My house to me is like my castle.
A house may draw visitors, but it is the possessor alone that can detain them.
All I want is a room somewhere, Far away from the cold night air, With one enormous chair – Oh, wouldn’t it be lovely?
A man builds a house in England with the expectation of living in it and leaving it to his children; we shed our houses in America as easily as a snail does his shell.
Men – you think you’re kings of your castle? Go buy new paint for the living room without talking to your wife. See what happens.
A house without books is like room without windows.
What is the use of a house if you haven’t got a tolerable planet to put it on?
Eden is that old-fashioned house we dwell in every day Without suspecting our abode, until we drive away.
If I were asked to say what is at once the most important production of Art and the thing most to be longed for; I should answer; A beautiful House; and if I were further asked to name the production next in importance and the thing next to be longed for; I should answer; A […]
I sat at a table where were rich food and wine in abundance, an obsequious attendance, but sincerity and truth were not; and I went away hungry from the inhospitable board. The hospitality was as cold as the ices. I thought that there was no need of ice to freeze them. They talked to me […]