Quotes and Sayings about Houses



"You do not build your own houses, nor make your own garments, nor bake your own bread, simply because you know that if you were to attempt all these things they would all be more or less ill done."
- Felix Adler
(Related: Houses)

"Not houses finely roofed or the stones of walls well builded, nay nor canals and dockyards make the city, but men able to use their opportunity."
- Alcaeus
(Related: Men, Opportunity, Houses)

"If I don't have room for an item, I put it in warehouses."
- Ursula Andress
"Rich men's houses are seldom beautiful, rarely comfortable, and never original. It is a constant source of surprise to people of moderate means to observe how little a big fortune contributes to Beauty."
- Margot Asquith
(Related: Beauty, People, Men, Fortune, Houses)

"Houses are built to live in, and not to look on: therefore let use be preferred before uniformity."
- Francis Bacon
(Related: Houses)

"I think one of the most pervasive evils in this world is greed and acquiring money for money's sake. Once you have six houses and a plane, it's just about a number. It's never been anything I understood."
- Kevin Bacon
(Related: Money, Greed, Houses, World)

"Towns find it as hard as houses of business to rise again from ruin."
- Honore de Balzac
(Related: Business, Houses, Ruin)

"Under the Environmental Protection Agency's Energy Star Program, homes are independently verified to be measurably more energy efficient than average houses."
- Melissa Bean
(Related: Environmental, Energy, Houses, Protection)

"The number of opera houses around the world and the high attendance rates show that opera an art form that is more popular than ever."
- Bruce Beresford
(Related: Art, Houses, Opera, Popular, World)

"I was close to John simply because I liked him as a person. He liked me as a person. We spent a lot of times at one another's houses back in Liverpool. We spent a lot of time together in Germany."
- Pete Best
(Related: Time, Germany, Houses)

"People's backyards are much more interesting than their front gardens, and houses that back on to railways are public benefactors."
- John Betjeman
(Related: People, Gardens, Houses, Public)

"When I am working on a movie, all I want to talk about is the movie. All I want to be with are the movie people. It's like a clan. If I'm asked to people's houses for dinner, I hate to go, because they'll talk about other things."
- Jacqueline Bisset
(Related: People, Hate, Houses, Talk, Want)

"Disapproval of homosexuality cannot justify invading the houses, hearts and minds of citizens who choose to live their lives differently."
- Harry A. Blackmun
(Related: Homosexuality, Houses)

"I lived in Georgetown in the late '70s about four houses down from the steps."
- William Peter Blatty
(Related: Houses)

"As the world's sole remaining super power and economic powerhouses, our nation's ability to be at the forefront of innovation and production has enabled unparalleled economic success of our nation's workforce."
- Leonard Boswell
(Related: Power, Success, Ability, Innovation, Nation, Production, World)

"If you take away money, if you take away the houses and things, who are we really? What is love really about? What is it to love each other? Why do we stay together, and why do all the kids split? All these questions I have really deep inside of me."
- Sonia Braga
(Related: Love, Money, Deep, Houses, Kids, Questions)

"My mom is many times responsible for getting us all together, but we trade off at each other's houses. My brother and I are actors and are traveling a lot of our job."
- Beau Bridges
(Related: Mom, Brother, Actors, Houses, Job, Trade, Traveling)

"Laws, like houses, lean on one another."
- Edmund Burke
(Related: Houses, Laws)

"The more enlightened our houses are, the more their walls ooze ghosts."
- Italo Calvino
(Related: Houses)

"No one of this nation ever begs, for the houses of all are common to all; and they consider liberality and hospitality amongst the first virtues."
- Giraldus Cambrensis
(Related: First, Hospitality, Houses, Liberality, Nation)

"I haven't been as wild with my money as somebody like me might have been. I've been very safe, very conservative with investments. I don't blow money. I don't have a ton of houses. I know things can go away. I've already had that experience."
- Jim Carrey
(Related: Experience, Money, Conservative, Houses)

"When I was 6 years old, I was in a rock band that was horrible called "Dead End." The name kind of described us. People liked us; we would go and perform at coffee houses and stuff."
- Aaron Carter
(Related: People, Coffee, End, Houses, Name, Old, Years)

"By the late 1980s people realized that houses did not always appreciate and that they could fluctuate like any other market commodity."
- Ron Chernow
(Related: People, Houses)

"Guantanamo Bay houses enemy combatants ranging from terrorist trainers and recruiters to bomb makers, would-be suicide bombers, and terrorist financiers."
- Chris Chocola
(Related: Enemy, Houses, Suicide)

"Neither can men, by the same principles, be considered as lands, goods, or houses, among possessions. It is necessary that all property should be inferiour to its possessor. But how does the slave differ from his master, but by chance?"
- Thomas Clarkson
(Related: Men, Chance, Houses, Possessions, Principles, Property)

"There are a lot of big spec houses now all across Connecticut, a lot of ostentatious showing of wealth."
- Glenn Close
(Related: Wealth, Houses, Now)

"We have a maxim in the House of Commons, and written on the walls of our houses, that old ways are the safest and surest ways."
- Edward Coke
(Related: Houses, Maxim, Old)

"I sang in the coffee houses of the country in the early '60s with no idea of success in terms of records or television. I just thought I was a storyteller. I didn't even think of myself as a singer."
- Judy Collins
(Related: Success, Thought, Idea, Coffee, Country, Houses, Television)

"Their houses are all built in the shape of tents, with very high chimneys."
- Christopher Columbus
(Related: Houses)

"If you look across the valley, you can see exactly what I mean: about four beautiful houses, and you think something is happening in each of them. It's like a mural."
- Jilly Cooper
(Related: Houses)

"The priests are debarred from female society, nor is any woman permitted to enter the religious houses."
- Hernando Cortes
(Related: Society, Houses, Religious, Woman)

"My father being in the movie business, I thought being an actor would be great. But when I started singing to people in coffeehouses, you know, singing folk music and then, later, singing songs that I started to write myself, I felt more than an affinity for it."
- David Crosby
(Related: Music, Business, Father, Thought, People, Actor, Being, Folk, Singing, Songs)

"I am now a turtle. Virtually everything I own is on my back and suffice it to say I am one ton lighter and therefore 2,000 pounds happier. All houses are gone."
- Bobby Darin
(Related: Houses, Now)

"We had all these things to deal with- houses full of people and John going to jail, guys from New York saying 'don't worry about anything.' So it was really confusing."
- Michael Davis
(Related: People, Houses, Saying, Worry)

"Portugal is a high hill with a white watch tower on it flying signal flags. It is apparently inhabited by one man who lives in a long row of yellow houses with red roofs, and populated by sheep who do grand acts of balancing on the side of the hill."
- Richard H. Davis
(Related: Flags, Flying, Houses, Man, Sheep)

"Well, honey, I had the million dollar houses, I had the car, I had the horse, I had the barn; I had everything. Was I set free? I didn't even know what that meant."
- Taylor Dayne
(Related: Car, Houses)

"The early Billy Joel stuff I fell in love with, like Glass Houses, is a real rock record."
- Gavin DeGraw
(Related: Love, Houses)

"Sympathetic cracks. A term frequently used by architects and surveyors in terms of ageing houses. I know what they mean."
- Ted Dexter
(Related: Ageing, Houses)

"And what unity is to be had, at a time when orchestras are dying out, and when opera houses are about to close their doors; what's going to come next - when nothing new in music, for the orchestra, is truly lasting: pieces are performed once, and then they're thrown away."
- Dietrich Fischer Dieskau
(Related: Time, Music, Dying, Houses, Nothing, Opera, Orchestras, Unity)

"As a young man you don't notice at all that you were, after all, badly affected. For years afterwards, at least ten years, I kept getting these dreams, in which I had to crawl through ruined houses, along passages I could hardly get through."
- Otto Dix
(Related: Dreams, Houses, Man, Years)

"I don't trawl record shops anymore. I usually hear music in bars or at friends' houses."
- Andrew Eldritch
(Related: Music, Friends, Houses, Shops)

"No architect troubled to design houses that suited people who were to live in them, because that would have meant building a whole range of different houses. It was far cheaper and, above all, timesaving to make them identical."
- Michael Ende
(Related: Design, People, Building, Houses)

"I call it an old-fashioned seafood house for the new millennium. We are trying to update what we know as old fish houses and places like that, which are great, but I want to give it a new, fresh look with updated versions of the classics we all love."
- Todd English
(Related: Love, Fish, Houses, Old, Trying, Want)

"I go on expeditions for the same reason an estate agent sells houses - to pay the bills."
- Ranulph Fiennes
(Related: Houses, Reason)

"I think it was lucky that during most of the work on the Odyssey I lived on Homer's sea in houses that were, in one case, shaken by the impact of the Mediterranean winter storms on the rocks below."
- Robert Fitzgerald
(Related: Work, Houses, Sea, Storms, Winter)

"Peoples will be as before, the sheep sent to the slaughterhouses or to the meadows as it pleases the shepherds."
- Henri La Fontaine
(Related: Sheep, Will)

"As the lower parts of the Japanese houses and shops are open both before and behind, I had peeps of these pretty little gardens as I passed along the streets; and wherever I observed one better than the rest I did not fail to pay it a visit."
- Robert Fortune
(Related: Gardens, Houses, Open, Pretty, Rest, Shops, Visit)

"Nothing of the kind; they do all these things in their houses and sheds, with common charcoal fires, and a quantity of straw to stop up the crevices in the doors and windows."
- Robert Fortune
(Related: Houses, Nothing, Quantity, Windows)

"The plants are principally kept in large pots arranged in rows along the sides of narrow paved walks, with the houses of the gardeners at the entrance through which the visitors pass to the gardens."
- Robert Fortune
(Related: Gardens, Houses, Plants)

"It is the eye of other people that ruin us. If I were blind I would want, neither fine clothes, fine houses or fine furniture."
- Benjamin Franklin
(Related: People, Blind, Clothes, Eye, Houses, Ruin, Want)

"We all came from houses with doors, doors that were supposed to be closed when there were things going on that we weren't supposed to see, and when our pants were down."
- Lynette Fromme
(Related: Houses)

"In cities like Athens, poor houses lined narrow and tortuous streets in spite of luxurious public buildings."
- Stephen Gardiner
(Related: Athens, Cities, Houses, Poor, Public)

"The Japanese put houses in among the trees and allowed nature to gain the ascendancy in any composition."
- Stephen Gardiner
(Related: Nature, Gain, Houses, Trees)

"The corridor is hardly ever found in small houses, apart from the verandah, which also serves as a corridor."
- Stephen Gardiner
(Related: Houses)

"In Japanese houses the interior melts into the gardens of the outside world."
- Stephen Gardiner
(Related: Gardens, Houses, World)

"In the crowded and difficult conditions of a steep hillside, houses have had to struggle to establish their territory and to survive."
- Stephen Gardiner
(Related: Houses, Struggle)

"The largest and most influential houses chiefly demonstrate the aloofness of the French approach."
- Stephen Gardiner
(Related: Houses)

"Like flats of today, terraces of houses gained a certain anonymity from identical facades following identical floor plans and heights."
- Stephen Gardiner
(Related: Houses, Today)

"In the Scottish Orkneys, the little stone houses with their single large room and central hearth had an extraordinary range of built-in furniture."
- Stephen Gardiner
(Related: Houses)

"Houses mean a creation, something new, a shelter freed from the idea of a cave."
- Stephen Gardiner
(Related: Idea, Creation, Houses)

"I think we have to act like stars because it is expected of us. So we drive our big cars and live in our smart houses."
- Maurice Gibb
(Related: Act, Houses, Stars)

"We tried to have diplomas without learning, we tried to have jobs without work, we tried to have houses without savings, we tried to have government without responsibility."
- Newt Gingrich
(Related: Government, Work, Houses, Jobs, Learning, Responsibility)

"You know, the men go to tea houses with the expectation that they will have a nice quiet evening and not read about it the next morning in the newspaper."
- Arthur Golden
(Related: Men, Evening, Expectation, Houses, Quiet, Tea, Will)

"In my solitude, many miles from men and houses, I am in a childishly happy and carefree state of mind, which you are incapable of understanding unless someone explains it to you."
- Knut Hamsun
(Related: Men, Houses, Mind, Solitude, State, Understanding)

"Do you see how the god always hurls his bolts at the greatest houses and the tallest trees. For he is wont to thwart whatever is greater than the rest."
- Herodotus
(Related: God, Houses, Rest, Trees)

"Would it be possible to stand still on one spot more majestically - while simulating a triumphant march forward - than it is done by the two English Houses of Parliament?"
- Alexander Herzen
(Related: English, Houses, March, Parliament)

"It was morning; through the high window I saw the pure, bright blue of the sky as it hovered cheerfully over the long roofs of the neighboring houses. It too seemed full of joy, as if it had special plans, and had put on its finest clothes for the occasion."
- Herman Hesse
(Related: Clothes, Houses, Joy, Sky)

"I got a bit enamoured with bigger houses and things like that."
- John Hewson
(Related: Houses)

"I spoke to my agent and learned that a Hollywood scout had seen my proposal in one of the publishing houses, and had faxed it to Hollywood, where it was generating a lot of interest."
- Laura Hillenbrand
(Related: Hollywood, Houses, Interest, Publishing)

"There has been a growing consensus across the country - from statehouses to the White House and the halls of Congress - that we need to take dramatic steps to improve our secondary schools."
- Ruben Hinojosa
(Related: Congress, Country, Schools)

"It would require more hands to manage a stock of sheep, gather them from the hills, force them into houses and folds, and drive them to markets, than the profits of the whole stock were capable of maintaining."
- James Hogg
(Related: Force, Houses, Sheep)

"That was the biggest thrill, going over to these guy's houses and having them want me to practice with them and they would show me a lot of stuff, which was really advanced stuff to me at my age."
- Freddie Hubbard
(Related: Age, Houses, Practice, Want)

"I've always been fascinated by numbers. Before I was seventeen years old, I had lived in twenty-one different houses. In my mind, each of those houses had a number."
- Robert Indiana
(Related: Houses, Mind, Numbers, Old, Years)

"It was very clear that this was a very, very old site. There were remains of sod walls. Fishermen assumed it was an old Indian site. Bu Indians didn't use that kind of buildings and houses."
- Helge Ingstad
(Related: Fishermen, Houses, Old)

"And when an architect has designed a house with large windows, which is a necessity today in order to pull the daylight into these very deep houses, then curtains come to play a big role in architecture."
- Arne Jacobsen
(Related: Architecture, Deep, Houses, Necessity, Order, Play, Today, Windows)

"If architecture had nothing to do with art, it would be astonishingly easy to build houses, but the architect's task - his most difficult task - is always that of selecting."
- Arne Jacobsen
(Related: Architecture, Art, Houses, Nothing)

"We are victims of evil customs. It is a crime against humanity that our women are shut up within the four walls of the houses as prisoners. There is no sanction anywhere for the deplorable condition in which our women have to live."
- Muhammad Ali Jinnah
(Related: Women, Crime, Evil, Houses, Humanity, Victims)

"I ended up living at OJ's because Nicole bought a home that no longer had a guest house. OJ offered his guest house to me. Anybody in LA looking for a place knows the best places to live are guest houses."
- Kato Kaelin
(Related: Home, Guest, Houses, Living)

"The reason for this project comes from my childhood, that is clear to me. I did not have any toys. So, I played in the bricks of ruined buildings around me and with which I built houses."
- Anselm Kiefer
(Related: Childhood, Houses, Project, Reason)

"I guess when you turn off the main road, you have to be prepared to see some funny houses."
- Stephen King
(Related: Funny, Houses, Road)

"Do you know how many houses all of the nonprofits have built? No more than 5,000 in five years. Do you know how many we lost? Two hundred thousand."
- Mary Landrieu
(Related: Houses, Years)

"I felt weary of the responsibility of owning houses and was glad enough to pass mine on to others."
- Lillie Langtry
(Related: Houses, Responsibility)

"I used to like to break into other people's houses and sit in their rooms. I found it very comforting to be in someone's empty house."
- Jared Leto
(Related: People, Houses)

"If you are going to build something in the air it is always better to build castles than houses of cards."
- Georg C. Lichtenberg
(Related: Cards, Houses)

"In this year 1634, I purchased the moiety of thirteen houses in the Strand for five hundred and thirty pounds."
- William Lilly
(Related: Houses)

"We used to go around tipping outhouses over, or turning over corn shocks on Halloween. Anything to be mean."
- Loretta Lynn
"You burned the city of London in our houses and we felt the flames."
- Archibald MacLeish
(Related: Houses, London)

"A lot of celebrities just want money, fame, power, fancy cars, houses all over the world and have people bow down to them. To me, that's frightful behaviour."
- Shirley Manson
(Related: Money, Power, People, Fame, Fancy, Houses, Want, World)

"What I did was, I went and collected every bit of information from Adventist publishing houses in the basic areas of doctrine covered in the book Questions on Doctrine."
- Walter Martin
(Related: Doctrine, Houses, Information, Publishing, Questions)

"If slaughterhouses had glass walls the whole world would be vegetarian."
- Linda McCartney
(Related: World)

"If slaughterhouses had glass walls, everyone would be a vegetarian."
- Paul McCartney
"Dad built houses and when they were sold, he moved on to a new town, so I know a lot about my native state."
- Gerald McRaney
(Related: Dad, Houses, State)

"My best friend growing up really put the bug in my ear about acting. We created this one hour-and-a-half improv play when we were 10 or 11 and performed it at the library. We just played off each other so well and had the best time doing it and the funniest part was, we wound up having packed houses, other people loved it too."
- Katherine Moennig
(Related: Time, People, Friend, Acting, Growing up, Houses, Play)

"People commonly educate their children as they build their houses, according to some plan they think beautiful, without considering whether it is suited to the purposes for which they are designed."
- Mary Wortley Montagu
(Related: People, Children, Houses)

"We are told to let our light shine, and if it does, we won't need to tell anybody it does. Lighthouses don't fire cannons to call attention to their shining- they just shine."
- Dwight L. Moody
(Related: Attention, Fire, Light)

"For when they see the people swarm into the streets, and daily wet to the skin with rain, and yet cannot persuade them to go out of the rain, they do keep themselves within their houses, seeing they cannot remedy the folly of the people."
- Thomas More
(Related: People, Folly, Houses, Rain, Skin)

"In the streets through which we passed, I must own the houses in general struck me as if they were dark and gloomy, and yet at the same time they also struck me as prodigiously great and majestic."
- Karl Philipp Moritz
(Related: Time, Houses)

"Westminster Abbey, the Tower, a steeple, one church, and then another, presented themselves to our view; and we could now plainly distinguish the high round chimneys on the tops of the houses, which yet seemed to us to form an innumerable number of smaller spires, or steeples."
- Karl Philipp Moritz
(Related: Church, Houses, Now)

"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
(Related: Houses, Nothing, Want, Will)

"I paint from the top down. From the sky, then the mountains, then the hills, then the houses, then the cattle, and then the people."
- Grandma Moses
(Related: People, Houses, Mountains, Sky)

"One of the most wonderful memories in my life was when I sang at the Opera House in Sydney. I will never forget that. It is one of the most beautiful Houses I have ever sung in my life."
- Nana Mouskouri
(Related: Life, Forget, Houses, Memories, Opera, Will)

"If you're setting a game during the Cuban Missile Crisis, look through a library. find out what people were wearing, what other issues were in the news, how houses were furnished, what cars were being driven. Especially include things which now seem foreign."
- Graham Nelson
(Related: People, Being, Crisis, Houses, News, Now)

"Gen. Banks has issued an order for the instruction of Negro children. Schoolhouses are to be built or rented and Teachers hired for this purpose, and the farmers and planters are to pay the Taxes in support of this."
- Knute Nelson
(Related: Purpose, Banks, Children, Order, Support, Taxes, Teachers)

"The subject must be thought of in terms of the 20th century, of houses he lives in and places he works, in terms of the kind of light the windows in these places let through and by which we see him every day."
- Arnold Newman
(Related: Thought, Day, Houses, Light, Windows)

"In the photographs themselves there's a definite contrast between the figures and the location - I like that kind of California backyard look; clapboard houses, staircases outdoors."
- Helmut Newton
(Related: Contrast, Houses)

"I was on acid and I looked at the trees and I realized that they all came to points, and the little branches came to points, and the houses came to point. I thought, 'Oh! Everything has a point, and if it doesn't, then there's a point to it.'"
- Harry Nilsson
(Related: Thought, Houses, Trees)

"My parents were born in Norfolk and spent their early years working in the big houses of that rural English county, my mother as a cook and my father as a handyman and chauffeur."
- Paul Nurse
(Related: Mother, Father, English, Houses, Parents, Years)

"Many of the Iroquois and Huron houses were of similar construction, the partitions being at the sides only, leaving a wide passage down the middle of the house."
- Francis Parkman
(Related: Being, Houses)

"Fort Leavenworth is in fact no fort, being without defensive works, except two block-houses."
- Francis Parkman
(Related: Being, Fact)

"Just as houses are made of stones, so is science made of facts."
- Henri Poincare
(Related: Science, Facts, Houses)

"Here we grow the flax and grain; here we raise the meat they eat, and the wool to keep them warm; we cut trees to build their houses and firewood to heat their stoves."
- Ernest Poole
(Related: Houses, Trees)

"Pride is still aiming at the best houses: Men would be angels, angels would be gods. Aspiring to be gods, if angels fell; aspiring to be angels men rebel."
- Alexander Pope
(Related: Men, Gods, Angels, Pride)

"Why can't we, with a more intelligent policy, actually have houses that are affordable, built at higher densities than they are at the moment and built on brownfield sites."
- John Prescott
(Related: Policy, Houses)

"We believe the 36, nearly 40, billion pound discount given for a right to buy houses took a million houses out of the public housing sector which is desperately needed for rent."
- John Prescott
(Related: Houses, Public, Right)

"We are making the fundamental changes. It was like the decent housing target. We said by 2010, we'd have taken a million houses and refurbished them into decent housing."
- John Prescott
(Related: Houses)

"I'm passionately involved in life: I love its change, its color, its movement. To be alive, to be able to see, to walk, to have houses, music, paintings - it's all a miracle."
- Arthur Rubinstein
(Related: Love, Change, Music, Houses)

"To be alive, to be able to see, to walk, to have houses, music, paintings - it's all a miracle. I have adopted the technique of living life miracle to miracle."
- Arthur Rubinstein
(Related: Life, Music, Houses, Living)

"False riches, consisting of money, houses and lands, acquired by selfish means at cost to others and thereafter used selfishly, are almost always used for the oppression of other persons."
- Joseph Franklin Rutherford
(Related: Money, Houses, Oppression)

"All houses are haunted. All persons are haunted. Throngs of spirits follow us everywhere. We are never alone."
- Barney Sarecky
(Related: Houses, Spirits)

"As for now, we must not forget who would have to exchange the land? those villages which live more than others on irrigation, on orange and fruit plantations, in houses built near water wells and pumping stations, on livestock and property and easy access to markets."
- Moshe Sharett
(Related: Forget, Houses, Land, Now, Property, Water)

"I lived in an attached house. My father used to drive into the wrong driveway all the time. He'd say, Damn it, how do you tell one of these houses from another?"
- Paul Simon
(Related: Time, Father, Houses, Wrong)

"There are people who, like houses, are beautiful in dilapidation."
- Logan P. Smith
(Related: People, Houses)

"Success is like death. The more successful you become, the higher the houses in the hills get and the higer the fences get."
- Kevin Spacey
(Related: Success, Death, Successful, Houses)

"The Europeans and Americans residing in the town of Zanzibar are either Government officials, independent merchants, or agents for a few great mercantile houses in Europe and America."
- Henry Morton Stanley
(Related: Government, America, Americans, Europe, Houses)

"I mean, I was born the day war broke out, but I don't remember all the bombs though they did actually break up Liverpool, you know. I remember when I was a little older, there was big gaps in all the streets where houses used to be. We used to play over them."
- Ringo Starr
(Related: War, Bombs, Day, Houses, Play)

"A small house must depend on its grouping with other houses for its beauty, and for the preservation of light air and the maximum of surrounding open space."
- Clarence Stein
(Related: Beauty, Houses, Light, Open, Space)

"I rise today to discuss the National Intelligence Reform bill. I commend my colleagues in both Houses for their hard work in coming to an agreement. As with any conference, each voice is heard, but none can dominate and compromise must be achieved."
- Ted Stevens
(Related: Intelligence, Work, Agreement, Compromise, Hard work, Houses, Reform, Today, Voice)

"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."
- Harriet Beecher Stowe
(Related: America, Children, EnglExpectation, Houses, Living, Man)

"They say that shadows of deceased ghosts Do haunt the houses and the graves about, Of such whose life's lamp went untimely out, Delighting still in their forsaken hosts."
- Joshua Sylvester
(Related: Life, Houses, Shadows)

"Children love secret club houses. They love secrecy even when there's no need for secrecy."
- Donna Tartt
(Related: Love, Children, Houses, Secrecy)

"People think top singers are overpaid, but opera houses have a top fee, which is a good thing. Of course concerts are different- everyone wants to make as much money as possible."
- Bryn Terfel
(Related: Money, People, Houses, Opera)

"For example, lead paint in old houses can be a greater threat to children's health than lead that may be under some industrial site where there are no children."
- Fred Thompson
(Related: Health, Children, Example, Houses, May, Old)

"Our houses are such unwieldy property that we are often imprisoned rather than housed by them."
- Henry David Thoreau
(Related: Houses, Property)

"While civilization has been improving our houses, it has not equally improved the men who are to inhabit them. It has created palaces, but it was not so easy to create noblemen and kings."
- Henry David Thoreau
(Related: Men, Civilization, Houses, Kings)

"Houses are one of my passions. I probably should have been an interior decorator."
- Gene Tierney
(Related: Houses)

"I rent houses in LA when I'm filming. I find the isolation there terrifying. There's nowhere to go, there's nowhere to be with people. I'm not a beach bunny."
- Kathleen Turner
(Related: People, Beach, Houses, Isolation)

"The habit of building houses upon piles, which was first forced upon the people by the position they had chosen, was afterwards followed as a matter of taste, just as it is in Holland."
- Edward Burnett Tylor
(Related: People, Habit, Building, First, Houses, Taste)

"Two packed houses. I guess the theater sat 2,700 people every night so it was an amazing experience."
- Blair Underwood
(Related: Experience, People, Houses, Night, Theater)

"The same people who are murdered slowly in the mechanized slaughterhouses of work are also arguing, singing, drinking, dancing, making love, holding the streets, picking up weapons and inventing a new poetry."
- Raoul Vaneigem
(Related: Poetry, Work, Love, People, Dancing, Drinking, Singing, Weapons)

"Allowing Texas to display the Ten Commandments on State property but disallowing Kentucky courthouses from doing the same is a poor and flawed interpretation of the U.S. Constitution."
- Ginny B. Waite
(Related: Constitution, Kentucky, Poor, Property, State)

"I happened to be one of those who thought all these expenses necessary, and I had the good fortune to have the majority of both houses of Parliament on my side."
- Robert Walpole
(Related: Thought, Fortune, Houses, Majority, Parliament)

"Some members of both Houses have, it is true, been removed from their employments under the Crown; but were they ever told, either by me or by any other of his majesty's servants, that it was for opposing the measures of the administration in Parliament?"
- Robert Walpole
(Related: Houses, Parliament)

"That's what makes it so fun to be on a team. You're sitting at your house, thinking up this wild, crazy stuff as to how it's going to go, and the other guys are sitting at their houses doing the same thing."
- Bill Walton
(Related: Fun, Houses, Thinking)

"We show girls were forced to live in whorehouses in each town, no other accommodations being available."
- Ethel Waters
(Related: Being, Girls)

"After years in white theaters I dreaded working in colored houses. The noise, the stomping, whistling, and cheering that hadn't annoyed me when I was young was now something I dreaded."
- Ethel Waters
(Related: Houses, Now, Years)

"Well, all these stars have their houses swept quite regularly by people who work in the surveillance security business. They come in and they look for bugs and things."
- Peter Weir
(Related: Work, Business, People, Bugs, Houses, Security, Stars)

"I got very cross with the term, kitchen sink. It just meant that you invaded different kinds of houses, where it was very difficult to avoid kitchen sink."
- Timothy West
(Related: Houses, Kitchen)

"The Teen Challenge Training Center on Pennsylvania farmland houses over 200 men in rehab. Other farms and centers have been birthed out of this ministry all over the world."
- David Wilkerson
(Related: Men, Teen, Challenge, Houses, Training, World)

"A face is like the outside of a house, and most faces, like most houses, give us an idea of what we can expect to find inside."
- Loretta Young
(Related: Idea, Faces, Houses)

"I believe in love, but I don't sit around waiting for it. I buy houses."
- Renee Zellweger
(Related: Love, Houses, Waiting)

"There is no problem with the opening of new houses of prayer for Lutherans and Pentecostals."
- Vladimir Zhirinovsky
(Related: Houses, Prayer)