Quotation Explorer - 'House'

I am an artist, my hair is rarely tamed & sometimes I sleep till noon, My house is messy and I speak to the moon. I care less about the materials that I share with my world and more about the passion inside myself. Im an artist, what more can you expect? i am full of soul, love and all the rest. - Nikki Rowe
All you need to build a house, Is blood and bricks and plaster. - Harriet Jones
A poem is about something the way a cat is about the house. - Allen Grossman
It is, of course, we who house poems as much as their words, and we ourselves must be the locus of poetry's depth of newness. Still, the permeability seems to travel both ways: a changed self will find new meanings in a good poem, but a good poem also changes the shape of the self. - Jane Hirshfield
On the single strand of wire strung to bring our house electricity, grackles and starlings neatly punctuated an invisible sentence. - John Updike
Theologians and other clerks, You won't understand this book, -- However bright your wits -- If you do not meet it humbly, And in this way, Love and Faith Make you surmount Reason, for They are the protectors of Reason's house. - Marguerite Porete
You can live with me in this house I've built out of writers blocks. - Pete Wentz
Work a lifetime to pay off a house. you finally own it, and there's nobody to live in it. - Arthur Miller
A good laugh is sunshine in a house.
Home is not necessarily, where the heart is. It is also, where good food,people, and sanity resides.even if that accounts for a house, with no people in it. - anjali mukherjee
Go oft to the house of thy friend, for weeds choke the unused path. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
His spirit chaunged house and wente ther,As I cam nevere, I kan nat tellen wher. - Geoffrey Chaucer
Children I implore youget out of the burning house nowthree carts wait outsideto save you from a homeless liferelax in the village squarebefore the sky everything's emptyno direction is better or worseeast is just as good as westthose who know the meaning of thisare free to go where they want - Han-shan
A hotel isn't like a home, but it's better than being a house guest. - William Feather
Absence is a house so vast that inside you will pass through its walls and hang pictures on the air. - Pablo Neruda
I still notice the burned house, mornings, when I walk along the beach. "Well, obviously I do not notice the house. What I notice is what remains of the house. One is still prone to think of a house as a house, however, even if there is not remarkably much left of it. - David Markson
The master's tools will never dismantle the master's house - Audre Lorde
Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of Life's longing for itself... You may house their bodies but not their souls, for their souls dwell in the house of tomorrow, which you cannot visit, not even in your dreams. - Kahlil Gibran
I told my mother-in-law that my house was her house, and she said, ``Get the hell off my property.'' - Joan Rivers
I found out that when you get married the man becomes the head of the house. And the woman becomes the neck, and she turns the head any way she wants to.
Whoever has no house now, will never have one. Whoever is alone will stay alone, will sit, read, write long letters through the evening, and wander on the boulevards, up and down, restlessly, while dry leaves are blowing. - Rainer Maria Rilke
Ask a deeply religious Christian if he’d rather live next to a bearded Muslim that may or may not be plotting a terror attack, or an atheist that may or may not show him how to set up a wireless network in his house. On the scale of prejudice, atheists don’t seem so bad lately. - Scott Adams
A tragedy is a tragedy, and at the bottom, all tragedies are stupid. Give me a choice and I'll take A Midsummer Night's Dream over Hamlet every time. Any fool with steady hands and a working set of lungs can build up a house of cards and then blow it down, but it takes a genius to make people laugh. - Stephen King
Over the river and through the wood, To grandfather's house we go; The horse knows the way To carry the sleigh, Through the white and drifted snow. - Lydia M. Child
If a woman were elected president, would our nation expect her husband to be the official White House host? - Venita Ellick
Love is a fire. But whether it is going to warm your hearth or burn down your house, you can never tell. - Joan Crawford
I must go, uncertain of my fate; but I shall return hither, or follow your party, as soon as possible. A word, a look will be enough to decide whether I enter your father's house tonight or never. - Jane Austen
Art is a house that tries to be haunted. - Emily Dickinson
There was once a house built out of memories and inside this house lived a woman called The Memory Snatcher. This woman was my Aunt Beydan. She was a sorceress and as a child I feared she would stalk me in my sleep and steal all my memories until I could no longer remember who I was. - Diriye Osman
He burst into the house and ate Grandma, an entirely valid course of action for a carnivore such as himself. - James Finn Garner
If you live in Satan house he might come home - Geoffrey Karl Green
And after that, I watched our house collapse in on itself and I spent some time lying in the rubble. Then I vanished completely. I wasn't here at all. Then you phoned. - Ali Smith
If your child is constantly interrupting or doing other things to get your attention, he is not getting enough communication of the right kind. Just the fact that you are in the house with him all day does not mean that you are necessarily devoting any time to com- munication of his choice. - Ruth Minshull
Anyone who cannot cope with mathematics is not fully human. At best, he is a tolerable subhuman who has learned to wear his shoes, bathe, and not make messes in the house. - Robert A. Heinlein
It is easier to bear the worries of wandering than to find peace in your hometown, where only the sage can live in a happy house surrounded by trite troubles and daily distractions. - Hermann Hesse
You are more likely to find three TVs inside a randomly selected house than you are to find a single book that is or was not read to pass an exam, to please God, or to be a better cook. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
We entertain God's Truth not as a guest but as master of the house. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
Somewhere, all the people we have loved and lost are still among us, in the house that we call history. - Graham Masterton
You shouldn't throw stones if you live in a glass house and if you got a glass jaw, you should watch yo mouth: cause I'll break yo face. - 50 Cent
I wanna hang a map of the world in my house. Then I'm gonna put pins into all the locations that I've traveled to. But first, I'm gonna have to travel to the top two corners of the map so it won't fall down. - Mitch Hedberg
With Money we bought the House, with Love we made it our Home! - Barkha Chainani
May I a small house and large garden have;And a few friends,And many books, both true. - Abraham Cowley
A house made of ice in the middle of desert! And that house is the house of lies! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Most people who spend their lives are dreaming of having a summer house somewhere in the suburb of their city where they could lie in the hot sun all day long, drinking coffee and juice. They think they are enjoying life, but really they are spending life. - Sunday Adelaja
I didn't grow up in a Norman Rockwell house... my house was more akin to Norman Lear. - michael p naughton
A messy house is a must - it separates your true friends from other friends.Real friends are there to visit you not your house! - Jennifer Wilson
If you're ever feeling a lack of middle-aged white men, just pop into the Capitol. Not so much the House of Representatives, which has a bit more color and texture, but the Senate -- jeez. Yes, let's have more testosterone running the country.Maximum Ride, School's Out--Forever - James Patterson
A soul of hospitality and a heart of humanity is a house of love, peace, freedom, liberty and justice. - Auliq Ice
Are you following the sheep to the slaughter house, or leading them to the pasture? - Jonathan Verderame
Cleaning your house while your kids are still growing is like shoveling the sidewalk before it stops snowing. - Phyllis Diller
If you live in the house of Satan he might come home! - Geoffrey Karl Green
We all look for happiness, but without knowing where to find it: like drunkards who look for their house, knowing dimly that they have one - Voltaire
The best of the houses is the house where an orphan gets love and kindness.
Don't buy the house; buy the neighborhood. - Russian Proverb
I dropped my hoe and ran into the house and started to write this poem, '.’ It began as a celebration of wild geese. Eventually the geese flew out of the poem, but I like to think they left behind the sound of their beating wings. Stanley Kunitz - End of Summer
Women saying, 'I'm not a feminist' is my greatest pet peeve. Do you believe that women should be paid the same for doing the same jobs? Do you believe that women should be allowed to leave the house? Do you think that women and men both deserve equal rights? Great, then you're a feminist. - Lena Dunham
Your real secret hiding place is not a dark cave, it is not a dusky forest, it is not a desolate house in the middle of nowhere but your real secret hiding place is always your own mind! Every person ultimately hides himself over there, in his own mind! - Mehmet Murat ildan
I don't care if we have our house, or a cliff ledge, or a cardboard box. Home is wherever we all are, together, - James Patterson
Dirty politicians, corrupt leaders and thieves are sent to the Ugandan parliament and state house by lazy Ugandans who don’t go to vote. - Allan Amanyire
Redundancy is like a plug being pulled out in a bath tub. Everything goes down the drain, your livelihood, your dreams, your car, your house, and your family. - Tania Gardana
The house does not rest upon the ground, but upon a woman. - Mexican Proverb
The whole house seemed to exhale a melancholy breath of emptiness - Michael Chabon
The house fills with the particular atmosphere that accompanies peacefully sleeping children: a rich narcotic silence that creeps down the stairs and twines itself around the table legs. - Harriet Lane
The ideal of a well-stocked mind aiming at excellence in all walks of life has been replaced by the dream of a well-stocked wine cellar, the cellar now being a specially made wine cooler strategically placed in one’s house, to be viewed by even the most unobservant visitor. - Dimitris Mita
Fiction is a house with many stately mansions, but also one in which it is wise, at least sometimes, to swing from the chandeliers. - Michael Dirda
A kind of silence, if I may say, was walking through the house, and, like most silence, it was not silent at all: it rapped on the doors, echoed in the clocks, creaked on the stairs, leaned forward to peer into my face and explode. - Truman Capote
If your house ain't in order, you ain't in order. It is so much easier to be out there than right here. - Toni Cada Bambara
Many a rich man’s bed is bigger than many a poor woman’s bedroom; his bedroom, her house. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Yes - it was happiness she still wanted, and the glimpse she had caught of it made everything else of no account. One by one she had detached herself from the baser possibilities , and she saw that nothing now remained to her but the emptiness of renunciation. "The House of Mirth - Edith Wharton
Ask about your neighbors, then buy the house. - Jewish Proverb
I do not want my house to be walled in on all sides and my windows to be stuffed. I want the cultures of all the lands to be blown about my house as freely as possible. But I refuse to be blown off my feet by any. - Mahatma Gandhi
Set thine house in order. - Bible
Don't let a thief into your house three times. The first time was enough. The second time was a chance. The third time means you're stupid. - C. JoyBell C.
Everyone needs a house to live in, but a supportive family is what builds a home. - Anthony Liccione
Your mind, which is yourself, can be likened to a house. The first necessary move then, is to rid that house of all but furnishings essential to success.
I do not understand when a person is more concerned with the appearance of their house than the state of their home. - Gillian Duce
Question me now about all other matters, but do not ask who I am, for fear you may increase in my heart it's burden of sorrow as I think back; I am very full of grief, and I should not sit in the house of somebody else with my lamentation and wailing. It is not good to go on mourning forever. - Homer
Men have sacrificed and crippled themselves physically and emotionally to feed, house, and protect women and children. None of their pain or achievement is registered in feminist rhetoric, which portrays men as oppressive and callous exploiters. - Camille Paglia
If I let her in I'm doomed. It's like inviting a vampire into your house. Once you've invite them in, that's it, you're good as dead! - Janet Evanovich
The lintel of more than one collapsed Venetian house on Crete bears the Latin motto ‘The world is nothing but smoke and shadows’. - Roger Crpwley
A man builds a fine house; and now he has a master, and a task for life; he is to furnish, watch, show it, and keep it in repair, the rest of his days. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Is it sin to rush into the secret house of death, ere death dare come to us? - William Shakespeare
I know stealing a foot is weird. But, hello, living in a house where a foot is available to be stolen is weird. - Lauren Ambrose as Claire Fisher
Having children is like living in a frat house - nobody sleeps, everything's broken, and there's a lot of throwing up. - Ray Romano
Your house is not your home.My world is not your world.Your thoughts are your homewhere you're dwelling all along. - Debasish Mridha
Anyone who thinks they're too grown up or too sophisticated to eat caramel corn, is not invited to my house for dinner - Ruth Reichl
Yea, though i walk through the valley of the shadow of death, i will fear no evil, for thou art with me. Thy rod and thy staff they comfort me... Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me throughout the rest of my life and i will dwell in the house of the Lord forever. - Bible
phase two of Operation Fish and CHIPs (Clean House of the Idiot Piranhas) - Brenda Pandos
Throughout the house one could detect the good sense and care of a woman whose feet were planted firmly on the ground. - Gabriel García Márquez
Sometimes we are that fly in the house, that thinks it sees an open window. So it crawls to, or flies head-on into clear glass. At times getting stuck between the storm and pane, it dies in the windowsill under a tormenting, hot sun. - Anthony Liccione
So many things I had thought forgottenReturn to my mind with stranger pain:Like letters that arrive addressed to someoneWho left the house so many years ago. - Philip Larkin
You may have noticed we have no sex lives. As a result there's lots of chocolate in this house. - Keryl Raist
Democrats were quick to point out that President Bush's budget creates a 1 trillion dollar deficit. The White House quickly responded with "Hey, look over there, it's Saddam Hussein."
The Devil loves it when we point fingers at Rome/ other Denominations and forget our very church. ''SELF''. while i scrutinize the Pope and his deeds. Let me trim my lamp. let me wash my robe. let me sweep my house being fully ready for my Lord's coming - Mary Tornyenyor
It is not possible for a house to own a spirit without owning windows with flowers! - Mehmet Murat ildan
He fell in love with her house and land,He fell in love with her pension plan,He worked his way to her lonely heart,He was quite wily from the very start. - Charmaine J. Forde
A sparkling house is a fine thing if the children aren't robbed of their luster in keeping it that way.
There ought to be a room in every house to swear in. - Mark Twain
Freud thought that a psychosis was a waking dream, and that poets were daydreamers too, but I wonder if the reverse is not as often true, and that madness is a fiction lived in like a rented house - William H. Gass
At CBS, I’m in your house. I’m mindful of that. When I do standup, you’re in my home and I can say what I want to. - Craig Ferguson
BARRACK, n. A house in which soldiers enjoy a portion of that of which it is their business to deprive others. - Ambrose Bierce
It is better to go to the house of mourning than to go to the house of feasting. - Bible
Let us make this world a house of love and peace. Let us forget and forgive all hate and prejudice. Let us break all the walls of pride and prejudice. Let us open our door to welcome joy and peace. - Debasish Mridha
Man lives in the house of nature. If he destroys the house, he shall be destroyed as well! - Mehmet Murat ildan
I never left because a part of me will always be in that house... - J.X. Burros
ARCHITECT, n. One who drafts a plan of your house, and plans a draft of your money. - Ambrose Bierce
I opened the window and my heart. The sun flooded my house and love flooded my soul.
A big group of daily friends or a white painted house with bills and mirrors, are not a necessity to me—but an intelligent conversation while sharing another coffee, is. - Charlotte Eriksson
Learning must be like a house with its door always wide open; let everything enters the house! - Mehmet Murat ildan
He walks through the house of his past, hoping he'll find the right door, hoping he'll find the key. - Steven Herrick
I was a weird little kid. I was very irritable, bored, frustrated. I felt my imagination bubbling inside my head without having any way to express itself. Given a crayon and paper, I would not draw a train or a house. I would draw these monsters, beasts and demons. - Clive Barker
That place is happy over which a holy man builds a house, with fire, cattle, wife, children and good followers - The God
Last night I stayed up late playing poker with Tarot cards. I got a full house and four people died. - Steven Wright
No guest is so welcome in a friend's house that he will not become a nuisance after three days. - Titus Maccius Plautus
A prophet is not without honor, save in his own country, and in his own house. - Bible
Patriotism in an independent nation means timely Action & Affirmation on a constructive mode, and not whiling away the time via Debate & Discussion on a burning topic in the house or a road. - Anuj Somany
Think about it: Here you are, two ambitious, opinionated, stressed-out adults, trying to live in the same house together, prosper together, maybe raise kids together, and, with any luck, take pleasure in spending the rest of your natural-born lives together. This is not easy. - Paula Szuchman ; Jenny Anderson
POLYGAMY, n. A house of atonement, or expiatory chapel, fitted with several stools of repentance, as distinguished from monogamy, which has but one. - Ambrose Bierce
A warm house is the best New Year present for every child! - Mehmet Murat ildan
In the haunted house of life, art is the only stair that doesn't creak. - Tom Robbins
There is a silence that comes to a house when no one can sleep. I guess it's the price of love; I know it's not cheap. - U2
I never saw this coming - the little house was working its magic, connecting me to people and materials I never would have guessed would find their way into the picture. - Dee Williams
If you would not step into the harlot's house, do not go by the harlot's door. - Thomas Secker
What we choose to call sanity is a big house where the mad have no mothers.
Love is like a brick. You can build a house, or you can sink a dead body. - Lady Gaga
Men and women believed and proclaimed God was firmly on their side and easy and shallow assertion that reduced God to a sort of house deity. - Gustav Niebuhr
The teacher who is indeed wise does not bid you to enter the house of his wisdom but rather leads you to the threshold of your mind. - Kahlil Gibran
When you walk around with a long face in the house, that is called conflict. - Dada Bhagwan
Worrying about gray hair when your weight's soaring out of control is like mowing your lawn while your house is on fire. - Edward Ugel
Have you ever stopped to realize the disrespect that is afoot in our society? From the White House to God's House, and even Mom's house... Just remember that disrespect creates distance. How far have we strayed from home? - Bobby F. Kimbrough Jr.
Voltaire expected that within fifty years of his lifetime there would not be one Bible in the world. His house is now a distribution centre for Bibles in many languages. - Corrie ten Boom
Welcome to the house of Gray and Graves where we never lie still and death is only the beginning ... - C.M. Stunich
Any fool can write a book and most of them are doing it; but it takes brains to build a house. - Charles F. Lummis
A bad book with a good cover is nothing but a wooden house with a golden door. - Mehmet Murat ildan
If there is one thing worse than being an ugly duckling in a house of swans, it's having the swans pretend there's no difference. - Teena Booth
A man who withstands all stress given by his spouse and keeps mum on all major matters of his house, often stays long at the workplace because the training imparted by a wife comes handy in the service life to either endure the undue job pressure or release it on others to impress the boss. - Anuj Somany
There probably was a time when the idea of having a toilet inside a house was repulsive. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
I have a computer, a vibrator, and pizza delivery. Why should I leave the house? " - Tabitha - Sherrilyn Kenyon
For breakfast to be called ‘in bed’ instead of ‘on top of a bed,’ the house in which it is about to be eaten has to have at least two rooms (excluding the kitchen); (at least) three, if it has a bathroom. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Most people do not mind having a house that is smaller and/or a car that is cheaper than their neighbours’, as long as they each earn and have more money than their neighbours, and, equally important, their neighbours know that. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
You learnt a great deal, Louisa, and so did your brother. Ologies of all kinds from morning to night. If there is any Ology left, of any description, that has not been worn to rags in this house, all I can say is, I hope I shall never hear its name - Charles Dickens
Quote from FUTURE GONE:…I set the house on fire. It’s dark outside. The fire tears down the darkness. I turn my back to the place and leave, not knowing where. And suddenly I understand…All dreams are dead now. - Alexandar Tomov
The ego camouflages itself like a fox born and raised in a hen house. Its only worry is that you fail to notice its presence every so often and start acting without fear - Dean Cavanagh
My friend, you thought you lost Him;that all your life you've been separated from Him.Filled with wonder, you've always looked outside for Him,and haven't searched within your own house. - Jalaluddin Rumi
Of course, I rationalize the fear. I realize it’s not real, that my house isn’t burning down, that the deer aren’t going to kill me. - Shannon Celebi
The thing about books was, the more you read and liked them, the more you wanted to have on hand to read. Before you knew it you needed more bookshelves, and then all of the sudden they filled your house. - Sui Ishida
I put tape on the mirrors in my house so I don't accidentally walk through into another dimension. - Steven Wright
The easiest way to avoid doing any quality work is to either idle time on unnecessary debate only or create ruckus jointly in the house. - Anuj Somany
My idea of working for a living is not going to office and earning a salary. It is to build a log house and catch my own fish and till some soil. - Girish Kohli
I honestly don't know how you live without having a cat inside your house. It's like having a little living piece of art that is also very warm and soft. - Hank Green
An old house with its windows gone always makes me think of something dead with its eyes picked out. - L. M. Montgomery
Fill your house with stacks of books, in all the crannies and all the nooks. - Dr. Seuss
And then comes the realization. That although a house was taken from you, you can still build a home in a wine jar. - Camilo Garzon
The Democratic Party of the USA would greatly appreciate your cooperation with re-installing Mr & Mrs Pinocchio into the White House. - Steven Magee
Man takes root at his feet, and at best he is no more than a potted plant in his house or carriage till he has established communication with the soil by the loving and magnetic touch of his soles to it. - John Burroughs
we raise them for us; that means we owe them some respect. nature is creul but we dont have to be. i wouldnt want to have my guts ripped out by a lion. i'd much rather die in a slaughter house if it were done right. - Temple Grandin
No need to look to see if your former home has vanished yet into the humdrum gray behind you; you'll be able to feel it, the sudden eclipse of the tractor beam the house puts out. Of its forcefield of sadness. - Garth Risk Hallberg
I cannot endure to waste anything as precious as autumn sunshine by staying in the house. So I spend almost all the daylight hours in the open air. - Nathaniel Hawthorne
It is easier for a man to burn down his own house than to get rid of his prejudices. - Roger Bacon
I would say to the House, as I said to those who have joined this Government: 'I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears, and sweat." - Sir Winston Churchill
If you were in a burning house and there was a cat and a Rembrandt, what would you save? The cat...you would save the cat, because the cat is alive. The art is dead. It's just paint on a canvas, ink on a page. To live for art is to deny life. It's just to destroy life. - Diane Frolov and Andrew Schneider
May peace rule the universe; may peace rule in kingdoms and empires; may peace rule in states and in the lands of the potentates; may peace rule in the house of friends and may peace also rule in the house of enemies. - Virchand Gandhi
The best standard of living will be attained when your house will be filled with God's blessings. - Moazzam Shaikh
At morn we buried Melanippus; as the sun set the maiden Basilo died by her own hand, as she could not endure to lay her brother on the pyre and live; and the house beheld a two-fold woe, and all Cyrene bowed her head, to see the home of happy children made desolate. - allimachus and Lycophron CXLII
Do the dreams have also their own dreams? Yes they have and those dreams also have their own dreams! So when you create a dream, you create infinite number of dreams! When you dream of a beautiful house, then that beautiful house will create new dreams! - Mehmet Murat ildan
In My Case, It Did Not All Start With A Mouse, Instead It Started With A House. - Chris Mentillo
One need not be a chamber to be haunted; One need not be a house; The brain has corridors surpassing Material place. - Emily Dickinson
Capote I truly loathed. The way you might loathe an animal. A filthy animal that has found its way into the house. - Gore Vidal
I don't think a female running a house is a problem, a broken family. It's perceived as one because of the notion that a head is a man. - Toni Morrison
Of all the queer sources of romance, ours lay in the discovery that each was an addict of Boswell's Life of Johnson. H.E.G. had a first edition of the Journey to the Hebrides, which I coveted mightily. Why not acquire the book honorably, marry the man, and have it around the house? - Beatrice Fairfax
be lawful for the Queen, by and with the Advice and Consent of the Senate and House of Commons, to make Laws for the Peace, Order, and Good Government of Canada - The British North America Act, Article 91
I bet you to believe me when I say again that we do not need a great house, Sarah. We only need a great love. - Stephanie Grace Whitson
A house divided cannot stand. - Abraham Lincoln
You might be an introvert if you were ready to go home before you left the house. - Criss Jami
We look wishfully to emergencies, to eventful, revolutionary times...and think how easy to have taken our part when the drum was rolling and the house was burning over our heads. -Ralph Waldo Emerson - Mitch Kynock
Is not the whole world a vast house of assignation to which the filing system has been lost? - Quentin Crisp
Be a lamp, or a lifeboat, or a ladder. Help someone's soul heal. Walk out of your house like a shepherd. - Jalaluddin Rumi
[M]y grandmother...had always complained that our house didn't have a profile that was "significant enough. - Katie Crouch and Grady Hendrix, The White Glove War
My grandfather used to say ‘It is my house I am paying the bills’,my dad used to say ‘this is my house I pay the mortgage’,my generation is saying this is my house I pay the rent. - Csaba Gabor-B.
If one door closes and another door opens, chances are your house is haunted. - Tanya Masse
Marrying a man is like buying something you've been admiring for a long time in a shop window. You may love it when you get home, but it doesn't always go with everything in the house. - Jean Kerr
It is the unknown that terrifies us in life, the unfamiliar and the unpredictable. People fear what they’re not sure of. What they cannot control. It’s The Old Dark House again. If we don’t know what’s in the dark and quiet place, we fill it with bogeymen and demons. - Dennis O'Donnell
It is to the prodigals...that the memory of their Father's house comes back. If the son had lived economically he would never have thought of returning. - Simone Weil
To move the earth like Archimedes, one needs not a lever long enough and a fulcrum on which to place it. There is an easier way: Give a genius a beautiful remote house in a green valley where he can think calmly, and he shall move the earth with ideas! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Whiteness of moonlight builds a house that is not there - Kathleen Raine
The temple is a place of beauty, it is a place of revelation, it is a place of peace. It is the house of the Lord. It is holy unto the Lord. It should be holy unto us. - Howard W. Hunter
If our house be on fire, without inquiring whether it was fired from within or without, we must try to extinguish it. - Thomas Jefferson
Do you realize the responsibility I carry? I'm the only person standing between Nixon and the White House. - John F. Kennedy
The house you built can cave you in if you didn't do it right. - Unarine Ramaru
Because he has finally realized that it is it and not him that is loved by the woman he loves, many a man is jealous of his own car, house, wardrobe, or salary. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
The prisoners of the cultures are mostly the women! House is the name of the prison! - Mehmet Murat ildan
I swear to God . . .God doesn’t come to this part of the house, so swear to me. -Liam C - J.J. McAvoy
You couldn't even prove the White House staff sane beyond a reasonable doubt. - Ed Meese
I don't know if the presidential candidates are running for the White House or Animal House. - Bob Hope
You can’t patch cracks on a glass house. - Dominic Riccitello
A house without security cannot be a home! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Cleaning with children in the house really is like brushing your teeth while eating Oreos. - Joleigh Little
The day two girls or women can genuinely be friends to each other, we will see then no war, camouflaged or open, between the wife and her mother-in-law in any house. - Anuj Somany
my heart has more rooms in it than a whore house - Gabriel García Márquez
The purpose of poetry is to remind ushow difficult it is to remain just one person,for our house is open, there are no keys in the doors, and invisible guests come in and out at will. - Czesław Miłosz
At the worst, a house unkept cannot be so distressing as a life unlived. - Dame Rose Macaulay
My mother is such a lousy cook that Thanksgiving at her house is a time of sorrow. - Rita Rudner
There's nothing ill can dwell in such a temple: If the ill spirit have so fair a house, Good things will strive to dwell with 't. - William Shakespeare
The problem with the designated driver program, it's not a desirable job, but if you ever get sucked into doing it, have fun with it. At the end of the night, drop them off at the wrong house. - Jeff Foxworthy
Sir, pay no attention to the people who say the glass is half empty, because 32% means it's 2/3 empty. There's still some liquid in that glass is my point, but I wouldn't drink it. The last third is usually backwash.(Said to President Bush at the White House Correspondents Dinner) - Stephen Colbert
Keeping Christ in Christmas" is like showing up at someone's house every year, insisting on a party they never planned and never agreed to. - Rebecca McKinsey
Love lives in the humblest of places. It doesn't matter how big your house is, how nice your car is, how big your bank vault is...it only matters how much your heart can hold. - Kate McGahan
A house is just a house for its structure and matter but when you add to this a warm caring family the house transforms into a home. - Victor Manan Nyambala
It's been my Buckingham Palace, my White House, my Taj Mahal, so coming here today as a real member is - well, it's a big deal. - Katie Crouch and Grady Hendrix, The White Glove War
REPRESENTATIVE, n. In national politics, a member of the Lower House in this world, and without discernible hope of promotion in the next. - Ambrose Bierce
He had long been curious at leaders intermittent calls for a return to past values and had tested the notion by trying to build a house from the sky downwards - Steve Aylett
Do try The House by fresh new author, , it's funny, sad and very different, you'll love the characters and the stories. - Susannah Mansfield
Pardon me Mam,I'm new in town, could you please show me the way to your house? - Frank Calvin Mann
I have no idea what White House statement was was issued, but I stand by it 100 percent.
Writing without revising is the literary equivalent of waltzing gaily out of the house in your underwear. - Patricia Fuller
A house in the middle of nowhere always reminds us our Earth’s position in the universe! - Mehmet Murat ildan
The best exercise is doing with pleasure all physical labour of own work along with the house chore daily. - Anuj Somany
There are days when any electrical appliance in the house, including the vacuum cleaner, offers more entertainment than the TV set. - Harriet Van Horne
He hath eaten me out of house and home. - William Shakespeare
Excuses are merely nails used to build a house of failure. - Habeeb Akande
It's hard to get motivated fixing a compile-time syntax error when you can buy a powder that turns a house into a monster. - Ryan North
When you need to borrow money the Mob seems like a better deal I think. 'You don't pay me back I break both yer legs.' Is that all? You won't take my house or wreck my credit rating? Fine where do I sign. Legs? Fine. You don't even have to sign anything. - Craig Ferguson
Let me live in a house by the side of the road and be a friend to man.
I meet many a man, working ridiculous house for a wage that merely adds to their happiness, and if man can be so pre-occupied in waking for another's dream; than my experience has taught me one thing, the magic of our world exists in those who create alchemy from the dirt they have been shoved upon. - Nikki Rowe
I had a very wise mother. She always kept books that were my grade level in our house. - Beverly Cleary
The best way to realize the pleasure of feeling rich is to live in a smaller house than your means would entitle you to have. - Edward Clarke
Show me the man who keeps his house in hand,He's fit for public authority. - Sophocles
"Just as I shall select my ship when I am about to go on a voyage, or my house when I propose to take a residence, so I shall choose my death when I am about to depart from life. " - Seneca
Do you know what it means to come home at night to a woman who'll give you a little love, a little affection, a little tenderness? It means you're in the wrong house, that's what it means. - Henny Youngman
A house doesn't become a home until love moves in. - Faraaz Kazi
What the hell is wrong with you?" Westin growled as they entered the house. Lia twirled a bit."I am in a good mood. Is that not allowed?""For most people, yes, it's preferred. On you, it's creepy. What's up? - Abbie Chandler
Prayer is the mortar that holds our house together. - Mother Teresa
Homelessness is not the result of not having a house, it's lack of a soul in a body. - Goitsemang Mvula
Her own mother lived the latter years of her life in the horrible suspicion that electricity was dripping invisibly all over the house. - James Thurber
All of us have moments in out lives that test our courage. Taking children into a house with a white carpet is one of them. - Erma Bombeck
This body is the house of God. - Kamand Kojouri
as a childi supposei was not quitenormal.my happiest times werewheni was left alone inthe house on asaturday. - Charles Bukowski
The real home of man is not his house but the road. Life itself is a travel that has to be done by foot. - Bruce Chatwin
then suddenly one day he awake to find that time had gone; the house completed, the imortelle tree cut down, his mother dead. - Earl Lovelace
The ornament of a house is the friends who frequent it. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Tyranny is like the electric wiring in an old house. A tyrant dies, the new tyrant takes possession, and all he has to do is drop the switch. - John le Carré
If I had some of Jesus' tools, I'd build a big house that has no rules. And a bed that's big enough for 13 babies, and me & Miss Olivia Brown. - Kevin Dalton
...I've been told that this building is here waiting for me. It's been my Buckingham Palace, my White House, my Taj Mahal, so coming here today as a real member is - well, it's a big deal. - Katie Crouch and Grady Hendrix, The White Glove War
I ascribe to Mark Twain's theory that the last person who should be President is the one who wants it the most. The one who should be picked is the one who should be dragged kicking and screaming into the White House. - Bill Hicks
Fear cannot stay in the same house as Jesus Christ. - Jack Coe
Is it a time for you, you I say, to dwell in your roofed-in houses?' (Haggai 1:4). The reply might have been that it was unreasonable to expect anyone to live in a roofless house, but the question made its point. What worth did they set on their God, when they left His Temple in ruins? - Joyce G. Baldwin
If we are to fight discrimination and injustice against women we must start from the home for if a woman cannot be safe in her own house then she cannot be expected to feel safe anywhere. - Aysha Taryam
It's early on a beautiful winter morning. The house is quiet. The sun is shining. I'm thankful. I'm happy. My cup runneth over. Now there's coffee everywhere. - Mindy Levy
I don't think I'll get married again. I'll just find a woman I don't like and giver a house.
I declare after all there is no enjoyment like reading! How much sooner one tires of anything than of a book! When I have a house of my own, I shall be miserable if I have not an excellent library. - Jane Austen
Alvin didn't cry, didn't curse, didn't holler.... He was too far gone to roar on that day or even to crack. Only I did.... Only I cracked, alone, later in the one place in our house where I knew I could go to be apart from the living and all that they cannot not do. - Philip Roth
True friendship is a house where we can take off our masks. - Debasish Mridha
We don't want to eliminate the ego completely. Otherwise we'd be wandering around the house each morning, drinking coffee for hours, saying, 'Who the hell am I?' We need the ego to sustain a sense of identity. - Stuart Wilde
A man is so in the way in the house.
Books are not made for furniture, but there is nothing else that so beautifully furnishes a house. - Henry Ward Beecher
I imagined the sound of whips on black backs and the roar of the overseer over the cry of mothers being separated from their babies. I pulled on all the strength I had not to shot out every valuable leaded pane of glass in that stinking house. - Linda Leigh Hargrove
Those moments before a poem comes, when the heightened awareness comes over you, and you realize a poem is buried there somewhere, you prepare yourself. I run around, you know, kind of skipping around the house, marvelous elation. It’s as though I could fly. - Anne Sexton
Big house, big car, big breast, big life, big this and big that; what is so big about living big? Live on KISS principle not BIG principle. - Santosh Kalwar
Give me liberty or give me death."[From a speech given at Saint John's Church in Richmond, Virginia on March 23, 1775 to the Virginia House of Burgesses; as first published in print in 1817 in William Wirt's Life and Character of .] - Patrick Henry
We are creatures built on a house of cards of language. - Stefan Molyneux
I play the fiddle....I'm not much to listen to yet, but we got no mice in our house. - Annie Proulx
And when Peace here does house He comes with work to do, he does not come to coo,He comes to brood and sit. - Gerard Manley Hopkins
Roof of your house is not your real roof; the walls of your house are not your real walls, your fists are not your real fists! Your real roof, your real wall, your real fist, your real shield is your right thinking! It is your right thinking that protects you from every danger! - Mehmet Murat ildan
What is the use of a house if you haven't got a tolerable planet to put it on? - Henry David Thoreau
A centre of racism is a point of pain, a point of no justice and a house of oppression. - Auliq Ice
Normal is getting dressed in clothes that you buy for work and driving through traffic in a car that you are still paying for - in order to get to the job you need to pay for the clothes and the car, and the house you leave vacant all day so you can afford to live in it. - Ellen Goodman
A clean house is a sad house. - Marty Rubin
The madness of an autumn prairie cold front coming through...ringing throughout the house was an alarm bell that no one but Alfred and Enid could hear directly. - Jonathan Franzen
it would hurt him to know she had felt that way for a while, that her relationship with him was like being content in a house but always sitting by the window and looking out. - Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
My house burned downBut anyway, it was afterThe flower petals had already fallen - Tachibana Higuchi
A book holds a house of gold. - Chinese Proverb
If you really want to make a friend, go to someone's house and eat with him... The people who give you their food give you their heart.
Kids are like buckets of disease that live in your house. - Louis C. K.
People will watch you build a house, but won't pass you a brick. And once your home is built, they want to come inside for dinner. - Andrea L'Artiste
They grab you by the breasts, they pluck your derriere, they stuff you in a pot, they saute you with sperm, they grab you by the beak, they stick you in a house, they fatten you up on conjugal oil, they shut you up in your cage. And now, lay. - Hélène Cixous
The real beauty of a house is always the happiness inside that house! - Mehmet Murat ildan
There is no house until it's built. - Marty Rubin
All of us need to be constantly reminded it takes a heap of living and loving to make a house a home. - Marvin J. Ashton
Our liberty will not be secured at the sword's point... We must secure it by making ourselves worthy of it. And when the people reaches that height, God will provide a weapon, the idols will be shattered, tyranny will crumble like a house of cards, and liberty will shine out like the first dawn. - José Rizal
A garden, you know, is a very usual refuge of a disappointed politician. Accordingly, I have purchased a few acres about nine miles from town, have built a house, and am cultivating a garden. - Alexander Hamilton
Stock your mind. It is your house of treasure and no one in the world can interfere with it. - Frank McCourt
The windows of the houses - even if the house is ramshackle - are always beautiful because windows represent light! - Mehmet Murat ildan
The key to good writing is to leave Boo Radley in the house until the end of the story. - Michael P. Naughton
They said it was to be a revolutionary house, free of class struggle, no servants’ rooms because they didn’t believe in laundry maids or cooks.Nobody does, really. Why should they? Only in having clean clothes, clean floors, and enchiladas tapatias. - Barbara Kingsolver
You've done a nice job decorating the White House. - Jessica Simpson
I stayed up all night playing poker with tarot cards. I got a full house and four people died. - Steven Wright
If Thy dear home be fuller, Lord,For that a little emptierMy house on earth, what rich rewardsThat guerdon were. - Amy Carmichael
Go often to the house of thy friend; for weeds soon choke up the unused path. - Scandinavian Proverb
We join spokes together in a wheel, but it is the center hole that makes the wagon move.We shape clay into a pot, but it is the emptiness insidethat holds whatever we want.We hammer wood for a house, but it is the inner spacethat makes it livable.We work with being, but non-being is what we use. - Lao Tzu
A house filled with books is source of knowledge. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Yes, the house must be inhabited, and we will see by whom; for imagination is a licensed trespasser: it has no fear of dogs, but may climb over walls and peep in at windows with impunity. - George Eliot
In all honesty, Johnny, we are often at the mercy of the White House for the news we report. Frequently, we simply repeat verbatim what the White House tells us.
In my Father's house are many mansions. - Bible
A house that does not have one worn, comfy chair in it is soulless. - May Sarton
Whoever you are, go out into the evening,leaving your room, of which you know every bit;your house is the last before the infinite,whoever you are. - Rainer Maria Rilke
Neither Boncer nor Teddy comes out of the house, not even to watch from the veranda. Here, laying the dead to rest, like washing and feeding and birth, is women’s work. - Charlotte Wood
A house without books is like a room without windows. - Horace Mann
[Praying] demands that you take to the road again and again, leaving your house and looking forward to a new land for yourself and your [fellow human]. This is why praying demands poverty, that is, the readiness to live a life in which you have nothing to lose so that you always begin afresh. - Henri J.M. Nouwen
I never cut my neighbor's throat;My neighbor's gold I never stole;I never spoiled his house and land;But God have mercy on my soul!For I am haunted night and dayBy all the deeds I have not done;O unattempted loveliness!O costly valor never won! - Marguerite Ogden Bigelow Wilkinson
Ancient Rome declined because it had a Senate; now what's going to happen to us with both a Senate and a House? - Will Rogers
To be a saint does not exclude fine dresses nor a beautiful house.
If you wouldn't invite a thief in your house why would you allow a liar in. the only difference between the two is the thief steals your money and objects the liar steals with words by deceit of manipulation by - Bonnie Zackson Koury
The only opportunity you will ever have to live by faith is in the circumstances you are provided this very day: this house you live in, this family you find yourself in, this job you have been given, the weather conditions that prevail at the ...moment. - Eugene H. Peterson
Once you’re on the negative side of the house, you're more accessible to the rooms where other negative moods hang out—irritability, frustration and anger. You're not directly there, but it's a short walk. - Simon Rego
Immense wealth, and its lavish expenditure, fill the great house with all that can please the eye, or tempt the taste. Here, appetite, not food, is the great desideratum. - Frederick Douglass
Whose woods these are I think I know. His house is in the village though; He will not see me stopping here To watch his woods fill up with snow. - Robert Frost
Science is facts; just as houses are made of stones, so is science made of facts; but a pile of stones is not a house and a collection of facts is not necessarily science. - Henri Poincare
Dont get married, just find someone you dont like and buy them a house.
Children speak in the field what they hear in the house. - Scottish Proverb
I'm not just building a foundation or a house with the bricks people throw at me. I'm building entire worlds. it's called writing. - Tracy Millosovich
She knew the way of things. She knew ifyou weren't always stepping lightly as a bird the wholeworld came apart to crush you. Like a house of cards.Like a bottle against stones. Like a wrist pinned hardbeneath a hand with the hot breath smell of want andwine. . . . - Patrick Rothfuss
No house is big enough for the rule of two women. - Marion Zimmer Bradley
No, I`m putting it away, trying to buy a house for my family. The goal is to use the money to move into a big house, so my daughter can have a garden. - Ewan McGregor
The treasures in my house are books. - Lailah Gifty Akita
A brain with many ideas is like a house with many windows! Inside is full of lights! - Mehmet Murat ildan
She turned back to the door fishing her key out of her purse. Once the key was in the lock, the door flew open revealing darkness. All she had time for was a squeak before she was abruptly pulled in the house by her shirt. The door slammed shut and locked behind her with a clank of sliding metal. - Nicole Rae
When we get our spiritual house in order, we'll be dead. This goes on. You arrive at enough certainty to be able to make your way, but it is making it in darkness. Don't expect faith to clear things up for you. It is trust, not certainty. - Flannery O'Connor
The great weakness of the West is that it has nothing with which to inspire loyalty except wealth. But what is wealth? Another washing machine, a bigger car, a nicer house to live in? Not much to feed the spirit in all that. - John Burdett
I celebrated Thanksgiving in an old-fashioned way. I invited everyone in my neighborhood to my house, we had an enormous feast, and then I killed them and took their land. - Jon Stewart
Fear is a question: What are you afraid of, and why? Just as the seed of health is in illness, because illness contains information, your fears are a treasure house of self-knowledge if you explore them. - Marilyn Ferguson
I find the idea quite intolerable that an electron exposed to radiation should choose of its own free will not only its moment to jump off but its direction. In that case I would rather be a cobbler, or even an employee in a gaming house, than a physicist. - Albert Einstein
The house had been torn down. Nothing is left but the old white fence. There used to be privet bushes everywhere. "The smell of privet is the smell of summer for me," I say to Catherine."Yes, Mom." she says, "I know, Your memories are my memories now. - Abigail Thomas
May the forces of evil become confused on the way to your house. - George Carlin
Nothing is really beautiful unless it is useless; everything useful is ugly, for it expresses a need, and the needs of man are ignoble and disgusting, like his poor weak nature. The most useful place in a house is the lavatory. - Théophile Gautier
We have to cease to think, if we refuse to do it in the prison house of language; for we cannot reach further than the doubt which asks whether the limit we see is really a limit. - Friedrich Nietzsche
One thing I have asked from Jehovah- It is what I will look for- That I may dwell in the house of Jehovah all the days of my life, To gaze upon the pleasantness of Jehovah And to look with appreciation upon his temple. - New World Translation of the World Scriptures
For me a house or an apartment becomes a home when you add one set of four legs, a happy tail, and that indescribable measure of love that we call a dog. - Roger A. Caras
How shall a man judge what to do in such times?''As he ever has judged,' said Aragorn. 'Good and ill have not changed since yesteryear...It is a man's part to discern them, as much in th Golden Wood as in his own house. - J.R.R. Tolkien
Smoking’s banned in my house. Cigarettes harm your body, he said, knocking back half of the bottle of beer. - Jo Nesbø
The road to a friend's house is never long. - Danish proverb
A house is no home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body. - Margaret Fuller
Now is the winter of our discontent Made glorious summer by this son of York, And all the clouds that loured upon our house In the deep bosom of the ocean buried. - William Shakespeare
There is no place for grief in a house which serves the Muse. - Sappho
Nudge threw her arms around my neck. 'I love you Max! I love all of us too!'Yeah, me too,' Said the Gasman. 'I don't care if we have our house, or a cliff ledge, or a cardboard box. Home is wherever we all are, together. - James Patterson
This was a little house, with a ceiling that kept getting higher and higher, a hot place with no windows. This was anger. - Helen Oyeyemi
I wanted to say a lot but wasn't sure where to start; people don't want to hear about how your heart has melted into the dirt under your house. - Dee Williams
Some people will each start investing more of their salary on ‘their’ house and spending less of it on ‘their’ car or cars only when they start being able to take ‘their’ house to work, funerals, weddings, etc. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
...probably the greatest concentration of talent and genius in this house except for perhaps those times when Thomas Jefferson ate alone. - John F. Kennedy
His house was perfect, whether you liked food, or sleep, or work, or story-telling, or singing, or just sitting and thinking, best, or a pleasant mixture of them all. - J. R. R. Tolkien
Bricks and mortar make a house, but the laughter of children makes a home. - Irish Proverb
As democracy is perfected, the office of president represents, more and more closely, the inner soul of the people. On some great and glorious day the plain folks of the land will reach their heart's desire at last and the White House will be adorned by a downright moron. - H.L. Mencken
Don't get me wrong, magic is cool. But a nervous mother singing to her child at night while something moves quietly through the dark outside her house? That's a story. Handled properly, it's more dramatic than any apocalypse or goblin army could ever be. - Patrick Rothfuss
He longed for the little cabin and the sun-kissed sea - for the cool interior of the well-built house, and for the never-ending wonders of the many books. - Edgar Rice Burroughs
May it please your Majesty I have neither eyes to see nor tongue to speak in this place but as the House is pleased to direct me whose servant I am here. - William Lenthall
Republicans don't like people to talk about depressions. You can hardly blame them for that. You remember the old saying: Don't talk about rope in the house where somebody has been hanged. - Harry Truman
I don't ask why patients lie, I just assume they all do.-Greg - House
Ask a deeply religious Christian if he'd rather live next to a bearded Muslim that may or may not be plotting a terror attack, or an atheist that may or may not show him how to set up a wireless network in his house. On the scale of prejudice, atheists don't seem so bad lately. - Scott Adams
(musicians always make straight for the piano in anybody’s house, unlike writers, who can ignore a typewriter in the same room forever.) -- margaret case harriman - Margaret Harriman
A house from which nobody ever went away without feeling better in some way. A house in which there was always laughter. - L.M. Montgomery
Do not take the advantage of all the little luxuries a house of a stranger may offer you. - Auliq Ice
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