Cleanliness Sayings and Quotes

They say cleanliness is next to godliness, but you don’t have to be religious to appreciate tidiness. Whether you’re spring cleaning or embracing the methods of Marie Kondo, you’ve come to the right place. Below you’ll find a collection of humorous and insightful cleanliness quotes.

Better keep yourself clean and bright; you are the window through which you must see the world.     

George Bernard Shaw

Don't call the world dirty because you forgot to clean your glasses.     

Aaron Hill

Cleanliness is not next to godliness nowadays, for cleanliness is made an essential and godliness is regarded as an offence.     

Gilbert K. Chesterton

In every aspect of life, purity and holiness, cleanliness and refinement, exalt the human condition. Even in the physical realm, cleanliness will conduce to spirituality.     


Cleanliness is the Hallmark of perfect standards and the best quality inspector is the conscience     

J. R. D. Tata

Cleanliness is half the faith.     


To keep the air fresh among words is the secret of verbal cleanliness.     

Dejan Stojanovic

Cleanliness is a state of purity, clarity, and precision.     

Suze Orman

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

Marie Kondo

Cleanliness can be defined as the purest emblem of the mind.     

Joseph Addison

Being green and clean is not just an aspiration but an action.     

Christine Pelosi

Clean out a corner of your mind and creativity will instantly fill it.     

Dee Hock

Cleanliness and order are not matters of instinct; they are matters of education, and like most great things, you must cultivate a taste for them.     

Benjamin Disraeli

For cleanness of body was ever esteemed to proceed from a due reverence to God, to society, and to ourselves.     

Francis Bacon

Cleanliness may be defined to be the emblem of purity of mind.     

Joseph Addison

Cleanliness is the scourge of art.     

Craig Brown

Cleaning and organizing is a practice not a project.     

Meagan Francis

What separates two people most profoundly is a different sense and degree of cleanliness.     

Friedrich Nietzsche

Cleanliness becomes more important when godliness is unlikely.     

P. J. O'Rourke

The cleanliness is essential to conducting nano-scale research.     

George Adams

Cleanliness makes it easier to see the details.     

Aniekee Tochukwu

Cleanliness is very important. If you let kids make a total mess in the kitchen and then leave, you're not really teaching them anything.     

Emeril Lagasse

Maintain a clean and strong character.     

Lord Chesterfield

Cleanliness Is Next to Godliness.     

Mahatma Gandhi

Cleanliness in the cat world is usually a virtue put above godliness.     

Carl Van Vechten