Quotations About / On: HOUSE

  • 1.
    The truth is only in Your House; the House of Yahweh.
    (Truth)
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  • 2.
    If there is on earth a house with many mansions, it is the house of words.
    (E.M. (Edward Morgan) Forster (1879-1970), British novelist, essayist. "Anonymity: An Inquiry," pt. II (1925), in Two Cheers for Democracy (1951).)
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  • 3.
    A house in the country is not the same as a country house.
    (Gertrude Stein (1874-1946), U.S. author. (Written 1933), originally published Banyan Press (1948). Blood on the Dining-Room Floor, Creative Arts Book Company, ed. John Herbert Gill (1982).)
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  • 4.
    The truth! Learning it from Your House; the House of Yahweh.
    (Truth)
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  • 5.
    They shift coffee-houses and chocolate-houses from hour to hour, to get over the insupportable labour of doing nothing.
    (Richard Steele (1672-1729), British dramatist, essayist, editor. Spectator (London, Sept. 9, 1712), no. 479, The Spectator, ed. D.F. Bond (1965). Last words of article, referring to "loungers ... satisfied with being merely part of the number of mankind, without distinguishing themselves from amongst them.")
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  • 6.
    I want a house that has got over all its troubles; I don't want to spend the rest of my life bringing up a young and inexperienced house.
    (Jerome K. Jerome (1859-1927), British author. They and I, ch. 11 (1909).)
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  • 7.
    Every spirit makes its house, and we can give a shrewd guess from the house to the inhabitant.
    (Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882), U.S. essayist, poet, philosopher. "Beauty," The Conduct of Life (1860).)
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  • 8.
    If you follow the suburban fashion in building a sumptuous- looking house for a little money, it will appear to all eyes as a cheap, dear house.
    (Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882), U.S. essayist, poet, philosopher. "Worship," The Conduct of Life (1860).)
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  • 9.
    If I were asked to name the chief benefit of the house, I should say: the house shelters day-dreaming, the house protects the dreamer, the house allows one to dream in peace.
    (Gaston Bachelard (1884-1962), French scientist, philosopher, literary theorist. "The House," ch. 1, The Poetics of Space (1958, trans. 1964).)
  • 10.
    Men and boys are learning all kinds of trades but how to make men of themselves. They learn to make houses; but they are not so well housed, they are not so contented in their houses, as the woodchucks in their holes.
    (Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862), U.S. philosopher, author, naturalist. Letter, May 20, 1860, to Harrison Blake, in The Writings of Henry David Thoreau, vol. 6, p. 360, Houghton Mifflin (1906).)
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