Laundry Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old laundry quotes, laundry sayings, and laundry proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Marriage is about the most expensive way for the average man to get laundry done.     

Burt Reynolds

Maybe a good rule in life is never become too important to do your own laundry.     

Barry Sanders

Have you noticed that if you leave the laundry in the hamper long enough, it's ready to wear again?     

Elayne Boosler

Humanity is the washerwoman of society that wrings out its dirty laundry in tears.     

Karl Kraus

You know it's time to do the laundry when you dry off with a sneaker.     

Zach Galifianakis

The reality is that we do not wash our own laundry. It just gets dirtier.     

Frank Serpico

The ordinary activities I find most compatible with contemplation are walking, baking bread, and doing laundry.     

Kathleen Norris

The price of gold is up 14 fold since last time I tried unfolding it. And laundry has declined two folds.     

Jarod Kintz

Oh, let there be nothing on earth but laundry, Nothing but rosy hands in the rising steam And clear dances done in the sight of heaven.      

Richard Wilbur

Give me a laundry list and I'll set it to music.     

Gioachino Rossini

Laundry is the only thing that should be separated by colour.     


Now they show you how detergents take out bloodstains, a pretty violent image there. I think if you've got a T-shirt with a bloodstain all over it, maybe laundry isn't your biggest problem.Maybe you should get rid of the body before you do the wash.     

Jerry Seinfeld

Behind every working woman is an enormous pile of unwashed laundry.     

Barbara Dale

Give me a laundry-list and I'll set it to music.     

Gioacchino Rossini

The laundry has its hands on my dirty shirts, sheets, towels and tablecloths, and who knows what tales they tell.     

Joseph Smith, Jr.

No matter how hard I try to keep up with it there is always a mountain of laundry. I'm starting to think its self-breeding.     


Look after your laundry, and your soul will look after itself.     

W Somerset Maugham

No matter what your laundry list of requirements in choosing a mate, there has to be an element of good luck and good fortune and good timing.     

Patty Duke

Behind every successful woman is a basket of dirty laundry.     

Sally Forth

It's better to have loved and lost than to have to do forty pounds of laundry a week.     

Dr. Laurence J. Peter

I believe you should live each day as if it is your last, which is why I don't have any clean laundry, because, come on, who wants to wash clothes on the last day of their life?     


The nearest one came to a tumble dryer was if the laundry basket was dropped on the way to the washing-line and then the whole lot went tumbling down the drive.     

Ann Patras

A good time here is going to Rite Aid. A big Sunday is doing your laundry.     

Whit Lesure