Quotation Explorer - 'Furniture'

Did he really want this warm room of his, so comfortably fitted with old family furniture, to be transformed into a cave, in which, no doubt, he would be free to crawl about unimpeded in all directions, but only at the price of rapidly and completely forgetting his human past at the same time? - Franz Kafka
I couldn't live a week without a private library - indeed, I'd part with all my furniture and squat and sleep on the floor before I'd let go of the 1500 or so books I possess. - H.P. Lovecraft
Science is a first-rate piece of furniture for a man's upper chamber, if he has common sense on the ground floor. - Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr.
There are only two things to be done when a general is angry: One is to get behind the furniture and pretend one is not there; the other is to distract his mind. - Mary Roberts Rinehart
No animal should ever jump up on the dining-room furniture unless absolutely certain that he can hold his own in the conversation. - Fran Lebowitz
Rain usually makes me feel mellow. Curl up in the corner time, slow down, smell the furniture. Today it just makes me feel wet. - Jeff Melvoin
The problem is never how to get new, innovative thoughts into your mind, but how to get old ones out. Every mind is a building filled with archaic furniture. Clean out a corner of your mind and creativity will instantly fill it. - Dee Hock
We are such idiots, We think everyone else has it all figured out. But we're all stumbling around in dark rooms bumping into furniture and stifling our cries so no one will know. - Joan Ryan
When you’re rearranging the furniture to make way for the decorations and the tree, make sure you rearrange your heart to make room for the Savior of Mankind. - Toni Sorenson
We live in a world where lemonade is made from aritificial flavoring and furniture polish is made from real lemons
My ideal relaxation is working on upholstry. I spend hours in junk shops buying furniture. I do all the upholstery work myself, and it's like therapy. - Pamela Anderson
As soon as someone dies, frenzied construction of the future (shifting furniture, etc.): futuromania. - Roland Barthes
I'm OK with being single, but I'm not OK when the time comes where I have to move my furniture around and to change the high ceiling light balls... - Hiroko Sakai
Science is good furniture for one's upper chamber, if there is common sense below. - Oliver Wendell Holmes
Shin: a device for finding furniture in the dark. - Steven Wright
The only really good place to buy lumber is at a store where the lumber has already been cut and attached together in the form of furniture, finished, and put inside boxes. - Dave Barry
Books are not made for furniture, but there is nothing else that so beautifully furnishes a house. - Henry Ward Beecher
A classroom atmosphere that promotes reading does not come from the furniture and its placement as much as it comes from the teacher's expectation that students will read. - Donalyn Miller
Children are guilty of unpardonable rudeness when they spit in the face of a companion; neither are they excusable who spit from windows or on walls or furniture.
Cats regard people as warmblooded furniture. - Jacquelyn Mitchard
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