hot water. We were smart kids academically, but we'd go to school smelling. -Viola Davis

I do the laundry. I do the shopping. I do the dishes. -Maryanne Trump Barry

The box office is a black money laundry shop. No business is straight. -Kamal Haasan

If you saw me trying to do laundry or something, well, I'm not really equipped to do anything else. -Michael Pitt

Room service is nice. Ooh-la-la, a hotel. At home, it's laundry and school lunches. -Dolores O'Riordan

Israeli ingenuity was never more evident than in the Ayalon bullet factory built during the British occupation of Palestine. It was constructed underneath an urban kibbutz. The workers had a bakery and laundry which provided constant clatter to disguise the work carried on below ground. -Richard Edelman

Everything's always got to be character-based. We know we can't, if we're sitting in the editing room, watch the sequence for more than 20 seconds without a character having a point of view or moving the action forward; my brain just shuts down, or I start thinking about my laundry. -Anthony Russo

'Washio' provides laundry and dry cleaning on demand. They pick it up, clean it, and return it within 24 hours – and often with a cookie. No more forgetting to pick up the dry-cleaning or wasting time in line. -Yael Cohen

My parents came to America in the late 1960s because my father studied for a Ph.D. in Indiana. My mother joined him later. We had ancestors who came over at the turn of the century. One worked in a laundry, as is typical of Chinese-American immigrants. -Celeste Ng

It was funny being at high school and also grocery shopping and having a job. Other kids were going home to their parents, who were doing their laundry, and I was like, 'Wait, what?' I was super isolated. I was 16, alone in New York, and modelling. -Margaret Qualley

When I was a kid, I worked as a clerk at my parent's motel. From when I was eight or nine, I rented rooms, helped with laundry, folding tons of towels. And then I also worked at my dad's gas station more as a young adult and as an adult. -Sabaa Tahir

I love the smell of clean laundry. Working in the garden and getting my hands dirty. Doing the dishes. These are the things that make me feel normal. -Joanna Gaines

For me, being successful meant not having to do my laundry at a laundromat and not having a second job. -Darby Stanchfield

Among the laundry list of threats to our world, climate change more often than not makes these challenges worse. -Patricia Espinosa

Unlike the time sink of binge-watching a TV series, podcasts actually made me more efficient. Practically every dull activity – folding laundry, applying makeup – became tolerable when I did it while listening to a country singer describing his hardscrabble childhood, or a novelist defending her open marriage. -Pamela Druckerman

I wash my own dishes; I do my own laundry. I'm not a glamorous person at all, not at all. -Elvis Duran

When I lived in Boston, I had an office that I rented because I found it wonderful to go away from my house to work: It was so quiet, and I couldn't go to the refrigerator or do the laundry. -Elizabeth Berg

If there were a category in the Olympics for laundry, my mother would have been a gold-medal winner. -Elizabeth Berg

I'm not so interested in what movie a celebrity is promoting or what television show might be premiering. I'm more interested in, 'Does Channing Tatum know how to do laundry?' I guess the more simple, personal sides of people. -Grace Helbig

Guys should be doing laundry, doing dishes. -Bobby Berk

Growing up in New York, there are a lot of tenement buildings and a lot of projects. You don't leave your projects too much. The laundry's there. The grocery store is there. Everything takes place right there. When I got knowledge of myself and thought about moving around the city, hip-hop was something that helped me. -Rza

Obviously, I'm not a Neanderthal. I do do laundry. I am a human being. -Luke Harper

I lived in a little shack in Santa Monica, and I was working on 'The O.C.' and when it started airing, I took my laundry down to the laundromat like I always had, and so many people along the two blocks I walked and in the laundromat stopped me and asked me for photographs. -Chris Carmack

Actually going to the supermarket to get my own groceries was a revelation. I'd never had to fill the fridge before, do my laundry, put petrol in my car. It was scary – but there was a kind of joy about it, too. -Ashley Roberts

I love being a housewife… I love doing laundry. Except I have a little bit of separation anxiety, and you have to separate your laundry, so I have a little bit of a problem there. -Wendy Liebman

One day, my brother had his friend over, and they were in the laundry room, and I stuck my puppet's head around the door and then started chasing them with it and made my puppet laugh very scary. It was really funny. -Darci Lynne Farmer

I really don't go out. I love watching movies, and on a day off, I'll work out, do groceries, do laundry, see a friend. -Joan Smalls

My God, it's laundry and family when I come back home. I've got to see my brother and kids, and my sister-in-law, my aunts, my uncles, cousins; everybody is here. -Jessie Reyez

A good laundry room with storage can make life easier. -Jonathan Scott

I cook and do my own laundry. -Ronan Keating

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