Household tasks are easier and quicker when they are done by somebody else.
There is nothing like staying at home for real comfort.
A comfortable house is a great source of happiness. It ranks immediately after health and a good conscience.
The strength of a nation derives from the integrity of the home.
The bed has become a place of luxury to me! I would not exchange it for all the thrones in the world.
At worst, a house unkept cannot be so distressing as a life unlived.
A perfect summer day is when the sun is shining, the breeze is blowing, the birds are singing, and the lawn mower is broken.
The best time for planning a book is while you’re doing the dishes.
I enjoy the cleaning up – something about the getting of things in order for winter – making the garden secure – a battening down of hatches perhaps… It just feels right.
Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.