You never know how many friends you have until you rent a house on the beach.
People who live in glass houses shouldn’t.
A house divided against itself cannot stand.
Smoke, rain, and a scolding wife, are three bad things in a house.
No one can say of this house, “There is no trouble here.”
You may laugh at a friend’s roof; don’t laugh at his sleeping accomodation.
If a man can cut such a head on his stone gate-post as shall draw and keep a crowd about it all day, by its beauty, good nature, and inscrutable meaning; – if a man can build a plain cottage with such symmetry, as to make all the fine palaces look cheap and vulgar; can […]
He is the appointer of his owne circumstance, and his house is his castle.
I am fond of paintings, furniture, tapestry, houses and flowers even vegetables and fruit-trees. I like a view but I like to sit with my back turned to it.
I do not want my house to be walled in on sides and windows to be stuffed. I want the cultures of all the lands to be blown about my house as freely as possible.