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My mother was a housewife but she was also an artist. My father was an electrical engineer.
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.
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.
Of course, after I retire I want to be the housewife, really.
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 a housewife. My father was a garment worker.
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.
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.
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.
There's ups and downs of any job. If you worked at the post office, there's ups and downs. You have your good days, and you have your bad days. If you're a housewife, you have your good days, and you have your bad days.
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'm not a housewife in any way.
I was raised to be a very intelligent housewife.
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
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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