Quotes of Chimney

“ Courtly love-poetry may first have been written during long periods of abstinence on the Crusades, but it would not have flourished in the cold of northern Europe without some help from the chimney. ”

- James Burke

“ If a man will kick a fact out of the window, when he comes back he finds it again in the chimney corner. ”

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

“ No; we have been as usual asking the wrong question. It does not matter a hoot what the mockingbird on the chimney is singing. The real and proper question is why is it beautiful? ”

- Annie Dillard

“ With a tale, for sooth, he cometh unto you; with a tale which holdeth children from play, and old men from the chimney corner. ”

- Sir Philip Sidney

“ Your goal is to achieve the best results by following their wishes. If they want you to build a house upside down standing on its chimney, it's up to you to do it. ”

- Richard M. Hunt
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