74+ Best Quotes For Your Cleaning Business [2024]

Updated: November 1st, 2022

Looking for inspirational quotes for your cleaning business?

Whether you’re looking for motivation, a witty instagram caption, or something to win over your team and customers, we have you covered.

We put together a list of 74+ best quotes for your cleaning business [2024].

Here they are:

74+ Best Quotes For Your Cleaning Business [2024]

Inspirational Quotes

“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

“If you have debt I’m willing to bet that general clutter is a problem for you too.” — Suze Orman

“My favorite way of getting out of doing chores is by acting like I’m asleep. But it never works.” — Devon Werkheiser

“Happiness: A freshly cleaned house.”

“No pressure, no diamonds.”

“The stuff you own has to help you create the life you want. And if it doesn’t, why is it in your home?” – Peter Walsh

“Nothing inspires cleanliness more than an unexpected guest.” – Radhika Mundra

“There was no need to do any housework at all. After the first four years the dirt doesn’t get any worse.” —Quentin Crisp

“You never know what you have, until you clean your room.”

“The day I worry about cleaning my house is the day Sears comes out with a riding vacuum cleaner.” – Roseanne Barr

“Why can’t the house clean itself? It seems to get dirty by itself.”

“A spotless house is a sign of a misspent life.” unknown

“Just cleaned my whole house from top to bottom, so now I’m going to need everybody to stop living here.”

“Housework is work directly opposed to the possibility of human self-actualization.” — Ann Oakley

“Dear small line of dirt that won’t go into the dustpan I hate you with every part of my soul.”

“One of the advantages of being disorderly is that one is constantly making exciting discoveries.” — A.A. Milne

“Everybody wants to save the earth; no one wants to help mom do the dishes.” – P.J. O’Rourke

“Our house is clean enough to be healthy, and dirty enough to be happy.” – unknown

Professional Quotes

“Dust is a protective coating for fine furniture. —Mario Buatta”

“Instead of communicating "I love you, so let me make life easy for you," I decided that my message needed to be something more along these lines: "I love you. I believe in you. I know what you're capable of. So I'm going to make you work.”

"Everybody wants to save the earth; no one wants to help mom do the dishes."

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

“Have you ever taken anything out of the clothes basket because it had become, relatively, the cleaner thing?” —Katherine Whitehorn

“My idea of housework is to sweep the room with a glance.” —Erma Bombeck

“Cleaning up with children around is like shoveling during a blizzard.” – Margaret Culkin Banning

“At 17, I went away to Pau in the south of France for a few months to study domestic science – including cleaning windows with newspaper and water – while living with a Catholic family with 10 children.” – Mary Berry

“First rule of house cleaning while listening to music: the toilet brush is never the microphone.”

“Cleaning is just putting stuff in less obvious places”

“Cleaning the house fascinates everyone in my family. They can sit and watch me for hours.”

“Eric moved the broom experimentally and made an attempt to sweep the glass into the pan while it lay in the middle of the floor. Of course, the pan slid away. Eric scowled.

“I always clean before the cleaning lady comes. If not, when I come home, I can’t find anything. Cleaning ladies are always hiding things you leave out.” —Celia Cruz

“The way to get started is to quit talking and start doing.” – Walt Disney

"That’s the only thing you can do with a mess. Start cleaning it up, a little at a time."

“Have a place for everything and keep the thing somewhere else; this is not a piece of advice, it is merely a custom.” —Mark Twain

“If your house is really a mess and a stranger comes to the door, greet him with, “Who could have done this? We have no enemies.”” —Phyllis Diller

“Impossible is for the unwilling.”

Life Quotes

“A clean place is a safe place.”

“It’s all in the attitude…housework is exercise. Slim your way to a clean home!” – Linda Solegato

“Housework is what a woman does that nobody notices unless she hasn’t done it.” – Evan Esar

“I have discovered the secret to a clean house: never let your children or husband enter it.”

“Housekeeping ain’t no joke.” —Louisa May Alcott

“My daughter wanted a Cinderella themed party so I invited all her friends over and made them clean the house.”

“Your home is living space, not storage space.” – Francine Jay

“I’m eighteen years behind in my ironing. There’s no use doing it now, it doesn’t fit anybody I know.” — Phyllis Diller

“At worst, a house unkept cannot be so distressing as a life unlived.” – Rose Macaulay

“When I say “I cleaned my room” I usually mean, I made a path from my door to my bed.”

“A bright person can always think of something better to do than housework. ” —Ruby Lou Barnhill

“It’s amazing how kids learn to use a computer, a smartphone, and even learn to drive a car. Yet have no concept of how to use a dishwasher, vacuum cleaner or lawnmower. “

“Both of us can’t look good at the same time, it’s me or the house. “

“Wow, honey, the house is so clean! Was the internet down for a while today?”

“I hate housework. You make the beds, you wash the dishes and six months later you have to start all over again.” — Joan Rivers

I'd finally found something Eric did poorly.”

“The objective of cleaning is not just to clean, but to feel happiness living within that environment.” Marie Kondo

“Housework can’t kill you but why take a chance.” – Phyllis Diller

Positive Quotes

“For every minute spent on organizing, an hour is earned.” – Benjamin Franklin

“Cleaning anything involves making something else dirty, but anything can get dirty without something else getting clean.” – Laurence J. Peter

“Nature abhors a vacuum. And so do I.” — Anne Gibbons

"I think homes that are too tidy, neat and sparse look like nothing interesting is going on."

“Instead of cleaning the house I just watch an episode of Hoarders and think, “well my house looks great!””

“We are used to cleaning the outside house, but the most important house to clean is yourself – your own house – which we never do.” – Marina Abramovic

“For a woman to get a rewarding sense of total creation by way of the multiple monotonous chores that are her daily lot would be as irrational as for an assembly line worker to rejoice that he had created an automobile because he tightened a bolt. “—Edith Mendel Stern

“Love is the thing that enables a woman to sing while she mops up the floor after her husband has walked across it in his barn boots.” — Hoosier Farmer

“I get more cleaning done in the 10 minutes before someone comes over than I do in a week.”

“I was going to clean the house, but then somebody commented on my status. “

“A man thinks all dust stays outdoors.” – Ernest Vincent Wright

“Cleaning and organizing is a practice not a project.” Meagan Francis

“I clean when I’m frustrated. so if you show up unannounced and our house is clean… you might want to reconsider your visit.”

“My house was clean yesterday. Sorry you missed it!”

“Housework is like cleaning fish. No matter how often you do it, it still stinks. ” – Thelma Harper

“You know what would make house cleaning more fun? A maid.”

“Sweeping only moves the dust somewhere else.” Marty Rubin

“I had to clean my house for two hours just to tell guests “Sorry about the mess!””

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