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Cooking can be rewarding when it is a choice and no longer the onerous duty of the housewife, and when a dishwasher can lighten the load at the other end of the process.
I'd been a housewife and mother to our son Thomas Jefferson, and I was looking for a new career. So when my agent called and said a producer named Paul Elliott from E&B productions, the biggest panto company in the country at the time, wanted to meet me I agreed.
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.
My mother was an extremely creative woman, despite the fact that she lived the life of a rural housewife.
I'm so sick of hearing how there's no strong roles for women. I don't care about strong roles. I just want to see women who are characters! A nun, a serial killer, a housewife, as long as there's some depth there.
The old man sold beer after hours on weekends. And that was something that he probably did to top up his earnings as a truck driver. Mum was the traditional housewife. Loving, caring, sharing - always the keynotes of the family.
My mother was a housewife. My father was a garment worker.
I never want my kids to feel like I'm just some housewife who was just kicking it with my husband, because that's not the kind of woman that I am.
Of course, after I retire I want to be the housewife, really.
Mom was a housewife; Dad was an accountant. They taught me a lot about the value of working hard.
My dad never decided what he wanted to do; at times he fought in the army, was a teacher, a boxer, a light engineer, and a then a publican. My mum was a traditional housewife and mother. They showed my brother and I unconditional love.
Some people in Hollywood think of me as a model for dramatic midlife transitions: suburban housewife to Emmy-winning actress. But I never plotted a master plan for following my dreams.
I'm a middle-class former housewife who goes to my daughter's softball games.
In Swat, there are two jobs a woman's going to do: a teacher or a doctor. If not, then become a housewife.
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.
Some of us don't want to be a housewife. When you live alone, you can do anything you want to do anytime you want. I really like it.
I was raised to be a very intelligent housewife.
I'm not a housewife in any way.
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
You don't like it when a French housewife gets mad at you. If she gets steam behind her, she is an unstoppable creature.
I love the romance of what I do, although because of Isabella, Lady Gaga and Grace Jones, people think I have crazy customers. Sometimes I get more enthusiasm from the housewife who wants a hat and believes in it.
My ambition is to not have to work any more. In 10 years I want to stop, and I want to be living with my family, taking care of my house. I want to be a housewife.
I'm finally a suburban housewife. Honestly, it's my dream come true.
I was born five days before D-Day in 1944. My father was a mechanical engineer, which was a reserved occupation, so he didn't have to enlist. My mother was a housewife. She worked in a bank before marrying my father.
I hate to say that my mother was 'just a housewife', because in addition to that she has had lots of part-time secretarial jobs in factories and hospitals, always working really hard for our family.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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