"Once you get a spice in your home, you have it forever. Women never throw out spices. The Egyptians were buried with their spices. I know which one I'm taking with me when I go."
"Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country."Erma Bombeck on Margaret Thatcher
"A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body."Erma Bombeck on Benjamin Franklin
"Where we love is home - home that our feet may leave, but not our hearts."Erma Bombeck on Oliver Wendell Holmes
"Human beings are the only creatures on earth that allow their children to come back home."Erma Bombeck on Bill Cosby
"Home is the place where, when you have to go there, they have to take you in."Erma Bombeck on Robert Frost
"Youngsters of the age of two and three are endowed with extraordinary strength. They can lift a dog twice their own weight and dump him into the bathtub."
"Being a child at home alone in the summer is a high-risk occupation. If you call your mother at work thirteen times an hour, she can hurt you."
"A friend never defends a husband who gets his wife an electric skillet for her birthday."
"Thanks to my mother, not a single cardboard box has found its way back into society. We receive gifts in boxes from stores that went out of business twenty years ago."
"Car designers are just going to have to come up with an automobile that outlasts the payments."