Quotes of Dwelling

“ He hath eaten me out of house and home. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ There is no place more delightful than one's own fireplace. ”

- Marcus Tullius Cicero

“ Your own safety is at stake when your neighbor's wall is ablaze. ”

- Horace

“ Beauty is all very well at first sight, but whoever looks at it when it has been in the house three days? ”

- George Bernard Shaw

“ You could afford your house without the government if it weren't for the government. ”

- Rush Limbaugh

“ To the old saying that man built the house but woman made of it a "home" might be added the modern supplement that woman accepted cooking as a chore but man has made of it a recreation. ”

- Emily Post

“ Old houses mended, Cost little less than new before they're ended. ”

- Colley Cibber

“ Such is the patriot's boast, where'er we roam,His first, best country ever is, at home. ”

- Oliver Goldsmith

“ If you are as happy in entering the White House as I shall feel on returning to Wheatland, you are a happy man indeed. ”

- James Buchanan

“ I am like a pelican of the wilderness: I am like an owl of the desert. I watch, and am as a sparrow alone upon the house-top. ”

- Bible

“ So that he seemed to depart not from life, but from one home to another. ”

- Cornelius Nepos

“ There's a piano in my house, and I play when no one's around - but as soon as anyone listens, my confidence goes and I lose my sense of rhythm. ”

- Stephen Fry

“ A forted residence 'gainst the tooth of time And razure of oblivion. - Measure for Measure. Act v. Sc. 1. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ I've fallen in love with Brooklyn. I'm going to buy a little house in Brooklyn and live there. I'll go to the coast only when I have to make a picture. ”

- Marilyn Monroe

“ Every spirit makes its house, but as afterwards the house confines the spirit, you had better build well. ”

- Elbert Hubbard

“ And into whatsoever house ye enter, first say, Peace be to this house. ”

- Bible

“ Your treasure house is within; it contains all you'll ever need. ”

- Hui Hai

“ The house appointed for all the living. ”

- The Holy Bible

“ We poison our lives with fear of burglary and shipwreck, and the house is never burgled, and the ship never goes down. ”

- Jean Anouilh

“ The opera is to music what a bawdy house is to a cathedral. ”

- H. L. Mencken

“ Your own property is concerned when your neighbor's house is on fire. ”

- Horace

“ If you want a golden rule that will fit everything, this is it: Have nothing in your houses that you do not know to be useful or believe to be beautiful. ”

- William Morris

“ Memory is the treasure house of the mind wherein the monuments thereof are kept and preserved. ”

- Thomas Fuller

“ One small cat changes coming home to an empty house to coming home. ”

- Pam Brown

“ The Stately Homes of England, How beautiful they stand, To prove the Upper Classes, Have still the Upper Hand. ”

- Noel Coward

“ May the forces of evil become confused on the way to your house. ”

- George Carlin

“ A man's house is his castle; and whilst he is quiet, he is as well guarded as a prince in his castle. ”

- James Otis

“ The house of Lords is a model on how to care for the elderly. ”

- Franklin Field

“ Where we love is home, home that our feet may leave, but not our hearts. ”

- Oliver Wendell Holmes

“ You don't need to know who's playing on the White House tennis court to be a good president. A president has many roles. ”

- James Baker
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