Quotes of Cleansing

“ Cleaning your house while your kids are still growing is like shoveling the walk before it stops snowing. ”

- Phyllis Diller

“ Seem'd washing his hand with invisible soap In imperceptible water. ”

- Thomas Hood

“ Making love? It's a communion with a woman. The bed is the holy table. There I find passion — and purification. ”

- Omar Sharif

“ Keep the other person's well-being in mind when you feel an attack of soul-purging truth coming on. ”

- Betty White

“ Thou are never at any time nearer to God than when under tribulation; which he permits for the purifications and beautifying of thy soul. ”

- Unknown

“ Brain-washing starts in the cradle. ”

- Arthur Koestler

“ Being so honest in my writing is cathartic. ”

- Brian Molko

“ Laughter and tears are both responses to frustration and exhaustion. I myself prefer to laugh, since there is less cleaning up to do afterward. ”

- Kurt Vonnegut

“ I truly believe that women of my generation can bring a new cleansing element to American public life. ”

- Georgie Anne Geyer

“ Obscenity is a cleansing process, whereas pornography only adds to the murk. ”

- Henry Miller

“ The Raven and the Swan A raven saw a Swan and desired to secure for himself the same beautiful plumage. Supposing that the Swan's splendid white color arose from his washing in the water in which he swam, the Raven left the altars in the neighborhood where he picked up his living, and took up residence in the lakes and pools… ”

- Aesop

“ The Aethiop The purchaser of a black servant was persuaded that the color of his skin arose from dirt contracted through the neglect of his former masters. On bringing him home he resorted to every means of cleaning, and subjected the man to incessant scrubbings… ”

- Aesop

“ I could draw Bloom County with my nose and pay my cleaning lady to write it, and I'd bet I wouldn't lose 10 % of my papers over the next twenty years. Such is the nature of comic-strips. Once established, their half-life is usually more than nuclear waste. ”

- Berke Breathed

“ If you've got a switch underwater obviously it won't operate. It's also difficult to repair. There's so much potential damage from static discharge, dirt and algae that the cost of cleaning it would likely exceed the cost of replacing it. ”

- Peter Evans

“ We have a lot of guys that need to send their clothes to dry cleaning. ”

- Joe Torre

“ LA needs the cleansing of a great disaster or founding of a barricaded commune. ”

- Peter Plagens

“ If a woman earned a dollar by scrubbing, her husband had a right to take the dollar and go and get drunk with it and beat her afterwards. It was his dollar. ”

- Lucy Stone

“ The purpose of this planting was to hold soil where it is and keep it from going to the coast. If you can keep it from washing out, you've got plenty of topsoil. ”

- Pete Johnson

“ Immigrants do more than help us win our wars, or set up cleaning shops or ethnic restaurants. ”

- Stephen Ambrose

“ We have a lot of throwbacks to, I think, the classic ideas of what horror film was all about, I think when we were younger. ”

- Elisha Cuthbert

“ This was a calmly done cleansing of the population. We all know what happened in 1998 and 1999. ”

- Slobodan Milosevic

“ I've always had the impression that real militants are like cleaning women, doing a thankless, daily but necessary job. ”

- Francois Truffaut

“ Human beings have an inalienable right to invent themselves. ”

- Germaine Greer

“ I'm always happy when I'm cleaning, and besides, I had just found out that I was going to have a baby. ”

- Peggy Lee

“ In the history of the world, no one has ever washed a rented car. ”

- Larry Summers

“ Scrubbing floors and emptying bedpans has as much dignity as the Presidency. ”

- Richard M. Nixon

“ There is no more important rule of conduct in the world than this: attach yourself as much as you can to people who are abler than you and yet not so very different that you cannot understand them. ”

- Georg C. Lichtenberg

“ I think in terms of the day's resolutions, not the year's. ”

- Henry Moore

“ And he saith unto them, Whosoever shall put away his wife, and marry another, committeth adultery against her. ”

- Bible

“ All will come out in the washing. ”

- Miguel de Cervantes
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