National Housewife’s Day is marked annually Nov. 3 to honor the stay-at-home women and moms who take care of the children and the home. These women have a difficult task and are often shown little to no appreciation. So, on this day, let us celebrate these hardworking women who are on the job 24/7.

Here are some quotes, courtesy Brainy Quotes:

1. "I have become a housewife and there is no better job." – Celine Dion

2. "Some of us don't want to be a housewife. When you live alone, you can do anything you want to do anytime you want. I really like it." – Grace Slick

3. "Being a housewife and a mother is the biggest job in the world, but if it doesn't interest you, don't do it - I would have made a terrible mother." – Katharine Hepburn

4. "I'm a housewife: I spend far more time on housework than anything else." – Annie Dillard

5. "I had such high expectations of myself. I was going to be the best mother, the best housewife, the best entertainer, the best nurse, you know - what it was, I was going to be the best. And I could never live up to my expectations." – Ann Richards

6. "It was the only ambition I ever had - not to be a dancer or Hollywood movie star, but to be a housewife in a good marriage." – Doris Day

7. “She was always on her feet. Cooking. Washing. Ironing.” ― Niccolò Ammaniti

8. "I love being a housewife... I love doing laundry. Except I have a little bit of separation anxiety, and you have to separate your laundry, so I have a little bit of a problem there." – Wendy Liebman

A woman buys cooking oil at a supermarket in Xiangfan
A woman buys cooking oil at a supermarket in Xiangfan Reuters