Quotations About / On: HOUSE
Build your house with love; and, be thankful in all things.
Together we can build up the house.
To own horses and houses are part of the lifestyles of mankind.
If you want to know the stability of your house wait for an earthquake.
'Educate a person without educating mind & heart is like making a house using sand! '
The ceaseless labor of your life is to build the house of death.
(Michel de Montaigne (1533-1592), French essayist. Essays, bk. 1, ch. 20 (1595).)
A country without bordels is like a house without bathrooms.
(Marlene Dietrich (1904-1992), German-born U.S. actor. "Bordel," Marlene Dietrich's ABC (1962).)
Laws, like houses, lean on one another.
(Edmund Burke (1729-1797), Irish philosopher, statesman. Tracts Relating to Poperty Laws, ch. 3, pt. 1 (1765), repr. In The Writings and Speeches of Edmund Burke, vol. 9, ed. Paul Langford (1991).)
Miller's sexual humor is the humor of the men's house, more specifically, the men's room.
(Kate Millett (b. 1934), U.S. feminist theorist, literary critic, essayist, autobiographer, sculptor. Sexual Politics, ch. 6, Simon and Schuster (1970).)
A god implants in mortal guilt whenever he wants utterly to confound a house.
(Aeschylus (525-456 B.C.), Greek tragedian. Fragments, l. 151.)