Cleanliness Quotes

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Mahatma Gandhi
“I will not let anyone walk through my mind with their dirty feet.”
mahatma gandhi

Terry Pratchett
“Juliet's version of cleanliness was next to godliness, which was to say it was erratic, past all understanding and was seldom seen.”
Terry Pratchett, Unseen Academicals

Erma Bombeck
“Cleanliness is not next to godliness. It isn't even in the same neighborhood. No one has ever gotten a religious experience out of removing burned-on cheese from the grill of the toaster oven.”
Erma Bombeck

Michael Bassey Johnson
“A virtuos woman is not moved by big names and flamboyance, but only men of profound wisdom and integrity move her.”
Michael Bassey Johnson

Tom Robbins
“If by the quarter of the twentieth century godliness wasn’t next to something more interesting than cleanliness, it might be time to reevaluate our notions of godliness.”
Tom Robbins

Erma Bombeck
“There's something wrong with a mother who washes out a measuring cup with soap and water after she's only measured water in it.”
Erma Bombeck

Brian W. Aldiss
“Civilisation is the distance that man has placed between himself and his own excreta.”
Brian Aldiss, The Dark Light Years

Charles Dickens
“Mrs Joe was a very clean housekeeper, but had an exquisite art of making her clenliness more umcomfortable and unacceptable than dirt itself. Cleanliness is next to godliness, and some people do the same by their religion.”
Charles Dickens, Great Expectations

Catherine Marshall
“Clean up a pigsty," she commented one evening, "and if the creatures in it still have pig-minds and pig-desires, soon it will be the same old pigsty again.”
Catherine Marshall, Christy

Dejan Stojanovic
“To keep the air fresh among words is the secret of verbal cleanliness.”
Dejan Stojanovic

Elizabeth Goudge
“Cleanliness', chuckled Sir Benjamin, noting his great niece's delighted smile as her eyes rested upon him, 'comes next to godliness, eh, Maria?”
Elizabeth Goudge, The Little White Horse

Paullina Simons
“Though outwardly Kristina maintained that a clean room was a symptom of a diseased mind (for how could she, while studying the world's greatest thinkers, be bothered with such mundane earthly issues as cleaning?), inwardly she hated untidyness and made a point of spending as little time in the room as possible.”
Paullina Simons, Red Leaves

“Neatness and cleanliness is not a function of how rich or poor you are but that of mentality and principle.”
Ikechukwu Izuakor, Great Reflections on Success

“Environmental cleanliness begins with each individual desire to be clean.”
Lailah Gifty Akita

Nita Prose
“Perhaps it’s an occupational hazard: I see dirt where others don’t.”
Nita Prose, The Maid

Mahatma Gandhi
“ڕێگه‌ ناده‌م كه‌س پياسه‌ بكات له‌ناو مێشكم ، به‌قاچه‌ پيسه‌كانيه‌وه‌”

Viv Albertine
“I think there’s something very healthy about keeping your own cave clean. It is a good barometer of how your life is going, the state of your home. If it’s a complete tip, you’re taking on too much or depressed; if someone else has to keep it clean for you, it’s too big or you’re too busy.”
Viv Albertine, Clothes, Clothes, Clothes. Music, Music, Music. Boys, Boys, Boys

“Items from the bathroom should not be moved to or stored in any other part of the house except for a place designated for storage. And even then, the bathroom item should be cleaned before stored.”
Hendrith Vanlon Smith Jr, The Wealth Reference Guide: An American Classic

Nesta Jojoe Erskine
“We all clean a lot of things as we go through life. We clean our clothes and wear them over our unclean hearts. We wash our hands and leave our souls untouched. We pour water on our heads and as it drips down to our feet, it cleans the dirt off our skin. But we leave our thoughts and words out of this cleanliness.”
Nesta Jojoe Erskine, Unforgettable: Living a Life That Matters

“Environmental cleanliness begins with individual desire to be clean.”
Lailah Gifty Akita

“Cleanliness begins with the love for godliness”
Lailah Gifty Akita

“We have grace of strength to work, to clear our cities of any dirt.”
Lailah Gifty Akita

“The time to clean our city of any dirt begins with individual action for collective clean communities.”
Lailah Gifty Akita

Nita Prose
“A clean home, a clean body, and clean company. Do you know where that leads?'

I could not have been more than five years old when she taught me this. I looked way up at her as she spoke. 'Where does it lead, Gran?'

'To a clean conscience. To a good, clean life.”
Nita Prose, The Maid

Jarod Kintz
“A dishwasher has a spinning blade inside, and that's like an internal helicopter of cleanliness. Next time, try hygiene and flying, which is to almost attain the status of The Duck.”
Jarod Kintz, Music is fluid, and my saxophone overflows when my ducks slosh in the sounds I make in elevators.

“Here's five energy drinks, go clean the universe.”
Nuclear Circus, 94,000 Wasps in a Trench Coat

Steven Magee
“Excessive cleanliness is proven to be hazardous to long term human health.”
Steven Magee, Hypoxia, Mental Illness & Chronic Fatigue

“Clean communities, cleaner cities.”
Lailah Gifty Akita

“Keep your communities clean.”
Lailah Gifty Akita

T. Kingfisher
“It was small and shabby, but very clean, with the kind of cleanliness that spoke of poverty.”
T. Kingfisher, Nettle & Bone

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