Quotes of Dome

“ An architect should live as little in cities as a painter. Send him to our hills, and let him study there what nature understands by a buttress, and what by a dome. ”

- John Ruskin

“ Drab Habitation of Whom? Tabernacle or Tomb — or Dome of Worm — or Porch of Gnome — or some Elf's Catacomb? ”

- Emily Dickinson

“ Nor need we power or splendor, wide hall or lordly dome; the good, the true, the tender — these form the wealth of home. ”

- Sarah J. Hale

“ The highest perfection of politeness is only a beautiful edifice, built, from the base to the dome, of ungraceful and gilded forms of charitable and unselfish lying. ”

- Mark Twain

“ The old cathedrals are good, but the great blue dome that hangs over everything is better. ”

- Thomas Carlyle

“ The sound of laughter is like the vaulted dome of a temple of happiness. ”

- Milan Kundera

“ Some keep the Sabbath going to Church I keep it staying at Home With a Bobolink for a Chorister And an Orchard for a Dome. ”

- Emily Dickinson

“ Let architects sing of aesthetics that bring Rich clients in hordes to their knees; Just give me a home, in a great circle dome Where stresses and strains are at ease. ”

- R. Buckminster Fuller

“ I like refried beans. That's why I wanna try fried beans, because maybe they're just as good and we're just wasting time. You don't have to fry them again after all. ”

- Mitch Hedberg

“ In the whole vast dome of living nature there reigns an open violence, a kind of prescriptive fury which arms all the creatures to their common doom: as soon as you leave the inanimate kingdom you find the decree of violent death inscribed on the very frontiers of life. ”

- Joseph De Maistre
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