Quotes of Carpet

“ If books were Persian carpets, one would not look only at the outer side. because it is the stitch that makes a carpet wear, gives it its life and bloom. ”

- Rumer Godden

“ All of us have moments in out lives that test our courage. Taking children into a house with a white carpet is one of them. ”

- Erma Bombeck

“ It's much easier for me to make major life, multi-million dollar decisions, than it is to decide on a carpet for my front porch. That's the truth. ”

- Oprah Winfrey

“ It was all very well for an Englishman like Mr. Fogg to make the tour of the world with a carpet-bag; a lady could not be expected to travel comfortably under such conditions. ”

- Jules Verne

“ The memory of that scene for me is like a frame of film forever frozen at that moment: the red carpet, the green lawn, the white house, the leaden sky. The new president and his first lady. ”

- Richard M. Nixon

“ To me a lush carpet of pine needles or spongy grass is more welcome than the most luxurious Persian rug. ”

- Helen Keller

“ A well-composed book is a magic carpet on which we are wafted to a world that we cannot enter in any other way. ”

- Caroline Gordon

“ I like to walk into a house and go, 'Rip up the brown shag carpet and open up that wall with some French doors.'. ”

- Courteney Cox

“ The room was too warm, with the sort of cat-barf-beige carpet that has been standard for meeting rooms for a millennium because it hides coffee stains. ”

- John Barnes

“ What if everything is an illusion and nothing exists? In that case, I definitely overpaid for my carpet. ”

- Woody Allen

“ There are lots of things that you can brush under the carpet about yourself until you're faced with somebody whose needs won't be put off. ”

- Angela Carter

“ My veins are filled, once a week with a Neapolitan carpet cleaner distilled from the Adriatic and I am as bald as an egg. However I still get around and am mean to cats. ”

- John Cheever

“ Imagination is the true magic carpet. ”

- Dr. Norman Vincent Peale

“ I hate myself on the screen. I want to die… my voice is either too high or too gravelly. I want to dive under the carpet… I'd love to be tall and willowy… I'm short. ”

- Elizabeth Taylor

“ The chance of the bread falling with the buttered side down is directly proportional to the cost of the carpet. ”

- Unknown

“ My husband and I are either going to buy a dog or have a child. We can't decide whether to ruin our carpet or ruin our lives. ”

- Rita Rudner

“ It's easier to put on slippers than to carpet the whole world. ”

- Al Franken

“ October gave a party; The leaves by hundreds came - The Chestnuts, Oaks, and Maples, And leaves of every name. The Sunshine spread a carpet, And everything was grand, Miss Weather led the dancing, Professor Wind the band. ”

- George Cooper

“ Beneath the crisp and wintry carpet hid A million buds but stay their blossoming And trustful birds have built their nests amid The shuddering boughs, and only wait to sing Till one soft shower from the south shall bid And hither tempt the pilgrim steps of Spring. ”

- Robert Bridges

“ We need objects to remind us of the commitments we've made. That carpet from Morocco reminds us of the impulsive, freedom-loving side of ourselves we're in danger of losing touch with. Beautiful furniture gives us something to live up to. All designed objects are propaganda for a way of life. ”

- Alain de Botton
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